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June 12, 2019

Monroe Real Estate Owners Celebrate Father’s Day at Grill Fest

Monroe real estate owner celebrate Father's Day.All who live in Monroe real estate are invited to make it a Father’s Day to remember by coming out for Grill Fest 2019. Hosted by Choose Monroe and Monroe Fireplace Inc., this event will take place on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come on down to Lake Tye Park, located at 14964 Fryelands, for this event. Many local “chefs” will be at this event cooking up some tasty food. Try food from a variety of methods of outdoor cooking and get some ideas for a new grill for your Monroe property. There will also be a beer garden with jalapeno margaritas, Bloody Mary’s, mimosas, and beer.

There will be samples available from pellet grills by Memphis Grills as well as Green Mountain Grills. Other food samples will come from the Big Green Egg Grills and Morso Forno Wood Fire Oven. Pre-register for this event by stopping in to Monroe Fireplace Inc. or by calling 360.794.8024. The cost for admission is $25 per person or $40 for a couple. Children 10 and under are free. Make plans to attend or surprise dad with tickets for Father’s Day. Proceeds go to Miracle League, a local charity that serves as a youth baseball league for children with disabilities.

Enjoy the day with dad at Lake Tye Park enjoying the good food and the beauty and activities available at the park. Take a walk around the 1.5 mile loop around the lake, take your boat out on the lake, or bring a basketball along to shoot some hoops. Families can also enjoy spending time on the play area or throwing a frisbee around on the grass. There are also tennis courts, restrooms, a soccer field, a beach, and baseball/softball fields. Read more at the event Facebook page and make plans for a fun Father’s Day. 

 

June 10, 2019

Kids from Lake Stevens Properties Have a Blast at Boys and Girls Club Camp

Kids from Lake Stevens properties have a blast at summer campThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish offers summer camp options for families living in Lake Stevens properties. Full day care is available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for children who are going into Kindergarten through 8th grade. Children are placed in groups according to age and participate in a variety of fun and enriching activities and experiences each day. This is also a great chance for kids to make new friends and work on their social skills over the summer. Campers are expected to bring their own lunch and two snacks will be provided each day. Participants will also get to go on two fun field trips per week.

Field trips are always fun for campers and they look forward to them each week. Field trips for grades K-2 include Jump Rattle and Roll, Kids Quest, Leading Edge Gymnastics, Remlinger Farm, Funtastic Playtorium, Silver Lake Park, Volunteer Park, Chuck E. Cheese, Jungle Playground, and Forest Park and Spray Pad. Field trips for grades 3-5 include Jennings Park, Garfield Park, Mukilteo Waterfront, AMC Movie Theatre, Sno Aquatic Center, Roller Skating, Family Fun Center, Grass Lawn Park, and Jump Rattle and Roll. Field trips for grades 6-8 include Altitude Air Park, Snohomish Valley Golf Center, Woodland Park Zoo, Pacific Science Center, Aquasox game, Mukilteo Waterfront, ice skating, tactical laser tag, and Matthews Beach.

All families living in Lake Stevens properties are invited to find more information about these camps and register online at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish site. Find the full camp schedule and field trip schedule to see if this program is the right fit for your family. Also find registration forms and scholarship forms. If you have any further questions, call 425.377.0250 or e-mail Alicia at alandre@bgcsc.org. These camps are great options for working parents and provide amazing summer memories each year. 

 

June 5, 2019

Kids from Snohomish Real Estate Join the Soccer Club

Kids from Snohomish real estate play soccerThe Snohomish Youth Soccer Club offers a variety of ways for children living in Snohomish real estate to get involved in soccer. Whether looking for a way to stay in shape and make friends or the opportunity to go all out with highly competitive play, there are options here. Stocker Fields, which spans 50 acres, is a beautiful location for trainings, games, and tournaments. This is home base for the Snohomish Youth Soccer Club. Fans enjoy coming here just as much as the players do to enjoy the beautiful views of the Pilchuck River, as well as some great soccer.

