Community Calendar

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American Legion Post 58: 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the Odd Fellows Building, 610 Lewis St., Monroe. Bob, 360-863-3544.

Arlington Kiwanis Club: 7 p.m. at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club every first and third Wednesday at 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington.

Boeing Bluebills: 12:30 p.m. social, 1 p.m. meeting every fourth Thursday at the Boeing Wellness Center, 6400 36th Ave. W., Everett. The group is for Boeing retiree volunteers. 425-347-3598.

Early Opinions Toastmasters: 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at the Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo. 425-347-5428.

Edmonds Kiwanis Club: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-771-8949.

Edmonds Lions Club: 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Stevens Hospital cafeteria, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-774-6353.

Everett Central Lions Club: Noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2913 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. 425-514-5464.

Everett Golden K Kiwanis Club: 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 360-653-7239.

Everett Pacesetters Toastmaster Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. A club for those interested in becoming a better speaker, listener and communicator. Heather, 425-252-7649.

Everett PROBUS Club: Meets for fellowship and a program at 10 a.m., the third Wednesday of each month at Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. 425-334-4327.

Evergreen District of the Washington Federation of Garden Clubs: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 18 at the Blue Ridge Fire Station community room, 18800 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Wildlife specialist Laura Spehar is scheduled to talk on creating a backyard wildlife habitat.

Exchange Club of Edmonds weekly breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S. in Edmonds. 425-478-8983. The Exchange Club of Edmonds strives to provide meaningful and beneficial services to the community by sponsoring a variety of service projects throughout the year. Please join them for breakfast to learn more about the organization.

Gold Prospectors Association of America, Everett chapter: 7 p.m. second Friday of the month at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett. Vinny Grasso, 425-583-2550 or

Jeremiah Center: After-school activities and counseling for ages 13 through 20. Open 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8330 212th St. SW, Edmonds. Counseling line is 425-954-5641.

Kiwanis Club of Snohomish-Tillicum: 10 a.m. Mondays in the meeting hall of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-3590.

Lynnwood Kiwanis Club: 7 to 8 a.m. Thursdays at the Lynnwood Senior Center, 5800 198th St. SW No. 9. On third Thursdays of the month the club meets at 7 p.m. at Rock Wood-Fired Pizza Restaurant, 4010 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-776-7578.

Marysville Kiwanis: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Village Restaurant, 224 Ash Ave., Marysville. 425-343-5310.

Marysville Rotary Club: Noon Wednesdays at Jumbo Buffet, 319 State Ave., Marysville. 425-238-5232.

Marysville Soroptimist: 7 a.m. first and third Tuesdays of the month at Fanny’s Restaurant, 505 Cedar Ave. A1, Marysville. Renae, 425-971-0031.

Mexican Dinner Night: 5 to 6:30 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children younger than 12. Call 360-794-6359 for reservations.

Monroe Kiwanis Club: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Godard Room, Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-805-9457.

Mukilteo Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo, and second through fourth Tuesdays of every month at the Pointe Restaurant, Harbour Pointe Golf Club, Mukilteo. 425-322-4537.

Mukilteo Lions Club: 7 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce office, 4902 76th St. SW.

National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 15 at Evergreen Lanes, 5111 Claremont Way, Everett. Kal Leichtman, 425-257-0850.

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 under 12. Proceeds benefit the center. 360-794-6359.

Rotaract: a division of the Rotary Club for those from 18 to 30 years old. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity Lutheran College, 2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Ralph, 425-252-6031.

Rotary Club of Edmonds: 11:30 a.m. lunch, noon meeting every Tuesday at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N. Guests welcome. 425-745-1540 or 425-773-1540.

Silver Lake Kiwanis: Noon every Tuesday at Alfy’s Pizza, 9620 19th Ave. SE., Everett.

Snohomish Kiwanis Club: Noon every Thursday at Alfy’s Pizza, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish. Pizza, salad and beverage for $6. A new speaker every week.

Snohomish Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish. 800-454-9715 or

South Everett Lions Club: 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at Patty’s Eggnest at Chuckwagon Inn, 6720 Evergreen Way Everett. 425-337-0959.

South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary: 12:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett.

Snohomish City Toastmasters: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave. Snohomish. Visitors welcome. 425-876-3232 or

Stanwood-Camano Hero Quilters: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 20 at Aunt Mary’s Quilt Shop, 3323 169 Place NE, No.5, Arlington. All quilts are given to wounded soldiers through American Hero Quilts ( Sharon Szekely, 360-387-4800 or

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): 9 a.m. Fridays at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE. Cathy, 425-308-3150.

