Getting listed: Calendar, a free listing of community events, is published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday. Submit calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Fun Bingo Night: 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 17. Sponsored by Covington Family Support Center. Free. St. John the Baptist Church, 25810 156th Ave. SE., Covington. 253-639-0942 or email@example.com.
Summer Solstice Picnic and Nature Walk: 6:30-9 p.m. June 18. Annual picnic potluck will celebrate accomplishments of the Sierra Club’s South King County Group. Afterward, bird naturalist Mark Johnston will lead walk along Soos Creek Trail. Soos Creek’s Gary Grant Park , corner of Southeast 208th Street and 137th Avenue Southeast, Kent. 206-878-5805 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foster children clothing drive: Through July 20. Donors can bring new clothing items for foster children to any Sleep Country USA location, including the one in Covington. Information: www.sleepcountry.com.
Business Networking International: 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesdays. Networking organization for entrepreneurs and sales-oriented small-business representatives. One member allowed per business category. Round Table Pizza, 13036 Kent-Kangley Road, Covington. 253-322-4218. 425-432-7077.
Covington Chamber of Commerce: Membership luncheon: 11:45 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. Networking breakfast: 8 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Radcliffe Place, 13510 S.E. 272nd St., Kent. 253-631-6117 or www.covingtonchamber.org.
Covington Days Festival Committee: 1:30 p.m. June 27; and July 11, 18 and 22. Volunteers welcome. Covington City Hall, 16720 SE. 271st St.
Covington Lions Club: Noon the first Tuesday of each month; 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month. MultiCare Clinic, 17700 SE. 272nd St. Information: 425-432-1598 or 425-432-1087.
Covington Rotary Club: Noon Fridays. Covington City Hall, 16720 S.E. 271st St. www.covingtonrotary.org.
Fibromyalgia Support Group: 6:55-8:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month. Group features faith-based, positive atmosphere and much more. Alliance Bible Church, 19320 S.E. 240th St., Covington. 425-432-2546 or 425-360-0597.
Friends of the Black Diamond Library: 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. New members welcome. Baker Street Books, 32709 Railroad Ave., Black Diamond. 360-886-1105.
Friends of the Covington Library: 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. Covington Library meeting room, 27100 164th Ave. S.E.
Kent Guild, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center: Noon the third Friday of the month. Luncheon in members’ homes. New members welcome. Group raises funds for uncompensated care. Call for location. 253-852-7390.
Kent Lions: 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Kent group specializes in local youth, families, seniors and veterans, as well as sponsoring Kent Cornucopia Days and the Kent Farmers Market. Golden Steer Rib ‘n Steak House, 23826 104th Ave. S.E., Kent. 253-852-5466, email@example.com or www.kentlionsclub.org.
Kiwanis Club of the Foothills: Noon Tuesdays. Covington City Hall, 16720 S.E. 271st St. 253-856-4482.
Maple Valley Amateur Radio Club: 10 a.m. the fourth Saturday of the month, except July-August and November-December. Club provides emergency communications for Southeast King County. Maple Valley Fire Station No. 81, 22225 SE. 231st St. www.kc7key.org.
Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce: Weekly membership meetings at Lake Wilderness Lodge. Information: 425-432-0222, www.maplevalley.org
Maple Valley Creative Arts Council: 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. 23905 S.E. Kent-Kangley Road, Suite 2, Maple Valley. MVCAC@comcast.net or www.maplevalleyarts.com.
Maple Valley Library Guild: 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month. New members are welcome. Library meeting room, 21844 SE. 248th St.
Maple Valley Luna Moms Club: Friendly group of moms with children of varying ages. Activities include playgroups, book club, moms’ night out, walks and more. Call or e-mail for details. 800-569-1624, www.moms.meetup.com/2012 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maple Valley MOMS Club: 10:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. Group activities include speakers, playgroups, seasonal parties and special activities for mothers and their children. Light of Life Church, 28525 216th Ave. S.E., Maple Valley. 360-886-1934.
Maple Valley Rotary Club: 7:15 a.m. Fridays. Lake Wilderness Lodge, 22500 SE. 248th St. 425-432-1912 or www.rotary5030.org/maplevalley.
Rainier Audubon Society: 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month. Federal Way United Methodist Church, 29645 51st Ave. S., Auburn. 253-854-3207.
PFLAG: 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is open to anyone having issues about acceptance of a gay or lesbian loved one, or oneself. Meetings are confidential. Group is not associated with any religious organizations. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Wells Ave. S., Renton. 425-235-4139.
Solo Squares Club: Square dances: 7-9 p.m. first and third Sundays of the month. Cedar Grange, 22531 SE. 218th St., Maple Valley. 206-525-2198.
Sons of Norway, Vesterdalen Lodge: 7 p.m. June 16. Special meeting features strawberry shortcake, plus entertainment by the Hardanger Fiddle Players. Video about Norway will play at 6 p.m. All are welcome. Messiah Lutheran Church, 805 Fourth St. N.E., Auburn.
South King County Genealogical Society: 10 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Topic: June 21, author Kurt Armbruster to discuss ““Orphan Road, The Railroad Comes to Seattle, 1853-1911.” First Baptist Church of Kent, 11420 S.E. 248th St. 206-948-4286 or www.skcgs.org.
Spirit Song Flute Circle: 7-9 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Free lessons: 6:30 p.m. An accepting place to play, listen, experience and grow together with Native American style flutes. Cost: Free, donations welcome. St. George Episcopal Church, 24219 Witte Road S.E., Maple Valley. 206-818-0549.