Valentine’s Performing Pigs: Real pigs performing tricks and stunts. Part of Lynnwood’s Wonderstage summer series. Noon today at Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-771-4030.

Jetty Island Opening Sandblast: Program begins with a flag-raising ceremony with Pack 1 Cub Scout troop and continues with a treasure hunt. Enjoy the creations of master sand artist Kali Bradford or create a sand castle of your own. 11:30 a.m. today at Jetty Island, Everett.

Mukilteens’ Summer Brunch Bunch: This book club for young teens features book discussions, activities and food. The group meets every Wednesday morning in July. This week’s book is “Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen. 10-11:30 a.m. today at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. 425-493-8202.



Water painting class: For adults. Cost for six two-hour classes is about $10. Up to 15 students can register for 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays (July 7, 14, 21, 28 and Aug. 18 and 25) at Arts of Snohomish Gallery, 105 Cedar Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-2946, 360-568-2988.



Camano Island outdoor cinema series: Features classic films and cartoons shown outdoors on a big screen in 16mm. Begins at dusk every Friday, through Sept. 2. Free. Located at the end of Lewis Lane, Camano Island. 360-387-4579,



Landscape design simplified, part 1: Free classes offered. Registration suggested. $5. 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. 425-334-2002.

Fifth annual lavender festival: Live music, food, espresso, lavender ice cream, U-cut lavender, kids activities, demonstrations, plus 30 craft vendors and shopping in gift shops. $1 parking. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Lavender Hills Farm, 7508 108th St. NE, Marysville. 360-651-2086.

Wildlife on Camano Island: Presented by Sue Murphy and Sheila Pera, Pilchuck Wildlife and Washington State University Island County Beach Watcher. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Camano Island State Park amphitheater, 2269 S. Lowell Point Road, Camano Island.

Infant-child CPR: Two-year-certification. $25 per family. 8-11 a.m. Saturday at Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

Knights of the Rock-n-Roll Table: Ages 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. 11 a.m. Saturday at Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. 425-337-4822.

Snohomish Visitor Information Center grand opening: Dedication ceremony, live music, tours of center, refreshments and food. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at corner of First Street and Avenue D, Snohomish. 360-568-3115.



Rusty Relics car show: Part of Arlington Festival-Frontier Days, a show of classic vehicles. $15 for entrants, $2 spectators. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Pioneer Park, 20722 67th Ave. NE, Arlington. 425-337-3882.



Seahawks Gatorade Jr. training camp: Free football clinics for children 8-15 years old. A Seahawks player and local high school coaches will direct camp. Noon-3 p.m. Monday at Cascade High School, 801 E. Casino Road, Everett., hold cursor over “Community” and click on “Gatorade Camp.”



First aid-CPR: The Lake Stevens Family Center is offering reduced cost CPR and first aid training. Registration is required. $35 at the time of registration. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lake Stevens Assembly of God, 9805 31st Place NE, Lake Stevens. 425-397-7433.



Karaoke time: Do you like to sing? Are you a karaoke fan? How about sharing your talent with everyone at South County Senior Center? Free; courtesy of Larry Nicholson of Larry-Oke Karaoke. 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-774-5555.

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Arlington Street Fair: Live entertainment, arts and crafts, children’s activities, fine art and food, held in conjunction with Arlington Festival-Frontier Days, Friday-Sunday, Arlington.

Sultan Summer Shindig and Logging Show: Street fair, carnival and logging show. Friday-Sunday, Main Street, Sultan. 360-793-0983.

Mill Creek Festival: “Run of the Mill” 4-mile fun run and walk, in conjunction with Mill Creek festival and street fair. Performance by Tim Noah at 2 p.m. Event runs 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at Mill Creek Boulevard and 161st Street SE, Mill Creek. www.

Choochokum-Langley Festival of the Arts: A celebration of the arts with live entertainment, fine art, arts and crafts, food, children’s activities and theater presentation. Saturday and Sunday at Langley. 360-221-5676.

Shade gardening weekend: 10 a.m. Saturday, noon Sunday at Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. SW., Lynnwood. 425-743-4555,

Garden art faire: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Swans Trail Gardens, 7021 61st Ave. SE, Snohomish. 425-334-4595,

Arlington Festival-Frontier Days: Centennial celebration. Includes car show, breakfast, parade, duck dash, fireworks, carnival and street fair. Runs through Sunday at Haller Park and Memorial Park, Arlington. 360-435-3708,

Arlington Fly-In and Sport Aviation Convention: A celebration of flight. Runs through Sunday at Arlington Municipal Airport, Arlington. 360-435-5857,

Parking lot yard sale: Set up mini yard sales in the parking lot. Benefits Missions Outreach. Ebenezer Evangalista provides Spanish foods. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Memorial Community Church, 710 Pecks Drive, Everett. 425-353-3204.

