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New exhibit at Mountlake Terrace Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents a watercolor exhibit by local artist Lonni Flowers.

Flowers is the president of Gallery North in Edmonds and a member of the Seattle Co-Arts and Women of Western Art. Her work can be seen around the world, in countries such as Russia and Australia.

Visitors can see her work at the library, 23300 58th Ave., throughout February. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Toddler storytime in Arlington

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music and movements that nurtures the desire to read in toddlers.

The story time is for ages 18 months to 3 years and caregiver attendance is required. It is set for 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave.

More info: 360-435-3033

Tax workshop for new and small business owners

The Washington State Department of Revenue will host a free workshop for new and small business owners Feb. 10 in Mountlake Terrace.

Participants can learn about state excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees receive a workbook and reference guide to Department of Revenue rules and regulations.

Also, attendees may earn two continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Contact the workshop instructor for details.

Interested owners can register at 425-984-6400 or at

The workshop is scheduled for 12:30 to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Mountlake Terrace Sno-Isle Library, 23300 58th Ave. W.

More info: Rick Stedman at 360-705-6624 or

Brier Fire Station open house

South County Fire is scheduled to host an open house Feb. 13 at Brier Fire Station 18, at 21206 Poplar Way.

Meet the firefighters, learn about emergency services and programs in your neighborhood, and find out how to protect your family from fire and injuries. Activities include fire engine and medic unit tours, three first aid skills to save a life, and information on how to stay well and independent as you age.

Brier Fire Station 18 is one of 14 fire stations staffed by South County Fire. The regional fire authority is the county’s largest provider of fire and emergency medical services, serving more than 250,000 residents in unincorporated south Snohomish County and the cities of Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace.

The event is scheduled between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., and people can drop by any time then.

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