Community Calendar


Arlington Kiwanis Club: 7 p.m. at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club every first and third Wednesday at 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington.

Boeing Bluebills: 12:30 social, 1 p.m. meeting at the Boeing Wellness Center, 6400 36th Ave. W., Everett. The group of Boeing retiree volunteers meets every fourth Thursday. 425-347-3598.

Edmonds Kiwanis Club: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-771-8949.

Edmonds Lions Club: 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Stevens Hospital cafeteria, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-774-6353.

Everett Central Lions Club: Noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2913 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. 425-514-5464.

Everett Golden K Kiwanis Club: 10 a.m. Thursdays at 3120 Wetmore Ave. Room B56. A speaker at every meeting except the first Thursday of the month.

Everett Pacesetters Toastmaster Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. A club for those interested in becoming a better speaker, listener and communicator. Heather, 425-252-7649.

Everett PROBUS Club: Meets for fellowship and a program at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. 425-334-4327.

Got’Cha Referrals: A business networking group that meets from 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. Wednesdays at the Crystal Creek Cafe, 21616 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425 775-6295,

Kiwanis Club of Snohomish-Tillicum: 10 a.m. Mondays in the meeting hall of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-3590.

Lynnwood Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lynnwood Senior Center at Scriber Lake Shopping Center, 5800 198th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-776-7578.

Marysville Kiwanis: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Village Restaurant, 224 Ash Ave., Marysville. 425-343-5310.

Monroe Kiwanis Club: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Godard Room, Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-805-9457.

Mukilteo Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo, and second through fourth Tuesdays of every month at the Pointe Restaurant, Harbour Pointe Golf Club, Mukilteo. 425-322-4537.

PBY Memorial Foundation: 11:30 a.m. fourth Tuesdays at the CPO Club on Ault Field Road, Oak Harbor. Speakers’ talks are related to a range of historical subjects.

Silver Lake Kiwanis: Noon every Tuesday at Alfy’s Pizza, 9620 19th Ave. SE., Everett.

Snohomish Kiwanis Club: Noon every Thursday at Alfy’s Pizza and Pasta restaurant, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish. Pizza, salad and beverage for $6. A new speaker every week.

Snohomish Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. 800-454-9715.

South Everett Lions Club: 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at Evergreen Lanes, 5111 Claremont Way, Everett. 425-337-0959.

South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary: 12:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Arlington Post 1561: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesdays at the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum, 20722 67th Ave. NE, Arlington. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-232-8453 or 360-435-6677.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lynnwood Post 1040: Meets first Thursdays at the Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.

Music And Theater

Village Community Services: Friday music jam sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. MacLeod Ave., Arlington. Kids and adults are invited. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 360-653-7752, ext. 14.


Art by the Bay, The Stanwood-Camano Festival of Art and Music 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 10-11 at the Stanwood-Camano Community Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway in Stanwood.

Barn Rally driving event: Rallies start at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday on the Coupeville Town Green behind the library, 788 NW Alexander St. in Coupeville. The Barn Rally donation of $20 a car helps to steward preservation of historic structures, artifacts and documents by the Island County Historical Society. 360-678-3310 or

Chicken dinner and entertainment: Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. The cost of the dinner is $5 for children younger than 12, $8 for adults and $7 for seniors. Proceeds benefit the senior center. 360-653-4551.

Oak Harbor Lions Club blood drive: Noon to 6 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE. Ireland, Oak Harbor. A blood drive for the Puget Sound Blood Center. All blood types are needed. Homemade treats will be served.

Relay For Life of South Snohomish County: Noon July 10 through July 11; luminari ceremony at 10 p.m. at Edmonds-Woodway High School, 7600 212th St. SW., Edmonds. Betty Malowney, 425-337-9874, or Justine Stevens at

Share Our Strength old-fashion bake sale: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 21 at Everett Elks Lodge, 2802 Hoyt Ave. in Everett. A cookie contest will begin at 11 a.m. 11 a.m. and a cupcake contest will be at 1 p.m. Gift basket raffle. Proceeds are donated to the Share Our Strength organization. To donate baked goods, money or cookbooks or to volunteer, call Lynn Lamont, 425-783-0705.