Blood drives: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at Providence Everett Medical Center, 916 Pacific Ave., Everett; noon-6 p.m. Friday at Nile Shrine Center, 6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Whidbey Naval Air Reserve, 1045 Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at Soundair Aviation Services, 1826 Bickford Ave., Snohomish; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Volunteers needed for mobile blood drives and at donation centers. Hours flexible. Call 800-266-4033 or visit



Arlington outdoor cinema series: Series of free outdoor movies features classic films and cartoons shown on a big screen in 16mm. Begins at dusk Thursdays, July 14-28 at Terrace Park, 809 E. Fifth St., Arlington. 360-387-4579,

Everett neighborhood tours: Historic Everett continues series of self-guided neighborhood tours. Tour the Bayside-Northwest neighborhood on Saturday (tickets at Grand Avenue Park, Grand Avenue and 16th Street); Lowell neighborhood Aug. 6 (tickets at Lowell Church, 5218 S. Second Ave.); and Port Gardner-Rucker Hill Sept. 10 (tickets at Providence Hospital, Pacific campus, 916 Pacific Ave.). $12, $10 for Historic Everett members, and are available from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. day of events. Tour hours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 425-303-0733.

An evening of one acts: Everett Theatre Society presents “Lone Star,” 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Saturday through July 24. Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-258-6766,

“JungalBook”: The Driftwood Players and Edmonds Community College presents Edward Mast’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale. $12, $7 ages 12 and younger. 11 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, July 14-31 at Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. 425-774-9600.

“The Music Man”: Village Theatre’s presentation of Meredith Wilson’s American musical. $26-$42. 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 7 p.m. Sundays, through July 24, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. 425-257-8600.

Shakespeare in the Park: Free outdoor performances presented by the Lynnwood Arts Commission and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. Bring a picnic and jacket. “Macbeth,” July 13 and 14, Wooden O Theatre; “Twelfth Night,” July 20 and 21, Wooden O Theatre; “Henry V,” July 28, GreenStage; “Tempest,” Aug. 4, GreenStage. Shows run 7 p.m. at Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-771-4030,

Wonderstage: Free outdoor performances for children ages 5-11 years and their parents. July 13: Mario Lorenz, magic, comedy; July 20: Cowboy Buck &Elizabeth, songs from “Making Friends Along the Trail”; July 27: The Reptile Man; Aug. 3: Breaking Point Dance Company, breakdancing; Aug. 10: Brothers from Different Mothers, juggling; Aug. 17: Rene Bibaud, world jump rope champion. Noon Wednesdays, through Aug. 17, Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-771-4030,

Forest Park animal farm: A variety of animal-related programs, including barnyard birthday parties, a bunny bank, minicamps and volunteer activities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through summer. Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. 425-257-8300.

Rotary Ranch petting zoo: Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, through Aug. 21 at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. 360-363-8400.

Jetty Island Days: The annual event features environmental discoveries, special group tours, campfire programs, nature walks, children’s crafts, interpretive hut and puppet show. Shuttle to and from the island departs approximately every half-hour from 10th Street boat launch off W. Marine View Drive, Everett. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 4. 425-257-8300.

Tiny Tots: The Marysville Parks and Recreation Department offers a morning playgroup for children up to age 4. Youngsters play with a variety of toys, games, do crafts, sing songs, paint and more. Parents or caregivers must stay with their children. $45. 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until Aug. 18 at Marysville Junior High School, 1605 Seventh St. NE, Marysville. 360-363-8400.

Horse Country Farm: Sign up to be a working student where you learn to ride for a reduced cost in exchange for work caring for horses, ages 10 and older. 8507 Highway 92, Granite Falls. 360- 691-7509, 425-335-4773;

Lavender Hills Farm: Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Aug. 28. 7508 108th St. NE, Marysville. 360-651-2086.

Bayview Farmers’ summer market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through September. Indoor market in Bayview Hall, Bayview Road, Whidbey Island.

Bothell Country Village farmers market: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, through Sept. 30. 238th Street SE and Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.

Coupeville farmers market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 8 (except Aug. 13). Alexander Street, behind the Coupeville Town Library, Coupeville. 360-678-4288.

Edmonds Museum summer market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 24. Bell Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Edmonds. market/market.htm.

Everett downtown market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 21. Across from courthouse, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Everett farmers market: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 25 at Everett Marina at Port Gardner Landing, W. Marine View Drive, Everett. www.everettfarmers

Fobes Monday market: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 5 at 5128 Fobes Road, Snohomish. 425-377-1405.

Foster’s Produce and Corn Maze: Features farm-animal barn, ice cream, European antiques, flower garden, gift barn, goat walk and hay maze. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through October. 5818 Highway 530 NE, Arlington. 360-435-5095,

Lake Stevens farmers market: 5 p.m.-sunset Fridays through September. North Cove Park, 1812 Main St., Lake Stevens.

Marysville farmers market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 24. Comeford Park, Fifth Street and State Avenue, Marysville.

Monroe farmers market: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 13. Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe.

Mukilteo farmers market: 3-8 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 20. Ballfield behind Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. 425-750-6945,

Snohomish farmers market: 5 p.m.-dusk Thursdays through Sept. 29. 105 Cedar St., Snohomish.

South County farmers market: 4 p.m.-dusk Wednesdays through September at 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. farmersmarket.



Volunteers sought for Aquafest in Lake Stevens: Event July 28-31. 425-397-2334,

The Stillaguamish Senior Center needs drivers: Once or twice a month for trips to the Darrington Senior Center. Drivers must be age 70 or younger. 360-651-4551, ext. 228.

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