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Music Fest
Garden City Grange will hold a Music Fest at the Grange Hall on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. featuring Collette Anderson and Marcia Kester. It is a fundraiser— admission is free but donations will be accepted to help support community service projects.
The grange is at 800 Second Street in Snohomish.

Ghosts of Snohomish tours
There will be two Ghosts of Snohomish tours walking down First Street this year, and they will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The tour is about one hour long. Tickets are $10 each. Hear the favorite ghost stories of Historic
Snohomish District.
Tour is suitable for all ages. Meet at the Katlin Building, 122 Ave. A.
Go to www.ghostsofsnohomish.com to buy tickets for the tour, or call Deverie at 206-920-2898.

Architect slideshow
See a slideshow story of early architect J.S. White’s masterpiece at 924 1st Street that was misidentified for 40 years. This free event will be Saturday, Oct. 21 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Bauer Funeral Chapel, 701 1st Street, Snohomish. It’s hosted by Warner Blake, who has become an expert on J.S. White and co-wrote a recent book on the subject. The book will be available for purchase.
Blake will be at The Repp at 924 First St. following the presentation.
The event is near the anniversary of White’s death on Oct. 22, 1920.

Drug Take Back
Oct. 28 is National Drug Take Back Day. In conjunction, the Snohomish Senior
Center will host its own Community event on Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing per-scription drugs, while also educating the general public about medications and the potential for abuse.
The senior center is located at 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish.

Candidate Q&A with Jim Kamp
Grill a mayoral candidate at a community forum for Monroe residents. Jim Kamp confirmed he will be there.
The forum will be Saturday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Paula’s Wine Knot, 19829 168th St. SE, Monroe.
The public will be able to ask questions openly.

KSER Voice of the Community Awards
Join the KSER 90.7FM Foundation in celebrating the distinguished individuals who have helped make a difference in the community.
The event is free and will be on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Tulalip Resort Casino’s
Orca Ballroom, 10200 Quil Ceda Boulevard, Tulalip.
Reserve a spot by emailing rsvp@kser.org

John Kartak meet and greet
Meet mayoral candidate John Kartak and ask him anything on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Piccadilly Circus Pub, 1104 First Street in Snohomish.
For questions, call Piccadilly at 360-568-8212.

Girl Scout Holiday Craft Fair
Girl Scout Troop 41007 will host a Holiday Craft Fair, Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 330 Union Ave. in Snohomish.
For more information visit www.GsHolidayCraftFair.weebly.com

In the Mood
Sky Performing Arts is partnering with the Wounded Warrior Project to bring the popular show In the Mood - The Victory Tour. Shows are on Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. at the East County Senior, 276 Sky River
Parkway, Monroe; on Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth Street, Snohomish and on Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave, Everett.
Tickets are $16 adults, $14 seniors and students and active military.

Friday Night Bingo
Everyone’s invited to a fun evening of Bingo every Friday at East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe.
Early Bird Games, 12 Game Packs and Special Packs. Cash payouts on games from $20 to $100. Progressive Payouts up to $1,199. Pull tabs, too!

Q-Tip art exhibit
A new art exhibit by “Q-Tip Artist” Heidi Barnett of Edmonds is on display in the lobby of the county’s Robert J. Drewel administration building through the end of the year. 
The artist describes her work as “organic pointillism” to create paintings by experimenting with palette knives, fingers, and a variety of eclectic tools — including Q-tips — to apply paint to her canvases. More of her work can be seen by visiting her website at   Heidibarnettart.com.
The Robert J. Drewel Building is located in downtown Everett at 3000 Rockefeller and Wall. The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular business hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Museum of Flight
Travel back in time to visit heroes and their planes from WW I and II at the Museum of Flight on Nov. 4. Learn the personal stories of real fighters as a knowledgeable guide leads the tour through the J. Elroy McCaw Personal Courage Wing. Also visit the museum’s world-class collection, including the famous Blackbird, the only remaining Boeing 80A, and the Aerocar III. Eat lunch at the 85C Bakery in Tukwila. Trip fee is $49, call Everett Parks and Recreation at 425-257-8300 ext. 2 with code # 94635.

