Arlington Kiwanis Club: 7 p.m. at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club every first and third Wednesday at 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington.
Catholic Daughters of America, St. Rita Court of Everett: 10:30 a.m. third Saturdays at Washington Oakes Retirement Home, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Barbara, 425-514-3016, or Dorothy, 425-377-6202.
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 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 3120 Wetmore Ave. Room B56. A speaker at every meeting except the first Thursday of the month.
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.
Got’Cha Referrals: A business networking group that meets from 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. Wednesdays at the Crystal Creek Cafe, 21616 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425 775-6295, www.gotchareferrals.com.
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 a.m. Thursdays, Lynnwood Senior Center at Scriber Lake Shopping Center, 5800 198th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-776-7578.
Marysville Kiwanis: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Village Restaurant, 224 Ash Ave., Marysville. 425-343-5310.
Monroe Kiwanis Club: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Godard Room, Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-805-9457.
Monroe Garden Club: 1 p.m. Monday at the Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 South Lewis St., Monroe. Members and guests are invited to bring donations of food or funds for the Sky Valley Food Bank. 425-870-4597.
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.
PBY Memorial Foundation: 11:30 a.m. fourth Tuesdays at the CPO Club on Ault Field Road, Oak Harbor. Speakers’ talks are related to a range of historical subjects.
Retired Public Employees: 1:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-514-5919.
Silver Lake Kiwanis: 7 a.m. every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett.
Snohomish Kiwanis Club: Noon every Thursday at Alfy’s Pizza and Pasta restaurant, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish. Pizza, salad and beverage for $6. A new speaker every week. http://snohomishkiwanis.org.
Snohomish Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. 800-454-9715.
South Everett Lions Club: 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at Evergreen Lanes, 5111 Claremont 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. www.semr.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Arlington Post 1561: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesdays at the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum, 20722 67th Ave. NE, 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.
Music And Theater
Kamiak High School’s production of “The Pajama Game”: 7 p.m. this Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Kamiak High School, 10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students, children and senior citizens. The matinee prices are $9 adults and $5 students, children and senior citizens. Reserve seats by calling 425-356-6654 extension 3 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Mary Magdalen School’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”: 1 p.m. May 20 and 7 p.m. May 21 in the St. Mary Magdalen’s Parish Hall, 8517 7th Ave. SE, Everett, Admission is free, but the actors have asked that the audience members each bring a can of food for the St. Vincent dePaul Food Bank.
Village Community Services: Friday music jam sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. MacLeod Ave., Arlington. Kids and adults are invited. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 360-653-7752, ext. 14.
Arlington High School Jazz Bands’ annual Swing Into Spring Dessert Dance: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the AHS Commons, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. The cost is $12 for adults and $10 for students, which includes music, dancing, dessert and beverages served by the jazz students. Reserve a table seating in advance at Arlington Copy, Mail &More at 526 N. West Ave., Arlington, 360-435-4900.
Art auction: Ends at 3 p.m. May 21 at the Fabric of Life Boutique, 523 Main St., Edmonds. Fabric of Life supports projects that teach capable young African women literacy and income-generating job skills. 425-775-7391 or 425-563-3925, email@example.com.
Cruzin for a Cure Car and Bike Show: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 at the Weston School, 4407 172nd St., Arlington, All proceeds will go to help the American Cancer Society. Tow Mater from the movie, “Cars” built by Jack Walkley in Lake Stevens will be at the event. sites.google.com/site/cruzinforacure/.
Edmonds Lions Club White Cane Days: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Safeway, 23632 Highway 99, Edmonds and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Petosa’s, 550 5th Ave. S, Edmonds and QFC, 22828 100th Ave. W, Edmonds, The White Cane Days fundraiser helps provide white canes to visually impaired people and provide corneas for sight-restoring transplants. Pat Meeker, 425-778-9678 and Claudia Mills, 425-778-0974.
Everett Garden Club annual plant sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 5200 Evergreen Way, Everett. 425-252-2809.
Family Bingo Night: 6 to 9 p.m. May 7 at Sultan High School, 13715 310th Ave. SE, Sultan. The Sultan High School Class of 2010 Senior Parents are raising money for a safe and sober graduation night party. 425-750-1703.
Father Guzman and the Publicans Gospel Blues Band: Presented by Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Rita Court at 7 p.m. May 16 at the PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St., Everett. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door and $10 for students. Dorothy Predar, 425-337-6202 or Thelma Kane, 425-355-3714.
Guild C 5K Poker Walk: Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. May 15 at Langus Riverfront Park, 411 Smith Island Road, Everett. Entrance fees are $25 per person, $50 a family of four and $5 each additional family member. Children age 5 and younger are free. Proceeds benefit Providence General Children’s Association. Registration deadline is May 8 to Mary, 425-355-9131.
Island County Master Gardeners annual plant sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenbank Farm, Highway 525 and Wonn Road, Whidbey Island. 360-240-5527.
Lake Stevens High School dinner for senior citizens: 5 p.m. May 13 at Lake Stevens High School, 2908 113th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. Hosted by high school students with live musical entertainment provided by LSHS alumni and students, as well as several games of Bingo. RSVP with number of guests to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 425-335-1515.
Locks of Love: A community event held by Girl Scout Troop 40830 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15 at Mount Pilchuck Elementary, 12806 20th St. NE, Lake Stevens. Donate hair, money or time during the event. Cassandra White, 425-377-1395, email@example.com.
Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Round Up and Sale: Deliver items to Meadowdale High School, 6002 168th St., Lynnwood. June 24, 25. Then shop for new treasures on from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 26. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Lynnwood. www.LynnwoodRotaryRummageSale.com or www.Lynnwood Rotary.org.
