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Community events from car shows and museum exhibits to dance and various forms of exercise, fun runs, disc golf and special celebrations all make life in north Snohomish county extra special.


Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum gets new carpet over the holidays.
Chamber gala celebrates consolidation between Arlington and Smokey Point chambers.
New Arlington Runners Club launches series of runs through the year, with weekly events from the Stillaguamish Athletic Club Feb. 18.
City of Arlington staff plant Fuji cherry trees in honor of Seattles Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates good will with Japan for 30 years.
Bayliner donates a boat to Arlington Boys and Girls Club auction, the Spring Round-up.
Tom and Judy Donoghue, of Arlington Heights, celebrate Toms Irish heritage by participating in St. Patricks Day Parade in Seattle.
An enterprising young couple, Heather and Anthony Beck are restoring Arlingtons historic Methodist-Episcopal Church at the north end of Olympic Avenue and are planning a summer opening for the new Mirkwood and Shire Cafe.
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogy Society members Pat Manning, Bob Brackenreed, Cathy Burk, Betty Morgan and Jessie Beck, commonly known as Ednas Rug Rats continue to meet weekly even after their mentor Edna Robbins died in March.
Trafton school teacher and a quilter herself, Judy Donoghue wins the Wrap them in Love raffle quilt.
The city of Arlington adds a second Easter egg hunt for the Smokey Point community and moves the downtown hunt to Terrace Park.
Arlington Disc Golf Association seeks sponsors for disc golf baskets for a 18-hole course in Twin Rivers County Park, across the river from Arlington.
Arlington celebrates its fourth year as a Tree City USA by giving away white birch trees and pictures with Smokey the Bear.
Members of the Snohomish-Arlington Trail Coalition, Beth Hill and Laurie Westvang, ride horses to the April 17 Arlington City Council meeting to encourage city officials to find a horse route through Arlington for the Centennial Trail.
Aya Walksfar spent 11 years trying to conquer invasive blackberries on her 12-acre farm on Swede Heaven Road near Darrington.
Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association presents its annual garage sale April 29 and 30.
Housing Hope recruits bowlers for their Strike against Homelessness Bowlathon May 13.
The Arlington Rotary Club becomes an official sponsor of the proposed Arlington Disc Golf course at Twin Rivers Park.
Mark and Vicki Nysether and their family launch a million dollar endowment campaign for Sno-Isle Library Foundation with a first annual installment of a collection of books about the Pacific Northwest.
Joann and Jack Gray were honored by the Arlington Garden Club for their familys generations of service to the community as founders of the Arlington Hardware Store and active members with the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneers.
Mission Aviation Training Academy holds a walk-a-thon around the Arlington Airport June 3.
The Downtown Arlington Merchants present the annual Show-n-Shine Car Show June 3.
Pat Cavit launches a class on chair yoga for mobility-impaired people.
A prize-winning martial artist from China, TianYuan Li teaches tai chi at the Stillaguamish Athletic Club and plans to demonstrate her skills at the Arlington Street Fair.
Judy Zugish offers 2,000 fragrant lilies at Bouquet Banque Nursery in Marysville June 24 and 25, a benefit for women in Cameroon.
Marysvilles Strawberry Festival is bigger and better than ever with lots of fun events over two weekends, June 14 25.
The Fourth of July in Arlington attracts big crowds for the Grand Parade and a day full of other fun events on Independence Day.
A M-PHS sophomore, Beth Hassler, travels to New York City in early June to collect a silver medal she won in the national Scholastic Arts and Writing Program for a novel she wrote.
The Arlington Festival continues with the Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-In, the Friends of the Library Booksale and the Arlington Street Fair July 5 9.
Arlington Education Foundation and Arts Alive presents A Note-Able Day at Arlington High School as a fundraiser for the PAC.
Lavender Hills Farm celebrates ancestors and lavender at its annual Lavender Festival.
Olympic Place Retirement & Assisted Living raises $1,000 for the gazebo in Legion Park with a pancake breakfast and silent auction.
Camano Island resident Michael Mielnik, a.k.a. Reverand Chumleigh shares his collection of old movies with the community of Arlington in an outdoor movie series through July in Terrace Park.
Family Fun Day in Terrace Park expands with assistance from Arlington-area churches.
Old Time Fiddlers District 16 gather for four days of fiddling at their annual campout at Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds July 27 30.
Mark Lovejoy, of Garden Treasures, offers home-grown organic veggies at Homegrown in Marysville and Meltdown at the Darrington Music Park.
Norma Jean Syrie of Olympic Escrow in Arlington trains to walk the Susan B. Komen 3-Day Walk for breast cancer Aug. 25 27. Annie King Dempsey finishes the walk, and her colleague Mary Hey volunteers at the medical tent.
Christie Christianson joins the Waadi Zanuba Dance Company in a performance at the old AHS auditorium Aug. 27.
Two Darrington churches, St. John Vianney Catholic and the Episcopal Church of Transfiguration, celebrate anniversaries together Aug. 6.
Sauk-Suiattle Tribe hosts annual powwow at the Darrington Music Park.
Marysvilles Third Street merchants promote HomeGrown street fair on KOMO TVs Seattle Afternoon Aug. 9.
Bistro San Martin donates 25 percent of total sales Aug. 23.
Turian Claridy leases Quis restaurant to Supavadee P. Davis to good causes.
AHS football coach John Boitano drags his drag racer to the Arlington Dragstrip Reunion and Car Show Sept. 9.
The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association presents its fourth annual Pioneer Days Sept. 16.
Arlington Library celebrates the 25th birthday of its current building Sept. 30, with information about a bond proposal for a new library across the street. The bond proposal failed on the Nov. 7 ballot by .275 percent under the super majority of 60 percent.
Tiffany Coon competes at state junior rodeo in Omak Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
Biringer Farm opens its autumn activities including two corn mazes, a pumpkin patch and other spooky and kooky activities through the month of October.
Arlingtons Hometown Halloween attracts crowd to new plaza at City Hall with pumpkin pie and costume contests. The fun continued after trick-or-treating on First Street Hill for the sixth annual Punkin Roll.
Natalie Hinanui-Sterett teaches Tahitan dance at Movement arts.


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