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Open house for Camano pet shelter
The Camano Animal Shelter Association plans an open house celebrating its 15th anniversary from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 26*. Become a member and learn about volunteer opportunities. Bring your cat or dog for a $20 microchip. Cats must be in a carrier and dogs on leashes. More info: 360-387-1902.
Everett: Dogtober Fest on tap
The second annual Dogtober Fest is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Irishmen, 2923 Colby Ave. A $5 cover charge/donation includes a trivia card and a door-prize ticket. Trivia begins at 2 p.m. Teams of five or less will compete using their knowledge of beer and dogs. Each member of the winning team will win a bag of goodies. Additional door prize tickets will be available for purchase. Proceeds will be split between Everett's Animal Rescue Foundation and Scrub-A-Mutt's SAM's Fund.
More info: Call Jennifer Ward at 360-659-9626.
Everett: Piano player wanted
The Sunshine Singers (members of The Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett) need a piano player to join the group. This is a fun, free activity held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at the senior center, 3025 Lombard, Everett. More info: Call Eric Wollan at 425-257-7082.
Freeland: Talk on Whidbey's birds
The newly formed Friends of South Whidbey State Park will hold its first major membership meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 5271 S. Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland. Craig and Joy Johnson, bird experts and photographers, will present a program, "Birds of South Whidbey State Park." More info:
People may request a membership application by sending an email to Applications will be available at the meeting. The cCost of a membership is $12 per individual; $20 for families.
Lake Stevens: Feral cat control
The Community Cat Coalition offers a free class in trap, neuter and return, a humane method of controlling the feral cat population. The next class is to be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Frontier Village in Lake Stevens. More info: Nancy at or 425-330-2658.
* Correction, Oct. 17, 2013: An earlier version of this article contained an incorrect date for the pet shelter event.

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