Community calendar


All-You-Can-Eat Buffet: The Mill Creek Senior Center is having an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast to raise funds for the center. People can come anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Thursday, at the Merrill Gardens Retirement Community, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. There will be waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea and juice. The suggested donation is $10. For further information, call the Senior Center main office at 425-948-7170.

Pancake Breakfast: 8 to 10:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. Enjoy a meal of pancakes, eggs, ham, sausage, coffee, milk and juice prepared and served by volunteers. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. Proceeds benefit the center. 360-794-6359.

Learn about Biology

Blood and guts with the Pacific Science Center: From 10 a.m., to noon, Saturday, Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Learn about the human brain, analyze X-rays and assemble skeletons. The event is intended for school-age children and caregivers. For more information, call 360-568-2898 or go to


Caregiver classes: The Stillaguamish Senior Center is offering a six-week educational series for unpaid family caregivers to learn how to better care for others and themselves. Classes start from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays from Jan. 18 to Feb. 22, at the center’s multi-purpose room, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. There is a $25 refundable deposit cost for materials. Prior registration is required. To register or for more information, contact Debra Cook at 360-653-4551 ext. 236.

Parenting classes: YWCA and Pathways Counseling are holding CPS- and court-approved parenting classes starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 to March 21, Classes are free for income-eligible families. For more information, to register and know of locations call 425-412-2364 or email

Movie Screenings:

“Winged Migration”: The Adopt A Stream Foundation and the Snohomish County Parks Department invite for a screening of the documentary “Winged Migration,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Entrance is free, but people must call 425-316-8592 to reserve a seat. For more information, go to


Start your own business: Free workshops about starting new businesses or improve current ones. The first of a series of workshops start at 6 p.m., Wednesday, GROW Washington, 1204 First St., Snohomish. For more information, call Carolyn Eslick at 425-237-2093, or call GROW Washington at 360-217-7235 or visit

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