Community events for week of June 21 | Around Town

Jun 25, 2014

June 25

Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. Mukilteo Arts Guild’s Open Mic Night is back on Wednesday nights this summer through Sept. 3 at Red Cup Cafe in the courtyard. Open call for artists. All ages are welcome. Red Cup Cafe, 619 4th St., Mukilteo. More info: www.mukilteoarts.org.

Vacation Bible Experience

Register now for Mukilteo Presbyterian Church’s Vacation Bible Experience June 30, July 1-2 for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. This year’s experience is “Sharable Parables.” Registration forms available online. Pre-registration is preferred. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: 425-355-2802 or www.MpcLife.com.

June 26

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Demetrius of CMIT Solutions will speak about email archiving, email encryption and backup disaster recovery. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or Julie@mukilteochamber.org. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members and includes a lite lunch. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies: Teen volunteer training

3:30 p.m. Training for teen volunteers participating in the library’s summer Book Buddies program. Interested teens (entering grades 9-12 in the fall) can pick up an application packet at the library. Deadline for application is June 13. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

Mukilteo Yacht Club

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

Write Stuff

Teen Writing Group

7 p.m. Are you a creative writer? Or do you want to be? Get together with fellow teens to write and talk about writing. Develop your creative writing skills and discover library resources to spark your creativity. Snacks provided. New members always welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

June 27

Summer Camp Adventure

Sign up now for the Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club’s Summer Camp Adventure. This camp is for kids going into K-fifth grades. Camp shirts and snacks are provided. Campers go on two field trips per week. Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club, 1134 2nd St, Mukilteo. More info: mhagan@bgcsc.org or call her at 206-295-5766.

Ultimate Teen Summer

Sign up now for the Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club’s Ultimate Teen Summer. This camp is for teens going into sixth-eighth grades. Campers go on four field trips per week and also have community service opportunites. Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club, 1134 2nd St, Mukilteo. More info: mhagan@bgcsc.org or call her at 206-295-5766.

Kids Summer Reading

Read 10 books or 1,000 pages and do two activities from the Learn and Discover sites through Sno-Isle Kids to win a free book and a chance to win a bicycle. More info: www.sno-isle.org/kids/explore-summer

Teen Summer Reading

Read books this summer to win prizes. Here's how: For each teen or adult book you read or listen to in June and August, submit a review for a chance to win the Sno-Isle Teens Librarian’s Choice Award or a weekly drawing for fund prizes. Contest is for teens 12-18 years old, or in 6th-12th grade. More info: www.sno-isle.org/teensummer

June 28

Summer Safety Event

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Molina Medical Clinic is hosting an End of School/Summer Safety Event. This event is designed to help educate the community about summer safety, including drowning prevention. You do not need insurance or a membership to attend. There will be free smoothies, child safety kits, bike helmet checks, raffles for a bike, bike helmet and more. Free bike helmets will go to the first 75 attendees. Molina Medical Clinic, 15 S.W. Everett Mall Way, Everett. More info: www.molinahealthcare.com.

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

Meet the Candidates

3-6pm. Mike Lapointe, Independent candidate for the 2nd congressional district, and Bob Lewis, Green candidate for the 21st legislative district, will host a community family-friendly barbecue. Cost for barbecue is $25 online, $30 day of. Carriage Club Estates, 13320 Washington 99, Everett. More info:  http://lewis4leg21.org/events/bob-mikes-bbq-banquet/

June 29

Summer Baseball

Its almost time for Summer Baseball with Mukilteo Little League, for ages 7 to 12. The games are competitive but casual. Games are scheduled to run the second week of July through mid-August.  Learn more and register now at  www.mukilteolitleleague.com.

Apply for garden tour

Apply now to have your private garden featured in the next Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour. The biennial event shares the beauty of local gardens and locally handmade quilts. The tour is scheduled for July 18 and 19, 2015. Deadline to apply is July 1. More info: 206-799-2484 or info@mwgc.org

Send your soldier a care package

Through the month of June, local UPS store customers sending care packages to their loved ones through the Army or Fleet post offices will receive discounts on shipping and free packaging services. UPS Store, 12918 Mukilteo Speedway, Lynnwood. More info: 425-265-0102 or http://lynnwood-wa-6453.theupsstorelocal.com/.

June 30

Acoustic Jam Night

5-9 p.m. The Snack Shack in Everett is hosting an Open Mic/Acoustic Jam Night on Mondays. All are welcome. If you are a comic, a poet, a musician, what have you, sign up! Call and get your name on the list while spaces last. The Snack Shack, 320 112th St. SW., Everett. More info: 425-347-4225 or 509-308-0680.

ESL Talk Time

7-8 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. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 1

Future of Flight

Extended Summer Hours

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour hours will be extended this summer to accommodate additional demand between July 1 and Aug. 31. New hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Along with the regular tour times, additional tour times will be added at 8:30 a.m., 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Basketball camps

Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club is hosting a co-ed basketball camp and a girl’s only basketball camp this summer. The co-ed basketball camp will be July 22-23 and the girl’s only basketball camp will be July 24-25. Coaches will develop skills as an athlete and a ball player through a variety of high-intensity drills and stations. More info: ajohnson@bgcsc.org or 425-355-2773.

