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Candidates to debate at two library forums in October.

Candidates to debate at two library forums in October.

Candidates for state, national and county offices will share their perspectives at library forums in Lynnwood and Mukilteo, sponsored by the Snohomish County League of Women Voters. At the Lynnwood Library, the forum will held Oct. 8 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. The candidates scheduled to attend are: Rep. Jim McDermott and Craig Keller, his opponent in Congressional District 7; District 1 representativ... »

Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department presents Romeo and Juliet this weekend

Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department presents Romeo and Juliet this weekend

Less than four weeks into the 2014-2015 school year, the Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department is already hard at work on its first production – and it is a surprising undertaking, a dance/movement interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Performances are slated for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27, at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theatre; the curtain rises... »

Support Mountlake Terrace High School Band Program: Purchase advance tickets for ‘A Night On The Terrace – Mardi Gras Style’

Support Mountlake Terrace High School Band Program: Purchase advance tickets for ‘A Night On The Terrace – Mardi Gras Style’

The Mountlake Terrace High School Silent Auction and Concert to support the Band Program is scheduled for Sept. 27 at Edmonds Community College. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and ‘A Night On The Terrace – Mardi Gras Style’  starts at 7 p.m.  Your ticket will include light appetizers, silent auction, live auction, dessert dash and performances by the Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz 1 and J... »

Ride the Sounder Train to the Washington State Fair

Ride the Sounder Train to the Washington State Fair

If you’re looking for something fun to do the next couple of weekends, Sound Transit has an idea for you. Ride the Sounder Train to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Enjoy a relaxing ride and forget the hassles of freeway driving and paying for parking. Trains run on Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20, serving nine stations between Everett and Puyallup, including Edmonds. Take a free shuttle be... »

Happening nearby: Puget Sound Birdfest kicks off Friday evening

Happening nearby: Puget Sound Birdfest kicks off Friday evening

The annual Puget Sound Bird Fest kicks off Friday evening, Sept. 5 with keynote speaker Tony Angell at the Edmonds Plaza Room, 650 Main Street.  The Saturday, September 6 speaker presentations will take place at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, and that’s where you will also find the exhibits and kids activities. General admission to Puget Sound Bird Fest is free.  Please visit ... »

2014 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists Deadline extended to Saturday, Sept. 6

2014 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists Deadline extended to Saturday, Sept. 6

The 2014 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists Deadline has been extended to Saturday, Sept. 6 The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 36th Annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 27 – Oct. 5. To enter or to vie... »

Mountlake Terrace High School Band presents ‘A Night On the Terrace – Mardi Gras Style’ fundraiser

Mountlake Terrace High School Band presents ‘A Night On the Terrace – Mardi Gras Style’ fundraiser

The Mountlake Terrace High School Band will be hosting “A Night On The Terrace – Mardi Gras Style” on Sept. 27 at Edmonds Community College. Take yourself on a journey back to New Orleans, listen and dance to the sounds of the Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz band while enjoying appetizers, bid on silent auction items, dessert dash and all other activities during the evening. T... »

Introducing the ‘Lakeside Lunchbox’ Cafe

Introducing the ‘Lakeside Lunchbox’ Cafe

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center’s Planning Committee has selected a winner in the Name the Cafe Contest. By a unanimous vote, the Committee chose Lakeside Lunchbox as the new name. Shelley Richard was the individual who submitted the winning entry. She will receive a free Thursday lunch for a year.   »

Picture yourself at the 36th annual Arts of the Terrace show

Picture yourself at the 36th annual Arts of the Terrace show

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission in conjunction with the non-profit Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts is busy at work promoting the 36th annual festivity that always draws large opening crowds of patrons awaiting a sneak preview to purchase their favorite artists’ submissions on opening night. Set for Friday, Sept. 26 at the Mountlake Terrace Library (23300 58th Ave. W.), t... »

