Homestead: Learn to grow, brew your own“Kickstart Your Suburban Homestead” at an interactive workshop set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Monroe Library, 1070 Village Way.
Get pointed to abundant library resources and gain the expertise needed to successfully grow and preserve vegetables, raise chickens and even brew your own beer. Registration is required.
More info: 360-794-7851
Admire: North Middle launches art nightNorth Middle School will host its first Evening of the Arts, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, featuring literary, fine and performing arts programs at the north Everett school, 2514 Rainier Ave.
The free community event will include live music and drama, a gallery of traditional and technology-inspired arts, roving poets and community resource tables.
More info: 425-385-4800
Learn: ORCA student talks about debrisEverett Community College Ocean Research College Academy student Katherine Ball hosts a conference about the effect of marine debris in Possession Sound, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The event will be held at ORCA’s waterfront location, 1205 Craftsman Way, Suite 203, in Everett. Register to attend at actionsandoceans.tumblr.com.
Ball, 17, of Lake Stevens organized the event as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project, the highest honor in Girl Scouts.
Bid: Auction supports Silvana FairThe annual Silvana Fair Auction is set for 5 p.m. March 8 at Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Silvana. Entrance to the auction is free.
The silent auction starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a live auction at 6 p.m. Proceeds help to operate the all-volunteer Silvana Community Fair.
More info: www.silvanafair.com
Sell: Kid crafts make up this Marysville fairKids ages 6-13 are invited to sign up for a booth at the city of Marysville’s Children’s Craft Fair, set for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 19 in the Jennings Park Barn, 6915 Armar Road. The event is tied to the annual Easter Egg Hunt, which drew 3,000 participants last year.
Booth spaces are offered on a first-come, first-registered basis. The $15 vendor fee includes a table (about 4 by 2 feet), chair and vendor packet with helpful selling tips. Crafts only. No food. An adult must accompany the vendor.
More info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-363-8450
Serve: Island County extends deadlineThe Island County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants to fill three positions on the Conservation Futures Citizens Advisory Board.
The deadline has been extended to 4:30 p.m. March 7.
More info: Pam Dill, email@example.com, 360-679-7353
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