Arts and Entertainment

CommunitY Calendar CENTERS

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THIS WEEK

Beginning calligraphy

Learn the art of beautiful handwriting. Purchase supplies at any art store. Felt tip brands like Sanford or Pigma Calligraphy Pens are best; also bring smooth surface paper (typing etc). 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 29, June 5, 12 and 19, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., $54.

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 gets a free breakfast. Bring canned food items at the door to be donated to the Marysville Food Bank. Contact Kemra Catledge at 360-658-8999.

Third Street Open House

The Marysville Historical Society and Granite Works, Inc., 1508 Third Street, suites A and B, host a joint open house Friday, May 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Refreshments, hotdogs, pop and water, coffee and cookies. Raffle. Contact 360-659-3090.

Blood Drives

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

• 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.

Living Wreaths

Plant a wreath ring with colorful annuals for summer-long blooms. Register now. Saturday, May 31, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. $30. Register at 425-334-2002. Visit www.sunnysidenursery.net.

Babysitting basics

This instructional course is for ages 10-14, 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. 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.

BBQ and Float Social

Whitehorse Community Center is having an old fashioned BBQ and root beer float social and silent auction fundraiser from 5 - 8 p.m. Saturday, May 31. Proceeds for new windows to replace the old single-pane windows. The community center is owned by Fire District No. 24 and provides space for meetings, social events, trainings and an emergency shelter. Contact Val Smith at vsmith@glacierview.net or 360-436-1780.

M-PHS Golf Tournament

The Tomahawk booster club golf tournament is Saturday, June 14, Cedarcrest Golf Course, Marysville. The scramble event has a 2 p.m. shotgun start with a putting contest at 1:15 p.m. $85 per person, includes golf cart, lunch. Register by June 1. Proceeds benefit M-PHS athletics programs. Contact Jaci Legore Hodgins at 425-346-8953.

M-PHS Baccalaureate

The 2008 Baccalaureate Service, a non-denominational religious service to honor graduating seniors, will be held on Sunday, June 3, 3 p.m., at the M-PHS auditorium and is open to the public. Attending seniors are asked to wear their cap and gown. Sponsored by the Parents of Class 2008.

Yin yoga workshop

A quiet, personal practice to help the nadis, or energy channels of the body to open, becoming more alive and healthy and help with stiffness and soreness. Postures are gentle floor poses. Instructors, Shelley Milka and Kara Keating, location Movement Arts Studio, 3502 204th St NE Arlington, Tuesdays , June 3 - July 8, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., $95. Register at 360-403-3448.

Legacy Genealogy Group

The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society and Library, 135 N. Olympic Ave. in Arlington, is starting a Legacy Family Tree User Group from 1 - 3 p.m., June 3. Meetings will continue to be held on the first and third Tuesday afternoons at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Free. The group leader, Mary Buzzell, will start with the Video Training Series that takes the genealogist from step one to a finished family history. Legacy is fun to use and takes the mystery out of creating a computerized family history.

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. Contact Michal Glauner at 425-388-7393 or michal.glauner@co.snohomish.wa.us.

Kickball for adults

Registration begins in May; games are in June and July. Round up friends and co-workers (16 years and older) and hit up the field this summer with the Marysville Parks and Recreation Kickball League. Contact Marysville Parks and Recreation at 360-363-8400.

Summer classes for kids

Offered at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center. Artistic Inventions beginning June 2, 4 - 5:30 p.m., register at autumn_winds2@yahoo.com; Clay Sculpture beginning June 6, 4 - 6 p.m.; $40 six weeks; and Crafts begin July 16, 2 - 3:30 p.m.; $40, six weeks. Register at c.wilcox@stanwoodseniorcenter.org or 629-7403 ext. 116

Festival of Trees

Area businesses and community organizations are invited to sponsor a tree for the Festival of Trees, Dec. 5 and 6 at Stanwood's Tazer Valley Farm, located at 7314 300th Street NW. Purchase an artificial tree and decorate it then auction it off. Visit www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org for entry form or call Terri Riffle at 629-7403 ext. 114. Entries due by June 2.

Potty Training help

Potty Rockers Potty Training. Hands-on, one-hour, creatively fun classes for parents and toddlers (1-4 years) at Marysville Performing Arts Center. Pee Wees session, girls June 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 - 10 a.m. and boys 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Graduates session, girls June 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 9 - 10 a.m. and boys: 10 - 11 a.m. Register now at www.PottyRockers.com/pamkoons. Call 360-652-3579.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Rotary Auction

The Stanwood Camano Rotary Club's auction is Saturday, June 7, at the Camano Senior and Community Center at 5 p.m. Tickets $50. Proceeds support community service projects. Contact www.StanwoodRotary.org, or 360-722-7811

Poker Bike Run

Angel of the Winds Poker Run, Sunday, June 8, all bikes welcome. Portion of the proceeds to benefit Burned Children Recovery Foundation and Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. $10 per hand. Start: Sound Harley-Davidson-Smokey Point. Registration 10 a.m. to noon. Contact www.StanwoodRotary.org or 360-722-7811.

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. Workshops 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, June 11 – 24, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 425-258-2766 ext. 226.

Investment Seminar

Heather Hafner, the local Edward Jones investment representative, will host a free satelight boradcast "Plan, protect, prevent," at 9 a.m., June 13, at 20265 74th St. NE, Suite 107, Arlington.

The seminar is on how to avoid being a victim of fraud. While the seminar is free, seating is limited. For reservations, Call Heather Hafner at 360-435-5268.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on Friday evenings, 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 Noelula@aol.com.

