Community Extra: Opportunities

Compete: Bowling fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County will host its annual Cinco de Mayo Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser to benefit their organization on May 5 and 6 at Glacier Lanes in Everett, 9630 Evergreen Way, Everett. The goal is to raise at least $100 in donations for the organization per team member. The deadline to register is April 20. In order to be a part of this event you must create or join a team of five people. To do this, call the Big Brothers Big Sisters office at 425-252-2227 or email Rebecca Ziegler at For additional information go to

Help: Volunteers sought for FARM

FARM Youth Outreach is looking for volunteers to help with the annual carnival event to benefit families from homeless shelters in Snohomish and King Counties. Volunteers are needed from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 15 at the Farm, 11212 92nd St. SE, Snohomish. People are needed for meal service, toy prizes pickup, Easter egg hunt and more.

For more information call Elaine at 425-353-0849 or email . You can also go to

Eat: Red Cross dinner, auction

The Red Cross will host a wine tasting, dinner and silent auction event to benefit its organization from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 21 at Russell’s Loft, 3305 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell. Tickets cost $75 per person and include tasting, food pairings, hors d’oeuvre, a raffle ticket and silent auction bid number. Tickets are available for purchase online at or by calling 425-740-2324. For more information call 425-740-2324.

Eat: Mill Creek breakfast fundraiser

The Mill Creek Senior Center will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast to raise funds for their center from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on April 19 at the Merrill Gardens Retirement Community, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. The suggested donation is $10. There will be waffles, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea and juice. For more information, call the Senior Office at 425 948-7170.

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