Edmonds Museum Garden Market is moving and growing

We are happy to announce that on June 6, the Edmonds Historical Museum’s Garden Market is shifting from 5th Avenue North to Bell Street. We would like to thank the city for all their help as we have navigated getting our market off the ground safely so that now we can start adding more vendors to grow…

Beverly Elementary PTA to hold peaceful protest honoring George Floyd June 3

The Beverly Elementary School PTA will hold a “a socially distant, peaceful protest” June 3  from 8 to 9 p.m. to mourn the death of George Floyd. Community members are invited to line 52nd Avenue West between 164th Avenue West (bordering St Timothy’s Church) and 148th Avenue West to honor Floyd, a Black man killed…

Deadline extended for Puget Sound Bird Fest 2020 Poster Art Contest

Due to delays associated with Covid-19, the deadline has been extended for the annual Puget Sound Bird Fest Poster Art Contest. Puget Sound area artists are invited to submit original artwork representative of Puget Sound birdlife to be used to promote the 2020 event taking place virtually on Sept. 11-12. Entries must be received no later than…

Virtual Repair Café and mini DIY workshops set for May 30

The WSU Snohomish County Extension is sponsoring Virtual Repair Café and mini DIY workshops Saturday, May 30, from 10 – 11 a.m. via ZOOM.us The workshops are open to any and all that are interested in learning how to fix their broken items. There will be five concurrent 20-minute workshops focused on: – How to Fix…

Edmonds Citizen of the Year award postponed until October

Applications are now being sought for the Edmonds Citizen of the Year although the selection deadline and award have been delayed until October due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This will be the 28th Annual Edmonds Citizen of the Year award, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Edmonds. Nominees should be a civic-minded citizen active in civic…

Edmonds Education Association to hold drive-thru food drive May 29 in Lynnwood

In support of the Nourishing Network, the Edmonds Education Association will hold a drive-thru food drive Friday, May 29, from 2-5 p.m. in Lynnwood. More than 4,000 food items move through Nourishing Network pantries each week to provide weekend nutrition for more than 250 hungry and homeless students. Monthly Pop-Up Pantries also serve the district’s…

Teacher Marjie Bowker to speak at Friends of Edmonds Library May 28 virtual meeting

Scriber Lake High School teacher Marjie Bowker is the featured speaker at the Friends of the Edmonds Library’s first-ever virtual member meeting this Thursday, May 28 at 2 p.m. via Zoom. RSVPs here are appreciated, though not required. In November, Bowker was part of a delegation from Washington State that was privileged to meet His Holiness the Dalai…

Washington State Alliance for Gun Responsibility virtual fundraising luncheon June 1

The Washington State Alliance for Gun Responsibility is hosting “A Tale of Two Washingtons” — the group’s 8th annual fundraising luncheon and its first live virtual gathering — on Monday, June 1. Among the speakers are Manny and Patrice Oliver, whose son Joaquin died in the February 2018 Parkland, Fla. mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman…

Scene in Edmonds: Playing Taps at Veterans Plaza

Former City of Edmonds Animal Control Officer Deb Dawson made an appearance at Edmonds Veterans Plaza Monday morning to play Taps in honor of veterans on Memorial Day. All official Memorial Day events have been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photos by Larry Vogel) And here’s a video (thanks to Janice Carr):

Free June 9 webinar features interview with ‘They Were Soldiers’ authors

Military Wire columnist and Edmonds resident Mike Schindler will be interviewing Joseph Galloway and Marvin Wolf, the authors of They Were Soldiers, during a live webinar at 10 a.m. June 9 — part of the Live On Purpose speakers series sponsored by Operation Military Family Cares. The session part of a series of free webinars featuring speakers who…

On video: Edmonds College 2020 Memorial Day Ceremony

With the cancellation of local Memorial Day ceremonies due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re presenting Edmond’s College’s Virtual 7th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Master of Ceremonies Dr. Steve Woodard, a Mountlake Terrace City Councilmember, presents a combination of familiar elements from previous ceremonies blended with music, videos, pictures and special messages from College President Amit…

PAWS holding virtual auction to raise needed funds for ‘baby season’

The Lynnwood-based PAWS animal shelter is holding a week-long virtual fundraising auction in lieu of its annual gala, which had to be canceled. “Animals don’t know there’s a pandemic,” says PAWS CEO Heidi Wills. Because the need is great  especially during the busy baby animal season — and because the spring fundraising gala had to…

Safe shopping for all at the Edmonds Museum Garden Market

Every day people ask me, “Why should I shop at the Farmer’s Market, when I can just go to grocery store?” It is a reasonable question, which has probably bounced though the minds of most of us.  Well, allow me to take a moment of your time to explain why I believe it is truly…

Reminder: Edmonds College to host virtual Memorial Day Ceremony May 22

Edmonds College’s seventh annual Memorial Day celebration will be held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Instead of the previously scheduled in-person May 20 event, the annual celebration honoring fallen U.S. military personnel will debut online Friday, May 22, at 10 a.m. When posted, the video will be available on the Edmonds College…

What vendors you can expect at the Edmonds Museum Garden Market this week

Rain or shine, our market returns this week — Saturday, May 16 — with a few more vendors and many old friends. As we adjust to our new layout requirements, and guidelines from the health district, our market will continue to grow, bringing in more farmers as crops ripen, and more producers as spaces open….

May 13 ‘Got Your Six’ veterans program canceled

Due to the continued statewide ban on gatherings in response to the coronavirus situation, the May 13 meeting of the “Got Your Six” (GY6) program — a monthly outreach program for military veterans at the Edmonds Food Bank — is canceled. Lunches will resume on the second Wednesday of every month as soon as the ban…

May 21 Edmonds Art Walk, June 27 Wine Walk canceled

Organizers announced Monday that the May 21 Edmonds Art Walk and the June 27 Edmonds Summer Wine Walk are canceled, due to social distancing limitations related to the COVID-19 outbreak. For now, the June Art Walk and August Wine Walk are still on the calendar, with that schedule dependent on implementation of the governor’s phased…

Maritime career exploration webinar scheduled for June 3

Workforce Snohomish and the Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology are sponsoring a maritime career exploration webinar from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, June 3. Learn about the commercial fishing and marine industry thriving in the Pacific Northwest. Employers and representatives from various maritime occupations will offer information about their companies, including the skills…

Edmonds veterans hold early Memorial Day observance, COVID-19 style

Every year on Memorial Day, the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery Board chooses one or more Edmonds veterans, or groups of veterans to be honored with ceremonies, speeches, music and presentations of memorabilia. The plan for 2020 was an observance of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and some specific Edmonds resident veterans…