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Clean Everett Day
Clean Everett Day, a spring cleaning event to pick up trash and debris around the city, will be Sunday, June 11 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Community members are encouraged to participate as volunteers in the community-wide effort!
Neighbors are invited to drive through their local community clean-up site to drop off compost materials or trash.
For more information and to sign-up as a volunteer:

Growing tomatoes on the westside
Thursday,  June 8 from 7-9 p.m. at the Snohomish Boys and Girls Club, located at 402 2nd Street, Snohomish. Hear Kate Ryan teach us everything we need to know about growing tomatoes. Topics covered include variety selection, cultural requirements, as well as the major disease and pests affecting this member of the nightshade family. Ryan, a founding member of WSU Snohomish County Growing Groceries program will share what she’s learned in over 30 years of growing and selling vegetables, herbs, flowers, and plants in western Washington. Come a few minutes early and enjoy some snacks, desserts, and beverages.
For those experiencing problems in their orchards, please come early or stay after the speaker and Snohomish County Fruit Society will try to answer any questions you may have (please bring samples or pictures of your issue if possible).
Food trucks in downtown Everett
On Tuesdays throughout the summer, you can find amazing food trucks serving up local favorites at Village Theatre Plaza, 2730 Wetmore Ave., Everett, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. See what’s on the menu each week:
• June 13: Yummy Box
• June 20: Dreamy Drinks
• July 11: Dick’s Drive In Restaurant
• July 18: Yummy Box
• July 25: Paparepas Venezuelan Food

SHS Grad Car Parade
Help send off the 2023 Snohomish High School grads with a big cheer during the grads’ Car Parade Friday, June 9 from 7-8 p.m. The parade begins at Stocker Soccer Fields, up Lincoln to 4th, left on 4th to Ave. A, right on Ave. A to 6th, left on 6th to Ave. C, left on Ave. C to 3rd, right on 3rd to Ave. J, right on Ave. J to 7th, right on 7th to the school parking lot.

Fobes/Swans Trail School Reunion-Potluck
Classmates who went to Fobes School or Swans Trail School are encouraged to come to a reunion and potluck Sunday, June 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at Hill Park on Blackmans Lake in Snohomish.
For more information, call 360-941-3674.

The City of Everett’s annual Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival returns to downtown Everett June 9-11 along Colby Avenue between Everett and Pacific Avenues. The festival opens daily at 10 a.m. and closes Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.

Busy Bee Quilters
Busy Bee Quilters meet the third Thursday at The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 5511 64th St SE, Snohomish during the day from Noon to 3 p.m.; evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 15 will be the Tablerunner Contest! Please visit if you are interested in quilts and quilting and may want to join the group. Any questions, please call Mary at 425-268-1119.

Jimi Hendrix Tribute
Randy Hansen’s Tribute to Jimi Hendrix wth special guest THE WARNING: A Black Sabbath Tribute will be June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Historic Everett Theater. Tickets are $25-$35 and can be purchased at The theater is located at 2911 Colby Ave. in Everett. 425-258-6766.

Shrimping June 9
Shrimping season is open for the Everett area June 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only. Additional dates may be announced later.
There is a maximum of two shrimp pots per person; no more than four per boat.

Compassion Camp
Sign-ups for First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish’s Summer Vacation Bible School are open! Compassion Camp will be June 26-30 and August 14-18 Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to noon (same program offered twice). $25 per child, $75 family rate. This camp is open from age 3 (must be potty trained) to students in the 5th grade. Sign up at

SHS Class of ’65 Reunion
The Snohomish High School Class of 1965’s 58th reunion picnic/potluck will be held Sept. 9 at 11111 100th St. SE in Snohomish (by Stocker Soccer Fields) from noon to 4 p.m. Please bring a folding chair or lawn chair if possible. No pets please.
For questions or to RSVP contact Sharyn (Olson) Cole at 425-239-1495 or; Judy (Williams) Low at 425-359-9843

Nick Dumas in concert
Nick Dumas and Branchline will perform at the Thumbnail Theater June 18 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at or at the door subject to availability. The Theater is located at 1211 Fourth St. in Snohomish. 360-568-9412.