Opioid Awareness
Experts will discuss the opioid epidemic, what you need to know and things that you can do to help at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave. in Everett, on Oct. 20 at 10:45 a.m.

Al-anon, Alateen meetings
Al-anon and Alateen is a support group for friends and families who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.
Meetings in Snohomish are held Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. at Christ the King Church, 1305 Pine Ave.; Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 913 Second St., and Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. at the Snohomish Alano Club, 625 Ford Ave.
For more information and a list of local meetings go to www.dist23.org or call 425-348-7828.


Line Dancing
In addition to traditional country line dancing, you will learn Latin dances and the waltz. This is a beginning dance class, no partner required. This class is held Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. Free to members, $2 per class for non-members. For more information call 360-794-6359.

Open mic
Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater is pleased to partner with the Seattle Classical Guitar Society to host a new open mic for classical guitarists in Snohomish County and other communities as well. 
The event will occur the fourth Sunday of each month, from 6-8 p.m. at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th Street, Snohomish (corner of Fourth and Avenue D).  All levels welcome.
Suggested donation is $3. For more information, contact Tom Berghan at  Romantic-GTR@comcast.net

Hunter sight-in opportunities
Hunter sight-in days will be available in September and early October at the private Seattle Rifle and Pistol range in Machias (between Lake Stevens and Snohomish). Visit the club’s web site www.seattlerifle.org for dates, times, driving directions and other info.

Community Breakfast
The Snohomish Senior Center hosts a Community Breakfast the first Saturday of each month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Come have a delicious breakfast of biscuits and
gravy, pancakes or French toast, ham or sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, tea and coffee. Everyone is welcome and the cost is only $5 for adults and $3 for children under age 10. The Center is located at 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish.

Explore your family tree
There are many reasons to build a family tree: to explore your family history, have a living connection to the past, trace and find your origins and roots, or leave a legacy to those who follow.
Lynda Hamilton is a family tree researcher for the Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness Project, those volunteers donate their time to free genealogy. Hamilton will research Snohomish Senior Center members’ individual family trees or provide one-on-one instruction or assistance for those who would prefer to do the on-line research themselves.
Stop by the senior center on Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m. The center is located at 506 Fourth St.

Monroe Mobility Lifeline
Do you need a ride? Are you over 60 years of age? The East County Senior Center offers transportation every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will pick you up in Monroe and take you to the store, to the Senior Center, to your physician, etc – as long as it’s in Monroe.
Please call 360-794-6359 for more information.

Friday Night Bingo
Everyone’s invited to a fun evening of Bingo every Friday at East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe.
Early Bird Games, 12 Game Packs and Special Packs. Cash payouts on games from $20 to $100. Progressive Payouts up to $1,199. Pull tabs, too!

Line Dancing
In addition to traditional country line dancing, you will learn Latin dances and the waltz. This is a beginning dance class, no partner required. This class is held Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. Free to members, $2 per class for non-members. For more information call 360-794-6359.

Free medical equipment
If you need a cane, wheelchair, shower seat or similar medical equipment, a program sponsored by the nonprofit Snohomish Free Evangelical Church, located at 210 Ave. B, offers free used medical equipment to the public and also accepts donations of good used medical equipment.
Call 425-238-8482 or 360-420-4464 to make arrangements to either borrow an item or make a donation.
For a current list of inventory, visit www.snohomishefc.com, click on Ministries and then Parish Nursing.

Weight loss club
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a nonprofit organization about weight loss, meets at 9 a.m. every Monday at First Baptist
Church, 17922 149th Street S.E. in Monroe. For more information, call Ruthie at 360-863-8900.

