American Legion Post 58: 7 p.m. third Tuesday of every month at the Odd Fellows Building, 610 Lewis St., Monroe. Bob, 360-863-3544 or www.americanlegionmonroe.org.
American Legion Post 6: 7 p.m. second Thursday of every month at the VFW Hall, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Marvin, 425-224-4137.
American Legion Post 181: 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Lake Stevens Community Center, 1812 124th Ave NE, Lake Stevens. For more info call Tom 425-314-5865, Tony 360-631-3242, or Vern 425-343-9637; or email: email@example.com or go to [URL]www.post181.org;http://www.post181.org[URL].
Daughters of Norway, Thelma Lodge No. 26: 10 a.m., Jan. 21, at Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes, Everett, Women of Scandinavian descent, or with interest in Scandinavian culture, age 13 and over are eligible for membership. Guests are welcome.
Everett Emblem Club No. 523: 11 a.m. second Monday of each month at the Everett Elks Lodge, 2802 Hoyt Ave, Everett.
Lynnwood Emblem Club No. 366: 7:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Lynnwood Elks Lodge, 6620 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.
Fleet Reserve Association and Ladies Fleet Reserve Association unit and branch 18: Lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m. second Saturday of each month at 23003 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. 425-771-2774.
Knitting Group: All skill levels are welcomed. The group aims to share knowledge and provide a supportive atmosphere. Beginners are asked to bring No. 8 and No. 9 needles and a skein of worsted-weight yarn. Meetings are scheduled for 10 a.m., every Thursdays from Dec. 29 to Jan. 26, at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. More information, call 425-493-8202.
Pilchuck Audubon Society: 7 p.m., Friday, Everett Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave. The public is invited. For more information, call 425-252-0926 or visit [/URL]pilchuckaudubon.org;http://pilchuckaudubon.org[URL].
Sky Valley Eagle: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sky Valley Eagles Hall, 1112 E. Main, Sultan. The purpose of the meeting is to gather ideas to better serve the members. More information call 360-793-9151.
Early Opinions: 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at the Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo. 425-347-5428.
Everett Pacesetters: 7 p.m. Thursdays at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. [/URL]www.everettpacesetters.org;http://www.everettpacesetters.org[URL].
Mill Creek: 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.
Monroe: 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Merrill Gardens, 15465 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. [/URL]www.monroetoastmasters.com.;http://www.monroetoastmasters.com
Snohomish City Toastmasters: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave. Snohomish. Visitors welcome. 425-876-3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org. [URL]snohomishcitytoastmasters.blogspot.com.
Snohomish City Toastmasters: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave. Snohomish. Visitors welcome. 425-876-3232 or email@example.com. [URL]snohomishcitytoastmasters.blogspot.com.Sultan’s Early Words: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1112 E. Main St., Sultan. Behind Wagley Creek Automotive. Visitors welcome. 360-863-2208.
The Gipson Gabbers: 10 to 11:15 a.m. first and third Saturday of every month at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Deb Loughrey-Johnson, 425-257-7080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Arlington: 9 a.m. Fridays at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE. Cathy, 425-308-3150.
Everett 325: 10 a.m. Mondays at Memorial Community Church, 710 Pecks Drive, Everett. 425-750-3414.
Lakewood: 9 a.m. Wednesdays at Faith Lutheran Church, 1424 172nd Ave. NE, Arlington. Deborah, 425-422-3648.
Monroe: Chapter 0627: 8:30 a.m. Mondays at First Baptist Church of Monroe, 17922 149th St. SE, 360-793-2238 or 360-794-7345. Chapter 1042: 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at New Hope Fellowship Monroe, 1016 W. Main St., 360-794-8028.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS
Arlington Post 1561: 7 p.m. first Tuesdays at the American Legion Hall, 115 Olympic Ave., Arlington. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-232-8453 or 360-435-6677.
