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Biringer Farm

Biringer Farm, Hwy 529 between Everett and Marysville at 4625 40th Place NE, Everett) will be open all of October, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily (weather permitting). People powered by wheelbarrows, feed resident goats 25’ in the air, jump in the hay and ride tired horses in Fort Coyote. Sat/Sun: Crawley Trolley rides, concessions, cider, apples, honey and hay bales. Colorific Face Painters on Oct. 18 - 19. Call Dianna Biringer at 425-754-4065.

Sysco Heights

Community Club Annual Winter


Free Spaghetti Dinner with music. October 18th, Noon-6 p.m. at the Sysco Heights Community Club. 13507 99th Avenue NE Arlington. Please bring used warm clothing and bedding for the homeless. For more information contact Richard Eaton at 360-403-0816.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets Friday evenings Oct. 24, Nov. 14 and 28 and Dec. 12 at the old Arlington High School, 135 South French Street, Arlington. No jam on Dec. 26. Celtic jam is at 5 p.m., workshop at 6 p.m., and circle jam begins at 7 p.m. Music, jamming and snacks throughout the evening. Family entertainment; listeners and acoustic musicians of all ages (and their instruments) welcome. Contact Noel Lareau at 360-691-5907.

Flu shots

Flu shots at Haggen Food and Pharmacy and Top Food and Drug stores and the Marysville clinic Shots are a $25 and no appointments is necessary. Medicare and most insurance companies can be billed if participants bring their Medicare or insurance card. For a complete schedule of flu clinics, visit and

• Marysville Haggen noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

Soroptomist Benefit

Ciao Bella, the theme of this years annual Soroptimist Auction, means “Hello Beautiful!” in Italian. The auction is Friday, Oct. 17, 5:30 p.m., at the Hawthorn Inn, Smokey Point. Begins with social hour, complimentary wine, and the beginning of the silent auction with buffet dinner starting at 7:15. Hundreds of auction items to bid on. Items generously donated by local businesses and individuals. Tickets are $45 per person. Accepting donations until Oct. 10. Call 360-653-4972. Celebrating 30 years.

Turn your thumb green

The Arlington Garden Club will be offering their series of Turn Your Thumb Green workshops the second Saturday of the month at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, WA. 98223, 10-11:30 a.m., free to members, $3 for non-members.

• Nov. 8 — Bill Blake, from the City of Arlington, will discuss why we have a Stormwater tax, and what the plans are, plus a short piece on what you as a home owner can do for Storm Water run off.

Food drive

Top Food and Haggen stores food drives Oct. 13-19. The food drive is to help hungry people in the Snohomish County communities. Food banks are seeking canned protein, canned fruit and any other non-perishable food items. Donors also may purchase pre-stuffed bags of groceries that include rice, pasta and soup for $5 apiece at TOP Food and Haggen stores. Participating stores include, Arlington Haggen Food & pharmacy and Marysville Haggen Food & Pharmacy. Visit and

Financial Freedom

Edward Jones basic investing seminar “Rules of the Road” is Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 - 8:30 p.m., 9023 State Avenue, Marysville. Call Kerri at 360-658-8355.

Steel Magnolias

Arlington Free Methodist Church presents Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias directed by Jeff Craig. Evening performances Oct. 17,18,24 and 25, at 7 p.m., matinee Oct. 19, at 3 p.m. Tickets $8, dessert included. Arlington Free Methodist Church, 730 East Highland Drive, Arlington, 360-435-8986.


Fall Farm Festival

Through Oct. 31, food, activities, educational exhibits and petting zoos around the county. Visit and search “Fall Farm Festival” for all locations. In Arlington and Marysville Oct. 18.

Lake Whatcom


On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Lake Whatcom Railway will haul out it’s passenger excursion train in Whatcom County as the trees are turning color. Board the train at Wickersham (10 miles North of Sedro Woolley on Washington Highway 9) at noon for the 1 1/2 hour trip through the woods. Call 360-595-2218

Eagles motorcyclist

Eagles motorcyclist fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful Northwest, make new friends and have prayer support, Oct. 18. Meet at 9 a.m. behind Marysville First Assembly of God. Ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. Call 425-931-2230.

Creepy Karaoke

and Gaming

Saturday, Oct. 18,

6 - 9 p.m. at the Arlington Library. Disguise yourself in an awesome costume and rock the night away. Enjoy singing karaoke and challenging your friends at games like chess, Apples to Apples, Monopoly, speed, and more. Try the frightening “Books with Bite” scavenger hunt. Win prizes for best, worst and most unique costumes! Snacks Provided. For teens. Supported by the Sno-Isle Foundation and the Friends of the Arlington Library. Call 360-435-3033.

October Hunt

Oct. 18, Presented by the Downtown Arlington Business Association, the October Hunt takes place in the paved parking lot at City Hall from 9 a.m. to

4 p.m. Call 425-750-8886.

Live Flute

Enjoy the gentle sounds of the Native American Flute as performed by Peter Ali. Learn how these beautiful instruments are made and how they were used by Native American ancestors. With special guest Tammy Kennedy. For all ages. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m., at the Marysville Library, 6120 Grove Street.

Forestland security

Monday, Oct. 20, the second workshop will help landowners learn how to minimize their exposure to wildfire. Both workshops are 6 - 9 p.m. at the Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th Street SE, Everett. $30 each or $50 for both. Contact Kevin Zobrist at 425-357-6017,, or visit

Around the World With Nelly Bly

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., help Arlington Library staff honor the Friends of the Library by joining them for light refreshments and a performance from master storyteller Debbie Dimitre. Nelly Bly, the first female investigative journalist, sets off in 1889 to travel around the world in less time than Jules Verne’s famous character, Phileas Fogg. Call 360-435-3033.

