Everett Massacre Centennial Events
This November marks the 100th anniversary of when members of the International Workers of the World (the ‘Wobblies”) headed to Everett and were met with gunfire from local deputies.
A series of three event at the Everett Public Library will discuss the massacre.
On Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m., the event starts at the main library with an intro and overview of series. At 1:30 p.m., EvCC history professor Jason Ripper focuses on the Everett of 1916, whose economy, society, and politics were far different from what we know in 2016. At 2:30 p.m., Fred Bird of the Labor Press Project at the University of Washington (formerly of the Tribune) will compare coverage of massacre-related events in the local main-stream and radical press.
Further events are planned for Oct. 22 and Oct. 25.
All events are free and open to the public.
On Oct. 1, hundreds of people will walk at the Port of Everett for a fundraising event to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Last year’s walk raised a
little more than $100,000.
To register, start or join a team today at www.alz.org/walk or call 206-529-3898.
The walk starts Saturday, Oct. 1 at 9:45 a.m. at Boxcar Park at the Port of Everett.
Marching band competition
The Kamiak Show Band hosts its 4th annual Music in Motion Marching Arts Competition on Oct. 1 at Frank Goddard Memorial Stadium, 200 120th St. SW in Everett. This will be a family friendly event with a great line-up of competing bands from near and far! Competitions start at noon, and gates open at 11 a.m.
Adult tickets are $15; Students, seniors and
military with ID are $10; children 5 and under are admited for free. Family four-ticket packs are $40.
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Hospital Advisory group seeks
Medical Center’s Patient
Family Advisory Council is looking for few new advisors.
The Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is a group of volunteers who provide input from the patient and family perspective on hospital and clinic committees. Their objective is to promote
patient family centered care, give input to enhance the overall patient experience, and ensure that the patient and family viewpoint is represented throughout the hospital and clinics.
The council’s impact is all over the hospital.
To apply, send an email to NWRPatientFamCouncil@providence.org or visit www.Providence.org/pfaceverett
The City of Everett is
holding free workshops to promote natural yard care — green-gardening practices
that make yards easier to maintain and healthier for kids, pets
and the environment.
On Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, the city will hold a free “Natural Lawn Care Demo Day” at Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 Silver Lake Road in Everett.
Register for the events at https://Everett.Eventbrite.com. For more information, visit www.everettwa.gov/LetItRain
Women’s Christian Connection
The next Mill Creek
Connection luncheon will be held on Monday, Oct. 10, at Shawn O’Donnell’s Restaurant, 122 - 128th Street SE, Everett, from 11:45 a.m to 1:30 p.m. The cost of the luncheon is $17 inclusive payable with cash or check.
Ethics commission seeks members
The county ethics commission has three vacancies to fill on the five-member commission. The commission receives and discusses complaints of ethics
violations in the county.
The five-member board meets twice a year.
To apply, contact Lacey Harper at 425-388-3699 or Lacey.Harper@snoco.org.
“American Pickers” coming to state
The hosts of the History cable channel show “American Pickers,” Mike and Frank, are heading to Washington this fall. The show is looking for people with collections to potentially sell. The show producers say the sooner people with collections reach out the better. To make contact, call 1-855-653-7878 or write an email to AmericanPickers@cineflix.com
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, www.sno.wednet.edu
The direct web page file for the registration form is www.sno.wednet.edu/files/3214/6602/3682/Kla-Ha-Ya_Club_Registration.pdf
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 Street or 360-568-0934.
The school district restarted the program a few months ago as a way to honor seniors.
Free used medical equipment
If you need a cane, wheelchair, shower seat or similar medical equipment, a free resource is available in Snohomish. A program sponsored by the nonprofit Snohomish Free Evangelical Church offers free medical equipment to the general public and also accepts donations of good used medical equipment.
The program asks people to borrow items and return them when done.
Call 425-238-8482 or 360-420-4464 to make arrangements to either borrow an item or make a donation.
A Pancake Breakfast is the third Saturday of every month at 8 a.m. This has been a tradition at the East County Senior Center for over 40 years. Bring your family, no reservations required. Adults $5, children under 12 years of age are $3.
The Center is located at 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe.
Making Music with Dementia
This program offered by the East County Senior Center on the third Wednesday of each month from 1-2 p.m. is for care receivers and caregivers both! Do you want to get out of the house with your loved one with dementia? This drop in music program is fun for both of you! Hear music you know (some you don’t) and tap to the beat while watching your care receiver open up in new ways because of live music.
The Center is located at 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. 360-764-6359.
The Snohomish Senior Center hosts a Community Breakfast the first Saturday of each month from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Come have a delicious breakfast of biscuits & gravy, pancakes or French toast, ham or sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, tea and coffee. Everyone is welcome and the cost is only $5 for adults and $3 for children under age 10. The Center is located at 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish.
Thursday night open mic nights
The Hungry Pelican restaurant holds an open mic night for the public from 6 to 10 p.m. each Thursday.
Jeff Crookall & Friends host Acoustic Open Mic. Participate or simply enjoy the show. This is an all ages event.
The Hungry Pelican is located at 113 Ave. C in Snohomish.
The Snohomish Senior Center is seeking volunteers for cashiers at Fabulously Frugal Thrift Store, front desk receptionist, shuttle drivers and handymen. For more information please contact Erica at 360-568-0934 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writers kickstart group
The Writers Kickstart Group in Snohomish provides help for aspiring writers, any age, any genre. The group meets to share stories, ideas and information at Haggen’s Grocery Café by the fireplace, 1301 Ave. D, Snohomish.
Their fall and winter schedule is:
and Feb. 14
Find the group at www.writerskickstart.com or look for writerskickstart on Facebook.
Story time with Simon
Uppercase Book Shop, now on Second Street in Snohomish, lets young ones sit with Simon Sallee, who is a Certified Pet Partner Therapy Dog. All children are welcome. Story content is gearing toward children four years old and up.
Story Time with Simon meets every Sunday.
Uppercase Bookshop is in the Second Street Cabin on Second Street between avenues A and B.
The Monroe Toastmasters group can help you develop speaking and leadership skills, ace a job interview and possibly ignite your career!
The Monroe group meets every Thursday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Alfy’s Pizza at 19121 U.S. 2.
For more information, visit www.monroetoastmasters.com