Community Extra: Community Calendar


American Legion Post 58: 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the Odd Fellows Building, 601 Lewis St., Monroe. Bob, 360-863-3544.

Arlington Kiwanis Club: 7 p.m. at the Arlington Boys &Girls Club every first and third Wednesday at 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington.

Boeing Bluebills: 12:30 social, 1 p.m. meeting every fourth Thursday at the Boeing Wellness Center, 6400 36th Ave. W., Everett. The group is for Boeing retiree volunteers. 425-347-3598.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Rita Court: 10 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at the Washington Oakes Retirement Center, 1717 Rockefeller, Everett. Meeting begins with the praying of the rosary. Remember to order your lunch at the front desk before the meeting. 425-514-3016 or 425-971-9923.

Daughters of Norway Thelma Lodge No. 26: 10 a.m. Oct. 16 at Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Katherine J. Hanson, associate professor at the University of Washington, will speak about female authors in Norway. Guests welcome.

Early Opinions Toastmasters: 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at the Mukilteo YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo. 425-347-5428.

Edmonds Kiwanis Club: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. 425-771-8949.

Edmonds Lions Club: 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Stevens Hospital cafeteria, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-774-6353.

Everett Central Lions Club: Noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2913 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. 425-514-5464.

Everett Golden K Kiwanis Club: 10 a.m. Thursdays at 3120 Wetmore Ave. Room B56. A speaker at every meeting except the first Thursday of the month.

Everett Pacesetters Toastmaster Club: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Washington Oaks, 1717 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. An open house is planned 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 30 for anyone interested in joining. A club for those interested in becoming a better speaker, listener and communicator. Heather, 425-252-7649.

Everett PROBUS Club: Meets for fellowship and a program at 10 a.m., the third Wednesday of each month at Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. 425-334-4327.

Exchange Club of Edmonds weekly breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S. in Edmonds. 425-478-8983. The Exchange Club of Edmonds strives to provide meaningful and beneficial services to the community by sponsoring a variety of service projects throughout the year. Please join them for breakfast to learn more about the organization.

Gold Prospectors Association of America Everett chapter: 7 p.m. second Friday of the month at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett. Vinny Grasso, 425-583-2550 or

Kiwanis Club of Snohomish-Tillicum: 10 a.m. Mondays in the meeting hall of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-3590.

Lynnwood Kiwanis Club: Starting Oct. 21, the club will meet at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, at Rock Wood-Fired Pizza Restaurant, 4010 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. 425-776-7578.

Marysville Kiwanis: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Village Restaurant, 224 Ash Ave., Marysville. 425-343-5310.

Marysville Rotary Club: Noon Wednesdays at Jumbo Buffet, 319 State Ave., Marysville. 425-238-5232.

Mexican Dinner Night: 5 to 6:30 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children younger than 12. Call 360-794-6359 for reservations.

Mill Creek Women’s Club: Luncheon and fashion show. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at the Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Drive. Kathy Meyer-Deesing, 425-337-7113.

Monroe Kiwanis Club: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Godard Room, Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. 360-805-9457.

Mukilteo Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, Mukilteo, and second through fourth Tuesdays of every month at the Pointe Restaurant, Harbour Pointe Golf Club, Mukilteo. 425-322-4537.

Mukilteo Lions Club: 7 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce office, 4902 76th St. SW.

PBY Memorial Foundation: 11:30 a.m. fourth Tuesdays at the CPO Club on Ault Field Road, Oak Harbor. No host luncheon. Speakers’ talks are related to a range of historical subjects. Ed Hammond is scheduled to speak about the fire on the USS Enterprise at the Oct. 26 meeting.

Pancake Breakfast: 8 to 10:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. Enjoy a meal of pancakes, eggs, ham, sausage, coffee, milk and juice prepared and served by volunteers. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Proceeds benefit the center. 360-794-6359.

Rotary Club of Edmonds: 11:30 a.m. lunch, noon meeting every Tuesday at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N. Guests welcome. 425-745-1540 or 425-773-1540.

Silver Lake Kiwanis: Noon every Tuesday at Alfy’s Pizza, 9620 19th Ave. SE., Everett.

Snohomish Kiwanis Club: Noon every Thursday at Alfy’s Pizza, 1020 Ave. D, Snohomish. Pizza, salad and beverage for $6. A new speaker every week.

Snohomish Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. 800-454-9715.

South Everett Lions Club: 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at Patty’s Eggnest at Chuckwagon Inn, 6720 Evergreen Way Everett. 425-337-0959.

South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary: 12:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE, Everett.

Tulalip Lions Club: Noon second and fourth Wednesdays January through October at the Tulalip Resort Casino Canoes Cabaret, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Keith Osburn, 360-658-8877.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Arlington Post 1561: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesdays at the American Legion Hall, 115 Olympic Ave., Arlington. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-232-8453 or 360-435-6677.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lynnwood Post 1040: Meets first Thursdays at the Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.

