Happening nearby: Lynnwood neighborhood to host Halloween food drive

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Blue Ridge Halloween Oct 2015 (1)Lynnwood’s Blue Ridge neighborhood will host a food drive for Washington Kids in Transition on Halloween.

Families trick or treating in the neighborhood, just off Olympic View Drive and east of Lynndale Park, are encouraged to bring a snack-type food to be donated. Bright yellow collection bins will be set at the following locations:

-68th Avenue West and Blue Ridge Drive (top of hill)
-71st Avenue West and Blue Ridge Drive (bottom of hill)
-71st Avenue West and 186th Street Southwest (bottom of hill/south-side entrance to neighborhood)

Local youth groups will assist with the collection on Oct. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Food will be donated to homeless kids living in the Edmonds School District. Suggested items include granola bars, cheese and crackers and fruit snack packs.

Questions may be directed to [email protected] or Kim Gorney at 206-697-3385. More about Washington Kids in Transition at this link.

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