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Schedule of community events for week of Sept. 30 | Around Town

 

Last updated 9/30/2015 at Noon



Sept. 30

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, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

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 June through September. Free shuttle available from corner of Lincoln Avenue and 3rd Street. Lighthouse Park, 608 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-320-3586.

Folk Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Wednesday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by all requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Christmas Choir

8-9 p.m. Singers are invited to join the Mukilteo Presbyterian Church Christmas Choir and rehearse for its annual Christmas Cantata. The cantata is entitled, "Canticle of Joy" by Joseph Martin, and will feature the choir and orchestra. Rehearsals are Wednesdays and continue through the first Wednesday of December. "Canticle of Joy" will be presented for free on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: janet@mpclife.com or 425-355-2802.

Oct. 1

Candidates Forum

6-8 p.m. Meet the Mukilteo City Council candidates. Hear their positions on vital issues for Mukilteo. Be an informed voter by attending. Bring your questions. Hosted by the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce and Mukilteo Beacon. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-347-1456.

Writers Group

7-8:30 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group meets once a week on Thursdays in Y’s Clubroom. All ages welcome. Read your work and receive gentle, constructive feedback. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Oct. 3

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.

Project Linus

Noon to 5 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. Materials and equipment will be provided. No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Donations welcome. Snacks, door prizes provided. Valley View Bible Church, 9717 31st Ave. S.E., Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

Selma to Snohomish

1:30-4 p.m. A new civic engagement series titled “Selma to Snohomish,” launches with a free screening of the film “Selma!,” followed by a panel discussion. Presented by NAACP Snohomish County Chapter, Communities of Color Coalition, League of Education Voters and The Latino Community Fund. Northwest Music Hall, 1402 Everett Mall Way, Everett. More info: FOCUiS.com@gmail.com or 206-552-9310.

Folk Dance Club

7-10 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Saturday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by a program of dances, plus requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Oct. 4

Read with Carmen and Risa

3-4 p.m. Dogs Carmen and Risa love to listen to young readers. Read with one of these sweet therapy dogs for 15 minutes and receive a "pawtograph" souvenir. For school-age children. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Sunset Social

5:30-7:30 p.m. Mukilteo Seniors Association is hosting a potluck "Sunset Social.” Members and prospective members are invited to attend. Bring your favorite fall dish to share, such as an appetizer, salad, entree or dessert. Please RSVP. More info: mukilteoseniors@gmail.com or 425-745-3930.

Oct. 5

ESL Talk Time

6-7 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. 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, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Folk Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Wednesday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by all requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Christmas Choir

8-9 p.m. Singers are invited to join the Mukilteo Presbyterian Church Christmas Choir and rehearse for its annual Christmas Cantata. The cantata is entitled, "Canticle of Joy" by Joseph Martin, and will feature the choir and orchestra. Rehearsals are Wednesdays and continue through the first Wednesday of December. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: janet@mpclife.com or 425-355-2802.

Oct. 8

Technology Tailgate

4-7 p.m. In lieu of an After Hours Social, the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce is joining a Technology Tailgate at Electronic Business Machines. An RSVP is required. Electronic Business Machines, 802 134th St. S.W. Ste. 170, Everett. More info: 425-347-1456.

Genealogy 101

7-8 p.m. Sign up for free to take Genealogy 101: A Beginners Class on how to get started with your genealogy. Learn more about where your family came from or leave a gift for the next generation. A pedigree chart will be used to give a “hands on” start for beginners. Register with class code 4710. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

Writers Group

7-8:30 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group meets once a week on Thursdays in Y’s Clubroom. All ages welcome. Read your work and receive gentle, constructive feedback. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Oct. 10

Rocktoberfest

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Marysville Rock and Gem Club presents 41st annual Roctoberfest, a gem and mineral show that features rocks from all over the world. Demonstrations, displays, silent auctions, raffle prizes and more. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11. Free admission, free parking. Totem Middle School, 1605 7th St., Marysville.

