Front Porch: Teens can test their intestinal fortitude

Test stomachs and stamina in Stanwood.

The Stanwood Library offers a disgusting program at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at 9701 271st St. NW.

Brave contestants will be able to taste gross stuff, like on the former NBC TV reality series “Fear Factor.”

Winners get prizes and paper sacks as needed.

Volunteers needed for community center: The quarterly meeting of the Oso Community Center is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Old Oso School on Highway 530.

People who want to volunteer to help the nonprofit board of directors of the center are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call 360-435-4048.

Living with wildlife: What happens when raccoons set up residence in your crawl space or outbuilding? Wildlife biologist Christopher Anderson plans to address that issue and others at a class set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Northwest Stream Center at McCollum Park, 600 128th SE, Everett.

The class is $5 for Adopt-A-Stream Foundation members, $7 general admission.

For more information, call 425-316-8592.

Learn Mexican cooking tips:>/b> NW Latinos United offers a Mexican dinner the second Thursday of each month.

It’s planned for 6 p.m. Thursday at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. It costs $5.

Get there early for a cooking lesson.

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