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MEETINGS

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 grief sharing group meets 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.

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.

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.

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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