Arlington Lions Club meets second and fourth Wednesdays at the Local Scoop at 6:30 p.m. Call Doug Merz at 360-435-5424 or Randy Tendering at 360-435-3094.

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Arlington Lions Club meets second and fourth Wednesdays at the Local Scoop at 6:30 p.m. Call Doug Merz at 360-435-5424 or Randy Tendering at 360-435-3094.

Marysville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board’s Wednesday meeting is at Jennings Memeorial Park Barn, 6915 Armar Road. Call Tracy Jeffries at 360-363-8000.

Survivors of Suicide group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Arlington United Church on McLeod Street, for mutual support of survivors and sharing of information and ideas.

Oso Fire District No. 25 commissioners meetings on second Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Oso Fire Hall. Free blood pressure checks at the regular fire fighters’ meeting at the fire hall Tuesday nights.

Friends of the Arlington Library meet at 3:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at the library, 135 N. Washington Avenue. Call 360-403-1011.


Old Time and Country Music Association meets second and fourth Fridays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Everett Housing Community Hall, 1401 Poplar Street, Everett; business meetings same place on third Sunday, music at noon, potluck at 1 p.m. and meeting at 2 p.m.

Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center, 514 Delta Avenue, Marysville, 360-363-8450.

• Monday drop-in clogging with Rosie Hayes, get moving for fun and fitness. Learn the basics, no partner needed. $3, noon to 4 p.m.

• Wednesday book club. Don’t feel pressured. No fee. Call to confirm the author to be discussed. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

•Bead jewelry making class. through Marysville Parks and Recreation, Wednesday from 1 – 2:30 p.m., $15 includes materials. Call 360-363-8450.

• Second and fourth Thursdays, foot care by appointment. $17 per visit, bring your own towel.

• Thursday genealogy. Learn genealogy at the senior center. Free. To register call the center.

• Friday drop-in Hula. Learn the beautiful dance of Hawaii known as “Hula.” Fee $4. 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. The first half-hour is for beginners.

• Friday drama group. Don’t need to memorize lines, just try to have fun. Please call prior to attending your first class. 10 – 11 a.m.

• Friday woodcarving. A unique and ancient art. 10 a.m. to noon.

Weekly meetings:

Master Gardeners provide advice on plants for privacy, dry or wet areas, varieties of small fruits as well as disease resistant fruit trees and vegetable gardening. Bring in samples so that effective remedies can be identified. The 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 only Sweet Adeline chapter serving Snohomish County, is now practicing at The Bridge Church in Snohomish, 2500 Lake Avenue in Snohomish. Internet search engines use 6016 99th Ave. SE. Women who love to sing are encouraged to come attend. Website at or 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.

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.

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. $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. 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. Facilitated by Hospice Bereavement Counselors. No registration necessary, call Kate at 856-7770.

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

• First and third Wednesdays, Whidbey Island, 6 p.m., 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. 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.

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., meeting 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.

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

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.

Everett Pacesetters Toastmasters group meets Thursdays from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Washington Oakes, 1717 Rockefeller, Everett. Visit

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 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 (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 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 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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