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Hear state of Marysville

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring plans a State of the City address at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Marysville Opera House. The free event will feature a review of 2017 and information about what’s ahead. The mayor’s speech also will be filmed and made available online.

More info: 360-363-8086

Fun run for hospital

Arlington High School students Kate Morris and Brittany Anderson are organizing a President’s Day Dash 5k and one-mile fun run to benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital as part of a National Honor Society project. The dash is set for Feb. 19 on the Arlington Airport trail. Check-in starts at 8 a.m., with races starting at 9 and 9:30. Cost is $10, free for kids ages 5 and younger.

Register: tinyurl.com/yd7x35rw

DIY with LED

Students ages 10-18 are invited to use LED lights and simple electrical circuits to make cards and other paper crafts at a DIY event, 3 to 4:15 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Lake Stevens Library, 1804 Main St. Space is limited and registration is required.

More info: 425-334-1900, tinyurl.com/y98kdygk

Career fair in Lynnwood

Edmonds Community College holds an internship and career fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Woodway Hall 202 on the campus at 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood.

More info: edcc.edu/careerfair

EvCC open house in Monroe

Everett Community College’s East County Campus invites high school students and their families to Trojan Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the East County Campus, 14090 Fryelands Blvd. SE at the Lake Tye building in Monroe. Students are encouraged to register.

More info: everettcc.edu/TN

A conversation about addiction

The Sno-Isle Libraries “Issues that Matter” series continues with a discussion on “Addiction and Substance Abuse,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mariner High School, 200 120th St. SW, Everett.

More info: sno-isle.org/issues-that-matter

Fold some flowers

Young people ages 10 to 19 are invited to fold old book pages into origami flowers, 3 p.m. Thursday at the Arlington Library, 135 N Washington Ave.

More info: 360-435-3033

HEADS UP

Field work planned

The city of Everett is moving closer to renovating the Phil Johnson Ballfields on Sievers Duecy Road. The City Council on Wednesday is expected to vote on a $130,000 contract for design and construction management. The infield and outfield will get new synthetic turf. Additional parking also is planned. The proposed contract lasts through 2020.

More info: 425-257-8353

New permit portal

The city of Everett has introduced a new online portal for information about permits, construction and land use. The site is meant to serve developers and contractors as well as curious neighbors.

More info: everettwa.gov/permits

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