Save the date: Free vision and hearing screenings at Edmonds Waterfront Center Dec. 13

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is partnering with the Edmonds Lions Club to provide free hearing and vision screenings from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 13. The Lions Club provides assistance to obtain glasses and hearing aids for qualifying low-income children and adults. Participants must live in Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood or Mountlake Terrace. No appointment…

Edmonds Waterfront Center health and wellness programs in November, December

Movement for Life – Dance for Any Body Thursdays 1-2:15 p.m. $5-$12 per class; Drop-in OK This class welcomes adults with balance or movement challenges or who are looking for a relaxed approach to exercise. Based on the Dance for PD(r) program, participants embrace movement in chairs, at the barre and standing — whichever is…

Scene in Edmonds: Community Table now open at Edmonds Waterfront Center

The Edmonds Rotary Club launched its Community Table project Wednesday at the Edmonds Waterfront Center. “We had lots of interest and great questions asked by the community,” said Rotary Club member Maggie Peterson. Every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., a Rotary member or other community volunteer will staff the table, providing a comfortable…

Reminder: Edmonds Waterfront Center to host Welcoming Figure Awakening Ceremony Oct. 28

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is hosting a Welcoming Figure Awakening Ceremony Friday, Oct. 28 for a new indigenous artwork being installed on the building’s exterior. Native American artist Ty Juvinel, who also produced the “Marsh Life” cedar carving on display outside the Edmonds Historical Museum, has created the 15-foot-tall welcoming figure made out of a…

Edmonds Waterfront Center gala raises $344K

Thanks to generous donors attending the Edmonds Waterfront Center’s sold-out gala Saturday night, $343,500 was raised to support the multigenerational facility’s work, the center’s CEO Daniel Johnson reported Monday. A record $250,000 was raised during the event itself, which included a push for fund-a-need donations to retire the center’s remaining capital campaign debt. The capital…

High fashion on display at Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store show

Edmonds residents have always known that some of the best thrift shopping around is at the Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store. What better way to showcase the store’s offerings than at a Saturday fashion show, with proceeds benefiting the Edmonds Waterfront Center’s senior lunch program for those who struggle with food insecurity. The show featured 12 models…

Chuseok – Korean Harvest Moon Celebration coming to EWC Sept. 8

The community is invited to the Edmonds Waterfront Center Thursday, Sept. 8 for a free Chuseok – Korean Harvest Moon Celebration, from 6:30-9 p.m. “Meet your Korean American neighbors and enjoy Korean foods and performances,” said Daniel Johnson, CEO for the Edmonds Waterfront Center (EWC). “We have a great lineup of speakers for the event,” added…

Edmonds Waterfront Center to present Aging Mastery Program Sept. 8-Oct. 6

The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) is scheduled for Thursdays, Sept. 8-Oct. 6, at the Edmonds Waterfront Center. Running from 1-3:30 p.m. over five weeks, it is described a fun and engaging education and behavior change incentive program for aging well. The core curriculum covers 10 topics, with an emphasis on peer-to-peer interaction. At the end of…

Scene in Edmonds: Beating the heat at the waterfront center

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is one of Snohomish County’s designated cooling centers, and people flocked to the facility Thursday to beat the heat, said President and CEO Daniel Johnson. Among the offerings on Thursday: cold bottled water; a free class on how to make the most of your smart phone, taught by Edmonds-Woodway High School…

Virtual ‘Processing Loss’ workshop offered July 27

Loss is a natural part of every life. Whether it’s a loved one, a pet, your stock portfolio, or your health, loss can be depressing, lonely, and painful. The Edmonds Waterfront Center is sponsoring a virtual “Processing Loss” workshop Wednesday July 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. The workshop, held via Zoom, was created by Ariele M. Huff,…

Edmonds Waterfront Center offering programs, workshops this summer

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is offering the following programs and workshops for seniors this summer: Social and Recreational Programs Trips and hikes have returned. For more details view the July/August issue of the center’s newsletter and follow this link to sign up. American Movie History – A different film each week. Films have sound (there…

