Grinch movie night
The Everett YMCA is hosting a free screening of “The Grinch,” accompanied by treats and costumes.
Climb into some green clothes and give yourself a Whoville hair-do, says an event description.
The showing starts at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Everett branch, 4730 Colby Ave.
More info: ymca-snoco.org
Free admission at Imagine Children’s
Admission to the Imagine Children’s Museum in Everett is free Dec. 20 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Pizza, chips and juice will be for sale.
Free admission night is the third Friday of every month.
The museum is at 1502 Wall St.
More info: imaginecm.org
Game on at the Everett Library
The Evergreen branch of the Everett Public Library is hosting a free evening of games for kids 5-12 on Dec. 17.
There will be board games, origami and jewelry beading.
The event starts at 4 p.m. and ends at 5. The Evergreen branch is located at 9512 Evergreen Way.
More info: 425-257-8030
Call for artists
The City of Lynnwood is looking for artists, teaching artists or artist teams to create a nature-themed mural at South Lynnwood Park. The selected artist/team also will work with students in an artist residency to come up with ideas to incorporate into the mural. The budget is $15,000. Deadline to apply is Dec. 31.
More info: www.Lynnwood Arts.org
Holiday dance recital
Reflections School of Dance in Mill Creek is hosting a dance recital at Jackson High School on Dec. 15.
The show will feature styles ranging from ballet to musical theater, hip-hop and more.
Tickets are $10 at the door, and a portion of the proceeds benefit Youth Unlimited, a nonprofit that provides scholarships for dance classes.
Photographers and videographers will be at the show, selling photos and DVDs of the performance.
More info: reflections schoolofdance.com
Support Marysville PD blood drive
The Marysville Police Department is hosting a blood drive on Dec. 30 outside the Public Safety Building.
The drive takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It takes about an hour to donate.
More info: bloodworksnw.org
SAVE THE DATE
Exploring roots and myths
“Did My Ancestors Really Pay for the Mayflower Voyage?” is the topic of a meeting at 1 p.m. Jan. 14. by the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, 6111 188th Place NE, Arlington.
The guest speaker is Lori Lee Sauber. While researching her English ancestral roots, she kept seeing non-specific references to her family being among the merchant group that provided the capital for the Mayflower voyage — but was it true?
This meeting is free and open to the public.