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Bulletin Board of Community Events and Meetings

 

November 6, 2008



CURRENT EVENTS

Snohomish County RESULTS presents speaker Larry Bailly, a lifelong Snohomish County resident who has completed several missions to Haiti, Mexico and other impoverished countries, at its monthly meeting Tuesday, November 11, at 7 p.m. in Snohomish. Come hear about the realities of rampant poverty and the amazing

human spirit in Haiti. Contact Teresa Rugg for directions, (360) 862-9034 or twrugg@verizon.net. RESULTS is a grassroots citizen group that is creating the political will to end global hunger and the worst aspects of poverty.

Pilchuck Audubon Society will hold its semi-annual sale of quality bird seed on Nov. 14 and 15 for members and other friends of birds. Variety of seeds, including bird seed, suet and squirrel food with be available at good prices. Order from Art Wait at (360) 563-0181 by noon, Nov. 12; pick up at Everett Transit Center parking area on Saturday morning, Nov. 15, from 10-noon.

Attend a free Washington State Housing Finance Commission "First Time Homebuyer Seminar" Saturday, November 8, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Eagle Home Mortgage in Everett. Upon completion of this 5-hour class you may qualify for various state programs that offer lower mortgage rates and down-payment assistance programs. Call Keith at 425-239-1184 for more information or to register.

Bourne Orthodontic continues its Halloween Candy Buy-Back program Nov. 6 and 12 at the Lake Stevens office (9633 Market Place #104) and November 11 and 13 at the Marysville location (815 State Ave. #3). Kids receive $2 for each pound of candy, and $2 per pound is donated to the Boys and Girls Club and YMCA. All the candy collected is shipped to military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. For info, call (360) 659-0211 or visit http://www.bourneorthodontics.com.

Pillage, plunder, and smack your friends with foam! Meet new friends and foes when adventuring with the crew of Scions! This gaming group for elves, pirates and undead, ages14 and older, will be holding the 7th semi-annual weekend event November 21-23. The weekend event and games are held locally and reservations are still open. If you would like to become a member of the crew, or at least try it out, contact Sarah at martin_sj@yahoo.com or (425) 220-9731.

HOLIDAY BAZAARS

Grandview Village invites you to a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 8, from 10-4 at 5800-64th St. NE, Marysville.

Camano Senior Services Assn. 2008 Holiday Craft & Gift Bazaar, Saturday, November 15 from 9:00 to 4:00 and Sunday, November 16 from 10:00 to 3:00. 606 Arrowhead Rd ., Camano Island.

Follow the Star Arts and Crafts Fair. November 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m ., at Edmonds Masonic Center, 515 Dayton, Edmonds.

Warm Beach Fellowship Good Ol' USA Bazaar Nov. 7, 10:00-3:00 and Nov. 8, 10:00-2:00, at 20420 Marine Drive in Warm Beach/Stanwood.

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Bazaar & Bake Sale Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m ., at 1200 East 5th St ., Arlington

Positively Panache Arts and Crafts Bazaar Friday, Nov. 14, 12 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m ., at 2817 Rockefeller Ave ., Everett.

Olympic Place Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 8, 10:00-3:00, at 20909 Olympic Place in Arlington.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

The Arlington Kiwanis meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month in the community room of the Arlington Boys and Girls Club. For more information, call 360-435-5789.

The Marysville Lions meet the first and third Thursday of each month at the Village Inn at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Phil at 360-659-8484.

Marysville Sunrise Rotary meets every Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at Fanny's Restaurant, 505 Cedar St ., #A-1, Marysville. For more information, call Sue at (425) 418-7902.

Marysville Noon Rotary meets Wednesdays at 12 noon at the Best Western Tulalip Inn, 3228 Marine Drive NE.

The Arlington Lions Club meets on second and fourth Wednesdays at the Local Scoop at 6:30 p.m. For information, call Doug Merz at 360-435-5424 or Randy Tendering at 360-435-3094.

