Music, Santa and good cheer at Mountlake Terrace Tree Lighting ceremony

The temperature was just over freezing Friday night, but the 39th annual Mountlake Terrace Tree Lighting Ceremony warmed hearts at the Jerry Smith Town Center Plaza near city hall. Volunteers dutifully handed out free cocoa and a variety of cookies while the Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Band played traditional holiday classics. Young parents held their…

Reminder: MTHS music program hosting metals fundraiser Dec. 3

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Program wants your metals. The group is hosting a metal fundraising drive Saturday, Dec. 3  — just pull up and drop off. Bring your appliances, yard equipment, computer parts, car parts, metal furniture and other metal recyclables. Computer screens, TV screens or propane tanks will be accepted. The drive…

Brier hosting holiday lighting event Saturday, Dec. 3

The City of Brier is hosting its annual holiday lighting festival Saturday, Dec. 3 — this year at Brier City Hall, 2901 228th St. S.W., Brier. Santa will visit and there will be music by the Brier Elementary Choir and Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Band, Moon Rabbit Pastry goodies for sale and free cocoa and…

Reminder: Jingle Bell Breakfast and Craft Fair Dec. 3 at Lynnwood Convention Center

The Lynnwood Convention Center is ringing in the holiday spirit with its first annual Jingle Bell Breakfast and Craft Fair on Saturday, Dec. 3. This festive event will kick off the month of December with a delicious breakfast, merry musical performances, fun craft activities for kids and a holiday craft fair featuring goods from over…

Transgender Day of Remembrance event set for Nov. 19

Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed every year on Nov. 20 to acknowledge the lives of transgender people lost to hate and violence. In honor of those lives, St. Hilda St. Patrick Episcopal Church in Edmonds is holding its annual Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, Nov. 19. This event was created to mourn lost…

Save the date: Free children’s Christmas party at Nile Shrine Center Dec. 18

The Men’s Nile and Lady Shriner’s Clown Unit is presenting a visit with Santa Claus and his elves on Sunday, Dec. 18 from 1-3 p.m. at the Nile Shrine Center, 6601 244th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace The event will include a magic show, caroling, face painting, coloring and refreshments. The community is invited and admission…

City of Lynnwood offering teen programs for Edmonds School District students

Middle schoolers and high schooler in the Edmonds School District are invited to participate in new and returning City of Lynnwood programs. They include the following: Middle school programs (grades 7-8) Nightwaves middle school swim night When: Saturday, Nov. 19 Where: Lynnwood Recreation Center Time: 7:30 – 10 p.m. Cost: $5. Pre-registration equired. Middle school…

International Days for Girls project focus of Lynnwood Rotary Club presentation Nov. 3

Carol Hendricks with Days for Girls Snoqualmie Chapter and Lynnwood Rotarian Janet Leister will be the guest speakers at the Thursday, Nov. 3 Rotary Club of Lynnwood luncheon meeting at the Lynnwood Convention Center. The presenters will speak about the Days for Girls Eswatini (Swaziland) Sewing and Resource Center, which was established in May 2017 to…

Free beginner’s genealogy class in Lynnwood Nov. 5

Are you interested in researching your family history and don’t know where to start? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering a free beginner’s class on the first Saturday of the month, Nov. 5. at 10 a.m. at its research library located at 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. The one-hour, in-person, drop-in session will get you…

Monday night: Trunk R Treat will be back for Halloween in Mountlake Terrace

Espresso Break is hosting the annual community Halloween favorite Trunk R Treat on Monday, Oct. 31. During the event, kids are invited to a safe and family-friendly trick or treat adventure around a local parking lot of decorated vehicles, with trunks open and full of candy. Trunk R Treat is held at the intersection of…

Indian Boarding Schools presentation at Edmonds United Methodist Church Nov. 6

Edmonds United Methodist Church is hosting a presentation by Lynnwood resident Cathy Baylor on “Indian Boarding Schools and Generational Healing: One Family’s Story” from noon-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. The free event will be in the Edmonds United Methodist Church chapel, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. To receive a Zoom link for the presentation, email diana.nielsen@comcast.net. Cathy Baylor is a member…

Community invited to Snohomish County Healthy Forest Day in McCollum Park Nov. 5

Snohomish County Healthy Forest Project and Forterra are hosting a Healthy Forest Day on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McCollum Park in South Everett. No experience is necessary for participants in the Nov. 5 event, and tools, gloves and training are provided. Activities include planting young trees and plants, removing…

Reminder: Small Business Summit at Lynnwood Convention Center Oct. 26

Join over 600 individuals from a variety of industries for the North Puget Sound Small Business Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 26.  Businesses from across the region will be represented during a full day of panel discussions, training opportunities, an exhibition hall to access resources and networking opportunities. Admission costs $25 and includes a complimentary breakfast,…

Olympic Ballet Theatre launches new season with autumn auction, costume ball

Edmonds-based Olympic Ballet Theatre (OBT) is jumpstarting its 2022-2023 performance season with an evening of philanthropy and pre-Halloween fun. The 2022 Autumn Auction & Costume Ball is taking place at the Nile Shrine Center in Mountlake Terrace Saturday, Oct. 29. The fundraiser features dinner, live and silent auctions, performances of excerpts from the upcoming season,…

Reminder: Diaper drive for Washington Kids in Transition at Meadowdale HS Oct. 22

The Meadowdale High School Key Club is hosting a diaper drive for Washington Kids in Transition Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of the high school, 6002 168th St. S.W., Lynnwood. The organization, which assists homeless families in the Edmonds School District, needs diapers, wipes and ointment. Diaper sizes 4,…

Mini cheerleader camp at MTHS Oct. 21

A mini cheerleader camp for grades K-8 is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 at Mountlake Terrace High School, sponsored by the MTHS cheer team. Cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt, snacks and poms. Participants will cheer during the third quarter of the Mountlake Terrace High School football game that…