Volunteers and Toys Needed for Annual Toy Shop: Make this a special holiday for those children whose parents don’t have the resources by donating to or volunteering at this Pathways for Women annual event. Info: 425-774-9843 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center Holiday Bazaar- 10-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 4-5: 25 craft tables, silent auction, rummage sale, bake sale, lunch and door prizes at the Shoreline LFP Senior Center, 18560 1st Ave. NE, #1, Shoreline. Donations of non-perishable food for Hopelink. Info: 206-365-1536.
Whose Footprints are Those- 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4: Join Julie Stofel, wildlife biologist, for a presentation on animal tracks and tracking at the NW Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Cost: $4 members/$6 nonmembers. Info and required reservation: 425-316-8592.
Art for the Arc- opens 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4: This three day art show benefits children and adults with disabilities and will include the works of both local and national artists at the Northwest Work Lofts Building, the Commons, 3131 Western Ave, Seattle. Cost: Free. Info: www.arcofkingcounty.org/art.
Meadowdale Music Booster’s Fall Fundraiser- 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4: Join us for Bingo, a raffle, pizza, pop and popcorn at Meadowdale High School, 6002 184th SW, Lynnwood. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The Society of Professional Journalist’s Press Club- 7:30 -9:30 p.m. Friday, November 4: Meet, greet, visit, network and share with fellow journalists from a variety of broadcast and print media. Journalism faculty and students welcome. Place: TBA. Info email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Edmonds VFW Post 8870 – 12 p.m Friday , Nov. 11: All veterans are welcome to join the monthly meetings at the South County Senior Center in Edmonds. Info: Richard Marin, 425-778-3762.
The Edmonds VFW Ladies Auxiliary- 12 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11: All are welcome to join the monthly meetings at the South County Senior Center in Edmonds. Info: Julie Pounds at 206-362-3935.
Rummage Sale and Silent Auction – 9-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11: Join us for this all day event at Light of the Cross Lutheran Church, 2717 180th St SE, Bothell, WA 98012. Info: 425-485-8974.
Heaven Scent Boutique- 6-9 p.m. starts Friday, Nov. 11: Crafts, collectables and bakery goods with all proceeds going to missions at the Edmond’s Open Bible Church, 657 Daley St., Edmonds. Info: 425-771-4133.
Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Presentation- 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18: Shirley Hauck from SHIBA will speak on specific benefit plans being offered in connection with the new Medicare Drug benefit at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, 5606 235th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Info: 425-672-2407.
AARP Chapter 775 Meeting- 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18: Mary Pat O’Donnell, Stroke Clinical Nurse Specialist at NW Hospital, will talk about stroke risk factors, signs, symptoms, treatment and rehabilitation at the South County Senior Center dining room , 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds.
Pathways for Women Annual Toy Shop- Friday, Dec. 9: Make this a special holiday for those children whose parents don’t have the resources by donating to or volunteering at this event. Info: 425-774-9843 or email@example.com.
Hatsu Temple #1 Daughters of the Nile Pancake Breakfast and Holiday Bazaar – 9 -4 p.m. Saturday, November 5: Pancake breakfast from 8:30 -10 a.m. at the Edmonds Masonic Center, 515 Dayton Ave, Edmonds.
Bothell Sons of Norway Bazaar/Bake Sale/Luncheon- 9 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5:
There will be 18-20 vendor tables, selling mostly handmade items (but not all and enjoy a Norwegian lunch with pea soup, rommegrot, traditional open-faced sandwiches and desserts at 23905 Bothell-Everett Hwy. Free admission. Info: 425-485-9085 or www.bothellsonsofnorway.org.
Mountlake Terrace High School Bazaar- 9-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: Handcrafted unique gifts and café supports Senior Drug/ Alcohol Free Graduation Celebration at Mountlake Terrace HS, 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.
Lynndale Holiday Bazaar, Book Fair and Music- 10-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov.5: Enjoy a great assortment of unique hand-crafted gifts and holiday music at Lynndale Elementary School, 7200 191st Pl. SW., Lynnwood.
Tool Care – 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: Cleaning and sharpening with Dan Dan the Garden Man at Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-743-4555 or www.emerysgarden.com.
32nd Annual Northwest Artist’s Holiday Show- 10 -5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5 -6: Fifty booths featuring art, crafts and gourmet food items with free parking and childcare at the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. Donation: $2.
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church Bazaar- 10-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: 2 floor of quality merchandise at excellent prices including collectables, jewelry, books and Bake sale and lunch at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 722 North 145th St., Shoreline. Info: 206-363-4319.
Northern Italy and a Taste of Tuscany &Umbria- 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: Journey to undiscovered Medieval Villages and Etruscan caves for wine at The Savvy Traveler, 112 5th Ave S., Edmonds. Cost: Free. Info and required reservation: 425-744-6076 or 1-877-225-1994.