Tulalip Lions Club: Noon second and fourth Wednesdays January through October at the Tulalip Resort Casino Canoes Cabaret, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Keith Osburn, 360-658-8877.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Arlington Post 1561: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesdays at the American Legion Hall, 115 Olympic Ave., Arlington. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-232-8453 or 360-435-6677.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lynnwood Post 1040: Meets first Thursdays at the Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.


Annual Native Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4-5 and Dec. 11-12 at the Tulalip Tribal Gym, 6700 Totem Beach Road,, Tulalip. For vendor space availability, call Tammy Taylor at 425-501-4141. Free for vendors who are Tulalip Tribal members.

Camano Island Quilt Club annual Christmas luncheon: 11 a.m. Dec. 1 at Floyd Norgaard Center, 27112 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. The theme this year is “Star of Wonder.” Lunch will be prepared by students from Stanwood High School.

Santa House: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 17 and 18 at 2602 Baker Ave., Everett. Santa and his wife will be there with cookies, hot cider and coffee, and small gifts for children. Bring your camera.

Music And Theater

Dance classes: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish. All ages welcome at a class taught by Eleanor Leight. Cost is $30 per person for a six-week session. 360-568-0934.

Old Time and Country Music Association free jam session: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays of the month at the Everett Housing Authority’s BakerView, 1401 Poplar St., Everett. 360-659-9713.

Third Friday of the month dance: 7:30 p.m. at the South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island. Swing dance lesson included in the $8 admission. 360-387-6842.

Village Community Services: Friday music jam sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. MacLeod Ave., Arlington. Kids and adults are invited. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 360-653-7752, ext. 14.


East County Senior Center: Free writing class at 2 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. 360-794-6359.

English Language Learner classes: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Faith Formation Building behind Our Lady of Perpetual Help church, 2617 Cedar St., Everett. Classes are open anyone who wants to learn English. Juanita Clifford, 425-355-6005.

Foreign Language for Youth: Before- and after-school classes offered to students in Everett elementary and middle schools. Spanish, French and Mandarin. Classes continue through spring. or 360-779-5269.

North Sound Constitution Study Group: 2 to 4 p.m. every other Friday at the Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St. Starting soon. To register, call Virginia, 425-335-7733.


Daughters of Penelope: 7:30 p.m. first Thursdays of the month at the Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. A Greek women’s club that welcomes any woman interested in social and philanthropic work. 425-252-7229.

Lynnwood MS self-help group: 1 to 2:30 p.m. third Fridays in the group room at the YWCA Village, at 19703 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Meetings will held on the third Friday of every month. Sharon Todd, 360-651-9720.

Monroe Running Group: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the YMCA, 14033 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe. Runners of all ages and skill levels can attend. YMCA membership is not required. 360-805-1879.

Nonsmoking Single 60s Group: Bowl every Thursday morning. Other activities include card games, tours and movies. 425-357-1417 or 360-659-1024.

Parkinson’s disease support group: 2 to 4 p.m. fourth Saturdays in the Rainier Room at 1330 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-327-9401.

Puget Sound Camera Club: 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Monday of the month at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-776-2442.

Puget Sound Singles: A group for people over age 45. Fun, friends, family. Breakfasts on Saturdays. Judy, 425-931-1195.

Quilceda Carvers: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month in the Red Barn at Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. This nonprofit group is dedicated to promoting interest in the art of woodcarving and community service. Woodcarving class is 9 a.m. to noon. Potluck and show and tell from noon to 2 p.m. www.quilceda

Snohomish Antique Study Club: 6:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday in the meeting room at Snohomish City Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-8095.

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society: Brickwall session, 6 p.m.; meeting at 6:30 p.m.; program at 7 p.m. on first Wednesdays except July and August at the Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage at Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. The genealogical research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood, is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 425-775-6267.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: The Everett chapter of the national support group meets at 7 p.m. third Mondays at the Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave.

Support group for caregivers: Daytime group at 10 a.m. every first Thursday. Evening group at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month. Both groups meet at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Prayer, brief Bible study and sharing with one another. 425-355-6005.

Support group for parents of children with behavioral problems: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger Ave. Everett. The network offers peer-to-peer support for parents struggling with children exhibiting behaviors such as abusing drugs or alcohol, truancy or other risky behaviors. Groups are confidential and free. 888-468-2620 or

Support group for special education parents in the Everett School District: 6:30 to 8 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month except December, at View Ridge Elementary School, 202 Alder Street, Everett.

