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  • Sun Jun 20th, 2010 8:45pm
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Food preservation

Learn about food preservation in the home at a free presentation on Camano Island.

The program is 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Camano Center, 141 NE Camano Drive.

It’s sponsored by WSU Beach Watchers in Island County, as part of the 2010 4th Wednesday Evening Speaker Series. Vivian Smallwood, a WSU-certified master food preserver since 1982, will share her lifelong interest and knowledge about canning. She has often canned as much as 1,200 quarts of food per year.

Learn the processes for using boiling-water canners and pressure canners.

Play Basketball in 3-on-3 tournament: A three-on-three basketball tournament is planned Saturday and Sunday on the outdoor courts behind City Hall in Granite Falls.

The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday and is open to fourth- through 12th-graders, college students and those older than 35. Teams must pay $75 to register and are limited to five people.

Participants can register at www.mountainloopexperience.com by Wednesday.

For more information, call Steven Hume at 253-970-9965 or Allen Lemke at 425-501-3706.

Forum covers public access: Washington’s public records and open public meetings laws are the subject of a Washington Coalition for Open Government forum, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Plaza Room above Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds.