Giving Back: Edmonds schools foundation delivers holiday meals to families in need

The Foundation for Edmonds School District announced Friday that it has delivered 58 holiday meals to students in need at 17 Edmonds School District schools as part of its Nourishing Network program. Absher Construction Company, through its Holiday Lights program, donated 50 meals with a value of $1,237.50. Meal donations were also received from Mill…

Bells of the Sound presents ‘A Winter’s Night’ Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church

Bells of the Sound presents “A Winter’s Night” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. The magical, mysterious nights of December come in many shades: silent, holy, cold, clear, starry, bright. Bells of the Sound invites all to ‘A Winter’s Night,’ a special program of holiday music that will paint a colorful portrait of…

Alderwood Mall celebrates the holidays with Merrier Thursday

Alderwood Mall says it’s time to stop and enjoy the holidays at Merrier Thursday. On Thursday, Dec. 18, Alderwood Mall invites guests to stop and enjoy an evening filled with the musical performances, holiday hosting tips and happiness patrols. Merrier Thursday will be from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be special areas where guests can…

Trinity Lutheran Church hosts Christmas Festival concert on Sunday

Trinity Lutheran Church presents “Come Darkness, Come Light,” a Christmas Festival concert featuring Mead High School performers at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14. The concert will feature more than 70 student-musicians, including members of Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, as well as student instrumentalists and narrators. “I would encourage all who have yet to attend a Mead High…

Update: Tree Lighting Festival set for Saturday at Lynnwood Food Bank

The Silver Creek Church is hosting a Tree Lighting Festival from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Lynnwood Food Bank, 5320 176th St. SW., Lynnwood. At Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Nicola Smith said that she’s heard a rumor that Santa Claus will be arriving on a fire truck to visit with children. From 5:15-6:30…

Fire District 1 to host Holiday Party at Lake Serene Fire Station

Snohomish County Fire District 1 firefighters are inviting neighborhood families to the 21st annual Holiday Party Saturday, Dec.13, at Lake Serene Fire Station 23. This neighborhood tradition begins at 10 a.m. at the fire station, 4323 Serene Way, Lynnwood. Santa Claus will be making a special appearance with a little help from the firefighters. At…

Trinity Lutheran hosts Sacred Music Chorale on Friday

The Sacred Music Chorale kicks off its 16th season with So Fair and Bright, an exciting Christmas program featuring beautiful choral arrangements and rich instrumental accompaniment that is sure to enhance your holidays at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12 at Trinity Lutheran Church. The program this year opens with a collection of songs to Mary, including…

Lynnwood Rotary Santa Breakfast set for Edmonds Community College on Saturday

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood invites the community to help welcome Santa to its second annual breakfast party Saturday, Dec. 6 at Edmonds Community College, Woodway Hall Room 202, from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $5 for kids, $10 for adults; ages 2 and under are free. After his grand entrance, Santa will roam the room,…

Reminder: Celebrate the Holiday Season at Heritage Park on Sunday

Lynnwood’s charming Heritage Park will be hosting a celebration of the upcoming holiday season with an open house on Dec. 7. Even though everything has the look of the approaching winter season, you will still get a warm welcome from the friendly volunteers at the park. The lights will be on and the welcome mats out….

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club hosts 27th annual Sharing Tree at Alderwood Mall

Come out and support the Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club’s 27th year of hosting The Sharing Tree at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. The Club is collecting unwrapped donated gifts and will distribute them to the community through local food banks, women’s shelters, senior centers and more. The current biggest need is for teenagers, but the club serves all…

Giving back: Washington Kids in Transition aims to help homeless families

Throughout the holiday season, Lynnwood Today will be highlighting charitable organizations or activities that we hope our readers will consider funding as a way of “giving back” to our community. Happening Saturday, Dec 6 ~ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Washington Kids in Transition, a grass roots organization of concerned local parents, has joined forces…

Celebrate the Holiday Season at Heritage Park

Lynnwood’s charming Heritage Park will be hosting a celebration of the upcoming holiday season with an open house on Dec. 7. Even though everything has the look of the approaching winter season, you will still get a warm welcome from the friendly volunteers at the park. The lights will be on and the welcome mats out….

QFC West Lynnwood sponsors third annual Giving Tree

QFC West Lynnwood, Annie’s Community Kitchen, Edmonds Lutheran Church and Thrivent Financial are sponsoring the third annual Giving Tree. The Christmas tree is located in the floral department, and a second tree in the bakery department, at QFC in Lynnwood, 7500 196th St. S.W. Both trees are decked with wish lists of children and families in need in…

Don’t let the Grinch target your holiday season

As you head out shopping this week, Safety Sessions offers these suggestions to protect yourself from becoming a victim of crime this holiday season: Make note of your parking spot so that you don’t have to wander around the parking lot after shopping. Have your keys in your hand before leaving the mall and walk…

What’s open and closed in Lynnwood on Thanksgiving

Here’s what’s open and operating, and what isn’t, on Thanskgiving Day: City of Lynnwood Facilities – city offices closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28. The Recreation Center will be open Nov. 28 on a holiday schedule. Schools – Edmonds Public Schools are closed through Friday, Nov. 28. Lynnwood Library – closed Thursday, Nov. 27. Lynnwood and…

Tips for a safer Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with three times as many an average day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Snohomish County Fire District 1 offers the following safety tips to help avoid a Thanksgiving fire: Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep…