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Stan Jones funeral

Funeral services for longtime Tulalip tribal leader Stan Jones are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday and continue at 10 a.m. Tuesday inside the Tulalip Resort’s Orca Ballroom. Burial will take place at the Mission Beach Cemetery with a dinner to follow at the Tulalip Youth Center’s gym.

Veterans dance

A dance honoring veterans, ages 50 and older, featuring the 16-piece swing band Route 66, with special Veterans Day ceremonies, food and refreshments is 1 to 5 p.m. Monday at the Carl Gipson Senior Center’s Cascade View Hall, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett.

More info: 425-257-8780

Safety risks of vaping

The Mukilteo Police Department is hosting a community forum on Nov. 19 about the safety risks of vaping. Health educator Mary O’Leary, of the Snohomish County Health District, will be the guest speaker. The subject has been in the local spotlight recently, with two reported cases of people becoming ill from vaping in Snohomish County. And in October, Gov. Jay Inslee issued an executive order to have flavored vape products banned. “It is important that teens and community members learn factual information about vaping and e-cigarettes so responsible health-related decisions can be made. Too many times these devices can encourage the use of more dangerous substances,” said Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang.

More info: Contact Crime Prevention Officer Myron Travis at 425-263-8104 or email

Folk dance

Community Holiday Folk Dance with music from Folk Voice Band will be presented by Sno-King dancers and Northwest Folkdancers Inc. from 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 23 at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood.

This will be a big event with members from several international folk dance clubs participating. There will be couple, set and no-partner dances from many countries. No need to bring a partner. Bring potluck finger-foods and wear a costume. Donation $8.

More info:;; 425-610-9393

Free park-ing

The next day to visit Washington state parks without an entrance fee is Monday, Veterans Day. The final free day of 2019 is Nov. 29. No Discover Pass is needed. State parks in Snohomish County, and nearby Camano Island, include Pilchuck State Park, Wallace Falls State Park, Cama Beach Historical State Park and Camano Island State Park.

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Become a master

Apply now for master gardener training classes in 2020. Learn to research, teach and mentor community gardeners and become an environmental steward. All training is open book. Training involves about 80 hours of classroom and workshop instruction held once a week on Thursdays, Jan. 9 through March 26.

Tuition is $295, plus a volunteer commitment of 40 hours each year for two years on a variety of horticultural and environmental educational projects. Without the volunteer commitment, tuition is $795.

More info: 425-338-2400 or go to

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