Arts and Entertainment

ADVENTURES CENTERS

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THIS WEEK

Free bike safety Rodeo set for June 25

A free summer bike safety rodeo for kids ages 5-12 will be held June 25, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Kellogg Marsh Elementary School parking lot.

The vent will highlight bicycle safety and safety helmet fitting, bicycle control and maneuvering, bicycle safety at intersections and bicycle hand signals. Participants should bring their bicycle and helmet. A free helmet will be provided for registered participants.

The event is sponsored by the Kellogg Marsh Elementary PTA, Marysville School District Security Department, the Marysville Police Department, the Marysville Fire District and Snohomish County Safe Kids.

To register your child, call Stephanie Price at 360-363-8507.

Rotary Grant Application

The Marysville Rotary Education Foundation will make grants to groups for the purpose of improving education in the Marysville community. Grants will be awarded quarterly, with the first grant deadline being July 1. Download applications at marysvillerotary.org. Call Gary Baker at 360-659-7800.

Medicare discussion

Marysville Care Center, 1821 Grove Street, on June 26 at 2:30 p.m. will have Andrew Tartella avaible to answer qustions about Medicare. RSVP to Lynne Worley at 360-659-3926.

Customer appreciation

First Heritage Bank honors its customers and shareholders with a Customer Appreciation Day for a week, through June 26. Hotdogs, chips and sodas will be served from 11 - 2 p.m. For information call 360-568-0536.

Blood Drives

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

• June 26, Marysville C&D Zodiac, 12810 Smokey Point Blvd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• June 30, Stanwood Camano Medical Center, 9631 269th Street NW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• July 1, Stanwood Camano Medical Center, 9631 269th Street NW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• July 9, Marysville Community, 1635 Grove Street, 9 a.m. to noon.

• July 9, Marysville Care Center, 1821 Grove Street, 1:30 - 4 p.m

Free Bike Safety Rodeo

Friday, June 27, 10 a.m. to noon, Kellogg Marsh Elementary. Bring your own bike and helmet if you have one, free helmets to registered students of the Safe Bicycle Riding Skills Course. Register with Stephanie Price at 360-363-8507. Sponsored by the Kellogg Marsh Elementary PTA, Marysville School District Security Department, Marysville Police Department, Marysville Fire District and Snohomish County Safe Kids.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on Friday evenings, June 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 Noelula@aol.com.

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.

Community appreciation day

Free ice cream, massages, refreshments and balloons will be distributed at a Parade of Homes and Community Appreciation Day presented by Keller Williams Realtors in Arlington Heights Sunday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Follow the signs. For information call Kat Jensen at 360-631-0645.

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.

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.

Travel photography

Learn to plan, shoot, assemble and present photographs with local professional photographer Kent Baker. This four day course is 7 - 9 p.m., Monday, June 30, to Thursday, July 3, at Jennings Memorial Park Barn, Marysville. $75. For information or to register please call Marysville Parks and Recreation at 360-363-8400

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 info@gacsfl.org or visit www.gacsfl.org for information.

Native plant

identification

A walk in the woods and native plant gardens around the Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, www.streamkeeper.org. Naturalists Tom Noland and Lori Powlas will teach how to identify plants from this area. Learn why native plant buffers are important to wildlife habitat and how Native Americans made use of plants for building materials, food and medicine. 1 - 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 2, $5 Members / $7 Non-Members, advance registration required. Call 425-316-8592 or email aasf@streamkeeper.org.

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.

Festival of Trees Auction

Businesses and organizations are invited to sponsor a tree for the Festival of Trees on Dec. 5 - 6 at the Tazer Valley Farm in Stanwood. Decorated trees or wreaths will be auctioned at the Grand Night Out. Sponsors will keep the proceeds. Entry form available at www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org. or call Terri Riffle at 629-7403 ext. 114.

Horse Country Farm

Be a working student at Horse Country Farm. Four lessons and a trail ride each month, with three hours work each week, is only $69 a month. For riders 11 and older, for a month, all year, or forever. Horse Country Farm also offers Western Riding Lessons, Girl Scout Badge Programs, Guided Family Trail Rides, Pony Rides for Little Folks, Spring and Summer Day Camps and the popular Lesson -Lease Program. Monthly lease activities include gaming and drill Visitor Tuesday - Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays. Call 360-691-7509 or 425-335-4773. Website www.horsecountryfarm.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

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 www.skyhawks.com. 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 www.skyhawks.com. 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.

Summer trips

Beginning July 10, kids outings every Thursday. Shuttle leaves the Stanwood Community Senior Center all summer; Birch Bay Waterslides, Mad Dawg Paintball, Jetty Island, rockwall climbing and more. Call Colleen Wilcox at 629-7403 ext. 116 www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org

Bat night

Join bat expert Barbara Ogaard of the Sarvey Wildlife Center for a voyage into the mysterious world of bats. See live bats up close and discover how they hunt for food. Barbara and her bats will engage and entertain all ages. 7 - 9 p.m., Friday, July 11, at Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208; www.streamkeeper.org $5 Members / $7 Non-Members. Registration required, 425-316-8592 or aasf@streamkeeper.org.

Arlington Idol

Arlington Idol contest, held in conjunction with the Arlington Street Fair, will be 6 p.m. Friday, July 11, as a part of the street fair entertainment.

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. 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 http://poochapalooza.org. Contact Buell at 360-651-0633 or labuell@verizon.net.

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 c.wilcox@stanwoodseniorcenter.org or 629-7403 ext. 116.

Rediscovery / as if the earth matters

This workshop offers educators a rare opportunity to fully immerse themselves in experiential learning skills, to develop keener insights into cross-cultural understanding and to discover new ways to bring environmental concepts and lessons into the classroom. Instructor Thom Henley will draw from his extensive travel experiences and 25 years of working with youth to provide an indoor/outdoor workshop that is both insightful and stimulating. For environmental educators, K-12 Teachers, Park Rangers, Zoo and Nature Camp Counselors, Boys/Girls Club Counselors, Scout Leaders, YMCA/YWCA Counselors, Home-school Teachers, 4-H Leaders, parents and anyone who works with youth. It is 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Thursday-Friday, July 17 - 18, at Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208; www.streamkeeper.org. $150, (includes lunch). Register by July 1 at 425-316-8592 or www.streamkeeper.org/Rediscovery07.htm.

La-De-Biz

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 fishwash@tgi.net or 425-231-5246. 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.

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 kkoss@everettcc.edu.

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 www.skyhawks.com. 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 fourossy@yahoo.com 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 blainedawg@comcast.net.

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 mltastad@comcast.net. 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 bookworks@verizon.net, 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 http://2008NorthSound.kintera.org/alzwa or contact Melissa.soules@alz.org, for more information.

OUTINGS/

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

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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