The City of Bothell will host a Holiday Toy Boutique from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bothell Operations Center.
The boutique will feature the ability to pick up gently used toys and books for children ages 0 to 11, and the event will also include holiday craft activities, holiday waste reduction tops and light refreshments.
Those interested in donating items for the event can bring them to the operations center, 21233 20th Ave. SE, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Accepted items include toys (cars, trucks, sporting equipment, dolls, educational toys, building blocks, etc.), books (leisure, educational, coloring, comics, etc.), games (board, puzzles, card dice, etc.), art supplies (pens, pencils, crayons, sketch pads, calligraphy sets, beading sets, etc.), electronics (handheld video games, DVDs, video games, etc.) and jewelry.
They will not accept the following items: food, medicine, clothes, shoes, appliances, home goods, furniture, dishes, strollers, cleaning products and damaged items (ripped books, broken toys, items with missing pieces, etc.).
The event is sponsored by Green Bee Group: Bothell and Recology CleanScapes and funded in part by grants from the King County Waste Reduction and Recycling program.