Community Events for week of Sept. 11

Sep 11, 2013

Sept. 11

Toddler Storytime

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.org.

Improve Your Profits in 90 Days

11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The seminar will cover tools and techniques for managing people, budgets, sales, marketing and online leads. Presenters are local experts in their fields. EvCC Corporate & Continuing Education, 2333 Seaway Blvd., Everett. Call 425-267-0150 to sign up.

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.

Women’s Self-Defense Seminar

6-9 p.m. Learn how to protect yourself and learn self-defense skills at the Mukilteo Family YMCA with internationally certified martial arts instructors. This three-hour seminar for women is $25 facility members and $45 for program members. Mothers/daughters who register together receive a discount. More info: 425-493-2408.

Preschool Storytime

7 p.m. Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.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.

Sept. 12

Employment Law Seminar

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Snohomish County Human Resources Association is holding its annual Employment Law Seminar, which is approved for 5.25 HRCI credits.  Topics include employment law, workplace investigations and healthcare reform, recent/significant NLRB cases and the evolution of social media law. The cost is $129 for members and $159 for non-members. Holiday Inn at 3105 Pine St., Everett. For more information or to register, go to www.schra.net.

Preschool Storytime

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.org.

Historical Society meeting

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by City Administrator Joe Hannan about various happenings in and involving the city of Mukilteo. A question and answer session will follow. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

After Hours Social

5-7 p.m. The Mukilteo Chamber invites you to join them for its September After-Hours Social. This networking event hosted by TownePlace Suites on the Mukilteo Speedway will be a luau that features pizza, raffle prizes and networking. Bring at least 50 business cards. TownePlace Suites, 8521 Mukilteo Speedway. More info: 425-347-1456.

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.

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.

Sept. 14

Color consulation

9 am. to 5 p.m. Ace Hardware in Mukilteo will be hosting a Color Consultation event. Receive a one-on-one, 15-minute consultation with an interior designer. There is no cost to participate. Space is limited. Book your consultation in advance at acehardware.com/colorexpert. Bring room photos to your consultation. Ace Hardware, 12680 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo.

Are you the mother of a preschooler?

10 a.m. 1 p.m. Register with your local MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers). Snacks will be provided to moms and children who come by. MOPS meets during the school year from 9:15-11:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: 425-512-7285.

Mexican Independence Day/Celebracion del Dia de la Independencia

2-3 p.m. Stories, songs and music for the whole family. Come join the fun with Marco Cortes, a singer, musician and storyteller. Crafts and refreshments will follow. Les invitamos a compartir cuentos, canciones y musica para celebrar las Fiestas Patrias Mexicanas en una FIESTA con Marco Cortes, cantante, musico y contador de cuentos. Manualidades y refrescos después. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.org.

Sept. 16

Daytime Book Group

10-11:30 a.m. Mukilteo Daytime Book Group meets to discuss “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin” by Erik Larson. The group meets 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 in a friendly and supportive setting. Free drop-in sessions facilitated by library volunteers. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.org.

Sept. 17

The Opinionated Gardener

11 a.m. This Mukilteo Way Garden Club meeting will feature speaker George Lasch on the topic “The Opinionated Gardener.” Lasch has enjoyed an extensive gardening career before landing in the Northwest,where he now serves as the supervisor of the Northwest Perennial Alliance Border at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens. Guests are welcome.  More info: 206-799-2484 or www.mwgc.org.

Sept. 18

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.

Sept. 19

Chamber Breakfast

7:30 a.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce September breakfast meeting with three rounds of roundtable networking. Meet and hear about other local businesses. Share a one minute "infomercial" about your business, three times. 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.

Evening Book Group

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

Sept. 21

Driving refresher course

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sign up for the AAA Driver Improvement Program refresher course on defensive driving skills. The course gives practical guidance for traffic accident prevention and enhances driver safety and confidence. Course completion qualifies drivers 55 years of age and over for automobile insurance discounts. Cost is $16. Pre-registration is required. More info: 1-800-462-3728. Sons of Norway-Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett.

