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Marysville: Class on cartooning offered

Instructor Max Elam will teach drawing skills and how they apply to cartooning. This four-week class for youths ages 7-12 is planned from 4 to 6 p.m. May 6-June 3 at the Ken Baxter Community Center, 514 Delta Ave.

The class is $59. Registration is required. For information or to register online go to Parks &Rec. ePlay at marysvillewa.gov or call the Parks and Recreation Office at 360-363-8400.

Mountlake Terrace: Coffee with officials

Community members are invited to join city officials for a cup of coffee to hear what’s happening in the city.

The event is planned from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th Street SW.

More info: Go to www. cityofmlt.com or call Community Relations Director Virginia Olsen at 425-744-6206.

Mill Creek: Support swim-a-thon Saturday

The swimmers of the WEST Coast Aquatics swim team have scheduled a Swim-a-Thon on Saturday. Competitive swimmers from 7 to 17 will swim for two hours or up to 200 lengths of their pool. That’s the equivalent of three miles.

Swim-a-Thon is a nationwide program, with 5 percent of the money raised going to support national swimming programs, such as Make a Splash, through the USA Swimming Foundation.

Pledge support for the swimmers by making a donation at www.WestSwimTeam.com. WEST Coast Aquatics is located at 15622 Country Club Drive, Mill Creek.

More info: call 425-379-8806.

Stanwood: ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

Port Susan Middle School presents “Beauty and the Beast Jr.,” at 7 p.m. May 10 and11 at the Stanwood High School Performing Arts Center, 7400 272nd St. NW. Tickets are $5 to $8.

Port Susan alumni and Stanwood High School students Taylor Deline and Taylor Huff direct the show.

Snohomish: Vacancy on safety commission

The city of Snohomish is looking for candidates to fill a vacancy on the Public Safety Commission.

Snohomish residents must submit an application by 4 p.m. May 10 at City Hall, 116 Union Ave. Applications can also be send by fax at 360-568-1375 or emailed to corey@ci.snohomish.wa.us.

Commission members, who are unpaid, meet monthly and advise the police chief and review law enforcement priorities and applications to the Liquor Control Board. The term expires April 2014.

More info: Torchie Corey at 360-568-3115, ext. 155.

Trafton: Sale benefits center programs

A community rummage sale to benefit the Trafton Community Center (the former school building) begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at the center.

To donate, call 360-862-3550. Proceeds benefit monthly senior adult luncheons and the unity food bank.

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