Arts and Entertainment

CommunitY Calendar

For an exhaustive list of events submitted to our Calendar section, please visit our website at www.marysvilleglobe.com and www.arlingtontimes.com.

THIS WEEK

Festival of the Arts

M-PHS hosts this festival in the Tomahawk Activity Center. All classes from all schools welcome with their teachers. May 21, art show 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 - 9 p.m. with senior tea 7 - 9 p.m.; May 22 Art show 10:20 a.m. to 2 p.m., evening band concert 7 p.m.

Fair Housing Laws

Free public seminars on Landlord-Tenant and Fair Housing Laws, held in Everett, Lynnwood and Marysville on May 21-22 and June 5, respectively, provide valuable information on laws related to renting and selling housing for landlords, tenants and property managers.Sponsored by the Snohomish County-Camano Association of Realtors, Snohomish County Apartment Operators Association, Volunteers of America - Dispute Resolution Center, Snohomish County and the city of Everett.

Luncheon

Enjoy "Hilaious Hats" with Loris Ketter with a luncheon at the Golden Corral, Thursday, May 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Darien Parsons tells how to "Have your cake and eat it, too." Contact Nancy at 360-653-9045 or Esther at 360-653-6461 for reservations and complimentary off-site child care. Cost is $10 beverage/tax/tip included. Sponsored by the North Snohomish County Women's Outreach, an affiliation of Stonecroft Ministries.

Salsa Classes

Exciting and energetic dance class for individuals, couples and families. Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville, 360-363-8450. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. May 22 - June 12, $40 a session.

Beginning calligraphy

Learn the art of beautiful handwriting, master the Humanistic Hand, upper and lower case alphabet, spacing formulas, pen plays and culminate in beautiful calligraphy projects. Purchase supplies at any art store. Felt tip brands like Sanford or Pigma Calligraphy Pens are best; also bring smooth surface paper (typing etc). Other materials provided. Ages 11 through adult. Instructor Pam Koons has 30 years of experience, Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, Thursdays, May 22 and 29, June 5, 12 and 19, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., $54.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on the Friday evenings of May 23, 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 Noelula@aol.com.

Remember Me

Plant a beautiful container in honor of Memorial Day. This is a great tradition to start with the kids. Saturday, May 24, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. Cost is $15 per person. Call to register at 425-334-2002. Visit www.sunnysidenursery.net.

Goodwill Job Training

Currently enrolling for Marysville Goodwill's Job Training and Education Programs, May 27 to July 17. Free classes teach valuable skills in retail, computers and English. Contact Gusti Clark, Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Program Specialist, at 360-657-4058 or gusti.clark@ seattlegoodwill.org.

Rubber stamps

Learn tips and techniques associated with rubber-stamping, create beautiful cards, mini albums and a variety of other terrific projects. Fun and supplies included. Instructor Carol Wilson, call 360-435-5056, class is at the Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, May 27, 6 -9 p.m., $23.

Blood Drives

Puget Sound Blood Center will hold the following blood drives for Western Washington Hospitals. Call 1-800-398-7888.

• May 27, Stanwood QFC, 27008 92nd Ave. NW, noon to 6 p.m.

• May 30, Marysville, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mountain View High School, 4317 76th Street NE.

• June 2, Tulalip, Marysville Arts and Technology High School, 7204 27th Ave. NE, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Poker Bike Run

Angel of the Winds Poker Run, Sunday, June 8, all bikes welcome. Portion of the proceeds to benefit Burned Children Recovery Foundation and Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. $10 per hand. Start: Sound Harley-Davidson-Smokey Point. Registration 10 a.m. to noon. Contact John Lenher at jklenherjr@aol.com or 425-605-0575

Marysville LeTip

LeTip of Marysville Morning Business Networking Mixer is Thursday, May 29, 7 – 8:30 a.m., at the Allen Creek Community Church Auditorium, 7314 44th Ave. NE, Marysville. The Business Community is encouraged to come for a free breakfast. Bring canned food items at the door to be donated to the Marysville Food Bank. Contact Kemra Catledge of Select Mortgage USA at 360-658-8999.

Living Wreaths

Plant a wreath ring with colorful annuals for summer-long blooms. Register now. Saturday, May 31, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. $30 per person. Register at 425-334-2002. Visit www.sunnysidenursery.net for more information.

