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Community Events Calendar


July 9, 2014


Run or Dye Lake Stevens 5K will be held Saturday, July 12. Registration for individuals in teams of 4 or more people is $42, until July 2, where it will increase to $44; individual registration is $47 until July 2, where it will increase to $49. Register on-line at

LSHS Class Reunion (1965 thru 1969) Reunion LSHS classes of 1965 thru 1969. Potluck Picnic on July 20th, American Legion Park on Three Lakes Road in Snohomish. Pam 425.345.1441 or Kris 360.435.8976

The Beauty of Noh: Tomoe + Yoshinaka The Japan Arts Connection Lab presents a rare opportunity to see authentic Noh, the most traditional of Japan’s classical arts and the world’s longest-running continuous form of theatre, dating back to the 1300s. Date and Time 9/26 (Fri) 7pm 9/27 (Sat) 2pm, 7pm 9/28 (Sun) 2pm Place ACT Theatre 700 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98199 Purchase Tickets

Coffee, Donuts and eReaders 7/15/2014 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Enjoy coffee and donuts while you learn how to download free eBooks from the library. For a fully interactive experience, please bring your library card number and a fully charged device. For Kindles: Please bring your Amazon logon and password. Sponsored by Friends of the Lake Stevens Library

1st Annual Lazy Daze of Summer Shop Hop. August 8th- – 10th Friday & Saturday 9am – 8pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm. Each shop has selected two fabrics from the “A Quilter’s Garden” collection by Fresh Water Designs. A small sampling of the collection is pictured on the left. When you visit each shop you will receive a pattern for a 9-inch finished block and two fabrics from the collection pictured at the left. Some shops will also offer finishing kits for the block, and/or for a finished project, which uses blocks from each of the five shops. Each shop has selected two fabrics from the “A Quilter’s Garden” collection by Fresh Water Designs. A small sampling of the collection is pictured on the left. When you visit each shop you will receive a pattern for a 9-inch finished block and two fabrics from the collection pictured at the left. Some shops will also offer finishing kits for the block, and/or for a finished project, which uses blocks from each of the five shops.


BBQ Fundraiser for the All Breed Equine Rez-Q, with pork ribs and lots of homemade side dishes and peach crisp with ice cream! $15/person for BBQ lunch; $12/person for hot dog lunch RAFFLE – first prize $1001.00 cash, second and third place cash prizes also. Silent auction. Tour the rescue and feed the horses some treats. July 12, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM All Breed Equine Rez-Q 2415 – 116th Street NE Marysville, WA (one mile west of exit #202 off of I-5) A great outing for the whole family, regardless of age.

The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, now in its eighth year, helps keep beaches, rivers and lakes across America “barefoot friendly.” In 2014, Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, along with community volunteers, are embarking on a tour of 15 cleanups nationwide, stopping in Juanita Beach Park, Kirkland, WA. Following the cleanup, volunteers 21+ are invited to attend a Surfrider-hosted celebration featuring Barefoot Wine and surf-inspired fare. Barefoot Wine Surfrider Foundation Seattle Chapter, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves, and beaches. Saturday, July 19, 2014 Beach Cleanup 10:00 AM – 12:00PM; Celebration: 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM; Beach Cleanup: Juanita Beach Park Kirkland, WA 98034; Celebration: Juanita Pub 9736 NE 120th PL Kirkland, WA 98034 Free and open to the public! More info and to RSVP, visit:

Vendors needed for an “Antique, Collectible Swap Meet at the Lake Stevens Senior Center. This will be held on Saturday August 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.–address is 2302 Soper Hill Rd We have 10 parking lot spaces available for a “Junk in the Trunk” sale (2 spaces for each vendor) We also have 11 spaces with an 8 ft. table inside the bldg. $25.00 for either inside or outside. For space assignment and further information, please call Nola @ (425) 645-9528

Music On The Lake Free EventThursday July 10th 7pm-830pm – Michelle D’Amour & the Love Dealers (blues) North Cove Park 1812 Main Street, Lake Stevens

SNOHOMISH GARDEN TOUR The Snohomish Garden Club will present its 30th Annual Garden Tour on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from noon until 5:00 p.m. The featured urban and suburban gardens, many of which have never been open to the public before, will be located in and around historic Snohomish. Besides enjoying an afternoon of pleasant wandering through gardens, tour-goers can count on coming away with lots of good ideas and inspiration for their own gardens. The ticket price is $12 and advanced tickets, after July 1st, will be available at several Snohomish locations: Annie’s on First; Joyworks; Blanc & Rouge; McAuliffe’s Valley Nursery and McDaniel’s Do It Center. Other sites for ticket purchase are: Machias Nursery (Machias); Molbacks Home and Garden (Woodinville) and Sunnyside Nursery (Marysville). Tickets may also be purchased through the website, or day of tour tickets will be available at the above commercial outlets as well as at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 4th Street, starting at 10:30. Children under 13 may take the tour free of charge. There will also be sales of plants, raffle tickets and the event poster at the Snohomish Senior Center. Proceeds from the annual Snohomish Garden Club Tour are used to fund community projects including grants, scholarships and the hanging flower baskets in downtown Snohomish. More information about the tour is available at the Garden Club’s website at or by contacting Fred Rowe at 425-374-8622 or [email protected].

