Clubs & Groups: Needle Arts, Written Arts, Animals

NEEDLE ARTS

Knitting, Everett: The Knitwits and Happy Hookers meets 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave. Yarn donations welcome. Many things the group makes are donated to community causes. More info: Bobby Neason, 425-303-2516.

Knitting, Everett: A Crochet and Knit Club meets at 1 p.m. first Sundays and 6 p.m. third Wednesdays at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way. All ages. Beginners, bring a ball or skein of plain 3- or 4-ply yarn and a J or H crochet hook or size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles. More info: 425-257-8520.

Knitting, Everett: A group of knitters and crocheters meets 10 a.m. first Saturdays at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., to work on charitable projects. All are welcome. More info: 425-252-4129, administrator@trinity everett.org.

Knitting, Monroe: A knit and crochet group meets 9 a.m. Mondays at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway. Work on current projects or start new ones with other “yarn and braiding rug enthusiasts.” More info: 360-794-6359.

Knitting, Mukilteo: Meets 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. All skill levels welcome. Beginners, bring a pair of No. 8 or No. 9 needles and a skein of worsted-weight yarn.

Knitting, Snohomish: The Snohomish Knitters Guild meets 7-9 p.m. second Tuesdays at the Waltz Building, 116 Ave. B. Doors open at 6 p.m. for an impromptu knitting group, 6:30 p.m. for Knit Lab. Main program at 7 p.m. More info: www.snohomishknitters guild.org.

Knitting, Stanwood: The North Sound Knitters Guild meets 6-8:30 p.m. second Mondays at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW. Guest speakers, charitable projects and more. More info: Milly, 360-387-9611.

Quilting, Everett: The Everett Quilt Guild meets 6-8 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at Quality Sewing, 10121 Evergreen Way. Charitable projects, socialization and education. More info: everettquilt guild@gmail.com.

Quilting, Marysville: The All in Stitches Guild meets 7-9 p.m. first Tuesdays. Fun and educational; charitable projects. Quilt show is April 28-29 in Everett. Check website for location. More info: www.allinstitcheswa.org.

Quilting, Mukilteo: The Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters meets 6:45 p.m. third Tuesdays (except December) at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. A $5 donation is appreciated. More info: www.mlquilters.org.

Quilting, Snohomish: The Busy Bee Quilters meets 12-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. third Thursdays (except December) at The Bridge Church, 2500 Lake Ave., Snohomish. Special programs, speakers, charitable work and more. More info: www.busybeequilters.com.

Smocking: The Northwest Smocking Arts Guild meets 5 p.m. first Mondays (except holidays) in the education room at Hobby Lobby, 10011 Evergreen Way, Everett. More info: Charlotte Trayer, clt22409@yahoo.com.

Spinners Guild: Valley Spinners Guild meets 7-9 p.m. third Tuesdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 329 Ave. A, Snohomish. More info: valleyspinnersguild.wordpress.com.

WRITTEN ARTS

Writers, Mukilteo: The Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group meets 7 p.m. first and third Mondays at the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce, 4902 76th St. SW. “You write it, we’ll read it. Support, critiques, encouragement.” More info: www.mukilteoarts.org.

Writers, Evergreen Romance: Meets 11:30 a.m. third Saturdays at Lombardi’s restaurant, 1620 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. More info: www.evergreenrwa.org.

Writers, Snohomish: Writers’ Kickstart meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Haggen’s grocery cafe by the fireplace, 1301 Ave. D. Aspiring and experienced writers welcome. More info: www.writerskickstart.com.

ANIMALS

Beekeeping: Snohomish Youth Beekeeping Education meets 6-7:30 p.m. second Mondays (except December) at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Free community service group for ages 5-19 with hands-on educational activities about pollinators. Underserved and special-needs groups encouraged. RSVP required one week before meeting. More info: snohoybe@gmail.com.

Dogs, Marysville: M-DOG (Marysville Dog Owners Group) meets 6:30 p.m. third Wednesdays (except July and December) at Haggen Food and Pharmacy, 3711 88th St. NE. More info: Leslie Buell at 425-268-5285 or labuell@frontier.com, m-dog.org.

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