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August 27, 2014



Aug. 27

Aging & Disability Forum

12:30-2:30 p.m. Senior Services and the Center for Independence are hosting an Aging and Disability Community Forum. Older adults, all ages living with disabilities, family members, caregivers and service providers are encouraged to attend and discuss ways to improve services. Bakerview Apartments, Large Hall, 2605 15th St., Everett.

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.

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. 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

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.

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.

Sept. 2

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.

Sept. 4

Whidbey Weavers

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Whidbey Weavers Guild presents Linda Kubik on “Hand, Drape, Fashion Fabric.” Kubik is a designer and sewing educator who also weaves. A one-day follow-up workshop will be held Sept. 5. Meetings are on the first Thursday of the month. Bring your brown bag lunch. Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 NW Birch St., Coupeville. More info: whidbeyweaversguild.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.

Puget Sound Bird Fest

This bird festival in Edmonds is a free three-day event set for Sept. 5-7. Enjoy birding activities from guided birding walks, kids activities (e.g. owl pellet dissection), low tide beach walks, tour of native plant gardens and many speakers on birding-related topics. More info: http://www.pugetsoundbirdfest.com/.

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.

Hula Open House

1-3 p.m. Try out A Honu World of Hula’s Baby & Me Hula and Island Grooves classes at an Open House. The Baby & Me Hula demo will be from 1:15-2 p.m. The Island Grooves demo will be from 2:15-3 p.m. This is a free event. Gold's Gym, 12138 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo. More info: http://www.ahonuworldofhula.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.

Oct. 4

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.

Oct. 9

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. Windermere Mukilteo, 12003 Mukilteo Speedway, Ste. 101, Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteo.org.

Oct. 16

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is David Cook of Origin Marketing Group and LogoNational.com. He’ll share what a brand is, why it’s important to have a good one and how to improve the one you have. 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.

Oct. 18

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.

Oct. 23

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Matt Cail of Supercharge Marketing, will share the latest updates in social media in business. 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.

Oct. 26

Winterize Your Garden

2-3:30 p.m. The Mukilteo Wildlife Habitat Group is sponsoring a Workshop on Winterizing your Garden. Frankie Dennison, a Washington State University master gardener, will present how to get your garden ready for the winter. Weather permitting, she will demonstrate winterizing techniques in the library’s Native Plant Demonstration garden. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Boo Bash

1-5 p.m. Celebrate Halloween in Mukilteo with the family at the city’s fourth annual Boo Bash. Dress in your best Halloween costume and play games, do arts and craft projects, walk through a haunted house and more. Trick-or-Treat around businesses in Old Town. Get your photo taken by a professional photographer. This event is free. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us.

Nov. 1

Holiday Art Mart

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild’s Holiday Art Mart is a one-day shopping extravaganza of handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts created by professional artists from the Puget Sound region. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-423-0450 or theartworkshop7@aol.com or http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

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.

Nov. 13

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 with a “Festivus” theme, including a Festivus pole. Hosted by Chamber President Jeanmarie Trapp. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteo.org.

Nov. 15

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.

Nov. 20

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast is the end-of-year award and recognition ceremony. No breakfast meeting in December. 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.

 

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