Applications open Nov. 19 for Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission grants

The Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission will begin accepting grant applications on Nov. 18. The grant program supports projects that promote the public’s access to county history.  Funds are available through a competitive grant process to public and nonprofit agencies for professional development, public education, capital improvements, or collections enhancement. Past grant awards have been…

Save the date: Annual MLT tree lighting ceremony set for Dec. 6

The annual City of Mountlake Terrace Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled to take place the evening of Friday, Dec. 6 at Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W. The event will again be sponsored by Mountlake Terrace Plaza. It will include musical performances, a visit from Santa, and the traditional lighting of the tree. Visible for miles…

‘Washington State’s Undiscovered Feminists’ topic of free AAUW presentation Nov. 16

Writer Mayumi Tsutakawa presents the remarkable stories of five “woman warriors” in the arts and journalism from the past century during a Saturday, Nov. 16 presentation by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Humanities Washington. The event runs from 10-11 a.m. in Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N., Shoreline, ad will be…

Reminder: Stuck on genealogy research? Help available in Lynnwood Nov. 16

Have you hit a “brick wall” with your genealogy research? Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free help on your “brick wall” on Saturday, Nov. 16. Caroll Budny, an experienced research genealogist, has three one-hour time slots available. Call the Research Library, located at 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood, on Tuesday, or Thursday. 11 a.m.-3…

Tuesday: Fly fishing rehab for veterans topic of Olympic Fly Fishers meeting

Jesse Scott from Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.will speak at the Tuesday, Nov. 12 Olympic Fly Fishers meeting, to be held at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr. Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military personnel and disabled veterans through…

Celebrate Veterans Day with these events nearby

The City of Lynnwood and VFW Post 1040 of Lynnwood will be holding a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. inside Veterans Park, located just south of the Lynnwood Library on 44th Avenue West. The event will include performances by the Northwest Junior Pipe Band. In Edmonds, Edmonds VFW Post 8870 will hold…

Sounder trains to run for Sunday Sounders FC match

Sports fans can skip traffic coming into Seattle on Sunday by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains for the MLS Cup Final Sounders FC vs. Toronto FC 12 p.m. match. Inbound Sounder trains will depart from Edmonds at 9:51  a.m. and 10:11 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 60 minutes after the game. Both…

Holly House holding pajama-folding work party Nov. 9

Holly House, which provides holiday gifts for children in need in the Edmonds School District, is hosting a pajama work party Saturday, Nov. 9. The goal is to sort, size and box 1,000 pairs of pajamas for the Holly House holiday event in December. The work party will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Armadillo…

‘Evidence’ topic of Sno-Isle Genealogical Society Nov. 6 meeting

“Evidence” is the topic of the program to be presented by Keith Allred at the monthly meeting of the Sno-Isle Genealogical Society on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the LDS Family History Library, 22015 48th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. There is a short business meeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. Guests…

Reminder: Tickets on sale for Nov. 9 Washington Kids in Transition fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for Out of Jeopardy 2019: Silent Auction + Trivia Night, to support Washington Kids in Transition, which provides after-school bags of food to homeless students in the Edmonds School District. The event starts at 6 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 9  at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood. Cost is $50/individual ticket or…

Thursday: Get ready for the annual MLT Halloween Trunk R Treat

The Mountlake Terrace Business Association is hosting its 11th annual community Halloween favorite Trunk R Treat on Thursday, 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…

Community Treasure Chest vendor market at MLT Community Senior Center Nov. 2

Do you love pancakes and bargains? Visit the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center Saturday, Nov. 2. A pancake breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. for $5 per person. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. visit the free monthly Community Treasure Chest Vendor Market, which offers a range of items including arts, crafts, baby items, vintage curios,…

Trick-or-treating options across South Snohomish County

Trick-or-treating is still a favorite for kids throughout the area, and there is a ghost — uh, host — of alternative free events for families in South Snohomish County for Halloween. Here are a range of family-friendly events scheduled for Thursday. Edmonds Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night Thursday, Oct. 31 5 – 7 p.m. Downtown Edmonds —…

Free Safe Boating seminars start Nov. 5 in Edmonds

Receive free training by Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors during a series of three Safe Boating seminars, starting Tuesday, Nov. 5.  It’s a chance to reinforce your safe boating practices and learn new skills on how to navigate local waters. Co-sponsored by the Port of Edmonds, the Edmonds Yacht Club and the Coast Guard Auxiliary, these seminars…

Reminder: Community Transit holding on-site job fair Oct. 30

Community Transit is hosting a job fair at its Everett administrative building Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 3-6 p.m. The public is invited to learn about positions that will support bus service expansion in Snohomish County. The transit agency plans to hire 100 bus driver trainees by the end of 2020 to accommodate expansion of service…

Reminder: League of Women Voters voter information event Oct. 27

Before voters head to the polls for the Nov. 5 general election, the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County and Sno-Isle Libraries are partnering to help voters make informed decisions. “Making Your Vote Count – A Celebration of Voting!” will offer tips for making an informed choice, the steps to complete voter ballot and…

Friday: MTHS alumni — celebrate 60th anniversary with homecoming assembly

Alumni of Mountlake Terrace High School are invited to get their Hawk spirit pumped up this week as the school celebrates its 60th anniversary at a Homecoming Assembly on Friday, Oct. 25. The assembly is scheduled to take place at 12:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium and will feature a full program celebrating Terrace’s past…

Community invited to MTYAA Jr. Football and Cheer Auction Oct. 26

The Mountlake Terrace Youth Athletic Association (MTYAA) is inviting alumni, future alumni and Mountlake Terrace neighbors to attend the MTYAA Jr Football and Cheer Auction this Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Hollyhills Clubhouse, 19200 Hollyhills Dr. N.E., Bothell. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door; your…

Reproductive health and disease prevention parent/guardian review night Nov. 7

Parents and/or guardians of Edmonds School District students are encouraged to attend a reproductive health and disease prevention night Thursday, Nov. 7. During the evening, parents can learn about the Reproductive Health and Disease Prevention Curriculum, which is taught in grades 5-12. The event will take place from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Educational Services Center, 20420…

Election notes: Have coffee with candidate Gamon on Sundays

Mountlake Terrace City Council Position 7 candidate Crystal Gamon is inviting voters to join her for coffee each Sunday through election day, Nov. 5. She will be available at the Cedar Plaza Starbucks from 8-10 a.m. Sundays for drop-in discussions. Those unable to make the event can contact the candidate via her campaign website at…