Everett Area Newcomers welcomes women to a monthly luncheon. If you would like to attend and are not a member, please call Phyllis at 425-773-1358.
South County Senior Center offers a bead crochet class from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Monday at 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Learn how to combine crochet with beading to create bracelets. Supplies are included. The cost is $25 for members, $28 for nonmembers. Call 425-774-5555.
Snohomish County Republican Women’s Club 11 a.m. meeting, noon lunch at Shawn O’Donnell’s Restaurant,122 128th St SE, Everett. Men welcome. 425-322-3623 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Pilchuck Audubon Society presents Gardening for Wildlife with speaker Neil Zimmerman, 7 p.m. at Everett Firefighter’s Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett.
Stevens Hospital presents a group for new mothers and their babies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds, to meet and share ideas and listen to speakers. This group is led by a registered nurse. Call 425-673-3352.
Village Community Services Friday Music Jam Sessions from 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. McLeod, Arlington. Youths and adults are invited to participate. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 360-653-7752, ext. 14.
The Mill Creek Senior Center presents an Alzheimer’s caregiver support group from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Mill Creek Senior Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Call 425-286-1045.
South County Senior Center will offer AARP income tax preparation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 10 at 220 Railroad Avenue, Edmonds. By appointment only. You must pick up tax preparation instructions before your appointment. Call 425-774-5555.
Anti-Valentine Party for Mukilteo teens who find the Valentine hearts, cupids, flowers and candy all too much. Enjoy unromantic games, activities, music and food from 1 to 3 p.m. at Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. 425-493-8202.
Mountlake Terrace Senior Center fundraiser, 2 to 5 p.m. in the red room at the Nile Temple, 6601 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace. All-you-can-eat fresh Dungeness crab feast.
Valentine’s Day Restoration Work Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jetty Island. People For Puget Sound will plant native trees and shrubs. Tools, gloves, snacks and coffee provided. Bring lunch and dress for weather. 206-382-7007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of Camano Island Parks, register for habitat stewards training from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today, Feb. 19, 26, March 5 and 12. Training will include two field trips from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and March 7 as well as a work party and celebration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Training costs $25 for course materials and includes a 30-hour volunteer commitment to assist FOCIP’s Community Wildlife Habitat Project. 360-387-2236 or email@example.com.
Turn You Thumb Green Workshop, 10 a.m. at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. The presentation from Carol and Leroy Jacques will include commentary and photographs of their trip to the gardens of Italy and the Mediterranean. E-mail events@ arlingtongardenclub.org.
Monroe Running Group meets at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays and 6 p.m. on 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.
The Granite Falls Eagles will host its annual Valentine Dinner at 5 p.m. at 402 N. Granite Ave., Granite Falls. Cost is $20 per person. You do not have to be a member to attend.
Lynnwood Eagles Club Valentine’s Dinner and Dance will begin at 6 p.m. at 19223 Highway 99, Lynnwood. Cost is $20 per ticket. Proceeds go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 425-778-8075.
Camano Senior and Community Center Valentine’s Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. at 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Big band music by Camano Junction. Open to public. All ages welcome. $7 admission. Proceeds benefit the center.
The American Association of University Women will host speaker Henri Wilson at 11 a.m. at the Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Wilson will speak about two programs she coordinates at the Denney Juvenile Justice Center in Everett. Call 425-252-8191.
Sleep Country USA has planned a pajama drive for foster children from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through today. Donated pajamas of any size can be dropped off at Sleep Country USA, 530 SW Everett Mall Way, Everett. Call 425-290-8440.
Sunday Afternoons at the Blackman House presents Whidbey Island author Francis Wood at 3 p.m. at 118 Ave. B, Snohomish. Wood will speak about her great-grandmother Nina Blackman Bakeman, who lived in the Blackman home when she arrived in Snohomish in 1887. $5 suggested donation. Free to members of the Snohomish Historical Society. 360-568-5235.
The Puget Sound Camera Club is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Monday of the month. Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Call 425-776-2442.
The Mukilteo Library provides free gaming events for teens from 1 to 3 p.m. on school early release days Tuesday and March 13 at 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Teens can play Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution and other Nintendo DS games. Free snacks will be provided. For more information, call 425-493-8202.
Arlington Library Book Group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. Call 360-435-3033.
Granite Falls Library presents family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Call 360-691-6087.
Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8030.
Edmonds Kiwanis Club, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-771-8949.
The Everett Senior Center presents reflexology sessions 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8780.
Yoga Class from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. beginning Wednesday at Creekside Karate, 1103 Gohr Road, Sultan. 206-669-0857.
Free Tax Prep and e-file for U.S. citizens and residents with incomes of less than $40,000, Tuesday through March, and April 7-11 at Mountlake Terrace Hall 212, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-640-1874 or www.edcc.edu/acct/vita.
Monroe Kiwanis Club meets noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Godard Room, Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; 360-805-9457.
Thelma Lodge No. 26, Daughters of Norway meeting, 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at St. Paul’s Church, 2005 Colby Ave., Everett. The program will be a cooking demonstration. Guests are welcome. 425-921-3492.
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 425-388-7375.
The Intermec Toastmasters meets from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays each month at 6001 36th Ave. W., Everett. Call 425-265-2395.
Latin American-based aerobic fitness classes are 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Open to the public. Cost per class is $6. Creekside Karate, 1103 Gohr Road, Sultan. Call 360-793-4377.
The Silver Lake Kiwanis meets at 7 p.m. every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the month at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett.
Everett Area Newcomers welcomes women new to the area. The group has 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. Call 425-773-1358.
The Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island meets at 1 p.m. the second Monday of the month from September through June at Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. Call 360-579-2352.
Mothers and More meets from 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 meets at 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett.
Widowed Information and Consultation Services offers support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Sultan. Call 425-252-7617.
Marysville Parks and Recreation presents 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 in Marysville. The six-week sessions are $48. Call 360-363-8400.
East County Senior Center offers a free writing class at 2 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Call 360-794-6359.
Fit for Life Class meets from 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. Call 360-653-4551.
Pocahontas Tribe 11 meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett. Call 425-259-4567.
Mill Creek Toastmasters meets on the 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 meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month, First United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Families are encouraged to attend. Call 360-658-7435.
Stanwood Eagles FOE 3041 meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3224 or www.foe.com/3041.
Valley Spinners Guild meets at 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 holds 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. Call 425-357-1260.
Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Visitors welcome. Call 425-346-7077.
Everett Public Library brown-bag book discussion is at noon on the first Tuesday of each month in the main library training room, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8000.
Sno-Isle Genealogy Society meets at 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. Call 425-775-6267.
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. 360-659-8484.
YOU CAN HELP
The Mill Creek Senior Center seeks volunteer instructors for their personal computer classes. The center offers a variety of classes to seniors in the computer lab at the Washington State University Extension office in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Call 425-357-6002.
The Merry Haven Care Center seeks donations of houseplants, Beanie Babies, large-print word search books and Bibles. Drop off donations at 800 10th St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-3161.
Operation Lookout, 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 is looking for 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, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, has volunteer opportunities for youths and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance. 360-629-5257.
Volunteers of America Western Washington Everett Food Bank accepts donations from 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.
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. 425-397-7433.