Alzheimer’s Forum Aug. 20
On Wednesday, Aug. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., will hold a town hall meeting to highlight — and solicit feedback on — public policy priorities, including the National Alzheimer’s Plan, an Alzheimer’s Disease Plan for Washington State, and a new initiative to improve health care for “dual eligibles”: older and disabled residents who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid.
Alzheimer’s disease is the third leading cause of death in this state and sixth nationally.
The Assistance League of Everett will host an Estate Sale at 609 33rd St. SE Everett on Thursday, Aug. 21 and Friday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in a wonderful three-story house that is loaded with everything in excellent condition: Couches, bedroom sets, five hutches, dining room sets, recliners, side tables, older sets of china, dishes, pots and pans, linens, loads of holiday decorations, books and jewelry.
Arboretum “final push” fundraiser
The final stage of the Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens is under way with plans to develop the south end with gardens, walkways, a major art installation and seating.
For more information visit www.evergreenarboretum.com
Free gardening class
Everett Parks and Recreation will offer a free garden class, “Late Summer Color,” at the Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens at Legion Memorial Parks, 145 Alverson Blvd. in Everett.
Focus on colorful plants that will make your garden stand out in late summer and fall. See examples of colorful foliage and perennial blooming plants and learn how to incorporate them in your landscape design.
Please RSVP by calling 425-257-8597 and meet at the entrance to the Arboretum.
Vision Church and Holy Ghost Revival are holding a block party 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 downtown on Lombard Street from California Street to Everett Avenue.
Back to School Party
The Everett Family Church is holding a back to school party 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 on Grand Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street.
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.
Monroe school employees fair
Monroe Public Schools is hosting an employee benefits fair on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
This year the district is opening the benefits fair to local businesses that are interested in having a table at this event.
The event will be held from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Monroe High School.
If you are interested in having a table at this event please contact Sue Skillen, Community Connections Coordinator, Monroe Public Schools at Direct Line: 360-804-4317 ; Fax 360-804-4399 or Email: Skillens@monroe.wednet.edu for arrangements.
Open board positions
The City of Monroe is currently seeking applicants to fill open positions on the Ethics Board (Fill a vacant 3-year term ending December 2015) and its Civil Services Commission (6-year term ending September 2020)
The application deadline is Friday, Aug. 22.
For application forms, and additional information regarding qualifications, duties and meeting times, please contact the City Clerk’s Office, 360-863-4538, email email@example.com; or visit the cty’s website at www.monroewa.gov
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.
Youth soccer camp
The Glacier Peak High School Boys Soccer Team and staff are leading a youth soccer skills camp on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 18 and 19, from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Glacier Peak soccer fields. This camp is for both boys and girls, ages K-6. It will be fun way to gear up for the fall soccer season. The cost is $30 for one session, $50 for two. For more information and registration forms, go to the GPHS Boys Soccer Booster Club website: https://gphsboyssoccer.shutterfly.com, or contact Kathy Miller, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, located at 1211-4th St. in Snohomish, is hosting a Summer Musical Theater Camp for kids and fall session for the Children’s Musical Performance Club. For more information or to register, call 360-568-9412 or email email@example.com.
Sign up for Musical Theater Camp with instructor Jenn Odell. Class limited to 12 students age K-6 and will be Aug. 18-29 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The kids will perform for family, friends, and the public on Aug. 29 at 1 p.m. in the theater auditorium. Admission is free - donations always welcome!
Children's Musical Performance Club with instructor Jeanne Whitney begins on Sept. 13 and meets every Friday from 1:45-3:45 p.m. for 10 weeks. (No class on 10/31). Open to students K6, and class size limited to 12 students. Performance for family, friends, and the public will be Nov. 2 at 6 p.m.
Snoqualmie Ice Cream’s 4th annual Ice Cream-O-Rama will be Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Snoqualmie Ice Cream Shoppe and Farm, 21106 - 86th Ave. SE, Snohomish (Maltby). There will be a family friendly concert, ice cream, sliders, snacks, coffee, beer garden, Instagram photo booth and more. Free admission!
Join the Summer Market located at Flower World (near the fountain) on Saturdays through Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (rain or shine) and support the Maltby Food Bank.
There will be coloring contests for the kids with prizes, face painting and baby animals. Play carnival style games and activities for the kids including a bouncy house.
Flower World is located at 9322-196th St. SE in Snohomish (just off Broadway).
Mariner High Girls Basketball Fundraiser Sept. 10
A fundraiser for the Mariner High School girls basketball program will be taking place in Lynnwood at Buffalo Wild Wings (18508 33rd Ave. W. Lynnwood) from 11 a.m. to closing time on Wednesday, Sept. 10.
The girls basketball team will get 10 percent of each bill from anyone who mentions the team.
Need to bail out of jail? Charge it!
The Snohomish County Jail now accepts credit card payment for bail.
Also, cash bail payments can be made for an inmate using GovPayNet.
GovPayNet accepts major credit, debit and prepaid debit cards for cash bail 24/7 online at www.GovPayNow.com or by phone (1-877-EZBAIL5).
Cardholders will pay a 7 percent service fee at the time of the transaction.
Onsite payment methods remain unchanged as only cash, cashier’s checks or jail bonds are accepted at the jail facility.
Cardholders can make payments on their own behalf or on behalf of friends or family.
They need to have the basic information about the arrestee and the bail amount, information which can be found on the Snohomish County Jail Registry. Bilingual specialists are available around the clock for cardholder assistance.
More than 500 corrections systems nationally rely on GovPayNet to process bail and other criminal justice payments, which account for the majority of the nearly $200 million in payments the company handles annually for government agencies.