Community Calendar


Senior exercise at the pool, 10:45 a.m. today, Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Low-impact water fitness. Call 425-776-9173.

Story time for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. today, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

Open mike music and poetry, 7 to 9 tonight, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-4940.

Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group, open to writers of all genres. Bring work, ideas and creativity, 7:30 to 9 tonight. Upper level in The Art Workshop Studio, 724 First St., Mukilteo. Call 425-423-0450.


The Lake Stevens Senior Center serves lunch at 11:30 a.m. every Friday. The cost for lunch is $2 per person. Lake Stevens Senior Center, 1814 124th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens.

Ballroom dancing for seniors, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-774-5555.

A weekly play group for parents or caregivers and their preschoolers. Babies and toddlers welcome. Meets 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.


The Mille Cugini lodge of the Sons of Italy presents a spaghetti dinner and raffle from 2 to 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 4200 88th St. NE, Marysville. Adults are $10 and children 4 to 10 are $5.

Compass Health will hold a Family Resource Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 4526 Federal Ave., Everett. Registration is free. Call 425-349-8473.

Housing Hope’s Stanwood Ambassadors present a vintage fashion show at 2 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 27201 99th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Call 425-347-6556.

The Aerospace Machinists District 751 present their Seventh Annual Flight for Sight scheduled from 7:30 to 9 a.m. to raise money for the Guide Dogs of America. Call 800-763-1301, ext. 335, for more information.

The Friends of Camano Island Parks present a tour of backyard wildlife habitat gardens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 360-387-1615 for more information.

The Fifth Annual Get Movin’ program begins today in Everett, Lynnwood, Marysville and Monroe. Get Movin’ is an all-ages summer program aimed at motivating Snohomish County families to improve their health. Participants in the free program win family activity prizes. Visit for more details.

There will be a training session for food judges from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the VIP cabin at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. A baked item is required for the hands-on portion of the training. Participants must register ahead of time. Call 360-794-7694.

English Language Learners conversation group for those learning English and wanting to practice conversation, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, sponsored by the Family Support Center. Free to the public. At St. Thomas More School, 6511 176th St. SW, Lynnwood. Call 425-670-8984.


Snohomish County Women in Black are holding a silent peace vigil 12:20 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Brackett’s Landing, Edmonds.


The Monroe Garden Club is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. at the Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 South Lewis St., Monroe. Call 360-794-5851.

The Mukilteo Arts Guild offers an open mike night from 6 to 8 p.m., Whidbey Coffee and Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. Call 425-423-0450.

Snohomish Senior Center weekly Scrabble group meets at 1 p.m., St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Call 360-568-0934 to sign up.


The Friends of the Granite Falls Library presents Creating Water Features for Your Garden at 6:30 p.m., Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Call 360-691-6087.

The Granite Falls Library presents Evening Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m., Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Call 360-691-6087.

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

The Youth Advisory Council from the Lake Stevens Family Center offers free math tutoring for sixth- and seventh-grade students from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Call 425-397-7433.

The Everett Public Library presents a book discussion at noon, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8000.

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

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


The Friends of the Granite Falls Library has its monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Call 360-691-6087.

Line dancing classes are offered 4 to 5 p.m., Snohomish Senior Center, lower-level small hall of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Taught by former Radio City Rockette Eleanor Leight. Drop-in rates are available. Call 360-568-0934.

The Friends of the Mill Creek Library meet at 9 a.m., Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-337-4822.

Story time for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:30 a.m., Evergreen Branch, Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett.

Open mike night, 6 to 8 p.m., Mukilteo Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. The free event is open to all ages. Reserve a spot by calling 425-423-0450.

This Week

The Darrington Cascade Seniors present a plant and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Saturday at 1115 Darrington Ave., Darrington.

The Monroe Lions Club is holding their annual garage sale fundraiser at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday at 24129 Old Owen Road, Monroe. All proceeds to local student scholarships.


The Everett Area Newcomers welcome women new to the community to build new friendships by joining their social organization with 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. Call 425-513-8704.

The Everett Central Lions Club meets at noon every Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2913 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. Call 425-514-5464.

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

The Art Workshop presents art classes for kids and teens from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through June 11 in Mukilteo. Call 425-355-6584.

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

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

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

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. For more information, go to

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. Call 425-778-7155.

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. Call 360-652-5844.

The Sons of Italy of Marysville invites all Italian-Americans to monthly get-togethers on the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are at 7 p.m. at The Big Red Barn at Jennings Park, Marysville. For more information, call 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. Call 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. Call 360-653-4551.

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

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

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. For information, call 360-658-7435.

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

Grandview Community Club acoustic music jam, 2 p.m. second Sunday of each month, 11506 Smokes Road, Arlington. Call 360-691-5907 or e-mail

Stanwood Eagles, FOE 3041, meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays, Stanwood Eagles, 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3224. Go to

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 and get information about other fiber-related arts. Call 360-793-0962.

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

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

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.

Mill Creek Toastmasters Club, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Mill Creek City Hall Annex, large community room, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. Call 425-218-1661.

Everett Public Library brown-bag book discussion, noon, first Tuesday of each month in the main library training room, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 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. Call 425-775-6267.

Arlington Library Book Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. The book group meets on the second Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers, 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. Contact Lyle Zimmerman at

Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the society’s library, 135 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. It’s not necessary to have roots in Snohomish County to participate. Call the library at 360-435-4838.

Greater Everett Area Council of the Blind meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the second Saturday of the month, except in July and August, at Patty’s Egg Nest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-335-4031.

VFW Post 1040 of Lynnwood meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. For information, call Post Commander Martin Spani at 425-774-7416 or Post Quartermaster John Beam at 425-486-2637.

The Everett Senior Center presents Reflexology sessions 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday. Call 425-257-8780.

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. Call 360-659-8484.

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

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

The Improved Order of Redmen, an organization that had its beginnings at the Boston Tea Party, second and fourth Wednesdays in Everett. Call 360-387-9888.

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

You Can Help

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

Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation seeks volunteers to help raise money to build a senior center near the Mill Creek County Club. For more information or to volunteer, call 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 doing grounds maintenance. Call 360-629-5257.

Volunteers of America Western Washington Everett Food Bank accepts donations from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday 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. For information or to volunteer, call 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. For information or to volunteer, call 425-397-7433.

NOAH animal center offers free spay and neuter services for feral cats on Mondays. The nonprofit organization northeast of Stanwood also needs volunteers. For information, call 360-629-7055.

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