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Survey on aging

The Snohomish County Human Service Department is asking for input on long-term care programs for seniors. A public opinion survey is available online. It closes May 15.

“For our long-term care and aging programs, we must continually insure we are directing resources toward areas of most need,” county human services director Mary Jane Brell-Vujovic said.

More info: Take the survey at


Lynnwood hits the big 6-0

The city of Lynnwood’s 60th birthday celebration Tuesday includes a ribbon-cutting for a playground at Heritage Park.

The event is set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. An open house of the Wickers Building starts at 5 p.m.

Tour de E.F.D.

The third annual bike tour of Everett fire stations is happening Saturday.

The free event, hosted by Everett Bike Walk and several area bike shops, begins at 9:45 a.m. at Fire Station No. 1, 3619 Rucker Ave.

The total route is about 20 miles. Participants can do as much or as little as they want. All ages and abilities are welcome.

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Mental health course

Those with loved ones who live with mental illness are invited to a six-session course hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Snohomish County. It’s called Family-to-Family.

It’s a way for folks to learn how to take care of themselves while supporting people affected by mental illness. Teachers talk about conditions including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.

The free classes start May 16. Meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, 1700 13th St.

More info:, or email

High school play

Marysville Pilchuck High School’s drama club presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” April 25 to 27, and May 2 and 3 at 7 p.m., with a noon show May 4.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and students, and $5 for children 5 and under. Senior citizens can attend for free with a Gold Card. All purchases are done at the door.

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Women’s group

A group called “100+ Women Who Care South Snohomish County” welcomes new members. They have been gathering since 2018 and draw people from as far away as Sultan. They meet four times a year and contribute $100 per member (or team) with the goal of achieving quarterly donations of $10,000 for area nonprofits.

The next meeting is June 10. The location is not yet determined.

More info:, or look for it on Facebook.

A similar Everett-based group can be reached at or 214-883-4820.

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