Reminder: City of Lynnwood plans MLK Day of Service Jan. 20

The City of Lynnwood invites residents to participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 20. Volunteers will help resurface the Mesika Trail, pull invasive plants and perform other tasks. There will also be an opportunity to create posters for a local elementary school. The event will run from…

Reminder: AAUW ‘Coffee and Conversation’ meeting Jan. 17

New to the Snohomish/King County area? Ready to meet your neighbors? Time to volunteer? Check out the American Association of University Women’s “Coffee and Conversation” meeting from 10-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at Bistro 76, 18401 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. And after that Jan. 17 coffee, the group will meet every third Friday. Need more information?…

Edmonds School District to host Drug and Alcohol Prevention Night Jan. 16

Parents and guardians of middle and high school students are invited to attend a Drug & Alcohol Prevention night on Jan. 16 starting at 6:30 p.m., presented by Edmonds student support advocates. The event will take place at Edmonds-Woodway High School, in Room F103. District staff will engage parents in a discussion regarding drug and…

Lynnwood Library to host ImaginationBand kids’ concert Jan. 6

The Lynnwood Library is inviting families to learn about life under the sea by attending a family concert featuring ImaginationBand Monday, Jan. 6 from 10-10:45 a.m. Sail away to a tropical island surrounded by the sea. Kids will meet the local creatures and learn about their world while shaking along to the tunes, dancing and…

Lynnwood residents invited to attend Coffee with a Cop Jan. 15

Officers from the Lynnwood Police Department and community members are invited to come together to discuss local issues, build relationships and drink coffee on Wednesday, Jan. 15 from 9:30-11 a.m. in Mountlake Terrace Hall at Edmonds Community College. Coffee with a Cop gives community members a chance to ask questions and learn more about the…

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society to host speaker Kent Morgan at Jan. 8 meeting

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is inviting community members to begin the new year by attending its monthly meetings, beginning Wednesday, Jan. 8 in its new meeting place in the Wicker’s Building at Heritage Park in Lynnwood The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with a program at 7 p.m. by Kent Morgan, an avid researcher and life…

Imagine Children’s Museum, Lynnwood Library to host kids’ STEM program starting Jan. 8

In partnership with Imagine Children’s Museum, the Lynnwood Library is hosting a 30-minute science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program on Wednesdays, with the first class Jan. 8 from 7:30-8 p.m. The program encourages preschool-age children to explore the world around them. This program is developmentally appropriate for children 3-5 years old. Due to supplies,…

City of Lynnwood sponsoring blood drive Jan. 9

The City of Lynnwood is hosting blood drive Jan. 9 at Lynnwood Fire Station No. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Community members are invited to give blood, get a cookie and help save a life. All donors are required to bring a photo ID. For questions about eligibility, contact BloodworksNW at 1-800-398-7888. To…

Lynnwood Library to host Insect Safari Dec. 30

Friends, families and community members are invited to attend an Insect Safari Dec. 30 at the Lynnwood Library from 2-3 p.m. Learn about different classifications of vertebrate and invertebrate arthropods and view the collection of preserved and living specimens. Kids are free to wander among the displays and encouraged to ask questions. The living specimens…

Happening nearby: Contestant list set for 2020 Edmonds Clam Chowder Cook-Off

All 10 contestants have been confirmed for the 5th Annual Edmonds Clam Chowder Cook-Off, a fundraiser for the Edmonds 4th of July Fireworks & Parades. This year the event will be Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Edmonds Yacht Club, 326 Admiral Way. Event guests will be able to sample chowder from each of these contenders and vote…

Reminder: Giant unity menorah to light up Lynnwood Dec. 22

Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County invites all to celebrate the Festival of Lights with the eighth annual Unity Menorah Lighting and Celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Lynnwood City Hall, 19100 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The event will feature the kindling of the giant 9-foot Menorah, delicious holiday treats, traditional latkes, doughnuts…

Saturday: Lynnwood Christmas tree lighting at Silver Creek Church

Lynnwood’s annual Christmas tree lighting celebration will take place from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at Silver Creek Family Church, located at 5326 176th St. S.W., in Lynnwood. In addition to the tree lighting, there will be activities for all ages. including music, a giant slide, food trucks and a special appearance by Santa Claus.

South County Fire annual Neighborhood Holiday Party Dec. 7 at Lake Serene Fire Station

South County Fire is inviting families to the 26th annual Neighborhood Holiday Party on Saturday, Dec.7, 10 a.m., at Lake Serene Fire Station 23, 4323 Serene Way, Lynnwood. Santa Claus will be making a special appearance with a little help from the firefighters. Those attending are advised to RSVP at CommunityOutreach@southsnofire.org or by calling 425-320-5800….

Tickets on sale for Dec. 14 holiday ice skating show in MLT

The Seattle Skating Club is hosting its annual Holiday Ice Skating event featuring the “Santa Visits Broadway” on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the OlympicView Arena in Mountlake Terrace. Tickets can be purchased during two sessions for 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.  “Santa Visits Broadway” will feature music selected from Broadway musicals like Rent, Chess, Abba, Matilda and…

Thursday: Lynnwood’s annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot and Food Drive

Community members are invited to lace up their walking shoes for the city’s annual Turkey Trot and Food Drive to raise awareness and help support the Lynnwood Food Bank. The 5K will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28; the race begins at 8 a.m. at Edmonds Community College, located at 20000 68th Ave….

Reminder: Northwest Veterans Museum open Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, the Northwest Veterans Museum (NWVM) will be open on Monday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Veterans and their families are invited to the museum to be recognized for the service and sacrifices they have made for their country. Admission to the museum is free, but donations are…

Monday: Veterans Day ceremony in Lynnwood

The City of Lynnwood and VFW Post 1040 of Lynnwood will be holding a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. inside Veterans Park, located just south of the Lynnwood Library on 44th Avenue West. The event will include performances by the Northwest Junior Pipe Band.  

Sounder trains to run for Sunday Sounders FC match

Sports fans can skip traffic coming into Seattle on Sunday by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains for the MLS Cup Final Sounders FC vs. Toronto FC 12 p.m. match. Inbound Sounder trains will depart from Edmonds at 9:51  a.m. and 10:11 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 60 minutes after the game. Both…

Reminder: Tickets on sale for Nov. 9 Washington Kids in Transition fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for Out of Jeopardy 2019: Silent Auction + Trivia Night, to support Washington Kids in Transition, which provides after-school bags of food to homeless students in the Edmonds School District. The event starts at 6 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 9  at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood. Cost is $50/individual ticket or…