Community Extra Calendar


The Edmonds Uplift Society second annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim is scheduled to take place at 415 1/2 Main St., Edmonds. New members welcome. Call 425-776-6402.

The Family Support Center has scheduled a multicultural play group for children up to 5 years old from 10 a.m. to noon. 6328 180th St. SW, Lynnwood. Call 425-670-8984.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 have scheduled a meeting at 7 p.m. at 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Open to any military veteran and active duty personnel who have received a campaign medal from the U.S. Armed Forces. Call 425-774-7416.

The Family Support Center has scheduled a caregiver support group from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at 6330 195th St. SW, Lynnwood. Call 425-670-8984.


Stevens Hospital offers a group for new moms and babies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For babies up to 6 months old. Share ideas and meet new people, listen to speakers covering topics concerning families. Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Call 425-673-3352.

Peace Action of Snohomish County, group discussion over coffee and tea. People are encouraged to bring snacks to share. Meetings are 7 p.m. every Friday at Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds.

Edmonds Toastmasters meets weekly from 7 to 8 a.m. every Friday in the back room of the Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. 206-949-8025.

Lynnwood Convention Center Gallery, featuring works from local artists. Presented by the Lynnwood Arts Commission every Friday. Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-778-7155.


The Klahaya District of the Boy Scouts of America have scheduled a New Cub Scout Pinewood Derby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for elementary school boys who have joined the organization this fall or are interested in doing so. Speedway Chevrolet, 16957 West Main St., Monroe. Call 425-338-0380, ext. 110.

The Boy Scouts of Troop 312 are planning a Christmas tree recycling event from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 196th St. SW Edmonds. Call 425-359-0217.

The Blue Star Mothers of America have scheduled a meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. at Marco’s Restaurant, 17525 Highway 99, Suite A, Lynn­wood. The group is dedicated to mothers and family members who have a child or family member deployed overseas in the military. Call 425-334-7509.

The Family Support Center has scheduled a Saturday conversation group from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Thomas More School, 6511 176th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-670-8984.


The Hackers Hockey adult recreational hockey team is looking for players for the current season that ends in April. Evening games are regularly scheduled at the Everett Events Center for ages 18 to 65 on Sundays. Call 425-239-3338.

The Snohomish County Women in Black have scheduled a silent vigil for peace from 12:20 to 1:30 p.m. at Brackett’s Landing on Main Street in Edmonds. No pets please.


The Puget Sound Camera Club are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Mondays of the month. Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Call 425-776-2442.

The Mukilteo Library presents English as a Second Language Talk Time at 7 p.m. Talk Time is a practice opportunity for adults learning to speak English, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-493-8202.

Mukilteo Arts Guild’s open-mike night is 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Whidbey Coffee and Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. 425-423-0450.


Camano Community Senior Center offers a line-dancing class featuring oldies, Latin, Irish and country music Tuesday at 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. No experience necessary. The cost is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Call for class time: 360-387-0222.

Arlington Library Book Group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. 360-435-3033.

Everett Chess Club, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

Granite Falls Library presents evening family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. 360-691-6087.

Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-257-8030.

Edmonds Kiwanis Club, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., ­Edmonds.

The Everett Senior Center presents reflexology sessions 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.


The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Public Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. 425-775-6267.

The Granite Falls Library presents a winter craft program for children from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. 360-691-6087.


BEAD, the gemstone and jewelry show is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday at the Masonic Lodge, 419 Columbia Ave., Marysville. Various stranded stone beads and precious jewelry are to be displayed along with one of a kind designer jewelry. Free beading lessons with every purchase. Call 509-460-2868.


Latin American-based aerobic fitness classes are 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Open to the public. Cost per class is $6. Monday and Thursday at Creekside Karate, 1103 Gohr Road, Sultan. 360-793-4377.

The Silver Lake Kiwanis meet 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, 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 membership@­

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. 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. 360-363-8400.

The Humane Society offers free dog food to help feed pets whose owners cannot always afford to. Happy Paws Farm, 19933 Old Burn Road, Arlington, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Saturday. Documentation of low-income status required. 360-652-5844.

The Sons of Italy of Marysville invites all Italian-Americans to monthly get-togethers the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are 7 p.m. at The Big Red Barn at Jennings Park, Marysville. 360-435-6878.

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. 360-794-6359.

New Fit for Life Class, 2 to 3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. The cost for eight classes is $22. Classes at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. 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. 425-259-4567.

Mill Creek Toastmasters meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. 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, meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays, Stanwood Eagles, 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. 360-629-3224 or

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. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month.

Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Toastmasters teaches confidence in public speaking and overall communication skills. Visitors welcome. Call Donna Murphy at 425-346-7077.

Everett Public Library brown-bag book discussion, noon on the first Tuesday of each month in the main library training room, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 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. The research library is at 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. 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.


The Mill Creek Senior Center is looking for 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, Everett. Call 425-357-6002.

The Merry Haven Care Center seeks donations of houseplants, Beanie Babies, large-print word search books and Bibles. Please 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 County 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.

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