Bike repair clinic
Sharing Wheels, an Everett nonprofit, is providing free bicycle repairs at Bike Clinics at the Evergreen Branch Library on the second Tuesday of the month.
The next one will be Tuesday, June 13 from 3-6 p.m.
Mechanics can also help repair scooters, walkers, and other wheeled mobility devices! No registration required.
The library is at 9512 Evergreen Way.

Everett Pride Block Party
Celebrate Everett Pride with the first annual block party on Saturday, June 17 with music, food, beer garden and more. It will be in downtown Everett from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, see or call 425-330-0683.

Engage Snohomish
Network with fellow businesses at Engage Snohomish! The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at various locations.
For information on June’s networking event, contact

Monroe Farmers Market
The Monroe Farmers Market opened Wednesday, May 31 at the Galaxy Theatres parking lot. Find vendors of all types. The market is every Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. until the end of September.

Flag retirement service
The Monroe Police Department accepts flags that are soiled, torn, worn, or otherwise unable to be displayed. Police front desk personnel will personally accept your retired US flag.
If requested and available, Officer S. Van Eaton can assist in folding the flags to a regulation triangle.
For any questions, please contact the Monroe Police Department at 360-794-6300 or reach out to Officer Van Eaton at The front desk hours are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Blood donations still urgently needed
Blood banks are continuing to ask for the public’s help to ensure local blood doesn’t go short on supply.
To donate:
With the Red Cross: Visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment at its center or find a blood drive near you.
With Bloodworks Northwest, 2703 Oakes Ave., Everett: Same-day appointments are available. Appointments required at or 1-800-398-7888.

Afterschool fun
Drop into the Evergreen Branch library in Everett each Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. to play video and board games, make crafts, hang with friends, and share snacks. For ages 9-18. The library is at 9512 Evergreen Way.

Wednesday Bingo
Bugu Brewing of Monroe does “music bingo” every Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. The music theme of the night varies each week. No cost to play, and open to all ages.
The microbrewery is in the Kelsey Place plaza at 14751 North Kelsey St. in building No. 107. Questions, call 360- 243-3364.

Grief recovery
GRASP, Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing, was created to help provide sources of help, compassion and most of all, understanding for families who have had a loved one die through substance use. This is a peer-led group. The local GRASP group meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 p.m at the Marysville library room, 6120 Grove St, Marysville. For more information please contact Cathy 425-344-3520.

Mobility transportation
The Monroe Community Senior Center offers transportation every Thursday. They will pick you up in Monroe and take you shopping, to the Senior Center, to your physician – you name it and they will take you there – as long as your destination is in Monroe. Call 360-794-6359.

Everett Poetry Night
The weekly public spoken word event (with occasional features) is each Thursday from 5 to 8 Sisters Restaurant, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett, Signups are on site.

Seed library
The Everett Public Library has introduced a seed library. Borrow seeds to spread. It’s on the second floor of the Main Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave.

MedShed calls for equipment donors
The MedShed of Snohomish is in need of durable medical equipment that is in good condition, especially wheelchairs, rolling or front wheel walkers, canes, raised toilet seats, pull-ups of all sizes (unopened), shower chairs and bedside commodes.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. MedShed is located at 210 Ave. B, in the parking lot of the Snohomish Evangelical Church. 425-238-8482.

Food bank volunteers needed
Sky Valley Food Bank is looking for volunteers for Monday through Friday. Many opportunities include distribution help, selecting and packing boxes for homebound seniors, warehouse help and quality control. Most are morning shifts, but they do have afternoon/evening shifts on Tuesdays. If you want to help, please visit and fill out an application.

Alzheimer’s Support Group
The Alzheimer’s Support group meets the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish.
It is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, but is open to anyone caring for someone living with any form of dementia whether it is a spouse, parent, etc. Learning how to navigate the difficult journey of dementia can be a challenge, but knowing you are not alone and maybe learning from other’s experiences can be so beneficial. For more information, contact Megan Maples, Support Group Facilitator, 425-501-6444 or email

Chair Massage
Chair massage is available on Thursdays from 10 a.m.-12:20 p.m. at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish. 15 minute massages are $15 Members/ $18 Non-Members. Sign up for a relaxing appointment at the front desk; drop-ins are accepted based on availability.

