Community Extra: Opportunities

Cuddle: PJs and stories in Snohomish

Pajama Family Storytime will be held again at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. The monthly family event includes stories, songs, fingerplays and fun. A craft may follow.

More info: 360-568-2898

Succeed: Job workshop series starts Jan. 15

The first session in an eight-part “Get the Job!” series will be held 6-8 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Everett Public Library Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett.

The first workshop, “Finding the Right Job for You,” helps students explore jobs that are a good fit for their skills and interests as well as jobs that meet labor market needs.

The free series is cosponsored by Goodwill and is first-come, first-served.

More info: 425-257-8250

Walk: A wet tour of the woods at Brightwater

Dress warm, wear rubber boots, and join nature guides at Brightwater Center for an exploration of the woods in winter. The tour will take place on the trails around the wastewater treatment plant and education center, rain or shine.

Warm beverages and a story by the fire finish off the fun. Recommended for families with kids ages 3 and up. The event is free, but registration is required at

Brightwater is at 22505 Highway 9, Woodinville.

More info: 206-263-8862

Recycle: Free Christmas tree drop-off

Recycle your Christmas trees for free at Everett Community College between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays through Jan. 30.

Trees must be free of decorations, tinsel and other nonbiodegradable materials. No flocked trees will be accepted.

Everett Community College is located at 2000 Tower St. in Everett. Drop off trees in the marked area by Glacier Hall in parking lot F. To see the location of parking lot F, visit and click “Campus Map.”

More info: 425-388-9070

Serve: Island County seeks to fill positions

The Island County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants to fill a variety of positions, including:

Three openings on the Conservation Futures Citizens Advisory Board, representing Oak Harbor, Coupeville and Camano Island

An opening on the Conservation Futures Technical Advisory Group representing unincorporated Island County

Citizen member representatives on each of the three county commissioner districts to serve on the Law &Justice Council

The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

For more information, contact Pam Dill at or 360-679-7353.

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