Splat: Head to library to chuck a marshmallow
The Ultimate Marshmallow Battle Catapult Challenge will swing into action 3-4 p.m. March 27 at the Lake Stevens Library, 1804 Main St.
Tween marshmallow engineers (ages 9-13) can construct catapults to knock down mighty paper-cup fortresses and feed the hungry dragon. Prizes will be awarded to the teams whose marshmallow catapults display the most strength and accuracy.
More info: 425-334-1900, www.sno-isle.org
Splash: Underwater egg hunts planned
There are lots of egg hunts in grassy fields. There are even some done by flashlight in the dark. Now, kids can plunge underwater to find plastic eggs filled with treasure.
The Snohomish Aquatic Center holds its first Underwater Egg Hunt starting at 4 p.m. April 4. The center is at 516 Maple Ave. Hunts will be divided by age, from infants to age 10. The cost is $6 per guest.
A similar egg hunt is held during open swim, 4-6 p.m. March 28, at the Lake Stevens High School pool, 2908 113th Ave. NE. Children younger than 7, or those using a personal flotation device, must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times. Cost is $5 per person.
More info: 360-568-8030 (Snohomish), 425-335-1526 (Lake Stevens)
Walk: Support MS research in fundraiser
Walkers, volunteers and donors are encouraged to join Snohomish Walk MS, an annual fundraiser set this year for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 11 at the Tulalip Amphitheatre, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip.
Proceeds from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Walk MS events support research and local programs and services for people living with or affected by multiple sclerosis.
Attend: Dance supports young leaders
The Latino Educational Training Institute plans a dinner and dance fundraiser, 5-10 p.m. April 11 in Woodway Hall at Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood.
All proceeds go to scholarships for the Latino Leadership Initiative.
The night includes a catered “nuevo Latino” dinner, live jazz by David Arteaga, a performance by Sonia Porras of the Academy of Peruvian Folk Dances, and music with a award-winning deejay.
Tickets are $75 in advance or $85 at the door.
More info: 425-672-4255, www.brownpapertickets.com
Pinkie up: Enjoy vintage fashion, tea
The Stanwood Area Historical Society presents its annual Vintage Fashion Exhibit and Spring Tea, 1 p.m. April 25 at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood.
The fashion exhibit features the museum’s extensive collection of women’s clothing from 1880 to 1970. The program will be honoring Dr. Dorothy Anderson, Stanwood’s first woman physician, who began her practice in the 1940s. The tea will be catered by culinary arts classes at Stanwood High School.
Reservations required by April 17.
More info: 360-629-6110
Apply: Teens can earn scholarships
The Cascade Symphony Orchestra will award scholarships of $2,000 to $3,000 to qualified high school seniors from the Edmonds, Mukilteo, Northshore and Shoreline school districts. Applicants must plan to continue their musical studies in college but need not intend to major in music. Applicants must audition on an orchestral instrument (string, woodwind, brass or percussion). The deadline to apply is April 7.
More info: www.cascade symphony.org
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8870 offers four Freedom Scholarships of $1,000 each. The scholarships will go to two graduating seniors each from the Edmonds and Mukilteo school districts. An essay on freedom and the U.S. Constitution is among the requirements. The deadline is April 15.
More info: vfw8870.org/scholarships