Published: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
MLK event: St. Augustine's Episcopal Peace Fellowship hosts the eighth annual Whidbey community "Blessed Be the Peace Makers" event honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at 1 p.m. Jan. 21. There will be music, scripture and readings on the topic of the "New Jim Crow." The featured speaker is Dennis Yule, a retired Benton-Franklin Superior Court Judge. Childcare available. A free salad luncheon is offered at noon. More info: 360-678-5071.
Lisa Koch concert: Irreverent Seattle singer and comedian Lisa Koch performs at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th Ave. SW. Tickets are $15, $10 ages 13-19, free for ages 12 and younger. More info: www.brownpapertickets.com or 425-778-0373.
Unity Church: Jack and Angela Eckrem will present a lesson, "Oneness: You Make the Universe Complete," at 10 a.m. Sunday at Everett Unity Church of Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. The Eckrems are licensed Unity teachers. More info: 425-258-2244.
Learn to read Hebrew: A five-week crash course in reading Hebrew runs 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 28 through Feb. 25, at Chabad of Snohomish County, 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. The course is designed for those with little or no basic knowledge of the Hebrew language. Suggested donation is $54, which includes a textbook. To register or learn more, go to www.jewishsnohomish.com or call 425-640-2811.
'Beyond 2012' classes: Local author, yoga instructor and radio commentator Roy Holman presents a four-class series at the Everett Unity Church of Positive Living called, "Beyond 2012: Wake Up!" Attend any or all of the four classes and receive a copy of his book, "Healing Self, Healing Earth." Classes touch on a variety of topics, including meditation and an energy shift update. Classes are from 1-3 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 27-Feb. 24. The church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. More info: 425-258-2244.
Independent Bible Study: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Christian Science Reading Room, 1718 Broadway, Everett. More info: 425-252-9182.
No Disabled Souls Ministry: Anyone with special needs is welcome at No Disabled Souls Ministry sessions from 7-8:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month in Green Room off Henson Hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. The ministry focuses on art as a therapeutic tool. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.
Torah Studies: Chabad of Snohomish County hosts Torah Studies classes 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Torah Studies is a program of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. Classes run through Dec. 26 at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: www.jewishsnohomish.com
Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Open to all. More info: 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.
Free meals, clothing
Sanctuary Ministries: Provides gently used clothes 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays in its Care Center at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. More info: 360-386-9871.
Meals in Everett: Gold Creek Community Church hosts a free hot meal and provides sack lunches, 4-5 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of the 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. More info: Sandra, 425-355-1042.
Annie's Community Kitchen: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-7224.
Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing available 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries Church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. More info: 360-386-9871.
Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-1429 or www.zionlutheranofeverett.com
Community dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at 19029 North Road, Bothell. More info: 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. the fourth Thursday of the month. Faith Lutheran is at 6708 Cady Road, Everett. More info: 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 at Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. More info: 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 and Thursdays. Recovery meetings held at 6 p.m. Mondays. The Salvation Army is at 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John's: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the church at 913 Second Ave. More info: 360-568-4622.
Valley Clothing: 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 17146 Beaton Road SE, Monroe. More info: 360-794-7749. Clothing donations accepted during open hours or by arrangement. Email SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.
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