Intercultural Festival: St. Thomas More Parish in Lynnwood hosts its annual Intercultural Festival 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Free event celebrates diversity with foods of many cultures, a display of costumes and artifacts from other countries, folk dancing, children's activities and a multilingual Mass at 5 p.m. There will be a raffle with prizes from $250 to $750. Church is at 6511 176th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-743-2929 or www.stmp.org.
"Introduction to Teresa of Avila:" is the topic of a Day of Recollection presentation by the Rev. James Zakowicz 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Carmelite Institute of Spirituality, 27008 78th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Suggested donation $15-$20. Bring a sack lunch; coffee and tea provided. 360-629-4032.
Walk for the Poor, Monroe: St. Vincent de Paul, St. Mary of the Valley Monroe Conference, is sponsoring a Walk for the Poor along Centennial Trail starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. Walkers meet at 9 a.m. at Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. www.svdpmonroe.org/Default.aspx.
Living Interfaith Church: "Yom Kippur-Honoring Forgiveness" is the topic at 11 a.m. Sunday at Living Interfaith Church. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is one of Judaism's most sacred holy days. The talk will explore how important forgiveness is for us all, not only in Judaism, but in the Islamic and Christian traditions. Living Interfatih meets in the Alderwood Middle School cafeteria, 20000 28th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Information: http://livinginterfaith.org.
Walk for the Poor, Arlington: Arlington's Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold a Walk for the Poor starting at 10 a.m. Sept. 29 (registration at 9:45 a.m.). Walk begins at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., Arlington, and goes to the Arlington Food Bank at Arlington Airport. Proceeds will benefit people in Arlington area. Information: www.svdpfriendsofthepoorwalk.org or call 360-435-4660.
Free dental health day: Gold Creek Community Church will hold a free dental health day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 29. Cleanings, X-rays, fillings and other care offered. One service per person, first-come, first served. Open to all needing treatment and lacking dental insurance. Church is at 4326 148th St. SE, Mill Creek.
Fall Craft Fair: Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Rita Court No. 957 will host a fall craft fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29-30 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall, 8717 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. Information: 360-668-2545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community prayer: A short community prayer gathering will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Dec. 30 and last Sundays of each month in the future at Legion Memorial Park gazebo, 114 N. Olympic Ave., downtown Arlington. Community members will pray for families, young people, and against the use of illegal drugs, alcohol and violence. Information: call Vicki Adams at 425-330-0585 or Kim Speed at 425-210-7573.
"Our Whole Lives:" is a program on relationships and sexuality developed by the Unitarian Universalist Association and United Church of Christ. The OWL class, for seventh- through ninth-grade students, will meet 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays October through May at Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. All youth in those grades welcome. Class requires parent to attend orientation Sept. 30; class beings Oct. 7. Information: contact Pam Gerke, 360-659-6621 or email@example.com.
Church at Everett Mall: New Beginnings Church will begin worship at its new location at the Music Hall near Macy's in Everett Mall at 10 a.m. Oct. 7. The church has been on Oakes Avenue in downtown Everett since the 1990s. Information: 425-252-6244 or www.YourMallChurch.com.
Christian Women's Luncheon: Mill Creek Christian Women's Connection will hold a luncheon 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Hilton Garden Inn, 847 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. Cost is $22. Trevor Cameron from Sunnyside Nursery will talk about preparing yards and gardens for fall and winter. Bring a plant if you have questions about it. Music guest is Everett's Karla Burgin. Luncheon speaker Heidi McLaughlin will cover the topic "Beauty Unleashed." Reservations, cancellations needed by Oct. 8. Call Connie at 425-774-4571 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Costume dance: Consider This Ministries will host a family-friendly costume dance 7:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at 6025 Grandview Road, Arlington. All are welcome. To learn more: www.considerthisministries.org.
Trinity auction dinner: "A Night on Broadway" is the theme of a dinner and auction Oct. 14 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Doors open 5 p.m., appetizers and wine served; dinner at 6 p.m. Variety of auction items available. Entertainment will be Broadway show tunes. Tickets $30 per person, $225 for table of eight. For information, email: email@example.com.
