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DNA test talk

The Sno-Isle Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the LDS Family History Library, 22015 48th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace. There will be a 7 p.m. presentation by Janice Allred on “I took the DNA test: What Do I do Next?” Free.

More info: 425-775-6267

Park cleanup

Folks from the Northwest neighborhood plan to freshen up, plant and install a bike rack at Drew Nielsen Park. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16.

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Transition fair

The Snohomish County Developmental Disabilities Administration plans its annual transition fair for families who receive services related to school and employment, particularly those with young people who will be leaving high school soon.

The event is set for 4 to 8:30 p.m. March 26 at Cascade High School. Workshop topics include housing, transportation, employment, Social Security and guardianship. More than 350 people attended last year.

More info: 425-388-7320

Senior fair

A 55+ Resource Fair is 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 23 at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Find resources on health, exercise, transportation, estate planning, housing, leisure, volunteer opportunities and more. Admission is free and includes a free lunch.

More info: 360-387-0222;

Park cleaning

Help with the spring cleaning of Heritage Park in Lynnwood from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 2, at 19921 Poplar Way. Lunch is provided.

More info: 425-670-5532, or email

Club opener

Because of snow, the grand opening of Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club, 10600 47th Place W., was postponed until 4 p.m. March 21.

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Tell us about your Airbnb experiences

Do you have any fun stories from a time you used a short-term rental service, such as Airbnb or VRBO, to rent out your Snohomish County space? Or maybe it was not so fun, and someone trashed your extra room. How about tales from your trips to other people’s homes in the area?

Let us know for an upcoming story. Email, or call 425-339-3192.

Rosehill Community Board opening

The Rosehill Community Board advises the Mukilteo City Council, the mayor and city staff regarding policies and operations at the Rosehill Community Center. The board typically meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the center, 304 Lincoln Ave. Applicants must live in Mukilteo. The deadline to sign up is 5 p.m. March 25.

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Help with events

The Bothell parks department is looking for businesses to sponsor 2019 events, such as parades, concerts and adult softball games. A guide is available online.

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