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Special events for summer 2013

  • Alyssa Campbell works with other volunteers to plant flowers in Everett. On June 2, volunteers will plant flowers in Forest Park.

    Herald file photo 2004

    Alyssa Campbell works with other volunteers to plant flowers in Everett. On June 2, volunteers will plant flowers in Forest Park.

  • Colorful wheels and fenders on different types of motorcycles line First Street in Snohomish during the Antique and Classic Motorcycle show in 2012. T...

    Jennifer Buchanan / Herald 2012 file photo

    Colorful wheels and fenders on different types of motorcycles line First Street in Snohomish during the Antique and Classic Motorcycle show in 2012. The event is May 19 this year.

  • Racers climb the first of 12 hills in the Forest Park Hill Climb. The hill climb is a 30-minute fitness challenge with the goal of completing as many ...

    Herald file photo 2011

    Racers climb the first of 12 hills in the Forest Park Hill Climb. The hill climb is a 30-minute fitness challenge with the goal of completing as many of the 12 climbs within the time limit as possible. This year the climbs are June 19, July 17, Aug. 14 and Sept. 18.

  • Everett Parks and Recreation Mutt Strut is on Aug. 10 this year.

    Herald file photo

    Everett Parks and Recreation Mutt Strut is on Aug. 10 this year.

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  • Alyssa Campbell works with other volunteers to plant flowers in Everett. On June 2, volunteers will plant flowers in Forest Park.

    Herald file photo 2004

    Alyssa Campbell works with other volunteers to plant flowers in Everett. On June 2, volunteers will plant flowers in Forest Park.

  • Colorful wheels and fenders on different types of motorcycles line First Street in Snohomish during the Antique and Classic Motorcycle show in 2012. T...

    Jennifer Buchanan / Herald 2012 file photo

    Colorful wheels and fenders on different types of motorcycles line First Street in Snohomish during the Antique and Classic Motorcycle show in 2012. The event is May 19 this year.

  • Racers climb the first of 12 hills in the Forest Park Hill Climb. The hill climb is a 30-minute fitness challenge with the goal of completing as many ...

    Herald file photo 2011

    Racers climb the first of 12 hills in the Forest Park Hill Climb. The hill climb is a 30-minute fitness challenge with the goal of completing as many of the 12 climbs within the time limit as possible. This year the climbs are June 19, July 17, Aug. 14 and Sept. 18.

  • Everett Parks and Recreation Mutt Strut is on Aug. 10 this year.

    Herald file photo

    Everett Parks and Recreation Mutt Strut is on Aug. 10 this year.

