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August 6, 2014


Premier Dance is a new dance studio coming to Lake Stevens, and will be hosting a free event to meet teachers, check out the space with music and free treats. August 23rd – 10AM – 2PM at the studio – 25 95th Drive NE, Near Anytime Fitness.

LSHS Class of 1964 Reunion will be held October 4, 2014. Request info on grads or former class members, call Rich at 425-327-4764 or Lynda 206-310-4604.

Lake Stevens National Night OutTuesday August 5th – 5:00 PM-8:30 PM – Downtown Lake Stevens – Free Community Event hosted by Lake Stevens Family Center

Children’s Musical Theater Camp August 18 – 29, 2014 – 9 am – noon Class limited to 12 students Elementary/K-6 Instructor: Jenn Odell Cost $200.00 Call 360-568-9412 or email [email protected] to register. In this session, campers will perform It’s Saturday!, a musical celebrating a kid’s “day off.” From watching cartoons to piano lessons, from football prectice to chores, we will explore the many possible options for activites – or are they options?


Friday Music Jam Sessions for Adults and Youth with Developmental Disabilities Youth and adults of all musical abilities are invited to Village Music and Art’s Summer Friday Music jam sessions featuring live music by Jon Dalgarn and Voices of the Village. Youth volunteers are also welcome. Bring your own instrument or use ours. Jam sessions are every Friday, 1pm to 3 pm at 338 North McLeod, Arlington, WA. Those who need intensive supervision must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Contact Michelle at 360-653-7752 ext. 14 for information or if you’d like to volunteer.

Lake Stevens Lions Club to Host Lake Stevens Community Sale: Reserve your space today! Saturday, August 16, 2014 Albertsons Parking Lot email [email protected] or call Mitch at 425-239-2687 $35 Donation, if reserved by July 31st (plus $35 refundable clean up deposit) $50 donation, if reserved after July 31st (plus $35 refundable clean up deposit)

Music On The Lake Free Event – Thursday July 31th 7pm-830pm – Joachim Nordensson (Folk/Acoustic) North Cove Park 1812 Main Street, Lake Stevens.

Schack Art Center Open Art Studio Looking for a space to create? The Schack is offering “Free Fridays” open art studio on select Friday afternoons from 12-4 pm (no registration required). You bring your art supplies, we provide space for art-making! FREE! “Free Fridays” Open Art Studio Dates: (no registration required) 6/27, 7/18, 8/1, 8/29 Schack students (past & present) and Schack members are highly encouraged to attend.

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

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.


Lake Stevens Library Family Storytime 7/31/2014 – 10:15 AM – Funny stories and action songs will make you giggle and move while getting your little ones ready to read. Playtime or craft may follow. Contact: Melanie Liu Contact Number: 425-3347-1900 x4431

Michaels, North America’s largest arts and crafts retailer, will offer free and low-cost in-store crafting events for adults and children throughout the month of July, including Create2Educate – a free event for teachers with fun demos and giveaways to help inspire and prepare them for the new school year. The complete list of events is below. Create2Educate Thursday July 31 _4-7 p.m. Teachers, get inspired and start preparing for the new school year at Michaels’ Create2Educate event. Get great organization ideas along with classroom project demos and lesson plans. The first 25 attendees at each store will receive a school year survival kit with lesson plans, product samples and more, and one lucky attendee will win a $25 Michaels gift card. See a store associate for details today. KIDS CLUB EVENTS: Summer Keychain and Bracelet Aug. 2 _10-12 p.m. Embrace summer style at Michaels. Make a must-have, one-of-a-kind DIY key chain or bracelet at the crafty Summer Keychain and Bracelet Event. Just $2 per 30-minute session (includes supplies). Ages 3 and up are welcome to this event. See a store associate for details today.


The Checkerboard Squares Square Dance Club is starting beginner level square dances at the Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St. in Edmonds, classes are from 6-8 Sunday nights until March. First lesson is free, after that they are $5.00 each, dress is casual. Singles are welcome but it would be desirable to bring a partner if possible. Call Sheryl at 425-772-8085 or Roy at 425-338-2255, cell is 206-949-0114. E-mail is [email protected].

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) Career Building lab time for students and the general public to receive help with career related activities. Registration July 28-31. 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 **New Class** Workplace 101 Mon & Wed 11:00am-12:30pm Workplace 101 is designed to give you the opportunity to develop the skills that will help you succeed on the job. **New Hours** **Open Lab Drop in Hours Mon, Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 1:30pm-2:30pm (You do not need to be enrolled in classes to come to lab. All are welcome. Seating is first come, first served.) Open lab time for help with career related activities, resume and cover letter writing, interview practice, and more. Citizenship Preparation Class. Classes meet – Wednesday evenings 5:30pm-8:30pm The class is primarily aimed at individuals preparing to take the oral exam, but are useful for anyone interested in American History, Government, and Geography. During the final class of the series students will have a chance to practice the oral interview and review the application procedure.


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


N.O.A.H. Volunteer Information: Upcoming Volunteer Orientation Dates Orientation will include an introduction to NOAH, a brief intro to cleaning Cat “Condos”, and Dog “Suites”, plus a tour and interview. Please call our Main Line 360-629-7055, talk to our friendly Volunteer Receptionist and reserve your spot for the next Orientation. Thursday July 24, 5-7:00pm, Tuesday August 5, 5–7:00pm, Thursday August 21, 5-7:00pm.


Weight Loss: Mondays, 6:45 pm, Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a non-profit very affordable weight loss support group. Meetings are at Ebenezer Lutheran Church (Fireside room) at 117th Ave N and 22nd NE in Lake Stevens. Info: Marilyne (206) 817-0913

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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The Snohomish County Public Works advises motorists in the Lake Stevens area of the road closure on 12th St NE (Hjort Rd) at Bridge #545. This road closure will be from Monday 7/28/14 through Friday 8/2/14, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM. Traffice will return to working order at the end of each day. Snohomish County Road Maintenance crews have been granted permission to close 12th St NE at Bridge #545 between N Machias Rd and 135th ave NE for bridge pulling and wall repairs. More info at

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