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Daddy-daughter dances coming

Edmonds’ Daddy-Daughter Dance is Feb. 24. Enjoy dancing and refreshments. Photos are available for purchase. Cost is $12.50 per adult and $6.50 per child.

More info:, 425-771-0230

Everett’s Daddy-Daughter Dances, set for Feb. 9 and Feb. 10. Cost is $29, and $6 for each additional daughter attending the same session. Wear your fancy pants and twirl your princess on the dance floor. Refreshments and commemorative photo included.

More info:, 425-257-8300 ext. 2

Lynnwood’s Ties and Tiaras Winter Ball has afternoon and evening sessions Feb. 24. Dancing, refreshments and photo opportunities are part of the package. Cost is $12.50 per person.

More info:, 425-670-5732

Marysville’s Father-Daughter Valentine’s Dance events are scheduled for Feb. 3 and Feb. 10. Registration starts Wednesday. Cost is $25 per couple and $5 for each additional daughter attending the same session. The night comes with dancing, refreshments and a commemorative photo.

More info:, 360-363-8400

Take photos from a kayak

Get tips from expert Gary Luhm on how to improve your photography skills from the cockpit of your kayak at “Photography from a Kayak,” a program of the North Sound Sea Kayaking Association, set for 7 p.m. Jan. 4 in Spruce Hall at Forest Park, 802 E Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. While you’re there, meet folks in the local paddling community.

The event is free.

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Teen art project

Teens are invited to use old book pages on canvas to create a background, then layer an animal silhouette over it to make frame-worthy art, 3 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Arlington Library, 135 N Washington Ave. Canvases are limited and registration is required.

More info: 360-435-3033

State of Northshore schools

Northshore School District leaders plan a first “State of Our Schools” breakfast program for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 24 in Kirkland. Reservations are required by Jan. 10.

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Retired Public Employees: The Retired Public Employees Council of Washington Chapter 6 (Everett area) meets next at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (first Tuesdays, September to June) at the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave. Rep. Mark Harmsworth is expected to speak. More info: Jim Brandley, 425-337-0884.

Sno-Isle Libraries: The Board of Trustees meets in a special session at noon Jan. 8 at the library district’s Service Center, 7312 35th Ave. NE, Marysville. More info:, 360-651-7002.

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