Free mental health counseling for 60+

Therapy counselor Steve Harper, of Monroe Counseling is offering free 30-minute in-person therapy sessions for individuals age 60 and older at the Monroe Community Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe.
The center’s number is 360-794-6359. The number of appointment slots is limited.

Open Mic
The Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater holds Open Mic nights on Fridays. Sign up on Fridays from 6:30-7:15 p.m.; showtime is at 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $5 general, $3 for performers. All content must be family-friendly.
The Theater is located at 1211 Fourth St. in Snohomish. 360-568-9412.

Party bridge
Party bridge is available every Tuesday starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. in Mukilteo. This is free and there is plenty of parking. No partner required. For more information call 425-263-8180 or George at 425-422-7936.

Food bank volunteers needed
Sky Valley Food Bank is looking for volunteers for Monday through Friday. Many opportunities include distribution help, selecting and packing boxes for homebound seniors, warehouse help and quality control. Most are morning shifts, but they do have afternoon/evening shifts on Tuesdays. If you want to help, please visit and fill out an application.

Ballroom dancing
Enjoy ballroom dancing every Thursday from 1-3 p.m. at the Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave. in Everett.
Music by Bob’s Dance Band. Admission is $7 (or $10 when bartender is present). For ages 21+, partners not necessary. Masks might be required, and were required prior to March 2022.
For more information, 425-252-0291 or

Do you need a ride?
Are you 60+ and need a ride? The Monroe Community Senior Center offers transportation every Thursday. They will pick you up in Monroe and take you shopping, to the Senior Center, to your physician – you name it – as long as your destination is in Monroe! Please call 360-794-6359 to find out more about this fabulous service! This service is partially funded by a grant from the City of Monroe.

USO Military Seats of Honor program
The USO Military Seats of Honor program provides local active-duty military and dependents with two free tickets to the Everett Historic Theatre plus a dinner for two at one of Everett’s finest restaurants, a $25 concessions card for the theatre, and a $25 gift certificate for the Funko store.
Tickets are distributed via the Historic Everett Theatre’s website and social media. Recipients will be chosen randomly from entries received. Military ID must be shown at the box office on show night to claim tickets
If you would like to contribute to this program to thank local military families for their dedication, service and sacrifice, you can make a tax-deductible donation by visiting

Life jacket loaner program
Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue participates in a Life Jacket Loaner program. If you need to borrow a life jacket for a day or the weekend, visit Fire Station 31, 163 Village Court in Monroe, to get fitted and check one out for free.

You are not alone. Need to talk?
The National Suicide Hotline is 1-800-273-8255, or text GO to 741741 to connect with someone. Free.

Islamic Resources by Mail
Islamic Resources by Mail is an Everett-based resource and referral system.  You can call on most afternoons  and evenings and receive help with resources at no cost. The number is 425-355-4608. Help is available for residents, community participants, supporters, visitors to find sometimes emergency information available to all at no cost. It’s a free service and all can just call in. There is an Islamic Network where all of your questions will be answered. You will receive a referral. 
Frequently someone will call to ask about the location of the Islamic Center or Mosque, what to wear on your first visit, or others would like to find Islamic Schools or day care centers. 
Whether it’s food, clothing, shelter, gas cards, charity, Someone will answer your call and you will be directed to assistance.

Emergency dental referral help line
A nonprofit affiliated with Delta Dental, a benefits provider firm, is using its free dental referral service called DentistLink to connect people.
People needing assistance can call or text DentistLink at 1-844-888-5465 to get the referral process started at no cost.
DentistLink is a service focused on people who have Apple Health (Medicaid) or do not have insurance.

Foster parents needed
Is foster parenting for you? Do you have questions about becoming a foster parent? Are you currently a relative caregiver for a foster child? Please email for more information or go to their website,

Immigration resource
The Everett Community Resource Center presents free immigration consultations. Support is available in English, Spanish, Nepali, Hindi and Russian. For more information, email or call 425-355-6005.

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,
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 St. or 360-568-0934.



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