Entertainment

Singing from the heart at Terrace Idol 2015

Singing from the heart at Terrace Idol 2015

Nineteen students from Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood, Meadowdale and Edmonds-Woodway High Schools took to the stage Wednesday night in the first round of Terrace Idol 2015, an annual singing competition at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater. Ten participants were selected to move on to the event’s second round, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 19. The three-week competition, sponsored by the MTHS... »

Join the Music Whisperer for a mid-week Dance at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Join the Music Whisperer for a mid-week Dance at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

If you’re looking to have some fun on the dance floor, then head out to the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center on Wednesday, Feb. 11 for Dancing at the Lake hosted by the Music Whisperer, DJ Don McCarthy. The dance will be from 1-3 p.m. on the 1,600 square foot ballroom. Bring your partner and join in.  If you don’t have a partner, that’s OK because there are always people looking for someone t... »

Mountlake Terrace baseball team hosting fundraiser at Red Onion Burgers on Tuesday

Mountlake Terrace baseball team hosting fundraiser at Red Onion Burgers on Tuesday

  The Mountlake Terrace baseball team is having a fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Red Onion Burgers. From 5-8 p.m., the baseball team will receive 20 percent of all sales, all cash tips and 50 percent of credit card tips as part of Red Onion Burgers’ Dining for Dollars/Terrific Tuesday Fundraiser. Red Onion Burgers is located at 21005 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. »

Comedy Night review: Comedians generate laughs, dollars for Edmonds School District

Comedy Night review: Comedians generate laughs, dollars for Edmonds School District

We may be having a warm winter, but the jokes from six Pacific Northwest comedians snowballed before a packed house at Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday night. Mountlake Terrace resident and nationally known comedian Kermet Apio kicked off the show after an introduction from his son, Makana Apio, a student at Terrace Park School in Mountlake Terrace. Apio, whose last name is Hawaiian, came from H... »

Dick’s invites customers ‘to go beast mode’ with burger deals Sunday

Dick’s invites customers ‘to go beast mode’ with burger deals Sunday

Seahawks fans are invited “to go beast mode” on Dick’s Drive-In burgers during Super Bowl Sunday. You can receive three cheeseburgers or hamburgers for $3 on Sunday, Feb. 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 12 cent Coca-Cola products, all sizes, all day. There’s a limit of six cheeseburgers or hamburgers per customer at the discount price. Dick’s is located on Highway 99 just north of 220th Street Sou... »

Holly House hosts first-ever fundraising gala March 7 at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Holly House hosts first-ever fundraising gala March 7 at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Holly House, a holiday gift program serving low income families in the Edmonds School District, is having its first-ever Fundraiser Gala on March 7 at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. The Gala will be from 6-9 p.m. Enter a Wonderland and meet Alice, The Queen of Hearts, and the Cheshire Cat – and have your picture taken with them. There will be a live auction, plus a silent auction. Enjo... »

Kiah Helms Photography exhibit opens Feb. 1

Kiah Helms Photography exhibit opens Feb. 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Kiah Helms Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library starting on Feb. 1. Kiah Helms is a sophomore at Mountlake Terrace High School. She began taking photographs when she was 13-years old and by age 14, she realized she had a talent and eye for capturing unique images. “I am inspired by the colors that are in photographs and th... »

Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department presents Gypsy

Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department presents Gypsy

Tickets are now on sale for the Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department’s production of Gypsy, the 1959 musical based upon the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. Performances are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 4 – Saturday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. each night, at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater. The musical follows the story of Rose as she leads her two daughters through the ups and downs of life as... »

Happening nearby: Seattle Mariners Caravan rolls into Lynnwood on Friday

Happening nearby: Seattle Mariners Caravan rolls into Lynnwood on Friday

The 2015 Seattle Mariners Caravan rolls into Lynnwood on Friday, Jan. 23 with pitcher James Paxton, catcher Mike Zunino,Mariners Hall of Famer Dan Wilson, broadcaster Dave Sims and the Mariner Moose. A free public autograph session is set from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at The Seattle Mariners Team Store, Alderwood Mall, Lynnwood Although he spent most of 2014 on the disabled list, pitcher James Paxton made 1... »

Happening nearby: Artist’s Reception for ‘Please Touch!’ exhibit set for Friday

Happening nearby: Artist’s Reception for ‘Please Touch!’ exhibit set for Friday

An Artist’s reception for the “Please Touch!,” an interactive and collaborative exhibit that explores the themes of air, earth, the human form and sound through a variety of media, is scheduled for 3:30-6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23 at the Edmonds Community College Art Gallery in Lynnwood Hall. Jim Ballard and his colleagues, sculptors Richard Hestekind and David Varnau, along with various team... »

