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Story of Chief Seattle

The Everett Public Library and Humanities Washington are hosting Duwamish historian David Buerge to tell the story of Chief Seattle. The free is event is scheduled for 2 p.m. June 1 at the Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave.

Buerge is an Everett-based historian, teacher and writer. He has spent more than 20 years studying Chief Seattle. Buerge has published 14 books of history and biography, his latest is “Chief Seattle and the Town that Took His Name.”

More info: call 425-257-8000 or go to

Garden party at College Place Elementary

Learn more about planting an edible garden at your school. College Place Elementary is hosting a planting event from 9 a.m. to noon May 18 at 20401 76th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions about starting similar programs at other schools.

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Coffee with Marysville mayor

Come talk about city programs and services with Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring. The coffee hour is scheduled for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. May 28 at Marysville City Hall, 1049 State Ave. City staff will be available for questions. Attendees are asked to RSVP to Leah Tocco at 360-363-8091 or

More info: Connie Mennie at 360-363-8086 or

Jackson Elementary art show

Inspired by Dale Chihuly, Jackson Elementary School’s show, “My Art is Full of Beautiful,” is now up at the Schack Art Center in its student gallery. The exhibit is scheduled to run through June 13. The Schack is located at 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

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Lynnwood neighborhood cleanup

Join other Lynnwood residents in a neighborhood cleanup project from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 18. Those who would like to participate that Saturday can apply through the city to get supplies for tasks such as weeding, mulching, planting or trash removal. The registration deadline is May 1. Apply at

More info: Misty Burke at 425-670-5504 or

Edmonds in Bloom

Decorate a flower pot for your mom at Kids Plant for Mom’s Day. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Edmonds Farmers Market, at Fifth Avenue and Bell Street. Children of all ages are invited to pick a pot, adorn it with stickers and then plant some flowers as a Mother’s Day gift. A $10 donation is appreciated. Volunteers with Edmonds in Bloom will be on hand to help.

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