Community Extra Calendar



Sno-Isle Genealogy Society, 6:30 tonight, Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Program, with Margaret Reid, set to begin at 7 p.m. Genealogy workshop set for 6 p.m.

Creative writing group, 10 to 11 a.m. today, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Dee Winter, professional writer and former teacher, leads the group. Call 360-387-0222.

Mukilteo Farmers Market, 3 to 7 p.m. today, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

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.

Lake Stevens Boys &Girls Club is accepting sign-ups for fall basketball from 5 to 8 p.m. today and Friday, at the club, 1609 E. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Stevens.



Storytime for 3- to 6-year-olds, with flannel-board stories, puppets and music, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Also at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

Camano Senior and Community Center bridge luncheon, noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Table of four costs $80. Tickets include a box lunch and prizes. Play bridge, pinochle and mah-jongg. Call 360-387-0222.

An Evening in Silk, the second annual fundraising dinner by the Cocoon House shelter for homeless youth, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Everett Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St., Everett. Call 425-259-3342.

Civil Way lecture series, by Frank Barden, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 22, community room, Arlington Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. Free. Call 360-403-3448 to register.

Snohomish Seniors five-week diabetic class, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 8, 1514 Pine Avenue in the lower level large hall of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Snohomish. Free and open to the public. To reserve a spot, call 360-568-0934.

Mukilteo Arts Guild Writers Group, 7 p.m. Thursday, The Art Building, 724 First St., Mukilteo. 425-423-0450, www.mukilteo

Downtown Snohomish Kiwanis, noon Thursdays, Alfy’s restaurant, 1020 Ave. D, ­Snohomish. Randy Faye from Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue is the scheduled speaker.

Feeding your baby, class, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Providence Everett Medical Center. For information and registration, call 425-304-6047.

Open mike night for musicians and poets at Zippy’s Java Lounge, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett.



Backpack kids group, 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Call 360-387-0222.

South County Senior Center’s First Friday Fling dance, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-774-5555.



Single Mom Car Care Event, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Clearview Foursquare Church, 17210 Highway 9, south of Snohomish. The church plans to treat single mothers to free oil changes, tire checks, car washes, breakfast or lunch, child care, manicures, family portraits, and more. Register at (click on “Single Moms”) or call 360-668-6033.

Marysville Kiwanis garage sale and bake sale to benefit kids, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jennings Park barn, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville.

Pancake breakfast, by South Everett Lions Club, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Cascade View Presbyterian Church, 1030 E. Casino Road, Everett. Cost is $6 at the door. Kids under 5 eat free. All funds raised are for scholarships and community charities. Call 425-337-0959.

Pancake breakfast and bake sale, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Edmonds Lodge, Sons of Norway, Masonic Center, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. Norwegian pancakes. Scandinavian music. Kids 5 and younger eat free. Call 425-712-9788.

Helping Local Kids garage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, parking lot of John L. Scott, 1241 State St., Marysville.

Last day to register for Marysville Youth Basketball League, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call Marysville Parks and Recreation at 360-363-8400 or e-mail

Granite Falls High School annual alumni breakfast, 8 a.m. Saturday, the Father’s House in the old Konnerups building, S. Granite Avenue. Class of 1957 to be honored. Call 360-653-2406.

Sustainable Energy Fair and Solar Tour, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Snohomish PUD headquarters, 2320 California St., Everett. Go to Donation of $5 suggested.

Green Everett Sustainable Energy Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., downtown Everett. Go to

Stanwood-Camano Hero Quilters booth at the “Sale On the Trail” on Saturday in Arlington. Proceeds will be used to purchase batting and backing fabric for Hero Quilts. Call 360-387-4800 or e-mail

Snohomish County Fire District 1 headquarters and training center open house, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, 12425 Meridian Ave., Everett. Tours, demonstrations, free blood-pressure checks.

Edmonds Museum Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through October, Bell Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Edmonds. Call 425-774-0900.

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 206th Street SW and 52nd Avenue W., Lynnwood. Call 425-454-6529.

The annual Silver Lake Kiwanis auction is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Everett Symphony rehearsal hall, 2710 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $60 each at the door, and the auction items include accommodations on Kauai, Hawaii. The club is raising money for programs that benefit children.

Graffiti paint-out volunteer event, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, beginning at the Mountlake Terrace Fire Station 19, 23204 58th Ave. W. Volunteers needed to help clean up a vandalized portion of the Interurban Trail. Go to and search for “graffiti.”

Free community health fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, City of Refuge Christian Church, 4411 76th St. NE, Marysville. Call 360-658-8348 or go to

Pancake, french toast and waffle breakfast, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Snohomish Senior Center, lower level, St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Cost $4 adults, $3 children. Proceeds help support the 44 programs and services offered at the center.

Janet Lee Carey’s World of Dragons and Fantasy, a program for students in fourth grade through high school, is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Seattle author will do dramatic readings and present her latest book, “Dragon’s Keep.”

Everett Elks Lodge 479 is holding its annual soccer shoot competition, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Henry M. Jackson Park, 1700 State St., Everett, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For boys and girls ages 13 and younger. Winners will receive a trophy and an Elks soccer ball. First-place winners are invited to compete at the state finals Sunday in Bremerton.

American Diabetes Association’s North Sound walk, Step Out to Fight Diabetes. Registration is at 8 a.m. for the 9 a.m. walk that begins at the Tulalip Amphitheater, 10400 Quil Ceda Blvd. The event includes a choice of three-quarter-mile or three-mile routes, free morning snacks, entertainment and lunch for a $15 donation. To sign up or learn more about Step Out to Fight Diabetes, formerly known as America’s Walk for Diabetes, go to or call 888-DIABETES (888-342-2383).

