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Last updated 6/18/2014 at Noon



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.

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.

Summer Camp Adventure

Sign up now for the Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club’s Summer Camp Adventure. This camp is for kids going into K-fifth grades. Camp shirts and snacks are provided. Campers go on two field trips per week. Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club, 1134 2nd St, Mukilteo. More info: mhagan@bgcsc.org or call her at 206-295-5766.

Ultimate Teen Summer

Sign up now for the Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club’s Ultimate Teen Summer. This camp is for teens going into sixth-eighth grades. Campers go on four field trips per week and also have community service opportunites. Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club, 1134 2nd St, Mukilteo. More info: mhagan@bgcsc.org or call her at 206-295-5766.

June 19

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Erin Eddins of Investment Advisors. 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.

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Republican Candidates Forum

7 p.m. Get to know Republican ‘top tier’ candidates at the Evergreen Republican Women’s Club meeting. This moderated Q&A session is an opportunity to hear from and compare the candidate. Social hour is at 6:30 p.m. with an optional $16 buffet dinner. RSVP by June 16 at 4 p.m. for dinner by calling 425-232-3092 or emailing evergreenrepublicanwomen@yahoo.com. Shawn O’Donnell’s, 122 128th St., Everett.

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 20

Wine, Wings & More event

6-9 p.m. Enjoy delicious food and beverages, and live music with jazz saxophonist Darren Motamedy and local favorites The Charlies at this Future of Flight Foundation event. Tickets are $45 per person, $35 for FOFF members, and are available at http:// bit.ly/FOFFWine. Attendees must be 21; ID will be required at the door. Proceeds help fund educational programs sponsored by FOFF. Future of Flight Aviation Center, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo.

Kids Summer Reading

Read 10 books or 1,000 pages and do two activities from the Learn and Discover sites through Sno-Isle Kids to win a free book and a chance to win a bicycle. More info: http://www.sno-isle.org/kids/explore-summer

Teen Summer Reading

Read books this summer to win prizes. Here's how: For each teen or adult book you read or listen to in June and August, submit a review for a chance to win the Sno-Isle Teens Librarian’s Choice Award or a weekly drawing for fund prizes. Contest is for teens 12-18 years old, or in 6th-12th grade. More info: http://www.sno-isle.org/teensummer

June 21

Doggy Meet & Greet

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The local Mud Bay is hosting a Meet & Greet event with adoptable dogs from Old Dog Haven. Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the organization and dogs currently in foster care. Mud Bay, 11700 Mukilteo Speedway Ste. D403, Mukilteo. More info: 425-374-7451.

Celebrate summer

Noon to 2 p.m. Celebrate summer with Sponge School, which offers language classes for kids. Free event features a performance of Latin dances by students from Verve Ballroom. Enjoy solstice-themed crafts for kids, snacks, Spanish and Mandarin mini-classes. RSVP to events@spongeschool.com or 206-227-7138. More info: http://spongeschool.com.

Science of Bubbles and Juggles

3 p.m. Kick off Summer Reading with clown, musician and bubble artist Linda Severt for a raucous exploration of the science behind juggling and bubbles. Small bubbles, spectacular bubble sculptures, and big bubbles will captivate kids of all ages. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Weekend Yard Sale

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Soundside Marinelife Rescue Center and Gene Nastri School of Arts are hosting a huge Yard Sale fundraiser June 21 and 22. Find furniture, home décor, kids stuff and much more. All proceeds will aid in ocean conservation projects and children’s educational programs. Gene Nastri School of Arts, 8616 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo.

June 22

Girls Basketball Camp

Register now for Kamiak High School’s annual girls basketball camp, sponsored by the Kamiak Athletic Booster Club, for girls entering grades 3-8. Camp is the week of June 23-26 from 9 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn basic skills and fundamentals of basketball. Cost is $75. More info: normanbd@mukilteo,wednet.edu.

