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Early learning open house

The Northshore School District plans to host an open house for early childhood programs, 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Sorenson Early Childhood Center, 19705 88th Ave. NE, Bothell.

Families are invited to learn about all the early learning programs offered during the 2020-21 school year, including tuition-based and income-eligible options.

More info: 425-408-5570,

Women’s film festival coming to Edmonds

The 19th annual LUNAFEST, a film festival highlighting women filmmakers, is coming to Edmonds March 8.

“This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through seven short films by women filmmakers,” an event description says.

The one-day event starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theater at Edmonds Community College, 20310 68th Ave W, Lynnwood. The movie presentation will start at 5 p.m. Seating is open.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at

All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of Snohomish County, a nonprofit that works to support young women, and Chicken & Egg pictures, a nonprofit that supports women filmmakers.

The films are recommended for audiences 14 and older.

More info:

Turn old sweaters into new accessories

All ages are welcome to visit Cafe Zippy and recycle old sweaters into a new hat, tote bag, pair of fingerless gloves or another clothing item.

“These are all quick simple projects that you can complete in two hours with no previous sewing experience,” an event description says.

The cafe, at 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett, will provide everything but the sweater, so come prepared. A $5 donation is suggested.

The event on Wednesday starts at 5 p.m. Space is limited so RSVP by calling 425-303-0474 or emailing


Mill Creek scholarship

The Mill Creek City Council is accepting applications for the Association of Washington Cities Center for Quality Communities Scholarship.

High school seniors who live in Mill Creek are encouraged to apply to become the city’s nominee. The chosen student will receive $500 from the city, and will then be in the running for one of six statewide scholarships worth $1,500.

Those interested must expect to graduate high school in June 2020 and continue their education in the 2020-21 school year.

The city council is looking for a student who has been involved with local government or with a school or community leadership activity.

Applications must be turned in by March 9, online or by mail.

Learn more and apply online at, or email

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