May
NW Grind Skateboarding Competition: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18, June 8, 15 and 16 at skate parks around Snohomish County; free; For details and locations, visit www.nwgrind.com.
Walk and Roll: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 18 at Centennial Trail at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., Arlington; www.arlingtonrunnersclub.org.
Conquer the Hill 5K: 9 a.m. May 18 at Edmonds-Woodway High School and Main Street Hill in Edmonds; register online at www.getmeregistered.com through 4 p.m. May 17 or at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St.; $30.
Unlimited Model Boat Race: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18, June 1, 8 and Sept. 21 at Lake Tye, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; www.unlimitedsnw.org.
Girl Scouts "Do-Si-Do Dash:" 9 a.m. May 18 at Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; jess.bruno@comcast.net.
Norwegian Independence Day celebration: Starts at 2 p.m. May 19 at Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett; Scandinavian national costumes; live music by Norwegian Male Chorus and the Northwest Nordic Ladies Choir; www.normannaeverett.org.
15th annual Everett AquaSox FanFest: May 19 at Everett Memorial Stadium, 3900 Broadway, Everett; free; meet AquaSox staff and mascot, batting practice, kids' artwork contest and appearance by team personalities Webbly and Frank; 425-258-3673; www.aquasox.com.
Antique and Classic Motorcycle Show: May 19 at First Street in downtown Snohomish; free to spectate; 360-568-7820; www.skyvalleybikeshow.com.
Darrington Day: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 25 at locations around Darrington; fire lookout exhibit and Green Mountain lookout slideshow at Cascade Senior Center; book signing with Eric Erickson, author of "Mile Post, a History of the Arlington-Darrington Branch of The Northern Pacific Railway, 1899 to 2009" at Mountain Loop Books & Coffee until 2 p.m.; Music in the Park at Old School Park, noon to 6 p.m.; marthasgardens@gmail; 360-436-2167.
Arlington Memorial Day Parade: 10 a.m. May 27 on Olympic Avenue, downtown Arlington; contact American Legion, 360-435-2492, comman derpost76@gmail.com.
Edmonds Memorial Day Ceremony: Begins at 11 a.m. May 27 at Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium, 820 15th St. SW, Edmonds; handicap parking only inside cemetery; parking on adjoining streets open to public; 425-771-4741.
Open Mic Nights: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, May 29 through Sept. 4 at the Red Cup Cafe and Courtyard, 619 4th Street, Mukilteo; music, comedy, acting and spoken word; free; contact Steven Schmalz at 425-423-0450 to perform or sign in the night of your performance; bands must give one-week notice.
June
National Trails Day: Volunteer to help maintain hiking trails on June 1; register at www.wta.org/volunter/trail-work-parties or tinyurl.com/outdoorwashcal; 360-436-1155.
58th annual Silver Lake Hydroplane Races: noon to 6 p.m., June 1 at Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 W. Silver Lake Road, Everett; watch races and receive a pit pass to see boats up-close; free; www.everettwa.org/parks.
Marysville Healthy Communities Challenge Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 1 at Allen Creek Elementary, 6505 60th Drive NE; activities, demonstrations, educational information; free; 360-363-8401; www.marysvillewa.gov.
Kick Batten's for Carl Fun Run: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1 at Legion Park, 114 N Olympic Ave., Arlington; www.kickingbattensforcarl.com.
Monroe Relay for Life: 9 a.m. June 1 at Monroe High School, 17001 Tester Road; contact Kevin Johnson at Kevin@skyvalleyinsurance.com.
Seattle Pug Rescue's 18th annual Pug Gala: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 at the Evergreen Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; parade of rescue pugs, raffles, pug talent show and agility and more; admission $5 to $10; ages 5 and younger and dogs get in free, but only pugs and pug mixes permitted; www.seattlepugs.org.
Viva Color! Volunteer Community Planting: 9 to 11 a.m. June 2 at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; gloves, trowels, refreshments and commemorative buttons provided; free shuttle available; www.everettwa.org/parks.
