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EVENTS

Learn history

The Friends of the Edmonds Library invites people to a special presentation by Jim Landers, a docent with the Edmonds Historical Museum. The event is free and open to all. It will start at 6 p.m. March 28 in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St.

More info: edmondslibfriends@gmail.com

Peep these peeps

Peeps aren’t just for eating. The Arlington Library wants to see you to create dioramas using the marshmallow creatures, recreating scenes from your favorite books. You can make them at home with your own supplies or pick up materials from the library April 1–6. Entries will be accepted from April 1 to April 7. The dioramas must be suitable for all ages and no bigger than 18 inches wide by 14 inches long.

More info: 360-435-3033 or https://sno-isle.libnet.info/event/604691

Ladies together

The Ladies Tea and Brunch is set for 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Carl Gipson Senior Center in Everett. The invite reads: “Gather your daughters, mothers, and friends for an elegant afternoon as you travel ‘Around the World with Nellie Bly’ with storyteller Debbie Dimitre as she shares Bly’s experiences as America’s first female investigative journalist in the 1880s.”

More info: 425-257-7087 for tickets and details

Help students

The Youth and Government program at the Stanwood YMCA is raising money for a field trip to Olympia in May. Two events are planned. A car wash is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 6 at the Stanwood Les Schwab Tire Center. Price is by donation. Also, the family-friendly Cowboy Line and Swing Dance will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 4 at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center. Price is $5 per person or $20 per family.

More info: 360-572-3400

Meet police

A “Coffee with a Cop” event with Marysville police officers is planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Creamery, 1206 State Ave.

More info: 360-363-8000

Become a steward

Friends of Camano Island Parks’ Camano Wildlife Habitat Project train volunteers to help create and preserve wildlife habitat. A habitat steward is someone interested in wildlife, ecology, gardening and conservation. Training sessions will be held at the Island County Multi-Purpose Center, 141 N. East Camano Drive, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 17, May 15 and June 19. The sessions include Saturday field trips from 9:30 a.m. to noon April 20 and May 18.

More info: 360-387-2236; www.camanowildlifehabitat.org

OPPORTUNITY

Retired? Volunteer

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people 55 and older for a variety of positions.

More info: johnm@ccsww.org or 425-374-6374

MEETING

The Everett Historical Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 2130 Colby Ave.

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