“Community Conversations: Local perspectives on opioid addiction and recovery” is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bothell City Hall, 18415 101st Ave. NE. The event includes speakers from Snohomish County Human Services and Bothell Police, as well as local residents sharing their stories.
More info: www.bothellwa.gov/OpioidForum
A presentation on opioid addiction is set for 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave.
More info: 425-257-8780
How seniors can help address the opioid epidemic also is the topic of a health and wellness series talk led by Snohomish County Human Services, at 2 p.m. Nov. 28 at Warm Beach Senior Community’s Beachwood Lounge, 20420 Marine Drive, Stanwood.
More info: 360-652-2645
Civil Air Patrol celebration
The Civil Air Patrol Northshore Composite Squadron celebrates its 50th anniversary, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Hooper Army Reserve Center, 130-½ 228th St. SW, Bothell. Current and former members are encouraged to stop by, and are welcome to share old photos or memorabilia.
How to master aging
The Edmonds Senior Center offers the “Aging Mastery” program, a five-week workshop set for 12:30 to 3 p.m. Mondays, from Oct. 23 to Nov. 20. Learn how to make and maintain small but effective changes as you age. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required.
More info: 425-774-5555
Tapas and Topics
The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County holds a pair of informal “Tapas and Topics” events, 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at Arnies Restaurant (300 Admiral Way, Edmonds) and 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at Vintage Cafe (1510 Hewitt Ave., Everett). Topics include voting, transportation, and health care. Those interested in the league are welcomed. Reservations requested.
More info: 425-776-5544
WAYS TO HELP
Toys for Tots rally
A Donation Drive and Blue Friday Rally to benefit Toys for Tots of Snohomish County is set for 1 to 8 p.m. Friday in the center court at Seattle Premium Outlets, 10600 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Bring donations of new toys and see Hawks-themed vehicles, Seattle Seahawks alumni and more.
More info: Mary Butler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pumpkins and Ponies
All Breed Equine Rez-Q holds its annual Pumpkins and Ponies Octoberfest fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 2415 116th St. NE, Marysville. Pick a pumpkin for $7, buy baked goods or horse tack or jewelry, play apple slingshot for prizes, tour the farm and more.
More info: 425-263-6390
First Interstate Bank in Lynnwood is holding a Coats and More donation drive to benefit Clothes For Kids. Bring in clean, gently used or new warm items through Oct. 27 to the bank branch at 2502 196th St. SW.
More info: 425-608-4171