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Schedule of community events for week of June 15 | Around Town

 

Last updated 6/15/2016 at Noon



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. SW., 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. Free parking available next to the market. Every Wednesday June through September. Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-320-3586.

Plant Sale

3-7 p.m. Mariner Horticulture Club is hosting a plant sale at the Mukilteo Farmers Market. Choose from a variety of seasonal and year round plants for $1 each. Tomatoes, peppers, herbs, veggie starts, six-pack annuals, flowers, etc. Lighthouse Park, 608 Front St., Mukilteo.

Festival Volunteers

7 p.m. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association is seeking volunteers to help plan Mukilteo’s largest party of the year. Join the festival association at its June meeting to learn about the variety of volunteer opportunities available. Chamber of Commerce, 4902 76th St. SW. Visit mukfest.com or call 425.353.5516 to sign up.

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.

Interfaith Event

8-10 p.m. Pointe of Grace will host another Muslim-Christian interfaith event, followed by a catered dinner. Speakers include Imam Jamal Rahman and Rabbi Ted Falcon, the Interfaith Amigos. Learn about the planned Islamic Center of Mukilteo and the Muslim faith. Break the Ramadan fast with a catered sunset Iftar meal. Pointe of Grace, 5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-231-5833 or https://www.facebook.com/events/516703701863628/.

June 16

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Bill Stainton, multiple Emmy Award-winning TV producer, writer and performer and longtime executive producer of Seattle’s “Almost Live.” Networking, raffle prizes, new member intros and more. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: 425-347-1456 or http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Evening Book Group

6-7:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss “The Girl Who Wrote in Silk" by Kelli Estes. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 17

YMCA Skate Camp

Sign up now for Summer Skate & Scooter Camp at the Y. The Mukilteo YMCA Skate Park is the place to rip, roll and drop-in this summer. Trained caring staff lead campers in skateboarding or scootering instruction and traditional summer day camp activities. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free extended care offered from 6:30-9 a.m. and 4-6:30 p.m. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W, Mukilteo. Register at the Y or online at http://www.ymca-snoco.org/registernow.ashx?p=1103.

June 18

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.

Fabric Sale

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Clothing & Textile Advisors of Snohomish County in partnership with WSU Extension 4H Youth Development will hold their sixth annual Fabric Sale. Most fabric and yarn $1 a pound, patterns 10 cents each plus notions, trims, needlework items, books and more. Proceeds support a $1,500 scholarship to a student studying clothing design, Camp Stitch-A-Lot and other community sewing programs. McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE., Everett. More info: 425-743-0118.

Orcas in Our Midst

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn about the endangered Southern Resident orcas at this educational workshop. Sponsored by Orca Network and Langley Whale Center as a part of Orca Awareness Month. Registration is $35 general, $25 students/seniors. Register online at http://www.orcanetwork.org. Whidbey Children’s Theater, 723 Camano Ave., Langley. More info: 360-223-5666 or cindy@orcanetwork.org.

Explore Summer: Find Brazil’s Olympic Beat

2-2:55 p.m. Kick off Explore Summer with Ian Dobson. He will take visitors on a rhythm and dance journey where all roads lead to Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Learn about steel drums, body percussion, the music and dance of Brazilian culture, and how to dance and make music to this summer’s games. For school-aged children. 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.

June 20

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "The Husband's Secret," by Liane Moriarty. 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 Potluck

11:30 a.m. The Mukilteo Seniors Association is hosting its annual Potluck Picnic at Lighthouse Park. Meet at the picnic shelter and bring a dish to share. RSVP requested. No charge. Lighthouse Park, 608 Front St., 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. This group meets on Mondays. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 21

Everett Class of ’74 Reunion

The Everett High School Class of 1974 will celebrate its 40-year reunion on Sept. 24. Discount for registration before July 1. The event will be held from 7-11:30 p.m. at Greenside Grill. Legion Memorial Golf Course, 144 West Marine View Drive, Everett. More info: http://www.classreport.org/usa/wa/everett/ehs/1976.

June 23

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s speaker is Mike Talkington of Talk Media. He will be speaking on “Quick Ways to Leverage Social Media For Small 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. SW., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Mukilteo Yacht Club

6:30 p.m. 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.

June 25

Shakespeare in the Park

8 p.m. Curtain Call Theatre Northwest presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as part of its touring productions. Bring your lawn chairs, blanket and snacks for this outdoor event. For ages 8 and up. It will run about an hour and a half. Admission is free. 92nd Street Park, 4800 92nd St. SW., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.cctnw.org.

June 26

Varoom Mukilteo

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce presents its seventh annual car show. See collection of cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. Enjoy food and business vendors, live music and an award show. Historic Flight Foundation at Paine Field, 8415 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo. More info: 425-347-1456 or http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Shakespeare in the Park

2 p.m. Curtain Call Theatre Northwest presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as part of its touring productions. Bring your lawn chairs, blanket and snacks for this outdoor event. For ages 8 and up. It will run about an hour and a half. Admission is free. 92nd Street Park, 4800 92nd St. SW., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.cctnw.org.

June 28

Hands-On Henna Workshop

2-3 p.m. Learn how to make lovely henna designs on your own skin. Krysteen Lomonaco of Mehndi Madness will teach you everything you need to know. For teens (entering grades 6-12). Bonus: Check out books on the art of henna. Henna tattoos are safe and will fade in 2-4 weeks. Preregistration required as space is limited. Register online at http://goo.gl/5GN3My. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

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.

