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                            March 2012

Events & activities

2012 Mini-Hydro Boat Races:

snocoparks.org/

Evergreen State Fairgrounds:

evergreenfair.org 

Kayak Kottage Winter Special:

Special Needs Recreation: 

snocoparks.org/specialneeds

Current events

snocoparks.org/currentevents

Free IMAX movies at the NW Stream Center:  streamkeeper.org.

Extension gardening classes: 

snohomish.wsu.edu 

Dedication of Culpeper Hill:

snocoparks/CentennialTrail.org

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Camp Host at Kayak Pt. Park: contact.parks@snoco.org.

Fair Advisory Board member:

hal.gausman@snoco.org.

 

 Murder Mystery Train Engine 
8th annual murder mystery dinner and food bank fundraiser 

March 10, 6 p.m. 

Evergreen State Fairgrounds
 
Dinner, action, silent auction; costumes optional; fun required!
 
To date, these mystery dinners have raised more than $23,000 to help the Sultan, Sky Valley, Maltby and Snohomish food banks. The event is part of the county's annual March Against Hunger campaign. Find more information at evergreenfair.org.

 

The fairgrounds is located at 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA  98272.  

 

3rd Annual Evergreen Recreation & Sportsmen Expo

April 28-29

 

 

  • Free Admission
  •  Free Parking
  • Carnival opens April 27
  • Washington State Spring BBQ Championship competition
  • Food and entertainment for the whole family
  • Seminars, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, workshops
  • Things to do in your own backyard:gardening, landscaping, outdoor living spaces, cooking, playing, etc.

The fairgrounds is located at 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA  98272.


 
Find more information at www.evergreenfair.org. 

Renovation of North Creek Park boardwalk nearly complete
An incredible -mile walking adventure, the boardwalk at North Creek Park is getting a lot safer due to renovation of more than 150 sections of floating trail. Sections of the boardwalk have been sinking during the past several years, leaving visitors with wet, cold feet and an experience maybe a little too adventurous.

 

The trail has been closed for public use and will reopen in early April when the boardwalk will once again provide a wonderful opportunity to experience the rich diversity of a wetland environment, including seeing and hearing hundreds of birds and wildlife who call this wetland home. Read rest of story at www.snocoparks.org.  

 

Specialized & Inclusive Recreation

Our specialized recreation opportunities are available for individuals who choose to participate in activities specially designed and conducted by trained staff to best meet their needs. Although typically designed for individuals with developmental disabilities, specialized recreation programs are available to persons of all abilities. Register at www.snoco.org/specializedrecreation.  

 

Willis Tucker Community Park is located at 6705 Puget Park Dr, Snohomish. 
Lord Hill Trail Runners4th Dimension trail ride on Lord Hill a big success

About 500 participants competed in 4th Dimension's 8th Annual Lord Hill Run on Feb. 26.

 

The weather started off chilly, then it hailed and rained right before the 50k/20 milers started, but warmed up nicely shortly after with sun the rest of the day. Talk about a big sigh of relief!
 
Runners who ran Lord Hill were in for a special treat when famous adventure photographer Glenn Tachiyama caught them in action going up Ole Lord Hill (check out Glenn's pictures here).

Evergreen State Fair Logo2012 Evergreen State Fair discounted tickets on sale
Give your friends and family the gift of summer fun. Buy discounted gate tickets and carnival pay-one-price wristband coupons now to save later. 

Find details at www.evergreenfair.org.  

 

Get Your Squeal On...Race to the Fair! 

The Evergreen State Fair is Aug. 23-Sept. 3 

Related Articles

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY PARKS ONLINE

   

Campsite Reservations/Picnic Shelters/ Room Rentals:  online / 425-388-6600  /  scparksrec@gmail.com 
Ballfields/Volunteers/ Recreation/McCollum Pool :  360-805-6753  tony.t@snoco.org    
Evergreen Fairgrounds & Fairgrounds RV Park:  360-805-6700  /  www.evergreenfair.org
Contact Information:  contact.parks@snoco.org

County Executive: aaron.reardon@snoco.org  /  425-388-3879 

Department Director: tom.teigen@snoco.org  /  425-388-6600