What’s open and closed on Labor Day

Monday, Sept. 7 is Labor Day, and the holiday brings with it a number of closures of private and government operations and services. Here is what’s closed on Monday: Lynnwood City Facilities – all closed. Recreation Center and Pool: The Recreation Center will be closed Sept. 7-13 for annual maintenance. Alderwood Mall: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., regular hours Lynnwood…

Happening nearby: Edmonds hosts Independence Day activities

The following is a schedule of events for those planning to celebrate the Independence Day Holiday in Edmonds. July 4th Schedule of Events: 10 a.m. Beat Brackett 5K (Starting at City Park, 3rd Avenue South and Walnut Street) 11:30 a.m. Children’s Parade (Starting at 5th Avenue South and Walnut Street) Noon Main Parade (Starting at…

Happening nearby: McDonald McGarry Insurance collecting flags for recycling

If your American flag is looking a little worse for wear and you are unsure of how to respectfully dispose of it, take advantage of the sixth annual flag recycling program now underway through Edmonds’ McDonald McGarry Insurance. In honor of Flag Day (June 14) and the 4th of July, the agency is collecting old,…

What’s open and closed on Memorial Day in Lynnwood

In honor of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for the country, many public offices and services will be closed or not operating on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25: Public and Private Schools – all closed Lynnwood City Facilities – all closed including the Recreation Center Lynnwood Library – closed Lynnwood and Alderwood Post Offices – closed; no mail delivery…

Memorial Day Ceremony set for Monday at Veterans Park

The public is invited to a Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m., Monday, May 25 at Veterans Park in Lynnwood. Join the City in paying tribute to those who gave their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Park is located at 44th Avenue West and Veterans Way (194th Street Southwest), Lynnwood.

LifePoint Church, Lynnwood Free Methodist Church host Easter Egg Hunts on April 4

LifePoint Church and Lynnwood Free Methodist Church are hosting Easter Egg hunts on Saturday, April 4. LifePoint Church, 3223 164th St. SW, Lynnwood, hosts its Egg A Palooza from 10:30-noon. Children will have the opportunity to collect plastic eggs and exchange them for bags of candy.Children will also have the chance to win special prizes throughout…

What’s open and closed on Presidents Day

The nation honors all the men who have served in the country’s highest office on Monday, Feb. 16. Here is what’s open and operating, and what isn’t, on Presidents Day: Lynnwood City Facilities – all closed except the Recreation Center, which is operating on this schedule; the Feb. 16 City Council meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday,…

Healthy Eating: Valentine’s Day treats can be enjoyed S-L-O-W-L-Y

Valentine’s Day is often a time when it is easy to overindulge as well as overeat. After Halloween, Americans spend more money for chocolate and candy on Feb. 14. This Hallmark holiday is one where people feel compelled to buy cards, roses and candy. This is a holiday that can make or break a florist…

Insurance Commissioner, State Patrol urge 12s to drive safely on Super Bowl Sunday

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and the Washington State Patrol urge Seahawks fans and all Washington drivers to be extra careful on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1. Mixing too much booze and driving can really wallop your wallet. According to Nerd Wallet, the cost of a driving under the influence (DUI) ticket in Washington state…

What’s open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday

Monday, Jan.19, is the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which brings a few changes in the schedules of schools, government offices and various services. Here is what’s open and operating, and what isn’t, on Monday: Public and Private schools – all closed Lynnwood City Facilities – all closed, except for the Recreation Center…

Reminder: Boy Scouts offer Christmas tree recycling starting Saturday

Lynnwood residents wishing to recycle their Christmas tree have the option of pickup or drop-off service from local Boy Scout troops. Local Boy Scout troops offer curbside pickup and drop off locations through a program called Operation Dry Needles. Here are the schedules: Troop 49 offers pickup and drop-off service on Saturday, Jan. 3 and Sunday,…

Boy Scouts offer Christmas tree recycling

Lynnwood residents wishing to recycle their Christmas tree have the option of pickup or drop-off service from local Boy Scout troops. Local Boy Scout troops offer curbside pickup and drop off locations through a program called Operation Dry Needles. Here are the schedules: Troop 49 offers pickup and drop-off service on Saturday, Jan. 3 and Sunday,…

What one mother’s volunteer experience at Holly House might teach us all

Holly House, a children’s holiday gift program serving the Edmonds School District, recently had its annual event at Meadowdale Middle School. The non-profit organization distributed new toys, books, socks, underwear, pajamas, coats, Christmas stockings, stuffed animals and blankets to low income families. The children and parents served by Holly House weren’t the only ones to benefit from the generosity…

Christmas Jazz Concert featuring local musicians set for Tuesday

Nicholas Sanchez, Meadowdale High School alum and current Berklee College of Music student, is hosting a “Christmas Jazz Concert” with accomplished former and current Edmonds School District musicians on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 7 p.m. at Edmonds Presbyterian Church, 22600 96th Ave. W., Edmonds. Musicians include: Nicholas Sanchez — on drums Taylor Zickefoose – Meadowdale…