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Tour guides needed: The Washington Park Arboretum is seeking guides to lead outdoor tours for its Adult Tour Program.

Tours are offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Guides are asked to commit to two shifts per month for a period of six months.

Each year, the arboretum’s Adult Tour Program serves more than 1,000 visitors.

Those interested can attend an orientation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

For information, call 206-543-8801 or e-mail

‘Move This House’: Seattle’s Screaming Flea Productions is producing a new show, “Move This House,” for A&E network.

The show is currently casting families for 12 episodes. Shooting will take place from April through November.

A spinoff of “Sell This House,” host Tanya Memme and design expert, Roger Hazard, head up the team that will pack you up, move you in and design your house for free in three days. The catch is that participants must give up complete control to the designers.

For information, call 206-763-3383, ext. 219 or e-mail

Free workshops: The Arlington Garden Club offers a series of workshops during its monthly meetings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the second Saturday of each month.

The workshops, How To Turn Your Thumb Green, cover a range of topics. On March 11, club member Priscilla Johnson discusses how and when to divide perennials. Horticulturist Michelle Clark presents a two-hour program on do-it-yourself garden design on April 8.

Workshops are held at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. A $2 donation is requested.

For information, call 360-403-7769.

Woodworking classes: Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is offering free demonstrations and classes Saturdays at two locations.

Events are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, unless otherwise noted, at 3823 Stone Way N., Seattle, and 345 Tukwila Parkway, Tukwila.

For information, call the Seattle store at 206-634-3222 or Tukwila at 206-244-9161, or visit

* Incra jig/offset router table, March 4.

* Rockler’s new pen press, March 11.

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