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Schedule of community events for week of April 6 | Around Town

 

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April 6

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.

Popcorn and a Movie

Noon. Enjoy a movie with the Mukilteo Seniors Association on its big screen TV in the Christensen Room at Mukilteo’s community center. Watch “The Hundred-Foot Journey” starring Manish Dayal and Helen Mirren. Bring a brown bag lunch. Popcorn will be provided. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

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. Dances are all by request. 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.

April 7

Coffee Social

1-3 p.m. Meet other seniors at a Coffee Social in the Rosehill Room at Mukilteo’s community center. Mukilteo Senior Association hosts this free event on the first Thursday of every month in the Rosehill Room. Coffee, tea and store-bought sweets will be provided. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

Donate Blood

1-6 p.m. — Give blood to the American Red Cross as part of National Volunteer Month this April to help save lives. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions. Donors of all blood types are needed. Avalon Brandemoor, 3333 164th St. S.W., Lynnwood. More info: http://www.redcrossblood.org or 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Whidbey Weavers

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Whidbey Weavers Guild meets on the first Thursday of the month. The featured speaker for this meeting is Terri Bibby, a freestyle weaver who creates one-of-a-kind asymmetric clothing, wraps, bags and wall hangings in the SAORI style. Bring a brown bag lunch. Pacific Northwest Art School, 15 N.W. Birch St., Coupeville. More info: http://www.whidbeyweaversguild.org.

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.

April 8

Audubon Society

7-8:30 p.m. Pilchuck Audubon Society's April program is “The Secret Lives of Pigeon Guillemots.” Presented by Ann Casey, past president of Whidbey Island Audubon Society. Pigeon Guillemots are the only seabirds known to nest in the sandy bluffs surrounding Whidbey Island. Everett Firefighter's Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. More info: http://www.pilchuckaudubon.org or 425-923-8625.

April 9

Jazz History:

A Live Performance

2-2:45 p.m. Join musician Charles Lambert at the keyboard as he highlights the lives of four great American Jazz musicians: Louis Armstrong, Quincy Jones, Dizzy Gillespie and Herbie Hancock. Interspersing lecture with piano performance, Charles will train your ear to recognize the distinctive sounds of jazz. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Shipwreck

Ball & Auction

4:30 p.m. You’re invited to the April Fools Shipwreck Ball & Auction, a benefit for Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County. Enjoy a dinner, entertainment and dancing, as well as a live and silent auction at the pirate-themed event. Tickets are $25 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com or through Señor California. Señor California Mexican Grill, 4305 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: tongueincheekprod@yahoo.com.

Northwest Folklife

7-10 p.m. Northwest Folkdancers Inc. invites you its Northwest Folklife Festival fundraiser. Folk dance to the live music of three bands, Allspice, Folk Voice and Julie King and Friends. Costumes and finger food snacks encouraged. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $10. More info: 425-485-1638 or http://www.scn.org/arts/nfdi.

April 10

Chamber Beer Garden

9 a.m. to noon. The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a beer garden at the Everett Half Marathon. Enjoy a beer and cheer on runners at the Everett Marina. All proceeds go to the nonprofit organization. Tickets are $15 the day of the race. More info: http://www.everetthalf.com and http://www.mukilteochamber.com.

April 11

Sharks!

2-3 p.m. Join the library for facts, fiction and fun about sharks. For school-age children 6-11. 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.

April 12

Casino Trip

Join the Mukilteo Seniors Association for a trip to the Tulalip Casino. Enjoy playing the slots, tables and dining at restaurants. A bus will pick up at Harbour Pointe Retirement, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. Call the Rosehill Community Center to reserve your spot. More info: 25-263-8180.

April 13

Defensive Driving

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refresher course on defensive driving skills for seniors 55 years of age and older. Receive practical guidance for traffic accident prevention, enhances driver safety and confidence. Successful course completion qualifies drivers for automobile insurance premium discounts. Bring a brown bag lunch. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

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. Dances are all by request. 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.

April 14

Cats! Wild to Mild

2-3 p.m. From the largest wild cat to the smallest domestic cat. View a collection of mammal skulls and skins, make toys for the cats at PAWS Animal Shelter and more. For children in grades K-5. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Cheers Mukilteo

5-8 p.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce hosts an evening of live music, food bites, and wine, beer and spirits tastings. There will be a silent auction and a wine store. Admission is $20 and includes a commemorative wine glass, eight sipping tickets and food bites. Additional sippings are $1 each. Future of Flight Aviation Center, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-347-1456 or http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

April 16

Spring Fundraiser

Noon to 3 p.m. Assistance League of Everett is teaming up with Corks and Canvas for its spring fundraiser event. Learn step-by-step how to produce your own artwork. Cost is $35 and includes your paint supplies, instructions and refreshments. Pre-registration required. Limited seating. Assistance League of Everett, 5107 Evergreen Way, Everett. More info: duffyclanevt@comcast.net or 425-252-3011.

Plant Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Greenbank Garden Club on Whidbey Island is hosting its annual plant sale. Choose from hundreds of locally grown plants, including perennials, shrubs, grasses, vegetable starts, herbs and fruits. Garden art and fresh-baked goods also available. There is also a raffle with prizes. Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Rd.,Greenbank. More info: sheri.gerhard@gmail.com or 206-321-1168.

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 dance program will be followed by 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.

April 18

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler. 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. This month’s speaker for the Mukilteo Seniors Association Luncheon is Jennifer Gregerson, the mayor of Mukilteo. Bring a dish to share. Cost is $5 members, $7 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.

