Front Porch: Bingo and karaoke fundraiser

Bingo karaoke fundraiser

The Everett Senior Center Foundation plans a western-themed opening night of bingo karaoke, 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20, with net proceeds benefiting the Carl Gipson Senior Center.

The 21-and-over event will include bingo, songs with DJ Mojo Man, a costume contest with a cash prize and concessions. Cost to attend is $16 in advance, $20 at the door. Sponsor a table for $300 for up to eight people and get a light meal and dauber.

Go to or call 800-838-3006 for tickets. To sponsor a table, contact Eric Wollan at 425-257-7082 or

Become a skilled boater: The Everett Sail and Power Squadron will be holding a seven-week Basic Boating class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting Sept. 15 at Harbor Marine, 1032 W. Marine Drive, Everett. The class will cover all types of boating, including inland and coastal. Passing the class satisfies the state boater’s certification requirement and can reduce insurance premiums. The class can be completed at a student’s own pace.

The cost is $50 for non-members, $35 for squadron members. A second person sharing supplies costs $20.

Contact Jim West at or 425-778-0283 for more information.

Picture Edmonds: The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual photo contest to choose one photo to represent the chamber and the Edmonds community on the 2015 membership plaque and Preferred Business Directory. Drop off or mail your photo with contact information to the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, 121 5th Ave. N., P.O. Box 146, Edmonds, WA 98020. All submissions must be received by Nov. 6. For more details about the contest, contact the chamber at 425-332-7368.

Tutors over 55 wanted: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) sponsored by Catholic Community Services seeks people 55 and older to fill volunteer opportunities — specifically to help in schools as tutors, mentors or coaches. For more information, email John McAlpine at or call 425-374-6374 or 888-240-8572.

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