YWCA to celebrate community center one-year anniversary Oct. 24

YWCA is hosting an Open House for Aunt Bette’s Community Center at Somerset Village on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 4-6 p.m. to commemorate the Center’s first year. Aunt Bette’s Community Center was opened in 2017 in honor of Elizabeth Ruth Wallace – also known as “Aunt Bette” – who believed that all young people deserve…

Community Transit to host Swift Orange Line open house Oct. 24

Community Transit is holding an open house Thursday, Oct. 24 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. so citizens can alearn more about the upcoming Swift Orange Line and ask questions. The open house will be held in the Lynnwood Library, located at 19200 44th Ave. W. Community Transit will expand Swift Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service in Snohomish…

Lynnwood residents invited to attend Coffee with a Cop Oct. 24

Officers from the Lynnwood Police Department and community members are invited to come together to discuss local issues, build relationships and drink coffee on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Lynnwood Crossroads Starbucks Coffee with a Cop gives community members a chance to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in…

Sounder trains to run for Saturday Sounders FC match

Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains will run to the Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas 12:30 p.m. match this Saturday, Oct. 19. Inbound Sounder trains will depart Edmonds at 10:11 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 35 minutes after the game. Both trains will serve all stops along the routes. A complete schedule of Sounder service…

Help for Seniors forum at Lynnwood Library Oct. 24

A free Help for Seniors forum is set for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. This seminar is aimed at helping seniors and their adult family members address aging-related legal, health care and housing questions. Those presenting include: – an elder law attorney who will discuss ways to…

Reminder: Lynnwood Arts Commission to host State of the Arts event Oct. 17

The Lynnwood Arts Commission is inviting community members to attend the Lynnwood’s State of the Arts on Oct. 17. The event will take place at Verdant Health Commission from 6-8 p.m. Learn more about current and future artists’ opportunities and art projects. Also meet with other artists and creative minds. Community programs coordinator Fred Wong…

Destinations Lynnwood to host fall arts and crafts sale Nov. 16

Community members are invited to attend a fall arts and crafts sale hosted at Destinations Lynnwood Saturday, Nov. 16. The event will take place from noon-4 .m. Proceeds from the craft sale will go to the Destinations Lynnwood Food Pantry. The event is open to the public and will be an opportunity to purchase the…

Snohomish County Sheriff candidate forum on police accountability set for Oct. 18 in Everett

A Snohomish County Sheriff Candidates Forum, “A Conversation on Police Accountability,” is set for Friday evening, Oct. 18, at the Robert J. Drewel Building (Hearing Room), Snohomish County Administration (East), 3000 Rockefeller Avenue in downtown Everett. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event begins at 6:30 p.m. The moderated event features candidates…

Tickets now 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…

Saturday: South County Fire open house at Martha Lake Fire Station

South County Fire is hosting an open house at Martha Lake Fire Station 21, 16810-13th Ave. W. in Lynnwood, Saturday, Oct. 12, with activities and helpful information for all ages. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free for the public. The open house wraps up South County Fire’s Fire…

Saturday: Verdant to host inaugural Latina women’s health conference

The Verdant Health Commission and its partners are hosting their inaugural health conference for Spanish-speakers on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lynnwood’s Community Life Center. Titled “Corazón y Conexión,” which translates to “Heart & Connection,” this event will bring together women from our community to learn about health issues and make connections…

Reminder: AAUW to present Policy Cafe on Diversity and Equity Oct. 12 at Edmonds CC

The American Association of University Women Edmonds/SnoKing AAUW presents “The Policy Cafe: Public Policy through the Lens of Diversity and Equity” from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 12 at Edmonds Community College, Snohomish Hall Room 338. Participate in small group briefings on legislation and initiatives affecting Washington girls and women. After the discussions there will be an…

Elks Lodge to host Oktoberfest celebration, membership drive Oct. 19

The Lynnwood Elks Club is inviting the public to attend an Oktoberfest celebration and membership drive Oct. 19. The event is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Elks Lodge, 19800 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The Oktoberfest celebration is free and open to the public, with food and music, and includes vinyl spins starting…

Thursday: Destinations 61+ sponsoring city council candidate forum

Destinations 61+ residents are hosting a general election forum for Lynnwood City Council candidates to identify and discuss issues important to the community’s elders. The forum will be Oct. 10 from 7-8:30 p.m The event will pair candidates by position so they can discuss their platforms. It will also allow residents to learn more about…

Monday: Next information meeting on services to help seniors ‘age in place’

The Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) is hosting informal discussions about how NNN can help people who want to stay active and age in their own homes as long as possible. One of 11 Age-in-Place non-profit organizations in Washington, Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) serves members living in North King and South Snohomish counties. NNN offers one-stop access to services that…

Local businesses to be part of Seattle Home Show 2 Oct. 12-13

Several Lynnwood businesses will be participating in the Seattle Home Show 2 Oct. 12-13. The show is the fall version of the oldest and largest consumer home show in the nation and it will take place at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Everything from the latest products and services for the exterior and interior of the…

Reminder: Free beginning genealogy class in Lynnwood Oct. 5

The Sno-Isle Geneaological Society is offering a free beginning genealogy class on at Saturday, Oct. 5, at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood, at 10 a.m. The one-hour free class can help the beginning researcher get organized and off to a good start in documenting family history. Drop-ins are welcome. For more…

Trinity Artists at the Organ to celebrate 25th anniversary with Oct. 27 concert

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the concert series Trinity Artists at the Organ, the church will kick off the series with internationally acclaimed French organist Christophe Mantoux. The concert will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. Mantoux is a tenured organist (organiste titulaire) of the historic…

Election notes: Upcoming candidate forums

Note that we have included all forums we are aware of in Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace because some forums include candidates for multiple jurisdictions. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7-8:30 p.m. Candidates for Lynnwood City Council. Co-sponsored by Lynnwood Today and the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce. Community Life Center, (19820 Scriber Lake Rd., Lynnwood) Thursday, Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m….

Reminder: Larsen to host veterans forum in Lynnwood Oct. 4

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will host a veterans forum from 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 in Lynnwood. The forum will be at the Verdant Health Center, 4710 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. It’s an opportunity for veterans to receive updates on legislation affecting them and get answers to questions about the Department of Veterans Affairs, health care, job training…

Free, hands-only CPR training at Edmonds CC Sept. 30

Premera Blue Cross and American Red Cross have partnered to provide South Snohomish County residents with four opportunities for free Community Hands-only CPR training. Edmonds Community College will sponsor the events, to be held Monday, Sept. 30, on campus. Sessions will be held at 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. A session in Spanish…

Snohomish County PUD performing tree maintenance along Interurban Trail

Snohomish County PUD will be performing tree maintenance along the Interurban Trail through Oct. 11. The trail will remain open during the maintenance and flaggers will guide users safely through the work zone. For more information, visit the Snohomish County PUD system improvements webpage.

Sponsor spotlight: Travel to Croatia/Slovenia with Edmonds Rotary in April

Quaint Slovenia with its sunny Julian Alps and lush green hills is the vibrant springboard for our custom Edmonds Rotary Club journey down the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. Experience the hidden treasures of the Adriatic, stroll the lovely old town of Stari Grad in Dubrovnik with its marble-paved squares, and cross the wooden footbridges on the turquoise lakes…

Holly House fundraiser at Panda Express in Lynnwood Oct. 8

Holly House, which provides holiday gifts for children in need in the Edmonds School District, is hosting a fundraiser at Lynnwood’s Panda Express on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Community members are invited to eat from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., with 20% of in house, carry out and online orders sales going to Holly House. Show…