Sponsor spotlight: Next free legal clinic for seniors March 4 in Edmonds

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center and Sanders Law Group offers a free monthly legal clinic for seniors, with the next one set for Wednesday, March 4 in downtown Edmonds. Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments with an Elder Law Attorney. The…

Rotary Clubs kick off annual athletic shoe drive for kids in need

Three Rotary Clubs — Edmonds Daybreakers, Edmonds Noon and Lynnwood —  on Feb. 24 kicked off their annual 1,000 Pairs of Athletic Shoe Drive that benefits students in need in South Snohomish County. The drive runs from Feb 24 -March 21. It’s the fifth year the Rotary Clubs have come together to do a joint shoe…

Get German, Scandinavian genealogy research help in Lynnwood March 3, 17

Do you need help with your German or Scandinavian research? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free assistance on the first and third Tuesday — March 3 and March 17 — at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. Experienced researcher Lee Langsted is available by appointment to give one-on-one assistance for 45 minutes….

Meet Charles Darwin in a special Edmonds Demo Garden presentation Feb. 23

The Edmonds Wildlife Habitat Native Plant Demonstration Garden (otherwise known as the Edmonds Demo Garden) will feature a program this Sunday, Feb. 23 on Charles Darwin and The Origin of Species. Feb. 12 was Charles Darwin’s birthday, and the Demo Garden says that by special arrangement,  Darwin will be making an appearance to talk about his…

Help for genealogy research available in Lynnwood Feb. 22

Have you hit a “brick wall” with your genealogy research? You can get free help from experienced researcher Caroll Budny this Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Sno-Isle Genealogical Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. There are four 45-minute appointments open for a one-on-one session to help you with your research. To reserve your…

AAUW chapter hosting Coffee and Conversation event Feb. 21 in Edmonds

New to the Edmonds/Snohomish/King County area? Ready to meet your neighbors? Have time to volunteer? Check out the American Association of University Women’s Coffee and Conversation event from 10-11 a.m. on the third Friday of each month, including this Friday, Feb. 21. Need more information? Check the Snoking chapter website or email aauw.esk@gmail.com  

Holly House to host ‘Sugarland’ Charity Gala fundraiser March 7

Holly House, which provides holiday gifts and necessities for Edmonds School District children in need, is holding a “Sugarland” Charity Gala fundraiser Saturday, March 7, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. Keynote speaker is Lynnwood City Councilmember Shannon Sessions. The event will feature silent and live…

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society offering free events in February

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering several free events in February to help citizens with their genealogy research. The society offers a free beginning genealogy class is offered the first Saturday of the month — this month Feb. 1 — at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. The free one-hour drop-in class…

Free Safe Boating Seminar in Edmonds Feb. 4

The Edmonds Yacht Club invites boat owners to a free Safe Boating Seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 at the yacht club, 326 Admiral Way, Edmonds. The seminar will cover local knowledge on docking within the Edmonds Marina, line handling, and the use of correct knots. It will also address common local weather and…

Reminder: Get expert help on your genealogy research Jan. 25 in Lynnwood

Have you hit a “brick wall” with your genealogy research? You can get free help from experienced researcher Caroll Budny this Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Sno-Isle Genealogical Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. There are two 45-minute appointments left. Call 425-775-6267 on Tuesday or Thursday, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., to reserve your…

Donate blood, and you have a chance to win a new car

To maintain an adequate blood supply through the winter months, Bloodworks Northwest and the Haselwood Auto Group in Bremerton have a special offer for blood donors who come into any Bloodworks Northwest donor center — including the Lynnwood location — or participate in a blood drive from now until March 17. Every time participants donate, they will…

Tuesday: Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron open house in Bothell

Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron, an active local unit of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), is hosting an open house from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, located at 130 228th St. S.W., in Bothell. Members come from many local communities including Lynnwood, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace.  CAP was established in…

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?…

Saturday: Pay equity topic of AAUW meeting at Edmonds Community College

Marilyn Watkins, policy director with the Economic Opportunity Institute, will talk about pay equity during the Saturday. Jan. 11 meeting of the AAUW Edmonds/SnoKing Branch. The meeting will run from 9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Edmonds Community College, Snohomish Hall, Room 338. Watkins is a lifetime advocate for women’s issues – from pay equity to family and medical…

Emergency cold weather shelter open Jan. 9

The South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter will be open Thursday, Jan. 9. The shelter opens at 7 p.m. at Maple Park Church (60th Avenue West and 176th Street Southwest). Dinner, a warm mat and blanket, and breakfast are provided. If you are not driving, please use the van transportation; do not walk to…

Free dementia family caregiver conference set for Feb. 22 in Everett

The Journey, a free conference for families caring for patients with Alzheimer’s or dementia, is set for Saturday, Feb. 22 in Everett. The event, sponsored by the Lynnwood-based Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter, will offer tools and encouragement to unpaid family caregivers. Topics to be covered include: managing stress and distress behaviors, how to cope with the…

This weekend: Lynnwood Scouts to offer Christmas tree recycling Jan. 4-5

Lynnwood BSA Troops 49 and 304 will be offering a pick-up and drop-off service for Christmas trees to be recycled the weekend after New Year’s Day. Here’s the schedule and locations: Troop 304 will be accepting drop-offs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 4-5 at 188th Street Southwest and 44th Avenue West —…

Free beginning genealogy class in Lynnwood Jan. 4

Start the new year by making a resolution to research your family history. The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society offers a free beginning genealogy class on the first Saturday of the month, with the next one Jan. 4. The one-hour drop-in class will be at the Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood, at 10 a.m….

Sponsor spotlight: Next free legal clinic for seniors Jan. 8

The Edmonds Senior Center and Sanders Law Group offer a free legal clinic for seniors every month. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments with an Elder Law Attorney. The clinic runs from 1-3 p.m. Space is limited. Please call ahead to the Edmonds Senior Center for reservations: 425-774-5555. Here’s your chance to ask…