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Arlington

Hospital plans jewelry fair

The Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation is sponsoring a two-day jewelry fair next week as a fund-raiser for the hospital.

Discounts of 30 percent to 70 percent will be available for gold, silver, gemstones and more.

The fair will run 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday at the hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave.

Edmonds

Power Team to visit Edmonds

The Edmonds Boys &Girls Club will host “The Power Team” at an event scheduled for 2 p.m. today in the civic fields next to the club in Edmonds.

The Power Team is a group of body builders that deliver motivational messages to kids of all ages. The event is free and open to the community. For more information, call 425-774-0630.

Everett

Fourth of July bus service changes

If you’re planning to use Everett Transit buses July 4, start planning for alternatives. The agency will not run fixed-route or paratransit buses July 4.

The agency’s paratransit scheduling line will be open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 4, but the customer service line will be closed.

Regular bus service will be offered July 5, but the customer service line will remain closed.

Lake Stevens

Boat launch to close for Aquafest

The city’s boat launch will be closed noon-6 p.m. July 11 for the annual Aquafest Festival.

During this period, boaters can launch their crafts at Wyatt Park (Davies Beach) on the west side of the lake. Wyatt Park opens at dawn and closes at dusk.

Lynnwood

Learn mahjong at senior center

The Lynnwood Senior Center will offer a beginning class in the Chinese tile game of mahjong at 9:30 a.m. July 6. Kate Hartman will teach those who do not know the game and assist those who have played before.

The Lynnwood Senior Center is located at 5800 198th St. SW. For more information, call 425-744-6464.

Marysville

Car wash benefits Class of 2006

The Marysville-Pilchuck High School Parents of the Class of 2006 will conduct a car wash from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Marysville Kmart parking lot.

Proceeds from the car wash will benefit the class’s after-graduation party and baccalaureate service.

Education fair set for Saturday

An education fair highlighting different programs throughout the Marysville School District is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School gym, 5611 108 St. NE.

The Associated Students of Marysville-Pilchuck High School is sponsoring the fair, which will include music, popcorn, raffles and art and literature entries by students, classroom projects and tri-fold displays describing program offerings.

Baccalaureate ceremony Sunday

The Marysville-Pilchuck High School Class of 2004 Parents will host the 2004 baccalaureate service at 3 p.m. Sunday at the high school auditorium, 5611 108th St. NE.

The baccalaureate will be a multifaith service representing many of the city’s faith communities.

All Marysville School District seniors and community residents are invited. Seniors should wear their caps and gowns.

Mill Creek

Lane closed for sewer work

Work on a sewer line extension has closed one lane of 13th Drive SE south of 196th Street SE until July 18. The closure is in effect 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mill Creek Fest booths available

The Mill Creek Business Association is seeking businesses and nonprofit organizations interested in having a booth at the Mill Creek Festival, set for July 10, at various locations around Mill Creek.

Confirmed activities this year include square dancing, an antique hot rod show, a demonstration by Snohomish County Fire District 7, a dunk tank and pet microchip implants.

Cost for a booth is $60 until July 1. For more information, call Linda Martin at 425-337-2762.

Monroe

Fairgrounds offers garage sale

The Evergreen State Fairgrounds will host the “Largest Garage Sale in the Northwest” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 14405 179th Ave. SE. Admission and parking are free.

Last year, the event attracted about 10,000 people. This year, about 200 vendors are expected. Some of the proceeds go to a local charity.

For more information, call 360-794-5504.

Mukilteo

Groundbreaking for skate park set

The Mukilteo Family YMCA will break ground on its 19,000-square-foot skate park at 4 p.m. July 8.

The $700,000 facility will be located at the YMCA, 10601 47th Place W. Completion of the park is scheduled for the fall.

The Mukilteo Family YMCA will own, operate and supervise the skate park and plans call for significant volunteer involvement by local expert skaters to provide clinics, demonstrations and camps to children, teens and adults who want to improve their skating skills.

Activities at the groundbreaking ceremony will include a demonstration from slalom speed skateboarder and world record holder Michael Dong.

For questions about the YMCA skate park project, call Jeff Dunleavy, Mukilteo Family YMCA executive director, at 425-493-2416.

Snohomish

Ribbon-cutting at Ferguson Park

The city invites the public to the Ferguson Park Shelter ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday at 1301 Ferguson Park Road. The public can use the shelter for picnics and other activities. The event will feature speakers including City Councilwoman Lya Badgley. For more information, call 360-568-3115.

Stanwood

Class of ‘79 plans August reunion

Stanwood High School’s class of ‘79 is looking for classmates for this summer’s class reunion.

The reunion will be 7 p.m.-midnight Aug. 21 at the Stillaguamish Grange at the Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6521 Pioneer Highway.

A back-home country dance is planned, and the Tube Kings are scheduled to perform. Spartan grads from ‘74 to ‘78 are invited, too.

Reservations should be made by July 1.

For more information, call 360-387-0180 or 206-386-6634 or e-mail stanwood79 @comcast.net.

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