Sno-King Dance Club 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…

Labor Day weekend means more travelers, extra travel time

The last holiday weekend of the summer typically brings additional traffic, so planning ahead and allowing extra travel time is even more critical as Labor Day approaches, the Washington State Department of Transportation says. Travelers can consult WSDOT’s holiday-weekend traffic volume charts to help plan the best times to travel on key routes. If possible,…

Labor Day weekend means more travelers, extra travel time

The last holiday weekend of the summer typically brings additional traffic, so planning ahead and allowing extra travel time is even more critical as Labor Day approaches, the Washington State Department of Transportation says. Travelers can consult WSDOT’s holiday-weekend traffic volume charts to help plan the best times to travel on key routes. If possible,…

Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 7

The Lynnwood-based Alzheimer’s Association is inviting area residents to participate in the Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Boxcar Park in Everett. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Last year, 719 people participated in the Snohomish County event, raising…

Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 7

The Lynnwood-based Alzheimer’s Association is inviting area residents to participate in the Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Boxcar Park in Everett. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Last year, 719 people participated in the Snohomish County event, raising…

Registration now open for Volunteers of America Inspire Hope Breakfast Sept. 27

Registration is now open for the Volunteers of America Western Washington annual Inspire Hope Breakfast, set for Friday, Sept. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center. During the event, the organization will highlight some of its significant community partners, donors and volunteers, and its accomplishments for the past year. Volunteers of America programs…

Registration now open for Volunteers of America Inspire Hope Breakfast Sept. 27

Registration is now open for the Volunteers of America Western Washington annual Inspire Hope Breakfast, set for Friday, Sept. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center. During the event, the organization will highlight some of its significant community partners, donors and volunteers, and its accomplishments for the past year. Volunteers of America programs…

Reminder: Still time to sign up for Lynnwood University

There is still time to sign up to learn all about the City of Lynnwood through Lynnwood University beginning Thursday, Sept. 12. Lynnwood University is a free, interactive five-week course offered to all residents. The goal of the course is to increase awareness about how local government works and to empower residents to better access…

Leadership Snohomish County Leadership Day Breakfast set for Sept. 23

Leadership Snohomish County will hold its 4th Annual Leadership Day breakfast on Monday, Sept. 23, at Angel of the Winds Arena. This is largest fundraiser of the year for Leadership Snohomish County, a nonprofit committed to developing sustainable leaders to strengthen communities, Ever since Leadership Day was proclaimed in 2016 by 23 cities, businesses and government…

Reminder: Free YWCA Women Rise Career Workshop Aug. 22

Whether you are looking for work or ready to take the next step in your current job, women from all walks of life are invited to  the YWCA’s Women Rise Career Workshop set for 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. This free event invites women…

Reminder: Beautiful Soles shoe drive for kids in need Aug. 17

Beautiful Soles will be collecting new shoes and socks for local schoolchildren in need, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Lynnwood Fred Meyer, 29902 164th St. S.W. The organization’s goal this year is to collect 750 pairs of new shoes. The non-profit is dedicated to providing quality shoes, new socks, resources…

Reminder: Fair on 44th to return on Sept. 7

The City of Lynnwood invites the community to attend its annual Fair on 44th, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 7. This will be the fourth year for Lynnwood’s Health and Safety Community Block Party. During the event, 44th Avenue West will be closed from Fire Station 15 on 188th Street Southwest to the Lynnwood…

Annual PAWS walk Sept. 7 to raise funds for dogs, cats and wildlife

Gather your friends and furry companions and register at PAWSwalk.net for the 28th annual PAWSwalk at Seattle’s Warren G. Magnuson Park on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you’re a proud pet parent or just an animal lover, now is the time to register for this Fido- and family-friendly event to raise funds…

Larsen, DelBene to host Veterans History Project at Everett Library Aug. 19

U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene are encouraging veterans to tell their stories as part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. On Monday, Aug. 19, trained volunteers will interview veterans who served during wartime at the Everett Public Library from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Veteran interviews will be at least 30 minutes long. All veterans interested…

Sound Transit plans nighttime lane closures of southbound I-5 near Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on I-5 from 44th Avenue West to 220th Street Southwest for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction. Plan ahead,…

Taste Edmonds this weekend: What you need to know

Coming this Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16-18: Taste Edmonds, with two live music stages, a 21+ Garden, free kids zone with eight bouncy houses, 100-plus vendors, and over 30 food trucks/tents. Catch the robotics demonstration at the STEM tent, stop by the skate park to see a  demonstration from Jet City Roller Derby, or participate in the cornhole…

Reminder: Fundraiser Aug. 13 for Lynnwood child with rare medical condition

Red Onion Cafe and Seafood Bar will host a fundraiser Aug. 13 to help raise money for a 3-year-old Lynnwood boy with a rare medical condition. Jacob Tyler was born with a condition where the band connecting the two hemispheres of the brain, the corpus callosum, is almost completely missing. This and other diagnoses are…

Leadership Snohomish County seeking nominations for Women in Leadership award

Leadership Snohomish County has opened its call for nominations for the 3rd Annual Deborah Knutson Women in Leadership Award, named for the late longtime leader of the Snohomish County Economic Development Council. The award will be presented at Leadership Snohomish County’s 4th annual Leadership Day Breakfast on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, from 7 to 9…

Sunday: South Snohomish County Old Settlers Picnic at Edmonds City Park

Whether you actually have old-time roots in South Snohomish County or you have become an old settler in your heart, everyone is welcome to the 120th annual South Snohomish County Old Settlers Picnic Aug. 11 at Edmonds City Park, 600 3rd Ave. S. The event will run from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Kitchen #2 at…

Saturday: History and Heritage Days Aug. 10 at Heritage Park

The last History and Heritage Day for the summer will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at Heritage Park, located at 19921 Poplar Way. Presented by Lynnwood’s History and Heritage Board, the event offers fun for all ages while learning about Lynnwood’s history. The event is free and includes: NEW: LEGO play areas, and LEGO artist…

Reminder: Volunteers needed for recycling stations at Taste Edmonds

The City of Edmonds Recycling Program is seeking volunteers to come help at the three-day Taste Edmonds festival, taking place in downtown Edmonds on Friday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug. 18. 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…

Save the date for Taste Edmonds: What to know before you go

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 37th annual “Taste Edmonds” at Civic Field Aug. 16, 17 and 18. Taste Edmonds offers two live music stages, a 21+ Garden, free kids zone with eight bouncy houses, 100-plus vendors, and over 30 food trucks/tents.This year’s festival lands later in August than in previous years. “A…

Reminder: Free beginning genealogy class Aug. 3 in Lynnwood

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering a free beginning genealogy class this Saturday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m., aimed at helping you start your research in an orderly way. The one-hour drop-in class will be held in the society’s research library, located at 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. The library is open on Tuesday,…

Save the date: 2019 Puget Sound Bird Fest Sept. 13-15

Mark your calendars for an all-new Puget Sound Bird Fest on Sept. 13-15 in Edmonds. This beloved fall tradition is for nature lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest and features three days of speakers, guided walks, field trips, boat tours, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. The 2019 event kicks off Friday evening with…