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Arlington: Preschool night

Arlington Public Schools has offered an Early Childhood Education and Assistance Preschool program for 25 years.

Families are invited to a night of special activities from 6 to 7:30 tonight at Eagle Creek Elementary School, 1216 E. Fifth St.

More info: Pam Guilford, 360-618-6434

Everett: Donated vehicles sought

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is asking for donations of used vehicles.

The nonprofit will pick up the vehicles for free or make arrangements for a tow. It also will provide the paperwork to claim the donation as a tax deduction.

Donations will be used to provide programs and services for domestic-violence victims and their children.

More info:; 425-259-2827 ext. 24

Marysville: Graffiti Paint Out planned

The city of Marysville seeks groups and volunteers interested in participating in a community-wide Graffiti Paint Out on Saturday.

Volunteers plan to gather at 9 a.m. in the Cedarcrest Middle School north parking lot, 6400 88th St. NE, to receive painting materials and location assignments. The event is scheduled until noon. Those who take part in the Graffiti Paint Out should wear old clothing.

More info: Mike Robinson, 360-363-8406;

Soroptimist Club plans fundraiser

The Marysville Club of Soroptimist International plans to host its annual Junktique sale and bake sale Saturday.

The fundraiser for the nonprofit is set from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jennings Park barns, 6915 Armar Road. All proceeds from the event go toward projects to benefit the community.

More info: 360-659-7702

Snohomish: Home-schooler program

People are invited to attend an open house to know more about the Parent Partnership Program, an alternative school program that helps home-schooled families.

The event is from 6:30 to 8 p.m., April 24, at Parkway campus, 525 13th St. Snohomish.

People can talk with teachers and current students and review the curriculum.

More info: June Shirey, 360-563-3423;

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