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School District Meeting

The Marysville School District Finance Director hosts a public meeting on Wednesday, May 14, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Service Center Board Room. Questions about the budget development process may be directed to the finance department at 360-653-0803.

Surviving the Holocaust

Four speakers from noon to 2 p.m. in EvCC's Baker Hall 120. Contact EvCC English instructor Joyce Walker at 425-388-9411.

• May 14: Peter Metzelaar Placing their trust in the Dutch Underground, 8-year-old Peter and his mother were hidden on a small farm in the Netherlands, in a cave in the forest and in a home in The Hague.

• May 28: Noemi Ban - Unable to hide, Noemi was spared from the gas-chamber fate of her family, only to endure Auschwitz, a sub-camp of Buchenwald (Allendorf) and a death march before being liberated.

Pilates/yoga fusion

Instructor Vicki Morrow takes the best of both worlds Pilates core strengthening and the flexibility aspect of yoga and brings them together in this Fusion class. At the end of the hour students will feel longer, taller, more toned and relaxed. This is an excellent class for anyone, no matter what kind of shape you are in. Pilates/Yoga Fusion is by nature a mindful way to exercise that is easy on the joints. Vicki Morrow, Movement Arts Studio, 3502 204th St NE Arlington , 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Wednesdays, May 14 – June 25, $80.

FMLA and Family Leave

The Snohmish County Human Resources ASsociation presents Kellis Borek on FMLA and Washington Family Leave on May 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine Street, Everett. Members/students, $30, others $40.


Women in any kind of business from small home-based businesses to corporate executives, plan to attend our meeting. It really is free, includes lunch and is a terrific opportunity to promote your business to other dynamic women. La-De-Biz networking really works. Come share tips, leads and encouragement. For information or to RSVP contact Jyl P. Westbrook at or 425-231-5246. May 15 – Toni Weigard, Old Strokers Café, Everett. June 19 – Suzanne Perry, caffè Spa, Marysville. July 17 – Mary Miles, Melaleuca, Everett. Aug. 21 – Joyce Shawger, Cookie Lee, Everett. Sept. 18 – Sue MaComber, Vintage, Everett. Oct. 16 – Westbrook Estate – Jyl P. Westbrook. Nov. 20 – Erin Lozeau – Prepaid Legal, Everett. Dec. 18 – North County Outlook – Julie Brandt.

Romeo and Juliet

Friday, May 16, 7 p.m., at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd, Arlington. $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students (18 and younger) through the website or by calling 360-618-6321.

Rock the Library

Friday, May 16, 7 p.m., teens are encouraged to be loud at this special after-hours teen event at the Marysville Library. We're looking for the best talent out there and prizes will be awarded for the Best Lip Sync, Best Air Guitar, Best Dance, Best Costume, and Best Overall Performance. Door Prizes (including an iPod Shuffle) and free pizza. Sign up at the Information Desk or call 360-658-5000.

AHS Benefit Auction

Arlington High School Boys AAU Basketball is hosting a dinner/auction May 17, 6 p.m., at Magnolia Hall in Arlington. Dinner tickets are $35. This event is an effort to raise money for kids who cannot afford the price of tournaments and camp. Any questions, please call Sharon Richardson at 360-435-6849 or 425-280-5119.

Benefit Golf

Saturday, May 17, 11 a.m. shotgun start, the Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Marysville Senior High youth group hosts a three person team Tourney for Teens fundraiser golf tournament at the beautiful Dutch Hill Country Club. $50/person includes greens fees, braut lunch, a gourmet BBQ chicken dinner, prizes, live music and more. To play, sponsor a hole or donate a prize please contact Ryan Brown at 360-659-2022.

Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day is May 18. The Take-a-vet-to-lunch program encourages people to take a vet from any and all branches of service to lunch. Service clubs are encouraged to ask a few vets to the May meetings.

Volunteer Session

A free information session to review the wonderful volunteer opportunities at Providence Hospice and Home Care is scheduled for Wednesday, May 21, 6-8 p.m. in downtown Everett. To register and to get driving/parking information call 425-261-4815 by May 19.

First aid class

This course will cover pediatric and adult first aid, initial assessment, barriers to contamination, bleeding, shock, injury assessments. Certified Instructor. Renew certification or become First Aid Certified. OSHA, WISHA, L&I, and DSHS approved. Ages 12 and older. Instructor is Sheila Davis, Bee Safe Education and Training, class at the Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, May 19, 6 - 9 p.m., fee $25.

CPR class

This course teaches the chain of survival, activation of 911, emergency response, airway obstruction and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The class also discusses childhood injury prevention and information on adult heart attacks and strokes. AED discussion. Renew your existing certification or become CPR Certified. OSHA, WISHA, L&I and DSHS approved. Ages 12 and older. Instructor is Sheila Davis, Bee Safe Education and Training, class at the Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, May 20, 6 - 8:30 p.m., fee $25.

Joel Thaut open house

Granite Falls School District Superintendent Joel Thaut retires June 30 with 31 years in public education. An open house will be held

May 20, 4-6 p.m., in the Granite Falls Middle School commons located at 205 N. Alder Ave in Granite Falls. The event will be an opportunity for the entire community, and for current and past parents, students and colleagues, to stop by and wish Joel well in his retirement.

