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HopeWorks Station ribbon cutting

HopeWorks Station’s newest building is opening Friday with a ribbon cutting and open house from 12 to 4 p.m. The new building includes 65 apartments for individuals and families transitioning out of homelessness, and a new cafe. Residents have the opportunity to participate in job training programs at one of three social enterprises: GroundWorks Landscaping, ReNewWorks Home and Decor, and Kindred Kitchen, formerly CafeWorks.

More info: www.housinghope.org

Spaghetti feed

The Sisco Heights Community Club is hosting a spaghetti feed to collect donations for the homeless from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington. Volunteers will be collecting adult and children’s clothing, sleeping bags, shoes and boots as well as monetary donations. Proceeds will be given to Everett Gospel Mission programs. The afternoon will include live Western music from 2 to 4 p.m.

More info: 360-658-6998

Out of the Darkness Walk

The annual Everett suicide prevention and awareness walk is taking place Saturday at Port of Everett’s Boxcar Park. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

Registration is free and available at www.bit.ly/preventionEverett. Donations can be made at that site.

The event is open to everyone. Participants can walk as part of a team or individually.

More info: www.bit.ly/preventionEverett

Writing on Tuesday

Every Other Tuesday Writers Group is 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 29 at Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.

Join other writers for discussion, critique, writing exercises, and free writing time. Open to teen and adult writers of all abilities, genres, and stages of their writing lives. Workshops and guided exercises take place every other session. Craft discussions, occasional guest speakers and write-ins make up the other sessions.

More info: 425-493-8202

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Nominate an artist

The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission invites nominations for the 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards and the prestigious Richard Wendt Award of Excellence. The awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations and others committed to enriching the Everett community through the arts.

This is the 27th year of the Richard Wendt Award of Excellence, a lifetime achievement award given to individuals whose strong support of the arts has been ongoing through philanthropic and volunteer service.

Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. Nov. 5. The Cultural Arts Commission will review the nominations and select recipients.

Mayor Cassie Franklin will honor recipients of the awards at the Everett Performing Arts Center on Feb. 13. The event is free and open to the public.

More info: everettwa.gov/artsawards.

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