The Mill Creek Influence January 2012 IssueDocument Transcript
the MilloCreek i n f l u e n c e a publication exclusively for the residents of mill creek • January 2012Happy New Year!Meet Your Photographer:Chelsi Greenwood Photographyand her beautiful Family!I ns ide...• Glassy Baby Event!• Tablas Woodstone Taverna Restaurant Review
4 neighborhoodSponsors The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodSponsors 5 This section has been created to give you easier access when searching for a HOTEL / BANQUET PRIVATE SCHOOL The Jet Bar & Grill TAEKWONDO trusted neighborhood vendor to use. Take a minute to familiarize yourself AND CONFERENCE Archbishop Murphy 800 164th St SE White Tiger Martial Arts with the businesses sponsoring The Mill Creek Influence . ROOMS 12911 39th Avenue Southeast Mill Creek, WA 98012 3922 148th St SE These local businesses are proud to partner with your neighborhood and Woodmark Hotel Everett, WA 98208 (425) 743-4594 Bothell, WA 98012 make this newsletter possible. Please support these businesses and thank 1200 Carillon Point (425) 379-6363 www.thejetbar.com (425) 357-0357 them for supporting you! Kirkland, WA 98033 www.am-hs.org www.white-tiger-ma.com (425) 739-6330 ROOFING / HOME www.thewoodmark.com Kings Schools IMPROVEMENT TAX SERVICES 129303 Fremont Ave N North Creek Roofing Toyer Dietrich CPA LANDSCAPING Shoreline, WA 98133 17624 15th Ave SE Ste 105A 3705 Colby AveAUTO CARE - REPAIR COSMETIC DENTISTRY FAMILY ATHLETIC FRAMING Classic Landscape Care (206) 289-7783 Bothell, WA 98012 Everett, WA 98201Quality Foreign Auto / ORAL SURGERY CLUB Artisan Custom Framing (425) 273-4512 www.kingsschools.org (425) 822-6921 (425) 258-343218002 Bothell Everett Highway Bill J Mulliken DDS Columbia Athletic Club 15111 Main Street A 104 www.classiclc.com www.northcreekroofing.com www.toyercpa.comMill Creek, WA 98012 16030 Bothell Everett Highway # 280 505 128th St SE Mill Creek, WA 98012 PROFESSIONAL(425) 481-1200 Mill Creek, WA 98012 Everett, WA 98208 (425) 385-2121 MATTRESSES PHOTOGRAPHY SECURITY & SOUND TIRES, BRAKES ANDwww.qualityforeignauto.com (425) 337-4001 (425) 745-1617 www.artisancustomframing.com Mattress City Chelsi Greenwood Photography INTEGRATION BATTERIES www.millcreekdentistry.com www.columbiaathletic.com 121 SE Everett Mall Way Suite A (509) 795-0215 NW Security & Sound Les SchwabCHILDREN AND HEALTH SERVICES Everett, WA 98208 www.chelsigreenwoodphotography. (350) 691-4200 13223 Bothell Everett HwyFAMILY PHYSICIAN DENTIST - PEDIATRIC FAMILY FUN Providence Physicians Group (425) 355-7378 com www.nwsecurityandsound.biz Mill Creek, WA 98012Puget Sound Ear Nose & Throat Lynnwood Kids Dentist Mill Creek Family YMCA (425) 316-5080 www.mattress-city.com (425) 337-637315021 Main Street Suite K 18833 28th Ave W Suit B 13723 Puget Sound Drive www.providence.org REAL ESTATE AGENT SHOPPING AND www.lesschwab.comMill Creek, WA 98012 Lynnwood, WA 98036 Everett, WA 98028 MEAL PREPARATION Remax - Sue and Charles Doepp ENTERTAINMENT(425) 337-4810 (425) 774-1285 (425) 337-0123 HOME CLEANING Dinners Ready (425) 280-4545 Country Village Shops TRAVEL SERVICESwww.pugetsoundent.com www.kidsdentist.com www.ymca-snoco.org Maid Brigade 12305 120th Ave N.E. 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy Suite H Bourke Travel (206) 362-8439 Kirkland, WA 98034 REAL ESTATE SALES Bothell, WA 98021 16120 Cascadian WayWestern Washington Family & DOG BOARDING FINANCIAL PLANNER www.maidbrigadenw.com (425) 825-9323 Darren Munson (425) 483-2250 Bothell, WA 98012Pediatric Medicine Doggy Haven Resort and Spa Waddell & Reed - Bryan Hendrickson www.dinnersready.com (425) 338-9400 www.countryvillagebothell.com (425) 787-111512728 19th Ave SE Ste 300 5303 Interurban Blvd 19217 36th Ave W Suite 201 HOME www.munsonhomes.com www.bourketravel.comEverett, WA 98208 Bothell, WA 98012 Lynnwood, WA 98036 IMPROVEMENT ORTHODONTIST SPA(425) 317-8025 (425) 482-4472 (425) 774-9053 Granite Transformations John W Stieber D.D.S. RESTAURANT Lorindas Salon Spa Store WINDOW COVERINGwww.wwmedgroup.com www.doggyhaven.com/ bhendrickson.wrfa.com/ 11524 Mukilteo Speedway 1025 153rd St. SE La Palmera 800 164th St SE Budget Blinds Mukilteo, WA 98275 Mill Creek, WA 98012 1629 Center Rd Mill Creek, WA 98012 9915 7th Ave St SeCHURCHES FACIALS / SKIN CARE FIREPLACES & (425) 773-4938 (425) 745-6322 Everett, WA 98204 (425) 743-9722 Everett, WA 98208Gold Creek Community Church Mill Creek Skin and Laser BARBECUES www.granitetransformations. www.jwstieber.com (425) 379-5100 www.lorindassalon.com (425) 338-79334326 148th St SE 15111 Main Street Hearthside & Home com/northseattle/ www.lapmillcreek.com www.budgetblindsmillcreek.comMill Creek, WA 98012 Mill Creek, WA 98012 4829 196th SW #D PET FENCING Woodmark Hotel(425) 316-3333 (425) 316-8200 Lynnwood, WA 98036 HOSPITAL Invisible Fence Russells Restaurant 1200 Carillon Point YOGAwww.goldcreek.org www.millcreekskinlaser.com (425) 771-6434 Providence Regional Medical Center (888) 897-5917 3305 Monte Villa Parkway Kirkland, WA 98033 Laughing Buddha Yoga www.hearthsideandhome.com (425) 261-2000 www.invisiblefencenw.com Bothell, WA 98012 (425) 739-6330 17624 15th Ave SE 111A www.providence.org (425) 486-4072 www.thewoodmark.com Mill Creek, WA 98012 PET TRAINING www.rdlcatering.com (206) 617-1672 Invisible Fence laughingbuddhayogastudio.com (888) 897-5917 www.invisiblefencenw.com
