Snohomish Garden Tour
The Snohomish Garden Club’s 32nd annual Garden Tour will be Sunday, July 31 from noon until 5 p.m.
Purchase discounted tickets in advance for $12 at www.snohomishgardenclub.com or at Annie’s on First, Joyworks, Blanc & Rouge, McAuliffe’s Valley Nursery and McDaniel’s Do-It Center. Youth under 13 may take the tour free of charge. Tickets the day of the tour are $15 and can be purchased at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. There will also be plants for sale at the senior center.
For more information contact Patty Warren at 206-794-6778 or ThorntonCreek@aol.com.
SHS class of ‘76 reunion
Snohomish High School Class of 1976: Two nights of informal get-togethers are planned for the 40th reunion.
Friday, Aug. 26 at Canoes Cabaret at Tulalip Resort Casino in Marysville starting at 6:30 p.m. and Sat, Aug 27 on the deck at Buzz Inn at
Harvey Field in Snohomish starting at 6:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend either event. Food and drinks available for purchase. More info: call or email Nancy Wolfe Abell at 425 319 9754 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fabulously Frugal
Thrift Shop at 611 Second St. in Snohomish (near Second and Maple) seeks volunteers.
An open house will be held at the shop on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be doughnuts and juice as refreshments.
Volunteers also can call the shop at 360-863-6353 or call the Snohomish Senior Center at 360-568-0934 to get an application to become a volunteer.
Farm to Field
A beach style dinner party will be held Friday, July 29 at Bottega Volleyball Fitness Park, 16720 state Route 9
Tickets are $75. Purchase from Bottega Fitness Park or at The Hungry Pelican, 113 Ave. C in Snohomish.
There will be beer, wine and food prepared by many local chefs. Terra Kelly of The Hungry Pelican, Andy Gibbs of Andy’s Fish House, and Christopher Cunio of
The event is hosted by the Clearview Community Association.
Historic Everett bike tour
The group Historic Everett will hold its first bicycle ride on the Historic Milltown
The ride starts Thursday, July 28 at 6 p.m. at Riverside Park at the corner of Everett and East Grand avenues.
Historian and author Larry O’Donnell will be leading the ride with stops along the way telling the stories of the industries near the trail.
The pace is slow and will end at the Anchor Tavern.
This is approximately an 8-mile route and it’s fairly flat.
For more information, visit www.historiceverett.org
M&N Absolute Auto Repair will award a refurbished 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser to a deserving person in our area July 30 as part of the Nationwide Wheels to Prosper Car Give-Away Program. M&N will be accepting nomination letters until July 12, M&N Auto Repair, 10011-3rd Ave., Everett, WA 98208.
SHS 1946 reunion
It’s been 70 years! The class reunion will be held Thursday, Aug. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Buzz Inn patio at Harvey Airfield in Snohomish. If you would like more infomration, call Max Weed at 360-568-5871.
The Clearview-Maltby Market is ongoing at the Clearview Professional Plaza, 18122 Highway 9 Snohomish just south of 180th Street SE.
The market will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine. Includes kids activities. The market supports Equine Aid Horse and Donkey Rescue.
SHS 1966 Reunion
It’s been 50 years! The SHS 1966 Class Reunion will be held July 23 at The Thomas Family Farm in Snohomish.
Please visit the Facebook page “Snohomish 1966 Class Reunion” or call 425-335-4085 if you are able to attend and/or have current classmate contact info. Organizers need help locating everyone and an approximate headcount ASAP.
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.
SHS 1981 Reunion
The Snohomish High School Class of 1981 is seeking classmates for the 35th year reunion Aug. 19 at Thomas Family Farm, 9010 Marsh Rd. in Snohomish. Please make contact with the committee ASAP in order to have an approximate head count. Please visit the Facebook page “Snohomishclassreunion.eightyone” or
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 email@example.com.
Writers kickstart group
The Writers Kickstart Group in Snohomish provides help for aspiring writers, any age, any genre. The group meets every second and fourth Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. to share stories, ideas and information at Haggen’s Grocery Café by the fireplace, 1301 Ave. D, Snohomish.
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
School supplies drive at food bank
The Sky Valley Food Bank is once again gearing up for its yearly “Supplies 4 Success” drive. Each year the food bank gathers school supplies for the children of its clients, providing backpacks filled with pens, pencils, paper, binders and other basic necessities. Last year the food bank sent 531 students back to school with all the tools to start on the right foot, relieving their grateful parents of this costly burden.
The food bank needs the public’s help to continue this wonderful effort. The food bank needs backpacks, binders and all the normal supplies to fill them.
Donations may be dropped off during regular donation hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The food bank is located at 233 Sky River Parkway in Monroe.
Money donations may be made online at www.svfoodbank.org, or mailed to P.O. Box 724, Monroe, WA 98272. The food bank will be distributing supplies during the last two weeks of August so that all students can start that important first day with new supplies.