JUST FOR YOUTH
Fun with leftovers
The week after Thanksgiving is always full of leftovers. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to the Mukilteo Library at 3 p.m. Nov. 28 to pull out all the library’s leftover art and craft supplies — and see what you can make. Snacks and prizes, too.
The library is at 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.
More info: 425-493-8202 ext. 3231
Explore optical illusions
Kids ages 8 and older can come to “Kids Explore: The Art of Optical Illusions,” 2:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW.
More info: 360-629-3132
What happens when …
Curiosity Academy classes bring STEM experiences to school-age kids at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave.
– “Detectives,” 3 p.m. Dec. 1: Follow the clues to find out “whodunit.”
– “Just add water!” 3 p.m. Dec. 8: Grow your own jelly crystals, rainbow water beads, instant snow and make a pearl swirl ocean current in a bottle.
– “Make Your Own Magic,” 4 p.m. Jan. 5: Learn the science behind simple magic tricks and practice them.
– “Mystery Box,” 4 p.m. Jan. 12: A mystery STEM experience awaits.
Registration is required.
More info: www.sno-isle.org/events, 360-568-2898
Black Friday bazaar
The Analia Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star holds a “Follow the Star” Arts & Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Edmonds Masonic Center, 515 Dayton Ave. Proceeds support local charities.
More info: 425-774-7504, email@example.com
Snowshoeing safety talk
Bud Hardwick will share about snowshoeing and basic winter safety, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. The talk is part of an “Outdoor Enthusiasts” speaker series. Suggested donation is $3 at the door. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
More info: 360-363-8400
WAYS TO HELP
Blood drives in Everett
American Red Cross blood drives are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Everett School District administration building, 3900 Broadway, and 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Providence Regional Medical office building, 1330 Rockefeller Ave.
To make an appointment: redcrossblood.org, 800-733-2767
Gift donation request
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County seeks new and unwrapped holiday gifts and gift cards for clients and their children. The deadline for donations is Dec. 10.
A detailed wish list can be found online at dvs-snoco.org/support-us-holiday-wish-list.
More info: Debra Bordsen, firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-259-2827 ext. 1011
Car seat safety checks in Arlington
Car safety seat checks will be available 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 8 at Cascade Valley Hospital. By appointment only.
More info: 360-618-7967