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Everett: Silver Lake meeting Thursday

The Silver Lake Neighbor­hood Association is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bethany at Silver Lake, 2235 Lake Heights Drive. The association plans to discuss speakers, meetings and activities for 2008, new developments, the expansion of Thornton A. Sullivan Park and a planned trail loop around Silver Lake.

Call Peggy Claflin at 425-337-4602 for more information

Veterans Day dinner planned

Everett Elks Lodge No. 479, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2100, plan to honor the community’s veterans with a dinner at 5 p.m. Nov. 12 at the VFW hall, 2711 Oakes Ave., in downtown Everett. The menu includes Swiss steak, red potatoes, vegetables, salad and dessert. Dinner is free to all Veterans and $8 for others.

Call 425-252-4179 or 425-252-2100 for reservations and more information. Reservations must be made prior to Nov. 8.

Lake Stevens: Scare up food bank help

Larry Humberg’s fourth-annual haunted house to benefit the Lake Stevens Food Bank continues through Halloween night.

The “old-fashioned, traditional haunted house” is scheduled to be open from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight and 6 to 10 p.m. Halloween night at Humberg’s home, 731 94th Ave. SE. Special “matinee” showings for young children may be scheduled by appointment.

Businesses and individuals have pitched in to help cover the $7,000 cost of the elaborate haunted house built on Humberg’s driveway, which has nine rooms and 200 feet of walkways, he said.

A donation of non-perishable food is requested.

For more information call Larry Humberg at 425-870-1822.

Mukilteo: Students plan golf benefit

A golf tournament to spread awareness of Addison’s disease is scheduled to be held November in Mukilteo.

The SPU Student Charity Golf Tournament, organized by students at Seattle Pacific University, is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Harbour Pointe Golf Club, 11817 Harbour Pointe Blvd.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, and the entry fee is $100. To register, fill out an online entry form at www.annaleesullivan.org and mail your payment to the address listed on the Web site.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Children’s Hospital and The Addison’s Education Program of Seattle.

The Addison’s Education Program was made to educate people about how the disease affects both children and adults. Addison’s disease is an endocrine or hormonal disorder that can lead to short- and long-term health problems.

For more information, call Alexandra Castoe at 206-779-4719 or send an e-mail to acastoe@spu.edu.

Snohomish: Gallery features new show

Arts of Snohomish Gallery is set to present “Land, Fire &Steel!” from Friday through Nov. 30 at 105 Cedar Ave. Parking and admission are free.

This exhibition features pottery in beautiful forms, acrylic paintings of Northwest landscapes, and steel work of Northwest animals and landscapes. An artist reception is set to take place 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 10.

The gallery is also seeking artists for membership. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, go to www.artsofsnohomish.org or call the gallery at 360-568-8648.

Today’s Meeting

Snohomish County Public Utility District Board of Commissioners, 1:30 p.m. Everett Head­quarters Building, 2320 California St., Everett.

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