North county update

Arlington: Library hosts retro teen night

Teens are welcome to dress up in attire from the 1970s and compete in a costume contest and dance competition on a bubble-wrap floor, as well as play Twister and other games.

The event begins at 7 tonight at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave.

More info: 360-435-3033.

City council schedules a planning retreat

The Arlington City Council plans to meet to talk about the year ahead during a retreat Saturday.

The retreat is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Arlington River Rock Inn, 15425 133rd Ave. NE.

More info: 360-403-3444.

Marysville: Tour new high school campus

The Marysville School District is providing public tours of the new Marysville Getchell High School campus over the next two weekends.

Shuttle bus tours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 6 from Cedarcrest Middle School, 6400 88th St. NE.

There is no public access at the site.

The bus will leave the middle school at 9 a.m. and each hour after that through 2 p.m.

More info: 360-653-0846.

Silvana: Donations needed for fair auction

The annual Silvana Fair Board Auction is 5 p.m. March 13 at Viking Hall, Pioneer Highway, Silvana.

This year’s auctioneers are George Magnochi and David Fenton.

Board members currently are requesting donations of new items from local merchants and individuals.

The family fair is offered free each summer behind Viking Hall.

To donate, call 360-652-8682 or 360-652-6064.

Stanwood: Families can build own homes

Housing Hope plans an open house at its Crest at Copper Station Self-Help housing neighborhood.

The open house is from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today through Sunday at the corner of 74th Avenue NW and 286th Street NW in Stanwood.

The nonprofit agency based in Everett is looking for families who want to build their own homes at the site.

More info: 425-347-6556,

Davis Place offers Guitar Hero tourney

Davis Place, next door to the Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, plans a Guitar Hero tournament from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Registration is free and prizes are to be awarded. The first 16 teens to register are guaranteed a spot. Sponsored by Davis Place teen board.

More info: 360-629-5257.

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