Community Calendar

TODAY

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, 7 tonight, Lynnwood Fire Station, 18818 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Show and tell. Silent auction.

Everett Area Newcomers’ book club meeting, 10 a.m. today at a member’s home. For more information, call 425-317-9811.

Parents can get their children’s safety seats checked for free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Mountlake Terrace Police Department parking garage, 5906 232nd St. SW. The seat checks are planned to continue during the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments last about 30 minutes. People are asked to bring the manuals for their vehicles and safety seats. For more information, call 425-551-1250 or e-mail kthorstenson@firedistrict1.org.

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

Discuss world news and current events at World News and Views, set for 10 a.m. today at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. The event is scheduled to be repeated at 10 a.m. Jan. 16. Participants are encouraged to come prepared with discussion topics or news articles for the group. Call the library at 425-776-8722.

Bring Your Own Book discussion, 6:45 tonight at the University Book Store, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek. A Friends of the Mill Creek Library event.

Teen afternoon, 3 p.m. today, Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Film festival, games, free food. Call 360-629-3132.

THURSDAY

Writer’s Group meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday in the Art Workshop studio building , 724 First St., Mukilteo.

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

The annual Reflections Exhibition of children’s artwork is on display weekdays beginning Thursday through Jan. 30 at the Everett School District’s administration service center, 4730 Colby Ave., Everett. Sponsored by the Everett PTSA Council, the exhibit features more than 240 artistic creations by students from 19 schools in the Everett School District.

Zonta Club of Everett business meeting, 7:30 a.m. at the Camp Fire USA Office, 4312 Rucker Ave., Everett. Breakfast is $5. For reservations or details about how to join the Zonta Club, call 425-348-3501 or e-mail info@zontaeverett.org.

FRIDAY

Snohomish Seniors group is offering a free four-week memory writing class, 10-11 a.m. on Fridays in January at Snohomish Senior Center, St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Cindy Crossman plans to help get participants started. Call 360-568-0934.

SATURDAY

Pancake breakfast to benefit Snohomish Seniors, 8:30-1-:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Menu includes pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs, biscuits and gravy, ham or sausage, juice and coffee or tea for $4 adults, $3 children.

Finding Money For College, noon Saturday at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Doug Breithaupt of the College Planning Network plans to help college-bound students and their families find merit-based scholarships and other financial aid sources.

Linda Severt offers “a circus in a blender,” juggling, music, and puppetry, 11 a.m. Saturday, Arlington Library, 135 North Washington Ave., Arlington.

SUNDAY

Community Yarn Creations meeting, 3-5 p.m. Sundays, Main Street Yarn, Mill Creek Town Center. The group donates creations to local social service agencies. Call 425-787-0736.

MONDAY

Snohomish Senior Center weekly Scrabble group is set to begin at 1 p.m. Monday, St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Call the center at 360-568-0934 and sign up.

TUESDAY

Beginning Genealogy by Thelma Cagle, series begins 10 a.m. Jan. 8, Sno-Isle Genealogical Research Library, Humble House, Heritage Park, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. 425-775-6267.

Norwegian language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Bothell Sons of Norway, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway. Cost is $90 for the nine-week class. Call 206-919-8881 to register.

Everett Public Library Brown Bag Book Discussion, noon Tuesday, training room, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8000.

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

WEDNESDAY

Toni Mirosevich plans to read from her award-winning book “Pink Harvest: Tales of Happenstance” at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 in the main auditorium at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Mirosevich grew up in Everett in a Croatian-American fishing family. Her father owned the boat “Western Maid” and earned his living fishing in Alaska.

The American Cancer Society kicks off its annual Relay For Life of South Snohomish County celebration, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 9, Ballinger Lake Golf Course, 23000 Lakeview Drive, Mountlake Terrace.

Caregivers Support Group, 2 to 3 p.m. second Wednesdays beginning Jan. 9, Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th Street NW, Stanwood. Call 360-629-7403, ext. 110.

Everett Community College and the Little Red School House plan to offer a parent and toddler class 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Children’s Village, 14 E. Casino Road, Everett. The cost is $35 per month. Parents and children are invited to attend an open house at The Village from 9:30-11:30 Jan. 9.

Volunteer drive, Historic Everett Theater, 1 and 7 p.m., Jan. 9, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-6766.

THIS WEEK

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

Senior motorists can hone their driving skills at a class being offered through the city of Edmonds. The AARP Drive Safety Program is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 7 and 8 at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. The class is intended for people ages 55 and older and costs $10. Participants may qualify for an auto insurance discount. To register, go to www.reczone.org.

ONGOING

Snohomish Kiwanis Club, 11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Alfy’s Pizza, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish.

Senior coffee hour, 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the community center, First Baptist Church of Everett, 3120 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Call 425-259-9166.

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.

Sons of Italy of Marysville meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Jennings Park, 7027 51st St. NE, Marysville. Call 360-435-6878.

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 Wednesday in Everett. Call 360-387-9888.

Support groups for widowed men and women, Everett. Call 425-252-7617 or 360-659-7861.

Community Yarn Creations, 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays at Main Street Yarn, Mill Creek Town Center. The knitting and crocheting group creates items to donate to local agencies. All skill levels welcome. 425-787-0736.

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.

South County Senior Center Friday Fling and dance, 1 to 3 p.m. first and third Fridays of each month, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-774-5555.

Peace Action of South Snoho­mish County, 6 p.m. third Fridays, Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Coffee provided.

OPPORTUNITIES

Operation Lookout of the Foundation for Missing Children, the Everett-based provider of services for abducted and runaway children, seeks help with a volunteer eBay project and a volunteer office assistant. Both require data entry and basic office experience. Call 425-771-7335 or e-mail oladmin@operationlookout.org.

Kamiak High School’s student body association is looking for artists interested in volunteering to paint murals at Kamiak. Interested artists are asked to contact the Kamiak student leaders at kamiakasb@gmail.com.

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.

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation seeks volunteer drivers, www.angelcarefoundation.org or 877-417-3484.

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. 360-629-5257.

The Everett Food Bank is taking 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 Mondays. The nonprofit organization northeast of Stanwood also needs volunteers. For information, call 360-629-7055.

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