Annual Coho Derby
The 21st annual Everett Coho Derby will be Sept. 20-21.
First place winner will receive $10,000 cash, second place winner will receive $5,000, third place receives $2,500, fourth place receives $1,000 and 5th place will receive $500. First place for the youth divisions for those age 12 and under will receive $100, second place is $75 and third place is $50.
Enter the Mystery Fish Weight Contest for your chance to win a Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 truck valued at $32,000. If you guess the average fish weight you can also win a 9.9 Suzuki Outboard, manual start and long shaft motor.
The Grand Prize Raffle is for an all expense paid Alaskan Guided Fishing Trip for two.
Derby tickets are $30 per adult and free for children 12 and under.
Proceeds from the beer garden will benefit Salmon for Soldiers. The mission of Salmon for Soldiers is to offer a sense of normalcy and relaxation to our returning veterans by providing them with opportunities to engage with other sports fishermen. Salmon for Soldiers’ fishing events and opportunities are designed to help reduce stress and to open participants up to new relationships; while they learn a skill that can bring them many hours of fun and relaxation. The events are designed to accommodate veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury and other physical challenges.
At the conclusion of the Everett Coho Derby, the Northwest Derby Series will award the grand prize boat to one lucky winner in the adult and youth divisions! For more information visit www.northwestsalmonderbyseries.com.For complete details on the Everett Coho Derby, visit www.everettcohoderby.com.
Paine Field history book talk
Join Historic Everett on Sunday, Sept. 28 for a special pictorial history presentation by author Steve Bertrand as he traces the rich history of Paine Field from its earliest days to its present status as a bustling airport and commercial aviation center. Bertrand will be signing copies of his book.
The book talk will be Sunday, Sept. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the new Hampton Inn & Suites at 2931 West Marine View Dr.
The event is free for Historic Everett Members and $5 for non member guests. Refreshments will be served.
The fourth annual Rotary Golf Tournament will be Friday, Sept. 26. All levels of golfers are welcome. There will be contests, prizes, free gifts, raffle, plus a delicious Country Club Dinner and Awards Reception. The Golf Tournament supports youth activities including the Boys and Girls Clubs and YMCA.
To register or for more information, call Bill Murray at 425-422-9140.
Sign up for fall CERT classes
The Everett Fire Department is taking rregistrations for its semi-annual Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training courses.
Applications are available online and through the Everett Office of Emergency Management. The deadline to apply is Sept. 22.
Classes run Wednesdays nights from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. Through CERT, you will learn how to respond to emergencies to keeop your family and neighborhood safe, and be a leader during disasters.
For more information or to register, visit www.everettwa.org/default.aspx?ID=879 or contact the emergency office at 425-257-7965 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rain Garden class
Rain gardens can be both beautiful and functional.
Learn why they are so important, how to design and plant them, how they function and how easy they are to maintain. Class is limited to 25 people. RSVP: 425-257-8597. Class will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Evergreen Arboretum, 145 Alverson Blvd. Meet at entrance.
Watch the action and antics as hundreds of bicyclists of all ages compete in this high-energy sport that combines mountain biking and road racing. Multiple heats for various ages and abilities provide lots of opportunities for spectators. The kids’ race is especially fun to see!
The race will be Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake, 11405 Silver Lake Rd.
Benefit choir concert
Everett First Presbyterian is having a benefit concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct 4.
A choir, Breath of Aire, will be performing contemporary, Broadway and inspirational songs. Breath of Aire is a northwest choir whose roster of 95 singers draws from all over the state. The choir’s goal is to help nonprofits raise money. Any money raised will be used to help fund Everett First Presbyterian's Wednesday evening dinner program for those in need. The dinner program has been in existence for more than 11 years and serves an average of 130 people every Wednesday.
The choir is committed to present inspirational and entertaining music that will encourage and uplift its audience. It is not just a choir - it is an experience.
Everett First Presbyterian Church is located directly across from the Snohomish County Courthouse at 2936 Rockefeller Ave.
Dance to the musical stylings of Lauren Petrie who plays all styles of dance music including Swing, Cha Cha, Rumbas, Waltzes as well as Line Dances and a little Rock and Roll.
Refreshments will be provided by Marysville Care Center. The dance will be Saturday, Sept. 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave. Cost is $4.
Show off your Halloween costume and exercise with splashy indoor fun. Enjoy some not-too-scary hijinks as you play games for prizes, swim and sample festive refreshments.
Please bring a generous canned food donation for the Volunteers of America Food Bank or pay admission to boost the Park Scholarship Fund.
This event will be Oct. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. and is for ages 3-15. Forest Park Swim Center, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd.
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.
Come to the Carl Gipson Center’s first Karaoke Bingo night Sept. 20 from 7-10 p.m. This fun event will have a western theme and is open to everyone age 21 and over. The Center is located at 3025 Lombard Ave. in Everett. 425-257-8780.
The city is accepting applications from nonprofit agencies for projects that assist tourism development and promotion in the city of Snohomish. The program is funded through the taxes imposed on lodging room rentals in the city. Funds will be available after Jan. 1, 2015 on a reimbursement basis only for projects that will be completed by Dec. 31, 2015. It is anticipated that a pool of $6,000 is available for grants.