DECA Golf Tourney

WHAAM (With Help All Achieve More) with support from Marysville Pilchuck High School DECA hosts a Golf Tournament and Dinner/Auction on Saturday, May 31, at Glenn Eagle Golf Course to benefit the Life-Skills (special needs) programs Christmas Party and Zoo trip. It will consist of a day of golf, catered prime rib dinner, and a silent/live auction. Contact Frankie Nelson at 425-314-6420.

Babysitting basics

This instructional course is geared for youth, ages 10-14 that would like to receive babysitting certification. Offered by Campfire, but open to all. Learn how to feed and diaper infants and toddlers, handle children's bed and bath routines, set limits and handle troublesome behaviors, prevent accidents and respond to emergencies. Participants must attend both days to receive certification. Bring sack lunch or snack. class at the Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, Saturdays, May 31 and June 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., fee $30.

BBQ and Float Social

Whitehorse Community Center is having an old fashioned barbecue and root beer float social and silent auction fundraiser from 5 - 8 p.m. Saturday, May 31. Proceeds go toward new windows to replace the old single pane windows. The community center is owned by Fire District No. 24 and provides space for meetings, social events, trainings and an emergency shelter. Contact Val Smith at vsmith@glacierview.net or 360-436-1780.

Volunteer training

Adults living in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and adult family homes throughout Snohomish County are in need of a volunteer ombudsman, who can serve as an advocate, educator, investigator and problem solver on their behalf. The Snohomish County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program offers a four-day training session June 4, 6, 10 and 12. Volunteers must be present each day and once certified, are asked to help four hours a week at an assigned long-term care facility. Contact Michal Glauner at 425-388-7393 or michal.glauner@co.snohomish.wa.us.

Kickball for adults

Registration begins in May; games are in June and July. Round up friends and co-workers and hit up the field this summer with the Marysville Parks and Recreation Kickball League. Participants must be 16 years and older. For more information please contact Marysville Parks and Recreation 360-363-8400.

Festival of Trees

All area businesses and community organizations are invited to sponsor a tree for the Festival of Trees event, Dec. 5 and 6 at Stanwood's Tazer Valley Farm, located at 7314 300th Street NW. Purchase an artificial tree and decorate it however you like, then auction it off. Visit www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org for entry form or call Terri Riffle at 629-7403 ext. 114. Entries due by June 2.

Potty Training help

Potty Rockers Potty Training. Hands-on, one-hour, creatively fun classes for parents and toddlers (1-4 years) at Marysville Performing Arts Center. Pee Wees session, girls June 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 - 10 a.m. and boys 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Graduates session, girls June 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 9 - 10 a.m. and boys: 10 - 11 a.m. Register now at www.PottyRockers.com/pamkoons. Call 360-652-3579.

Ombudsman Training

Vulnerable adults living in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and adult family homes throughout Snohomish County are in need of community help. The Snohomish County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program will offer a four-day training session on June 4, 6, 10 and 12, for new volunteer ombudsman. Once certified, volunteers are asked to spend an average of four hours a week on their ombudsmen duties. Expenses such as mileage are reimbursable. For more information, contact Michal Glauner at 425-388-7393 or michal.glauner@snoco.org.

The Stanwood Camano Rotary Club's fundraising auction is Saturday, June 7, at the Camano Senior and Community Center at 5 p.m. Tickets are available for $50. All proceeds support the community service projects conducted by the club. Contact visiting www.StanwoodRotary.org, by calling 360-722-7811

Poker Bike Run

Angel of the Winds Poker Run, Sunday, June 8, all bikes welcome. Portion of the proceeds to benefit Burned Children Recovery Foundation and Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. $10 per hand. Start: Sound Harley-Davidson-Smokey Point. Registration 10 a.m. to noon. Contact www.StanwoodRotary.org or 360-722-7811.

YWCA's Pathways to Work

Employment Support Class for Women. For individuals who spent at least 10 years as a homemaker and who needs to re-enter the workforce because of divorce, separation, death or disability of a spouse, or loss of welfare? If so, find tools and support, at no cost, in workshops presented by the Displaced Homemaker Center from Pathways for Women YWCA. The next workshop will be held at the Marysville – Cascade Community Room, 815 State Ave., Marysville from June 11 – 24 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 425-258-2766 ext. 226.

Investment Seminar

Heather Hafner, the local Edward Jones investment representative, will host a free satelight boradcast "Plan, protect, prevent," at 9 a.m., June 13, at 20265 74th St. NE, Suite 107, Arlington. The seminar is on how to avoid being a victim of fraud. While the seminar is free, seating is limited. For reservations, Call Heather Hafner at 360-435-5268.

