American Association of University Women: First fall meeting at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Roger Savy will speak about how to be a better communicator. 425-252-7649.
Snohomish Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave. 360-568-5629.
Daughters of Norway: 10 a.m. Sept. 19 at St. Paul’s Church, 2005 Colby Ave., Everett. The regular meeting of Thelma Lodge 26 Daughters of Norway includes a demonstration of krumkake making by Edith Carlquist. Guests are welcome. Membership is open to women over age 13 of Scandinavian descent.
Everett PROBUS Club: Meets for fellowship and a program at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave. 425-334-4327.
Edmonds Lions Club: 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Stevens Hospital cafeteria, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-774-6353.
Edmonds Kiwanis Club: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-771-8949.
Lynnwood Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lynnwood Fire Station, 18800 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-776-7578.
Marysville Kiwanis: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Village Restaurant, 224 Ash Ave., Marysville. 425-343-5310.
Monroe Kiwanis Club: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Godard Room, Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-805-9457.
Monroe Garden Club: 1 p.m. Monday at Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 S. Lewis St., Monroe. Plant specialist Nick Heiting will speak on growing great succulents. 425-870-4597.
North Sound Mental Health: A community meeting to develop strategic priorities for mental health services for the next three years, noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Everett Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 360-416-7013.
Mill Creek Women’s Club: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Drive, Mill Creek. Author Mary Daheim will speak about her work. Luncheon costs $18 for members and $20 for guests. RSVP to Kathy Meyer-Deesing, 425-337-7113, www.millcreekwomensclub.com.
Mukilteo Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo, and second through fourth Tuesdays of every month at the Pointe Restaurant, Harbour Pointe Golf Club, Mukilteo. 425-322-4537.
Japanese Gulch Group: An open house from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mukilteo City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo. Learn about efforts to save the unprotected green space called Japanese Gulch that borders Mukilteo and Everett. Debby McGehee at 425-501-5922 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Silver Lake Kiwanis: 7 a.m. every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett.
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lynnwood Post 1040: Meets first Thursdays at the Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.
Village Community Services: Friday music jam sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. MacLeod Ave., Arlington. Youths and adults are invited to participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 360-653-7752, ext. 14.
Snohomish Senior Center: Autumn dance party, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish. Event open to people 15 and older. Proceeds from the $10 admission supports the center’s programs. To order tickets, call 360-568-0934.
Back to School Block Party: Noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Meadowdale High School, 6002 168th St SW, Lynnwood. Clothes for Kids and the Lynnwood Food Bank will be represented at the event. School supplies and canned food donations will be collected.
EHS Blue and Gold Summer Bash: A 21-and-older fundraising event for supporters of Everett High School, 6 p.m. Saturday at Floral Hall, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Tickets sold prior to the event are $25 per person or $45 per couple. Tickets at the door are $30 per person or $60 per couple. Live band The Nowhere Men will perform. www.blueandgoldclub.com/summerbash.asp.
Document Destruction Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. Participants do not need to be residents of Mill Creek to participate. Personal documents destroyed for free. Nonperishable food items collected on site for local food bank.
Island Gala Auction: Support Camano Senior and Community Center at the annual auction at 5 p.m. Sept. 26. Tickets on sale at the center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island, for $65 per person. Admission includes hors d’ oeuvres, complimentary beverages and a seated dinner with a choice of king salmon, beef filet medallions or a vegetarian entree. Formal attire suggested. 360-387-0222 or www.camanocenter.org.
The Greater Everett Community Foundation Possibilities Breakfast: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22, at the Edward Hansen Conference Center at Comcast Arena in Everett. Executive director of the Giraffe Heroes Project and former U.S. diplomat John Graham is scheduled to speak about how to stay creative and energized during tough times. Call 425-212-4056 for more information or to RSVP.
Stanwood Community and Senior Center: Harvest Jubilee pancake breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 19 at 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. Adults eat for $5 and kids 12 and under are $3. Serving hotcakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee. 360-629-7403 or www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org.
Sustainable Edmonds: Tips and tricks for celebrating a green Halloween, 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at PCC Natural Market, 9803 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Mother-daughter co-authors of the book “Celebrate Green! Creating Eco-Savvy Holidays, Celebrations and Traditions for the Whole Family” and founders of GreenHalloween.org and CelebrateGreen.net will offer ideas on how to create holiday traditions that are sustainable.
Third Friday of the month dance: 7:30 p.m. at the South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island. Swing dance lesson included in the $8 admission price. 360-387-6842.
Beginner Tai Chi: 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish. Cost of the six-week class is $18 for senior center members, $23 for nonmembers. 360-568-0934.
GriefShare: A support program for anyone grieving the death of a loved one meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Marysville Church of the Nazarene, 8240 64th St. NE, Marysville. The program begins on Wednesday. Participants can begin at any week in the series. 360-659-4629.
