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EVENTS

Series on mental health wraps up

Sno-Isle Libraries’ “Issues that Matter” series wraps up at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday with “Helping Friends or Family with Mental Health Issues.” The discussion will be held at the Granite Falls Library, 815 E Galena St.

Scheduled panelists include Stacey Alles, chief operating officer of Compass Health; Susan Gregory, crisis services assistant program manager with Volunteers of America Western Washington; Shira Hasson-Schiff, director of prevention services at Cocoon House; and Peggy Ray, program manager with local Community Resource Centers through Lutheran Community Services Northwest.

More info: sno-isle.org/issues-that-matter

Free movies focus on local waters

Learn more about Puget Sound and the global marine environment through a free “Our Coast” film series, offered by the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee on various nights through April.

Guest speakers will include film directors and marine experts. (There also will be free popcorn.)

The second event focuses on freshwater and features “Return of the River”:

– 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Jackson Conference Center at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St.

– 7-9 p.m. March 1 in the North Creek Events Center at the University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE.

RSVP: www.snocomrc.org

Everett neighborhood cleanup

Help clean the Delta neighborhood in north Everett at 10 a.m. March 17. Volunteers should meet at the Wiggums Hollow Park picnic shelter, 2808 10th St.

Cleaning supplies such as garbage bags and rubber gloves are to be provided. The event is hosted by the Delta Neighborhood Association, along with the local Take Back Our Neighborhood group.

More info: Find “Delta Neighborhood Clean Up” on Facebook.

Groundbreaking for new Boys & Girls Club

Mukilteo’s new Boys & Girls Club groundbreaking ceremony is set for noon Monday at 10600 47th Place W.

The current 5,000-square-foot club is to be replaced by an 18,000-square-foot building. The club serves nearly 2,000 young people.

Washington state donated land for the new construction, which is expected to include computer and game rooms, a gymnasium and sport field, along with classrooms.

More info: Find “Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club” on Facebook.

SUPPORT

Group for those with chronic pain

A support group for those with chronic pain meets 1 p.m. second Tuesdays at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.

More info: 425-774-5555

Vision loss support group

A group for the blind and visually impaired meets 10 a.m. third Mondays at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave.

More info: 425-257-8780

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