Community Extra Calendar

Today

The SnoKing Boeing Retiree Volunteers (formerly the Bluebills) meeting, 1 p.m. today, and each fourth Thursday, at the Boeing Health and Fitness Center on Seaway Boulevard, north of the Boeing plant. Speaker Lisa Mandt, Port of Everett. Call 425-347-3598.

Everett Community College is hosting a free Health and Wellness Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in EvCC’s Parks Student Union, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Call 425-388-9509.

Making History Writing Workshop, 2 p.m. today, Stanwood Library meeting room, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Author Kim Pearson provides techniques for genealogists, teachers, parents, grandparents or anyone who is interested in sharing their life history and experiences. Free. Call 360-629-3132.

Northwest Stream Center, Adopt-A-Stream Foundation, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. “Winged Migration” film showing, 7 tonight, free. Info: 425-316-8592, aasf@streamkeeper.org.

Flu shots, 9 to 11 a.m. today, Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Cost is $20. To ask about Medicare billing, call 360-653-4551.

Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. today, Evergreen Branch, Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

Story time for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. today, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

Mukilteo area Writers Group meeting, 7 tonight, Art Workshop Studio, 724 First St., Mukilteo. Bring your work. Call 425-423-0450.

Open mike music and poetry, 7 to 9 tonight, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-4940.

Science lecture series, “Witness the Universe,” for adults and teens, 7 tonight and each Thursday through March 13, Stanwood Library meeting room, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3132.

Preschool story times, 10 and 11 a.m. today and each Thursday in March, Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-493-8202.

Stitch in Time, 1:30 to 3 p.m. today, Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, 5605 235th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Make hats and scarves for Clothes for Kids. Yarn provided. Bring your needles. Call 425-672-2407.

FRIDAY

Ballroom dancing for seniors, 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-774-5555.

Playgroup for Preschoolers, a weekly playgroup for parents or caregivers and their young children. Babies and toddlers welcome. Meets 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

Community celebration by the Edmonds Arts Festival Museum and Edmonds Arts Commission, 6 p.m. Friday, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Reception for Asian artists, with Chinese New Year theme.

SATURDAY

Lakewood Sports Booster dinner auction, 5 p.m. Saturday, Lake Goodwin Community Club, 17323 42nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. $20. 425-293-6742.

Pancake breakfast and bake sale, 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, sponsored by the Edmonds Lodge of the Sons of Norway, at the Masonic Center, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. Norwegian pancakes, strawberries, ham, juice, coffee or tea. Donation of $6, kids 5 and under eat free. Call 425-712-9788.

Grandview Village Springtime Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 5800 64th St. NE, Marysville. Lunch offered. Call 360-653-2223.

Snohomish Seniors pancake breakfast, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Michael Catholic Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Pancakes, waffles, french toast, eggs, biscuits and gravy, ham or sausage, juice and coffee or tea. Cost is $4 adults, $3 children. Proceeds help support programs and services of the Snohomish Senior Center.

Everett Sail &Power Squadron USPS Public Boating classes, 8 a.m. to noon, on Saturday and March 8 and 15 at the Port of Everett, 2911 Bond St., Room 109, Everett. The completed class will satisfy the boater education requirement for the state of Washington. For more information or to register, contact Doug Dahlen at 360-658-0106 or Douglas.Dahlen@fluke.com.

Purrfect Pals, the Arlington-based cat shelter, has set another cat adoption day set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Ash Way Pet Supply, 16108 Ash Way, Lynnwood. Call 425-293-5467.

Sunday

Strikes for Sherwood Bowl-A-Thon, 8:30, 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Brunswick Majestic Lanes, Lynnwood. Benefits Sherwood Community Services. Call 425-334-4071.

Community Yarn Creations meeting, 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Main Street Yarn, Mill Creek Town Center. The group donates creations to local social service agencies. Call 425-787-0736.

Grandview Community Club acoustic music jam, 2 p.m. second Sundays, 11506 Smokes Road, Arlington. Call 691-5907 or e-mail dlthomas@fastmail.fm.