Laughter Club: meets noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Movement Arts at 3502 204th St. NE, Arlington. 425-501-8894.
Quilceda Carvers: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month in the Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. This nonprofit group is dedicated to promoting interest in the art of woodcarving and community service. Woodcarving class is 9 a.m. to noon. Potluck and show-and-tell from noon to 2 p.m. www.quilcedacarvers.com.
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.
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.
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.
Nonsmoking Single 60s Group: Bowl every Thursday morning. Other activities include card games, tours and movies. 425-776-0229 or 360-659-1024.
Granite Falls Library: Family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St. 360-691-6087.
Granite Fall Library: Teen gaming from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St. Show off Guitar Hero skills at the library. Treats provided by the Friends of the Granite Falls Library. 360-691-6087.
Granite Falls Library: Book group 7 p.m. Monday at the Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St. 360-691-6087.
Arlington Library: Book group 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave. 360-435-3033.
Mountlake Terrace Library: Computer classes at 8:15 a.m. begin Saturday at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Available classes include computer basics, Internet basics and secrets of the Sno-Isle Web page. Registration is required. 425-776-8722.
Monroe Library: Book group, 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way, Monroe. 360-794-7851.
Monroe Library: Beginning catalog and Internet class, 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way, Monroe. Learn how to search the Internet, access library databases, set up an e-mail account and use the library catalog. Register: 360-794-7851.
Mukilteo Library: Understanding the Health Care Crisis, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Mukilteo. Learn more about health care solutions offered by leading state experts, and understand political, public and provider issues in the forum hosted by D.J. Wilson, editor of the book “Dear Governor, About That Healthcare Crisis.” 425-493-8202.
Mukilteo Library: Employer Research for Jobseekers, 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. A workshop to develop skills in creating a connection to a potential employer, accessing the hidden job market and resume tips that interest human resources personnel. 425-493-8202.
Edmonds Toastmasters: Meetings 7 to 8 a.m. Fridays, Edmonds Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. Visitors welcome to observe or participate. More information, www.edmondstoastmasters.org or 206-949-8025.
Snohomish County Toastmaster’s Club 690: Learn more at snohomish.freetoasthost.org or attend a weekly meeting, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, except county holidays, Snohomish County Administration Building East, Room 6A04. email@example.com.
The Intermec Toastmasters: Noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays each month, 6001 36th Ave. W., Everett. 425-265-2395.
Start a Neighborhood Watch: The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office teaches residents of unincorporated Snohomish County how to protect their homes and reduce the risk of becoming a crime victim by forming a neighborhood watch. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-388-7375.
Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup kitchen at noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals are served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the streets. 425-355-1042.
Everett Area Newcomers: Welcomes women new to the area. The group has 10 to 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. 360-320-1773.
The 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.
Mothers and More: 7:30 to 9 p.m. every third Tuesday at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members are welcome. For information, e-mail email@example.com.
Everett Emblem Club: 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett.
Fit for Life Class: 2 to 3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. The cost for eight classes is $22. 360-653-4551.
Marysville Parks and Recreation: Yoga classes from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville. Yoga is ongoing. Punch cards are available; $80 for 10 visits or $45 for five visits. 360-363-8400.
East County Senior Center: Free writing class at 2 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. 360-794-6359.
Pocahontas Tribe 11: 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett. 425-259-4567.
Mill Creek Toastmasters: Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.
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. 360-658-7435.
Stanwood Eagles FOE 3041: 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3224 or go to www.foe.com.
Valley Spinners Guild: 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Learn to spin wool. 360-793-0962.
Mill Creek Seniors Club: Potlucks in the community room at Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month. 425-357-1260.
Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Visitors welcome. 425-346-7077.
Sno-Isle Genealogy Society: 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 at 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. 425-775-6267.
Widowed Information and Consultation Services: Support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Sultan. 425-252-7617.
YOU CAN HELP
Mill Creek Senior Center: Seeks volunteer instructors for its computer classes. The center offers a variety of classes for seniors in the computer lab at the Washington State University Extension Office in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. 425-357-6002.
Operation Lookout: A provider of services for abducted and runaway children seeks energetic and committed people to be volunteer project assistants in Everett. 425-771-7335.
Partners in Palliative Care: Seeks volunteer listeners for its support program. 425-261-4769.
Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation: Seeks volunteers to help raise money to build a senior center near the Mill Creek Country Club. 425-742-9125.
Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center: Volunteer opportunities for youths and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, 360-629-5257.
Volunteers of America Western Washington Everett Food Bank: Accepts donations 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Volunteers of America, 1230 Broadway, Everett.
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.
The YWCA Working Women’s Wardrobe Program: Needs clothing-store shopping bags for clothing that is donated to the program. Free clothing is available to low-income women who are in need of interview or work-appropriate clothing. The program also needs personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, washcloths and feminine hygiene products. The program is at the YWCA, 3301 Broadway, Everett. 425-258-2766.