Community Extra Calendar


Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Parents can get a free safety check for their children’s car seats from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Mountlake Terrace Police Department parking garage, 5906 232nd St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. To make an appointment, call 425-551-1250.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. today, 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.


Learn about digital cameras at a class, the first in a four-part series, set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Other classes are Jan. 3, 10 and 17. Call the library at 425-778-2148.

Sno-Isle Chapter of the Washington State School Retirees Association Christmas Brunch, 10 a.m. Thursday, Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett.

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

Writers Group meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Art Workshop Studio, 724 First Street, Mukilteo. Call 425-423-0450.

Zonta Club of Everett monthly business meeting 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Everett Golf and Country Club. For reservations or membership information, e-mail or call 425-348-3501.


Pearl Harbor Service, 11 a.m. Friday, Snohomish County Courthouse, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Sponsored by the Snohomish County Central Memorial Committee.

Student art show opening reception, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, the Art Building, 724 First Street, Mukilteo. Show runs through Jan. 16.

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

Mountlake Terrace tree-lighting ceremony, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. The city’s tree is actually a frame constructed of more than 900 lights placed on top of the city’s water tower. People who attend are encouraged to bring a new toy to donate to the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation of Washington, which benefits seriously ill children. Call 425-744-6206 or go to


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

An afternoon of animation films, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-493-8202.

One of the largest model railroads in the region is set to be displayed, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Edmonds train station, 210 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. The event is presented by Amtrak and the Swamp Creek Model Railroad Association.

Mountlake Terrace High School Music Boosters “Breakfast with Santa,” 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school, 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Fundraiser for music trips. Contact or 425-776-7599.

Mariner High School jazz band swing dance, 6 p.m. Saturday, school commons, 200 120th St. SW, Everett. Proceeds benefit music trips.

East County Senior Center annual bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Cabbage patch soup and sandwiches.

Cascadian Place retirement benefit, 7 p.m. Saturday, 3915 Colby Ave., Everett. The Boeing Employees Choir. $5, benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation. Reservations, 425-339-2225.

Everett’s Marcus Whitman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 10 a.m. Saturday, Snohomish Public Library’s multipurpose room, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. Call 425-252-1470.

Daughters of Norway, Ingeborg Lodge No. 43, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sons of Norway Hall, 9910 270th St. NW, Stanwood. Christmas memories of Norway. Call 360-387-0992.

Edmonds Branch of the American Association of University Women holiday auction, 10 a.m. Saturday, The Cafe de Paris, 109 Main St., Edmonds. $20. Reservations: 425-778-0756.

Gold Bar Historical Society Depot Museum bake sale, Saturday, 8 a.m. until sold out, 412 U.S. 2, Gold Bar.

Snow Days, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Gold Creek Community Church, 4326 148th St. SE, Mill Creek. Snow will be hauled for a day of fun, entertainment and food.

Camano Island Holiday Home Tour, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Camano Center, 141 N. East Camano Drive. Tickets available at the Snow Goose Bookstore, Camano Island Coffee Roasters and the visitors center at Terry’s Corner. Call 360-387-5123.

Turn Your Thumb Green workshop on wreathmaking, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Arlington Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. Presented by the Arlington Garden Club. Call 360-403-7769.

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


Light a candle for children who have died at the local observance of the annual Compassionate Friends World Wide candle lighting service, set for 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2005 Colby Ave., Everett. For more information, go to

Holiday Parlour Tour in Snohomish, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and Holiday Craft Market, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 230 Ave. B, Snohomish. Tickets at Joyworks, Kusler’s Pharmacy, Queen Bee, Speckled Hen, Sun Song and Weed’s Variety store. Benefits the Snohomish Historical Society.

Everett Elks Christmas party for the community’s developmentally disabled, 1 p.m. Sunday, Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Dancing, singing, socializing and refreshments provided by Everett Emblem Club 523. For reservations, call 425-252-4179.


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

Snohomish Windermere staff will be collecting the tips when dinner is served from 4 p.m. to closing at The Repp restaurant, corner of First Street and Avenue A, Snohomish. Tips earned go to Snohomish families in need. Call 360-568-3928.

Granite Falls Library family craft party, 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the library, 815 E. Galena St. Crafts for all ages. Refreshments. For more information or to register, call 360-691-6087 or go to

Edmonds Christmas Ship Sing-a-Long, 7 p.m. Monday, the foot of Dayton Street at the Edmonds Fishing Pier. Edmonds Parks and Recreation, 425-771-0230.

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island, 1 p.m. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland.


Monroe Arts Council and Galaxy Theatres plan to offer a Classic Holiday Movie Night set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Galaxy Theatre, One Galaxy Way. The featured movie is the 1983 film “A Christmas Story.” Go to or call 425-870-4597.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers meet at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Fire Station 25, 2720 Heller Road, Whidbey Island. Christmas show-and-tell on Tuesday. Call 360-675-4086.

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


Students can learn how to find the right college at an event scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Call 425-493-8202.

A popular author of teen novels, plays and screenplays, Brent Hartinger is scheduled to appear at 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway. Call the library at 425-337-4822.

First aid/CPR certification renewal class, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Marysville Public Library. Call Marysville parks office to register, 360-363-8401.


Everett Yacht Club’s annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade “shakedown” run begins at 5:45 p.m. Friday at the Snohomish River near the 10th Street Boat Ramp. The official parade is set to start at 4:45 p.m. Saturday. Parade registration and information packets are at the Port of Everett and Dagmars Marina, 1871 Ross Ave., Everett. Call 360-652-7291.

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.

Craft bazaar, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. Tables: 360-629-7403, ext. 114.


The Improved Order of Redmen, an organization that had its beginnings at the Boston Tea Party, second and fourth Wednesday in Everett. Call 360-387-9888.

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

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.

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

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.

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.


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. Both require data entry and basic office experience. Call 425-771-7335 or e-mail ­

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

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