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Submit the details of your community egg hunts, Easter Bunny sightings and more by 9 a.m. Friday, March 19 for The Herald’s annual Easter events calendar. Include times, dates, addresses, costs and contact information.

E-mail or mail items to The Herald, attn: Features, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206. The calendar will appear in the March 26 and April 2 issues of A&E.

Grants promote better health: The Marysville Healthy Communities Project is seeking applicants for a grant program. The deadline is March 19.

The Mini-Grants Program funds projects that result in environmental or policy changes with sustainable results that help children live healthier lives. Any school or community organization in the Marysville School District boundaries serving children in first through eighth grades, promoting nutrition or physical activity may apply.

The grant program is funded by the city of Marysville and the YMCA Pioneering Healthy Communities partnership.

For more information, call 360-363-8400.

Auction proceeds benefit summer country fair: The annual Silvana Fair auction is at 6 p.m. Saturday at Viking Hall, Pioneer Highway, 1331 E. Pioneer Highway, Silvana. Auctioneers this year are George Magnochi and Dave Fenton.

What do you know about Gold Bar? Share information about Gold Bar’s history, such as old pictures or old articles in newspapers etc.

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