Support groups for widowed men and women are held in Snohomish County with meetings in Everett, Lynnwood and Sultan. Contact WICS (Widowed Information and Consultation Services) at 425-252-7617 or 360-659-7861.

Friends of the Arlington Library meet at 3:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the library, 135 N. Washington Ave. The group supports and promotes public awareness of library services and programs in the community. For information, call 360-403-1011.

The Friends of the Marysville Library is a not-for-profit volunteer organization providing essential support to your local library. The Friends of the Marysville Library meet at 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove Street, Marysville. Programs are presented and refreshments are served. Guests and new members are always welcome. For more information, call 360-651-7030.

The Rotary Club of Arlington meets at noon Thursdays at Patty's Eggnest Restaurant. For information, call 360-435-2168._

Women age 39 and better are invited to join the Old Bags of Arlington, a non-profit philanthropic society. Fundraising activities support community projects, focusing on children and families in need. Meetings are held the first Friday of each month at the American Legion on Olympic Ave. For information, contact Sherry Cox at 360-435-6996 or Marie Johnson at 360-435-5168.

Soroptimist International of Marysville meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Fanny's Restaurant at 7:00 a.m. Local business and professional women are invited to attend the open meetings. Contact Caroline Brown, president, at 360-651-1605 or cbrown@ymca-snoco.org.

VETERANS

American Legion Post 178 meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at 115 Cedar Ave. in Marysville. The Legion Hall, which has facilities for parties, meetings or receptions, is available for rent. For inquiries of Post activities or hall rental, contact Jim Sewell at 360-659-7130.

American Legion Post 76 meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at 115 N. Olympic Ave ., Arlington. For more information, call Jim Barron at 360-435-2492.

Post No. 1561 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary meet at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Post Middle School, 1220 E. Fifth St ., Arlington. Call Commander Don Williams at 360-629-4941.

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS_

The Greater Marysville Artists Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Jennings Park Barn in Marysville. The Guild seeks to interest local artists in attending meetings and offers educational opportunities. For more information, contact Cecelia Venolia at 425-377-9671.

Arlington Arts Council meets the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Community room of the Arlington Boys & Girls Club, 18513-59th Ave. NE. Artists who would like to share their art are invited to show up at 5 p.m. for an art show and tell. For information, call Jean Olson at 360-435-5866.

Marysville Community Playhouse Association (MCPA) meets the last Wednesday of each month at the Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St ., to explore options for establishing a community performance venue in Marysville. Residents interested in community theatre, dance, music and more are invited to attend. For more info, visit http://www.marysvilleplayhouse.org.

FOR SENIORS

Senior Services of Snohomish County offers a free Senior Peer Counseling program for those who are struggling with life changes, losses or other issues. Learn new ways to cope with stress and improve wellbeing. Call (425) 290-1252 for information.

The AARP Marysville Chapter monthly meeting occurs at noon the first Thursday of every month at the Baxter Senior/Community Center, 514 Delta Ave ., Marysville.

The Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center is looking for bridge players for the Tuesday Bridge group, noon to 4 p.m. The style of play is known as "Party" or "Rubber" bridge. Tables must be coordinated in advance, so call the Center at 360-363-8450 to get on the contact list. For a more informal bridge game, visit the Center Monday at noon.

BUSINESS

LeTip of Marysville Morning meets every Thursday morning from 7:00-8:30 a.m. for breakfast at Bob's Burgers & Brew in Quil Ceda. The business community is welcome to visit the Thursday meetings. To avoid a conflict of interest, only one representative of a profession is accepted in any one chapter. For more information contact Kim Adcock, membership chair, at (360) 657-1209 or visit http://www.letip.com.

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce meets at noon on the second Tuesday each month at the Hawthorn Inn, 16710 Smokey Point Blvd ., in Arlington. The chamber office and visitor's center is located at 3710 168th St. NE, near the Smokey Point Post Office. Luncheon meetings are $15 if reservations are made in advance and $20 at the door. For information, call Jennifer Shaw at 360-659-5453 or email jennifer@arlington-smokeypointchamber.com. Visit the Web site at http://www.arlington-smokeypointchamber.com.

