Hoedown set for Sunday in Everett

A Heybrook Hoedown is planned for 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Floral Hall in Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett.

Enjoy live music with tunes including traditional bluegrass, jazz, funk and flute. Bands donating their time are Moonshine Pass, Loose Digits, Atlas String Band, and Spare Rib &the Bluegrass Sauce.

There will be a silent auction featuring paintings, pottery, silk designs, outdoor gear and adventure trips, medical services, tree care services, printing services and more.

There will be nonalcoholic beverages and dinner catered by Urban Harvest. All proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction will benefit the purchase of Heybrook Ridge in Index. Organizers hope to purchase property for hiking and preservation.

Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors, $10 for 12 and younger. Floral Hall is at Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd. in Everett. Click “Heybrook Hoedown” at for tickets or buy them at the door on Oct. 28th. For more information contact or call 360-793-1534.

Lions Club offers poster contest

The Lake Stevens Lions Club is hosting its annual Peace Poster Contest for students 11 to 13 years of age.

The 2007-08 theme is “Peace Around the World.” The international contest encourages children to express what peace means to them, and allows them to share their images of peace with others to increase tolerance and international understanding.

Entry forms and details are available at the Lake Stevens Library, 1804 Main St., 425-334-1900. The contest ends Thursday.

Last call for chicken dinner

It’s the final Old- Fashioned Chicken Dinner this year, planned for 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington.

Entertainment will be provided by Gary Lee Hood. Dinner includes baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, veggies, salad and dessert. The cost is $7, $6 for seniors and $4 for children 11 and younger.

Cyndi Soup at the Imagine Inn

Cyndi Soup and the Thumbs Up Puppeteers perform with Tim Noah at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Wear a costume and join the parade. Tickets are $5.

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