Community Extra: Calendar


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

American Legion Post 6: 7 p.m. second Thursday of every

month at the VFW Hall, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Marvin, 425-224-4137.

Everett Emblem Club No. 523: 11 a.m. second Monday of each month at the Everett Elks Lodge, 2802 Hoyt Ave, Everett.

Fleet Reserve Association and Ladies Fleet Reserve Association unit and branch 18: lunch at noon,

meeting at 1 p.m. second Saturday of each month at 23003 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. 425-771-2774.


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

Edmonds: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South Cou

nty Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-771-8949.

Everett-Evergreen: 7 a.m. Fridays at Evergreen Lanes, 5111 Claremont Way, Everett.

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

Lake Stevens: 6:30 a.m. first, second and third Wednesday of every month at Buzz Inn, 1801 Main Street; 6:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday at the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club, 1609 E. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Stevens. 425-308-2976.

Lynnwood: 7 to 8 a.m. Thursdays at the Lynnwood fire station, 18800 44th Ave. W. 425-478-6976.

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

Mukilteo: 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.

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

Snohomish: Noon first and third Thursdays of the month at the new Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish. http://snohomish

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


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

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

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

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

Smokey Point, Seven Lakes: 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Lake Goodwin Community Club, 17323 42nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. 360-652-2898.

Snohomish: 6 to 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday of the month at Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish. 425-327-5283.

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


Arlington: 12 p.m. lunch, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. meeting every Thursday at the Glen Eagle Country Club, 7619 E. Country Club Drive.

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.

Lake Stevens: 7:15 a.m. Fridays at Lake Stevens School District Administration building, 12303 22nd Ave. NE. Gary O’Rielly, 425-322-3399.

Marysville: Noon Wednesdays at Jumbo Buffet, 318 State St., Marysville. 425-238-5232.

Snohomish: 7 a.m. breakfast, 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. meeting every Thursday at Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish. <a href="http://www.snohomish”>www.snohomish

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


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

Everett Pacesetters: 7 p.m. Thursdays at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Mill Creek: 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.

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

Sultan’s Early Words: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1112 E. Main St., Sultan. Behind Wagley Creek Automotive. Visitors welcome. 360-863-2208.

The Gipson Gabbers: 10 to 11:15 a.m. first and third Saturday of every month at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Deb Loughrey-Johnson, 425-257-7080 or

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Arlington: 9 a.m. Fridays at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE. Cathy, 425-308-3150.

Everett 325: 10 a.m. Mondays at Memorial Community Church, 710 Pecks Drive, Everett. 425-750-3414.

Lakewood: 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Faith Lutheran Church, 1424 172nd Ave. NE, Arlington. Deborah, 425-422-3648.

Monroe: Chapter 0627: 8:30 a.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church of Monroe, 17922 149th St. SE, 360-793-2238 or 360-794-7345. Chapter 1042: 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at New Hope Fellowship Monroe, 1016 W. Main St., 360-794-8028.


Arlington Post 1561: 7 p.m. 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.

Ladies Auxiliary No. 2100: 6:30 p.m. second Monday of each month at the Post Home, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett.

Lynnwood Post 1040: First Thursdays at the Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.

Old Guard Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. last Thursday of every month at 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. 425-252-2100.


Arlington Relay For Life: 5:30 p.m. first Tuesday of every month at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. committee meeting, 7 to 8 p.m. team rally meeting. Kay Duskin, 360-435-5201 or

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.

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 email

Daughters of Penelope: 7:30 p.m. first Thursday 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.

Everett Area Newcomers: Welcoming women new to the area. The group has 10 to 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. 425-835-0134.

Everett PROBUS Club: Meets for fellowship and a program at 9:30 a.m., the third Wednesday of each month at Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. 425-334-4327.

Everett rock and gem club: 7 p.m. every third Tuesday except December at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Guests of all ages always welcome. or 425-232-0809.

Exchange Club of Edmonds weekly breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. 425-478-8983. Sponsoring service projects throughout the year. Join them for breakfast to learn more.

Friendship Club: A group of senior citizens meets for lunch the second Thursday of each month at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 216 Broadway Ave., Everett. The lunch costs $7. Edward, 425-493-2588.

Gold Prospectors Association of America, Everett chapter: 7 p.m. second Friday of the month at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett. Eras Gattshall, 425-263-2293.

Good Guy Sams RV Club: 11 a.m. third Friday of each month at the Marysville Golden Corral, 1065 State Ave. Go to or call 360-652-0488.

Lake Goodwin Community Club: Monthly meeting and potluck on the second Saturday of each month. 5:30 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. potluck. Varied entertainment monthly. Membership is open to everyone in the Seven Lakes area. http://Lake or 360-652-9709.

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.

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.

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.

Sisco Height Community Club: Meets first Friday of each month, except December, at 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington. 6:15 p.m. dinner, 7:15 p.m. meeting. Get to know your neighbors over music and dominos. Don King, 360-658-8107.