Sarvey Wildlife Educational Raptors

2 p.m. See live raptors, including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls at the library. Meet the feathered members of Sarvey's Educational Team and learn a bit more why they are at the center. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Folk Dance Club

7-10 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you its Octoberfest Party with music from the Allspice Band. Enjoy a band program, potluck snacks and dance requests. No teaching. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Oct. 11

Read with Carmen and Risa

3-4 p.m. Dogs Carmen and Risa love to listen to young readers. Read with one of these sweet therapy dogs for 15 minutes and receive a "pawtograph" souvenir. For school-age children. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Oct. 12

ESL Talk Time

6-7 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. 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, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Folk Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Wednesday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by all requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Christmas Choir

8-9 p.m. Singers are invited to join the Mukilteo Presbyterian Church Christmas Choir and rehearse for its annual Christmas Cantata. The cantata is entitled, "Canticle of Joy" by Joseph Martin, and will feature the choir and orchestra. Rehearsals are Wednesdays and continue through the first Wednesday of December. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: janet@mpclife.com or 425-355-2802.

Oct. 15

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is humorist Marilyn Grey. 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.

Evening Book Group

6-7:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Writers Group

7-8:30 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group meets once a week on Thursdays in Y’s Clubroom. All ages welcome. Read your work and receive gentle, constructive feedback. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Oct. 16

Free Cat Clinic

In honor of National Feral Cat Day on Oct. 16, the Community Cat Coalition is offering free spay and neuter, vaccinations and flea treatments for non-eartipped or owned kittens and cats this week (up to $2,000). Reservations required. Feral Cat Spay Neuter Project, 4001 198th St. S.W., Lynnwood. More info: http://www.feralcatproject.org/howuse_step.aspx.

Oct. 17

SnoMOMs Sale

8:30 a.m. to noon. SnoMoMs Children’s Clothing & Equipment Sale to benefit the nonprofit Snohomish County Mothers of Multiples. New/gently used items for infants to older kids! Clothes, shoes, furniture, bedding, feeding, safety, toys and more. Cash and checks OK. Edmonds Community College Seaview Gym, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. More info: http://www.facebook.com/events/762154447246342/.

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.

Dishes to Doggie Duty

11 a.m. Mukilteo Library presents “Dishes to Doggie Duty: Getting Your Kiddos to Help with Chores.” Learn why it is important for kids to do chores, how and when to get them started, and what is age appropriate. Presented by Lauren Leiker, certified parent coach and educator. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Folk Dance Club

7-10 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Saturday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by a program of dances, plus requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Oct. 19

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” by Harriet Beecher Stowe. 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.

Seniors Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This month’s speaker for the Mukilteo Seniors Association Luncheon is Dr. Mark Nolting, a naturopathic physician and acupuncturist. Bring a dish to share. Cost is $3 members, $5 non-members. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: mukilteoseniors@gmail.com or 425-745-3930.

ESL Talk Time

6-7 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. 20

Organization Workshop

2:30-3:30 p.m. Lauren Williams of Casual Uncluttering will teach a free organization workshop. Williams will provide tips on how to downsize or declutter your home or office. Find out what your organizing style is and put it to work for you. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180 or http://www.casualuncluttering.com.

Oct. 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, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Folk Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Wednesday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by all requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Oct. 22

Building Hope Breakfast

7:30-8:50 a.m. Vision House is holding a free breakfast event to raise support for homeless families in the greater Puget Sound area. Mark Canlis, co-owner of Canlis Restaurant, will be the keynote speaker. Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. RSVP at NoHomelessKids.org or 425-228-6356.

Yacht Club

6:30 p.m. Mukilteo Yacht Club meets today. Boaters are invited to the monthly meeting of this boat cruising and social club. Membership benefits include reciprocal moorage privileges, boating and land cruises and boating discounts. Power and sail boaters welcome. Milltown Sailing Association Clubhouse, 410 14th St., Everett. More info: 425-218-3359 or rearcommodore@mukilteoyachtclub.com or http://www.mukilteoyachtclub.com.

