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  • Mon Oct 11th, 2010 9:49pm
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Bands to battle in Everett

The 23rd annual Puget Sound Festival of Bands is planned for 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 23 at Everett Memorial Stadium, 3900 Broadway.

The festival is hosted by Cascade High School.

More than 30 bands from all over the state are registered for the competition. Tickets, $14 for adults, $7 for youth, are available at the gate.

For more information, call Jenny Strand at 425-337-4595 or e-mail

Tell us about holiday fun: The Herald seeks your information for its annual holiday events calendar.

Send details of community gatherings, Christmas tree-lighting ceremonies, Santa sightings, holiday concerts and “Nutcracker” performances to us by noon Nov. 10, to be considered for the first run of the calendar.

Submissions will also be taken after that deadline, to run in later issues.

Please include times, dates, addresses, costs, contact information and a brief description of the event. Send to The Herald, attn: Features, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206 or e-mail

The calendar will first appear in either the Nov. 19 or 26 issue of A&E, and will continue to appear in A&E through the holiday season.

Meetings set for annexation: The city of Mukilteo has scheduled an open house about its annexation proposal.

It’s planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday night at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. in Mukilteo.

City voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on annexation in an advisory ballot Nov. 2.

For more information, call 425-263-8000.