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Free lecture on world cultures

Mike Gold gives a lecture about cultural differences, based on his world travels, at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. The Lunch and Learn event is from the University of Washington’s Lifelong Learning Institute and is free to people age 50 and older (Osher membership is not required).

This kicks off a series of Lunch and Learn events at Rosehill, scheduled for 11 a.m. first Tuesdays through March. Current and retired UW faculty and community experts cover different topics. Registration is not required.

More info:, 425-263-8180

Coloring time at the library

The Everett Public Library Evergreen Branch offers “Coloring and Conversation” at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The library is at 9512 Evergreen Way. Coloring pages and colored pencils provided, or bring your own.

More info: 425-257-8250


New drop-in art program

Marysville offers a new preschool program that focuses on sensory exploration. Starting Sept. 12, projects will be available from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Ken Baxter Community Center, 514 Delta Ave. The drop-in program for 2- to 5-year-olds costs $5 per visit plus $2 for materials. Parents or caregivers join their children in working on some hands-on art. Come prepared to get messy.

More info: 360-363-8450

Kids can get a taste of show biz

Show Biz Kids 4-H Club meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12, and every second Tuesday, at the Horseshoe Grange, 16424 Broadway Ave., Snohomish. Students in grades K-12 explore various areas of performing arts.

More info: 360-668-6681 or 425-357-6044


AAUW 101

Many local clubs and interest groups resume meeting in September, including the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

The Edmonds SnoKing branch gives an overview of the group with “AAUW 101,” 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in Snohomish Hall 338 at Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood.

The first meeting of the school year for the local branch will include a used book sale and ways to become further involved based on personal interests.

More info:,

An Everett branch of AAUW also meets at 10 a.m. Saturday. Contact the group for the location.

More info: 425-760-9704,

There is a Stanwood-Camano branch of AAUW. They plan a Purses with Purpose fundraiser Oct. 7. The silent and live auctions of donated purses helps fund a STEM summer camp and scholarships for local young women.

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