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  • Wed Oct 10th, 2012 8:21pm
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Arlington: Road work wrapping up

Though it’s still under construction, a new roundabout is now open at the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 531, also known as 172nd Street NE. Orange barrels are guiding drivers through the roundabout while crews finish building it.

State Department of Transportation officials said the work should be finished by the end of October.

More info: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR9/SR531intersection

Winter Gathering planned Saturday

Sisco Heights Community Club annual Winter Gathering, noon to 6 p.m., 13527 99th Ave. NE.

Bring donations of warm clothing for the Everett Union Gospel Mission. Enjoy a free meal and dessert, plus music of the resident “old time” music group.

More info: Don King, 360-658-8107

Seattle Rock Orchestra on stage

The Arlington Arts Council brings Seattle Rock Orchestra to Byrnes Performing Arts Center for a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds help the council’s efforts to acquire public art for the city.

Seattle Rock Orchestra is a volunteer community orchestra that collaborates with bands and artists to produce symphonic shows. The 50-piece ensemble’s repertoire includes tunes by the Beatles, Radiohead, Queen, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder and Arcade Fire.

Tickets are $15, with youth younger than 12 admitted free, at www.brownpapertickets.com or at Flowers By George, 335 N. Olympic Ave.

More info: 360-403-3448

Camano Island: Dinner to support Ladies Aid group

The Utsalady Ladies Aid turkey dinner is 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Utsalady Ladies Aid Building, 78 Utsalady Road.

The cost is $12 a person, but kids 10 and younger eat free when accompanied by an adult.

Tickets will be available at the door.

More info: 360-572-4777

Marysville: Craft show is Saturday

Marysville Parks and Recreation hosts its Autumn Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ken Baxter Community Center, 514 Delta Ave.

Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas items from local crafters, gardeners, bakers and artists will be available for sale.

Donations to the food bank, including pet food, will be accepted as well.

More info: 360-363-8450

Stanwood: Art show starts Friday

The 11th annual “UNCLAD” Art Show is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave N.W, Stanwood.

The show features more than 150 artworks — all nudes.

More info: www. uncladart.com