Stanwood American Legion Riders Bunco Night: 7:30 p.m. July 9 next to Rite-Aid, 88th NW. St., Stanwood. Donations to support local scholarships and the Phoenix Burn Camp for kids are appreciated. American Legion Riders at or [URL]

;[URL]Steel and Wheels Car and Motorcycle Show: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Machinist’s Union Hall, 8729 Airport Road in Everett. The event is hosted by the 751 IAM Local A Machinists Union. The cost to enter is $20 in advance and $25 day of the show for a car or motorcycle. Proceeds will benefit Guide Dogs of America. Register by calling Lori at the Union Hall, 425-355-8821 or 1-800-763-1301 ext. 3212.

Summer Solstice Festival: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at 1502 Rucker Ave. in Everett. Kids’ activities, live music and other entertainment, a silent auction, barbecue and wine tasting are planned for the day. Admission is $20, $10 for kids younger than 13 and $50 for a family of four or more. All proceeds benefit Cocoon House, a nonprofit agency that works with homeless and at-risk youth. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at 425-338-1533.

The Incredible Snohomish County Race: 8 a.m. registration, 9:15 start time July 10 at McCollum Park Park-n-Ride, 600 128th St. SE., Everett. Entry fee is $45. [/URL]www.evergreenrepublican;[URL].

Transitioning to Life Beyond Peak Energy in the 21st Century: A speech by professor John Rawlins from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Hayes Hall, Room 137, at the Oak Harbor Campus of Skagit Valley College, 1900 Southeast Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor. The program is sponsored by the Whidbey Island Demcratic Club. Following the forum, at 4:30 p.m. there will be a “No Host” dinner at El Cazador, 32195 Highway 20, Oak Harbor. More info: 360-675-8318.

Young at Heart auction and dinner: 6 p.m. Friday at the South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-774-5555.


East County Senior Center: Free writing class at 2 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. 360-794-6359.

Third Friday of the month dance: 7:30 p.m. at the South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island. Swing dance lesson included in the $8 admission. 360-387-6842.


Quilceda Carvers: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month in the Red Barn at Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. This nonprofit group is dedicated to promoting interest in the art of woodcarving and community service. Woodcarving class is 9 a.m. to noon. Potluck and show-and-tell from noon to 2 p.m. [/URL];[URL].

Lynnwood MS self-help group: 1 to 2:30 p.m. on third Fridays in the group room at the YWCA Village, at 19703 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Meetings will held on the third Friday of every month. Sharon Todd, 360-651-9720.

Monroe Running Group: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the YMCA, 14033 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe. Runners of all ages and skill levels can attend. YMCA membership is not required. 360-805-1879.

Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo. A literary salon for writers seeking supportive, collaborative and honest community of friends. The group is open to writers from all genres. 425-338-0114.

Nonsmoking Single 60s Group: Bowl every Thursday morning. Other activities include card games, tours and movies. 425-357-1417 or 360-659-1024.

Parkinson’s disease support group: 2 to 4 p.m. fourth Saturdays in the Rainier Room at 1330 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-327-9401.

Puget Sound Camera Club: 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Monday of the month at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-776-2442.

Snohomish Antique Study Club: 6:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday in the meeting room at Snohomish City Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-8095.

Support group for caregivers: Daytime group at 10 a.m. every first Thursday. Evening group at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month. Both groups meet at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Prayer, brief Bible study and sharing with one another. 425-355-6005.

Support group of family and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender loved ones: 7 p.m. third Mondays at First Congressional Church, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Support group for parents of children with behavioral problems: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger Ave. Everett. The network offers peer-to-peer support for parents struggling with children exhibiting behaviors such as abusing drugs or alcohol, truancy or other risky behaviors. Groups are confidential and free. 888-468-2620 or [/URL];[URL].

Support group for special education parents in the Everett School District: 6:30 to 8 p.m. every third Thursday at the ARC of Snohomish County, 2500 Hewitt Ave., Suite 300, Everett. [/URL];[URL].

Support group for head injury survivors and their caregivers: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Lou Nash, 425-776-7264.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers: 1 to 3 p.m. second Tuesdays at 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. Lyle Zimmerman, 360-675-5565,, or Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086,

Widow support group: Widowed Information Consultation Services has ongoing support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Monroe. 425-252-7617.


Arlington Library: Book group 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. 360-435-3033.

