North Snohomish County update

  • Thu Jul 1st, 2010 10:10pm
  • News

Arlington: Author appearance set

Cap off the first day of the Arlington Fly-In by sharing the evening with Philip Donlay, author of aviation suspense titles “Code Black” and “Category Five.”

Dessert and a chat with Donlay is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave. Supported by Friends of the Arlington Library.

More info: 360-435-3033

Lakewood: Camp Killoqua open house

The Camp Killoqua staff invites families to attend an open house and tour from 2 to 4 p.m. July 10. Killoqua’s 185-acre facility offers day and resident camp programs for youth in grades kindergarten through 12 throughout the summer.

More info, including driving directions: 425 258 5437 or www.CampFireUSASnohomish.org.

Marysville: Learn about the Constitution

A free class on the U.S. Constitution is planned for Monday.

The class is scheduled for 7 p.m. at a location near Marysville. The class is offered by the North Sound Constitution Study Group. People ages 12 and up are welcome.

More info: Virginia at 425-335-7733 or vgfrost@comcast.net.

Oak Harbor: Lions Club cherries ready

The Oak Harbor Lions Club plans to sell Wenatchee-grown Bing and Rainier cherries this week.

Look for the familiar yellow trailer in the Rite Aid parking lot.

Proceeds support community projects including eyeglasses and hearing aids for those in need, scholarships, Help House and Special Olympics. Another sale of fruits and vegetables is planned for August by the club.

Oso: Community center meeting set

The Oso Community Center quarterly meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the center, the old Oso school building on Highway 530.

More info: 360-435-4048.

Stanwood: Derby girls heading for Ohio

Girls ruled the road at the third annual Stanwood- Camano Island Soap Box Derby on June 19. More than 60 racers competed in the race.

First place winners Emily Alfieri in the stock division and Paige Gear in the super stock division are headed for Akron, Ohio, for the National Soap Box Derby race on July 24.

Emily’s pink stock car is sponsored by EnviroCon and Tonka Trucking. Paige’s sparkling green and silver car is sponsored by Pacific Coast Auto Center.

Veteran racer Madison Hughes brought home the sportsmanship award.

The drivers voted the monster car driven by Callie Mueller the best in show. Emily Alfieri also won the trophy for best in show for the stock car division.