Wilderness Survival

6-7:30 p.m. Learn the keys to effective shelter-building, water purification, fire-making, wild edibles foraging, and other skills that can keep you alive in an emergency and enhance your outdoor experiences. Presented by Alderleaf Wilderness College. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 29

Quilt Makers

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Seniors Association 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.

July 6

Explore Summer: Fuel Up for Summer Fun

2-3 p.m. Biking, hiking and swimming this summer? Learn what your body needs to keep going strong all summer long with games and fun activities sure to whet your appetite for healthy food. For children ages 6 – 11. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 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.

Book Buddies

3-4:30 p.m. Parents! Is your 2nd or 3rd grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them! This program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Group sessions will be Thursdays afternoons July 7 to Aug. 11. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending 4 of the 6 sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or http://www.sno-isle.org.

Teen Advisory Board

4:30-6 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 or http://www.sno-isle.org.

July 12

Team Spirit Crafts

2-4 p.m. Who do you root for? Seahawks or Sounders? Olympics Team USA? Your school? Come to the library and make some fun stuff in the team colors of your choice. Snacks and supplies provided to make paracord bracelets, pennant flags, keychains and more. Then check out books and movies about your favorite sports. For teens and tweens. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 13

Explore Summer: Yoga for the Young

2-3 p.m. Learn strength-building poses like cat, cow, warrior, lion and frog. Then finish with a fun meditation exercise to improve focus and de-stress. Dress for comfort. For ages 5-12. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Teen Suicide Forum

6:30-8 p.m. A panel discussion with question-and-answer session about the causes, scope and prevention of teen suicide. Part of the Sno-Isle Libraries Issues That Matter series, which encourages community conversations on high-profile topics. Free and open to the public. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: sno-isle.org/issues-that-matter.

July 14

Shakespeare in the Park

7:30 p.m. Curtain Call Theatre Northwest presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as part of its touring productions. Bring your lawn chairs, blanket and snacks for this outdoor event. For ages 8 and up. It will run about an hour and a half. Admission is free. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.cctnw.org.

July 16

History in Your Backyard

11 a.m. to noon. Llyn De Danaan’s book, “Katie Gale: A Coast Salish Woman’s Life on Oyster Bay,” about a pioneering Native woman whose extraordinary life swayed wildly between triumphs and tragedies, is a story that Llyn discovered right in her own backyard. De Danaan will lead a discussion of how chance, perseverance, and interpretive storytelling can lead you to find fascinating history in your own community. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 18

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. 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.

July 19

Living Roots of Music

6-7 p.m. Lauren Pelon traces the story of music and instruments throughout history and performs music from the 1st to the 21st centuries on archlute, guitar, lute-guitar, lyre, recorders, gemshorns, cornamuse, krummhorn, schreierpfeife, shawm, rackett, pennywhistles, concertina, ocarina, hurdy-gurdy, psaltery, eagle bone flute, Kiowa courting flute, electric wind instrument, pedalboard and voice. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 20

Explore Summer: Is Bigfoot Real?

2-3 p.m. Bigfoot? Loch Ness Monster? Mongolian Death Worm? They’re not real…or are they? Explore stories and legends of “hidden” animals and then create your own. For ages 6-11. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Festival Volunteers

7 p.m. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association is seeking volunteers to help plan Mukilteo’s largest party of the year. Join the festival association at its June meeting to learn about the variety of volunteer opportunities available. Chamber of Commerce, 4902 76th St. SW. Visit mukfest.com or call 425.353.5516 to sign up.

July 21

Evening Book Group

6-7:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss “Free Spirit: Growing up On the Road and Off the Grid" by Joshua Safran. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 26

Teen Movie Matinee

2-4 p.m. Take a break with a movie and popcorn. Bring some friends to watch the 2010 film "The Karate Kid" (rated PG). One lucky teen viewer will win the DVD. After the movie, check out some martial arts books and movies to take home. For teens and tweens. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 27

Explore Summer: Keep Your Stick on the Ice

2-3 p.m. Discover the science that makes ice hockey one of the fastest and most skilled games in the world and learn how hockey can even teach us life lessons. Ages 5-11. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 28

All Around This World

10:30-11:30 a.m. All Around This World is a the global music and world cultures program for kids and their families. Jay Sand will be your guide on a musical journey from continent to continent, teaching you interactive, international songs and traditional dances as you clap, hop, jump, spin and dance along. Great for infants-in-arms to age 9. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 30

Digital Downloads

10:30 a.m. to noon. Learn how to access Sno-Isle's growing collection of digital books and audiobooks in OverDrive. Find out how to locate, borrow and download books to your computer or mobile device. This class provides an overview of this popular service and the information needed to start enjoying it on your own. Bring your library card and device for hands-on help after the overview. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Citizen of the Year

2-4 p.m. Harbour Pointe Senior Living is hosting the 2016 Mukilteo Citizen of the Year award presentation and reception. This event is sponsored by the Mukilteo Kiwanis Club. Enjoy a complimentary light buffet and beverages. RSVP by July 18. Harbour Pointe Senior Living, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8555 or http://www.hpretire.com.

 

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