Community Extra: Calendar

  • Wed Jan 20th, 2010 11:04pm
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American Association of University Women: 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Representatives from the NW Women’s Business Center will speak about the steps in starting a small business. Heather, 425-252-7649.

Bipolar and depression support group: 7 p.m. second Wednesdays in Room A, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett Pacific Campus, 916 Pacific Ave., Everett. 425-388-3311, ext. 2061.

Daughters of Norway, Thelma Lodge 26: 10 a.m. Feb. 20 at St. Paul’s Church, 2005 Colby Avenue, Everett. A program on Leif Erikson will be presented by Kristine Leander, president of the Leif Erikson International Foundation. Guests are welcome. Membership is open to women over age 13 of Scandinavian descent.

Edmonds Backyard Wildlife Habitat Project: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Frances Anderson Center, Room 206, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Find out about the community certification celebration planned for April. Participate in a discussion of habitat and other goals for Edmonds and learn about volunteer opportunities including helping to plan the next Puget Sound Bird Fest in September. Sally Lider, 425-771-0227, or Laura Spehar, 425-672-2150.

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 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.

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.

Mukilteo Arts Guild: community meeting 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pointe of Grace, 5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. The Lighthouse Historical Re-Enactment Group will present a historical twist on the early days in Mukilteo. 425-423-0450.

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.

Retired Public Employees: 1:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Room B 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.

Small Business Breakfast Club: 7:15 a.m. today at 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Ahmad Rashad, sportscaster and former professional football player, will speak. The event is hosted by Royal Francois. Bring business cards, coupons and promotional items to exchange with the group. 206-686-1541,

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.

Snohomish Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. 800-454-9715.

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.

Zonta Club of Everett: 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett. The program costs $13 and honors Amelia Earhart and female pilots. Lt. Cmdr. Stephanie McKinnie, a combat veteran of the Navy Reserve, will speak. RSVP: 425-348-3501.


Missoula Children’s Theater and Twin City Elementary School: present their production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at 6 p.m. Saturday at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW, Stanwood.

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


Archbishop Murphy High School annual DREAM Auction: Feb. 6 at Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Tickets are $80 per person. 425-385-3405.

Camano Island Crab Fest: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Tickets available at the center for members are $15, $18 for nonmembers.

Earthquake safety fair: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Harbour Pointe Fire Station, 10400 47th Place W., Mukilteo. Learn how to be prepared for the next earthquake.

Everett Community College winter blood drive: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at Everett Community College’s Jackson Center, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Walk-in donors are welcome. Jennifer Rhodes, 425-388-9509.

Lake Stevens Rowing Club: 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday and Jan. 30 at Lake Stevens’ North Cove off Main Street in Lake Stevens. A chance to try rowing for ages 12 to adult. Spring season for junior rowers begins Feb. 1. 888-769-5772.

Marysville Band Boosters auction and prime rib dinner gala: 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at Totem Middle School, 1605 Seventh St., Marysville. The Marysville-Pilchuck Jazz Band will perform big band swing music. All proceeds will go toward student travel expenses for this year’s trip to Disneyland. Tickets are available in advance until Friday at $25 for adults and $15 per child. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $30 per adult and $20 per child. Roxanne Standiford, 360-653-4048.

Sedro-Woolley High School Class of 1971 reunion: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Common Ground Coffeehouse, 351 Pease Road, Burlington, Nancy Handy Scott, 360-826-3584, or Judy Johnson, 360-422-3788, or e-mail

Senior citizen dinner: 5 p.m. Feb. 3 at Everett High School cafeteria, 2416 Colby Ave., Everett. The Everett High School leadership class is hosting the annual dinner with live music played by the EHS Jazz Band and a spaghetti dinner provided by the kitchen staff, served by the students. Prizes will be handed out throughout the night. RSVP with name, phone number and number of guests by Jan. 26 to 425-385-4445.

Sky Valley Whirlwinds square dance for Alzheimer’s research: Noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at Edmonds Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. Joe Bahr, 206-310-5627 or

Snohomish County Vikings cheer squad auditions: 5:20 to 8 p.m. Feb. 9 and 11 at Edmonds PUD, 21018 Highway 99, Edmonds. Applicants must be 18 and pay a $5 audition fee. The Vikings are an adult semi-pro football team and cheer squad. 425-346-5397,

White birds of winter: 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 28 at the NW Stream Center at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Biologist Martha Jordan, director of the Washington Swan Working Group, will present photographs and a lecture. Tickets are $5 for members of the Adopt-A-Stream Foundation Streamkeeper Academy and $7 for nonmembers. Advance ticket purchase required. 425-316-8592.

Zonta Club of Everett program luncheon: Noon Feb. 18 at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett. Selected agencies will be presented with designated funds. RSVP to 425-348-3501 or


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.

Mill Creek Senior Center: A variety of classes for seniors, including computer classes at 15720 Main St., Suite 210, Mill Creek. 425-948-7170.

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.


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, 360-659-1924 or 360-659-1024.

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 of 45 or older singles who have a variety of interests to share with others. Potlucks, dine outs, cards and more. Call 425-745-2250.

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. 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.

Traumatic brain injury and stroke survivors support group: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Lou Nash, 425-776-7264.

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.

Friends of the Monroe Library: 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Monroe Library, Help raise funds for library programs for children, teens and adults. 1070 Village Way, Monroe. 360-794-7851.

Granite Falls Library: Family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. 360-691-6087.

Lynnwood Library: Neurodevelopmental educator Becky Blake will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-778-2148.

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. Children ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver are invited. 425-776-8722.

Mukilteo Library: The last of three workshops about digital photography from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Join award-winning photographer Charlie Beck to learn about digital photography. No registration. 425-493-8202.

Mukilteo Library: Keepin’ Knit Real meets at 10 a.m. Jan. 28 at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Knitters of all ages and skill levels are welcome to come and work on their own project, or knit an item for Families for Kids, a nonprofit organization serving foster and adoptive families of Washington. Beginners should bring a pair of No. 8 or 9 needles and a skein of worsted-weight yarn. 425-493-8202.

Mukilteo Library Book Groups: 7 tonight at Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Mukilteo Evening Book Group will discuss “Kabul Beauty School,” by Deborah Rodriguez. The group meets on third Thursdays. Mukilteo Daytime Book Group will discuss “O Pioneers!” by Willa Cather at 10 a.m. Monday at the library. Group meets on third Mondays. 425-493-8202.

Sultan Library: Book and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 6 in the community center meeting room, 319 Main St., Sultan. Bargain books, treats and new centennial book bags for sale. The event helps to fund scholarships for local youths. 360-793-1695.


AARP Tax-Aide program: 4 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday beginning Feb. 2 through April 15 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Free tax preparation for middle- to low-income taxpayers, especially those ages 60 and older. 425-776-8722 for an appointment.

AARP Tax-Aide program: 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays beginning Feb. 2 through April 15 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Free E-filing held at the Lynnwood Public Library sponsored by AARP. 425-778-2148 for an appointment.

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.

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: 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

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.

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 or


Humane Society: Volunteer help needed to clean and socialize cats for one to two hours any late afternoon of the week at 8304 Wayne Ave., Stanwood. Volunteers in the construction trades also needed. 360-652-5844,

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.

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.

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.

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.