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Community events for week of Aug. 20 | Around Town

 

Last updated 8/20/2014 at Noon



Aug. 20

Mukilteo Farmers Market

3-7 p.m. Come to Lighthouse Park to shop, taste and browse through this market for locally home-grown food. Every Wednesday this summer through Sept. 24. Free shuttle available from corner of Lincoln Avenue and 3rd Street. Lighthouse Park, 608 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-320-3586.

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.

Hospice Volunteers

6-8 p.m. Learn how to become a hospice volunteer at a free information session. Go over volunteer opportunities and requirements for each. Call in advance to reserve a spot. Hospice & Home Care offices, 2731 Wetmore Ave., Everett. More info: 425-261-4815.

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.

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.

Presto the Magician

2 p.m. Expect to hear lots of laughter, squeals of delight and "oohs" and "aahs" as Presto combines his high-energy, comedic style with magic tricks. Children who completed their reading goal are invited to stay for cake and ice cream. Event also features stories, activities and crafts to celebrate this special milestone. For children entering kindergarten. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Evening Book Group

7-8:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel Brown. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Evergreen Republican

Women’s Club

7 p.m. The Evergreen Republican Women's Club hosts monthly meeting. Guest speaker Jake Braunger will discuss the Snohomish County primary results. Braunger is political director of the state’s Republican Party. Social hour is at 6:30 p.m. with an optional $16 buffet dinner. RSVP by Aug. 18 for dinner. Shawn O'Donnell's Restaurant, 122 128th St. S.E., Everett. More info: 425-232-3092 or evergreenrepublicanwomen@yahoo.com.

Aug. 22

Art Exhibit at Rosehill

There’s a new art exhibit at the Rosehill Community Center highlighting the work of The Northwest Collage Society. The exhibit will run through Sept. 28. Hours are: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info: 425-263-8181.

Future of Flight

Extended Summer Hours

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour hours will be extended this summer to accommodate additional demand in July and August. 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.

Aug. 23

Volunteers needed for Challenge Air

This is a first flight experience for kids who face extraordinary health challenges each day. Pilots share their cockpits with “new pilots” and their families. This is an opportunity to volunteer your time and feel great about how you spent your day. Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Dr., Mukilteo. More info: 425-348-3200 or http://www.historicflight.org.

Picnic Point Beach Cleanup

10 a.m.-1 p,m. Join Soundside Marinelife Rescue Center at Picnic Point Park and help protect marine animals and their environment. Snacks provided after clean up, and/or volunteers are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. This event is open to all ages. Space is limited. RSVP required to volunteer@soundsidemarinelife.org. Picnic Point Park, 7531 Picnic Point Rd., Edmonds.

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

Back-to-School Carnival

1-4 p.m. Kids Dentistry Mukilteo is hosting a free Back-to-School Carnival for the community in the office parking lot. The carnival will feature Dunk the Doctor, tug of war, sack races, Pin the Tooth on the Smile, face painting, prize wheel, hot dogs, chips, drinks, snow cones, cotton candy and popcorn. Game prizes will be school supplies and backpacks. Kids Dentistry Mukilteo, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Aug. 24

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.

Aug. 25

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.

Aug. 26

Stormwater Open House

6-7:30 p.m. The city is hosting a Stormwater Management Plan Open House. City staff are looking for additional input on stormwater issues that haven’t yet been identified. City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo. More info: http://www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us/Page.asp?NavID=302 or 425-263-8082 or c.stringer@ci.mukilteo.wa.us.

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.

Aug. 27

Mukilteo Farmers Market

3-7 p.m. Come to Lighthouse Park to shop, taste and browse through this market for locally home-grown food. Every Wednesday this summer through Sept. 24. Free shuttle available from corner of Lincoln Avenue and 3rd Street. Lighthouse Park, 608 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-320-3586.

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.

Aug. 28

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. Do you ever wonder where your day went? 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.

Aug. 29

Waterfront Art Festival

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This year’s Waterfront Art Festival will be at a new location – the plaza of the Rosehill Community Center. Artwork will include photography, painting, ceramics, drawing, sculpture, glass, garden art, pottery, wearable art, fiber and jewelry. There will also be live music playing in the plaza. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Vintage Aircraft Weekend

The Historic Flight Foundation is hosting the seventh annual Vintage Aircraft Weekend Aug. 29-31. The festival includes speakers, live music, flying sessions, vintage aircraft, food and more. Friday evening, a dinner dance will feature live big band music. Purchase tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com. More info: http://vintageaircraftweekend.org or 425-348-3200. Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Dr., Mukilteo.

Aug. 30

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 31

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.

Sept. 1

Holiday Art Mart

Mukilteo Arts Guild is calling for artists to sign up for its Holiday Art Mart. The one-day shopping extravaganza of handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. This is a juried show. Send at least three images or your website link prior to registering. $65 for members, $75 for non-members. Deadline is Oct. 1. More info: 425-423-0450 or theartworkshop7@aol.com or http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Sept. 5

Lighthouse Festival

This year’s three-day Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival is set for Sept. 5-7. The festival is in its 49th year. This year’s festivities will include: arts and crafts, artist and artisan booths, food booths, children’s and grand parades, live entertainment, beer garden, children’s activities and a fireworks display. Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, 608 Front St., Mukilteo.

Sept. 6

Gipson Gabbers Toastmasters

10 a.m. The Gipson Gabbers Toastmasters meet on the first and third Saturday each month. Toastmasters encourage life-long learning through improved public speaking, listening and leadership skills in a comfortable setting. For ages 18 and up. Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: vppr.ggtm@gmail.com.

Sept. 7

Aline Vida Concert

2-3:30 p.m. Everett's own Aline Vida and her band bring a gutsy mix of rock and soul music to the Everett Library Auditorium. Vida will be performing her original music along with covers. This is a free event. Everett Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-257-8010 or libref@ci.everett.wa.us or http://www.alinevida.com.

Summer Aire Concert

3 p.m. It’s time for the eighth annual Summer Aire Concert and Ice Cream Social “Ride that Gospel Train.” Hear selections from Moses Hogan, John Rutter and Traditional Spirituals: “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” “Elijah Rock,” “Shall We Gather at the River?” and much more. Suggested donation $5. First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Sept. 11

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. Local author Betsy Case will talk about her book “Trail Blazers: The Women of the Boeing Company.” Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Sept. 17

Hospice Volunteers

2-4 p.m. Learn how to become a hospice volunteer at a free information session. Go over volunteer opportunities and requirements for each. Call in advance to reserve a spot. Hospice & Home Care offices, 2731 Wetmore Ave., Everett. More info: 425-261-4815.

Sept. 18

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is a representative from Crowd Funding. 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.

Sept. 20

Gipson Gabbers Toastmasters

10 a.m. The Gipson Gabbers Toastmasters meet on the first and third Saturday each month. Toastmasters encourage life-long learning through improved public speaking, listening and leadership skills in a comfortable setting. For ages 18 and up. Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: vppr.ggtm@gmail.com.

Sept. 21

Square Dance Class

6-8 p.m. The Checkerboard Squares Square Dance Club is starting beginner level square dance classes on Sunday nights until March. First lesson is free, after that they are $5 each. Dress is casual. Singles are welcome, but bringing a partner is recommended. Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. More info: 425-772-8085 or sastro@juno.com.

Sept. 25

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donna Ridgeway of Making Spaces LLC, will share her tips on organization and productivity. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or HYPERLINK "mailto:Julie@mukilteochamber.org" 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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