Annie at the PAC

Annie presented by Majestic Harmonies and The Stanwood Community and Senior Center. Tickets now available at 629-7403 or 7430 276th Street NW, Stanwood for Friday, June 20, 7 p.m.; Saturday, June 21, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, June 22, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Visit www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org

Daughters of Norway

The next regular meeting of Thelma Lodge No. 26, is Saturday, June 21, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Church, 2005 Colby, Everett. The program by Karen Pauley will be about Scandinavian music. Guests are welcome. Membership is open to women over age 13 of Scandinavian descent. There are no meetings in July and August.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on the Friday evenings of June 13 and 27, 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 Noelula@aol.com.

Health screening

Arlington United Church is hosting a Life Line Screening on Monday, June 16, offering ultrasound tests for stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease, osteoporosis, atrial fibrillation, glucose and cholesterol levels. $35-$45 individually, Package of four screenings, $139 or seven priced at $199. Call 1-800-643-6075 to pre-register.

La-De-Biz

Women in any kind of business from small home-based businesses to corporate executives, plan to attend our meeting. It really is free, includes lunch and is a terrific opportunity to promote your business to other dynamic women. La-De-Biz networking really works. Come share tips, leads and encouragement. For information or to RSVP contact Jyl P. Westbrook at fishwash@tgi.net or 425-231-5246. June 19 – Suzanne Perry, caffè Spa, Marysville. July 17 – Mary Miles, Melaleuca, Everett. Aug. 21 – Joyce Shawger, Cookie Lee, Everett. Sept. 18 – Sue MaComber, Vintage, Everett. Oct. 16 – Westbrook Estate – Jyl P. Westbrook. Nov. 20 – Erin Lozeau – Prepaid Legal, Everett. Dec. 18 – North County Outlook – Julie Brandt.

Eagles motorcyclist

Eagles motorcyclist fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful Northwest, make new friends and have prayer support. June 28, July 26, August 23, Sept 6, Oct 18. Meet at 9 a.m. behind Marysville First Assembly of God. Ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. May 10, after the ride join Christian Motorcyclist Association for the annual "Bike Blessing" and BBQ hamburgers in Stanwood. Call 425-931-2230.

Poochapalooza

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 12, at the Totem Middle School 's Asbery Field, 1605 Seventh Street. Sponsored by the Marysville Dog Owners Group (M-DOG) with assistance from Marysville Parks and Recreation. Admission is free. Donations greatly welcomed, with proceeds used to support development of the city's first off-leash dog park and to support M-DOG in its endeavor to advocate on behalf of dog owners and pet-related issues. Dozens of pet vendor booths, regional flying disc championships, Flyball demonstrations, Emerald City K-9 Freestyle Dog Dancing demonstrations and many fun "best in show" contests round out a great day for dogs and their owners. Vendor forms, booth prices and general event information are available on the new Poochapalooza website at http://poochapalooza.org. Contact Buell at 360-651-0633 or labuell@verizon.net.

1978 M-PHS Reunion

1978 M-PHS Class Reunion will be Saturday, July 26. Contact Karen Ostergaard Barhanovich at fourossy@yahoo.com or 452-252-7852.

Track and Field

Thursday evenings, July 24 and 31 and Aug. 7 and 14 at M-PHS Stadium. Fun for the entire family. Marysville Parks and Recreation is proud to present the All-Comers Track and Field Meet. Participants of all ages can lace up their running shoes and come out for a good time. To volunteer, please call 360-363-8403.

HomeGrown vendors

Downtown Marysville's 23rd HomeGrown Festival is now accepting applications for vendors of homegrown or quality handmade items and artwork. The Festival will be Aug. 8 - 9, on Third Street. For information or applications, email bookworks@verizon.net, HomeGrown in the subject line or call Mary at 360-659-4997. HomeGrown is sponsored by the Downtown Marysville Merchants Association.

M-PHS Reunion

Marysville High School Class of 1958 50th Reunion is Aug. 23 - 24, contact Paul and Phyllis McCoy 360-652-9039. They still require help locating classmates.

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 http://2008NorthSound.kintera.org/alzwa or contact Melissa.soules@alz.org, for more information.

OUTINGS/ADVENTURES

Museums

Snohomish County Museum and Historical Association, 1913 Hewett Ave., Everett. Regular museum hours, 1 - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. For more information 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.; Fridays until 9 p.m. for Friday Night Live May 9, Passport Adventures.

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.

Libraries

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

COMMUNITY/SENIOR

CENTERS

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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