Gay Jones Post 921 and Auxiliary: 1 p.m. third Saturdays at the Boys &Girls Club, 402 Second St., Snohomish. Most overseas veterans are eligible. Help for all veterans who need a hand up. 425-397-7111.
Ladies Auxiliary No. 2100: 6:30 p.m. second Monday of each month at the Post Home, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett.
Lynnwood Post 1040: First Thursdays at the Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.
Old Guard Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. last Thursday of every month at 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. 425-252-2100.
Everett Area Newcomers: Welcoming women new to the area. The group has 10 to 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. 425-835-0134.
Friendship Club: A group of senior citizens meets for lunch the second Thursday of each month at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 216 Broadway, Everett. The lunch costs $7. Edward, 425-493-2588.
Gold Prospectors Association of America, Everett chapter: 7 p.m. second Friday of the month at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett. Eras Gattshall, 425-263-2293.
Good Guy Sams RV Club: 11 a.m. third Friday of each month at the Marysville Golden Corral, 1065 State Ave. 425-355-3450 or 360-563-2648.
Double-deck pinochle group: Meets at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m., Thursdays at the Scriber Gardens/GenCare 6024 200 St. SW, Lynnwood. For more information call Carla at 425-771-5471.
Marysville: 7 a.m. first and third Tuesdays of the month at Fanny’s Restaurant, 505 Cedar Ave. A1, Marysville. Renae, 425-971-0031.
Everett: noon to 1 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett. 425-923-0039.
Mill Creek Seniors Club: Potlucks in the community room at City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month. 425-357-1260.
North Sound Knitters Guild: 6 to 9 p.m. second Monday of every month at in the social room of Stanwood Senior Center, 7530 276th St. NW, Stanwood. New and seasoned knitters welcome. Sandy, 360-387-0165.
Snohomish Antique Study Club: 6:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday in the meeting room at Snohomish City Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-8095.
Sno-King Stamp Club: Meetings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Snohomish County PUD, 2320 California St., Everett. Meetings usually include a program. Family Night: 7 to 9 p.m. third Friday of each month at the South County Senior Center, 220 S. Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Silent auction, free refreshments and plenty of stamps to buy and sell. sno-kingstampclub.freehostia.com.
Snohomish Knitters Guild: 7 to 9 p.m. second Tuesdays of the month at the Waltz Building, 116 Ave. B, Snohomish. Doors open at 6 p.m. for an impromptu knit group, 6:30 p.m. for Knit Lab. The main program starts at 7 p.m. www.snohomishknittersguild.org.
Valley Spinners Guild: 7 to 9 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Zion Lutheran Church, 329 Ave. A, Snohomish. Alice Lake, 360-668-8196, email email@example.com or [URL]valleyspinnersguild.wordpress.com;http://valleyspinnersguild.wordpress.com[URL].
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet: The Mill Creek Senior Center is having an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast to raise funds for the center. People can come anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., next Thursday, at the Merrill Gardens Retirement Community, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. There will be waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea and juice. The suggested donation is $10. For further information, call the Senior Center main office at 425-948-7170.
Blood and guts with the Pacific Science Center: From 10 a.m., to noon, Saturday, , Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Learn about the human brain, analyze X-rays and assemble skeletons. The event is intended for school-age children and caregivers. For more information, call 360-568-2898 or go to www.sno-isle.org.
Caregiver classes: The Stillaguamish Senior Center is offering a six-week educational series for unpaid family caregivers to learn how to better care others and themselves. Classes start from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays Jan. 18 to Feb. 22, at the center’s multi-purpose room, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. There is a $25 refundable deposit cost for materials. Prior registration is required. To register or for more information, contact Debra Cook at 360-653-4551 ext. 236.
Chicken Dinner: From noon to 2 p.m., Jan. 29, Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Roasted chicken with mashed potatoes will be served to help raise funds for the center. Costs are $5 for children under 12, $7 for seniors, and $8 for adults. For more information, call 360-653-4551.
