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Rec department offers hula classes

Adults can learn the basic steps of hula during a 12-week class being offered by Edmonds Parks and Recreation.

Classes are scheduled to be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from March 30 to June 26. The cost is $100, plus a $2 supply fee. Classes will be held at the parks and recreation building at 700 Main St.

Participants also can learn about Hawaiian traditions, language and history.

For more information, call 425-771-0230.


Teens to learn about naval life

The Naval Sea Cadet Corps plans to host an open house for teens ages 13 to 17 who are interested in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines.

The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21 at the Everett Naval Station, 2000 W. Marine View Drive.

For more information, call 360-651-7761 or 425-870-7171.

Students present ocean research

Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy plans to host an open house for people who are interested in oceanography.

The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Applied Technology Training Center, 2333 Seaway Blvd.

Students will share research that focuses on different factors that influence Possession Sound’s water quality.

Information will also be available for high school students who want to earn college credits by taking classes at the Ocean Research College Academy.

For more information, call 425-267-0156.


Market group meeting today

A group that’s trying to create a public market in Lynnwood is meeting today to review their plans.

The meeting is scheduled for noon at Marco’s Restaurant and Lounge, 17525 Highway 99, Suite A. The public is invited to attend.

The group envisions a public market where low-income residents could sell quilts, baked goods and other items to supplement their incomes.

Lynnwood planning commissioner Maria Ambalada is spearheading the effort.

Mill Creek

Baby-sitting class offered by city

A two-day class on baby-sitting is planned for next week by Mill Creek Parks and Recreation.

The class is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and March 28 at Mill Creek Elementary School, 3400 148th St. SE. The six-hour class trains children in fourth grade and older to take care of younger siblings or other children.

The instructor is Trudy Dana, a Lynnwood crime prevention officer and author of “A Parent’s Guide to the Care of Children at Home.” The class will cover first aid, and a certificate is awarded upon completion of the course.

The cost is $48 for Mill Creek residents and $55 for non-residents. For more information, call 425-745-1891.


Garden club plans April 9 meeting

The Monroe Garden Club plans to have a meeting at 1 p.m. on April 9 at Monroe United Methodist Church, 342 S. Lewis St.

The speaker this month is master gardener Diane Decker-Ihle, who will discuss sedums. Paula Rogers, a club member, is also expected to conduct a class on making sedum wreaths. The public is welcome. For more information, call 425-338-0705.


City Council has chime-in meeting

The mayor and City Council have scheduled an informal chime-in meeting to meet with members of the public about community issues.

The chime-in is scheduled to go from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in room 103 of the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave.

For more information, call 425-355-4141, ext. 234.


Computer class set at library

The Snohomish Senior Center and the Snohomish Library plan to offer a two-session computer class at the library, 311 Maple Ave. at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and March 28. Library staff plan to teach participants how to use the Internet. The event is free and open to the public.

Reservations are required. To reserve a space, contact the center at 360-568-0934.

Snohomish County

County Council to vote on project

The Snohomish County Council is scheduled Wednesday to consider a final plat for the controversial Quinn’s Crossing development.

The property is on Echo Lake Road near 215th Place SE. The council is considering 17 of 48 lots planned on 120 acres.

The County Council delayed voting last week.

County Council retreat for talks

The Snohomish County Council has scheduled a retreat from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

The meeting is planned at Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish.


Tribes provide firefighters grant

The Stillaguamish Tribe awarded North County Fire $24,000 to help purchase equipment.

The money will help pay for a thermal-imaging camera, a mobile data computer and two defibrillators, Battalion Chief Christian Davis said.

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