River of Life Community Church holds a Living Nativity program, 7 p.m. Friday, 6 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. Free. Starts with carols and refreshments at the church, at 5218 S Second Ave. in Everett, followed by a bus ride two miles down the road to the outdoor Nativity site. Walk through a Bethlehem market, meet the live animals, and hear from the men of old. More info: 206-459-5040.
Free stockings: Molina Healthcare holds a free Holiday Party event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Molina Medial Clinic, 15 SW Everett Mall Way, Everett. Hot beverages, stuffed stockings, raffles. First 100 families also can get a free family photo. More info: 877-665-4623.
Holiday patrols: Law enforcement throughout the region will start extra patrols this week to crack down on holiday-season DUIs. The extra patrols go through New Year’s Day.
Learn about law enforcement: The Lynnwood Police Department’s next Citizens Academy starts Jan. 12. The free program runs for 14 weeks on Thursday evenings. Aspiring volunteers are especially welcome. Topics include patrol, crime scenes, police dogs, narcotics trends, the jail, fingerprints, and homicide investigation. Registration is required, and space is limited: Call 425-670-5635.