Hospice volunteer information session

Providence Hospice and Home Care presents a free volunteer opportunity information session from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County, 2731 Wetmore Ave., Suite 500, Everett.

Reservations are requested by today.

For more information call 425-261-4815.

Grove Elementary School dedication

A dedication ceremony for Grove Elementary School in Marysville is planned for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Grove Elementary is the first taxpayer-funded school to open in Marysville since Quil Ceda Elementary in 1993.

The school was built a year ahead of schedule, with less than the $20 million budgeted, said John Bingham, capital projects director for the Marysville School District. The school opened this fall.

Everyone is welcome to attend the dedication ceremony. It will be held at Grove Elementary, 6510 Grove St.

Lynnwood Library looking for artists

The Lynnwood Arts Commission is accepting applications for monthly exhibits in 2009 at the Lynnwood Library Gallery.

The gallery features 35 linear feet of wall space, a display case and three pedestals. No commission is charged for any sales made. The gallery is visited by an estimated 1,500 people per month.

The deadline to apply is Sept. 26.

For more information call 425-670-5518.

Domestic violence classes scheduled

The South Snohomish County Domestic Violence Task Force has scheduled training about domestic violence for 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at Edmonds Community College.

The class is open to the public and professionals.

Class topics include power and control, effects of domestic violence on children, strangulation, stalking, protection orders, immigration, law enforcement responses and perpetrator accountably.

Class fee is $45 with lunch included. Registration is required.

For more information call 425-275-4502.

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