Community Extra Calendar


Camp Fire USA information meeting, 6:30 to 7:30 tonight, Lake Stevens Senior and Community Center, 1808 Main St., downtown Lake Stevens. Call 425-258-5437 or e-mail kmasonholder@­

Lynnwood Rotary scholarship talent show, 7 tonight, Alderwood mall food court. Call the city of Lynnwood’s recreation department, 425-744-6459.

Employers from more than 50 companies plan to look for new employees at the Snohomish County Job Fair set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in Parks Student Union and Jackson Center at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Call 425-388-9278 or go to

Food handler’s permit class, 2 p.m. today, Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville. Snohomish Health District. $10. Call 360-363-8450.

Everett Elks Lodge 479 is sponsoring an information session about an organ donor program, 6 tonight, Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave, Everett. Washington State Elks Association donor awareness chairman Jessica Howes and a guest speaker from Life Center Northwest plan to answer questions and discuss options during the presentation. Open to the public.

Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, 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. Thursdays, 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.

South Whidbey Historical Society, 7 tonight, Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. Roger Sherman plans to talk about maritime transportation on south Whidbey Island. Call 360-579-4553.

Soroptimist International of Marysville invites local women to a “Get Acquainted” open house, 5:30-7:30 tonight, Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St., Marysville. Call 360-659-1057.


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. No sign-up needed. Meets 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.


“Ready! Set! Sing! II,” a concert to benefit Snohomish High School choral scholarship, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Historic Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St., Marysville. $20, $15 seniors and students, $10 children, $60 family. 425-350-4013.

Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington dinner auction, 5 p.m. Saturday, Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s Henson Hall, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. $40 includes entertainment. 425-252-6672,

Fun with Art and Storytelling, an afternoon with artist Cindy Arnold, is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Snohomish Library. Hear Japanese folktales and fold origami. For ages 5-11 and caregivers. Call 360-568-2898.

Marysville’s third annual Father-Daughter Valentine’s Dance is scheduled for two times on two nights, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday and again on Feb. 9 at the Cedarcrest School Cafeteria, 6400 88th St. NE, Marysville. The dance is designed for all ages. Tickets are available for $12 per couple, $3 each additional daughter and may be purchased at the parks and recreation office in Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road. Call 360-363-8400.

Monroe Arts Council second annual gala celebration and fundraiser, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Lord Hill Farms, 12525 Old Monroe-Snohomish Road, Snohomish. The cost is $50 per person. Tables of eight may be reserved. The auction and masquerade ball, “Arty Gras,” will offer original art in live and silent auctions. Proceeds support local artists and art programs. Cajun dinner. Reservations, 360-794-7844.

Foretum Garden Club workshop, 10 a.m. Saturday, Tazza Bella Coffee house, 76th Avenue W. and Olympic View Drive, in the Perinville neighborhood of Edmonds. Call 425-774-9048.


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

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 9613 20th St. SE, Lake Stevens, plans to kick off its 25th anniversary celebration, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The celebration includes a goal of raising $2,500 for a program to provide farm animals to poverty stricken areas of the world. A silent auction and spaghetti feed is set for 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at the church. Call 425-334-6817.


Snohomish Senior Center weekly Scrabble group meets at 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.


Beginning genealogy classes offered by Sno-Isle Genealogy Society, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through Feb. 26, 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, Mountlake Terrace Library.

Marysville Parks and Recreation offers Winter Kindermusik classes for children up to age 7, Tuesdays beginning Jan. 29. Class times and costs vary according to the specific class. For registration information, call 360-363-8400.

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

Everett Public Library’s 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.

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.

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

Running Start information night. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Triton Union Building room 202, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call 425-640-1761.


Line dancing classes are offered from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Snohomish Senior Center, lower level small hall of St. Michael Catholic Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Taught by former Radio City Rockette Eleanor Leight. Cost for a four week class is $20 for center members, $25 for nonmembers. Drop-in rates are available. Call 360-568-0934.

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

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

Mill Creek Toastmasters Club, 8 a.m. Wednesdays through June 24, Mill Creek Country Cub, 15500 Country Club Drive, Mill Creek. Call 425-482-9529.


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.

Zonta Club of Everett business meeting, 7:30 a.m. Feb. 7, the Everett Golf and Country Club. Breakfast is $13. For reservations and details of how to join the Zonta Club of Everett, call 425-348-3501, e-mail or go to


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

Red Cross Health and Safety classes, 1010 W. Ault Field Road, Oak Harbor. Call 360-257-2096, 888-216-5727, or e-mail holmant@­

Lakewood Youth Soccer Club plans to hold try-outs beginning Sunday for under 11 and under 12 boys and girls soccer teams. Try-outs are on Quake Fields at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE. Call 360-654-1744, 425-508-1293 or 425-512-2744, or go to

Marysville Parks and Recreation offers its Spring Soccer League for boys and girls ages 7 to 14. Volunteer coaches needed. Register through Feb. 23. Call 360-363-8400 or e-mail

North Everett Little League registration, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Lowell Elementary School, 5010 View Drive; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Garfield Clubhouse, Dave Somer Field, 2400 Chestnut St. Go to for information. Volunteers needed. E-mail

Parents can sing and play with their young children at an event planned by the city of Edmonds. Wiggles &Giggles is scheduled for 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through Feb. 12 at the Edmonds Parks and Recreation Building, 700 Main St. The class is intended for children ages 8 months through 20 months. Activities include dancing, chasing bubbles and playing with a parachute. For more information or to register, call 425-771-0230 or go to

An open house and community art exhibit at the Mukilteo Art Academy and Gene Nastri Community School of Arts is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Refreshments will be served and free art activities are planned.

AARP Free Tax-Aid for seniors 60 years and older, 10 am to 1:20 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 4 through April 14. Arlington. To make an appointment, call the Stillaguamish Senior Center at 360-653-4551.

Basic safe boating course, offered by the Everett Sail and Power Squadron, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, room 109, Port of Everett, 2911 bond St., Everett. Call 360-658-0106.


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.

Snohomish Kiwanis Club, 11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Alfy’s Pizza, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish.

Valley Spinners Guild. Learn about hand-spinning and other fiber arts at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Call Karen, 360-794-0495, or Gretchen, 360-793-0962.

Caregivers Support Group, 2 to 3 p.m. on second Wednesdays, Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. Call 360-629-7403, ext. 110.

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

Senior coffee hour, 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the community center, First Baptist Church of Everett, 3120 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Call 425-259-9166.

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.

Sons of Italy of Marysville meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Jennings Park, 7027 51st St. NE, Marysville. Call 360-435-6878.

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.

Support groups for widowed men and women, Everett. Call 425-252-7617 or 360-659-7861.

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.

South County Senior Center Friday Fling and dance, 1 to 3 p.m. first and third Fridays of each month, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-774-5555.

Peace Action of South Snoho­mish County, 6 p.m. third Fridays, Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Coffee provided.

Parents can get their children’s safety seats checked for free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Mountlake Terrace Police Department parking garage, 5906 232nd St. SW. The checks are planned to continue during the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments last about 30 minutes. People are asked to bring the manuals for their vehicles and safety seats. For more information, call 425-551-1250 or e-mail


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

Kamiak High School’s student body association is looking for artists interested in volunteering to paint murals at Kamiak. Interested artists are asked to contact the Kamiak student leaders at ­

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, 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 is taking 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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