WOMEN’S GROUPS &CAUSES
AAUW Everett: A member shares about her trip to Nepal at the next meeting of the American Association of University Women Everett branch, 10 a.m. Nov. 14 (second Saturdays, September to May). This month’s meeting at the Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way. More info: 425-422-2833, firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAUW Edmonds: Retiring Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez speaks at the next meeting of the SnoKing Branch of the American Association of University Women, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 14 (second Saturdays except December, March, July and August) at EdCC’s Snohomish Hall 338, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. More info: email@example.com, esk-wa.aauw.net.
American Legion Auxiliary: An American Legion Auxiliary group meets 7 p.m. second Mondays at Vineyard Park Retirement Community, 23008 56th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace. Women’s volunteer group focused on children and veterans services. More info: 206-369-7131, www.facebook.com/AmAux234MLT.
Business and Professional Women: The Greater Everett chapter meets 6:30-8 p.m. fourth Mondays (except July and August) at Bob’s Burgers and Brew, 1611 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett. Women age 18 and older welcome. More info: Joyce Robins at 206-909-6815.
Everett Area Newcomers Club: For women who are new to the area, or who would like to make new friends. A luncheon is Oct. 12; a coffee social is Oct. 19. More info: 425-337-3989, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.eancclub.org.
League of Women Voters: The Snohomish County affiliate has several groups that meet monthly. The North Unit meets 7 p.m. first Mondays at Wrobliski Manor, 1210 E Fifth St., Arlington. The Central Unit meets 1 p.m. third Wednesdays at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. The South Unit meets 10 a.m. third Thursdays at Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds. The Saturday Unit meets 10 a.m. third Saturdays; locations vary. More info: www.lwvsnoho.org, 425-334-8922.
MOMS Club: Meets 10 a.m. third Thursdays in the Stilly Conference Room at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., Arlington. Moms Offering Moms Support is a non-religious nonprofit offering play dates, Moms Night Out, baby-sitting co-op, and more. More info: email@example.com.
Republican Women: The Washington Federation of Republican Women has local chapters in Everett (the Evergreen club meets 6:30 p.m. third Thursdays; the Snohomish County club meets 11 a.m. second Thursdays) and on Camano Island (12 p.m. fourth Tuesdays). More info: www.wfrw.org.
Soroptimist, Everett: Rachel Wilkinson Downes of Housing Hope speaks at the next meeting of this volunteer group focused on improving the lives of women and girls. Meets 12 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Xfinity Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Lunch is $16; RSVP required to Marci Volmer, 360-568-7760. More info: siofeverett.wordpress.com.
Soroptimist, Marysville: Meets 7 a.m. first and third Tuesdays at Fanny’s Restaurant, 505 Cedar Ave., Suite A1. More info: Renae, 425-971-0031.
Utsalady Ladies Aid: The charitable and historical group meets 1 p.m. second Wednesdays at 78 Utsalady Road, Camano Island. Social hour at 11:30 a.m.; complimentary lunch at noon. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zonta Club, Everett: Meetings are held once or twice a month at Legion Memorial Golf Course Greenside Grill, 144 West Marine View Drive, Everett. The group of professionals focuses on advancing the status of women and girls. Reservations required. More info: email@example.com.
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.
Dental cleanings: Low-cost dental hygiene cleanings are available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. first Tuesdays at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Costs range from $85 to $125. Appointments and more info: 360-653-4551.
Enhance Fitness: Kaiser Permanente Medicare members are invited to 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: The Edmonds Senior Center helps support a movement and exercise class along with Parkinson School For Change to help Parkinson’s patients get control of their movement again, 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The senior center is at 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.