Front Porch: Audition for Marysville festival talent show

Talent show audition

The Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show organizers are looking for talent.

Auditions for the show are scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 14 and 15 at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, 5611 108th St. NE.

Applications are available online at The deadline for entries is May 11. The show is to be held at 6:30 p.m. June 14.

More info: 360-653-6584.

Defense class offered: The Mountlake Terrace Police Department is planning a firearms and home defense safety seminar.

The free seminar will cover protecting yourself, family and property. It is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. May 24 at the library, 23308 58th Ave, W.

The class will offer information, resources and training in light of recent child-involved shootings and homeowner-intruder shootings in the region.

It will be taught by Sgt. Pat Lowe, a certified firearms instructor. Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended.

More info: or 425-670-8260.

Monroe: Join advisory committee Monroe is looking for people to serve on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee for one year. Submit a letter of interest by May 11 to Joan Cook, City of Monroe, 806 W. Main St, Monroe, WA 98272.

More info: Joan Cook at or 360-863-4513.

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