Community Focus

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 6:53am

City Hall closures for the holidays

Mill Creek City Hall will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas. City Hall will also be closed on Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Manga drawing event at library

Manga! NDP Comics will teach how to draw and use different face styles and designs in manga drawing at a class at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21 at the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway.

Manga is comic-book drawing in the style of anime, a popular Japanese-style of film animation.

This class will also cover how to express a wide range of emotions and hair designs. Both beginners and more advanced artists seeking to refine their individual style of manga are welcome.

For more information, call Ruth Griffith at 425-337-4822, ext. 13.

Christmas event deadline arrives

Reservation deadline for the Mill Creek Women’s Club Christmas party is today, Friday, Dec. 16.

Holiday music will be on the program for the Mill Creek Women’s Club Christmas party Wednesday, Dec. 21 at the Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Drive. Director Carrie Wright of Archbishop Murphy High School will bring some of her musicians, including those in the Show Choir.

The luncheon following the program is $17 for members and $20 for guests.

For reservations and membership information, call Candie Lambert at 425-357-5781. Membership is open to all women who reside in the Mill Creek Community Association boundaries.

Santa, firefighters to visit Silver Firs

Santa Claus will join Snohomish County Fire District 1 volunteer firefighters to ride aboard the fire engine and hand out candy canes to neighbors of the Silver Firs fire station on Saturday, Dec. 17 and Friday, Dec. 23.

Santa and the firefighters will make their rounds through the neighborhoods surrounding both stations on Dec. 17, 6-9 p.m.; and Dec. 23, 6-9 p.m.

This will be the fist year firefighters have toured Silver Firs with Santa. Santa and the firefighters do not follow a set route or schedule — they try to visit with as many neighbors as possible during their two-hour tours.

For more information, contact Leslie Hynes at 425-551-1243.

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