Front Porch: Talent show on tap

Thirty contestants will be singing, dancing and playing instruments to win over a panel of judges for the honor of being in the Strawberry Festival Parade.

Only one contestant gets the overall grand prize, which includes a gift basket, but other winners receive trophies and ribbons.

The Talent Show is sponsored by Funtastic Shows and Applebee’s, and is being held at at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Marysville Pilchuck High School Auditorium, 5611 108th St. NE.

Tickets are $5 at the door and children under seven are admitted free.

There will also be door prizes given away, including a special door prize from Harrahs and Harveys in Lake Tahoe for a two-night stay, including a theater show, for two. More info: 360-653-6584.

Artist to speak: Artist Peter Jensen is scheduled to speak at a meeting of the Mukilteo Historical Society on Thursday.The meeting is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. in the Fowler Room at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. The title of Jensen’s talk is “Art and History Belong Together.” The meeting is open to the public and refreshments are planned. More info: http://mukilteohistorical.org.

Official to visit Index: Federal officials plan to visit Index on Wednesday to gather information about the Snohomish County Public Utility District’s study of a possible mini-dam on the Skykomish River.

Officials with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission plan to meet with those from the PUD at 2 p.m. at the Gold Bar Park and Ride, U.S. 2 and First Street, and will leave from there to tour the Sunset Falls area, the potential location for the dam.

An informational meeting and hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Index Fire Station, 512 Avenue A.

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