YWCA is collecting
toiletries to be distributed to individuals during Project Homeless Connect on July 14 at Everett High School. Project Homeless Connect is a one-day, one stop shop event designed to provide immediate services to people experiencing homelessness in the community.
The following items are needed:
· Full size soap/bodywash
· Full size shampoo/conditioner (2-in-1 bottle is preferred)
· Full size lotion
Items can be dropped off at the YWCA in Everett at 3301 Broadway or at the Pathways for Women shelter at 6027 208th St SW in Lynnwood by June 30.
Raise backyard chickens
Enjoy having fresh eggs at your fingertips! Learn how to keep and raise your own flock of chickens and discuss poultry breeds, housing, feeding and general care. This class is free and will be at Forest Park Animal Farm classroom, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd. in Everett, July 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. To register, call Everett Parks and Recreation at 425-257-8300 ext. 2 or visit www.signmeup.everettwa.gov with code # 91794.
Egg Artist Show
The annual egg show, featuring artists’ work, will include egg experts from around the nation. See
different ways of egg decorating and materials that can be used for the hobby. This free event will be held at the Everett Holiday Inn at 3105 Pine St on Saturday,
July 9 and Sunday, July 10 starting at 10 a.m.
Visit more than 50
exhibitors and vendors with hundreds of eggs.
Volunteers needed for Project Homeless Connect
More than 1,000 individuals of all ages and families experiencing homelessness are
expected to attend this year’s Project Homeless Connect event, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 14 at Everett High School in Everett (2416 Colby Ave.)
Volunteer registration is now open. Register by July 6. Last year, over 150 volunteers helped provide direct and immediate services to those that attended. Specifically, volunteers are needed to guide participants around the venue, help with registration, serve meals in the kitchen and provide general support. The group also needs volunteers to help with setup for the event on Wednesday, July 13.
To register to volunteer visit www.uwsc.org/phcsnoco.php. Register by July 6 as drop in volunteers on the day of the event may not be accommodated.
Questions about volunteering should be directed toward Jessica Gaitan with United Way of Snohomish County at 425.374.5530 or Jessica.Gaitan@uwsc.org
The Special Consensus at
The Special Consensus is a four-person acoustic bluegrass band that formed in the Chicago area in 1975. The band has released 17 recordings and has appeared on numerous National Public Radio programs and cable television shows, including The Nashville Network and the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. They have also toured internationally. The 2012 band release Scratch Gravel Road (Compass Records) was GRAMMY nominated for the Best Bluegrass Album award and two songs from the 2014 band release Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver received IBMA awards for Recorded Event of the Year and Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year.
The Special Consensus will perform at Tim Noah’s Thumbnail Theater, 1211-4th St. in Snohomish, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for youth and seniors and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com. For more information call 360.-568-9412 or visit www.thumbnailtheater.org.
Master Gardener plant picks
Learn from the Master Gardeners about the Great Plant Picks program that guides their plant choices. See how they completely renovated their 200 foot bed at the Arboretum this year, and gather information about general maintenance of a garden in July. This free class will be held at the Evergreen Arboretum, 145 Alverson Blvd. in Everett, July 16 from noon to 1 p.m. Class is limited to 25 people, please RSVP by calling 425-257-8597.
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.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop will be July 8 though Aug. 12. This is a free six-week evidence-based workshop out of Stanford University held each Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The Everett Clinic in Marysville at 4420 76th St NE in Marysville.
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 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 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