Fly-In starts Wednesday

The Northwest Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-In and Sport Aviation Convention is Wednesday to July 11 at the Arlington Airport, 4700 188th St. NE or 18204 59th Drive NE.

The event is the organization’s third largest air show in the country.

Highlights include hot air balloons launching early in the mornings.

In the afternoons, there are aerobatic shows on both the main runway and the ultralight runway.

Wednesday offers numerous children’s activities.

Friday’s schedule includes chances to interact with war-time aircraft and pilots.

Tickets are $15 per person per day or $40 per person for the week.

For more information, visit www.nweaa.org.

City Council meets Tuesday

The Edmonds City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the City Council Chambers at the Public Safety Complex, 250 Fifth Ave. N.

Agenda items include public hearings on a traffic impact fee ordinance and on proposed amendments to the Community Development Code; an appeal of the approval of proposed changes by the Public Facilities District to the former Edmonds-Woodway High School site; and discussion and adoption of city of Edmonds mission, vision , values and 2004 strategic plan.

For more information call 425-775-2525.

Water district meets Tuesday

The Olympic View Water District Board of Directors has moved its regularly scheduled meeting today to Tuesday in observance of Independence Day.

The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the district office, 23725 Edmonds Way.

For more information call 425-774-7769.

Senior Center Strawberry Feed

The Everett Senior Center’s 28th annual Strawberry Feed is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the center, 3025 Lombard Ave.

The event features local berries with shortcake and whipped cream, along with coffee. Art Goodman’s one-man band will provide entertainment.

For more information, call 425-257-8780.

Meet to discuss housing plan

The state Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development is developing the state’s five-year consolidated plan for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this fall.

The plan will describe how the state will use federal housing and community development resources.

Discuss the proposal from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Best Western Cascadia Inn, 2800 Pacific Ave., Everett. For more information, call Suzanne Klenk, 360-725-3006.

County schedules special session

The Island County Commissioners have called a special session for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Camano Center, 141 N East Camano Drive.

They will conduct a public hearing on a petition by A. David Strauss to vacate the right of way on a county road, Edgewater Drive.

Sewer board meets Thursday

The Lake Stevens Sewer District commissioners will discuss comprehensive planning between the city and the district at the board’s next meeting. Other agenda items include an executive session to discuss a property matter, and discussions about the Lundeen Phase II project and Diking District No. 2.

The commissioners will meet at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the district’s headquarters, 1106 Vernon Road, Suite A. The meeting is open to the public.

Books sought for moms and babies

New or gently used children’s books can be left in a decorated box at The BookWorks, 1510 Third St., to be distributed to teen mothers and mothers staying at the Abused Women’s Shelter.

The Books For Babies display at The BookWorks is part of a project of Judy Lowry’s teacher certification program through Western Washington University. Lowry is an education assistant at Marysville Middle School.

Lane closed for utility work

One traffic lane on 183rd Street SE just west of the Bothell-Everett Highway will be closed starting today so a water main can be installed.

The closure will be in effect between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. until Aug. 2.

Class set for expectant parents

Valley General Hospital, 14701 179th Ave. SE, is offering a six-week childbirth preparation class for expectant parents July 14-Aug. 18. Classes will be 7-9 p.m. The fee is $60, and medical coupons are accepted.

To register, call the hospital’s community relations at 360-794-1411, or register online at www.valleygeneral.com.

City Council will meet

The Mukilteo City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m Tuesday in the multipurpose room of Fire Station No. 3, 10400 47th Place W.

The council will conduct an executive session to discuss potential litigation.

For more information call the city at 425-355-4141.

Review on youth complex solutions

The City Council will review solutions to improve the situation at Averill Youth Complex at a meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday at the School District Resource Service Center, 1601 Ave. D.

Residents reported that some young people have disturbed the complex located at Pine Avenue and Second Street by swearing, smoking and damaging property. At a recent community meeting, residents proposed several ideas to improve the situation.

On Tuesday, the council will review and approve a final action plan based on public comment. For more information, call 360-568-3115.

SCAF offers adult scholarships

The Stanwood Camano Area Foundation is accepting applications for their adult scholarships. Two $600 scholarships are available to people at least 25 years old who live in the Stanwood Camano School District or who graduated from Stanwood High School.

Applicants should be enrolled or returning to college, a career or job training program and must have a general education degree or high school diploma.

In addition, a $500 Margaret Johnson Memorial Scholarship will be offered to anyone interested in cosmetology training.

Application forms are available at www.s-caf.org. The deadline is Aug. 1.

For more information, call Carolyn Kriegel at 360-629-6878 or Rose King at 360-387-1278.

Planning commission meets

The Tulalip Tribes Planning Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at 6319 23rd Ave. NE. The meeting is open to the public.

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