Front Porch: Dinner auction benefits Boys and Girls Clubs

Club dinner, auction

The Reach for the Stars Grand Gala Auction and dinner is set for 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood.

Cost is $100 per ticket; dinner begins at 7 p.m.

All proceeds go to the Boys &Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, which serves more than14,000 kids ages 5 to 18 in Snohomish and Island Counties. The focus of fundraising this year will be on expanding teen programming in each club.

The event’s keynote speaker is Lana Weinmann, senior assistant attorney general for the state of Washington.

RSVP to Terry Freeman at 425-318-7087 by Nov. 8. For more information, go to

Geneaologists meet: The Nov. 6 general membership meeting of the Sno-Isle Genealogical Society features Barbara Johnson and Margie Wilson of the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society taking on the roles of Abigail Adams and Ann Justis Morton in an historical portrayal of the wives of John Adams and John Morton, signers of the Declaration of Independence.

The general meeting starts at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 in the Humble House at Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Everyone’s welcome.

For more information, call 425-775-6267.

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