Family fun calendar


Snohomish and Island counties

Foolin’ Around for Funds: A silent and live auction featuring artwork by Salem Woods Elementary students, 7 p.m. April 1, $2 for dessert. 12802 Wagner Road, Monroe; 360-863-4499, ext. 6938.

Night on the Terrace: Ninth annual benefit auction, dinner, dancing and music, 5:30 to 11 p.m. April 2, $25. Mountlake Terrace High School, 21804 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-471-3205.

“Smoke &Mirrors”: A magic show presented by the Lynnwood Magic Club, 2 and 5 p.m. April 2, $10, $7 ages 12 and younger. Everett PUD Theater, 3230 California St., Everett; 425-255-8562.

Special events

Snohomish and Island counties

Italian dinner: Mukilteo Lions Club fourth annual dinner, 5 to 9 p.m. April 2, $12, $10 seniors, $5 ages 5 and younger. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; 425-290-3026.

Seattle and beyond

Moisture Festival: Through April 10, $5 to $20, Hales Palladium, 4301 Leary Way NW, Seattle.

Tacoma Dome Boat Show: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 1 and 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 3, $5 to $14. Tacoma Dome, Tacoma;

Seattle Golf Show: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 1 and 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 3, $8, $5 seniors, $3 ages 11 to 17, Qwest Field Event Center, Seattle; 206-343-4788,

Anacortes Quilt Show and Quilt Walk: Show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 8 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 9, $5, Anacortes Middle School, 2202 M Ave., Anacortes; quilt walk, April 1 through 30, various locations.

Tulip Festival: Opening ceremony features live music, food and silent auction, 6 p.m. April 1, $45, at St. Joseph’s Center. Various events, April 1 through 30, various locations, Mount Vernon;


Snohomish and Island counties

Musicians and vendors sought to perform/sell at the official 100th birthday party celebration for Sultan on June 25. 425-308-3931,

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

Seattle and beyond

Call for craft and food vendors: The Darrington Rock Festival held Aug. 5 through 7 is seeking vendors for its seventh annual event. 360-652-7806.

Vendors sought for Sequim Irrigation Festival Arts and Crafts Fair May 7 and 8. 360-683-0183.

Public dances

Snohomish and Island counties

Ballroom dance classes: Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 13, lessons in tango, swing, and waltz, 7 and 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursdays. Broadway Dance Studio, 3726 Broadway, Everett; 425-339-8825.

Dance classes: Sponsored by the Boeing Employee’s Big Band Dance Club, beginner and intermediate lessons available, 6:45 p.m. beginner lessons, 7:45 p.m. intermediate lessons, Mondays through May 9, $4. Everett Boeing Recreation Center, 6400 36th Ave. W., 425-334-2746.

Friday night dance: Smoke-free, DJ’d dancing, 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays, $5, 21 and older only. Laurelwood Reception Hall and Event Center, 123 N. Blakeley St., Monroe; 360-794-8317.

Public dance: Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 13 with music by The Versatones, the retired Eagles activity club’s live band, featuring waltz, pattern and other dances, 1 to 4 p.m. every Monday. $2. Broadway Dance Studio, 3726 Broadway St., Everett; 425-357-9219.

Public dance: Seattle Western Swing Music Society hosts a dance with live bands each month. 3726 Broadway St., Everett; 425-357-9210.

Public dance: Harry Lindbeck plays smooth dance music, 1 to 4 p.m. every Thursday. $5. Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-252-0291.

Scottish country dancing: No partner needed, every Wed. at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; 425-438-8977.

Square dancing: Checkerboard Squares holds classes Sundays, dances 8 to 11 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays at Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton, Edmonds; 425-335-4671, 425-778-8472.

Square dancing: Dudes and Dolls Square Dance Club holds lessons, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-742-6334, 425-774-6574.

Square dancing: Happy Hoppers Square Dance Club holds dances, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of each month. Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18038 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington; 360-568-1176.

Square dancing: The Whirlybirds Square Dance Club holds dances at 7:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. Hearing enhancement available. The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave., Lynnwood; 425-252-1204.

Square dancing: With Doug Coleman, 1 p.m. Fridays at Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard, Everett; 425-257-8780.

Square dancing: With Stephen Cole, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at Fern Bluff Grange Hall, Highway 2 and Cascade St., Sultan; 360-793-0946.

Tango lessons: With Ina and Jon Howe, 6 p.m. every Wednesday, 1 p.m. every Saturday. Small donation. Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard, Everett; 425-257-8780.

Seattle and beyond

Ballroom dance: Dancing with a live band, 1 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday. $4. Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441.

Square dancing: The Freewheelers Square Dance Club hosts mainstream square dances for singles and couple, 7 to 10 p.m. every first and third Sunday of each month. Richmond Masonic Hall, North 185th and Linden Ave. N, Shoreline; 425-673-0858.


Snohomish and Island counties

Everett Mountaineers Singles: Social group for singles, offers hiking, walks, dining, golf, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing and dancing. Meets second Wednesdays of each month at Alfy’s, 9620 19th Ave. SE, Everett. Call Fran, 360-474-0592 or email

Non Smoking Single 60’s Group: Activities include potlucks, games, tours, bridge, bowling, plays and dining out; 425-335-5936, 360-653-7858.

Parents Without Partners: Monthly public dance, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. March 19, $12, $8 members. Social support group for single parents with children of all ages, various events each month, including social activities, dancing and skating; 425-388-4544.

Sno-Co Singles: Active social group for ages 40 and older. Events include dining, dances, potlucks and games. Breakfast, 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Village Inn, 8525 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call Carmen, 425-710-0082 or Darlene, 425-741-1256.

Seattle and beyond

Singles Black &White Ball: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. April 1, $35, Bellevue DoubleTree Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 300 112th Ave. SE, Bellevue; 206-824-8900,


Seattle and beyond

Nextbook: Thane Rosenbaum’s “Ripped from the Torah,” 7 p.m. April 7 at Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. 888-621-2230,

“Does Darwinism Devalue Human Life?”: Richard Weikart discusses Darwin and Hitler, 7:30 p.m. April 7, Seattle Pacific University, Demaray Hall 150, 509 W. Bertona, Seattle.

Sylvia Plachy lecture: 6:30 p.m. April 7, $5. Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St., Seattle; 206-720-7222.

Zoos and Wildlife

Seattle and beyond

Seattle Aquarium: 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, 206-386-4320. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $12, $8 ages 6 to 12, $5 ages 3 to 5. Family First Sundays, “Sea Turtles – World Travelers,” April 3. Sucia Island Adventure, May 7, $75, $70 ages 7 to 12. Migratory Bird Day, May 14.

Woodland Park Zoo: 5500 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle; 206-684-4800, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $10 ages 13 to 64, $7 ages 3 to 12, toddlers are free. Parking $3.50. “Bug World” reopens, April 2. Fecal Fest, March 25 through April 8.


Bayview Farmers’ Spring Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through May. Indoor market in Bayview Hall, Bayview Road, Whidbey Island;

Ballard Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, year round. 5300 Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle; 206-781-6776,

Pike Place Market: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, year round.

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