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Mountlake Terrace Library hosts Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen Saturday in second annual celebration of National Poetry Month

Mountlake Terrace Library hosts Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen Saturday in second annual celebration of National Poetry Month

The public is invited to join Washington’s Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen for a afternoon of live music and poetry at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 18, at the Mountlake Terarce Library. Austen will be reading selections of new and unpublished poems in the second annual celebration of National Poetry Month at the library. Jazz musician John Burgess will perform throughout the afternoon. Enjoy refre... »

Scriber Lake High School authors headline EdCC’s annual Community Read event on April 29

Scriber Lake High School authors headline EdCC’s annual Community Read event on April 29

Students authors from Scriber Lake High School will read excerpts from their anthology You’ve Got It All Wrong and perform true personal stories about the serious issues teens face on Wednesday, April 29 at Edmonds Community College Black Box Theatre. The readings and stage performance, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., are a celebration of You’ve Got It All Wrong, a collection of true perso... »

Time to nominate favorite teacher for Ivar’s Teacher of Year contest

Time to nominate favorite teacher for Ivar’s Teacher of Year contest

Ivar’s and Kidd Valley are calling on all kindergarten through eighth graders to nominate their favorite teacher for a chance to take home the 2015 Teacher of the Year honors. Two well-deserving educators will be selected as grand prize recipients to bring home a $500 gift card for classroom supplies, a commemorative plaque and the official title of either Ivar’s Teacher of the Year or Kidd Valley... »

Tickets for 2015 Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet Celebration of All Things Disney go on sale Friday

Tickets for 2015 Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet Celebration of All Things Disney go on sale Friday

Tickets for the 2015 Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet Celebration of All Things Disney go on sale Friday, April 10 at 8 a.m. online only at www.pnwmousemeet.com. The event will take place on Saturday, July 11 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. The PNW Mouse Meet, created by Disney Fans for Disney Fans is an annual event that provides Disney enthusiasts from across the country the opportunity to get to... »

Reminder: Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion schedules special spring break pool hours

Reminder: Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion schedules special spring break pool hours

Take advantage of the special spring break pool schedule at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion through April 12. Extra recreation swims are scheduled for Monday through Friday, 1:15-2:45 p.m. and 2:55-4:25 p.m.; Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:40-7:55 p.m.; and Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7:15 p.m. Safety courses offered during the break include a Junior Lifeguarding class for 11-14 year olds, 11a.m... »

Playing tourist in Lynnwood

Playing tourist in Lynnwood

What’s more fun than taking the day off to discover new places and visit with people outside of your community – or even right next door to your community, as the case may be. I spent a day playing tourist in Lynnwood; and had a great day of coffee dates, shopping and parks, with dinner and karaoke thrown in. Yes! Karaoke. Let’s go! At 10 a.m. I’m out the door with one priority – coffee. Just over... »

Easter Saturday in Brier

Easter Saturday in Brier

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Scene at Mountlake Terrace High School Theater: Improv team plays for laughs

Scene at Mountlake Terrace High School Theater: Improv team plays for laughs

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Reminder: Red Onion Burgers hosting fourth annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Friday

Reminder: Red Onion Burgers hosting fourth annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Friday

Red Onion Burgers is hosting the fourth annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3. The adults-only event features 4,000 Easter eggs stuffed with lottery tickets and adult-oriented prizes, music, games, local celebrity mascots and food specials. Don’t forget to bring extra cash to bail out the mystery person.  DJ Shane Misner will be playing music. The event will be in the Red Onion Burg... »

Deadline April 15 to apply for Manu Sood art scholarship

Deadline April 15 to apply for Manu Sood art scholarship

Edmonds School District high school seniors planning to study visual arts at a college/university are invited to apply for the Manu Sood/Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission Scholarship. The application deadline is April 15, 2015. Sood, who passed away in 2009, cared deeply for family, friends and her community. She enjoyed working for the Native American Education program in the Edmonds School Distr... »

Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

Mountlake Terrace graduate’s mural of Cesar Chavez unveiled at Meadowdale High School

In large part due to a question asked by a Meadowdale High School student of a visiting state legislator, Washington state is moving closer to having a day of recognition for civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. The day of recognition for Chavez came about when Rep. Zach Hudgins from Tukwila visited the Native Spanish Speaker classroom at Meadowdale High School. Having just finished a unit on Cesar... »

