Holy Hawg Roast: The 19th annual Holy Hawg Roast, sponsored by Consider This Ministries, is scheduled for 2 p.m. today at 6025 Grandview Road, Arlington. There will be live music by Little Hurricane, bike games and a bounce house for kids. Donations requested. Consider This Ministries sponsors clean-and-sober events. No alcohol, no drugs, no pets. Information: www.considerthisministries.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-435-5874.
Rock the Block Party: View Ridge Community Church, 4800 Dogwood Drive, Everett, will host a Rock the Block Party 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 25. The public is invited for a free barbecue, kids' haircuts and mini-spa treatments for mothers. Organizers plan to give 300 backpacks with school supplies to families that register at www.vrcc.tv or call 425-252-2188.
Futurist to speak: Barbara Marx Hubbard, an author and futurist, will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Unity Church in Lynnwood, 16727 Alderwood Mall Parkway. She will discuss her views of "Day One," Dec. 22, 2012, as a signal of a planetary birth into a new stage of evolution. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: www.UnityinLynnwood.org.
Jewish High Holy Days: Everett's Temple Beth Or has scheduled services for upcoming High Holy Days. Rabbi Jessica Kessler Marshall will lead services, with cantorial soloist Celia Cohen at Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services. Nonmembers register by Thursday; tickets needed to ensure seating. Information: 425-259-7125. Temple Beth Or is at 3215 Lombard Ave, Everett. Service schedule:
S'lichot Service, Sept. 8: 8 p.m. Havdalah, guest speaker and dessert; 9:15 p.m. S'lichot Service with music leader Laura Cannon.
Erev Rosh HaShanah Service: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 evening service with Oneg to follow.
Rosh HaShanah Services, Sept. 17: 10 a.m. service; 12:30 p.m. vegetarian-dairy lunch (registration required); 2 p.m. children's service; 3:15 p.m. Tashlich Service at Everett public boat launch, 10th Street and West Marine View Drive.
Shabbat Shuvah morning service: 10 a.m. Sept. 22 with Oneg to follow.
Cemetery Memorial Service: 3 p.m. Sept. 23, service led by Sheryl Shapiro, at GAR Cemetery, 8610 Riverview Road, Snohomish.
Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidrei) Service: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25.
Yom Kippur services, Sept. 26: 10 a.m. morning service; 12:30 p.m. text study with Heidi Piel; 3 p.m. children's service; 4-6:30 p.m. afternoon service, Yizkor and conclusion; 6:30 p.m. Break-the-Fast Meal at Temple Beth Or (registration required).
Walk for the Poor: Saint Vincent de Paul, Saint Mary of the Valley Monroe Conference, is sponsoring a Walk for the Poor along the Centennial Trail starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 22. Walkers should meet at 9 a.m. at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. For more information: www.svdpmonroe.org/Default.aspx.
Crafters needed: Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Rita Court No. 957 is hosting a holiday craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29-30 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall, 8717 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. To display and sell crafts or for information, call Charlene Osborn, 360-668-2545 or email email@example.com.
"Son Canyon River Adventure:" a free vacation Bible school for children ages 5 to 12, will be held 10 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday at Everett First Church of the Nazarene, 2502 Lombard Ave. Call 425-252-5276 for more information or to register.
"The Lord's Prayer -- Revisited:" is the topic of a lesson to be presented by the Rev. Bruce Milne at the 10 a.m. service Sunday at Everett Unity Center for Positive Living. An ordained Unity minister, Milne focuses on the relationship between psychology, spiritual principles and the healing power of laughter and play. His talk will offer insights into Aramaic, the original language of the Lord's Prayer, and a mystical interpretation. The church is at 3231 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-258-2244.
Men's group: Ray Holman will lead a men's group at Everett's Unity Center for Positive Living starting 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday in the basement of the church at 3231 Colby Ave. Holman has been involved in the ManKind Project, with the aim of "healing the earth one man at a time." The group will meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
Shabbat morning services: Chabad Jewish Center has started Saturday morning Shabbat services. They are held at 10 a.m. Saturdays followed by a 12:15 p.m. Kiddush luncheon. All Jewish people welcome. Center is at 19626 76th Ave. W, Suite B, Lynnwood.
Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Meetings open to all who need healing from hurts and habits. 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.
FREE MEALS, CLOTHING
Free clothing: Everett's Delta Community Baptist Church will hand out free clothing 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today. The church is at 2901 16th St., Everett.
Clothing and school supplies: Sanctuary Ministries will hold its fifth annual Back to School Clothing and School Supply Giveaway 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 25. Gently used clothes will be available for children in elementary school through high school, including coats, sweatshirts and shoes. There will be school supply kits, hot dogs, chips, juice, and free face painting, while supplies last. The church also provides gently used clothes throughout the year in its Care Center 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday. Sanctuary Ministries is at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. 360-386-9871.
Meals in Everett: Gold Creek Community Church hosts a free hot meal and provides sack lunches 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of every month in the parking lot of Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes available some days.
Salt of the Earth Soup Kitchen: noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. Volunteers needed to help cook, set up, serve and clean up. Contact Sandra, 425-355-1042.
The Open Table: Marysville United Methodist Church hosts a free community lunch 1-2:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month. Church is at 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville. To volunteer or donate, call 360-659-8521.
Annie's Community Kitchen: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries Church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 360-386-9871.
Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. Information: 425-252-1429 or www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
Community dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month at 19029 North Road, Bothell. 425-672-8044.
First Nazarene Church of Everett lunch: noon every Monday at 2502 Lombard Ave., Everett.
Faith Lutheran Church free community lunch: Noon-1 p.m., social hour 1-2 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month, Faith Lutheran, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. 425-353-4758.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
The Table free community dinner: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. 360-659-0445.
Loaves and Fishes free community supper: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Salvation Army of Everett fellowship meals: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meetings, 6 p.m. Mondays. 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John's: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave. 360-568-4622.
Valley Clothing: Open 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of every month, 17146 Beaton Road SE, Monroe. 360-794-7749. Clothing donations accepted during open hours or by arrangement. Email SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.
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