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Clothes For Kids raises more than $6,000

Clothes For Kids raises more than $6,000

Thanks to the support of more than 200 community members, sponsors, and vendors, Clothes For Kids raised more than $6,000 at last week’s Brew & Bluegrass event at the Northshore Senior Center. Big E Ales was named the No. 1 Brewery and Chandler Reach took the No. 1 Winery honors, both for the second year in a row. The following sponsors’ underwriting allowed 100 percent of ticket s... »

Haunted Nightmare at the Nile opens Friday

Haunted Nightmare at the Nile opens Friday

The curtain is about to rise on what should be one of the scariest and most fun attractions for those who love Halloween. Haunted Nightmare at the Nile is scheduled to open its month-long run on Friday, Oct. 11 at the Nile Shrine Golf Center in Mountlake Terrace. The event is being billed as Seattle’s Only Haunted Golf Course with proceeds benefiting the Nile Shriners. This is the second year that... »

Reminder: Fabulous prizes up for auction at Mountlake Terrace Football Boosters’ dinner auction on Saturday

Reminder: Fabulous prizes up for auction at Mountlake Terrace Football Boosters’ dinner auction on Saturday

Tickets are on sale for the Mountlake Terrace High School Football Boosters’ annual dinner auction event on Saturday Oct. 11 at the Lake Ballinger Clubhouse. Some of the items up for bid include: Ride with the Seafair Pirates for up to six people for any parade of choice. Mark Hopkins Photography session www.lifesimplycaptured.com Lettermans Jacket from www.jackyes.com Lummi Island getaway – cotta... »

Crafters, artists wanted for second annual Holiday Festival by the Lake show

Crafters, artists wanted for second annual Holiday Festival by the Lake show

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is looking for crafters and artists to display their wares at its second annual Holiday Fair by the Lake on Nov. 22. The fair will be from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Booths/six-foot table spaces are $30 for the day. In additioin to arts, crafts, gifts and baked good, Santa will be taking photos with the kids from 10 a.m.-noon. A community pancake breakfast for $5 will be he... »

Community comes out to ‘Celebrate Schools!’, support Foundation for Edmonds School District

Community comes out to ‘Celebrate Schools!’, support Foundation for Edmonds School District

Students, parents, teachers, employees and other supporters of the Edmonds School District turned out in large numbers Saturday morning for the sixth annual Celebrate Schools! 5k Run/Walk at Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. The day started off with a Children’s Fun Run, which was won by Will Konings, 7, of Hilltop Elementary School. The overall winner of the 5k Run was Chris Kratz, a 2007 graduat... »

Clothes For Kids hosts Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 1

Clothes For Kids hosts Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 1

The public is invited to an Open House hosted by Clothes For Kids at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6. Interested community members are invited for refreshments, a tour of our facility, and the chance to learn more about Clothes For Kids from volunteers, staff, and board members. Clothes For Kids provided free school clothing to more than 3,000 low-income students last school year. Please RSVP to offi... »

Red Onion Burgers hosting Dining 4 Dollar$ event to benefit Taluswood community on Monday, Sept. 29

Red Onion Burgers hosting Dining 4 Dollar$ event to benefit Taluswood community on Monday, Sept. 29

Red Onion Burgers is hosting a special Dining 4 Dollar$ fundraiser for the Taluswood community from 5-8 p.m, Monday, Sept. 29. The Taluswood community recently experienced a two-alarm fire. Three units of the T Building of the Taluswood Apartments were damaged in a fire on Sept. 12. This is the second time in two years that Taluswood has been hit by fire. Red Onion Burgers hosted a Dining 4 Dollar... »

Happening nearby: Bring clothing donations and Stuff the Truck for Clothes For Kids Thursday, Sept. 25 at Wilcox Park in Lynnwood

Happening nearby: Bring clothing donations and Stuff the Truck for Clothes For Kids Thursday, Sept. 25 at Wilcox Park in Lynnwood

The month-long Clothes For Kids clothing drive will wrap up with a Stuff the Truck Event from 3-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25 at Wilcox Park in Lynnwood. You also can drop off your new or gently used children’s clothing at several City of Lynnwood locations (Lynnwood Recreation Center, Lynnwood City Hall and the Lynnwood Library) through Sept. 25.   »

Reminder: Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s on Tuesday, Sept. 23

Reminder: Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s on Tuesday, Sept. 23

PF Chang’s in Lynnwood will be donating 20 percent of all its sales to Holly House on Tuesday, Sept. 23.The fundraiser will be from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Alderwood Mall location. Holly House will be collecting socks and underwear for the 2,000 low-income children it serves in 15 schools In the Edmonds School District..You and your children also can meet Disney Princesses Anna & Elsa from Froz... »

Create a logo for Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, win a free lunch for a year

Create a logo for Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, win a free lunch for a year