Music And Theater

Dance Classes: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish. All ages welcome at a class taught by Eleanor Leight. Cost is $30 per person. 360-568-0934.

Happy Hoppers lessons and dancing: Lessons for beginners, 7 to 9 p.m. at Marysville Junior High School, 1605 Seventh St. NE. Marysville. Dances with guest callers: 7:30 p.m. rounds, 8 to 10:30 p.m. square dance on the first and third Saturdays at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. 360-387-8727 or 425-299-8565.

Third Friday of the month dance: 7:30 p.m. at the South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island. Swing dance lesson included in the $8 admission. 360-387-6842.

Village Community Services: Friday music jam sessions, 1 to 3 p.m. at 338 N. MacLeod Ave., Arlington. Kids and adults are invited. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 360-653-7752, ext. 14.


All You Can Eat Crab Feast to benefit the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center: 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 16, at the Red Room of the Nile Temple, 6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace, The cost if $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 5 to 12. 425-672-2407.

German Oktoberfest Celebration at the Edmonds Senior Center: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Tickets are $12 for members, $15 for non-members. Sign up by Oct. 15. 425-774-5555.

Cavelero Music Wranglers second annual Shopping Extravaganza: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Cavelero Mid-High Commons, 8220 24th St. SE, Everett. In-home consultants. Proceeds benefit the Cavelero Music Wranglers.

Marysville Soroptimist annual auction: Oct. 23 at the Medallion Hotel, 16710 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Tickets are $50. Costumes are encouraged. Proceeds benefit projects supported by the Marysville Soroptimist, a local chapter of the international women’s organization. 360-659-9202 or 360-659-7702.

Sons of Norway Normanna Lodge lutefisk and meatball dinner: noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at 2725 Oaks Ave., Everett. The lodge will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Adult tickets are $20. Kevin Hegge, 425-252-0291.

Senior Citizen Table Tennis Tournament: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 2930 Wetmore Ave. $17 Call the center to register. 425-257-8700.

Traildusters annual Halloween Fun Ride: 10 a.m. to noon. Pilchuck Tree Farm, 1624 300th St. NW, Stanwood. Lake Armstrong entrance. 425-330-3543.


East County Senior Center: Free writing class at 2 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. 360-794-6359.

Foreign Language for Youth: Before- and after-school classes offered to students in Everett elementary and middle schools. Spanish, French and Mandarin. Classes begin the week of October 11 and continue through spring. or 360-779-5269.

North Sound Constitution Study Group: 2 to 4 p.m. every other Friday at the Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St. Starting soon. To register, call Virginia, 425-335-7733.


Cancer support group: 4 p.m. second Sunday of each month at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 7215 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. The group is for anyone with a serious illness or condition and their caregivers.

Daughters of Penelope: 7:30 p.m. first Thursdays of the month at the Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Ave., Everett. A Greek women’s club that welcomes any woman interested in social and philanthropic work. 425-252-7229.

Home Oriented Meaningful Education: HOME is a Christian support group for homeschooling families. Meetings are at 7:15 p.m. second Tuesday of the month at Park Ridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. Heidi,

Lynnwood MS self-help group: 1 to 2:30 p.m. third Fridays in the group room at the YWCA Village, at 19703 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Meetings will held on the third Friday of every month. Sharon Todd, 360-651-9720.

Monroe Running Group: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the YMCA, 14033 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe. Runners of all ages and skill levels can attend. YMCA membership is not required. 360-805-1879.

Nonsmoking Single 60s Group: Bowl every Thursday morning. Other activities include card games, tours and movies. 425-357-1417 or 360-659-1024.

Parkinson’s disease support group: 2 to 4 p.m. fourth Saturdays in the Rainier Room at 1330 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-327-9401.

Puget Sound Camera Club: 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Monday of the month at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-776-2442.

Puget Sound Singles: A group for people over the age 45. Fun, friends, family. Breakfasts on Saturdays. Judy, 425-931-1195.

Quilceda Carvers: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month in the Red Barn at Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. This nonprofit group is dedicated to promoting interest in the art of woodcarving and community service. Woodcarving class is 9 a.m. to noon. Potluck and show and tell from noon to 2 p.m.

Snohomish Antique Study Club: 6:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday in the meeting room at Snohomish City Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. 360-568-8095.

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society: Brickwall session, 6 p.m.; meeting at 6:30 p.m.; program at 7 p.m. on first Wednesdays except July and August at the Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage at Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. The genealogical research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood, is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 425-775-6267.

Support group for caregivers: Daytime group at 10 a.m. every first Thursday. Evening group at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month. Both groups meet at Faith Lutheran Church, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. Prayer, brief Bible study and sharing with one another. 425-355-6005.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: The Everett chapter of the national support group meets at 7 p.m. third Mondays at the Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave.

