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EVENTS

Scottish fiddlers perform

The Northwest Scottish Fiddlers salute Mom with music, song and dance at a free performance, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave.

More info: 425-257-8000

Dawson Place open house

Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center will celebrate the completion of its building remodel with a ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at 1509 California St., Everett. An open house and tours follow. Dawson Place provides intervention and therapeutic services to children who are victims of sexual assault and child abuse.

More info: dawsonplace.org

Gangs 101

Everett Police detective Jeff Nevin provides an overview of active Snohomish County gangs at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. Nevin will discuss local gang graffiti, artwork and attire, cover legal definitions and the laws police use to track gang members, and relate how Everett police work with other agencies to discourage gang activity.

More info: 425-257-7640

Discuss school growth

The Everett School District holds three public conversations about enrollment growth as school board members seek support for another attempt at a bond measure. Meetings are at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Cascade High School (801 E Casino Road), Thursday at Everett High School (2416 Colby Ave.), and May 29 at Jackson High School (1508 136th St. SE, Mill Creek).

More info: www.everettsd.org/domain/1443

WAYS TO HELP

Flags for our Fallen

Monroe Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7511 hosts its second annual Flags for our Fallen 5k walk and run event at 9:30 a.m. May 26 at Lake Tye Park in Monroe. The family-friendly event, held on Memorial Day weekend, raises money to support the Post as it seeks to add new members, help veterans, and extend its local outreach. Registration for walkers and runners is $40.

More info: flags4rfallen.com

OPPORTUNITIES

Mill Creek seeks parade entries

Mill Creek plans a Memorial Day parade for 11 a.m. May 28 and invites participants to apply for entry. This year’s theme focuses on the U.S. flag.

More info: millcreektourism.com/memorialday

Apply for Edmonds board

The Edmonds Public Facilities District seeks a qualified candidate to join the five-member board of directors, which operates the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The position opens at the end of June. The application deadline is 5 p.m. May 31. Applications are at the ECA, 410 Fourth Ave. N, or at www.ec4arts.org (click on “About Us,” then “Board of Directors”).

More info: 425-275-4483

Nominate a nice house

Mountlake Terrace is accepting nominations for this year’s Evergreen Awards, which honor local home and business owners who take exceptional care of their properties. Nomination forms are due by May 31.

More info: www.cityofmlt.com/481/Evergreen-Awards

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