podcast, Finn Caspian’s Alien Adventures, saved many car rides for my family. Something magical happened when Jonathan Messinger began recounting hero Finn Caspian’s crazy pranks. The screaming and arguing quickly stopped, so kids could hear what the robot Foggy would do next.We saw Jonathan Messinger give his Author Talk on Thursday, March 9. When I had to share. Jonathan is a great storyteller and the participants are looking forward to it!
Online Author Talk with Jonathan Messinger
March 9 (Thursday) 9:00 a.m.
Join us for a fun, interactive online event celebrating OTTER Award nominee authors. fuzzy apocalypseJonathan has written four books in the series. Finn Caspian’s Alien AdventuresHe is also the writer and producer of Finn Caspian’s Children’s Podcast. Presented in a “choose your adventure” format, learn how Jonathan writes books and what it’s like to be a children’s writer.
Registration required. A Zoom link is included in your confirmation email. Register here.
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with this month’s Art Walk Edmonds
Thursday, March 16, 5-8 p.m.
For the lucky art walker, 19 businesses have new art to explore this month. Many companies also host artist shows on the third Thursday of the Art Walk.
Traditional or contemporary, big or small, group shows or solo artists, there’s something there that tickles your fancy. The young bagpipers and drummers of the Northwest Junior Pipe Band hit the streets of Edmonds to add to the festive spirit.
Art lovers of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend, meet artists and get inspired. See the show description and walking map online to find Arthis pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
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Conversation with Paddy Egger
Thursday, March 16, 6:00 p.m.
111 5th Avenue S., Edmonds
Local author Paddy Egar interviews Edmonds Woodway High School teacher Amy Emonds at Edmonds Bookshop during the Edmonds Art Walk on March 16th. They plan to discuss Eger’s new young adult novel. Sticks and Stones: Breaking the SilenceThe main character of this book, Meg, is a deaf third-year high school student who loves basketball.
Eger is a graduate of the University of Washington and has been an elementary school teacher for over 20 years. She is a resident of Edmonds and a member of the EPIC Writers Group. Her publishing credits include newspaper and magazine articles, web and educational blog articles, math games, and an award-winning educational series. sticks and stones It is her sixth young adult novel.In addition, a four-volume series on the theme of ballet, Tasman — Innocent Prisoners Struggle for Freedom.
Amy Emonds has been a teacher for 27 years, 24 of them at Edmonds-Woodway, teaching subjects to deaf and hard of hearing students and teaching American Sign Language (ASL) to students who are keen to communicate in sign language. increase.
Eger donates one-third of the book’s proceeds. sticks and stones Set up small writing scholarships for deaf students at Edmonds-Woodway High School graduating in 2023 and 2024.
The event will take place in person and will be live-streamed with closed captions on the Edmonds Bookshop Facebook page. The videos can also be viewed later on their website.
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John McCutcheon Lives at Edmonds, Releases New Album ‘Leap’
Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m.
Edmonds Center for the Arts
410 4th Avenue N., Edmonds
One of folk music’s most dynamic and iconic live performers, John McCutcheon’s 40-year career has brought him to life with a unique blend of masterful instrumental skill, sharp songwriting and subtly captivating storytelling. flying around the world. Cheerful, heartwarming, evocative and always entertaining, McCutcheon is a master of dozens of traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammered dulcimer, and his songwriting has been acclaimed by critics and singers worldwide. increase. Find McCutcheon albums and listen to them here. Click here for tickets.
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Arts Evening for Scholarships
Friday, March 31, 6:00 p.m.
Edmonds Center for the Arts
410 4th Ave N., Edmonds
The Edmonds Center for the Arts is a lively evening where artists and art collectors come together for the cause.
Event attendees will have the opportunity to purchase artwork from local artisans while supporting the Edmonds Snow King chapter of the Women’s Association of American Colleges’ mission to provide scholarships for local women to pursue post-secondary education doing.
The evening’s fundraiser is accompanied by raffle tickets and a silent auction, with wine and beer available for purchase at the hostless bar. Buy your ticket here.
— Elizabeth Murray
Photo by Brittany Gross
Elizabeth Murray is a freelance writer who is grateful to call Edmonds home. When she’s not busy arguing with her two kids (and her husband), she can be found playing the ukulele or singing with The Band LeLe .