Community Calendar

Kids 13 and younger can fish at North Cove Park on the remaining Wednesdays in July. The free event, sponsored by the Lake Stevens Family Center, is from 10 to 11 a.m. today, July 18 and July 25 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. Call 425-397-7433.

Parents and children are welcome at Craft Night, 7 tonight, at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call 425-778-2148.

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 free event to all ages. Reserve a spot at 425-423-0450.

Red Cross disaster preparedness training, 6:30 tonight, Church of the Nazarene, 8240 64th St. NE, Marysville. Call 360-659-4629.

Book lovers are invited to share what they’ve been reading at an event being planned at the University Book Store in Mill Creek. The event, called “Bring Your Own Book,” is scheduled for 6:45 tonight at the store, 15311 Main St. Call the Mill Creek Library at 425-337-3567.

A Mukilteo Family YMCA membership appreciation barbecue and groundbreaking for the YMCA building’s expansion is scheduled for 5 p.m. today at the YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo. 425-493-9622.

Learn about whales with ranger Kraig Hansen, 7 tonight, Everett Public Library’s Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

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

Mill Creek Seniors Chess Club, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Creek Church, 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek. Cost: $1 per time, bring your own chess set.

THURSDAY

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., downtown Lake Stevens.

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

Variety House talent hall offers a karaoke contest at 7 p.m. Thursdays through July 19 at 328 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. 360-435-7846.

The Arts Council of Snohomish County presents its 16th Juried Art Show from July 12 through Aug. 16. An opening reception and chance to meet the artists is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the council’s gallery, 1507 Wall St., Everett.

A Teddy Bear Picnic is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Stanwood Camano Resource Center, 9620 271st St. NW., Stanwood. Young children and their families are invited to bring a sack lunch to the free reading event. Beverages will be provided. Call 360-629-5257.

FRIDAY

Meet the Snohomish County sheriff’s newest police dog, Lidar, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Snohomish County Campus, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The sheriff’s office mounted patrol also will be on hand, along with police dogs used for patrol and search and rescue missions. Sponsored by Pennies for Puppies and Ponies, a nonprofit organization that raises money for the sheriff’s special operations unit.

Snohomish County Sheriff Rick Bart’s annual Charity Golf Tournament, benefiting Families &Friends of Violent Crime Victims, is Friday at Cedarcrest Golf Club, 6810 87th St. NE, Marysville. Tee time is 8 a.m.; other events include a barbecue and awards ceremony. To register, call 425-252-6081, go to www. fnfvcv.org or e-mail carla@fnfvcv.org.

Arlington American Legion Post 76 and the Thailand 46th Special Forces Airborne Association plan to host a fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at the Legion’s building, 115 Olympic Ave., Arlington. Donations of $12.50 are suggested for the eight-course Thai dinner. Cocktails are scheduled to start at 5 p.m., with dinner following at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit wounded service members. Tickets will be available at the door, or in advance by calling 425-231-0193.

Jack Archibald plans to read excerpts from his new book, “The Skeeter Daddle Diaries: Reflections of a South End Nettle Farmer,” at 7 p.m. Friday at Snow Goose Bookstore, 8616 271st St. NW, Stanwood.

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

Teen night, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays, Lake Stevens Boys &Girls Club, 1609 E. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Stevens.

Friday is the deadline to register for the Marysville Parks and Recreation summer softball league. Register between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the parks office, Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. Call 360-363-8400.

Backyard Bug Adventure, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Friday, Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Ages 4 to 6. Bug huts and magnifying glasses will be given out before the adventure begins. To register, 425-771-4030.

Saturday

Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 and available at gallery Homes Real Estate, 610 Fifth St., Mukilteo.

Wild Horse Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Farm and Woods Creek development north of U.S. 2, off Chain Lake Road, Monroe. Proceeds benefit Sky Valley Food Bank. Call 360-805-1055 for directions.

Lavender Hills Farm Festival, music, food, crafts. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 7508 108th St. NE, Marysville. Call 360-651-2086.

Yard sale to benefit the nonprofit organization World Concern, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 1009 Rucker Ave., Everett.

Edmonds Museum Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 28, Bell Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, Edmonds. Call 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. Call 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. Next program is “Our Eagles,” Peg Hayes-Tipton, Washington State University Beach Watcher program.

Try Buenos Aires tango, swing and salsa, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. For more information, e-mail arqpeccia@yahoo.com.

Everett Gospel Mission Auxiliary sale to benefit mission programs, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at 1401 Poplar St., Everett.

Ball game between Everett Merchants and Skagit Eagles, 7 p.m. Saturday, Everett Memorial Stadium, Everett. Admission of $3 at the door benefits Vin Son II Orphanage in Kon Tum, Vietnam. Pacific International League Baseball.

Salvation Army Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Fellowship Hall, 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. With 15 tables, including ones offering baseball cards and collector dolls. For more information, go to www.everettsarmy.org.

Angel Ride for Hospice is Saturday, starting from Toby Magee’s, 12811 Eighth Ave. W., Everett. Registration starts at 11 a.m., last bike out at 1 p.m. The ride benefits Providence Hospice &Home Care of Snohomish County. Registration forms are available at www.providence.org/phhc.

Adult CPR, 9 a.m. to noon, Lynnwood Fire Department, 19100 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Register at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. Ages 15 to adult. Cost is $25. Call 425-771-4030.

