Acts of God annual Christmas-themed improv show: 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at New Life Center, 6830 Highland Dr., Everett. The Acts of God Drama Troupe presents a part game, part comedy show for the whole family. The wearer of the ugliest Christmas sweater gets a prize. Suggested donation $3. 425-355-9330.
Advent concert: 3 p.m. Nov. 28 at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The Department of Music and Worship at Trinity Lutheran College presents “Soon and Very Soon!” Michael.Miller@tlc.edu.
AIDS awareness worship service: 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at Advent Lutheran Church, 4306 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek. All are welcome. 425-337-5373.
Candlelight service: 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Arlington United Church, 338 N. McLeod Ave., Arlington. The church is celebrating the beginning of the Advent season with its 62nd annual candlelight service.
Christmas concert: 3 and 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. Suggested donations is $5 per person, $15 per household.
Festival of Christmas: 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, 4514 84th St. SW. Free-will offering. The church’s 50-voice adult choir, the children’s choir and festival orchestra will perform an hour of music and drama. To arrange childcare, call the church at 425-355-2802.
Handel’s “Messiah:” 2:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. Admission is $5, family rate is $10.
Hanukkah service: 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at Temple Beth Or, 3215 Lombard Ave., Everett. Communal candle lighting, service, singing and ice cream. 425-259-7125.
Holiday tea: Old-fashioned English high tea service from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 210 Second St., Snohomish. $12 per person or $25 for a family with kids. The money will be used for outreach project.
Peace on Earth Christmas Concert: 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 2617 Cedar St., Everett. Free concert featuring “Mass in Honor of Mary, Queen of Peace” by Heinrich Huber, music from Bolivia and Mexico, and two Christmas carols by music director John Sullivan. 425-349-7014.
Sacred Gifts Festival: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 at Morning Star Lutheran Church, 338 S. Lewis St., Monroe. Alternative gift fair, homemade food, live music. Gretchen Wilson, 360-793-0962 or email@example.com.
St. Nick’s Celebration: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 11 at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 S. Alger Ave., Everett. Games, food, music and treats. Juanita, 425-355-6005.
Baby and Me fitness classes at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Preschool: Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Debbie, 425-252-0413.
Living Interfaith Church services: 11 a.m. first and third Sundays in November and December at the Alderwood Middle School, 20000 28th Ave. W. The services will be on the second and fourth Sundays of the month starting in January. www.livinginterfaith.org.
Mommy’s Day Out: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, through Dec. 17, at the House Worship Center, 4109 103rd Ave. SE, Lake Stevens. Program for 2- to 5-year-olds to give mothers a day off. Registration limited to the first 25 kids. Registration fee is $50, includes craft materials. Monthly charge is $95 per child. Winter session is set for Jan. 7 through March 25. Spring session is April 1 through June 17. www.experiencethe house.com.
Free meals, clothes
Annie’s Community Kitchen: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. every Wednesday, 5 to 6:30 p.m. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Bothell Community Kitchen: 3 p.m. every Sunday in the fellowship hall of Bothell United Methodist Church, 18515 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. Everyone is welcome for food and fellowship. 425-486-7132.
Community Closet, free clothing: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays. Sanctuary Ministries, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 360-386-9871.
Food bank: 9:30 a.m. Sundays at Marysville Free Methodist Church, 6715 Grove St. All are welcome. Volunteers always needed. Bill, 360-657-3963.
Free community lunch: Noon to 1 p.m. with social hour from 1 to 2 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month. Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. 425-353-4758.
Community impact dinner: 5:30 p.m. Saturdays; Life Changes Ministry, 2532 Virginia Ave., Everett. 425-252-6484.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Dinner to feed the hungry: 6:30 p.m. Fridays at Praise Chapel, 604 Cascade Ave., Granite Falls. Saturday night jam sessions from 5 to 9 p.m. are drug- and alcohol-free events. 360-722-0636.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. every Friday at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
Free community dinner: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Salt &Light Ministries.
Free community supper: Loaves and Fishes from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Interfaith Dinner Bell: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
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.
Salvation Army of Everett fellowship meal: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meeting 6 p.m. Mondays. 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John’s: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-4622.