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WAYS TO HELP

Delta Neighborhood cleanup

Residents of Everett’s Delta Neighborhood are urged to participate in a St. Patrick’s Day cleanup Saturday. Volunteers will gather at 10 a.m., rain or shine, at the Wiggums Hollow Park picnic shelter where assignments will be made and cleanup supplies provided. A prize will go to the volunteer with the best St. Patrick’s Day attire.

More info: deltaneighborhoodassociation@gmail.com

Native Culture night

Skykomish Valley Indian Education families hold an “Evening of Native Culture” and silent auction, 6:15 p.m. March 24 at the Monroe High School Performing Arts Center, 17001 Tester Road. Music and storytelling begin at 7. Admission is free, and refreshments are provided.

More info: 360-804-3353

Learn about Assistance League

Assistance League of Everett plans a social gathering to let potential volunteers in on “the best kept secret in Snohomish County.” The information night runs 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 11 at 5107 Evergreen Way. Light appetizers will be served and there will be tours of the facility.

Reservations are requested.

More info: 425-252-3011 ext. 113, membership@assistanceleagueofeverett.org

OPPORTUNITY

Nominate grand marshals

The annual Shindig Grand Parade will be held July 14 in Sultan. Nominations are sought for grand marshal. A grand marshal also is sought for the Shindig Logger’s Contest.

Just a bit east, the annual Gold Dust Days Grand Parade will be held July 28 and also seeks a grand marshal.

All nominations are due March 31.

Mail submissions to either Shindig Parade Grand Marshal, Shindig Logger’s Grand Marshal or Gold Dust Days Grand Marshal, PO Box 46, Sultan, WA 98296, or email to debbie@skyvalleyvic.net.

More info: 360-793-0983

Edmonds openings

Edmonds’ Citizens Economic Development Commission has two openings. The volunteer posts include two-year terms. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. March 30.

Find an application online at tinyurl.com/EdmondsOpenings.

More info: patrick.doherty@edmonds.wa.gov, 425-771-0251

The Edmonds Public Facilities District seeks to fill one opening. The district works with a nonprofit board to help run the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Applicants must be city residents. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. April 11.

Find an application at the ECA, 410 Fourth Ave. N, or online at www.ec4arts.org.

More info: 425-275-4483

Island County openings

The Island County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants to serve on the Planning Commission’s District 3 seat. Potential commissioners must live on north Whidbey or Camano islands. Volunteers serve four-year terms and meet twice a month in Coupeville.

The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. March 26. For details, go to tinyurl.com/IslandOpenings.

More info: 360-679-7353, pamd@co.island.wa.us

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