Don’t forget to vote
Ballots are due by 8 p.m. Tuesday for the special election. Several schools have levies and bonds on local ballots. Voters in Lake Stevens also will be asked again to pay for a new library, while Darrington considers a levy lid lift for the local fire district.
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Coffee with MLT leaders
Mountlake Terrace city officials host a Coffee with the City event, 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Recreation Pavilion, 5303 228th St. SW. Ask questions, give input or just listen.
More info: 425-744-6206
Kids can get a taste of show biz
Show Biz Kids 4-H Club meets next 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and every second Tuesday, at the Horseshoe Grange, 16424 Broadway Ave., Snohomish. Students in grades K-12 explore the performing arts.
More info: 360-668-6681 or 425-357-6044
Teen Night at Schack
The next free, after-hours art night for teens is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Make up to four hands-on art projects with local artists. For ages 13-18.
More info: schack.org/teen-night
How to spot scams
Learn how to recognize scams, and find out what to do if you have been scammed, at a fraud prevention presentation, 1 p.m. Friday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18218 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Sign up at the reception desk.
More info: 360-653-4551
WAYS TO HELP
Backyard Bird Count
The Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday and lasts through the weekend to Monday, Feb. 19. Help the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Bird Studies Canada and the National Audubon Society create an annual snapshot of the distribution and abundance of birds. For 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see, then enter your lists online.
The Pilchuck Audubon Society and local businesses, including Wild Birds Unlimited in Monroe, are taking part and can help answer questions.
Eat burgers, help Stilly Center
Present a flier at Five Guys Burger and Fries in Marysville between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. Friday, and the restaurant will donate 20 percent of your purchase to the Stillaguamish Senior Center. It’s only good at the Marysville location, at 2707 171st Place NE. Find the flier at www.facebook.com/StillySeniorCenter.
More info: 360-653-4551
Scholarship from outlet mall
Simon Youth Foundation offers scholarships of up to $1,500 to students living near its shopping centers, including Seattle Premium Outlets in Tulalip. The deadline to apply is Thursday .
More info: syf.org/scholarships