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Edmonds: Council meeting canceled

This week’s meeting of the Edmonds City Council has been canceled. The next council meeting is planned for Nov. 5 at Edmonds City Hall at 121 Fifth Ave. N.

For more information about the City Council schedules and agendas, call the City Clerk’s Office at 425-771-0245.

Lynnwood: City offers Halloween tips

Parents can look on the city of Lynnwood’s Web site for tips on how to keep their children safe while they’re out trick-or-treating.

The tips, from the Lynnwood police and fire departments, include having children wear bright costumes that don’t inhibit their vision or hearing; walking on well-lit sidewalks or paths; and using crosswalks to cross the street. Children should also carry glow sticks or flashlights.

Adults should drive slower than usual and keep their headlights on.

Other tips can be found on the city’s Web site at www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us.

Mill Creek: Grand opening of new community rooms

The city is getting ready to celebrate the completion of two new community rooms in the City Hall Annex.

The grand-opening celebration for the two rooms is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the annex, 15720 Main St.

Arts and crafts, games, and refreshments are being planned.

The celebration is being planned by Mill Creek Parks and Recreation, which expects to use the rooms for its classes, activities and events.

Monroe: Toiletry items sought

The city plans to hold a Community Caring Drive from Nov. 1-30 to help senior citizens. Donation bins will be at several locations, including the post office, City Hall, the chamber of commerce, the senior center, Valley General Hospital, Monroe High School, Main Street Books and the YMCA.

The city is looking for donations of toiletry items, which will be distributed to local senior citizens.

For more information or to volunteer for the event, contact Cheri Hurst at 360-863-4517 or churst@ci.monroe.wa.us.

Mountlake Terrace: Discuss world events

Discuss world news and political views during an event being planned for the Mountlake Terrace Library.

The event, World News and Views, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 7 at the library at 23300 58th Ave. W.

People are asked to bring topics or articles to be discussed during the event. Topics can be about local or global news. The event is set to be repeated at 10 a.m. Nov. 21.

Call the library at 425-776-8722.

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