Try rowing for free
Lake Stevens Rowing Club hosts a free, four-day Winter Crew Camp for those interested in trying rowing, 9:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 26-29. Get an introduction to rowing, try an ergometer machine, learn proper rowing technique and get on-the-water experience.
Open to adults and youth ages 12 and older. Registration is required at www.lakestevensrowing.org/winter-crew-camp.
More info: 888-ROW-LSRC
Try snowshoeing for cheap
The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and Discover Your Northwest again offer the Snowshoe with a Ranger Program. Snowshoes are provided, but participants should bring water, lunch and snacks.
Stevens Pass: 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 6 to March 25. Learn about plants, wildlife, local history and snow safety on a 90- to 120-minute guided tour along the Pacific Crest Trail. Reservations required. Suggested donation is $15, $10 youth. Call 360-677-2414.
Darrington Ranger District: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 27-28, Jan. 27-28 and Feb. 3. Follow the route of the former Everett and Monte Cristo railway, pausing for history and ecology talks along the way. The halfway point is Big Four Mountain’s Big 4 Inn. This 5-hour tour is for ages 16 and older. Reservations required. Suggested donation is $20. Call 360-436-1155.
The program also is held at Snoqualmie Pass.
More info: www.discovernw.org
Mill Creek Planning Commission seat
Mill Creek seeks to fill a mid-term vacancy on the Planning Commission. The term expires April 30, 2019. If you’d like to volunteer, send a letter of interest by 5 p.m. Dec. 29 to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to city of Mill Creek, Development Services, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek, WA 98012.
More info: cityofmillcreek.com
Tree Board vacancy in Edmonds
More info: email@example.com, 425-771-0220
Cocaine Anonymous: A nonprofit recovery program for those seeking sobriety or support in staying sober from cocaine and other mind-altering substances. More info: www.caofwa.org, 425-244-1150.
Drug abuse family support: Support groups for those affected by someone else’s drug addiction meet in Arlington, Bothell, Everett and Snohomish. More info: www.nar-anon.org.
Al-anon and Alateen: A support group for friends and families who have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Find locations in the “Meeting Directory” at www.dist23.org. More info: 425-348-7828.
Addiction help: Park Ridge New Heart Ministry offers a free potluck-style supper 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, followed by a casual meeting at 7 offering recovery strategies for people struggling with addiction issues and their loved ones. Held at Park Ridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road, Bothell. More info: 425-893-9609.