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Seahawks event postponed

A Toys for Tots Blue Friday fundraiser that was to feature current and retired Seattle Seahawks players today has been postponed.

“Due to the NFL (Players Association) call for solidarity this weekend players will not be available for our community outreach,” organizer Mary Butler said.

The donation drive is now set for 1 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27 in the center court at Seattle Premium Outlets, 10600 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Bring donations of new toys and see Hawks-themed vehicles, Seattle Seahawks alumni and more.

More info: Mary Butler, butlerm39@yahoo.com

Scandinavian quilt talk

Quilter Bunny Clemons shares the history of quilting, with an emphasis on Scandinavian quilting, at the next Daughters of Norway Thelma Lodge 26 meeting, 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Guests are welcome to bring a special quilt to share.

More info: thelmalodge26@gmail.com

JUST FOR YOUTH

Make boo bubbles

Kids can learn how to make “boo bubbles” they can hold in their hands and other sneaky tricks at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Ages 8 to 15. Registration is required.

More info: 425-257-8030

Halloween Extravaganza in Edmonds

Coldwell Banker Bain of Edmonds hosts an annual Halloween Extravaganza, 10 a.m. to noon Sunday in the parking lot at Fourth Avenue and Dayton Street. Enjoy pumpkin carving, face painting and activities. A free showing of “The Addams Family” follows at noon at the Edmonds Theatre, 415 Main St. Donations for the food bank are encouraged.

More info: https://tinyurl.com/y9q7oycx

Haunted houses you can eat

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to make Haunted Gingerbread Houses, 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Materials, snacks and prizes provided.

More info: 425-493-8202

Halloween-themed machines

Kids ages 8 and older can build Halloween-themed simple-machine toys, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW.

More info: 360-629-3132

WAYS TO HELP

Help Green Everett

A Green Everett Day work party is set for 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 28. Volunteers will plant several hundred trees at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd. RSVP is requested at www.surveymonkey.com/r/GreenEverettDay2017.

More info: www.greeneverett.org

Over 55? Volunteer with RSVP

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people ages 55 and older for a variety of volunteer positions, such as volunteer drivers, peer-to-peer counselors, student mentors, food bank workers and more. Volunteer locations are across the county with varying days and times of commitment.

More info: John McAlpine, johnm@ccsww.org or 425-374-6374

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