Genealogy, Arlington: The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society meets 1 p.m. second Tuesdays at Arlington Free Methodist Church, 730 E. Highland Drive. The library is open select days at 215 S. French Ave. More info: 360-435-4838, www.stillygen.org.
Genealogy, Snohomish: The Genealogy Workgroup meets 10 a.m. fourth Saturdays at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave.
Genealogy, Lynnwood: Sno-Isle Genealogical Society meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays (except July and August) at 19827 Poplar Way in Lynnwood’s Heritage Park. Research library open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. More info: 425-775-6267.
Genealogy, Whidbey: Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers meets 1-3 p.m. second Tuesdays (except July and August) at Fire Station 25, 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. More info: Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086.
Historical Society, Granite Falls: Meets next at 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month (except August) at The Village retirement center, 302 N Alder Ave. All welcome. No cost to attend.
Daughters of Norway: A sisterhood aimed at preserving Norwegian heritage. Thelma Lodge 26 in Everett meets 10 a.m. third Saturdays (except June through August) at Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave. Ingeborg Lodge 43 in Stanwood meets 10 a.m. second Saturdays (except July and August) at Sons of Norway Hall, 9910 270th St. NE. More info: www.daughtersofnorway.org.
Elks: A fraternal order focused on charity, justice, brotherly love and fidelity with an emphasis on patriotism and belief in God. Lodge 479 in Everett meets 7 p.m. first and third Thursdays at 2802 Hoyt Ave. Lodge 2171 in Lynnwood meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at 6620 196th St. SW. More info: www.elks.org, 425-252-4179 (Everett), 425-776-2171 (Lynnwood).
Fraternal Order of Eagles: “People Helping People” in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice and equality. Local Aeries are in Everett, Snohomish, Lynnwood, Granite Falls, Stanwood and Sultan. More info: www.foe.com.
Freemasons: The Masonic Fraternity claims to be the oldest Fraternity in the world and seeks men (Masons) wishing to become better men through service and self-improvement. Local Lodges are in Arlington, Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Marysville, Monroe, Snohomish and Stanwood. More info: freemason-wa.org.
Knights of Columbus: A Catholic fraternal benefit society. There are Councils in Everett, Marysville, Mill Creek and Snohomish, as well as Assemblies in Everett and Lynnwood. More info: www.kofc.org.
Shriners: Fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth. The local temple is Nile Shriners, 6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. More info: 425-774-9611, www.nileshrine.org.
Sons of Italy: The Mille Cugini Lodge meets 7-9 p.m. third Wednesdays at the Red Barn in Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. Meetings conclude with a pasta dinner and raffle. More info: email@example.com, www.glnw.org/millecugini.htm.
Sons of Norway: A fraternal group focused on preserving Norwegian heritage. Lodges are in Bothell, Edmonds, Everett and Stanwood. More info: www.sofn.com.
Sno-Isle Libraries: The Board of Trustees meets at 5 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Library District’s Service Center, 7312 35th Ave. NE, Marysville.
Retired Public Employees Council: Chapter 6 meets 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave. With Jesse Haugh of Benefits NW. More info: Jim Brandley, 425-337-0884.
Other interest groups are listed throughout the month. Send calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.