“Birds of Prey”: An Everett Public Library free event for ages 4 and older. 7 p.m. today at the main branch, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-257-8030.
Cedartree Native American Flute Circle’s last gathering: Owner Robert Allen has sold the bookstore and is leaving Washington, but he would like to say goodbye to his flute-circle friends. The informal jam session and discussion is open to anyone who wants to play or listen, and visitors are urged to bring their own flutes to play. 7-9 p.m. today at the Arlington Book Store, 314 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington.
“Attract butterflies to your garden”: Presented by Friends of Camano Island Parks. 7 p.m. today at Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 E. Camano Drive, Camano Island. 360-387-2236, camanobwh@ yahoo.com.
“A Walk Back in Time”: This is a guided tour of Edmonds Memorial Cemetery. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at the cemetery, corner of 15th Street SW and 100th Avenue W., Edmonds. 425-776-1543.
Cannonball/belly-flop contest: The city of Edmonds hosts this event for all ages. 5 p.m. Friday at Yost Park Pool, 9535 Bowdoin Way, Edmonds. 425-771-1346, www.ci.edmonds.wa.us.
Sand-sculpting contest: Contest open to the public. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday at Marina Beach, Edmonds. 425-771-0268.
“Sunshine Singers” sing-along group performs golden oldies: Free. 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.
“Building A Better You – From the Human Touch to Your Eating Habits”: Laura Louise of Organic Therapy speaks. Registration requested but not required. 1 p.m. Friday at the South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-774-5555.
Edmonds Boys and Girls Club’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament: For grades K-12. $60 team fee. Registration forms available at www. bgcsnoco.org. Prizes and T-shirts. Friday and Saturday at 310 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds. 425-774-0630, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Hansa, the true story of an Asian elephant”: All children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5-11. 2 p.m. Saturday at Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. 425-337-4822.
Homemade pie benefit sale: For the Snohomish Senior Center. Raffle tickets for three quilts made by the center’s quilting group also will be for sale. 9 a.m. Saturday at McDaniel’s Do-It Center, 510 Second St., Snohomish. 360-568-0934.
Luau-style celebration: Friends of Bethany are invited to join the employees and families of its residents to celebrate 15 years of care provided at the facility. Recognitions and prizes at 1 p.m. Event runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethany at Silver Lake, 2235 Lake Heights Drive, Everett. 425-338-3000.
“Kids in the Kitchen” cooking class: For ages 8-12. $20. 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Center Demo Kitchen, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett.
Beach Expo: Naturalists from the Snohomish County WSU Extension program will discuss sea creatures exposed during the low tide that day. Touch tanks, free brochures and a crab exhibit hosted by natural resource professionals. Free; no registration required. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo. 425-338-2400, ext. 5535, or 425-388-6466.
“Eagles” – nature program: Presented by Peg Hayes-Tipton, Washington State University and Island County beach watcher. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Camano Island Amphitheater, Camano Island State Park, 2269 S. Lowell Point Road, Camano Island.
“Landscape design simplified, part 2”: $5. 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. 425-334-2002.
Free training for childcare providers and early childhood educators: To use two health screening tools for children birth to 5 years old. Focus is on monitoring developmental milestones and preventing tooth decay in children. Class will qualify as STARS training hours. Part of the Kids Get Care grant program. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday in the auditorium of the Everett Health District at 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-339-8660.
Houseplants class: 10 a.m. Saturday at Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. SW., Lynnwood. 425-743-4555, www.emerysgarden.com.
Snohomish Garden Tour: A self-guided tour of private gardens in and around historic downtown Snohomish. Tickets are $12 and available the day of the show at the Snohomish Freshman Campus, Sixth Street and Maple Venue. A garden marketplace will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the freshman campus. Free shuttle buses will be provided to all of the in-town gardens. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday in Snohomish. 360-568-2526, www.ci.snohomish.wa.us.
Hydrangeas class: Noon Sunday at Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. SW., Lynnwood. 425-743-4555, www.emerysgarden.com.
“Beachside BBQ”: Musicians, plus a community salad where everyone is welcome to bring a prepared salad ingredient. $2; sign up and pay in advance. 5-7 p.m. Monday at South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-774-5555.