Japanese Flower Show and Exhibition: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 2 at Mill Creek City Hall Annex Building, 15720 Main St.; more than 30 traditional flower arrangements, one-hour lesson at 2 p.m.; free; 425-337-4767; www.cityofmillcreek.com.
Snohomish Wedding Tour: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 2 at 17 locations in Snohomish; $5 per person; info@mysnohomishwedding.com or www.mysnohomishwedding.com.
Dust off the Rust Wake and Ski: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 2 at Lake Tye, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; WA@INTLeague.com.
Arlington Show and Shine car show: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8 on Olympic Avenue, downtown Arlington; www.arlingtonwa.org.
Sunsets in Snohomish wine walk: 5 to 8 p.m. June 8, July 13, Aug. 10 and Sept. 14 in downtown Snohomish; local and regional wine tasting, late shopping and dining specials; Tickets for seven wine tastes are $10 in advance, $13 at door; extra tastes $1 each; www.historicdowntownsnohomish.org.
Mill Creek Art Walk: 5 to 8 p.m. June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12 at the Mill Creek Town Center, 15310 Main St.; www.millcreektowncenterbiz.com.
Marysville Berry Run: 9 a.m., June 15 at The Plant Farm at Smokey Point, 15022 Twin Lakes Ave.; 1 mile run/walk or 5K; registration $25 for ages 20 to 59, $20 for youth 12 and younger and seniors 60 and older; $10 for ages 1 to 5; participants should arrive an hour before race time; register before June 5 and receive a race T-shirt; registration $5 less without T-shirt; 360-363-8403; www.marysvillewa.gov.
Granite Falls' One Day: 8 a.m. to noon, June 15 in The Fathers House Granite Falls, 402 S. Granite Ave.; join teams of volunteers to fix, paint, plant, repair and clean parts of the city; 360-691-7733; sign up or suggest a project at www.granitefallswa.com.
Hawaiian canoe races: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11400 W. Silver Lake Road, Everett.; traditional canoe races, Hawaiian music and food; www.everettwa.org/park.
Father's Day Car Show: 10 a.m. June 15 on Main Street in Monroe; www.monroedream.org.
The Ride to Conquer Cancer: 10 a.m. June 16 in various locations in Monroe; contact Mwright@conquercancer.ca to register.
Mountain Loop Experience: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 on Grand Avenue, Granite Falls; celebrate the re-opening of Mountain Loop Highway with vendors, side-walk sales, bouncy houses for all ages, a motorcycle run for adults, a 5k, a concert and an outdoor movie; wristbands available for unlimited inflatables use at local vendors beginning May 15; 360-691-7733; www.granitefallswa.com.
Forest Park Hill Climb: Noon to 12:45 p.m. on June 19, July 17, Aug. 14 and Sept. 18 at the Forest Park upper playfield, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; 12 hill challenge, 30 minute time limit; $5 suggested donation per event, registration begins at 11:45 a.m.; awards banquet in September; proceeds benefit the Parks Scholarship Fund; www.everettwa.org/parks.
Whidbey Island Garden Tour: June 22. Tickets, which typically sell out, cost $10 to $20. 360-321-4191 or www.wigt.org.
Camano Crab Dash: 7 to 11 a.m. June 22 at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; $25; register online at www.camanocenter.org.
Evergreen Arboretum Plant Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22 at 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Trees, shrubs, perennials, ground covers, grasses, roses and herbs. Sale benefits arboretum projects; 425-257-8597; www.evergreenarboretum.com.
Arlington Relay for Life: June 22 at Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.; relay.acsevents.org.
Tri-Monroe Triathlon: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 at Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; info@totalhealthevents.com.
Snohomish County Master Gardeners Tours: Not happening in 2013. Call 425-357-6010 or 425-338-2400 or go to www.snomgf.org for more details.
Mukilteo Car Show: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 23 at Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive; show and vote for cars, awards and raffle prizes; free; 425-347-1456; www.mukilteochamber.org.
Kidstage Entertainment: Starts noon Fridays at Wetmore Theatre Plaza, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; free; www.villagetheatre.org/everett/kidstage-everett.php.
  • June 28: "A Year with Frog and Toad"
  • July 12: "Excerpt from Into the Woods"
