Saturday in Edmonds: community shred-a-thon, gift show, Reading with Rover


    It’s a busy Saturday in Edmonds, with sun (!) in the forecast, so enjoy the day. Here are some events to check out:

    The Black Student Union at Edmonds -Woodway High School will be collecting donations for the Lynnwood Food Bank from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.the at QFC store on 196th Avenue West and 76th Avenue West. The funds raised will provide ViSalus Vi-Shape Nutritional Shake protein meals to children and families through the food bank.

    Safely dispose of sensitive documents during a free shred-a-thon sponsored by the Washington State Office of the Attorney General from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at McDonald McGarry Insurance Brokers, 630 Main St. Participants are asked to not bring stiff metal, plastic bags, DVDs or other items that will jam the shredder. There is a limit of two file boxes or three grocery bags of documents per person.

    Just in time for Mothers Day shopping, or to pick up something for yourself, it’s the Edmonds Gift Show, scheduled for noon-5 p.m. in the Artworks Building, 201 2nd Ave. S., Edmonds. The show will feature more than 15 local vendors, artists and home-based businesses. Unique items include jewelry, chocolates, home furnishings, food/cooking, handbags, skincare, makeup, candles, and arts and crafts.

    The Edmonds Library is sponsoring its community-based literacy program, Reading with Rover, from 11 a.m.-noon. Stop by to read aloud to loving canine listeners. Pre-readers and independent readers are welcome.


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