Rod & Shine Festival
The 3rd annual By Land & By Sea Rod & Shine Festival will be Sat., AUG. 9 at Brien Ford, 5200 Evergreen Way in Everett from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Come show off your ride, visit The Mustang Corral, Hydros with legend Chip Hanauer, Food, Raffle (proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Club), Seahawk Cheerleaders, Dunk Tank, Face Painting, Live Music with the Fabulous Roof Shaker. Fun for the whole family!
Entry fee is six non-perishable food items. Dash plaques available to all entries with nine classification trophies and one Grand Champion Award.
For more information call Kelleigh at 425-353-7171.
Free family event
The Evergreen Arboretum will be holding its Inaugural Family Fun Event on Saturday, July 26 from 1 to 3 p.m.
The event will feature music, art projects, theater games, food, a scavenger hunt, prizes, garden projects, and more. The arboretum is at 145 Alverson Blvd at American Legion Park.
The event will include activities from local organizations such as the YMCA.
Glacier View Yard Sale
Glacier View Neighborhood’s annual Garage and Yard Sales will be Aug. 1-2, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Everett between 41st and 61st.
Senior Social and Resource Fair
Join other seniors for refreshments and conversation at the free Senior Social and Resource Fair. There will be a variety of vendors and plenty of food. For more information, call Mill Creek Senior Center, 425-948-7170. Event is free and takes place at WSU Extension Auditorium at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE on Friday, Aug 15 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hawthorne Elementary yard sale
Hawthorne Elementary will hold a yard sale Aug. 2 and 3.
To donate, call David McCormick at 425-750-5298 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The sale on Aug 2 begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. On Aug. 3 doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 3 p.m.
Please do not bring items you would not wear or use yourself, no TVs or computers, no items that don’t work and no large appliances.
National Night Out
The Port Gardner Bay Winery will be hosting a National Night Out event Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 4-9 p.m.
There will be oysters and burgers, and music by Bob and Sue Strickland.
Volunteer help appreciated leading up to the event — call Linnea Covington for more information at 425-339-0293.
The event will be at 2802 Rockefeller Ave.
Music on the Plaza
The annual lunchtime concert series at the Snohomish County Campus at 3000 Rockefeller Ave. is ongoing through Aug. 27 The series is each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The next concerts are: July 16: Ayron Jones, playing soulful, electrifying blues; July 23: Fauna Shade, playing euphoric rock and roll and July 30: Nigel Mustafa, playing reggae-rock.
Train Watch meetings
The Snohomish County Train Watch meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown Everett library.
Fair Days entries due July 25
Entries to the Monroe Fair Days are due no later than July 25. Call the Monroe Chamber of Commerce for more information: 360-794-5488.
Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career? The local Toastmasters club, known as the Monroe Vocal Project, can help you become a better communicator and leader. The group meets Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at Alfy’s Pizza, 191211 U.S. 2.
Mud & Muck Run
Aug. 9 at Choice Turf, 8511 Marsh Rd. in Snohomish. Check in time is at 9:30 a.m. Mud and Muck Aid for Africa is a two mile mud run event. Proceeds fund the Carepoint Feeding Station and ministry to orphans of HIV/AIDS through Adventure Soccer. All ages are welcome to participate. Spectators are welcome and parking is free. Contact: Matt@AdventureSoccer.org, 360-568-1256.
Summer concert at The Thumbnail Theater
The Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, located at 1211 Fourth St. in Snohomish, will be presenting Grammy-nominated Special Consensus Aug. 1.
Come hear the Grammy-nominated, nationally touring bluegrass quartet in a special Friday night performance. The Special Consensus is a four person acoustic bluegrass band with a repertoire that features traditional bluegrass standards, original compositions by band members and professional songwriters, and songs from other musical genres performed in the bluegrass format. The band has released 16 recordings and has appeared on numerous National Public Radio programs and cable television shows, including The Nashville Network and the Grand Ole Opry. International tours have brought the band to Canada, Europe, South America, Ireland and the United Kingdom. General admission is $20, students and seniors are $15. Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com or at the door. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m.
Snohomish Class of ‘94 20-year reunion
The Snohomish High School Class of 1994 will be holding its 20-year reunion at Red Hook Brewery in Woodinville on Aug. 2, 2014 from 7-11pm. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased at www.Snohomish94.com. Family Day will be Aug. 3 at Willis Tucker Park from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tickets include a picnic and are $20 per family or $10 per person.
SHS 30-year reunion
The Snohomish High School Class of 1984 will be holding its 30-year reunion at The Buzz Inn Restaurant in Snohomish Saturday, Aug. 16 from 6:30-11 p.m. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by emailing email@example.com.
First Responders’ BBQ
The Snohomish Senior Center is inviting First Responders to a barbecue with burgers, hot dogs, salads, chips and beverages Thursday, Aug. 28 at 11:30 a.m. The barbecue is free for all First Responders and $4 for members of the Senior Center. The senior center is located at 506 Fourth St.
Kaleidoscope Academy Enrolling Now
Summer is a great time to learn with the Kaleidoscope Academy. Register now for Art Camp for Ages 8-14 (July 28-Aug. 1) and Vacation Bible School for Pre-K-Grade 6 (Aug. 11-15).
Kaleidoscope Academy is a community education ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Snohomish offering classes in a variety of topic for preschoolers through adults. Group violin instruction is also offered before and after school in partnership with the Snohomish School District, expanding to new schools next year.
Visit www.kaleidoscope123.org for registration and class details.
Summer Fun at the Imagine Inn
The Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, located at 1211 Fourth St. in Snohomish, will be presenting Summer Fun at the Imagine Inn July 25-26 ~ Join Tim Noah, Cyndi Soup, Gus Puppy, and friends for an hour of music, puppetry, and family-friendly fun. Reservations suggested for groups of 10 or more, call 360-568-9412. Tickets are $6. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., event at 10 a.m.
Shakespeare in the Park
Last Leaf Productions will be presenting a free showing of its touring productions for families, seniors, or anyone who enjoys theater. The performance will be Shakespeare’s Richard III and it will be performed on Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. at 92nd Street Park.
Heightened jail security
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is implementing increased security measures in the jail lobby to help prevent contraband (such as drugs and weapons) and to increase inmate and staff security.
Visitors will be screened by either metal detector, hand wand, pat down or a combination of any of the three. All items brought in also may be X-rayed.