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March 19, 2009

Auction/Fantasy Night at Meadowdale HS

An Auction/Fantasy Casino Night to benefit Meadowdale High School's Senior Grad Night will be held from 6:30 9 p.m. on Friday, March 20.

This event will feature both a Live Auction and a Silent Auction.

There will be several drawings and raffles throughout the evening for items including box tickets to a Mariner game, Seahawk tickets, a $50 gas card and much more.

There will also be a "Casino" where players play poker with fantasy money and have a chance to win prizes.

Desserts and beverages provided.

Admission is $25 per couple, $15 singles and $10 per student and includes $5000 in fantasy cash and a dessert and beverage.

Location is the Meadowdale High School Great Hall, 6002 168th St SW, Lynnwood.

This fundraiser will help cover costs of Senior Grad Night and to provide scholarships for same.

AAUW to hold fundraising brunch

American Association University Women scholarship fundraiser & brunch will be held on Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m. 2 p.m. at the Meadowdale Rock and Gem Club, 8802 196th St. SW, Edmonds.

Storyteller Debbie Dimitre will present "Broken Star" portraying Harriet Beecher Stowe.

The story of Harriet Tubman, a runaway slave from Maryland, will also be presented.

For information call 425-776-0126.

Sustainable Edmonds to hear speakers

Sustainable Edmonds will hold their next meeting, titled, "The Edible Garden: Growing food in our own yards" on Saturday, Mar. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. (Doors open at 1:30) at the Port of Edmonds conference room at 336 Admiral Way, 2nd Floor, Edmonds.

The speakers will be Billie Noe, long-time Edmonds resident and gardener, Sue Nicol, horticulture consultant and Master Gardener, and Martha Clatterbaugh, Master Gardener.

Everyone is welcome. There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome.

Intermediate Volleyball Skills classes

These classes are for adults who want to further develop team play. Content includes advanced team drills, "center back defense" and "6-2" offense. $65 fee includes 8 weeks of classes on Monday nights starting March 23 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Frances Anderson Center in Edmonds. For more information visit or call 425-771-0230.

City begins spring leagues

Intermediate Volleyball Skills

These classes are for adults who want to further develop team play.

Content includes advanced team drills, "center back defense" and "6-2" offense.

The $65 fee includes eight weeks of classes on Monday nights starting March 23 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Frances Anderson Center in Edmonds.

For more information visit or call 425-771-0230.

Softball Leagues

The City of Edmonds is running adult Men's D, E and Coed Softball leagues. Leagues start March 24, with all games played at Meadowdale Playfields.

The $600 league fee includes 10 USSSA officiated games with the top 4 in each division advancing to playoffs.

Registration is ongoing. For more information visit or call 425-771-0229.

Edmonds Chamber Networking Breakfast

Edmonds Chamber networking breakfasts are scheduled for 8:45 10 a.m. on Wed., March 25 at Fairwinds-Brighton Court, 6520 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.

These events are free to attend, or $8 for breakfast, payable at the front desk.

Please park in front of Monroe Hall, one building west of Fairwinds-Brighton Court, facing 196th Street.

For more information please visit

or call 425-670-1496 x3.

Hosted by the Edmonds Chamber Ambassadors

Trout Unlimited hosts speaker on halibut

The Edmonds Laebugten Salmon Chapter of Trout Unlimited will have guest speaker Michael Jamboretz, owner-operator of Jambo's Sportfishing sharing his tips for catching Halibut.

Michael fishes the North Puget Sound close to Seattle and out of Neah Bay on the Malia Kai, a 37' Delta Marine charter boat that was Featured on Fox Sports Northwest Hawg Quest Show.

Bring friends & family to enjoy Pizza, refreshments, a prize raffle and fishing reports at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Mar. 25 at the South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Edmonds, (One block South of the Edmonds ferry).

Edmonds Christian Church mid-week fellowship

March events

The March theme will be 'The Serenity Prayer.'


