EVERETT — Bring your friends and family to Naval Station Everett’s open house, featuring ship tours, military demonstrations and displays, classic car display, live entertainment, kids’ play area and food and beverages from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 30. Navy officials expect about 10,000 people to attend this one-day event.
• Naval Station Everett is located at 2000 W. Marine View Drive, Everett.
SNOHOMISH — Natural Clothing Co., owned by Alina Bartell, will hold its grand opening July 6-8 at 1020 First St., Snohomish. Highlights will include an introduction of Paris-designed, organic fair trade clothing. Event attendees are eligible to win a $100 gift certificate. Natural Clothing Co. specializes in organic fashion made of hemp, organic cotton, linen, bamboo and soy.
• Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Phone: 877-800-8878. Email: info@NaturalClothingCompany.com.
Small businesses are particularly vulnerable to losses caused by natural disaster, cyberattacks and structural failure due to random events like faulty sprinkler systems or localized fires. Join Agility Recovery and the U.S. Small Business Administration in a live online discussion from 11 a.m. to noon July 10 on how to protect your business from the risks it faces.
SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies at its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access past webinars and get additional preparedness tips.
• Space is limited. Register at www1.gotomeeting.com/register/528756816.
EVERETT — The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau has launched an intensive research program designed to identify what makes the different from other destinations. The destination brand will create an image at the mention of Snohomish County’s name to raise the area’s awareness and attract more visitors.
The tourism bureau has partnered with Nashville-based North Star Destination Strategies, which has helped develop brands for more than 150 communities nationwide. The public can learn about the process and how individuals can help to shape Snohomish County’s brand in a meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 11 at Holiday Inn Downtown Everett, 3105 Pine St., Everett. Cost is $35, which includes lunch.
• To make a reservation, email your name to email@example.com at the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau by July 3 or call 425-348-5802.
EVERETT — Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County presents an exhibit of original art by local artist Bernie Webber. Domestic Violence Services will host a reception at the Schack Art Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 12 with proceeds to benefit DVS Capital Campaign to build their new confidential shelter. More than 14 of Webber’s original works will be on display.
Schack Art Center is located at 2901 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Cost is $35 per person. After the reception, Webber’s paintings will be on exhibit to the public through Aug. 2.
• More info: For tickets or how to purchase a painting, call Debra Bordsen at 425-259-2827, ext. 11, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVERETT — Everett Community College will offer a CNC (computer numeric controlled) precision machining certificate, with classes starting July 16.
• Information sessions will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. July 5 and 12 in Gray Wolf Hall, room 152. To attend, RSVP by emailing email@example.com or calling 425-388-9562.
SEATTLE — The Social Security Administration will present a free two-hour workshop that will focus on using the latest online eServices to assist in completing disability applications and appeals. It will also provide information on the initial claims process, appeals process and changes in 2012. The workshop is from 9 to 11 a.m. July 17 in Seattle.
• For more information, call 206-615-2650 or go to www.socialsecurity.gov.
MUKILTEO — The Commercial Real Estate Brokers Association will hold its annual property tour on July 26. The day’s event begins with lunch, then a walking tour of the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing’s Everett Factory and a bus tour of additional properties in the vicinity, ending with a cocktail reception at The Flying Heritage Collection.
• To register go to www.naiopwa.org. More info: Contact Debbie Behrens at 425-883-0777 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVERETT — Paine Field Airport is sponsoring, “Airplanes! Bringing the Exciting World of Aviation to the Classroom,” a graduate-level professional development course for teachers. The course will be held Aug. 6-9. It will explore the science behind flight and show teachers the career opportunities that await students in aviation.
During the course, teachers will receive a formal flight lesson, ride in various small aircraft, visit many of the aviation-related industries around Paine Field and hear from aviation professionals about career opportunities in airframe or power plant maintenance, FAA air traffic control, airport administration and wildlife management.
The class was developed by Snohomish teacher Gary Evans.
• More info: Call 425-388-5125 or go to www.painefield.com.