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Schedule of community events for week of Sept. 7 | Around Town

 

Last updated 9/7/2016 at Noon



Sept. 7

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.

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.

Sept. 8

Whirlybirds Dance Club

7-9 p.m. Whirlybirds Dance Club invites you to join its square dance lessons starting Sept. 8. Cost is $5. The club is a Lynnwood-based nonprofit organization that hosts square dancing lessons and dances September through June. The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave. W, Lynnwood. More info: 425-745-1196 or whirlybirdsdanceclub@gmail.com or http://www.sqdance.org.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:30 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting will feature Nathaniel Howe, executive director of the Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center, sharing information about the Swiftsure Lightship now moored at Lake Union. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Sept. 9

Philanthropy Takes Flight

Philanthropy Takes Flight is an all-day philanthropy conference at the Future of Flight Aviation Center. The event features fundraising experts Penelope Burk and Susan Detwiler. Burk is a renowned author, educator and researcher with over 40 years of experience in the fundraising industry. Detwiler is nationally-recognized fundraising consultant and leader. Future of Flight Aviation Center, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.futureofflight.org or 1-888-467-4777.

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association hosts the 51st annual Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Sept. 9-11. The festival features live music, family entertainment, art and food booths, a parade, fly-over air show, beer garden, fireworks and more. Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-347-1456 or go to http://www.mukfest.com.

Pilchuck Audubon Society

7:30 p.m. Pilchuck Audubon Society’s September program meeting will feature a presentation by Julia Parrish, an award-winning research scientist at the University of Washington. Parrish has achieved international recognition for her leadership of the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST). Edmonds Plaza Room, 650 Main St., Edmonds. More info: execdirector@pilchuckaudubon.org.

Sept. 10

Appreciation Day

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dr. Jacqueline de Leon-Estes and Harbour Pointe Orthodontics in Mukilteo are hosting the seventh annual Appreciation Day to say thank you to patients. Enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones, dunk tank and a bouncy house. New this year are a chili cook off and a hoola hoop contest. Check Facebook for contest guidelines. Harbour Pointe Orthodontics, 7928 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo.

Vietnam Day

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vietnam Day at Flying Heritage Collection brings the 1960s back to life. Enjoy static displays, kids activities, food vendors, a 60's cover band and the unveiling of FHC's newest artifact. Dress up in your grooviest 1960's attire to enter a costume contest. Veterans get in free. Flying Heritage Collection, 3407 109th St. SW, Everett. More info: http://www.flyingheritage.com or 1-877-342-3404.

Market Research

10 a.m. to noon. Sign up for Market Research: Exploring the Viability of Your Business Idea business workshop series. Author and business consultant Maya Sullivan will help you decide if the perception of your business idea matches the practicality of its concept. Covers how to research 21 topics and 16 sources of information. This event is free. Registration required. Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W, Lynnwood. More info: 425-778-2148 or http://www.sno-isle.org.

Meaningful Movies

7 p.m. Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents Michael Moore’s newest film, “Where to Invade Next.” This documentary is about how the United States should “steal” other countries’ good ideas, such as universal health care, sane drug laws, generous vacations and equity for women in the work place. A discussion will follow the film. Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. More info: 206-450-5998 or info@meaningfulmovies.com.

Folk Dance Club

7-9:30 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.

Sept. 12

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.

Sept. 13

Seniors Walk

3 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Seniors Association for a weekly stroll around Lighthouse Park. This walking group meets every Tuesday at the Mukilteo waterfront park. Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: bigredbabs@msn.com or 425-530-8313.

Are you over 55? Join RSVP

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks volunteers age 55 and over for a variety of community service opportunities. Volunteer a few hours a week as a driver, peer counselor, food bank worker, Boys & Girls Club mentor and more. More info: johnm@ccsww.org or 425-374-6374.

Sept. 14

Senior Lunch & Learn

12:45-1:45 p.m. The Mukilteo Family YMCA is hosting a Senior Lunch & Learn event about Concerto Heath Care, a new primary care clinic in Snohomish County. Get an overview of the company’s model of care and how their providers are changing health care as you know it. Lunch will be provided. Registration required. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W, Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-2407 or rdelossantos@ymca-snoco.org.

Sept. 15

Whale Watching

8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Join the YMCA for a whale watch and wildlife cruise aboard the classic 100 foot Mystic Sea. In addition to the 86+ resident and transient Orcas, you will see seals, bald eagles, gray whales and more. Explore 80-90 miles on the cruise. Leave Anacortes at 7:30 a.m .; return no later than 5 p.m. Cost is $65. Snacks provided. Registration required. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-2407 or rdelossantos@ymca-snoco.org.

Evening Book Group

6-7:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "Mink River" by Brian Doyle. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Matt Cail of SuperCharge Marketing. He will be speaking about social media, the internet and business in 2017. 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.

Sept. 17

Toastmasters Open House

10 a.m. Aspiring Leaders Toastmasters are hosting an open house featuring a speech by local toastmaster Vladimir Balabanov. Balabanov recently competed at the World Championship of Public Speaking. Event will include prepared speeches, extemporaneous speaking and supportive evaluations. Refreshments will be served. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W, Mukilteo. More info: 206-628-6354 or 914-584-1932.

Prepare for Next Big Disaster

2-3:30 p.m. Suppose the Puget Sound area experiences a major earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone or one of the five active volcanoes in Washington erupts. We all know these types of events will occur some day, we just don't know when. Emergency preparedness expert Michael Fearnehough will provide detailed, practical steps you can take to prepare for the next big disaster. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Sept. 19

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain. 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 Natalie Lecher, the director? ?of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the? ?University of Washington.? Bring a dish to share. Cost is $5 members, $7 non-members. Please RSVP by Sept. 15. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: mukilteoseniors@gmail.com or 425-745-3930 or http://www.mukilteo-senior-association.com.

