Front Porch

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

Fruit tree tips

Washington State University master gardeners will share tips on how to grow fruit trees, such as apples, pears and plums, at 6 p.m. March 31, at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave.

This is a free event, but registration is encouraged.

More info: 360-435-3033

HEADS UP

Yep, it’s time again to spring forward

Don’t forget to turn clocks forward one hour Sunday.

Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour later next weekend, giving more light in the evening.

Pop-up Farmers Market

The second of three pop-up Everett Farmers Markets is taking place Sunday at Wetmore Plaza 2710 Wetmore Ave. in Everett. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The market will take place outside on the plaza and in the alley, regardless of weather, with about 30 vendors.

More info: For a list of vendors and a map, go to www.everettfarmersmarket.com

Free Museum Thursday at Flying Heritage

Enjoy free admission at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum on the first Thursday of every month through April.

Hours are 2 to 5 p.m. at 3407 109th St. SW in Everett.

OPPORTUNITIES

Genealogy help

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society is offering free help Tuesday and on March 17 for those trying to learn more about their German or 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.

Opening on Edmonds commission

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

Commission members discuss strategies to generate economic development and make 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. March 11.

More info: Email patrick.doherty@edmondswa.gov

Talk to us

More in Local News

Jacob D. Little
Man accused of taking police gun in riot faces murder charge

Police charged Jacob D. Little, 25, of Everett, with second-degree murder and second-degree assault.

A pharmacist prepares a syringe of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Queen Anne Healthcare, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Seattle. Pfizer has committed to supply up to 40 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this year to a World Health Organization-backed effort to get affordable vaccines to 92 poor and middle-income countries. The deal announced Friday, Jan. 22 will supply the shots to the program known as COVAX.   (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Short on doses, county’s drive-thru vaccinations are on pause

Appointments won’t be accepted again until new shipments arrive — next week at the soonest.

More contagious strain of COVID-19 found in Snohomish County

Two residents tested positive, and are the first cases that have been identified in the state.

A little snow could be on its way to the lowlands this week

Two separate systems could bring less than one inch of accumulation to Puget Sound residents.

State House and Senate Democrats unveil COVID-19 relief bill

The plan would spend $2.2 billion in federal aid money on pandemic relief efforts in Washington.

New county office covers parks, tourism, water, energy, farms

Four departments will merge into one beginning in February. The largest focuses on county parks.

The strip-mall site (bottom) where Trent Development hopes to build 350 studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2020 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Hundreds more apartments planned around Lynnwood light rail

In a new proposal, a developer envisions 350 units, two buildings of at least seven stories, a one-acre courtyard and a dog spa.

Lynnwood bookkeeper embezzles $230K from security company

Sheryl Rucker pleaded guilty to stealing from her employer, Absco Solutions. She must pay back the money.

Inslee pauses local highway projects to fund culverts fix

Lawmakers and civic leaders were peeved. The move slows work on Highway 9 in Lake Stevens and I-5 in Everett.

Most Read