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Arlington: PTA seeks $50,000 grant

Eagle Creek Elementary School parents are attempting to update the school’s computer lab.

PTA members are asking people to participate in a contest sponsored by Clorox Grants for School. The PTA nominated the school for a $50,000 grant, which would be used to buy 18 new computers and educational software.

The award is made based on the number of votes the nominated group receives online.

People can vote once each day until Dec. 9 at www.power

Marysville: Trade Halloween candy

Kids can trade their Halloween candy for cash at two Bourne Orthodontics office locations.

The office at 815 State Ave., Suite 3, is set to pay $4 for each pound of treats brought in during business hours on Tuesday, Thursday, Nov. 7 and 9.

The Bourne Orthodontics office at 9633 Market Place, Suite 104, in Lake Stevens is also set to collect candy donations on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 10, and 14.

The treat-giver receives $2 and another $2 per pound will be donated to the Marysville YMCA and the Lake Stevens Boys &Girls Club.

More info: 360-659-0211

Tree planting at Qwuloolt Estuary

Sound Salmon Solutions plans to continue restoration work at Qwuloolt Estuary with a Nov. 5 tree planting.

The event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., builds on the work accomplished in September by volunteers at the Days of Caring with the United Way of Snohomish County. Volunteers and Sound Salmon Solutions staff will plant native species over an area of the marsh.

Sound Salmon Solutions is partnering with the Tulalip Tribes and city of Marysville in this estuarine restoration project.

More info and to volunteer: Michele Harmeling, 425-252-6686 or michele@sound

Learn how to organize your kitchen at class

Marysville Parks and Recreation is offering a class for anyone who is interested in organizing their kitchen in time for the holidays.

The workshop, taught by Monika Kristofferson of Efficient Organization, is set from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St. The class cost is $22 and registration is required.

More info: 360-363-8400

Mukilteo: Digital scavenger hunt

Teens are invited to bring their cameras and take part in a digital scavenger hunt Sunday.

The event is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Teams of two or more will race to be the first to photograph all treasures scattered around Old Town Mukilteo. There will be prizes.

The scavenger hunt is sponsored by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

More info: 425-493-8202

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