Sept. 20

Mukilteo Way Garden Club

11 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Way Garden Club meeting will feature speaker Daniel Mount of Daniel Mount Gardens. Back by popular demand, Mount will continue his talk about the many aspects of garden bulbs. He will also have some for sale. All are welcome. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. SW, Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mwgc.org or 206-799-2484.

Mukilteo Strong

6-8 p.m. The community is invited to the Mukilteo Strong Alliance launch meeting. This is an opportunity to unite through recovery, hope and spirit in the aftermath of the Mukilteo shooting. Meeting will cover ways to create a permanent memorial to the three victims killed. Rosehill Community Center, 305 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8018.

Sept. 21

Islands of New England Tour

1-2 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Family YMCA on a trip to the islands of New England. This Collette Travel tour is eight-day excursion in October 2017 for members and non-members. Learn about the trip itinerary and tour fare payment at this orientation. RSVP via 425-493-2407 or rdelossantos@ymca-snoco.org. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W, Mukilteo.

Sept. 22

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s speaker is Beth Wooley of bdub relations. She will talk about ways to improve the effectiveness of your communication to improve your business. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or julie@mukilteochamber.org. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non members and includes a light lunch. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. SW., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Sept. 24

From Blah to Ta Da!

9:30 a.m. Evergreen District Garden Clubs presents "From Blah to Ta Da!" with Karen Chapman, author of “Fine Foliage” and founder of Le jardinet. Two fall planters designed by Chapman will be awarded to two lucky winners. $5 donation suggested. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Avenue, Mukilteo. More info: 425-512-5345 or waller1397@comcast.net.

Movie Matinee

2-4 p.m. Watch the animated Disney film “The Jungle Book.” After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. Rated PG. Popcorn provided. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Everett Class of ’74 Reunion

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

Oktoberfest Party

7-9:30 p.m. Sno-King International Folk Dance Club invites you to its Oktoberfest Party featuring the Folk Voice Band. Request dances followed by live music and German dances. Potluck snacks. Costumes encouraged. 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.

Sept. 27

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.

Sept. 29

Blues, Brats & Brews

5-7 p.m. Join the Economic Alliance Snohomish County for Blues, Brats & Brews, a networking after hours event. This gathering is free, open to the public and an opportunity to promote your business. Marysville Opera House, 1225 3rd St., Marysville. More info: http://www.economicalliancesc.org or 425-743-4567.

Oct. 1

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.

Oct. 3

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.

Oct. 4

Seniors Walk

3 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Seniors Association for a weekly stroll around Lighthouse Park. This walking group meets every Tuesday at the Mukilteo waterfront park. Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: bigredbabs@msn.com or 425-530-8313.

Bricks 4Kidz: Wheels in Motion

4-5 p.m. Kids are invited to build a variety of models on wheels. Use LEGO bricks, axles, pulleys, gears, motors and more to build a fire engine, rescue robot, dragster. Or build a camel with DUPLO bricks. Enjoy free play and race LEGO cars down a ramp. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Oct. 5

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.

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.

Oct. 6

Come for Coffee

1-3 p.m. Meet other seniors when you Come for Coffee 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 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.

Oct. 8

Sarvey Wildlife Raptors

2-3 pm. See live raptors, including eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Meet the feathered members of Sarvey's Educational Team and learn why they are at the center. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or http://www.sno-isle.org.

Folk Dance Club

7-9:30 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.

Oct. 13

After Hours

5-7 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce for business networking and a social hour. This month’s After Hours is hosted by Diamond Knot. Light bites, beverages, raffles and more. Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse, 621 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Oct. 15

Write Now

10 a.m. to noon. Write Now is a class for adults on writing children’s and teen fiction. The class will go over the types of fiction and non-fiction in each group, as well as the skills needed to write for children and offer an overview of the publishing process. Registration required. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or http://www.sno-isle.org.

Oct. 17

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss “Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment" by Eleanor Clift. 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.

Oct. 18

Building Hope

7:30-9 a.m. The community is invited to Vision House’s annual Building Hope benefit breakfast. The keynote speaker is Doug Baldwin, a Super Bowl champion and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver and CEO of TrueLead Consulting. Doors open at 7 a.m. Please RSVP by Oct. 11. There is no cost to attend. Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. More info: http://www.nohomelesskids.org or 425-228-6356.

Teen Zombie Games

3-5 p.m. Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? See how long you’d survive at the library. Play zombie games, get creative with zombie crafts, and try to win some zombie prizes. While you’re there, lay your undead hands on the many zombie books and movies you can check out. Snacks provided. For teens in grades 6-12. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or http://www.sno-isle.org.

Oct. 20

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker has yet to be determined. 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 "Last Bus to Wisdom" by Ivan Doig. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Oct. 22

Ready to Read and Rock!

10-11 a.m. Charlie Williams and Nancy Stewart present: The Chancy and Narly Show. Two of the Northwest’s favorite children’s performers team up for phonetic fun. Sing along, play with words and learn some noises for your music too. These essential skills prepare children for the adventure of reading. For ages 0-5 with an adult caregiver. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or http://www.sno-isle.org.

Oct. 27

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s speaker is Natasha Packer of As You Wish Organizing. She will share time management tips and strategies to help keep your day on track. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or julie@mukilteochamber.org. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non members and includes a light lunch. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. SW., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.mukilteochamber.org.

Oct. 30

Boo Bash

11-5 p.m. Celebrate Halloween in Mukilteo with the family at the city’s sixth annual Boo Bash. Dress in your best Halloween costume and play games, do arts and craft projects, walk through a haunted house and more. Trick-or-Treat around businesses in Old Town. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: http://www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us.

 

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