Conversations with Cops
Arlington Police hold a Conversations with Cops event, 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Arlington Library. Listen and ask questions.
More info: 360-435-3033
Get moving for healthy living
Let’s Keep Moving, a free interactive program for seniors, will be held 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Quail Park of Lynnwood, 4015 164th St. SW. Learn tips for staying active and what to eat before and after exercise, whether you want to keep up with the grandkids or maintain the ability to bend down and tie your shoes.
More info: Stefanie Novacek, 425-388-7019, firstname.lastname@example.org
WAYS TO HELP
Kitchen help needed
The Stillaguamish Senior Center needs a volunteer to prepare lunches Mondays. Volunteer hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A food handler’s card is required. The senior center can cover the cost.
More info: 360-653-4551
Teen service hours
Middle school students (grades 6-8) can earn community service credit by helping at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday (first Saturday, September to May). Help prepare crafts for library programs, pick up and clean up, sort books and more. No need to sign up. Meet in the teen area.
More info: 425-493-8202
Spruce up Forest Park
A nonprofit group is enlisting volunteers to plant trees at Everett’s oldest park from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 28.
Green Everett Day is part of Forterra’s Green City Days public service campaign this fall. The Seattle-based organization has several work parties planned in other Puget Sound-area cities. Forest Park is at 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd.
RSVP at www.Forterra.org (click on the “events” tab and search the calendar).
More info: email@example.com
Manage the winter blues
The YWCA brings back the popular “Strategies for Managing the Winter Blues” support group that includes information on seasonal affective disorder, tips on how to lessen its effects, and arts and crafts activities. The group meets from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 8 to Jan. 3, in Lynnwood. Seats are limited. Reservations are required.
More info: Arlen, 425-387-1271
Self-help for MS
Here are a couple of local self-help groups aimed at those with multiple sclerosis:
Edmonds: The MS Sno-Flakes meets 1-2:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St. For people with multiple sclerosis and their family, caregivers and friends. More info: Bill Brayer, 206-718-0894, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marysville: Meets 10:30 a.m. to noon second Saturdays at Cascade Christian Reformed Church, 13908 51st Ave. NE. More info: email@example.com