Applications are due in the city of Snohomish offices at 116 Union Avenue by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Missing the deadline means missing your chance.
Detailed instructions and online application can be found on the city’s website at www.snohomishwa.gov/445/HotelMotel-Grant-Application.
Applicants will be requested to present their projects at the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee meeting set for Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 starting at 6 p.m. at the City of Snohomish City Hall, 116 Union Ave. Applicants will be contacted to confirm the presentation time.
If you have any questions please call Debbie Emge at 360-282-3197 or email email@example.com.
Guys who like to cook! A dinner
Circle Tuesday, Sept. 16 on your calendar for a dinner by Guys Who Like to Cook at the Snohomish Senior Center.
The front desk is taking reservations for seating 56 people. Reserve your seat with a prepayment of $8 plus tax (children 10 and under are $5 plus tax). Pay at the front desk or by phone, 360-568-0934.
Online reservations are also available through www.brownpapertickets.com.
The deadline for reservations is Sept. 12 (or before if sold out).
This month’s dinner will be prime rib with baked potato and caramelized carrots.There also will be a dessert surprise.
The senior center is at 506 Fourth St.
With two voices in harmony, a guitar and a banjo, Anne and Pete Sibleys’ songs are a journey, a joining of music and story. Anne and Pete Sibley seek to convey music more attune to an experience rather than a simple song. Raised in the Northeast and settled in the West, the Sibleys continue to strive to live an authentic human life. Less than a decade since they released their first album, the Sibleys’ music hit the national spotlight in 2009 with a blue ribbon finish in the “Great American Duet Sing Off” on National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion.
They will perform Sunday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St. Tickets are $15 for general adminission and $12 students/seniors and available online at www.brownpapertickets.com
Leight Fantastics show
The Snohomish Senior Center will be hosting an evening of dinner and entertainment Saturday, Sept. 27 with The Leight Fantastics with Eleanor Leight and everyone’s favorite singer George Hobson.
Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at the senior center. 506 Fourth St. and also at the Fabulously Frugal thrift store at 611 Second St. All proceeds benefit the Snohomish Senior Center.
Leight is a well-known dancer in Snohomish and former Rockette.
Kids violin and arts classes
In partnership with Snohomish School District, violin classes are offered before and after school, beginning the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
Community education classes are offered in art, cooking, and parenting in addition to preschool music, group classes in violin and guitar (children, teens and adults) and private music lessons in bass, guitar, piano, ukulele, viola, violin, and voice.
The classes are offered by the Kaleidoscope Academy.
Now is the time to register, please visit www.kaleido
scope123.org for details.
Sky Performing Arts presents award-winning “Hello Dolly!” at Wagner Performing Arts Center. They have teamed up with Stanza Performing Arts dance school to bring amazing show stopping production numbers to the already wonderful songs and story! Wagner Performing Arts Center is located 639 W. Main St.
Performance dates: Sept. 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, closing on the 28th. Times: Friday performances 8 p.m. Two performances on Saturdays 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. One performance Thursday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
For ticket information call 360-863-1663 or visit www.skyperformingarts.com
Advance ticket sales at www.brownpapertickets.com
Tickets also available at the door. Credit cards accepted.
The annual Oktoberfest event will be held at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds Sept. 19-21. Enjoy live music, dancing, German beer and food, crafts and fun all weekend. Free parking in the east lot. For more information, visit www.oktoberfestmonroe.com
Coulee Dam Gambling Trip
This is a brand new adventure for East County Senior Center! Head out from Monroe on a Wednesday and stay at Lake Chelan. Enjoy the day in and around the lake. Awake to a day of gambling at Mill Bay Casino, then head out to a laser light show at the Grand Coulee Dam. Spend the night there and have a great breakfast before heading home.
This 3-day, 2-night trip will be mid-to-end of September.
Sign up now by calling 360-794-6359.
Harvest Luncheon and Big Band
Come enjoy the big band music of the Moonlight Swing Orchestra Sept. 27. Lunch will be from noon to 1 p.m., the band will play from 1-3 p.m. Dessert provided by Merrill Gardens. Wine and beer will be available. Only $7 prepay or $9 at the door. This luncheon event will fill up fast.
Contact East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe, at 360-794-6359.
Come to the East County Senior Center’s monthly breakfast Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and enjoy a meal of eggs made to order, ham, sausage, pancakes, French toast, coffee, milk and juice. Cost is only $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years of age.
The senior center is located at 276 Sky River Parkway.
Nearly two million adults are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes yearly. Learning and practicing good self-management can reduce the risk of dangerous and costly complications.
Living Well with Diabetes, a free six-week series of workshops at the East County Senior Center running Thursdays from Sept. 30 through Nov. 14, teaches skills to help people manage their diabetes and live their best life.
• Managing blood glucose
• Healthy eating
• Safe physical activity
• Stress management
• Managing medications
• Preventing complications
• Working with health care providers
• Goal setting and problem-solving
Family members, friends and caregivers are encouraged to enroll.
The East County Senior Center is at 276 Sky River Parkway.
For more information please contact Jamie Hunter-Mitchell of Senior Services of Snohomish County at 425-265-2283.
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.