Schedule of community events for week of Jan. 7 | Around Town

 

January 7, 2015



Jan. 7

Networking Group

10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business. Bring at least 30 business cards. Attendance is free. Chamber Office, Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Handbell Ringers

5:45-7 p.m. Ever wanted to try handbell ringing? The Mukilteo Presbyterian Church is in need of bell ringers high school age or older. No experience needed and church membership is not required. Join first time through experienced ringers on Wednesdays. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: bassoonbarb@yahoo.com or 425-350-5589.

Celebrate Recovery

6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Bible-based meeting for those with any manor of hurts, habits and hangups. The group meets every Wednesday for a free dinner. Worship, groups and kids church run from 6:45-8:30 p.m. All are welcome. Mukilteo Foursquare Church, 4424 Chennault Beach Rd., Mukilteo. More info: 425 347-1211.


Introducing the Jet Age

7 p.m. Barry Latter will extend the Pan Am timeline to the Boeing 707, paying particular attention to the role played by the airline and its people in the long and successful operating history of the type. Members of Pan Am flight crews will tell tales of early days of the jet age. This presentation is part of a seminar series tracing the roots of the famed Pan American Airways. Talks are held the first Wednesday of each month and reprised on the following Saturday. Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Dr. Mukilteo. More info: visitorservices@historicflight.org.

Jan. 8

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. The Historical Society welcomes back Mayor Jennifer Gregerson to share updates on city matters. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Jan. 9

Winter Lecture Series

9:30-11:30 a.m. The Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation will host its 12th annual Winter Lecture Series for 2015. This popular sustainable series features Northwest garden personalities in eight sessions on alternate Friday mornings beginning Jan. 9. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4515 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.gardenlectures.com.


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Jan. 10

Introducing the Jet Age

Noon. Barry Latter will extend the Pan Am timeline to the Boeing 707, paying particular attention to the role played by the airline and its people in the long and successful operating history of the type. Members of Pan Am flight crews will tell tales of early days of the jet age. This presentation is part of a seminar series tracing the roots of the famed Pan American Airways. Talks are held the first Wednesday of each month and reprised on the following Saturday. Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Dr. Mukilteo. More info: visitorservices@historicflight.org.

Jan. 11

Save the Date

5:30 p.m. The Japanese Gulch Group hosts the Grow the Gulch – A New Beginning Dinner & Auction on Feb. 7. Early bird special: Tickets are $65 each or $480 for a table of eight before Jan. 16. After Jan. 16, tickets are $75 each or $560 for a table. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.japanesegulch.org.

Jan. 12

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.

Jan. 13

Project Linus

12:30-2:30 p.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help make quilts and blankets to be donated to Snohomish County kids who have experienced traumatic life events. Project Linus meets on the second Tuesday each month. Materials and equipment will be provided. No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Carl Gipson Senior Center, corner of Lombard and Pacific, Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

Jan. 14

Networking Group

10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business. Bring at least 30 business cards. Attendance is free. Chamber Office, Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Handbell Ringers

5:45-7 p.m. Ever wanted to try handbell ringing? The Mukilteo Presbyterian Church is in need of bell ringers high school age or older. No experience needed and church membership is not required. Join first time through experienced ringers on Wednesdays. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: bassoonbarb@yahoo.com or 425-350-5589.

Celebrate Recovery

6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Bible-based meeting for those with any manor of hurts, habits and hangups. The group meets every Wednesday for a free dinner. Worship, groups and kids church run from 6:45-8:30 p.m. All are welcome. Mukilteo Foursquare Church, 4424 Chennault Beach Rd., Mukilteo. More info: 425 347-1211.

Jan. 15

Nordic Oral History Project

2 p.m. Back by popular demand: Hear a presentation by Gordon Strand and Mari-Ann Jackson of the Nordic Heritage Museum and watch a documentary on the museum’s “American Voices Oral History Project.” The project is an effort to collect and share the life histories of Nordic Immigrants and their descendants in the Pacific Northwest. Harbour Pointe Retirement, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.hpretire.com or 425-493-8555.

Evening Book Group

7-8:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Jan. 16

Zentangle for Teens

1-3 p.m. Zentangle is a fun, relaxing and easy-to-learn way to create art by drawing structured patterns. Even if you think you can’t draw, you can do this. Join other teens as certified zentangle teachers Patty Steele and Janel Carson help you unleash your inner creativity. For teens in grades 6-12. Class is limited to 25 participants. Register in advance at: http://goo.gl/klP3O7. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Jan. 17

Sew Thoughtful

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join the Snohomish County Clothing & Textile Advisors to help sew pajamas for Safe Place, a haven for children 12 and under who are victims of violence. Kits will be provided. Bring your sewing machine, a color variety of thread, sewing tools, a beverage and lunch. Meet in the Cougar Room behind the WSU Extension Office. McCollum Park, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett. More info: 206-595-9717 or carlapeery@wsu.edu.

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.

Jan. 18

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.

Jan. 19

Volunteer Drivers

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.

Jan. 21

Networking Group

10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business. Bring at least 30 business cards. Attendance is free. Chamber Office, Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Caregiver Support Group

10:30 a.m. to noon. Caring for someone with memory loss? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place to learn, share and gain support from others providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the third week Wednesday of the month. DSHS Home and Community Services, Community Room, 3906 172nd St. N.E., Arlington. More info: 425-317-3482.

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.

