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Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Class/Workshop
(Live Stream) Lunch Time Meditation
Change your mind, change your day. Take an hour in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness and clarify your intention for the day. Everyone is welcome to attend these guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary. $8 ~ Free for Supporters
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Sketch Comedy, Stand Up Comedy
(Online) Short Bits
This is Short Bits! Grit City’s new performance party. This all-inclusive evening will feature a variety of performances including a DJ and live music. Each evening is specifically curated and can include local, national and international superstars from every genre of performance. The one thing you can count on is a good time. All-inclusive beverages and popcorn. Must RSVP at
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(Virtual) Alzheimer's Association Down Syndrome Support Group
Caring for someone with Down Syndrome who exhibits symptoms of memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 11:30am – 1:00pm at the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter Office, 19031 33rd Ave W, Suite 301, Lynnwood, WA 98036. Remote participation options available. For information call Hannah Wishnek at 206-529-3888 or our 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900.
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A cappella, Acoustic, Bluegrass, Folk, Americana/Roots, Family/Child, Special Event, Open Mic/Music
(Virtual) Arbutus Open Mic
The Arbutus Acoustic Open Mic is the 2nd Monday of every month from 7-9 pm. Arrive between 6-6:45 to sign up to perform. Our Open Mic Night is a chance for acoustic music lovers and practitioners to share with the community and gain valuable experience and support. This event is all ages, open genre and all acoustic. Starting Monday Jan 13, 2020 the Arbutus Open Mic will be located at Percival Place (formerly Ben Moore’s Cafe).
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Animals, Benefit/Fundraiser, Fair/Festival
(Virtual) Barkfest & Rover Romp
Walk/Run for the animals and help change lives! Join us on August 22, 2020 for Auburn Valley Humane Society's Annual Barkfest and Rover Romp. The fundraising event presented by the Auburn Valley Humane Society is to benefit the homeless and abandoned animals in our community. Get involved by being a community fundraiser- participants are encouraged to collect pledges prior to the event. Bring your dog for the Rover Romp 3K and 5K walk/run and enjoy demonstrations, exciting vendor village of booths, dog contests, inflatable obstacle course, adoptable pets and much more! You can help us provide medical care, food, shelter and veterinary care for over 2,000 animals that are lost, abandoned or homeless in our community. Auburn Valley Humane Society enriches the lives of companion animals and people through animal sheltering, programs and community engagement. Bring your dog for the Rover Romp 3K and 5K fun walk/run! Registration will be available soon!
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Craft Show, Fair/Festival, For the Family, Nature
11th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap
Rocks,minerals, fossils, rock crafts, and equipment for sale or trade. Raffle, door prize,display, rest room and concession.
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Running, Walking
12th Annual Parkland Pace or Race
Registration, course map, and results can be found at Online Registration closes on August 21st at 11:59 PM Registrations are also accepted on the day of the event for an additional charge of $5 8:30 AM – Registration/Packet Pick Up Opens 9:20 AM – Registration/Packet Pick Up Closes 9:30 AM – Start of Event 10:30 AM – Start of Awards USATF certified 5K course is flat and fast Raffle prizes are given away at awards ceremony Ribbons are given to top 3 in each gender and age group Medals are given to 1st place overall male and female All proceeds benefit Washington High School Cross Country For more information contact: Allen Culp 253-219-5252 Support from the following organizations and your participation in this event provides funds to purchase shoes and uniforms for local youth runners, as well as provides a college scholarship for a graduating senior Patriot Boosters Franklin Pierce School District South Sound Running
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14th Annual Tears Foundation Gala Dinner & Auction
We cordially invite you to join us in raising funds for our national organization at the 14th Annual ‘Twinkle like the Stars’ Gala Dinner & Auction on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at The Museum of Glass. We begin the evening with a silent auction of baskets and items generously donated by local businesses and community members. Attendees will enjoy a delicious plated dinner from The Pacific Grill, Tacoma’s most award-winning restaurant, while they bid in a live auction for big ticket items ranging from get-away trips to some locally sourced gifts and activities. The event is creatively themed after Masquerade Ball. The TEARS Foundation seeks to compassionately lift a financial burden from families who have lost a child by providing funds to assist with the cost of burial or cremation services. We also offer parents comprehensive bereavement care in the form of grief support groups and peer companions.
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2020 Virtual Barkfest & Rover Romp
Support the lost, abandoned and homeless animals by joining us for a 2020 VIRTUAL Barkfest & Rover Romp for the entire month of August! Join us for a Facebook Live AVHS Barkfest Kick-off at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 1. Show your support by walking, running, or exercising at any locations of your choice: around the block (keeping safety and social distancing in mind), in a park, in your living room or backyard, or even on the treadmill or bike! During this time, we have lost revenue from closing the Animal Shelter, having no adoptions and services, closing the Thrift Store, and canceled events. Because of Barkfest & Rover Romp, we are able to help thousands of lost and homeless animals each year. Funds raised at Barkfest & Rover Romp will allow us to continue our lifesaving efforts and continue to provide multiple human services and humane education programs. While Barkfest & Rover Romp will look different this year, we will together, help the animals in our community. Throughout the month of August, we will have virtual contests, raffles, as well as demonstrations. You will be able to take a virtual walk through our vendor village and receive a virtual goodie bag. Learn more and register -
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Animals, Benefit/Fundraiser
2021 Pet Photo Calendar Contest & Pet Drawing Contest
Do you have a pet calendar star? Enter them into the Auburn Valley Humane Society’s 8th Annual Pet Photo Contest & Pet Drawing Contest. Show off your four-legged family members as the next Calendar Star. Plus, you’re doing your part to change the lives of lost, abandoned, and homeless animals in our community. Additionally, this year, for a $20 donation (which includes entry into the Photo Calendar Contest), you can submit a photo of your pet for an AVHS volunteer to create a custom drawing of your pet! We can't guarantee that the drawing will be down-to-the-hair accurate, but the surprise will be something to look forward to! Plus, it will be featured on AVHS social media pages! The top 14 pet photos who receive the highest vote count will be the winners of the 2020 Calendar Contest and win a featured spot on one of the monthly pages. Of course, the real winners will be the shelter animals in our care. AVHS provides quality care and forever homes for thousands of homeless and abandoned pets annually through animal sheltering and adoptions, veterinary care, SPOT program, humane education and much more. Auburn Valley Humane Society is not a United Way agency nor affiliated with any national humane or animal welfare organizations, but is supported by public donations and fundraisers like this pet photo calendar contest! Our goal is to raise $22,000 to provide for the medical care (spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchipping) for the animals in our care and subsidize our multiple human services and humane education programs.
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