Water main work to close road lanes
Work on an Alderwood Water District water main is resulting in the daytime closure of a lane of traffic on North Road between 164th Street SW and 170th Place SW. The closure is in effect from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Friday, July 2.
Garden tour tickets available
Tickets for the Mill Creek Area Garden Tour are being sold through the Mill Creek Garden Club.
The tour will showcase seven gardens in various styles and ages. Garden art created by a local craftsman will be for sale at one of the gardens.
The event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17. Tickets are $12 and a limited number are available. Send a stamped self addressed envelope and check made out to Mill Creek Garden Club to: Sharon Mulhall, c/o Mill Creek Garden Club, 16212 24th Drive SE, Mill Creek, Wash., 98012. For more information, call Susan Wilcox at 425-273-0418.
Sewer work closes one traffic lane
Work on a sewer line extension has closed one lane of 13th Drive SE south of 196th Street SE south of Mill Creek until July 18. The closure is in effect from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Booths available for festival
The Mill Creek Business Association is still seeking businesses and non-profit organizations interested in having a booth at the Mill Creek Festival, set for Saturday, July 10 at various locations around Mill Creek.
Confirmed activities this year include square dancing, an antique hot rod show, an appearance and a demonstration by Snohomish County Fire District 7, a dunk tank and pet microchipping.
Cost for a booth is $60 until Thursday, July 1. For more information, call Linda Martin at 425-337-2762.
Youth theater camp coming up
The city of Mill Creek is presenting a Happy Endings Musical Theatre Camp starting July 19. Camp will be held for two weeks, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mill Creek Elementary School. These camps are open to children entering grades 3 to 8.
The camp is two weeks of learning songs, dance routines, building stage confidence, and preparation to perform a musical for family, friends and the community during the camp. Experience is not required. Classes are taught by Connie Gagnon and Dana Heinz-Skaggs. Cost is $160.
For more information, call 425-745-1891 or visit www.cityofmillcreek.com.
Donations needed for Rescue Pup
Rescue Pup, a Mill Creek-based non-profit organization that finds homes for stray sick and injured dogs, regularly needs donations to cover veterinary expenses.
The organization recently received a $763 donation from a third grade class at Seattle Hill Elementary School in Snohomish.
Donations can be made at Pet Pleasers, a non-profit pet supply store the organization operates. Pet Pleasers is located next to Claire’s Pantry at the corner of 9th Avenue SE and 164th Street SE.
For more information, call 425-742-6072.
DARE chocolate shield fund raiser
Mill Creek police are selling police department chocolate shields for $2 to benefit the DARE program.
The shields were made from a mold that was designed with the Mill Creek water wheel and the words “Mill Creek Police.” The shields can be purchased at the police department’s service counter inside City Hall, 15728 Mill Creek Blvd.
Community focus items for Mill Creek can be e-mailed to email@example.com, faxed to 425-673-6533 or mailed to 4303 198th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA. 98036.