Community Events for week of July 10

Jul 10, 2013

July 10

Exhibit features artist Jerry Newport

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See a one-man showing of paintings and enhanced prints by local artist Jerry Newport in the Harbour Pointe Shopping Center. Exhibit is open now through July 31, Monday through Saturday. Mukilteo Art & Frame, 11700 Mukilteo Speedway Ste. 408, Mukilteo.

Amazing Magnets

2 p.m. The Mukilteo Library presents Amazing Magnets. Find out what makes a magnet and discover surprising ways magnets can be used. For ages 5 to 11. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.org.

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.

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.

July 11

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.

Drip Irrigation Workshop

1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Drip Irrigation workshop led by Master Gardener and drip irrigation expert Jeff Thompson. Learn how to design and implement a low-volume irrigation system for the home gardener. WSU- Snohomish County Extension at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett. Cost is $20 or $25 per couple and includes an extensive reference handout. Register at 425-357-6039. More info: http://snohomish.wsu.edu/garden/workshops/DripIrrigation2013.pdf.

Book Buddies

3-4:30 p.m. Parents! Is your 2nd or 3rd grader a reluctant reader? Maybe 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. Register online or at the Mukilteo Library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending 6 of the 8 sessions. Now through Aug. 15. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

After Hours Social

5-8 p.m. The Mukilteo Chamber invites you to join them for its July After-Hours Social. This networking event is hosted by Mukilteo Community Garden, at the corner of 44th Avenue W. and 76th Street S.W., and features live music from The Charlies, food and garden tours. Bring at least 50 business cards.

Historical Society meeting

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by Chad Kaiser, a Fresnel lens specialist. Kaiser will speak about the history of Washington’s 26 lighthouses and the lenses they use. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Audubon Society meeting

7-8:30 p.m. The June Pilchuck Audubon Society meeting program is “Missing – One Bird Mother – What Happens When Bird Parental Care Is Not Available?" with Frances Boyens of PAWS Wildlife Center. Boyens will share the secret world of raising orphaned baby birds. Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. N.W., Stanwood. More info: 425-252-0926.

July 13

10th Anniversary Carnival

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dr. Jacqueline de Leon-Estes and Harbour Pointe Orthodontics are hosting the fourth annual Patient Appreciation Day carnival and celebrating 10 years in Mukilteo. Families and friends are invited to enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones, face painting, lemonade and a bouncy house. Harbour Pointe Orthodontics, 7928 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo. More info: 425-348-5060 or drdeleon@harbourpointeorthodontics.com.

Swap ‘n’ Sell

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Marysville Rock and Gem Club in conjunction with the City of Marysville's "Junk in the Truck" Sale will have rock rough, slabs, and polished cabs; minerals, fossils, tools and lapidary equipment; jewelry, beads, kids games and grab bags. More than100 vendors, live music and food vendors on site. Marysville Municipal Court House parking lot, 1015 State Ave., Marysville. More info: 425-346-9313 or bmurril@aol.com.

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. The Shy Dog Area is reserved for this play group from 11-12:30 p.m. every Saturday from June now through Aug. 31.

Orchestra seeks conductor

Whidbey Island Community Orchestra is calling for applicants for the position of conductor of the Whidbey Island Community Orchestra. The orchestra is dedicated to providing an opportunity for local musicians in string, brass, wind and percussion voicings to participate in large ensemble music. More info: 425-321-4221.

Dog park volunteers wanted

Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park is sponsoring two Pet Parades with new FUNgility events. Teen and adult volunteers are needed to help the committee with each event to be held in the evenings of July 10 and 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.

July 14

Meow in Mukilteo

Noon-3 p.m. Pawsitive Alliance is again hosting its annual cat adoption event. Six feline rescue groups will be attending with their cats and kittens in need of loving families. All are spayed/neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: www.pawsitivealliance.org or info@pawsitivealliance.org or 206-486-4PET.

July 15

Camp Stitch-a-Lot

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Clothing and Textile Advisors (CTA) annual summer sewing camp for kids 8 to 17. Two one-week, half-day sessions July 15-19. Basic Sewing 1, Basic Sewing 2, Introduction to Crochet. McCollum Park, behind Snohomish County Extension Office, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett. More info: campstitchalot.blogspot.com, 425-239-7712 or shirleyriley@live.com.

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Mukilteo Daytime Book Group meets to discuss “The Orchardist” by Amanda Coplin. The group meets the third Monday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 16

Vacation Bible School

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church will host Vacation Bible School July 16-18 for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. This year’s bible school is “Born For You.” Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. Register now at 355-2802 or www.MpcLife.com.

Fire knife throwing at luau

6:30 p.m. Harbour Pointe Retirement presents “Sunshine from Polynesia,” a traditional Polynesian show with dancers and drummers, at its annual luau. Have ‘pupus’ and cocktails with a Hawaiian flair and watch an outdoor fire knife-throwing finale. Seating is limited. Free event. More info: 425-493-8555.

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.

July 18

Chamber Breakfast

7:30 a.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce July breakfast meeting. Guest speaker Matt Cail of Supercharge Marketing will give an update on search engines and social media.  Enjoy a buffet breakfast and network with other chamber members. $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Raffle tickets are $1 each. Proceeds go to scholarship fund for Mukilteo high school seniors interested in business education. Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3-4:30 p.m. Parents! Is your 2nd or 3rd grader a reluctant reader? Maybe 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. Register online or at the Mukilteo Library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending 6 of the 8 sessions. Now through Aug. 15. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Wine and Networking

6-9 p.m. Port Gardner Bay Winery is hosting Wine, Work, Fun and Networking, featuring a live band and appetizers. Bring lots of business cards. There is no cost to attend. Wine is available for purchase. Set up a display table for $20. Port Gardner Bay Winery, 2802 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. RSVP at 360-668-0350.

