Arts and Entertainment



•The Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center, part of Marysville Parks and Recreation, is looking for volunteers to assist with their senior citizen BBQ, Wednesday, Aug. 13; 70-100 volunteers needed between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Serve food and coffee, help with set-up and clean up. Contact Maryke Burgess, KBSCC Manager at 360-363-8450.

•Vendors needed for the Craft Show at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center Saturday, July 26 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables are $15. Call Terri, 629-7403 ext. 114.

• The Marysville Police Department needs seniors in its Seniors Against Crime program. Volunteers 55 and older get First Aid and CPR training and learn how to use the police radio. Volunteers must pass a background check and be able to physically perform the duties as required. Call John McAlpine, RSVP Coordinator, 425-257-2111 ext. 3374 or email

• The Equine Rescue Association in Marysville is urgently seeking help with feed costs; they are stretched too thin for their 29 horses. For questions about donations contact or 360-658-5494.

• The Marysville Community Food Bank is in need of volunteers. One hour or two; some needs are Thursday and Fridays, 8-11 a.m., strong backs to help unload trucks; Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8-11 a.m., drivers of vans or pick ups to go to local stores to pick up donations (mileage is reimbursed); Wednesday afternoon cleaning (mopping the floor, vacuuming; paid service or volunteers do it); help with data entry on the computer. Call Joyce at 360-658-1054.


• Volunteers with interest in music and/or the arts wanted. Be a visiting musician at Village Community Services' weekly 'Friday Music' jam session, facilitate an arts and craft project or mentor a musician who has a disability. To volunteer or for information about the Village Music and Arts program contact Michelle at 360-653-7752 ext. 14.

• Volunteers needed at Arlington Kids' Kloset (Old Arlington High School) supplies local children with two wardrobes a year (fall and summer), along with new shoes, socks, underwear, personal products and school supplies. Give one or two hours a week on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Help is needed sorting, washing, displaying shelves, office work and fundraising, some can be done at home, like laundry or mending. Contact 360-435-4875.

• Purrfect Pals, a no-kill cat shelter based in Arlington, adopts out 2,000+ cats each year. For more information,, email Kathy at, or call her at 360-618-0417.

• Stillaguamish Senior Center needs volunteers for bingo on Tuesdays and Fridays and van drivers for special events and to deliver food for the food bank Mondays. Call Karen at 360-653-4551 ext. 228.

• Arlington Food Bank needs drivers once a week and people to hand out food on Tuesdays and Fridays, 6 - 7 p.m. Call 360-435-1631 or stop by 127 1/2 W. Cox, Fridays, 1 - 2 p.m. and Tuesdays, 6 - 7 p.m.

• Sarvey Wildlife Rescue needs volunteers over age 14 to help care for injured animals. For information or call 360-435-4817.

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