July 2

Mariner Basketball Camp

Register now for Mariner High School Basketball Camp July 7-9. The camp is for both boys and girls in second to ninth grade (Grades based on 2014-2015 school year.) The cost is $50. Camp is 9 a.m. – noon for second through fifth graders and 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 pm for sixth through ninth graders. Mariner High School, 200 120th St. S.W., Everett. Register by emailing eensign72@yahoo.com.

Animal Habitats

2 p.m. Discover how animals and plants in our area depend on each other to survive in a variety of ecosystems. Then get creative with a selection of fun nature crafts. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 3

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

July 5

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

July 6

Volunteers over 55 wanted

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people age 55 and over for a variety of volunteer opportunities. Volunteers are needed to help in schools, food banks, homeless shelters, the court system, etc. More info: johnm@ccsww.org or 425-374-6323 or toll free at 1-888-240-8572.

Volunteer drivers needed

American Cancer Society seeks volunteers in the south end of Snohomish County for the Swedish Edmonds Resource Center and Road Drivers program. Drive patients to treatment or the resource center. Need a driver? Call 425-404-2199 or go to cancer.org for more information.

Recycle cellphones

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is recycling cellphones. Cell phones even without service can call 911 when charged. Cellphones 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. 1013.

July 7

ESL Talk Time

7-8 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. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 9

Volunteer Appreciation

6 p.m. The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra is having its Volunteer Appreciation and Annual Meeting. Meet the orchestra’s board of trustees, directors and staff, and hear highlights of its fourth concert season. A Q&A period will be followed by a reception to celebrate the volunteers. First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 206-270-9729 or info@everettphil.org.

July 10

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

After Hours Social

5-7 p.m. Bring 30 business cards and join the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce for business networking and a social hour. Lincoln Courtyard, 403 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: www.mukilteo.org.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by local author Steve Bertrand. He will speak about his new book “Paine Field,” which offers a pictorial history of the Snohomish County airport. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

July 12

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

July 14

Around the World in 30 Instruments

7-8 p.m. Aodh Og O’Tuama and wife Christy Martin present traditional music from Europe, the Americas and India on 30 different instruments, including hammered dulcimer, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, Medieval and Renaissance woodwinds, recorders, tinwhistles, banjo, North Indian Sitar, bowed Psaltery, the Bolivian Charango, Moroccan Doumbek, the Bodhran and Spoons. Vocals in English, Gaelic, Spanish and Sanskrit. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

ESL Talk Time

7-8 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. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 17

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is Mark Johnson of the Washington Retail Association. Bring your business cards and a door prize to help promote your business. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo.

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Lighthouse Quilters

7 p.m. This month's Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters meeting features Maggie Ball and her presentation “Quilting with Kids.” Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425 320-8485.

Evening Book Group

7-8:30 p.m. Join the group to discuss "Joy for Beginners" by Erica Bauermeister. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 19

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

July 21

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Join the group to discuss "Dear Life: Stories" by Alice Munro. 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.

ESL Talk Time

7-8 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. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 24

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jason Becker of Jason Becker Creative will share “Your Organization’s Branding is its ‘Personality.’” Do your logo, website and printed materials accurately reflect your organization’s values and mission? Is it time for a refresh or a rebirth? RSVP to 425-347-1456 or Julie@mukilteochamber.org. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members and includes a lite lunch. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Mukilteo Yacht Club

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

July 26

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

July 28

ESL Talk Time

7-8 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. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202.

July 31

Knitting Group

10 a.m. to noon. Make new friends, learn a new stitch or knit for charity. Everyone is welcome. Group meets Thursdays at the library. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 2

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 7

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 9

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 13

Summer Outdoor Movies

7:30 p.m. Watch family movies for free on a big, inflatable screen this summer at the Rosehill plaza. “The LEGO Movie” is showing Aug. 13 and “Despicable Me 2” is showing Aug. 20. Bring a blanket or low-back chair. Pre-movie entertainment before sunset start (about 8 p.m.). Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Aug. 14

Book Buddies

3:30-5 p.m. Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them. This summer program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending four of the six Thursday sessions. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

After Hours Social

5-7 p.m. Bring 30 business cards and join the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce for business networking and a social hour. Mukilteo Community Garden, 4405 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: www.mukilteo.org.

Mukilteo Historical Society

7:15-8:45 p.m. Meet the Pioneer of the Year at this Mukilteo Historical Society meeting. The pioneer will be revealed by MHS member Ann Collier. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Aug. 16

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

Edmonds Class of ’57 Picnic

Noon. The Edmonds High School Class of 1957 invites members of the classes of 1956 and 1958 to its annual picnic at the home of classmates near Lynnwood.  Parking is available. More info: 425-582-8433 or  info@edmonds57.org or www.edmonds57.org/events.html.

Aug. 21

Chamber Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. This month’s Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce breakfast speaker is John Mohr of the Port of Everett. Bring your business cards and a door prize to help promote your business. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo.

Aug. 23

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

Aug. 28

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Suzan Sturholm of All Things HR will share her tips on time management. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or Julie@mukilteochamber.org. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members and includes a lite lunch. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo.

Aug. 30

Dog Fair Play Workshop

10:30 a.m. to noon. Do you know when your dog is asking for help? Learn from canine professionals how to read your dog’s signals and what to do to support your dog at a dog park. Learn what other dogs’ signals mean and how to predict trouble brewing in canine play. This workshop meets every Saturday through Sept. 6 at Mukilteo’s dog park in the shy dog area, weather permitting. Tails and Trails Mukilteo Dog Park, 1301 Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo.

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