 

Coffee Hour with Jennifer Gregerson

9:30-10:30 a.m. Join Jennifer Gregerson for coffee and discussion during a Coffee Hour hosted at the home of John and Janet Hallauer. Learn about issues in our neighborhood and meet the hometown candidate who is running for Mukilteo mayor. Hosted by Eric and Leondra Weiss. 5509 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. More info: leondratw@gmail.com.

Sept. 23

ESL Talk Time

7-8 p.m. ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English in a friendly and supportive setting. Free drop-in sessions facilitated by library volunteers. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or  www.sno-isle.org.

Sept. 24

Art show at Rosehill

An art exhibit featuring the works of Joy C. Nolcini runs through Sept. 24. Hours are 6:30-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8-9 p.m. Saturday and 11-6 p.m. Sunday. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. More info: 425-263-8180.

Sept. 25

Kids’ Futures film

6:30-9 p.m. See a short film by Kids’ Futures 2013 that focuses on young people’s experiences with disabling conditions or “diff-abilities.” A panel discussion with youth involved will follow, as well as speakers from a number of agencies and advocacy groups. Refreshments will be served. Everett Music Hall, 1402 S.E. Everett Mall Way. More info: 425- 252-2668 or cjury@snoconetwork.org.

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.

Sept. 26

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce is offering its Lunch & Learn class: “QuickBooks Primer” by Mimi Landsber, CPA. Learn the basics of QuickBooks, an effective tool to maintain your records. This is hands on instruction. Bring your laptop with QuickBooks installed. 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.

Sept. 28

Luau & Silent Auction

6-10 p.m. The Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club 44th annual Luau, Dinner and Silent & Live Auction. Tickets are $30. Enjoy a salmon dinner. This fundraiser is one of the largest Boys & Girls Club fundraisers in the county. Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club, 1134 2nd St., Mukilteo. More info: 425-355-2773 or cdavis@bgcsc.org.

Sept. 30

ESL Talk Time

7-8 p.m. ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English in a friendly and supportive setting. Free drop-in sessions facilitated by library volunteers. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. More info: 425-493-8202 or www.sno-isle.org.

Oct. 8

Project Linus seeks volunteers

12:30-2:30 p.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help Project Linus make quilts and blankets to be donated to Snohomish County kids who have experienced traumatic life events.  Project Linus meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Materials and equipment provided.  No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Help cut, sew, inspect, pin, and/or tie. Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

Oct. 10

Historical Society meeting

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by Gail Moore titled “Reflections from a Lighthouse Keeper.” Moore will share her experiences from working for the Coast Guard as the Mukilteo lighthouse keeper from 1983-1986. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Nov. 1

Uncommon Threads

The Whidbey Weavers guild celebrates their 10th anniversary with the Uncommon Threads Show & Sale Friday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Browse through handcrafted works of art by Whidbey's fiber artists, including weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, knitting, felting and jewelry. Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn St., Greenbank. More info: www.whidbeyweaversguild.org.

Nov. 2

Craft Fair

9-3 p.m. The Order of Amaranth is hosting a One Day Craft Fair with all kinds of crafts. The fair benefits diabetes research and a scholarship fund. Edmonds Masonic Lodge, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. Are you a crafter? Get a table for $25. Registration deadline is Oct. 25. More info: mccrossbm42@gmail.com or 425-337-9448.

Nov. 12

Project Linus seeks volunteers

12:30-2:30 p.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help Project Linus make quilts and blankets to be donated to Snohomish County kids who have experienced traumatic life events.  Project Linus meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Materials and equipment provided.  No experience is required, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine. Help cut, sew, inspect, pin, and/or tie. Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4524.

Nov. 14

Historical Society meeting

7:15-8:45 p.m. This Mukilteo Historical Society meeting features a presentation by Lisa Romo titled “Year in Review and Volunteer Appreciation.” Romo is the President of the Mukilteo Historical Society. Open to the public. Meetings scheduled the second Thursday of the month. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

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