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8 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 9Golf Tip of the Month Convenient. Nutritious. Delicious. Is Your Body Ready for Golf in the New Year?Putting on extra holiday pounds makes you more than jolly. If roll makes you think more of your waist than your put- Dinners Ready... e Better Choice!ting, how are you going to get back in golfing form? Have you thought about Totem Hill Plaza | (425) 825-9323golf conditioning and golf workouts for 12305 120th Ave NE, Suite C Kirkland, WA 98034the coming season? KirklandWA@DinnersReady.com | www.dinnersready.com See coupon in the back for an amazing discountGolf fitness, once as obscure as a double FREE delivery for Mill Creek and surrounding areaeagle, is now main stream. From golf specific fitness centers to golf fitness cable programs and even golf fitness magazines, it appears that no part of the fitness uni-verse is untouched by the world of golf. So where does one go for a golf workout? swing and equipment. The institute is one consulting these professionals is that their Start at the local gym. Many gyms have of the most technology advanced golf focus is solidly on golf fitness. exercise equipment that can be used or evaluation facilities in existence focusing adapted for exercises that can enhance on swing efficiencies, conditioning and If you are the more self directed type your golf game. If the local gym is not custom equipment fitting. Although not there are cable TV shows, web sites and to your liking try a fitness facility that is cheap this experience will define you as books that address the fitness needs and purpose built and designed for golf exer- having touched one of the pinnacles of concerns of today’s golfer. There is no lack cise. While not as prolific as health clubs the golf fitness pyramid. of self-help material.no one here cares how much you can bench press. Who should you turn to for golf exercise Of course before starting any fitness advice? Do not settle for the local generic program it is a good idea to consult Want to really step up your golf fitness athletic trainer. There are doctors, physical with your physician. And after they give experience? Attend a half day, two day therapists and athletic trainers, trained the green light – get on a golf fitness or three day Titleist Performance Insti- and well skilled in the body mechanics program. Your body and golf game will tute experience. Once reserved for the of the golf swing. They use advanced thank you for it. best golfers in the world, these programs diagnostic equipment to analyze range of assess the total picture of the golfer: body, motion and strength. And the best part of Charles Doepp
10 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 11 news from the Mill Creek women’s club The Mill Creek Women’s Club is a precious pets wonderful social and philanthropic club, which gives you the opportunity to meet new friends and give back to the commu- nity. Why not make 2012 the year to join us at our upcoming luncheon on January 18th at the Mill Creek Country Club. The American Ballroom Dance Institute save Sa Pet Name: Bonhoeffer Ware will be teaching Latin Dancing. We will 10% or Tvreai1n0% on a Gr be taught simple and easy Latin Dance One ing c l oom i n moves. Be prepared to participate, put on o er a per h ss with g ser vi c Hello, we are the Ware family, and we hold this ad. e ouse . Ex your dancing shoes and have a great time! p. 12 /31/1 1 have lived in Mill Creek for 12 years now. Our precious pet is Bonhoeffer The Mill Creek Women’s Club Philan- (a.k.a. Bon Bon), and he is a Pomera- thropy Chair, Pat Lawrence was pleased Wardrobe. We are still in need of mon- “Girls Night Out”. More information will nian with orange and white fur. He was to report that our Annual Auction held etary donations, so reach in your heart follow in the coming months for this perfect named after a famous German Theolo- at our November luncheon raised in and mail a tax deductible check made out night out with our dearest and best girl- Because your dog deserves the best... gian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in an attempt excess of $14,000 for the YWCA Path- to “YWCA Pathways” to The Mill Creek friends. Hint: The whole Town’s involved. Located just minutes away, yet worlds apart, discover why Doggy Haven Resort is this to get my husband to like him. Is it ways for Women. These monies will go Women’s Club, PO Box 12453 Mill areas number one destination for dogs. working? Well, let’s just say my husband From the moment they enter our lobby, guests to our spacious countryside resort towards the much needed programs to Creek, WA 98082. Your generosity is Again, we invite you to join our club still prefers the human Bonhoeffer! experience friendship, stimulation and relaxation in boarding and daycare, develop new run Pathways for Women, such as a Staff greatly appreciated. and attend our upcoming luncheon on skills and a strengthened relationship with you in training, and receive Advocate for their Children of Domes- January 18th. Please contact Kathleen excellent handling and care while being groomed head to tail. Bonhoeffer is a cheerful dog, and he spins in circles when he tic Violence Program, Mental Health Stay tuned for an exciting announcement Corbiere at 425-357-6239 or send an Come experience everything we have to offer! sees you, and until you pick him up. He loves to ride in the car Counseling for low-income women in that will also benefit YWCA Pathways for email to email@example.com when I go pick up the kids from school. It is a guarantee that our community and Working Women’s Women. Remember you heard it first as to make your reservation today. when you see him, you will smile! O ering you & your dog the f inest Boarding, Daycare, Grooming & Training Bon Bon cannot really be considered a spoiled dog. The fact is, he 482-4472 Phone in one location really has to “endure” all of the love and affection that he receives from our kids, especially our 9-year-old Caitlin, and her 6-year- Why not make 2012 the year to join us at our upcoming old brother, Jameson. Bon Bon brings lots of joy to our lives! Your dog’s favorite destination! luncheon on January 18th at the Mill Creek Country Club. www.doggyhaven.com 5303 West Interurban Boulevard, Bothell, WA 98012 (425) 482-4472 Phone
