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January 23, 2020

Brian Soergel

Jan. 23

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

11- 11:45 a.m. Early literacy program for babies up to 18 months. Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. Caregiver required. Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds.

Jan. 25

Genealogy

Have you hit a "brick wall" with your genealogy research? You can get free help from experienced researcher Caroll Budny at the Sno-Isle Genealogical Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. Call 425-775-6267 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays.

Jan. 26

Film Series: “Mansfield Park”

1 p.m. 1999 film adaptation of Jane Austen classic written and directed by Patricia Rozema. The Edmonds Library and the Edmonds Arts Commission has a new film series featuring films adapted from literature in thought-provoking ways for contemporary audiences. Following each screening, a moderated discussion will be held about the filmmakers' interpretation of the original novels. Admission is free. Edmonds Plaza Room, above the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St).

Jan. 31

Intergenerational trivia night

7-9 p.m., doors open at 6:30. Sponsored by the Edmonds Senior Center. Free. Holy Trinity Church (downstairs social hall), 657 Daley St., Edmonds. Sign up at 425-774-5555, ext. 104.

Feb. 1

Edmonds Bookshop: John Englhardt

Noon-1 p.m. John Englhardt explores how the origin and aftermath of a public shooting impacts the lives of three characters in “Bloomland.” The author’s debut is for fans of Denis Johnson and the movie "We Need to Talk About Kevin." Edmonds Bookshop, 111 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds. Info: edmondsbookshop.com, 425-775-2789.

Feb. 8

Music at the Library: Wintergrass Festival Preview

2 p.m.: Wintergrass Festival Preview and Jam Session, featuring Cliff Perry and friends. Enjoy a performance, followed by an open jam session guided by band members. Bring your instrument and join the music. Free. Edmonds Plaza Room, Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds.

Feb. 9

Film Series: “Blade Runner”

1 p.m. 1982 film based on Phillip K. Dick’s “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” The Edmonds Library and the Edmonds Arts Commission has a new film series featuring films adapted from literature in thought-provoking ways for contemporary audiences. Following each screening, a moderated discussion will be held about the filmmakers' interpretation of the original novels. Admission is free. Edmonds Plaza Room, above the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St).

Feb. 11

Olympic Fly Fishers

6 p.m. Speaker David Paul Williams’ topic will be “Washington’s Best Smallmouth Bass Waters.” Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Drive, Mountlake Terrace. Meeting free. Dinner is $20. Guests are welcome. Info: olympicflyfishers.com.

Feb. 20

Edmonds Art Walk

5-8 p.m. At the Edmonds Art Walk, the third Thursday of every month from 5-8 p.m. Visit Create Next Steps (611 Main St.) to create your own memento. Learn a new watercolor technique at Aria Studio Gallery (535 Main St.) from artist-in-residence Joan Archer. Info and map: artwalkedmonds.com.

Feb. 23

Film Series: “The Age of Innocence”

1 p.m. 1993 film adaptation of Edith Wharton classic written and directed by Martin Scorsese. The Edmonds Library and the Edmonds Arts Commission has a new film series featuring films adapted from literature in thought-provoking ways for contemporary audiences. Following each screening, a moderated discussion will be held about the filmmakers' interpretation of the original novels. Admission is free. Edmonds Plaza Room, above the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St.

Feb. 27

“Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar”

Noon. Supported by Humanities Washington. With cultural anthropologist Julia Harrison, who takes participants on a journey from ancient sugar cane plantations to modern candy factories, uncovering sugar’s economic and social significance. From slavery and mass migration to environmental changes and nutrition, the consequences of sugar’s rise are global—and not always sweet. Edmonds School District building, 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Free. Info: Rlhawkins@aol.com, 206-546-2556.

Ongoing

Library book sale

Friends of the Edmonds Library ongoing sale. Bargains on some old favorites, and some surprising new reads. Also available are bargain priced books, CDs, and DVDs too. All proceeds support library programs and services. Info: EdmondsLibraryFriends.org.

“Coffee and Conversation”

10 a.m. Third Friday of the month. Sponsored by the American Association of University Women. Meet neighbors, learn of volunteer opportunities. Bistro 76, 18401 76th Ave. W , Edmonds. Info: esk-wa.aauw.net, aauw.esk@gmail.com.

 

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