Community Calendar

Today

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 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. today, Evergreen Branch, Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

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 microphone 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 Adopt-A-Stream Foundation plans a presentation titled “In The Company of Crows and Ravens,” with professor John Marzluff. The presentation is 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

Friday

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

Edmonds Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 870, post and auxiliary, noon Friday, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., ­Edmonds.

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

Saturday

South Everett Lions Club pancake breakfast is set for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Funds go to high school scholarships, sight and hearing assistance, and other community projects. $6 adults, kids 5 and under eat free. The breakfast will be held at Cascade View Presbyterian Church, 1030 E. Casino Road, Everett.

Instructor Jeff Hogan is scheduled to present “Killer Whale Tales,” an environmental education program, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The presentation is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers at the Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Call 425-316-8592.

A health and safety fair is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Lundeen Park, 10020 Lundeen Parkway, Lake Stevens. Call 425-212-3046.

Saturday Stitching, knit-and-crochet group, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-4940.

Granite Falls Little League plans a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 125. Cost is $5 adults, $4 for kids 14 and under; all you can eat. American Legion Post 125, 301 S. Granite Ave., Granite Falls.

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

Sunday

Old-fashioned chicken dinner, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Cost is $7 for seniors, $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Call 360-653-4331, ext. 228.

Monday

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

Tuesday

Everett Chess Club, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday

Voyager Middle School presents “Swingin’ into Spring” jazz concert 7 p.m. Wednesday. Dance floor and dessert available, $6 per person. Call 425-280-5414. Voyager Commons, 11711 Fourth Ave. W., Everett.

The Lake Stevens Family Center offers a free job preparation class to students who are 14 to 18 years old. The class is 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lake Stevens Boys &Girls Club. For more information, call 425-397-7433.

Line dancing classes are offered 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the 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.

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

Open mike night, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Mukilteo Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. Mukilteo ARTS Guild opens the free event to all ages. Reserve a spot by calling 425-423-0450.

Thursday

The Adopt-A-Stream Foundation is scheduled to present Wetland Wigglers, a program introducing people to the connections between healthy watersheds, wetlands and wildlife. Naturalists Tom Noland and Lori Powlas are to speak from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 1 at the Northwest Stream Center, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

This week

The Edmonds-Woodway Players’ 1960s version of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be performed at 7 p.m. today and Friday at the Edmonds-Woodway Theater, 7600 212th St. SW, Edmonds.

The Latvian Community Center of Northgate invites Snoho­mish County residents to attend a rummage and plant sale, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today through Sunday. Latvian Community Center, 11710 Third Ave. NE, Seattle.

Monroe High School is scheduled to present “Fiddler on the Roof” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $7 with student body card and $10 without. Call 360-863-4000.

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

Ongoing

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 www.­peaceaction.vfp143.org.

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. Low-income status documentation required. Call 360-652-5844.

The Sons of Italy of Marysville invites all Italian-Americans to their 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 all eight classes is $22. Classes to be held at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Call 360-653-4551.

Grandview Community Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month through May, 11506 Smokes Road, Arlington. The club plays host to community activities and the hall is available for rent. Call 360-435-4256.

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 membership@snohomishmoms.org.

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 dlthomas@fastmail.fm.

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 www.foe.com/3041.

Valley Spinners Guild meets 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. All fiber enthusiasts welcome. 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 the first and third Monday of each month.

Edmonds Toastmasters meet weekly 7 to 8 a.m. every Friday morning 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.

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, the 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 the second Tuesday of the month. New members always welcome.

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

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 in the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society. Call the SVGS library at 360-435-4838.

Greater Everett Area Council of the Blind meets 2 to 4 p.m. the second Saturday of the month except 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.

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.

Opportunities

Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation is looking for 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 takes 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 jobs, 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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Bazaar

Fleet Reserve Association Spring Craft Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, FRA Club 170, 6802 Beverly Blvd., Everett. Tables: 425-353-2600.

Benefits

American Red Cross, Island County Chapter golf tournament, May 10, Holmes Harbor Golf and Beach Club, Freeland. $75 includes green fees, cart and sit-down barbecue buffet. Register by Friday, www.islandredcross.org.

Sixth annual silent and live auction, 6 p.m. May 3, Granite Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 1401 100th St. NE, Granite Falls. $1 nachos. Free. Benefits school programs.

