Front Porch: National Night Out

National Night Out

It is “National Night Out” Tuesday for many cities across Snohomish County. It is part of a national campaign to bring communities and law enforcement together to help make neighborhoods safer. For a reminder about activities in your area, go to http://tinyurl.com/hczgqqx.

One city not included when the list was first published is Monroe. Its event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and includes free food, giveaways, activities, informational booths and events.

Granite Falls Show’n’Shine: The 36th annual Show’n’Shine classic car show in Granite Falls is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Registration for vehicles begins at 6:30 a.m. and costs $25 per vehicle. The event is free for spectators.

The cars are expected to be on display in downtown Granite Falls on Stanley Street and Granite Avenue. Prizes are to be awarded in various categories. For more information, go to granitefallswa.com or email shownshine@granitefallswa.com.

Get Ready: “Ready for Kindergarten” is a program scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Children will gain basic knowledge and skills, such as identifying shapes and letters, counting to 100, using scissors, and taking turns. Instruction is provided for parents to guide their child. Group activities will focus on literacy, music and movement. Children will learn self-control in a structured environment. Parents will gain a clearer understanding of kindergarten curriculum, teacher expectations, and how they can support their child’s learning outside the classroom. Parents must stay for the whole one-hour program each week. Call 425-493-8202 for information.

Talk to us

More in Local News

An artist’s rendering of the Amazon distribution center at the Cascade Industrial Center in Arlington.
A tax break used by Arlington, Marysville goes statewide

It’s helped land businesses in Cascade Industrial Center. Soon every city will get a chance to try it.

Breanna Schalamon take Joel Childs' orders Tuesday afternoon at Oxford Saloon in Snohomish on May 4, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Inslee orders two-week pause on counties sliding back phases

Snohomish County, and much of Washington, had braced for reversion to Phase 2 of reopening plan

Snohomish chiropractor accused of sexually touching patients

Six people reported Dr. Ken Parker touched them inappropriately. Some reports were years old. Some were new.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs a bill into law, Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in Tukwila, Wash., that levies a new capital gains tax on high profit stocks, bonds and other assets for some residents of Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
New laws will tax the rich, offer aid to low-income workers

Inslee signs bill creating capital gains tax; foes are challenging it in court as unconstitutional.

Nobody injured in fire at Everett hearing clinic

Firefighters extinguished a roof fire around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at 4027 Hoyt Ave.

Standing on a new ramp to his home, Doug Waddell shakes hands with Dennis Taylor and Dan Barmon on April 15 in Sultan. Taylor and Barmon built the ramp for Waddell in exchange for two apple pies. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
What does two apple pies buy? A $3,500 wheelchair ramp

The kindness of two strangers, and a pie baker, helps Sultan amputee come home.

The Waterfront Place Apartments north building at the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Place cold see residents moving in by May 15. on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Now playing at the Port of Everett: sudden density

New Waterfront Place Apartments open May 15 at the port — local retailers welcome the influx.

Bikes Club of Snohomish County on Grand Ave on their way from Everett waterfront to Snohomish Thursday morning on April 29, 2021.
(Kevin Clark / The Herald)
‘Healthy Streets’ not coming back, but Everett plans bike work

Staff review road projects for low-cost way to improve bike infrastructure. Advocates want more.

Snohomish County prosecutor Jacqueline Lawrence makes her opening statements during the murder trial of Jamel Alexander on Friday, April 30, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Trial begins for Everett man accused of stomping woman to death

Jamel Alexander, 31, is accused of first-degree murder in the death of Shawna Brune, 29, of Everett.

Most Read