Posts for category ‘Outdoors’

Which bear is best?
denisegl | February 21, 2011 | 1:42 pm

Join a wildlife biologist from the Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) for an educational and entertaining slide presentation and lecture about bear habits and habitat requirements, presented by the Streamkeepr Academy. You will learn about human encroachment in bear habitat in the Pacific NW and see first hand how those situations are managed by WDFW.  Enforcement Officers Nick Jorg and Bruce Richards will be your instructors, but the real “stars of the show” are Mishka and Colter, Read more »

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Volunteers of America Welcomes Robert Reese as Regional Vice President
denisegl | January 20, 2011 | 5:17 pm

Volunteers of America Western Washington recently welcomed retired Brigadier General, Robert “Bob”Reese as its Regional Vice President for Snohomish County. Besides integrating Volunteers of America’s services across the county, he is responsible for Read more »

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Free transportation from Everett to 11th annual Army-Navy flag football
denisegl | December 1, 2010 | 11:58 am

Fleet & Family Readiness programs present The Nortwestern region’s 11th annual Army vs Navy Flag Football game. It all happens Friday, December 3, 2010 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Cowan Stadium. Kick-off begins at 2pm. FREE tailgate party begins at noon! Free transportation available from the Commons to JBLM. Call 304-3167. Go Navy…Beat Army!!!! Check out Fleet &Family Readiness on Facebook or militarymerits.com for more information. See all the beautiful things that our military does for us that we don’t even thing about. Thank you so much everyone and have fun!

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White Thanksgiving
Steve | November 25, 2010 | 8:58 am

sledding at Forest Park

Everett residents woke up to a fresh blanket of snow on the ground on Thanksgiving morning. With extra-cold temperatures preventing Monday’s snow from melting, the result is a very white Thanksgiving. The freshy-freshy-pow-pow will keep outdoor winter enthusiasts happy. Snowboarders and sledders have been congregating at Forest Park, which has been a winter wonderland since Monday. A main road at Forest Park that slopes downhill is closed to auto traffic, creating a wide Read more »

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Cleanup projects progressing around Port Gardner Bay
denisegl | September 15, 2010 | 9:09 am

Cleanup work continues to move ahead at several sites around Port Gardner Bay in Everett.  The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) identified Port Gardner Bay as a high-priority, “early-action” cleanup area under the Puget Sound Initiative (PSI). That’s an effort by local, tribal, state and federal governments, business, agricultural and environmental communities, scientists, and the public to restore and protect the health of the Sound.  Ecology is managing or assisting with the cleanup of 10 sites contaminated with gasoline, diesel fuel, metals, and other substances. An Ecology team is working with the Port of Everett, other site owners, area tribes, and others to help shape the cleanups.  “We’ve made great progress on our cleanup work,” said Andy Kallus, Ecology’s baywide project manager for Port Gardner.  “In addition to getting started on cleanup plans for Riverside Business Park, we currently have cooperative cleanup agreements with liable parties for seven of the 10 PSI sites. Field investigation work is under way or done at five of those sites.”  Read more »

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See official movie trailer for UP. Now viewing at Cinema Under The Stars
denisegl | August 25, 2010 | 5:33 pm

The City of Everett Cultural Arts Department brings the Disney/Pixar computer-animation UP to Cinema Under the stars at  Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Silver Lake,  Camp Patterson field 11405 Silver Lake Rd. Pre-show entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m. Movies begin at dusk , Bring blankets or chairs to the park and enjoy this free outdoor summer movie series. 

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Fresh Paint Float Find opens favorite summer event.
denisegl | August 16, 2010 | 2:27 pm

Saturday August, 21, ONLY! Beach opens at 10 am for Float Find! Search the beach for your very own glass sea float.  Jetty Island is a two-mile long, man-made island with rare sandy beaches and shallow warm water.  This is a free community activity, so please only take ONE FLOAT PER PERSON as there is a limited supply available for the event. After you find your float bring it back to the information booth on the Jetty and one of our volunteers will check to see if your float is a winner! Each float is numbered and two of the float numbers will be chosen at random to win a $50 Arts Council gift certificate.  Read more »

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Justin Roberts (Kids music rock star) performs free concert at Silverlake
denisegl | August 9, 2010 | 11:19 am

Justin Roberts to play at Thornton A. Sullivan park Tuesday morning at 10am

Justin Roberts appearing at Silver Lake
Popular children’s musician performs at Everett’s concert series.  Join us Thursday morning at 10 a.m. for Justin Roberts, performing a free concert at Silver Lake, part of the 2010 Children’s Concert Series. All the way from Chicago, Justin Roberts is truly one of the rock stars of contemporary kids’ music. Having received accolades from USA Today, The NY Times, People, Entertainment weekly and many more, Justin has a devoted following of kids and parents alike who have fallen in love with his engaging live performances, memorable recordings and national television appearances. Get a taste of Justin’s music below.

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Jetty Island opens Thursday, July 1
denisegl | June 29, 2010 | 12:56 pm

Jetty Island. photo by sanjuansailor

The beaches of Jetty Island await you. It’s just a short drive and a short ferry ride away. Play in the sand. Explore the nature trails. See winged wildlife such as bald eagles, osprey…and kite boarders. On the opening day of Thursday, July 1, be prepared for a pirate raid. The charismatic Pirates of Puget Sound will storm the Jetty in time for a flag raising at 11:30 am. The entertainment will include a demonstration of traditional pirate skills and folklore, followed by a treasure hunt. Read more »

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Kiteboarding competition to be held at Jetty Island
Steve | June 23, 2010 | 9:30 pm

Jason Clack of Motion Boardshop

Leading kitesurfing brand Cabrinha will host the first annual Cabrinha Northwest Race Series kiteboarding competition at Jetty Island in Everett on June 26 and 27. Kiteboarding, the new age golf for many, is a sport similar to windsurfing. Instead of a sail, a large inflated kite towers 80 feet above a rider to power their board through water. Read more »

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