Musicians wanted
The Monroe Concert Band is looking to fill positions for trombone, oboe, bassoon and percussion players. No auditions required for those with high school level experience. The Concert Band plays a variety of music including classical marches, rock n’ roll and movie-themed music. Please email monroeconcertband@gmail.com

Volunteers needed
Project Harvest of Snohomish County creates equal access to fresh, locally-grown food from farm to food bank. Volunteers are needed for the 2017 season. Please contact saubert@voaww.org for more information or visit voaww.org/projectharvest

Seniors get in free
The Snohomish School District has brought back a free pass that lets seniors 65 and older living within the district boundaries receive complimentary tickets to high school plays and Snohomish ball games.
It’s called the Golden Kla Ha Ya Club, and registration forms are online at the school district’s website, www.sno.wednet.edu
The direct web page file for the registration form is www.sno.wednet.edu/files/3214/6602/3682/Kla-Ha-Ya_Club_Registration.pdf
The gold cards can be picked up at the school district office, 1601 Ave. D.
To use the card for an event, first call the Snohomish High School ticket booth at 360-563-4008 or the Glacier Peak High School ticket booth at 360-563-7504 to have a ticket ready at will call and ensure to bring the card for free entry.
The Snohomish Senior Center also has information, 506 Fourth Street or 360-568-0934.
The school district restarted the program a few months ago as a way to honor seniors.

Free used medical equipment
If you need a cane, wheelchair, shower seat or similar medical equipment, a free resource is available in Snohomish. A program sponsored by the nonprofit Snohomish Free Evangelical Church offers free medical equipment to the general public and also accepts donations of good used medical equipment.
The program asks people to borrow items and return them when done.
Call 425-238-8482 or 360-420-4464 to make arrangements to either borrow an item or make a donation.

Pancake Breakfast
A Pancake Breakfast is the third Saturday of every month at 8 a.m. This has been a tradition at the East County Senior Center for over 40 years. Bring your family, no reservations required. Adults $5, children under 12 years of age are $3.
The Center is located at 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe.

Making Music with Dementia
This program offered by the East County Senior Center on the third Wednesday of each month from 1-2 p.m. is for care receivers and caregivers both! Do you want to get out of the house with your loved one with dementia? This drop in music program is fun for both of you! Hear music you know (some you don’t) and tap to the beat while watching your care receiver open up in new ways because of live music.
The Center is located at 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. 360-764-6359.

Community Breakfast
The Snohomish Senior Center hosts a Community Breakfast the first Saturday of each month from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Come have a delicious breakfast of biscuits & gravy, pancakes or French toast, ham or sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, tea and coffee. Everyone is welcome and the cost is only $5 for adults and $3 for children under age 10. The Center is located at 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish.

Thursday night open mic nights
The Hungry Pelican restaurant holds an open mic night for the public from 6 to 10 p.m. each Thursday.
Jeff Crookall & Friends host Acoustic Open Mic. Participate or simply enjoy the show. This is an all ages event.
The Hungry Pelican is located at 113 Ave. C in Snohomish.

Volunteer opportunities
The Snohomish Senior Center is seeking volunteers for cashiers at Fabulously Frugal Thrift Store, front desk receptionist, shuttle drivers and handymen. For more information please contact Erica at 360-568-0934 or email eowens@snohomishcenter.org.

Writers kickstart group
The Writers Kickstart Group in Snohomish provides help for aspiring writers, any age, any genre. The group meets to share stories, ideas and information at Haggen’s Grocery Café by the fireplace, 1301 Ave. D, Snohomish.
Find the group at www.writerskickstart.com or look for writerskickstart on Facebook.

Story time with Simon
Uppercase Book Shop, now on Second Street in Snohomish, lets young ones sit with Simon Sallee, who is a Certified Pet Partner Therapy Dog. All children are welcome. Story content is gearing toward children four years old and up.
Story Time with Simon meets every Sunday.
Uppercase Bookshop is in the Second Street Cabin on Second Street between avenues A and B.

Toastmasters meetings
The Monroe Toastmasters group can help you develop speaking and leadership skills, ace a job interview and possibly ignite your career!
The Monroe group meets every Thursday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Alfy’s Pizza at 19121 U.S. 2.
For more information, visit www.monroetoastmasters.com

 

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