12 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 13The Mill Creek InfluenceglassybabyEvEnt! GlaSS b lO W I N G There’s nothing like a first-hand experience working with molten glass on a blowpipe usingW e know many of you have at least one Glassybaby in your home, right? Imagine creating your own piece of the bench, marver, blocks, and jacks to bring out your inner Michelangelo. does not help with those needs but as of times. Lee’s story of survival inspires so ence Glassybaby. Light your event with art in the Glassybaby studio in Madrona! today Glassybaby has donated more than many. Glassybaby sales are up 35% this Glassybaby rentals; plan a private glass-Several Mill Creek residents recently had $600,000 from sales to charities dedicat- year. The more Glassybabys that are sold, blowing event as The Influence did, or the chance to do just that! We were able ed to healing and helping patients with the more money that will be given away enjoy an insider’s view of glass artistry at to create bowls, tumblers, balls and paper- those costs during chemotherapy. The to charities.It takes four artists to make the Madrona studio of Glassybaby during weights with our own individual choices company’s goal is to eventually give away one Glassybaby. a 30-45 minute tour. Contact events@and colors. 10% of all sales to charities. glassybaby.com. Glassybaby has three When we weren’t creating our master- in the soothing light and found the peace Glassybabys are made by Seattle artists Seattle area stores: University Village, There’s nothing like a first-hand experi- pieces, we enjoyed horsd’oeuvres and sip- and calm she needed to heal. She wanted Some charity partners include Seattle in 400+ colors with names like hope, joy, Bellevue on Main Street and the flagship ence working with molten glass on a ping from our Glassybaby “drinkers” aka to spread that hope. Cancer Care Alliance, Memorial Sloan- frog hunting, wet dog, Grandma Jane’s store/studio in Madrona.blowpipe using the bench, marver, blocks, “drinkybabyies.” It truly was a fun and Kettering, Fred Hutchinson Cancer caramel and happiness. 70+ artists work and jacks to bring out your inner Michel- social evening. Glassybaby makes a per- She began hiring artists to make more of Research Center, Gilda’s Club New York seven days a week at the Madrona stu- Every day is a Glassybaby day, of course, angelo. It was truly a one-of-a-kind fect gift and many of the attendees left the glass votives so that she could spread City, The Humane Society of the United dio. The company just added two new but holidays are a wonderful time to hands-on affair. Big thanks to Stewart with new purchases for holiday gifts. the light of Glassybaby, and Glassybaby States and Camp Korey (a Paul Newman ovens and more artists to keep up with share the light, beauty, inspiration and and Julie Patey of Mattress City for pro- Glassybaby was started by founder Lee was born! To Lee, they represented “that Hole in the Wall Camp for sick children). the demand. People who are touched charity of a Glassybaby gift.viding the fine wine for this event and Rhodes in1998 who was fighting her deep breath that we often forget to take.” Glassybaby are a gift of goodwill and by Glassybaby share their stories of Tablas Woodstone Taverna for providing third battle with cancer and raising three Lee remembers meeting people in wait- people buy them to signify people in hope, humor, loss and love. As each one Special thanks to Tiffany Brown fromthe amazing food, and last but not least, small children when she first dropped a ing rooms who could not afford basic their lives or special occasions: weddings, leaves the door, Lee knows that it will Sealed with Love for putting together thethe awesome music provided by Experi- tea light into a handmade, colorful, glass day-to-day costs like bus fare and grocer- funerals, birthdays, or even a new baby. play a part of light and hope in a new entire event from start to finish, I couldn’tence Sound Systems. votive. Lee found great hope and healing ies during treatment. Health insurance They are symbols of hope during difficult story. There are many ways to experi- have done it without her. continued...
14 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 15glassybaby ...continued 2 Name: Kylie kids kids Age: 10 Grade: 5th Grade Favorite Movies: “Up” – “Mrs. Doubtfire” -- Favorite Music: Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani Sports I Play: “Soccer” – “Softball” Musical Instrument I Play/Want to Learn: Piano,Violin & Recorder Special Interests/Hobbies: I like to Ski & I like to Draw, Your Favorite Vacation: I love Hawaii & California Upcoming Challenge(s): State Cup (Soccer) Something Unique About Me: I love Whales & like to collect “whale things Start your new year in church. When I Grow Up I’m Going to Be: “I’m not sure exactly what I Veteran’s Day 4326 148th Street Southeast want to be yet, but I am interested in being”: A Pharmacist, An Mill Creek, WA 98012-4705 (425) 316-3333 Artist, A Fashion Designer and/or a Teacher. http://www.goldcreek.org Sunday Service Times 9:00am, 10:30am & Noon in Mill Creek Name: Taylor Age: 8 Grade: 3rd Grade Speakers-Mike Todd, Mayor of Mill Jackie Toombs, chair of the Mill Creek Favorite Movies: “Despicable Me” Creek and Commander Daniel Limberg, Arts and Beautification Advisory Board, Favorite Music: Lady Gaga & Jennifer Lopez Executive Officer at Everett Navy Station worked with the City to make the cer- Sports I Play: Soccer, BasketballOver 100 people braved the rain to attend who is a resident of Mill Creek. emony possible. Musical Instrument I Play/Want to Learn: Pianothe Veterans Day Ceremony at the Mill Special Interests/Hobbies: I like to play sports, paint, ride my Creek Veterans Monument located in National Anthem sung by Dyann Arthur The Veterans Monument honors those, liv- bike and read children and fam ilies by atively nurture ation for aLibrary Park. eek exists to cre nt which provides the found who is a resident of Mill Creek. ing and dead, who have served in the armed Your Favorite Vacation: Hawaii, California, Camping Kids at the Cr fe, loving envir onme for ages 2 - kin dergarten providing a sa ng. Preschool forces. For more information http://www. lifetime of learni Upcoming Challenge(s): Piano Recital ation call (425) 931-8092The Everett Navy Station Honor Guard For more inform Chris Ackerman played God Bless cityofmillcreek.com on the news, info and Something Unique About Me: I love to do anything “crafty” or visit www.k idsatthecreek.co m Church k Communityperformed the flag ceremony and Chuck c/o Gold Cree k, WA 98012 America beautifully on the trumpet. He press releases link. When I Grow Up I’m Going to Be: I want to be a few things: 4326 148th Str eet SE Mill Cr eeWright raised the flag. Chuck Wright -12 school year. came all the way from the east coast to esday, January 17 for the 2011 An Artist, A Teacher and/or I want to help animals & find Tours Begin Tu Come check us out!was instrumental in bringing the Veterans see his fathers name that is engraved on Marla Nulph homes for pets.Monument to Mill Creek. one of the columns.