Citizenship classes: Marysville Library is offering a five-week citizenship class starting Jan. 23. The classes are to help immigrants pass the naturalization test. Prior registration is required. For more information, contact Mark Barnett at 360-658-5000 ext. 5021.
Citizenship Classes: Mountlake Terrace Library is offering free citizenship classes at 7 p.m., starting Feb. 16, at the library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Manuals will be provided. For more information, please call 425-776-8722 or register in person at the library.
Crafternoon: 2 p.m., Friday, Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Painting activities for children between the ages 5 and 12. For more information, call 425-493-8202.
Declutter Your Home: Learn from professional organizer how to storage more efficiently. 11 a.m., Jan. 21 , at the library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.
Duplicate Bridge: 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Lynnwood Senior Center, 19000 44th Ave W. Evening games for all levels of players. Fee is $5. For more information, call 425-670-5050.
ESL Talk Time: Adults seeking to improve their English-speaking skills are invited to attend Monroe Library’s ESL Talk Time on Tuesdays. The free one-hour talks are scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Monroe Library meeting room located at 1070 Village Way. For more information, call 360-794-7851.
Kids Zumba: Kids learn dance steps and routines to kid friendly songs. Kids develop balance, discipline, memory and creativity, all while being physically active. Classes are from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m., for ages 3 to 7, and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for ages 8 to 12, Tuesdays, from Jan. 17 to Feb. 14, at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. City residents pay $36, non-resident pay $41. Register at Edmonds Parks &Recreation by calling at 425.771.0230 or www.reczone.org.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The community is invited to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, in Baker Hall, room 120, at the Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St. The free event is planned to have a speaker, questions and answer session, and a performance of King’s speeches.
Helping Your Kids with Homework: 7 p.m., Jan. 31, Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Learn how to use free library resources and services to help your child or teen manage homework and test preparation. Demonstrations, handouts and dessert will be provided. For more information, call 425-493-8202.
International Dinner Out: 6 p.m. every fourth Wednesday of the month at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children younger than 12. Call 360-794-6359 for reservations.
Pancake Breakfast: 8 to 10:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. Enjoy a meal of pancakes, eggs, ham, sausage, coffee, milk and juice prepared and served by volunteers. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. Proceeds benefit the center. 360-794-6359.
Parenting classes: YWCA and Pathways Counseling are holding CPS- and court-approved parenting classes starting at 5:30 p.m. from Jan. 18 to March 21, Classes are free for income-eligible families. For more information, to register and know of locations call 425-412-2364 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recycle your electronics: People are invited to bring their old PCs, laptop, TVs and other electronics to a free electronics recycling event starting from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., Saturday, at the McClain Insurance Office, 10410 19th Ave. SE, Everett. Electronic items not covered by the Washington state recycle program, such as VCRs, DVD players, and stereos, will also be accepted for a $5 fee.
Shred-a-thon: The Lynnwood High School FCCLA Club is organizing a shred-a-thon as a way to inform the community about how to prevent identity theft and also as a club fundraiser. The event is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 28, at the target parking lot of Alderwood Mall, 18305 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood. Suggested donations are $5 for a small box or bag, and $10 for a large box or bag.
Table tennis at the Everett senior center: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays at 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.
Village Community Services: Friday music jam sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. MacLeod Ave., Arlington. Kids and adults are invited. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 360-653-7752, ext. 14.
“Winged Migration”: The Adopt A Stream Foundation and the Snohomish County Parks Department invite for a screening of the documentary “Winged Migration,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Northwest Stream Center in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Entrance is free, but people must call 425-316-8592 to reserve a seat. For more information, go to www.streamkeeper.org.
Zonta Club of Everett: 7:30 a.m., first Thursdays, noon on third Thursdays, at the Everett Golf &Country Club. Guests are welcomed. More information about the Zonta Club of Everett can be found by contacting email@example.com.
AARP, Snohomish County Chapter 2308: 1 p.m. first Friday of each month at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd, Arlington. Jim Cummins, 360-435-5788 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary: 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. The group supports the Coast Guard, teaches boating safety classes and conducts free vessel examinations. Marie Porterfield, 425-629-3241, 509-949-6715 or Marie.Porterfield64@gmail.com.
