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Memorial Day events

Arlington Memorial Day Parade: 10 a.m. Monday on Olympic Avenue, downtown Arlington; Sponsored by Arlington American Legion Post 76.

Edmonds Memorial Day: 11 a.m. Monday at the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium, 820 15th St. SW; 425-771-4741; Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments served. Emphasis on those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, with a public unveiling of a new monument.

Ambassador of Peace Medal: 1:30 p.m. Monday, at 250 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds. More than a dozen Korean War Veterans will receive the Ambassador of Peace Medal. Those eligible to receive the award must have served during the Korean War between June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. For more information, call 800-562-0132, option 1.

Evergreen Cemetery Memorial Day: 11 a.m. Monday, at 4504 Broadway, Everett. There will be honor guards, speakers, music, refreshments and a flyover. 425-252-2244.

Mill Creek Memorial Day: 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Veterans Monument, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway; parade is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. between 15024 Main St. and City Hall.

North county crime meeting

Marysville and Arlington-area residents and businesses are invited to a panel discussion on Tuesday about the status of the embedded social worker program in north Snohomish County.

The program is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. at Smokey Point Community Church, 17721 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington.

This partnership between the county and the cities of Arlington and Marysville debuted a year ago to help address impacts of crime-related transient behavior. Elected officials, law enforcement, social programs and local businesses will report on the program’s status, success stories and next steps.

Panel participants include city and county elected officials, the sheriff and police chiefs.

More info: Connie Mennie, Marysville city spokesperson, or 360-363-8086; Kristin Banfield, Arlington city spokesperson,, 360-403-3444.


Monroe farmers market

Monroe’s farmers market opens its season Wednesday afternoon at the Galaxy Theater parking lot on 1 Galaxy Way.

The market is scheduled to continue through the summer at the same time, from 3 to 7 p.m., every other Wednesday.

The market is a community gathering of farmers, artisans and musicians. It includes a vintage flea market, children’s activities and much more.

It’s run through a partnership of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and Galaxy Theatres Monroe.

More info: 360-794-5488, or

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