Clubs & Interests: Hobbies, Needle Arts, Written Arts


Buttons: The Washington State Button Society Seattle One chapter, which includes Snohomish County, holds meetings third Saturdays at a different member’s home, from north Seattle to Anacortes. More info:,

Camera Club, Puget Sound: Meets 7-9 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. More info: 425-776-2442,

Gold prospecting: The Gold Prospectors Association of America Everett chapter meets 7 p.m. second Fridays at the Silver Lake Alfy’s, 9620 19th Ave. SE, Everett. More info: Eras Gattshall, 425-263-2293.

Mycology: The Snohomish County Mycological Society meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at the Baker Community Center, 1401 Poplar St., Everett. More info:,

Radio, antique: The Puget Sound Antique Radio Association meets noon third Sundays (except June and December) at the Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Dedicated to the preservation and restoration of antique radio and wireless. More info: 425-478-3643.

Radio, amateur: The Cascade Radio Club meets 7 p.m. third Wednesdays (except December) at the Snohomish County PUD building, 2320 California St. More info: Bill Watt, 425-806-8005.

Radio, amateur: The Sky Valley Amateur Radio Club meets 8:45 a.m. third Saturdays for breakfast at Trax Edge Cafe, at the east end of EvergreenHealth Monroe, 14701 179th Ave. SE. More info:

Radio, amateur: The Island County Amateur Radio Club meets 9 a.m. last Saturdays (except November and December) at the county commissioners hearing room, 1 NE Sixth St., Coupeville. More info:

Rock and Gem Club, Everett: Meets 7 p.m. third Tuesdays (except December) at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. More info:

Rock and Gem Club, Marysville: Meets 7-9 p.m. second Tuesdays (except July) at Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE. More info: Bill Moser, 425-238-8222 or

Ship Modelers: The Northwest R/C Ship Modelers Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. first Thursdays at Galaxy Hobby, 19332 60th Ave. NW, Lynnwood. Projects, modeling techniques and more with remote-control scale models. Fun Floats every following Saturday. More info:

Stamp Club, Sno-King: Meets 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at Snohomish County PUD, 2320 California St., Everett. Family nights are 7 p.m. third Fridays at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 S. Railroad Ave. More info:

Woodcarving, Quilceda: Meets fourth Saturdays with open carving 9-11 a.m. and meeting following until about 1:30 p.m. in the building next to the barn at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. Guests welcome. More info: 425-335-4904.


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,

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:

Quilting, Everett: The Everett Quilt Guild meets 6 p.m. fourth Mondays in the meeting room at the Everett Police Department South Precinct, 1121 SE Everett Mall Way. Charitable projects, socialization and education. More info:

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:

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:

Quilting, Snohomish: The Busy Bee Quilters meets 12-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. third Thursdays (except December) at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 5511 64th St. SE, Snohomish. Special programs, speakers, charitable work and more. More info:

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: Lynette Harrington,

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


Write Now: Sno-Isle Libraries offers free Write Now lectures and classes on a variety of topics, from outlining to book marketing, at several local branches. More info: search “Write Now” at

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:

Writers, Everett: The Writers Cooperative of the Pacific Northwest meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. alternating Sundays in the activity room off the children’s area at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. Authors of all genres are invited to work together to improve, publish, promote and market. More info:,

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

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:

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:

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