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Gold Bar: Open house at nursery

Gold Bar’s Fancy Fronds Nursery has scheduled its annual open house “frolic” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Organizers have lined up other nurseries and artists from across the region for the event. Fancy Fronds is located at 40830 172nd St. SE in Gold Bar. For more information, go to fancyfrondsnursery.com or call 360-793-1472.

Snohomish: Get prepared

Author Amy Loveless is scheduled to teach a workshop on emergency preparedness at 7 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Snohomish. Loveless, of Saratoga Springs, Utah, calls the class Preparedness Is Peace. It focuses on staying calm in a crisis and being ready for it.

Loveless is expected to cover catastrophic disasters, such as mudslides, floods and earthquakes in her free lecture. She also plans to discuss surviving personal emergencies, including illnesses, family problems and time lost from work.

The church is located is 8522 139th Ave. SE.

Lynnwood: Join Lynnwood University

Lynnwood University, a free eight-week class on city government, is set to begin Sept. 4. Classes run on weekday evenings.

Topics include firefighting, SWAT, water treatment and city history.

More info: www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us/LynnwoodUniversity, 425-670-5023, jmoore@ci.lynnwood.wa.us

Mill Creek: Get hypnotized

Mill Creek’s hypnotist Mariana Matthews is scheduled to take the main stage at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. She’ll perform her routine as part of Taste of Edmonds, which is set to start Friday and continue through Sunday.

Matthews calls herself “That Lady Hypnotist.” She invites volunteers to join her on the stage. She then hypnotizes them and leads them in comedic skits.

Monroe: Fryelands Blvd. shutdown

The city of Monroe has scheduled the closure of the southbound lanes on Fryelands Boulevard from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The closure is expected between Tye Street SE and Currie Road for the Lake Tye Triathlon.

Snohomish: School supply and food drive

Snohomish Family Medicine is planning a school supply and food drive from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in its parking lot, located at 629 Ave. D.

Organizers are looking for donated wide and college ruled paper, No. 2 pencils, crayons, pens, boxed juices, fruit snacks, crackers and cash.

Sultan: Golf tournament

A golf tournament has been scheduled for Aug. 16 to raise money for the Sultan School District. Proceeds are expected to pay for scholarships and classroom grants.

The tournament is set to take place at Blue Boy West Golf Course in Monroe. Registration forms are available at the Sky Valley Visitor Center, located at 320 Main Street in Sultan.

For more information, call 360-793-0983.

Snohomish: Emergency preparedness

Author Amy Loveless is scheduled to teach a workshop on emergency preparedness at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Snohomish.

Loveless, of Saratoga Springs, Utah, calls the class Preparedness Is Peace. It focuses on staying calm in a crisis and being ready for it.

Loveless is expected to cover catastrophic disasters, such as mudslides, floods and earthquakes in her free lecture. She also plans to discuss surviving personal emergencies, including illnesses, family problems and time lost from work.

The church is located is 8522 139th Ave. SE.

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