The YMCA of Snohomish County is bringing back its Burn the Bird on Thanksgiving at all six of its branches 8-10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23.

The Thanksgiving event is free and open to the public, encouraging people to burn some calories before the big meal. People are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for the YMCA’s holiday food drive.

The Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA is at 14033 Fryelands Blvd.