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…

Edmonds Center for Arts to offer dementia-friendly training for local artists Feb 24

The Edmonds Center for the Arts invites professional musical theatre artists, vocalists and students to attend a free training from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 aimed athletes helping professionals tailor their performance approach to engage individuals living with memory loss. Sing For Your Seniors was inspired by founder Jackie Vanderbeck’s love and admiration for her…

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…

Restaurant News: Feb. 13 Kegger for Koalas fundraiser to benefit Australian wildfire victims

You’ve probably heard about Australia’s wildfires. I’ve seen heartbreaking video clips of injured animals I may never forget. In response, two Edmonds business owners — Venus Forteza of Maize and Barley and Jack Crawford of Bridgid’s Bottleshop — have stepped up to sponsor a Feb. 13 benefit for those affected by the disaster. Official reports indicate that at…

Day Trip Discoveries: Snow geese and whale watching  

Every February, snow geese blanket the skies and fields near Stanwood before their annual migration north. Beginning in March, massive gray whales migrate up the West Coast and through Puget Sound toward Alaskan waters. Both offer extraordinary wildlife watching opportunities – during a season when not much other wildlife puts on such a show. So…

Restaurant News: Treat yourself to Milkie Milkie Korean Desserts

Although people don’t usually crave icy treats so much in the dead of winter, most of us still enjoy a little ice cream, gelato or frozen yogurt regardless of the season. I’ve got another icy treat for you to consider. If you’re a fan of the aforementioned desserts and you haven’t tried bingsoo yet, you…

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…

Sno-King Meaningful Movies to show ‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ Saturday, Jan. 11.

Sno-King Meaningful Movies will screen the movie Paris to Pittsburgh at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. When President Trump declared after withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement that he represents Pittsburgh, not Paris, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto responded that his city is honoring the agreement.  “This film celebrates how cities and towns across America are developing solutions…

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…