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Everett: Shelter needs supplies

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County needs new or gently used twin blankets and towels to be used by abuse victims and their children.

Items may be dropped off at the New and Again Thrift Shoppe, 3116 Rucker Ave., Everett.

For more information or other drop-off sites, email Stephanie Civey at or call 425-259-2827 ext. 13.

Mukilteo: Retirement center to honor artists

The Harbour Pointe Retirement and Assisted Living Center is honoring artists 55 and older in a Grandparents Day on Sept. 9.

The event, free and open to the public, is planned for 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the center, 10200 Harbour Place, behind Walgreen’s.

The work of Mukilteo artists Christine Awad Schmalz, J. Reynolds Dail and Michael Medler is scheduled to be on display.

Saxman Bill Blackstone is scheduled to perform at 2 p.m.

For more information call 425-493-8555 or go to

Snohomish: Zombies plan an invasion

People are invited to participate in a Zombie Walk set to start at 7 p.m. Friday at Piccadilly Circus Pub &Steak House, 1104 First St. in Snohomish.

The event is open for all ages, and undead pets are welcome.

Zombies can get help with their makeup at the restaurant starting at 4 p.m.

Basic makeup will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring extras, like makeup to create grislier wounds.

For more information, call Mandi at 425-238-4126.

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