Free entertainment by Jim Toivenen, 11 a.m. to noon today, Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8780.
Port Susan Bay Preserve and its importance to migratory birds is the subject of a presentation scheduled for 7 tonight at the Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 N. East Camano Drive. Robert Warren from the Nature Conservancy plans to describe the preserve’s features and plans for sustaining its mudflats and wetlands. A birding field trip to Port Susan Nature Conservancy land follows at 9 a.m. Saturday. Call 360-387-2236 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snohomish Historical Society, 7 tonight, Waltz Building, 116 Ave. B, downtown Snohomish.
Punch and Pals Puppet Show, free event, 7 tonight, Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8030.
Snohomish County NAACP, 6 tonight, 6100 219th St. SW, Suite 300, Mountlake Terrace. Call 425-344-9238.
Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28, Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. Call 360-568-2898.
Mill Creek Seniors Fitness, 11 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek. Call 425-357-6002.
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.
Stanwood Library’s teen advisory board, 4 p.m. Thursday at the library, 9701 271st St. NW. Teens are invited to share their thoughts on improving library service. Snacks provided.
Benefit for medical expenses for Laura Evans of Oak Harbor, who has brain cancer, 8 p.m. Thursday, Swinomish Northern Lights Casino, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes. Call 360-929-5509.
Mill Creek Book Group, 7 p.m. Thursday at the library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. This month’s featured book is “Nine Parts of Desire” by Geraldine Brooks. Call 425-337-4822.
Opening reception, Arts Council of Snohomish County holiday art show, 5 p.m. Thursday, 1507 Wall St., Everett. Go to www.artscouncilofsnoco.org.
Everett Area Newcomers’ monthly coffee, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at a member’s home in Mill Creek. Call 425-806-9211 for details.
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at Grace Lutheran church, 8401 Holly Drive, Everett. Call 425-353-1852
Open mike night for musicians and poets at Zippy’s Java Lounge, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett.
Downtown Snohomish Kiwanis meets this week at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Little Cedars Elementary School, 7408 144th Place SE, Snohomish.
Bridge game sessions, 12:30 p.m. Fridays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8780.
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.
Backpack kids group, 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Call 360-387-0222.
A class designed to help teenagers learn manners and overcome anxiety is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St. Cost is $50 for Mill Creek residents and $58 for nonresidents. Go to www.cityofmillcreek.com/parksrec and click on “Youth Programs.”
Turkey Chase Fun Run, for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jennings Memorial Park ball field, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. Call 360-363-8400.
Village at Granite Falls holiday craft bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, The Village at Granite Falls, 302 N. Alder Ave., Granite Falls.
Emmanuel Baptist Church holiday bazaar, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 2727 Lake Ave., Snohomish.
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church holiday craft bazaar and silent auction, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Lunch.
Faith Lutheran Church in Lakewood bazaar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1424 172nd St. NE, Marysville. Proceeds to community service projects.
Craft show at New Horizon Christian Church, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 18200 Cascade View Drive, Monroe. Tables, 360-794-1000, email@example.com.
Puget Sound Artists’ Gift Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Call 425-743-4876.
Sno-Isle Libraries bookmobile on location from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays at Voyager Middle School, 11711 Fourth Ave W., Everett.
Everett High School Music Department Jazz Night, 6 p.m. Saturday, Everett High School Little Theatre, 2416 Colby Ave. Everett.
Mill Creek Jazz Festival, Jackson High School and Gateway Middle School bands, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jackson High School commons, 1508 136th St. SE, Mill Creek.
Cisco Heights annual winter gathering, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington. Free spaghetti dinner with music. Benefits the homeless, bring clothing and bedding.
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. $5. Children 3 and younger eat for free. Benefits Don Silcox of Lake Stevens.
Thelma Lodge No. 26, Daughters of Norway, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul’s Church, 2005 Colby Ave., Everett. B.J. Miller plans to discuss Scandinavian Christmas traditions.
Arts and Crafts Circle and All Kinds of Stitching groups, 3 p.m. Saturday, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-4940. All experience levels welcome.
4-H Super Saturday, a chance to learn more about local 4-H programs, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, WSU Extension Education Center, 600 128th St. SE, McCollum Park, Everett. Cost is $2. For a list of introductory classes, go to http://snohomish.wsu.edu/calendar.htm. Register by calling 425-357-6044.
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Go to www.snoking.org.
In the Name of Love, a worship service inspired by the music of U2, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Trinity Lutheran Church, just west of Highway 99 on 196th Street SW, Lynnwood. Rick Steves talks about working to end hunger in the world. Go to www.belovedschurch.org.
South Camano Grange offers a re-creation of the first Thanksgiving dinner, 2 p.m. Sunday at the grange, 2222 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island. Tickets, $15, are available at Snow Goose Bookstore in Stanwood. Call 360-629-3276.
Bingo, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3015 Lombard Ave., Everett.
Children’s story time 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 360-691-6087 or go to www.sno-isle.org and click on Granite Falls.
Mukilteo Way Garden Club, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Mukilteo Public Library, 4670 Harbour Ponte Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-353-8146.
Everett Chess Club, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.
Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 27, Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. Call 360-568-2898.
“The Women of Lockerbie” on stage at Cascade High School, 7:30 p.m. curtain, Thursday through Saturday, Bear Space Theater, 801 E. Casino Road, Everett.
“The Odd Couple,” Marysville-Pilchuck High School, 7:30 tonight through Saturday, at the high school auditorium, 5611 108th St. NE, Marysville.
Friends of Freeland holiday arts and crafts sale, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Freeland Hall, 1515 Shoreview Drive, Freeland, Whidbey Island.
The Everett Coin Club 45th annual coin show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Go to www.everettcoinclub.org.
Dog show, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe.
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 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.
Snohomish County Antique Study Club, 6:30 p.m. fourth Wednesdays through June, Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. Call 360-568-8095.
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.
Everett Eagles Club Community Band needs new musicians. Meets 7:30 p.m. Mondays, 1216 Broadway, Everett. Call 425-290-7529.
Community Yarn Creations, 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays at Main Street Yarn, Mill Creek Town Center. The knitting and crocheting group creates items to donate to local agencies. All skill levels welcome. 425-787-0736.
Sno-Isle Genealogical Society offers drop-in beginning genealogy classes and help writing family histories during open hours. Located in Heritage Park, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood, the library is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The society meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Lynnwood Public Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. Problem-solving session at 6 p.m. Accepting book donations. 425-775-6267.
Teens in Action, sponsored by the Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center, meets 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. 360-629-5257.
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.
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 Lutheran 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, Snohomish Health District WIC program office, 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 100, Everett. Pregnant women welcome. 425-422-9911.
Peace Action of South Snohomish County, 6 p.m. third Fridays, Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Coffee provided.
Operation Lookout of the Foundation for Missing Children, the Everett-based provider of services for abducted and runaway children, seeks help with a volunteer eBay project and a volunteer office assistant position. Both require data entry and basic office experience. Call 425-771-7335 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.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 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 on Mondays. The nonprofit organization east of Stanwood also needs volunteers. For information, call 360-629-7055.