Tune: Learn basic bike mechanics
Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop offers a “Basic Bike Mechanics” class. The next class is set for 6-9:30 p.m. May 13 at the nonprofit shop at 2525 Broadway in Everett.
Bring your own bike, or use one of the shop’s, for hands-on lessons in basic bike care, flat tire repair, brake adjustment and pad replacement, and derailleur shifting and adjustments. Tools provided.
Cost is $35 and registration is required. Another “Basic” class is set for June 24.
More info: 425-252-6952
Give: Flowers for Mom at kids event
Edmonds in Bloom again holds its Kids Plant for Mom’s Day event, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 9 at the Edmonds Farmers Market at Fifth Avenue North and Bell Street. Children can plant pots with flowers on that Saturday to give to their moms Sunday for Mother’s Day. Edmonds in Bloom volunteers will assist.
A $10 donation is suggested.
Also that day is a Children’s Fairy Flower Parade, starting at 12 p.m. from the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St.
More info: www.edmondsin bloom.com
Perform: Strawberry Fest seeks talent
The Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show seeks talent for the 2015 auditions to be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 11 and 12 at the Marysville Pilchuck High School auditorium, 5611 108th St. NE. The deadline for entries is May 8.
The Talent Show will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 18.
Organizers seek performers of all ages, individuals or groups, in vocal, dance, comedy, bands and multiple other categories.
More info: maryfest.org or Marcy at 360-653-6584
Attend: A summer camp for stitchers
The Snohomish County Clothing and Textile Advisors hosts its annual Camp Stitch A Lot for youth ages 8-17 in two sessions, June 22-26 and July 6-10.
Camp Stitch A Lot features half-day sessions in sewing, knitting and crochet. Each class starts with the fundamentals of the craft and finishes with the creation of an item, such as pajama bottoms, knit fingerless gloves or a crocheted neck scarf. The simple, fun projects aim to pique a student’s interest and enthusiasm for the needle arts.
Registration is required by May 31. Classes will be held in the WSU Extension office at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.
Apply: Horticulture scholarship available
The Mukilteo Way Garden Club offers a $1,000 horticulture scholarship to be used for horticulture classes at Edmonds Community College. Anyone interested in horticulture, landscaping or landscape design is eligible. The deadline to apply is May 31.
More info: www.mwgc.org, or Kathy Wisbeck at 425-870-1775
Apply: Conservation Camp scholarship
The Sultan Sportsmen’s Club will award two full scholarships for one girl and one boy to attend the 2015 Washington Youth Conservation Camp. The camp, to be held July 12-18 (girls) and July 19-25 (boys) on Orcas Island, is for youth ages 12-16. Campers learn skills in mountain hiking, ecology, archery, fisheries, fly tying, fly casting, water safety, first aid and CPR, firearm safety, marine biology, survival, game management and leadership.
Interested youth who live within the Sultan School District boundaries should submit a letter of application by June 19 that includes their name, address, age and a single-page letter about “Why I want to go to the Youth Conservation Camp.” Submit the letter to Sultan Middle School or Sultan High School.
More info: 360-793-9801