The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce presents Business Before Hours from 7 to 9 a.m. the fourth Friday of each month at the Tulalip Casino's Canoes Cabaret Room at Quil Ceda Village. Breakfast meetings feature guest speakers of interest to local business owners, networking opportunities, and a buffet breakfast for $20 with advance reservations, $25 at the door. For more information, call (360) 659-7700 or visit http://www.marysvilletulalipchamber.com.

The Downtown Arlington Business Association meets at 8 a.m. three Wednesdays out of four, with one evening meeting on the third Wednesday of the month. Call Jeanne Watanabe at 360-403-8334.

SPECIAL INTEREST

The Pilchuck Audubon Society hosts field trips every Tuesday and some Saturdays to the very best birding sites. Newbies and experienced birders welcome. Carpool and share gas! Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. For info, contact Bob Sindelar at (360) 657-3604 or bob@pilchuckaudubon.org.

Master Gardeners' demo garden is open to the public with Master Gardeners on hand to answer questions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Rd ., Marysville. For more info, call 425-357-6010.

The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society and Library, 135 N. Olympic Ave. in Arlington, offers a Legacy Family Tree User Group from 1 to 3 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Anyone using this computer program to document their family history, or anyone interested in learning, is invited.

Youth and adults of all abilities are invited to Village Music and Art's music jam sessions every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 North McLeod, Arlington, featuring live music by Jon Dalgarn and Voices of the Village. Bring your own instrument or use ours. Children under the age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Contact Michelle at 360-653-7752 ext. 14 for information or to sign up.

Celebrate Recovery, a twelve-step recovery program based in the scriptures, meets throughout the week at the First Assembly of God Church, 4705 Grove Street, Marysville. The main meeting starts at 5 p.m. on Sunday evenings; the program is free and open to all ages. Check out celebraterecovery@marysvillefirst.org or call Dave Rummelhardt at 360-659-2276.

Adaptive Activities, a respite care center located at 4827-72nd Pl. NE in Marysville, is offering bingo and movies every second and third Friday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. throughout the year. The $5 cost includes prizes, snacks and drinks. Transportation to and from the center is available. Call 360-653-0167 or visit http://www.adaptiveactivities.com for more information or directions.

Book Discussion Group meets the second Monday of each month at the Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St ., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call (360) 658-5000 to find out about the current reading list.

Monthly Craft-N-Chat group meets the second Wednesday of each month at Attic Secrets Café & Tea House, 4229-76th St. NE, Marysville. Call (360) 659-7305 to reserve your space. $10 cash fee covers light meal, tea and door prizes.

A.B.A.T.E of Washington - North Snohomish County Chapter meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Alfy's Pizza in Smokey Point. For more information, call 360-659-0205.

Overeaters Anonymous meets Tuesdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m ., at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marysville and Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m ., at Mt. View Presbyterian, 5115 100th Street NE. The only requirement is the desire to stop eating compulsively. For information, call Diana at 360-435-5875.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Wednesday. Weigh-in is 8-9 a.m. and the meeting is 9:15-10 a.m. at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 4312 84th Street NE, Marysville. Call 360-659-6084.

MOMS AND KIDS

The MOMS Club is a non-profit group providing support to at-home moms. Meet for play groups, crafts, family parties, babysitting co-ops, service projects, outings, tours, family day, mom's night out, business meetings and other activities. MOMS Club International website is http://www.momclubs.org.

Arlington/Stanwood meets the first Monday of each month. Club fees are $25 per year. Call Amy Wriston at (360) 939-0175 or Karen at (425) 422-8383.

For information on the Marysville MOMS club, contact Heather at 425-263-0291 or email marysvillemoms@yahoo.com.

Camp Fire USA offers Little Star Club for kids ages 3-5, meeting Mondays at Eagle Creek Elementary School in the library, from 6 to 7 p.m. Call Holly at 425-258-5437.