16 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 17 a time on a wood plank which had the placed at the center of the table, indi- Tablas logo burned in. Even though there vidual plates taken one at a time, dished was several planks brought to our table, up by our amazing wait staff, and brought these disappeared very quickly as every- back to us to enjoy. This dish had some of one expressed delight while eating this everything in it, Shrimp, Mussels, But- dish. As the next wave of Tapas was being ter Clams, all of which were layered into brought out to our table, we all began to an amazingly flavored Rice with cheeses realize that this was just the beginning. and Lemon slices adorning the perimeter. As with all the dished we had previously Salmon & Dungeness Terrine w/ house tasted, this dish was very delicious and made crackers, Grilled Asparagus w/ enjoyable to eat, providing a multitude of Aioli, Tigre’s Stuffed mussels, wonderful flavors, some guests had sec- onds and some even had thirds. Baked Feta w/ sundried tomato and Kalamata olives, Calamari Tenders Dessert was also served Tapas style, w/ Serrano Aioli, and Gazpacho with Crème brulee, Cheesecake, Ice Creams, Chilled Vegetables Soup began to arrive and custards all grouped and served at our table one dish after another. together on several Tablas branded wood serving planks for the entire party to All of these dished were amazing, The sample from, all very tasty.Review Salmon and Dungeness Terrine had won- restaurant derful flavor and a texture that literally From the beginning of our evening, right Tablas Woodstone Taverna melted in your mouth, it was hard not down to the very last spoonful of dessert, 15522 Main Street Mill Creek, Wa 98012-9023 to put a heaping amount of this on your the food, the service and our dining expe- house made cracker. The Grilled Aspara- rience at Tablas Woodstone Taverna was a (425) 948-7654 gus was cooked perfectly, retaining just great experience. I know I will be dining the right amount of crispness and paired there frequently to sample more from with the Aioli was delightful on the taste their extensive menu. buds. The Tigre’s Stuffed Mussels, two Located at 15522 Main Street in Mill Creek, is Tab- candles adorn the walls, the free standing gas fireplace with a words- Unique and Absolutely Tasty (ok DISCLAIMER: The business reviewed in this sec- suspended hood (a focal point upon entering the establishment), that’s more than two words) but really, las Woodstone Taverna, a Spanish Mediterranean tion provided products and/or services free of charge in the beautiful rustic solid wood “large group table” which we most of us had never experienced Mus- exchange for this review.tapas restaurant, which as mentioned by many resi- were seated at, smaller tables lining the storefront windows, and sels prepared in this manner. If you like dents, is a wonderful addition to the Town Center. cozy raised booths lining the interior wall. mussels -this is an absolutely must try dish. The Calamari Tenders w/Serrano From the moment we walked into Tablas Woodstone Taverna, Tapas (Spanish pronunciation: [‘tapas]) - a wide variety of Aioli was another dish that disappeared we were greeted with warm welcoming smiles and amazing appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine. They may be cold (such very quickly, the Gazpacho with Chilled hospitality. We were quickly introduced to our wait staff (who as mixed olives and cheese) or warm. Vegetable Soup, in a few words -Yum, by the way took very, very good care of our large party the entire Refreshing, Wow, Summery (is that a evening) and ushered in past a large, free-standing cylindrical Tablas has several pages of tapas & small plates to sample indi- word?) and, Is there anymore? gas fireplace located at the central core of the restaurant, to our vidually, to layer together, and/or to share with others. (They expansive, almost rustic styled solid wood table which was pre- also have a nice wine list and a full bar).That night Clara (our Needless to say that after all this Tapas, set for 16 guests. Tablas also has a very large wine selection and chef ) had made our choices easy for us by creating an impres- we were all feeling satisfied, but out a full bar to quench your thirst if you so desire. sive Tapas menu that we would not soon forget. came the main course, Seafood Paella. This dish had been specially prepared for Once seated, I could not help but take in the interior décor, and We started out with the Bacon wrapped Dates with Balsamic our group and it was spectacular in size, I must say I was impressed with the environment that has been Reduction. These arrived on a skewer (perfect for sharing/ visual presentation, variety and taste. This created here. Tablas has a very warm and comfortable ambiance; sampling), drizzled with Balsamic reduction, and served four at is considered a community dish and was
18 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 19 Family spotlight Family member names: David, Chelsi, Family traditions: Every Monday is family night. We go out to Madisyn, Marlie breakfast with all of our extended family on Christmas morning. Pets: none Kids? What activities are they involved with? Madisyn is in preschool Where are you from? David was born in the Bay Area in California and lived there What do you like to do to relax? Watch a good movie in our sweats until the end on Elementary School. with a yummy treat! Then he moved to Snohomish WA where he lived until after High School. Chelsi What music do you listen to? David likes Rap/ R&B. Chelsi loves grew up in the Bay Area in California Country. Madi and Marlie like twinkle twinkle little star and lived there until she and David got married What are your favorite tV shows? Castle, Raising Hope, The Office how long have you lived in your neighbor- What is your favorite part about living in your neighborhood? Being so hood? A little over a year close to everything! We love to walk everywhere to run errands. Profession(s): David is an employed by Costco in Everett. Chelsi owns and runs Chelsi Greenwood Photography. She specializes in creating photographic art for families and high school seniors. Favorite activities/hobbies: camping on the beach, going for walks, playing games, having barbeques in the summer Favorite Play area/Park/hang out: North Creek Park Favorite restaurants: Azul, Olive Garden, Thai Bistro Favorite Vacation spot: Southern California Beach Favorite sports teams: Oakland A’s, Seattle Seahawks Favorite Family Dinner: Homemade tortilla chicken soup with quesadillas on the side. Yum!
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22 The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 23 You Need A Family Doctor You Can Talk To Like A Friend. Now you have someone who will listen to you and explain everything you need to know about your health at Western Washington Medical Group Family Medicine Enjoy Your Yard Again! We Can Help! yard Call Today month OF THE 425-317-8025 F a m i l y M e d ic in e Coming Soon: Lifestyle Medicine and Group Visits · · · · Including Cooking Classes • Physical Activity Training , Stress Management • Soul Care Exercises Silver Lake Location: 12728 19th Avenue SE Suite 300 Accepting New Patients | Accepting Most Insurances Everett WA 98208 Audiology & Hearing Aids, Cardiology, Clinical Laboratory, Critical Care, Ear, Nose & Throat, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Endoscopy, Family Medicine, Everett Location: Gastroenterology, Gateway Surgery Center, General Surgery, Internal Medi- 4301 Hoyt Avenue , • . . cine, Nephrology, Orthopedic Sports & Hand Center, Pathology, Podiatry, Everett WA 98203 Psychology, Pulmonary, Rheumatology, Sleep Medicine, Urology. - - - -
24 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 25Resident Recipe By Chef Colin of the Players Club INGReDIeNTS . 8 ounces angel hair pasta,, freshly cooked according to pack age directions . 1/2 cup Crisco® 100 % Extra Virgin Olive Oil . 5 cloves garlic,, minced . 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste . 1 can diced tomatoes, drained, (14.5 oz.) . 4 green onions, thinly sliced . 1 teaspoon salt . 1 container container fresh mozzarella cheese, drained, sliced . 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces grated Parmesan cheese DIReCTIoNS PLACe freshly cooked pasta in a large bowl; set aside. HeAT olive oil in medium skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes; cook and stir 1 minute. Add drained tomatoes and green onions; sprinkle with salt. CooK and stir until just heated through, about 3 minutes. Toss the hot cooked angel hair pasta with tomato mixture. ADD the sliced fresh mozzarella cheese and torn basil leaves; toss to mix. Divide pasta between 4 dinner plates. Serve imme- diately with grated Parmesan cheese.
