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Baseball tryouts

The Marysville Outlaws U-18 baseball team try outs continue Aug. 13 – 14, 6 p.m., M-PHS. Call Gig Larsen 425-501-6817.

Global Day

Global Day features international crafts, food and music, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Aug. 13, the Snohomish County campus Music by Los Flacos and the Na Mea Hula O Ka Mana’O’I’O dancers perform historic Hawaiian steps. Arts, crafts and food. Wendy Becker, at 425-339-3186 or

Music in the park

Thursdays in August at 6:30 p.m., at Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Avenue, Arlington.

• Aug. 14, Straight On, rock and roll heart tribute band.

• Aug. 21, Peter Frothingham, country music.

• Aug. 28, North Cascades Concert Band.

Investment Seminar

Heather Hafner, a local Edward Jones investment representative, will host a free satellite broadcast “The power of perseverance,” featuring 1983 Olympic and four time world ice skating champion Mark Hamilton, at 9 a.m., Aug. 15, at 20265 74th St. NE, Suite 107, Arlington. Call Heather Hafner at 360-435-5268.

Sustaining living rivers

Learn the biological effects of human development around streams from Dr. James Karr. Use underwater insects as a biological monitoring tool. Friday, Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Adopt-A-Stream Foundation’s NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208; $45 members/$50 non-members, includes lunch. Registrater, 425-316-8592 or, WSTA approved, 8 teacher clock hours.

Garage Sale

The youth of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Marysville’s Garage Sale, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15 – 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the church gym, 7215 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. Saturday Car Wash and a Buck-A-Bag Sale, 3-4 p.m.

Free Red Cross CPR Course

The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross’s free CPR training, the Lynnwood Convention Center, Saturday, Aug. 16, at 8 and 10 a.m. Call 425-740-2344 or email CPR Minimum age is 11. Event sponsored by Group Health, St. Joseph Hospital (PeaceHealth) and the Lynnwood Convention Center.

Wetland Wigglers

This program introduces the connections between healthy watersheds, wetlands, wildlife, fish and aquatic insects. View living critters from the resident pond and learn about their cycles and habitats. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1-3 p.m., $5 members / $7 non-members, includes lunch. Registration required. Call 425-316-8592 or email Foundation’s NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208; WSTA (2 teacher clock hours)

CORE Teen Seminar

Saturday to Tuesday, Aug. 16 – 19, Everett Events Center. A great opportunity to reconnect to your core values, with a focus is on courage, ownership, respect and empowerment.; e-mail us at or call 425-397-6872.

Sarvey Bald Eagle

Sarvey’ Wildlife’s Jeff Guidrey and Freedom, the Bald Eagle, will be a part of a Birds of Prey education presentation at a benefit art show for Sarvey, Sunday, Aug. 17, 1-4 p.m., a Kirsten Gallery, 532 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle. Photo by Ken Lubas. Call Jeff at 206-633-1774, ext. 126.

Volunteers Session

A free information session to review the wonderful volunteer opportunities at Providence Hospice and Home Care is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2-4 p.m., Everett. To register and to get driving/parking information call 425-261-4815 by Aug. 18.

Celebration for Fire Heroes

The Lakewood School District in conjunction with the Marysville Fired District will be honoring the community members who assisted in containing the July 23 fire at Lakewood Elementary School. A recognition celebration is scheduled for Aug. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the Lakewood High School Commons and the public is welcome.

Rediscovery/as if the earth matters

This workshop offers educators a rare opportunity to fully immerse themselves in experiential learning skills, to develop keener insights into cross-cultural understanding and to discover new ways to bring environmental concepts and lessons into the classroom. Instructor Thom Henley will draw from his extensive travel experiences and 25 years of working with youth to provide an indoor/outdoor workshop that is both insightful and stimulating. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 20-21, Adopt-A-Stream Foundation’s NW Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th Street SE, Everett, ( $150 (includes lunch).

M-PHS 1983 Reunion

Marysville Pillchuck High School’s Class of 1983’s 25th Reunion will be Aug. 22 and 23 at the Tulalip Resort. Contact Brian Roberts at 253-677-3776.

Old Time Fiddlers

The Old Time Fiddlers meets on Friday evening, Aug. 22, 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

Summer Jam Sessions

Youth and adults of all abilities are invited to Village Music and Art’s Friday Music jam sessions featuring live music by Jon Dalgarn and Voices of the Village. Bring your own instrument or use ours. Jam sessions are every Friday, 1 – 3 p.m., at 338 North McLeod, Arlington. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Supported, in part, by grants from the Washington State Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fred Meyer Foundation. Contact Michelle at 360-653-7752 ext. 14.

Summer trips

Kids outings every Thursday. Shuttle leaves the Stanwood Community Senior Center all summer; Birch Bay Waterslides, Mad Dawg Paintball, Jetty Island, rockwall climbing and more. Call Colleen Wilcox at 629-7403 ext. 116

Horse Country Farm

Be a working student at Horse Country Farm. Four lessons and a trail ride each month with three hours work each week, is only $69 a month. For riders 11 and older, for a month, all year, or forever. Western Riding Lessons, Girl Scout Badge Programs, Guided Family Trail Rides, Pony Rides for Little Folks, Spring and Summer Day Camps. Monthly lease activities include gaming and drill Visitor Tuesday – Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays. Call 360-691-7509 or 425-335-4773. Website

Quilter’s update

Camano Island Quilter’s a.m. group will not be meeting until September. The p.m. meeting will be at Jo Hagloch’s home. Call Jo at 360-657-0163 for directions or Kandi at Granny’s 360-629-3947.

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 Call 425-740-2324.

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