Arts and Entertainment

MEETINGS

Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, 360-629-7403

•?Monday - Friday, except holidays, Senior Services of Snohomish County Nutrition Program senior lunches $2.50 60 and up, $5.15 others. Includes entree, vegetable or fruit, bread or roll, dessert, milk, coffee or tea. Noon, Call Lynn.

•Stanwood Community and Senior Center has partnered with Dinners Ready to provide restaurant-quality meals at home in minutes. Call by the fifth of each month. $5 a serving, minimum of three servings of the same meal plus tax.

THURSDAY

Free lunch and networking meeting with La-De-Biz. For women in any kind of business. Meetings third Thursdays, 11 a.m. to noon. Share tips, leads and encouragement. For information or directions contact Jyl P. Westbrook at fishwash@tgi.net or 425-231-5246. Dec. 20, hosted by Cookie Lee/Joyce Shawger in Lake Stevens.

The Downtown Arlington Business Association now meets at 8 a.m. on the first Wednesday and at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, at Little Italy, 318 N Olympic Ave. For information call Jeanne Watanabe at 360-403-834.

Busy Bee Quilters, a nonprofit group that promotes all aspects of quilting, meets third Thursdays of each month at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Bethany Christian services holds a free adoption/foster care information night, third Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Cascade Christian Reformed Church, 13908 51st Ave. NE, Marysville. Learn about foster care, domestic, special needs or international adoption. Information, RSVP and directions call 800-733-4604.

Friends of the Marysville Library is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization providing essential support. Meets at 1 p.m. on the third Thursdays at the Library, 6120 Grove St., Marysville. Programs are presented and refreshments are served. Guests and new members are always welcome. For more information call 360-651-7030.

SATURDAY

Learn basic first aid and CPR by attending this one-day, certified class the third Saturday of each month at Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 South Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. Participants will receive a manual, a light breakfast and a snack. The cost is $45 per person. For information or to register, call 360-435-2133 ext. 4705.

TUESDAY

Teens who have ideas or suggestions for teen programming at the Arlington Library are invited to join the Arlington Library Teen Advisory Board, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., on the fourth Tuesdays of each month. Snacks will be provided. For information call the library at 360-435-3033.

Little Star Club, Camp Fire USA program for ages 3 - 5, meets Mondays at Eagle Creek Elementary School in the library, 6 - 7 p.m. Call Holly f at 425-258-5437.

Voices Northwest, the only Sweet Adeline chapter serving Snohomish County, is now practicing at The Bridge Church in Snohomish. There was been some confusion finding directions because the street where it is sited has been renamed and what was once 6016 99th Ave. SE is now 2500 Lake Avenue in Snohomish. Internet search engines are not able to locate the new address, so anyone trying to look up Voices Northwest for directions should try 6016 99th Ave. SE. This women's barbershop chorus started only a year ago and already has 32 members. Women who love to sing are encouraged to come attend. Please check out our website at www.voicesnorthwest.org or for more information call Kim at 360-794-4426. Practices are Mondays at 7 p.m.

Pregnancy Aid of Snohomish County has a WIC clinic in?Marysville at?St. Mary's Catholic Church,?4200 88th NE, every?Tuesday, Thursday and Friday?from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 360-435-3735 for information or to schedule an appointment.

Come have fun with other Mothers of Preschoolers. The children have a fun and structured time separate from the moms.

• Marysville ­ First and Third Tuesday of every month, 9:30 a.m. to noon. For registration call Pilchuck Valley Chapel at 425-334-9558.

• Stanwood MOPS ­ Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 9 a.m. to noon at the Warm Beach Free Methodist Church.

Planned Parenthood Teen Clinic walk-in hours and services for young women and men are Tuesday, 2 - 4 p.m. Services include birth control (no exam needed), pregnancy tests, emergency contraception, information and education, STI tests and treatments (fees apply). "Talk to us in confidence, with confidence" at 10210 State Ave. Call 360-658-7871 for information.

Monthly rubber stamp workshop for creating cards with rubber stamps. All supplies included.?Instructor Carol Wilson, at the Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, from 6 - 9 p.m. on Tuesdays. Fee is $23 per class, call 360-403-3448 to register.

Latinos Unidos, of Deaconess Children's Services meets 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Mondays in Monroe and Tuesdays in Everett. Training is provided for volunteers that work at these meetings. For information call Naomi Demarest at 425-259-0146 ext. 121.

Overcomers Outreach meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Warm Beach Free Methodist Church on 20816 Marine Dr., for all types of addictive and codependent behaviors. Meetings consist of recovery topics, step studies and more. Call 360-652-6555.

Drop in grief support group, to be with others who are mourning. Facilitated by Hospice Bereavement Counselors. No registration necessary, call Kate at 856-7770.

• Tuesdays, Mt. Vernon, 1:30 p.m., in the chapel at Skagit Valley Hospital.

• First and third Wednesdays, Whidbey Island, 6 p.m. at the Skagit Valley College in Oak Hall, Room 203.

• Second and fourth Thursdays, Sedro-Woolley, 5:30 p.m. at the United General Hospital, room 502.

The Arlington LeTip chapter meets Wednesdays, 7 a.m., at Weller's / Patty's Eggnest Restaurant. Regional director Doug Elburn says LeTip is known as the premier educational and professional networking organization in the world Call Steve at 425-210-6050.

Stamano Toastmasters meet Wednesdays, 7:15 a.m., in the Anderson Room in Stanwood United Methodist Church at 27128 102nd Drive, Arlington. Call 629-8506 for information.

