North King County Community Calendar

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  • Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:41am



Bothell Sons of Norway Lutefisk &Meatball Dinner — Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: Traditional Scandinavian meal at the Bothell Sons of Norway Hall, 23905 Bothell-Everett Hwy. Cost: $15 adults, $5 children 12 &under. Info: 206-546-2962.


Creche Art &Music Festival — 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: Seventh annual event features several hundred nativity sets from throughout the world on display, at the Lynnwood Stake Center of the LDS Church, 17321 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: 425-743-6996.



Europe Through the Back Door classes: 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, Mediterranean Europe; 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, Packing Light for the Holidays. At Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door, 130 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Cost: Free, but reservations required: 425-771-8303, ext. 298 or


Poinsettia/amaryllis gift baskets — 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: Make your own gift basket or centerpiece, at Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline. Info: 206-546-4851 or

Talk Time — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays: Want to learn English? This free class offers practice in English conversation for adults, at Parkwood Elementary (Portable 1), 1815 North 155th St., Shoreline. Info: Maurea Maya, 800-870-1912.


Gingerbread Village — 3:15-4:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7: Family holiday class, at the Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 44th Ave. W. Cost: $8. Info: 425-771-4030.

Holiday Bazaars


Judy &Friends Home Craft Fair — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: This 12th annual event features all handcrafted items, located at 70th Ave. W. &210th St. SW, one block NW of Hwy. 99 &212th St., Lynnwood.

Hope Chest 2003 — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13: First annual holiday craft boutique at Hope Community Church, 17723 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cider, cocoa &cookies served by fireside.


Designer Disaster Craft Show — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13: Local artists craft all merchandise and offer first quality seconds or year end closeouts, at the Local 302 Union Hall, 19701- 120th Ave. NE, Bothell, behind Home Depot. Follow signs.


Westgate Elementary Holiday Craft &Vendor Fair — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: 1st annual event features crafts and name brand kitchenware and home decor, at Westgate Elementary, 9601 220th St SW Edmonds.

Holiday Boutique — 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 &Saturday, Dec. 6: Handmade fleece scarves &hats, scented soaps, jewelry and picture frames crafted by local artisans, at 21207 82nd Pl. W., Edmonds.

For Seniors


Heart Healthy Dinners for Seniors — 5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays: Seniors and guests are invited to enjoy nutritionally balanced meals at King County Housing’s Northridge Building #1, 1530 NE 177th, Shoreline. Cost: $3 donation suggested, ages 60-plus; $5.75 under age 60. Info: 206-727-6253.

Shoreline-LFP Senior Center (18560 First Ave. NE. #1, Shoreline; 206-365-1536) offers the following events and activities:

• Thursday Game Play Day — 1 p.m. weekdays: Bridge group meets in Exercise Room for contract bridge foursomes (donation: $1); 12:30 p.m. Scrabble Club meets in Craft Room, bring a board (donation: $1); 12:30 p.m., Pinochle in bridge room (donation: $1).

• Computer Learning Center: Intro to Computer and Windows 95/98; Beginning Microsoft Word; Internet and World Wide Web; and Personal Computer Instruction classes all start the first week of the month and meet once weekly for four weeks. Classes last 1.5 to 2 hours. Cost: $34 members, $39 non-members. Contact Bob Lohmeyer at the Senior Center to sign up.

• Meals on Wheels: Volunteers in the Shoreline/Lake Forest Park area deliver frozen meals to homebound seniors on Thursdays.

• Senior Connections: Are you a senior in need of assistance in your home? Could you use help with shopping or other simple chores? Volunteers are available to help. Contact Virginia Sanborn, 206-365-4848.

• Job Connections: If you’re looking for someone to do household repairs/work or maybe you’re looking for a part-time job, volunteer Mike Speyer is available 9 a.m. to noon Fridays to register workers with the program or to provide referrals for those seeking workers. Call 206-365-1536.

• Center Thrift Shop: Open five days a week, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. New greeting cards at 40 cents and up.

Mill Creek

Greater Mill Creek seniors (at WSU Cooperative Extension, 600 128th St. SE., McCollum Park, Everett; contact Bill Durham, 425-357-6002) offers the following events and activities:

• Breakfast with Santa — 9-10:15 a.m. &10:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Dec. 6: Bring grandchildren and great grandchildren for a larger than life holiday event. Meet Santa after eating breakfast. Have a picture taken with a 7’2” elf. Crafts and music. At Merrill Gardens Retirement Community. Cost: $6 member/$7 nonmember. Reservations required.


South County Senior Center (220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; 425-774-5555) offers the following events and activities:

• Senior Lunch — Noon Mondays-Fridays: Seniors 60 &over enjoy hot meals and community. Reservations recommended; reserve by noon Monday for that week’s desired date. Cost: $2 suggested donation.

• Coffee Bar — 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays: Hot tea or coffee, fresh baked cookies &pastries. Cost varies.

• Thrift Store — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays: Antiques &bargains, plus senior handcrafted dish cloths/towels and baby shower items in the Country Boutique Shop (open Mondays-Thursdays) .

• Senior Employment Resource Center — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays &Thursdays: Matches seniors with skills with seniors that could use those skills, including home maintenance/repairs, housework, caregiving, driving, handymen. Info: 425-778-3838 or 425-774-5655.

• AARP Chapter #775 — 1 p.m. 2nd Fridays.

• VFW Edmonds Post #8870 — noon 2nd Fridays: Info: Warren Schweppe, 425-778-2670.

• Edmonds Senior Kiwanis Club — 10 a.m. Tuesdays: Meets at the Center. Info: Buck Weaver, 425-774-3568.

• Friday Fling — 1 p.m. 1st and 3rd Fridays: Dance or listen to the Nice n’ Easy combo in the ballroom. Cost: $3 per person.


Northshore Senior Center (10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441) offers the following events and activities:

• Pancake Breakfast — 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6: Ham or sausage, eggs, pancakes and coffee or tea. Cost: $2.50 member &children under 12, $3.50 nonmember.

• Ballroom dance — 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays: Dancing with live music in the Multipurpose Room. Cost: $3 member/$4 nonmember.



Creation Station singles night — 7:30-10:30 p.m. 1st Saturdays: Single adults ages 30 and older meet in a safe and fun environment at Creation Station, 19511 64th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost: $16.99 per person, includes light refreshments and activities. Limited to 40. Reservations required: 425-775-7959.

Mukilteo Singles — 10 a.m. Saturdays: Social group for singles age 40 or older meets at Elmer’s Restaurant, 3411 184th SW Lynnwood. Casual dining Tuesdays at various area restaurants, potluck, movies and other events. Info: or 425-327-1956.

Nonsmoking Single 60s Plus: Meet other singles for social activities, potlucks, games, tours, bridge, bowling, plays, dining out. Info: 425-742-7762.

Singletonians: Potlucks, weekend trips, dine-outs, theater trips, card games and other activities for men and women ages 50 and older. Info: 425-776-8903.


Shoreline Singles — 10 a.m. 2nd Saturdays: Meets for breakfast and socializing at Denny’s, 155th &Aurora; 5 p.m. 4th Sundays, meets for dinner at various local restaurants. Info: Alfredia Kennedy, 206-362-1397 (before 9 p.m. only).

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