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Sound Transit public hearings

Sound Transit is holding a public hearing regarding property acquisition for purposes of locating, operating and maintaining the Link light rail system. The event will take place 6 p.m. May 30 at at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Drive.

More info: John Gallagher, Sound Transit spokesperson, 206-689-4980 or John.Gallagher@soundtransit.org

EVENTS

EdCC benefit concert

Edmonds Community College’s Project Home Ambassadors student club is hosting a benefit concert to raise money for students experiencing homelessness. The event will be held 6 p.m. May 30 at the college’s Black Box Theater at 20310 68th Ave W, Lynnwood. It will feature Swizzle and the Skid Rogues and will emceed by Vince Valenzuela.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. To buy tickets or make a donation, go to blackboxedcc.org. The club has a goal of raising $20,000 to assist EdCC students with housing expenses, including monthly rent, move-in fees and hotel costs.

More info: blackboxedcc.org.

Artists’ Garage Sale

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1, the Schack Art Center will host the Artists’ Garage Sale. The event will take place on Hoyt Avenue outside the Art Center between Hewitt Avenue and Wall Street in Everett.

Attendees that Saturday can expect to see more than 150 artists selling seconds, as well as old and new stock including paintings, jewelry, glass, ceramics, photography, garden art, wearable art, and miscellaneous art supplies all at prices well below retail.

Bring cash.

More info: www.schack.org/events/artists-garage-sale/

HEADS UP

Naval station drills

Training is scheduled at Naval Station Everett from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Those close to the base may notice more emergency vehicles than usual and hear loudspeaker announcements. The main gates also may be closed for short intervals.

The exercise aims to improve security and emergency response between the base and other local agencies.

Mill Creek drainage repairs

Twenty sites in Mill Creek will undergo surface water pipe repairs or replacement this summer. The City Council approved a $750,000 contract with Road Construction Northwest, Inc., at its May 14 meeting. The city anticipates that most repairs will begin in July when surface water flows are lowest, with total construction taking place over 65 days.

The work will focus on repairing or replacing 18-inch in diameter or larger pipes in need of immediate repair. Specific neighborhoods will be notified when work is slated to begin. Construction is slated to take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More info: www.cityofmillcreek.com

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