Nature Knocks: Learn about Whidbey Island’s diverse flora and fauna with Washington State University Beach Watchers and participate in craft activities. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, Aug. 16. Meet at Fort Casey Lighthouse, Coupeville. 360-679-7391
Carl Nyberg sings: Free. 11 a.m. to noon at the Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.
Glass on the Grass Festival: Working artists, crafts, live music and food booths. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 509-389-2930, 425-483-2250.
Greenbank Farm Loganberry Festival: Annual community party with wine tasting, music, artists, artisans, crafts and food. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at Greenbank Farm, Wonn Road, Whidbey Island. 360-678-7700, www.greenbankfarm.com.
“The Music Man”: Village Theatre’s presentation of Meredith Wilson’s American musical. $26-$42. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7 p.m. Sunday at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. 425-257-8600.
An Evening of One Acts – “Lone Star”: An Everett Theatre Society production. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-258-6766, www.everetttheatre.org.
Busy Bee Quilters show and sale: Annual show of handmade quilts and quilted items. $5, $4 seniors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Snohomish High School, 1316 Fifth St., Snohomish. www.busybeequilters.com.
“Catch a Falling Star”: Edge of the World Theatre presents the Lee Murphy play. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 4 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 6. at 9667 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. 206-542-7529.
Gray whale and marine mammal adventures: Learn about gray whales and marine mammals with Washington State University Beach Watchers. Noon-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, Aug. 22. Meet at Coupeville Wharf, Coupeville. 360-679-7391.
“Movies Under the Moon”: Family games and activities including live music run from7 to 9 p.m.; movies begin at dusk. Prizes awarded for best costume from each movie. Aug. 5 – “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” (PG); Aug. 12 – “Escape to Witch Mountain” (G); Aug. 19 – “The Gods Must Be Crazy” (PG); at Sky River Park off Village Way. Volunteers are needed to help with the event. 360-805-1049.
Country Village Farmers Market Music Free music performances. Paul Fedorowicz, Friday; Jeanette Alexander, July 29; Diego Coy, Aug. 5; Charlie Spring, Aug. 12; Sibling Strings, Aug. 19; Vladimir Sanchez, Aug. 26; Charlie Spring, Sept. 9; Paul Fedorowicz, Sept. 16; Sandy and Chuck, Sept. 23; Diego Coy, Sept. 30. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30 at Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.
Music in the Park: Free concerts. Kings of Swing, Friday; Latigo Lace, July 29; King Bees of the Bayou, Aug. 5; Suffering Gaels, Aug. 12; Total Experience Gospel Choir, Aug. 19; Johnny Limbo of the Lugnuts, Aug. 26. 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays at Bothell Landing, 9919 NE 180th St., Bothell. 425-486-7430.
Family concerts: Free outdoor concerts for all ages. Adefua, West African dance and music, Thursday; Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth, songs from “Making Friends Along the Trail,” July 28; Steven the Pretty Good, magic and comic, Aug. 4. 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Frances Anderson Center Amphitheater, 700 Main St., Edmonds. www.ci.edmonds.wa.us.
Concerts in City Park: Free outdoor concerts. Campbell Road, Celtic, Sunday; Amauta, music of the Andes, July 31; Dunton Sisters, bluegrass, Aug. 7; Smilin’ Scandinavians, polka and waltz, Aug. 14; Tingstad &Rumbel, instrumental, Aug. 21. 3 p.m. Sundays at City Park, Third and Pine streets, Edmonds. www.ci.edmonds.wa.us.
Children’s Concert Series: Linda Severt’s Juggletunes, music, juggling, puppets, Tuesday; Lois LaFond &Chico Meira, world music, Aug. 2; Tim Noah, Aug. 9; Brian Waite, jam, Aug. 16; Alleyoop, games, songs, Aug. 23; The Fabulous Filucies, music, humor, Aug. 30. Free outdoor performances for kids presented by Everett Parks &Recreation. Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Legion Memorial Park, Alverson Avenue and W. Marine View Drive, Everett. 425-257-8322.