Fair Housing Laws

Free public seminars on Landlord-Tenant and Fair Housing Laws, held in Everett, Lynnwood and Marysville on May 21-22 and June 5, respectively, provide valuable information on laws related to renting and selling housing for landlords, tenants and property managers.Sponsored by the Snohomish County-Camano Association of Realtors, Snohomish County Apartment Operators Association, Volunteers of America - Dispute Resolution Center, Snohomish County and the City of Everett.


Salsa Classes

Exciting and energetic dance class for individuals, couples and families. Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville, 360-363-8450. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. May 22 - June 12, $40 a session.

Beginning calligraphy

Learn the art of beautiful handwriting, master the Humanistic Hand, upper and lower case alphabet, spacing formulas, pen plays and culminate in beautiful calligraphy projects. Purchase supplies at any art store. Felt tip brands like Sanford or Pigma Calligraphy Pens are best; also bring smooth surface paper (typing etc). Other materials provided. Ages 11 through adult. Instructor Pam Koons, 30 years experience, Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, Thursdays, May 22 and 29, June 5, 12 and 19, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., $54.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on the Friday evenings of May 23, at the old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St., Arlington. At 5 p.m. Celtic jam; 6 p.m., workshop; 7 p.m., circle jam. Music, jamming and snacks throughout the evening. Free family entertainment; listeners and acoustic musicians of all ages (and their instruments) welcome. Contact Noel Lareau, 360-691-5907 or

Remember Me

Plant a beautiful container in honor of Memorial Day. This is a great tradition to start with the kids. Saturday, May 24, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. Cost is $15 per person. Call to register at 425-334-2002. Visit

Goodwill Job Training

Currently enrolling for Marysville Goodwill's Job Training and Education Programs, May 27 to July 17. Free classes teach valuable skills in retail, computers and English. Contact Gusti Clark, Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Program Specialist, at 360-657-4058 or gusti.clark@

Rubber stamps

Learn tips and techniques associated with rubber-stamping, create beautiful cards, mini albums and a variety of other terrific projects. Fun and supplies included. Instructor Carol Wilson, call 360-435-5056, class is at the Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington,

May 27, 6 -9 p.m., $23.

Blood Drives

Puget Sound Blood Center will hold the following blood drives for Western Washington Hospitals. Call 1-800-398-7888.

• May 27, Stanwood QFC, 27008 92nd Ave. NW, noon to 6 p.m.

• May 30, Marysville, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mountain View High School, 4317 76th Street NE.

• June 2, Tulalip, Marysville Arts and Technology High School, 7204 27th Ave. NE,

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Marysville LeTip

LeTip of Marysville Morning Business Networking Mixer is Thursday, May 29, 7 – 8:30 a.m., at the Allen Creek Community Church Auditorium, 7314 44th Avenue NE, Marysville. The Business Community is encouraged to come for a free breakfast. Bring canned food items at the door to be donated to the Marysville Food Bank. Contact Kemra Catledge of Select Mortgage USA at 360-658-8999.

DECA Golf Tourney

WHAAM (With Help All Achieve More) with support from Marysville Pilchuck High School DECA hosts a Golf Tournament and Dinner/Auction on Saturday, May 31, at Glenn Eagle Golf Course to benefit the Life-Skills (special needs) programs Christmas Party and Zoo trip. It will consist of a day of golf, catered prime rib dinner, and a silent/live auction. Contact Frankie Nelson at 425-314-6420.

Babysitting basics

This instructional course is geared for youth, ages 10-14 that would like to receive babysitting certification. Offered by Campfire, but open to all. Learn how to feed and diaper infants and toddlers, handle children's bed and bath routines, set limits and handle troublesome behaviors, prevent accidents and respond to emergencies. Participants must attend both days to receive certification. Bring sack lunch or snack. class at the Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, Saturdays, May 31 and June 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., fee $30.

Volunteer training

Adults living in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and adult family homes throughout Snohomish County are in need of a volunteer ombudsman, who can serve as an advocate, educator, investigator and problem solver on their behalf. The Snohomish County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program offers a four-day training session June 4, 6, 10 and 12. Volunteers must be present each day and once certified, are asked to help four hours a week at an assigned long-term care facility. The Snohomish County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is part of a statewide program and protects the rights of residents of long-term care facilities (adult family homes, boarding homes and nursing homes) and empowers residents and their families to advocate for high-quality and compassionate care. Contact Michal Glauner at 425-388-7393 or

Kickball for adults

Registration begins in May; games are in June and July. Bring back the joys of childhood. Round up friends and co-workers and hit up the field this summer with the Marysville Parks and Recreation Kickball League. The season will consist of a six game regular season and a single elimination tournament. All 55 minute or seven-inning games will be played at the M-PHS Softball Fields. Participants must be 16 years and older. For more information please contact Marysville Parks and Recreation 360-363-8400.