Edmonds Waterfront Center celebrating Juneteenth this week

The Edmonds Waterfront Center will be celebrating Juneteenth June 13-17. Featured all week at the Potlatch Bistro is an authentic soul food special: jambalaya, cornbread and a sweet potato tart prepared by guest chef Robin Ullman, operations manager at the EWC. In addition to her master’s degree in international community development, Ullman has a culinary…

Celebrating the Edmonds Waterfront Center’s Senior Lunch Program

The Edmonds Waterfront Center (EWC)) is excited to celebrate a year of feeding the community and addressing food insecurity among local seniors. In March 2021, the Potlatch Bistro Community Café opened at the waterfront center. The goal of the community café model is that the whole community comes together to share a meal in a…

Upcoming health and wellness programs at the Edmonds Waterfront Center

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is offering the following free health and wellness programs in June: Skin Health + Nutrition Thursday, June 2; 1:30-2:30 p.m. Led by Violet Lederman, dietic intern from Seattle Pacific University Having healthy and hydrated skin doesn’t have to break the bank! Learn the science of why skin changes over time and…

Scene in Edmonds: Rolling Crones liven up waterfront lunchtime scene

The lunch crowd at the Edmonds Waterfront Center was in for a special treat Monday as the Rolling Crones took the stage to provide their signature blend of vocal offerings from contemporary to classical to the Great American Songbook and the Jazz Age –including a rousing rendition of “Charleston” complete with 1920s-style flapper headgear. The…

Edmonds Waterfront Center’s long-delayed gala opening hits a high note

The Edmonds Waterfront Center finally got the grand opening event it deserves, as a crowd of more than 500 gathered Thursday to officially open the doors to Edmonds’ new premier community nexus, gathering place and source of community pride. “COVID robbed us of our grand opening and ribbon cutting last March,” said Waterfront Center CEO…

Edmonds Waterfront Center May 12 grand opening: Questions and answers

The Edmonds Waterfront Center (EWC) is hosting a community-wide grand opening celebration this Thursday, May 12, at 220 Railroad Ave. in Edmonds. Here is a Q & A for the event.  What is the schedule? 10:30 – 11 a.m.  guests arrive 11 a.m.Native Blessing 11:15 a.m. Color Guard raises the flag 11:25 a.m. Guests enter…

Upcoming events at the Edmonds Waterfront Center

Community Breakfast – First Friday, May 6 and June 3 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Banquet Room Doors open at 8 a.m., food service is until 9:30 a.m. Cost: $10. Meal will be prepared by kitchen crew of the Potlatch Bistro. All 2020 and 2021 breakfast coupons will be honored at a value of $5 off…

Healthy Living Fair at Edmonds Waterfront Center April 29

The Edmonds Waterfront Center is hosting a free Healthy Living Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Friday, April 29. The event includes many different wellness based organizations and community businesses set up throughout the center, and they will be giving out information and other goodies too. The event is open to the entire…

Edmonds Waterfront Center grand opening May 12

The Edmonds Waterfront Center has scheduled an in-person grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting open to the community on Thursday, May 12, featuring keynote speaker Rick Steves. The waterfront center held a virtual opening event in April 2021 to accommodate COVID-19 gathering restrictions. The May 12 festivities begin with a 10:30 a.m. social, followed by…

Save the date: Mammogram Van at Edmonds Waterfront Center May 9 for screenings

The Edmonds Waterfront Center will host the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Mammogram Van on Monday, May 9. The breast cancer screening appointment takes 15 minutes and no referral is needed for an annual mammogram. Those who are eligible include women age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the past year, and who are…

Scene in Edmonds: Waterfront Center co-hosts volunteer recruitment event

The Edmonds Waterfront Center, in partnership with 17 other local nonprofits, hosted an event last weekend designed to connect potential volunteers to nonprofits in needs of help. “It was a huge success,” said principal organizer Sandra Butterfield of the April 9 event. “According to the guest log, we had more than 135 participants seeking volunteer…