Healthcare sign-up help
Get help enrolling in a healthcare plan under the Affordable Care Act from staff with Community Health Center of Snohomish County, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W.
More info: 425-778-2148
A similar event, with help from Sea Mar Community Health Centers, is set for 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Also find help with food stamps and cash assistance and enrolling in Medicaid.
More info: 425-493-8202
Party like Martha
Want to host a dinner party, but not sure where to start? Get ideas at “The Art of Entertaining (or How to Party like Martha),” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Langley Library, 104 Second St., on Whidbey Island. Get insider tips, tricks and techniques, sure to make entertainment juggernaut Martha Stewart proud. (No word on whether the party advice includes tips from new Martha partner Snoop Dogg.)
More info: 360-221-4383
JUST FOR YOUTH
Make a hovercraft
Kids in grades 4-8 are invited to make their own hovercraft at a Monroe Library event, set for 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Registration is required. Learn about electrical currents and magnetism as you use a hobby motor, wires and batteries to get this DIY project just right.
More info: 360-794-7851 ext. 4132
Fiddle with Ficklestein for physics fun
Professor Ficklestein’s Physics Phactory comes to the Lake Stevens Library, 11 a.m. Friday. Bill “The Professor” Robinson performs this quirky show with wacky experiments, kooky creations and goofy gadgets to demonstrate Isaac Newton’s three laws of motion. Space is limited. Registration is required.
More info: 425-334-1900
Head injury support group: Meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. first Tuesdays on the second floor of Swedish Edmonds Medical Center, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Group supports brain-incident survivors and their caregivers. More info: Lou Nash, 425-776-7264 or email@example.com.
Ostomy Support Group: The United Ostomy Associations of America, Snohomish County Chapter, meets 1-3 p.m. second Mondays (except July and an annual picnic in August) at the Buzz Inn restaurant, 3121 Broadway, Everett. The group’s purpose is to help in the rehabilitation of people with ostomies. More info: Cathryn at 425-610-3770, www.snohomishcountyostomy.org.
Vision Loss Support Group: A group for the blind and visually impaired meets 10 a.m. third Mondays at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave. More info: 425-257-8780.
Chronic pain: A support group for those with chronic pain meets 1 p.m. second Tuesdays at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. More info: 425-774-5555.