Community Events for week of May 29

May 29, 2013

May 29

PUD Solar Express

6- 7:30 p.m. Are you interested in learning about the financial and environmental benefits that come with owning your own solar energy system? Join Snohomish County PUD this month for an informational session about the utility’s Solar Express program, which offers a range of incentives and educational support for customers interested in solar energy. PUD Edmonds/South County Office, 21018 Highway 99, Edmonds. More info: 425-783-1700 or www.snopud.com/solarexpress.

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.

May 30

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.

Mukilteo Elementary Carnival

5:30-8:00 p.m. Come join in the fun with carnival games, inflatables, cake walk and carnival food. Basket raffle and silent auction to benefit the Mukilteo Elementary Playground Fund. For school-age children and their families. Mukilteo Elementary, 2600 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo. More info: www.meptsa.org.

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.

June 1

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 June 1 to July 31, Monday through Saturday. Mukilteo Art & Frame, 11700 Mukilteo Speedway Ste. 408, Mukilteo.

Classic Autos at Meerkerk

11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Got a Classic?? Join Whidbey Island's Model A Club at Meerkerk. Free entry for the driver of classic cars 30 years and older. Open barbecue – Grill your own and bring a side dish to share. Period music will be provided by Kathy and Barry Rix. Hang out with the club and enjoy the Rhodies while they are still in bloom. Meerkerk Gardens, 3531 Meerkerk Ln., Greenbank. More info: www.meerkerkgardens.org or meerkerk@whidbey.net or 360-678-1912.

Creating a Better Tomorrow

Noon to 5 p.m. Conference hosted by Edmonds School District, Colores Unidos and Black Student Unions. Workshops on areas such as the school-to-prison pipeline, life after high school and organizations for students of color at college. Lunch will be provided. The event is free and open to all. Meadowdale High School, 6002 168th St. S.W., Lynnwood. More info: 425-252-2668 or cjury@snoconetwork.org.

Relay For Life

Noon-8 a.m. Relay For Life of South Snohomish County runs June 1-2. Relay for Life is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Participants form team and relay style walk the track at Edmonds-Woodway High School for 20 hours. The event includes a luminaria ceremony, games and entertainment, individual fundraisers and lots of community spirit. More info: www.southsnohomishrelay.org.

Take Charge of Your Life

1 p.m. A seminar presented by Mary Ellen Flora, internationally known spiritual teacher and author of 10 books and four audio books. Feeling out of control, unfocused, and afraid? Learn new ways to take charge of your body and your life. Check-in begins at 12:30. CDM Spiritual Teaching Center, 2402 Summit Ave., Everett. Go to www.c-d-m.org or call 425-258-1449 to register. $50 suggested donation.

GYROTONIC® Open House

2-5 p.m. Abhinc Business Incubator is hosting an Open House to introduce GYROTONIC® exercise. GYROTONIC® exercise is a low impact, aerobic workout that improves range of motion, alignment and strength. It has been found to be energizing and calming. Abhinc Incubator, 12199 Village Center Pl., Ste 103., Mukilteo. More info: 425-501 9717.

‘Musical Box of Chocolates’

7 p.m. Operatunities presents a delicious evening of entertainment titled “A Musical Box of Chocolates from Vienna, Paris and New York” Enjoy a collection of music by composers Debussy, Brahms, Liszt and Faure performed by soprano Susan Strick and accompanied by pianist Sandra Heinke. This concert is free to the public. Harbour Pointe Retirement,10200 Harbour Pl., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8555 or www.hpretire.com.

Public opinion sought

on Lighthouse Park hours

The Mukilteo Parks and Arts Commission is seeking public opinion regarding the hours at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park. The current hours are 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 15-Sept. 30 and 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 1-May 14. Send your opinions or suggestions via the city website at www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us or email jhannan@ci.mukilteo.wa.us before June 3.

June 3

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.

June 5

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.

June 8

Kamiak Junior Cheer Clinic

9:30 a.m. The Kamiak Cheerleaders are hosting a clinic open to all pre-school, elementary and middle school students in the Kamiak High School gym. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the clinic runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Your $40 registration fee gets you a junior cheer T-shirt, lunch and entrance to the Mukilteo Lighthouse Parade on Sept. 7 to perform with the Kamiak Cheer Squad. Email KHSCheer@gmail.com to register or for more information.

