South Snohomish County Community Calendar

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  • Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:40am

Events

Mill Creek

Used Book Sale — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11: Friends of the Library semi-annual big used book sale features most books priced 50 cents$1, children’s books at bargain prices. At the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Hwy. Info: 425-337-4822.

Computer Recycling Event — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11: Recycle TVs or computers at this Recycling Education Action Partnership (REAP) and Snohomish County 4-H Technology Program event at McCollum Park. Disposal fees apply. Modern computers (Pentium II &up) will be repurposed by 4H youth and placed into homes of local seniors or people with disabilities. Recycling cost: monitors $15, CPU (box) $10, keyboard, mouse, etc. $5 for all; TVs, $20 any size up to 24” ($1 per inch after), $5 additional for consoles. Info: www.snoco-reap.org.

Edmonds

Harvest Dinner — 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12: Analia Chapter of Eastern Star hosts their annual dinner at the Edmonds Masonic Temple, 515 Dayton Ave., of Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, salad, vegetable and a large variety of pies for dessert. Open to all. Cost: $8 adults, $5 children.

Independent Order of Foresters charity dinner/auction — 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: IOF Branch #584, Sno-King, Edmonds, hosts this spaghetti dinner &auction to benefit Deaconess Children’s Services, at the Edmonds Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton. Door prizes, baby-sitting services. Info: Judy Card, 425-697-4679.

Gardening

Lynnwood

Lynndale Garden Club — 2nd Thursdays: Meets at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 6915 196th St. SW. Info: Mac Wilson, 425-776-5307.

Wight’s Home &Garden classes: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, “NW Gardeners’ Secret: Fall IS for Planting.” At Wight’s Home &Garden, 50th and 196th St. SW., Lynnwood. Info: 425-775-2614.

Emery’s Garden classes: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, “Great Entryway Containers”; noon Sunday, Oct. 12, “Privacy with Shrubs and Bamboo”; 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, “Favorite Indoor Plants”; noon Sunday, Oct. 19, “Get the Garden Winter-Ready.” Free. At Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. SW., Lynnwood. Info: 425-743-4555.

Shoreline

Sky Nursery classes: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, “Success with Houseplants”; 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, “Houseplant Repotting and Design Concepts”; 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, “Orchid Basics”; 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, “Forcing Bulbs.” Free. At Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline. Info: 206-546-4851.

Fanciful Copper Garden Markers — 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Make practical and artistic garden markers to help identify plants, while repelling slugs. Meets at Shoreline Library, 345 NE. 175th St. Cost: $23. Info: Shoreline Parks &Rec, 206-418-3383.

Lake Forest Park

Lake Forest Park Garden Club — 9:15 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Oct. 14: Meets at the stage area at Lake Forest Park Commons, at Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Guests and new members welcome. Info: 206-364-6075.

Edmonds

Floretum Garden Club — 11:30 a.m. 3rd Mondays: Meets at Edmonds City Hall, 3rd floor, Brackett Room, 121 5th Ave N. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., business meeting at noon, horticultural and design presentations at 12:25 p.m. Oct. 20, “Growing hostas and how to increase your plants.” Info: Barbara Chase, 425-697-3552 or Ann Wold, 425-771-6616.

Classes

Shoreline

Herbal Soap Making — 6-9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20: Learn the basics of creating natural soaps at home. Meets at Shoreline Center, Northridge Room. Cost: $40. Info: Shoreline Parks &Rec, 206-418-3383.

Edmonds

Europe Through the Back Door classes: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, Venice; 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, London. At Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door, 130 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Cost: Free, but reservations required: 425-771-8303, ext. 298 or www.ricksteves.com/seattle.

Savvy Traveler Seminars: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, Enchanted Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands; 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, Undiscovered Languedoc: The Secret South of France; 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, Discover Italy; 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, Italian Language I. Free. At The Savvy Traveler, Inc., 112 5th Ave. S., Edmonds. Registration required: 425-744-6076.

Fashion Design/Sewing Classes — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays: Rosemyrrh Sewing Academy offers hands-on sewing instruction and commercial pattern alteration. Free consultation. Six-week sessions meet at 320 Dayton St., Ste. 104, Edmonds. Advance registration necessary. Info: 425-775-2090.

Lynnwood

Book Binding — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Ages 15-adult can learn to repair books or bibles, bind family histories or self-publish soft or hard covers. Cost: resident $27/non-resident $28. Info: Lynnwood Rec Center, 425-771-4030.

Holiday Markets

Lynnwood

Holiday Craft Fair &Bake Sale — 4-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Senior artisans and bakers featured at the Lynnwood Senior Center, Scriber Square Shopping Center, 5800 198th St. SW. Info: 425-744-6464.

Holiday Bazaar — noon-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25: Crafts, baked goods, collectibles and cafe at The Crossroad Church, 188th and 60th Av. W., Lynnwood.

Edmonds

Multiple Sclerosis Helping Hands Foundation craft fair — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11: Christmas ornaments, apparel, hand-crocheted and knitted gifts, jewelry, hand-carved ship models, homemade food items, collectors items, plus raffle and door prizes, at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. Info: 425-743-3704.

Bothell

Monte Villa Farmhouse Fall Gift Show — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 15-17 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Free event at Monte Villa Farmhouse, 3300 Monte Villa Pkwy., Bothell. Info: Sandy, 425-392-2922.

Reunions

Edmonds High School

Class of 1963 — Oct. 24: Embassy Suites, Lynnwood. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Edmonds-Woodway

Class of 1993 — Oct. 25: Safeco Field, Diamond Club. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Shoreline High School

Class of 1958 — Nov. 8: Edmonds Yacht Club. Contact Coralee Carter Knudsen, 425-743-4622 or Sheila Olson Greer, 425-774-1582.

Shorecrest High School

Class of 1993 — Oct. 11: Harborside, Seattle. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Shorewood High School

Class of 1993 — Oct. 17-18: Bada Lounge, Seattle. Info: home.comcast.net/~shorewood93.

Woodway High School

Class of 1983 — Oct. 11: Harbor Inn, Edmonds. Info: www.reunionswithclass.com.

Public Dances

Lynnwood

Whirlybirds Square Dance Club — 7:30 p.m. 3rd Saturdays: Dance lessons at The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave., Lynnwood. Hearing enhancement available. Info: 425-258-2165.

Dudes &Dolls Square Dance Club — 7:30 p.m. 2nd, 4th, &5th Fridays, through May: Meets for American folk dancing, at Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: 206-542-1668 or 425-672-7673.

Edmonds

Checkerboard Squares Dance Club — 7:30-11 p.m. 2nd &4th Saturdays: Hosts dances at the Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays, beginning dance classes. Oct. 12, “Ugly Tie” Dance, Bill Helms calling and Debbi Taylor cueing; finger food potluck and we have hearing enhancement. Info: 425-335-4671 or 206-533-6069.

Shoreline

Square dance lessons — 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Freewheelers’ Square Dance Club hosts beginning classes for singles and couples at the Richmond Masonic Hall, N. 185th &Linden Ave. N., Shoreline. No partner needed. Info: Ken, 425-673-0858 or Martin, 206-953-5059.

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