Eagle Festival this weekend
The Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival runs Friday and Saturday in Arlington. The annual event celebrates the seasonal return of eagles to the Stillaguamish River. Festival events include Extreme Chainsaw Sculpture demonstrations, guided tours and nature walks, exhibits and kids activities.
More info: www.arlingtonwa.gov/eaglefest
Disaster preparedness in Mill Creek
Mill Creek plans to host four Map Your Neighborhood workshops this year, starting Feb. 21.
The free, 90-minute sessions cover steps to take immediately after a disaster to save lives, minimize injuries and reduce property damage. Topics include fires, gas explosions and water-main shutoffs. Mill Creek police Chaplain Nick Lewis leads the course.
The workshops are scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Mill Creek City Hall South, 15728 Main St. Others are to follow on May 23, Aug. 22 and Nov. 28.
More info: www.cityofmillcreek.com/mapyourneighborhood
Poetry at Hibulb
Shann Ray, a professor at Gonzaga University, is the featured poet at the first Thursday open mic poetry night, 6 p.m. Thursday at the Tulalip Tribes’ Hibulb Cultural Center, 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip. Museum admission is free on first Thursdays.
More info: 360-716-2600
Curious kids? Head to library
Curiosity Academy programs guide school-age kids through “Snowflake Science” and “Superstar Structures” this month at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. Learn the science of snow and grow your own crystal snowflake at 4 p.m. Friday. On Feb. 9, use simple materials and your imagination to meet challenges, also at 4 p.m.
More info: 360-568-2898
Scholarship for dairy teens
The Snohomish County Dairy Women will award a $1,000 scholarship to a local youth whose family is actively engaged in the dairy cattle industry or who is themselves involved in a dairy cattle program or related occupation. Application is open to high school seniors and older, up to age 25. The deadline to apply is March 1.
More info: wastatedairywomen.org/scholarships, firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit art for health fest
The 2018 Snohomish County Health Summit is set for Oct. 10-11. Artists are invited to submit work to be considered for the souvenir conference poster. The theme is “A Stage for Change.” The commissioned artist will receive $1,000. Submissions are due by noon March 30.
More info: www.edgeofamazing.org/submit-art
Free vessel safety checks
The Everett Sail and Power Squadron offers recreational boaters free vessel safety checks, by appointment, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14 and May 5 at the Port of Everett South Marina.