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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... »

Clothes For Kids kicking off clothing drive on Sept. 1

Clothes For Kids kicking off clothing drive on Sept. 1

Clothes For Kids and the City of Lynnwood are partnering to host a city-wide clothing drive to benefit students in Snohomish County from Sept. 1-25. Drop-off bins will be located at the Lynnwood Recreation Center, Lynnwood City Hall and the Lynnwood Library. Then on Sept. 25, the public is invited to Stuff the Truck from 3-7 p.m. at the Lynnwood Farmers Market in Wilcox Park. People are encouraged... »

Volunteers sought for the Heart of Edmonds Schools and Community Heartsafe Project

Volunteers sought for the Heart of Edmonds Schools and Community Heartsafe Project

The Heart of Edmonds Schools and Community Heartsafe Project is looking for students, teachers, community members and businesses interested in helping to promote its project. A volunteer meeting is scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m., Sept. 18 at the Aloha Cafe, 6808 196th St. SW. in Lynnwood. The goals of the Heart of Edmonds School District and Community Heart Project are to educate the community on hear... »

Veteran volunteers needed for Snohomish County’s Veteran’s Assistance Fund Executive Board

Veteran volunteers needed for Snohomish County’s Veteran’s Assistance Fund Executive Board

Snohomish County is seeking interested citizens for open positions on the Veteran’s Assistance Fund Executive Board. To join the board, the person must be a county resident, be an honorably discharged veteran and be a member of a nationally recognized veterans’ service organization or represent the veterans’ community at large. The primary purpose of the board is to advise the County on matters re... »

Snohomish County’s Council on Aging seeking new volunteers

Snohomish County’s Council on Aging seeking new volunteers

The public is encouraged to apply for positions on Snohomish County’s Council on Aging. Openings are available for volunteers interested in senior issues in Snohomish County. Snohomish County’s Council on Aging (COA) is looking for new members to serve three year terms beginning in January 2015. The COA manages local, state and federal funds targeted toward elderly residents and younger residents ... »

Something for everyone at Brier SeaScare parade

Something for everyone at Brier SeaScare parade

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Concern for Neighbors Food Bank looking for volunteer drivers

The Concern for Neighbors Food Bank in Mountlake Terrace is looking for volunteer drivers/riders with good driving records for its trucks on Monday and Tuesday mornings. Please call the food bank at 425 778-7227 or e-mail the food bank at concern4neighborsfoodbank@yahoo for more information about this volunteer position. »

Get on your dancing shoes this week at Senior Center

Get on your dancing shoes this week at Senior Center

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center has two opportunities for those interested in learning some new moves on the dance floor. At 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, a ballroom dancing class will be held in the Lakeview room. Fees are $3 for members and $5 for non-members. Then at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, line dancing lessons will be held. Fee is $3. The ballroom dancing class meets the second and four... »

Come help plan the future of the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Come help plan the future of the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center’s Grass Roots Planning Committee is looking for your input. The committee is looking to do a lot of long range planning and encourages everyone to attend its next meeting scheduled from 12:30- 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12 at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. Bring your appetite as the Committee will make you a sandwich, while hearing your thoughts. Everyone... »

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center bustling with activity

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center bustling with activity

Tickets are still available for Monday night’s Everett AquaSox baseball game, though they are going fast. Everett plays Spokane at 7:05 p.m, Aug. 11. Tickets are $11 and for each ticket sold the Senior Center receives $4. People are encouraged to car pool as there will be limited van space. As an added attraction, Senior Center Director Mike Cooper will be throwing out the first pitch. See i... »

UW student team receives award for Ballinger Park Options

UW student team receives award for Ballinger Park Options

The Joint American Planning Association/Planning Association of Washington Awards Committee has awarded an Honorable Mention to the University of Washington (UW) students who prepared the Ballinger Park Design Options for the City last fall. A team of four UW students including Vera Hoang, Tabitha Manalu, Cayla Stahley, and Jun Wang presented their report on the Ballinger Park Design Options to th... »

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