Veterans Day events going on in Everett
EVERETT - Several events are planned in Everett in honor of Veterans Day.
Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11 this year. Schools and Everett Community College will be closed.
Naval Station Everett will be hosting a ceremony honoring all veterans that is open to the public 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8.
RSVPs are required by Wednesday, Nov. 6. E-mail Troy.Schulz@navy.mil or call 425-304-3357 to register.
The dress code for military retirees is service dress as appropriate or permitted, and civilians are to dress in business attire.
People who have not attended an event at Naval Station Everett previously must provide their full name, driver’s license number and date of birth as part of the registration if they do not have base access credentials, such as military ID.
The Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., will let veterans and their families experience three free art classes Nov. 9-11.
There will be watercolor classes Nov. 9 and 10. On Saturday, Nov. 9, artist Ron Stocke will teach people how to use watercolors boldly. On Sunday, Nov. 10, people can learn a watercolor trick called “puddling.”
On Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., people can try glassblowing to create a glass sea float or ornament in less than 30 minutes.
To sign up for any class, call 425-259-5050. Present military ID at the class.
The Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., is inviting people to make bricks in tribute to veterans 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11.
The Everett Elks Lodge, 2802 Hoyt Ave., will host a veteran dinner starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Congressman Rick Larsen will be among those serving food to the veterans.
Veterans and active duty military personnel eat for free, non-veteran cost is $10 per person.
Reservations for the event finished Monday, Nov. 4, but there may be space by calling Carl Frisk at 425-308-6133.
The menu includes ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salad and dessert.
The Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., will host its annual USO Dance from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11.
Swing band Route 66 will play all the top songs from the big band era at the dance.
The dance is free, but tickets must be reserved ahead of time and presented at the door for admittance. To make a reservation, call the Carl Gipson Senior Center at 425-257-8780 or stop by the reception desk.
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