Community Calendar

Benefits

UW Alumni Association’s sixth annual Celebrate Snohomish event with guest speaker Eddie Pasatiempo, 4 p.m. today, Everett. The annual event raises money for University of Washington students from Snohomish County and features scholarship recipients from the county, hors d’oeuvres and wine with an auction of UW items. Pasatiempo is a 1977 UW graduate and president-elect of the UW Alumni Association. $50, $40 members. 206-543-0540 or 800-AUW-ALUM.

Camano Animal Shelter Association annual auction, Forever Home, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. $20. www.­camanoanimalshelter.org, 360-387-1902.

Volunteers, walkers and sponsors needed for Village Community Services inaugural Friendship Walk, 11 a.m. today, 114 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. Walk begins at 1 p.m. Those who donate or collect $25 or more in sponsorships will receive a commemorative T-shirt. Friendship Walk celebrates the inclusion of people with disabilities in community life. Proceeds benefit Village Community Services’ Voices of the Village. 360-653-7752, ext. 14, www.villagecommunitysvcs.org.

Bridgeways providing mental health services, gala featuring “CSI” creator Anthony Zuiker, Oct. 16, Comcast Arena. www.bridgeways.org, 425-513-8213.

Camano Island Senior and Community Center second annual gala auction, Oct. 11. To donate or sponsor, call Karla Jacks, 360-387-0222.

Classes

Y-Ren, Qigong, Pilates, yoga, karate, dance and weights classes, Sound Holistic Health, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. 425-258-4633.

Make Your Own Biodiesel with Bio Lyle, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sa­tur­day, Everett Community Col­lege, 2333 Seaway Blvd., Ever­ett. Learn to make biodiesel fuel from waste restaurant oil. 425-267-0150 or classes@biolyle.com.

Messy Mom and Me art, 11 a.m. to noon, six weeks, Fridays through Oct. 17, five weeks Oct. 24 to Nov. 21, Rosehill Community Center, Mukilteo. For ages 3 to 6 with parent or caregiver. Session I, $80 per couple; session II, $68 per couple. 425-355-2069.

Computers for Seniors, Everett Senior Center. Upgraded computer lab has new computers with Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007. Six two-hour classes. $55. 425-257-8780.

Tile Painting, noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Ken Baxter Senior Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville. Drop-ins welcome. Cost varies according to tile sizes. Average cost is $15 for an 8-inch tile. Marysville Parks and Recreation Department, 360-363-8450.

Domestic violence awareness training, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17, Edmonds Community College, by the South Snohomish County Domestic Violence Task Force. Open to the public and professionals. Topics include power and control, effects of domestic violence on children, strangulation, stalking, protection orders, immigration, law enforcement response and perpetrator accountability. $45. 425-275-4502, hovorka@ci.edmonds.wa.us.

AARP Driving Refresher classes, Mukilteo, 425-355-2065.

For Kids

Children’s Bookshop Meet the Author, W. Edmund Hood, reading and book signing, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, 19720 44th Ave., W., Lynnwood. Autographed copies, and readings from Hood’s latest fantasy novel, “The Millionth Moon.” 425-673-2416.

Ready Readers family story time. 7 p.m. Thursday, Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. 360-435-3033.

Story time for kids ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. Mondays through Sept. 29. Stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy skills. Granite Falls Library. 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. 360-691-6087.

For Seniors

Current issues discussion group, 10 a.m. Wednesdays, South Snohomish County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-775-4700.

Meetings

Everettes RV and Trailer Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Oct. 9-11 outing to Tokeland. 425-513-5534.

Red Cross Live, “What Is the Red Cross Doing Here and Around the U.S.?” 11:45 a.m. Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17. Free. Lunch included. 425-740-2323.

Snohomish Kiwanis, 11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Alfy’s Pizza, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish. Timothy Loney, U.S. Navy Fleet and Family support, Thursday. 425-422-5970.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers, 1 to 3 p.m. second Tuesdays, fire station, 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. In January, the group plans to feature Sarah Thorson Little, professor of genealogy at the University of Washington. Refreshments and door prizes. 360-675 5565, ­ randr.hancock@verizon.net.

The Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island, 1 p.m. second Mondays, Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland, Whidbey Island. 360-579-2352.

Mill Creek Toastmasters Club No. 861267, 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Mill Creek City Council chambers, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. laura@­millcreek.freetoasthost.ws.

Reunions

Bothell High School, class of 1978, Oct. 10 and 11. 206-200-1853.

Cascade High School, class of 1978, Oct. 11. triplej327@msn.com.

Everett High School, class of 1958, Nov. 22. everetthigh1968.myevent.com.

Sale

Friends of the Mill Creek Library fall book sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek.

Seminar

CORE teen and adult self-growth seminars around Snohomish County. Courage, Ownership, Respect and Empowerment, www.­coreseminars.com.

Volunteers

Volunteer travel counselors needed to help tourists discover Everett and Snohomish County, Snohomish County Tourism Bureau, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Three- to four-hour shifts, Mondays to Saturdays, extra shifts for special events. Knowledge of Everett and surrounding area helpful but not required. 425-322-2646, e-mail mj@­snohomish.org.

Compassionate volunteers, Providence Hospice and Home Care. 425-261-4815.

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