Employment Network: Free help with job search, resume writing and interviewing. 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE., Mill Creek. 425-743-2386.
Family support group: 7:30 to 9 p.m. second Monday of every month at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100 St. NE, Marysville. A group for family members of adults living with mental illness, to share ideas about coping and becoming better caregivers to their loved ones. Wendy, 206-790-0162.
Lymphedema Support Group Meeting: 6 to 8 p.m. third Thursday of the month, Conference Room B, Providence Regional Medical Center, Pacific Campus, 916 Pacific Avenue, Everett, Kim@kimsfocus.net.
Lynnwood MS self-help group: 1 to 2:30 p.m. third Fridays in the group room at the YWCA Village, at 19703 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Meetings held on the third Friday of every month. Sharon Todd, 360-651-9720.
Marysville MS self-help group: 10:30 to noon second Saturday of each month, except July and August, at Cascade Christian Reformed Church, 13908 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. Barb 360-659-7431, Linda 425-238-0849.
Monroe Running Group: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the YMCA, 14033 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe. Runners of all ages and skill levels can attend. YMCA membership is not required. 360-805-1879.
Mothers and More: 7:30 to 9 p.m. third Tuesdays at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members welcome. Email email@example.com.
Mukilteo Running Club: 7:30 a.m. Saturdays, above the Harbour Pointe Middle School track. All ages and abilities welcome. The group runs a 4-mile loop at a conversational pace. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parkinson’s disease support group: 2 to 4 p.m. fourth Saturdays in the Rainier Room at 1330 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-327-9401.
Puget Sound Camera Club: 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Monday of the month at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-776-2442.
Puget Sound Singles: A group for people older than 45. Fun, friends, family. Breakfasts on Saturdays. Judy, 425-931-1195.
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: The Everett chapter of the national support group meets at 7 p.m. third Mondays at the Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave. [/URL]www.pflag.org;http://www.pflag.org[URL].
Support group for parents of children with behavioral problems: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. The network offers peer-to-peer support for parents struggling with children exhibiting behaviors such as abusing drugs or alcohol, truancy or other risky behaviors. Groups are confidential and free. 888-468-2620 or [/URL]www.cpsn.org;http://www.cpsn.org[URL].
Support group for special education parents in the Everett School District: 6:30 to 8 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month except December, at View Ridge Elementary School, 202 Alder Street, Everett.
The 449 Club: A nonprofit alcohol-free dance and social club, “bumpin’ to the tunes of old-school R&B.” Volunteers needed. 425-445-5224.
Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island: Meets 1 p.m. the second Monday of the month through June at Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. 360-579-2352.
Sno-Isle Genealogical Society: Meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage in Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Meeting and announcements at 1 p.m., program at 1:30 p.m. The genealogical research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood, is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. 425-775-6267.
Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers: 1 to 3 p.m. second Tuesdays at 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086, 360-969-0064 or email@example.com.
Widow support groups: Widowed Information Consultation Services has ongoing support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Monroe. 425-252-7617.
Workshop to start your own business: Free workshops about starting new businesses or improve current ones. The first of a series of workshops start at 6 p.m., Wednesday, GROW Washington, 1204 First St., Snohomish. For more information, call Carolyn Eslick at 425-237-2093, or call GROW Washington at 360-217-7235 or visit www.growwashington.biz.
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Arlington Food Bank: Looking for Arlington-area businesses and community groups interested in hosting a food drive. Dori, 360-435-1631. Volunteers also needed.
Arlington Kids’ Kloset: Looking for volunteers to work weekly, three-hour shifts helping needy families shop for school clothing. Weekly hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to noon and 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Donations of gently used clothing and books also are needed. 360-435-4875.