Host an exchange student

Sign up to be a host family to share the American way of life with a foreign exchange student. The Face the World Foundation has students from more than 15 countries looking for a family. Register now until June 15. More info: 1-888-389-1006 ext. 104 or  shelli@facetheworld.org or www.facetheworld.org.

Basketball camp

Kamiak Knights Boys Youth Camp for 3-7th graders is June 17-20 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Grades based on 2013-2014 school year. For all boys interested in improving skills, having fun, learning "the Kamiak way." Camp costs $75 (prior to June 12). Registration forms can be found at Kamiak High School or online at http://kamiaksports.olinesports.com/main.php. More info:  westcm@mukilteo.wednet.edu.

Register for Y T-ball and baseball

Registration for the Mukilteo Family YMCA Summer T-ball and Baseball season is now open for boys and girls ages 3-9. T-ball is open to boys and girls ages 3-4 and 5-6 and baseball is open to boys and girls ages 7-9. Practices start the week of June 17 with the season wrapping up Aug. 3 or 17, depending on age. Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Pl. W., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-2408 or  jkraemer@ymca-snoco.org.

June 13

After Hours Social

5-7 p.m. The Mukilteo Chamber mustache you to join them for its June After-Hours Stache-Bash. This networking event hosted by Whidbey Island Bank on the Mukilteo Speedway is being held jointly with Economic Alliance Snohomish County. Drinks, appetizers provided by Alexa’s Catering, raffle prizes and networking. Bring at least 50 business cards.

Historical Society meeting

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by Peter Jensen, a local artist and teacher. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

June 14

Wanted: Fabric donations

2-8 p.m. The Clothing and Textile Advisors (CTA) of Snohomish County seek donations of fabric, notions, trims, patterns, related books, magazines, yarn and needlework items for their upcoming 3rd Annual Fabric Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 15. Proceeds go to support Camp Stitch-a-Lot and fund camp scholarships. McCollum Park Education building, behind the WSU Extension office, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett. More info: 425-483-3594.

June 15

3rd annual Fabric Sale

9-2 p.m. The Clothing and Textile Advisors (CTA) of Snohomish County’s will host their 3rd annual Fabric Sale. Find fabric, notions, trims, patterns, related books, magazines, yarn and needlework items. Proceeds go to support Camp Stitch-a-Lot and fund camp scholarships. McCollum Park Education building, behind the WSU Extension office, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett. More info: 425-483-3594.

June 19

Free Taekwondo show

5:30-7 p.m. The Hanzhong University Demo Team from South Korea is putting on a Taekwondo show. A local children's team from Taekwondo Way will open. A lesson on Taekwondo basics and a kicking competition will follow. This free event is sponsored by the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-355-8918.

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.

June 20

Chamber Breakfast

7:30 a.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce June breakfast meeting. Scholarship awards and three rounds of roundtable networking. Meet and hear about other local businesses. Share a one-minute "infomercial" about your business. 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.

June 22

Gardens of Merit Tour

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour eight private residential gardens in Everett on a self-guided tour and support the Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens. Tickets are $10. On the same day, shop one of Puget Sound’s largest plant sales in the upper parking lot from 10 a.m.-5p.m. A raffle takes place at the Arboretum during the plant sale hours. Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens,145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. More info: www.evergreenarboretum.com or 425-257-8597 or contactus@evergreenarboretum.com.

June 23

Mukilteo Car Show

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the Mukilteo Chamber for the fourth annual Mukilteo Car Show held at Historic Flight Foundation. Great cars, live music from The Charlies, food and fun. Enter your car, vote for your favorite car and enjoy a day in the community. Register your car at www.mukilteo.org or 425-347-1456.

June 24

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 June 24-28. Introduction to Sewing, Basic Sewing 1, Introduction to Knitting. 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.

June 27

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce is offering its Lunch & Learn class: “Professional Networking” with Sven Mogelgaard of I Need A CTO! Cost is $10 and includes lunch provided by Alexa’s Catering. RSVP to 425-347-1456 or julie@mukilteochamber.org. Chamber Office, 4902 76th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: www.mukilteo.org.

July 1

Apply for Snoqualmie Tribe grant

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. Application deadline is July 31. To apply, go to www.snoqualmietribe.us. More info: 425-888-6551 ext. 1103 or jaime.martin@snoqualmietribe.us.

July 13

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.

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.

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