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 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. www.bluebills.org/snoking.html.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Rita Court: 10 a.m. every third Saturday of the month starting Sept. 18, at the Washington Oakes Retirement Center, 1717 Rockefeller, Everett. Meeting begins with the praying of the rosary. Remember to order your lunch at the front desk before the meeting. 425-514-3016 or 425-971-9923.
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 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. An open house is planned 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 30 for anyone interested in joining. 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.
The Everettes RV and Trailer Club: monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 7252 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. In October the club well celebrate its 48th anniversary. All past members and their families are encouraged to attend.
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.
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.
Marysville Rotary Club: Noon Wednesdays at Jumbo Buffet, 319 State Ave., Marysville. 425-238-5232.
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.
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.
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. http://snohomish kiwanis.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.
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 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
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. 360-568-0934.
Happy Hoppers lessons and dancing: Lessons for beginners, 7 to 9 p.m. at Marysville Junior High School, 1605 Seventh St. NE. Marysville. Dances with guest callers: 7:30 p.m. rounds, 8 to 10:30 p.m. square dance on the first and third Saturdays at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. 360-387-8727 or 425-299-8565.
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.
Alpaca Open House: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Genesis Alpacas, 3522 Silvana Terrace Road. Educational displays, fleece and handspinning demo, alpaca yarn and clothing for sale, refreshments and parking available. 360-659-1990 or www.GenesisAlpacas.com.
Archbishop Murphy High School Memorial Golf Tournament: Noon shotgun start, with putting contest; driving range and putting green on Sept. 27 at the Golf Club at Echo Falls, 20414 121st Ave. SE, Snohomish. Registration is due by Sept. 10. Cost is $160 per player; business sponsorships are available. Proceeds benefit the school’s tuition assistance fund. 425-385-3405 or www.am-hs.org.
Barbecue at Out of the Blue Aviation: noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Arlington Airport, 18306 59th Drive NE. Air entertainment at 1 p.m. and light sports aircraft demo flights all day. Call 360-474-1060 to schedule a demo flight. www.outoftheblue aviation.com.
Diamonds in the Fall: A Neil Diamond Tribute by the Cherry Cherry Band, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Pacific Rim Supper Club, 3228 Marine Drive NE, Tulalip. A fundraiser by the boards of Quilceda Community Services and Treehouse Properties, which provide services to people with developmental disabilities. Tickets are $30 per person, all ticket holders will be entered into a drawing to win a stay at the Tulalip Resort Casino and dinner certificates.
Dog Days of Summer benefit for the Humane Society: Artwork for sale through Oct. 7 at Corner Studio and Gallery, 2831 Wetmore Ave. in Everett. 360-658-7022 or www.JanetWoldArt.com.
Everett Sausage Fest: noon to midnight Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church grounds, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. Arts and crafts, entertainment, food, beer garden, carnival rides and more. The annual event is free. www.everettsausagefest.com.
Everett’s 5K-9 Fun Run and Walk: 10 a.m. Oct. 2 at the Langus Riverfront Park 400 Smith Island Road, Everett. Runners and walkers may participate on a 5K or 10K loop beside the Snohomish River. Dogs are welcome but not required. 425-257-8300.
Mill Creek Senior Center events: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Merrill Gardens retirement community, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway. Fundraiser and healthy-living fair. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the senior center 15720 Main St. Celebrate the center’s first anniversary. Free food and entertainment.
Pancake breakfast: 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday 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. The breakfast is every third Saturday of the month. 360-794-6359.
Project Linus: noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Pacific Fabrics, 10203 Evergreen Way in Everett. Help meet the goal of making 100 blankets in five hours for Snohomish County’s children in crisis. Volunteers needed to sew, iron, inspect, pin, tie and fringe. Can’t come? Make a blanket and drop it off. There will be snacks and door prizes for everyone.
Zonta Club of Everett breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd Ave. SE. The cost is $13. Call 425-348-3501 for reservations.
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.
Foreign Language for Youth: before- and after-school lasses offered to students in Everett elementary and middle schools. Spanish, French and Mandarin. Classes begin the week of October 11 and continue through spring. firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-779-5269.
North Sound Constitution Study Group: 2 to 4 p.m. starting Oct. 8 at the Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St. Free biweekly classes. To register, call Virginia, 425-335-7733.
Sting Ray Swim Club: Swimming lessons, 5:40 p.m. starting Oct. 4 at Mariner High School, 200 120th St. SW in Everett. Call Coach Ben to sign up, 425-736-5600. www.everettswimteam.com.
Swedish Weaving Class: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bothell Sons of Norway, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway. The class is free but special supplies will be needed. To learn more or to register, call Carleen Lorenz, 425-357-9020. Rosemailing, knitting Selbu pattern and lefse cooking classes and a Norwegian youth day camp also are planned in the next few weeks.
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.
Daughters of Penelope: 7:30 p.m. first Thursdays of the month at the Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave. in 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. 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.
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 the 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.quilcedacarvers.com.
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.
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 of family and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender loved ones: 7 p.m. third Mondays at First Congressional Church, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.
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 www.cpsn.org.
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.
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’ the tunes to 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, email@example.com, 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.
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 familiar with computers, computer programs and the Internet. Registration required. 425-257-8000.
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.
Teen creative writing group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Monthly group where teen writers can share their work and improve their skills. 425-493-8202.
YOU CAN HELP
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.
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.marysvillecommunityfb.com.
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 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.
Residents at the Merry Haven Care Center could use some auto and sports magazines: The magazines can be brought to the center at 800 10th St. in Snohomish. Contact Connie Scott, the activities director, at 360-568-3161 or email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 425-257-2111, ext. 3374 or toll free 888-240-8572.
Volunteer at Providence Hospice and Home Care: A free information session is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 13, at the Monroe Fire Department, 163 Village Court. To register, call 425-261-4815 by Oct. 1. Another session is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 in downtown Everett. Call for directions and registration by Oct. 13.
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.
Volunteers are needed to serve as ombudsmen helping older people in adult family homes, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Four days of free training is offered to become certified. The next training is planned for Sept. 21, 22, 28 and 29. Michal Glauner, 425-388-7393 or email@example.com.
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 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.
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. every third Tuesday at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members are welcome. 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.
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.
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.