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Arts, Hearts and Hammers silent auction for Hearts &Hammers, 5 p.m. Feb. 6, Open Door Gallery + Coffee Manager, 5603 Bayview Road, Langley. Artists sought, 360-321-3020, Hearts &Hammers is a one-day blitz to repair and rehabilitate the homes for low-income families.


Marysville Parks and Recreation offers January classes including Zumba, Fused Glass Basics, Creative Dance. 360-363-8400.

Free computer classes begin Jan. 16, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W., Mountlake Terrace. Classes include computer basics, Internet basics, secrets of the Sno-Isle Web page revealed, and job hunting on the Internet. Early registration is required. 425-776-8722.

Oak Harbor Library Digital Photography by Charlie Beck, 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30 and 31. 1000 SE Regatta Drive, Oak Harbor.

Computer classes begin in January, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. By James McCafferty. Introduction to computers with a focus on Windows XP and Visa, overviews of Microsoft Word 2007, Excel 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Outlook 2007, and introduction to digital cameras. 360-387-0222.

Dance classes begin in January, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. East Coast swing, West Coast swing, waltz. Some classes are for sixth- through twelth-graders, too. 360-387-0222.


New Year’s Eve dance to the music of the Camano Junction, 8 p.m. Thursday, Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. 360-387-0222.


Mexican cuisine, 6 p.m. every second Thursday, East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. $5. Arrive early for cooking class by NW Latinos United. 360-794-6359.

For Seniors

South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Hiking opportunities. Museum trip. Volunteers are needed for several jobs. Employment services connect job seekers with employers. Classes: human behavior, computers, defensive driving. 425-774-5555.

Holiday happenings

Lights of Christmas: 5 to 10 p.m. through Tuesday, Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood. Holiday lights, treats, live music, storytelling, Nativity scene, crafts, pony and train rides, petting farm, food. $8 to $14, free ages 3 and under. 360-652-7575, 800-228-6724;

Snohomish Holiday Market, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, 1234 First St., Snohomish.


Lynnwood Kiwanis, 7 a.m. Thursdays in January, fire station, 18800 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Snohomish County Toastmasters Club No. 690, 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Snohomish County Snohomish County Administration building east, room 6A04, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Mukilteo Arts Guild, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month through April, Point of Grace, 5525 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Writers group, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Mukilteo Family YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo.

Friends of the Monroe Library, 7 p.m. Jan. 19, 1070 Village Way, Monroe.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Marcus Whitman Chapter, 10 a.m. Jan. 9, Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Jeff Honeycutt, Director of VA Volunteer Services.

Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Drive, Mill Creek. “Bee Royally Organized” with Nancy Lamont. Lois Williams, “Flipped! Lessons From a Bug!” $20. 425-337-6335.

Pet food drive

Humane Society’s Animal Food Bank collects food for low-income pet owners. 360-652-5844, e-mail


Teen Inklings: Book Discussion and Creative Writing Group, 4 p.m. Jan. 6, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. 425-776-8722.

Master beekeeper training, begins 6:30 p.m. Jan. 4, WSU Snohomish County Extension and Beez Neez Apiary Supply, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. $60. Karie Christensen, 425-357-6039,

Oak Harbor Library programs: “Star Trek” movie, 2 p.m. Saturday. Spirit of Writing contest winners reading, 3 p.m. Jan. 21. Book group, “Waiting” by Ha Jin, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Mystery Book Group, Arthur Upfield, 3 p.m. Jan. 28. 1000 SE Regatta Drive, Oak Harbor.


HOPE Therapeutic Riding Center volunteer training, 1 p.m. Tuesday, fairgrounds in Langley. 819 Camano Ave., Langley. 360-221-7656,

Catholic Community Services Volunteer Chore Services Program seeks volunteers to assess client needs. 425-257-2111, ext. 3323.

Everett Community College’s Adult Literacy Center seeks volunteers to assist adults learning reading, writing, English speaking and basic math. 425-388-9524,

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