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Schedule of community events for week of Nov. 11 | Around Town

 

Last updated 11/11/2015 at Noon



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.

Honoring Veterans

3:15 p.m. Join Harbour Pointe Retirement in honoring local veterans and hear a presentation by historian Patricia Overman. Overman will talk about a glider pilot infantry company’s varsity invasion of Germany during World War II. All are welcome. Harbour Pointe Retirement, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8555 or http://www.hpretire.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.

Nov. 12

Forget-Me-Not

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Disabled American Veterans will be collecting Forget-Me-Not Day contributions to help local disabled veterans at the Mukilteo QFC on Nov. 12, 13 and 14. The DAV works to fulfill our promises to the men and women who served. "They didn't forget their duty... please don't forget them." QFC, 11700 Mukilteo Speedway Ste. 300, Mukilteo.

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.

Nov. 14

Holiday Bazaar

& Bake Sale

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Lynnwood Eagles Aerie #2888 is hosting a Holiday Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale. A homemade waffle breakfast also will be served from 9-11:30 a.m. The local Eagles Aerie is a nonprofit community organization. Lynnwood Eagles, 19223 Highway 99, Lynnwood. More info: 206-947-0374 or http://www.lynwoodeagles.com.

Zumba Party

1-3 p.m .: Enjoy two free hours of Zumba at the Mukilteo Athletic Club with a healthy, non-perishable food donation. Proceeds of the food drive support the Mukilteo Food Bank. Mukilteo Athletic Club, 12138 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo. More info: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mukilteo-Athletic-Club/912545475447458 or 425-348-0960.

Meaningful Movies

7 p.m. Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents "White Like Me. Race, Racism and White Privilege in America," an exploration of race and racism in the United States through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. Discussion will follow with special guest Daniel VanArsdale, Snohomish County field organizer for the League of Education Voters. Admission is free. Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St SW, Edmonds.

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.

Nov. 16

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss “The Universe versus Alex Woods” by Gavin Extence. 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 Mark Wright, an award-winning journalist and television news anchor for KING 5 Morning News in Seattle. 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.

Nov. 17

Garden Club

11 a.m. This Mukilteo Way Garden Club meeting features Sandy Milam from the Evergreen Arboretum. Members and non-members welcome. Call for directions to the private address. More info: 206-799-2484 or http://www.mwgc.org.

SnoKing AAUW

12:30 p.m. The Edmonds SnoKing Branch of AAUW presents "Are You Work Ready for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Careers?" Mary Kaye Bredeson, executive director of the Center of Excellence in Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing, will address how to prepare yourself for today’s jobs in aerospace and manufacturing. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Edmonds Community College, Woodway Hall Room 202, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. More info: aauw.esk@gmail.com or http://esk-wa.aauw.net.

Lighthouse Quilters

6:45 p.m. This month’s Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters meeting will feature "Japanese Sashiko & Appliqué" by Sylvia Pippen. Pippen is a quilt designer, teacher and author. Lecture and trunk show is free. All are welcome. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteolighthousequilters.org.

Nov. 18

Defensive Driving

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The AAA Driver Improvement Program is offering its refresher course on defensive driving skills. Receive practical guidance for traffic accident prevention, enhances driver safety and confidence. Successful course completion qualifies drivers 55 years of age and over for automobile insurance premium discounts. Cost is $18 per person. Pre-registration is required. Garden Court Retirement, 520 112th St. SW, Everett. More info: 1-800-462-3728.

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.

Lighthouse Festival

7 p.m. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association annual meeting will be held at the Chamber office. MLFA members in good standing will be allowed to vote for next year’s board of directors. Chamber of Commerce, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: exec.director@mukfest.com or 425.353.5516.

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. 19

Outback Luncheon

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County will host its seventh annual Outback Luncheon “Help Take A Bite Out of Domestic Violence.” Lunch is steak, chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, Caeser salad and roll. Bring a gift or gift card for a mother, child or father for the holidays. $15 per person. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Outback Steakhouse, 10121 Evergreen Way, Everett. More info: 425-259-2827, ext. 1013 or stephanie@dvs-snoco.org.

Legal Questions?

3 p.m. Harbour Pointe Retirement is hosting a Q&A with Margery Edwards from Legal Shield. Edwards will answer your questions about “legalese,” identify theft, fraud scams and more. All are welcome. Harbour Pointe Retirement, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8555 or http://www.hpretire.com.

Evening Book Group

6-7:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "The Dog Stars” by Peter Heller. 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.

Nov. 20

Sew Thoughtful

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join the Snohomish County Clothing & Textile Advisors to make tote bags for Safe Place, a haven for children who are victims of violence. Kits will be provided. Bring your sewing machine, a color variety of thread, sewing tools, a beverage and lunch. McCollum Park, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett in the Cougar Room behind the WSU Extension Office. More info: 425-743-0118 or afharris@juno.com.

International Games Day

3-5 p.m. Tweens and teens in grades 6-12 are invited to celebrate International Games Day at the library. Come play a huge selection of board games, party games and trivia games. You might even win one of our random giveaways. Snacks will be provided. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: http://goo.gl/ZqC9OF.

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.

Free Caricatures

3-5 p.m. Back by popular demand, Harbour Pointe Retirement is hosting caricature artist Vincent Yee. Yee will create quick portraits for holiday cards and gift giving for free. All are welcome. Harbour Pointe Retirement, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8555 or http://www.hpretire.com.

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.

Nov. 23

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.

Nov. 25

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. 26

Yoga Workshop

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Lynnwood Body & Brain Center is hosting a free Holiday Stress Relief Yoga Workshop featuring stretching exercises, meditation and breathing exercises. Wear comfortable clothes that stretch. Lynnwood Body & Brain Center 18700, 33rd Ave. W. Ste. H2, Lynnwood. More info: 425-776-9642 or http://www.bodynbrain.com/lynnwood.

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.

Nov. 28

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.

Nov. 30

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.

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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