  • July 19: "A Year with Frog and Toad"
  • July 26: "Into the Woods and Shrek"
  • Aug. 2: "Excerpts from Shrek"
  • Aug. 9: "A Year with Frog and Toad"
NW Riders Wakeboarding Event: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 28 to 30 at Lake Tye, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; nwriders@hotmail.com
Art in the Barn: June 29 and 30 at the Yantis Farm, 20412 Highway 530, Arlington; fine arts and craft sale; 360-435-8815 or yantis_m@msn.com; www.arlingtonartscouncil.net.
Animal Farm at Forest Park: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 29 through Aug. 5 at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; sheep, ducks, hens, rabbits, calves, pigs; free admission, donations accepted; www.everettwa.org/parks.
Camano Island Backyard Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour: June 29. Free. Explore wildlife-friendly gardens on Camano Island; 360-387-5619 or www.camanowildlifehabitat.org.
Jetty Jam: Not happening in 2013.
NCCSFL Softball All-Star Game: 1 p.m. June 29 at Twin Rivers Park in Arlington; co-ed battle between North Counties Christian Sports Fellowship League all-stars; www.NCCSFL.org.
July
Red Rooster Route Days: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 1 through 31 off I-5 Exit 208 at Arlington; visit six farms, berry and organic-vegetable picking, farm animals, pioneer's museum tour and prizes; 360-435-6516; www.redroosterroute.com.
Jetty Island Days: 10 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8:50 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6:50 p.m. Sunday, July 5 through Sept. 2 at 10th Street and W. Marine View Drive, Everett; $3 fee for parking Thursday through Sunday; www.everettwa.org/parks.
28th annual Run of the Mill charity 5k race: 9:30 a.m. July 6 at 15418 Main St. in Mill Creek Town Center; registration packet pick-up starts at 7:30 a.m.; awards at around 11:15 a.m.; www.mcrunofthemill.com.
Terrace Park stage events: Shakespeare in the Park "Two Gentlemen of Verona" 6 p.m. July 6 and Taproot Theatre Company comedy improv 6 p.m. July 27, Terrace Park, 809 Fifth St.; free; www.arlingtonwa.gov.
Pet Parade and "Fungility" Event: 6 p.m. July 10 and Aug 28 at the ART Building, 724 First St., Mukilteo; parade and agility event for you and your dog; free; www.mukilteoarts.org.
Arlington Fly-In: July 11 to 13, at 4700 188th St. NE Suite G, Arlington; daily air shows, hot air balloons and exhibits; www.arlingtonflyin.org.
Cannonball and Belly Flop Contest: 6 p.m. July 12 at Yost Pool, 9535 Bowdoin Way, Edmonds; $5 entry fee; benefits the Edmonds Youth Scholarship Fund; 425-771-0230.
AKC All Breed Dog Agility Trials: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12 to 14 at Sky River, 413 Sky River Parkway, Monroe; avalonpets@comcast.net.
Pro Wake Board Tour: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 12 to 13 at Lake Tye, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; chris.bischoff@bonniercorp.com.
Junk in the Trunk: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13 in the Marysville Municipal Courthouse parking lot, 1015 State Ave.; flea market with more than 60 vendors, antiques, collectibles, furniture, crafts and other items; parking at City Hall, 1049 State Ave.; rain or shine; free; 360-363-8450; www.marysvillewa.gov.
3-on-3 "Main Street Madness" Basketball Tournament: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 13 at 15720 Main St., Mill Creek; youth divisions 3rd through 8th grades play in morning, $90 per team; adult divisions play in afternoon, $110 per team; register before June 14 and receive event T-shirts; deadline is July 8; prizes to first place teams; www.cityofmillcreek.com.
Concours d'Elegance at The Wood: 1 to 5 p.m. July 13 at Lynnwood Golf Course, 20200 68th Ave. W.; gala and auction 6 to 10 p.m. July 12 in Woodway Hall, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; tickets $100; events raise funds for Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club; 206-546-2724 or lynda_tripp@yahoo.com; www.concoursatthewood.com.
Snohomish Taste of Music: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 16 to 18 at 10 First St., Snohomish; $5; info@historic downtownsnohomish.org or www.tasteofmusic.org.
Edmonds Cemetery "Walk Back in Time" Tour: 1 p.m. on July 18 at Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium, 820 15th St. SW; guided cemetery tour with board members dressed in period costumes and stories about founding pioneers; 425-771-4741; www.cemetery.edmondswa.gov.
