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Edmonds

Walkways coming to Meadowdale

The Edmonds City Council has approved $950,000 to build walkways on 76th Avenue W. and 75th Avenue W. in the Meadowdale area next year.

When completed, the walkway will provide safer passage between Meadowdale Beach Road and Snohomish County Park.

An additional $270,000 was approved for a walkway along 164th Street SW in the same area. If the city fails to get grant funding for the 164th Street SW project, the city will put up the funds.

The city funds come from a rededication of a portion of its real estate excise tax, which normally is reserved only for parks.

Lake Stevens

Benefit concert for youth center

A benefit concert for a new youth center at Elim Lutheran Church is planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the church, 11504 26th St. NE.

Blues and rock band Rebel Soul will perform.

Church officials have raised almost $100,000 toward the $700,000 goal for the new youth building, which is scheduled to be finished by summer 2010.

No admission fee will be charged, but concert-goers are encouraged to make a donation.

For more information, call 425-334-1911.

Marysville

Teach your dog to sit, bark, heel

An eight-week dog obedience course is offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road.

The classes begin Monday and will be taught by Canine Behavior Center, Inc.

All basic obedience commands will be covered during the course.

Owners must bring the dog’s shot record, a collar and leash to class. Dogs must be at least 4 months old. Cost is $110.

For more information, call 360-363-8400.

Monroe

Community band offers free concert

The Monroe Community Concert Band will join performers from the “Sounds of Music” series to present a free musical variety show at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Wagner Community Club, 12920 Wagner Road, next to Salem Woods Elementary School. Many types of music will be presented.

Mukilteo

Recreation is meeting topic

Recreational services are the scheduled topic of this month’s informal chime-in City Council meeting Monday.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. at City Hall, 4480 Chennault Beach Road. City Councilman Kevin Stoltz is tentatively scheduled to attend.

The question of whether to build a new community center or preserve the Rosehill Community Center is tentatively set to go to voters in September or November.

The city also is considering creating a parks and recreation department.

For more information call 425-355-4141 or go to www.ci. mukilteo.wa.us and click on Agendas and Notices.

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