Community Events for week of July 31

Jul 31, 2013

July 31

Teen book club

10-11:30 a.m. Brunch Bunch, the summer book club for young teens entering grades 6 and up meets at the library. This week’s book is “The Adoration of Jenna Fox” by Mary E. Pearson, the story of a teen in the near-future who wakes from a coma with no memories, but many questions about the strange life she and her family are living. Join the group for discussion, snacks and activities! 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.

The Science of Music

2 p.m. The Mukilteo Library presents “Juba This and Juba That: The Science of Music.” What makes a guitar twang or a drum go boom? Dig into the science behind your favorite songs and sounds with Professor Hiphop Brainypants. For children ages 6-11. 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.

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.

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

Waterfront Art Festival

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The sixth annual Waterfront Art Festival boasts 43 artist booths. Proceeds from the festival go to the Mukilteo Arts Guild's student scholarship fund. Features art, music, kids activities, food and beverages in a beautiful location on the Possession Sound. Shop for handmade glass, wearable art, paintings, photography, jewelry, ceramics, pottery, sculpture, and home décor. Lighthouse Park, 608 Front St., Mukilteo. More info: www.mukilteoarts.org.

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

Theater 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.

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.

Aug. 7

Wellness Event

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rite Aid in Mukilteo invites you to a Wellness Event. The focus will be on vitamins, nutrition, and hydration. Receive coupons, samples and informational handouts. Seniors who have signed up for our free Wellness 65+ card will also receive 20 percent off nearly the entire store all day. Stop by and meet the pharmacy staff. Rite Aid, 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo.

Slime Time

2 p.m. Mukilteo Library presents “Slime Time in the Summer Time,” an ooey-gooey-slimy-science fun time! For children ages 6-11. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

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.

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.

Aug. 15

Evening Book Group

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

Aug. 17

Bluegrass and Folk Festival

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The seventh annual Bluegrass and Folk Festival returns to the Red Cup Café and Courtyard. Each year talented musicians from the greater western Washington area perform live American roots music in a beautiful setting over looking the Possession Sound. Free event. Outside seating. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: www.mukilteoarts.org.

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. 19

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Mukilteo Daytime Book Group meets to discuss “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea” by Barbara Demick. The group meets the third Monday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

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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