Community extra calendar


Sign-ups for the Edmonds Sand Sculpting Contest begin at 10 a.m. with judging at noon at Marina Beach, Edmonds. 425-771-0268.

Edmonds Community Drum Circle at ZuKafe, 515 Main St., Edmonds. 425-778-5215.

Writers Group Meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mukilteo Library Meeting Room, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. 425-423-0450.

Mill Creek Senior Walking Group, 10 a.m. Thursdays, meets behind Zinnia Restaurant on Main Street near University Bookstore to walk the North Creek Trail, Mill Creek. 425-337-6970.

Golden K Kiwanis of Everett, 10 a.m. Thursdays at Everett Senior and Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 360-653-7239.


Village Music presents a Friday jam session from 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. McLeod Ave., Arlington. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent. 360-653-7752.

Skandia Folkdance Society features an instructional session followed by dancing from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for members and $9 for guests. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. 206-784-7470.

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

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.


Sno-King International Folk Dance Society is scheduled to have lessons and dances at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for nonmembers and $3 for members. Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-454-6529.

The East County Senior Center presents their annual Backyard BBQ Bash from 5 to 9 p.m. Barbecued pork ribs, black beans and rice and garlic bread for $8. 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. 360-794-6359.

Third annual Tulalip Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tulalip Amphitheatre, 10400 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. 360-716-5011.

Rock at the Clock free community concert from 2 to 8 p.m. Music, microbrew beer garden, food and face painting. Harbour Pointe Village Center, 12101 Greenhaven Drive, Mukilteo. 425-347-1456.

English Language Learners Conversation Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas More School, 6511 176th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-670-8984.

Voices of the Village, pop and jazz influence, 5 to 7 p.m. Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. 425-258-4940.


Fourth Corner Exchange, alternative money system, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. 425-258-4940.

Haller Point Market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Village Store, 604 E. Gilman St., Arlington. 360-403-3242.

Snohomish County Women in Black hold a silent peace vigil from 12:20 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Brackett’s Landing, Main Street and Railroad Avenue, Edmonds.


Snohomish Senior Center weekly Scrabble group meets at 1 p.m. Mondays, St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Call 360-568-0934 to sign up.

ELL Monday Conversation Group 3 to 4 p.m. at the Family Support Center, 6330 195th St. SW, Lynn­wood. 425-670-8984.

Rock climbing classes taught by the Cascade Alpine Guides at the Alderwood REI Pinnacle at 6:30 p.m. Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood. $25 members, $40 nonmembers. Equipment included. Visit

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


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

Everett Sea Scouts meet at 6 p.m. at the Milltown Sailing Association clubhouse, 410 14th St., Everett. For youth 14 to 21 who are interested in sailing. 425-471-6578.

Building Family Strengths, a Pathways for Women YMCA program, is scheduled to meet 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 6027 208th St. SW, Lynn­wood. 425-774-9843, ext. 223.

Business Breakfast Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at A.P. Barbara’s Restaurant, 4025 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-672-7100.

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.

Summer story times, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. For 2- to 3-year-olds. 425-257-8030.

Kids crafts program: “It’s a Bug’s World,” insect crafts for all ages, 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Everett Public Library Evergreen Branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Free, all supplies provided. 425-257-8250.


Everett Central Lions Club meets at noon every Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2913 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. 425-514-5464.

Washington Bass Association meeting is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at the Meadowdale Community Center, 6801 N. Meadowdale Road, Lynnwood. Visit

Mill Creek Toastmasters, 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. 425-218-1661.

The Art Walk in Old Town, historical Old Town Mukilteo, 6 to 8 p.m. the last Wednesday each month through Aug. 27. Maps are available at The Art Building, 724 First St., Mukilteo. 425-423-0450.


The Snohomish Kiwanis meets Thursdays at 11:45 a.m., Alfy’s Pizza, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish. 360-862-8000.

Summer story times at Everett Public Library for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Main Library. Family story times for all ages at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Evergreen Branch, 9512 Evergreen Way. Call main library at 425-257-8030 or the Evergreen branch at 425-257-8250.

Golden K Kiwanis of Everett, 10 a.m. Thursdays at Everett Senior and Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 360-653-7239.

Mill Creek Senior Walking Group, 10 a.m. Thursdays, meets behind Zinnia Restaurant on Main Street near University Bookstore to walk the North Creek Trail, Mill Creek. 425-337-6970.


West Coast Aquatics presents “Dive-In Movies” every Saturday from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. at 15622 Country Club Drive, Mill Creek. $5 per person. 425-379-8806.

Mothers and More, 7:30 to 9 p.m., every third Tuesday, Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members are welcome. For information, e-mail

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

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

Everett Area Newcomers welcomes women new to the area. The group has 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. 425-513-8704.

Everett Emblem Club meets at 11 a.m. the second Monday of every 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. and 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 for low-income owners of dogs. 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 on 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.

Pocahuntas 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.

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.

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

Grandview Community Club acoustic music jam, 2 p.m. second Sunday of each month, 11506 Smokes Road, Arlington. 360-691-5907 or

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 meets for a potluck at noon Monday in the community room at Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St. The group meets 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.

Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett.

Mill Creek Toastmasters Club, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Mill Creek City Hall Annex, large community room, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. 425-218-1661.

Everett Public Library brown-bag book discussion, noon, 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.

Arlington Library Book Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. The book group meets on the second Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.

Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the society’s library, 135 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. It’s not necessary to have roots in Snohomish County to participate. 360-435-4838.

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

Rotary Hispanic Center, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, New Beginnings Church, 21705 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.

The Improved Order of Redmen, an organization that had its beginnings at the Boston Tea Party, second and fourth Wednesdays in Everett. 360-387-9888.


EquiFriends, a therapeutic horseback riding program in Snohomish, is looking for volunteers to work with the nonprofit organization’s horses and clients. Volunteer orientation sessions are planned monthly. Visit or call 425-377-0802.

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. Monday through Friday 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.

NOAH animal center has free spay and neuter services for feral cats on Mondays. The nonprofit organization northeast of Stanwood also needs volunteers. 360-629-7055.

Brown-bag book discussion, noon, the Everett Public Library training room, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month. Book lovers get together to share books they’ve been reading or past favorites. Bring lunch. 425-257-8000.

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