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Book signing
Angela Day, author of Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster, will have a book signing at Uppercase Bookshop on Sunday May 29. Uppercase Bookshop is located at 1010 Second St. in Snohomish.

An evening honoring Eleanor Leight
The public is invited to an evening honoring the Leight Fantastics with Eleanor Leight at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish on Friday, May 27. The event will feature Warner Blake’s Documentary, “To Dance with Eleanor – A Story of the Leight Fantastics” and a performance by the Leight Fantastics.
The movie will be shown at 6:30 p.m. with the performance at 8 p.m.
Hors D’oeuvres will be served, beer and wine will be available for purchase.
Tickets are free but you must sign up in advance at the Senior Center. For more information, 360-568-0934.

Construction, police and other vehicles will be at Monroe Christian School, 1009 W. Main St. in Monroe, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Touch-A-Truck event. There will also be face painting, pony rides and more.
There will be a “horn-free” hour between 10-11 a.m. for kids with special needs or those afraid of loud noises. Admission is $5 per child, kids under two years of age free.
For more information,
Veterans Memorial Day Service
Naval Station Everett will host a private Memorial Day ceremony on Thursday, May 26 at 7:50 a.m. for veterans and their family members. The ceremony will be held on base in the Jackson Plaza courtyard, beginning with the observance of morning colors. Military veterans from all branches are invited to attend with their families.
The ceremony will be held in honor of Memorial Day and will also commemorate the Battle of Midway, America’s legendary naval victory in the Pacific that turned the tide of World War II.
Interested veterans and their families are asked to RSVP sending an email to by Wednesday, May 25.
People who do not already have a military identification card will be asked to provide their full name, driver’s
license state and number
and date of birth along with their RSVP.
Book launch
Young adult writer Rachel Barnard will release the first novel in her young adult For the Love of Donuts series
titled “Donuts in an Empty Field” on June 3 (National Donut Day).
She will be attending the Oddmall event June 4 and 5 at the Holiday Inn on 3105 Pine St in Everett, as part of her book launch tour.

Women playwrights
The Zonta Club of Everett Foundation presents “Seven,” a documentary play. The play includes readings by international women playwrights in the voices of women who have fought injustice in several cultures. The show will be at 7:30 p.m. June 17 at the Snohomish County PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St. in Everett. Tickets are $20 or $15 for students and seniors. Tickets are available on

Bingo June 18
The Snohomish Senior Center is changing the date for the community Bingo Bash to June 18 in order to accommodate the Snohomish Wedding Tour. Doors open at 5 p.m., Early Bird at 6:15 p.m., Session starts at 6:30 p.m. The senior center is located at 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish.

1961 SHS reunion
The 1961 Snohomish High class reunion will be held
Saturday, June 25 from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Buzz Inn Steakhouse at Harvey Field.
A buffet is available for $20 each. To join up, contact Bob Banks at 425-359-0813, and send money to Bob Banks at 4914 133rd. Pl. NE, Marysville, WA 98271

Film on Internet addiction
The Snohomish Kiwanis will be presenting the film “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age” at the Snohomish High School Performing Arts Center, 1316 Fifth Street in Snohomish, on Monday, May 23 at 6 p.m. for free.
“Screenagers” looks at struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction, and includes insights from the authors and brain scientists to show solutions on how kids can be best empowered to navigate the digital world.
Questions can be emailed to, or call 425-244-6967.

Transitional Rehab Open House
Come celebrate the exciting new look and name of Josephine’s Rehabilitation center and programs: Saratoga Transitional Rehab. All are invited to a Community Open House on Wednesday, May 25, from 4-7 p.m. at Josephine’s campus, 9901 272nd Place NW in Stanwood. Enjoy appetizers, giveaways, and the opportunity to learn more about their award-winning physical and occupational Rehab and wellness services. To RSVP or for more information on the event, please call Kim Mercier at (360) 386-3112, or email Visit for general information on Saratoga Transitional Rehab program.

Run/Walk for Epilepsy awareness
The Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy is the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest’s annual epilepsy awareness walk. Now in its 13th year, the run/walk raises money for EFNW programs and services and increases public understanding about epilepsy.
The event will be Saturday, June 18 at Sky River Park, 413 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. Registration is at 9 a.m., kick-off ceremony at 9:30 a.m., run/walk begins at 10 a.m. with a celebration ceremony at 11 a.m.
Registration fee is $25. To register online visit

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.

Fundraising Breakfast
The Snohomish Education Foundation’s (SEF) 7th annual Fundraising Breakfast will be Tuesday, May 24 at Glacier Peak High School, 7401 144th Pl. SE in Snohomish.
The community is invited to learn about the programs that SEF supports. Visit class room grant exhibits, a display of student artwork and special presentations from teachers and students.
The breakfast will be held promptly between 7:30-8:30 a.m., doors open at 7 a.m.
RSVP by May 23 at or call 360-568-5292.

Clearview market
The Clearview-Maltby Market opened April 2 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.

Fobes/Swans Trail School Reunion-Potluck
The reunion will be Sunday, June 26 from Noon to 3 p.m. at Hill Park on Blackman’s Lake, 1610 Park Ave. in Snohomish.
For information call 360-568-4083.

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.

Pancake Breakfast
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.

Community Breakfast
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.

Bingo Bash
Come to the Snohomish Senior Center the first Saturday of each Month from 5:30 – 8 p.m. for the Bingo Bash! Doors open at 4 p.m., Early Bird is at 5:15 p.m. and the session start time is 5:30 p.m.
The Center is located at 506 Fourth St. in Snohomish and everyone is invited!

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
call 425-319-3522.

Volunteer opportunities
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

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 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.

Clearview Networking Luncheon
The monthly Clearview Business Networking Luncheons are held on the second Thursday of each month at Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant in Clearview, 18104 Highway 9 at noon. If you have any questions, please call Trina at 360-668-0350 or email

Toastmasters meetings
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


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