Strum that ukulele with friends
The Sky River Strummers are a group of ukulele players who get together to “uke” around monthly at the Monroe Library. The next meet-up is 5:45 p.m. Thursday. There’s no cost and no membership.
More info: www.facebook.com/SkyRiverStrummers
Disaster prep in Mill Creek
A free Map Your Neighborhood event is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Mill Creek City Hall South, 15728 Main St. Learn how to plan for and respond to disasters. Registration is requested at www.cityofmillcreek.com/mapyourneighborhood.
More info: 425-921-5775
Sausage Fest set for this weekend
The annual Sausage Fest runs Friday to Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. Admission is free. The popular festival includes entertainment, beer and wine gardens, carnival rides, vendors, bingo, kids activities, a raffle — and, of course, a Bavarian Dinner Haus to serve up the sausage.
A shuttle bus will run every 20 minutes from the south parking lot B of the Everett Transit Center.
More info: www.everett sausagefest.com
Tools for caregivers
“Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a six-week educational series for spouses, adult children and others serving as caregivers, will be held 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 5 to Nov. 9, at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Classes are free, but space is limited and registration is required.
More info: Ruth Egger, 425-740-3794 or email@example.com
WAYS TO HELP
Blood drive Friday
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at the North County Fire training room, 8117 267th St. NW, Stanwood. To schedule an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code “NorthCountyFire.”
More info: 800-RED-CROSS
Sew doll clothes for Christmas House
Come for an hour or all day Sunday to help create doll clothes to benefit children served by Christmas House. The charitable sewing party runs noon to 5 p.m. at Quality Sewing and Vacuum, 10121 Evergreen Way, Everett.
Doll clothes will be for 18-inch dolls. Bring your sewing machine, fabric scraps and sewing supplies. Don’t sew? Come cut out the pieces for others to sew. Fabric, trim and completed outfits also can be taken to Quality Sewing prior to the event.
More info: 425-290-8000
Volunteer with Lynnwood police
The Lynnwood Police Department is seeking applicants for its Citizens Patrol. The volunteers in the patrol provide support services to police and neighbors. Applications are due by Sept. 29. Expect a background check.
More info: firstname.lastname@example.org