26 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 27 Tour & Travel Australia. New Zealand. Two of the World’s great unspoilt frontiers. The diverse natural and cultural landscapes of Australia and New Zealand are inspiring. Full of rich and fascinating experiences, they are the perfect back drop to lose yourself…and find yourself.Distinctive AustraliaExperience nature’s drama. From the endless space and the changing colors of the Australian Outback and Red Center, to the awe-inspiring national parks of the Top End. From the big city excitement of Sydney and Melbourne to the underwater wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef, with miles of pristine, sun-loving coastline in between. Australia has its fair share of car O F THE MONTH iconic natural wonders. Discover 40,000 years of indigenous history, wildlife you never thought existed and local characters Do you have a classic, exotic or whose warmth and humor will stay with you long after you return home. just plain cool car? Dream-like New Zealand This is a very rare 1980 BMW M1 with only 10,000 original New Zealand is arguably the miles. Finished in original Henna exterior with 2-tone black world’s purest destination – and grey interior. This is one of the lowest mile M1s in the clean, green and uncrowded. world. Recently winning the 2011 Preservation award at the Vast open spaces are filled BMW Puget Sound CCA Concourse. The M1 was BMWs with jaw-dropping landscapes. first BMW Motorsport vehicle. This is where the "M" in BMW From the tranquility of Mil- Motorsport comes from. The "M" stands for "Mid-Engine" ford Sound to the action and firsts series, M1. The M1 was a joint venture between BMW adventure of Queenstown, and Lamborghini, designed as a production racing car for the South Island is full of homologation. The M1 was produced from 1978-1981. This was contrasts. Picture snow-capped mountain ranges and mighty the only mid-engined BMW to be mass produced. After several fiords, braided rivers, wild forests and crater lakes. The North prototypes were made, only 456 production M1s were ever pro- Island holds its own with the stunning Bay of Islands, the bus- duced in the world. Out of the 456 BMW M1s produced, there tling harbor city of Auckland, active volcanoes and geothermal were about 50 made into BMW M1 Pro Cars. BMW M1s are Rotorua – the epicenter of New Zealand’s Maori culture. currently valued between $100-200K in U.S funds. The M1 is one of the rarest BMWs ever made, and is destined to be one of With a range of innovative itineraries and different ways to travel, the most sought after European sports cars ever produced. from a day to a month, we cover the best of Australia and New Zealand. We can’t wait to show you these destinations we love! Each month we will be highlighting a resident’s car in The Mill Creek Influence. Highlighting your car is FREE and is offered exclusively to residents of Mill Creek. Learn more about all the places we travel to at www.bourketravel.com To have your car featured in the next available monthly newsletter, all it takes is an email to Avery at firstname.lastname@example.org.
28 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 29 The Mill CreekIt’s 4:30, REST STOP.. Mattress City, a different kind of Mattress store…what’s for dinner?! By Stewart Patey/Owner Mattress City Welcome to a new year! 2012. This is the time many of us begin Mattress City has some of the best manufacture warranties resolutions to better our lives. Mattress City has a great solution offered. One of the reasons for this is we do business with local to ring in the New Year. A new mattress set. Come in during the manufacturers here in the State of Washington. As a family As you may have noticed, Dinners Ready is no longer located in month of January and take advantage of our winter specials. Men- owned and operated mattress store we think it’s important to the Mill Creek Town Center; but do not worry, they have tran- tion the Mill Creek Influence and receive a FREE memory foam pil- support local business too. sitioned into complimentary delivery straight to your door and low with any mattress set purchase. No minimums required! even more amazing is their exceptionally easy website ordering Mattress City hopes your 2012 is safe and prosperous. Be sure system! Rick and his wife are thrilled to offer FREE delivery Mattress City is committed to helping you sleep better. We are to visit our website at www.mattress-city.com for the latest right to your front door, Mill Creek residents! Of course, if you for you. Want to make the meals yourself ? Come in and our one of the only non-commissioned mattress stores in the State. information. Follow us on Facebook for specials not found any-prefer to make your own meals they are still very conveniently staff will work hard to take care of you, making your time with Stop by and lie down on some beds and just basically hang out. where else. Remember that Mattress City helps families in need located in Kirkland. us fun and easy. No better place to do that than at Mattress City. We are located who normally can’t afford a new mattress set. We donate used conveniently at 121 SE Everett Mall Way. 1 block west of Target. mattresses to anyone who needs them. Help us by telling others. Dinners Ready provides delicious, restaurant-quality meals With Dinners Ready, youll make fewer trips to the grocery Another way Mattress City looks to make a difference in our designed to freeze and cook at home, saving you time and mon- store, and always have wonderful meals on hand. Best of all, you We wanted to let our friends in Mill Creek know why you community. Until next time, Sleep well…ey. The nutritious meals are made from scratch, and with 16 new get something money cant buy: more time with your family and might choose to do business with Mattress City versus the other items every month your family will never get bored! less time in the kitchen... and you get all the credit! stores. My wife Julie & I didn’t want to just open another mat- tress store. That’s like another espresso stand in Seattle. There is They do all the meal planning, shopping, food prep and clean Look for the coupon in the back for an amazing offer! already many to choose from. We wanted to make a difference! up! For the ultimate in convenience, well even make your meals We look forward to seeing you in 2012! One of the ways we stand out from the crowd of mattress stores is Mattress City pay’s you money back for your old mattress set . Why do we do this? Simply put we want to incentivize you to stop putting up with your old mattress set and come in and get one that will properly support you. The experts say you should replace an old mattress every 6 to 8 years. The main reason is Come Join Us for your average queen size mattress will double in weight in about Family Dodge Ball Night 6 ½ years. (Dead skin cells, dust mites etc) You don’t want your mattress to make you sick. We have ways to keep you healthy and supported. Mattress City will pay $300 for your old king set, $200 for your old queen set and $100 for any full or twin set at Columbia Athletic Club! regardless of condition. We take the old mattresses and donate them to various charities. You help others in need when you choose Mattress City. For the old mattresses that are not able to be donated we work with recyclers to break them down so they Who: Family fun, no age limits. If your kids can dodge a ball, they can play! don’t end up in our landfills. When: Tues Jan 10th 6-8pm Gatorade and light snacks will be provided. Mattress City has a clean, classy and comfortable showroom. With top named brands and the absolute best price points you’ll find Where : Columbia Athletic Club- Silver lake 505 128th St SE, Everett, WA 98208 anywhere! Quality, selection and price are important when you are looking for a new mattress set, but the one thing that will stand out Why: IT’S FUN and because fitness is an important aspect of a balanced , healthy when you visit Mattress City is our first class customer service. This lifestyle, and at Columbia Athletic Clubs, our specialty is fun family programming is provided at no extra charge! One of our customers said it best. that makes fitness enjoyable and obtainable for families of all ages, shapes and sizes. “Mattress City provides a Nordstrom experience at a Ross price”.