Granite Falls Relay for Life: 6 p.m. July 19 to noon July 20 at Hi Jewell Field, Granite Falls Middle School; 18-hour relay, teams camp around the track; food, games and activities day of event; 360-691-7733; www.granitefallswa.com.
Darrington Rock and Gem Show: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 20 and 21 at Mansford Grange, 1265 Railroad Ave.; www.darringtonwatourism.com.
The Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20 to 21 at seven gardens in Mukilteo; advance tickets $15 online and at various retailers; www.mukilteogardenandquilttour.org.
Dinner in the Field: July 21 at Swans Trail Farms, Snohomish; tickets $100 at 425-334-4071; information at www.sherwoodcs.org.
Sand Sculpting Contest: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 23 at Marina Beach, 650 Admiral Way S, Edmonds; judging at noon and awards at 12:30 p.m.; bring your buckets and shovels; free; 425-771-0230.
Step Out Edmonds summer walking club: Begins 9:30 a.m. June 25 at the Edmonds Senior Center; weekly walks for ages 50 and older; $10 membership fee includes T-shirt; 425-774-5555.
Busy Bees Quilters show: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 26 to 28 at Monroe High School, 17001 Tester Road; www.busybeequilters.com.
North West Wake Surf open: July 26 to 28 at Lake Tye, 14964 Fryelands Blvd, Monroe; info@nwwsa.org.
Nubian Jam: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 27 at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; celebration of African-American culture with speakers, live performances and vendors; free; www.everettwa.org/parks.
Quilts on the Beach 4: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27 at Cama Beach State Park, 1880 SW Camano Drive, Camano Island; quilt displays and sale, flower pounding, quilt sewing and other activities, and coloring for kids; event is free, state park Discover pass needed for parking and can be purchased at the park; 360-387-4550.
GenCare Annual Car Show and Family Picnic: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 27 at 302 N. Alder Ave., Granite Falls; vintage classics and muscles cars on even ground for easy walking; live entertainment and classic barbecue fare available; free; 360-691-7733; www.granitefallswa.com.
Snohomish Garden Club garden tour: Noon to 5 p.m. July 28 at gardens in the Snohomish area; $12; www.snohomishgardenclub.com.
August
Sno-King Dog Agility Trials: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 2 to 4 at Sky River, 413 Sky River Parkway; k.timmons@earthlink.net.
Rivers and Rails Run: 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., Arlington; 425-359-0868; www.arlingtonrunnersclub.org.
Granite Falls' 33rd annual Show N' Shine: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 3 on Granite Avenue; more than 100 cars, trucks and motorcycles; food and craft vendors; free; www.granitefallswa.com.
Ninth annual Hot August Car Show: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 10 at Faith Lutheran Church of North Lakewood, 1424 172nd St. NE, Marysville; proceeds benefit local food banks; 360-652-9545; www.smokeypointlutheranchurch.org.
Mutt Strut: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 10 at Langus Riverfront Park, 400 Smith Island Road, Everett. community dog walk, competitions and prizes; www.ci.everett.wa.us/default.aspx?ID=1054.
Camano Center Car Show, Outdoor Market and Poker Run: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 10 at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; live entertainment, food and children's activities; poker run starts at 8:30 a.m.; free; 360-387-0222; www.camanocenter.org.
Seventh annual Rock and Mineral Sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10 and 11 at 8802 196th St. SW, Edmonds; rough rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry; free rocks for kids; www.maplewoodrockclub.com.
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament: Aug. 10 and 11 at the Arlington Airport, 18204 59th Drive NE; 360-403-3448; www.arlingtonwa.gov; www.3on3X.com.
Antique tractor show: Aug. 10 through 12, Frohning Farm, 1524-A Tualco Loop Road, Monroe; 360-568-8035; www.skyvalleyantiquetractor.com.
Lake Tye Triathlon: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; fsevents@comcast.net.
