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EVENTS

Arlington High School play

Tickets are now available for the Arlington High School play, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a fun take on the “Princess and the Pea” fairytale.

The story revolves around a protective mother named Queen Aggravain, who tests princesses who want to marry her son, Prince Dauntless. The queen doesn’t think anyone is good enough, but no one else in the kingdom is allowed to get married until he does, making matters interesting for some couples.

Performances are 7 p.m. March 6 and 7, and 13 and 14. A matinee show is at 1 p.m. March 14. Tickets are $8 for senior citizens and students, and $10 for adults, and are available online at byrnesperformingarts.org.

More info: 360-618-6217

Lake Stevens High School ribbon cutting

All are invited to explore the newly remodeled section of Lake Stevens High School, from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 27, 2908 113th Ave. NE.

Light refreshments will be served as attendees walk through the new space.

More info: 425-335-1668

OPPORTUNITY

Teen police program

Young people ages 14 to 21 are invited to learn about the new Arlington Police Explorers Program, for those who are interested in a law enforcement career. An open house is 3:30 p.m. Feb. 11, at Arlington High School, 600 E. First St.

Those who enroll in the program must be in high school or in higher learning, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. After training, members may work as security during community events, direct traffic, fingerprint children and help with crime prevention programs. They also learn first hand how police officers do their jobs.

More info: www.arlingtonwa.gov/654/police-explorers

Edmonds Community College aerospace conference

Rocketeers in middle school, high school and college are invited to the third annual Washington State Aerospace Collegiate Conference at Edmonds Community College, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday in Woodway Hall on campus, 20200 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Speakers include Erin Evans, Anna Jensen and Samantha Westall from the Kent-based aerospace manufacturer Blue Origin. Students have a chance to share their work and learn from their peers.

Register online at edcc.edu/WASACC. This is a free event.

More info: 425-640-1423

HEADS UP

I-5 lane closure in Marysville

Weather postponed a previously scheduled lane closure of northbound I-5 in Marysville, that will now happen from 3 to 10 a.m. Monday. One lane will be closed from the northbound off-ramp to 116th Street NE and the overpass, so crews can work on the I-5/116th Street interchange. The closure provides safe space for contractors to do drainage work under the 116th overpass.

More info: 425-225-8799

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