Friday Night Open Mic @ The Thumb Every Friday / signup 6:30 – 7:20 // Showtime @ 7:30

Suggested Donation: $3-5 for Performers $5-10 for Audience Members All are welcome! Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater 1211 4th Street Snohomish, WA

Snohomish Farmers Market. Every Thursday from 3 to 7pm in Historic downtown Snohomish, Cedar Ave and Pearl St in Snohomish.


Perfectly Knotty Sit & Stitch: First Tuesday of the month 6pm @ The Village 302 North Alder Avenue, Granite Falls, WA 98252. Hosted by Perfectly Knotty 425.273.5563  101 East Stanley Street Ste. B Granite Falls, WA 98252  [email protected]  A delightful & whimsical place to nurture your crochet & knitting creativity! Yarn. Needles. Hooks. Patterns. Antiques. Collectibles. Ready made.


CARTOON NETWORK’S “MOVE IT MOVEMENT” TOUR – REDMOND, WA –SATURDAY, JULY 12 – 12 – 4 PM – Redmond Town Center 7525 166th Avenue NE Redmond, WA 98052 – Phone: (425) 869-2640 – Fifth Annual Summer Tour Sponsored Locally By Comcast Xfinity In Partnership with CATCH, BGCA, NBA/WNBA FIT, NFL PLAY 60 and The PGA of America What: The MOVE IT MOVEMENT TOUR, Cartoon Network’s summer campaign targeting youth 6-14, in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative.


Lake Stevens Mastermind: July 22nd 8am-9am Chapel Hill Fire Station – AXE=R Have you seen this equation? Do you know it impacts your success? Join us for great masterminding and business tips. Guest Speaker-Theaa Goodwin of Branch Manager of Lake Stevens Key Bank.

FREE Classes at Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center: 9315 State AVE 8/11/14-10/02/14, meet twice a week. (unless otherwise noted) Classes include ESL (English as a Second Language), Citizenship Prep, Customer Service, Cashiering, Computer Basics, MS Word, MS Excel, Internet/ E-mail, Basic Math & Rosetta Stone Lab (English). Career Building lab time for students and the general public to receive help with career related activities. Registration July 28-31. Monday, July 28th Computers Tuesday, July 29th ESL & Life Skills Wednesday, July 30th Cashiering & Customer Service Thursday, July 31st ALL other remaining Openings 9:00am-3:00pm (must enter by 2:00pm) 9315 State Ave. Marysville. Students must complete interview and placement test. Call Tania Siler-Site Manager 360-657-4058 or visit


Everettes RV & Trailer Club: 4th Tuesday of every month. Meetings will start at 5:30 PM with a no host dinner and the business meeting will follow usually at 6:45 to 7:00 PM; Evergreen Bowling Alley 5111 Claremont Way – Everett – We welcome all those interested in fun family camping and outdoor activities. Please call for free brochure. 425-334-2919;

Everett Pacesetters Toastmasters A club for building better communicators, leaders, and improving public speaking Guests are always welcome. Meeting Time: 7:00-8:30PM Every Thursday. Location: Washington Oakes, 3rd floor Multi-Use Room 1717 Rockefeller Ave. Everett, 98201

Alcoholics Anonymous: Mondays, Fridays, & Saturdays Support group meets in Lake Stevens. Call 425-252-2525 for info

Narcotics Anonymous: Mondays at 8PM Need support? Meetings held at Word of Life Church, 9026 51st Ave NE, Room 206, Marysville

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CCI Greenheart is looking for loving families to host 13-14 year old female students from Okinawa, Japan July 25- August 22. Stipend is $50 per week. These students will be attending a program during the weekdays from 9am-5pm in Lake Stevens. Students have their own spending money and medical insurance. Hosting international students is a wonderful cultural opportunity for your family. High School students who host receive 100 community service hours. Contact Susan Simmons at [email protected] 425-330-6451.

IronMan 2014 Race Day is Sunday August 17 this year and we are looking for volunteers. If anyone has any questions they are more than welcome to contact me at [email protected] To register they can go to We are also looking for host families for some of the competitors

Volunteers over 55 wanted The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people age 55 and over for a variety of volunteer opportunities. We are looking for volunteers to help in schools, food banks, homeless shelters, court system and so on. Numerous studies point to the fact volunteers have a better quality of life and, on average, live longer than those who don’t. If you want to find out more about volunteering in Snohomish County call RSVP today. We can help you. For more information please email John McAlpine at [email protected] or call (425) 374-6374 or toll free at 1-888-240-8572.


M-DOG’s 8th Poochapalooza, Saturday, July 12th, outdoor dog event our major fundraiser to benefit Strawberry Fields for Rover Off Leash Dog Park Join us for another “Big county fair for dogs” Free parking, 500 “wag bags” to the first to arrive with a $5.00 or more donation to the dog park. Pet contests all day; Check out our website for information. or call 425-268-5285 for vendor, sponsorship or contest info. Also be sure and check out our Off-Leash Dog Park while attending Poochapalooza all new small dog area and agility equipment.

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