Community Calendar


Apologetics Forum: The Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County meets next at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Atonement Free Lutheran Church, 6905 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Christian pastor and former Muslim Shahram Hadian will speak on “Chrislam Exposed.” Refreshments, books and DVDs. More info:

Arlington Recreational Garden Group: Next monthly workshop will be held 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 27 (fourth Saturday) at the Arlington Utilities Office Building, 154 W. Cox Ave. Cost for the first session is $4 and $1 per meeting after that. Registration not required. More info: Bea Randall, 360-435-3892.

Business and Professional Women, Greater Everett: Next regular meeting is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 22 (fourth Monday, except July and August) at Bob’s Burgers and Brew, 1611 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett. Nina Durfee, a coach and author of “Full Bloom,” will speak on three mistakes professional women make that keep them overcommitted, overwhelmed and headed for burnout. Women age 18 and older welcome. More info: Joyce Robins at 206-909-6815.

Camano Island Women’s Republican Club: Next luncheon meeting is at 12 p.m. Sept. 23 (fourth Tuesday) at the Lost Lake Clubhouse, 1469 Lake Drive, Camano Island. Guest speakers are Rep. Dave Hayes and Island County Commissioner candidate Rick Hannold. Lunch is $2. More info: Linda Navarre, 360-387-5886 or

Everettes RV and Trailer Club: Next dinner meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in the community room of Evergreen Bowling Lanes, 5111 Claremont Way, Everett. Next outing is Oct. 9-12 in Grayland. More info: 360-629-8510 or

Friends of the Camano Library: Meets next at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Camano Island Library, 848 N. Sunrise Blvd. John Hamer, retired executive director and co-founder of the Washington News Council, will speak. The News Council closed in June after 15 years of holding the state’s news media publicly accountable for accuracy, fairness and ethics. More info: 360-572-4172.

Friends of the Edmonds Library: Meets next at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Plaza Room at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St. Guest speaker Mary Kay Sneeringer, Edmonds Bookshop owner, will share her favorite new releases. More info:

Genealogy, Snohomish: The Genealogy Workgroup meets next at 10 a.m. Sept. 27 (fourth Saturday) at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Geared at those interested in genealogy and makes use of the library’s extensive genealogical collection.

Good Sam RV Club: Chapters in Snohomish and Island counties are accepting new members who enjoy RVing, meeting new friends and going to new places. More info: or 425-344-4916.

Hilltoppers: The Hilltoppers of Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, a senior social group, meets next at 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23 (fourth Tuesday) at the church, 4514 84th St. SW, Mukilteo. The luncheon costs $7. For reservations, call Sheila McGillivray at 425-348-3056.

Lions Club, Everett Central: Meets next at noon Sept. 24 (second and fourth Wednesdays) at Lombardi’s restaurant, 1620 W. Marine View Drive in Everett. Prospective members welcome. Please RSVP by calling Art Ruben at 425-387-9256.

Mukilteo Yacht Club: Meets next at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 (fourth Thursday, except December) at the MillTown Sailing Association Clubhouse, 410 Fourth St. at the Port of Everett. Prospective members are encouraged to attend. The cruising and social club sponsors two cruises per month, reciprocal moorage privileges, discounts, education and more. More info:, or Denise at 425-218-3359.

Puget Sound Camera Club: Meets at 7 p.m. the second, fourth and fifth Monday of the month at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. More info: 425-776-2442.

Puget Sound Singles: An active group of single people over age 50 who join for fun activities, such as weekly breakfasts at 9 a.m. Saturdays at the IHOP at Everett Mall Way and Evergreen Way, as well as movie nights, potlucks, day trips and dinner adventures. More info: 425-374-3203.

Quilceda Woodcarving Club: Meets next on Sept. 27 (fourth Saturday) with open carving 9-11 a.m. and meeting following until about 1:30 p.m. in the building next to the barn at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. Guests welcome. More info: 425-335-4904.

Rotary Club: The professional service club is active across Snohomish County. Learn more and find a local club at

Toastmasters: The nonprofit club helps members improve their speaking and leadership skills. There are multiple clubs in Snohomish County. To find a local club, go to

Willow Place: Activities for adults with developmental disabilities are offered 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Quilceda Community Services, 9610 48th Drive NE, Marysville. Three-hour activity sessions include exercise, crafts, games and music. Cost is $15. More info: 360-653-2324.

Writers group, Monroe: Wednesday Writers meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Main Street Books, 110 E. Main St., Suite 100. Find support and guidance at this group led by published author Bernadette Pajer. A Junior Wednesday Writers for teens starts at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way.

Writers groups, Mukilteo: The Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group meets 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Place W. Poets Corner meets 1-3 p.m. the first and third Thursday at the Everett Public Library Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. More info:


Town Hall: Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson holds a town hall gathering regarding the increased drug-related criminal activity on South Whidbey, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the South Whidbey High School commons, 5675 Maxwelton Road, Langley. More info: 360-679-7354,

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