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  • Wed Jul 7th, 2010 8:14pm
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Volunteer: Hospice and home care

A free information session to review the volunteer opportunities at Providence Hospice and Home Care is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 21 in downtown Everett.

Participants must register to get driving and parking information by July 19.

More info: 425-261-4815.

Shop: Lions Club holding garage sale

The Edmonds Lions Club will host a garage sale on July 24 to benefit the Lions Sight and Hearing Program.

The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 8225 210th Pl. SW., in Edmonds.

More info: www.edmonds lions.org.

Celebrate: Camano Library celebration

Music, ice cream, two raffles and free books are all part of how the Camano Island Library Friends plan to thank the community.

From noon to 3 p.m. on Aug. 21 the Friends will host a celebration with free activities and entertainment for all ages.

A children’s nursery rhyme-themed quilt made by Amy Hickok and valued at $300, and a two-piece pottery set by Mark Eikeland valued at $80, will be raffled off during the event.

Both items are on display at the library, 848 North Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island.

Raffle tickets are $1 each and available from library staff.

Individuals and families who sign up as new Library Friends will be invited to choose a free adult or children’s book at the event.

Musician Bryan Stratton will perform at 1 p.m. and ice cream will be served and children’s activities provided in the courtyard outside the library.

More info: Becky Wietzke, 360-387-5361.

Enter: Terrace juried art show

Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs and 3-D works for its 32nd annual juried art show in October.

More than $3,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Oct. 1-3. The entry deadline is Aug. 30.

To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com and on the home page under “most requested services” click on Arts of the Terrace.

More info: 425-776-9173 ext. 3300, e-mail arts@ ci.mlt.wa.us.

Learn: Lynnwood offers classes

The city of Lynnwood will offer residents the chance to attend a free informational nine-week Lynnwood University.

The city-sponsored program teaches about Lynnwood city government, its operations and how to find services.

Classes are from 7 to 9:30 p.m. every Thursday, Sept. 9 through Nov. 4. Demonstrations, tours and hands-on activities will be conducted by city staff, City Council members, and the mayor.

The registration deadline is Sept. 1. Space is on a first come first served basis.

More info: 425-670-5023 or www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us/LynnwoodUniversity