Community Calendar

TODAY

The Sound Singers from South County Senior Center sing on the Edmonds ferry run to Kingston, 3:45 to 5 p.m. today from the dock, 200 Railroad Ave., Edmonds.

The Scarlet O’Hatters, official members of the Red Hat Society, plan to meet at 3 p.m. today at Emerald Hills Healthcare Center, 5821 188th SW, Lynnwood. Any member of the Red Hat Society is welcome. Call Emerald Hills at 425-776-5512.

Coping with Grief and Loss program, free seminar, 6:30 to 8 tonight, Alterra Clare Bridge senior living center, 18706 36th Ave W., Lynnwood. Call 425-774-3300.

Children can learn about the advent of the printing press at an event set for 7 tonight at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds. Call the library at 425-771-1933.

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.

Music on the Plaza Concert Series continues from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at the Snohomish County campus amphitheater, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

THURSDAY

People can protect themselves from identity theft by bringing personal documents to be shredded from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Mountlake Terrace Police Department, 5906 232nd St. SW. Officers plan to be on hand to answer questions about identity theft. Datasite Northwest is donating the shredding services. City residents can bring up to five boxes of papers to be shredded. Stapled documents are OK, but paper clips must be removed. Call 425-744-6248.

Friends of the Edmonds Library, 1 p.m. Thursday, Plaza Room, Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds.

A summer concert series at Alderwood mall, featuring food, music, book readings and special activities, runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

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.

FRIDAY

Providence General Children’s Association plans its third annual Charity Children’s Classic Golf Tournament for Friday at Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville. The four-person scramble is set to begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost of $85 per person includes greens fees, cart, buffet lunch and prizes. Funds raised support local charities that focus on children, including Deaconess Children’s Services, the Safe Kids Programs and Camp Prov. To play, sponsor a hole or donate a prize, call 425-335-1444.

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

Sewing Meet Up, 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1894 Hewitt Ave., downtown Everett. Sew, learn and share your tips. 425-258-4940.

SATURDAY

Buy lampposts for “Destination Alley” is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the alley, located just south of Main Street near Lewis Street in Monroe. The planned posts will match those on Main Street. For information or to donate, call 360-794-2976.

Monroe Fair Days Parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, on Main Street between 179th and Blakeley streets, Monroe. Call 360-794-5488.

Healthy Families, Healthy Community information fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Free food, fun run, games and educational booths.

A rock concert to raise food for the Lynnwood Food Bank is set for noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Wilcox Park, 5215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Rock-It Fest is free, but people are asked to bring three cans of food to donate to the food bank. Food vendors are expected.

Tulalip Living History Festival, fundraiser for the Tulalip Hibulb Cultural Museum, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Tulalip Amphitheater, 10400 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Dancing, music, crafts, vendors, food. Go to www.tulalipamphitheatre.com.

People can have documents containing personal information shredded from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 25 in the Top Food and Drug parking lot, 21900 Highway 99. The free event is sponsored by the city of Edmonds and Enterprise newspapers. Edmonds residents can bring up to five boxes of paper documents to be destroyed. Paperclips and other metal should be removed from the documents, but staples are OK. Edmonds police officers plan to provide information about identity theft. For more information, call the city clerk’s office at 425-771-0245.

Children who have met their summer reading goals are invited to celebrate at a party scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Musician Tim Noah is set to provide entertainment, and Mukilteo Mayor Joe Marine is expected to hand out certificates to readers. The event is being planned by Friends of the Mukilteo Library. Call the library at 425-493-8202.

A fun run through Old Town Mukilteo, called Run-A-Muk, is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. Aug. 25 at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Day-of-run registration is scheduled from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. The course features views of Mount Baker and the Olympic Mountains. Go to www.mukilteofestival.org.

As thanks to firefighters, police officers and rescue teams, the residents and staff of Merrill Gardens plan a public event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 7212 265th St. NW, Stanwood. The free event includes a barbecue, the Balloon Guy, music by the swing band DeLively, popcorn, children’s games, root beer floats and a presentation. A raffle is set to raise money for Support 99, a volunteer organization of chaplains and resource teams that assist after 911 calls. Call 360-629-3445.

