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Holocaust talk

Everett Community College’s “Surviving the Holocaust” speaker series continues Wednesday with Henry Friedman, who was a teenager in Poland when his family hid from the Nazis for 18 months with the aid of Ukrainian friends. The talk is at 12:20 p.m. in the Wilderness room of the Henry M. Jackson Conference Center. The college campus is at 2000 Tower St., Everett. No reservations are required.

More info: 425-388-9411,

Open house on 35th Ave. work

Snohomish County holds an open house about the first phase of construction on its 35th Avenue SE project, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mill Creek Elementary School, 3400 148th St. SE. Drop in to learn more and ask questions.

County-contracted crews will make improvements on 35th Avenue SE between 180th Street SE and 152nd Street SE (Seattle Hill Road), including widening the road, adding sidewalks, and adding a signal and right-turn lane at 156th Street SE. Construction is set to begin in May and continue into 2019.

This is separate from a Mill Creek project on a sinking part of 35th Avenue and one of several projects aimed at improving the busy corridor.

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Sunnyside holds STEAM Night

Sunnyside Elementary School holds a STEAM Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to showcase what students are learning in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Demonstrations include magnet and Solo cup challenges, robotics, a marble track run and more. The school is at 3707 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville.

More info: 360-965-1500


Dollars for Scholars

Arlington Dollars for Scholars holds a Spring Bingo Night fundraiser, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Presidents Elementary School, 505 Third St. Tickets are $15, $10 for kids accompanied by an adult, and include 10 games. Blackout games for $1 each. There also will be a silent auction. Pizza and snacks will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Arlington graduates.

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Volunteer to help Alzheimer’s walk

The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter seeks volunteers to help plan the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Everett, to be held Oct. 6 at Boxcar Park. Volunteers are needed on the Planning Committee, which recruits new teams, markets the event and secures sponsors, as well as helps with event production and logistics.

More info: Kimber Behrends, 206-363-5500 or


Airport commission opening

Arlington has a vacancy on the Airport Commission. An application is on the city’s website, at

More info: 360-403-3441

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