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A magical Halloween planned for downtown Edmonds, including Elsa from ‘Frozen’

A 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. An estimated 5,000 spidermen, spooks, princesses, pumpkinhea... »

Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

EPIC welcomes Claire Gebben to the Edmonds Library on Monday at 11 a.m. as part of the fall speakers series. The event is free, although seating is limited to the first 20 people. Gebben’s novel, ‘The Last of the Blacksmiths,’ is historical fiction based on Michael Harm, a real-life immigrant blacksmith. The book has been praised by Pulitzer-Prize winning author William Dietrich, who said, “... »

Reminder: Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Sunday

Reminder: Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Sunday

Clothes For Kids is hosting its “Brew & Bluegrass” fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 18, 5-9 p.m. at the Northshore Senior Center (10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell), with all proceeds benefiting Clothes For Kids. The public is invited to join the fun as local breweries, bluegrass bands and even a few wineries all get together to support Clothes For Kids! This year’s event will again feature Big E Ale... »

Reminder: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

Reminder: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

The Off-Leash Area Edmonds will hold its 10th Annual Halloween Howl Saturday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will be at the Marina Park Dog Beach, 498 Admiral Way, Edmonds. There will be pet-friendly vendor booths, a silent auction and raffle, and the always-popular doggie costume contest. Judging for the costume contest will be at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded first, second and third place i... »

Reminder: FanJAZZtic fundraiser for DeMiero Jazz Festival Friday

Reminder: FanJAZZtic fundraiser for DeMiero Jazz Festival Friday

The DeMiero Jazz Festival annual fundraiser, FanJAZZtic, is happening this Friday, Oct. 17 at the Edmonds Yacht Club, 326 Admiral Way, Suite 100. You’ll enjoy dinner, music, an auction, the famous dessert dash and prizes. All proceeds benefit the DeMiero Jazz Fest and all of its educational programs. Advance ticket purchase price for this FanJAZZtic event is $50 per person, or $90 for two pe... »

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club to present ‘Mixed Container Design’ workshop Oct. 25

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club is hosting a Saturday workshop, “Mixed Container Design,” on Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Coldwell Banker Bain meeting room, 108-5th Ave. S., Edmonds 98020. The workshop will be led by Janice Noe, a retired City of Edmonds Parks employee who worked more than 20 years with all facets of the beautification program. She will bring a few sample conta... »

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center presents two programs this week

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center presents two programs this week

The Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, will sponsor two presentations this week: A lunchtime Global Eyes series presentation Wednesday, Oct. 15: “Washington State-Japan Relations: Looking Toward a Mutually Prosperous Future” will feature speaker Masahiro Omura, Consul General, Consulate General of Japan, Seattle. In our increasingl... »

League of Women Voters presents ‘Tapas and Topics’ in Edmonds Oct. 22

The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County invites all interested to attend “Tapas and Topics,” an informal gathering at two Snohomish County restaurants to network, discuss current issues and learn about the League. At these membership events, tapas will be provided and attendees may order their own beverages. Topics include ballot issues, money in politics, and agriculture in Sno... »

Swedish Edmonds CEO David Jaffe to speak to Citizens Economic Development Commission Oct. 15

Swedish Edmonds CEO David Jaffe to speak to Citizens Economic Development Commission Oct. 15

David Jaffe, Chief Executive Officer of Swedish Edmonds Hospital, will speak to the Citizens’ Economic Development Commission on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Brackett Room, third floor, Edmonds City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. The meeting is open to the public. Jaffe’s topic is “Swedish Edmonds Hospital: Recent Development Projects and Future Perspective.” The hospital, located off Highway ... »

Happening nearby: Haunted Nightmare at the Nile opens Friday

Happening nearby: Haunted Nightmare at the Nile opens Friday

Jody Bossert is the producer of Haunted Nightmare at the Nile, which opens Friday, Oct. 10 at the Nile Shrine Golf Center in Mountlake Terrace. (Photos by David Pan) The curtain is about to rise on what should be one of the scariest and most fun attractions for those who love Halloween. Haunted Nightmare at the Nile is scheduled to open its month-long run on Friday, Oct. 11 at the Nile Shrine Golf... »