Summer Baseball

Its almost time for Summer Baseball with Mukilteo Little League, for ages 7 to 12. The games are competitive but casual. Games are scheduled to run the second week of July through mid-August. Learn more and register now at http://www.mukilteolitleleague.com.

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 in Snohomish County

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 24

Apply for garden tour

Apply now to have your private garden featured in the next Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour. The biennial event shares the beauty of local gardens and locally handmade quilts. The tour is scheduled for July 18 and 19, 2015. Deadline to apply is July 1. More info: 206-799-2484 or info@mwgc.org.

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

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

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.

Book Buddies: Teen volunteer training

3:30 p.m. Training for teen volunteers participating in the library’s summer Book Buddies program. Interested teens (entering grades 9-12 in the fall) can pick up an application packet at the library. Deadline for application is June 13. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Mukilteo Yacht Club

6:30 p.m. Mukilteo Yacht Club meets today. The club sponsors two cruises per month plus an informative/entertaining monthly meeting. Membership benefits include camaraderie, lots of boating advice, reciprocal privileges and more. Power and sail boaters welcome. Old Mukilteo Garage, 807 2nd Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-218-3359 or http://www.mukilteoyachtclub.com.

Write Stuff

Teen Writing Group

7 p.m. Are you a creative writer? Or do you want to be? Get together with fellow teens to write and talk about writing. Develop your creative writing skills and discover library resources to spark your creativity. Snacks provided. New members always welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 27

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.

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.

June 28

Summer Safety Event

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Molina Medical Clinic is hosting an End of School/Summer Safety Event. This event is designed to help educate the community about summer safety, including drowning prevention. You do not need insurance or a membership to attend. There will be free smoothies, child safety kits, bike helmet checks, raffles for a bike, bike helmet and more. Free bike helmets will go to the first 75 attendees. Molina Medical Clinic, 15 S.W. Everett Mall Way, Everett. More info: http://www.molinahealthcare.com.

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.

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/.

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.

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.

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.

Basketball camps

Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club is hosting a co-ed basketball camp and a girl’s only basketball camp this summer. The co-ed basketball camp will be July 22-23 and the girl’s only basketball camp will be July 24-25. Coaches will develop skills as an athlete and a ball player through a variety of high-intensity drills and stations. More info: ajohnson@bgcsc.org or 425-355-2773.

July 3

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

July 7

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.

July 10

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

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: http://www.mukilteo.org.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by local author Steve Bertrand. He will speak about his new book “Paine Field,” which offers a pictorial history of the Snohomish County airport. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

July 14

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.

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.

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., 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.

July 21

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.

July 24

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jason Becker of Jason Becker Creative will share “Your Organization’s Branding is its ‘Personality.’” Do your logo, website and printed materials accurately reflect your organization’s values and mission? Is it time for a refresh or a rebirth? 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.

Mukilteo Yacht Club

6:30 p.m. Mukilteo Yacht Club meets today. The club sponsors two cruises per month plus an informative/entertaining monthly meeting. Membership benefits include camaraderie, lots of boating advice, reciprocal privileges and more. Power and sail boaters welcome. Old Mukilteo Garage, 807 2nd Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-218-3359 or http://www.mukilteoyachtclub.com.

July 28

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.

July 31

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 7

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 13

Summer Outdoor Movies

7:30 p.m. Watch family movies for free on a big, inflatable screen this summer at the Rosehill plaza. “The LEGO Movie” is showing Aug. 13 and “Despicable Me 2” is showing Aug. 20. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Pre-movie entertainment before sunset start (about 8 p.m.). Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Aug. 14

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

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. Mukilteo Community Garden, 4405 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteo.org.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. Meet the Pioneer of the Year at this Mukilteo Historical Society meeting. The pioneer will be revealed by MHS member Ann Collier. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Aug. 21

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is John Mohr of the Port of Everett. 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.

Aug. 28

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Suzan Sturholm of All Things HR will share her tips on time management. 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.

 

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