Come have fun with other Mothers of Preschoolers the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Warm Beach Free Methodist Church, 20815 Marine Drive, Stanwood. The children have a fun and structured time separate from the moms. Call (360) 652-6555 for info.

Join Preschool Storytime at the Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St ., on Mondays at 10:15 a.m. Enjoy stories, songs and an easy craft activity for ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Two-year-olds have their own storytime, called Twos are Terrific, at 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. on Mondays. Call 360-658-5000 for more information.

JUST FOR TEENS

Teens who have ideas or suggestions for teen programming at the Arlington Library are invited to join the Arlington Library Teen Advisory Board, 3:30- 4:30 p.m ., on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Snacks will be provided. For information, call the library at 360-435-3033.

The Marysville Library Teen Advisory Group meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. New members are always welcome. Bring your ideas and get involved! Snacks and drinks are provided. For more information, call (360) 658-5000.

Club Night at Arlington's Variety House offers dancing for ages 16 and above on Fridays, 9 p.m. to midnight. Club atmosphere featuring hip-hop, popular dance music and club lighting. No alcohol or drugs allowed, $5 donation requested. Variety House is at 328 No. Olympic in Arlington. For information, call 360-435-7846.__

Teens in 7th grade and above are invited to Friday Teen Nights at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513-59th Ave. NE, Arlington from 8-11 p.m. Free food, games and fun. Club is open to members only; cost is $20 per year. New members are always welcome and the first visit is free. Call 360-435-4442.

Marysville Youth Action Network meets the last Wednesday of each month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Ken Baxter Senior Center at Comeford Park. MYAN is an open group of people dedicated to youth voice and youth engagement in our community. Find something worth doing and do it! For more information, call Jim Strickland at (425) 870-1631 or e-mail livedemocracy@hotmail.com.

GOV'T/SCHOOLS

The Marysville City Council meets the first and third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. for workshops and the second and fourth Monday of the month for regular meetings at 7 p.m. All events are held at the Marysville City Hall at 1049 State Avenue._

The Arlington City Council meets on the first and third Mondays each month in the City Council Chambers at 238 N. Olympic Ave. in downtown Arlington. Workshops begin at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. For an agenda, go to http://www.ci.arlington.wa.us or call 360-403-3441._

The Marysville School Board holds its regular meeting the first Monday of every month beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the District Service Center at 4220-80th St. NE.

The Marysville Hearing Examiner meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 1049 State Avenue.

The Arlington Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at City Council Chambers, 238 N. Olympic Ave. in downtown Arlington. Call Cliff Strong at 360-435-0724.

The Tulalip Tribes Planning Commission meets every Wednesday at 5 p.m. at 6319-23rd Ave. NE. For information call 360-651-4074.

CHURCH ACTIVITIES

The Arlington Free Methodist Church hosts a grief sharing group Thursdays at 6 p.m ., 730 E. Highland Drive. Call 360-435-8986 for information.

Free breakfast is served the last Sunday of every month, hosted by Christ the King Community Church, at Presidents Elementary School, 505 E. French St. in Arlington. Visit http://www.ctkonline.com for information.

Judah Praise Center offers Power Points to Breakthrough, a weekly class designed to help those suffering emotionally to discover and eliminate the root causes for their ongoing troubles. Classes are free and open to the public, Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at 3707-124th St. NE #7 in Marysville. For more information, visit http://www.judahpraisecenter.com.

Word of Life Church in Marysville offers a Master's Feast soup kitchen the third and last Tuesday of each month, from 5-7 p.m. at the church, 9028 51st Ave. NE, in Marysville. For rides or information, call 360-659-6716 or 360-659-7335.

Turn Friday night into Shabbat with song followed by community Shabbat dinner. Held every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County, 19 W. Intercity Ave ., Everett. The event is open to everyone, especially families, at no cost. Reservations are required. Call (425) 353-7377 or email info@snojewish.org to reserve. For more information, visit http://www.SnoJewish.org/Friday.

 

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