Community Extra Calendar

Camano Island Quilters morning group, 10 a.m. today, Odd Fellows Hall, 96 S. Camano Ridge Road, Camano Island.

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

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, 7 p.m. today, Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Richard Wilson talks about technology and genealogy.

Learn about antioxidants, 6:30 p.m. today, Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett.

Snohomish Farmers Market, 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, old Carnegie Library, 105 Cedar St., Snohomish.

Camano Island Quilters, evening group, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Stanwood High School library, 7400 272nd St. NW, Stanwood.

Kids’ Cooking Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Granite Falls library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. For kids ages 5 to 12. Parents welcome. Healthy snacks to be served. Kids receive chef’s hats. Call 360-691-6087.

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

Red Hat Lunch, Snohomish Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. Thursday, lower level small hall, St. Michael’s Church, 1514 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Cost is $4. Call 360-568-0934.

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry is set to speak at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 1318 E. State Highway 532, Camano Island.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1040, Lynnwood, 7 p.m. Thursday, Alderwood Youth Club, 19617 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call 425-774-7416.

Family story time, 10 a.m. Thursday, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. All ages.

Jackson High School spring band concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, school gym, 1508 136th St. SE, Mill Creek.

Farmers Market at Country Village, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays, 23718 Seventh Ave. SE, Bothell.

Backpack Kids, Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, a free cooperative play group for preschool children and their parents, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, 606 Arrowhead Road, Stanwood. Call 360-629-5257.

Fiesta dinner and auction, 6 p.m. Friday, Kellogg Marsh Grange, 10005 67th Ave. NE, Marysville. Tickets are $10, $15 at the door. Call 360-863-6075.

Special Connections Carnival, a free event for special-needs children and their families, is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Frank Wagner Elementary School, 115 Dickinson Road, Monroe.

Edmonds Museum Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Bell Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, Edmonds.

Family Fun Night, 6 p.m. Saturday, Marysville Family YMCA, 6420 60th Drive NE, Marysville. Free to members; $5 for each nonmember family. Call 360-653-9622.

Hearing Loss Association fiesta, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., PUD office, 2320 California St., Everett. Call 360-387-8187.

Everett Street Scramble treasure hunt, 10 a.m. Saturday. At 9:30 a.m., participants are given marked maps of the city pinpointing 30 locations. After 10 a.m., they’ll have up to three hours to visit the sites on foot or by bike. Registration and check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Snohomish County Plaza, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Call 425-892-6454, or go to

Swedish pancake breakfast and plant sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, First Congregational Church, 21111 86th Ave. SE, Maltby. Donations are welcome for the plant sale. Call 360-668-5905. Proceeds help restore church parsonage.

“Driving it Home: Collision Education and Awareness” session for new teen drivers, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Linda Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. The free event is sponsored in part by the city of Arlington, Cascade Hospital, Arlington High School, Glass Doctor and Hansen’s Towing.

Arlington Runners Club 5k, 10k charity run, 10 a.m. Saturday, Pioneer Elementary School, 8213 Eaglefield Drive, Arlington. Registration is $20 and begins at 8 a.m. Proceeds benefit Arlington Dollars for Scholars. Go to or call 360-435-3409.

NightWaves Teen Night Pool Party Luau, 8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. For teens in grades seven through 12. Admission is $5 with a current school identification card or a NightWaves wristband. Call 425-744-6471 or e-mail

Poochapalooza, an outdoor dog festival presented by the Marysville Strawberry Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Marysville Junior High School football field, 1605 Seventh St. Proceeds to benefit development of the city’s first off-leash dog park. Poochapalooza helps kick off 10 days of activities during the city’s 76th annual Strawberry Festival. Call 360-651-0633.

Aging with Dignity: 5 Wishes: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Providence Hospice and Home Care. Write a document that helps express how you want to be treated if you become seriously ill. For anyone age 18 and older, including caregivers. Call 425-261-4808 for information and directions.

Daughters of Norway, Ingeborg Lodge No. 43, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sons of Norway Lodge, 9910 270th St. NW, Stanwood. “Damekor” choir from Bellingham, directed by Steve Jensen.

Camano Island State Park Summer Nature Programs, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 1, Camano Island State Park amphitheater, 2269 S. Lowell Point Road, Camano Island. Free.

American Association of University Women, Everett branch, white elephant silent auction, musical entertainment and a potluck luncheon, 10 a.m. Saturday, Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Call 425-337-5220.

Volunteers interested in helping with Everett’s 16th annual flower planting on Mukilteo Boulevard can join in from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Call the Everett Parks and Recreation Department, 425-257-8300.

South Forest Park neighborhood cleanup: Dumpster available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Zion Lutheran Church, 47th Street and Alger, Everett. Bring identification.

Homeschool information expo, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Guest House Motel meeting room, across from Alfy’s, Monroe. E-mail

Agricultural field day, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Rivers End Ranch, between Sultan and Monroe. Register by noon Friday by calling 425-335-5634, ext. 4. Sponsored by the WSU Extension office, Snohomish Conservation District and Snohomish County Cattlemen’s Association.

Lynnwood and Halls Lake Sunday Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Everett Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, 1600 W. Marine View Drive, Everett.

