North County Briefly

  • Thu Jul 8th, 2010 11:13pm
  • News

Camano Island: Help your neighborhood prepare for disasters

The Stanwood Camano Fire Department and Island County’s emergency management department plan to offer Map Your Neighborhood training from 5 to 7 p.m. July 19 at the Camano Fire District administration building conference room, 811 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island.

The mapping program is designed to help neighbors prepare for disasters. The training provides information on how to facilitate a neighborhood meeting and take steps immediately following a disaster.

The training and materials are free. To reserve a seat, call 360-387-1512.

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Darrington: Bluegrass festival coming next week

The Darrington Bluegrass Festival is set for July 16, 17 and 18 at the Darrington Bluegrass Music Park on Highway 530, 3 miles west of Darrington.

The lineup includes Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, The U.S. Navy Band, Country Current and Chris Jones and The Night Drivers, along with local and regional bluegrass bands.

More info:

Granite Falls: Car show benefits MDA

A car show to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in downtown Granite Falls.

The show will take up two city blocks and begin in front of the Granite Falls City Hall, 301 South Granite Ave.

Each car entry is $20. There will be raffles and prizes from local businesses and food from local restaurants.

More info: 425-232-0518.

Marysville: Concert has Deadwood Revival

Marysville Parks and Recreation’s Sounds of Summer Concert Series continues at 7 p.m. today at Jenning’s Park, 6915 Armar Road.

Tonight’s concert will feature bluegrass and folk music by Deadwood Revival. A Tom Petty cover band, Petty Fever, is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. July 16 as part of the series.

The Sounds of Summer Movie Series will show “Raiders of the Lost Ark” at dusk Saturday at Jenning’s Park.

More info: 360-363-8400.

Marysville: Stories of women of Old West

The Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center along with Ashley Pointe Assisted Living are offering a free storytelling about the lives of Calamity Jane and Annie Oakley.

Storytelling will begin at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the senior center, 514 Delta Ave. A free boxed lunch will be served.

Space is limited so registration is required.

More info: 360-363-8450.

Stanwood: Deadline today for parade entry

Stanwood-Camano Rotary Club asks businesses, clubs, teams and other organizations to participate in the 2010 Summer Parade. The parade, featuring Stanwood Spartans young and old, is set for 11 a.m. Aug. 7 along 271st Street NW.

Deadline for entry into the parade is today.

More info: sara.gosnold@