Deadline extended to Aug. 19 for Arts of the Terrace juried show entries

The Arts of the Terrace juried art show is looking for artist submissions, and has extended the submission deadline to Aug. 19. Eligible items include paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, three-dimensional and artisans’ works. Over $5,000 in prize money is available. This is the 42nd year for the Mountlake Terrace tradition, which is sponsored…

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 17-18

Throughout greater Edmonds, Washington From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekend of Sept. 17 and 18, 2022 The Edmonds Art Studio Tour is excited to announce that this year’s event is again being organized as an in-person community engagement; opening the studios of our artists to those interested in purchasing handmade works and…

Sponsor spotlight: Carefree summer meals at Scotty’s Food Truck Thursday-Saturday

Whether you want to enjoy a carefree summer evening on the deck or a picnic dinner at the park or beach, Scotty’s Food Truck has you covered in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood Thursday-Saturday this week. Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad, fish and chips and more seafood delights are available. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615…

Snohomish Film Festival set for Lynnwood Convention Center Sept. 17

The Snohomish Film Festival is holding its first in-person event on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 3-8 p.m. The festival — which launched in 2021 as a virtual event — will screen 30 short films, many by local filmmakers, host panels featuring the films’ cast and crew and have live readings…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra opens season ticket sales for its 61st year

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra has opened season ticket sales for 2022-23 concerts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. “It is going to be a great season filled with a variety of exciting music and distinguished soloists,” said  Music Director Michael Miropolsky, who is entering his 21st season as the orchestra’s conductor. Opening night is set for…

Irish dance school hosting free open house in Edmonds Aug. 30

The Carroll-Henderson School of Irish Dancing in Edmonds will host a free open house on Tuesday, Aug. 30,  and invites children ages 3-10 “to hop, leap, and spin around the dancing floor while celebrating the end of the summer.” Open house time for 3- to 5-year-olds is 5-5:30 p.m. and for 6- to 10-year-olds, it’s 5:45-6:15…

Playtime: Help for families counting the days to kindergarten

On the way out of the Lynnwood Library, after picking up another round of holds, there was an adorable flier with a cartoon space shuttle and brightly-colored planets flying out of a wide open book that read “Countdown to Kindergarten: 100 Essential Picture Books.” Now the time leading up to kindergarten looks a bit different…

Artists sought for Arts of the Terrace juried show

The Arts of the Terrace juried art show is looking for artist submissions through Aug. 12. Eligible items include paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, three-dimensional and artisans’ works. Over $5,000 in prize money is available. This is the 42nd year for the Mountlake Terrace tradition, which is sponsored by the city’s Arts Advisory Commission…

Skandia Folkdance Society First Friday dance Aug. 5

Skandia Folk Dance Society will hold an in-person First Friday Dance on Friday, Aug. 5 at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. The evening begins with a dance class at 7:30-8:30 p.m. featuring Tokyo Polka. Dancing follows, with music provided by Bokpojkarna Cost is $10 for Skandia members and $15 for nonmembers. Kids are free….

19th annual Latino Expo at Edmonds College July 30

Created to celebrate Latino culture, the 19th annual Latino Expo is set for noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 30 at Edmonds College. The event will be hosted by the Latino Education Training Institute (LETI) in partnership with Edmonds College, City of Lynnwood, Community Transit, Community Foundation of Snohomish County, Amerigroup Washington, Inc., Gesa Credit…

Ballyhoo Theatre to present ‘On a Clear Day You Can See Forever’ July 29-Aug. 7

Ballyhoo Theatre opens its performance of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Friday, July 29 at Edmonds College’s Black Box Theater. On a Clear Day tells the story of psychiatrist Dr. Mark Bruckner and his insecure yet gifted patient, who engages him for help with a smoking addiction. Through hypnosis, Dr. Bruckner discovers what…

Reminder: Brazilian children’s author Ana Siqueira at Lynnwood Library July 25

The Lynnwood Library is hosting a Meet the Author event with Brazilian award-winning children’s author Ana Siqueira. Siqueira will read her published picture book, Bella’s Recipe for Success, for the audience and talk about her upcoming picture book, If Your Babysitter is a Bruja. She will also answer children’s questions about writing and being an…

Summer music school students perform in end-of-camp concert

Students participating in the Edmonds School District’s summer music school performed in an end-of-camp concert Thursday night at Meadowdale High School. The program, which started at the end of June, was open to students in sixth through 12th grades who have one year of instrumental education in band or orchestra. This was the first year…

Music in the Museum July 22 in Edmonds features lively tunes from classical musicians

Can chamber music by Bach, Mozart, Coleridge-Taylor and Albéniz make you tap your feet and swing in your seat? On Friday, July 22 at 6 p.m.,  the Cascadia Art Museum is presenting a concert of the most lively chamber music, performed by a trio of accomplished Northwest classical musicians. Pamela Liu (violin) has performed extensively in Europe…

Demo the latest sound equipment at Lynnwood’s Uberbeatz Studios July 16

Lynnwood’s Uberbeatz Studios is hosting a Demo Day this Saturday, July 16, for customers to test out equipment they’re interested in. The latest amplifiers by Dylan Benedict will be available to demo. Customers will also be able to try out pedals from Fowl Sounds and Spun Loud Effects. Uberbeatz encourages individuals to bring their own…

Reminder: Organist Julia Brown in recital at Trinity Lutheran Church July 10

TLCS Artists at the Organ will present Julia Brown in recital on the Pasi organ at 7 p.m.Sunday, July 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. In demand as a historical keyboardist and collaborative artist, Brown has appeared in concert in North and South America and in Europe. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brown studied…

Taste Edmonds 2022 tickets now on sale

Tickets are on sale for 2022 Taste Edmonds, sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Aug. 19-21 in downtown Edmonds. The event features food trucks, vendors, children and family/children’s activities along with live music at Frances Anderson Playfield, 700 Main St. Live music entertainment includes The Beatniks, The Little Lies (A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac), Queen…