Mark your calendars: Friends of the Edmonds Library Book Sale set for Oct. 25

Mark your calendars: Friends of the Edmonds Library Book Sale set for Oct. 25

Friends of the Edmonds Library is holding its 33rd annual Bargain Book Sale Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. The sale runs from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and again from 2-4 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Edmonds Library, the sale features donated books, CDs and DVDs of interest to children, teens and adults. All proceeds benefit the Edmonds Library. Also look for the don... »

Meadowdale Lady Mavs feeder program basketball tryouts set for Oct. 8

Meadowdale Lady Mavs feeder program basketball tryouts set for Oct. 8

The Meadowdale Feeder Program’s Lady Mavs 5th through 8th grade girls basketball teams have set their tryouts for Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 7-9 p.m. at Meadowdale High School. The goal is to bring together girls who may be trying out for the Meadowdale Middle School and eventually Meadowdale High School basketball teams. Learn the “Meadowdale Way” while playing competitive basketball together during ... »

Blessing of Pets at Edmonds Lutheran Church service Sunday, Oct. 5

To recognize the life and work of St. Francis of Assisi, Edmonds Lutheran Church will hold a Blessing of Pets Service Sunday, Oct. 5 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. St. Francis was revered as the patron saint of animals, and the service will include music and biblical readings. There will be special music (dogs often join in), a time for pets to come forward to be blessed and anointed, an... »

Community invited to Maplewood K-8 school carnival this Friday, Oct. 3

Maplewood K-8 is having its annual school carnival, Maplewood Madness, and the community is invited to attend this Friday, Oct. 3, from 4-7 p.m. “We’d love to make it a community event, so please come enjoy food, a silent auction of over 150 (mostly local) items, and games for all ages- bounce houses, an instant photo booth, carnival games and prizes too!” says Maplewood’s Leah R... »

Clothes For Kids to sponsor open house Wednesday, Oct. 1

Clothes For Kids to sponsor open house Wednesday, Oct. 1

The public is invited to an Open House hosted by Clothes For Kids in Lynnwood at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1. Interested community members are invited for refreshments, a tour of our facility, and the chance to learn more about Clothes For Kids from volunteers, staff, and board members. Clothes For Kids provided free school clothing to more than 3,000 low-income students in Snohomish County last ... »

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K to benefit Edmonds district schools

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K to benefit Edmonds district schools

The 6th annual Celebrate Schools 5K Run/Walk is set for this Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Alderwood Mall. This year, the event will be an offical City of Lynnwood Festival. The event is sponsored by the Foundation for Edmonds School District (formerly the Edmonds Public Schools Foundation_. Event Program: 7:00 am | Registration & Packet Pick Up 7:45 am |  Children’s Fun Run 8:00 am | The Celebrate... »

Tickets going fast for Heritage Days gala, with Nancy Leson as guest speaker

Tickets going fast for Heritage Days gala, with Nancy Leson as guest speaker

With just a month left to go, tickets are selling fast for the Edmonds Historical Museum’s gala Heritage Days event. Last year was a sell-out, and with ticket prices set to increase on Oct. 1, now is the time to get yours. What is Heritage Days, you ask? It’s a dynamite, fun-filled evening of raffles, auctions, a full dinner with hors d’oevures, beverages, desserts, music and spe... »

First ever Snohomish County Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome awareness this Sunday

First ever Snohomish County Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome awareness this Sunday

Correcting the day of the week to Sunday. The Down Syndrome Association of Snohomish County is holding its first Buddy Walk this Sunday, Sept. 28 — one of over 250 Buddy Walk events planned in cities across the U.S. in upcoming weeks to celebrate October’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month. The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society to promote acceptance and inclusi... »

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

The Meadowdale Maverick Boys Feeder Program will have tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Meadowdale High School. The program is for players in grades 5-8. It is designed to give young players, who will be attending Meadowdale High School, the opportunity to play together and develop through the program’s system. Each team will participate in the Wesco Youth Basketball League and play in several tourname... »

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Attention runners, cyclists and walking enthusiasts: Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Edmonds Street Scramble on Saturday, Oct, 25. With a special map as your guide, find as many checkpoints as you can before time runs out. How many can you find in 90 minutes? Or three hours? Discover hidden treasures you’ve never seen. Work in teams or tackle it solo. Run, walk or bike. It’s up to you. At S... »

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