WAYS TO HELP
Harvest for a cause
Volunteers are needed to help pick corn that will be donated to Food Lifeline and distributed to a number of food banks in the region. The corn is being grown on a farm off 43rd Avenue SE, on Ebey Island near Everett. Volunteers would harvest the corn starting at 5 p.m. on Sept. 7. A fun run at 6 p.m. will raise money for the Lake Stevens Food Bank. To sign up for the Community Harvest & Hustle, go to https://snocd.org/corn.
More info: 425-335-5634
A Novel Affair
The Friends of the Everett Public Library plan A Novel Affair bash from 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. Organizers hope to make the first-time fundraiser an annual event. Enjoy live music, food and drinks from local establishments, and help raise money for library programs. Tickets are $37.22 (including a service charge) online until 4 p.m. Sept. 21 or $40 at the door.
More info: www.epls.org/friends, 425-257-8022
Sponsors needed for DVS benefit
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County will hold its annual Hope Within Luncheon at noon Oct. 4 in downtown Everett. Jackson Katz will be the keynote speaker. Event sponsors are needed. Contact Emma Leedy at email@example.com or 45-259-2827 ext. 1013. Registration to attend the event also is open; tickets are $20.
More info: dvs-snoco.org
Retired? You can volunteer
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people ages 55 and older for volunteer positions, such as drivers, peer-to-peer counselors, student mentors, food bank workers and more. Volunteer locations are across the county with varying days and times.
More info: John McAlpine, firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-374-6374
Youth needed for Edmonds groups
Edmonds seeks student representatives for its arts and diversity commissions. Terms are for one year. Applicants must be 16 to 25 years old, live in Edmonds and be enrolled in school, although not necessarily a school in Edmonds.
Applications for the Arts Commission are available at www.edmondsartscommission.org. Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Sept. 10.
Applications for the Diversity Commission are at City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N, or call 425-771-0247 to receive a form by mail or email. Deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21.
More info: edmondswa.gov
Have an ebike? Help break record
The Cascade Bicycle Club Ebike World Record Ride & Expo will be held Sept. 15. Anyone with an ebike is encouraged to join the light, 2-mile parade around Magnuson Park in Seattle to help attempt a Guinness World Record. Registration for the free event includes a commemorative T-shirt. A limited number of ebikes will be available to borrow. Helmets are required.
More info: cascade.org