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Last updated 5/28/2014 at Noon



May 28

Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild’s Open Mic Night is back on Wednesday nights this summer through Sept. 3 at Red Cup Cafe in the courtyard. Open call for artists. All ages are welcome. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Send your soldier a care package

Now through the month of June, local UPS store customers sending care packages to their loved ones through the Army or Fleet post offices will receive discounts on shipping and free packaging services. UPS Store, 12918 Mukilteo Speedway, Lynnwood. More info: 425-265-0102 or http://lynnwood-wa-6453.theupsstorelocal.com/.

Vacation Bible Experience

Register now for Mukilteo Presbyterian Church’s Vacation Bible Experience June 30, July 1-2 for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. This year’s experience is “Sharable Parables.” Registration forms available online. Pre-registration is preferred. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: 425-355-2802 or http://www.MpcLife.com.

May 29

Blazing Paddles

7 p.m. Enjoy a movie night with the second Blazing Paddles: Paddling Film Festival. The film festival is a benefit event for Washington Water Trails Association. Tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets. Black Box Theatre, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. More info: http://www.paddle4ever.com/BlazingPaddles.html.

May 31

Horticulture Scholarship

Deadline today. Apply now for the Mukilteo Way Garden Club’s $750 scholarship for horticulture studies at Edmonds Community College. Application and details are available at http://www.mwgc.org or by request at PO Box 1361, Mukilteo, WA 98275.

Help fight cancer

Deadline today. The editor of the Mukilteo Beacon has joined a Relay for Life team with the goal of raising $1,000 for the American Cancer Society. Sara Bruestle will be in the Mill Creek relay May 31 as part of the Life Savers team. She is relaying in honor of her “Papa,” 81, who has stage 4 throat cancer. If you'd like to support Sara and her team, go to http://www.relayforlife.org and donate.

Rummage Sale

Mariner’s Music Boosters Spring Rummage Sale will be held May 31 and June 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Donations accepted. All items can be dropped off at the music room, Friday, May 30, after 2 p.m. No furniture or appliances please. All items must be clean. Mariner High School, 200 120th St. S.W., Everett.

Genealogy 101 for Teens

10 a.m. to noon. Dig up your dead relatives! This class provides a fun introduction to genealogical research methods and resources. Space is limited; preregistration required. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Mayfest

5-9 p.m. Have fun, food and frolic at Mayfest two blocks from the ferry on Whidbey Island. Event features the Cranberry Bog Blue Grass Band and the Rural Characters. This is an annual fundraiser for the upkeep of Clinton Community Hall. Food served 5-6:30 p.m. with a no-host beer/wine bar and dancing. Clinton Community Hall, SR-525 & Humphrey Rd., Clinton.

June 2

Acoustic Jam Night

5-9 p.m. The Snack Shack in Everett is hosting an Open Mic/Acoustic Jam Night on Mondays. All are welcome. If you are a comic, a poet, a musician, what have you, sign up! Call and get your name on the list while spaces last. The Snack Shack, 320 112th St. SW., Everett. More info: 425-347-4225 or 509-308-0680.

ESL Talk Time

7-8 p.m. ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English. It is a friendly and supportive setting. This free, drop-in session is led by trained ESL tutors. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Lutheran Choral Association

7-9 p.m. Singers are invited to join Lutheran Choral Association of Snohomish County. The association is a Christian ecumenical summer choir. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings June 2-Sept. 1, in preparation for an early September concert. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way, Everett. More info: lutheranchoralsnoco.org.

June 4

Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild’s Open Mic Night is back on Wednesday nights this summer through Sept. 3 at Red Cup Cafe in the courtyard. Open call for artists. All ages are welcome. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

June 9

Acoustic Jam Night

5-9 p.m. The Snack Shack in Everett is hosting an Open Mic/Acoustic Jam Night on Mondays. All are welcome. If you are a comic, a poet, a musician, what have you, sign up! Call and get your name on the list while spaces last. The Snack Shack, 320 112th St. SW., Everett. More info: 425-347-4225 or 509-308-0680.

ESL Talk Time

7-8 p.m. ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English. It is a friendly and supportive setting. This free, drop-in session is led by trained ESL tutors. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Volunteer drivers needed

American Cancer Society seeks volunteers in the south end of Snohomish County for the Swedish Edmonds Resource Center and Road Drivers program. Drive patients to treatment or the resource center. Need a driver? Call 425-404-2199 or go to cancer.org for more information.

Recycle cellphones

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is recycling cellphones. Cell phones even without service can call 911 when charged. Cellphones may be given to victims of domestic violence to keep them safe. Now also accepting iPads and iPhones! Drop off at New and Again Thrift Shoppe, 3116 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: http://www.dvs-snoco.org or 425-259-2827 ext. 1013.