The deadline to register for Rec Soccer is coming up soon, on June 24th. The club will try to place returning players on the same team, but that cannot always be guaranteed. The cost for micros (U5-U8) is $85, the cost for mod (U9-U10) is $110, and the cost for majors (U11-U18) is $125 plus the cost of a uniform. Practices will begin the week of August 22nd at Stocker Fields. Practices will be held two days a week, either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. The season will begin September 7th and September 8th. Coaches are also needed. If you have a passion for teaching young people the joys and strategies of soccer, consider signing up. This is a great way to give back to the community and make a difference in the lives of children living in Snohomish real estate.

Get registered for this season soon and also come out to the fields June 21st through 23rd for the Snohomish United Invitational. Teams from all over the area are invited to participate and even camp at the fields. Tournament play will be held for players in U9-U19. Come support local players and cheer them on. What a great way to celebrate the beginning of summer. Read more about this tournament, recreational soccer, and other programs with Snohomish Youth Soccer Club

 

June 3, 2019

Come to Bubble RUN Near Your Monroe Home for Lots of Fun

Go to Bubble RUN near your Monroe homeAttention all runners who call Monroe home, Bubble RUN is coming to town. Even if running is not your favorite thing to do, perhaps you can tolerate it by running through colorful bubbly foam. This event will take place on June 16th, 2019. Evergreen Speedway will be turned into a sea of bubbles to the delight of everyone in attendance. The first group will start at 8 a.m. with several waves being held throughout the day. All who register will receive a Bubble RUN t-shirt, temporary tattoo, race bib number, and the chance to feel pure joy while running a 5K through a wonderland of bubbles.

The price for registration is only $40. Once registered, you will receive your start time. Please arrive at the speedway at least 60-90 minutes before your start time. This will give yourself lots of time to park, check in if needed, pick up Bubble RUN swag, and prepare yourself for the race. There is plenty of space for parking at the speedway. The cost is $20 per car. Please have exact change and carpool with friends to save some money. Volunteers are also needed to help make this event a success. It is a great way to give back to the community and to have a fun time.

Please note that there is color involved in the bubbles and foam, so put on something you do not mind getting a little messy before leaving your Monroe home. Sunglasses are also a great idea for keeping foam out of your eyes. It could also be a good idea to bring a cloth to wipe the foam off of your face after running through the bogs. This would be especially helpful if running with little ones. They usually appreciate a little clean up. Anyone with bleached hair might want to cover it up to prevent any unwanted color from attaching to your hair. Find more details and a link to register for Bubble RUN

 

May 27, 2019

Summer Camp Fun for Kids from Lake Stevens Real Estate

Kids from Lake Stevens real estate go to summer camp.Summer is coming to Lake Stevens real estate and there are a variety of great programs offered through the Lake Stevens School District to keep kids active and engaged when school is out. There are many sports offerings as well as creative arts camps and strategic kids camps. Budding artists can check out Art Your Way with Jody Cain. This camp is for kids going into grades 1-3 and 4-6. Participants will get to explore all sorts of fine art materials and also turn recycled items into masterpieces. This camp will take place from Monday, July 29th through Thursday, August 1st. Grades 1-3 will come from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and grades 4-6 will come from 1 to 4 p.m.

If your Lake Stevens real estate is littered with LEGO or your kids pester you to play chess, the Chess and LEGO combo camps were made for you. Children can learn engineering and physics principles, as well as architecture. Participants will also learn chess concepts and participate in a chess tournament with prizes and trophies. This camp takes place every day for one week with a choice of three sessions starting Monday, July 22nd.

Athletes Living in Lake Stevens Real Estate Have Tons of Camps to Choose

Youth Softball Hitting Camp for incoming grades 3-8 will take place Monday, June 24th and Tuesday, June 25th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the LSHS Batting Cages.

Youth Boys Basketball for incoming grades 3-8 will take place Monday, June 24th through Thursday, June 27th in the LSHS Main Gym. Grades 3-5 will come from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and grades 6-8 will coe from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Camp Davis, Active, Sports & Wellness Camp for incoming grades 2-6 will take place Monday, June 24th through Thursday, June 27th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This camp will be held at HLD Gym.

Junior Berzerker Wrestling Camo for incoming grades 1-6 will take place Wednesday, June 26th through Friday, June 28th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the LSHS Wrestling Room.

Air Academy-Quarterback & Receivers Camp for incoming grades 3-8 will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays July 9, 11, 16, and 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The camp will be held on the CMHS Turf Field.

