The Travel Bug
Not even a global pandemic can slow down legendary travel guru and long-time Edmonds resident Rick Steves. And as the world begins to open back up, so do a number of his most beloved destinations. Join Steves and the Edmonds Chamber of Congress in the State of Travel & Tourism, a virtual luncheon that explores how the travel industry will resume, adapt, and grow within the coming year. More here.
Cooking For a Cause
Bellevue-based chef John Howie already has two cookbooks, a catalog of awards, and a number of thriving restaurants under his belt. This week, he adds affordable housing advocacy to his resume. In collaboration with Imagine Housing, Howie presents At Home With Chef Howie, a virtual cooking class. The event, which begins today at 5:30 p.m., will raise funds for the development of affordable housing throughout the Pacific Northwest. More here.
Pollination is to food production what gravity is to humans — we’d be lost without it. But as natural bee populations decline, how do we protect the future of agriculture? Wrangle together the entire family (ages 5 and up!) for Ranger Program: Perfect Pollinators, a chance to learn how to preserve and nurture pollinators from a Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center park ranger. More here.