YMCA karaoke fundraiser
The YMCA of Snohomish County is inviting all warblers to sing karaoke at a fundraiser Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at Kroakers Neighborhood Bar, 3021 Rucker Ave.
Event organizers call it a way of “building a community
one bad note at a time.”
Come watch friends get auctioned off to sing the worst karaoke this city has heard. Bid to choose their song and pay to strike the gong like the old variety show.
All proceeds benefit the Everett YMCA’s Annual Campaign.
The minimum $10 entry fee at door as a donation gives you two beer tickets. Age 21 and older.
Breast cancer fundraiser
Come get your Pink Ribbon tattoo and show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness. Event will be Saturday, April 4 from Noon to 6 p.m. $60 donation.
The event will be at Everett Tattoo Emporium, 2408 Broadway.
Lowell book event
Organizers will launch the tome on Lowell’s past“150 Years of Lowell History” at a special event 2:30 - 5 p.m. March 28 at the River of Life church at 5218 S. 2nd Ave.
Historian David Dilgard will present a little show about Lowell to kick things off.
The event is open to the public, but please RSVP to Gail Chism at 425-258-9381 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rain garden barrel making
Get ready to make rain barrels at a “make it and take it” event sponsored by the city of Everett public works on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m., location to be determined.
To learn how to make a rain barrel, the class costs $40 and covers the cost of the 55-gallon barrel and all parts.
To buy a rain barrel, the city also will have rain barrels for sale for $55 each starting in late April.
For questions, call 425-257-8992.
Retired United States Army Lieutenant Colonel Allen West will be the keynote speaker March 27 at Snohomish County Republican Party’s Annual Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner is March 27 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. It will be held at the Xfinity Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave.
Purchase tickets by March 19 at Snohomish County Republican Party website: http://www.snocogop.com/ or by vsiting the office in Marysville at 514 State Ave., Suite 109. Questions: Call 360-653-1100 or email email@example.com
Bike building classes to begin
It’s here: The spring/summer class schedule is out. Sign up early to get a spot.
Basic Bike Mechanics
This is the perfect class for those wanting to learn how to keep their bicycle on the road. Classes cover: Basic bike care, Flat tire repair, Brake adjustment and pad replacement, Derailleur shifting and adjustments.
Bring your own bike or use one provided, all tools are provided. $35 must be prepaid to secure spot in class. 3 1/2 hour class. Call or come by to register.
Dates: April 8 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Or May 13 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Or June 24 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Advanced Bike Mechanics
This class is for those wanting to get into the heart and soul of their bike. $100 must be prepaid to secure a spot in class. Class is limited to 4 students so sign up early. This is a 12 hour class. Call or come by to register.
Dates: April 15, 22, 29 May 6, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Or July 8, 15, 22, 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop, 2525 Broadway, 425-252-6952.
For more information visit www.sharingwheels.org
Clearview business luncheon
The Clearview Community Association is hosting a business networking luncheon on Thursday, April 2 from 12 to 1 p.m. at
No. 1 New York Pizza located at 17809 Highway 9 SE.
This is a good opportunity to share about you and your business and meet other local business owners.
For questions call Trina at 360-668-0350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Volleyball Skills Clinic
Snohomish High School Boosters presents the Spring Volleyball Skills Clinic for grades 4-8 Friday, April 10. Taught by SHS coaches and outstanding SHS Varsity Players, the instruction will be individualized, dynamic and designed to emphasize the important fundamentals. Cost is $50 and includes T-shirt. Mail checks to Bobbi Mellick, Snohomish Volleyball Booster President at 221 SW Lake Roesiger Rd., Snohomish, WA 98290. For more information, 206-427-5616 or email email@example.com.
SHS 50-year reunion
If you are from the Snohomish High School Class of 1965, please email your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. The reunion will be Aug. 22.
Easter Parade volunteers
The 35th annual Easter Parade will be Saturday, April 4 at 11 a.m. on First St. The Snohomish Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to join the fun!
Please contact Laura Huntington atLHuntington@workmanres.com or at 425-754-4518 and help make this parade the biggest and best ever!
$1,000 scholarship available to grads
A $1,000 scholarship is available to a graduate of a high school in either Snohomish or Lake Stevens who is preparing for a career as a teacher.
The applicant must be a junior or senior in an accredited program by the fall of 2015.
Applications are due April 15, 2015.
The scholarship is offered by the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary organization for women educators. Alpha Alpha members are from the Snohomish and Lake Stevens school districts.
For more information, call 360-568-6545 or 425-397-0687.
Monroe Garden Club meeting
The Monroe Garden Club will meet Monday, April 13 at 12:30 p.m. at Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 S. Lewis St. This meeting is a potluck lunch.
Speaker Jennifer Wirt from Monroe Floral will be teaching about Floral Design.
The public is welcome to attend. For more information
contact club president Jeannette Susor at 360-863-6160.
Easter egg hunt
The annual Monroe Easter Egg Hunt is set for the morning of Saturday April 4 at Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd. The hunt starts at 10 a.m. and is for children ages 10 and under. Pre-hunt activites start at 9 a.m.\
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
Remove studded tires by March 31
The Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers to remove their studded tires by midnight Sunday, March 31.
Under state law, driving with studded tires after thenis a traffic infraction and could result in a $124 ticket.
The studs also wear down pavement faster.
Tire shops can get busy right before the deadline, so the state recommends planning ahead.
Oregon and Washington share the same March 31 deadline. Washington law applies to all drivers in the state, even visitors.