Ombudsman Training

Vulnerable adults living in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and adult family homes throughout Snohomish County are in need of community help. The Snohomish County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program will offer a four-day training session on June 4, 6, 10 and 12, for new volunteer ombudsman. Once certified, volunteers are asked to spend an average of four hours a week on their ombudsmen duties. Expenses such as mileage are reimbursable. For more information, contact Michal Glauner at 425-388-7393 or

YWCA's Pathways to Work

Employment Support Class for Women. For individuals who spent at least 10 years as a homemaker and who needs to re-enter the workforce because of divorce, separation, death or disability of a spouse, or loss of welfare? If so, find tools and support, at no cost, in workshops presented by the Displaced Homemaker Center from Pathways for Women YWCA. The next workshop will be held at the Marysville – Cascade Community Room, 815 State Avenue, Marysville from June 11 – 24 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 425-258-2766 ext. 226.

Annie at the PAC

Annie presented by Majestic Harmonies and The Stanwood Community and Senior Center. Tickets now available at 629-7403 or 7430 276th Street NW, Stanwood for Friday, June 20, 7 p.m.; Saturday, June 21, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, June 22, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Visit

Daughters of Norway

Thelma Lodge No. 26, is observing their 100th Anniversary with a special luncheon/ceremony in May. Thelma Lodge has been a vital part of Everett's history for the past century. Two 50 year members will be present, as well as dignitaries from Daughters of Norway International, the Governor's office and the Everett Mayor's office. The next regular meeting of Thelma Lodge No. 26, is Saturday, June 21, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Church, 2005 Colby, Everett. The program by Karen Pauley will be about Scandinavian music. Guests are welcome. Membership is open to women over age 13 of Scandinavian descent. There are no meetings in July and August.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on the Friday evenings of June 13 and 27, at the old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St., Arlington. At 5 p.m. Celtic jam; 6 p.m., workshop; 7 p.m., circle jam. Music, jamming and snacks throughout the evening. Free family entertainment; listeners and acoustic musicians of all ages (and their instruments) welcome. Contact Noel Lareau, 360-691-5907 or

Eagles motorcyclist

Eagles motorcyclist fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful Northwest, make new friends and have prayer support. June 28, July 26, August 23, Sept 6, Oct 18. Meet at 9 a.m. behind Marysville First Assembly of God. Ride leaves at 9:15 a.m. May 10, after the ride join Christian Motorcyclist Association for the annual "Bike Blessing" and BBQ hamburgers in Stanwood. Call 425-931-2230.


From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 12, at the Totem Middle School 's Asbery Field, 1605 Seventh Street. Sponsored by the Marysville Dog Owners Group (M-DOG) with assistance from Marysville Parks and Recreation. Admission is free. Donations greatly welcomed, with proceeds used to support development of the city's first off-leash dog park and to support M-DOG in its endeavor to advocate on behalf of dog owners and pet-related issues. Dozens of pet vendor booths, regional flying disc championships, Flyball demonstrations, Emerald City K-9 Freestyle Dog Dancing demonstrations and many fun "best in show" contests round out a great day for dogs and their owners. Vendor forms, booth prices and general event information are available on the new Poochapalooza website at Contact Buell at 360-651-0633 or

1978 M-PHS Reunion

1978 M-PHS Class Reunion will be Saturday, July 26. Contact Karen Ostergaard Barhanovich at or 452-252-7852.

Track and Field

Thursday evenings, July 24 and 31 and Aug. 7 and 14 at M-PHS Stadium. Fun for the entire family. Marysville Parks and Recreation is proud to present the All-Comers Track and Field Meet. Participants of all ages can lace up their running shoes and come out for a good time. Field events include long jump, standing long jump, softball throw, shot put and high jump. The running events are 50m hurdles, 100m hurdles, 110m hurdles, 50m, 100m, 800m, joggers mile, 200m, 400m, 1600m and a 400m relay. All events are broken into age divisions. Participants may enter an unlimited number of events, unless otherwise noted by age or height restrictions. To would like to volunteer, please call 360-363-8403. Participants may register at the event.

HomeGrown vendors

Downtown Marysville's 23rd HomeGrown Festival is now accepting applications for vendors of homegrown or quality handmade items and artwork. The Festival will be Aug. 8 - 9, on Third Street. For information or applications, email, HomeGrown in the subject line or call Mary at 360-659-4997. HomeGrown is sponsored by the Downtown Marysville Merchants Association.

M-PHS Reunion

Marysville High School Class of 1958 50th Reunion is Aug. 23 - 24, contact Paul and Phyllis McCoy 360-652-9039. They still require help locating classmates.

North Sound Memory Walk

Saturday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to noon at Mount Vernon's Skaggit Transit Station, 105 E Kincaid Street. Join the fight against Alzheimer's. All ages are welcome in this 3- or 1.2-mile walk through the streets of Mount Vernon. Memory Walk will feature a live band, food, prizes and more. Visit or contact, for more information.



Snohomish County Museum and Historical Association, 1913 Hewett Ave., Everett. Regular museum hours, 1 - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. For more information 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.; Fridays until 9 p.m. for Friday Night Live May 9, Passport Adventures.

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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