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is having a Create a Logo contest. The Senior Center needs a logo. Design the winning logo and win a free Thursday lunch for a year. Bring your art work in to Senior Center Director Mike Cooper by Oct. 1 to be eligible. The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is located at 23000 Lakeview Dr. in Mountlake Terrace. »

Mountlake Terrace Evergreen Awards recognize pride in properties

Mountlake Terrace Evergreen Awards recognize pride in properties

More than 70 property owners, residents and their guests filled the Ballinger Clubhouse Wednesday night for the Mountlake Terrace Evergreen Awards Ceremony. The program encourages beautification efforts in the city by recognizing residents and businesses who take pride in maintaining their properties. This program also helps promote conservation as part of the city’s sustainability strategy. This ... »

Snohomish County seeking applications for tourism promotion funds

Snohomish County seeking applications for tourism promotion funds

Local public or nonprofit agencies who have projects that will develop or promote tourism in Snohomish County are encouraged to apply for 2015 Tourism Assistance Program funding. Funds may be used for out-of-county marketing and promotion of events that draw tourists to stay overnight in the county, and may otherwise be used only if projects strongly align with the Snohomish County Strategic Touri... »

Parks volunteers help clean up Ballinger Park in celebration of National Day of Service

Parks volunteers help clean up Ballinger Park in celebration of National Day of Service

An enthusiastic crew of Parks volunteers did some serious work Saturday morning at Ballinger Park in celebration of the National Day of Service. Volunteers help remove weeds and cleaned up the area near to the Hall Creek pedestrian bridge. The Recreation Park Advisory Commission and the Neighborhood Park Improvement Subcommittee helped organize the event along with the City. Volunteers included Da... »

Searching for treasures and dance partners

Searching for treasures and dance partners

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center’s Ballinger Treasures Swap-n-Shop drew shoppers looking for art, crafts, collectibles and everything in between on Saturday at Ballinger Park Vendor Cassandra Baines lives in Mountlake Terrace so Saturday’s swap meet was the perfect location to set up shop. Baines sells her items at various events throughout the community. The Freewheelers Square Dan... »

Head to Ballinger Park on Saturday for Swap-N-Shop and Parks Volunteer Clean-up Day

Head to Ballinger Park on Saturday for Swap-N-Shop and Parks Volunteer Clean-up Day

Ballinger Park is the site for two community events on Saturday, Sept. 13. The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is hosting the Ballinger Treasures Swap-n-Shop from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Shoppers will have the opportunity to browse art, crafts, and collectibles. This is a rain or shine outdoor event. The Mountlake Terace Senior Center will host a Community Breakfast from 8:30 – 10 a.m. and then hot dogs a... »

Ballinger Treasures Swap-n-Shop set for Saturday, Sept. 13 at Ballinger Park

Ballinger Treasures Swap-n-Shop set for Saturday, Sept. 13 at Ballinger Park

Ballinger Treasures Swap-n-Shop will be held from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Ballinger Park. Shoppers will have the opportunity to browse art, crafts, and collectables. Vender space (10 by 15 feet) is available for $25. Call 425-672-2407 or email mltexec@gmail.com to reserve space. You are required to bring your own shelter and tables. This is a rain or shine outdoor event.The Mou... »

Help sort  and box shoes for Holly House on Monday, Sept. 8

Help sort and box shoes for Holly House on Monday, Sept. 8

Holly House, a local non-profit organization which runs a children’s holiday gift program for low-income families in the Edmonds School District, is having a shoe sorting party from 6-8:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 8 at Armadillo Storage. Come help sort and box 600 pairs of shoes. Donations can be dropped off at Armadillo Storage during regular business hours (Tuesday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.... »

Happening nearby: ‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk Sunday

Happening nearby: ‘Edmonds Embraces Diversity’ walk Sunday

A demonstration of support will be held along the Edmonds waterfront this Sunday night, Sept. 7, for a man who was threatened along with his family and subjected to racial slurs while they walked along Sunset Avenue Aug. 20. Emily Hill organized the “Edmonds Embraces Diversity” event, which will start at 7 p.m. at Brackett’s Landing. Speaker will be former Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Board Member ... »

Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s on Sept. 23

Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s on Sept. 23

PF Chang’s in Lynnwood will be donating 20 percent of all its sales to Holly House on Sept. 23. The fundraiser will be from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Alderwood Mall location. Holly House will be collecting socks and underwear for the 2,000 low-income children it serves in 15 schools In the Edmonds School District.. You and your children also can meet Disney Princesses Anna & Elsa from Frozen as w... »

Volunteers needed for United Way of Snohomish County’s Days of Caring Project in Mountlake Terrace

Volunteers needed for United Way of Snohomish County’s Days of Caring Project in Mountlake Terrace

As part of the United Way of Snohomish County’s Days of Caring the Low Income Housing Institute is looking for volunteers to help with a gardening project at the Brentwood Apartments. The complex is a site for low-income families, especially those with small children. There are currently 34 families living at this building. This project will consist of putting in plants and bushes around the... »

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