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Third Thursday Art Walks

The monthly Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both set for April 18. In Edmonds, the walk starts at 5 p.m. and in Everett, at 6 p.m.

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Hedrick Smith film talk

Journalist Hedrick Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Emmy-winning producer and correspondent, will talk about and show clips from his video documentary, “Winning Back Our Democracy,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cafe Zippy, 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett. The film features grassroots democracy movements around the country. The event is hosted by the political organization Fix Democracy First.

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Smoke alarms

The American Red Cross in Snohomish County plans Sound the Alarm, a home fire safety and free smoke alarm installation event in Everett on April 27. If you or someone you know cannot purchase a smoke alarm or are physically unable to install a smoke alarm, you can sign up at, 425-740-2318.


The city of Lynnwood’s partner, Cascade Bicycle Club, is hiring ride leaders for this summer’s Bike2Health program. These positions come with training, consistent scheduleS and are close-to-home work opportunities.

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Help the shelter

A donation drive is running through May 10 to support Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County. The items are for women who are helped by the shelter. Needs include white towels, pillows, sheets, blankets, robes and toiletries. The drive is organized by Two Men And A Truck Everett.

Collection sites include a number of locations, including businesses, schools and houses of worship around Snohomish County. Find a complete list at

Mill Creek Planning Commission

Mill Creek is seeking volunteers who live within city limits to serve on the planning commission. The terms will expire April 30, 2022. Planning commission meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

To apply, fill out an interest form by April 12. For questions, call associate planner Sherrie Ringstad, 425-921-5717.

Bothell Care Day

A Care Day is planned 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 28, at Northshore Middle School. Help by donating new shoes, hygiene items such as shampoo, conditioner, deodorant and toothpaste, and such school supplies for children as coloring books, crayons, pencils and markers. Care Day is a one-day resource fair for those living in poverty in the area.

More info:, 206-713-4509,

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