Community Calendar

Lake Stevens Middle School spring dessert social and dance, 7 p.m. Saturday, 1031 91st Ave. SE, Everett. $5, door. Raffle for gift baskets, desserts and drinks will be served along with live music from the middle school band and choral departments and the Generation Gap band.

* Benefit breakfast and silent auction, 7-11 this morning, Paraiso’s Mexican Restaurant, 3611 168th St. NE, Smokey Point. Benefits the owner’s daughter, the victim of a drunken driver. Motorcycle Fun Run, May 14, 10 a.m., restaurant.

* Strikes for Sherwood, bowling benefit for Sherwood Learning Center in Lake Stevens, 8:30 and 11:30 this morning, Brunswick Majestic Lanes, 1222 164th St. SW, Lynnwood. Sherwood helps children and adults with developmental disabilities. 425-334-4071,


* Norwegian pancake breakfast, 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. All-you-can-eat Norwegian pancakes with strawberries, maple syrup, sliced ham, beverages. $5. Children 3 and younger eat for free.


* Art classes, Monte Cristo Art Annex, 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-257-8380. Arts Council of Snohomish County.

* Gene Nastri Community School of the Arts, programs in art, music and drama, Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo and Point Elliott Art Center, 724 First St., Mukilteo. 425-290-9500,

* 2005 Watershed Keeper Class, 6:30 p.m. five Tuesdays, beginning March 22, plus two Saturdays, Everett High School, 2416 Colby Ave. Everett, $25 for those who live in unincorporated Snohomish County; $60 for others. 425-388-6476. Five-week lecture series, wetlands, sea life, pollution, lakes, drainage, flooding, tips for streamside landowners.

For seniors

* Snohomish Senior Center, 171 Cypress Ave., Snohomish. Membership brunch, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, $3.50. Entertainment, games, prizes. Reservation: 360-568-0934.

* South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Trips, computer classes, meals, crafts, cards, dances, games, language study and social services. Belly dancing, by Tamalyn Dallal, 1 p.m. March 24, free. Info: 425-774-5555.

* Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Lunch, college classes, crafts, bingo, cards, pool, day trips. Tour governor’s mansion and legislative building, Wednesday. Northwest Trek trip booking 425-257-8780.

In the schools

* Lakewood School District kindergarten registration, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Lakewood High School Theater, 17023 11th Ave. NE, Arlington.


* American Massage Therapy Association, 6:50 p.m. Monday, PUD Building; 2320 California St., Everett. Myofascial release techniques.

* Everett Area Newcomers, 10 a.m. Thursday, Diane Tinsley, 10505 66th Place W., Mukilteo. 425-493-6833.

* Port Gardner Neighborhood, 6:45 p.m. Monday, Port of Everett Commission Office, 2911 Bond St., Everett. Bob Buse, business area east of Broadway and north of 41st Street; Schiavo’s; Lake Washington Technical College of Kirkland instructor Gene Fosheim and students display scale model and present history with their ideas and concepts about the area of Hewitt and Bond Streets.

* Snohomish County Peace Action, 7 p.m. Friday, Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Amy Souers, Association of American Rivers, “The Politics of Water.”

* 44th Legislative District GOP, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Waltz Building, 116 Ave B, Snohomish.

* EarlyWords Toastmasters, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Dutch Cup Restaurant, 922 Main St., Sultan. Breakfast is free for those coming for the first time.

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