Jam session, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Art Workshop Studio, 724 First St., Mukilteo. Bring your instruments. Call 425-971-5521.

Monday

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

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 the first and third Monday of each month.

Goodbye party for Marysville librarian Maggie Buckholz, 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St., Marysville. Call 360-658-5000. Buckholz has taken a job as director of the Burlington Public Library.

Teen movie night, 7 p.m. Monday, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., downtown Everett. Japanese anime films, snacks. Call 425-257-8030.

Family story time series in the Korean language, 7 p.m. Mondays through March, Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Tuesday

Beginning genealogy class offered by Sno-Isle Genealogy Society, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the society’s library, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Call 425-775-6267. The society’s monthly meetings are 6:30 p.m. on first Tuesdays at Mountlake Terrace Library.

Everett Chess Club, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 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. Call 425-257-8030.

Mukilteo Library story time in March: 10 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays for babies up to 18 months; and 7 p.m. Tuesdays for toddlers up to 3 years. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-493-8202.

Everett Public Library Brown-Bag Book Discussion, noon, the first Tuesday of each month, in the main library training room, 2702 Hoyt Ave, Everett. Call 425-257-8000.

Wednesday

Mill Creek Toastmasters Club, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Mill Creek City Hall Annex, Large Community Room, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. Call 425-218-1661.

Line dancing classes are offered 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Snohomish Senior Center, lower level small hall of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snoho­mish. Taught by former Radio City Rockette Eleanor Leight. Drop-in rates are available. Call 360-568-0934.

Story time for 3- to 6-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Evergreen Branch, Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett.

Open mike night in Old Town Mukilteo, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Mukilteo Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. Mukilteo ARTS Guild opens the free event to all ages. Reserve a spot by calling 425-423-0450.

Mukilteo Library story times in March: 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays for toddlers up to age 3; 7 p.m. Wednesdays for preschoolers up to age 5. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-493-8202.

Bring Your Own Book to the Friends of the Mill Creek Library meeting 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, University Book Store, Mill Creek Town Center, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek.

Thursday

East County Senior Center offers a free writing class at 2 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month, at 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Call 360-794-6359.

Zonta Club of Everett meeting, 7:30 a.m. March 6, Everett Golf and Country Club. Breakfast is $13. For reservations and information about joining the Zonta Club of Everett, call 425-348-3501 or go to www.zontaeverett.org.

This week

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

Ongoing

Grandview Community Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month through May at 11506 Smokes Road, Arlington. The club hosts community activities and the hall is available for rent. Call 360-435-4256.

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.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers meeting, 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, 2720 Heller Road, Whidbey Island. Contact Lyle Zimmerman at zimlj@verizon.net.

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 in the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society. Call the SVGS library at 360-435-4838.

Greater Everett Area Council of the Blind meets 2 to 4 p.m. the second Saturday of the month, except July and August, at Patty’s Egg Nest, Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-335-4031.

VFW Post 1040 of Lynnwood, meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynn­wood. For information call Post Commander Martin Spani at 425-774-7416 or Post Quartermaster John Beam at 425-486-2637.

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. Call 360-659-8484.

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

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

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

OPPORTUNITIES

Operation Lookout of the Foundation for Missing Children, the Everett-based provider of services for abducted and runaway children, needs a volunteer who is proficient with InDesign desktop publishing and related software and who is available for special projects in the office or at home. Send a resume to oladmin@operationlookout.org.

Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation is looking for volunteers to help raise money to build a senior center near the Mill Creek County Club. For more information or to volunteer, call 425-742-9125.

Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation seeks volunteer drivers, www.angelcarefoundation.org or 877-417-3484.

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.

The Everett Food Bank takes 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 jobs, including food processing and lifting assistance, on weekday mornings. Must be 16 or older. For information or to volunteer, call 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. For information or to volunteer, call 425-397-7433.

NOAH animal center offers free spay and neuter services for feral cats Mondays. The nonprofit organization northeast of Stanwood also needs volunteers. For information, call 360-629-7055.

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