Governor to announce statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars Monday

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee Sunday night said he will be signing a statewide emergency proclamation Monday to temporarily shut down restaurants, bars and entertainment and recreational facilities. Restaurant will be allowed to provide take-out and delivery services but no in-person dining will be permitted. The action is based on “the explosion of COVID-19 in…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s March 9 concert postponed

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s Monday, March 9 From the New World performance at Edmonds Center for the Arts has been postponed “due to uncertainty around the coronavirus,” the symphony said in an announcement. “We are taking this action based on recommendations by the King and Snohomish County Health Departments to postpone large events and gatherings in an effort to…

Frank Gaffney painting exhibit opens at MLT Library March 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Frank Gaffney Painting Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Frank Gaffney came to Seattle to study advertising and design at Cornish College of the Arts. He had his first solo exhibition shortly after graduation from Cornish, then began working in the graphic arts…

Edmonds School District Scholastic Art Award winners announced for 2020

The Schack Art Center has announced the Edmonds School District recipients of The Scholastic Art Awards of 2020. Gold Key recipients are pictured above. You can see galleries of all winners here. The Edmonds School District winners are: Gold Key Recipients Edmonds Woodway H.S.  Giselle Iseli Lynnwood H.S. Hannah Tang Meadowdale H.S. Maia Aikens Mountlake Terrace H.S.  Clare…

Hemlock State Brewing to participate in 10th annual Washington Beer open house Feb. 29

Hemlock State Brewing in Mountlake Terrace is one of 135 breweries statewide that will be participating in the 10th annual Washington Beer Open house from noon-5 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 29. Sponsored by the Washington Beer Commission,  the Washington Beer Open House is designed to give customers a behind-the-scenes look at some of Washington’s most…

Country music legend Lorrie Morgan comes to Edmonds Center for the Arts March 13

Lorrie Morgan, Grand Ole Opry lifetime member and one of the most eloquently emotive country vocalists of modern times, will perform at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday, arch 13 at 7:30 p.m. Morgan is the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums. Born Loretta Lynn Morgan,…

Sno-King Folk Dance Club Sweetheart Dance and Benefit set for Feb. 22 in Lynnwood

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club will be hosting a Sweetheart Dance and Benefit, with music by Folk Voice Band, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Cedar Valley Grange in Lynnwood. All proceeds will be matched and given to the Youth Fund of  Northwest Folkdancers, Inc., sending young people to Stockton Folk Dance Camp….

Valentine’s Day Parents Night Out at Rec Pavilion this Friday, Feb. 14

The Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion is hosting a Valentine’s Day Parents Night Out this Friday, Feb. 14 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Enjoy a night out while your kids enjoy swimming, pizza and new games at the Recreation Pavilion. It’s open to grades K-6 and the cost is $20 for residents and $22 for non-residents. Call 425-776-9173…

MTHS Drama Department performing ‘Godspell’ this Thursday-Saturday

The Mountlake Terrace High School Drama Department is presenting its production of the musical Godspell this week, with performances Thursdays through Saturday, Feb. 6-8, at Mountlake Terrace High School. The curtain rises each night at 7 p.m. In the musical, a diverse group of followers help Jesus tell stories of love, forgiveness, greed, tolerance and…

Nerd Faire draws crowd to Lynnwood Convention Center

The second annual Nerd Faire was one way to have fun even in our rainy, gloomy weather Saturday. Billed as “a mini con for all things weird and geeky,” the convention was scheduled to run until 9:30 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Offerings include panel presentations, workshops, gaming, a cosplay contest, a story time…

Dick’s Drive-In to celebrate 66 years with 19-cent burgers in Edmonds Jan. 30

To celebrate its 66th anniversary, Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants is rolling back the price on burgers to the original 19-cent price, with the special price available at the Highway 99 and 220th Street Southwest location this Thursday, Jan. 30. The restaurant notes that because last year’s 19-cent day “brought almost too many customers out to celebrate,” this…

13th annual Edmonds Comedy Night Feb. 21-22 to benefit school district student programs

Enjoy an evening of laughs and benefit local schools during the 13th annual Edmonds Comedy Night, set for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Organized by Parent Leaders for the Edmonds School District, the event features nationally recognized comics. All funds generated will be used to support student programs throughout the…

Kiah Helms photography exhibit opens at MLT Library Jan. 2

Starting Jan. 2, the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission will present the Kiah Helms Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Helms attended Mountlake Terrace High School and earned a general degree from Edmonds Community College. She began taking photographs when she was 5 years old, and got her first digital camera…

Jewish-Arab Ensemble SheshBesh comes to Edmonds Center for Arts Jan. 18

SheshBesh, an Arab-Jewish ensemble comprised of three members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra alongside four of the finest musicians from Israel’s Arab community, will perform Saturday, Jan. 18 at Edmonds Center for the Arts. Prior to the performance, the artists will engage in a free pre-show talk, speaking to a model of two cultures living…