Free lunch and networking meeting with La-De-Biz. For women in any kind of business. Meetings third Thursdays, 11 a.m. to noon. Contact Jyl P. Westbrook at or 425-231-5246.

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Free lunch and networking meeting with La-De-Biz. For women in any kind of business. Meetings third Thursdays, 11 a.m. to noon. Contact Jyl P. Westbrook at or 425-231-5246.

The Downtown Arlington Business Association meets 8 a.m. three Wednesdays out of four, with one evening meeting on the third Wednesday of the month. Call Jeanne Watanabe at 360-403-8334.

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. Call 360-651-7030.


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 receive a manual, a light breakfast and a snack. $45 per person. To register, call 360-435-2133 ext. 4705.


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. Call the library at 360-435-3033.

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.

Camano Island Quilter’s a.m. group will not be meeting until September. The p.m. meeting will be at Jo Hagloch’s home. Call Jo at 360-657-0163 for directions or Kandi at Granny’s 360-629-3947.

Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center is looking for players for the Tuesday Bridge group, noon to 4 p.m. Tables must be coordinated in advance so call 360-363-8450 to get on the list. The Monday noon bridge game is more informal “Party” bridge, no call necessary.

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. Call Diana at 360-435-5875.

A grief sharing group meets Thursdays at 6 p.m. Call Arlington Free Methodist Church at 360-435-8986.

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 who can read music. Percussion and clarinet. Call Roger Walker at 360-691-5310 or Meetings are Thursday nights 7 – 9 p.m., New Hope Fellowship Church, 10106 W. Main Street, Monroe.

Darrington Library, 1005 Cascade Street, 436-1600. Preschool stories are shared each Friday at 11 a.m. 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. Visit 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.

Celebrate Recovery meets throughout the week at the First Assembly of God Church, 4705 Grove Street, Marysville. The main meeting starts at 5 p.m. on Sunday evenings. A twelve step recovery program based in the scriptures. Free and open to all ages. or call Dave Rummelhardt at 360-659-2276.

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.

Senior Services of Snohomish County’s Senior Peer Counselling program is for seniors who are struggling with life changes, losses or other issues. Call 425-290-1252. Free.

Master Gardeners provide advice on plants for privacy, plants for dry or wet areas, varieties of small fruits that produce well here as well as disease resistant fruit tree and vegetable gardening advice. A Master Gardeners’ demo garden is open to the public with Master Gardeners in attendance 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Rd., Marysville. Call 425-357-6010.

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 at 425-258-5437.

Voices Northwest, the Sweet Adeline chapter practicing at The Bridge Church in Snohomish. Visit or call Kim at 360-794-4426. Practice Mondays at 7 p.m.

Harmony Northwest Chorus is seeking women who love to sing want to do four-part harmony, barbershop style. They rehearse from 7 – 9:30 p.m. Mondays at the Mount Vernon Community Center. Web site or call Carol at 360-435-0808.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Downtown Arlington Business Association meets 8 a.m. three Wednesdays out of four, with one evening meeting on the third Wednesday of the month. Call Jeanne Watanabe at 360-403-8334.

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. Call Margaret Summitt at 425-438-0307.

Rotary Club of Arlington meets at noon Thursdays at Weller’s Restaurant. Call 360-435-2168.

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.

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