Health screening

Arlington United Church is hosting a Life Line Screening on Monday, June 16, offering ultrasound tests for stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease, osteoporosis, atrial fibrillation, glucose and cholesterol levels. $35-$45 individually, Package of four screenings, $139 or seven priced at $199. Call 1-800-643-6075 to pre-register.

La-De-Biz

For women in any kind of business from small home-based businesses to corporate executives. Free. La-De-Biz networking really works. Share tips, leads and encouragement. For information or to RSVP contact Jyl P. Westbrook at fishwash@tgi.net or 425-231-5246. 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.

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 www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org

Daughters of Norway

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.

Berry Fest

Don't miss the Last "PigOut" at Biringer's Spencer Island Farm, Hwy 529 between Everett and Marysville, June 21 - 22; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate 60 years of pickin' and eatin' those sweet and juicy strawberries Activities: hog calling, goat climb, animals, pony rides, fishing, kites, puppets, face paint, giant strawberry and trolley rides, slide mountain, inflatables, Ft. Coyote, horse swings, mini-tractors, Navy flag ceremonies, pig butt bowling, slurp 'n burp strawberry eatin' contest (fundraiser for firefighter, Steve Goforth), outdoor BBQ, corn on the cob, espresso, kettle corn, pig trough strawberry shortcake. Free admission, free fishing, food and fun reasonably priced.

Basic drawing

For students who love to draw and need to learn the basics. Have fun learning to recognize the elements of shape and design using a variety of drawing techniques. Learn to draw people, animals, objects, develop a good sense of proportion. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, Arlington High School Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room (right of main entrance) 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., June 23 - 25, Grades K - 2, 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55. Register at 360-403-3448.

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.

Children's basic painting

Design a color wheel and explore painting with acrylic paints and watercolors. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., June 30 - July 2, Grades K - 2 are 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5 are 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55. Register at 360-403-3448.

Skyhawks mini-hawk

Mini-Hawk programs help children 4 - 7 explore sports in a day-program setting. There is no pressure, just lots of fun. Programs are designed to motivate children to be active and healthy while giving them the fundamental skill sets needed to succeed and grow in whichever sport they choose. All participant receive a t-shirt and merit award. Bring baseball glove, shin guards, appropriate clothing, tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle and two snacks. Visit www.skyhawks.com. Quake Park, 18501 59th Ave NE, Arlington, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. - noon, $109. Register at 360-403-3448.

Skyhawks multi-sport

Multi-Sport programs are designed for the all-around player aged 7 - 14, interested in sports and teaches the fundamentals of several sports in an enriching and enjoyable atmosphere. Programs are designed to motivate children to be active and healthy while giving them the fundamental skill sets needed to succeed and grow in whichever sport they choose. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. Bring baseball glove, shin guards, appropriate clothing, tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle, lunch and snack. Visit www.skyhawks.com. Pioneer Elementary School, 8213 Eaglefield Drive, Arlington, July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., $121, Register at 360-403-3448.

Cartooning / animation

Have fun drawing and doodling. Originate, satirize, caricature and learn an entertaining art form. Discover how to put together a comic strip. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 7 - 9, Grades K - 2, 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55 Register at 360-403-3448.

Poochapalooza

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. Free. Donations greatly welcomed, with proceeds used to support development of the city's first off-leash dog park and to support M-DOG. 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. Vendor forms, booth prices and general event information available at http://poochapalooza.org. Contact Buell at 360-651-0633 or labuell@verizon.net.

Pastel techniques

Pastels are unique in the way they combine painting and drawing. Learn how to mix and blend colors using various techniques and textures. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 14 - 16, Grades K - 2, 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55, Register at 360-403-3448.

Mix-media art for kids

Use colored pencil, chalk and pen to expand drawing skills with projects that are more complex. Gain confidence in realistic drawing and design while developing style and creativity. Bring a No. 2 pencil and an 11 x 14 drawing pad. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 21 - 23, Grades K - 2 , 9 - 11 a.m., Grades 3 - 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $55. Register at 360-403-3448.

Skyhawks tennis

Skyhawks Tennis provides the beginning skills needed. Learn proper techniques for grip, footwork, ground strokes, volleys, overheads and serving. All participants will receive a t-shirt and merit award. Bring tennis racket, appropriate clothing, tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle and two snacks. Visit www.skyhawks.com. Ages 7 - 14, Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 21 - 25, 9 a.m. - noon, $109. Register at 360-403-3448.

1978 M-PHS Reunion

1978 M-PHS Class Reunion will be Saturday, July 26. Contact Karen Ostergaard Barhanovich at fourossy@yahoo.com 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. To volunteer, please call 360-363-8403.

Tiger Kids martial arts camp

A week of fun and fitness. An additional goal of this program is to improve your child's self-confidence and respect for others. Five years and up. Includes a camp t-shirt. The instructor is certified and accredited 8th Degree Master Level, National and International Champion, Mitch Mayberry.

July 28 – Aug. 1, 9:15 - 10:30 a.m., $70.00. Register at 360-403-3448.

Glass art for teens

Designed for middle school students. Covers various types of glass art and offers practical tips for using glass to it's fullest potential. Explore techniques to capture color and design and make a suncatcher or two; learn to cut, foil and solder glass. Instructor Bev Schatz, AHS Art Teacher, Arlington High School Art Room, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., July 28 - 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $65. Register at 360-403-3448.

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 bookworks@verizon.net, 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 http://2008NorthSound.kintera.org/alzwa or contact Melissa.soules@alz.org, for more information.

OUTINGS/ADVENTURES

Museums

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.

Libraries

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

COMMUNITY/SENIOR

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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