Happenings around Stanwood and Camano: Home excursion, plant sale, Touch a Truck, and greater
Donate plants, baked items
Camano Animal Shelter Association desires donations of plants and baked items for the CASA Plant and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 12, 10 a.M. To three p.M. On the Island County Multi-Purpose Center, 141 E. Camano Drive, Camano Island. For everybody trying to donate plant life they’ve divided, interior or out, CASA has pots to position them in. Contact Milly Norwood at 360-387-9611 or Jean Petroskie, 360-387-9311 or camo@camano.Net. For baked goods – cookies, pies, cakes, pieces of bread, cupcakes, gluten- and sugar-unfastened baked items are welcome — contact Lyn Kelley, 360-631-5790 or lynkell@yahoo.Com. See camanoanimalshelter.Org or name 360-387-1902.
Days for Girls Information night is Wednesday, April 25, 6 p.M. At STRiV Coffeehouse, 7208 267th St. NW, Unit A-103, Stanwood (north of YMCA). Around the world, girls and women use rags, bed stuffing, banana leaves, feathers, and even cow dung to control their menstruation. Days for Girls provides them a secure, washer-friendly, and lengthy-lasting opportunity alongside health education. Inquire Miriam Lancaster at 360-629-4752.
Our Coast 2018 Community Film Series features discussions with Northwest marine specialists. Participants will discover ways to display adjustments at local seashores via the MyCoast app on Wednesday, April 25, 6:30-8:30 p.M. At Everett Community College, Jackson Conference Center, 2000 Tower St., Everett. “Chasing Coral,” a film approximately reef protection around the sector, will be observed with a discussion of climate trade. Free. Snocomrc.Org.
Wave of change
A free screening of the movie, “A Plastic Ocean,” is obtainable Thursday, April 26, 7 p.M. Inside the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon. A journalist and diver be part of a worldwide crew of scientists and researchers to journey to 20 international locations for 4 years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths approximately plastic pollutants, and reveal operating solutions that can be positioned into on the spot effect. Donations are prevalent.
Camano Island Library Friends will host a public Camano Island Fire & Rescue presentation on “What To Do Before the EMTs Arrive” at 7 p.M. Thursday, April 26, in the Camano Library, 848 N. Sunrise Blvd. A commercial enterprise meeting will follow. 360-387-5150.
A fundraiser for autism can be held Friday, April 27, at the Lake Goodwin Community Center, 17323 42nd Ave NW, Stanwood. Donations cross at once toward making a homeopathic treatment. Silent public sale 5:30 p.M., dinner 6 p.M. Live public sale 7:45 p.M. Advance tickets fee $15, dinner covered, or $a hundred in keeping with the desk for eight using email data@respen-a.Com. Admission at the door is $15, no dinner. To inquire, call 360-652-2816.
White Cane Days
Stanwood Lions Club contributors collaborate on the annual White Cane Days fundraiser on April 27-28 in front of the QFC grocery, 27008 92nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. Donations gain the club’s imaginative and prescient applications and the Northwest Lions Foundation. The membership assists certified residents with eye checkups and glasses, cornea transplants, cataract surgeries, and associated imaginative and prescient care. The club meets the first and 0.33 Wednesdays month-to-month, 6 p.M. In the Stanwood Community & Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW. Inquire at 360-387-9181 or 360-629-3904.
Stanwood citizens can join a neighborhood volunteer crew to help with Operation Christmas Child, packing empty shoeboxes with laugh toys, college substances, and hygiene items for youngsters worldwide. To learn greater or to use for leadership possibilities, go to samaritanspurse.Org/volunteerwithOCC.
Pancakes are on the breakfast menu on Saturday, April 28, 8-eleven a.M. In South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island. Or, try the everyday French toast, biscuits, and gravy scrambled eggs and sausage—Call 360-629-3276 to inquire.
Dig your ancestors
Stanwood Library will host a self-directed workshop, Saturday, April 28, from noon to 4 p.M. At 9701 271st St. NW. Research family roots the use of Ancestry Library Edition. Reference librarian may be to be had. Registration is required: 360-629-3132.
