Genealogy, Arlington: The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society meets 1 p.m. second Tuesdays at 6111 188th Place NE. Jill Morelli gives an “Overview of Scandinavian Resources” at the Nov. 14 meeting. More info: 360-435-4838, www.stillygen.org.
Genealogy, Snohomish: The Genealogy Workgroup meets 10 a.m. third Saturdays at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave.
Genealogy, south county: Sno-Isle Genealogical Society meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays (except July and August) at the Family History Center, room 13, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, 22015 48th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace. The SIGS research library is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 19827 Poplar Way in Lynnwood’s Heritage Park. More info: 425-775-6267.
Genealogy, Whidbey: Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers meets 1-3 p.m. second Tuesdays (except July and August) at Fire Station 25, 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. More info: Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086.
Genealogy, South Whidbey: The Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island meets 12:45 p.m. second Mondays, September to June, at Trinity Lutheran Chapel, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. Programs are open to the public. Guests can attend first two meetings free. More info: www.gsswi.org.
Historical Society, Granite Falls: Meets next at 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month (except August) at The Village retirement center, 302 N Alder Ave. All welcome. No cost to attend.
Daughters of Norway: A sisterhood aimed at preserving Nordic heritage. Thelma Lodge 26 in Everett meets 10 a.m. third Saturdays (except June through August) at Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave. Ingeborg Lodge 43 in Stanwood meets 10 a.m. second Saturdays (except July and August) at Sons of Norway Hall, 9910 270th St. NE. More info: www.daughtersofnorway.org.
Elks: A fraternal order focused on charity, justice, brotherly love and fidelity with an emphasis on patriotism and belief in God. Lodge 479 in Everett meets 7 p.m. first and third Thursdays at 2802 Hoyt Ave. Lodge 2171 in Lynnwood meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at 6620 196th St. SW. More info: www.elks.org, 425-252-4179 (Everett), 425-776-2171 (Lynnwood).
Fraternal Order of Eagles: “People Helping People” in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice and equality. Local Aeries are in Everett, Snohomish, Lynnwood, Granite Falls, Stanwood and Sultan. More info: www.waeagles.org.
Freemasons: The Masonic Fraternity claims to be the oldest Fraternity in the world and seeks men (Masons) wishing to become better men through service and self-improvement. Local Lodges are in Arlington, Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Marysville, Monroe, Snohomish and Stanwood. More info: freemason-wa.org.
Grange: A community-based, fraternal organization with an interest in representing rural residents and the agriculture community. More than a dozen Grange groups are in Snohomish County. More info: www.wa-grange.com.
Knights of Columbus: A Catholic fraternal benefit society. There are Councils in Everett, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek and Snohomish, as well as Assemblies in Everett and Lynnwood. More info: www.kofc.org.
Shriners: Fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth. The local temple is Nile Shriners, 6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. More info: 425-774-9611, www.nileshrine.org.
Sons of Italy: The Mille Cugini Lodge meets 7-9 p.m. third Wednesdays at the Red Barn in Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. Meetings conclude with a pasta dinner and raffle. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.glnw.org/millecugini.htm.
Sons of Norway: A fraternal group focused on preserving Norwegian heritage. Lodges are in Bothell, Edmonds, Everett and Stanwood. More info: www.sofn.com.
Multigenerational club: A flexible Campfire club for grandparents and grandchildren (age 3 to teens). Annual youth membership is $20 and activity books. Family fun and group gatherings posted on meetup.com. More info: email@example.com, 425-258-5437 ext. 232.
Gift shop: The Carl Gipson Senior Center gift shop is open to all, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Men’s corner, Seahawks items, handmade cards, and inexpensive and nice gifts for anniversaries, baby showers, birthdays and more. The senior center is at 3025 Lombard Ave. More info: 425-257-8780.
Support groups: A peer support group meets 9:50-10:50 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. A grief support group meets 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays. More info: 360-653-4551.
Lunch, Lake Stevens: A light lunch for seniors is served at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Lake Stevens Senior Center, 2302 Soper Hill Road. Cost is $3 for members, $4 for non-members. Come early and socialize. More info: 425-335-0345.
Lunch, Granite Falls: Noon Thursdays at the Granite Falls Senior Center, 302 S Granite Ave. Cost is $3 seniors and disabled, $6 others. Penny bingo follows. More info: 360-691-7177.
Memory loss book club: An Edmonds Senior Center book club aimed at those with early stage memory loss meets fourth Mondays at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Cost is $5 for Edmonds Senior Center members, $10 nonmembers. More info: 425-774-5555.
Other interest groups are listed throughout the month.