Community Extra Calendar

TODAY

Flashlight Egg Hunt for third- through eighth-graders, 6:30 to 8:30 tonight, Wilcox Park, 5215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Free with canned food donation to Lynnwood Food Bank. Call 425-771-4030.

Senior exercise at the pool, 10:45 a.m. today, Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Low-impact water fitness. Call 425-776-9173.

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 Guild Arts Writers Group meeting, 7:30 tonight, upper level, Art Workshop Studio, 724 First St., Mukilteo. Bring your work. Call 425-423-0450.

Open microphone 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, 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. Friday, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-774-5555.

Edmonds Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 870, post and auxiliary, noon Friday, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds.

St. Patrick’s Day Dance, 7 p.m. Friday, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Music by Camano Junction. Cost is $5. Call 360-387-0222.

Deadline is Friday to buy tickets for the Chocolate Lovers’ Gala, a fundraiser for the Snohomish County Center for Battered Women. The event is March 28 at the Everett Events Center. For information, call 425-259-2827, ext. 13.

Play group for preschoolers, a weekly play group for parents or caregivers and their young children. Babies and toddlers welcome. Meets 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

SATURDAY

Norwegian pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. All-you-can-eat Norwegian pancakes with strawberries, maple syrup, sliced ham, beverages. Cost is $5. Children 3 and younger eat for free.

Thelma Lodge 26, Daughters of Norway, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul’s Church, 2005 Colby Ave., Everett. Don Hansen plans to talk about Viking artifacts. Guests welcome.

First aid and CPR for adults and children, renewal of certification, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Marysville YMCA. Call 360-651-1608 to register.

Sound Steppers Volkssport 11K Friendship Walk, 10 a.m. Saturday, Harbor Square Athletic Club, 160 W. Dayton St., Edmonds.

Mary Matsuda Gruenewald, author of “Looking Like the Enemy: My Story of Imprisonment in Japanese-American Internment Camps,” plans to talk about her time in a U.S. internment camp during World War II at 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium of Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

The Stanwood-Camano Hero Quilters, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. Help make quilts for wounded soldiers. Contact Sharon Szekely, 360-387-4800 or ­sharonsseams2b@peoplepc.com.

Evergreen Invitational Poetry Slam 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. Recommended donation $10.

Eat Wise and Exercise program for kids, 11 a.m. to noon, Everett Boys &Girls Club, 2316 12th St., Everett. Free.

A pet fair offering information about adoptions, health care, food and more is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, TOP Food &Drug, 1301 Ave. D, Snohomish. Northwest Organization for Animal Help of Stanwood plans to answer questions, a veterinarian will discuss pet health care and vaccinations will be available. “Smart pet tricks” is set for 1 p.m. and a pet costume contest is scheduled at 2 p.m. Call 360-568-1395.

Easter celebration for families, noon Saturday at 1519 Third St., Marysville. Sponsored by Allen Creek Community Church, Carabinieri Express Bar owner Chrissie Elementson, Third Street Merchant Association, Windermere and others, the free event includes an egg hunt, storytelling, a bouncy house, popcorn and music by the Drumming Bunnies.

Saturday Stitching, knit and crochet group, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-4940.

SUNDAY

Snohomish Historical Society, “A Ford in the Blackman House” by Middy Ruthruff, 2:30 p.m. March 16, Blackman House Museum, 118 Ave. B, Snohomish.

Everett Mall plans to offer an Easter Bunny Social, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Free crafts, face painting, games, glitter tattoos, balloon sculptures and cotton candy. The social is in Center Court near the Easter Bunny. For more information, go to www.shopeverettmall.com.

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.

Easter party, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, The Farm Youth Outreach, 11212 92nd St. SE, Snohomish. The free event includes refreshments, egg hunt and other activities. Call 360-568-5120.

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.

Digital Filmmaking 101 for Teens. Have some great ideas you want to film? Eager to start a Vlog? Learn about story structure, basic equipment tips, how to edit with Ian Harrison, 911 Media Arts, 7 p.m. Monday, Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish.

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

TUESDAY

Lake Stevens Lions Club, FBI on identity theft and fraud, 7 p.m., Ebenezer Lutheran Church 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. Bring a canned food to benefit the food bank. Dessert served. Call 425-210-1392.

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. For information, call 360-658-7435.

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 infants 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.

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, ­membership@snohomishmoms.org.

WEDNESDAY

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, and 7 p.m. Wednesdays for preschoolers up to age 5. Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-493-8202.

Susan Berta of Orca Network plans to talk about orca natural history and the family life of the resident pod at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 N. East Camano Drive, Camano Island. Part of a public education series hosted monthly on the third Wednesday by the Camano Wildlife Habitat Project and sponsored by Friends of Camano Island Parks. Call 360-387-2236 or e-mail ­camanobwh@yahoo.com.

PROBUS of Greater Everett, retired and semi-retired men and women who were active in the business or professional community, meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Milltown Sailing Building, 410 14th St., North Marina, Everett. Mary Fears of Snohomish County Habitat For Humanity is speaker. Call 425-265-0718.

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.

Discuss the bestselling book, “Water for Elephants,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 20, with the Mukilteo Library’s evening book group, at the library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Want to learn the essentials to preparing for outdoor recreation this summer? Join Outdoor Rec 101 to learn packing essentials and tips on hiking and kayaking. Set for 3 to 5 p.m. March 20, Lynnwood Senior Center, 5800 198th St. SW, Lynn­wood. Call 425-744-646, or e-mail jsigler@ci.lynnwood.wa.us.

Zonta Club of Everett, noon March 20, Everett Golf and Country Club. Guests welcome. Lunch costs $13. The guest speaker is from Providence Hospice and Home Care. For reservations and for details of how to join the Zonta Club of Everett, call 425-348-3501 or e-mail info@zontaeverett.org.

THIS WEEK

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

Marysville Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for its upcoming spring softball leagues. Registration is accepted 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Parks and Recreation office in Jennings Memorial Park. For more information or to receive a brochure, call the recreation office at 360-363-8400.

Lakewood North Youth Soccer Club is having try-outs for their select soccer program, Legacy. Boys and girls ages 13-18 are invited to tryout for select Legacy soccer teams. Go to www.lakewoodsoccer.org for dates and times. Call 425-512-2744.

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.

Grandview Community Club acoustic music jam, 2 p.m. second Sundays, 11506 Smokes Road, Arlington. Call 360-691-5907 or e-mail dlthomas@fastmail.fm.

Stanwood Eagles, FOE 3041, a nonprofit organization, meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays, Stanwood Eagles, 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3224. Go to www.foe.com/3041.

Valley Spinners Guild meets 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Learn to spin wool and lots of other fiber-related arts. All fiber enthusiasts welcome. Call 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 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.

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.

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.

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 at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers meeting, 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. 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.

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

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

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.

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 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 on Mondays. The nonprofit organization northeast of Stanwood also needs volunteers. For information, call 360-629-7055.

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