Evening Book Group

7-8:30 p.m. Mukilteo Evening Book Group meets to discuss “Wingshooters” by Nina Revoyr. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

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.

July 20

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. The Shy Dog Area is reserved for this play group from 11-12:30 p.m. every Saturday from June now through Aug. 31.

Going Batty

1 - 2:30 p.m. Bat expert Barbara Ogaard introduces the Mukilteo Library to the world of bats, dispelling myths and sharing how bats are beneficial to humans and the environment. Features live bats. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 21

Shakespeare in the Park

2:30 p.m. A Last Leaf Production will be performing the “Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice” by William Shakespeare in the band shell at Lighthouse Park. This event is free and provided by the City of Mukilteo Recreation Department. Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180 or  recreation@ci.mukilteo.wa.us.

July 22

Next Level Basketball Camp

Register today for Next Level Basketball Camp, set for July 22-July 25. Grades 2-5 meet from 9-11 a.m., grades 6-8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and high schoolers meet from 2-4 p.m. Olympic View Middle School, 2602 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo. More info: 425-355-2773 or rcannon@bgcsc.org.

Language Day Camps

Spanish language camp for kids and families July 22-Aug. 2 on Whidbey Island. Learn language through fun activities like: playing sports, learn traditional games, dances, and songs, a skit and sample Argentinean foods. Other camps: French and Japanese. Scholarships and sibling discounts available. NW Language & Cultural Center, 5023 Langley Rd., Langley. More info: 360-321-2101 and www.nwlanguageacademy.com.

July 25

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce is offering its Lunch & Learn class: “Get Your Head In The Cloud” 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.

Book Buddies

3-4:30 p.m. Parents! Is your 2nd or 3rd grader a reluctant reader? Maybe 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. Register online or at the Mukilteo Library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending 6 of the 8 sessions. Now through Aug. 15. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Yacht Club meeting

6:30 p.m. Mukilteo Yacht Club meets today. Membership benefits include camaraderie, lots of boating advice, reciprocal privileges and more. The club sponsors two cruises per month plus an informative/entertaining monthly meeting. Old Mukilteo Garage, 807 2nd Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-218-3359 or www.mukilteoyachtclub.com.

July 27

Call for artists

10-5 p.m. The 2013 Artist Invasion of Lavender Wind Farm is scheduled for the last weekend of July, Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. Lavender Wind Farm will be abuzz with artists working on their projects, showing and selling their work. This year there will be several book signings as well. Lavender Wind Farm, 2430 Darst Rd., Coupeville. Artists, musicians and book authors are welcome to apply. More info: 360-675-2925 or lillis55@comcast.net.

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. The Shy Dog Area is reserved for this play group from 11-12:30 p.m. every Saturday from June now through Aug. 31.

July 28

Storytelling: Once Upon a Time

2-3:30 p.m. Come to the Lighthouse Park band shell this summer to hear great stories that have been passed down over the years. Leading the story journey is KSER’s Global Griot host Aarene Storms and local storyteller Cyndi Thomsen. Lighthouse Park, 609 Front Street, Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180 or recreation@ci.mukilteo.wa.us.

July 31

Apply for Snoqualmie Tribe grant

Deadline today. The Snoqualmie Tribe Fund is seeking applicants for its summer grant program. The Snoqualmie Tribe awards grants to organizations with a focus on community development, the environment, arts and culture, health and human services or education. To apply, go to www.snoqualmietribe.us. More info: 425-888-6551 ext. 1103 or jaime.martin@snoqualmietribe.us.

Aug. 3

Right Brain Aerobics

10:30-11:30 a.m. New research shows that significant brain-enhancing effects can be gained via mental focus exercises and practices. Right Brain Aerobics was developed specifically for this purpose, emphasizing practical applications for daily career and life skills, with techniques that can actually increase brain size. Presented by Dr. Craig Weiner. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

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. The Shy Dog Area is reserved for this play group from 11-12:30 p.m. every Saturday from June now through Aug. 31.

Aug. 4

Shakespeare in the Park

2:30.pm. A Last Leaf Production will be performing the “Two Gentlemen of Verona” by William Shakespeare in the band shell at Lighthouse Park. This event is free and provided by the City of Mukilteo Recreation Department. Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180 or recreation@ci.mukilteo.wa.us.

Aug. 6

National Night Out

4-7 p.m. The Mukilteo Police Department is locally sponsoring the 30th annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event at the Mukilteo Y and block parties within local neighborhoods. Register your block party by requesting an application at 425-263-8100 or crimeprevention@ci.mukilteo.wa.us. Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo.

Aug. 10

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. The Shy Dog Area is reserved for this play group from 11-12:30 p.m. every Saturday from June now through Aug. 31.

Aug. 11

Learn the native language of dogs

2-4 p.m. The Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park is offering a seminar covering groups of canine signaling as a fundraiser. Dog Park Culture: Staying Safe and Having Fun. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo, $30 registration fee. Seating is limited. Advanced registration recommended. No dogs allowed. Register at K-9U.biz or by mail at P.O. Box 423, Mukilteo. Checks need to be received no later than July 31. More info: 908-418-8701.

Aug. 17

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.

Aug. 21

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. 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.

Aug. 24

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.

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.

Sept. 7

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.

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