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Holiday Show will send this year “Out with a Bang!”
denisegl | November 17, 2010 | 12:46 pm

Garden Apron by Susan Russell

For the 2010 Holiday Show, the Arts Council of Snohomish County hopes to send this year “Out with a Bang”. The exhibit, which opens November 18th, 5-8pm 1507 Wall St. in downtown Everett will feature work from all of the past twenty Arts Council Artist of the Year honorees. Holiday shoppers will also find a wonderful assortment of glass and pottery by Northwest artists.

Since 1992 the Arts Council has honored a local artist with a solo exhibit as “Artist of the Year”. Each of the following twenty artists were selected for this honor by their peers and the artistic community for the quality of their art, dedication to the profession, and continuous advocacy for the arts. Read more »

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Three writers, one love – popular authors read at EvCC
denisegl | November 9, 2010 | 4:02 pm
Angela Fountas is one of the three authors to speak at EvCC

Fiction writer Angela Fountas, poet and children’s literature author Julie Larios and poet and essayist Ed Skoog will speak about their love of writing and read their work at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Everett Community College. The reading is at EvCC’s Whitehorse Hall’s art critique space in the center of the building’s second floor Room 353. The reading is preceded by a question-and-answer session with students and the public. The authors “exemplify the love of writing and the discovery and practice of the writing life,” said EvCC English instructor Kevin Craft, who invited the writers to campus to start the Possession Sound Writer’s Series for 2010-11. Read more »

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FHC to host special forum for Veteran’s Day
denisegl | November 9, 2010 | 2:46 pm

"The Thud" F-150

Vietnam era combat pilots will reunite on the Saturday, November 13th at 11:00 a.m. at the Flying Heritage Collection to host a panel in which they will share their stories with the community and honor the men and women who have risked their lives for our country. This special Veterans Day event at the Flying Heritage Collection will feature pilots who flew with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, braving enemy MiGs and deadly anti-aircraft fire as well as surface-to-air missiles during bombing missions over North Vietnam.  During the Vietnam War these pilots flew F-105 Thunderchiefs. Nicknamed the “Thud,” the F-105 Thunderchief was the Air Force’s all-time biggest single-engine fighter. Designed and built to deliver nuclearweapons, the planes were also responsible for carrying conventional bombs over Vietnam. All veterans are welcomed at FHC for free on November 13, 2010. For more information see the Flying Heritage Collection website.

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Washington Women Win the vote: The Role of Everett Area Women
denisegl | November 6, 2010 | 12:11 pm

Shanna Stevenson, coordinator of the Women’s History Consortium at the Washington State Historical Society, will discuss the women’s suffrage movement in Washington state at the Everett Public Library this Wednesday, November 10 at 7:00pm. This year commemorates the 100th anniversary of Washington women’s right to vote. You can find more excellent information on the history of women in Everett and Snohomish county at Washington’s Women’s history consortium and The Snohomish County Women’s Legacy Project.

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FREE event this weekend with the Area Chamber of Commerce
denisegl | October 29, 2010 | 6:41 pm

Don’t miss the Everett Area Community Expo on Saturday October 30  presented by Everett Transit and  First Heritage Bank FREE EVENT! Giveaways, Prizes, Gift Certificates & More! It’s an all day event from 10am-9pm at the Everett Mall 1402 SE Everett Mall Way. Phone: (425) 257-3222 Join the Chamber all day inside the Everett Mall. Special Expo Deals, Giveaways, Drawings for Mall Gift Cards, Prizes (like a family 4-pack of Everett Silvertips Hocky tickets good for any upcoming game)!  Pick up a FREE Shop Everett Tote Bag at the Chamber booth in Center Court and shop the Expo booths for information, samples, and great products and services! And pick up a FREE Chamber Directory to refer to all year long! You’ll also find FREE seated massages, blood pressure screening, and more! PLUS: Entertainment on the Community Stage by the Community Performing Arts Theatre 11am-6pm. Information at Expo booths on specific times and performers! usinesses and Organizations–showcase your products and services to the Everett community! Perfect opportunity for: The Everett Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to be back at the mall again for the Expo and our sponsors and exhibitors are too! Questions? Call us at 425-257-3222 x 0 or email info@everettchamber.com.