A community yard sale by the American Association of University Women is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Grace Lutheran Church parking lot, 8401 Holly Drive, Everett. Proceeds support philanthropic activities. Call 425-778-4607 or e-mail kaksnes@yahoo.com.

Woodway Community Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 23920 113th Place W., Woodway.

Edmonds Museum and Summer Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27, 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.

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 206th Street and 52nd Avenue W., Lynnwood. Call 425-454-6529.

Nature Conservancy walks, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., third Saturdays, Port Susan Bay Preserve near Stanwood. Call to sign up and get directions, 206-343-4345.

Edmonds Lions Club annual raffle sale to benefit the Edmonds Food Bank continues Saturday at the Edmonds farmers market, Bell Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues.

SUNDAY

donated items for families in need is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lake Stevens Family Center, 1803 123rd Drive NE, Lake Stevens. Free supplies and services offered include clothing, backpacks and school supplies. Haircuts will be offered on a limited basis with an appointment. Toiletry kits will also be available for homeless youth. Call the center at 425-397-7433.

Annual fall car and truck show, “Cruiz’n the Nile,” 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nile Shrine Center, 6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Benefits Shrine Hospitals.

The second annual golf tournament to benefit the Everett Community College women’s basketball team, 11 a.m. Sunday, Legion Memorial Golf Course, 144 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. $75 includes T-shirt, golf cart, post-tournament barbecue and tee pack. Call coach Chet Hovde at 425-388-9326.

Designer Mutt Match dog adoption event, set for noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Academy of Canine Behavior, 4705 240th St. SE, Bothell. Pet rescue groups on hand with dogs that need homes. Go to www.pawsitivealliance.org.

Lynnwood and Halls Lake Sunday Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, 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.

MONDAY

Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Everett Senior Center, 3015 Lombard Ave. Everett.

Hand-crafters meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Call 360-387-0222.

Summer reading finishers party, 2 p.m. Monday, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Party for those who did their summer reading. Call 425-776-8722.

TUESDAY

Supervised bridge games, noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island.

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

Edmonds Kiwanis Club, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds.

Community Heroes Blood Drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Faith Community Church, 10220 238th St, SW, Edmonds. To make an appointment, call 206-542-8883.

WEDNESDAY

Mill Creek Seniors Lifetime Fitness class, 11 a.m. to noon, North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th SE, Mill Creek. Call 425-357-6002.

Mukilteo Art Walk, with artists in action and live entertainment, is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 29 in old town Mukilteo. Maps are available at the Art Building, 724 1st St., Mukilteo. Call 425-423-0450.

THIS WEEK

Granite Falls Community Coalition is offering free school supplies through Friday. To sign up, call the coalition resource center at 360-691-1121 or go to 202 S. Granite Ave., Granite Falls.

Garage sale by Quilceda Community Services, provider of services to developmentally disabled adults, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4512 84 St. NE, Marysville. Benefits activity center. 360-657-2728.

Brookfield-Jordan Vocal Studio’s 11th annual voice recital, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore, Everett. Singers, ages 10 through 60, perform Mozart’s “Cosi Fan Tutte” and the musical “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” Tickets available at the door.

The 99th annual Evergreen State Fair, Thursday through Sept. 2, fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Call 425-388-3200 or go to www.evergreenfair.org.

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 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 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.

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.

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.

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.

Valley Spinners Guild meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Learn to spin wool and lots of other fiber-related arts. All fiber enthusiasts welcome. Call Gretchen Wilson 360-793-0962.

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, breast-feeding 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.

OPPORTUNITIES

Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation is looking for volunteers to help raise money to build a new senior center near the Mill Creek County Club. For more information or to volunteer, call 425-742-9125.

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation seeks volunteer drivers. www.angel carefoundation.org, 877-417-3484.

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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