September 13, 2023
NOT TO BE MISSED
Skagit Symphony begins its 2023-24 season with “Second Chances” on Oct. 21. The concert features Sandra Shen on piano playing “Stars” by Mary Howe, Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto and concludes with Mussorgsky’s legendary “Pictures at an Exhibition.” Info: http://www.skagitsymphony.com/second-chances.
La Conner Swinomish Library. 520 Morris St., La Conner. 360-466-3352.www.lclib.lib.wa.us. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
Storytime for Children. 11 a.m. every Friday.
Book Club. Meets at 2 p.m. every fourth Wednesday. Info: Richard Wisniewski at [email protected]
Tech Help. 4-6 p.m. every Monday. One-on-one technical support in 30-minute blocks.
Dungeons & Dragons Club. 3-5 p.m. every Tuesday. No previous gaming experience necessary.
Mount Vernon Public Library. 315 Snoqualmie St., Mount Vernon. 360-336-6209, mountvernonwa.gov.
Virtual Reality. Every Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Must be 12 or older.
Anacortes Public Library. 1220 10th St., Anacortes. 360-299-8067, CityofAnacortes.org.
Burlington Public Library. 820 E. Washington Ave., Burlington. 360-755-0760, burlingtonwa.gov/library.
Knitting Club. All ages, Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. 703 S. Second St., La Conner.11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. qfamuseum.org, 360-466-4288. See two new exhibits:
Bojagi Journey 2023; curated by Patti King, through Oct. 8.
David Owen Hastings: Paper + Stitch, through Oct. 29.
Skagit County Historical Museum. 360-466-3365 or skagitcounty.net/museum. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.
Exhibit: “I Do, the History of Weddings,” through Sept. 24.
Museum of Northwest Art. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday. monamuseum.org, 360-466-4446.
Teen Art Club. A free program for youth in grades 6-12, where you can bring your friends and your creativity to make art together and inspire your art. Pizza, snacks, and art supplies will be provided.
Ukelele Fun & Song Circle. Meets 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Burlington Senior Center. For more info, email [email protected].
Shelter Bay Chorus. Meets 4:30-6:30 p.m. every Thursday, Shelter Bay Clubhouse. No auditions required. Questions, call Joan at 360-941-7507.
Burlington Summer Nights. Live music from 6-8 p.m. every Friday at the Burlington Visitor Center Amphitheater, 520 E. Fairhaven Ave., Burlington.
SERVICE & VOLUNTEER
La Conner Sunrise Food Bank. Food distribution from 2:30-5 p.m. every Monday, 602 S. Third St., La Conner. 360-488-3878. laconnerfoodbank.com.
Swinomish Helping Hands Food Bank. Food distribution from 2-5 p.m. every Thursday. Non-essentials every first Thursday. 17444 Snee Oosh Road, La Conner. 360-856-2211. helpinghandsfoodbank.org.
Skagit Valley Humane Society. 18841 Kelleher Road, Burlington. 360-757-0445. Find volunteer and donation opportunities online at skagithumane.org.
La Conner Swinomish Regional Library. Library board of trustees meets at 5 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in the library, 520 Morris St., La Conner.
Skagit Cemetery Dist. 1. Regular meetings at 5 p.m. every second Thursday, at Lori Buher’s home, 17604 Valentine Road, Mount Vernon.
Skagit Conservation District. 2021 E. College Way No. 203, Mount Vernon. 360-428-4313. Zoom info at skagitcd.org. Board meetings 7:30-9 a.m. every fourth Wednesday. Next meeting is Sept. 27.
Rotary Club of La Conner. laconnerrotary.org. Meetings 6-7 p.m. every Monday at Shawn O’Donnell’s restaurant. Optional dinner, 5:30 p.m.
Little Mountain Gamblers. Gamblers Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Mount Vernon Senior Center, 1401 Cleveland Ave.
Town of La Conner. 204 Douglas St., La Conner. 360-466-3125. Zoom info @Townoflaconner.org/calendar.