Front Porch: Send items for Ways to Give list

The Herald’s annual “Ways to Give” list is scheduled to run in the newspaper Nov. 18.

Ways to Give provides our readers with information about the nonprofit, charitable groups in Snohomish and Island counties that depend on donations and volunteers to provide services during the holiday season.

To be listed in Ways to Give, please send us the name of your organization, what services you provide, hours, address, a phone number to be included in the listing, a phone number for confirmation, and what items, services or volunteer help you need.

Submit the information by Friday to Herald reporter Gale Fiege, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206, or email gfiege@heraldnet.com.

For more information about Ways to Give, call 425-339-3427.

Rock’s best-kept secrets: The hidden history of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s best-kept secrets will be the topic at the Mukilteo Schools Foundation’s annual breakfast, at 7:30 a.m. Monday at Kamiak High School, 10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.

Kent Hartman, author of “The Wrecking Crew,” will tell the behind-the-scenes story of a small group of largely unknown studio musicians who actually played much of the music attributed to groups such as the Beach Boys, the Byrds, the 5th Dimension, Simon &Garfunkel, Sonny &Cher, the Mamas and the Papas, Neil Diamond and many others.

Tickets to the fundraising breakfast are $50 a seat, or $375 for a table of eight.

For more information, go to www.mukilteoschoolsfoundation.org.

Health fair: A free hands-on health fair is scheduled from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the main concourse of the medical tower at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, 1700 13th St.

It features 48 interactive booths hosted by surgeons, physicians and nurses offering screenings, demonstrations, giveaways, games and interactive displays for kids and adults alike.

Flu shots will be available for $10.

For more information, go to http://tinyurl.com/HandsOnHealthFair.

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