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Lake Stevens: Easter donations needed

The Lake Stevens Family Center is collecting Easter baskets, Easter grass, plastic eggs, candy, and small gifts to create Easter baskets for children in families with limited financial resources.

Donations must be brought to the Family Center, 1803 123rd Drive NE, before Monday.

Families in need will be invited to assemble baskets for their children from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 6-9.

More info: 425-397-7433.

Get a free address sign from the fire district

Lake Stevens Fire District 8 has free reflective address signs to hand out. The fire district used a federal grant to buy the signs. The signs are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and firefighters will help install them if needed.

The supply of smoke alarms bought through the same grant has run out. There is currently a wait list for smoke alarms if more become available.

More info: Alison Caton, 425-334-3034.

Mukilteo: Lighthouse reopens Saturday

The Mukilteo Lighthouse will open for the season Saturday with a noon ceremony.

Volunteers in period costume plan to share local history. Refreshments will be served.

The lighthouse itself and the lighthouse gift shop will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The lighthouse is open to the public on weekends and holidays.

More info: info@

Edmonds: Friends of Perrinville Creek

Friends of the Perrinville Creek and Woods plan to meet at 6:30 p.m. April 6 at the Spehar home, 18104 76th Ave. W., in Edmonds.

Bring a pair of shoes or boots and view the creek before the meeting begins.

Presentations include a report from Edmonds Community College’s Learn-n-serve Environmental Anthropology Field School and a status update on the Adopt-A-Stream program.

Snohomish County: End of flood assistance

Today is the last day to apply for flood disaster assistance.

Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Washington Emergency Management Division are reminding Snohomish County residents affected by flooding in January that people can register by calling 800-621-3362 until 8 p.m. today. People can also register online at www.disaster

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