Charms, Charms, Charms. 10 a.m. to noon at the Salvage Studio, 650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Make charms from beads, bottle caps, scrabble tiles and more. Advance registration required. Call 425-330-5425.

Bruce Lee: The Development of a Martial Artist and His Art, 1 p.m. at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Sunday

Author Dave Larson will be a guest when the Everett Merchants play the Seattle Studs in a Pacific International League double-header at 4 p.m. Sunday at Everett Memorial Stadium. Larson plans to throw the ceremonial first pitch and talk with fans about early baseball in the region. E-mail sethdawson@att.net or call 425-347-0322.

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.

Fundraising bazaar by Northwest Animal Care Hospital staff to support Stephanie Garlichs’ participation in the Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, 10105 19th Ave. SE, Everett.

A reunion is planned for noon Sunday at Lewis Street Park, Monroe, for all classes from Monroe High School.

Snohomish Garden Club offers its 23rd annual garden tour, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased Sunday at the Snohomish High School Freshman Campus in the 600 block of Maple Avenue, Snohomish. There also will be a garden market at the freshman campus from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vendors will sell plants and garden-related art.

Environmental Equity and Global Health, 10 a.m. at Edmonds Unitarian Church, 8109 224th St., SW, Edmonds. Guest speaker will be Steven Bezruchka. Call 425-778-0373.

Monday

Walgreens Health Corner Wellness Tour offers free health screenings, 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, 6807 Evergreen Way, Everett. No appointment is necessary.

Egyptomania, 2 p.m. Monday, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Travel back in time to explore life in ancient Egypt and uncover the mysteries of pyramids, mummies, hieroglyphics and more. For kids ages 5 through 11. Call 425-776-8722.

Tuesday

Mukilteo Library game nights for families, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, Aug. 14 and Aug. 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. Call the library at 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. Call 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.

Fundraiser for “a group biking across the country for peace,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

Wednesday

“Going Green at the Beach,” looking at low-impact remodeling and building, 7 p.m. July 18, Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 East Camano Drive, Camano Island. Presented by Camano Wildlife Habitat Project with support from Friends of Camano Island Parks. Call 360-387-2236, e-mail camanobwh@yahoo. com or go to http://goinggreen atthebeach.com.

Breaking Point Dance Co. performance, noon July 18, Lynndale Park, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. For children ages 5 through 12. The Lynnwood Arts Commission is sponsoring the event, and Trader Joe’s plans to serve free popsicles after the performance.

Learn how to baby-sit for kids ages 11 through 14 in a program sponsored by Edmonds Parks and Recreation and Camp Fire USA, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 14 and July 21. To register or get more information, call Edmonds Parks and Recreation at 425-771-0230 or go to www. reczone.org.

A fundraising effort on July 18, Platters that Matter will benefit Cocoon House, Senior Services of Snohomish County and the Snohomish County Center for Battered Women. Participating area restaurants plan to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds. A list of participating restaurants is available at www. snococbw.org.

Learn about bats with Ranger Kraig Hansen, 7 p.m. July 18, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

This week

Arlington Fly-In, today through Sunday, Arlington Airport, 188th Avenue NE, Arlington. Exhibits, activities, forums, workshops, airshows. Free admission today for kids accompanied by adults. Admission: $12 to $15. Call 360-435-5857.

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. Shuttle 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.

Sultan Summer Shindig, Friday through Sunday, First and Main streets, Sultan. Fireworks, entertainment, logging show, street fair, carnival. Call 360-793-0983.

Wenatchee Youth Circus, sponsored by Edmonds Exchange Club and Edmonds Parks and Recreation, 7 p.m. Tuesday and 1 and 7 p.m. July 18, Edmonds Civic Center Playfield, Seventh and Bell, Edmonds. Tickets available at Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. Call 425-771-0230.

Snohomish Senior Center and AARP driver safety class, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Snohomish Fire and Rescue Station. RSVP required; call 360-568-0934.

Summer Bible Camp for kids ages 4 through 12, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 16-20, North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek. Go to www.northcreekpres. org or call 425-743-2386.

Parenting class by Pathways for Women at the YWCA begins July 17 and 18 in Lynnwood and Everett. For information, eligibility and registration, call 425-774-9843.

Jewelry Making for Teens, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 11 to Aug.8, at Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 44th Ave. W. For kids ages 12 through 18. Design and create fun and funky jewelry out of wire. Wire and beads provided. For more information, call 425-771-4030.

Drumming and Rhythm, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 18 to Aug. 22, at Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 44th Ave. W. Ages 12 to adult. Experience the power and joy of hand drumming techniques from around the world. Great for the whole family. For more information, call 425-771-4030.

Take the Plunge Vacation Bible Camp at Lakeside Community Fellowship, 14619 28th St. NE, Lake Stevens. From 9 a.m. to noon, July 16 to 20, for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. Free. Call 425-334-7402.

Heritage Baptist Church Annual Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 16-20 at the North Sound Christian School, 17931 64th Ave. W., Lynnwood. For 4-year-olds through sixth-graders. Call 425-774-1275.

Ongoing

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.

Stanwood Eagles FOE 3041 meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. 360-629-3224. For more information about charities and events, go to www.foe.com/3041.

Opportunities

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. Call 360-629-5257.

Information on foster parenting: Catholic Community Services and Compass Health give monthly information meetings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month through May at the Volunteers of America Community Room, 2802 Broadway, Everett. 425-232-7933.

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