Family Concert Series: Free outdoor concerts for all ages presented by Everett Parks &Recreation. Riley &Maloney, folk, July 31; Scott Lindenmuth Group, jazz, Aug. 7; File Gumbo, zydeco, Aug. 14; Karin Kajita Quintet, swing, Aug. 21; Hettel Street Blues, jazz, rhythm, blues, Aug. 28. 1:30-3 p.m. Sundays at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. 425-257-8322.
Waterfront concerts: Free outdoor concerts presented by Comcast and Everett Parks &Recreation. Shambala, Three Dog Night tribute, Thursday; Expression Latina, salsa, July 28; Locust Street Taxi, folk-rock, comedy improv, Aug. 4; Jude Bowerman Band, funk, groove, Aug. 11; Little Big Man, reggae, Aug. 18; Taarkastra, folk, jazz, Aug. 25. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. 425-257-8322.
Sounds of Summer (Wednesday series): A series of free outdoor lunchtime concerts. today, Rick Scriven, rock, jazz, folk; July 27, Craicmore, Celtic; Aug. 3, Eric Herman &the Invisible Band, swing, jazz; Aug. 10, Resurrected Swing, swing, jazz; Aug. 17, Sandy Sanderson &the Rhythm Riders, country. Noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Comerford Park, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville. 360-363-8400.
Sounds of Summer (Friday series): Friday, The Silverbacks, rock, rhythm, blues; July 29, The Encounters, rock; Aug. 5, Geezer, rock; Aug. 12, The Jim Basnight Band, rock, original music; Aug. 19, The Mark Whitman Band, rhythm, blues. A series of free outdoor evening concerts. 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. 360-363-8400.
Concerts in the Park: The New Blues Brothers. 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 11 behind Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. 425-745-1891, www.cityofmillcreek.com.
Kids Concerts at Library Park: A series of concerts. Aug. 3, Nancy Stewart; Aug. 10, Zucchini Brothers; Aug. 17, Buck &Elizabeth. Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays next to Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek.
Water painting class: For adults. Cost for six two-hour classes is about $10. Up to 15 students can register for. 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays through July and Aug. 18 and 25 at Arts of Snohomish Gallery, 105 Cedar Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-2946, 360-568-2988.
Camano Island outdoor cinema series: Features classic films and cartoons shown outdoors on a big screen. Begins at dusk every Friday, through Sept. 2. Free. Located at the end of Lewis Lane, Camano Island. 360-387-4579, www.chumleigh.com.
Arlington outdoor cinema series: Series of free outdoor movies features classic films and cartoons shown on a big screen. Begins at dusk Thursdays through July 28 at Terrace Park, 809 E. Fifth St., Arlington. 360-387-4579, www.chumleigh.com.
Everett neighborhood tours: Historic Everett continues its series of self-guided neighborhood tours. Tour the Bayside and Northwest neighborhoods on Saturday (tickets at Grand Avenue Park, Grand Avenue and 16th Street); Lowell neighborhood on Aug. 6 (tickets at Lowell Church, 5218 S. Second Ave.); and Port Gardner and Rucker Hill on Sept. 10 (tickets at Providence Hospital, Pacific campus, 916 Pacific Ave.). $12, $10 for Historic Everett members, and are available from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the day of the events. Tour hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 425-303-0733.
“Hand Off”: Original stage play written and directed by Jeff Stilwell. $8 advance, $10 at the door. Runs Saturday, July 29, 30, Aug. 5, 6 at Artworks, Second and Dayton streets, Edmonds. 425-776-3778.
“Jungalbook”: The Driftwood Players and Edmonds Community College presents Edward Mast’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale. $12, $7 ages 12 and younger. 11 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through July 31 at Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. 425-774-9600.
Shakespeare in the Park: A series of free outdoor performances presented by the city of Lynnwood Arts Commission and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. Bring a picnic and a jacket. “Twelfth Night,” Wednesday-Thursday, Wooden O Theatre; “Henry V,” July 28, GreenStage; “Tempest,” Aug. 4, GreenStage. Shows run 7 p.m. at Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-771-4030, www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us.
Wonderstage: A series of free outdoor performances for children ages 5-11 years and their parents. Wednesday, Cowboy Buck &Elizabeth, songs from “Making Friends Along the Trail”; July 27, The Reptile Man; Aug. 3, Breaking Point Dance Company, breakdancing; Aug. 10, Brothers from Different Mothers, juggling; Aug. 17, Rene Bibaud, world jump rope champion. Noon Wednesdays at Lynndale Park Amphitheater, 18927 72nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-771-4030.
