School Briefs

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 10:00am

Rick Steves speaks at CRI luncheon

The Creative Retirement Institute winter luncheon will feature Europe Through the Backdoor owner Rick Steves, who will present on “Thoughtful Travel as a World Citizen.” Seating for the luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon, Friday, Dec. 9 on the second floor of the Triton Union Building at Edmonds Community College.

The event is open to the public. Tickets for the luncheon and speaker are $17.50 ($5 for CRI members) and may be purchased at the Edmonds Conference Center (201 Fourth Ave. N. in Edmonds). They do not accept phone reservations. The deadline to purchase tickets is Nov. 28.

The Creative Retirement Institute of Edmonds Community College is a member-driven, self-supporting organization that provides educational opportunities for older adults. To learn more, contact 425-640-1809.

E-W will host arts and crafts fair

A holiday craft fair sponsored by Edmonds-Woodway High School Music Booster Club is set to take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at Edmonds-Woodway.

The annual event benefits the entire music program, including the choirs, bands, and orchestra.

‘Undoing Racism’ workshop offered

Undoing Racism, an intensive two-day workshop that teaches participants how to understand the manifestations of racism and begin to organize and deconstruct racist structures in their communities, will be offered 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 5-6 at Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, a national multiracial, antiracist collective of veteran organizers and educators dedicated to building an effective movement for social change, leads the workshop. The cost is $300. Register by Nov. 18. Call 425-640-1979.

EdCC choir, orchestra performs

Edmonds Community College’s Symphonic Choir, with orchestra and soloists, presents “An Evening of Masterworks,” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Conducted by Kirk Marcy, the choir will perform “Gloria” by Antonio Vivaldi and “Theresienmesse” by Franz Joseph Haydn. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 seniors and free for Edmonds Community College personnel. Tickets are available at the door or by calling 425-640-1650.

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