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Chicken Dinner Delay

The Stillaguamish Senior Center's "Sunday Old Fashion Chicken Dinner" that is scheduled for June 30 and July 27 has to be cancelled due to the upgrading of the main hall of the Senior Center. The senior center truly appreciates understanding concerning this issue and hopes to see everyone at the August Chicken Dinner. The other activities that go on in the main hall of the senior center will continue, however, some of them may be moved to other areas of the senior center.

Seeking woman singers

Harmony Northwest Chorus is seeking women who love to sing want to do four-part harmony, barbershop style. They rehearse from 7 - 9:30 p.m. every Monday at the Mount Vernon Community Center. For information see the Web site at or call Carol at 360-435-0808.

Retirement Open House

Arlington Public Schools invites staff, students and the greater community to celebrate Superintendent Linda Byrnes' retirement from 30 years in education Thursday, June 12, 3 - 6 p.m., Haller Middle School Commons.

Save slides/negatives

The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society located at 135 North Olympic Avenue in downtown Arlington will have a librarian on duty June 12, 1 - 4 p.m., who can take your precious slides and negatives and make photographs out of them while you wait. Mary Buzzell will be available to do this on the second Tuesday afternoon each month. The cost for each 4 x 6 photograph is $1, payable by check or cash. If you have any questions, please call Mary on that afternoon at 360-435-4838 during library hours.

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.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on Friday evenings, June 13 and 27, and July 25, at the old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St., Arlington. July 10 - 12 we will be at our annual Camp out at the Stanwood/Camano Fairgrounds; everyone is invited. 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

Arlington Idol Auditions

Auditions for an Arlington Idol contest to be held in conjunction with the Arlington Street Fair will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at Movement Arts, 3502 204th St. NE near Island Crossing. Singers aged 16 and up are eligible. The selected contestants will compete at 6 p.m. Friday, July 11 as a part of the street fair entertainment. All contestants must audition to be considered for the contest. The audition starts at 2:30 p.m. . Please bring music on a CD or be prepared to sing a capella. For directions see or call 360-435-7193.

Toys for kids

Parking lot sale benefiting Toys for Kids is June 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Legion Park parking lot. Hot dogs, chips, pop and water for sale.

Show and Shine Car Show

June 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Arlington on Olympic Avenue. Sponsored by the Downtown Arlington Business Association. Call Marilyn at 360-435-8991.

Walking Program

Marysville Parks and Recreation's free Healthy Communities Walking program is sponsored by Gold's Gym. Walkers meet at various parks in Marysville for ten weeks, Saturdays, 10 - 11 a.m., June 14 to August 16. They will be guided by trainers from Gold's Gym who will lead warm-up and cool-down stretches. Each walker will receive a trial pass to Gold's Marysville or Arlington facilities. At the end of each walk, one lucky winner will receive a free three-month full membership. Registration is required. Contact Marysville Parks and Recreation at 360-363-8400.

M-PHS golf benefit

M-PHS Booster Club's Golf Tournament, Saturday, June 14, at Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville. The two, or four, person Scramble will begin with a 2 p.m. shotgun start. $85 per person includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes. Putting contest begins at 1:15 p.m. Proceeds will directly benefit M-PHS Athletic programs. To play, sponsor a hole or donate a prize contact Jaci at 425-346-8953

Disc golf tournaments

Action Sports presents Saturday Singles and Sunday Doubles Disc Golf Tournaments. First and third Saturdays of the month and the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 1:30 p.m. Open to teens and adults of all abilities, $12 for tournament entry. The Rotary Disc Golf Course is located at Twin Rivers Park, 22914 State R-530 (Just past Lincoln Bridge). Course is open to the public.

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.

Pilchuck Audobon Society

Tuesday, June 17, North Whidbey Island, 7:30 a.m. at Quilceda Village Wal-Mart west of Marysville (I-5, Exit 200). Park away from store, to the east, near Quilceda Blvd and next to I-5. Highlights of this trip always include waterfowl, shorebirds and seabirds. Seventy species last year. Pack a lunch. Leaders: Art Wait 360-563-0181, Virginia Clark 360-435-3750.

Planning fall farm festival

Mike McCroirie of Lavender Hills Farm is helping plan Snohomish County's fall farm festival, "Farming Yesterday and Today." The next meeting is 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th, near the Arlington Airport. Call Linda Neunzig at 425-388-7170.

Hospice Information

A free information session to review the wonderful volunteer opportunities at Providence Hospice and Home Care is scheduled for Wednesday, June 18, 2 - 4 p.m. in downtown Everett. To register and to get driving/parking information call 425-261-4804 by June 16.


For women in any kind of business from small home-based businesses to corporate executives. Free. La-De-Biz networking really works. Share tips, leads and encouragement. For information or to RSVP contact Jyl P. Westbrook at 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.

Fraud Prevention Seminar

On Thursday, June 19, 1 - 3 p.m., at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and AARP are presenting a seminar entitled "Scammers, Schemers and Scalawags." It is designed for seniors to learn about fraud prevention and identity theft. Free. Call 425-257-2111x3374.

