Community Calendar


American Association of University Women: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Representatives from the NW Women’s Business Center will speak about the steps in starting a small business. Heather, 425-252-7649.

Daughters of Norway, Thelma Lodge 26: 10 a.m. Feb. 20 at St. Paul’s Church, 2005 Colby Ave., Everett. A program on Leif Erikson will be presented by Kristine Leander, president of the Leif Erikson International Foundation. Guests are welcome. Membership is open to women over age 13 of Scandinavian descent.

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 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.

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.

Mill Creek Women’s Club: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Cedar Room at the Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Drive, Mill Creek. Cookbook author Mary Diederich will present a program that will include a demonstration of one of her recipes. The luncheon is $20 for members and $22 for guests and nonmembers. RSVP to Kathy Meyer-Deesing, 425-337-7113.

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.

Pilchuck Audubon Society: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Everett Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. A presentation on The Salish Sea: A Tour of the Place and its Health will be given by Chrys Berlolotto, WSU Shore Stewards and Beach Watchers. 425-252-0926 or

Retired Public Employees: 1:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-514-5919.

Silver Lake Kiwanis: 7 a.m. every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, 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. http://

Snohomish Republican Women’s Club: 11 a.m. today at Shawn O’Donnell’s Restaurant, 122 128th St. SE, Everett. Author Phil Kiver, who has worked as the communications director for federal Republican candidates, will speak. RSVP to Dorothy Yoney at 360-658-0479 or

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

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

Camano Senior and Community Center sock hop: 7 to 10:30 p.m. March 6 at the center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Rock and roll, slow dance, or just sit and enjoy the hits from the ’50s and ’60s played on a juke box. Admission at the door.

Mardi Gras dance: 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Music by Camano Junction. Tickets available at the door. Costumes and masks encouraged.

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


Everett High School Battle of the Bands: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets must be ordered in advance for $3 with ASB and $5 without by calling 425-385-4445. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Haiti relief efforts.

Day of Dance: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Free dance demos, health screenings, meet-and-greet chats with doctors from Eastside Cardiology, wellness fair, healthy snacks and interactive displays. Sponsored by Evergreen Hospital Medical Center. 425-899-2950 or

Horseshoe Grange 965 Sunday dinner: Noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at 16428 Broadway, Snohomish. Buffet style dinner along with a band for $10. Dinner occurs every second Sunday of each month except in May. 425-316-1991.

Psychic fair: 10 a.m. Saturday at Vision Quest, 3602 Colby Ave. Everett. Tarot readings, palmistry, numerology and more. The event also offers a book signing by author Sharon Danford and door prize drawings at noon and 2 p.m. Free food and live music by guitarist Mel Gesme.

Shooting for the Stars talent show: 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27 at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 23406 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. The show is presented by the Mountlake Terrace Super Seniors and Friends. Tickets are available at the door for $7.50, kids under 6 are free. Proceeds benefit the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. 425-672-2407.

Silvana Fair Board auction: Silent auction starts at 5 p.m. March 13 at the Viking Hall, 1331 E. Pioneer Highway, Silvana. Live auction starts at 6 p.m. Call 360-652-8682 to donate new merchandise.

Sky Valley Whirlwinds square dance for Alzheimer’s research: Noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at Edmonds Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. Joe Bahr, 206-310-5627 or

Stewards of Forest Park habitat restoration work party: 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Mukilteo. 425-252-5243. Meet at the brown shed just past the northeast entrance of the park. Bring a reusable water bottle and gloves.

Zonta Club of Everett program luncheon: Noon Feb. 18 at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett. Selected agencies will be presented with designated funds. RSVP to 425-348-3501 or

Zonta Club of Everett VIP dinner and awards ceremony: 5:30 p.m. social, 6 p.m. dinner April 15 at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett. Speaker Dr. Alice Rowe will present How to Become the Hero of Your Own Life: Lessons from the “Wizard of Oz.” Tickets $25. Reservations: 425-348-3501.


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.

Free U.S. citizenship class: Mondays and Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 15 through May 24 at Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center, 9315 State Ave., Marysville. A citizenship test-preparation class for those who have started or completed the paperwork to apply for citizenship. Registration: 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 1 and 2. Tania Siler, 360-657-4418,

Greater Everett BPW: Individual development seminar, session one, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 at Denny’s Restaurant, 232 128th St. SW, Everett. The seminar is designed to enhance one’s professional and personal growth in career and personal life. Cost is $35 per person, which includes lunch and program binder. Space is limited. Mail check and registration to Frances Stewart, Greater Everett BPW, 2602 Cadet Way, Everett, WA 98208.

Mill Creek Senior Center: A variety of classes for seniors, including computer classes at 15720 Main St., Suite 210, Mill Creek. 425-948-7170.

Streamkeeper Academy: Amphibians of Mystery, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Tickets are $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Registration required for class. 425-316-8592 or

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.


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.

Puget Sound Singles: A group of 45 or older singles who have a variety of interests to share with others. Potlucks, dine outs, cards and more. Call 425-745-2250.

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 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.


Monroe Library: Beginning catalog and Internet computer class, 10 a.m. March 6 at the Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way, Monroe. Learn how to search the Internet, use library databases, set up an e-mail account and use the library catalog. Register: 360-794-7851.

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.

Mukilteo Library Book Groups: Evening Book Group, 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. 425-493-8202. A discussion of “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” by Zora Neale Hurston. Mukilteo Daytime Book Group, 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at the Mukilteo Library. A discussion of “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini. 425-493-8202.

Mukilteo Library: Keepin’ Knit Real meets at 10 a.m. today and Feb. 25 at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Knitters of all ages and skill levels are welcome to come and work on their own project, or knit an item for Families for Kids, a nonprofit organization serving foster and adoptive families of Washington. Beginners should bring a pair of No. 8 or 9 needles and a skein of worsted-weight yarn. 425-493-8202.

Snohomish Library: Get Organized and Save Time, Money and Energy, a free class on organization by Maulitta Brown at 11 a.m. Feb. 20 at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-2898.


AARP Tax-Aide program: 4 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday through April 15 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Free tax preparation for middle- to low-income taxpayers, especially those ages 60 and older. Call 425-776-8722 for an appointment.

AARP Tax-Aide program: 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through April 15 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Free E-filing held at the Lynnwood Public Library sponsored by AARP. Call 425-778-2148 for an appointment.

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.

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: Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.

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 Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. 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];[URL].


Clothing and Textile Advisors of Snohomish County Community Sew Days: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. third Saturdays starting Feb. 20 in the Evergreen Room at the WSU Extension Office, 600 128th St. SE., Everett. Work on charitable projects, such as tote bags for Pathways for Women or fleece jackets and hats for foster kids. 425-338-2400 ext. 5545, [/URL];[URL].

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,

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

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

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 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.

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.[/URL]

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