Single Mom Car Care Clinic: Clearview Foursquare Church will have mechanics on site offering free car advice and small repairs to single mothers from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Services include oil and filter changes, safety inspections, tire checks and car washes, along with kids' activities. For mothers, there will be manicures and other services. Register by Oct. 10. Church is at 17210 Highway 9 SE, Snohomish. To register: 360-668-6033 or email: clearviewfoursquare.org.
Community breakfast: Cedarhome Seventh-day Adventist Church hosts a community breakfast 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Oct. 13 in its Fellowship Hall at 28505 68th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Church requests that guests rsvp by calling 360-435-2345.
jewish high holy days
Everett's Temple Beth Or: Rabbi Jessica Kessler Marshall will lead services for High Holy Days, with cantorial soloist Celia Cohen at Yom Kippur services. Tickets needed to ensure seating. Information: 425-259-7125. Temple Beth Or is at 3215 Lombard Ave, Everett. Service schedule:
Shabbat Shuvah morning service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oneg to follow.
Cemetery Memorial Service: 3 p.m. Sunday, service led by Sheryl Shapiro, at GAR Cemetery, 8610 Riverview Road, Snohomish.
Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidrei) service: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Yom Kippur services, Wednesday: 10 a.m. morning service; 12:30 p.m. text study; 3 p.m. children's service; 4-6:30 p.m. afternoon service, Yizkor and conclusion; 6:30 p.m. Break-the-Fast Meal at Temple Beth Or (registration required).
Sukkot Shabbat Service and Community Dinner: 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 5.
Simchat Torah Service: 11 a.m. Oct. 7. Morning service.
Chabad of Snohomish County: will hold High Holiday Services at its center, 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. These services are scheduled:
Yom Kippur: fast begins 6:42 p.m. Tuesday; Kol Nidrei Services 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Morning services 10 a.m. Wednesday; Yizkor Memorial Service 11:15 a.m. Wednesday; Mincha & Ne'ilah 5:45 p.m. Wednesday; fast ends and shofar blowing 7:44 p.m. Wednesday; light break-fast following Ne'ilah 7:44 p.m. Wednesday.
No membership fees at Chabad of Snohomish County. To reserve a seat for holiday services: email Chabad@JewishSnohomish.com or 425-640-2811. Information, www.Jewish Snohomish.com.
Men's group: A men's group meets at Everett's Unity Center for Positive Living from 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Meetings in the basement of the church, 3231 Colby Ave.
Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Meetings open to all. 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.
FREE MEALS, CLOTHING
Sanctuary Ministries: provides gently used clothes 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday in its Care Center at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. 360-386-9871.
Meals in Everett: Gold Creek Community Church hosts a free hot meal and provides sack lunches 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of every month in the parking lot of Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes available some days.
Salt of the Earth Soup Kitchen: noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. Volunteers needed to help cook, set up, serve and clean up. Contact Sandra, 425-355-1042.
The Open Table: Marysville United Methodist Church hosts a free community lunch 1-2:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month. Church is at 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville. To volunteer or donate, call 360-659-8521.
Annie's Community Kitchen: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries Church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 360-386-9871.
Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. Information: 425-252-1429 or www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
Community dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month at 19029 North Road, Bothell. 425-672-8044.
First Nazarene Church of Everett lunch: noon every Monday at 2502 Lombard Ave., Everett.
Faith Lutheran Church free community lunch: Noon-1 p.m., social hour 1-2 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month, Faith Lutheran, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. 425-353-4758.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
The Table free community dinner: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. 360-659-0445.
Loaves and Fishes free community supper: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Salvation Army of Everett fellowship meals: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meetings, 6 p.m. Mondays. 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John's: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave. 360-568-4622.
Valley Clothing: Open 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of every month, 17146 Beaton Road SE, Monroe. 360-794-7749. Clothing donations accepted during open hours or by arrangement. Email SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.
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