Food drive Saturday
The Everett Central Lions Club holds a “We Care, We Share” holiday food drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at QFC, 4919 Evergreen Way, Everett. Cash and food donations accepted for Volunteers of America.
More info: 425-387-9256
Chat with the mayor
Have questions about Marysville city programs or services? Chat with Mayor Jon Nehring at a coffee klatch, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at The Creamery Co., 1206 State Ave. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP is requested by Friday to Leah Tocco, 360-363-8091, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Voices Among Us’
Blues Union and Voices of the Village perform at the annual Voices Among Us concert, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Red Curtain Center for the Arts, 9315 State Ave., Marysville. The show features performers with developmental disabilities plus guest musicians. “Pay what you can” donation ($10 suggested), at the door or in advance at www.eventbrite.com.
More info: 360-653-7752
Veterans Day is Saturday. Here is a list of community events marking the holiday.
11 a.m. parade down Olympic Avenue through downtown. Sponsored by the local American Legion.
11 a.m. ceremony at the eternal flame on the Snohomish County Courthouse campus, 3000 Rockefeller Ave. The Snohomish County Central Memorial Committee holds this annual event.
11 a.m. ceremony at Veterans Park, located at 44th Avenue W and Veterans Way (194th Street SW). The Northwest Junior Pipe Band takes part.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. open house at American Legion Post 178, 119 Cedar Ave.
9 a.m. ceremony at Mill Creek Veterans Monument at Library Park, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway. Donations accepted for the Veterans Relief Fund via the Veterans of Foreign Wars Edmonds post.
11 a.m. parade down Main Street at Mill Creek Town Center, between LA Fitness (15024 Main St.) and City Hall North (15728 Main St.).
11 a.m. parade, starting from Josephine Caring Community, 9901 272nd Place NW, and proceeding down 99th Avenue NW to 270th Street NW to 102nd Avenue NW to the end at Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center. Veterans wishing to take part should meet at 10:30 a.m.
Immediately following the parade is a flag-raising ceremony at Veterans Memorial, followed by a program inside the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave. NW.
The Hibulb Cultural Center, 6410 23rd Ave. NE, hosts an annual Gathering of Remembrance and Honoring Veterans. Admission waived for veterans and active duty military and their families.
11 a.m. Posting of Colors, roll call 12 pm. Light lunch and refreshments
1 p.m. “Ozette Archaeological Recovery Experience” lecture
2 p.m. Mitchell Glass Art culture series
3 p.m. Veterans Healing Forum