Community Extra Calendar

TODAY

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.

THURSDAY

Sultan Harvest is set to offer the sixth annual free community Thanksgiving dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. The group is teaming up with Volunteers of America in Sultan to offer the dinner. Call 360-793-8641 or e-mail sultanharvest@aol.com.

A free Thanksgiving dinner offered by First Baptist Church of Martha Lake is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at 17319 Larch Way, Lynnwood. Register to attend by calling 425-743-0771. For more information, go to www.marthalake.org.

FRIDAY

Bridge game sessions, 12:30 p.m. Fridays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8780.

SATURDAY

A concert event to benefit the Volunteers of America starts at 8 p.m. Saturday at Jimmy Z’s, 1712 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Admission is discounted for those who bring two cans of food for the food bank. Four bands, including 2 Headed Chang of Everett, are scheduled to play.

Light up Monroe holiday kickoff, 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, corner of S. Lewis and Main streets, Monroe. Call Monroe Chamber of Commerce, 360-794-5488.

Author David Patneaude is scheduled to talk with kids about the writing process at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave. He has written nine children’s books, including “Haunting at Home Plate” and “Last Man’s Reward.” Call 360-435-3033.

Sno-Isle Libraries bookmobile on location from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays at Voyager Middle School, 11711 Fourth Ave W., Everett.

KSER, Snohomish County’s independent public FM radio station, is presenting a family-friendly alternative to malls, movies and shopping madness with a concert featuring the music and wit of Dana Lyons beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Snohomish County PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St., Everett. Lyons is perhaps best known for his song “Cows With Guns.”

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.

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Go to www.snoking.org.

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

Festival of the Trees, opening night, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Comcast Arena at Everett Events Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Suite 200, Everett. $50. Benefits Providence General Foundation. Free open house, noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 28. Call 425-258-7500.

NAACP, 7 p.m. Tuesday, PUD Building, 2320 California St, Everett. Call 425-344-9238.

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 Tuesday, Snoho­mish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snoho­mish. Call 360-568-2898.

WEDNESDAY

Holiday craft show, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 28, Edmonds Community College Triton Union building, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Proceeds benefit the Edmonds Community College Foundation.

Mukilteo Library evening book group, 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at the library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. This group’s featured book for this month is “Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia,” by Elizabeth Gilbert. Call 425-493-8202.

THIS WEEK

Habitat for Humanity bazaar and fundraiser, 1 to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Kingsbury West Club House, 176th Street SW, just off Highway 99, Lynnwood. Call 425-741-9039.

Holiday Happenings Last Chance Bazaar, handcrafted items by disabled artists, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 23, except Dec. 14, 10030 51st Ave. NE, Marysville.

Follow the Stars craft bazaar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Saturday, Edmonds Masonic Temple, 515 Dayton Ave., Edmonds. Bake sale, lunch.

Kris Kringle craft and art market, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday to Saturday, Freeland Hall, 1515 Shoreview Drive, Freeland, Whidbey Island.

ONGOING

Rotary Hispanic Center, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, New Beginnings Church, 21705 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.

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 at its library in Heritage Park, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. The society’s 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.

OPPORTUNITIES

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 ­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 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 east of Stanwood also needs volunteers. For information, call 360-629-7055.

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