Community Calendar

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 10:01am


Opera Classics: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, Seattle Opera’s Young Artists perform opera’s most beloved ensembles at Edmonds Community College, Triton Union Building Second Floor, 20200 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost: Free, suggested $3 donation Info: 425-771-4030.

The Edmonds VFW 8870: has scheduled its meetings for noon on the second Friday of every month at the South County Senior Center in Edmonds. All veterans are welcome to join the monthly meetings. For more information, call Cmdr. Duane Pounds at 206-362-3935.

Healing Through Movement and Dance class: 9 a.m. every Friday in Auditorium B on the fourth floor of Stevens Hospital. This class is designed for women recovering from breast cancer and other chronic conditions. Cost: $60 for six weeks. For more information or to register, call 425-640-4066.

South County Senior Center (220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; 425-774-5555) offers the following events and activities:

• Senior Lunch: Noon Mondays-Fridays: Seniors 60 and older enjoy hot meals and community. Reservations recommended; reserve by noon Monday for that week’s desired date. Cost: $2 suggested donation.

• Coffee Bar: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays: Hot tea or coffee, freshly baked cookies and pastries. Cost varies.

• Senior Employment Resource Center: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: Matches seniors with skills with seniors that could use those skills, including home maintenance, repairs, housework, care giving, driving, handymen. Info: 425-774-5555.


Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Travel Class: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, Learn about travel in Southeast Asia at The Savvy Traveler, 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. Cost: Free Info and reservations: 425-744-6076.

London Travel Class: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, Learn about one of Europe’s most enjoyable cities at Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door, 130 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Cost: Free Info and required reservations: 425-771-8303 ext. 298 or

South County Senior Center Thrift Store: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Antiques and bargains, plus senior handcrafted dish cloths/towels and baby shower items in the Country Boutique Shop (open Mondays-Thursdays).


Fashion Design and Sewing Class- 6, Weekly 3-hour sessions: Rosemyrrh Sewing Academy offers sewing instruction and commercial pattern alteration in Edmonds. Advance registration, directions, and information: Rosemary Garnett 425-775-2090.


Edmonds Library book groups: 7-8:30 p.m. 1st Mondays, evening adult book discussion groups. 650 Main St. Info: 425-771-1933.

Free Weight Loss Seminar: Overweight and Diabetic: How to Solve the Problems at Stevens Hospital, Cafeteria 2nd Floor, 21700 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-1780.


Sweet Basil’s cooking classes: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11 or Thursday, Jan. 13, Winter comfort food (cost: $37.50). Reservations required for all classes. Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking, 5820 156th SW, Edmonds; 425-743-7438.

Edmonds Library Storytimes: 10 &11 a.m. Tuesdays, through Feb. 8, Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 with adult caregiver; 7 p.m. Thursdays, through Jan. 27, Evening Family Storytime for all ages. At Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Info: 425-771-1933.

The Edmonds Seniors Kiwanis: serving the children of the community, welcomes men and women of all ages to their monthly meeting and program from 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. For more information, call 425-774-5555.

Edmonds City Council meeting: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 in the City Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, 250 Fifth Ave. N. Info: 425-775-2525. Edmonds City Council Community Outreach Meetings take place at 7 p.m. on the fifth Tuesday of the month.

Arista Cellars wine tasting — At Arista Wine Cellars, 502 Main St., Edmonds. Info: 425-771-7009.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays: Support group meets at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 196th and 84th streets, Edmonds. Open to the public. Info: 425-776-0682 or 206-542-5524.

Debtors Anonymous: 7–8:30 p.m. every Tuesday: Debtors anonymous support group meets every week in the brick annex just west of the main church at Alderwood Manor Community Church, 3403 Alderwood Mall Blvd., Lynnwood. Info: 425-486-3459.

Day Hikes for Older, Active Adults: every other Tuesday, June-November. Join fellow nature lovers for light hikes that are less than five miles round trip with minimal elevation gain. Meet at Lynnwood Senior Center, 5800 198th St. SW, Lynnwood. Cost: small fee includes guide and transportation. Info and registration: 425-744-6464.


Newcomers Club of Greater Seattle: this group hosts a monthly luncheon on the second Wednesday of the month for those new to the area, including Edmonds, Lynnwood, Shoreline and Mill Creek. For more information on this month’s luncheon, call 206-364-4277 or 253-631-7652.

Stevens Hospital Bereavement Support: a meeting for bereavement support is available from 7-8:30 p.m. at the hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W. To register, call 425-640-4404.

County Council general meeting: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, County Administration Building Jackson Board Room, Everett.


Edmonds Bookshop book group : 7-8 p.m. 1st Thursdays and 9-10 a.m. 3rd Wednesdays, at the Edmonds Bookshop, 111 Fifth Ave. S. Info: 425-775-2789.

Little Bebops Play Group- 9 a.m.-12 noon every Thursday: Indoor play space for children 5 and under at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W, Edmonds. Cost: Free Info: 425-670-8984.

Ongoing events

Edmonds Library book groups: 7-8:30 p.m. 1st Mondays, evening adult book discussion groups. 650 Main St. Info: 425-771-1933.

Edmonds Bookshop book group — 7-8 p.m. 1st Thursdays &9-10 a.m. 3rd Wednesdays: October’s book, “The Master Butchers Singing Club” by Louise Erdrich. At the Edmonds Bookshop, 111 Fifth Ave. S. Info: 425-775-2789.

Teen Nights — 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays: Movies, games room, open gym and pizza open to ages 12-15, at the Edmonds Boys &Girls Club, 310 Sixth Ave. N. Membership required, $20 per year. Info: 425-774-3022.

Sno-Co Singles — 10 a.m. Saturdays: Breakfast, get-togethers, potlucks and movies for ages 40 and older. Info: Call Carmen, 425-710-0082 or

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