Community Extra: Opportunities

  • Wed Jul 21st, 2010 10:46pm
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Camp: EvCC offers look at teaching

High school and middle school students who are interested in becoming teachers are invited to a free summer teaching camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16-19 at Everett Community College.

The camp is for Snohomish County students in the eighth through 12th grades. It will include information about careers in teaching, teaching techniques, music, math and science, plus a celebration with a barbecue.

Students who are interested in attending need to sign up by July 30 with Veronica Garaycoa, Everett Community College Teacher Education Advancement director.

More info: Veronica Garaycoa, or 425-388-9040.

Eat: Firefighters’ pancake breakfast

Lake Stevens Fire Department will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Saturday and Sunday at the downtown fire station, at 12409 21st St. NE.

The breakfast of pancakes, ham and eggs will be served from 6 a.m. to noon. Donations will be accepted.

There will also be a dunk tank.

More info: 425-334-3034.

RSVP: Volunteers qualify for perks

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, sponsored by Catholic Community Services, is looking for people ages 55 and older who want to make a difference in their community.

Volunteers in the program receive free supplemental liability, accident and automobile insurance coverage while performing their volunteer duties.

The program aims to match a volunteer’s lifetime of skills and experience to the organization of their choice.

More info: John McAlpine at or call 425-257-2111 ext. 3374.

Comment: KSER wants feedback

The KSER Foundation Board of Directors wants to hear feedback on long-range plans for KSER (90.7 FM), the Everett-based independent public radio station serving Snohomish and Island counties.

Meetings will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4 and Aug. 23 and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 4 in the main meeting room of the downtown branch of the Everett Public Library, at 2702 Hoyt Ave. in Everett.

Those who are unable to attend a meeting can participate online or by phone during KSER’s “Sound Living” program from 3 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 27 by listening to 90.7 FM or online at

More info: 425-303-9070,

Watch: Terrace plans Night Out

National Night Out is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 3 at Evergreen Playfield Complex, at 22205 56th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace.

The event will feature displays of city departments, local services, and service organizations including Fire District 1 fire truck and aid car, a United States Navy humvee, the K-9 Team and SWAT team.

Other entertainment will include a performance by the country-rock band, Bullet Creek, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., face painting and bouncy houses.

More info: Erin Kelly,

Listen: Volunteer with palliative care

Partners in Palliative Care seeks volunteer listeners for its support program.

More info: 425-261-4769.