Community Extra: Calendar
City potluck: The Gold Bar Red Hatters are planning a citywide potluck at 1 p.m. Labor Day at Gateway Park, located on Orchard and Fifth streets in Gold Bar. Bring your favorite dish to share. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Fonda Preuher at 360-793-8810.
Color your home: Learn how colors affect you, so you can decide how to decorate the interior of your home during this workshop scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. For more information, call 360-568-2898.
Mill Creek Christian Women's Connection Luncheon: 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 8401 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo. The cost is $22. To make a reservation, call Connie at 425-774-4571 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 10.
Women's Safety in Home and Travel: Informative session by the Island County Sheriff's Office at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Call Ginny of Senior Services of Island County at 360-387-6201 for more information.
Fruit sale: The Oak Harbor Lions Club is selling freestone peaches, nectarines, beefsteak tomatoes and more starting Aug. 28 at the parking lot of Rite Aid Pharmacy, 31645 Highway 20. Members of the club are scheduled to sell the produce daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., or until the fruit is sold out. All proceeds support community projects and services provided by the club. For more information, call 360-675-4391.
WAYS TO HELP
Volunteer with United Way:The United Way of Snohomish County is looking for volunteers, projects and non profits that wish to be part of the 19th annual Days of Caring. The event is scheduled for Sept. 21 and 22. The deadline to register projects is Friday. Volunteers have until Sept. 12 to sign up for projects. For more information, call 425-374-5549. For more information, go to www.uwsc.org/daysofcaring.php.
School supplies accepted at retail stores: A national drive for school supplies is set to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Snohomish County. From July 1 to Sept. 15, people can donate school supplies at local Staples stores. The stores are located at 4920 Evergreen Way S, Everett; 621 Highway 9 NE, Suite 42B, Lake Stevens; 3011 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 105 Mall Way, Marysville; 16232 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek; 19139 U.S. 2, Monroe. For more information, go to www.staplesforstudents.org.
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