Youth Tennis Camp for incoming grades 3-8 will take place Monday, July 8 through Thursday, July 11 with grades 3-5 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and grades 6-8 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The camp will be held at the CMHS Tennis Courts.

Youth Viking Boys and Girls Golf Camp for incoming grades 6, 7, 8, and 9 will take place Mondays and Wednesdays, July 8, 10, and 15 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and July 17 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The camp will be held at Battle Creek Golf Course.

High School students can also participate in a variety of camps on Lake Stevens real estate. These include Viking Girls Basketball Camp, Viking Boys Basketball Camp, Viking Volleyball Camp, Viking Football Camp, and Viking Boys Tennis Camp. Download a PDF brochure detailing all the camps, including the costs as well as a registration form. 

 

May 22, 2019

Monroe Property Owners Grab a Bit at Jeno’s Restaurant

Monroe property owners eat at Jeno's Restaurant.Enjoy a meal away from your Monroe property at Jeno’s Restaurant. Located at 123 E. Main St., Jeno’s serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, and drinks. Established in 1970, Jeno’s has been a family favorite for many years. Operating hours are 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. on Sunday. Come in early or drop by late for some good food, a cozy atmosphere, and friendly service.

Prices at Jeno’s Restaurant are reasonable and the country style breakfasts are tasty and a good sized portion. No one should leave hungry. Choose from a variety of egg dishes, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, and much more. Meet friends for lunch, bring the whole family for dinner, or stop in late after catching a movie. Also consider stopping by after work on the way back to your Monroe property to grab a pizza for dinner.

There are many toppings available for pizza. Choose from such options as pepperoni, mushrooms, Italian sausage, beef, onions, green peppers, pineapple, and many others. A variety of other Italian dishes are available as well. Try the lasagna, spaghetti, or spare ribs. Munch on garlic bread, cheesy bread, and ravioli. Just be aware that Jeno’s Restaurant does not accept credit cards. Be sure to bring cash or use the ATM located inside.

Stop into the quaint location on Main Street and support this local business. Keep your money in Monroe by visiting this and many other restaurants located on Main Street. There are also many shops on Main Street and it is a short walk to Al Borlin Park. This is a beautiful spot to enjoy nature and the Skykomish River. Find more information about Jeno’s Restaurant on Facebook and also check the page often for specials like seafood linguine or Greek spaghetti. 

 

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May 20, 2019

Participate in the Evergreen Half Near Your Snohomish Home

Go to the Evergreen Half near your Snohomish homeAll who call Snohomish home or live in the surrounding area are invited to participate in or come support the Evergreen Half and 5 Miler. This event will take place on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 starting at the Getchell Trailhead Park and finishing up at Averill Field in Snohomish. Registration is open now and ends on June 12th at 11:59 p.m. Anyone who registers before June 1st will get an Evergreen Half Race Tank included with their registration. The registration fee for the 5 miler is $50 and the half is $65.

Anyone who is participating in the race can park near the finish line and catch a shuttle to the start line. Both races start at 8 a.m. so be sure to allow for enough time. Everyone who participates will receive a finisher medal as well as strawberry shortcake at the finish line. It will be a great day to try to set a new personal best time.

Volunteers are needed for this event and it is a great way to participate if running is not your favorite thing to do. Help is needed for course setup on June 15th, 2019 from 5 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. and finish line area setup the same morning from 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Assistance with parking is also needed before the race begins. Other volunteer opportunities during the race involve helping at an aid station, to monitor the course, guarding food, with medals, and with gear check. Bicycle pacers are also needed. After the race ends, a tear down crew is needed.

Enjoy the morning away from your Snohomish home participating in this running event, cheering on the runners, or volunteering. Find more information about all of these options for the Evergreen Half and 5 Miler. Also use this link to sign up to race or to volunteer.

 

May 15, 2019

For Everyone Living in Monroe, Wednesdays Mean Farmers Market

Everyone living in Monroe goes to the Wednesday farmers marketIt is time for the Monroe Farmers Market to start up again, providing a great place for those living in Monroe to grab fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade items, and crafts. Opening day will be May 29th from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the market will continue every other Wednesday until September 18th. This year the market is expanding at Galaxy Theatre, which is very exciting.