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Everett Jaycees invites you to enter the haunted forest at Forest Park
denisegl | October 22, 2010 | 12:07 pm

Come join the Everett Jaycees and Friends for an outdoor haunt in the woods at Forest Park. 802 East Mukiteo Blvd. Get ready for fun, fright, and things that go bump in the night. The haunt is suitable for children 5 years old and older. Please dress appropriately for weather conditions and wear comfortable shoes. Part of the trail does include hills. Proceeds benefit The Greater Everett Community Foundation. When: Thursday Oct. 20 thru Sunday Oct. 23 Thursday Oct. 27 thru Monday Oct. 31 Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm Oct. 20, 23, 27, and 30 7:00pm to 11:00pm Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, and 31.  If you would like to volunteer or need more information, please contact us via e-mail at haunt@everettjaycees.org or at 425-953-4043. Read more »
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Free Paper-Shredding and Recycling Event at BECU
denisegl | October 22, 2010 | 11:36 am

BECU IS CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL CREDIT UNION DAY and invite you to a free shredding and recycling event.  BECU is sponsoring a free shredding event where you can safely destroy your documents containing sensitive and personal information.  A professional document destruction service with a mobile shredding unit will be at each location.  Experts will also be on hand to offer effective tips on fighting identity theft and fraud. New this year is free recycling of your TV, CPUs, computer monitors, laptops, and cell phones.  Representatives from E-Waste will be on hand to make sure that your electronics are disposed of in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Date and Time: Saturday, October 23, 2010 – 10:00am – 1:00pm Where: BECU Everett Financial Center – 11127 Evergreen Way Read more »

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Halloween costume psychic fair, meet the author day and more at Vision Quest
denisegl | October 20, 2010 | 5:29 pm

Vision Quest Educational Center and Bookstore welcomes all for uplifting activities, classes to heal your soul and an upcoming costume psychic fair on Sat, Oct 30 from 10am-5pm. There will be free food, live music, door prizes, aura readings and special rates for the day. Come learn about just how healthy you can be.  Learn about how we are spiritual beings having a human experience and so much more. Vision Quest also offers “Exceptional Reiki instruction for those who want to enable the healer in themselves.” If you love to be inspired with books, check out Meet the author day on Sat Nov, 6 from 10:30am-4:30pm. Every hour a new author will give a FREE  presentation or workshop complete with book signing throughout the whole day. For more information see visionquestcenter.com or call (425) 252-1591

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Join in the supernatural fun at the swim center. Annual Goblin Splash allows you to float like a ghost!
denisegl | October 20, 2010 | 8:09 am

 The Forest Park Swim Center welcomes ghosts, goblins, ghouls and other costumed friends ages 3-15 to a fun Halloween-themed swim party from 7-8:30 p.m. on Oct. 22. Kids and their parents can show off their costumes while playing on-deck games – pumpkin toss, duck pond fishing, pin the minnow on the pumpkin and more. Fill treat bags with prizes! Enjoy the frivolities and refresh with cookies and juice while you pose for souvenir snapshots and…if you dare…explore the haunted sauna.  Be sure to bring along swim suits and towels for a festive evening dip. Read more »

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Trinity to inaugurate John Reed as seventh president
denisegl | October 14, 2010 | 2:08 pm

Trinity Lutheran College will inaugurate John W. Reed as its seventh president during a ceremony held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Historic Everett Theatre. The event is open to the public and members of the community are invited to attend. Rep. Rick Larsen and Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson are scheduled to bring greetings to the new president. Board Chair Ernie Fosse will preside at the ceremony, assisted by Deborah Squires, board vice chair, who led the nationwide search process that ultimately selected Reed for consideration. In May, the college’s board of directors unanimously elected Reed, who had served the previous nine months as chief executive officer. “I’m honored to be Trinity’s next president,” Reed said. “I am excited to assume this position at an important time in the college’s history. My hope is that Trinity will be able to attract attention within the higher education community for the innovative things we do.” Reed’s inaugural message Saturday will highlight the college’s unique position to be bold and creative amid the significant economic challenges facing most colleges and universities today. He will also lift up the college’s partnership with the greater Everett community. Read more »

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