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Free farm workshop

Michael Hipp, Snohomish Conservation District farm planner and former ranch owner, shares tips for making winter easier for you and your horse at “A Safe, Healthy and Hassle-free Winter on the Farm,” 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 N East Camano Drive, Camano Island. The workshop is free. Sign up at

More info: 425-377-7024

Mullins tribute benefits nonprofit

A benefit concert paying tribute to the late songwriter Rich Mullins is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek. Admission is free. A freewill offering will benefit Cocoon House.

More info: 425-743-2386

Tinsel Town and WWII

Learn about “Hollywood and the Homefront: Tinsel Town’s Contribution to WWII” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW. Experience the images, radio and film that emerged during this dramatic time.

More info: 360-629-3132

Candidate forum

The Alliance of Citizens for Edmonds and the Edmonds Senior Center are holding a candidate forum from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. The moderated forum is expected to feature candidates for the Port Commission and City Council.

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Civil discourse

Is civility a lost art? The League of Women Voters of Snohomish County — along with Sno-Isle Libraries, Edmonds Community College, the AAUW and the NAACP — explore the question at “Civil Discourse for Civic Engagement,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the EdCC Black Box Theater, 20310 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Former Snohomish County Executive Bob Drewel will lead the panel discussion.

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Elvis comes to Everett

Local Elvis impersonator Shane Cobane headlines a Dinner with Elvis event, 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Cost is $17, or $7 for just the show. Tickets are at

In the meantime, the senior center’s gift shop gets in the spirit with Elvis-inspired items. Halloween items also are among the inventory.

More info: 425-257-8780


Kids learn mystery writing at workshop

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to learn the ins and outs of mystery writing at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mariner Library, 520 128th St. SW, Everett. Create five mystery plots, learn how to plant red herrings and write coded messages with your own Nabataean code wheel.

More info: 425-423-9017

Tie-dyed hearts

School-age children are invited to make heart-shaped or spiral tie-dye patterns at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Arlington Library, 135 N Washington Ave. The library will provide cotton bandannas, or bring a white T-shirt.

More info: 360-435-3033

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