Service clubs

SERVICE CLUBS

There are multiple local chapters of these service clubs, which serve both locally and globally.

Kiwanis International focuses on improving the lives of children. More info: locator.kiwanis.org/FindAClub.

Lions Club is the world’s largest service club organization and has several global causes. More info: directory.lionsclubs.org.

Rotary International brings together business and professional leaders. More info: www.rotary.org.

RETIREES

Alaska Airlines: Alaska Airlines retirees meet 11:30 a.m. last Mondays at Old Country Buffet, 1816 S 320th St., Federal Way. The group used to meet in Everett. More info: Nancy Juntwait, njuntwait@gmail.com.

Federal: The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees meets 12:30 p.m. third Wednesdays (except June to August) at Evergreen Lanes, 5111 Claremont Way, Everett. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. More info: Linda Cline, 360-794-5851.

Everett area: A Brown Bag Senior Lunch Series is held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. second Thursdays through May 2019 at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. More info: Ralph, 425-210-9498.

State and Local, Everett: The Retired Public Employees Council of Washington Chapter 6 (Everett area) meets 1 p.m. first Tuesdays (September to June) at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave. More info: Jim Brandley, 425-337-0884.

State and Local, Lynnwood: The Retired Public Employees Council of Washington Chapter 37 (Lynnwood area) meets 1 p.m. first Thursdays (September to June) at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. More info: Brenda Williams, 425-486-5051.

ANIMALS

Beekeeping: Snohomish Youth Beekeeping Education meets 6-7:30 p.m. second Mondays (except December) at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Free community service group for ages 5-19 with hands-on educational activities about pollinators. Underserved and special needs groups encouraged. RSVP required one week before meeting. More info: snohoybe@gmail.com.

THIS & THAT

Overeaters Anonymous: The 12-step support group for individuals who want to recover from compulsive food behaviors has meetings in Everett, Camano Island and Marysville. To find a meeting or for more info: www.oa-nci.org or www.oa.org.

Sisco Heights Community Club: Meets first Fridays (except December) at the Club House, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington. Potluck dinner at 6 p.m.; regular meeting, 7:15 p.m. Games and music follow. More info: Don King, 360-658-8107.

Toastmasters: There are multiple local chapters of this nonprofit club that helps members improve speaking and leadership skills. More info: www.toastmasters.org.

Willow Place: Activities for adults with developmental disabilities are offered 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at Quilceda Community Services, 9610 48th Drive NE, Marysville. Exercise, crafts, games and music. Cost is $15. More info: 360-653-2324.

Other interest groups are listed throughout the month. Send calendar items to newstips@heraldnet.com

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