Steel Magic Northwest aims to build after-school steel drum program

Steel Magic Northwest aims to build after-school steel drum program

The objective of both the Lynnwood Arts Commission and the City of Edmonds Community Cultural Plan is that area youth be encouraged toward the arts; through partnerships with businesses, schools, and community organizations. Whether the interest of teens and kids tends toward the stage, music performance, canvas or cameras, the My Neighborhood News Network is always looking for opportunities that ... »

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center hosts Planning Committee meeting Tuesday, dance Wednesday

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center hosts Planning Committee meeting Tuesday, dance Wednesday

It’s a busy week at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. The Center’s Planning Committee will be meeting at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 13. This is your chance to be a part of planning the 2015 activities. Everyone is welcome to attend. The Centerwill be setting up sub-committees to meet your interests. A Pen and Ink Drawing Class will be from 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, Jan. 13. Learn to dra... »

Reminder: ‘Winterific Gift Show’ coming Saturday and Sunday

Reminder: ‘Winterific Gift Show’ coming Saturday and Sunday

GPS Fundraisers and Events is hosting the “Winterific Gift Show” on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 10-11 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. The show, which will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, also is a fundraiser for the Lynnwood Food Bank, which will receive the proceeds of a raffle. More than 50 vendors, crafters, and artesians will be attending. DJ Tobi will be there, liv... »

Red Onion Burgers ‘Dining for Dollars,’ ‘Laugh Out Loud’ comedy show to benefit injured Mountlake Terrace football player

Red Onion Burgers ‘Dining for Dollars,’ ‘Laugh Out Loud’ comedy show to benefit injured Mountlake Terrace football player

You have two ways to support an injured Mountlake Terrace football player on Thursday, Jan. 8. Red Onion Burgers is having a special Dining for Dollars event all day to benefit the family of Michael Hunt, a Mountlake Terrace senior football player, who suffered a severe broken leg in the first game of the season in September. Hunt spent four days in the hospital and continues to need physical ther... »

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Mike Coletta

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Mike Coletta

When Mike Coletta started as a standup comedian four years he had the good fortune to meet veteran comic Kermet Apio. Apio, a Mountlake Terrace resident, has been doing comedy for more than 20 years and has appeared on Comedy Central, A&E and National Public Radio. “He’s kind of my comedy mentor,” Coletta said of Apio. So when Apio approached Coletta about doing Laugh Out Loud, a comedy benefi... »

New non-profit musical group launches fundraising campaign

New non-profit musical group launches fundraising campaign

For South Snohomish County percussionist Gary Gibson, earning a Master’s Degree in Music Performance; playing professionally with numerous bands, orchestras and symphonies; teaching music from the elementary school level up to college students; composing musical arrangements and recording albums just isn’t enough. Now the multi-talented local musician is planning to lead a new non-profit group tas... »

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Robert Pidde

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Robert Pidde

If you happen to see comedian Robert Pidde before Thursday’s Laugh Out Loud show at Mountlake Terrace High School and he looks a little petrified, don’t worry. It’s something he deals with every time he steps out onto the stage. Pidde, who will be emceeing the comedy benefit show for the family of Mountlake Terrace football player Michael Hunt, is used to battling his nerves. “I get stage fright e... »

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Kermet Apio

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Kermet Apio

Kermet Apio has known Mountlake Terrace High School senior Michael Hunt since he was 10. Apio’s son plays baseball with Hunt’s brother and Apio got to know Michael and his family through the years. Like many in the community, Apio was shocked when he heard that Hunt suffered a severe broken leg during the Hawks’ first football game last September. Hunt spent four days in the hospital and continues... »

Calling all Elvis impersonators

Calling all Elvis impersonators

What event is so colossal, so monumental, so exceptional and unforgettable that you would leave the city limits of Mountlake Terrace to attend? Stumped?  Of course we’re referring to the 20th Annual Seattle Invitational “Search for Amateur Elvis!” to be held at 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23 at the Crocodile Café, 2200 2nd Ave in Seattle. This beloved salute to “The King” returns and will once again beck... »

Comedy show to benefit injured Mountlake Terrace football player

Comedy show to benefit injured Mountlake Terrace football player

The public is invited to a Laugh Out Loud comedy show benefit for the family of Michael Hunt, a Mountlake Terrace senior football player, who was severely injured in the first game of the year. The event is set for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8 at Mountlake Terrace High School. The show features comedians Kermet Apio, Mike Coletta and Robert Pidde, who will have you bursting at the seams. Tickets av... »

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