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

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.

Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, live in Terrace Park, 809 E Fifth Street, Saturday, June 21, 6 p.m. Experience the comedy and drama of Shakespeare plays. Bring your blanket for seating on the terraces. Presented by Last Leaf Productions, sponsored by The Friends of the Library and City of Arlington.

Pilchuck Audobon Society

Saturday, June 21, Pilchuck Audubon Society's Jim Creek Sanctuary, 9 a.m., at the Twin Rivers Park parking lot in Arlington, SR-530 at the Stillaguamish River. Bring pruners or loppers and gloves. Dress for bush travel across rough terrain. This beautiful, diverse part of the Stillaguamish landscape was bequeathed to PAS by Carleen Adams. Explore the sanctuary, down to Jim Creek. Dave Ward, Principal Watershed Steward for Snohomish County.

Soap Box Derby Pancake Breakfast and Lunch

Serving hot cakes, sausage, juice, coffee from 8 - 10 a.m., Saturday, June 21, at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center Cafe, 7430 276th Street NW, Stanwood. Cost is $5. Serving lunch boxes for $6. Lunch request form at or Colleen at 629-7403 ext. 116. Proceeds benefit the center.

Berry Fest

Don't miss the Last "PigOut" at Biringer's Spencer Island Farm, Hwy 529 between Everett and Marysville, June 21 - 22; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate 60 years of pickin' and eatin' those sweet and juicy strawberries Activities: hog calling, goat climb, animals, pony rides, fishing, kites, puppets, face paint, giant strawberry and trolley rides, slide mountain, inflatables, Ft. Coyote, horse swings, mini-tractors, Navy flag ceremonies, pig butt bowling, slurp 'n burp strawberry eatin' contest (fundraiser for firefighter, Steve Goforth), outdoor BBQ, corn on the cob, espresso, kettle corn, pig trough strawberry shortcake. Free admission, free fishing, food and fun reasonably priced.

Women, wine and awarenes

Fundraising event to benefit Susan G. Komen and breast cancer research. Sunday, June 22 at 2 p.m., Tazer Valley Farm 7314 300th Street NW, Stanwood. Wine tasting, silent auction, breast cancer survivors, women's health awareness and inspiration. Pre-pay $25 or at the door $30. Contact

Basic drawing

For students who love to draw and need to learn the basics. Have fun learning to recognize the elements of shape and design using a variety of drawing techniques. Learn to draw people, animals, objects, develop a good sense of proportion. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, Arlington High School Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room (right of main entrance) 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., June 23 - 25, Grades K - 2, 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55. Register at 360-403-3448.


Now in their sixth year, The Jazzinators are back. The Jazzinators is a community jazz ensemble open to all instruments and ability levels. Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, June 24 and meet on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through July 15 at 7 p.m. in Arlington. Conact or 360-689-7766.

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.

Children's basic painting

Design a color wheel and explore painting with acrylic paints and watercolors. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., June 30 - July 2, Grades K - 2 are 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5 are 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55. Register at 360-403-3448.

Softball game

Tuesday, July 1, Greater Arlington Church Sports Fellowship is hosting a Softball All-star game at Twin Rivers Park in Arlington. All teams, churches and residents are invited to join in the special 9 inning game. Contact or visit for information.

Pilates/Yoga Fusion

Instructor Vicki Morrow takes the best of both Pilates core strengthening and the flexibility aspect of yoga. Feel longer, taller, more toned and relaxed. This is an excellent class for anyone, no matter what kind of shape you are in. Location is the Movement Arts Studio, 3502 204th St NE Arlington, Wednesdays, July 2 - Aug. 27, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., $90. Call 360-403-3448.

Skyhawks mini-hawk

Mini-Hawk programs help children 4 - 7 explore sports in a day-program setting. There is no pressure, just lots of fun. Programs are designed to motivate children to be active and healthy while giving them the fundamental skill sets needed to succeed and grow in whichever sport they choose. All participant receive a t-shirt and merit award. Bring baseball glove, shin guards, appropriate clothing, tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle and two snacks. Visit Quake Park, 18501 59th Ave NE, Arlington, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. - noon, $109. Register at 360-403-3448.

Skyhawks multi-sport

Multi-Sport programs are designed for the all-around player aged 7 - 14, interested in sports and teaches the fundamentals of several sports in an enriching and enjoyable atmosphere. Programs are designed to motivate children to be active and healthy while giving them the fundamental skill sets needed to succeed and grow in whichever sport they choose. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. Bring baseball glove, shin guards, appropriate clothing, tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle, lunch and snack. Visit Pioneer Elementary School, 8213 Eaglefield Drive, Arlington, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., $121, Register at 360-403-3448.

Cartooning / animation

Have fun drawing and doodling. Originate, satirize, caricature and learn an entertaining art form. Discover how to put together a comic strip. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 7 - 9, Grades K - 2, 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55 Register at 360-403-3448.


