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HEADS UP Holiday bus schedules Community Transit will operate a standard Sunday bus schedule Monday (Christmas Day) and Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day). There will… Continue reading

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WAYS TO HELP Help cancer patients, families Magic Shears, at 306 N Olympic Ave. in Arlington, seeks donations through Sunday of lap blankets, hats, activity… Continue reading

Mukilteo boy reprises his role as Tiny Tim in ‘A Christmas Carol’

Keagan Estes, 9, again gets to utter the most famous line of the classic Charles Dickens’ tale.

Art galleries and exhibits

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Cascadia Art Museum: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. On third Thursdays, the museum is open until 8 p.m. and is free… Continue reading

Santa and one of his elves take a dive at Seattle Aquarium. (Submitted photo)

Upcoming events for families in Snohomish County and nearby

HOLIDAY JOY The Lights of Christmas: Open 5 to 10 p.m. Dec. 21-23, 26-30 at Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood. More than 1… Continue reading

Santa and one of his elves take a dive at Seattle Aquarium. (Submitted photo)

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County

The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580. Jazz Sundays. Northwest Jazz Collective, Wednesdays. Open mic Thursdays. Stucky Jackson, Buff Muff, The Sinbound, all on… Continue reading

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EVENTS Snohomish wraps up holidays The last day to enjoy live holiday music downtown Snohomish is Saturday. Musicians are scheduled to perform from noon to… Continue reading

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EVENTS Homeless memorial Snohomish County holds a Homeless Memorial Day candlelight vigil at 5 p.m. Thursday by the eternal flame in front of the Snohomish… Continue reading

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HEADS UP Check your utility rates The city of Lynnwood’s utility charges will go up again Jan. 1. The City Council last year adopted a… Continue reading

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County

The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580. Jazz Sundays. Northwest Jazz Collective, Wednesdays. Open mic Thursdays. Andy’s Fish House: 1229 First St., Snohomish; 360-862-0782;… Continue reading

Clubs & Interests

Needle Arts, Written Arts, Senior Support

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EVENTS Winter solstice walk Start the longest night of the year with the Winter Solstice Candlelight River Walk in Snohomish. The walk is from 4… Continue reading

Lots to see in Upper Skagit, even if the eagles are elusive

A guided hike through a mossy old-growth forest more than makes up for a lack of raptor sightings.

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

GET OUT Christmas bird count: Volunteers are needed for the Everett-Marysville Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 30. Join a team of 10 counters in the… Continue reading

Snohomish County book calendar

Jennifer Wilhoit Noon to 1 p.m., Jan. 13, Edmonds Bookshop Wilhoit will speak about and sign copies of her new book, “Writing on the Landscape:… Continue reading

Holiday events and fun in Snohomish County and beyond for 2017

LIGHTS The Lights of Christmas: Open 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 7-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-30 at Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood.… Continue reading

Faith Calendar for Dec. 16-30, 2017

EVENTS 12 Days of Christmas: A 12 Days of Christmas Festival wraps up 2:30-6 p.m. Dec. 16 at Freeborn Lutheran Church, 2304 300th St. NW,… Continue reading

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SCHOOL’S OUT Local libraries have a lot happening to keep students occupied and learning over the holiday break. Here are just a few of the… Continue reading

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EVENTS Try rowing for free Lake Stevens Rowing Club hosts a free, four-day Winter Crew Camp for those interested in trying rowing, 9:30 a.m. to… Continue reading