Binky Patrol: A group of quilters, knitters and crocheters who make “binkies” for children in traumatic situations. The group is looking for volunteers and donations of fabric, yarn or thread. Meetings are on the first Sunday of each month in Marysville. 360-659-7198.
Cancer Resource Center at the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership: Looking for volunteers to work weekly four-hour shifts meeting with cancer patients and caregivers, and providing support. Drivers for the Road to Recovery program also are needed. The program provides rides for cancer patients to their treatments and appointments. Volunteers use their own vehicles and get mileage reimbursement. 425-322-1114.
Hands of Hope Food Bank: Help serve your neighbors in need by volunteering at the food bank or making a donation. For more information on volunteering, call and ask for the director. To make a donation, send checks to 9506 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett, WA 98208, or bring in your food donation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 425-355-5985.
Hospice volunteers needed: Hospice &Home Care of Snohomish County is looking for volunteers to help in a multitude of ways that could be visiting patients, delivering supplies, working in the office, helping with events, etc. Information Sessions are held at either 2 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m, the third Wednesday of each month. Please call 425-261-4815 to register and for dates and times.
Knitting to Make a Difference: From 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Mondays, at Lynnwood Senior Center, 19000 44th Ave W. People of all skill level come together to make blankets, hats, and scarves for local babies and homeless children. Needles and yarn provided. The fee is $5. For more information, call 425-670-5050.
Kloz 4 Kidz: The free clothing center for kids in need in the Marysville area is seeking donations of clean, gently used clothing and cash donations. Call for an appointment or volunteer information. 360-659-8521.
Marysville Community Food Bank: Looking for volunteers to help with a variety of jobs including food sorters and drivers at 4150 88th St. NE., Marysville. 360-658-1054 or [/URL]www.marysvillecommunityfb.com;http://www.marysvillecommunityfb.com[URL].
Marysville Community Lunch: Volunteers are needed to help buy, prepare and serve food from 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. Teri, 360-658-4472.
Mentoring Children of Promise: A community-based mentoring program for children with incarcerated parents is looking for committed, dependable adults, 21 and older, to have fun and be positive role models to at-risk children. Other volunteer opportunities also available. Wendi, 425-259-2973, ext. 2717 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Partners in Palliative Care: Seeks volunteer listeners for its support program. 425-261-4769.
Road to Recovery: American Cancer Society program seeking volunteer drivers for cancer patients. Jerri Wood, 425-322-1114 or email@example.com.
Sew Thougthful: 10 a.m., Jan. 20, at the Evergreen Room, McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE. The Clothing and Textile Advisors of Snohomish County is organizing this community sewing project to donate benevolent quilts to the CICU at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. Anyone interested on sewing can join. Materials are provided, but if possible, bring own sewing machine and basic sewing tools. For more information, call Carla Peery at 206-595-9717 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer through the Retired and Senior Volunteers Program: The program matches volunteers 55 and older with dozens of opportunities throughout Snohomish County. Sponsored by Catholic Community Services. John McAlpine, 425-374-6374.
Snohomish Community Food Bank: Needs volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, including food processing and lifting assistance on weekday mornings. Must be 16 or older. 360-568-7993.
Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center: Volunteer opportunities for youth and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, 360-629-5257.
Stillaguamish Senior Center needs volunteers for various positions, from sorting clothes to, driving a bus, to helping in the kitchen. DJ, 360-653-4551, ext. 228. The center is at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington.
VGAL: Snohomish County Volunteer Guardian ad Litem program needs Spanish-speaking volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the dependency court area. Contact the VGAL Program for a volunteer application at 425-388-7854.
Volunteer Chore Services: A program of Catholic Community Services is seeking volunteers to help low-income senior clients with everyday household chores, such as washing dishes, vacuuming and laundry. Katie Owen, 425-374-6323.
Willow Place: Three-hour activity sessions for older teens and adults with developmental disabilities. Exercise, crafts, games, music. The sessions are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 1402 State Ave., Marysville. $10 for those with caregivers, $15 for those who come by themselves. 360-653-2324.