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Stuff a Bus

Help the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program stuff buses this weekend by donating money and merchandise for children and youth in Snohomish County. Last year the program supported 52,182 kids.

The 10th Annual Stuff a Bus will take place 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Walmart, 8924 Quil Ceda Blvd., Marysville.

More info: Mary Butler, butlerm39@yahoo.com

MEETINGS

Hearing for South County Fire budget

Weigh in on South County Fire’s 2020 budget during the public hearing portion of the board meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday at the agency’s headquarters, 1245 Meridian Ave. S., Everett.

South County Fire is the largest provider of fire and emergency medical services in Snohomish County

, serving more than 250,000 residents in unincorporated communities and the cities of Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace.

A copy of the proposed budget will be available at the meeting and can be viewed online

.

More info: www.south snofire.org/budget

Clean fuel talk

A local climate action group called 350 Everett will host Paul Roberts at its monthly meeting to talk about the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency’s proposal for a clean fuel standard in the region, as well as a Climate Action Plan for the city of Everett.

Roberts is a member of the Everett City Council, chair of the Clean Air Agency’s board of directors and vice chair of the Sound Transit Board Board of Directors.

The meeting will take place 7:15 p.m. Nov. 25 at Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave.

More info: 350 Everett Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/951421774926877

SAVE THE DATE

Winter Walk on Camano Island

Join a guided walk at Elger Bay Preserve starting 9:50 a.m. Dec. 7 at the junction of Dry Lake Road and Elger Bay Road, just north of Elger Bay Elementary School.

Attendees will walk down the 2.5-mile interpretive Elger Bay Nature Trail, a demonstration area of the Camano Wildlife Habitat project. The hike has minimal elevation gain and will take about two hours. Dress appropriately for the weather.

More info: www.friendsof camanoislandparks.org

Lots of lutefisk

Bothell Sons of Norway is having a lutefisk and meatball dinner from noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway in Bothell.

Enjoy a menu of lutefisk, meatballs, boiled potatoes, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Served family style.

Cost is $27 adults, $10 youth. Ages 5 and younger free. Open to the public.

More info: 425-485-9085

Annual Santa Breakfast

The Mountlake Terrace American Legion Auxiliary will host its annual Santa breakfast 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at American Legion Hall, 22909, 56th Ave. W.

The menu includes sausage, eggs, pancakes, fruit and drinks. Santa will be there, and there will be a raffle, too.

Holiday cards for service personnel and donations for Holly House will be accepted.

Entry is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for kids ages 3-10. Children younger than 3 get in for free.

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