EvCC aviation open house
Everett Community College’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School celebrates its 50th anniversary year with a public reception 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 9711 32nd Place W, Building C-80, at Paine Field in Everett.
Cardboard spookiness for teens
Tween Steam Thursday at the Stanwood Library this week features “Cardboard Automata.” Teens can come at 2:30 p.m. Thursday to explore cams, levers and linkages and create a mechanical sculpture to crank up some Halloween spookiness. The Stanwood Library is at 9701 271st St. NW.
More info: 360-629-3132
Candidate forum in Everett
The Snohomish County Republican Women’s Club hosts a candidate forum during its 11 a.m. Thursday lunch meeting at Shawn O’Donnell’s restaurant, 112 128th St. SE, Everett. RSVP is required by Tuesday to Frauna Hoglund at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-870-2524. Lunch is $16 and optional.
More info: snocorepublicanwomensclub.org
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Purple light nights
The Mountlake Terrace Police Department is handing out purple lights in October, a month that has been dedicated to domestic-violence awareness. People are encouraged to display the lights in windows for others to see. The lights are a part of a decade-long campaign to show support for domestic-violence survivors and to remember people who have lost their lives. There is a limited supply of purple lights.
More info: 425-744-6257, email@example.com
CROP walk week
The 20th annual Snohomish CROP Hunger Walk kicks off with a Dine Out fundraiser, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at participating Snohomish restaurants. Mention the event at the start of your meal and a percentage of your bill will go to the Snohomish Community Kitchen and other hunger relief causes. Participating restaurants are Scarlett’s, Cabbage Patch, Andy’s Fish House, and Snohomish El Paraiso. The CROP Hunger Walk event is at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15, starting from First Presbyterian Church, 1306 Lake View Ave., Snohomish.
More info: www.crophungerwalk.org, or Pat Sanvik at 425-760-9540
Tax aides wanted
AARP Tax-Aide, a free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service, seeks volunteers for tax counseling positions. Volunteers help people file tax returns electronically Feb. 1-April 15. Training is in December and January.
More info: Gordon Alexander, firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-931- 3100
Student for arts group
The Edmonds Arts Commission seeks a student representative. Students who are Edmonds residents, age 16-25, and enrolled in high school or college-level classes during the 2017-18 academic year are eligible to apply. The deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday.
More info: email@example.com, www.edmondsartscommission.org