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EVENTS

Camano blood drive

Bloodworks Northwest is scheduled to set up a mobile station at the Camano Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 9, at 606 Arrowhead Road.

To sign up to donate blood or to learn more, call 800-398-7888, or go to schedule.bloodworksnw.org and enter code 3443.

Genealogy help

Get free help with your genealogy research Saturday at the Sno-Isle Genealogical Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood.

Four 45-minute appointments are available for one-on-one help. Call 425-775-6267 on Thursday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to reserve a spot.

More info: 425-778-6062

Marysville state of the city

Mayor Jon Nehring invites residents and business owners to Vision 2020, his State of the City address at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Admission is free.

“I’m excited to share details of Marysville accomplishments in 2019 and what’s ahead this year and beyond,” Nehring said in a news release. “I hope you will join us.”

The presentation will be available in March online on and on Marysville cable TV, Channel 21 for Comcast and Channel 25 for Frontier.

Learn about bears, dogs and people

Nick Jorg, a wildlife officer with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, is set to discuss bear and human interactions, and how dogs can help. He’s been featured on Animal Planet to discuss this topic.

Cost is $7 for general admission, and $5 for Adopt a Stream members. The presentation is 1 p.m. Feb. 29 at McCollum Park in Everett, 600 128th St. SE. Call 425-316-8592 to reserve a spot.

More info: www.streamkeeper.org

OPPORTUNITIES

Rotary scholarships

The Rotary Club of Arlington is giving away $65,000 in scholarships to students graduating from Arlington, Darrington and Lakewood high schools.

Each scholarship is between $5,000 and $10,000. One will be reserved for a student pursuing vocational or technical training.

Applications are due by March 1, and can be found online at rotaryclubofarlington.com. Click on Scholarship Application 2020 near the top of the webpage to download the form.

Once completed, mail the application to: Attn: Narda Schulz, C/O Columbia Bank, PO Box 56, Arlington, WA 98223. They can also be dropped off at 404 N. West Ave., Arlington.

Recipients will be named at a dinner April 9.

More info: rotaryclubofarlington.com

Edmonds art scholarships

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation is offering scholarships for students pursuing an art degree.

The deadline for applications is April 15. Seniors within the Edmonds School District and Edmonds Community College students are encouraged to apply.

Each year, the group gives more than $80,000 for scholarships, school grants and nonprofit donations.

To apply, go to edmondsartsfestival.com/2020-art-student-scholarships.

More info: 206-334-2552

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