Posts for category ‘Family’

Celebrate Arbor Day in Everett on April 13. Horizon Elementary students will help plant 22 trees in honor of the day.
denisegl | April 5, 2011 | 12:01 pm

Join Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson and fifth graders from Horizon Elementary School, Wednesday, April 13 as they plant new trees at Walter E. Hall Park and celebrate the city’s ongoing commitment to a healthy urban environment. Everett will receive its 16th Annual designation as a Tree City USA from the National Arbor Day Foundation. A short ceremony also will include a student presentation and receipt by the Snohomish County PUD of the foundation’s Tree Line Award.  Read more »

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Experience family camping the easy way at Silver Lake
denisegl | March 31, 2011 | 2:49 pm

Join Everett Parks, Alderwood REI for fun, affordable camp out in June. Have you wanted to take your family camping, but haven’t because you just don’t know how?  Spend the night at Silver Lake Saturday June 25 at the first-ever family campout on the beach and learn basic camping skills. This Great American Backyard Campout event is designed to bring families together outdoors. Everett park rangers and REI staff will help participants pitch their tents, Read more »

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There is always something to do at the library from book discussions to Chinese New Year
denisegl | February 19, 2011 | 3:27 pm

Boredom is cured by going to the library. We’ve listed events to look forward to at the Everett and Evergreen libraries. For more information on anything listed see Read more »

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Help them get there – Be a mentor!
Steve | January 26, 2011 | 11:20 pm

Mentoring Children of Promise (MCP) is a local mentoring program; part of Volunteers of America Western Washington’s Family and Children Services. MCP connects youth that have an incarcerated parent with caring adult role models. Everett youth have a need. Right here in our area there are children with one or both parents in prison. Without the intervention of a positive role model, many of these kids can be caught in the cycle of violence, drug addiction and incarceration. Currently there are 30 boys and girls waiting to be matched with a mentor in Snohomish County. Here is an example of some of the Everett youth on the waitlist: 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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Best-selling Author and Brain Scientist to speak in Everett
denisegl | December 16, 2010 | 6:10 pm

John Medina, Ph.D., will be sharing from his new book “Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five” on Saturday, Jan. 8 in Everett from 9 a.m.-12 p.m at The Everett Civic Auditorium 2415 Colby Ave. Medina is a developmental molecular biologist who has a lifelong fascination with how the mind reacts to and organizes information. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller “Brain Rules.” His latest book examines the extraordinary brains of infants from his work as an affiliate Professor of Read more »

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Get Ready for Port of Everett’s Holiday On the Bay
denisegl | December 4, 2010 | 5:25 pm

The Port of Everett Marina will be filled with holiday spirit Saturday, Dec. 11 as the Port of Everett hosts the third annual waterfront celebration – Holiday On The Bay. Through numerous partnerships, the Port of Everett has expanded the event to include a day filled with family fun. Festivities will be from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Port Gardner Landing near Lombardi’s Italian restaurant off 15th Street and W. Marine View Drive. Visitors, please park in the South Marina for the event. Read more »

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The Vitamin Shoppe and Everett Healthy Communities project invites you to a grand opening including great tips and deals on healthy living
denisegl | November 3, 2010 | 11:55 am

Vitamin Shoppe recently opened its doors to the community of Everett and would like to extend an invitation for their upcoming Health Fair. The event will feature other local businesses promoting health and wellness. A few participants include: Kate Reardon, Director of the Everett Healthy Communities Project, will be on site to speak about her organization and how members of the community can get involved. LA Fitness Representative to talk about their gym and offer new member discounts, Massage Envy – Free 5 minute massages, A chance to win a $100 gift card to Vitamin Shoppe, Demos and free samples throughout the day, Plus, Our Grand Opening Sale ends on October 7th. Buy One, Get One 50% Off on over 1,000 Vitamin Shoppe Brand Product. Grand Opening begins Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 11am-5pm. The Vitamin Shoppe at 1510 Se Everett Mall Way Suite A Everett, WA 98208  or call 425.355.0560.

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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 or at 425-953-4043. Read more »
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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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