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EVENTS

Palestine talk

The next Pub Night Talk features University of Washington Bothell assistant professor Karam Dana, who will discuss “Palestine and Palestinians: Exploring Public Opinion Two Decades after the Oslo Accords,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hayne’s Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

Q-and-A follows. All ages are welcome. The event is free.

More info: uwb.edu

Youth Court celebrates five years

Bothell Youth Court celebrates its five-year anniversary, 6 to 8 p.m. April 29 at McMenamins Anderson School, in Bothell. All ages are invited to learn more about the program at a night of pub-style trivia that also features a silent auction. Tickets are $10.

Once a month, area teens take on roles as judges, jury members and attorneys as they hear real cases of traffic violations involving their peers. It’s an alternative to adult municipal court for first-time offenders.

More info: bothellyouthcourt.weebly.com

Career fair at casino

More than 60 exhibitors will be at the annual Snohomish County Career Fair to be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Orca Ballroom at Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. The fair is sponsored by Everett Community College and hosted by The Daily Herald and the casino.

Register: snococareerfair.com, 425-339-3074

Learn about critical areas

Mountlake Terrace holds an open house about proposed updates to its regulations for critical areas, such as wetlands and streams, 6 p.m. Monday in the interim City Council chambers at 6100 219th St. SW, Suite 220. The regulations have not been updated since their adoption in 2004.

More info: cityofmlt.com/1860

OPPORTUNITIES

Serve on Mill Creek board

Mill Creek is seeking two volunteers with a background or interest in landscaping or art to fill two vacancies on the Arts and Beautification Board.

Those interested in serving should submit their name for consideration by close of business on Friday. Fill out a form online at www.cityofmillcreek.com/boardapplication or send a letter of interest to Mill Creek, attn: Acting City Clerk Gina Pfister, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek, WA 98012.

More info: 425-745-1891

Opening on water district board

The Alderwood Water and Wastewater District has an opening after elected Commissioner Mike Dixon moved out of the district’s boundaries. The district covers 44 square miles of service territory in south Snohomish County. Those interested in applying should submit letters of interest by 5 p.m. April 30.

Include a statement of interest, summary of qualifications, name, residential address and phone number to AWWD, attn: Board of Commissioners, 3626 156th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98087.

More info: 425-741-7921

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