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…

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…

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…

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…

Help for Seniors forum at Lynnwood Library Oct. 24

A free Help for Seniors forum is set for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. This seminar is aimed at helping seniors and their adult family members address aging-related legal, health care and housing questions. Those presenting include: – an elder law attorney who will discuss ways to…

Sounder trains to run for Saturday Sounders FC match

Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains will run to the Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas 12:30 p.m. match this Saturday, Oct. 19. Inbound Sounder trains will depart Edmonds at 10:11 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 35 minutes after the game. Both trains will serve all stops along the routes. A complete schedule of Sounder service…

Snohomish County Sheriff candidate forum on police accountability set for Oct. 18 in Everett

A Snohomish County Sheriff Candidates Forum, “A Conversation on Police Accountability,” is set for Friday evening, Oct. 18, at the Robert J. Drewel Building (Hearing Room), Snohomish County Administration (East), 3000 Rockefeller Avenue in downtown Everett. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event begins at 6:30 p.m. The moderated event features candidates…

Save the date: annual British Bazaar set for Oct. 26 in Edmonds

The Daughters of the British Empire are presenting their annual British Bazaar featuring handmade crafts, British goodies and a bake sale Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. Lunch — consisting of shepherd’s pie, green peas and dessert, plus tea or coffee — will…

Clothes for Kids Transforming Lives breakfast set for Oct. 17

Support the mission of Clothes for Kids to provide school wardrobes for students in need in the Edmonds School District. Attend the 10th annual Transforming Lives breakfast at the Lynnwood Convention Center Thursday, Oct. 17 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Breakfast will be buffet-style and there is no charge to attend. A donation will be…

Election note: Fundraising reception for council candidate Gamon Oct. 27

A fundraising reception for Mountlake Terrace City Council Position 7 candidate Crystal Gamon has been set for 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 in Mountlake Terrace. The event will be in a private home and the location will provided following your RSVP/donation to crystalgamon.nationbuilder.com/donate. The suggested donation for admission is $10. Please RSVP no later than…

Saturday: Verdant to host inaugural Latina women’s health conference

The Verdant Health Commission and its partners are hosting their inaugural health conference for Spanish-speakers on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lynnwood’s Community Life Center. Titled “Corazón y Conexión,” which translates to “Heart & Connection,” this event will bring together women from our community to learn about health issues and make connections…

Nile Nightmares Haunted House now open in MLT

The Nile Nightmares Haunted House returns to Mountlake Terrace this month to frighten all who dare to enter. The popular attraction is located on the grounds of the Nile Golf & Country Club, 6601-244th Street SW, and is open to the public on Fridays, weekends and Halloween night through Nov. 2. Tickets for adults are…

Monday: Next information meeting on services to help seniors ‘age in place’

The Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) is hosting informal discussions about how NNN can help people who want to stay active and age in their own homes as long as possible. One of 11 Age-in-Place non-profit organizations in Washington, Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) serves members living in North King and South Snohomish counties. NNN offers one-stop access to services that…

Saturday: Community Treasure Chest vendor market at MLT Senior Center

The monthly Community Treasure Chest vendor market will be held at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr. in Ballinger Park on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Among the items are arts, crafts, health and beauty items, kitchen goods, baby items, birdhouses and vintage goods. Admission is free and…

Free beginning genealogy class in Lynnwood Oct. 5

The Sno-Isle Geneaological Society is offering a free beginning genealogy class on at Saturday, Oct. 5, at its Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood, at 10 a.m. The one-hour free class can help the beginning researcher get organized and off to a good start in documenting family history. Drop-ins are welcome. For more…

Election notes: Upcoming candidate forums

Note that we have included all forums we are aware of in Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace because some forums include candidates for multiple jurisdictions. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7-8:30 p.m. Candidates for Lynnwood City Council. Co-sponsored by Lynnwood Today and the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce. Community Life Center, (19820 Scriber Lake Rd., Lynnwood) Thursday, Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m….