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, email@example.com.
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.snohomishknittersguild.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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quilting, Marysville: The All in Stitches Guild meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. first Tuesdays (except October, January and April, when meetings are held on a Saturday) at the Marysville School District transportation center, 4302 134th St. NE. Fun and educational; charitable projects. 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, email@example.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.
Book arts: Write On Calligraphers meets 7 p.m. second Tuesdays in January, March, May, September and November at Artworks, 201 Second Ave. S, Edmonds. See website for current workshops, supply fees, and dues. More info: writeoncalligraphers.org.
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 Avenue D. Aspiring and experienced writers welcome. More info: www.writerskickstart.com.
Support groups: A grief support group meets 3-4 p.m. Mondays at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Other support groups are on hold during the holidays. More info: 360-653-4551.
Memory loss book club: An Edmonds Senior Center book club aimed at those with early stage memory loss meets fourth Mondays at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Cost is $5 for Edmonds Senior Center members, $10 nonmembers. More info: 425-774-5555.
Driving safety, Arlington: A “55 Alive” defensive driving class is offered 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Tuesday to Wednesday of each month at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Cost is $12 AARP members, $14 non-members. To sign up, call 360-653-4551.
Driving safety, Mukilteo: A one-day driving refresher course is held 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. Cost is $20. The course qualifies seniors age 55 and older for insurance discounts. The instructor is Pat Ward. More info: 425-263-8180.
Driving safety, Camano: The Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, offers the AARP “Smart Driver” class. The course is 8 hours and designed for the driver over 50. Cost is $15 AARP members, $20 non-members. Bring a sack lunch. Current schedule and more info: 360-387-0222.
Enhance Fitness: Kaiser Permanente Medicare members can take a low-impact aerobics class for free. The class, for ages 50 and older, runs 8:45-9:45 a.m. weekdays in five-week sessions at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave. in Everett. No experience needed. Non-Kaiser Permanente Medicare members can take the class for $30 (three days a week per five-week session). More info: 425-257-8780.
Parkinson’s movement: A movement and exercise class to help Parkinson’s patients get control of their movement again is 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Classes are $5 members, $8 non-members. More info: jennifer@ParkinsonSchoolForChange.org or 206-920-1151.
Other interest groups are listed throughout the month. Send calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.