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Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 8 | Around Town

Oct. 8 Youth Karate The Mukilteo YMCA Youth Karate Program for kids 7-14 starts fall sessions on Wednesdays from Oct. 8 through Dec. 17. New students accepted up to the third class. Stop by the YMCA to register. Classes are... — Updated 10/8/2014

 
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Schedule of community events for week of Oct. 1 | Around Town

Oct. 1 Volunteers over 55 wanted The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people age 55 and over for a variety of volunteer opportunities. Volunteers are needed to help in... — Updated 9/30/2014 Full story

 
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Schedule of community events for week of Sept. 24 | Around Town

Sept. 24 Coffee with the Mayor 10-11 a.m. Harbour Pointe Retirement will host Mayor Jennifer Gregerson for “Coffee with the Mayor” in the main dining room. Harbour Pointe Retirement & Assisted Living, 10200 Harbour Pl., Muk... — Updated 9/23/2014

 

‘Done to Death’ a parody of murder mysteries | Theater Review

Do you have a taste for murder mysteries? But are you of the opinion that every variation has been explored? That all twists and clichés have been ‘done to death’? Then maybe... — Updated 7/9/2014 Full story

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General

Free to be somewhere else | Chuck's World

My wife insisted that I be 25 before we got married. It was the only conversion I needed to make, and it was easy. I just waited until July, and it happened without me doing... — Updated 7/2/2014

 
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ECA celebrates historic anniversary with Beatles biography show

April 4 marks the 50th anniversary of a historic record accomplished by the Beatles - occupying the top five singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a feat not matched by any other... — Updated 4/2/2014

 
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Poets to freshen up monthly Art Walk

From the people who brought you Art Walk, comes Poet Walk! Each Edmonds Art Walk, held the third Thursday of the month from 5-8 p.m., will now include Poet Walk, featuring a local poet or poets reading their work and interacting... — Updated 11/19/2013

 

Beacon wins four awards at annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention

Two Beacon Publishing writers won four awards in the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association's Better Newspaper Contest and were honored last weekend during the WNPA convention in Olympia. Mukilteo Beacon Editor... — Updated 10/7/2013

 

Letters for the week of Aug. 7

Birthday party was no picnic Editor, The Beacon: My wife and I took our granddaughter, her brother and sister to Lighthouse Park on July 16 for a birthday picnic. We were fortunate to find a covered table and looked forward to... — Updated 8/7/2013

 

Cascade Symphony awards 3 scholarships

Cascade Symphony Orchestra recently awarded scholarships to two Kamiak High School seniors to continue their music education in college. Kamiak’s Jennifer Shin, flute, and Susan... — Updated 6/5/2013 Full story

 
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Community Events for week of April 24

April 24 Wanted: Local Authors, Dead or Alive A display of published books by local authors is being planned for May in the Mukilteo Library lobby window. Help identify books that should be part of the display – works by authors,... — Updated 4/24/2013

 
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Community Events for week of April 17

April 18 April Chamber Breakfast 7:30 a.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce April breakfast meeting. Special guest speaker Mayor Joe Marine will give an update of what is happening in the city. Enjoy a buffet breakfast and network with... — Updated 4/17/2013

 
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Community Events for week of April 10

April 10 Relay For Life 7-8 p.m. Team Captians meeting for Mukilteo’s own American Cancer Society Relay For Life this summer, July 13-14, at the Kamiak High School track. Current team captains (and anyone interested in forming a... — Updated 4/10/2013 Full story

 
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Community Events for week of April 3

April 3 Learn about long-term care 10:30-11:30 a.m. Hear expert Andria Bovey talk about how to get long term care when it’s needed – and get tips on all the new, affordable features of today’s long term care insurance. All... — Updated 4/3/2013 Full story

 

Letters for week of March 13

Stop your whining Editor, The Beacon: People are so whiny [“Paper bag use up since plastic ban,” The Beacon, front page, Feb. 27]. In never ceases to amaze me how much talk goes into such a small issue like this. If customers... — Updated 3/13/2013 Full story

 

School briefs for week of Oct. 24

Transportation levy is on the ballot Voters in the Mukilteo School District are now receiving their November ballots, which include a measure that proposes a Transportation Vehicle Fund Levy. In short, it proposes a one-year levy... — Updated 10/24/2012

 

Harbour Pointe Retirement honors artists on Grandparent’s Day Sept. 9

Sunday, Sept.9, is Grandparent’s Day. To honor all grandparents, Harbour Pointe Retirement & Assisted Living Center in Mukilteo is dedicating the day to all artists who are 55 years of age or older. From 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.,... — Updated 9/5/2012

 
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Writers association hosts poetry bash on Whidbey Island

Poets and poetry lovers are invited to register for an All-Day, All-Out Poetry Bash on Saturday, April 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Greenbank. Popular master poets Lorraine Healy and Sarah Zale will teach two-and-a-half-hour... — Updated 4/18/2012

 
 By Sara Bruestle    Features

Writers’ group publishes first anthology

Like driftwood that washes up onto Mukilteo’s beach after a storm, the works of several local writers have been shaped, not by wind and sea, but by words and thoughts, and... — Updated 4/4/2012

 
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This weekend: The 2012 Whidbey Island Writers Conference

The Langley Middle School will serve as the venue for the 2012 Whidbey Island Writers Conference to be held on March 3 and 4. Conference participants will also be able to participate in pre-conference events on Friday, March 2,... — Updated 3/1/2012

 

Community Events for week of Feb. 15

Chamber hosts February breakfast The Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce invites you to its February breakfast meeting at the Staybridge Suites on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 a.m. The guest speaker is Matt Cail, of Super Charge, speaking... — Updated 2/15/2012

 

Community Events for week of Feb. 8

Discuss city matters at Council Chat Join Mukilteo City Councilmembers Kevin Stoltz and Steve Schmalz for an informal discussion about city matters on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Rosehill Community Center. Bring your... — Updated 2/8/2012

 

Community Events for the week of Feb. 1

Vacancy on Parks & Arts Commission The City is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Mukilteo Parks & Arts Commission which meets the first Thursday of each month. Duties of this volunteer commission include advising and... — Updated 2/1/2012

 

Community Events for week of Jan. 25

Register for little league Registration for the 2012 Mukilteo Little League season is this January. Register online at www.MukilteoLittleLeague.com or at these in-person registration times: • Thursday, Jan. 26, from 5-8p.m.... — Updated 1/25/2012

 

Community Events for week of Jan. 18

Public hearing on proposed utilities charges The Mukilteo Water & Wastewater District Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider proposed multi-year increases in monthly water rates, sewer rates and... — Updated 1/18/2012 Full story

 

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