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Silvana Fair! (Silvana, WA)

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 07/12/2019 at 07:32AM Art Community Event Food Lifestyle Music Neighborhood Other Pets Wildlife See more by Kudos Community (264)

It's that time of year again! Come enjoy all of the carnival favorites from 4H farming, deep fried goodness, carnival rides and games, lemonade, art, performances and more! Family friendly and LOTS of FUN!

When: Saturday, July 27th, 2019 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm!
Address: 1331 Pioneer Hwy, Stanwood, WA 98292

Come check out the fourth annual Keep On Boostin' Car in remembrance of Austin Esary.

The car show will take place at the Stanwood movie theater. The money raised at this event goes towards the Austin Esary Foundation which offers scholarships and grants for local high school students. This event is also to help raise awareness in suicide prevention.

There will be food, drinks, live music, car show, car limbo, raffle prizes, and more!

There is a $10 admission at the gate.

(Car show entry will allow your car to be judged for awards, General Admission allows you to park near the event without being judged. If you want to come as a spectator, find parking near by, but please be respectful of local business.)

All cars and builds are encouraged to attend, whether in progress or finished!

There will be tee shirts and more for sale at the event! 


When: Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Address: 6996 265th St NW, Stanwood, WA 98292

Phone: 360-629-8305

Running hard with lance in hand.
Running toward the promised land.
Dodging rock, stone and shale,
I must hurry, lest I fail,
To reach that pinnacle of this fight,
And be the first to reach the site.
I know that we will win this war
As I have fought this way before.
A victory celebration, that once began
Will be the joy for all of man.

My friend Ed and I had been
training for a marathon, in May.
We did our training runs faithfully,
starting in January until we were
averaging 50 miles a week.
We ran the Vancouver B. C. Marathon, in
May 1990. It took it's toll as when we
went shopping with our wife's the next
day, we had to back down the stairs, as
our quads, were hurting.
A few days later, Ed said, "We should run
the Goodwill Games" an International
competition. My response was, " Your
crazy". Ed explained that the marathon
was open to all runners, even "slugs" like
us.
We decided that would be cool as
we would receive a Commemorative T shirt
and a Medal, if we finished.
We had many more training runs and finally,
in July, it was race day.
We started at the UW Stadium, ran up
through the Arboretum, along Leschi to
Seward Park. We looped the Park and then
up the hill and down to 1st Ave S., turned right
and ran out to Ballard; left to the Locks,
another loop, then East on the Burke-Gillman
Trail. It was very hot and many of the "water stations"
didn't have any water. Finally, as we struggled to keep
a pace, we heard the crowd at the Stadium's
South Parking lot. As we approached we could see
hoses spraying water into the air.
Crossing the finish line, we headed for the spray, clutching
are shirts and medals.
Great experience and many memories, as we can
say we competed in the 1990 Goodwill Games Marathon.

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Zootopia in the Park! (Stanwood, WA)

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 07/11/2019 at 07:09AM Community Event Food Neighborhood Other Weather See more by Kudos Community (264)

FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT! 

Bring the kids down to Church Creek Park to watch Zootopia on the big screen!

Movie starts at dusk! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks and enjoy a fun time! 

Address:  272nd St NW, Stanwood, WA 98292
Phone: 360-629-0562

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National Night Out! (Stanwood, WA)

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 07/11/2019 at 07:02AM Art Community Event Food Lifestyle Music Neighborhood Other See more by Kudos Community (264)

Join your neighbors to celebrate the 36th annual National Night Out, a community partnership with law enforcement to raise awareness about crime in our neighborhood. The Stanwood Police Department wants you to participate along with over 16,000 other communities!

National Night Out is a community-building event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, and better places to live.

When: Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm.

The Sheriff’s Office K9 unit, Search and Rescue, helicopter and volunteers will join deputies from the Stanwood Police Department. There will also be a bouncy house, live music, free food, face painting and much more!

Address: Old Thrifty Foods parking lot - 27225 90th Ave. NW, Stanwood, WA 98292

Phone: 360-629-0562

I'm alone. Eighteen years young.
Standing in water, up to my knees.
The rippling sound of water over stone
Is relaxing me. I am surrounded by trees.
I let my barbed hook go downstream
As I watch the Sun, slowly appease
The darkened shadows of this mountain creek,
For it is opening day; ice cold and has tweaked
My nose and my young cheek.
A little tug on my fishing line,
Set the hook and it will be fine.
If my luck holds I will limit by Nine.

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