Stronger Together


"Strength of Our Stories" 2022 Event 
Saturday, September 17, 10:00am - 3:30pm
Legion Park, 114 N Olympic Ave. Downtown Arlington

Entertainment and Presentation Schedule

  • 10:00 -10:50 a.m.    Opening Ceremony- Welcome & Stillaguamish Drum Song with Ray Rehaume , Land Acknowledgement and Lakewood High School the "11th Avenue" LHS Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Mrs. Katy Trapp
  • 11:00  - 11:45 am.    Mariachi Fiesta Mexicana Music on stage
  • 11:45-11:55 a.m.     Benjamin Korthuis, World Irish Dance Competitor from Arlington
  • Noon - 12:45 p.m.   Midday Ceremony Stillaguamish Drum Song 
  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.       Storytelling "What is Home"
  • 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.       Voices of the Village Music on stage
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.       Erin Jones - Learn and experience equity and diversity, unity through community. 
  • 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.       Ray Rehaume's traditional Stillaguamish Drum Song and Closing Ceremony with Arlington School Choir


  • Equity Booth
  • Stillaguamish Tribe Weaving Demo
  • Wishing Tree
  • Art Around the World Display
  • Book Mobile
  • Food Trucks
  • Farmers Market

  • People of our Communities Display
  • Face Painting
  • Stillaguamish Pioneers Display
  • Pride Booth
  • Village Community Services Booth
  • Event Gift Bags
  • Event Passport Walk
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Stronger Together Event Committee:

Event Presented by: City of Arlington, Arlington Public Schools, Stillaguamish Tribe, and Sno-Isle Libraries.
Support provided by Stronger Together Planning Committee:
Arlington Public Schools, Lakewood School District, Darrington School District, City of Arlington, Town of Darrington, Sno-Isle Libraries, Stilly Valley Health Connections, Downtown Arlington Business Association, Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, Stillaguamish Tribe, Sauk-Suiattle Tribe, Stillaguamish Valley Pioneers, Voices of the Village, Arlington Pride, Stilly Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Contact Information:

Kerri Helgeson 
Director of Equity and Student Well-Being
Arlington Public Schools

Sarah Lopez
Community Engagement Director
City of Arlington


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