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EVENTS

Mexican tin art

Join the Arlington Library to learn about hojalata, a bright and beautiful form of Mexican tin art, at 2 p.m. March 14 at 135 N. Washington Ave.

Help make a group art piece to display at the library.

This free event is for those ages 6 and older.

More info: 360-435-3033

Genealogy help

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free help March 3 and 17 for those trying to learn more about their German and Scandinavian ancestry, at its research library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood.

Lee Langsted, who has experience in these areas, will be available for one-on-one 45 minute appointments on those dates.

Call 425-775-6267 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday to reserve a spot.

OPPORTUNITY

Opening on Edmonds commission

The city of Edmonds is seeking applicants for a seat on the Economic Development Commission.

Commission members are tasked with discussing strategies to generate economic development and making policy recommendations to the mayor and City Council. Applicants must live in Edmonds.

“Promoting economic activity in Edmonds enhances our quality of life and creates jobs,” Mayor Mike Nelson said in a news release.

The volunteer position will be vacated April 1. The term ends in 2022.

Applications can be found at www.edmondswa.gov/boards-commissions-committees-openings.html. They are due by 4:30 p.m. on March 11.

More info: Email patrick.doherty@edmondswa.gov

Bingo and lasagna

The Bothell Sons of Norway is holding a bingo event, silent auction and dinner at 2:30 p.m. March 1 at Bothell Sons of Norway Lodge, 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell.

Cost is $15 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. The price includes appetizers, bingo card (extra cards available for purchase), lasagna and beverage.

Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

The event is a fundraiser for the Ray Berg Scholarship fund.

More info: 425-485-9085; www.bothellsonsofnorway.org

SAVE THE DATE

Sculpture wonderland

The next open house at Cloudstone Sculpture Park & Gallery is set for International Sculpture Day on April 25 and 26.

The private sculpture park on Whidbey Island sits on 20 acres and has more than 450 pieces of art by Hank Nelson. The park includes monumental 12-ton Dakota mahogany granite monoliths and 20-foot steel structures.

A gallery showcases stone carvings, marbles and bronzes. Cost is $10.

Cloudstone is open to the public only twice a year, in the spring and the fall.

At other times, tours are available by appointment.

The park is at 5056 Cloudstone Lane in Freeland.

More info: www.cloud stonesculpture.com

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