Free lunch being served at Emerald City Harley-Davidson Saturday, June 25

The Emerald City Harley-Davidson dealership is hosting a free lunch this Saturday, June 25, at noon. As a way to give back to the community, there will be $1 beers, unlimited soda refills and plenty of snacks to go around. Everyone is welcome to come and grab a quick lunch or stay a while and…

City unveils renovated South Lynnwood Park

Officials from the City of Lynnwood, Trust for Public Land and Kaiser Permanente braved the rainy weather Wednesday to celebrate the official reopening of South Lynnwood Park.  The renovation, which started in 2017, will provide an upgraded recreational space for the over 2,000 residents who live within a 10-minute walk of the park.  “Thank you…

Juneteenth event celebrates freedom and fathers at Esperance Park

About 150 people gathered at Esperance Park Sunday to celebrate the newest federal holiday, Juneteenth. Juneteeth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to inform enslaved people that the Civil War was over, and that they were free. The Edmonds-based Lift Every Voice Legacy, led by Donnie Griffin, observed the day with…

Hit a brick wall in your genealogy research? Get help June 25

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering researchers another opportunity to get help with their “brick wall” problems on Saturday, June 25, at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. Experienced researcher Caroll Budny is available for free, 40-minute, in-person appointments. To make a reservation, call 425-775-6267 to leave a message. Your call will be…

BattleTech Day of Play at Around the Table Game Pub this Sunday

Join players at the Around the Table Game Pub this Sunday for a BattleTech Day of Play. BattleTech is considered a “space opera,” a militarized universe set in the 31st century. The tabletop version of the game, which will be played at Around the Table, is centered around 12-meter-tall war machines known as Mechs. At…

Reminder: Economic Alliance’s Garry Clark to speak at Juneteenth celebration June 19

Garry Clark, president and CEO of the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County, will deliver a “Juneteenth Kind of Father’s Day” spoken word presentation at the Lift Every Voice Legacy’s (LEVL) second annual Juneteenth Festival of Freedom June 19 at Esperance Park, 7830 222nd St. S.W. Free food, outdoor games, face painting. and arts and craft…

South Lynnwood Neighborhood Park grand reopening on June 22

The City of Lynnwood, Trust for Public Land and Kaiser Permanente will celebrate the reopening of South Lynnwood Park with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 22, at 10 a.m. The newly-renovated park will serve over 2,000 residents who live within a 10-minute walk. Utilizing input from the community, the park will now include new…

Grow your business with Business Impact NW’s free virtual business class Thursday

Business Impact NW (BIN) is hosting a virtual class for individuals looking to open their own business. Called Square One, the class serves as a gateway to access capital or business coaching through BIN. Whether someone is new, just testing the waters, in need of coaching or ready to apply for a loan, this one-and-a-half-hour…

Edmonds College music students to host last concert of season June 15

Edmonds College is hosting its last student showcase of the 2021-22 school year this Wednesday, June 15, at the Black Box Theatre. Music students will perform classical and jazz pieces as well as some contemporary music.  The event will run from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Bestselling author R.L. Stine at online library event June 15

Sno-Isle Libraries is presenting an online webinar with author R.L. Stine on Thursday, June 16 at 1 p.m. It includes a moderated conversation with Stine, who is the bestselling author/creator of the Goosebumps and Fear Streethorror fiction series of books for kids and teens. Stine will also be giving a special reading during the one-hour…

Save the date: Skandia First Friday dance set for July 1

Skandia Folk Dance Society is hosting an in-person First Friday dance Friday, July 1 at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. The event starts with a class at 7:30 p.m with Harry Khamis and Pat Pi teaching the hambo. In 1972, the hambo was ranked the favorite dance (by a wide margin) in a survey…

Reminder: ‘Carp On the Fly’ topic of June 14 Olympic Fly Fishers meeting

Jim Pankierwicz will speak on “Carp On the Fly” at the  Tuesday, June 14 meeting of the Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds. Pankierwicz will discuss settings and types of water to fish, carp behaviors and strategies for catching them on flies. You can find more information and a brief video here. The meeting will be at…

Your guide to favorite summertime happenings in 2022

Summer events are back — and we’ve rounded up a list of community favorites to place on your calendar. Lynnwood History and Heritage Days Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Heritage Park Free public tours of Interurban Car No. 55 from the historic Seattle-Everett interurban trolley line will be available during the event….

