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Scoot: Give cancer the boot at dance
Wear your best country garb and get ready to boot scoot and boogie at Givin' Cancer the Boot, a fundraising dance for Relay For Life set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club, 1609 E. Lakeshore Drive. Line dance lessons are included, along with chili and cornbread. Cost is $5, or $15 per family, at the door.
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Help: Forum focuses on childhood adversity
The Snohomish County Children's Commission presents a forum on helping children through adverse experiences, 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Jackson High School annex, 1508 136th St. SE, Mill Creek. A light dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Child care available for ages 5 and older.
RSVP to 425-388-7200 or email
Serve: Everett has several openings
The city of Everett seeks community members to serve on a wide variety of volunteer boards and commissions. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Nov. 7.
Terms begin Jan. 1 and last four or six years. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and current city residents. Applications are at
More info: 425-257-7115
Bingo: Family fun in Mill Creek
Families are invited to play some rounds of bingo, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 8 in the cafeteria at Heatherwood Middle School, 1419 Trillium Blvd. SE. Admission to the Mill Creek Parks and Recreation event is $2 and a nonperishable food item for the Mill Creek Food Bank. Admission includes cards for nine games. Bring your own crayon or marker. Extra cards, pizza and beverages also available for purchase.
More info: 425-921-5779
Dance: Line up for adult day center
A western dance fundraiser with music by the Cascade Rangers will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell.
Tickets are $7 in advance, $8 at the door. Admission includes food and drinks. Alcohol available for purchase. All proceeds go to the Northshore Adult Day and Health Center, which provides activities for adults with developmental disabilities and those who have suffered a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, among other conditions.
More info: 425-488-4121
Attend: Rick Steves headlines fundraiser
The Edmonds Historical Society and Museum holds its Heritage Days Benefit, a fundraising dinner, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 8 at Holy Rosary Parish Center, 630 Seventh Ave. N., Edmonds. Rick Steves, author, tand owner of Europe Through the Back Door will share his perspectives on growing up in Edmonds. Cost is $50, or $400 for a table of eight.
More info: 425-774-6507 or
Explore: Learn all about latest eco topics
Sound Living: A One Day Communiversity will be held Nov. 9 at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Listen to panelists discuss "Points of Hope for Puget Sound," then choose from six tracks of 24 presentations on topics including climate, innovations and stewardship at home. Examples include "The Giant Pacific Octopus" and "Don't Drip & Drive." A raffle for prizes will benefit WSU Extension Beach Watchers.
To register, contact 425-357-6028 or

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