Community Events for week of Aug. 21

Aug 21, 2013

Aug. 21

Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. Open Mic is back for the summer on Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. Show features local and not-so-local musicians, bands, poets, performing artists and comedians. Sponsored by the Mukilteo Arts Guild. Free event and free parking. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-423-0450 or theartworkshop7@aol.com or www.mukilteoarts.org.

Table Tennis Night at the Y

7-8 p.m. Do you love playing table tennis? Play a game or two on YMCA’s drop-in Table Tennis Nights in the Family Room on Mondays and Wednesdays. For adults, or children 12 and up with an adult. Free for members, $1 suggested donation for non-members. Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-2408 or jkraemer@ymca-snoco.org.

Movies in the Park

8:30 p.m. Grab yer minions and enjoy a free family night out at the Rosehill Community Center. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and friends, and watch a movie on a 20-foot inflatable movie screen. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Movies will be “Madagascar 3” on Aug. 21 and “Despicable Me” on Aug. 28. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

Compassionate volunteers needed!

Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County is looking for volunteers to help in a multitude of ways—visiting patients, delivering supplies, working in the office, helping with events, etc. Information Sessions are held the third Wednesday of each month and are offered in the afternoon one month, and the evening the next. Call 425-261-4815 for dates and times, and to register.

Dig into reading!

A summer adventure for kids begins by picking up a field guide at the Mukilteo Library to earn a free book and the chance to win a bicycle. Now through Aug. 31. Then dig deep and explore the library’s summer lineup of fun. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.org.

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce is offering its Lunch & Learn class: “Free (or Nearly Free) Tools to Save you Tons on Software” with Sven Mogelgaard of I Need A CTO! Cost is $10 and includes a lite lunch. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or julie@mukilteochamber.org. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: www.mukilteo.org.

Aug. 24

Run-A -Muk

8 a.m. Run fer yer lives, maties! Run-A-Muk 5K/10K race starts at the Rosehill Community Center and follows a scenic course through Old Town. Register online at runamuk.jigsy.com. Registration fee is $30 for adults and $20 for children. Register by Aug. 21. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Emergency preparedness open house

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mukilteo Fire Department is hosting an Emergency Preparedness & Public Safety Open House with live firefighting demonstrations, fire and emergency safety information and activities. Harbour Pointe Fire Station, 10400 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8150.

Dog play group

11 a.m. This monitored Dog Play Group meets at the Mukilteo Dog Park every Saturday. Learn to read the native language of dogs all while enjoying watching the dogs interact in a fun, safe and informative play session. This service is free and provided by the Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park Committee. The Shy Dog Area is reserved for this play group from 11-12:30 p.m. every Saturday from June now through Aug. 31.

Antiques appraisal event

1:30-4:30 p.m. What is that old pocket watch really worth? Find out when three professional appraisers from Victor Appraisal Services are on hand at Harbour Pointe Retirement. Enjoy complimentary desserts and beverages. Seating is limited. Reserve a seat by calling 425-493-8555. Limit three items person. $5 appraisal fee per item. Small furniture, hand carried is OK; for large furniture, bring a good photo; no firearms, stamps or money will be appraised. Harbour Pointe Retirement & Assisted Living, 10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: www.hpretire.com.

Dog park volunteers wanted

Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park is sponsoring a Pet Parade with new FUNgility events. Teen and adult volunteers are needed to help the committee with the event to be held Aug. 28. Love of dogs a must, a love of fun is essential. Volunteers will be assisting competitors with basic lure-training. No experience necessary. Contact the Mukilteo Off-Leash Dog Park Facebook page.

Aug. 28

Movies in the Park

8:30 p.m. Enjoy a free family night out at the Rosehill Community Center. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and friends, and watch a movie on a 20-foot inflatable movie screen. Refreshments will be available for purchase. The movie will be “Despicable Me.” Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

Apply for horticulture scholarship

Mukilteo Way Garden Club is offering a $750 scholarship in the horticulture field to fund academic classes at Edmonds Community College. Download an application at www.mwgc.org or mail a request to P.O. Box 1361, Mukilteo, WA 98275. Deadline is Sept. 1.

