Community calendar

Today

Old Town Mukilteo Art Walk, 6 to 8 tonight, between First and Fifth streets, Mukilteo.To learn more about the free event, go online to www.mukilteoartsguild.org.

Mill Creek Children’s Concert Series. Brothers from Different Mothers comedy and juggling troupe, noon today, Mill Creek Library Park amphitheater.

Reptile Guy Scott Peterson, a zoologist featured on “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” is set to entertain at noon today at the Lynndale Park amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Personal Finance Skills for College, 7 tonight, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Sponsored by Boeing Employees Credit Union.

Mukilteo Library Evening Book Group, 7 to 8:30 tonight, Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Discussion of “A Small Death in Lisbon” by award-winning author Robert Wilson. The book group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Kids 13 and younger can fish free at North Cove Park. Sponsored by the Lake Stevens Family Center, the fishing event is set for 10 to 11 a.m. today at the park, 1812 Main St. behind City Hall in Lake Stevens. The center plans to supply snacks and volunteer help, and Greg’s Custom Fishing Rods and Supplies of Lake Stevens has fishing gear. 425-397-7433.

Mukilteo Farmers Market, 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 5, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Open mike night in Old Town Mukilteo, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Mukilteo Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. Mukilteo ARTS Guild opens the free event to all ages. Reserve a spot at 425-423-0450.

South County Farmers Market, 4 p.m. to sunset Wednesdays through Sept. 26, Park Ridge Chapel, 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. 425-481-8801.

Everett-Port Gardner Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Everett Golf and County Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett.

Music on the Plaza Concert Series continues from 11:30 to 1:30 today at the Snohomish County offices campus, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The concert series runs each Wednesday through Aug. 22. 425-388-3186.

Thursday

A carnival for kids at the Mukilteo Library is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. The event is expected to feature a bounce house, music, crafts, stories and visits from two local mascots, Community Transit’s Oxy Gene and Popfly of the Everett AquaSox. Call the library at 425-493-8202.

Emergency preparedness is the topic for a special event scheduled by Darrington Fire District 24. Fred Crowie, a nationally recognized motivational speaker, is set to speak at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Darrington High School multipurpose room, 1085 Fir St., Darrington. 360-436-1338.

Local authors Michele Westmorland and Barbara Sleeper plan to give a visual tour of their book, “Ocean Duets,” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Westmorland is an award-winning wildlife photographer. Sleeper is a science writer and world traveler. 425-337-4822.

A summer concert series planned at Alderwood mall, featuring food, music, book readings and special activities, runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 23. Go online to www.alderwoodmall.com and click on Events.

A free breakfast for seniors who want to be prepared for emergencies is set for 8:45 a.m. Thursday at the Everett Mall center court. Use the mall walker entrance located on the east side of the mall. Go to www.shopeverettmall.com.

Lake Stevens Family Center offers a Teddy Bear Picnic at 11 a.m. Thursdays through August at North Cove Park, behind City Hall at 1812 Main St., Lake Stevens. Reading, activities, snacks. Free. 425-397-7433.

Snohomish Farmers Market, 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through September, old Carnegie Library, 105 Cedar St., Snohomish.

Lake Stevens Farmers Market, 5 p.m. to sunset Thursdays through August, North Cove Park, 1806 Main St., Lake Stevens.

Open mike night for musicians and poets at Zippy’s Java Lounge, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

Mill Creek Lions Club and the Puget Sound Blood Center are sponsoring a blood drive set for 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 2316 180th St. SE, Mill Creek. 425-402-0342.

Arlington’s Outdoor Cinema series features the classic film “Creature from the Black Lagoon” in 3-D at dusk Thursday in Terrace Park, 809 E. Fifth St., Arlington. The series is free.

Friday

Edmonds Outdoor Movie Night, at dusk Friday, Frances Anderson Center playfield, 700 Main St., Edmonds. “Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” is the free flick this week. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Call Edmonds Parks and Recreation at 425-771-0230.

Movies under the Moon series, shown by the city of Monroe, Monroe Arts Council and Monroe-Sky Valley YMCA, begins Friday at Lake Tye Park on Fryelands Boulevard, Monroe. Music and children’s activities begin at 7 p.m. and the movies roll at dusk. “Charlotte’s Web” is the movie Friday, with “Whale Rider” on Aug. 3 and “Grease” on Aug. 17. 360-805-1879.