Support group for parents of children with behavioral problems: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger Ave. Everett. The network offers peer-to-peer support for parents struggling with children exhibiting behaviors such as abusing drugs or alcohol, truancy or other risky behaviors. Groups are confidential and free. 888-468-2620 or

Support group for special education parents in the Everett School District: 6:30 to 8 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month except December, at View Ridge Elementary School, 202 Alder Street, Everett.

Support group for head injury survivors and their caregivers: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Lou Nash, 425-776-7264.

The 449 Club: A nonprofit alcohol-free dance and social club, “bumpin the tunes to old-school R&B.” Volunteers needed. 425-445-5224.

Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers: 1 to 3 p.m. second Tuesdays at 2720 Heller Road, Oak Harbor. Lyle Zimmerman, 360-675-5565,, or Ruth Hancock, 360-675-4086.

Widow support groups: Widowed Information Consultation Services has ongoing support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Monroe. 425-252-7617.


Arlington Library: Book group 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. 360-435-3033.

Everett Public Library: Free evening and Saturday computer classes at the library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. These classes are intended to help beginners become familiar with computers, computer programs and the Internet. Registration required. 425-257-8000.

Granite Falls Library: Free classes, including fire safety at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 19, gadget coaching at 1 p.m. Oct. 9 and “Bug Safari” at 2 p.m. Oct. 23. The library is at 815 E Galena St., Granite Falls. 360-691-6087.

Mountlake Terrace Library: Free toddler play and learn group, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Activities include open play, making friends, art, stories and music. Children ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver are invited. 425-776-8722.

You Can Help

Learn about volunteer opportunities at Providence Hospice and Home Care: Sessions are scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 and 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 17, in downtown Everett. To register and get directions, call 425-261-4815.

Emerald Hills Healthcare Center: Volunteers are needed to provide residents with simple conversation and participate in activities including arts and crafts, book club, bingo and board games. Those with special talents may play music, sing, dance or teach a class. The Emerald Hills Healthcare Center is at 5821 188th St. SW in Lynnwood. 425-776-5512.

Humane Society: Volunteers needed to clean up after and socialize cats for one to two hours any late afternoon of the week in Stanwood. Volunteers in the construction trades also needed. 360-652-5844.

Marysville Community Food Bank: Looking for volunteers to help with a variety of jobs including food sorters and drivers at 4150 88th St. NE., Marysville. 360-658-1054 or

Mentoring Children of Promise: A community-based mentoring program for children with an incarcerated parent is looking for committed, dependable adults, 21 and over, to have fun and be a positive role model and mentor to a child. Joell, 425-259-2973, ext. 2717 or

Operation Lookout: A provider of services for abducted and runaway children seeks energetic and committed people to be volunteer project assistants. 425-771-7335.

Partners in Palliative Care: Seeks volunteer listeners for its support program. 425-261-4769.

Merry Haven Care Center: Seeking adult-sized Halloween costumes so residents can dress up for an upcoming Halloween party. Accessories, such as costume head bands, rabbit and mouse ears, also welcome. The costumes can be dropped off at the center at 800 10th St. in Snohomish. Connie Scott, 360-568-3161 or

Snohomish Community Food Bank: Needs volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, including food processing and lifting assistance on weekday mornings. Must be 16 or older. 360-568-7993.

Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center: Volunteer opportunities for youths and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, 360-629-5257.

Volunteer through the Retired and Senior Volunteers Program: The program matches volunteers 55 and older with dozens of opportunities throughout Snohomish County. John McAlpine,, 425-257-2111, ext. 3374 or toll free 888-240-8572.

Volunteer Chore Services: A program of Catholic Community Services is seeking volunteers to help low-income senior clients with everyday household chores, such as washing dishes, vacuuming and laundry. Debra Bordsen, 425-257-2101, ext. 3323.


Daughters of the American Colonists: The Pilchuck Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists meets six times a year. The objectives of the DAC are educational, patriotic and historical. 425-743-5030 or e-mail

Everett Area Newcomers: Welcomes women new to the area. The group has 10 to 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. 360-320-1773.

Everett Emblem Club: 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Everett Elks Lodge, 2802 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island: Meets 1 p.m. the second Monday of the month through June at Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. 360-579-2352.

Lynnwood Emblem Club: 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays except July and August at the Lynnwood Elks Lodge, 6620 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.

Mill Creek Seniors Club: Potlucks in the community room at City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month. 425-357-1260.

Mill Creek Toastmasters: 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.

Mothers and More: 7:30 to 9 p.m. third Tuesdays at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members welcome.

Pocahontas Tribe 11: 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett. 425-259-4567.

Snohomish City Toastmasters: 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave., Snohomish. Visitors welcome. 425-971-3218.

Sultan’s Early Words Toastmasters: 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Visitors welcome. 425-346-7077.

Table tennis at the Everett senior center: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays at 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. 425-257-8780.

Valley Spinners Guild: 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Bridge Church, 2500 Lake Street, Snohomish. Learn to spin wool and other fibers. Alice Lake, 360-668-8196, e-mail or valleyspinnersguild

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