Parent Groups and the Career and Technical General Advisory Council of Granite Falls High and Middle Schools’ fifth annual auction, 6 p.m. Monday, Granite Falls High School, 405 N. Alder Ave., Granite Falls. Free. Desserts and refreshments for sale.

Snohomish Afternoon Tea, to benefit the Snohomish Historical Society, 2 p.m. April 26, the Waltz Building, 116 Ave. B, Snohomish. Goodwill Industries Vintage Wedding Collection fashion show. Reservations, $20, 360-563-9195.

Spring Fashion Show and Auction, 1 p.m. Saturday, Judah Praise Center, 3707 124th St. NE, No. 7, Marysville. Free. Donations benefit Divine Design, to help women suffering from emotional and physical abuse. Reservations: 360-651-2829.

Robin Hood Lanes and Dunn Lumber Multiple Sclerosis Celebrity Bowl benefit for MS, to benefit Helping Hands-MSHH, June 7, Robin Hood Lanes, Edmonds. www.MShelp.org.

Average Joe Cat Show and Photo Contest, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 10, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. NE, Shoreline. Benefits Purrfect Pals. $5, $12 family. 360-652-9611, ext. 4; purrfectpals.org.

Domestic violence awareness fundraiser, 6 p.m. Friday, Evergreen Speedway, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Rock-wall climbing, vendors, displays, law enforcement drag races, beer garden and more. $10, free for ages 14 and younger.

Northwest Youth Music Association benefit auction, 5 p.m. May 25, Monte Cristo Ballroom, 1507 Wall St., Everett; $40 includes dinner and drinks. Drum Corps will perform. 206-369-2256, www.nwyouthmusic.org.

Mariner High School Alumni Association second annual dinner and auction scholarship fundraiser for Mariner High School, 6 p.m. May 2, The Manor, 13032 Admiralty Way, Everett. Cinco de Mayo style fiesta. $35, www.mariner-alumni.com, 425-239-7781.

Taste of Decadence, May 2, Arlington. Volunteers needed for the Village Community Services event to benefit clients. Michelle Date, 360-653-7752, ext. 14.

Breakfasts

South Everett Lions Club pancake breakfast to raise funds for high school scholarships, sight and hearing assistance, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Cascade View Presbyterian Church, 1030 E. Casino Road, Everett. All the pancakes you can eat, syrup, ham, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee. $6; kids 5 and younger eat free.

Everett High School Navy Junior ROTC Booster Club benefit pancake breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. May 17, Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. $6, $4 under 13. Tickets, door or ­loangirl1@verizon.net.

For Kids

Washington State Youth Conservation Camps, July 13-19 or 20-26, Orcas Island. Ages 12-16. $250. 253-752-1275.

Meeting

Everettes Trailer and RV Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Program

Northwest Stream Center, Adopt-A-Stream Foundation, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. How to get a free stream survey, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Quilceda Creek, Marysville Fire District, 1635 Grove St., Marysville. In the Company of Crows and Ravens, 7 p.m. Thursday, Killer Whale Tales, 10 a.m. Saturday, $5, $7 nonmembers. 425-316-8592, aasf@streamkeeper.org.

Reunions

Bothell High School, class of 1978, Oct. 10 and 11. 425-483-2233, bhs78reunion@hotmail.com.

Everett High School, class of 1948, 2 p.m. Aug. 17, Naval Station Everett. 425-741-8022, domo88@verizon.net.

Lake Stevens High School, class of 1958, Aug. 8 and 9. 425-335-7962, mltastad@comcast.net.

Mariner High School, class of 1978. Sept. 6. 425-870-7444.

Snohomish High School, class of 1978, Aug. 23. http://home1.gte.net/res09uap/shs.

Marysville-Pilchuck High School, class of 1978, July 26. fourossy@yahoo.com, 424-252-7852.

Monroe High School, class of 1953, July 19. 360-794-7075.

Snohomish High School, class of 1955, noon July 26, 13724 S. Machias Road, Snohomish. 425–334–3798

For Seniors

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

Classes

City of Marysville Parks and Recreation, Personal Safety Training for Women and Teens, 9 a.m. Saturday; Fused Glass Workshop, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jennings Memorial Park Barn, Marysville. 360-363-8400 or ci.marysville.wa.us.

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