Forest Park Animal Farm: A variety of animal-related programs, including barnyard birthday parties, a bunny bank, minicamps and volunteer activities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through summer. Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. 425-257-8300.
Rotary Ranch Petting Zoo: Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, through Aug. 21 at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. 360-363-8400.
Jetty Island Days: The annual event features environmental discoveries, special group tours, campfire programs, nature walks, children’s crafts, interpretive hut and puppet show. Shuttle to and from the island departs approximately every half-hour from 10th Street boat launch. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 4. 425-257-8300.
Tiny Tots: The Marysville Parks and Recreation Department is offering a morning playgroup for children up to age 4. Youngsters will play with a variety of toys, play games, do crafts, sing songs, paint and more. Parents or caregivers must stay with their children. $45. 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until Aug. 18 at Marysville Junior High School, 1605 Seventh St. NE, Marysville. 360-363-8400.
Lavender Hills Farm: Farm open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through Aug. 28. 7508 108th St. NE, Marysville. 360-651-2086.
Bayview Farmers’ Summer Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. Indoor market in Bayview Hall, Bayview Road, Whidbey Island. www.bayviewfarmersmarket.com.
Bothell Country Village Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, through Sept. 30. 238th Street and Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. www.countryvillagebothell.com.
Coupeville Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 8 (except Aug. 13). Alexander Street, behind the Coupeville Town Library, Coupeville. 360-678-4288.
Edmonds Museum Summer Market: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 24. Bell Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, Edmonds. www.historicedmonds.org/ market/market.htm.
Everett Downtown Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 21. Across from the courthouse, 3000 Rockefeller St., Everett.
Everett Farmers Market: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 25 at Everett Marina at Port Gardner Landing, W. Marine View Drive, Everett. www.everettfarmersmarket.com.
Fobes Monday Market: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 5 at 5128 Fobes Road, Snohomish. 425-377-1405.
Foster’s Produce and Corn Maze: Features farm-animal barn, ice cream, European antiques, flower garden, gift barn, goat walk and hay maze. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through October. 5818 Highway 530 NE, Arlington. 360-435-5095, www.fosterscornmaze.com.
Lake Stevens Farmers Market: 5 p.m.-sunset Fridays through September. North Cove Park, 1812 Main St., Lake Stevens.
Marysville Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 24. Comeford Park, Fifth and State streets, Marysville.
Monroe Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 13. Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. www.monroefarmersmarket.com.
Mukilteo Farmers Market: 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 20. Ballfield behind Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. 425-750-6945, www.mukilteofarmersmarket.org.
Snohomish Farmers Market: 5 p.m.-dusk Thursdays through Sept. 29. 105 Cedar St, Snohomish. www.snohomishmarkets.com.
South County Farmers Market: 4 p.m.-dusk Wednesdays through September at 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. www.parkridgechapel.com/ farmersmarket.
The Matthew House “School Days” program needs back packs and school supplies for all ages: To find out what children need at each age level, contact your local school. All supplies can be dropped off at Matthew House, 16207 177th Ave. SE, Monroe. Hours are noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Monday. 360-794-8720.
Sky Valley Food Bank is collecting school supplies for grades K-12 (including backpacks): For its annual “School Days Rule Days” program. 360-794-7959 or PO Box 724, Monroe, WA 98272.
Forest View Care Center in Everett needs volunteers: To assist in its activity program. Help with bingo, play cards, poker, checkers, Uno, etc. You’ll go on filed trips and do flower and craft projects. Do you play an instrument or sing? If so, you can share your talents at monthly birthday parties and special events. The center is located at 5129 Hilltop Road. 425-258-4474.
Catholic Community Services needs various workers: To help the elderly and disabled. Duties would be yard work or light house cleaning, in a group or individually. 425-257-2111, ext. 3359.
New Beginnings Church needs donations: The church is planning its second annual back-to-school community outreach project, which runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Clark Park, 2400 Lombard Ave. in Everett. Music, games, face-painting and food will be offered, and the church offers haircuts and supplies for kids headed back to school. 425-252-6244.