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County meeting

County Council wants to know what the priorities of the community are for the two year budget, Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m., Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Email

Firemen’s Salmon Bake

Oso Firemen’s Annual Salmon Bake and Auction, Saturday, Sept. 6, at 4 p.m. Oso Fire Hall 21824, SR 530 NE, Arlington. Contact Charity Prueher at 425-314-2279. Dinner prices, $8 kids under 12, $10 seniors, $12 adults.

Monroe Band

The Monroe Community Concert Band is seeking all musicians with high school level playing skills. We play ll styles of concert band music, from marches to classics to show tunes. if you have an instrument in your closet, open the case, wipe off the dust and join us for our fifth season. Thursdays, 7 - 9 p.m., Sept. 4, at New hope fellowship church, 1016 W. Main Monroe. Contact or call Roger Walker at 360-691-5310.

North Sound Memory Walk

Saturday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to noon at Mount Vernon’s Skaggit Transit Station, 105 E Kincaid Street. Join the fight against Alzheimer’s. All ages are welcome in this 3- or 1.2-mile walk through the streets of Mount Vernon. Memory Walk will feature a live band, food, prizes and more. Visit or contact, for more information.

Eagles motorcyclist

Eagles motorcyclist fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful Northwest, make new friends and have prayer support. Sept. 6 and Oct. 18. Meet at 9 a.m. behind Marysville First Assembly of God. Ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. Call 425-931-2230.


Silvana Community

Silvana Community Association general meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., Viking Hall in Silvana.

Ladies’ Night

Hors d’oeuvres, wine, chocolate, door prizes and gift baskets at the Ovarian and Breast Cancer ‘What we need to know’ presentation. All proceeds benefit the awareness and education programs, Sept. 12, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Grandview Village, 5800 64th Street NE, Marysville. $25. Contact Caroline Brown at 360-651-1605.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on Friday evening, Sept. 12 and 26, at the old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St., Arlington. At 5 p.m. Celtic jam; 6 p.m., workshop; 7 p.m., circle jam. Music, jamming and snacks throughout the evening. Free family entertainment; listeners and acoustic musicians of all ages (and their instruments) welcome. Contact Noel Lareau, 360-691-5907 or

AHS 1958 Reunion

Arlington High School Class of 1958 will be holding their 50th Class Reunion on Sept. 12 - 14. Friday, Sept. 12, meet at 3 p.m. at old high school for a tour of old and new schools; 7:30 p.m. attend the Arlington/Lynnwood HS Football Game at the Edmonds Stadium. Saturday, Sept. 13, meet at the Gleneagle Country Club in Arlington. Social hour at 5 p.m., buffet dinner at 6 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 14, a picnic will be held at Don and Margit Gibbon’s home in Silvana from noon to 4 p.m. Contact Don Gibbons at 360-652-0744 or Janice Taylor Schumann at 425-334-3249. The following classmates from 1958 have not been located: Wes Evans, Alice Fullerton Countryman, John Hershaw, Ron Albaugh Jensen, Saundra Johnson, Michael Metzger, Robert Sancrant, Trudy Schuler, Jeanette Templeton Lewis, Joyce Turner and Judy Wellender.

Fall Veggie Class

Learn how to grow your own organic vegetables all winter. Saturday, Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m., at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. Free. Call to register at 425-334-2002. Visit for more information.

Bike MS ride

Sept. 13 - 14, in Mount Vernon for the 2008 Group Health Bike MS Ride, presented by Point B Solutions Group. The National MS Society, Greater Washington Chapter, hosts the annual fundraiser. For information, registration orto volunteer, go to and click on the Bike MS Ride logo or call 1-800-344-4867.

Take a Vet to Lunch

Saturday, Sept. 13, 5 - 8 p.m., at the Assembly of God Church, 201 N. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. About 45 Veterans and their guest will be hosted. Looking for businesses to host tables, volunteers to assist in the lunch and local talent to entertain. Contact Bob Rawe, 360-629-5054 or

Stanwood/Lincoln Reunion

Stanwood/Lincoln all school reunion will be held 1 - 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14, at Twin City Elementary School on 72nd Ave. NW. All classes before and including 1968 are welcome. $5 per person at the door, call Shirley at 360-629-3170 or Joan at 360-629-2582. Please tell classmates and friends.

Harvest Jubilee Breakfast

Saturday, Sept. 20, 8 -10 a.m., Stanwood Community and Senior Center, $5 adults/$3 kids.

