The local premiere of the indie action film “7 Minutes,” which was filmed on location in Everett and Snohomish, is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Everett Theatre.
There will be a Q&A with representatives from the film after the screening.
The Historic Everett Theatre is located at 2911 Colby Ave.
Tickets are $12. Tickets are available from the theatre and also online at www.everettfilmfest.org
The Snohomish County Mycological Society (SCMS) presents mushroom identifier Danny Miller of the Puget Sound Mycological Society speaking on Mushroom Mythbusters or Fungal Fables Debunked: Interesting Mushroom Myths and the Truth Behind Them on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Baker Community Center, 1401 Poplar St. The event is free and open to the public. A brief meeting will precede the speaker. Go to http://www.scmsfungi.org/?tribe_events=monthly-meeting-11 for more information.
Everett Philharmonic for your sweetheart
The Everett Philharmonic orchestra will present a show called “That Magnificent Mozart!” on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. that is geared toward Valentine’s Day. The music selection will feature Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Symphony No. 39”
Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors. The show is festival seating so come early. Doors open at 2:15 p.m.
The show will be at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave.
Tickets are available by calling 206-270-9729 and at www.everettphil.org
The Schack Art Center is busy planning the 33rd Annual H’Arts Benefit Auction scheduled for Feb. 28 and is taking donated art now.
The deadline for all artwork to be considered for the silent auction is Feb. 13.
Please fill out an online submission form at www.schack.org/events/harts-2015 as soon as possible.
For artists participating, there is an option to will receive a 25 percent commission on the selling price of one’s work. (There’s also an option to donate your commission back to the Schack Art Center).
The H’Arts Auction will be at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at the Xfinity Arena 2000 Hewitt Ave.
Please email email@example.com or call 425-259-5050 with any questions.
Meet the Mormons
Come meet a few of the Mormons who live in Snohomish. Learn about their basic beliefs and ask questions in a relaxed social setting. Thursday, Jan. 29 from 7 - 8 p.m. at the Snohomish Public Library multipurpose room, 311 Maple Ave.
Come enjoy the Community Breakfast at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7.
Pancakes, French toast, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and more will be served. Price is $5 for adults and $3 for children.
The Community Breakfast is the first Saturday of each month
Dutch Hill recycling event
Dutch Hill Elementary is holding a recycling fundraiser event on Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school.
This event is put on by www.1greenplanet.com and the complete list of items that can be recycled is found on the website www.1greenplanet.com/recycle.html
The school will take almost all metals and electronic waste. The school is located at 8231 131st Ave. SE.
Memorial blood drive
There will be a memorial blood drive for Yvonne Ekloff, late wife of Pastor Dean Ekloff of Midnight Cry, Friday Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed from 12:30-1:30 p.m.) at the Evangelical Free Church, 210 Ave. B. To sign up, contact Karen Plate at 425-238-8482 or Anna Davido at 425-931-3834.
The Snohomish Rotary will host their annual Benefit Dinner Saturday, Feb. 7 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 913 Second St. The event will be a Mardi Gras Celebration theme with a Cajun dinner, music and silent art auction. Social begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.snohomishrotary.org. This benefit dinner raises money for scholarships for Snohomish School District high school graduates. Please come and have a great time and support our students!
$1,000 scholarship available to grads
A $1,000 scholarship is available to a graduate of either Snohomish or Lake Stevens High School 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.
Highway 522 closures
Road crews will close 522 between Main Street and U.S. 2 through Friday, Jan. 30 for drainage and repair work.
The schedule is: Every day a lane will be closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., every night the westbound SR 522 offramp will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and the eastbound SR 522 off-ramp will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., and every night a lane of east Main Street between Fryelands Boulevard and the east roundabout will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. A pilot car will lead traffic here.
Tickets are on sale now for the Valentine’s Day weekend Arti- Gras Masquerade Ball and Art Auction.
The events will be from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14.
The Thursday, Feb. 12 event will be a juried art show at the Saaski Gallery, which is open to the public from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 17161 Beaton Road SE.
An art walk with beverages will be in downtown Monroe the night of Friday, Feb. 13.
Tickets to the masquerade ball on Saturday, Feb. 14 are $50 per person and the night will include dinner, live zydeco music and good company. The ball will be at The Junction, 114 N Lewis St. Masks are required at the ball. Mask making classes will be held at Ben Franklin Crafts on Jan. 30 and Feb. 7 for a $15 fee.
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
Big Band Dance
Dance the night away with the Kamiak Jazz Band Friday, Jan. 30 at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. Dance lessons at 6 p.m., dancing and food from 7-9 p.m.
Tickets are $10 and includes snacks, drinks, lessons and dancing. This is a big fundraiser for the Kamiak Jazz Band. Purchase tickets at the door or online at www.KamiakArts.org
Meet author Wally Carlson
True to his Pacific Northwest roots, Kitsap author Wally Carlson has spun a new hilarious and poignant tale titled “Annie’s Third Wind” featuring an unusual band of resident characters who live on Puget Sound’s Seven Sisters Island.
Wally Carlson will read from and discuss his book at 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22 at Harbour Pointe Retirement Community, located at 10200 Harbour Place (behind the Walgreens) in Mukilteo.
For more information call 425-493-8555 or go to www.hpretire.com. No reservation is necessary.