Modern Architecture+ Design Society provides the 7th annual Seattle Modern Home Tour on Saturday, April 28, to advantage the Seattle Architecture Foundation. Doors open for viewing from 11 a.M. To 5 p.M. Regional architects, designers and homebuilders showcase their paintings and communicate to visitors in the self-guided tour. Tickets: $50 day of or $40 in advance at ModernHomeTours.Com.
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival runs on April 30 at some stage in the farm fields west of Mount Vernon. Events are planned nearly every day, including the Kiwanis Salmon Barbecue, Tulip Country Bike Tours, picture contest, quilt walk, switch meet, art indicates (month-lengthy Art in a Pickle Barn, Rexville Grange Art Show, Fine Art at Tulip Town), petting farm, Master Gardener bus excursions, a parade, and a fun run. See tulipfestival.Org for occasion information.
Parenting is a Journey
Stanwood Cinemas will display screen “Like Arrows” one night best on Tuesday, May 1, 7 p.M. For teenagers and older. This FamilyLife manufacturing follows a younger dating couple thru their 50th wedding ceremony anniversary, showing the united states of America and the downs of life and their positive legacy. To inquire, call Roger Haskins, 360-708-2122.
Pray in solidarity
Stanwood-Camano Observance of the 2018 National Day of Prayer can be held Thursday, May three, noon to at least one p.M. Within the Haggen save’s west parking zone, 26603 72nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. This 12 months’ subject matter is Unity.
Lois V. Harris, an award-prevailing author, and SVC trainer, offers “Writing for Children: Get Your Foot inside the Door — Proposals, Query and Submission Letters” at Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon campus, Thursdays, May three and 10, 6:30 to 8 p.M., $49. Register for ENGL 6104 by using calling 360-416-7638.
Touch a Truck
Kids of every age can explore helicopter and emergency response cars throughout Touch A Truck on Saturday, May 5, 10 a.M. To 2 p.M. In downtown Stanwood. Meet first responders or enjoy food and activities. A “no-horns” quiet hour from 10-eleven a.M. Accommodates those touchy to noise.
Money thru motion
Zumba in Purple on May five, noon to one p.M. Will boost cash for the Victoria Voice Foundation, an employer that increases cognizance approximately drug abuse. Weight loss writer Sharee Samuels of Stanwood will teach the 60-minute Zumba class at Port Susan Middle School, 9405 271st St NW, Stanwood, $10 admission. Shareesamuels.Com.
Kids, age 10 and older, with a person, can stop in for games Sunday, May 6, four-7 p.M. Inside the Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. $10 buy-in, refreshments are available. Stanwoodseniorcenter.Org or 360-629-7403.
Go canine, go
Dog Essential Training classes start May 7 at Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Learn beneficial cues and high-quality reinforcement strategies to speak with your older domestic dog or mature dog (five months and older). Learn voice and hand commands and discover how puppies learn. Keri Foreman with DogKnows Service Dog Group will train. Inquire at 425-315-3932.
Camano Preparedness Group will gift “Water. Purification & Storage,” all through the general public May 10 assembly, 7-9 p.M. Within the Vista Madrona Fire Station, 237 N. West Camano Drive, Camano Island. Bill Swander will teach what to do whilst stored water runs out. To inquire, contact Bill Swander, 360-572-4230 or bswander44@gmail.Com, or go to camanopreparednessgroup.Org.
Flea Market and HamFest
Stanwood Camano Amateur Radio Club will maintain the 27th Annual Electronic Flea Market and HamFest on May 12, 9 a.M. To one p.M. On the Stanwood Middle School, 9405 271st NW, Stanwood. There’ll be VE checking out, computers, HAM equipment, antique radios, prizes, and a snack bar. Residents can check out the flea market for that “piece of system you’ve been searching out.” Admission is $5, unfastened to a long time 12 and more youthful. Parking is loose. See scarcwa.Org or email w7pig@arrl.Net. Post activities to the Event Calendar at scnews.Com or electronic mail network@scnews.Com. 360-629-2155.