Southern Italy, the Amalfi Coast and Sicily- 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5: See the Valley of the Temples, Mt. Etna, Greek ruins, Roman mosaics and Moorish Palaces at The Savvy Traveler, 112 5th Ave S., Edmonds. Cost: Free. Info and required reservation: 425-744-6076 or 1-877-225-1994.
Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door Free Travel Festival- 9-6p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12: Experience this all day travel-teach-a-thon with Rick Steves giving three lectures packed with his latest European tips, insights and discoveries at Rick Steves’ Europe through the Back Door, 130 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds. Cost: Free. Info and required reservations: www.ricksteves.com or 425-771-8303 ext 298.
LFP Presbyterian Annual Holiday Bazaar- 10-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12: Homemade pies, soup, sandwiches, handcrafted items, plants, decorations and dried flowers for sale at the Heritage Hall, LFP Presbyterian Church,17440 Brookside Blvd. NE, Seattle.
Heaven Scent Boutique- 9-4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12-13: Crafts, collectables and bakery goods with all proceeds going to missions at the Edmond’s Open Bible Church, 657 Daley St., Edmonds. Info: 425-771-4133.
St Pius Ladies Guild Holiday Bazaar- 10-7 p.m. Saturday and 10-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12-13: Food, raffle, Bake Sale, used books, handcrafted items in the Gymnasium of St Pius X Church, 22105 58th Ave W., Mountlake Terrace.
The Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu- 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12: Discover the most unique wildlife in the world, trek the Inca Trail and hike the Island of the Sun on Lake Titicaca at The Savvy Traveler, 112 5th Ave S., Edmonds. Cost: Free. Info and required reservation: 425-744-6076 or 1-877-225-1994.
Thailand- 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12: Journey to Kaeng Krachan, Khao Yai, Chiang Mai and see beautiful flora and fauna at The Savvy Traveler, 112 5th Ave S., Edmonds. Cost: Free. Info and required reservation: 425-744-6076 or 1-877-225-1994.
Annual Festival of Hope to Benefit Hunger, Poverty &Homelessness Programs- 10-4 p.m. Saturday and Noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19-20: Third World and local handcrafts, Deli and baked goods at the Keystone Congregational United Church of Christ, 5019 Keystone Pl. N., Seattle. Info: 206-632-6021.
St. Hilda- St. Patrick Benefit Concert- 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19: Pianist Kevin Liu will be playing a benefit concert of Beethoven’s famous Piano Sonatas with proceeds going to the church and to the Seattle Men’s Chorus at the St. Hilda-St. Patrick Episcopal Church, 15224 52nd Ave. W, Edmonds. Cost: $10. Info and tickets: 425-743-4655. or www.sthildastpatrick.org.
Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner- Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3: Lutefisk, meatballs, boiled potatoes, coleslaw, lefse, orange sherbet, coffee, tea and milk at the Bothell Sons of Norway, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway (at Canyon Park, near Country Village). Cost: $15 ages 13 and up/$5 ages 6-12/Free ages 5 and under. Info: 425-485-9085 or www.bothellsonsofnorway.org. No reservations required.
Pediatric CPR- 9 -12 p.m. Saturday, Dec 10: An American Heart Association course covers infant and child CPR at the Lynnwood Fire Department Station #15. Cost: $15. Registration required. Info and registration: 425-771-4030
Silent Vigil for Peace of Snohomish County Women in Black- 12:20-1:30 p.m. every Sunday: All are welcome to join this ongoing silent vigil in which no literature is distributed and only signs of peace are displayed at Brackett’s Landing, Main St. and Railroad Ave., Edmonds. No pets please. Info: 425-775-5383.
Kaleidoscope Dance Company’s Gift of Dance Concert- 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11: This unique company of children ages 8-15 will perform their own choreographic works at the Shorewood High School, 17300 Fremont N., Shoreline. Cost: $5 adults/$3 children. Info: 206-363-7281.
Sno-King Community Chorale Holiday Concert- 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11: Selections of pop tunes, carols and works by Rutter, Shalom, Beethoven, Haydn and Vivaldi at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Cost: $10/Students free. Info: 425-673-7671.
SmileMobile: Dental services provided by Washington Dental Service Foundation for ages 13 and younger and those with limited income, Nov. 7 through 16, appointment required. Cedar Valley Community School, 19200 56th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-670-7390.
MLT Seniors Tualip Casino Day Trip- 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7: Meet at the Senior House, 5605 235th St., SW, Mountlake Terrace. Cost: $6 members/$8 nonmembers. Food: On your own. Info and required reservations: 425-672-2407.