Handbell Ringers

5:45-7 p.m. Ever wanted to try handbell ringing? The Mukilteo Presbyterian Church is in need of bell ringers high school age or older. No experience needed and church membership is not required. Join first time through experienced ringers on Wednesdays. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: bassoonbarb@yahoo.com or 425-350-5589.

Celebrate Recovery

6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Bible-based meeting for those with any manor of hurts, habits and hangups. The group meets every Wednesday for a free dinner. Worship, groups and kids church run from 6:45-8:30 p.m. All are welcome. Mukilteo Foursquare Church, 4424 Chennault Beach Rd., Mukilteo. More info: 425 347-1211.

Jan. 24

Pajama Party

6:30-8:30 p.m. An evening full of stories, songs, crafts, treats and a pajama fashion show. Wear your favorite pajamas and bring a sleeping bag and flashlight to the library. For children in grades K-5. Preregister online or call 425-493-8202.? Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Jan. 26

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "One Summer: America, 1927” by Bill Bryson. 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.

Jan. 28

Networking Group

10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business. Bring at least 30 business cards. Attendance is free. Chamber Office, Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Handbell Ringers

5:45-7 p.m. Ever wanted to try handbell ringing? The Mukilteo Presbyterian Church is in need of bell ringers high school age or older. No experience needed and church membership is not required. Join first time through experienced ringers on Wednesdays. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: bassoonbarb@yahoo.com or 425-350-5589.

Celebrate Recovery

6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Bible-based meeting for those with any manor of hurts, habits and hangups. The group meets every Wednesday for a free dinner. Worship, groups and kids church run from 6:45-8:30 p.m. All are welcome. Mukilteo Foursquare Church, 4424 Chennault Beach Rd., Mukilteo. More info: 425 347-1211.

Jan. 31

Ready, Set, Start: Your Own Business

10:30 a.m. to noon. Interested in starting your own business? This interactive class will help you articulate your vision and connect you with both library and community resources to turn your passion into a profitable enterprise. Seating is limited, preregister online at http://www.sno-isle.org or by phone at 425-493-8202. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Feb. 4

Networking Group

10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business. Bring at least 30 business cards. Attendance is free. Chamber Office, Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Handbell Ringers

5:45-7 p.m. Ever wanted to try handbell ringing? The Mukilteo Presbyterian Church is in need of bell ringers high school age or older. No experience needed and church membership is not required. Join first time through experienced ringers on Wednesdays. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: bassoonbarb@yahoo.com or 425-350-5589.

Celebrate Recovery

6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Bible-based meeting for those with any manor of hurts, habits and hangups. The group meets every Wednesday for a free dinner. Worship, groups and kids church run from 6:45-8:30 p.m. All are welcome. Mukilteo Foursquare Church, 4424 Chennault Beach Rd., Mukilteo. More info: 425 347-1211.

Feb. 7

Community Service

10:30-11:30 a.m. Middle school students (grades 6-8) can earn Community Service credit by helping out at the library. Help prepare crafts for library programs, pick up and clean up, sort books and more. No need to sign up. Volunteer on the first Saturday of each month, September through May. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Dinner & Auction

5:30 p.m. The Japanese Gulch Group hosts the Grow the Gulch – A New Beginning Dinner & Auction. Early bird special: Tickets are $65 each or $480 for a table of eight before Jan. 16. After Jan. 16, tickets are $75 each or $560 for a table. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.japanesegulch.org.

Feb. 10

Project Linus

12:30-2:30 p.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help make quilts and blankets to be donated to Snohomish County kids who have experienced traumatic life events. Project Linus meets on the second Tuesday each month. Materials and equipment will be provided. No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Carl Gipson Senior Center, corner of Lombard and Pacific, Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

Feb. 11

Networking Group

10:30-11:30 a.m. Want to meet new business owners in Mukilteo? Join the Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Wednesday morning networking group at the Chamber Office. Be prepared to give a 30 second introduction to your business. Bring at least 30 business cards. Attendance is free. Chamber Office, Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Handbell Ringers

5:45-7 p.m. Ever wanted to try handbell ringing? The Mukilteo Presbyterian Church is in need of bell ringers high school age or older. No experience needed and church membership is not required. Join first time through experienced ringers on Wednesdays. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: bassoonbarb@yahoo.com or 425-350-5589.

Celebrate Recovery

6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Bible-based meeting for those with any manor of hurts, habits and hangups. The group meets every Wednesday for a free dinner. Worship, groups and kids church run from 6:45-8:30 p.m. All are welcome. Mukilteo Foursquare Church, 4424 Chennault Beach Rd., Mukilteo. More info: 425 347-1211.

Feb. 12

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. Artist Jon Evavold, who created Mukilteo’s totem pole will talk about its design. The carvings in the pole illustrate Old Town, including the lighthouse, ferry and historical houses. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Feb. 21

Children’s Concert

2:15-4 p.m. Cascade Symphony presents “Babar, the Little Elephant” and the KING FM Instrument Petting Zoo. Petting zoo opens at 2:15 p.m. Concert is from 3-4 p.m. Cost is $2-10. Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. More info: 425-275-9595 or www. cascadesymphony.org.

Make-A-Blanket Day

Noon – 5 p.m. Help make quilts and blankets to be donated to kids who have experienced traumatic life events in Snohomish County. Materials and equipment provided. No experience is necessary, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Help sew, iron, inspect, pin, fringe and tie. Donations also welcome. Zion Lutheran Parish Hall, 330 Union Ave., Snohomish. More info: 425-252-4524.

 

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