Biendl memorial run is Sunday
The Jayme Biendl Memorial 5K Fun Run starts at 10 a.m. Sunday from Sky River Park, 413 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Participants can sign up starting at 9 a.m. Registration is $30.
The annual event remembers Monroe Correctional Complex officer Jayme Biendl, who was killed by an inmate in 2011. Proceeds benefit the Behind the Badge Foundation. The event is family- and pet-friendly.
More info: behindthebadgefoundation.org, 425-747-7523
Hospice fact to fiction
Learn some “Hospice Myths and Truths” with Hospice of the Northwest at a free program, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW.
More info: 360-629-3132
Chicken dinner at Stilly Center
A family chicken dinner is offered 12-2 p.m. Sunday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. The menu includes roasted chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, coleslaw, roll, vegetables and a cream puff.
Cost is $9, $8 seniors, $5 children younger than 12. Take-out is available. Proceeds benefit the senior center.
More info: 360-653-4551
Free movies focus on local waters
Learn more about Puget Sound and the global marine environment through a free “Our Coast” Community Film Series, offered by the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee on various nights through April.
Guest speakers will include film directors and marine experts. (There also will be free popcorn.)
The first event features two films, “Return of the King” and “Discovering the Olympic Coast”:
– 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday in the Jackson Conference Center at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St.
– 7-9 p.m. Feb. 7 in the North Creek Events Center at the University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE.
Sip and learn at Bothell pub
The University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins Anderson School offer Pub Night Talks, a monthly series of talks by experts from UW Bothell and the community.
Events are held in Haynes’ Hall the last Tuesday of each month (except December) at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE in downtown Bothell. Doors open at 6 p.m. The talks begin at 7 and are followed by a Q-and-A.
All talks are free. All ages are welcome.
The next talk, on Tuesday, features Oregon State University Professor Emeritus Bill Robbins on “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the American West.”
Robbins discusses how the 2016 occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge is a continuation of the struggle over management of public lands in the West since the arrival of cattle in the late 19th century.
More info: www.uwb.edu