COMMUNITY CALENDAR ADVENTURES and SENIOR CENTERS | Arlington Times
October 27, 2008 · Updated 11:53 AM
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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.
Grand View Community Center is putting on the Annual Harvest Party on October 25th at 7 p.m. Tickets are 5 for $1 and its going to be held at 11506 Smokes RD. Arlington. There will be a cake walk, darts, pumpkin bowling, live music, pizza and a bake sale. All the proceeds go to the G.C.C. For more information contact Emily Speed at 360-435-0813.
Olympic Place Retirement and Assisted Living is hosting a Halloween Carnival on October 31st at the Olympic Place Retirement and Assisted Living, 20909 Olympic Place, Arlington. There will be Games, Costumes, Prizes and trick or treating. For more information contact Leland Fuller at 360-435-8440.
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.
Greater Marysville Artists’ Guild.
A meeting for artist to and see demonstrations of different mediums, to hear speakers, to have your work critiqued and participate in shows. At The Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Boulevard, Marysville. On October 25th and 26th from 9:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. They will have an autumn plant sale and the Guild will have fine art, prints, cards and Christmas gifts for sale. There will also be a variety of crafts for the children. For more information call Cecelia at 425-377-9671 or Shirley at 360-435-3887.
Stanwood Center is hosting Stanwood’s Haunted Maze on Oct. 31st and Nov. 1st 5-9 p.m. There will be spooky elevator ride into the darkness of goblins and more. Admission is $5 and it is located at the Stanwood Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. For more information please call 689-7403 ext. 112.
Upcoming events at Marysville Middle School
Families are encouraged to join us to solve the mystery of who stole the principals laptop. Participants will use investigative strategies and become detectives to solve this mystery.
40 Developmental Assets presentation 6-7PM by Pete Lundberg
Participants will learn about the 40 Developmental Assets as developed and monitored by The Search Institute. The Assets are factors in teens lives that are shown to help them grow up more healthy, caring and responsible.
Fall Farm Festival
Through Oct. 31, food, activities, educational exhibits and petting zoos around the county. Visit www.snoco.org and search “Fall Farm Festival” for all locations. In Arlington and Marysville Oct. 18.
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 website at www.wwy.edu/youth.
The Arlington Pharmacy will be giving flu shots Nov. 5, 2008 at the Stillaguamish Senior Center: Times are : 9:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Senior Center’s Library Building. Please contact the center at 360- 653-4551 and make your reservations.
There is no charge if you have Medicare Part B., if not the charge is $30. Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington.
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.
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.
Reflection of Beauty
24th annual Christmas and Fall craft boutique. Featuring a variety of beautiful items from 25 of the finest Northwest artists. November 5th-9th. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. For more information please contact Sharon Kamphaus at 425-337-2861.
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.
• Dec. 13 — Arlington Garden Club members will teach members and residents how to make their own holiday wreaths. This is a very popular workshop.
Contact email@example.com or www.arlingtongardenclub.org.
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.
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.
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 www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org.
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 snohomishcounty.redcross.org. 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.
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.
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.