Community Extra: Get involved


Snohomish Rotary Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 120 Glen Ave. 360-568-5629.

The 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. 425-334-4327.

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

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

Lynnwood Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lynnwood Fire Station, 18800 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. 425-776-7578.

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

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.

Silver Lake Kiwanis: 7 a.m. every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lynnwood Post 1040: Meets the first Thursday of each month 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 the organization. 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.


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


The Oak Harbor Lions: Peaches, nectarines, plums, tomatoes, cantaloupe, pears, onions and bell and jalapeno peppers will be sold from a yellow trailer 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until sold out on Tuesday in the Rite-Aid parking lot, 31645 Highway 20 in Oak Harbor. All proceeds support community projects.

‘Say Hey’ Snohomish County: A two-hour celebration and networking event for people with disabilities, business leaders, community organizations and government officials from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 27, at the Everett Station Weyerhaeuser Room, 3201 Smith Ave. in Everett. The event welcomes job seekers and newly hired individuals with disabilities to the community. Everyone who supports diversity in the workforce is welcome to join. Register at say-hey-sno.

Artwork by Snohomish County children: Currently on exhibit in the lobby of the Robert J. Drewel Building of the Snohomish County campus, downtown Everett. The kid artists are students of The Art Workshop. The art will be on view through Sept. 4.

Everett Youth Symphony: Young people up to age 21 are invited to audition. Needed are those who play violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone, tuba and percussion. Auditions are on Sept. 3, 4 and 5 at Kamiak High School Performing Arts Center, 10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. To schedule an audition, call 360-579-4096.


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 price. 360-387-6842.


Laughter Club: meets noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Movement Arts at 3502 204th St. NE, Arlington. 425-501-8894.

Quilceda Carvers: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. fourth Saturday of the month in the Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. This is a nonprofit group 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.

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.

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.

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.

Nonsmoking Single 60s Group: Bowl every Thursday morning. Other activities include card games, tours and movies. 425-776-0229 or 360-659-1024.


Celebrate the end of Summer Reading at Snohomish Library: Toymaker Rick Hartman shares the wonders of creativity, invention and discovery, 11 a.m. today. School-age children and caregivers. Children may also bring their completed summer reading logs to receive a free book and coupon to Imagine Children’s Museum and to enter the bike contest. 360-568-2898.

Photography scavenger hunt: Mountlake Terrace Library offers Digital Photography Scavenger Hunt, a teen program at noon Saturday, 23300 58th Ave. W. Groups of teens form teams and will be given a list of things in the Mountlake Terrace Community to track down and photograph. 425-776-8722.

Recyclorama Kids’ Yard Sale: A yard sale for kids ages 5 through high school, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the grassy area behind the Evergreen branch of the Everett Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Kids may sell toys, games, books, clothes and handmade crafts but may not sell food, drinks, animals or siblings. Call 425-257-8030 to sign up. Set up starts at 10 a.m.

Granite Falls Library: Family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St. 360-691-6087.

Arlington Library: Book group 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave. Teen advisory group, 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at the library. 360-435-3033.

Mukilteo Library: Teens can enjoy movies and free popcorn at 2 p.m. today at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. 425-493-8202.


Edmonds Toastmasters: Meetings 7 to 8 a.m. Fridays, Edmonds Pancake Haus, 530 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. Visitors welcome to observe or participate. More information, or 206-949-8025.

Snohomish County Toastmaster’s Club 690: Learn more at or attend a weekly meeting, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, except county holidays, Snohomish County Administration Building East, Room 6A04. vppr@snohomish.

The Intermec Toastmasters: Noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays each month at 6001 36th Ave. W., Everett. 425-265-2395.

Start a Neighborhood Watch: The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office teaches residents of unincorporated Snohomish County how to protect their homes and reduce the risk of becoming a crime victim by forming a neighborhood watch. E-mail or call 425-388-7375.

Salt of the Earth Food Bank: Soup Kitchen at noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals are served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the streets. 425-355-1042.

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.

The 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.

Mothers and More: 7:30 to 9 p.m. every third Tuesday at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members are welcome. For information, e-mail

Everett Emblem Club: 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett.

Widowed Information and Consultation Services: Support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Sultan. 425-252-7617.

Marysville Parks and Recreation: Yoga classes from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville. Yoga is ongoing. Punch cards are available $80 for 10 visits or $45 for 5 visits. 360-363-8400.

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.

Fit for Life Class: 2 to 3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. The cost for eight classes is $22. 360-653-4551.

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

Mill Creek Toastmasters: Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.

Everett Rock and Gem Club: 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month, First United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Families are encouraged to attend. 360-658-7435.

Stanwood Eagles FOE 3041: 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3224.

Valley Spinners Guild: 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Learn to spin wool. 360-793-0962.

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

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

Sno-Isle Genealogy Society: 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Mountlake Terrace Public Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Visit the society’s research library 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. 425-775-6267.


Humane Society: Volunteers are needed to build a fence, paint, clear trails, paint a mural and donate to the group’s annual garage sale on Aug. 22. 360-652-5844 or

The Mill Creek Senior Center: Seeks volunteer instructors for its computer classes. The center offers a variety of classes for seniors in the computer lab at the Washington State University Extension Office in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. 425-357-6002.

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

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

Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation: Seeks volunteers to help raise money to build a senior center near the Mill Creek Country Club. 425-742-9125.

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.

Volunteers of America Western Washington Everett Food Bank: Accepts donations 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Volunteers of America, 1230 Broadway, Everett.

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.

The YWCA Working Women’s Wardrobe Program: Needs clothing-store shopping bags for clothing that is donated to the program. Free clothing is available to low-income women who are in need of interview or work-appropriate clothing. The program also needs personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, washcloths and feminine hygiene products. The program is at the YWCA, 3301 Broadway, Everett. 425-258-2766.

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