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Holiday market at the port

Local artists will gather at the Port Building in Everett to sell holiday goods, with special guests and a boat parade.

The sale goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Waterfront Center at 1205 Craftsman Way.

Special guests include Santa and his elves and the Everett Fire Department. There will be free cookie decorating.

Free parking is available for vendors and the public.

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“Cinderella” showing in Monroe

Cascade Community Theatre is hosting performances of “Cinderella” this month at Wagner Performing Arts Center.

The show runs from Dec. 6 to Dec. 14. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students and seniors and free for children 6 and under.

“Supporting this cast is a phenomenal ensemble of actors ranging in age from 12 to 67, hailing from across the region, from Sultan to Woodinville, Monroe to Carnation,” a news release says.

The theater is located at 639 W. Main St. in Monroe.

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Free photos and cookies with Santa

The City of Lynnwood is hosting an afternoon of free coffee, cider, cookies and pictures with Santa at Heritage Cottage.

The festivities run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Cottage in Heritage Park, located at 19903 Poplar Way in Lynnwood.


Trinity events

Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave. in Everett, has several seasonal events planned in December. They include a St. Nicolas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 and a Pacifica Chamber Orchestra winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for the concert are $20 with all proceeds going to Trinity’s Friends of Music fund.

More info: 425-252-4129


Snohomish networking

The City of Snohomish introduces Engage Snohomish, a monthly networking opportunity to create meaningful business connections. It’s scheduled for every third Wednesday of the month at a rotating location, starting in January.

The program is through the city’s Economic Development Department, and is similar to Engage Everett, a popular networking event in that city.

Everyone is welcome to this free mix-and-mingle gathering, where there are no speakers or pitches. Attendees can sign up for a raffle or donate for a giveaway.

Events are scheduled from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Dates and locations include: Jan. 15, Double Barrel Wine Bar, 108 Ave. A; Feb. 19, Looking Glass Coffee, 801 First Ave.; SnoTown Brewery, 511 Second St.; Blanc and Rouge, 801 First Ave.

More info: Call 360-282-3176 or email


Good stewardship

Be a park hero as a forest steward from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Forest Park, 205 Park Road, Everett.

Have fun outside and make a difference in your community. 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.

More info: to RSVP; 425-238-0065

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