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. Free. Donations greatly welcomed, with proceeds used to support development of the city's first off-leash dog park and to support M-DOG. 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. Vendor forms, booth prices and general event information available at Contact Buell at 360-651-0633 or

Tahitian dance

Study the beautiful art of Tahitian dance, taught by a descendant of Tahitian Royalty. Tie on a Pareo/Sarong and join in for a session of dance that is great for the waist, hips and thighs. Tahitian Dance honors women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Instructor is Natali Hinanui-Sterett, at Movement Arts Studio, 3502 204th St NE Arlington, Saturdays, July 12 - Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $90. Call 360-403-3448.

Pastel techniques

Pastels are unique in the way they combine painting and drawing. Learn how to mix and blend colors using various techniques and textures. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 14 - 16, Grades K - 2, 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55, Register at 360-403-3448.

Summer classes for kids

Creative kids will love these new classes offered at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center. Crafts begin July 16, 2 - 3:30 p.m.; $40, six weeks. Register at or 629-7403 ext. 116.

Japanese Exchange

Everett Community College is seeking host families for Japanese high school students visiting the college July 19 to Aug. 2. The Nippon Business Institute's primary mission is to help bridge the cultural gap between eastern and western cultures. They provide host families with a stipend to help defray some of the expense associated with hosting a student. For information call the NBI at 425-388-9195 or e-mail

Mix-media art for kids

Use colored pencil, chalk and pen to expand drawing skills with projects that are more complex. Gain confidence in realistic drawing and design while developing style and creativity. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 21 - 23, Grades K - 2 , 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55. Register at 360-403-3448.

First Aid class

This course will cover pediatric and adult first aid, initial assessment, barriers to contamination, bleeding, shock, injury assessments. Certified Instructor Sheila Davis. Renew existing certification or become First Aid Certified. OSHA, WISHA, L&I, and DSHS approved. For adults and youth ages 12 and older. Bee Safe Education and Training, Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, Monday, July 21, 6 - 9 p.m., $25. Call 360-403-3448.

Skyhawks tennis

Skyhawks Tennis provides the beginning skills needed. Learn proper techniques for grip, footwork, ground strokes, volleys, overheads and serving. All participants will receive a t-shirt and merit award. Bring tennis racket, appropriate clothing, tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle and two snacks. Visit Ages 7 - 14, Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 21 - 25, 9 a.m. - noon, $109. Register at 360-403-3448.

CPR Class

This course teaches the chain of survival, activation of 911, emergency response, airway obstruction and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The class also discusses childhood injury prevention and information on adult heart attacks and strokes. AED discussion. Renew existing certification or become CPR Certified. OSHA, WISHA, L&I and DSHS approved. For adults and youth ages 12 and older. Instructor Sheila Davis, Bee Safe Education and Training, Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, Tuesday, July 22, 6 - 8:30 p.m., fee $25. Call 360-403-3448.

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.

1978 M-PHS Reunion

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

AHS Golf Benefit

The Eagle Open Golf Tournament to benefit Arlington High School football is July 27 at Gleneagle Golf Course. The four man scramble includes a $10,000 hole in one chance, lunch, t-shirt, greens fees and cart for $80. Contact any football coach or email

Tiger Kids camp

A week of fun and fitness. An additional goal of this program is to improve children's self-confidence and respect for others. Five years and up. Includes a camp t-shirt. The instructor is certified and accredited 8th Degree Master Level, National and International Champion, Mitch Mayberry. July 28 – Aug. 1, 9:15 - 10:30 a.m., $70. Register at 360-403-3448.

Glass art for teens

Designed for middle school students. Covers various types of glass art and offers practical tips for using glass to it's fullest potential. Explore techniques to capture color and design and make a suncatcher or two; learn to cut, foil and solder glass. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 28 - 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $65. Register at 360-403-3448.

1958 Lake Stevens Reunion

Lake Steven High School Class of 1958 will celebrate their 50th reunion on Aug. 8 with afternoon local tours and a picnic and on Aug. 9 with a reception and banquet at the Hawthorn Inn. Information has been mailed to all classmates we could locate. Please contact us if you did not receive a packet, have a question or need a ride. 425-335-7962 or We hope all classmates can attend.

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, HomeGrown in the subject line or call Mary at 360-659-4997. HomeGrown is sponsored by the Downtown Marysville Merchants Association.

Hot August car show

Faith Lutheran Church of North Lakewood hosts the Hot August Car Show Saturday, Aug. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., to benefit local food banks. Participant car entries are $15 for early registration and $20 the day of the event. Free to onlookers and a free raffle ticket for bringing in non-perishable food donations. Entertainment, refreshments, raffle drawing, dash plaques, t-shirts, trophy judging and ribbons.One mile west off I-5, Smokey Point/Lakewood exit No. 206 at 1424 172nd Avenue NE Marysville. Call the car show team at the church 360-652-9545.

M-PHS 1958 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 or contact, for more information.



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.


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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