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Lynnwood community encouraged to send photos for new signal box

Traffic Signal Box

LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 19, 2023—The Lynnwood Arts Commission in partnership with the City’s History & Heritage Board are calling on community members to send photos and/or stories for a traffic signal box wrap project to honor Lynnwood veterans. This would be the twelfth art box in the city that tells stories about people and history. Only […]

Day of the Dead remembrance returns to Lynnwood

lynnwood Day of the Dead

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 25, 2022—The annual Day of the Dead celebration hosted by the WAGRO Foundation returns to Lynnwood, October 29, offering everything from music, to dancing, to artwork, and of course food. On display were the works of Photographer Mary Gomez Camba, featuring portraits of women dressed up as La Catrina. Camba began photographing […]

Public invited to Day of the Dead event in Lynnwood


Please join us for this FREE event to celebrate the Day of the Dead, one of the most important Mexican holidays. Traditionally celebrated on November 1st or 2nd, it is a time for families to honor and celebrate their ancestors. People also dress as catrinas (skeletons) and write poems (often satirical) called calaveritas literarias (literary skulls). This Day of […]

Lynnwood’s Habesha Community Center celebrates Genna, Ethiopian Christmas

ethiopian christmas

LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 19, 2022 – Ethiopian and Eritrean communities throughout Lynnwood gathered together on Friday, January 7 to celebrate Genna – Ethiopian Christmas.  As the Ethiopian calendar months are different than the states’, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church considers January 7 the day of Jesus’ birth and therefore the day for major religious activity.  Habesha […]

The Day of the Dead cultural event at Lynnwood’s City Hall

Day of the Dead Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD, Wash, November 1, 2021 – On Saturday, October 30, the WAGRO Foundation sponsored a Day of the Dead event at Lynnwood’s City Hall. From dances to costumes, participants got to share their traditions and culture with the community.  Traditional Aztec Dance The event began with a traditional Aztec dance performed by the German-Maldonado family […]

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