30 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 31financial Fitness financial content provided by Bryan Hendrickson – Waddell & Reed Creek City Hall. We are honored to plant & maintain the flag- pole-raised garden around the Veterans’ Monument in Library Park with respect to those who have served our country.Financial planning is a process that can help you reach your goals by evaluating your • Develop a clear picture of yourwhole financial picture, then outlining strategies that are tailored to your individual current financial situation by reviewing Since 1995 we have awarded a scholarship using proceeds from needs and available resources. A comprehensive financial plan serves as a framework your income, assets, and liabilities, and our traditional Spring Flower Basket sale. Last year we awarded evaluating your insurance coverage, a $1000 scholarship to a deserving student enrolled in Edmonds for organizing the pieces of your financial picture. With a financial plan in place, youll your investment portfolio, your tax Community College’s Horticulture Department. We also invite be better able to focus on your goals and understand what it will take to reach them. exposure, and your estate plan four elementary schools to participate in a grant program by One of the main benefits of having a financial plan is that it can help you balance • Establish and prioritize financial goals submitting plans for a garden project to be implemented and competing financial priorities. A financial plan will clearly show you how your finan- and time frames for achieving these goals carried out by the students. We made cash awards to Cedar cial goals are related--for example, how saving for your childrens college education • Implement strategies that address your Wood and Woodside Elementary and were able to offer 10 might impact your ability to save for retirement. Then you can use the information current financial weaknesses and build hours of landscape restoration services from our Scholarship youve gleaned to decide how to prioritize your goals, implement specific strategies, on your financial strengths Recipient to Mill Creek Elementary.and choose suitable products or services. Best of all, youll have the peace of mind that • Choose specific products and services comes from knowing that your financial life is on track. that are tailored to meet your financial Our monthly speakers have covered every topic from “worm objectives mulch” to “this pink flamingo goes where?” In November our The financial planning process • Monitor your plan, making adjust speaker from Wight’s Nursery demonstrated wreath making and Creating and implementing a comprehensive financial plan generally involves working ments as your goals, time frames, or how to tie big bows. In December we had a lively & spirited with financial professionals to: circumstances change Christmas party! The theme, “Home for the Holiday’s” After we put down our rakes & pruners, we dressed in sparkly duds, tapped Staying on track our toes to upbeat piano music and sang some old-fashioned The financial planning process doesnt end once your initial plan has Christmas songs with Santa. Gifts, extravagant raffle prizes, been created. Your plan should generally be reviewed at least once a games, laughter and lively conversation were the order of the day. year to make sure that its up-to-date. Its also possible that youll need to modify your plan due to changes in your personal circumstances or What’s next? On January 14th we’ll learn the pro’s secrets the economy. Here are some of the events that might trigger a review for lush indoor plants when guest speaker Maggie Green of your financial plan: from Green Stone Designs takes the stage. She’ll be sharing Bryan L. Hendrickson Mill Creek her secrets about staging your plants and ways to keep plants garden club District Manager, Financial Advisor 425-774-9053, Ext. 109 • Your goals or time horizons change healthy in the home. email@example.com • You experience a life-changing event such as marriage, the www.bhendrickson.wrfa.com birth of a child, health problems, or a job loss February 8th will find us gathered again enjoying our speaker’s news • You have a specific or immediate financial planning need program bringing us up-to-the-minute fresh ideas for designing (e.g., drafting a will, managing a distribution from a retirement and redesigning our personal landscapes. Texture, balance, unity, account, paying long-term care expenses) color, perspective are just some of the points that will be cov- Are your investments positioned appropriately to help you achieve your nancial goals? • Your income or expenses ered. It’s time to relocate your old faithful plants and introduce • Comprehensive Financial Plans substantially “what’s new in the nursery”. • Investment portfolio review and customized portfolio design increase or decrease The Mill Creek Garden Club is delighted to have been asked • Life insurance and long-term care planning • Your portfolio hasnt to contribute to this creative and exciting new publication for Our “spring flower basket sale” is coming up. Watch for the flyers! • Consolidate multiple 401Ks performed as readers in the Mill Creek & surrounding area. • IRA’s and Roth IRA conversion expected The Mill Creek Garden Club meets the second Wednesday of • Annuities and college savings plans • Youre affected MCGC’s purpose: to encourage an interest in all styles of garden- the month, September thru May at the Mill Creek Country by changes to ing, indoor and outdoor, and to promote civic beauty & sound Club. Membership fees are $25.00 annually. Luncheon fees for COMPLIMENTARY No Obligation, the economy or tax horticulture practices in the community. Under the direction of members are $23, and $25 for guests. For more information, ONE HOUR Financial Consultation laws Marla Nulph, working with a city-approved design she created, please visit www.millcreekgardenclub.com. To make a reserva- Insurance products o ered through companies with whom Waddell & Reed has agreements. MCGC maintains the “Friendship Garden” located on Village tion, call Dawn Robnett, 425-385-8460 or email her at dawn- Waddell & Reed, Inc. Member SIPC Green Drive. We also maintain the garden at the entrance to Mill firstname.lastname@example.org.
