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WAYS TO GIVE

Help firefighters help kids

Marysville firefighters will be accepting donations to help children in need through Dec. 6. People are asked to bring non-perishable food, toys, coats, gloves or books to any Marysville Fire District station.

Firefighters also will be available to accept donations at the Safeway at 1258 State Ave., from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 3 through 6.

All donations will benefit the Marysville Community Food Bank and Toy Store.

EVENTS

Cops cut hair for a good cause

Mukilteo police officers will help give haircuts today at Nic’s Barbershop.

In exchange, the police department is asking that customers donate to prostate cancer research as part of Men’s Health Awareness Month. Donations will be accepted separately from the barber’s regular haircut fee.

“This is a fun and interactive way for the community to come together and support men’s health,” Mukilteo Police Chief Cheol Kang said in a statement. “I encourage everyone to come and enjoy free food, coffee, donuts, or just stop by to make a donation.”

The event will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at Nic’s Barbershop, 4704 Pointes Drive, Suite 105, Mukilteo.

More info: crime prevention@mukilteowa.gov

Write on

“Write Now: Revision With Precision” is from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Mariner Library, 520 128th St. SW, Suites A9 and 10, Everett.

Revision is essential to the writing process, and it must be maneuvered as critically as composing the draft. This session will allow participants to discover a revision strategy that matches their work styles, ask questions of their drafts, and organize their revisiond and editing. Attendees are encouraged to bring laptops.

More info: www.sno-isle.org

VOLUNTEER

Good stewardship

Be a park hero as a forest steward from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Rotary Park, 1600 Lowell Snohomish River Road, Everett.

Have fun outside and make a difference in your community. Rotary Park needs of some help to ensure its health into the future. Come dressed to work outside (rain or shine) with sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle or coffee cup.

Tools, instruction and work gloves are provided.

Next forest steward volunteer event is Dec. 7 at Forest Park.

More info: greeneverett@forterra.org to RSVP; 425-238-0065

MEETINGS

Public hearing on Mill Creek budget

The public can opine next week on the proposed amendments to the 2019-2020 budget for Mill Creek and the property tax and EMS levies for 2020.

The public hearing will take place during the regular council meeting 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at City Hall South Council Chambers, 15728 Main Street, Mill Creek.

More info: www.cityofmillcreek.com/city_government/agendas_and_minutes

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