April 19

Mukilteo Way Garden Club

11 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Way Garden Club meeting will feature speaker Daniel Mount of Daniel Mount Gardens. Mount’s presentation “Bulbs” will expand your knowledge of bulbs way beyond tulips and daffodils. All are welcome. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: 206 799-2484 or http://www.mwgc.org.

Next Generation: Mukilteo

6-8 p.m. Get to know the Chamber of Commerce’s new group of young professionals. This is the first Next Generation: Mukilteo networking event. Enjoy pizza, play a game, win prizes. Bring business cards. Sully's Pizza & Calzones, 403 Lincoln Ave. Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org or 425-347-1456.

April 20

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.

Lighthouse Festival

7 p.m. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival is seeking volunteers to help plan Mukilteo’s largest party of the year. Learn about the great opportunities available at the festival meeting held on the third Wednesday of the month. Chamber of Commerce, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.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. Dances are all by request. 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.

April 21

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Sam Magill who will be presenting on “Business Ethics.” 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.

Discovery Italy

6 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce on a trip to Italy. Discover Italy is a 9-day, all-inclusive excursion in September for members and non-members. Learn about the trip itinerary, visa application and tour fare payment at this orientation. RSVP via julie@mukilteochamber.org. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Evening Book Group

6-7:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Erik Larson. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

April 22

Teen DIY:

Sock Monsters

1-3 p.m. Make your own silly, scary, or sweet stuffed creature using socks. Let your imagination be your guide as you use a variety of supplies to create a one-of-a-kind monster, alien, or animal. The library provide the socks, supplies, and snacks. For teens (grades 6-12). Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

April 23

Pedals, Pipes and Pizza

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seattle Chapter of the American Guild of Organists is hosting a one-day event to introduce youth to the pipe organ. For youth 9-16 years old. Must play the piano at intermediate level or higher. A pizza lunch will be served. Register by April 9. Cost is $10. Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. More info: http://www.agoseattle.com.

Being Home: The Art of Belonging Wherever You Are

2-4 p.m. Seattle-area professional organizer Rebecca Ross works with individuals to restore balance and harmony to their spaces, and in doing so, enhance their well-being. The feeling of belonging comes just as much from what is around you as what is within you. Ross will help us recognize our roots, our boundaries, and how to connect with any space or setting. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Nutrition Literacy

10 a.m. to noon. Nutrition plays a vital role in a child’s growth and development. Additionally, proper nutrition can impact a child’s behavior and ability to learn. Discover picture books that get kids excited about making better food choices. Find ways that you can provide inexpensive, nutritious snacks for the children in your care. 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 dance program will be followed by 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.

April 25

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.

April 27

Quilt Makers

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Seniors Association Quilt Makers for an afternoon of quilting in the Christiansen Room at Mukilteo’s community center. Bring a project to work on, ask questions, or if you need help with a special project. All ages welcome. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

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. Dances are all by request. 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.

April 28

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s speaker is Dawn Anderson of Tiny Stars Creative. Anderson will talk about “Branding and Your 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.

April 30

Great Mukilteo

Garage Sale

All day. The 29th annual Great Mukilteo Garage Sale. The Beacon has a special section listing of sales being held in the greater Mukilteo area, including south Everett, Picnic Point and Serene Lake. Last year, bargain hunters found more than 100 sales from which to choose.

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 dance program will be followed by 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.

May 4

Popcorn and a Movie

Noon. Enjoy a movie with the Mukilteo Seniors Association on its big screen TV in the Christensen Room at Mukilteo’s community center. Watch “Brooklyn” starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen and Domhnall Gleeson. Bring a brown bag lunch. Popcorn will be provided. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180. May 4 is Brooklyn and June 1 is the martian.

May 10

Casino Trip

Join the Mukilteo Seniors Association for a trip to the Tulalip Casino. Enjoy playing the slots, tables and dining at restaurants. A bus will pick up at Harbour Pointe Retirement, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. Call the Rosehill Community Center to reserve your spot. More info: 25-263-8180.

May 11

Defensive Driving

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refresher course on defensive driving skills for seniors 55 years of age and older. Receive practical guidance for traffic accident prevention, enhances driver safety and confidence. Successful course completion qualifies drivers for automobile insurance premium discounts. Bring a brown bag lunch. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

May 14

Plant Sale

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Island County Master Gardener Foundation on Whidbey Island is hosting its annual plant sale. Choose from hundreds of locally grown plants, including perennials, native species, shrubs and vegetable starts. Talk to expert gardeners about your plant problems, or consult about where to place that perfect plant. Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Rd., Greenbank. More info: sheri.gerhard@gmail.com or 206-321-1168.

May 25

Quilt Makers

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Seniors Association Quilt Makers for an afternoon of quilting in the Christiansen Room at Mukilteo’s community center. Bring a project to work on, ask questions, or if you need help with a special project. All ages welcome. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

May 26

Graduation Ceremony

11 a.m. The Work Force Development Center is holding an open house and graduation ceremony for its 2016 graduates. The keynote speaker will be Gov. Jay Inslee. The open house is from 11-11:30 a.m .; the ceremony is at 11:30 a.m. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony. RSVP by May 12. Work Force Development Center, 11215 47th Ave. W., Mukilteo. More info: carmelamorelli@wfdcenter.org or 425-349-1800 ext. 150.

May 31

Horticulture Scholarship

Deadline today. Apply now for the Mukilteo Way Garden Club’s $1,000 scholarship for horticulture studies at Edmonds Community College. Application and details are available at http://www.mwgc.org or by request at PO Box 1361, Mukilteo, WA 98275.

 

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