Event Alert

Happening nearby: Start off Thanksgiving Day with Turkey Trot and Food Drive

Happening nearby: Start off Thanksgiving Day with Turkey Trot and Food Drive

The first annual Turkey Trot and Food Drive is scheduled for 8 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving Day) at the Interurban Trail in Lynnwood. The 5k Run, Walk, Jog benefits the Lynnwood Food Bank. Pets and strollers also are welcome. Participants will gather at the Interurban Trail, 20100 48th Ave. W./Lynnwood Transit Center/Park-and-Ride. The suggested donation is $15 and non-perishable food ite... »

Mayor schedules final town hall for 2014 — Dec. 10 at Point Edwards

Rounding out his series of Town Halls for 2014, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled his fourth and final Town Hall Meeting of 2014 for Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Point Edwards Charter Club located at 85 Pine St. in Edmonds. Community members from the Southwest Edmonds area are invited to attend the meeting to discuss current issues, ask questions and provide feedback. Along with ... »

Downtown Edmonds businesses ‘open late’ through holidays

Downtown Edmonds businesses ‘open late’ through holidays

Ready to shop for the holidays? Edmonds Retail Open Late is a new Facebook page that lists downtown Edmonds businesses that will be open until 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through the holiday season. Here’s the list: »

eMom members schedule meeting Thursday to find winter housing for homeless families

Happening on Thursday, Nov. 20 ~ 11 a.m. Edmonds School District 20420 – 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood “How many homeless mommies, living in cars with their children on these cold nights, will the community of Edmonds tolerate?” is the rally call for a group of Facebook friends concerned about the number of Edmonds mothers living in cars and tents on these subfreezing nights. Members of the Facebook grou... »

Edmonds memorial service set Friday for former P-I sports editor John Owen

Edmonds memorial service set Friday for former P-I sports editor John Owen

A memorial service for Edmonds resident and former Seattle Post-Intelligencer sports editor/columnist John Owen has been scheduled for  2 p.m. Friday at the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. S.W., reports Art Thiel at SportsPressNorthwest.com. Owen died of heart failure Oct. 3, at the age of 85. According to Nov. 18 post by Thiel: Owen chronicled with wit and insight Seattle’s ... »

Edmonds Church of God to host fundraiser Wednesday for families of MPHS shooting victims

Edmonds Church of God to host fundraiser Wednesday for families of MPHS shooting victims

The Edmonds Church of God is hosting a Frost Festival Fundraiser this Wednesday for families of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting victims. The fundraiser will be in the church gym from 5 to 8 p.m. and includes a spaghetti dinner, an appearance from Ice Queen Elsa from Frozen, face painting, a mini bounce house, and a dessert table. Cost is $20 for a family pass (two adults and up to fou... »

Next to Nature store introduces Holiday Corner, with proceeds to charity

Next to Nature store introduces Holiday Corner, with proceeds to charity

Check out the “Holiday Corner” at the Next to Nature Store, 550 Main St., beginning Tuesday, Nov. 18. You can bid on an original, signed holiday painting, and buy a raffle ticket for a decorated pet stocking full of goodies. You can also sign up for your pet’s holiday photo shoot set for Saturday, Nov. 29 starting at 11 a.m. The store will feature hot cocoa, coffee, cookies and h... »

Lego building event for kids, families at Edmonds Library Saturday

The Edmonds Library is presenting a “Build your best with LEGO®” event for children and families Saturday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. This is an open session for creating by yourself or with a building buddy. For ages 5 and up. The library is located at 650 Main St. »

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

North Sound Church presents Christmas in Edmonds, featuring the Mosaic Arts Northwest Choir and Orchestra, on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N. The concert is a benefit for the Foundation for Edmonds School District, to aid efforts to feed schoolchildren in crisis situations through the Foundation’s Nourishing Network Program. Tickets f... »

Reminder: Edmonds Veterans Day observance starts at 11 a.m. Tuesday

Reminder: Edmonds Veterans Day observance starts at 11 a.m. Tuesday

Edmonds Post 8870 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of America and the City of Edmonds will hold a Veterans Day Observance at the future Edmonds Veterans Plaza in downtown Edmonds, 250 5th Ave. N. (5th and Bell) Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. City and community leaders scheduled to speak  include Edmonds Mayor David Earling, and artist and founder of the Fallen Heroes Project, Michael Reagan. “This is ... »

Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet Nov. 20

The Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet Thursday, Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. for coffee, followed by a 1:30 p.m. meeting in the Library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free. You can learn more about the Friends of the Edmonds Library here. »

Reminder: Three events to honor veterans in Edmonds this week

Reminder: Three events to honor veterans in Edmonds this week

Veterans Day is Tuesday, Nov. 11, and three local events are aimed at showing support and appreciation of those who have served our country: On Monday, Nov. 10, Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) will present “From The Front” at Edmonds Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Host and curator Paul Morgan Stetler will be joined by some of Seattle’s most accomplished actors to read letters written to and fr... »

Artfully Edmonds: A sneak peek at DragonFire Gallery, comedy competition’s Alien Warrior

Artfully Edmonds: A sneak peek at DragonFire Gallery, comedy competition’s Alien Warrior

Edmonds is Out of This World! Yes, that is my lead this week and it is easy to understand why I would make that proclamation if you have visited the new neighborhood gallery “DragonFire” located at 529 Dayton St., and are looking forward – as I am – to seeing Alien Warrior in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. But there is so much more going on in Edmonds, and not too far out of town th... »

Edmonds Senior Center to host holiday bazaar Saturday

The Edmonds Senior Center is hosting a free holiday bazaar this Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. It is sponsored by Foss Home and Village. Gift items will be on display and available for purchase, including handmade jewelry, clothing, crocheted and knit items, photography, household decor and more. The Senior Center is located at 220 Railroad Ave. in Edmonds. »

Reminder: Exhibit to showcase work of Northwest School artists — three with Edmonds roots

Reminder: Exhibit to showcase work of Northwest School artists — three with Edmonds roots

Edmonds Art History will be made Thursday, Nov. 6 as the work of Northwest School artists Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan and Guy Anderson is celebrated during a showcase unveiling sponsored by The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation and the City of Edmonds Arts Commission. The public opening to the collection will take place at the EAFF Gallery, located in the Frances Anderson Center, 70... »

Reminder: Scarecrow festival winners to be announced Monday, Nov. 3 at museum

Reminder: Scarecrow festival winners to be announced Monday, Nov. 3 at museum

Winners of Edmonds’ second annual scarecrow festival will be announced on Monday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. during a special reception at the Edmonds Historical Museum. Housed in the newly-renovated 1910 Carnegie Library, the museum is located at 118 Fifth Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided. The public and all scarecrows are invited! The Edmonds Scarecrow ... »

Public invited to scarecrow winners reception Nov. 3 (and there’s still time to vote)

Public invited to scarecrow winners reception Nov. 3 (and there’s still time to vote)

Edmonds’ second annual scarecrow festival is drawing to a close, and the voting is right down to the wire! Voting for this year closes at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. May the best scarecrows win! Winners will be announced on Monday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. during a special reception at the Edmonds Historical Museum. Housed in the newly-renovated 1910 Carnegie Library, the museum is located at 118 F... »

Reminder: Magical Halloween planned for downtown Edmonds, including Elsa from ‘Frozen’

Reminder: Magical Halloween planned for downtown Edmonds, including Elsa from ‘Frozen’

Are you ready for Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night in downtown Edmonds? It’s happening from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, and it’s free. The festivities, sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, include plenty of treats courtesy of Edmonds merchants and a costume contest for people and pets. For information, call 425-776-6711. Donations of new socks and underwear are also being accepted... »

Experts in helping veterans transition to civilian life featured at Nov. 11 gala

Experts in helping veterans transition to civilian life featured at Nov. 11 gala

Edmonds-based Operation Military Family is publicly launching its non-profit branch, OMF Cares, at a national gala in Lynnwood on Veterans Day, with the goal of helping military veterans transition to civilian life. The event will be at the Lynnwood Convention Center on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m. “This is going to be a truly inspiring evening and I‘m honored to be a part of it,” says OMF found... »

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center to present program on China-Japan relations Thursday

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center to present program on China-Japan relations Thursday

The Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, will sponsor a presentation Thursday on Chinese-Japanese Relations in a New World Order. The lunchtime Global Eyes series presentation Thursday, Oct. 30 will feature speaker Sam Shepherd, Senior Advisor, Associates in Cultural Exchange. China and Japan have a long history of animosity and conflict t... »

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