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Explore the universe

The Everett Astronomical Society will share their knowledge of the universe through presentations 3 to 4:45 p.m. Saturday at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave.

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Get funky

Learn how to play Funkoverse, the new strategy game from Funko at the Funko HQ Game Day from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 29 at the store, 2802 Wetmore Ave, Everett. Members of the Funko Games team will be available to answer questions about the game. Another session is 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 13.

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One-stop Black Friday non-shopping

A Buy Nothing Day Party is 2 to 9 p.m. Nov. 29 at Cafe Zippy, 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett. Gather with friends and meet your neighbors on Black Friday with performers, potluck, arts and crafts and more.

More info: 425-303-0474

Double hitter

Support Small Business Saturday and the college’s softball team at the Everett Community College Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 30. Numerous local vendors will be at the college at 2000 Tower St., Everett.

Pop in for art

The Schack Art Center will have an Artisan Pop-Up Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 30 at the center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer while you shop for gifts. Live glassblowing demonstrations in the hot shop and more.

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Santa’s in the house

A North Pole Party is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 30 at Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett. Santa arrives, story and craft time with Mrs. Claus and more. Included with museum admission.

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Celebrate women

Warrior Women of 2019, a celebration of women who exemplify leadership, resiliency and giving back to the community, is 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4, at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. The recipients are Amity Addrisi, King 5 News; Tina Mitchell, Gateway Mortgage; Anna Rohrbough, Mukilteo City Councilmember; Celine Brozovich, Dances with Foods; Tracey Warren, CEO at InSpark; and Rachel Wixson-Kittle, Executive Director at Leadership Launch. Music and performance by Diana E. Ruiz.

Cost is $25, with appetizers and drinks.


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 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

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