Everett book discussion
The Southside Book Club will be discussing “Girl in Disguise” by Greer Macallister at its June 11 meeting. The event is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 2702 Hoyt Avenue, Everett. The book is set during the Civil War on the streets of Chicago. It’s about the first female Pinkerton detective, Kate Warne, a widow with a knack for manipulation.
More info: 425-257-8000
Party in the park
Mill Creek is bringing back its Party in the Park events this summer for three nights of outdoor fun.
- 5 to 7 p.m. June 27, Highlands Park, 16123 Highlands Blvd. SE
- 5 to 7 p.m. July 25, Mill Creek Sports Park, 13903 N. Creek Drive
- 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22, Heron Park, 2701 155th St. SE
The events are designed to connect neighbors, city staff and first responders. Food will be available to purchase.
More info: www.millcreektoursim.com/partyintheparks
New food bank hours
The Sky Valley Food Bank will be open Monday and Friday mornings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday afternoons from 4 to 7 p.m.
More Info: Make a shopping appointment at calendly.com/skyvalleyfoodbank/shop
WAYS TO HELP
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County takes donations of cellphones with chargers. Even without service, cellphones can be used to access 911 emergency services. The nonprofit gives them to clients who need the phones for safety reasons. Drop off donations at the New and Again Thrift Shoppe, 3010 Grand Ave. in Everett, or at other sites in Everett, Brier, Mountlake Terrace and Stanwood that are listed at dvs-snoco.org.
Assist cancer patients
The Cancer Resource Center at the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership seeks volunteers to work weekly four-hour shifts meeting with cancer patients and caregivers to provide support. Drivers also are needed to get cancer patients to treatments and appointments. Volunteers use their own vehicles.
More info: Jerri Wood, 425-404-2199 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Help injured wildlife
PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood seeks volunteers. Help with wildlife care, keep the nature trail maintained, or hand-feed baby songbirds next spring, among many other tasks. An application, orientation and time commitments are required. Get started at www.paws.org/volunteer.
More info: email@example.com
Donate eyeglasses, hearing aids
Lions Clubs collect used eyeglasses and hearing aids. Donations may be made at Everett Public Library branches, the PUD main office and at most opticians and eye doctors.
More info: Everett Central Lions Club, Art Ruben at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-387-9256