Community Calendar

TODAY

Wight’s Wonderland of Christmas Charity Gala is 5 to 8 p.m. Wine, a buffet and desserts are planned along with a preview of Christmas trees, holiday home decor and gifts. The cost is $20. Money from tickets sales and 10 percent of the evening’s sales go to Children’s Hospital. More information: www.wights.com.

FRIDAY

Peace Action of Snohomish County, group discussion over coffee and tea. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks to share. Meetings are 7 p.m. every Friday at Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. www.­peaceaction.vfp143.org.

A Gathering Grove plays host to Leean Lester “The Palmistry Lady” from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Friday for palmistry, tarot and numerology readings and open mike from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at 2820 Oakes Ave., Suite C, Everett. 425-512-8845.

Edmonds Toastmasters meets weekly from 7 to 8 a.m. every Friday in the back room of the Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. 206-949-8025.

Lynnwood Convention Center Gallery, featuring works from local artists. Presented by the Lynnwood Arts Commission every Friday. Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-778-7155.

SATURDAY

Everett First United Methodist Church present its annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features a silent auction, bakery, holiday gifts, flower baskets, and quilts. 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Call 425-259-7233.

Arlington Garden Club offers a Turn Your Thumb Green Workshop from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. Bill Blake with the city of Arlington plans to discuss the storm-water fee and storm-water runoff. The workshop is free to garden club members. A $3 donation is suggested. Coffee, tea and a treat are planned. Contact events@arlingtongardenclub.org.

SUNDAY

St. Michael’s Catholic Church presents its 39th annual Turkey Dinner from noon to 4 p.m. at 1512 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Adults $12, seniors $8, children $5 with $1 off every adult and senior meal with a canned food donation. Call 425-334-5397.

MONDAY

The Mukilteo Library presents English as a Second Language Talk Time at 7 p.m. Talk Time is a practice opportunity for adults learning to speak English. Call 425-493-8202.

Mukilteo Arts Guild’s open-mike night is 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Whidbey Coffee and Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. 425-423-0450.

Everett Elks Lodge No. 479 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2100 offer a dinner to honor veterans at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the VFW Hall, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Dinner is free to all veterans; $8 for others. Reservations requested by Friday. 425-252-4179 or 425-252-2100.

TUESDAY

Camano Community Senior Center offers a line-dancing class with oldies, Latin, Irish and country music Tuesdays for four weeks through Nov. 25 at 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. No experience necessary. The cost is $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 360-387-0222

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

Everett Chess Club, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

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

Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-257-8030.

The Everett Senior Center presents reflexology sessions 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.

Edmonds Kiwanis Club, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds.

WEDNESDAY

Friends of the Mill Creek Library Bring Your Own Book group meets at 6:45 p.m. at the University Book Store, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek.

The Everett Senior Center presents silver-smithing classes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.

THURSDAY

Snohomish Kiwanis meets at 11:45 a.m. Thursdays at Alfy’s Pizza, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish. 360-862-8000.

Golden K Kiwanis of Everett, 10 a.m. Thursdays at Everett Senior and Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 360-653-7239.

Mill Creek Senior Walking Group, 10 a.m. Thursdays, meets behind Zinnia Restaurant on Main Street near University Bookstore to walk the North Creek Trail, Mill Creek. 425-337-6970.

ONGOING

Everett Area Newcomers welcomes women new to the area. The group has 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. Call 425-773-1358.

The Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. the second Monday of the month from September through June at Trinity Lutheran Church 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. Call 360-579-2352.

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 membership@­snohomishmoms.org.

Everett Emblem Club meets at 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett.

Widowed Information and Consultation Services offers support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Sultan. 425-252-7617.

Marysville Parks and Recreation presents yoga classes from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center in Marysville. The six-week sessions are $48. 360-363-8400.

The Humane Society offers free dog food for low-income owners of dogs. Happy Paws Farm, 19933 Old Burn Road, Arlington, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Saturday. Documentation of low-income status required. 360-652-5844.

The Sons of Italy of Marysville invites all Italian-Americans to monthly get-togethers the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are 7 p.m. at The Big Red Barn at Jennings Park, Marysville. 360-435-6878.

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

New Fit for Life Class, 2 to 3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. The cost for eight classes is $22. Classes at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. 360-653-4551.

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

Mill Creek Toastmasters meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. 425-753-0542.

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.

Stanwood Eagles, FOE 3041, meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays, Stanwood Eagles, 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. 360-629-3224 or www.foe.com/3041.

Valley Spinners Guild meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snoho­mish. Learn to spin wool. 360-793-0962.

Mill Creek Seniors Club holds potlucks in the community room at Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month.

Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Toastmasters teaches confidence in public speaking and overall communication skills. Visitors welcome. Call Donna Murphy at 425-346-7077.

Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett.

Everett Public Library brown-bag book discussion, noon on the first Tuesday of each month in the main library training room, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-257-8000.

Sno-Isle Genealogy Society meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Mountlake Terrace Public Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Visit the society’s research library 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The research library is at 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. 425-775-6267.

Rotary Hispanic Center, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, New Beginnings Church, 21705 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.

Marysville Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Village Restaurant, Marysville. 360-659-8484.

YOU CAN HELP

The Merry Haven Care Center seeks donations of houseplants, Beanie Babies, large-print word search books and Bibles. Please drop off donations at 800 10th St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-3161.

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

Partners in Palliative Care is looking for volunteer listeners for its support program. 425-261-4769.

Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation seeks volunteers to help raise money to build a senior center near the Mill Creek County Club. 425-742-9125.

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

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

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.

Lake Stevens Family Support Center needs volunteers to assist with a variety of jobs, including clerical work, reception, programs, special event planning, committee work and child program assistance. 425-397-7433.

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