Trevor Swartz, an Eagle Scout candidate from Boy Scout Troop 312, is conducting a drive to collect pet food and supplies for the Lynnwood branch of PAWS, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Petco, 2617 196th St. SW, Suite 141, Lynnwood.

Blue Star Mothers are collecting items to send in care packages to overseas military personnel, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Haggen, 8915 Market Place NE, Suite 100, Lake Stevens. Go to www.



Classical guitar concert by Michael Le Fevre, 6 p.m. Sunday, Lynnwood Free Methodist Church, 6519 188th St. SW, Lynnwood. Child care and refreshments. Donations go to Lynnwood Food Bank.

Lake Stevens Fire Department plans to kick off Fire Prevention Week with an event at the Lake Stevens Haggen store, 8915 Market Place NE. Explore the Fire Safety House and Sparky’s Hazard House, tour emergency vehicles, get fitted with a bike helmet ($10), purchase a smoke detector ($10), or get your blood pressure checked.



Camano Island Disaster Action team of the American Red Cross, Island County Chapter, monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, Madrona Fire Hall, 916 Fifth St., Camano Island. Call 888-216-5727 or e-mail

Everett Eagles Club Community Band needs new musicians. Meets 7:30 p.m. Mondays, 1216 Broadway, Everett. Call 425-290-7529.

Monroe Garden Club monthly meeting, 1 p.m. Monday, Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 S. Lewis St., Monroe. Martha Dankers plans to report on her trip to Peru. Call 425-338-0705.

Newborn-care class, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Providence Everett Medical Center. For information and registration, call 425-304-6047.

Snohomish Garden Club, 7 p.m. Monday, Snohomish High School performing arts center, 1316 Fifth St., Snohomish. Topic is South African plants for Northwest gardens.

Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Everett Senior Center, 3015 Lombard Ave., Everett.

Children’s storytime at the Granite Falls Library, a free event for children ages 3 to 5, 11 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Call the library at 360-691-6087 or go to



Tai chi class, 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through Nov. 27, as part of health-and-wellness programs at Snohomish Senior Center, lower level small hall, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Call 360-568-0934.

Storytime for 2- and 3-year-old children, with flannel-board stories, puppets and music, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Also 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Call 425-257-8030.

Marysville Parks and Recreation adult drawing class begins 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center. Call 360-363-8400.

Supervised bridge games, noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island.

Toddler and Preschool-Ready Readers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays for ages 2 to 5 at Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway. Caregiver required. 425-337-4822.

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



Marysville Parks and Recreation jewelry-making class begins 1 p.m. Oct. 10. For registration and details, call 360-363-8450.

Teens can watch movies as part of Celebrating Teen Read Month, 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 10-31, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. A costume party is planned for the final showing of films on Halloween. Teens also read books, Manga and graphic novels during the event. Call 425-776-8722.

Pathways to Work, free employment support class for those re-entering the workforce, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10-23. Presented by the Displaced Homemaker Center at the YWCA. Call 425-258-2766, ext. 226.



The 31st annual Everett Sausage Festival, noon to midnight Friday and Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Our Lady of Perpetual Help church grounds, 2619 Cedar Ave., Everett. Entertainment, beer garden, traditional Bavarian dinner, carnival rides, craft and food booths, games. Go to

EquiFiends volunteer orientation, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 13 in Snohomish. Go to or call 425-377-0802.



Marysville Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, the Village restaurant, Marysville. Call 360-659-8484.

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

Edmonds VFW Post 8870 and Ladies Auxiliary, noon on the second Fridays of each month, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 206-362-3935.

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

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

Everett Area Newcomers, monthly social activities. Dates and locations vary. Newsletter available. Call 425-513-8704.

Community Yarn Creations, 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays at Main Street Yarn, Mill Creek Town Center. The knit and crochet group creates items to donate to local agencies. All levels welcome. 425-787-0736.

Teens in Action, sponsored by the Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. The group is working to make improvements to the Stanwood Skate Park. 360-629-5257.

Auditions for Reunion Theater Group’s fall comedy, “The Foreigner” by Larry Shue, continue through this week. Call Bob Henry, 425-334-1330.

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 wool-spinning and lots of other fiber-related arts. All fiber enthusiasts welcome. Call Gretchen Wilson, 360-793-0962.

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

Morning for Moms, 9:15 to 11 a.m. third Fridays through June, Mill Creek Community Church, 16415 North Road, Mill Creek. Free child care. Call 425-745-2094.

Caregiver Support Group offered in Lake Stevens, 2 p.m. on the third Friday of each month by Providence Hospice and Home Care. No charge to attend, but call 425-261-4815 to register.

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.

Grandparents as Parents Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. second Thursdays of each month, Ebenezer Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. Free child care. Call 425-377-1403.

Nursing Mamas Circle, breast-feeding information and assistance, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sno-Isle Co-op, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett. Pregnant women welcome. 425-422-9911.



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. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at Volunteers of America, 1230 Broadway, Everett.

The Sultan Food Bank needs volunteers. Especially needed are drivers. Gas costs are reimbursed. No experience is necessary; hours are short and flexible. Call 360-799-0861 or 360-793-8609 or apply in person from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays or 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at 710 First St., Sultan.

Snohomish Community Food Bank needs volunteers to assist 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.

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