Arlington Community Day

Sept. 20, noon to 5 p.m.: Arlington Community Day, showcasing all local service groups, resources and talent we have available in the Greater Arlington Area. The day opens with the Farmers Market and farm animal petting, informational booths, sidewalk chalk art for children, bouncy house provided by local church, food and entertainment. Total family fun day on Olympic Avenue in Arlington.

Fall Farm Festival

Sept. 20 to Oct. 31, food, activities, educational exhibits and petting zoos around the county. Visit and search “Fall Farm Festival” for all locations. In Arlington and Marysville Oct. 18.

Marysville Playhouse

The Marysville Community Playhouse Association, a grass roots effort, is holding a meeting at the Marysville Library on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. Call Kelly McClain at 360-653-3420 or visit

Marysville High School

1968 Class Reunion

The 40th Class Reunion of the Marysville High School class of 1968 will be Sept. 26-27. Contact Dick at 360-435-7264.

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness meeting will be held at Kellogg Marsh Grange No. 136, 10005 67th Ave. NE (corner of 67th Ave. NE and 100th Street), Marysville, Sept. 27, 3 - 5 p.m. Open to the public. Call Betty Gilbert 360-386-8241.

Chicken Dinner

Old Fashion Chicken Dinner at Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington, will return Sept. 28. No dinner Aug. 31. 360-653-4551.


Oct. 3, 6 - 8 p.m. at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center. Tickets $10 adults/$5 kids; serving your Bavarian favorites. Entertainment provided by Hugo’s Accordion Band. Sponsored by Twin City Idlers. Contact 629-7403 ext. 116.

Turn your thumb green

The Arlington Garden Club will be offering their series of Turn Your Thumb Green workshops the second Saturday of the month at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, WA. 98223, 10 - 11:30 a.m., free to members, $3 for non-members.

• Oct. 11 — Patrick Carey of Hadj Designs will speak on Green Roofs. Mr. Carey trains builders, landscape architects as well other building professionals on the subject of green roofs.

• Nov. 8 — Bill Blake, from the City of Arlington, will discuss why we have a Stormwater tax, and what the plans are, plus a short piece on what you as a home owner can do for Storm Water run off.

• Dec. 13 — Arlington Garden Club members will teach members and residents how to make their own holiday wreaths. This is a very popular workshop.

• Jan. 10, 2009 — Michelle Clark, Certified Horticulturist, is a very popular speaker in Pacific Northwest gardening circles. Her topic will be Winter Gardening: Get the jump on Spring.

• Feb. 14, 2009 — AGC members Carol & Leroy Jacques will provide pictures and commentary on their trip to gardens in Italy. They previously gave a presentation on Ireland and the photography was wonderful.

• March 14, 2009 — Master Gardner Wink Cushman will discuss Ornamental Grasses for your garden.

• April 11, 2009 — This workshop is usually held in conjunction with the City of Arlington’s Arbor Day. More information will be posted on our website as this develops.

• May 9, 2009 — This will be a special presentation which will have the Arlington Garden Club hosting neighboring Garden Clubs and the Evergreen District. Our speaker will be Marianne Binetti who has traveled the world speaking on garden topics. This meeting may be held in a alternative location due to the popularity of Ms. Binetti. Information and cost will be advertised closer to the date.

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Who is your hero?

The American Red Cross is looking for “real heroes,” who live or work in Snohomish County, to honor at the Real Heroes Breakfast in December. Nominees must have performed a heroic act between Oct. 6, 2007 and Oct. 6, 2008. Nomination forms are available at the Red Cross, 2530, Lombard Ave., Everett, or online at Call 425-740-2324.



Snohomish County Museum and Historical Association, 1913 Hewett Ave., Everett. Regular museum hours, 1 - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Call 425-259-2022.

The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum, 20722 67th Ave. NE. 360-435-7289.

Everett — Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall Street, 425-258-1006. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Marysville ­— The Norwesco Pioneers Telephone Museum, 1709 Grove St., Marysville is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays or by appointment. Call 360-653-0717.


Arlington — 135 N. Washington, 435-3033. Storytimes:

• Babies Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

• Toddler Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Preschool Thursdays 10:30 a.m.

• Family Thursday 7 p.m.

Darrington ­— 1005 Cascade St., 436-1600

Everett — 2702 Hoyt Ave., 425-257-8010

Marysville — 6120 Grove St., 360-658-5000

Snohomish — 311 Maple Ave., 568-2898


The Grandview Community Center is located at 11506 Smokes Rd., in Arlington.

The Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville, 360-363-8450.

The Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington 360-653-4551.

The Snohomish Senior Center is temporarily located in the lower level small hall of St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish, 360-568-0934.

Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, 360-629-7403.

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