Our Towns: North county update

Arlington: Auction raises $10,000 for art

The recent Arlington Arts Council art show and auction raised about $10,000 after expenses, money that will go to the purchase and installation of public art in the city, council President Sarah Arney said.

Camano Island painter Jack Gunter won the People’s Choice award for his “Mukilteo Traffic Jam” and also won the first place choice by the judges, Arney said.

Best of Show went to Kathy Glowen’s “Bird Watch,” second to Janet Hamilton for “Fall Pumpkins,” third place to Carey Waterworth for her “Park City Aspens,” and Monica Yantis received honorable mention for “Leavenworth.”

Camano Island: Festival on Saturday

Cama Beach State Park officials and Center for Wooden Boats volunteers plan to host an October Harvest Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the park, 1880 S. West Camano Drive.

Enjoy an afternoon on the beach participating in activities that include walking along forest trails in search of clues on the forest animal’s discovery tour, minipumpkin decorating, animal mask making, nature design T-shirt painting, a bean bag toss and the chance to see live beach critters in an aquarium.

Walk to the beach or catch a shuttle at the drop-off shelter.

More info: 360-387-3342.

Marysville: Church has art and craft fair

St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church is planning its Art and Craft Fair and Bodacious Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 4312 84th St. NE.

Homemade soup and rolls will be available for $3.50 per serving. An espresso cart is scheduled to be on hand.

More info: 360-659-1727.

Learn to quit smoking through hypnosis

Kimberlee Danielson is scheduled to lead a class next month on quitting smoking with hypnosis. Classes are planned for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Nov. 3 at the Ken Baxter Senior Community Center, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville. The cost of the three-week class is $60. Registration is required.

More info or to register: 360-363-8400.

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