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; email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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; email@example.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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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"
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 email@example.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.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pro Wake Board Tour: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 12 to 13 at Lake Tye, 14964 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe; email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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; email@example.com.
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.
Sno-King Dog Agility Trials: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 2 to 4 at Sky River, 413 Sky River Parkway; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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; email@example.com.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com; 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.
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.
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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