How can we draw on the wisdom contained in the Serenity Prayer?

What can we learn from those who struggle against addictions?

How can we support our brothers and sisters in recovery?

March 26 - Interactive sermon with Pastor Glenn

All are welcome to join for mid-week fellowship that starts at 6:30 p.m. with a light supper, followed by the program of the evening at 7 p.m.

Edmonds Christian Church is located at 23010-84th Ave. W.

For more info call 425-75-5212 or

Edmonds Chamber Speed Networking Lunch

In less than two hours you can create quality relationships with businesses in your community. Bring plenty of business cards and brochures.

The lunch is from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, at the Edmonds Yacht Club 456 Admiral Way.

Bring your own brown bag lunch.

The price is $10 in advance or $12 at the door.

The reservation deadline is Monday, March 23. You can reserve online at or call 425-670-1496 x3.

This event is hosted by the Edmonds Chamber Ambassadors.

Library shows how they can change lives

Lesly Kaplan, Managing Librarian, will highlight "How Libraries Can Change Lives" at the Edmonds Friends of the Library meeting scheduled for Thursday March 26, 1:30 p.m. in the Plaza Room of the Library.

Join Lesly and hear how we can build a stronger community in this uncertain world with great programs, informative books, access to resources, reliable information and more.

The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m, preceded by a coffee social at 1 p.m.

New members and interested public are invited to attend.

For additional information visit

Winter Storytelling Series announced

The Edmonds Storytelling Circle meets from 7-8:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Edmonds Public Library, 650 Main Street.

The Seattle Storytellers Guild and the Edmonds Public Library are co-sponsoring themed storytelling swaps. Each month has a suggested theme, but any story is welcome.

The storytelling will take place in the Plaza Room at the Edmonds Public Library.

Bring a story, bring a friend! Come and tell, or just to listen.

March 25th--Irish Stories and Songs

Free admission. Refreshments will be provided.

For directions, call the library at 425-771-1933. For program information, call 425-776-1175.

Kids Love Soccer Spring Break Camp

The City of Edmonds and Kids Love Soccer are teaming up to run a spring break Soccer Camp for ages 4-12.

Participants will learn the basic and advanced techniques of soccer and compete in an age-appropriate "world cup" tournament.

The camp runs March 30-April 3 at Civic Center Playfields with half-day camps 9 a.m. - Noon, $110 and full day camps 9 a.m. 4 p.m., $140.

Each child will receive a soccer ball and T-shirt. For more information visit or call 425-771-0230.

Golf Camp

The City of Edmonds and First Tee Jr. Golf Program are running a coed golf camp for ages 8-17.

This is a great camp for beginners, which includes golf skills, etiquette and rules.

The camp will run March 30 - April 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Lynnwood Golf Course.

The $100 fee includes instruction from Lynnwood Golf Course PGA Professionals and First Tee Snohomish County Certified Life Skills Coaches.

Fun, activity based golf instruction with emphasis on character development. Equipment provided if needed.

For more information visit or call 425-771-0230.

Co-Rec Competitive Volleyball League

The City of Edmonds is running adult co-rec volleyball leagues on Tuesday nights at the Edmonds Community College Gym starting March 31. The $250 league fee includes a 7-week round-robin league with a season ending tournament for all teams. For more information visit or call 425-771-0230

Kids will scramble for these eggs

PCC Natural Markets' Egg Scramble will be held on Saturday, April 4.

The Egg Scramble starts at 9 a.m. and concludes by 11 a.m. It is free for children ages 8 and under.

Bring a basket to hunt through the store's aisles for prize-filled eggs and bring your camera to snap a photo with the Easter Bunny! After the egg hunt, fresh hot breakfasts will be available for sale in our delis.

Edmonds PCC market is located at 9803 Edmonds Way.

Call 425-275-9036 for info or go to

3 on 3 Basketball League

The City of Edmonds is running a 3 on 3 half-court basketball league on Wednesday nights starting April 8. There will be an 11 game schedule with a 2-point line and offense calls the fouls. Top six teams advance to a single elimination tournament. League fee is $235/team. For more information visit or call Todd at 425-771-0229.

