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  • Wed Jul 11th, 2012 6:06pm
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Arlington: Outdoor movie series starts tonight

The city of Arlington parks and recreation department offers its series of outdoor movies and karaoke concerts beginning tonight at Terrace Park, 809 E. Fifth St.

A chance to sing some new karaoke selections begins at 7 p.m. and the movie rolls when it’s dark enough.

The feature tonight is “Scooby Doo and the Lake Monster.” On July 19 it’s “Transformers 2,” and on July 26 the show is “Cars 2.”

Free popcorn and water are provided by Arlington Kiwanis Club. Bring a blanket for seating on the park terraces.

Everett: Trinity Lutheran approved as grant school

Trinity Lutheran College has been approved as a State Need Grant school by the state Higher Education Board. Trinity is the only college in the state in the past five years to have been awarded this designation. State funding is to be available to Trinity students starting in the fall.

The designation allows students who qualify for the state need grant to receive funding for their college education at Trinity. Prior to this approval, students were not allowed to apply their grants while attending the college.

Trinity President John Reed said the milestone achievement also serves Everett, through the college’s service-learning programs that contribute community service hours and the college’s contributions to the city’s economy.

Marysville: Junk in the Trunk event Saturday

Marysville Parks and Recreation is hosting the annual Junk in the Trunk event Saturday.

The flea market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Marysville Municipal Courthouse parking lot at 1015 State Ave. Shoppers can buy garage sale items, tools, vintage, antiques, collectibles, crafts and more from over 60 vendors.

Parking during the event is available at Marysville City Hall, 1049 State Ave.

More info: or 360-363-8450.

Stanwood: City clerk resigns

Mayor Dianne White has announced the resignation of City Clerk Melissa Collins. Her last day on the job is Friday.

Collins, well-liked at City Hall, has accepted a position as deputy clerk with the Snohomish County Public Utility District. Collins has worked for the city of Stanwood since 2006.

Stanwood: Volunteers needed at bookstore

The Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center and Morgan’s Tale’s Used Book Store have moved to a temporary location while the new community center is being built.

The resource center is now located at Stanwood Towne Center, 9322 271st St. NW, Suite A-9.

Volunteers are needed to staff the center’s book store from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. No prior experience is necessary.

More info: 360-629-5257 or

Stanwood: Art by the Bay at fairgrounds

This year’s free Art by the Bay celebration is staged 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds. Parking also is free.

The art show features local artists and crafts people, food and music by such bands as the South End String Band of Camano Island.

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