Farmers Market at Country Village, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays through September, 23718 Seventh Ave. SE, Bothell.

Saturday

Edmonds Museum Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 28, Bell Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Edmonds. 425-774-0900.

Saturday Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 1. Tulalip Amphitheatre in Quil Ceda Village, 10400 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. 360-654-2605.

Camano Island State Park Summer Nature Programs, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Camano Island State Park amphitheater, 2269 S. Lowell Point Road, Camano Island. Free.

Snohomish High School class of 1955 reunion picnic set for 5 p.m. Saturday at 13724 S. Machias Road, Snohomish. 425-334-3798.

The 15th annual Nubian Jam and Community Festival, sponsored by the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee, is set for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. The free festival features an open-mike talent competition with prizes, ethnic foods and traditional African music and dance. Free trolley service from Compass Health, 4526 Federal Ave., Everett. 425-876-0665.

Insect safari with Don Ehlen’s weird and wonderful bugs, 1 p.m. Saturday, Evergreen Branch of Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, and 3:30 p.m. at the main library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-257-8030.

Drum corps performances by bands from across the country are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Mariner High School stadium, 200 120th St. SW, Everett. Sponsored by Northwest Youth Music Association, a nonprofit organization that supports music activities for youth.

St. John’s Mission annual hoedown and silent auction, 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, St. John’s Mission Church, 829 Third St., Mukilteo. Free admission. Donations accepted. Food, music, games.

Fourth annual three-ring, no-frills buck show and goat judging contest hosted by the Evergreen Dairy Goat Association, 10 a.m. Saturday, Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6413 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Free admission.

Silvana Community Fair, animal events, contests, games, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Silvana.

Lynnwood Senior Center bake sale and sale of stuff from “Granny’s Attic,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 5800 198th St. SW, Lynnwood.

Sunday

Lynnwood and Halls Lake Sunday Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Everett Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, 1600 W. Marine View Drive, Everett.

Sundays on the Waterfront, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2, 200 W. Dayton St., Edmonds. Free family entertainment.

Community Yarn Creations. 3 to 5 p.m., Sundays at Main Street Yarn, Mill Creek Town Center. The knit and crochet group creates items to donate to local agencies. All levels welcome. 425-787-0736.

Monday

Sand sculpting contest, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Marina Beach, Edmonds. Bring a shovel, bucket and creative ideas. Build your own or bring a team. For more information, call Edmonds Parks and Recreation, 425-771-0230.

Magic Tree House Party, 2 p.m. Monday, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Crafts and games for ages 5-11. 425-776-8722.

Tuesday

Mukilteo Library game nights for families, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 14 and 28 at 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. The library has more than 20 board games, puzzles and decks of cards. People are welcome to bring their own games to the events. 425-493-8202.

Teens in Action, sponsored by the Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. The group is working to make improvements to the Stanwood skate park. 360-629-5257.

Rotary Ranch Petting Zoo, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 19, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. 360-363-8404.

Toddler and Preschool-Ready Readers. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays for ages 2-5 at Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway. Caregiver required. 425-337-4822.

Wednesday

Mukilteo Library program for kids ages 5-11, 2 p.m. Aug. 1, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Learn the history of local geographic names, listen to legends, make crafts. Caregiver attendance required.

Etiquette class for girls ages 11-17, including makeup and manicure, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Edmonds Parks and Recreation 700 Main St., Edmonds. To register or for more info call 425-771-0230 or go to www.reczone.org. Bring a sack lunch, clear nail polish and mascara.

Silversmithing classes are available at the Everett Senior Activity Center beginning in August. Advanced class begins Aug. 1; beginning class begins Aug. 2. Both classes run 9 a.m. to noon each week for eight weeks. To sign up, call 425-257-8780. The senior center is located at 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett.

A multicultural evangelist campaign is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the auditorium of Frank Wagner Elementary School, ,115 Dickinson Road, Monroe. Worship will be conducted in Spanish, English and Russian. 425-398-5049.

