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Marysville Globe Adventures Centers | August 6
Track and field
Continuing Thursday evenings, Aug. 7 and 14, at M-PHS stadium. Marysville Parks and Recreation presents the All-Comers Track and Field Meet. Participants of all ages can lace up their running shoes. To volunteer call 360-363-8403.
Music in the Park
Thursdays in August at 6:30 p.m. at Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington.
Aug. 7, Voices of the Village, light rock, easy listening
Aug. 14, Straight On, rock and roll heart tribute band.
Aug. 21, Peter Frothingham, country music.
Aug. 28, North Cascades Concert Band.
Old Time Fiddlers
The Old Time Fiddlers meets Friday, Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, 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.
Celebration for fire heroes
The Lakewood School District in conjunction with the Marysville Fire District will be honoring the community members who assisted in containing the July 23 fire at Lakewood Elementary School Aug. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the Lakewood High School Commons and the public is welcome.
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 email@example.com. We hope all classmates can attend.
Downtown Marysville's 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, HomeGrown in the subject line or call Mary at 360-659-4997. HomeGrown is sponsored by the Downtown Marysville Merchants Association.
Downtown Marysville's HomeGrown Festival will be Friday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The street festival features arts, crafts and homegrown produce, plants and flowers in booths on Third Street east of State. There will be craft and product demonstrations on Friday, along with live music. Saturday features the Revue with dance, singing, plays and activities for kids. Call Leslie Buell, 425-268-5285
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 Ave. NE Marysville. Call 360-652-9545.
The Marysville Outlaws U-18 baseball team will be holding try outs Aug. 9 - 10 and Aug. 13 - 14, 6 p.m., M-PHS. Call Gig Larsen 425-501-6817.
Aug. 13, 6 - 8 p.m., Shoultes Fire Station, 10701 Shoultes Road, Marysville. Help communities maintain public health during an event when power, water, sewer or solid waste services are unavailable by properly managing food, water, garbage and sewage. Registration email@example.com or 360-363-8507.
Global Day features international crafts, food and music, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Aug. 13, the Snohomish County campus Music by Los Flacos and the Na Mea Hula O Ka Mana'O'I'O dancers will perform historic Hawaiian steps. Arts, crafts and food also highlighted. Contact Wendy Becker, at 425-339-3186 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sea Mar health fair
Learn about the services offered by your local Community Health Center and meet the people providing medical, dental and social services, Aug. 13, at Sea Mar's Marysville Clinic, 9710 State Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 360-653-1742 for schedule of events.
Pathways to Work
Wednesday, Aug. 13 - 26, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Shoreline. Contact 425-258-2766, ext. 226 or email@example.com. Pathways is a free workshop designed to help people who have been out of the workforce for at least 10 years learn job search skills, explore career interests, cope with stress, learn decision making skills and plan for the future.
Heather Hafner, a local Edward Jones investment representative, will host a free satellite broadcast "The power of perseverance," featuring 1983 olympic and four-time world ice skating champion Mark Hamilton, at 9 a.m., Aug. 15, at 20265 74th St. NE, Suite 107, Arlington. Call Heather Hafner at 360-435-5268.
Sustaining living rivers
Learn the biological effects of human development around streams from Dr. James Karr, University of Washington, one of the premier stream ecologists in the country. Use underwater insects as a biological monitoring tool. Friday, Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, WA 98208; www.streamkeeper.org. $45 members / $50 non-members, includes lunch. Registration required, 425-316-8592 or firstname.lastname@example.org, WSTA approved, 8 teacher clock hours.
The Senior High Youth of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Marysville's Garage Sale, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15 - 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the church gym, 7215 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. Saturday Car Wash and a Buck-A-Bag Sale, 3-4 p.m. Donations of clean, gently used clothing, toys and games, sporting goods, households items, furniture in good condition accepted beginning Sunday afternoon, Aug. 10.
The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association wants to remind the community that Pioneer Picnic is on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 20722 67th Ave. NE in Arlington. Registration at 10 a.m. and the potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m. An entertaining program is planned. The museum will be open. Membership dues are $10 per person and can be paid anytime. Call the Pioneer Museum at 360-435-7289.
Taste of Washington
A benefit for Kids' Kloset in Arlington to provide complete wardrobes for children in need twice a year, A Taste of Washington offers an evening delight, with Washington wines, beers and food provided by local growers, to keep the crowd happy while bidding on elaborate baskets filled goodies in a silent auction from 6 - 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. RSVP by Aug. 18 at 360-435-4875.
