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Last updated 5/4/2016 at Noon



May 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. 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.

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 5

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.

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.

May 7

Running Club

7:30 a.m. Join the Mukilteo Running Club for a weekly run every Saturday morning. All ages and abilities are welcome. Run a 4-mile loop through Harbour Pointe at a conversational pace. Run starts above the Harbour Pointe Middle School track. Harbour Pointe Middle School, 5000 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: mukrunclub@gmail.com.

Shredding Event

John L. Scott will host a Community Client Appreciation Shredding Event. Complimentary donuts and coffee while staff shred your personal papers (up to 10 boxes). John L. Scott, 12221 Village Center Pl., Mukilteo.

Community Service

10:30-11:30 a.m. Middle school students (grades 6-8) can earn community service credit by helping out at the Mukilteo 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 area on the first Saturday of each month to volunteer for one hour from September through May. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Youth Mental Wellness Fair

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drop-in sessions with no registration needed on bullying, anxiety, depression, suicide prevention and more. Disney movie “Inside Out” will be showing at 11:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., free pizza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., games, 3-on-3 basketball and family photos all day. Organized through community partnerships with Snohomish County Human Services. Evergreen Middle School, 7621 Beverly Lane, Everett. More info: 425-388-7254.

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 9

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.

May 10

Women in Business

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Columbia Bank will host a Women in Business Seminar. Entitled “Defining Your Leadership Presence,” this seminar will empower women and provide useful tools and tips to enhance your natural leadership capabilities. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. RSVP to 425-740-3040 or amattson@columbiabank.com. Everett Yacht Club, 404 14th St., Everett.

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: 425-263-8180.

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.

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.

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.

May 12

After Hours

5-7 p.m. Bring 30 business cards and join the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce for business networking and a social hour. This month’s After Hours is hosted by Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse. The theme is cowboy western. Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse, 11731 Airport Road, Everett. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

May 13

Audubon Society

7-8:30 p.m. Pilchuck Audubon Society's May program is “Bird Migration Patterns To and From the Pacific Northwest.” Presented by Woody Wheeler, master birder and the owner of Conservation Catalyst, a birding and natural history firm. Everett Firefighter's Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. More info: http://www.pilchuckaudubon.org or 425-923-8625.

LEGO in the Library

2-4 p.m. Build your best with LEGO. Open session for creating by yourself or with a building buddy. Bring the whole family! For ages 5 and up. Supported by Friends of the Mukilteo Library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

May 14

Running Club

7:30 a.m. Join the Mukilteo Running Club for a weekly run every Saturday morning. All ages and abilities are welcome. Run a 4-mile loop through Harbour Pointe at a conversational pace. Run starts above the Harbour Pointe Middle School track. Harbour Pointe Middle School, 5000 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: mukrunclub@gmail.com.

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.

West African Harp Concert

3-4 p.m. Sean Gaskell will give an educational demonstration and performance on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. Enjoy traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Koras musical repertoire in addition to some of Gaskell’s own compositions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Sno-King Meaningful Movies

7 p.m. Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents "The Vision of Wangari Maathai,” which tells the story of the Green Belt Movement of Kenya and its founder, Wangari Maathai, the first environmentalist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Discussion to follow with co-director of the film Lisa Merton via Skype. Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. S.W., 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 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 16

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr. 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.

May 17

Mukilteo Way Garden Club

Horticulture is the focus of this month's meeting as the deadline to apply for the club's annual horticulture scholarship approaches. Tim Hohn, chairman of the Edmonds Community College Department of Horticulture, will speak about current practices and future trends in the diverse areas of horticulture study and the many degrees offered. All are welcome to attend. Scholarship applications are available on the website. Deadline is May 31. More info: 206-799-2484 or http://www.mwgc.org.

May 18

Whidbey Weavers

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Whidbey Weavers Guild meets on the first Thursday of the month. This planning meeting is an opportunity to exchange ideas and set plans and goals for the guild. It will be followed by a budget meeting. All members welcome. Bring a brown bag lunch and a cup. Day Road Fire Station in Greenbank. More info: http://www.whidbeyweaversguild.org.

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.

