Socktoberfest: The Emmaus Community, a mission arm of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Everett, holds its annual Socktoberfest donation drive. Donate new pairs of adult-size socks through October at collection bins around Everett, or at the church at 215 Mukilteo Blvd. Socks will be distributed to the homeless at a later event. Other ways to help are to host a sock bin at your business or place of worship, donate money for the purchase of socks or to help collect donations. More info: emmauscommunity.wordpress.com, email@example.com, 425-293-3896.
Pancake breakfast: The next Norwegian Pancake Breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, will benefit Lutheran World Relief to assist victims of the recent hurricanes affecting Puerto Rico and the contiguous United States. The church is at 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. Cost is $6 (children under age 4 are free). More info: 425-334-0421.
Holiday bazaar: Christmas at North Creek, a holiday bazaar, wraps up 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek. Proceeds benefit children’s hospice programs in St. Petersburg, Russia. More info: 425-745-1824.
Baha’i festival: Baha’is of Snohomish County plans a Light of Unity Festival to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Baha’i faith, 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Northwest Music Hall, 1402 Everett Mall Way. Enjoy music and artistic performances. Admission is free. More info: www.facebook.com/LightofUnityWA.
Rummage sale: A rummage and bake sale is set for 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. Proceeds will help fund installation of a wheelchair-accessible lift. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Baha’i celebration: Baha’is of Everett hold a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Baha’i faith, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 22 at Baker View Community Center, 1401 Poplar St., Everett. More info: Sue or Todd, 425-737-1907, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Islamophobia: Civic and religious leaders are invited to “Faith Over Fear: Standing with with our Muslim Neighbors,” 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church (2324 Lombard Ave., Everett) and 3 p.m. Oct. 24 at Edmonds Lutheran Church (23525 84th Ave. W). Speakers and Q-and-A. RSVP requested to email@example.com. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Missionary Aviation talk: The next Mukilteo Presbyterian Church monthly luncheon event is at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 24. Denny Brawford, a retired 747 captain, will discuss his experience flying for Missionary Aviation Fellowship. Suggested donation is $7 for lunch and the program. The church is at 4514 84th St. SW. More info: 425-355-2802.
Trunk-or-treat: Families are invited to Trunk-or-Treat, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W. Pumpkin carving, games, chili cook-off, and trick-or-treating among decorated vehicles in the parking lot. More info: 425-744-8090.
Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s current Reel World Cinema Series takes up a “Demagoguery and Democracy” theme. The Oct. 27 film is “Keeper of the Flame” (1942). A 6 p.m. potluck dinner is followed at 7 p.m. by the movie showing and discussion. The church is at 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: Dana Wright, 206-356-8872.
Concert: “A Musical Theater Gala” is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. SW. Favorites from musicals such as “My Fair Lady,” “Les Miserables,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Guys and Dolls,” “Phantom of the Opera” and more. Tickets are $15, $10 for teens, free ages 12 and younger. More info: 425-778-0373.
Pumpkin Festival: The Freeborn Pumpkin Festival is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at Freeborn Lutheran Church’s Bonhoeffer Botanical Gardens in Stanwood, at I-5 and Exit 215. Pumpkin carving, crafts, games, hot drinks, food and trick-or-treating in the gardens at 6 p.m. Free. More info: www.freebornchurch.org.
Reformation concert: “Reformed and Reforming: Celebrating the Past, the Present, and the Future” will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Featuring reSound, a Northwest Chamber Ensemble, and other guests, as well as a premier of “From Death to New Life: A Requiem Mass for the Church.” Free; donations accepted. More info: www.trinity lutheranchurch.com.
Harvest Festival: A Harvest Festival will be held 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Calvary Fellowship, 23302 56th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace. Cost is $1, or $3 per family, at the door with food and drinks included. Candy, face painting, pie eating contest, games and prizes. More info: 425-775-3422.
Trunk or Treat: A Trunk or Treat street party runs 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Madison Community Church, 6900 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Bouncy house, fishing boat, games. Sponsored by Madison Community and Pinehurst Baptist churches. More info: 425-353-2293.
Bazaar, Arlington: Immaculate Conception Church holds an Autumn Country Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 4 at 1200 E Fifth St., Arlington. Handcrafted arts, Bargain Boutique, purses, and lunch and baked goods also available. More info: 360-435-8565.
Bazaar, Snohomish: A Global and Local Bazaar that seeks gift giving with a purpose runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Buy gifts while supporting causes. More info: 360-568-5704.
Gospel Light anniversary: Gospel Light Church celebrates 75 years of ministry in downtown Everett in October. Special services continue with evangelist and musician Rev. LeRoy Blankenship (Oct. 22), and fourth-generation pastor Rev. Jared Waldrop from Tennessee (Oct. 29). The church is at 2801 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-8244.
Unity, Lynnwood: Spiritual Director Richard Loren Held continues his “Unity Talk” series, Oct. 22 at Unity in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. More info: 425-741-7172, www.unityinlynnwood.org.
Unity, Everett: Counselor and minister Jenn Peterson presents “Letting Go,” 10 a.m. Oct. 22 at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. “Touching the heart of the divine by coming home to ourselves.” More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Living Interfaith: Patrick McKenna explores why the “season of death” holds within it an honoring of life in “Celebrating Samhain,” 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at Living Interfaith Church. The church meets at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 6915 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Services are second and fourth Saturdays (except July, August and December) and focus on a variety of faith traditions. More info: living interfaith.org.