Nile Shriners present Easter Egg hunt on April 4

Nile Shriners present Easter Egg hunt on April 4

The Nile Shriners host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4. All kids are invited to participate in the event at 11 a.m at the Nile Shrine Golf Course, 6601 244th St. SW., Mountlake Terrace. For more information call 425-744-9611. »

Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion schedules special spring break pool hours

Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion schedules special spring break pool hours

Take advantage of the special spring break pool schedule at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion April 5-12. Extra recreation swims are scheduled for Monday through Friday, 1:15-2:45 p.m. and 2:55-4:25 p.m.; Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:40-7:55 p.m.; and Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7:15 p.m. Safety courses offered during the break include a Junior Lifeguarding class for 11-14 year olds, 11a.m.-1:30... »

Support Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County by dining at Taco Time on Sunday

Support Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County by dining at Taco Time on Sunday

Eat at any of these three South Snohomish County Taco Time restaurants on Sunday, March 29 and net proceeds from sales at all three locations will be donated to Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County. The locations are: Lynnwood: 4424 196th St. S.W. Martha Lake: 1010 164th St. S.W. Edmonds: 23904 Highway 99 You can learn more and also make a donation to Domestic Violence Services of Snohom... »

Summer Craze program guide in the mail next week

Summer Craze program guide in the mail next week

You can expect to receive the Summer Craze Recreation Program Guide for activities May through August in the mail next week. Along with the printed edition, the city of Mountlake Terrace provides a digital version of the Craze online. The digital Craze links from Mountlake Terrace Recreation (www.mltrec.com) website to its own site at www.crazedigital.org. Inside the Craze is a wide variety of cla... »

Reminder: Mountlake Terrace Gridiron Booster Club hosts annual Poker Tourament on Saturday Big E Ales

Reminder: Mountlake Terrace Gridiron Booster Club hosts annual Poker Tourament on Saturday Big E Ales

The sixth annual Mountlake Terrace High School Gridiron Booster Club Poker Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at Big E Ales. Play some poker, have some fun, and raise money for the team. Check in starts at 5 p.m. and game play starts at 6 p.m. There will be raffle prizes, 50/50 raffle drawing, $5 helmet bowl grab for chip values up to a full buy-in and more. Big E Ales is located at 50... »

Mountlake Terrace Library to feature photography exhibit by T.J. Becerra

Mountlake Terrace Library to feature photography exhibit by T.J. Becerra

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the T. J. Becerra Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, starting on April 1. Becerra purchased his first SLR camera 14 years ago. He was in college, and was about to go on a study abroad program to Spain. Earlier that year, he traveled to Guatemala in Central America, and was upset that he couldn’t capture the landscapes and u... »

Spotlight on the Arts: Mountlake Terrace resident drawn to period dancing

Spotlight on the Arts: Mountlake Terrace resident drawn to period dancing

Mountlake Terrace resident Diane Brown is drawn to dance forms that are steeped in history. My Neighborhood News arts columnist Emily Hill had the opportunity to chat with Brown, who works at the Lynnwood Library. You’re invited to listen in as we (EH) interview Lynnwood librarian, Diane Brown (DB): EH: Diane, when did you discover period dancing – what was going on in your life, academically, or ... »

Drama students take show on the road to Bellingham

Drama students take show on the road to Bellingham

Drama department students from Mountlake Terrace High School, Meadowdale High School and Edmonds Heights K-12 took their show on the road over the weekend to attend the Washington State Thespians Festival at Western Washington University in Bellingham. The annual state festival draws students from every corner of Washington to attend workshops, display their performing skills, participate in techn... »

Madrona Children’s Theatre to perform ‘School House Rock’ at MTHS this week

Madrona Children’s Theatre to perform ‘School House Rock’ at MTHS this week

Madrona Children’s Theatre at
 Mountlake Terrace High School
 21801 44th Ave. W.
, Mountlake Terrace School House Rock Live! Thursday-Sunday, March 26-29
 Performance schedule is detailed below. Brisk ticket sales are being reported as the hours dance forward this week’s Madrona Children’s Theatre production of “School House Rock: Live!” Photographer David Carlos was able to catch the action at on... »

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