June 11

Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild’s Open Mic Night is back on Wednesday nights this summer through Sept. 3 at Red Cup Cafe in the courtyard. Open call for artists. All ages are welcome. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

June 10

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 schools, food banks, homeless shelters, the court system, etc. More info: johnm@ccsww.org or 425-374-6323 or toll free at 1-888-240-8572.

Knights Youth Camp

Register now for Kamiak Knights Boys Youth Camp for students in grades 3-7 for June 16-19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Grades based on 2014-2015 school year.) Current 7th and 8th grade camp will be held with high school players June 2-5. All boys interested in improving skills, having fun, learning "the Kamiak way.” Cost is $75 prior to June 11. Registration forms can be found at Kamiak High School or online at http://www.kamiakhoops.com. More info: westcm@mukilteo.wednet.edu.

June 12

Handbag Auction

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is hosting its fifth annual Handbag Auction & Luncheon. All proceeds go to DVS services and programs, which are offered free of charge. Now accepting donations of new and gently used purses. Cost for lunch is $25. Comcast Events Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave Ste. 200, Everett. More info: http://www.dvs-snoco.org or 425-259-2827 x1013.

After Hours Social

5-7 p.m. Bring 30 business cards and join the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce for business networking and a social hour. The Scotsman Bistro, 11601 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteo.org.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by Chad Kaizer. The famous lighthouse expert will talk about Point No Point Light Station in Hansville, Wash. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

June 16

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton. The group meets on the third Monday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Acoustic Jam Night

5-9 p.m. The Snack Shack in Everett is hosting an Open Mic/Acoustic Jam Night on Mondays. All are welcome. If you are a comic, a poet, a musician, what have you, sign up! Call and get your name on the list while spaces last. The Snack Shack, 320 112th St. SW., Everett. More info: 425-347-4225 or 509-308-0680.

ESL Talk Time

7-8 p.m. ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English. It is a friendly and supportive setting. This free, drop-in session is led by trained ESL tutors. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 18

Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild’s Open Mic Night is back on Wednesday nights this summer through Sept. 3 at Red Cup Cafe in the courtyard. Open call for artists. All ages are welcome. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

June 19

Evening Book Group

7-8:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 23

Acoustic Jam Night

5-9 p.m. The Snack Shack in Everett is hosting an Open Mic/Acoustic Jam Night on Mondays. All are welcome. If you are a comic, a poet, a musician, what have you, sign up! Call and get your name on the list while spaces last. The Snack Shack, 320 112th St. SW., Everett. More info: 425-347-4225 or 509-308-0680.

Hiking Snohomish County with Craig Romano

7-8 p.m. From sandy beaches along Puget Sound to the snowy slopes of Glacier Peak, Snohomish County offers some of the best hiking terrain within the Pacific Northwest. It contains an abundance of National forest lands and state and county parks offering miles of hiking trails. Award-winning guidebook author, Craig Romano, will be your guide to the many trails available locally. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

ESL Talk Time

7-8 p.m. ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English. It is a friendly and supportive setting. This free, drop-in session is led by trained ESL tutors. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 25

Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild’s Open Mic Night is back on Wednesday nights this summer through Sept. 3 at Red Cup Cafe in the courtyard. Open call for artists. All ages are welcome. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

June 26

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Demetrius of CMIT Solutions will speak about email archiving, email encryption and backup disaster recovery. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or Julie@mukilteochamber.org. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members and includes a lite lunch. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

June 30

Acoustic Jam Night

5-9 p.m. The Snack Shack in Everett is hosting an Open Mic/Acoustic Jam Night on Mondays. All are welcome. If you are a comic, a poet, a musician, what have you, sign up! Call and get your name on the list while spaces last. The Snack Shack, 320 112th St. SW., Everett. More info: 425-347-4225 or 509-308-0680.

July 1

Future of Flight

Extended Summer Hours

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour hours will be extended this summer to accommodate additional demand between July 1 and Aug. 31. New hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Along with the regular tour times, additional tour times will be added at 8:30 a.m., 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

July 10

After Hours Social

5-7 p.m. Bring 30 business cards and join the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce for business networking and a social hour. Lincoln Courtyard, 403 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: HYPERLINK "http://www.mukilteo.org" http://www.mukilteo.org.

July 17

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Mark Johnson of the Washington Retail Association. Bring your business cards and a door prize to help promote your business. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo.

Lighthouse Quilters

7 p.m. This month's Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters meeting features Maggie Ball and her presentation “Quilting with Kids.” Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425 320-8485.

 

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