Mindfulness workshop: Joel and Michelle Levey, authors of “Living in Balance,” hold a workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29 at 230 Avenue B, Snohomish. Vegan lunch included. Cost is $125. Register at www.yogacirclestudio.com/events. More info: Karen Guzak, 360-568-1000.
Surviving the Holidays, Marysville: Mountain View Presbyterian Church offers a Grief Share support group “Surviving the Holidays” event, 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 4. The church is at 5115 100th St. NE. Workbooks are $5 at the door. More info: 360-659-7777, email@example.com.
Surviving the Holidays, Everett: Northshore Christian Church offers a Grief Share support group “Surviving the Holidays” event, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 18. The church is at 5700 23rd Drive W. More info: 425-407-1119, northshorechristian.org.
Men’s breakfast: A free men’s breakfast is offered 8:30 a.m. third Saturdays at River of Life Church, 5218 S Second St., Everett. Meet other men and share food, fellowship and encouragement. More info: Duane at 360-862-3674, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Recovery, Snohomish: Snohomish Church of the Nazarene offers a Celebrate Recovery group, a free support program for those overcoming many kinds of “hurts, habits and hang-ups.” The church is at 1017 13th St. More info: snoaz.org/CR.
Celebrate Recovery, Everett: Bethany Christian Assembly holds a Celebrate Recovery group 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays in the activity center at the church, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Seeking to free people from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors through the power of Jesus. More info: Pastor John Simpson, 425-330-7900.
Knitting: Knitters and crocheters are invited to help with monthly charitable projects, 10-11 a.m. first Saturdays at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More info: 425-252-4129, email@example.com.
Meditation: Buddhist meditations and teachings are held 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Everett Public Market Building, 2804 Grand Ave., above the Sno-Isle Food Co-op. A branch class of Kadampa Meditation Center of Seattle. Suggested donation is $10, $5 for seniors, students and the unemployed. More info: 206-526-9565.
Healing circle: Happy Hearts Healing Circle is a weekly gathering open to all to lend support through the ups and downs of life, 7:15 p.m. Mondays at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Drum circle: Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W, hosts a free monthly drum circle at 10 a.m. third Saturdays. More info: John Bumanglag, firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-719-6449.
Buddhist study group: The Chenrezig Project, a Tibetan Buddhist study and practice group, meets online 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays (real-time and collaborative) and in person 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in Monroe. All are welcome. More info: www.chenrezigproject.org, email@example.com.
Journey with Jesus: Immaculate Conception/Our Lady of Perpetual Help offers “Growing Together in Faith Through the Catechism” classes from 7-8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month in Hensen Hall, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. Each meeting stands on its own. More info: 425-349-7014.
Bethany Christian Assembly: The downtown Everett church offers a wide variety of classes, support groups and Bible studies for men, women, children, singles, seniors, widows and others. The church is at 2715 Everett Ave. More info: bcachurch.com/classes, 425-339-3303.
Mental illness: A National Alliance on Mental Illness spiritual support group for those living with mental illness and their family and friends meets at 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays at North Sound Church, 404 Bell St., Edmonds. This is an interfaith group. More info: Ronn Larpenteur, 206-679-8892 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overcoming addiction: “Eight-Step Recovery: Using Buddha’s Teaching to Overcome Addiction” is offered 6-7:30 p.m. Sundays at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living, 3231 Colby Ave. In partnership with Northwest Buddhist Recovery. More info: 425-258-2244, www.everettunity.org.
Youth help: Trinity Lutheran Church’s Neighborhood Youth Alliance provides a safe environment for homeless and low-income school-age children to build basic education and life skills, while their families get support services, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. For youth ages 6 to 16 from families who are homeless or low-income. More info: 425-778-2159.
Snohomish County: Find a comprehensive list of Snohomish County food banks, meal programs, clothing services and more, including many churches, via the Snohomish Community Food Bank’s website, tinyurl.com/SnohCoHelp. More info: Dial 211.
Neighbors in Need: Breakfast, clothing, groceries and showers are offered 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. More info: 425-778-2159.
Friday Night Outreach: Hot meals, sandwiches, fruit and vegetables, clothes and toiletries are offered 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett. More info: 425-259-9166.
Clothing, Clearview: A free clothing bank with clothing for men, women and children is open 10 a.m.-noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Clearview Gospel Hall, 17826 180th St. SE, Snohomish. More info: Dawn, 360-668-0836.
Clothing, Lake Stevens: Cornerstone Bible Church provides gently used clothes 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays in its Care Center at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. Limit two bags per visit. Donations welcome. More info: 360-386-9871.
Clothing, Marysville: Kloz 4 Kidz is a free clothing resource center for kids in north Snohomish County. Open three days a week. Located behind Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE. Call for an appointment: 360-658-1021.
Clothing, Snohomish: The King’s Clothing Closet is open to the public 10 a.m.-1 p.m. third Saturdays at Christ The King, 825 Avenue D. Free clothing for men, women and children. More info: 360-568-7271.
Community meal, Everett: 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. A small food and clothing bank with fresh produce also is offered 12-2 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
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