This week

A seminar on how to enter and win at the fair is set for 7 p.m. Thursday and at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. The free event is to give people tips on how to win a blue ribbon in baking and other competitions at the Evergreen State Fair. No pre-registration is required, and the event is open to people of all ages and skill levels. For more information, contact Kathleen Wright at 360-794-7694 or kathleen wright98272@earth link. net.

The annual fundraiser garage sale by the Edmonds Fire Safety Foundation is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 520 Forsyth Lane, Edmonds. Proceeds benefit firefighters and fire safety in Edmonds.

Annual pancake breakfast by the Lake Stevens Firefighters’ Association is set for 6 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday at downtown Lake Stevens Fire Station 81,12409 21st St. NE, Lake Stevens. Cost is $6 a plate or $3 for those 55 and older or 10 and younger.

Home Decor Sewing Retreat, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today through Saturday, at Sno-Isle Food Coop and Zippy’s Coffee Java Lounge, downtown Everett. Call 360-862-9087 for more information. Offered by the Snohomish County Sewing Meetup.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers District 16 annual campout, Thursday through Saturday, Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Play, listen and jam. Concerts at 7 p.m. 425-334-4165.

Gold Dust Days, Friday and Saturday in Gold Bar. Washington Prospectors Mining Association hosts a chance to pan for gold.

Aquafest, kids activities, arts and crafts, live entertainment, parades, fireworks. Noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, downtown Lake Stevens. Go online to www.aquafest.org.

Arts and crafts festival, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; Bethesda Lutheran Church 23406 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.

Tour de Terrace Seafair festival, street fair, car show, parade, 5K run. Noon to 11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Evergreen Playfields, 22400 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Go online to www.tourdeterrace.org.

Jetty Island Days, 10 a.m. to 5:25 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5:25 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2. Foot ferry to the island runs from the 10th Street boat launch, just west of W. Marine View Drive, Everett. Call 425-257-8300 or go to www.everettwa.org/ parks. Donations accepted.

Oak Harbor Lions Club sells peaches, apricots, cherries, beginning 9 a.m. to 6 this week, Rite Aid, 31645 Highway 20, Oak Harbor. Benefits Lions Club community service projects.

Adult grief group for those whose loved one suffered a sudden, violent death. Sponsored by Virginia Mason Medical Center, the group is 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 25 in Everett. Call 206-223-6398 to schedule a screening or learn more.

Ongoing

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society offers drop-in beginning genealogy classes and help writing family histories during open hours. Located in Heritage Park, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. The library is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The society meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Lynnwood Public Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. Problem-solving session at 6 p.m. Accepting book donations. 425-775-6267.

Forest Park’s Animal Farm, the city-run petting zoo, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Aug. 19 at 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Activities include pony rides and educational programs. To register for programs, call 425-257-8300 or go to the Everett Parks and Recreation Department Web site, www.everettwa.org/parks.

Mill Creek Senior Walking Group, 10 a.m. Thursdays, meet behind Zinnia Restaurant on Main Street near University Bookstore to walk the North Creek Trail, Mill Creek. 425-337-6970.

Nursing Mamas Circle, breastfeeding information and assistance, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sno-Isle Co-op, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. Pregnant women welcome. 425-422-9911.

Lake Stevens American Legion Post 181 meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at the Lake Stevens Senior Center, 1812 124th Ave. NE, next to City Hall and the library in downtown Lake Stevens. 360-631-3242.

Snohomish County Mycological Society activities include educational events, field trips, shows and classes. Meetings are 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, Baker Heights Community Center, 14th and Poplar streets, Everett. www.scmsfungi.org.

Home League, the women’s group of the Salvation Army of Everett, meets at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Salvation Army building, 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett, to work on service projects.

Opportunities

Lake Stevens Aquafest needs volunteers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call 425-397-2344 or sign up at www.aquafest.com. Walk-in volunteers are welcome at the volunteer check-in at the Lake Stevens Senior Center, downtown Lake Stevens.

Lake Stevens Family Support Center needs volunteers to assist with a variety of jobs, including clerical work, reception, programs, special-event planning, committee work and child program assistance. For information or to volunteer, call 425-397-7433.

Providence Everett Medical Center has volunteer opportunities for people 15 and older. For more information, call 425-261-4580 or 425-258-7301, or go to www. providence.org/everett.

Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, has volunteer opportunities for youths and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance. 360-629-5257.

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