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Scout day

South County Fire invites Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and their friends and families to Scout Day, 9 a.m. to noon March 14 at Mariner Fire Station 11, 12310 Meridian Ave. S., Everett.

Scouts may join activities to meet badge requirements, such as:

·ACT to Save a Life first aid training

·Wilderness First Aid

·Disaster preparedness: How to create a go-bag

·Meet a firefighter and tour the fire engine and medic unit

·Firefighter challenge course for kids

·Home fire escape plans and smoke alarm safety

Learn more and register for this free event online at

Painting exhibit opens

An exhibit featuring painter Frank Gaffney is open at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 2330 58th Ave. W, from March 1 to 31.

Gaffney specializes in portraiture and marine painting, and is a member of multiple national painter groups, as well as past president of the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists.

The exhibit is open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 5 p.m.

More info: 425-640-3108, 425-771-7068


Apply to support firefighters

South County Fire is accepting applications for volunteer firefighter support positions.

Volunteers help at fire scenes with jobs such as refilling air bottles and using the support truck for lighting. They also assist with outreach, events and fire prevention education.

Applications are accepted until 4 p.m. March 12. Those interested must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, and a high school diploma or GED.

Learn more and apply online at


Resource fair

Young people with disabilities are invited to learn about options for landing jobs, finding their own homes and connecting with others, at the 23rd annual Snohomish County Transition Resource Fair, 4 to 8:30 p.m. March 24 at Cascade High School, 801 E. Casino Road, Everett.

More than 50 agencies are expected to provide information on employment, advocacy, technology, housing and more. Workshops will be available, with topics such as school to work, future planning, transportation and developmental disability administration services.

Resource tables will be available from 4 to 7:30 p.m., and workshops are from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This free event welcomes people with disabilities who are 12 and older, their families, teachers and others who are interested. It’s sponsored by the Snohomish County Transition Network and Everett Public Schools. Pre-registration is not required.

More info: Email or call 425-388-7320

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