Sno-King Stamp Club: Meetings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Snohomish County PUD, 2320 California St., Everett. Meetings usually include a program. Family Night: 7 to 9 p.m. third Friday of each month at the South County Senior Center, 220 S. Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Silent auction, free refreshments and plenty of stamps to buy and sell. http://

Snohomish Knitters Guild: 7 to 9 p.m. second Tuesdays of the month at the Waltz Building, 116 Ave. B, Snohomish. Doors open at 6 p.m. for an impromptu knit group, 6:30 p.m. for Knit Lab. The main program starts at 7 p.m.

Valley Spinners Guild: 7 to 9 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Zion Lutheran Church, 329 Ave. A, Snohomish. Alice Lake, 360-668-8196, email or


Genealogy seminar: Oct. 15 at the Lynnwood Elks Club. Mary Kathryn Kozy will offer sessions on genealogy software programs, gadgets, researching family history on the Internet and more. The seminar is sponsored by the Sno-Isle Genealogy Society. Box lunch is available. Reservation deadline is Sept. 30. 425-775-6267.

Carl Gipson Senior Center bingo: 12:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. For those over the age of 50. 425-257-8780.

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.

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 younger than 12. Proceeds benefit the center. 360-794-6359.

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.

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.


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary: 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. The group supports the Coast Guard, teaches boating safety classes and conducts free vessel examinations. Marie Porterfield, 425-629-3241, 509-949-6715 or

Employment Network: Free help with job search, resume writing and interviewing. 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE., Mill Creek. 425-743-2386.

Family support group: 7:30 to 9 p.m. second Monday of every month at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100 St. NE, Marysville. A group for family members of adults living with mental illness, to share ideas about coping and becoming better caregivers to their loved ones. Wendy, 206-790-0162.

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 held on the third Friday of every month. Sharon Todd, 360-651-9720.

Marysville MS self-help group: 10:30 to noon second Saturday of each month, except July and August, at Cascade Christian Reformed Church, 13908 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. Barb 360-659-7431, Linda 425-238-0849.

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.

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. Email

Mukilteo Running Club: 7:30 a.m. Saturdays. above the Harbour Pointe Middle School track. All ages and abilities welcome. The group runs a four-mile loop at a conversational pace.

Nonsmoking Single 60s Group: Bowl every Thursday morning. Other activities include card games, tours and movies. 425-357-1417 or 425-348-5158.

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 older than 45. Fun, friends, family. Breakfasts on Saturdays. Judy, 425-931-1195.

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 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.

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.

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.

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society: Meet the first Wednesday of the month, September through June, at Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage in Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. 6:30 p.m. meeting, 7 p.m. program. The genealogical research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood, is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 425-775-6267.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers: 1 to 3 p.m. second Tuesdays at 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086, 360-969-0064 or

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

WAYS To Help

Arlington Food Bank: Looking for Arlington-area businesses and community groups interested in hosting a food drive. Dori, 360-435-1631. Volunteers also needed.

Arlington Kids’ Kloset: Looking for volunteers to work weekly, three-hour shifts helping needy families shop for school clothing. Weekly hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to noon and 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Donations of gently used clothing and books also are needed. 360-435-4875.

Binky Patrol: A group of quilters, knitters and crocheters who make “binkies” for children in a traumatic situations. The group is looking for volunteers and donations of fabric, yarn or thread. Meetings are on the first Sunday of each month in Marysville. 360-659-7198.

Cancer Resource Center at the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership: Looking for volunteers to work weekly four-hour shifts meeting with cancer patients and caregivers, and providing support. Drivers for the Road to Recovery program also are needed. The program provides rides for cancer patients to their treatments and appointments. Volunteers use their own vehicles and get mileage reimbursement. 425-322-1114.

Hands of Hope Food Bank: Help serve your neighbors in need by volunteering at the food bank or making a donation. For more information on volunteering, call and ask for the director. To make a donation, send checks to 9506 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett, WA 98208, or bring in your food donation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 425-355-5985.

Kloz 4 Kidz: The free clothing center for kids in need in the Marysville area is seeking donations of clean, gently used clothing and cash donations. Call for an appointment or volunteer information. 360-659-8521.

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 Community Lunch: Volunteers are needed to help buy, prepare and serve food from 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 4th St., Marysville. Teri, 360-658-4472.

Mentoring Children of Promise: A community-based mentoring program for children with incarcerated parents is looking for committed, dependable adults, 21 and over, to have fun and be positive role models to at-risk children. Other volunteer opportunities also available. Wendi, 425-259-2973, ext. 2717 or

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

Road to Recovery: American Cancer Society program seeking volunteer drivers for cancer patients. Jerri Wood, 425-322-1114 or

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

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 youth and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, 360-629-5257.

Stillaguamish Senior Center needs volunteers for various positions, from sorting clothes to, driving a bus, to helping in the kitchen. DJ, 360-653-4551, ext. 228. The center is at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington.

VGAL: Snohomish County Volunteer Guardian ad Litem program needs Spanish-speaking volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the dependency court area. Contact the VGAL Program for a volunteer application at 425-388-7854.

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.

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