Get ready for Bands on Ballinger at the Nile Shrine on Saturday

Get ready for Bands on Ballinger at the Nile Shrine on Saturday

The Nile Shrine hosts an epic day of monster rock mayhem from 2-10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Nile Shrine on the shore of Lake Ballinger. The show starts at 2 p.m. and winds up with the AC/DC tribute band Problem Child and the ZZ Top tribute band El Loco. There will be a beer garden and food court. Maybe the best part of all is that kids who know how to rock are welcome Those 12-and-under are ... »

Take Time Out to enjoy Mini-Greek Greek Festival Saturday and Sunday

Take Time Out to enjoy Mini-Greek Greek Festival Saturday and Sunday

Time Out Greek and American Restaurant hosts its 10th annual Mini-Greek Festival Saturday and Sunday. There will be live Greek Music, Belly Dancing, Greek Beer and Food.  No Reservations required. Just come and enjoy an outdoor evening with friends and family. A special event menu will be served after 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Time Out is located at 5807 244th St. SW. in Mountlake Terrace. Th... »

Amateur radio license courses start in September

Amateur radio license courses start in September

The Emergency Services Coordinating Agency (ESCA) is offering two amateur radio license courses starting Monday, Sept. 29 to prepare students for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC)  license examination. Courses for the entry and mid-level license convene simultaneously Monday evenings, 7-9 p.m. at the Brier City Hall for eight consecutive weeks. The courses conclude with FCC exams sched... »

Arts Commission to meet on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at Rec Pavilion

Arts Commission to meet on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at Rec Pavilion

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion. The Commission consists of seven volunteer members appointed by the City Council. They work to promote and sponsor activities and events that enhance the cultural atmosphere of the community. The Arts Advisory Commission and the Friends of the Arts sponso... »

Janie Olsen Painting Exhibit opens Sept. 2 at Mountlake Terrace Library

Janie Olsen Painting Exhibit opens Sept. 2 at Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Janie Olsen Painting Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library. The exhibit, which starts Sept. 2, features acrylic paintings by local artist Janie Olsen whose paintings can be whimsical or mystical at times. Born and raised in Western Washington, Olsen currently has her home and studio in Monroe. A continual daydreamer, she is passionatel... »

Happening nearby: Trinity Lutheran hosts free concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17

Happening nearby: Trinity Lutheran hosts free concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17

Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood hosts a concert by pianist Nathaniel LaNasa on Sunday, Aug. 17. The free performance will be 7 p.m. LaNasa completed his undergraduate degree at the Manhattan School of Music, studying with André-Michel Schub. He completed his masters degree at the Juilliard School as a Teaching Fellow, where he studied with Julian Martin. He has also studied with Deirdre O’Dono... »

Hook starring Robin Williams to be featured at Swedish Hospital’s ‘Movie Under the Stars’ event on Friday

Hook starring Robin Williams to be featured at Swedish Hospital’s ‘Movie Under the Stars’ event on Friday

This Friday, Aug.15, Swedish Edmonds is having another “Movies Under The Stars Event.”  It is fitting that the movie already scheduled to play is “Hook” where Robin Williams takes his turn with Peter Pan. The free movie will be played on the Second Floor Patio at Swedish Edmonds, 21601 76th Ave. W. Healthy snacks, popcorn and lemonade will be served. The movie will start at sundown and is schedule... »

Mountlake Terrace High School teacher wins Pacific Northwest Writers award

Mountlake Terrace High School teacher wins Pacific Northwest Writers award

This summer has been an exciting one for Mountlake Terrace English teacher Stephen Merlino. This July he learned his epic fantasy novel,The Jack of Souls, won first place in the prestigious Pacific Nothwest Writers Association’s annual literary competition. “Shock,” Merlino said of his reaction to the announcement. “Then joy, and violent digestive distress. In that order. B... »

Reminder: Arts of the Terrace Artists’ deadline Aug. 30

Reminder: Arts of the Terrace Artists’ deadline Aug. 30

  The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 36th Annual Juried Art Show coming this fall. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 27 – Oct. 5. The deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to w... »

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... »

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... »

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