Come out to support local farmers and artisans who are living in Monroe and in the surrounding area. Grab local farm raised meat. Find delicious and juicy fruit and healthy fresh vegetables. Feel good about what you are feeding your family and for buying local. Other items available include fresh local honey, homemade jam, kettle corn, tea, fresh cut flowers and plant starts, jerky, birdhouses, vintage items, baked goods, candles, hot sauce, and much more. Services such as mobile sharpening will be available as well.

Listen to live music while you shop and bring the kids along as there will be activities and face painting available. Save the date for a few special events happening this year. Kids Pop Up will take place on July 24th and the Harvest Festival with a pie bake off will be on September 18th. Come meet others who live in the area and let your children experience all the market has to offer.

This event could not happen without sponsors. It is put on thanks to the Monroe Chamber of commerce, City of Monroe, Sam’s Cats and Dogs Naturally - Monroe, Evergreen State Fair, Natural Factors, Community Transit, Hill Street Cleaners, Genesis Refrigeration and HVAC, and Edward Jones - Financial Advisor: Brian Metcalf. Relish in summer and make the Monroe Farmers Market a tradition every other week. Learn more and find more information about vendors at the Facebook page

 

May 13, 2019

Snohomish Property Owners Have a Blast at May Library Events

Snohomish property owners go to the library for events.Grab some great books and movies to bring back to your Snohomish property after attending one of the many events going on at the Snohomish Library during the end of May. There are several events that happen every week as well as special events. The calendar is jam packed with opportunities to learn and get to know others who live in the area.

The Tween STEAM Club will meet twice at the end of May on Friday, May 17th, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, May 24th from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. This program is for elementary students and middle tweens. The May 17th event will allow participants to use a robotics kit to create an extraterrestrial rover. The May 24th event will be all about rockets. Participants will learn about Newton’s third law of motion and engineer and launch a bottle rocket.

The Snohomish Genealogy Workgroup will meet on Saturday, May 18th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Snohomish Meeting Room. This group meets once a month. Anyone interested in genealogy should drop in. Learn some great tips for researching family history, listen to presentations, and connect with others who share the same interests. Talk about any hurdles you are facing in your research and brainstorm ideas on how to move forward.

Children of all ages are invited to LEGO® Lab on Saturday May 15th, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will be able to build anything they can think of using Roylco straws, K’NEX, LEGO®, and other items. Let your little engineer shine while keeping your Snohomish property clean. Who knows what the little builders will think of and learn next. Read more about these programs and take a look at what is coming up in June at the Snohomish branch library.

 

May 8, 2019

Get Expert Skin Care Near Your Lake Stevens Home at Royale European

Lake Stevens home owners get a facial at European RoyaleAll who call Lake Stevens home are invited to give your skin the attention it deserves at Royale European Skin Care. The staff here knows that everyone is unique and everyone’s skin is a little different. No matter if your goal is to get rid of acne, fight stress, signs of aging, or sun damage, Royale European Skin Care can help. Through science, a highly trained staff, and some really great products, a treatment plan can be established that will help you feel proud of your skin and beam with confidence.

In addition to pampering your skin with facials, peels, and body treatments, Royale European Skin Care offers many other services. Get your skin summer ready with airbrush tanning. Make your eyelashes pop with an eyelash perm. Get rid of unwanted body hair with face and body waxing services. The methods here leave skin feeling refreshed and beautiful. Lash extensions, brow and lash tinting, and make-up application are available as well. Brides can consider having their makeup applied with the help of the highly trained staff for their wedding day.

Royale European Skin Care is located at 25 95th Dr. NE, Suite 104 in Lake Stevens. Drop in to learn more about available skin care and services or call 425.377.0410. Request an appointment online or call to set one up. Meet with the staff and have a discussion about your skin. Talk about your goals and improvements you would like to make and together come up with a plan. Some of the products used here and that are for sale include Mixture, Jane Iredale, Tizo Mineral Sunscreens, Dr. Spiller, Gunilla of Sweden, Epicuren, Matis, Athena Cosmetics, Scentual Sun, and Hobo Bags. Only the best, safest products are used here. All Lake Stevens home owners are invited to read more about these products and about Royale European Skin Care