Who is your hero?
The American Red Cross is looking for “real heroes,” who live or work in Snohomish County, to honor at the Snohomish County Chapter’s 13th Real Heroes Breakfast in December. Nominees must have performed a heroic act between Oct. 6, 2007 and Oct. 6, 2008. Nomination forms are available at the Red Cross, 2530, Lombard Ave., Everett, or online at snohomishcounty.redcross.org. Call 425-740-2324.
Puget Sound Blood Center has the following blood drives for Western Washington Hospitals. Call 1-800-398-7888.
• July 23, Arlington Heights Fire Station, 12131 228th Street NE, noon to 6 p.m.
• July 25, Tulalip Health Fair, 6700 Totem Beach Road, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• July 28, Marysville, Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th Street NE, noon to 6 p.m.
• July 30, Marysville, SNO ISLE Regional Library, 7312 35th Ave. NE., 1 – 3:30 p.m.
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. To volunteer, call 360-363-8403.
Golden Corral Luncheon
“Put a smile on your face” luncheon at the Golden Corral, Thursday, July 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Genevieve Jealouse will delight with her witty songs; Marlene Penner from Canada wonders, “Are you happy yet?” Contact Nancy at 360-659-9045 pr Esther at 360-653-6461 for reservations and complimentary, off-site child care. $10; beverage, tax, tip included. Sponsored by the North Snohomish County Women’s Connection Outreach, an affiliation with Stonecroft Ministries.
Wired in Concert
Enjoy Marysville Parks and Recreation’s Sounds of Summer Concert Series this Thursday, July 24, at noon with the unique rockabilly, vintage roadhouse sound of Wired. Sponsored by Verizon FIOS. Located at Comeford Park at 514 Delta Ave (between Fifth and Sixth off of State Ave.) Contact the Parks office at 360-363-8400.
The Jones Band
Enjoy Marysville Parks and Recreation’s Sounds of Summer Concert Series this Friday, July 25, at 7 p.m. This dance/party band will get your weekend off to a fun start. Sponsored by Verizon FIOS. Located at Jenning’s Park (6915 Armar Rd.) Contact the Parks office at 360-363-8400.
Business Before Hours
The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce presents Transportation Solutions in Snohomish County, on July 25, from 7 – 9 a.m., at the Tulalip Casino, with Senator Mary Margaret Haugen, 10th District, Senate Transportation Chair, Lorena Eng, NW Region Administrator for WSDOT and Richard Warren, WSDOT SR-9 Project Manager. Marysville Mayor Dennis Kendall will present a focus on the traffic issues and resolutions specific to all of North Snohomish County. Cost is $20 preregistered, $25 at the door. To preregister call 360-659-7700 or email Billw@MarysvilleTulalipChamber.com.
Craft Show at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables are $15. Call Terri, 629-7403 ext. 114.
Stanwood Senior Center’s Thrift Store 50 percent off sale and Craft Show Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 7430 276th Street NW, Stanwood. Serving shakes, rootbeer floats, banana splits, malts and more.
Old Time Fiddlers
The Old Time Fiddlers meets on Friday evening, July 25 and 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 welcome. Contact Noel Lareau, 360-691-5907 or Noelula@aol.com.
Law enforcement torn run campaign to benefit the Special Olympics will be July 26. It is a bike ride from Harley Davidson, 16212, Smokey Point Blvd to Birch Bay Park, North of Bellingham, registration at 7:30 a.m. Early registration by July 16 for $40 per rider/driver and $5 per passenger. Events include breakfast by Officer DAniel Vinson and a Marysville Kiwanis BBQ; door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Call 360-363-8307 for information and to register.
On Saturday, July 26, The Museum of Flight will host a static display of high-performance aircraft and a panel discussion with aerobatic pilots. A team of American aerobatic pilots will be at the Museum on to celebrate Aerobatic Day 2008 by showing off their airplanes and engaging in a panel discussion of this exciting sport at 2 p.m. in the William M. Allen Theater. Advanced aerobatic planes will be on view from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Museum parking lot and side gallery. Outdoor exhibits are free to the public.
