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  • Fri Feb 19th, 2010 9:38pm
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African-American heritage

A celebration of the generations of black residents who have lived in Snohomish County is planned Wednesday.

The Communities of Color Coalition and the Snohomish County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People are hosting the event in downtown Everett from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Snohomish County administration building east on 3000 Rockefeller Ave. Parking is available in the county garage.

The evening will feature stories about elders from the African-American community. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 425-322-6924.

Tell us about the trolley: An interurban trolley took passengers from Everett to Seattle from 1910 until1939.

If you remember riding the trolley and would like to share your memories for a story, contact reporter Debra Smith by Tuesday at 425-339-3197 or

Spring Break Day Camp at Camp Killoqua: Camp Killoqua, near Stanwood, offers Spring Break Day Camp for kindergarten through eighth-grade students.

Find games, crafts, boating, songs, team building, hikes, cookouts and more on the camp’s 185 acres. Spring sessions are March 29 to April 2 and April 5 to 9. It costs $190 per week. Bus transportation is available. For more information, call 425-258 5437 or go to

Camp Killoqua has been operated by Camp Fire USA Snohomish County Council since 1941.