Marysville Middle School Medieval Faire: 8 to 10:30 a.m. May 21 on the Marysville Middle School football field, 4923 67th St. NE, Marysville. The event will showcase student studies of topics of choice during the medieval era.
Marysville Sons of Italy, Mille Cugini Lodge 2659 spaghetti dinner and raffle: 2 to 6:30 p.m. May 22 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 4200 88th St. NE, Marysville. Tickets are available at the door for $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 10. Children under 4 are free. Donations will be given to the Marysville Food Bank and other charities.
Mill Creek Foursquare Church community carnival: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 22 at 1415 164th St. SW, Lynnwood. Carnival games, obstacle course, car washes provided. Free. 425-742-3366, www.mc4square.org.
Mother’s Day bake sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the East county Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. 360-794-5851.
Silver screen senior social: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the North Creek Retirement Center, 1907 201st Place SE, Bothell. The free senior event will include music, food, trivia, and dancing and helps Girl Scout troop 40452 get their silver award.
Stanwood-Camano Amateur Radio Hamfest: 9 a.m. Saturday at Stanwood Middle School, 9405 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Find out about the local amateur radio operators and “Ham” radio communications for emergency support.
World Fair Trade Day: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and May 16 at Fabric of Life, 523 Main Street, Edmonds. Fabric of Life Fair Trade Boutique will celebrate with free samples from fair trade vendors, card making, face painting, African drumming, and mini-chair massages. 425-563-3925.
Young at Heart auction and dinner: 6 p.m. June 25 at the South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-774-5555.
Zonta installation and awards banquet: 5:30 p.m. social, 6 p.m. dinner May 20 at the Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE., Everett. Jackie Heinricher, CEO of Boo-Shoot Gardens, will speak on how to diminish the carbon footprint worldwide. Cost: $25 per person. 425-348-3501.
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.
First Aid and CPR Renewal class: 6 to 9 p.m. May 17 at the Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville. The class cost is $35. Registration is required. Marysville Parks and Recreation office, 360-363-8400
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.
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.quilcedacarvers.com.
Lynnwood MS self help group: 1 to 2:30 p.m. on 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.
Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo. A literary salon for writers seeking supportive, collaborative and honest community of friends. The group is open to writers from all genres. 425-338-0114.
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.
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.
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 special education parents in the Everett School District: 6:30 to 8 p.m. every third Thursday at the ARC of Snohomish County, 2500 Hewitt Ave., Suite 300, Everett. www.arcsno.org.
Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers: 1 to 3 p.m. second Tuesdays at 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. Lyle Zimmerman, 360-675-5565, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086, email@example.com.
Widow support group: Widowed Information Consultation Services has ongoing support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Monroe. 425-252-7617.
Arlington Library: Book group 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. 360-435-3033.
Everett Public Library: Free evening and Saturday computer classes at the library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. These classes are intended to help beginners become familiarized with computers, computer programs and the Internet. Registration required. 425-257-8000.
Friends of the Langley Library: 10 a.m. May 10 at Langley City Hall 112 2nd St., Langley. Volcanologist Grant Heiken from the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will talk about his Fulbright Study on the ways in which geologic activity influenced the development and history of Rome. Free program. Pam Owen, 221-8601.
Granite Falls Library: Family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. 360-691-6087.
Mountlake Terrace Library: Free computer classes at 8:30 a.m. May 11, 22, 25, and 29 at the library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Computer Basics II is a follow-up to the Computer Basics class that teaches mouse and basic navigation skills. Registration is required. 425-776-8722.
Mountlake Terrace Library: Free toddler play-and-learn group, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Activities include open play, making friends, art, stories and music. Children ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver are invited. 425-776-8722.
Stanwood Library Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15 at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Sponsored by the Stanwood Camano Friends of the Library. Proceeds from the book sale fund educational programs and informational resources at the Stanwood Library. 360-629-3132.
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 resOt2ic@verizon.net.
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.
Everett Rock and Gem Club: 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month, First United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Families are encouraged to attend. 360-658-7435.
Everett Senior Center: Table tennis noon to 3 p.m. Mondays, 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.
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. every third Tuesday at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members are welcome. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pocahontas Tribe 11: 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett. 425-259-4567.
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.
Intermec Toastmasters: Noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays each month, 6001 36th Ave. W., Everett. 425-265-2395.
Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup kitchen at noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals are served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the streets. 425-355-1042.
Snohomish City Toastmasters: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. Visitors welcome. 425-971-3218.
Sno-Isle Genealogical Society: 6 p.m. first Wednesdays except July and August at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Brick-wall session begins at 6 p.m., the meeting is at 6:30 p.m. and the program is at 7 p.m. The genealogical research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 425-775-6267.
Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Visitors welcome. 425-346-7077.
Valley Spinners Guild: 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Learn to spin wool. Alice Lake, 360-668-8196, e-mail email@example.com or http://valleyspinners guild.wordpress.com.
You Can Help
Clothing and Textile Advisors of Snohomish County Community Sew Days: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. third Saturdays in the Evergreen Room at the Washington State University Extension Office, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Work on charitable projects, such as tote bags for Pathways for Women or fleece jackets and hats for foster kids. 425-338-2400, ext. 5545, http://campstitchalot.blogspot.com.
Humane Society: Volunteer help needed to clean 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Volunteers of America Western Washington Everett Food Bank: Accepts donations 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Volunteers of America, 1230 Broadway, Everett.
YWCA Working Women’s Wardrobe Program: Needs clothing-store shopping bags for clothing donated to the program. Free clothing is available to low-income women who are in need of interview or work-appropriate clothing. The program also needs personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, washcloths and feminine hygiene products. The program is at the YWCA, 3301 Broadway, Everett. 425-258-2766.