&32 Younglife The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 332011 - 12 Everett Public Schools student calendar 2011 2012MON TUE WED THUR FRI MON TUE WED THUR FRI JULY JANUARY Sparkle, Shine 1 2 3 4 5 6 Sep 5 Labor Day 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13* 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Sep 7 first day of school 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27* Sep 23 early release, all grades 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Oct 7 early release, all grades GLoW with Dr. Dawn AUGUST FEBRUARY Oct 21 early release, elementary & middle school 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 Oct 24-28 early release, elementary & middle school conferences 8 9 10 11 12 6 7 8 9 10 Nov 11 Veterans Day, schools closed 15 16 17 18 19 13 14 15 16 17 Nov 23 early release, all grades 22 23 24 25 26 20 21 22 23 24 Nov 24-25 Thanksgiving Break 29 30 31 27 28 29 Dec 1 early release, elementary & middle school SEPTEMBER MARCH Dec 2 trimester ends -- early release, elementary & middle school 1 2 1 2 Dec 19-Jan 2 Winter Break 5 6 7* 8 9 5 6 7 8 9 Jan 13 early release, all grades 12 13 14 15 16 12 13 14 15 16* Jan 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day, schools closed Dear Dr. Dawn, 19 20 21 22 23* 19* 20* 21* 22* 23* Jan 27 first semester ends 26 27 28 29 30 26 27 28 29 30 Jan 30 teacher work day; schools closed for students OCTOBER APRIL Feb 17-21 Mid-Winter Break 3 4 5 6 7* 2 3 4 5 6 Mar 9 teacher work day; schools closed for students Every New Year I make the same resolution with no success. 10 11 12 13 14 9 10 11 12 13 Mar 16 trimester ends 17 18 19 20 21* 16 17 18 19 20 Mar 19-23 early release, elementary only, conferences Can you please help me achieve my New Years resolution of 24* 25* 26* 27* 28* 23 24 25 26 27 Apr 2-6 Spring Break losing weight? 31 30 May 4 early release, all grades NOVEMBER MAY May 25 early release, all grades 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4* May 28 Memorial Day, schools closed 7 8 9 10 11 7 8 9 10 11 May 29-Jun 1 early release, middle & high school only for presentations/culminating exhibitions From: Tired of being fat 14 15 16 17 18 14 15 16 17 18 Jun 7 early release, elementary & middle school 21 22 23* 24 25 21 22 23 24 25* Jun 8 teacher work day; schools closed for students 28 29 30 28 29* 30* 31* Jun 21 last day of school, early release, all grades DECEMBER JUNE 1* 2* 1* It’s New Year’s and time to set your New Year’s resolution to 5 6 7 8 9 4 5 6 7* 8 Note: Check with your school for early release times 12 13 14 15 16 11 12 13 14 15 Note: The last day of school may change if schools are closed for weather lose weight and feel great! Now is the time to set goals and 19 20 21 22 23 18 19 20 21* 22 or other emergencies during the school year. become the person you want to be and HCG can help! You 26 27 28 29 30 25 26 27 28 29 Makeup days are added at the end of the school year. can make your weight loss dreams come true, so get ready for * see note on right schools closed teacher work day, schools closed for students change in your life! What is HCG? Mill Creek’s preferred custom framer since 1980 Excellence in the care of: We transform you memories into masterpieces. HCG stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, a hormone Ear, Nose, & roat Specialists for the Entire Family Nasal Symptoms and Sinusitis • Hearing Loss and Ear Disease • Balance Disorders present in both men and women, but which is produced in great We will always meet or beat our competitor’s prices. Diagnosis & Treatment of Lumps of the Neck, yroid & Parathyroid Tonsil and Adenoid Problems amounts in pregnant females. During pregnancy, the substance Snoring and Sleep Apnea • Voice and Swallowing Di culties Part of the U-Frame-It Family almost completely controls the woman’s metabolic functions. In non-pregnant women, research suggests HCG increases the metabolism similar to a pregnant woman. The HCG drops, combined with a specific very low calorie diet, force the body to CREATIVE burn up abnormal fat. A Member of Proliance Surgeons, Inc. P.S. DESIGNS. CUSTOM Happy New Year John Parker, MD Duncan Riddell, MD Tyler Kimbrough, MD, PhD BUILT. Henry Chang, MD Dr. Dawn Hunter, Serving Adults and Children for over 30 years Shawn Rogers, MD DC, LE Visit us at www.pugentsoundent.com Director of Aesthetics at Radiant MedSpa, 15111 Main Street, Ste. A104 Mill Creek North Seattle Edmonds 425-640-5900, radiantmedspa.com 15021 Main Street, Ste. K Mill Creek, WA 98012 9730 3rd Ave NE, Ste. 201 Seattle, WA 98115 21616 76th Ave. W, Ste. 112 Edmonds, WA 98026 425.385.2121 425-337-4810 206-526-9999 425-775-6651 www.artisancustomframing.com A liated With Seattle Children’s Hospital | Northwest Hospital | Swedish-Edmonds Hospital | Swedish - Mill Creek Hospital
34 realestateResource The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 35 Custom Shutters BEST SELLER GAS INSERTFeatured properties may not be listed by the office/agent presenting this brochure.Source Multiple Listing Service. All information herein has not been verified and is not guaranteed.Supplied by Supplied by Charles & Sue Doepp, Brokers RE/MAX Northwest RealtorsAddress Neighborhood List Price Sale Price Sold Date DOM SqFt15521 25th Lane SE Woodfern $425,000 69 3,02415307 33rd Dr SE Tha Parks $459,900 10 2,8233412 157th Pl SE The Parks $539,950 163 3,6274720 177th Pl SE Hyde Park $749,000 $743,000 10/31/11 809 3,726 15% off our best shutter2316 162nd St SE Chatham Park $399,000 $396,000 10/21/11 19 2,4231716 142nd Pl SE Sunrose $465,000 $460,000 10/27/11 61 3,923 4829D 196th St. SW, PLUS free hidden tilt!14914 14th Ave SE Juniper $488,000 $488,150 10/24/11 72 3,371 Lynnwood, WA 98036 Call for your free 425.771.64341719 148th St SE Evergreen $550,000 $550,000 10/26/11 17 4,492 in home consultation!14123 24th Dr SE Vine Maple $649,000 $630,000 10/28/11 294 3,600 425-905-2074 HearthSideandHome.com www.snokinginteriors.com • 9915 7th ave se everett wa
36 The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 37 Tips to Transformation Working With Contractors From plumbers to roofers, electricians to countertop installers, work- Ask questions! The old adage is true - there is no stupid ques- ing with contractors can be a little daunting. We’re here to help equip tion, especially when it comes to your home! Make sure you are clear on everything you need to know, including warranty infor- you with the information you need to create a successful home- mation, budg-et, and timeline for completing your project. owner-contractor relationship. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to approach every home remodeling project with confidence that it will When the project is complete, your contractor should walk go smoothly, or, at the very least, with very few bumps in the road! through your home with you to be sure that everything is left clean and orderly. It is a good idea at this point to have a check- Contractor’s Responsibilities list that you and your contractor can go through together. You’ll Contractors should always provide a detailed cost breakdown be able to enjoy your beautiful home with ease of mind, know- before beginning work on your home. Price is of vital concern ing that all of the i’s are dotted and the t’s are crossed! for consumers, and it will go a lot more smoothly with no sur- prises. A clear description of costs will eliminate many misun- derstandings and conflicts that could occur otherwise. The contractor should keep you up to date with any changes that occur by providing you with a detailed invoice throughout the course of the project, so that there are no surprises with the final invoice. Contractors should provide you with a list of any and all sub- contractors and suppliers that they hire. This is important for insurance information, should there be any damages. Joint Responsibilities Be sure that you receive a signed, written contract. This contract should include the cost breakdown, schedule & the plans. Build a relationship. If you are able to build rapport and develop a good relationship with your contrac-tor, it is more likely that they will work hard to meet your needs. Your Responsibilities Know what you want. Develop a clear plan of your project, and be specific about your expectations. Communication is key. If you are clear about your expectations, including quality of work and budget, it is more likely that they will be met.