Support group for head injury survivors and their caregivers: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Lou Nash, 425-776-7264.

The 449 Club: A nonprofit alcohol-free dance and social club, “bumpin’ to the tunes of old-school R&B.” Volunteers needed. 425-445-5224.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers: 1 to 3 p.m. second Tuesdays at 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. Lyle Zimmerman, 360-675-5565,, or Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086.

Widow support groups: Widowed Information Consultation Services has ongoing support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Monroe. 425-252-7617.

You Can Help

Christmas House toy drive: Local motorcycle group Evergreen Wings is collecting toys through Dec. 11. New toys for ages 3 to 11 and new coats, socks and underwear for ages 1 through 18 are being accepted. Drop of donations at Everett Powersports, 215 SW Everett Mall Way, or Smokey Point Cycle Barn, 3131 A1, Smokey Point Drive. Kathy, or 206-362-4250.

Learn about volunteer opportunities at Providence Hospice and Home Care: Session scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15, in downtown Everett. To register and to get directions, call 425-261-4815 by Dec. 13.

Emerald Hills Healthcare Center: Volunteers are needed to provide residents with simple conversation and participate in activities including arts and crafts, book club, bingo and board games. Those with special talents may play music, sing, dance or teach a class. The Emerald Hills Healthcare Center is at 5821 188th St. SW in Lynnwood. 425-776-5512.

Humane Society: Volunteers needed to clean up after and socialize cats for one to two hours any late afternoon of the week in Stanwood. Volunteers in the construction trades also needed. 360-652-5844.

Lincoln Christmas Pillowcase Project: The group is looking for volunteers to help sew 5,000 pillowcases for sailors aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln. The deadline to complete the project is the last week of November. Stephanie, 360-888-0046 or

Marysville Community Food Bank: Looking for volunteers to help with a variety of jobs including food sorters and drivers at 4150 88th St. NE., Marysville. 360-658-1054 or www.marysville

Marysville Free Methodist Church food bank: Volunteers always needed. Bill, 360-657-3963.

Mentoring Children of Promise: A community-based mentoring program for children with an incarcerated parent is looking for committed, dependable adults, 21 and over, to have fun and be a positive role model and mentor to a child. Joell, 425-259-2973, ext. 2717 or

Operation Lookout: A provider of services for abducted and runaway children seeks energetic and committed people to be volunteer project assistants. 425-771-7335.

Partners in Palliative Care: Seeks volunteer listeners for its support program. 425-261-4769.

Snohomish Community Food Bank: Needs volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, including food processing and lifting assistance on weekday mornings. Must be 16 or older. 360-568-7993.

Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center: Volunteer opportunities for youths and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, 360-629-5257.

Volunteer through the Retired and Senior Volunteers Program: The program matches volunteers 55 and older with dozens of opportunities throughout Snohomish County. John McAlpine,, 425-257-2111, ext. 3374 or toll free 888-240-8572.

Volunteer Chore Services: A program of Catholic Community Services is seeking volunteers to help low-income senior clients with everyday household chores, such as washing dishes, vacuuming and laundry. Debra Bordsen, 425-257-2101, ext. 3323.

Willow Place: Three-hour activity sessions for older teens and adults with developmental disabilities. Exercise, crafts, games, music. The sessions are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 1402 State Ave., Marysville. $10 for those with caregivers, $15 for those who come by themselves. 360-653-2324.


Daughters of the American Colonists: The Pilchuck Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists meets six times a year. The objectives of the DAC are educational, patriotic and historical. 425-743-5030 or e-mail

Everett Area Newcomers: Welcomes women new to the area. The group has 10 to 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. 360-320-1773.

Everett Emblem Club: 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Everett Elks Lodge, 2802 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island: Meets 1 p.m. the second Monday of the month through June at Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. 360-579-2352.

Lynnwood Emblem Club: 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays except July and August at the Lynnwood Elks Lodge, 6620 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.

Mill Creek Seniors Club: Potlucks in the community room at City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month. 425-357-1260.

Mill Creek Toastmasters: 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.

Mothers and More: 7:30 to 9 p.m. third Tuesdays at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members welcome.

Pocahontas Tribe 11: 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett. 425-259-4567.

Snohomish City Toastmasters: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. Visitors welcome. 425-971-3218.

Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Visitors welcome. 425-346-7077.

Table tennis at the Everett senior center: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays at 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.

Valley Spinners Guild: 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Bridge Church, 2500 Lake Street, Snohomish. Learn to spin wool and other fibers. Alice Lake, 360-668-8196, e-mail or