Everett Public Library: Free evening and Saturday computer classes at the library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. These classes are intended to help beginners become familiarized with computers, computer programs and the Internet. Registration required. 425-257-8000

Granite Falls Library: Family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. 360-691-6087.

Mountlake Terrace Library: Free toddler play-and-learn group, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Activities include open play, making friends, art, stories and music. Children ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver are invited. 425-776-8722.

Mountlake Terrace Library Summer Reading: 7 p.m. Monday at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Sign up for summer reading and enjoy an undersea puppet adventure featuring Rodney the shark and his friends. 425-776-8722 or [/URL];

Mukilteo Library: Picking up the Pieces: Navigate Your New Beginning with Confidence and Skill program from 2 to 3 p.m. July 10 at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Certified life coach Debbie Lacy will lead the workshop on how to make a fresh start. 425-493-8202.


Daughters of the American Colonists: The Pilchuck Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists meets six times a year. The objectives of the DAC are educational, patriotic and historical. 425-743-5030 or e-mail

Everett Area Newcomers: Welcomes women new to the area. The group has 10 to 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. 360-320-1773.

Everett Emblem Club: 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Everett Elks Lodge, 2802 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

Everett Rock and Gem Club: 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month, First United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Families are encouraged to attend. 360-658-7435.

Everett Senior Center: Table tennis noon to 3 p.m. Mondays, 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.

Lynnwood Emblem Club: 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays except July and August at the Lynnwood Elks Lodge, 6620 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.

Mill Creek Seniors Club: Potlucks in the community room at City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month. 425-357-1260.

Mill Creek Toastmasters: 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.

Mothers and More: 7:30 to 9 p.m. every third Tuesday at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members are welcome. For information, e-mail

Pocahontas Tribe 11: 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett. 425-259-4567.

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island: Meets 1 p.m. the second Monday of the month through June at Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. 360-579-2352.

Intermec Toastmasters: Noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays each month, 6001 36th Ave. W., Everett. 425-265-2395.

Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup kitchen at noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals are served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the streets. 425-355-1042.

Snohomish City Toastmasters: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. Visitors welcome. 425-971-3218.

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society: 6 p.m. first Wednesdays except July and August at the Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage at Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Brick-wall session begins at 6 p.m., the meeting is at 6:30 p.m. and the program is at 7 p.m. The genealogical research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 425-775-6267.

Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Visitors welcome. 425-346-7077.

Valley Spinners Guild: 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Learn to spin wool. Alice Lake, 360-668-8196, e-mail or [URL]valleyspinners

You Can Help

Humane Society: Volunteer help needed to clean and socialize cats for one to two hours any late afternoon of the week in Stanwood. Volunteers in the construction trades also needed. 360-652-5844,

Marysville Community Food Bank: Volunteers needed for a variety of jobs including food sorters and drivers at the Marysville Community Food Bank, 4150 88th Street NE., Marysville. 360-658-1054 or www.marysville

Partners in Palliative Care: Seeks volunteer listeners for its support program. 425-261-4769.

Operation Lookout: A provider of services for abducted and runaway children seeks energetic and committed people to be volunteer project assistants. 425-771-7335.

Snohomish Community Food Bank: Needs volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, including food processing and lifting assistance on weekday mornings. Must be 16 or older. 360-568-7993.

Stanwood-Camano Hero Quilters: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Stanwood Senior Center, 7430 276th St NW. Stanwood. Help the group make quilts for wounded soldiers given through American Hero Quilts, www.american Sharon Szekely, 360-387-4800,

Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center: Volunteer opportunities for youths and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, 360-629-5257.

Volunteer Chore Services: A program of Catholic Community Services, is seeking volunteers to help low income senior clients with everyday household chores such as washing dishes, vacuuming and laundry. Debra Bordsen, 425-257-2101, ext. 3323.

Volunteers of America Western Washington Everett Food Bank: Accepts donations 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Volunteers of America, 1230 Broadway, Everett.

YWCA Working Women’s Wardrobe Program: Needs clothing-store shopping bags for clothing donated to the program. Free clothing is available to low-income women who are in need of interview or work-appropriate clothing. The program also needs personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, washcloths and feminine hygiene products. The program is at the YWCA, 3301 Broadway, Everett. 425-258-2766.

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