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September 3, 2014



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.

Poetry Reading

6-7 p.m. The Tulalip Tribes’ Hibulb Cultural Center presents its Poetry Series for September featuring Mukilteo poet Steve Bertrand, followed by open mic poetry. This is a free event. Hibulb Cultural Center, 6410 23rd Ave. N.E., Tulalip. More info: 360-716-2641 or hibulbculturalcenter.org.

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.

Sign up for Childcare

The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club is currently taking sign ups for its 2014-2015 Before and After School Childcare programs. More info: http://www.bgcsc.org or 206-295-5766 or mhagan@bgcsc.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.

Community Service

10:30-11:30 a.m.Middle school students (grades 6-8) can earn community service credit by helping out at the Mukilteo Library. Help prepare crafts for library programs, pick up and clean up, sort books and more. No need to sign up. All are welcome. Meet in the Teen Section the first Saturday of each month, September through May. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

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. 8

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.

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. 9

Chamber Musicians Group

5:30-6:30 p.m. This group is an opportunity for intermediate and advanced musicians to practice and perform small ensemble repertoire. Meets weekly on Tuesdays from Sept. 9-Dec.16. Various ensembles will be formed from available woodwind, brass, string and piano players. Minimum four, maximum 20 players. Call 425-353-2644 to register. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

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. 10

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. 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. 15

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America” by Timothy Egan. 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.

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.

Sept. 16

Candidate Forum

7-9 p.m. The Faith Action Network is sponsoring a 21st District Legislative Candidates Forum. All six candidates for the 21st District – the top two vote-getters in the August primary for the two House seats and the Senate seat – have accepted invitations to participate. Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds.

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.

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

Evening Book Group

7-8:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Sept. 19

Banned Books: Read and Discuss

10 a.m. to noon. Many books have been banned that are now considered literary classics. Read “Cat’s Cradle” by Kurt Vonnegut and discuss. Why were there attempts to remove it from schools and libraries? Discussion led by Ginny Enstad. Preregister online at http://www.sno-isle.org or by phone at 425-493-8202. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Sept. 20

Driver Refresher Course

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The AAA Driver Improvement Program is offering its refresher course on defensive driving skills. The course gives practical guidance for traffic accident prevention and enhances driver safety and confidence. Sons of Norway-Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Cost is $18 per person. Pre-registration is required. More info: 1-800-462-3728.

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.

The LEGO Movie

2-4 p.m. Watch The LEGO Movie at the Mukilteo Library. A lowly LEGO figure joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy. Featuring the voices of Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson and Alison Brie. For all ages. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

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. 22

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.

Sept. 25

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

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 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.

Sept. 26

Banned Books: Read and Discuss

10 a.m. to noon. Many books have been banned that are now considered literary classics. Read “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston and discuss. Why were there attempts to remove it from schools and libraries? Discussion led by Ginny Enstad. Preregister online at http://www.sno-isle.org or by phone at 425-493-8202. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Back-to-School Crafternoon

1-3 p.m. Kick off the new school year in style! Decorate your notebooks and pens, and make magnets and other fun locker decorations. While you're here, find some books to spark your creativity and help you survive another school year. Snacks and craft supplies provided by the Friends of the Mukilteo Library. For teens (grades 6-12). Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Sept. 27

Predators of the Heart Wildlife Program

2-3 p.m. Meet an armadillo, skunk, possum, porcupine, fox, small alligator and snakes of all kinds in this 45 min-1 hour program. Predators of the Heart is a wildlife refuge with the aim to educate children about the importance of animals and the role they play in the web of life. "Character development through wildlife education." Funded by the Sno-Isle Library Foundation and the Friends of the Mukilteo Library. For all ages. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Sept. 29

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.

Oct. 2

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

Oct. 3

Banned Books: Read and Discuss

10 a.m. to noon. Many books have been banned that are now considered literary classics. Read “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey and discuss. Why were there attempts to remove it from schools and libraries? Discussion led by Ginny Enstad. Preregister online at http://www.sno-isle.org or by phone at 425-493-8202. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., 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.

Community Service

10:30-11:30 a.m.Middle school students (grades 6-8) can earn community service credit by helping out at the Mukilteo Library. Help prepare crafts for library programs, pick up and clean up, sort books and more. No need to sign up. All are welcome. Meet in the Teen Section the first Saturday of each month, September through May. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Luau & Silent Auction

6-10 p.m. The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club will host its 45th annual Luau & Silent Auction. Enjoy a salmon feast fit for a king and bid on a variety of auction items. This fundraiser is one of the largest Boys & Girls Club Fundraisers in the county. Tickets are $30. Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club, 1134 2nd St., Mukilteo.

Oct. 9

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

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.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. Julie Pigott, program coordinator of the Admiralty Head Lighthouse programs on Whidbey Island, will talk about the lighthouse and its programs, which are supported by the sale of speciality license plates. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Oct. 10

Banned Books: Read and Discuss

10 a.m. to noon. Many books have been banned that are now considered literary classics. Read “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding and discuss. Why were there attempts to remove it from schools and libraries? Discussion led by Ginny Enstad. Preregister online at http://www.sno-isle.org or by phone at 425-493-8202. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

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.

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

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

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

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 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.

Oct. 30

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

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.

Community Service

10:30-11:30 a.m.Middle school students (grades 6-8) can earn community service credit by helping out at the Mukilteo Library. Help prepare crafts for library programs, pick up and clean up, sort books and more. No need to sign up. All are welcome. Meet in the Teen Section the first Saturday of each month, September through May. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Nov. 6

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

Nov. 13

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

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: HYPERLINK "http://www.mukilteo.org" http://www.mukilteo.org.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. President John Collier will present the historical society’s “Year in Review and Volunteer Appreciation.” Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

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.

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

Nov. 27

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

Dec. 4

PEPS Mukilteo

10 to noon. Program for Early Parent Support is hosting its first group in Mukilteo. PEPS is a non-profit organization that provides support to new families. The group meets on Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting Sept. 18. Babies up to 6 months and their parents attend together to meet, share and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Program fee is $150; financial assistance is available. Kids Dentistry, 4420 106th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.peps.org/programs/newborn/mukilteo-newborn-group.

Dec. 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.

Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

3-6 p.m. Cookie decorating, craft projects, musical performances and more. Bring your own camera and take a picture with Santa Claus and Buddy the Elf. Count down to the lighting of the tree. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served. Mukilteo Yacht Club boat parade is at 5:30 p.m .; tree lighting at 5:45 p.m. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-347-1456.

 

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