38 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 39Kids Beat Kids Humor What do you tell someone you didnt see at New Years eve? What is a cows favorite holiday? e Latest Technology I havent seen you for a year! Moo Years Day!! • Computer Guided Implants • Cerec Crowns Caring fo r your hea Kids Recipe • ZoomWhitening lth for over • Invisalign 30 years Ingredients • Insurance Accepted . 1/4 cup butter or margarine . 5 cups miniature marshmallows • Flexible Payment Plans . 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract . 6 cups KELLOGGS* RICE KRISPIES* cereal Visit us at www.millcreekdentistry.com . 1 pound prepared whipped vanilla frosting (approx.) . 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut 16030 Bothell/Everett Highway # 280 Mill Creek, WA 98012 . 1/2 (50 gram) bar DOVE® Milk Chocolate, melted Conveniently located on Bothell/Everett Hwy., near I-5 & I 405 . 200 grams M&MS® Milk Chocolate, Peanut or Mint Holi 425-225-6334 • @ Dr. Bill Mulliken day Mix Chocolate Candies . Licorice ropes . Pretzel sticks Directions Melt butter in a large saucepan set over low heat. Add marsh- mallows; cook, stirring until melted and well blended. Stir in vanilla. Add cereal; stir until coated. Divide the mixture and lightly pack into three 250 ml (1 cup) portions, three 125 ml (1/2 cup) portions and three 75 ml (1/3 cup) portions. Working quickly, with damp hands, form each portion into a firmly packed round ball with a slightly flattened bottom. Stack the balls, three high, biggest to smallest to create three figures. Spread a thin layer of frosting all over each figure. Place the coconut in a shallow dish. Roll each figure in the coconut until well coated. Use melted chocolate and M&MS® Holiday Mix Chocolate candies to create eyes, noses and buttons on the figures. Wrap licorice around the base of the smallest ball as a scarf . Gently push the pretzel sticks into each side of the middle balls for arms.
40 LocalEvents The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence LocalEvents 41January lo c a l e v e n tsTuesday, January 10 Friday, January 13 Thursday, January 19 Saturday, January 28 – Sunday, January 29Family Dodge Ball Night David Hidalgo & Louie Perez Jake Shimabukuro The Wedding ExpoWhere: Columbia Athletic Club Silver Lake, 505 128th St SE, Everett, Where: Edmonds Center for the Arts Where: Edmonds Center for the Arts Where: Lynnwood Convention CenterWA 98208 When: 7:30pm When: 7:30pm Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm. $15 per ticket or buy oneWhen: 6:00pm – 8:00pm David and Louie started writing songs together when they were in Renowned for lightning-fast fingers and revolutionary playing get one free at https://secure.bridesclub.com/seattle/ordertickets.cfm.Gatorade and light snacks will be provided. high school, long before they were in Los Lobos. Their recent CD is techniques, Jake views the ukulele as an "untapped source of For more information: http://www.bridesclub.com/bridal-shows/ a collection of unreleased recordings celebrating 40 years of writ- music with unlimited potential." Jakes mission is to show everyone lynnwood-everett-wedding-expo.cfmWednesday, January 11 (Reservation deadline January 6) ing together. Tickets $35-$40. Youth $15. that the ukulele is capable of so much more than only the tradi-“Secrets of the Pros for Your Interior Plants” by Maggie Green from For more information: www.ec4arts.org tional Hawaiian music with which it is normally associated. TicketsGreenStone Designs $35-$40, $15 youth. For more information: www.ec4arts.orgMaggie will talk about creative containers and new ways to use Friday, January 13 – Sunday, January 15common household items to display your plants. She will also SJHA Arctic Blast Hockey Tournament Monday, January 23share her secrets about how to stage and arrange potted contain- Where: Olympic View Arena and Lynnwood Ice Center Cascade Symphony presents Rachmaninoffs Seconders, ways to keep plants healthy at home, and bring examples of SQUIRT C/ATOM C Recreational division tournament. Four game Where: Edmonds Center for the Artsthe latest and greatest interior plants. guarantee. For more information: email@example.com When: 7:30pm Rachmaninoffs Second; Sibelius/Rossini/Gershwin/Rachmaninoff. Anastasia Solomatina, pianist Tickets $25, Srs. $20, students $15, youth $10. For more information: www.ec4arts.org Saturday, January 28 Groundfrog Day in Snohomish Where: Town of Snohomish When: 11:00am – 1:00pm FREE. Sixth annual celebration, in which Snohomish Slew, the Frogtastic Frognosticator, scoops Pennsylvanias groundhog Punx- sutawney Phil by announcing his weather oracle and frogcast for the coming of spring in the Pacific NW. For more information: www.groundfrogday.org Saturday, January 28 International Guitar Night Where: Edmonds Center for the Arts When: 7:30pm This evening brings together the worlds foremost acoustic guitar- ists to perform original compositions and exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting. Tickets $35-$40, youth $15. For more information: www.ec4arts.org
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