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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.

Lake Stevens Memorial Day
On Monday, May 30, the Lake Stevens Memorial American Legion Post 181 is hosting community memorials. At 10 a.m., there will be a memorial in downtown Lake Stevens at the flagpole. At noon, a memorial to honor veterans and their families will be held at the Machias Cemetery, on Silva Road near the corner of 135th Avenue SE at 12th Street SE.

Cruzin’ to Colby car show weekend
The annual Cruzin’ to Colby classic car show and public classic car display will be back Memorial Day weekend in downtown Everett.
The cruise will be Sunday, May 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. in downtown. Cars will be displayed 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 30.
A concert featuring headliners Everclear (yes, the ‘90s alt-rockers) and Tonic will begin 5 p.m. Friday, May 28. General admission tickets to it are $40. Questions:
See May 25 Tribune for page on Cruzin' to Colby.

Narcan training
Learn how to administer Narcan (naloxone), a nasal spray that can block the effects of an opioid overdose, at a free public training. It will be Tuesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, led by Amy Wheat, Opioid Outreach Specialist with Snohomish County Government Human Services 
Pre-register to join in person at
Anyone can carry and administer Narcan. To find a pharmacy with Narcan near you, visit

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.
MedShed hours are 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.
For more information call 425-238-8482.

Talk about pesticide sprays
On May 26 at 7 p.m., Gold Bar Community Rights (GBCR) will host an online information workshop about pesticide spraying 2022 on local industrial tree plantations in the Skykomish River Watershed and safety for residents and communities. They will discuss spraying practices, chemicals, documents, drift and what people can do to have a safer and healthier community and ecosystem.
The meeting is online: j/9829014486?pwd=MUNMZ25oVng0ZURDY0ZHb25DOXdUZz09
Meeting ID: 982 901 4486 , Passcode: 742629

Engage Everett
Bring your business cards to Engage Everett, a monthly business networking mixer next happening Wednesday, June 8 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Emory’s on Silver Lake is hosting, 11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett.

“Clean Everett” Day
The City of Everett, neighborhood associations and community partners are teaming up for Clean Everett Day, a “spring clean” event to pick up trash and debris around the city. Community members are invited to volunteer to join the community-wide effort on Saturday, June 11.
Learn more and sign up to join neighborhood cleanup teams at

Toastmasters open house
Early Opinions Toastmasters Club will hold a virtual open house May 25 from 7:15-8:40 a.m. For web access contact Adriana Hernandez at 425-760-9724 or
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit education organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.

Guided history tours
Snohomish history writer Warner Blake is offering guided walking tours this summer. Free, but advance registration is required:

SHS class of ‘72 reunion
Snohomish High School Class of 1972 is planning their 50th reunion.  Classmates should send their name, address, phone, and email address to:

Park Ridge community market
The Park Ridge Community Market will start on Wednesdays from 4-8 p.m. from June through September at Park Ridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road in Maltby. Vendors include local farmers’ produce and various homemade products. Children’s activities available. Vendor spaces are $10/week. 425-481-8801.

Some PUD offices re-open to public
Snohomish County PUD recently reopened its Electric Building Headquarters in downtown Everett and its Lynnwood, Arlington and Monroe offices to the public. The Snohomish office on Rainier Street is staying closed for now because of staffing and predicted customer traffic, PUD spokesman Aaron Swaney said.

Garden scholarship available for students
The Mukilteo Way Garden Club is proud to offer its $1,000 horticulture scholarship for the 2022-23 academic year. Applications are due May 31.
Graduating high school seniors, college students, and anyone currently working in horticulture related fields or those interested in beginning a new path into those fields are encouraged to apply.
Applications are available at or by request from Mukilteo Way Garden Club, PO Box 1361, Mukilteo, WA 98275.

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.

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 peer-led group. For information on meeting place and times go to the GRASP website:

Yoga at Carnegie Lawn ---- POSTPONED
Invite Mother Nature to your practice while you flow with the gentle breeze and ground with the earth. To be led by Spark Hot Yoga owner Janette Johnson. This event is now postponed to later into the summer. Hosted at the Snohomish Carnegie green space. Bring a cash donation for the Snohomish Food Bank to participate.

SHS Class of ‘82 Reunion
The Snohomish High School Class of 1982 will have an informal gathering for their 40th reunion on Aug. 20 from 6 p.m. until midnight at the Collector’s Choice Sports Bar, 215 Cypress in Snohomish. Come mingle with old friends and have some fun! This is a no host gathering. Food, drinks and music. Please help spread the word to reach as many classmates as possible.

Everett Poetry Night relocates
The weekly public spoken word event (with occasional features) has moved to Sisters Restaurant, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett, after Cafe Zippy’s closure. It is each Thursday from 5 ot 8 p.m.
Everett Poetry Night began in 2006. For questions, contact Duane at 425-319-1555. Signups are on site.

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

Get reusable bags
Community members may pick up a free reusable bag at Everett Public Library branches during business hours, available while supplies last. Learn more at

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.

Styrofoam recycling
Snohomish Appliance Recycle is now accepting large packing and cooler Styrofoam. The material must be clean, dry and free of all tape and any labels. Look for the #6 or EPS inside the recycle symbol – bend the material, it should break and snap with loose beads.
Snohomish Appliance Recycle is located at 10105 Airport Way in Snohomish. Hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

Homeschool classes about firefighters
Learn the basics of the firefighting operations through a series of courses from Snohomish Regional Fire. The fire district headquartered in Monroe is hosting a new series of homeschooling classes.
Find out more at its Facebook page, or at

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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