Family fun calendar


Snohomish County

Poochapalooza: This county fair for dogs features doggie fashions with a runway show, live music, dancing dogs, flyball competitions and lots of contests; the sixth annual Poochapalooza runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 14 at Strawberry Fields Athletic Park, 6100 152nd St. NE, Marysville. For more information go to or call 360- 651-0633.

Kids Club: Chalk Pots: 11 a.m. July 14, The Plant Farm, 15022 Twin Lakes Ave., Marysville; get creative with clay pots by painting them with chalkboard paint and when they dry decorate — and redecorate — with colorful chalk. Registration is required; online at kidsclub or call 360- 652-3351. Cost: $5 per child.

The Imagine Inn: Starring Tim Noah and Cyndi Soup with Gus Puppy and puppet friends, 10 a.m. July 27 and 28 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-9412 or go to Admission $6.

Also: Tim Noah Live, 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 2 at Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake, 11405 Silver Lake Road, Everett. Free. Go to

The Silvana Fair: A one-day free “Fun in the Sun” community fair, held annually for 65 years and features a Grease Pole Contest, kids games, livestock judging and more; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 28 at Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Silvana.

Guided Future of Flight Aviation Center Gallery Tours: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays to Sept. 20 at The Future of Flight, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. These are 90-minute detailed, guided tours of the center’s aviation gallery and its exhibits. Admission for the guided tour is included in the regular ticket price of $20 and $14. For more information, call Ed Kaplanian at 425-438-8100, ext. 229.

Island County

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”: This retelling is derived from a Broadway play and brings this classic Brothers’ Grimm fairy tale to life with music; nine performances over three weekends through July 14, Whidbey Children’s Theater, 222 Anthes Ave., Langley. Tickets are $12, $10 and $8. Call 360-221-2282 or go to


Seattle Center Festal: Bastille Day: This celebration of all that is French is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 14 in the Armory/Center House and Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; hands-on activities, live musical performances, cars, cultural displays, food, wine, cooking demonstrations and children’s activities; free.

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs: The exhibition features more than 100 objects from King Tut’s tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Many of these objects have never toured in the United States before this exhibit. Come face-to-face with the largest image of King Tut ever unearthed — a 10-foot statue of the pharaoh; to Jan. 6 at Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle. Admission is $27.50, $24.50; $16.50 and $15.50. Call 206-443-2001,


The Blue Stilly Players of Arlington Presents: Casting Call for “Hansel and Gretel,” to be performed in Arlington Terrace Park Aug. 25 and encore performance at the Boys and Girls Club in Arlington. Play calls for three males and three females, late teens to youthful middle age. Rehearsals in June, July and August in Arlington in the evening at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. Contact: Bridget Clawson 360-435-6223 or or

The 2012 Summer Parade: Stanwood Camano Rotary Club is busy planning the 2012 Summer Parade and is looking for businesses, clubs, teams and organizations who want to celebrate volunteers. Deadline for entry into the parade is July 20. Contact Terry Robertson at or call 360-510-2083 for application materials, indicating whether you would like the general or the school scholarship application.

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