Drip Irrigation Workshop

1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Confused about drip irrigation systems? Expert Jeff Thompson cuts through all the confusion about drip irrigation systems in a hands-on workshop sponsored by WSU-Snohomish County Extension. The workshop will be offered twice, first at 1 p.m. and then again at 6 p.m. Cost is $20 or $30 per couple. Register at 425-357-6039 or http://extension.wsu.edu/snohomish/ Extension Education Center, in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE. Everett.

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.

May 19

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Mike Talkington of Talk Media. He will speak on “Common Social Media Myths for Business,” or mistakes to avoid and how to fix them. 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 “East of the Mountains” by David Guterson. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

May 21

Running Club

7:30 a.m. Join the Mukilteo Running Club for a weekly run every Saturday morning. All ages and abilities are welcome. Run a 4-mile loop through Harbour Pointe at a conversational pace. Run starts above the Harbour Pointe Middle School track. Harbour Pointe Middle School, 5000 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: mukrunclub@gmail.com.

Aviation Day 5K

8-9 a.m. See planes up close and personal during the inaugural 5K Run/Walk to kick off this year’s Paine Field Aviation Day. After your run, stay for a pancake breakfast and a day at the Paine Field festival as a part of your registration. Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Dr., Mukilteo. More info: 425-348-3200 or http://www.historicflight.org.

Paine Field Aviation Day

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Paine Field Aviation Day is a family friendly event that has been occurring for more than 18 years. Enjoy aircraft displays, meet pilots, flying demonstrations, visit aviation museums and more. Admission is $10 for adults and free for kids 17 and under. Paine Field, 3220 100th St. SW, Everett. More info: 425-388-5125 or http://www.painefield.com.

Healthy Living

11 a.m. to noon. Mukilteo Library presents “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research.” Presented by Hazel Borden of the Alzheimer's Association of Washington. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

West African Harp Concert

3-4 p.m. Sean Gaskell will give an educational demonstration and performance on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. Enjoy traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Koras musical repertoire in addition to some of Gaskell’s own compositions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

May 22

Orchestra Concert

2 p.m. Mukilteo Community Orchestra presents its annual Spring Pops concert in the Pointe Elliot Room of Mukilteo’s community center. This MCO concert will feature light classics from Arthur Sullivan, Johann Strauss Jr., Franz Lehar and others. Admission is free. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

May 23

Alzheimer’s Support Group

3-5 p.m. Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month. Everett Clinic, Monte Cristo Conference Room, 3830 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-346-8687.

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.

May 24

Shine Mukilteo

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn how to show your best self at this Chamber of Commerce-sponsored workshop. Six motivational speakers will guide attendees through ways to “shine” in their personal and professional lives. Workshop includes six sessions, lunch, marketplace, and a chance to visit with speakers. Cost is $97. More info: 425-347-1456 or http://www.mukilteo.org/shine.

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.

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.

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.

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s speaker is Matt Cail of Supercharge Marketing. He will be speaking on “Instagram & Pinterest: Visual Sharing for 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.

Discovery Italy

5:30-6:30 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.

May 28

Running Club

7:30 a.m. Join the Mukilteo Running Club for a weekly run every Saturday morning. All ages and abilities are welcome. Run a 4-mile loop through Harbour Pointe at a conversational pace. Run starts above the Harbour Pointe Middle School track. Harbour Pointe Middle School, 5000 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: mukrunclub@gmail.com.

May 31

Camp Stitch-A-Lot

Deadline today. The Snohomish County Clothing & Textile Advisors are hosting Camp Stitch-A-Lot for youth ages 8-17. CSAL offers projects that peaks the students’ interests in sewing, knitting or crochet. Classes will be offered June 27-July 1 and July 11-15 at the WSU Snohomish County Extension Education Building. McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett. Advance registration is required. More info: campstitchalot.blogspot.com.

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.

June 1

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 Martian” starring Matt Damon. Bring a brown bag lunch. Popcorn will be provided. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

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.

June 2

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.

June 8

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.

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.

June 14

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: 425-263-8180.

June 15

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.

June 28

Alzheimer’s Support Group

3-5 p.m. Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month. Everett Clinic, Monte Cristo Conference Room, 3830 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-346-8687.

June 29

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.

 

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