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Arlington: ‘Swing into Spring’ dance

Arlington High School Jazz Bands’ plans its annual Swing Into Spring Dessert Dance at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday the school’s commons, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.

Tickets will be available at the door, price is $12, which includes music, dancing, and dessert and beverages served by the jazz students. The “Easy G Jazz Club” doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 7 p.m.

More info: Call 360-618-6300.

Edmonds: Artwork to be shown

The Edmonds Arts Commission and the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation are set to exhibit the work of both sculptors and potters of the Sculptors Workshop.

The theme this year is “Into the Garden” and each artist is providing a different look at what people enjoy in this area of life.

The artwork will be on display from Friday through June 4 in the Edmonds Arts Festival Museum and the Edmonds Arts Commission Display Case at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. in Edmonds. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; closed on Sunday.

Everett: Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center summer school

Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center will once again offer a free summer school program for current eighth- through 11th-graders. The sessions will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 24-July 12. Upon successful completion of the class, students will be eligible for a 0.5 elective credit.

There is no cost to attend, but students must provide their own transportation and lunch. Registration will begin at 7 p.m. today and must be done online. Seats are assigned on a first-come, first served basis.

More info: go to

Hadian to speak to Republican’s Women’s club

The Snohomish County Republican Women’s Club plans to meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shawn O’Donnells 122 128th St. SE, Everett. Former gubernatorial candidate Shahram Hadian is planning to speak on critical issues facing us as Americans. RSVP to Dorothy Yoney at 360-658-0479.

Granite Falls: Shoreline plan approved

An updated Granite Falls program to protect river shorelines and water quality has earned Department of Ecology approval.

Cities and counties statewide are updating their shoreline master programs — on a state Shorelines Management Act timetable.

Ecology must review each local program. Granite Falls’ shoreline master program guides construction and development along the city’s Stillaguamish and Pilchuck river shorelines.

Granite Falls’ shoreline planning efforts involved property owners, tribal representatives and other interests.

Marysville: Learn guitar basics

Teens and adults can learn guitar basics through a class with Ford Geisbrecht of 8th Note Music. Class will be held for teens ages 10-15 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and youths and adults 16 and older from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays May 15-June 19 at the Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St. The class cost is $50. Participants must bring their own guitar or may rent a guitar for an additional fee. Registration is required.

For more info or to register, go to Parks &Rec. ePlay at or call the Parks and Recreation Office at 360-363-8400.

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