1978 M-PHS Reunion
1978 M-PHS Class Reunion will be Saturday, July 26. Contact Karen Ostergaard Barhanovich at firstname.lastname@example.org or 452-252-7852.
Eagles motorcyclist fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful Northwest, make new friends and have prayer support. 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. Call 425-931-2230.
Summer Auto Show
Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club. Judging, trophies, raffle, dash plaques, music, food, antique race cars. Registration 9 a.m. to noon, awards 3 p.m. On the grass at Asbery Field, 4th and Quinn, Marysville. Call Rod Willie 425-357-0137 or Mary Sebring 360-653-7701 (was the Aquafest Show).
Chicken Dinner Delay
The Stillaguamish Senior Center’s “Sunday Old Fashion Chicken Dinner” that is scheduled for 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.
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 email@example.com.
Marysville Baseball Tryouts
Come tryout for the Snohomish County Express 2009 15U Select baseball team on July 27 and July 30, M-PHS, 108th St. field, 5611 108th St. NE, 5:30 p.m. Play 22 League games and 8 tournaments, for a total of 50-60 games. 16 years old after 5-01-09 try out for the 2009, SCE 15U baseball team. Call Steve Dormaier at 360-658-9063. www.snohomishcountyexpress.org
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.
Nakken Book Reading
Tulalip resident J.R. Nakken will be at The BookWORKS on Wednesday, July 30, reading from her new book, Stream and Light — A Woman’s Journey. A reception honoring her will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. Her first book, young adult novel Three-Point Shot, won a Writer’s Digest award.
Owls and hawks
Join Barbara Oaagard of the Sarvey Wildlife Rehabilitation Center for an opportunity to see live raptors (owls and hawks) up close on Wednesday, July 30, 1 – 3 p.m. at Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, (www.streamkeeper.org.) Learn about where they live, what they eat, and their adaptations for hunting. For all ages, $5 for members; $7 for non-members. Call 425-316-8592 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Host families needed
Host family needed for foreign exchange students who will attend M-PHS. Choose a girl from Norway who loves traveling, enjoys music and fashion; a boy from Vietnam, who loves sports, reading and chess; a boy from Taiwan, who loves basketball, horse back riding and music. Contact Jamin Henderson at 360-661-0552 or email@example.com
Summer Jam Sessions
Youth and adults of all abilities are invited to Village Music and Art’s Friday Music jam sessions featuring live music by Jon Dalgarn and Voices of the Village. Bring your own instrument or use ours. Jam sessions are every Friday, 1 – 3 p.m., at 338 North McLeod, Arlington. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Supported, in part, by grants from the Washington State Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fred Meyer Foundation. Contact Michelle at 360-653-7752 ext. 14.
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.
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. Western Riding Lessons, Girl Scout Badge Programs, Guided Family Trail Rides, Pony Rides for Little Folks, Spring and Summer Day Camps. 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
Show and Shine
Olberg Filters announced as a key sponsor of the Granite Falls “Show and Shine” car show on Aug. 2. Proceeds support Granite Falls High School Vocational Scholarships. Call LeeAnna Walker 36-61-6772.
Master Gardeners visit
Master Gardeners will answer questions at Arlington Hardware, 215 N. Olympic Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays, Aug. 2 and 6. Bring in those fuzzy caterpillars, tents in trees and soggy cherry blossoms so that effective remedies can be identified. They also provide advice on plants for privacy, plants for dry or wet areas, varieties of small fruits that produce well here as well as disease resistant fruit tree and vegetable gardening advice. A Master Gardeners’ demo garden is open to the public with Master Gardeners in attendance 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Rd., Marysville. For information call the hotline at 425-357-6010.
Music in the park
Thursdays in August at 6:30 p.m. at Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Avenue, 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope all classmates can attend.
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 email@example.com, 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.
Emergency Sanitation Presentation
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-363-8507
Pathways to Work
Wednesday, Aug. 13 – 26, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Shoreline. For information 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 ten years learn job search skills, explore career interests, cope with stress, learn decision making skills and plan for the future. Transportation and child care maybe available.
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 Street 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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
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.
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.
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.