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Big weekend coming up in Mill Creek with Run of the Mill 5K, Mill Creek Festival, and 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine at the Mill Creek Festival’s Beer and Wine Garden (must be 21 or older).  Photo credit: Lesley Van Winkle.

The weekend of July 11th and 12th is likely to be the busiest weekend of the year in Mill Creek. We have the 3-on-3 Main Street Madness Basketball Tournament starting at 8:00 am on Saturday, the 30th annual Run of the Mill 5K starting at 9:30 am on Saturday, and the Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair starting at 11 am on Saturday and Sunday.

Service changes at the Snohomish Health District

Looking at client feedback and usage rates, as well as a variety of changes in the community, the Snohomish Health District has started making adjustments to current operations.

Looking at client feedback and usage rates, as well as a variety of changes in the community, the Snohomish Health District has started making adjustments to current operations.

As of July 1st, the immunization and travel services clinics are now closed permanently.

Starting on Monday, July 6th, the Women-Infant-Children (WIC) and First Steps clinics will have new hours of service.

Do something great in Mill Creek this summer - host families needed for Chinese students

From July 17th to 30th, or from August 4th to 16th, host families in our area will welcome 60 Chinese EHP students, ages 10 to 13 all eager to visit and experience the American way of life.

Educational Homestay Programs is looking for awesome families in the Mill Creek/Everett area who are ready to welcome young Chinese students into their home for two weeks this summer.

From July 17th to 30th, or from August 4th to 16th, host families will welcome 18 Chinese EHP students, all eager to visit and experience the American way of life.

The Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Wildlife Wednesdays presents the movie, "Hoot"

The entertaining Environmental Media Award nominated film called “Hoot”  is showing at the Northwest Stream Center in  Mc Collum Park, Wednesday July 15 at 7pm.  Photo courtesy of Northwest Stream Center

Interested in getting the kids away from TV and video games and, instead, thinking about enjoying and, perhaps, protecting the great outdoors?

You can begin that transition by seeing the entertaining Environmental Media Award nominated film called "Hoot" at the Northwest Stream Center on Wednesday, July 15th, at 7pm.

Reservations are required!

Fire District 7’s bike helmet ‘Summer of Safety’ event a success

Mill Creek Firefighters Randy Mickels and Michael McConnell (left to right) helped fit more than 75 children with low or no cost bicycle helmets during Fire District 7’s first Summer of Safety event. Photo courtesy of Fire District 7.

Snohomish County Fire District 7 fit over 50 local children with low or no cost bicycle helmets during its first Summer of Safety event at the end of June.

This was the first of three events organized by Fire District 7 to reduce injury and prevent accidents for residents it serves in Mill Creek and unincorporated Snohomish County.