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The Everett Farmer’s Market will open on Mother’s Day, May 12. Shop on Sundays until Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Boxcar Park, 1200 Millwright Loop W.

Wednesday markets will open June 5, and run from 4 to 8 p.m. through Aug. 28. Those are at Everett Station, 2333 32nd St.

Vendors sell plenty of items including baked goods, fresh flowers and produce. Folks can listen to live music while they eat from local restaurants.

Those with food assistance, such as SNAP or EBT, can use benefits to buy select foods.

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Self-defense for girls

Learn the basics of self-defense and assertive boundary-setting at this free beginner’s class. The course is open to girls in grades six through 12. Spaces are limited, please register ahead of time. The class is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave.

More info: Arlington Library, 360-435-3033


“Garden Delights, Pteridophytes” is the topic at Snohomish Garden Club meeting at 7 p.m. May 13 at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St. Speaker Judith Jones, owner of the Fancy Fronds Nursery in Gold Bar, specializes in fern cultivation. Meeting is free and open to the public. The club’s annual garden tour will be June 30.

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Tape painting

Learn to use painter’s tape to make colorful geometric shapes on the walls of your home. For ages 6 and up. This event is supported by Friends of the Arlington Library. It will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave.

More info: Arlington Library, 360-435-3033


Preview Marysville schools math lessons

Learning materials for math classes in the Marysville School District, grades nine to 12, are available for public review through May 17. Included are course materials for pre-calculus, Advanced Placement calculus, college algebra, and math and society.

Viewings are by appointment only at the district’s service center, 4220 80th St. NE. The district’s curriculum committee is expected to recommend adoption of the materials at the school board’s May 20 meeting.

More info: To make an appointment call Tami Rice, 360-965-0018

New peeps

The Everett Area Newcomers Club is for women who are new to the area or who would like to make new friends. A luncheon will be May 9 and a coffee social May 16.

Other activities include a breakfast club, book club, theater group, cards, games, and a variety of outings throughout the year. All activities are for adult women and do not include children.

More info: 425-337-3989;;

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