Sign up for fall sports at Y

Registration is underway for all Mukilteo Family YMCA fall sports programs. This fall, the Y will be offering little rookie and rookie indoor and youth outdoor soccer, youth basketball, toddler sports, Lil’ dragons karate and youth karate. Registration ends in early September, so don’t delay! More info: 425-493-2408 or jkraemer@ymca-snoco.org.

Art show at Rosehill

An art exhibit featuring the works of Joy C. Nolcini runs through Sept. 24. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Hours are 6:30-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8-9 p.m. Saturday and 11-6 p.m. Sunday. More info: 425-263-8180.

Recycle cellphones

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is recycling cellphones. Cell phones even without service can call 911 when charged. Cell phones may be given to victims of domestic violence to keep them safe. Now also accepting iPads and iPhones! Drop off at New and Again Thrift Shoppe, 3116 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: www.dvs-snoco.org or 425-259-2827 ext. 13.

Blankets, towels needed

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is seeking new or very gently used twin blankets and towels for victims of domestic abuse and their children. Items may be dropped off at the New and Again Thrift Shoppe located at 3116 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-2827 ext. 13 or stephanie@dvs-snoco.org.

Sept. 7

Pancake Breakfast

8-11 a.m. Boy Scout Troop 189 is hosting their second Pancake Breakfast. The community is welcome to stop in for breakfast prior to the Lighthouse Festival parade. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with sausage, coffee and orange juice. There will be a raffle, live music and more. $6 per plate or $25 for a family of five in advance; $7 at the door. Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church, 5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Make reservations at troop189pancakes@yahoo.com.

Edmonds class of ’63 reunion

5:30 p.m. The Edmonds High School Class of 1963 will celebrate their 50th reunion. A golf tournament is planned for Sept. 6 at the Nile Golf and Country Club and a family picnic Sept. 8 at the Edmonds City Park. Nile Golf and Country Club, 6601 244th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace. Register at www.edmondshigh63.com or 206-300-9772.

Sept. 8

Meet Pioneer of the Year

1-4 p.m. Hogland House will host an Open House for Pioneer of the Year Madeline LaBeau Kuykendall. Refreshments will be served. Young and old alike are invited to hear how Mukilteo was in the 1920s. Hogland House, 917 Webster St., Mukilteo.

Sept. 9

Cook/Home Tour

Assistance League of Everett is hosting a Cook/Home Tour fundraiser in north Everett. Six beautiful homes with a chef offering samples of their culinary skills will be open for touring. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Assistance League’s thrift store, 5107 Evergreen Way or at www.assistanceleagueofeverett.org. More info: mbr4221275@aol.com.

Sept. 10

Project Linus seeks volunteers

12:30-2:30 p.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help Project Linus make quilts and blankets to be donated to Snohomish County kids who have experienced traumatic life events.  Project Linus meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Materials and equipment provided.  No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Help cut, sew, inspect, pin, and/or tie. Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

Sept. 25

Spirit of Snohomish County

7:30-9 a.m. United Way is hosting its annual Spirit of Snohomish County Breakfast Registration is at 7 a.m. The breakfast recognizes individuals and organizations that are helping to improve people’s lives in Snohomish County. Awards will be presented. Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. More info: 425-374-5570 or events@uwsc.org or www.uwsc.org/spiritbreakfast.php.

Oct. 8

Project Linus seeks volunteers

12:30-2:30 p.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help Project Linus make quilts and blankets to be donated to Snohomish County kids who have experienced traumatic life events.  Project Linus meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Materials and equipment provided.  No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Help cut, sew, inspect, pin, and/or tie. Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

Nov. 1

Uncommon Threads

The Whidbey Weavers guild celebrates their 10th anniversary with the Uncommon Threads Show & Sale Friday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Browse through handcrafted works of art by Whidbey's fiber artists, including weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, knitting, felting and jewelry. Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn St., Greenbank. More info: www.whidbeyweaversguild.org.

Nov. 12

Project Linus seeks volunteers

12:30-2:30 p.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help Project Linus make quilts and blankets to be donated to Snohomish County kids who have experienced traumatic life events.  Project Linus meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Materials and equipment provided.  No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Help cut, sew, inspect, pin, and/or tie. Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

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