Monday, February 20 – President’s Day (No regular programs, Potlatch Bistro is closed)
PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A GIFT TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY PROGRAMS – DONATE HERE
Video from Lift Every Voice Legacy MLK Tribute Event January 16
Video from the Awakening Ceremony
Carving by Ty Juvinel, Tulalip Artist & Carver
SNOW CLOSURE POLICY –THE EWC FOLLOWS THE EDMONDS SCHOOL DISTRICT SNOW CLOSURE POLICY. IF THE SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED, THE EWC WILL ALSO BE CLOSED AND ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE CANCELLED. FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE CALL US BEFORE YOU COME TO THE CENTER AT 425.774.5555 TO CONFIRM IF WE ARE OPEN.
The Edmonds Senior Center has embarked on a journey to replace our failing building. The new Waterfront Center will offer the same dynamic programs that our members love most as well as expanded intergenerational opportunities and City Parks classes and activities – all under one roof!
Become a Solar Champion
Sponsor a solar panel for $1000. Solar panel donars will be recognized on the “Solar Champions” plaque in the new Waterfront Center. Donate online or by mailing a check made payable to: Edmonds Senior Center PO Box 717 Edmonds, WA 98020
Safety of our staff and visitors is our top priority. Based on CDC and Snohomish County Health Department guidelines masks are optional in the building at this time. The CDC currently recommends wearing a mask in public places where there are a lot of people around.
Who owns the building?
The building is owned by the Edmonds Senior Center. The City owns the land. In the partnership, the Senior Center will offer programs focused on seniors from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. The City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will offer programs from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday. On Friday evenings and weekends the Waterfront Center will be used as a rental venue. All rental revenue will be used to support programs at the Edmonds Waterfront Center.
What is currently being offered in the building?
Social & Recreation Programs: dance, discussion groups, art classes, language clubs, game room, field trips and more. Intergenerational – trivia, book group, drama, music.
Health & Wellness Programs: exercise classes, healthy living workshops and coaching, foot care, counseling, Bastyr Center for Natural Health On-site Clinic, blood pressure checks.
SHIBA & Medicare: trained, volunteer advisors will help you understand your insurance rights and options and offer up-to-date information (free & confidential).
Rotating Art Exhibits: We have native art on display throughout the building along with a rotating exhibit of local artists in the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Gallery Wing on the first floor of the building.
Lunch service at the Potlatch Bistro open to the public: Counter service offered 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Takeout also available. Please call 425.758.2748 or visit www.potlatchbistro.com
Senior Lunch Program: to help address food insecurity among seniors, we offer a subsidized lunch for seniors needing extra help. If you are 60 years of age or older and register at the reception desk you can order off the senior menu for a suggested $5 donation. If you can afford to donate more to offset the cost, it is greatly appreciated.
Shore Pine Coffee & Gelato: open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Private Events: the venue is available for weddings, memorials, birthday parties and other special events on Friday evenings and weekends. Send an email or call 425.977.0414 for more information.
What safety precautions have you taken due to COVID-19?
Formal COVID Safety Plan for the Edmonds Waterfront Center
Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR Facility Accreditation: the leading certification for COVID-19 safe facilities (such as Seatac Airport, Lumen (CenturyLink) Field and Lynnwood Convention Center)
Hand sanitation stations throughout the building
Is membership required?
Membership is not required to visit or participate in programs at the Waterfront Center, but after you hear about the benefits of membership you will want to join. Anyone can join.
Discounts on classes and events
$1 drip coffee at the Coffee Kiosk
10% off all regular priced items at the Thrift Store
$5 off Community Breakfast
Belonging to a dynamic group committed to building social connections and strengthening the community