Arlington Old Town Merchants group meets Wednesdays at 8 a.m. at Little Italy, 318 N. Olympic Ave., planning events to promote Old Town Arlington. For information call Robin Miller at 360-403-0149.

T.O.P.S. Take?pounds off sensibly meets every Wednesday. Weigh-in is 8 - 9 a.m. and the meeting is 9:15 - 10 a.m. at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 4312 84th Street NE, Marysville. Call 360-659-6084.

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society meets Wednesdays, at 7 p.m. at the Lynnwood Public Library, 19200 44th Ave., Lynnwood. Prior to the meeting, at 6 p.m., Margaret Summitt will host a continuing workshop, "Breaking through brick walls." Genealogists of all skill levels are welcome. For information about meetings or the SIGS library in Heritage Park, call Margaret Summitt at 425-438-0307.

Rotary Club of Arlington meets at noon Thursdays at Weller's Restaurant. For information call 360-435-2168.

Daytime bead jewelry making class.

Marysville Parks and Recreation is offering the class on Wednesday from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center. Class costs $15 and includes materials. For registration call 360-363-8450.

Tulalip Tribes Planning Commission meets every Wednesday at 5 p.m. at 6319 23rd Ave. NE. For information or to see about working with the Planning Commission, call 360-651-4074.

LeTip of Marysville meets Thursday mornings, 7 - 8:30 a.m., for breakfast at Bob's Burger & Brew in Quil Ceda. The Business Community is welcome to visit our meetings. For more information contact Renae James, chapter President or Kim Adcock, Membership chair at 360 657-1209 or visit www.letip.com.

Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center is looking for players for the Thursday Bridge group, noon to 4 p.m. The style of play is known as "Party" or "Rubber" bridge. Tables must be coordinated in advance so call 360-363-8450 to get on the list.

Overeaters Anonymous meets Tuesdays, 1- 2:30 p.m., at St. Marys Catholic Church in Marysville and Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., at Mt. View Presbyterian, 5115 100th St. NE. The only requirement is the desire to stop eating compulsively. For information call Diana at 360-435-5875.

Read to Rover at the Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St., on Thursday evenings, 6 - 8 p.m. Children who want to practice reading can read stories to a dog volunteer who loves to listen. Call 360-658-5000 and press four to reserve a 15 minute reading session.

A greif sharing group meeets Thursdays at 6 p.m. Call Arlington Free Methodist Church at 435-8986.

Civil Air Patrol Arlington Composite Squadron meets Thursdays, 7 - 9 p.m., at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE. For information call 425-238-5978.

Everett Pacesetters Toastmasters group meets Thursdays from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Washington Oakes, 1717 Rockefeller, Everett.?Visit www.everettpacesetters.org.

Monroe Community Concert Band is seeking musicians with high school playing skills and can read music. They particularly need percussion and clarinet.?Call Roger Walaker at 360-691-5310 or monroeconcertband@gmail.com. Meetings are Thursday nights 7 - 9 p.m., New Hope Fellowship Church, 10106 W. Main Street, Monroe.

Wellness Preview, learn how to keep your family healthy. Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at Walter Hall Golf Course, Hall Park Road and West Casino in Everett. Ask for Wendy Grace or call 425-349-1562

Backpack Kids Playgroup, Fridays, 10 a.m. at Camano Senior and Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Rd., Camano Island, for a hello song, storytime, craft, snack and playtime. For preschool-aged children with parent or guardian. Occasional field trips planned for every other month. For information email janahill@verizon.net (include "BPK" in the subject line) or call the 360-629-5257.

Darrington Library, 1005 Cascade Street, 436-1600. Preschool stories are shared each Friday at 11 a.m. Nourish your child's love for learning. Ages 2 - 5. Call 436-1600.

Kids for Christ Community Choir meets Fridays at the Arlington First Baptist Church, 426 N. French Ave., 6 - 8:30 p.m. Open to K-8 grades. Singing, choreography and drama opportunities in the musical/play Candy Cane Lane. Visit http://www.fbcarlington.com or call Coleen Wright at 435-330-9351.

Teen Night at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Avenue NE, Arlington, Fridays, 8 - 11 p.m., seventh graders and above; free food, games and fun. Club is open to members only; cost is $20 per year; new members always welcome. First visit is free. Call 360-435-4442.

Club Night at the Variety House offers dancing for ages 16 and above on Fridays, 9 p.m. to midnight. Club atmosphere featuring hip-hop, popular dance music and club lighting. No alcohol or drugs allowed, $5 donation requested. Variety house, 328 No. Olympic Arlington, call Rebecca at 360-435-7846.

PAWS Puppy Club is a fun, safe way for people and dogs (8 - 18 weeks) to socialize and play with other dogs. Sessions are supervised by a professional dog trainer; fee $10 per one-hour session. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are preferred: 425-787-2500 ext. 820 or programs@paws.org. The sessions are Saturdays, 4 - 5 p.m., at PAWS in Lynnwood. All puppies must be accompanied by their people and up-to-date on all required vaccinations.

Support with gambling, divorce, women's issues, or with twelve step, Sundays, 6 p.m., at Marysville First Assembly of God located on the corner of 4705 Grove Street. Call 360-659-2276.

Cub Scout Pack in Silvana, in the old fire hall located at 1409 Pioneer Hwy. Boys in the first - fifth grade are eligible. To get involved in Boy Scouts contact Hilary Blackward at 360-652-9861 or 425-338-0380.

Senior Services of Snohomish County offers the Senior Peer Counselling program for seniors who are struggling with life changes, losses or other issues. Learn new ways to cope with life's stresses and improve well-being. For information call 425-290-1252. Free of charge.

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