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation party set for June 15

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Celebrate the Arts Party is set for Wednesday, June 15 on the plaza at Edmonds’ Frances Anderson Center. Get early access to view the juried art galleries at the Edmonds Arts Festival, enjoy an evening of fun with friends, drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres and live music by Aaron Crawford while…

Reminder: Volunteers needed for Lynnwood Spring Clean June 11

  The City of Lynnwood is looking for volunteers for the city’s annual Spring Clean on Saturday, June 11. Starting at 8:30 a.m. and going until noon, volunteers will help revitalize and transform the green space on the east side of H-mart on 184th Street Southwest. Projects will include weeding, rebarking, trash cleanup, painting out…

Take a selfie with ‘Love’ sculpture and win cookies

The Lynnwood Convention Center is hosting a monthly selfie contest with the city’s new “I Love Lynnwood” sculpture — and this month’s prize is a $50 gift certificate to Crumbl Cookies. Just snap a picture of yourself with the sculpture located outside the convention center and submit to win this month’s sweet prize. You have…

Hundreds attend Lynnwood’s 7th annual Cops & Kids event

The Lynnwood Police Department welcomed hundreds to its 7th annual Cops & Kids event on Saturday morning. Children were able to interact with police vehicles, learn about fingerprinting techniques, play games, win prizes, watch the police drone in action and get to know Lynnwood police officers. A K-9 demonstration was also held with K-9 Cannon….

Happening nearby: Mini hydroplane races this weekend at Silver Lake in Everett

The Seattle Outboard Association will be hosting two days of outboard hydroplane races this weekend at Thornton A. Sullivan Park located on Silver Lake in south Everett. Races are free to watch and will take place from roughly 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. The association’s first annual…

Girls on Run Snohomish County hosting 5K event June 11

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County will host its annual Celebration 5K event on Saturday, June 11, at Willis Tucker Park in Everett. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that uses fun running games and dynamic discussions to teach life skills to girls and gender-expansive youth in third…

You’re invited: Share funding ideas during county ‘Recovery Roadshow’ June 2

In 2021, Snohomish County received $160 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money to give financial assistance to residents and small businesses recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The county is currently seeking help from the public to meet the pandemic recovery needs of workers, families and small businesses in the area. …

Pride Month kickoff event at Snohomish County Campus June 1

An event to kick off Pride Month in Snohomish County is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, from noon to 4 p.m. on the Snohomish County Campus at 3000 Rockefeller Ave in Everett. “Snohomish County is a welcoming one. This is a wonderful and important opportunity to celebrate, support and learn from our friends, families and…

Reminder: Maintaining your independence as you age topic of June 1 panel discussion

Northwest Neighbors Network, which works to help seniors age well in their own homes, is hosting an interactive discussion Wednesday, June 1 about ways that seniors can maintain their independence for as long as possible. Northwest Neighbors Network serves residents in North King County (Shoreline and Lake Forest Park) and South Snohomish County (Edmonds, Brier,…

Puget Sound Bird Fest returns in person Sept. 10-11

Mark your calendars for the 2022 Puget Sound Bird Fest on Sept. 10-11 in Edmonds. This beloved fall tradition will return in person for nature lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest with two days of speakers, guided walks, field trips, boat tours, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. The 2022 event will kick off Saturday…

Save the date: A Juneteenth Kind of Father’s Day at Esperance Park June 19

After celebrating Juneteenth virtually in 2021 due to COVID restrictions, Lift Every Voice Legacy (LEVL) is hosting — along with regional partners from South Snohomish and North King counties — its first in-person Juneteenth Kind of Father’s Day Picnic on Sunday, June 19 at Esperance Park. The event marks  the second year LEVL has organized its Juneteenth…