Kids kick off Easter weekend with an egg-cellent hunt

The morning chill didn’t keep eager Easter egg hunters from attending the 10th annual Mountlake Terrace Easter Egg Hunt at Evergreen Field, 22301 56th Ave. W. The Red Onion Burgers-sponsored event was for children ages 2-12, and included a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. –Photos by Cody Sexton

Happening nearby: Lynnwood Kids Dentist schedules Buy Back Day on Nov. 5

Lynnwood Kids Dentist has scheduled its annual Candy Buy Back Day on Thursday, Nov. 5. Bring in your loot to Lynnwood Kids Dentist between 4-6 p.m. and receive $1 for every pound of wrapped, unopened candy. (5 pounds max per child.) All candy collected will be donated to our troops overseas as part of Operation Gratitude….

Clothes for Kids looking for support through holiday clothing drives

A clothing drive is a great way to give back this holiday season, and Clothes For Kids, which provides school wardrobes to local kids in need, is encouraging local businesses to help them restock the shelves of their Lynnwood shop. The non-profit organization has already outfitted more than 1,900 students this school year, and is…

Free burger for kids in costume at Dick’s Drive-in on Halloween

Kids, age 13 and under, who are dressed in a costume, will receive a free cheeseburger or hamburger at Dick’s Drive In Restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 31. People are encouraged to share their Halloween photos with Dick’s Drive In Restaurant and the restaurant’s favorite will win $20 in Dick’s gift certificates. Dick’s in Edmonds is located at 21910 Highway 99.

Small businesses collecting Coins For Kids to benefit Clothes For Kids

Clothes For Kids is partnering with a number of local businesses to raise funds through a Coins for Kids drive. Through this kind of community support, Clothes For Kids is able to provide thousands of low-income students with school wardrobes each school year. “This fall, small businesses are stepping up to help Clothes For Kids empower…

School Board approves plan to review administrative support for principals

The Edmonds School District Board gave the go-ahead to the district’s plan to review and measure the effectiveness of the administrative support provided to principals. A new system of evaluating teachers mandated by the state was implemented by the district in 2013-14 and because of the complexity of the new evaluation system the district decided…

Don’t Be Spooked: Be Safe on Halloween

While Halloween is supposed to be scary, parents shouldn’t be afraid to teach their children how to be safer. With Halloween being one of the most dangerous days of the year for child pedestrians — it’s essential for parents to prepare their children properly to stay safe while trick or treating. Here are some safety…

Update: Mountlake Terrace Police warn of child luring attempt

The Mountlake Terrace Police has provided additional information on the attempted child luring incident of an 11-year-old girl on Friday, Oct. 16 while she was walking home from Mountlake Terrace Elementary School. Police say that the incident occurred near 51st Ave. W. and 217th St. SW. Original story:  The Mountlake Terrace Police Department is informing the…

25th annual Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Symposium coming Saturday

The 25th annual Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Symposium is set for Saturday, Oct. 24. The public is invited to attend from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for various performances in the Mountlake Terrace High School gym, HUB, theater and band and choir rooms. Among the musicians scheduled to perform are: Lynnwood High School Jazz Ensembles, Edmonds-Woodway Jazz, Madrona…

K-6 students invited to the Great Pumpkin Race at Mountlake Terrace High School on Oct. 29

Edmonds School District running coaches and Mountlake Terrace High School are hosting a free race for elementary students. All District students are invited to participate on Thursday, Oct. 29 with the first of three age-group races starting at 4:15 p.m. This second Annual Great Pumpkin Race will be an exciting opportunity for students to test their fitness as…

Kids’ Costume Carnival coming Saturday at Terrace Park

The City of Mountlake Terrace Dance and Fitness Program and Kontagious Dance Company host the ninth annual Costume Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 5-9 p.m. at the Terrace Park School Gym. The event includes harvest festival activities, a costume contest, dancing and dance performances. There will be snacks, exciting events, music, games and crafts.Take…

