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Lynnwood recruiting for Citizens Patrol

The Lynnwood Police Department is accepting applications for volunteers to become part of the Citizens Patrol group. Working in teams of two, volunteers assist officers by directing traffic, opening locked car doors, jump-starting batteries, patrolling neighborhoods and more. Volunteers are expected to work two four-hour shifts and attend a training session each month. Applications are due April 13, and can be found at www.lynnwoodwa.gov.

More info: Nic Li, nli@lynnwoodwa.gov

Family STEAM night

All are invited to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics, or STEAM, at the sixth annual Family STEAM Night. Participants learn about 3D printing, robots, the future of aerospace and more. The free event begins at 5:30 p.m. March 14 at the Institute of Flight, 8415 Paine Field Blvd. in Mukilteo. Snacks available for purchase. Reserve tickets at education.futureofflight.org.

More info: Email education@futureofflight.org

Transportation discussion

Join the Everett Non-motorized Transportation Association to discuss transportation issues and options at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Sno-Isle Food Co-op, 2804 Grand Ave. The group hopes to engage the community in reducing motorized vehicles on the road, and to recommend infrastructure improvements to the city.

More info: Email everettbikewalk@gmail.com

SUPPORT

Help for substance abuse

A variety of help is out there for those struggling with substance abuse and for their families and friends. Here are a few:

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.

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. Multiple meeting locations in Snohomish County. Find a list on the “Meeting Directory” page at www.dist23.org. More info: 425-348-7828.

Recovery strategies: 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. Everyone is welcome. No church background required. Held at Park Ridge Community Church, 3805 Maltby Road in Bothell. More info: 425-893-9609.

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