A garage sale, barbecue and raffle are planned for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15 at the Marysville John L. Scott office, 1241 State St., to help benefit Lakewood High School student Meggi Ward.

Ward, 17, was seriously injured in an accident May 13. She remains in a coma at a care facility.

Agents at the John L. Scott office in Marysville are organizing the benefit to help the family pay for medical expenses. Donations for the garage sale can be dropped off at the office beginning Monday. If you have items to be picked up, call Jamie at 425-330-1931 or Anita at 425-238-0724.

Campouts planned around the country

The National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Backyard Campout is planned for tonight.

At last year’s inaugural event, more than 32,000 people nationwide pitched tents in their back yards or in nearby parks and campgrounds. Register at backyardcampout. org.

The event is to help encourage people to go outdoors and experience nature.

In support of the national event, habitat stewards from the Camano Community Wildlife Project will give a nature presentation at 7:30 tonight at the amphitheater at Camano Island State Park, 2269 S. Lowell Point Road. Learn about the habitats and wildlife found on the island and how to attract birds and butterflies to your yard.

Kids can audition for ‘Frog Prince’

Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Frog Prince” are at 10 a.m. Monday at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett.

Children entering first through seventh grades are encouraged to audition. Between 50 and 60 students will be cast. Kids must stay for the entire two-hour session and then be prepared to get right to work: The first rehearsal begins about 30 minutes after the tryouts.

The performances will be at 3 and 7 p.m. July 1.

This is a group audition. No advance preparation is necessary.

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