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NEW! Two more winners in our Beatles trivia contest — and another chance to win tickets

NEW! Two more winners in our Beatles trivia contest — and another chance to win tickets

Congratulations to Geni Fawcett and John Simon (both My Edmonds News readers), winners of two tickets in last week’s Beatles trivia contest. We also are pleased to announce that readers will have two chances to win tickets this week, with two new trivia questions. The answer to last week’s question — How many members of the Beatles of the Beatles are left-handed? – is two: Paul McCartn... »

Edmonds Kind of Play: Sharing tips for helping boys thrive

Edmonds Kind of Play: Sharing tips for helping boys thrive

Last week, when I posted I would be attending Saturday’s “Helping Boys Thrive” summit at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, co-founded by New York Times best-selling author Michael Gurian and Edmonds-based psychologist Gregory Jantz, PhD, founder of The Center for Counseling and Health Resources, the replies varied from friends wishing they had something like that near them, to ... »

NEW! Two more winners in our Beatles trivia contest — and another chance to win tickets

NEW! Two more winners in our Beatles trivia contest — and another chance to win tickets

Congratulations to Mike Allende (My Edmonds News reader) and Marcia Ridley (Lynnwood Today), winners of two tickets in last week’s Beatles trivia contest. We also are pleased to announce that readers will have two chances to win tickets this week, with two new trivia questions. The answer to last week’s question — Who recorded the single “Ringo I Love You?” and who produced it— is Paul... »

Winners for this Beatles trivia question chosen — and here’s your new question

Winners for this Beatles trivia question chosen — and here’s your new question

We have two winners in last week’s Beatles trivia contest — and a new trivia question for this week. The answer to last week’s question — Who was George Harrison’s best man at his wedding to Patty Boyd? — is Paul McCartney. Many people correctly identified him so the winners were chosen at random. Those winners – Dan Zabeck and Robert Kramer — each receive... »

Beatles Trivia: Your chance to win FREE tickets to ‘In My Life’ June 4

Beatles Trivia: Your chance to win FREE tickets to ‘In My Life’ June 4

Here’s your chance to attend the musical retelling of the Beatles story — “In My Life” — FREE at the Edmonds Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. June 4. Each week during the month of May, you can test your Beatles trivia by answering the weekly question in the comment section below. Two correct answers will be drawn every Wednesday to win a pair of tickets to the June 4 ... »

Edmonds Historical Museum reopens Saturday in restored 1910 Carnegie Library

Edmonds Historical Museum reopens Saturday in restored 1910 Carnegie Library

The hammering has stopped, the dust has settled and the “closed for renovation” signs have come down in Edmonds’ historic Carnegie Library, home of the Edmonds Historical Museum. Timed to coincide with the annual return of the museum-sponsored Spring Garden Market, the museum reopens to the public Saturday, May 3 in a restored space that captures the former glory of this architec... »

Scene in Edmonds: A thousand join march for babies

Scene in Edmonds: A thousand join march for babies

More than 1,000 walkers showed up at Edmonds’ City Park on a sunny Saturday morning for the Snohomish County March of Dimes annual March for Babies. The event raised $248,000 to further the fight against birth defects, premature births, and infant death. Larry Vogel was there to capture the event in photos: »

Artfully Edmonds: Special type of magic comes to ECA this Saturday and many, many more events!

Artfully Edmonds: Special type of magic comes to ECA this Saturday and many, many more events!

Large Stage Events Saturday, April 26 ~ 7:30 p.m. Named “International Magicians of the Year” The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) 410 4th Ave. N. The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion is not your run-of-the-mill magic show; and the Spencers are not your typical magicians. Although The Spencers carry a lot of equipment in their 65-foot customized truck and trailer, a rab... »

Reminder: Get hopping to Edmonds Easter egg hunts Saturday

Reminder: Get hopping to Edmonds Easter egg hunts Saturday

If you’re looking for Easter Egg hunts in Edmonds, here are two annual events that are sure to please the little ones — and both are happening on Saturday, April 19. At 9 a.m., the Edmonds Lutheran Church will be sponsoring its 18th annual Easter Egg Hunt, featuring over 20,000 plastic Easter eggs filled with stickers, candy and small toys, 400 baskets and 300 golden eggs. Singer and s... »

Edmonds-Woodway string quartet joins touring Beatles musical

Edmonds-Woodway string quartet joins touring Beatles musical

When the touring show “In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” comes to the Edmonds Center for the Arts on June 4, be on the lookout for two quartets — not just one. The Edmonds-Woodway High School string quartet will be joining the professional actors on stage to add an element of orchestral texture to the evening. Here’s the rundown, according to an a... »

On 59th ballot, Edmonds City Council appoints Thomas Mesaros to vacant seat

On 59th ballot, Edmonds City Council appoints Thomas Mesaros to vacant seat

During a Feb. 4 interview with the Edmonds City Council, Thomas Mesaros said that if the council chose to appointment him to Position 6 seat left vacant with the retirement of Frank Yamamoto, he would like his legacy to be bringing unity to the council governing process. It appears that Mesaros will have his chance to do just that. After the council was deadlocked during two previous council meeti... »

Will third time be a charm Tuesday night for filling vacant Edmonds City Council seat?