Compass Health Annual Fall Bookfair- 11-7p.m. Monday –Tuesday, Nov. 7-8: Purchase items and help a foster child at Compass Health, 4526 Federal Ave., Bldg 2, Everett. Info: 425-349-8480
Brier Knit-Wits- 6 -8 p.m. Mondays: Join our knit and chat group, share knowledge and support at the Brier library, 23303 Brier Rd., Brier. Beginners bring a skein of double-knit yarn and #8 and #9 needles. Info: 425-483-0888.
Slugs and Snails leave Slimy Trails- 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8: Join naturalist Tom Noland for a fun morning learning about snails and slugs at the NW Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Cost: $4 members/$6 nonmembers. Info and required reservation: 425-316-8592.
South Snohomish County Chamber Presents Membership Benefits- 4-5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8: From advocacy to networking, economic development to events, find out about how to be involved in the Chamber at the Chamber office, 3815 196th St. SW, Suite 136, Lynnwood. Cost: Free. Open to new, existing and prospective members. Info and registration: 425-774-0507 ext 0.
Building Family Strengths- 6:30 – 8 p.m. Tuesdays: Parenting class offered by Pathways for Women YMCA, Lynnwood. Cost: Free. Info: 425-774-9843, ext. 223.
Confident Communicators Toastmasters Club 7:15-8:45 p.m. every Wednesday: At St. Stephen’s Church, 195th &Ashworth N., Shoreline. Info: 206-546-8467 or www.ConfidntCommunicators.org.
Steven’s Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Craft Fair- 9-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 9-10: There will be over 30 artisans featuring handcrafted items from jewelry to salad dressings at Stevens Hospital in the Cafe, 21601 76th Ave W., Edmonds.
Snohomish County Council Budget Meeting- 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 9: Join Mountlake Terrace Seniors as they show support for their 2006 funding request. Depart from the Senior House at 12:45 p.m., 5605 235th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace. Cost: Free. Info: 425-672-2407.
Buying on EBay- 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 9 and 16: Learn the history, benefits, shopping, setting up an account, finding best prices and other info at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds. Prerequisite: basic computer, email and internet skills. Cost: $20 members/$30 nonmembers. Come in and sign-up payment due at that time. Limited seating.
Snowshoeing 101- 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9: Workshop at REI Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-640-6200 or www.rei.com.
Ocean Health &Offshore Aquaculture- 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9: Anne Mosness will speak at the 32nd District Democrats monthly meeting at the American Legion Hall, 147th NE &17th NE. Info: 425-775-8449 or www.32democrats.org.
Advance Retirement Planning Seminar- 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16: Carroll Boone, an Edward Jones investment representative, will discus assets inventory, retirement income needs and plan distributions at Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. Cost: Free. Info and reservations: 206-361-9293.
In the Company of Crows and Ravens- 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16: Join John Marzluff and Tony Angell as they share folklore, fables and facts about these intelligent birds at the NW Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Cost: $4 members/$6 nonmembers. Info and required reservation: 425-316-8592.
Introduction to the Internet- 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30: learn how to use a browser, navigate the Sno-Isle home page and use search engines at the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. For adults. Info and pre-registration: 425-337-4822 or 425-743-5544.
EBay Users Club- 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30: Open to anyone using EBay for buying, selling and fundraising who would like to stay current on tips, news and gain insights at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds. Prerequisite: basic computer, email and internet skills. Cost: Donation to Senior Center gratefully accepted.
EBay Users Club- 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec 14: Open to anyone using EBay for buying, selling and fundraising who would like to stay current on tips, news and gain insights at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds. Prerequisite: basic computer, email and internet skills. Cost: Donation to Senior Center gratefully accepted.
The Mill Creek LeTip Business Networking Chapter- 7 a.m. every Thursday: Come see how to put Dollars in Your Pocket at Denny’s at Canyon Park, 22833 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Bothell. Info: 360-668-9005 or 425-210-0532.
Reflections of Beauty 20th Christmas and Fall Craft Boutique- 10-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 10-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3-6: Annual event featuring 25 Northwest Artists at 11717 40th Dr. .SE, Everett. Info: 425-337-2861.
Steven’s Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Craft Fair- 9-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10: there will be over 30 artisans featuring handcrafted items from jewelry to salad dressings at Stevens Hospital in the Cafe, 21601 76th Ave W., Edmonds.
Come learn about the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program- 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10: Shirley Hauck, Rx Specialist Senior Services of Snohomish County will talk about the program and also about applying for a plan at the Lynnwood Manor, 5821 188th St. SW, Lynnwood. Cost: Free. Info: 425-776-5512.
MLT Seniors Thanksgiving Dinner Out- 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17: Join friends for and enjoyable Thanksgiving gathering at Baker’s Old Fashioned Sweet Parlor, 12534 Lake City Way NE, Seattle. Info and required advance reservations: 425-672-2407. Also call if you need a ride.