Evergreen Fair tickets
The Evergreen State Fair has several money-saving options for patrons who want to purchase tickets and carnival wristbands early. Advance tickets discounted: adult to $7; senior citizen tickets are $6; youth tickets are $4, carnival wristbands, valid on weekdays, except Labor Day, beginning at 11 a.m., are $22. Buy tickets at Bartell Drug Stores, Snohomish County QFC Stores, Monroe 76 on Hwy. 2, Monroe Red Barn and the SnoCope Federal Credit Union. Carnival wristbands can be purchased at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, SnoCope Federal Credit Union, Bartell Drug Stores and at the Fair Pass booth.
Lights of Christmas
Registration is now open for overnight getaway packages and dinner/dessert theater at The Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach Camp at www.warmbeach.com or 360-652-7575 or 800-228-6724. Overnight getaway packages include accommodations in one of Warm Beach Camp's many holiday-themed lodgings, a hot buffet breakfast and general admission to The Lights of Christmas. Dinner theatre is a full evening of holiday entertainment and elegant dining with a six-course meal followed by the play, offered Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, and 22-23. Dinner theater tickets also include general admission tickets to be used on another evening. Sunday dessert matinees include a delicious dessert buffet during the production, offered Dec. 7, 14 and 21.
Free Red Cross CPR course
The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold free CPR training at the Lynnwood Convention Center, Saturday, Aug. 16, at 8 and 10 a.m. Call 425-740-2344 or email CPR Saturday@snohomishcounty.redcross.org. Minimum age is 11. Everyone who successfully completes the three-hour course and written exam will be issued a Red Cross CPR certification card. Event sponsored by Group Health, St. Joseph Hospital (PeaceHealth) and the Lynnwood Convention Center.
Learn connections between healthy watersheds, wetlands, wildlife, fish and aquatic insects. View some living critters from the resident pond and learn about their cycles and habitats. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1-3 p.m., $5 members / $7 non-members, includes lunch. Advance registration required. Call 425-316-8592 or email email@example.com.Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208; www.streamkeeper.org. WSTA (2 Teacher Clock Hours)
CORE Teen Seminar
Saturday to Tuesday, Aug. 16 - 19, Everett Events Center. A great opportunity to reconnect to your core values, with a focus is on courage, ownership, respect and empowerment. www.coreseminars.com; e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-397-6872.
A free information session to review the wonderful volunteer opportunities at Providence Hospice and Home Care is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2-4 p.m., Everett. To register and to get driving/parking information call 425-261-4815 by Aug. 18.
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. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 20-21, Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, (www.streamkeeper.org). $150 (includes lunch).
M-PHS 1983 Reunion
Marysville Pillchuck High School's Class of 1983's 25th Reunion will be Aug. 22 and 23 at the Tulalip Resort. Contact Brian Roberts at 253-677-3776.
Eagles motorcyclist fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful Northwest, make new friends and have prayer support. Aug. 23, 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.
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.
Woodlands and wetlands
Spend a week exploring North Creek and the surrounding woods. Peer into a salmon pool, hunt for aquatic insects, learn about native plants and uncover signs of wildlife. For students entering grades 3-5. Monday-Friday, Aug. 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon, $120 members / $125 non-members, includes snack. Advance registration required call 425-316-8592 or email email@example.com, Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208; www.streamkeeper.org.
Come learn about the beneficial insects that perform valuable services like pollination and pest control. Learn which companion plants function in attracting beneficial insects, fourth grade to adult, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1 - 2:30 p.m., $5 members / $7 non-members, includes lunch. Advance registration required call 425-316-8592 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Adopt-A-Stream Foundation's NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208; www.streamkeeper.org. WSTA (1.5 Teacher Clock Hours)
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.email@example.com, for more information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Sept. 13 Hypertufa, Arlington Garden Club member, Sheryl Verral will be teaching us how to make garden objects using Hypertufa methods.
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 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 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 Master Gardner Wink Cushman will discuss Ornamental Grasses for your garden.
April 11 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 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.
Contact email@example.com or www.arlingtongardenclub.org.
Stanwood/Lincoln all school reunin 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.
Old Fashion Chicken Dinner at Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington, will return Sept. 28. No dinner Aug. 31. 360-653-4551
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.