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February 3, 2016



Feb. 3

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.

Survive & Thrive with Kidney Disease

6-7:30 p.m. Find out how to slow kidney disease down, learn about treatment options and get nutrition and exercise tips that promote kidney health. You’ll be treated to healthy (and tasty!) cooking demonstrations. Verdant Health Commission, 4710 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. More info: 425-744-1095 ext. 444 or http://www.pskc.net/classes.

Eastern Airlines

7 p.m. The Historic Flight Foundation presents “The History of Eastern Airlines” by Bill McCutcheon. McCutcheon will explain the reasons for the rise and fall of this important airline, which in its heyday had a near-monopoly of the New York to Florida market. Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo. More info: 425-348-3200 or http://www.historicflight.org.

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.

Feb. 4

Teen Advisory Board

4:30-6:30 p.m. Meet new teens, discuss teen concerns, help develop library programs and talk about books – all while earning volunteer credits. Snacks provided. Pick up a TAB application at the library’s information desk. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Feb. 6

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 and displays, pick up and clean up, sort books and more. No need to sign up. Meet in the teen section of the library on the first Saturday of each month for one hour from September through May. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Eastern Airlines

Noon. The Historic Flight Foundation presents “The History of Eastern Airlines” by Bill McCutcheon. McCutcheon will explain the reasons for the rise and fall of this important airline, which in its heyday had a near-monopoly of the New York to Florida market. Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo. More info: 425-348-3200 or http://www.historicflight.org.

Vienna Ball

6-9 p.m. Kamiak High School hosts its 15th annual Vienna Ball benefiting the orchestra program. Enjoy an evening of ballroom dancing accompanied by the orchestra. Professional dance lessons begin at 6 p.m., followed by music and dancing. Bring the whole family. Raffle tickets and concessions available for purchase. Tickets are $10-$15. Tickets are available at the door, from an orchestra student or online at http://www.kamiakarts.org. Kamiak High School, 10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Renaissance Consort Concert

7 p.m. Renaissance Consort presents a free concert, followed by a reception. Two recorders and a harpsichord perform Renaissance and Early Baroque music by rarely heard composers, including Haym and Giamberti. A free will offering will be taken. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-3757.

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.

Feb. 8

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.

Feb. 10

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.

Survive & Thrive with Kidney Disease

6-7:30 p.m. Find out how to slow kidney disease down, learn about treatment options and get nutrition and exercise tips that promote kidney health. You’ll be treated to healthy (and tasty!) cooking demonstrations. Verdant Health Commission, 4710 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. More info: 425-744-1095 ext. 444 or http://www.pskc.net/classes.

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.

Feb. 11

Student Art Show

The fifth annual Mukilteo Secondary Art Show exhibit at Rosehill Community Center features of artwork from the middle and high school students in the visual arts programs of the Mukilteo School District. See drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and mixed-media works. Open though March 25. Special event 7-8 p.m. Feb. 11. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln, Mukilteo.

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. Harbour Pointe Retirement, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Feb. 12

Call for Artists

Registration is now open for this year’s Mukilteo Art Festival, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. The festival includes photography, painting, ceramics, drawing, sculpture, glass, garden art, pottery, wearable art, fiber and jewelry. All profits go to the Mukilteo Arts Guild scholarship fund. Deadline to register is July 1. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org or theartworkshop7@aol.com.

Feb. 13

Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Run

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register now for the Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Run is a 5K, 10K, half marathon, 20 mile or marathon trail race at Fort Ebey State Park on Whidbey Island. Fort Ebey State Park, 400 Hill Valley Dr., Coupeville. More info: 206-291-8250 or http://nwtrailruns.com/events/fort-ebey-kettles-trail-run.

Sweetheart Dance

7-9:30 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to its Sweetheart Dance. Kick up your heels to the live music of Allspice Band. Potluck snacks. 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.

Feb. 15

Writers Group

7-8:30 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce. All ages welcome. Read your work and receive gentle, constructive feedback. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteoarts.org.

Feb. 16

Gender Studies

10 a.m. to noon. Shoreline Community College presents “How Does Gender Affect the Conditions of Our Lives?” Speaker Rachel David, an instructor in the field of Women and Gender Studies at Shoreline Community College, will share how even before our birth, throughout our lives, and after death gender continues to be an influence. Shoreline Community College, Building 2900, Room 2925, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline. More info: aauw.esk@gmail.com or http://esk-wa.aauw.net.

Garden Club

11 a.m. This Mukilteo Way Garden Club meeting features Leanette Bassetti of Bassetti’s Crooked Arbor Gardens. Her presentation is titled “Art in the Garden.” Members and non-members welcome. Call for directions to the private address. More info: 206-799-2484 or http://www.mwgc.org.

Feb. 17

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.

Survive & Thrive with Kidney Disease

6-7:30 p.m. Find out how to slow kidney disease down, learn about treatment options and get nutrition and exercise tips that promote kidney health. You’ll be treated to healthy (and tasty!) cooking demonstrations. Verdant Health Commission, 4710 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. More info: 425-744-1095 ext. 444 or http://www.pskc.net/classes.

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.

Feb. 18

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Mayor Jennifer Gregerson, who will be giving her State of the City address. Bring your business cards and a door prize to help promote your business. Cost is $20 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 "This is Your Life, Harriet Chance!" by Jonathan Evison. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Feb. 20

Republican Presidential Caucus

10 a.m. The Washington State Republican Party is holding its 2016 Presidential Caucuses all over the state. Registration is at 9 a.m .; the meeting starts at 10 a.m. These caucuses will determine who will be elected as delegates and alternates to the Legislative District Caucus and/or the County Convention. Find the nearest presidential caucus near you. More info: at: http://www.snocogop.com/presidential_caucus/ or 360-653-1100.

Peter and the Wolf

The Cascade Symphony Orchestra presents “Peter and the Wolf” and the KING-FM Instrument Petting Zoo. Children will also hear selections from the CSO Percussion Ensemble and two rising stars. Petting zoo begins at 2 p.m. Concert begins at 3 p.m. Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $2-$10. More info: 425-275-9595 or http://cascadesymphony.org/education/childrens-concert/.

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.

Feb. 22

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Erik Larson. 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

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.

Feb. 24

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.

Feb. 25

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s speaker is Mike Talkington of Talk Media. He will speak about social media analytics, goals and insights. 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.

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.

Feb. 26

Teen Chocolate Festival

1-3 p.m. February is National Chocolate Month. Bring your friends to the library for a celebration of chocolate that will include chocolate games, crafts, prizes and lots of chocolate eating. Have fun discovering the many wonders of chocolate with other teens. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Feb. 27

Dishes to Doggie Duty

11 a.m. to noon. 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.

Feb. 28

Health & Wellness Fair

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Chamber of Commerce presents the first-ever Health and Wellness Fair. This free fair will feature more than 25 health- and wellness-related businesses with numerous exhibits, activities and demonstrations to help families adopt healthy habits. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Feb. 29

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.

 

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