Lynnwood HS boosters schedule golf tourney

Lynnwood High School Booster Club is holding a Royal Classic Golf Tournament on April 24, at the golf course at Redmond Ridge in Redmond.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. or you can preregister or sign up as a sponsor at

Registration is required no less than two weeks before the date of the tournament.

Hole in one prizes are a 2009 Nissan 370Z and a chance at $100,000!

Sign up early for a chance to play with former Seahawk players!

Floretum Garden Club notes changes

Floretum Garden Club announces a change in location of its Saturday Workshops. These workshops are intended for new and seasoned gardeners who are not able to attend meetings during the week. The topics are of seasonal interest. They will be held in the meeting room at Coldwell, Banker, Bain, 108 5th Ave. S. in downtown Edmonds. Time for questions and answers is included.

Experts in design and horticulture will lead the presentations. The next three presentations are:

March 28, 10-11:30 a.m.

Saturday workshop -

-spring tips for planting and pruning

June 6, 10-11:30 a.m.

Saturday workshop-

Summer color; waterwise plants

Women's Friendship Tea slated

North Sound Church will hold a Women's Friendship Tea from 1 3 p.m. on May 2.

Tickets are $10 and go on sale April 5.

For more information call 425-776-9800 or go to

North Sound Church is located at 404 Bell Street in downtown Edmonds.

4 on 4 Basketball League

Check out the new and exciting 4 on 4 full court basketball league. This is a fast paced high scoring game played Friday nights starting May 8 at the Frances Anderson Center in Edmonds. The league consists of 8 officiated games with the top 4 teams advancing to a single elimination tournament. League fee $295/team. For more information visit or call Todd at 425-771-0229.

Breast Cancer patient support offered

Trained survivors offer free emotional support to the newly diagnosed, which enhance emotional recovery while going through treatments. They will attend consultations, chemotherapy and radiation appointments. The volunteers will help you to wellness by being a role model, helping you to have quality of life at this critical time. There are volunteers in your community. Visit to learn more.

For assistance phone Angel Care at 206-417-3484 or email

Edmonds VFW Post 8870 meets monthly

The Edmonds VFW Post 8870 and Edmonds VFW Ladies Auxiliary meets at noon on the second Friday of the month at the South County Senior Center in Edmonds.

Information: Duane/Julie Pounds at 206-362-3935 or

Volunteers needed at South County

Senior Center/Edmonds

Fun and meaningful volunteer opportunities are available, helping local senior citizens by helping at the South County Senior Center. One area in immediate need of assistance is the Thrift Store where both clerks and cashiers are needed. Retail experience is helpful, but we will be happy to train you for the job. Opportunities for both paid instructors and volunteers include: instructors for watercolor classes, a licensed massage therapist for seated chair massage, a leader for the diabetes support group, an instructor for a self-publishing writers group, and computer instructors. Come have some fun, enjoy our waterfront location, and help our senior community. South County Senior Center is located at 220 Railroad Ave. Call the Center at 425-774-5555 for information.

T.O.P.S. meets weekly

Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a national non-profit weight-loss support group that focuses on pursuing healthy lifestyle choices and goal weight management. T.O.P.S. meets each Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 - 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Visitors are welcome. Info: 425-778-3895 or 425-776-0682.

50-plus singles to meet

A social club for single people age 50 and up meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Denny's Restaurant (904 North 155th St., Seattle). Other activities include dances, walks, theater, potluck, dining, etc. For more information call 425-771-9301 or 206-364-2977.


meet weekly

Meet over breakfast with a fun group to practice and improve communication and leadership skills. The Edmonds Toastmasters club meets every Friday morning at 7 a.m. in the back room of the Pancake Haus (530 5th Ave S). Come on by for a visit!

For more information, visit or call 206-949-8025.


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