North County Update

Arlington: Drag Strip Reunion benefits kids

The Arlington Boys &Girls Club volunteers and the Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club have teamed up to offer the 7th annual Drag Strip Reunion and Car Show.

The show is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Arlington Airport’s west entrance off of 188th Street NE.

Proceeds benefit the Boys &Girls Club and other charities.

More info: 360-435-4442.

Marysville: Youth basketball league

Students in the first through eighth grades can register to be part of a basketball league through Oct. 2 at Marysville Parks and Recreation Department.

Practices are scheduled to begin the first week of December. Games will start the first week of January. Registration fees are $66 for the first family member and $60 for each additional family member.

Volunteer coaches are also needed. Marysville Parks and Recreation Department is at 6915 Armar Road.

More info: 360-363-8400 or

Touch A Truck event returns this Saturday

The event that lets children of all ages get behind the wheel of some of the city’s largest trucks is back on Saturday.

Big rigs, police and fire vehicles will be part of the free event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Totem Middle School’s Asbery Field, 1605 7th St. NE.

Marysville Kiwanis Club, Marysville Noon Rotary Club and Camp Fire USA members will be at the event to offer kids activities and to raise money for local youth programs.

More info: 360-363-8400.

Last day to apply for seat on City Council

Today is the deadline to apply for a vacancy on the City Council.

Applicants must be registered voters who have lived inside the Marysville city limits for at least one year before Aug. 2. Those who have resided for at least one year in recently annexed areas also are eligible to apply.

Submit a resume and a letter of interest stating why you want to be a council member to: Tracy Jeffries, assistant administrative services director, at Marysville City Hall, 1049 State Ave., Marysville, WA 98270.

Letters of interest must be received at City Hall by 5 p.m. today. The position is expected to be filled at the Sept. 27 council meeting.

The person selected will fill the remaining term of Councilman Jon Nehring, which expires Dec. 31, 2013. Nehring stepped down Aug. 2 when the council appointed him to serve as mayor.

More info: Tracy Jeffries, 360-363-8000 or Doug Buell, 360-363-8086.

Silvana: Fair board to host bingo games

A bingo fundraiser for the Silvana Community Fair Board is set for 5 p.m. Sunday at Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway.

More info: 360-652-8682.

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