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…

Reminder: Northshore Civil Air Patrol squadron to host open house Sept. 10

The Northshore Composite Squadron, an active local unit of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), is hosting an open house from 6:30-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 10, 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…

Save the date: Volunteer rain garden planting party Sept. 26

A volunteer rain garden planting party is scheduled in Lynnwood Thursday, Sept 26 from 5 – 7 p.m. Rain gardens are designed landscape features that store and filter rain water. These gardens do a great job of filtering pollutants and recharging groundwater. Volunteers will be planting beautiful, hardy and low-maintenance native plants in six different gardens….

Reminder: Pancake breakfast fundraiser Sept. 8 for cold weather shelter

Holy Rosary Church in Edmonds is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser for the South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter on Sunday, Sept. 8 in the parish hall, 630  7th Ave. N. The shelter is a volunteer-run organization that provides a warm place to sleep and a hot meal to anyone when temperatures drop below…

Sound Transit offering free mulch in Shoreline on Saturday

In conjunction with early work being done for the Lynnwood Link extension, Sound Transit and contractors Stacy & Witbeck/Kiewit/Hoffman JV and Interwest Construction Inc. will be offering free mulch to the public Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The mulch will be available at the site of the future Shoreline North/185th Street…

Reminder: YWCA shelter needs toiletries, household items

YWCA Pathways for Women shelter is in need of the following items: Deodorant, body wash, razors, lotion, pots/pans, dishes, and cooking utensils.  Donations can be taken to the shelter on weekdays at 6027 208th St. S.W. in Lynnwood. Call 425-774-9843 for more information.

Free beginning genealogy class in Lynnwood Sept. 7

The Sno-Isle Genealogy Society offers a free beginning genealogy class on the first Saturday of the month, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. The location is the Sno-Isle Genealogy Research library in Heritage Park, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. This one hour drop-in class will get you started researching your family history with tips on being organized…

Reminder: Sno-King Folk Dance to host ‘Blast from the Past Party’ Sept. 7

Enjoy a “Blast from the Past Party” with Sno-King International Folk Dance Club on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 7-9:30 p.m. The event will be at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. There will be a program of favorite dances from the past, and you can request your own favorites. These include dances from…

Snohomish County archeologist to speak at Sept. 4 Sno-Isle Genealogy meeting

Snohomish County archeologist Gretchen Kaehler will be the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Sept. 4 meeting of the Sno-Isle Genealogy Society. Her topic is “Sometimes They come Back: The Case for Keeping Track of Historic Cemeteries.” There is a short business meeting at 6:30 p.m. with the program at 7 p.m. The meeting is at…

Reminder: Sanders Law Group to offer free legal clinic Sept. 4

Sanders Law Group offers a monthly free legal clinic for members and guests of the Edmonds Senior Center. The next clinic will be Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 1 p.m. Since the senior center has been demolished to make way for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center, the monthly legal clinic is now being held at the…

City of Lynnwood highlights September volunteer opportunities

The City of Lynnwood has several upcoming volunteer opportunities starting in September. Fair on 44th Bike Rodeo: Join Cascade Bicycle Club at the City of Lynnwood’s Fair on 44th Saturday, Sept. 7, at 44th Avenue between 188th-194th to help host the annual Bike Rodeo. The Bike Rodeo is a bike safety skills course, which takes…

Community Transit, Sound Transit schedules for Labor Day, Sept. 2

Community Transit and Sound Transit will operate on Sunday schedules on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. There won’t be any Community Transit commuter service to downtown Seattle and University District on Labor Day. While Sound Transit’s Sounder train won’t run on Labor Day, the ST Express, Link light rail and Tacoma Link will operate on a…

Overdose awareness events in Snohomish County Aug. 31, Sept. 5

International Overdose Day began in 2001 to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma around drug-related deaths. It also acknowledges grief felt by families and friends, and offers a chance to remember those who have died or suffered permanent injury as a result of drug overdose. In recognition of the day, multiple events will…

Light rail-related rolling slowdowns planned on I-5 Aug. 27-29

Seattle City Light crews plan to relocate existing overhead power lines over Interstate 5 near Northeast 180th Street to support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project. This work will result in traffic impacts on Aug. 27-29. To complete this work safely, Washington State Patrol troopers and contracted crews must intermittently conduct rolling slowdowns of traffic in…

Light rail-related rolling slowdowns planned on I-5 Aug. 27-29

Seattle City Light crews plan to relocate existing overhead power lines over Interstate 5 near Northeast 180th Street to support Sound Transit’s Lynnwood Link Extension project. This work will result in traffic impacts on Aug. 27-29. To complete this work safely, Washington State Patrol troopers and contracted crews must intermittently conduct rolling slowdowns of traffic in…