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Blood donors needed

The American Red Cross is setting up blood donation stations in the area through Thursday.

Folks can give blood from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Avalon RockMeadow, 19905 Bothell-Everett Highway.

The American Red Cross on Lombard Avenue in Everett will be open from noon to 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Those with type O blood are especially needed.

More info: RedCrossBlood.org

EVENTS

Last minute gift market

Visit the Scuttlebutt Taproom to buy last minute gifts between 5 and 10 p.m. Thursday, at 3314 Cedar St.

Local vendors are scheduled to set up in the brewery, with $2 pint specials and more to be announced. This event is all ages and entrance is free.

More info: Search “Last Minute Gift Market” on Facebook

A Christmas Story the Musical

The Edmonds Driftwood Players are performing “A Christmas Story the Musical” Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Sunday.

Tickets are $28 and $25 for kids, seniors and military members.

The show is at the Wade James Theatre at 950 Main St.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday showings are at 8 p.m. Sunday performances are at 2 p.m.

More info: edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org

Film series returns to Everett library

The Critical Mass Film Series at the Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library will be showing “There Will Be Blood” on Wednesday.

The Paul Thomas Anderson film was selected by the Evergreen Cinema Society, which explores some of the highest-rated movies by critics.

Each session includes an introduction to the director’s work and history. The movie will be followed by a brief discussion.

The screening is 1 to 4 p.m. at 9512 Evergreen Way.

More info: epls.org

Christmas with the community

Takeover Events invites you to a holiday celebration with free food, pictures with Santa, cookie decorating and an ugly sweater contest.

Christmas with the Community is on Saturday at the Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave. in Everett. The event is 4 to 7 p.m.

There will also be a gift drive for homeless youth and low-income families.

More info: 425-434-9774

OPPORTUNITY

Opening on Marysville commission

The city of Marysville is seeking applicants for a spot on the Civil Service Commission.

The committee has three members and meets monthly. The open term expires in March.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume by Dec. 31 to Human Services Manager Teri Lester at 1049 State Ave.

Applicants must have lived in Marysville for three years and be registered to vote in Snohomish County.

More info: tlester@marysvillewa.gov

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