FYI: College seeks tax prep volunteers

Everett Community College and AARP are seeking volunteers for their free Tax-Aide program Jan. 29 to April 14. The deadline for volunteers to sign up is Dec. 11.

The college’s accounting and business department is partnering with AARP to offer free tax assistance to middle- and low-income taxpayers, with an emphasis on those who are age 60 and older. Tax-Aide is seeking volunteer tax preparers and client facilitators.

Tax clinics will be offered from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Volunteers may choose their hours.

Volunteer tax preparers must pass a course and an exam.

For more information, call Laura Little, EvCC instruction and classroom support technician, 425-388-9565 or e-mail

Performance benefits museum

Arts and Technology High School invites the public to “The Robin Hood Caper” at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at 7204 27th Ave. NE, Marysville. The cost is $7. All proceeds from the 1 p.m. showing go to Imagine Children’s Museum. For more information, call 425-737-7137.

Cycle Barn collects toys, cash, clothing

Cycle Barn Motor­Sports Group in Lynn­wood and Smokey Point is collecting items for Northwest Harvest and Clothes for Kids at its Cycle Barn dealerships from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Dec. 23.

Clothes for Kids can use new or gently used clothing, new socks and underwear and money donations. Northwest Harvest needs nonperishable food or money donations.

For more information, call 425-921-1100.

Blackman House Museum tours

Holiday tours of the Blackman House Museum, 118 Ave.B, Snohomish, begin Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 28.

Half-hour tours are planned between 1 and 4 p.m.

Learn about early Snohomish and how the Blackman family influenced history.

The suggested donation is $5, though tours are free to society members.

For more information, call the message line at 360-568-5235 or go to the Web site at

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