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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 10:01am

Friday

The Edmonds VFW Post 8870 &Ladies Auxiliary- 12 p.m. Second Friday monthly: All veterans are welcome to join the monthly meetings at the South County Senior Center in Edmonds. Info: Duane Pounds at 206-362-3935.

Free Tax Assistance for seniors- 10 –2 p.m. every Friday through April 15: Get help with your tax returns at the South County Senior Center at South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds Cost: free Info and appointment: 425-774-5554

Saturday

Scotland Seminar- 10 a.m. Saturday, April 9: Savvy Traveler at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds presents Visiting Scotland: island and Highlands. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Italian Vacation Seminar- 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9: Savvy Traveler at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds presents ultimate Italian vacation ideas. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Paris and Southern France Seminar- 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16: Savvy Traveler at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds presents visiting Paris and Southern France. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Slovenia and Croatia Seminar- 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23: Savvy Traveler at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds presents visiting Slovenia and Croatia. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Eastern Europe Seminar- 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23: Savvy Traveler at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds presents Eastern Europe – The Best- Kept Secret. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Tuscany &Umbria Seminar- 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30: Savvy Traveler at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds presents visiting Tuscany &Umbria. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Mexico Seminar- 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7: Savvy Traveler at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds presents visiting from Sierra to Sea. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Ireland Travel Seminar- 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21: Savvy Traveler at 112-5 Ave S, Edmonds presents traveling in Ireland. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Brazil Seminar- 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21: Savvy Traveler at 112-5 Ave S, Edmonds presents traveling in Brazil. Cost: Free Info: 425-744-6076

Mediterranean Europe through the backdoor- 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28: Lecture on the best way to travel Portugal to Turkey. Learn why the Carthaginians, Phoenicians, Arabs, Greeks, and Romans fought for control of these strategic and beautiful coastlines at Rick Steves’ Europe through the Back Door, 130 Fourth Ave N, Edmonds. Cost: free Info and required pre-reservations: 425-7771-8303 ext. 298

Spring Plant Sale- 9-12 p.m. Saturday, April 16: Alderwood Garden Club annual scholarship fundraiser includes a large variety of unusual plants, perennials and shrubs at the Mill Creek Community Church, 164th St. SW, Mill Creek.

Open Gym Basketball- 9 -11:30 a.m. Saturdays: Basketball for ages 18 and over in the new gym at Terrace Park School, Mountlake Terrace. Cost: $3 Info: 425-776-9173.

Monday

Afternoon Recreation Swims- 2:45 -4 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday: Enjoy an afternoon swim at the Mountlake Terrace Pool. Cost: $2 a session Info: 425-776-9173.

Games, Puzzles, Dominoes, Cribbage- 11 a.m. –3 p.m. every Monday: Play games and enjoy social time with friends at Mountlake Terrace Senior House, 5605 235 St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Cost: Free Info: 425-672-2407.

Monday Movie Group- 1 –3 p.m. first and third Monday each month: Meets at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, 5605 235 St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Cost: Donations welcome, popcorn free. Info: 425-672-2407.

Asperger Parent Support Group- 7 –8:30 p.m. first and third Monday each month: Bi-monthly support and information sharing group at the Family Support Center, 6330 195 St. SW, Lynnwood. Cost: Free. Info and childcare reservations: 425-670-8984.

Relatives As Parents (RAP)- 6:30 –8 p.m. fourth Monday each month: Share fellowship friendship, support, information and experiences with other grandparents and relatives raising children at the Family Support Center, 6330 195 ST. SW, Lynnwood. Cost: Free. Info and required reservations: 425-670-8984.

Tuesday

Toastmasters Meeting- 7-8 p.m. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month: Public speaking group meets biweekly at UU Church, 8109 224 St. SW, Edmonds. Info: Don at 206-542-3840.

Parkinson’s Support Group: 3- 4:30 p.m. every 4th Tuesday: If you or a loved one is affected by Parkinson’s please join this group for support and fun at South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds Cost: free Info: 425-774-5554

Business Breakfast Club- 7:30 a.m. Tuesday: Accountant, hair stylist, and dentist openings in a group of professional businesspeople informally meeting weekly at A.P. Barbara’s Restaurant, 4025 196 St. SW., Lynnwood. Info: 425-478-4848 or www.eade.com/bbc

Wednesday

The Alliance of Citizens for Edmonds (ACE) – 7 p.m., every third Wednesday of the month. Gather and funnel information pertaining to neighborhood and town-wide issues. Cascade Room, Harbor Square, 120 W. Dayton St. Call 425-778-8234 or 425-776-3071 for more information.

Afternoon Recreation Swims- 2:45 -4 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday: Enjoy an afternoon swim at the Mountlake Terrace Pool. Cost: $2 a session Info: 425-776-9173.

Little Whispering Pines Play Group- 6:30 –8 p.m. Wednesdays: Come meet new people while your children play and socialize at the Whispering Pines Apartments, 18201 52 Ave W, Lynnwood. For children 5 and under accompanied by parents or guardians. Cost: Free. Info: 425-670-8984 ext 6#.

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society General Meeting- 7 p.m. first Wednesday each month (except July/August): Meeting held is at the Martha Lake Community Club,16300 Motor Place, Lynnwood. The SIGS library is closed. Cost: free. Info: Margaret Summitt at 425-438-0307.

Free Car Seat Checks. Noon – 8 p.m. each Wednesday by appointment: Certified technicians are available to inspect and assist parents and caregivers with car seats. Checks take 30-45 minutes and it is helpful to have the child present at Lynnwood Police Station, 19321 44 Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info and Reservations: 425-744-6900.

Thursday

Property Tax Discount Eligibility- 10 –2 p.m. Second Thursday: A volunteer consultant will be available to help you explore your eligibility at South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds Cost: free Info and appointment: 425-774-555.

Little Be-bops Play Group- 9 a.m.-12 noon every Thursday: Indoor play space for children 5 and under at Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84 Ave. W, Edmonds. Cost: Free Info: 425-670-8984

Brain/Stroke Support Group- third Thursday monthly: Meeting at Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood. Info: Lou Nash at 425-776-7264.

Friends of the Edmonds Library- 1 p.m. every fourth Thursday: Monthly meeting is held in the library’s Plaza Room. New members and visitors are welcome.

Visually Impaired Support Group- 7 –8:30 p.m. first Thursday of the month: Monthly meeting including speakers and activities for blind and visually impaired adults in the Lynnwood, Edmonds, and Mill Creek area. Tell a friend! Info: Eulaine at 425-640-6352 or Mary at 425-337-2395.

French for Travelers- 5:30-7 p.m. or 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14 to May 5: French for travelers. Cost: $50/4 classes Info: 425-744-6076

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