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Archive for July, 2011

Skatepark opened Spring 2007 at a total cost of $338,916.00 for a 5,400 sq. ft. skatepark.  

Special thanks to the following groups: Edmonds Skateboard Work Group, Edmonds Police Foundation, Starbucks Coffee Company, Hubbard Family Foundation and Edmonds Senior Kiwanis.

Additional pictures from Northwest Skaters website

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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Installed art elements as part of new Edmonds Waterfront Walkway: “Seeing Whales” by Richard Beyer at Olympic Beach, a gift from the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation; art paver and planter elements by Bruce Myers and bronze sea life by Patrick Maher.

For more information visit:

Edmonds Parks and Recreation , Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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EDMONDS OUTDOOR MOVIE NITES

The last Friday night in July and the first Friday night in August.

Join everyone at the Frances Anderson Center Playfield for a free, family night of movie entertainment.  Bring your blanket or lawn chair to watch a blockbuster hit on a giant inflatable screen!  The movie begins at dusk.  Refreshments will be sold.

For more information call Edmonds Parks & Recreation 425-771-0230 or visit Edmonds City Calendar

 This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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Situated at 9535 Bowdoin Way, Edmonds, the pool is the only swimming pool the city operates. It’s open Mon-Fri 6AM-6:30PM and Sat through Sun 9:30AM – 3:20PM.

This swimming season, Yost Pool will roll out new programs, including Aqua Zumba, Pool Play for ages 6 and under, Pirate Camp, Swim Party, and Family Swim. The pool charges Edmonds residents and non-residents different prices for its various programs.

Swim Party is a new service for groups of up to 15 people. The package includes a room rental and a public swim. Pool Party, on the other hand, is for large groups of up to 100, and features the exclusive use of the pool.

Todd Cort, Recreation Coordinator for Edmonds Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services, said that there are few differences between lap and public swims at Yost. Having been in operation for the past 39 years, Yost Pool got its name from the Yost family, who donated the property to the city.

Call (425) 775-2645 for daily schedule and (425) 771-1346 for additional information/registration.  

 For more information visit: Yost Park Pool

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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Thank you to all the sponsors, participants and volunteers who made Edmonds Night Out a huge success!

Making Edmonds a safer and better place

“A Night out Against Crime” in Edmonds, a day to lock your doors, turn on your porch lights and bring your neighbors to celebrate our community’s many valuable programs and services. Learn how to combat crime while meeting your neighbors, local businesses and emergency responders who care and make a difference.

This free community brought to you by the Edmonds Police Foundation combines family fun with public safety awareness and is possible by the generous help of local businesses and many volunteers.
Meet Edmonds police and fire officials, the K-9 Unit, SWAT Unit, public safety agencies from South Snohomish County, local businesses and non-profit organizations.

Check out up close emergencies vehicles, the SWAT Unit’s bus, the K-9 unit police car and the always popular fire truck!

Always on the 4th Tuesday in July

For more information visit Edmonds Police Foundation

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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Edmonds Mural Society

Celebrating the beauty, history and people of Edmonds with artscapes throughout the city.

The Edmonds Mural Society has chosen five murals to raise summer 2011. This is one of them called “The Brothers” by Andy Eccleshall.

Andy Eccleshall began his fine art studies in his native England and flourished in his new home of the United States, principally the Pacific Northwest.  Featured in numerous media  publications for his ground-breaking work in murals, Eccleshall is muralist, illustrator, painter, historian, and entrepreneur.  He currently lives with his wife and children in Edmonds, Washington also where he on The Edmonds Historic Preservation Commission.  Andy’s work may be found at muralworks.com.

For more infromation visit: Edmonds Mural Society

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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Historic Cemetery “walk back in time” open house is held on the third Thursday of July. This event is free and held at the cemetery. It’s a day of costume’s and history about our Edmonds cemetery.

Historic Cemetery Walking Tour

The Edmonds Memorial Cemetery & Columbarium was placed on the Washington State Register of Historic Places in 1972. This cemetery is the resting place of many Edmonds pioneers, mayors and veterans from 6 different wars. The walking tour will help you learn about the history of the people that molded Edmonds into the kind of town that it is today. The historic cemetery walking tour can be a guided tour or done on your own.

Address: 100th Avenue W and 15th Street SW

Phone: (425) 771 4741

For more information visit: Edmonds Memorial Cemetery see page 2 for walking map.

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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ARTSplash is a four-day art show exhibiting original art by established and emerging artists. Nearly 50 artists display original art across a broad range of styles and mediums from painting, printmaking, and photography to clay, fiber, and jewelry.

The show will include on-site artists demonstrating their creative talents. Art lovers can enjoy award-winning work as well as works of new, never-before-seen art at the annual July show at ArtWorks.

When: Third Thursday in July thru Sunday

Thursday and Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ArtWorks: 201 2nd Avenue, Edmonds, WA 98020

Phone : 425-774-6049

Websites: ART Splash , ArtistsConnect

ARTSplash is presented by ArtistsConnect, (an affiliate of the Edmonds Arts Festival and Foundation).

A portion of the proceeds from each ARTSplash event supports community arts programs.

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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C’est la Vie is your place to find beautiful, unique hand crafted gifts, wall art, jewelry, tabletop, and glassware to name a few

For your dining needs, C’est la Vie carries the complete collection of Fire and Light recycled glassware. Fire and Light is earth friendly because each piece is hand poured and made of up to 91% recycled glass. Our clothing department has a great variety of designers such as Sanctuary, Lucky, Testament, Desigual, Johnny Was and Michael Stars to name a few. There Handbag selection is always changing, we have the latest from Latico, Mimo, Tano, Espe, Sven and carry the best scarf selection in town. The walls at C’est la Vie are filled with affordable one of a kind art pieces and our garden area has just the right things to create your own artistic look.

There two stores, located in Edmonds at 320 5th Avenue and at The Landing in Renton at 920 N 10th Street are filled with the unfound treasures. So come experience the stores and find things that will bring color to your home and your life. C’est la Vie was also recently picked as the number one gift store in Western Washington.

For more information visit C’est la Vie

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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At Edmonds Sports Academy, they believe in the Power of Play. Everyone needs a place to play – a place to grow stronger and surer, both on
and off the court. It is our mission to provide a fun, safe, supportive, affordable environment for athletes of all ages to enhance their skills, deepen
their confidence, and develop powerful relationships .

ESA’s founder, Mike Burdett is a passionate believer in the Power of Play, who’s spent the past two decades living, working and coaching in his hometown of Edmonds, Washington. As a third generation Edmonds resident, he’s dedicated his life to bringing out the best in every player.

Programs: Adult & Youth Basketball, Fitness, Pickleball. Coming Soon, Dodgeball and Volleyball.

Location: (ECA) Edmonds Center for the Arts –  410 Fourth Avenue North, Edmonds, WA 98020

Phone: 425.772.1901

Website: www.edmondssportsacademy.com

This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.

About the Author

Wayne Purser is a 1st generation REALTOR in Edmonds, Washington. He is the founder of this unique real estate blog for Edmonds & the Snohomish County area. He and his wife, Denise, live in Edmonds with their teenaged son. In his spare time, Wayne enjoys organizing community events, volunteering for youth programs, traveling, and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention. Also, providing real estate needs to the community.

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