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New Year’s party in Edmonds

The Edmonds Senior Center holds an afternoon New Year’s Eve Party from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 31 at 220 Railroad Ave. Cost is $15 for members, $20 non-members. Space is limited and sign-up is required. Enjoy live music by Astoria Band, dancing, a prime rib meal, champagne toast and party favors.

More info: 425-954-2521

Daddy, don’t forget that dance

Valentine’s Day is a ways off, but the time to sign up for popular Daddy-Daughter Dances in local communities is already underway with city recreation departments and other groups.

Edmonds: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23; $12.50 per person, $6 for each additional daughter. Live DJ, cookies, popcorn and punch. All ages. Registration required. Photos available for purchase. More info: 425-771-0230.

Everett: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 or Feb. 9; $34 per couple, $6 for each additional daughter. Live DJ, snacks, punch and a commemorative photo. All ages. Registration required. More info: 425-257-8300 ext. 2.

Lynnwood: 3 to 5 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23; $12.50 per person. Dancing, refreshments and photo opportunities. All ages. Registration required. More info: 425-670-5732.

In Marysville, registration opens in early January for four Father-Daughter Valentines Dance sessions. Dances will be held Feb. 2 and 9. The event includes music, refreshments and a commemorative photo.

Arlington Boys & Girls Club also will reprise its dance, on Feb. 8 and 9. Details will come in early January.


Save the date for school fundraisers

The Foundation for Edmonds School District annual benefit is March 15 and this year includes a breakfast or lunch option. Breakfast is 7 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., both at Embassy Suites in Lynnwood. Suggested donation is $150.

More info:, 425-431-7260

The Everett Public Schools Foundation annual benefit breakfast is 7 a.m. March 6 at the Edward D Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Registration is underway. Business sponsors also needed.

More info:, 425-385-4695

Opportunities to volunteer abound

Looking to volunteer but don’t know where or how? The United Way of Snohomish County website, Get Connected, connects volunteers with opportunities throughout the county.

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New website for Mukilteo schools

The Mukilteo School District launched a new website last week. The new address is

Find quick links to frequently requested pages, such as school meal menus, forms, board policies and transportation information. The new site also is mobile friendly. Some pages may not be available; construction continues in some areas.

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