Community Events for week of July 24

Jul 25, 2013

July 24

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.

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.

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.

July 25

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Knitters of all skill levels welcome! Share knowledge and build skills in a supportive atmosphere. Beginners: Please bring a pair of No. 8 or No. 9 needles and a skein of worsted-weight yarn. 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: “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 26

EvergreenHealth Hospice Volunteer Open House

10-11 a.m. Attendees will learn about the volunteer program, the application process and can review open volunteer positions throughout Snohomish County. United Way of Snohomish County, 3120 McDougall Avenue, Everett. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com or call 1-800-442-4546.

July 27

Boater Education Class

8-4 p.m. The Everett Police Department’s Marine Operations Unit is offering a free course for anyone planning to operate a boat this summer. State law mandates all vessel operators, 50 years old and under, have a boater education card. Officers will instruct the course, which is WA State Parks & Recreation certified. The course is limited to the first 30 participants. Everett Police Department – South Precinct, 1121 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett. Register with Officer Jim Pulley at jpulley@everettwa.gov.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lavender Wind Farm

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.

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.

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.

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.

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