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Class for caregivers

The Stillaguamish Senior Center offers a six-week class for caregivers for people with illness or disability. A $25 suggestion is recommended, though the class is free. It runs Tuesday mornings starting March 19. Registration is required.

More info: 425-248-5156,

Marysville traffic survey

The city is asking folks to fill out a survey about their daily drive through Marysville. The feedback could help with a future project on 88th Street NE, between 67th Avenue NE and State Avenue. The city plans to add a left-turn lane and to improve the shoulder for pedestrians and bicyclists. The questionnaire is open until Feb. 10.

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Music at the Edmonds library

A bluegrass group called the Cascade Mountain Boys is set to perform at the Edmonds library from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9, at 650 Main St. After the concert, the group plans to play with audience members who have brought their own acoustic instruments. The show is a preview for the Wintergrass music festival, from Feb. 22 to 24 in Bellevue.

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Culture at Cascade

The public is invited to the first Cascade Culture Night at the Cascade High School cafeteria. It is planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 20. Enjoy free food and “celebrate our school’s incredibly rich cultural diversity,” according to the invite. There also will be students’ original artwork, spoken-word poetry and a dance performance.

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Learn about Northwest fish and sharks

Staff from the Seattle Aquarium will teach about local marine life using real skeletons, fish rubbings and storytelling from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. The event is for ages 3 to 5. Space is limited, call 425-257-8030 to register.

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Mill Creek farmers market moving

Mill Creek’s summer farmers market will move to Tuesdays, beginning June 18, with new hours of 3 to 7 p.m. It will continue through Aug. 20.

The farmers market again will be managed by Sarah Dylan Jensen, who plans to work with many of the same vendors from last season. The market will continue to operate at the City Hall North parking lot at 15720 Main St.


The Lynnwood City Council plans a special work session on Feb. 9 for the council summit. It runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alderwood Community Church’s Fireside Room, using the east entrance at 3403 Alderwood Mall Blvd. Agenda topics include a council open mic and city policies on “Compassion with Boundaries.” Closing comments are by council President Benjamin Goodwin.

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