Community Extra Calendar

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Arlington Kiwanis Club: 7 p.m. at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club every first and third Wednesday at 18513 59th Ave. N., 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 Pacesetters Toastmaster Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller, in 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,

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.

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.

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, Everett. 425-337-0959.

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

Thelma Lodge 26, Daughters of Norway: 10 a.m. April 17 at Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Michael Maryk will discuss his novel about the evacuation of 70,000 Finnish children to Sweden, Norway and Denmark during WWII. Membership in Daughters of Norway is open to women over age 13 of Scandinavian descent.

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

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.


Choral, orchestral, and pipe organ concert: 8 p.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Parish, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. “Faure Requiem” conducted by David Spring, with guest organist David DiFiore. Monetary donations accepted. 425-252-4129.

Community pancake breakfast to benefit the Northwest Burn Foundation: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24 at 13421 39th Ave. NE., Marysville. The event will celebrate the opening of Servpro in Marysville. Christian Love, 425-355-0230.

Darrington Historical Society: presents the Bridges Around Darrington Program at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Mansford Grange, 1265 Railroad Ave., Darrington. Leah Tyson at 360-436-0675,

Lynnwood Community Band and Archbishop Murphy High School Band combined concert: 7 p.m. Friday at Advent Lutheran Church, 4306 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek. Admission is free and food bank donations are appreciated. 206-550-0333,, or [URL]www.lynnwood;[URL].

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, [/URL];[URL].

Snohomish Senior Center open house: 4 to 6 p.m. April 7 at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. Snohomish. Celebrate the first anniversary of the facility with activities, free refreshments and tours of the center. 360-568-0934.

South Everett Lions pancake breakfast: 8 a.m. to noon April 24 at Cascade View Presbyterian Church, 1030 Casino Road, Everett. Proceeds fund youth scholarships and sight and hearing assistance in the community. 425-337-0959.

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 Club of Everett VIP dinner and awards ceremony: 5:30 p.m. social, 6 p.m. dinner April 15 at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett. Speaker Dr. Alice Rowe will present How to Become the Hero of Your Own Life: Lessons from the “Wizard of Oz.” Tickets $25. Reservations: 425-348-3501.


Clothing and textile-adviser training: Weekly class for anyone interested in volunteering to teach sewing and needle arts to residents of Snohomish County from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 5 through June 7 at the Washington State University Extension Office, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. No class May 31. Classes are $75 for 30 hours of training. A refund of $50 will be given when 50 hours of volunteer time has been completed within a year of finishing the program. Register by April 1. Carla Peery, 425-338-2400, ext. 5545, or e-mail

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.


Busy Bee Quilters: Free sew from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to visit, watch, learn, sew or quilt. Participants need to bring their own equipment and supplies. Karen Richards, 360-568-7980, or [/URL];[URL].

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. [/URL];[URL].

Monroe Garden Club: 1 p.m. April 12 at Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 S. Lewis St., Monroe. Marianne Binetti, Pacific Northwest horticulturist, author and tour guide, will give a presentation on “Stealing Beauty: Take Home Ideas from the Most Beautiful Gardens in the World.” Members and guests are invited to bring donations of food or funds for the Sky Valley Food Bank. 425-870-4597.

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.

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. 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. 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. [/URL];[URL].

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 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.

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 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.

Mountlake Terrace Library: Volts and Jolts program at 1 p.m. April 10 at the library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. An afternoon of electrifying entertainment with the Pacific Science Center. A free interactive program that explores the fundamentals of electricity and the benefits of renewable energy. 425-776-8722, [/URL];


AARP Tax Aide program: 4 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday 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. Call 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 through April 15 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Free E-filing held at the Lynnwood Public Library sponsored by AARP. Call 425-778-2148 for an appointment.

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.

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

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

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 or [URL]http://valleyspinners

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,

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,

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.