Sleeping over with science and arts

Western Washington University is hosting Sleeping Over with Science and Art (SOSA) Oct. 24-25, for students in grades 3-5 who are interested in science or art. The cost for the sleep over is $55 per person and includes; instruction, overnight supervision, materials, snacks and continental breakfast. Participants need to bring sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush and toothpaste and a jacket. Campers sleep in their own clothes and are separated by gender during the sleep over. They will be supervised by WWU Education students. Call 360-650-3308 or visit the Web site at

Lutefisk Dinner

Stanwood Lions Club’s Lutefisk Dinner is Sunday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd NW. $19 per person/$7 for children 7 and under free for children under 7. All you can eat family style. Call Dave Danubio at 360-629-3904.

Costume Event

Halloween theme, costumes welcome, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7 - 9 p.m. $1 donation or canned food item for the Marysville Food Bank. Contact Michelle Galasso at 360-651-1624.

Mary Grace Piano concert

Nov. 1, at 5 p.m., Mary Grace with one normal left arm/hand and right arm ending at the elbow will give a concert of classical and hymns at Marysville Seventh-day Adventist church. Free will offering will be taken. Contact Virginia Fuches at 360-658-5208

Belly Dance for Beginners

Celebrate the feminine. Egyptian style belly dance uses isolations, undulations, layering and many other beautiful ancient dance movements. Instructor Rishi, Movement Art Studio 3502 204th Street NE, Arlington, 6:45-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 5 - Dec. 17, $80.

Yin Yoga Workshop

As we age and/or become more sedentary, our bodies may experience chronic pain and stiffness. Yin yoga helps the body joints to open, becoming more alive and healthy. Some experience in yoga is helpful, but not required. Yin Yoga is gentle by nature so that all may participate. Instructor Shelley Milka, Movement Art Studio 3502 204th Street NE, Arlington, 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 18, $70.

Rummage Sale

Great items saved throughout the year. Rummage sale will be Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday Nov. 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. At the Stanwood Community and Senior Center.

Craft Bazaar

Old Time & Country Music Association’s Holiday Bazaar is Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., EHA Baker Hi-Rise, 1401 Poplar Street, Everett. Donations are welcome. Contact Joyce Henrickson at 360-387-9332 or Gloria Schindler at 42-334-6099.

Holiday Craft Bazaar

Christmas bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center 7430 276th street NW, Stanwood. Call 360-629-7403. Vendors needed.

Bazaar seeks vendors

Vendors are needed for the Center’s holiday bazaar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 15 at 7430 276th Street NW, Stanwood. $15 per table 629-7403

Who is your hero?

The American Red Cross is looking for “real heroes,” who live or work in Snohomish County, to honor at the Real Heroes Breakfast in December. Nominees must have performed a heroic act between Oct. 6, 2007 and Oct. 6, 2008. Nomination forms are available at the Red Cross, 2530, Lombard Ave., Everett, or online at Call 425-740-2324.

First Aid Class

This course will cover pediatric and adult first aid, initial assessment, barriers to contamination, bleeding, shock, injury assessment. Certified Instructor Sheila Davis, Be Safe Education and Training. Renew your existing certification or become First Aid Certified. OSHA, WISHA, L&I and DSHS approved. For adults and youth ages 12 and older. Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington; Monday, Dec. 1, 6 - 9 p.m., $25.

CPR Class

This course teaches the chain of survival, activation of 911, emergency response, airway obstruction and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). AED discussion. Renew your existing certification or become CPR Certified. OSHA, WISHA, L&I and DSHS approved. For adults and youth ages 12 and older. Instructor Sheila Davis, Be Safe Education and Training, Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, Tuesday Dec. 2, $25.

Grand Gala

Friday evening, Dec. 5, will be a “Grand Gala” with wine, cheese, hors d’oeuvres and wonderful Christmas music for entertainment in a beautiful festive environment. $35. This is the event were the Festival of Tree trees will be auctioned off. Saturday, Dec. 6, bring the family and view all the beautiful decorated trees. Carriage rides, face painting, live holiday entertainment and Christmas shopping at the Kris Kringle and Candy Land Stores. Norwegian delicacies including baked goods, pickled herring and lefse.

ARC runs for Toys for Tots

Arlington Runners Club’s final run of the year is the Marines Toys for Tots Run on Dec. 13.

Volleyball for all

The city of Arlington has announced a co-ed recreational volleyball on Friday nights, from 7 - 9 p.m. through Dec. 12 at Post Middle School, 1220 E. 5th St., Arlington for ages 16 and older. For information call 360-403-3448.



Snohomish County Museum and Historical Association, 1913 Hewett Ave., Everett. Regular museum hours, 1 - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Call 425-259-2022.

The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum, 20722 67th Ave. NE. 360-435-7289.

Everett — Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall Street, 425-258-1006. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Marysville ­— The Norwesco Pioneers Telephone Museum, 1709 Grove St., Marysville is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays or by appointment. Call 360-653-0717.


Arlington — 135 N. Washington, 435-3033. Storytimes:

• Babies Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

• Toddler Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

• Preschool Thursdays 10:30 a.m.

• Family Thursday 7 p.m.

Darrington ­— 1005 Cascade St., 436-1600

Everett — 2702 Hoyt Ave., 425-257-8010

Marysville — 6120 Grove St., 360-658-5000

Snohomish — 311 Maple Ave., 568-2898


The Grandview Community Center is located at 11506 Smokes Rd., in Arlington.

The Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville, 360-363-8450.

The Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington 360-653-4551.

The Snohomish Senior Center is temporarily located in the lower level small hall of St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish, 360-568-0934.

Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, 360-629-7403.

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