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Free Egg McMuffin Monday

McDonald’s has declared Monday National Egg McMuffin Day. Get a toasted English muffin with Canadian bacon, egg and melted American cheese for free with the app at participating restaurants between 6 and 10:30 a.m. The Egg McMuffin was created in 1971 by the owner of a McDonald’s in Santa Barbara, California, as a way to take eggs Benedict on-the-go.

More info: www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/download-app.html

Writers group

Join the Every Other Tuesday Writers Group at the Mukilteo Library through March for discussion, critique, writing exercises and free writing time. Teens and adults are welcome, no matter their ability, genre or stage in their writing life. Workshops and guided exercises take place every other session. Discussions, guest speakers and write-ins make up the other meetings. The group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, and on March 17 and 31. The library is at 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

More info: 425-493-8202

Tastes of Norway

The Norwegian Heritage Day and Bake Sale is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 at Bothell Sons of Norway Lodge, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. Celebrate Norwegian culture and heritage with music and demonstrations of traditional foods and crafts. Nordic lunch items, baked goods and gift items will be for sale. Admission is an optional donation of $1.

More info: 425-485-9085; www.bothellsonsofnorway.org

Town hall

State Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Everett, invites voters to join him at a Town Hall meeting from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library, 9512 Evergreen Way. Larsen represents the Second Legislative District, which includes San Juan and Island counties, plus parts of Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties. Larsen hopes to hear directly from voters about important issues in an informal setting. He’ll discuss progress the House has made on its “For The People” agenda and answer questions.

To RSVP, email Joseph.Tutino@mail.house.gov.

Free electronics and paper recycling

Edmonds Community College is offering free electronics and paper recycling from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday on campus at 20000 68th Ave, W, Lynnwood. “Mercury, lead, cadmium, and other hazardous and toxic material can be found in electronic waste,” said Stewart Sinning, program manager for the school’s Center for Service Learning, in a news release. “As of 2015, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality has estimated that it takes 530 pounds of fossil fuel, 48 pounds of chemicals, and 1.5 tons of water to manufacture one computer and monitor.”

Acceptable items include:

Computers, laptops and tablets

Monitors

TVs

Clean Styrofoam blocks (no peanuts)

Other electronics accepted for $5 each

Paper shredding is limited to three file-sized boxes.

More info: www.students.edcc.edu/csel/green-team/recycling-dropoff.html.

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