A Jazz Walk featuring Southern church music is set for Saturday evening at three Monroe churches on S. Lewis Street: United Congregational Church, Morning Star Lutheran Church and Church of Our Saviour Episcopal Church. Performances are set for 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Donations will go to help at-risk and homeless families. Call 360-794-2111 or go to

Fundraising auction and spaghetti dinner, 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Lake Goodwin Community Club, 17323 42nd Ave. NW., Stanwood. Proceeds to help Stanwood resident Tracey Hill, 29, who is battling cancer. Tickets are $10. Kids 10 and younger dine free. Donations to Tracey Hill Fund accepted at all Key Bank branches. For more information, e-mail

Taiz labyrinth worship service, 6 p.m. Sunday, Edmonds Christian Church, 23010 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Music, prayer, silence, walking. Go to

Sundays on the Waterfront, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2, 200 W. Dayton St., Edmonds. Free family entertainment.

Horseshoe Grange roast beef dinner, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, grange hall, 10624 Broadway, Cathcart. Old Time Country Music Association performs. Tickets at the door.

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.

Strawberry Festival fashion show and luncheon, noon Tuesday, Leifer Manor, 12511 State Ave., Marysville. Tickets available at Attic Secrets Tea Room or by calling festival office, 360-659-7664.

Sno-Isle Bookmobile visits Voyager Middle School from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 11711 Fourth Ave. W., Everett. Mariner High School seniors are working on a project to improve their neighborhood and are encouraging residents to make use of the bookmobile.

Those who need to re-enter the work force because of divorce, separation, the death or disability of a spouse, or loss of welfare benefits can find tools and support in free workshops presented by the Displaced Homemaker Center from Pathways for Women YWCA. The next workshop is set for 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 13-27 in Monroe. For more information, call 425-258-2766, ext. 226.

Everett City Concierge needs hosts. To volunteer, attend a meeting planned for 11:30 a.m. June 13 in the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at the Everett Events Center. Call 425-322-2658 for more information.

Dave Larson, early Snohomish County baseball historian, plans to talk about his book “Wide Awakes, Invincibles, and Smokestackers: Early Baseball in Lumber Country” at 7 p.m. June 13, Snohomish Historical Society meeting, Waltz Building, 116 Ave. B, Snohomish. Free admission and refreshments.

Women’s triathlon training seminar, 6:30 p.m. June 13, REI, Alderwood mall, 3000 18th St. SW, Suite 952, Lynnwood. Call 425-640-6200.

Everett High School choir concert, 7 p.m. June 13, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett.

Forest Park’s Animal Farm, the city-run petting zoo, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Aug. 19 at 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Activities include pony rides and educational programs. To register for programs, call 425-257-8300 or go to the Everett Parks and Recreation Department Web site,

Stanwood Camano Friends of the Library book sale for all ages, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3132.

Yard sale to support King’s Way Christian Center missions team headed to Mexico, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4109 103rd Ave. SE, Everett.

AARP Driver Safety class, Group Health Cooperative, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Friday, June 11 and 16, 2930 Maple St., Everett. Call 425-261-1810 to register and get information and instructions. A $10 fee is charged to cover the cost of materials.

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

Senior dance, 6 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Free.

Swedish pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. $6 adults, $5 children.

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

Old Snohomish Antique and Classic Motorcycle Show. Help organize the largest one-day bike show in the state. Meetings are 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the New Red Lotus Restaurant, Snohomish. 360-568-7820.

Bingo: 11 a.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Fridays at Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington.

Everett Chess Club: Free, all ages and skill levels. 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Espresso Americano, Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. 425-514-3209,

Building family strengths: Free parenting class offered by Pathways for Women YWCA, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Lynnwood; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Everett. 425-774-9843, ext. 223.

Pilchuck Audubon: Birding trips and education. Meets at 7 p.m. the second Friday of each month at 2820 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-252-0926.

Washington Bass Association: Meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Meadowdale Community Center, 6801 N. Meadowdale Road, Lynnwood.

Bluegrass and Country Music Makers Association: Bluegrass jam sessions, free. Dinner following, donation requested. 1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at Darrington Community Center. 360-436-1179, 360-436-1006.

Open electric and acoustic jam session: Downbeat electric and jazz. 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Stewart’s of Snohomish, 709 First St., Snohomish. 360-568-4684.

Home League, the women’s group of the Salvation Army of Everett, meets at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Salvation Army building, 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett, to work on service projects.

Homicide survivors peer support group offers a safe setting for sharing after the homicide of a loved one. Presented by Families and Friends of Violent Crime Victims, the group meets the first Thursday of each month. Call 800-346-7555 for time and location.

Bingo: 11 a.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, noon Thursdays. Senior lunch followed by penny bingo at the Granite Falls Senior Center, 302 S. Granite Ave., Granite Falls. 360-691-7177, 360-691-4297.

Lake Stevens Family Support Center needs volunteers to assist with a variety of jobs including clerical, reception, program facilitation, special-event planning, committee work and child program assistance. For information or to volunteer, call 425-397-7433.

Volunteer instructors for a basic sewing class for youths are needed by the Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center. 360-629-5257.

Providence Everett Medical Center has volunteer opportunities for people 15 and older. For more information, call 425-261-4580 or 425-258-7301, or go to

Information on foster parenting: Catholic Community Services and Compass Health host monthly information meetings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month through May at the Volunteers of America Community Room, 2802 Broadway, Everett. 425-232-7933.

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.

Volunteer to work on the Iron Goat Trail west of Stevens Pass. Go to or call 206-517-3019.

Foster homes for dogs needed: Can you provide a home and some basic training for a dog for a few months? If so, the Humane Society in Arlington needs your help. A yard enclosed by a 6-foot-tall fence is necessary. The shelter in Arlington also is looking for volunteer workers. E-mail, call 360-652-5844 or go to

Join Fire Corps: The volunteer organization supports the Lynnwood Fire Department through community outreach and education events. Volunteers will assist with promoting fire safety and installing smoke detectors. 425-744-6436.

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