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Holly House gearing up for annual gift-giving event for local kids

Holly House gearing up for annual gift-giving event for local kids

Holly House is gearing up to put on its annual one-day event that serves 2,000 local children from 15 schools in the Edmonds School District. This is a holiday gift-giving program that focuses on gifts and necessities for struggling families. Holly House is currently seeking donations for both boys and girls, including new pajama bottoms for children ages 8-17, unwrapped gifts for ages 6-17 (inclu... »

Four food drives underway in Mountlake Terrace; Bachelor contestant to camp out at Albertson’s

Four food drives underway in Mountlake Terrace; Bachelor contestant to camp out at Albertson’s

Mountlake Terrace residents have a number of opportunities to show their generosity this month as four local food drives are now underway; one of the drives is trying to arouse attention with the power of celebrity. Former reality TV show contestant Molly Mesnick, currently a member of the morning drive show on Seattle radio station 106.1 KISS-FM, is seeking donations at the Mountlake Terrace Albe... »

Have lunch with City Manager Fisher on Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Have lunch with City Manager Fisher on Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Mountlake Terrace City Manager Arlene Fisher will join residents for lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. Lunch, served 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. is  $3, if you are 60 or over and $6 for those under 60. Please call the Senior Center at 425-672-2407 and let the staff know you are coming Fisher has a long history of supporting programs for seniors in her previous jobs. This is... »

City’s 60th anniversary to be celebrated during annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

City’s 60th anniversary to be celebrated during annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for Friday, Dec. 5, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W. The event features a concert by Mountlake Terrace Elementary and Terrace Park Elementary School students, a visit from Santa and the traditional lighting of the tree. Visible for miles around, the enormous “tree” is actually a frame constructed of over 1,800 light... »

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

North Sound Church presents Christmas in Edmonds, featuring the Mosaic Arts Northwest Choir and Orchestra, on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N. The concert is a benefit for the Foundation for Edmonds School District, to aid efforts to feed schoolchildren in crisis situations through the Foundation’s Nourishing Network Program. Tickets for thi... »

Mark your calendar for the American Legion’s annual Santa Breakfast

Mark your calendar for the American Legion’s annual Santa Breakfast

The S. Al Wilcox Unit #234 American Legion Auxiliary with the support of the S. Al Wilcox American Legion present their annual Santa Breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 7 at the American Legion Hall in Mountlake Terrace. The breakfast, featuring ham, scrambled eggs, pancakes and beverages, will be from 9 a.m-1 p.m. There will be pictures with Santa and raffle for gifts and baskets. Please bring donations fo... »

Honoring the men and women who served our country on Veterans Day

Honoring the men and women who served our country on Veterans Day

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Celebrate Veterans Day with local events

Celebrate Veterans Day with local events

Veterans Day is Tuesday, Nov. 11, and Lynnwood and Edmonds are hosting events aimed at showing support and appreciation of those who have served our country: On Monday, Nov. 10, Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) will present “From The Front” at Edmonds Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Host and curator Paul Morgan Stetler will be joined by some of Seattle’s most accomplished actors to read letters ... »

South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter ready to activate Nov. 15

South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter ready to activate Nov. 15

The South Snohomish County’s Emergency Cold Weather Shelter will be activated when overnight temperatures are anticipated to be 33 degrees or below starting on Nov. 15. The shelter network is open to families, women and men in need of overnight shelter. Evening and morning meals are provided. When the shelter is activated, all persons in need of overnight shelter should meet outside of the Lynnwoo... »

Looking back: Three young men served their country well

Looking back: Three young men served their country well

The eleventh month, eleventh day at the eleventh hour is a special time for us to commemorate those who gave their all in the service of their country. First called Armistice Day, we now know it as Veterans Day. It is a day to remember sacrifices made and lives lost. Three young men from Mountlake Terrace sacrificed their lives in South Vietnam; a long way from their homes and families. Graduating... »

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center holding holiday raffle

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center holding holiday raffle

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center is having a holiday raffle. Tickets are $2. First prize is $500 cash and second prize is $50 gift certificate to Eagles Buffet in Tulalip Resort Casino. Other prizes inlcude $30 gift certificate at The Draft in Tulalip Resort Casino, $25 gift card to Diamond Knot Brew Pub and $25 gift card to Romio’s Pizza and Pasta, Mountlake Terrace. The drawing will be on Dec... »

Clothes For Kids still needs donations, organizations encouraged to host clothing drives

Clothes For Kids still needs donations, organizations encouraged to host clothing drives

With the winter season approaching, people – and specifically children – in the community deserve the opportunity to get clothing, socks and shoes to help keep them warm. Clothes For Kids has provided school wardrobes to more than 2,200 students since opening on Aug. 20 for this school year. The non-profit organization is reaching out to the community for assistance to help to continue... »

Congressman Larsen schedules roundtable discussion with veterans on Nov. 10 at Edmonds Community College

Congressman Larsen schedules roundtable discussion with veterans on Nov. 10 at Edmonds Community College

Rep. Rick Larsen will hold a roundtable discussion with veterans on Monday, Nov. 10 at Edmonds Community College. All veterans are welcome to come to learn about Larsen’s work for veterans in Congress and services for veterans available through his office. Larsen also wants to hear people’s thoughts and concerns about veterans’ issues. The meeting will be from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in the Gateway Build... »

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... »

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