The Edmonds City Council is set to try a third time this Tuesday, March 11 to fill the Position 6 seat that has been vacant since the end of December. After taking votes at two previous meetings that ended in a 3-3 deadlock, the council was scheduled to try again at its Feb. 25 meeting, but instead agreed to take a two-week break, giving councilmembers extra time to interview candidates in the poo... »

Artfully Edmonds: Irreverent theatre, Broadway roast, Madrona’s ‘Oz’ in store for you

Artfully Edmonds: Irreverent theatre, Broadway roast, Madrona’s ‘Oz’ in store for you

Coming Soon! Greater Tuna Wade James Theatre 950 Main St., Edmonds Thursday, Friday, Saturday ~ March 13-15 at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 16 ~ 2 p.m. A TIPs Production by The Driftwood Players Written by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard, and Joe Sears “Greater Tuna” is an irreverent look at small town morals and mores. The Texas small town-themed production debuted in Austin in 1981 and the following year pre... »

Giving Voice: Catching up with Northwest artist Michelle Bear

Giving Voice: Catching up with Northwest artist Michelle Bear

In a world that is growing increasingly louder with the noise of progress and technology, it is often hard to hear when others are speaking. Washington artist Michelle Bear believes she can give a voice to those who can’t be heard. More specifically, through her art she aims to give the natural world a visual voice. When I met with Michelle at the Baicha Tearoom in Edmonds, it was a cold grey day.... »

Edmonds-Woodway grad partners with fellow MIT student to help man with MS

Edmonds-Woodway grad partners with fellow MIT student to help man with MS

Retired physics professor Michael Ogg has multiple sclerosis, which has made it impossible for him to use his arms and legs. But a device designed and built by MIT student Alex Springer, a 2012 Edmonds-Woodway High School graduate, and another MIT student could make the New Jersey man’s life a lot easier and safer. Ogg could already steer the wheelchair via a device he could move with his ch... »

Scene in Edmonds: Jubilation after girls basketball victory

Scene in Edmonds: Jubilation after girls basketball victory

Kristin Nealey Meier, aunt to E-W player Maddy Nealey, sent along these photos taken following the Edmonds-Woodway High School girls basketball team’s dramatic 66-65 victory over Eastlake Saturday night, which put the Warriors into the regional round of the state 4A basketball playoffs next weekend. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association on Sunday announced the draw for the re... »

Artfully Edmonds: Zinc ready to ‘make your world fun,’ plus gallery shows and live theater

Artfully Edmonds: Zinc ready to ‘make your world fun,’ plus gallery shows and live theater

This week’s featured galleries Zinc Art + Interiors, Laura Zeck 102 3rd Avenue, Edmonds In December, I heard from my husband that a new gallery had opened downtown next to Corry’s Cleaning Service and I was looking forward to checking it out. That opportunity came the following week as I drove past and noticed that the lights were on, providing an expansive view into a marvelously open, bright spa... »

Reminder: Mayor Earling’s State of the City Address Thursday morning

Reminder: Mayor Earling’s State of the City Address Thursday morning

Mark your calendars for Thursday, Feb. 20 for the 2014 State of the City Address presented by Mayor Dave Earling. Earling will discuss the challenges and triumphs of the past year and strategies for 2014 and beyond. Joining the Mayor are local community leaders,Carolyn Douglas of Carolyn Douglas Communications and Carl Zapora, Superintendent of Verdant Health Commission. The two will provide openi... »

Dayton/Railroad Avenue rail crossing to be closed starting Tuesday morning

Dayton/Railroad Avenue rail crossing to be closed starting Tuesday morning

Here’s a follow-up to the photo we posted last week about BNSF’s planned repair of the Dayton/Railroad Avenue rail crossing, which had originally been scheduled for last week. BNSF has installed an electronic sign at the crossing in question, announcing the work will now start Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7 a.m. and run through 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19. To recap the reason for the repairs, fro... »

What’s open and closed in Edmonds on Presidents Day

What’s open and closed in Edmonds on Presidents Day

The nation honors all those who have served in the country’s highest office on Monday, Feb. 17. Here is what’s open and operating, and what isn’t, on Presidents Day: City of Edmonds facilities – all closed. Public and private schools – all closed; Edmonds School District schools are also closed on Tuesday, Feb. 18, for a teacher non-contract day. Edmonds Library – closed Edmonds and Perinnville Po... »

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