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…

National Voter Registration Day at local libraries Sept. 24

Every year League of Women Voters of Snohomish County joins other leagues and non-profits across the U.S. to register voters on National Voter Registration Day. For 2019,  league volunteers will be at the following local Sno-Isle Libraries: Edmonds (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) Lynnwood (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) Mountlake Terrace (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Voters can be newly registered,…

Free genealogy research help in Lynnwood Sept. 28

Hit a brick wall with your genealogy research? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free help on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sno-Isle Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. An experienced researcher will work one on one with you to help solve your research problem. Only four appointments…

Trinity Lutheran to hold Blessing of the Animals Sept. 29

Lynnwood’s Trinity Lutheran Church will host a Blessing of the Animals Sunday, Sept. 29, during it’s 10:30 a.m. service. The service is being held to commemorate St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. All are invited to bring pets, stuffed animals or photos of deceased pets to be blessed during the 10:30 a.m. service….

Snohomish County recycling and transfer stations to close early Sept. 25

All three Snohomish County recycling and transfer stations will close 30 minutes early — at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25 — for a staff training session. The facilities affected by the training session are: -Southwest Recycling & Transfer Station in Mountlake Terrace -Airport Road Recycling & Transfer Station in Everett -North County Recycling & Transfer Station…

Cheers — Celebrate Oktoberfest in Edmonds Sept. 20-21

When you hear “Oktoberfest” you might conjure up visions of German celebrations with beer, sausages, lederhosen, and chicken dances. The First-ever Edmonds Oktoberfest, scheduled for Sept. 20-21, will have all of those elements (yes, even lederhosen), along with several local tie-ins. Edmonds Oktoberfest is hosted by Edmonds Rotary, and is a major fundraiser for the service…

Help for Seniors event at Edmonds Library Sept. 30

A seminar aimed at helping seniors and their adult family members address aging-related legal, health care and housing questions is set for Monday, Sept. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St Those presenting include: – an elder law attorney who will discuss ways to ensure that you have taken all of your…

Free self-defense seminar in Lynnwood Sept. 19

Chikara Karate-Do is sponsoring a “Cower No More Self Defense – Open Your Mouth and Speak Seminar” from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at 4720 200th St. S.W., Lynnwood. During this free self-confidence seminar, you will learn power words that work for you, including physical and mental techniques to combat depression, low self-esteem, and shyness. Taught…

Reminder: Lynnwood Convention Center hospitality hiring event Sept. 18

The Lynnwood Convention Center is hosting a hospitality hiring event from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the convention center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Available positions: Audio-visual technician Banquet server Bar concessions captain Bartender Houseman/maintenance lead Event houseman Operations team lead Operation crew/laborer Steward/dishwasher Please bring a resume and three professional references.

Reminder: Trinity Lutheran to host Arab and Muslim Contributions lecture Sept. 19

Community members are invited to attend a free lecture, “Arab and Muslim Contributions: From Antiquity to Today,” Thursday, Sept. 19 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. The lecture, from 7-9 p.m., will be led by David Fenner, an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington’s Middle East Center. The evening is…

Sounder trains to run for Sunday Sounders FC match

Sports fans can skip traffic coming into Seattle on Sunday, Sept. 15 by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains to the Sounders FC vs. New York Red Bulls 3 p.m. match. The stadium-bound train from the north will depart Edmonds at 1:11 p.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 35 minutes after the game. The…

Volunteers needed for recycling stations at Edmonds Oktoberfest Sept. 20-21

The City of Edmonds Recycling Program is seeking volunteers to come help at the first annual Edmonds Oktoberfest, taking place in downtown Edmonds on Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday Sept. 21. People are needed to fill three-hour shifts to monitor activity at the designated recycling stations. The goal is to divert as much of the…

Nighttime lane closures of SB I-5 for light rail work planned Sept. 14

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor Sept. 14 will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on Interstate 5 from 220th Street Southwest to SR 104 for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction….

Reminder: AAUW Edmonds/SnoKing to talk about team building Sept. 14

Chris Hudyma of Edmonds Community College will offer tips for effective team building during the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Edmonds/SnoKing chapter meeting Saturday, Sept. 14 at Edmonds CC, Snohomish Hall, Room 338. The meeting will run from 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. You’re invited to come 15 minutes early and enjoy coffee and conversations with new…