Writers Group

7-8:30 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group meets once a week on Thursdays in Y’s Clubroom. All ages welcome. Read your work and receive gentle, constructive feedback. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Oct. 24

Folk Dance Club

7-10 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Saturday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by a program of dances, plus requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Oct. 25

Blood Drive

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Save a Life! Sign up to donate blood at the Rosehill Community Center. The Puget Sound Blood Center will be at the community center taking blood donations. Donors under 18 must have a release signed by a parent/guardian. All donors subject to a health screening. Pre-register and receive a gift. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

Boo Bash

1-5 p.m. Celebrate Halloween in Mukilteo with the family at the city’s fifth 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. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us.

Oct. 24

Gala & Auction

5:30-9 p.m. Dust off that tuxedo, ball gown or fancy evening wear and join the Future of Flight Foundation for its fifth special gala and auction to raise funds to support education programs, exhibits and mission. Dinner, music, silent and live auction led by renowned auctioneer John Curley. More info: http://www.futureofflight.org/gala-auction or 425-438-8100 ext. 247.

Oct. 26

ESL Talk Time

6-7 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. 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, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Coffee Chats

Join Councilmember Christine Cook to talk about Mukilteo issues at one of two Coffee Chats. The first one is at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., from 1-2 p.m., and the second one is at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., from 6-7 p.m. More info: electchristinecook@gmail.com.

Folk Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Wednesday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by all requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Oct. 31

Harvest Fest

2-5 p.m. A Mariner High School event that invites elementary school students to spend Halloween night in an indoor, safe environment filled with fun activities and a Trick-or-Treat hallway. Bring a donation for the National Honors Society’s Canned Food Drive to benefit the Everett Food Bank. Mariner High School, 200 120th St. S.W., Everett.

Folk Dance Club

7-10 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to its Halloween Party. Break out your costumes! Request dancing from 7-7:30 p.m. followed by a program of dances from 7:30-10 p.m. No teaching. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Boo Hop

9 p.m. Tongue In Cheek Productions will host Boo Hop to benefit Christmas House in Everett. Bring an unwrapped toy, dress up in a Halloween costume. Enjoy raffles and auctions and dance to classic rock spun by Captain Ringo. All proceeds plus 10 percent of bar sales go to Christmas House. Senor California, 4305 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: tongueincheekprod@yahoo.com.

Nov. 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, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Folk Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Wednesday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by all requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Nov. 7

Holiday Art Mart

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This art market features juried artists and artisans from all over Washington state. Shop for a variety of handmade gifts, including jewelry, clothing, home décor, pottery and hand-blown glass. Sponsored by the Mukilteo Arts Guild and the city of Mukilteo. Proceeds go toward the guild’s high school scholarship fund. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org or 425-423-0450.

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. 8

Holiday Open House

Noon to 4 p.m. Barbara's Floral is hosting its 30th annual Holiday Open House. Join Karen, Barbara and staff for an afternoon of refreshments, prizes and holiday fun. Barbara’s Floral, 12809 Beverly Park Rd., Lynnwood. More info: 425-353-0644.

Nov. 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, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Folk Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to kick up your heels in dances from many lands on Wednesday nights. A short teaching at 7:30 p.m. followed by all requests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7 non-members; $5 members. More info: 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923 or http://www.sno-king.org.

Nov. 21

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.

Dec. 5

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 Tree Lighting

3-6 p.m. Spend an evening enjoying holiday music, crafts and cheer at this year’s Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting. Take photos with Santa and the Grinch, and help them count down to the lighting of the city’s holiday tree. Tree lighting at 5:45 p.m. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

Dec. 6

Canticle of Joy

4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church presents its annual Christmas cantata “Canticle of Joy” by Joseph Martin, featuring the church choir and orchestra. The concert is free and open to the community. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: janet@mpclife.com or 425-355-2802.

 

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