Edmonds School Board approves Replacement Technology and Capital Improvement Levy; special election set for next February

The Edmonds School District Board voted unanimously to place a Replacement Technology and Capital Improvement Levy on the ballot for next February during Tuesday’s meeting. The four year, $59 million measure will replace the 2012 voter-approved measure that is expiring in 2016. It will increase current levels of classroom technology for instruction and student learning,…

AAU Terrace Hawks Boys Basketball Club tryouts set for Oct. 15

Tryouts for the 2015-16 AAU Terrace Hawks Boys Basketball Club continue at Mountlake Terrace High School on Thursday, Oct. 15. Fifth through eighth-graders who live within the Mountlake Terrace High School attendance are welcome to tryout between 7-9 p.m. — attendees just need to bring shoes and shorts to the session. The AAU Terrace Hawks…

Happening nearby: Police warn of child-luring attempt at Madrona School

Edmonds poliice on Tuesday issued a suspicious person alert for a man who was trying to get a group of children to go into the woods with him at Edmonds’ Madrona K-8 school last Saturday. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, the man approached a group of children who were playing soccer on…

Brier Terrace Middle School cross country runners compete in Hole in the Wall Invite

Brier Terrace  Middle School had a solid showing at the Hole in the Wall Invitational, the largest cross country invitational meet in Washington state, last weekend at Lakewood High School. “Brier Terrace faced off against 16 other middle schools, with 100 girls and 142 boys competing in the race,” said Brier Terrace Middle School cross country…

Happening neaby: Girl Scouts informational meetings scheduled for Oct. 13, 22

Parents and youth interested in the Girl Scouts program are invited to attend one of two informational meetings on Oct. 13 and Oct. 22 in Lynnwood. Troops will be formed at the two sessions. Tues: Oct 13: 6-7 p.m. at Lynnwood Fire Department, 18800 44th Ave. West, Lynnwood Thurs. Oct 22: 6:-7 PM at Trinity Lutheran…

Clothes For Kids celebrates successful Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser

Clothes for Kids’ recent Brew & Bluegrass event raised more than $13,000 for the organization, which provides school wardrobes for low-income families in Snohomish County. “Twenty-five percent of our total budget comes through special events such as the Brew & Bluegrass,” said Joy Ingram, Development Director at the non-profit. Clothes for Kids offered thanks to…

City hosts ninth annual Costume Carnival Oct. 24 at Terrace Park Gym

The City of Mountlake Terrace Dance and Fitness Program and Kontagious Dance Company will host their ninth annual Costume Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Terrace Park School Gym. Located at 5409 228th Street S.W. adjacent to the Recreation Pavilion, the event will be from 5-9 p.m. and includes harvest festival activities, a costume contest, dancing…

Reminder: Still time to register for Oct. 3 Celebrate Schools 5K fundraiser

Grab your family, your schoolmates and neighbors and join the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s 7th Annual Celebrate Schools 5K Run/Walk presented by Frontier Communications. When you participate or make a donation to support a team in the 5K, you are helping to shape students’ futures. Full event details are available at the website. Advance…

Help support homeless kids in the Edmonds School District

Washington Kids in Transition has plans this year to help the 181 homeless students in the Edmonds School District. The non-profit organization, which helped 125 McKinney Vento students last year, needs your help to supplement its emergency closet. The emergency closet is up and running. Among the items distributed are: Boys and girls socks Boys and girls…

Reminder: Clothes For Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass event on Saturday

Clothes For Kids, which provides school wardrobes for Edmonds School District children in need, is hosting the fourth Annual Brew & Bluegrass event, sponsored by Umpqua Bank, Saturday, Sept. 26 from 6-9 p.m. at the Northshore Senior Center in Bothell. Enjoy music from local bluegrass bands Stillwater Hill, 7 Chord Pileup and Right As Rain, plus…