Briefs (Aug. 4)

Salmon Bake fundraiser at Tulalip

TULALIP – The 2nd annual Salmon Bake Fundraiser to benefit the Hibulb Cultural Center will take place at the center Aug. 18 at 4 p.m.

The event starts with an Open House followed by a social hour with dinner at 6 p.m.

Cost is $50 per person.

Along with dinner, the event includes a silent auction featuring works by Tulalip tribal artists, a sneak peek of an upcoming center exhibition and entertainment.

The event is called, “Share a Night of Tulalip History & Culture.”

Last year about 200 people attended and raised $25,000 for center exhibits and programming.

For details call Mytyl Hernandez at 360-716-2650 or Nicole Sieminski at 360-716-5401.

You can make a donation at or

Springfield headlines River Fest

ARLINGTON – In 1981 it seemed like almost everyone wished they had, “Jessie’s Girl.”

Rick Springfield, who wrote and performed that classic rock song, will be the headliner for the second day of the Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow Aug. 11-12.

Cost is still $10 a carload if you go between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. After that it’s $20 per car.

The annual event is a the Snohomish County River Meadows Park.

The festival features a variety of free activities, including logging shows, Native American dancing, river walks and storytellers. There is also a salmon bake, petting zoo, Fun Zone and Zip Line, some of which charge a fee. There are also dozens and crafts and vendors selling items.

The concerts are free. On Saturday the headliner is Maddie and Tae with Buffy Sainte Marie the opening act.

On Sunday, prior to Springfield going onstage, the opener is Alejandro Escovedo.

For details, go to

National Night Out events all over area

Marysville, Arlington and Tulalip will also have events Aug, 7 as a part of the 35th annual National Night Out Against Crime.

The main gathering in Marysville will be at Jennings Memorial Park from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Police and fire officials will be there along with K9 units. Free hot dogs and popsicles will be available. Smaller neighborhoods events also are planned.

In Arlington, seven neighborhoods are planning events: Country Manor, Crown Ridge, Gleneagle, Haller/Gilman, Haller Park, Highland View Estates, Magnolia Meadows and Kona Crest. Times range from starting as early at 5 p.m. to running to as late as 8:30 p.m. City officials like the mayor, council, police chief and officers, and other city department employees often attend. Tulalip has one planned from 5-7 p.m. at the Youth Center, 6700 Totem Beach Road.

You make it they buy it

MARYSVILLE – If you grow it or make it you can sell it at the 32nd annual Marysville Street Festival Handmade and Homegrown Aug. 10-12 on Third Street downtown.

Organizer Loren Wren expects between 80 to 100 vendors.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

106th Pioneer Picnic

ARLINGTON – The public is invited to attend the 106th annual Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Picnic in Pioneer Hall Aug. 19.

Registration starts at 10 a.m., with a free potluck at 12:30 p.m. Local attendees are asked to bring a favorite dish to share and table service.

The picnic hosted by the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association carries on the annual tradition of settler families gathering to chat about life in the valley, farming, logging and other news of the day.

For details go to or call 360-435-7289.

Red Curtain fundraisers

Red Curtain’s annual fundraising gala is planned for Aug. 25 at the Arts Center.

Titled “Laff ‘n Raffle,” the event will feature stand-up comedians, appetizers, wine and beer, and a chance to win an array of prizes.

Cost is $25 per person.

Prior to that, on Aug. 18, the art center will have a “Red Hot Burlesque” show to raise money for the center’s necessary fire and safety upgrades.

Tickets are $20, $22 at the door.

Call 360-322-7402 to reserve seats for either event.

Library finalists in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – The public will have an opportunity to meet the finalists for the next executive director of Sno-Isle Libraries Aug. 16.

Each finalist will share their views followed by an informal reception where attendees may engage with them.

One of the 90-minute events will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St.

There were 19 applicants. A decision is anticipated late this month.

Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory will retire in early December after more than 33 years with the library district and the past 16 years as executive director. A new executive director is expected to take over following her departure.

Sub shop to open, fundraises for YMCA

MARYSVILLE – Jersey Mike’s Subs will open in Marysville Aug. 8, and franchise owner Tim Trieb will have a fundraiser from through Aug. 12 to support the Marysville YMCA. The restaurant, at 8820 36th Ave. NE, is circulating 10,000 coupons offering a free sub for a minimum $2 contribution to the YMCA. Trieb said the founder of the business, Peter Cancro, “is all about giving back to the community” and “these partnerships allow us to truly become members of our community by allowing us to contribute to the success of our youth and our city.”

The restaurant’s hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, phone 360-691-9197. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s throughout the country have raised more than $34 million for local charities. Started in 1956, Jersey Mike’s now has 1,500 restaurants. For more go to

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