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Hazelwood school turns 50

Hazelwood Elementary School turns 50 this year. Former students and staff in particular are invited to celebrate, 7 p.m. Nov. 2 in the gymnasium. The school is at 3300 204th St. SW.

More info: 425-431-2600,

Arts for kids with autism

An event designed for kids with autism is coming up. The nonprofit Arts of Snohomish offers “Paint Your Art-ism” from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Snohomish Boys & Girls Club, Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club, Snohomish Senior Center and other locations.

The event is for ages 5-18, and it’s free. A parent or sibling older than 18 is required to attend with their participant. Registration is required.

Donations and volunteers also are gladly accepted — teachers, locations, art supplies and help getting the word out.

More info: Susan Simmons, 425-330-6451

Book sale, raffle in Edmonds

The Friends of the Edmonds Library annual book sale is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. Browse thousands of donated books, CDs and DVDs at bargain prices. Debit and credit cards will be accepted.

Meanwhile, write a book recommendation to be entered for a raffle ticket to win a Kindle. Three winners will be announced at noon Saturday. Each recommendation is a chance to win. Email entries to or hand in to the library by Friday .

More info:

Creepy ‘scrawlers’ at Mariner

Do you have the “fright stuff”? The Mariner Library holds a Creepy Scrawlers writing program for school-age children, 2 p.m. Saturday. Costumes are encouraged, and treats are provided. The presenter is Nathan Beck, a local author and founder of Y Writers, a creative writing program for kids at the Mill Creek YMCA.

The library is at 520 128th St. SW, south Everett.

More info: 425-423-9017

Chicken dinner at the Stilly Center

A family chicken dinner is offered from 12-2 p.m. Sunday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Roasted chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, coleslaw, roll, drink and dessert for $9, $8 seniors, $5 children younger than 12. Proceeds benefit senior center programs and services. There will be entertainment, too.

More info: 360-653-4551


Depression, bipolar: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Snohomish County offers a peer support group, which typically meets 7-8:30 p.m. second and fourth Mondays in Everett. More info:,, 425-405-0786

Mental illness: The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Snohomish County offers a variety of local support groups, including for family and friends of those living with mental illness. More info:

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