South Snohomish County Community Calendar

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Events

Lynnwood

Friday Night Forums — 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 23: Presentations and discussion on current events meet in Rm. 207, Mountlake Terrace Hall, Edmonds Community College, 20000-64th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: 425-640-1500.

Mountlake Terrace

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale — 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 17: Used books for all ages, unbeatable prices. Friday: members’ preview (memberships welcome at this time, $5 per year). Saturday: general book sale. At the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Info: 425-776-8722.

Mill Creek

Caring For Older Family Members: Behavioral Issues and Treatment — 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22: Learn which diagnoses may result in changes in behaviors, and what treatment options and local resources are available. At the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Hwy. Info: 425-337-4822.

In Church

Lynnwood

St. Thomas More Spring Fest — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 17 &10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 18: Plant sale, kids’ carnival games, bingo both days; inflatables, clowns, pony rides, karaoke, Saturday only. Cash raffle drawing at 4 p.m. Sunday. At 6511 176th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-743-2929.

“Being the Body: A Challenge to the Church” — 3-5 p.m. Sunday, May 18: Chuck Colson, author of “Being the Body” and former top Nixon aide, will discuss transforming church culture in a live satellite program, airing at Lighthouse Free Methodist Church, 6519 188th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-775-3696.

Edmonds

St. Hilda-St. Patrick Fund-raiser sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 17: Rummage, plant, craft and bake sale to benefit camp scholarships and landscaping, at St. Hilda-St. Patrick Episcopal Church, 15224 52nd Ave. W., Edmonds. Space rental available: 425-743-4435.

“Companions in Christ” orientation program — 12:15 p.m. &5 p.m. Sunday, May 18: Edmonds Christian Church, 23020 84th Ave. W., sponsors this 10-week study exploring prayer, scripture, vocation and spiritual friendship. Info: 425-775-5212.

Classes

Edmonds

Europe Through the Back Door classes: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10, Village Italy; 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, Italy; 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, Venice; 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, France; 1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, Germany, Austria &Switzerland. At Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door, 130 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Cost: Free, but reservations required: 425-771-8303, ext. 298 or www.ricksteves.com/seattle.

Savvy Traveler Seminars: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, Packing a Week’s Wardrobe in a Carry-on; 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, Going Wild in New Zealand; 1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, Rail through the Canadian Rockies. Free. At The Savvy Traveler, Inc., 112 5th Ave. S., Edmonds. Registration required: 425-744-6076.

Mountlake Terrace

English Talk Time — 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, through May 29: Conversation practice is free and open for all adults who want to practice English speaking skills, led by trained volunteers. At the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Info: 425-776-8722.

For Seniors

Edmonds

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

• 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 &4th Fridays: Dance or listen to the Nice n’ Easy combo in the ballroom. Cost: $2 per person.

Lynnwood

Lynnwood Senior Center (Scriber Square Shopping Center, 5800 198th St. SW.; 425-744-6464) offers the following events &activities:

• Heritage Album Workshop — 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 18: Jan Saulewicz, Creative Memories consultant will conduct the workshop with emphasis on heritage photos, documents and paper memorabilia. Sign up. Cost $5.

• Fishing Trip to Cranberry Lake — 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, May 19: Get up early and take advantage of fishing season. Sign up. Cost: $10 member; $12 non-member.

• Conversation Cafe, 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 19: Soup and salad bar. (cost: $2, sign up); program at noon, “Thanks for the Memories,” celebrating Bob Hope’s 100th birthday. Free.

• Driftwood Sculpture — 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays: $3 drop-in fee.

• Intermediate Tap — 1 p.m. Tuesdays: $3 drop-in fee.

• Line Dance — 2 p.m. Tuesdays: $3 drop-in fee.

• Walking Club — 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: Set your own speed and distance.

Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace Senior Group (5605 235th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace; 425-672-2407) offers the following events &activities:

• Senior Lunch — noon Wednesdays: By reservation (call by previous Monday). Cost: $4.

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 &activities:

• Antique car &auto show — Noon-2 p.m. Sunday, May 18: Owners of classic cars will be on hand to answer questions about their vehicles. Root beer floats and snacks will be available. At Merrill Gardens Retirement Community. Free.

• Walking group — 10 a.m. Tuesdays &Thursdays: Set your own speed and distance.

Meetings

Lynnwood

Veterans of Foreign Wars &Auxiliary, All-American Post 1040 — 7:30 p.m. 1st Thursdays: Meets at Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: Post Commander Martin Spani, 425-673-7702 or 425-774-7416.

Debtors Anonymous — 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays: Meets at Alderwood Manor Community Church, 3403 Alderwood Mall Blvd., Room A203, Lynnwood. Info: 425-774-7788; and 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at 1906 Grand Ave., Everett. Info: 360-653-0341.

Widowed Information — 1 p.m. Thursdays: WISC/SC support group for surviving spouses meets in room 203 at 6215 196th St. SW., Lynnwood. Office hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays. Info: Terry, 425-776-8073, Arvy, 425-778-9088 or main office, 425-252-7617.

Edmonds

American Association of University Women — Noon Saturday, May 17: Edmonds Branch meets at Cafe de Paris Restaurant in Edmonds, to celebrate their 30 year anniversary. Program: Officer election and installation, scholarship awards. Info: 425-774-1969.

Edmonds Bike Group — 7:30 p.m. 3rd Thursdays: Meets in room 113 of Frances Anderson Center. Join other cyclists in discussing bicycle issues in Edmonds and the surrounding communities. Help promote cycling as a commuting option.

Mill Creek

Mill Creek Women’s Club — 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 21: Meets at Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Dr. Program: Evie Wilson-Lingbloom, Edmonds Library manager, review of the current best sellers. That day there will also be the club’s popular book and CD exchange. Luncheon &business meeting following. Reservations: Bobbe Hatting, 425-338-2502.

Weight Watchers — 9:30 a.m. Saturdays: Meets at John L. Scott Real Estate Office, 15714 Country Club Dr. Weigh-in starts 1/2 hour before.

Employment Networking Group — 10 a.m.-noon Fridays: Identifying skills, resume writing, job interviewing, follow-up and networking discussed. Meets in room C72, North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE., Mill Creek. Info: 425-743-2386.

Edmonds/Mill Creek Christian Women’s Club — 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 2nd Thursdays: Meets at Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Dr. Cost: $14.50 includes luncheon. Complimentary offsite child care by request. Info: Kathy, 206-542-5524 or Pauline, 425-775-4370.

Mothers &More — 2nd &4th Wednesdays: Mill Creek chapter offers support and advocacy for former working mothers, including playgroups, book club, moms’ nights out, more. Membership information and meeting locations: Erin, 425-745-5912.

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