Fourth annual Kids Fun Run: 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 10 at Heatherwood Middle School track and field, 1419 Trillium Blvd. SE, Mill Creek; ages 3 years through fifth grade; register by July 25 to receive a T-shirt; $15 per child; $5 is donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief for families in Snohomish County; www.cityofmillcreek.com.
SeaScare Parade: 7 p.m. Aug. 14 on Brier Road between 232 Street SW and 238 Street SW, Brier; free; www.ci.brier.wa.us.
BBQ Cookoff and Market Place: Aug. 16 to 18 at Smokey Point; call 360-403-3448 for details; www.arlingtonwa.gov; www.arlington-smokeypointchamber.com.
12K for K-12 fun Run/Walk: 8 a.m. Aug. 17 at Sky River through Al Borlin, 413 Sky River Parkway, Monroe; smartin160@gmail.com.
Scrub-A-Mutt: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Strawberry Fields Athletic Park, 6100 145th St. NE, Marysville; dog wash with goody bags, nail trims, demonstrations, pet and food vendor booths; $5 small dog and $10 large dog recommended donation for dog wash; free parking and admission; 360-659-9626; www.scrub-a-mutt.org.
Everett Dahlia Show: 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18 at Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; free; www.everettwa.org/parks; www.scdahlias.org.
Moonlight Beach Adventure: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Marina Beach, 650 Admiral Way South, Edmonds; interpretive program, and see and touch live creatures brought to shore by volunteer scuba divers; dress warmly and bring a flashlight; free; www.edmondswa.gov.
Sittin' Pretti car show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Arlington Airport, 18204 59th Drive NE; www.sittinpretti.com.
Monroe Chamber Parade: 11 a.m. Aug. 24 on Main Street, Monroe; 360-794-5488; www.choosemonroe.com.
Car show fundraiser: Aug. 24 at Arlington Haggen, 20115 74th Ave. NE; juried show, kids activities, food and craft vendors; fundraiser for Volunteers of America Western Washington carshow@voaww.org; 425-259-3191 ext. 13001.
"Board Bash" Skateboard Event: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at Mill Creek Sports Park, 13903 North Creek Drive, Mill Creek; ages 6 and up; free; www.cityofmillcreek.com.
September
Touch-A-Truck: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14 at Asbury Field, Totem Middle School, 1605 Seventh St. NE; exhibition of trucks and police vehicles; 360-363-8400; www.marysvillewa.gov.
Art Show in the Park: 9 to 5 p.m. Sept. 14 and 15 in Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; www.arlingtonartscouncil.net.
Arlington Drag Strip Reunion Car Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Arlington Airport, 18204 59th Drive NE; benefits local charities; www.arlingtondragstripreunion.com.
Shoebox Run: 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., Arlington; www.arlingtonrunnersclub.org.
Imagine Children Museum's Derby Days: Sept. 21 and 22 at the museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett; gyotaku fish printing, squid dissection, fishing, fly-tying and casting activities, a rooftop boat race and others; $9 for ages 1 and older; www.imaginecm.org.
Whidbey Island Farm Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 and 22 at various locations around Whidbey Island; tour more than 10 farms with educational displays and demonstrations; maps available online; www.whidbeyfarmtour.com.
Master Gardener Advanced Education Conference: 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 to 28 at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $175 for full conference before June 30; $200 for full conference beginning July 1; last day to register is Sept. 15; www.wa-mg-conf.org.
Monroe Christian School Fun Run/Walk: 3 p.m. Sept. 27 at Lake Tye, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; www.monroechristian.org.
Friendship Walk: 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at Legion Park, 114 N Olympic Ave., Arlington; www.villagecommunitysvcs.org.
October
44th annual Railroad and Reunion Days: Oct. 5 on Granite Avenue, Granite Falls; childrens parade, grande parade, carnival rides; Seafair Pirates, Shriners', a 5K, and barbecue sandwich's at the Fire Hall; free; 360-691-7733; www.granitefallswa.com.
Arlington Airport Run for Hope: 10 a.m. Oct. 19 at Arlington Airport; www.arlingtonrunnersclub.org.
YMCA Fall Classic Fun Run/Walk: 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; www.ymca-snoco.org.

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