Call for actors: The Driftwood Players in Edmonds will be hosting auditions for the upcoming Alternative Stages world premier of Edmonds playwright Jeff Stilwell’s “The Promise of Pittesville,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Driftwood Rehearsal Annex, 200 Dayton Street, Edmonds. Parts are being cast for women (20s, 30s, 60s) and men (late 20s-30s). Prepare a short contemporary, comic monologue, and bring a photo and resume. To sign up for an appointment, visit www.driftwoodplayers.com or call 425-774-9600.
Call for volunteers: The Edmonds Arts Festival seeks volunteers for their annual Father’s Day weekend event, taking place this year on June 13-15. For info, visit www.edmondsartsfestival.com or contact Michele Unger, 425-712-0477 or email@example.com.
Call for artists: The Edmonds Third Thursday Art Walk is seeking artist applicants. For more information call 425-776-3778; applications are available at www.edmondswa.com/events/artwalk/index.html.
Call for members: Gallery North, an artists cooperative in Edmonds, is seeking new artists for membership. For more information visit www.gallery-north.com or call Ruth Handewith, 206-524-8575.
Call for artists: The Shoreline-LFP Arts Council is seeking 3D handmade craft items priced under $80 to consign in the Gallery at the Shoreline Center. Commission of 25 percent. Deadline: March 14. Info: Shannon, 206-417-4645, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for presenters: Write on the Sound seeks presenters for the Oct. 3-5 conference in Edmonds. Send resume and proposal for 75 or 90 minute workshops on the craft of writing to: 700 Main St., Edmonds 98020, email@example.com, or 425-771-0228. Deadline: March 20.
Call for young writers: The Edmonds Arts Commission hosts its 10th annual Youth Writing Contest for students who attend a school within the Edmonds School District boundaries or who have an Edmonds home address. Students in grades 9-12 may enter poetry and short fiction, and students in grades 7 &8 may enter poetry. This year’s theme is “Lost.” Fiction entries must be a minimum of 250 words and no more than 1000. All submissions must be original work and not previously published outside the student’s school. Deadline: April 14. Complete instructions and entry forms are available at all Edmonds middle &high schools (public &private); the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at the city Web site, www.edmonds.wa.us/ArtsCommission.
Call for poets: The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council invites submissions for a juried poetry contest in conjunction with its first annual Poetry Month Celebration April 19 at Shoreline Community College Theater. Contest winners will be invited to read their poems during the event, which features readings by published Seattle poets Anna Maria Hong and Peter Pereira. Work will be judged in three separate divisions: Secondary Student (grades 7-12), College Student, and Non-Student Adult. Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded to College Student and Non-Student Adult winners; certificates and ribbons will be awarded to Secondary Student winners. Complete rules and applications are available online at www.shorelinearts.net. Deadline: March 14. Info: 206-417-4645, or email@example.com.
Call for artists: The Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission seeks artists to submit design proposals for a public art piece to be placed on city property near the fire station. Proposals should include a description of the conceptual approach to the artwork, illustration of the design, description of materials, itemization of all costs, timeline and installation requirements and an artist resume, work examples and six references. Deadline: Feb. 28. Info: Julie Codd, Support Services Supervisor, Mountlake Terrace Recreation, 425-640-3105 or Jcodd@ci.mlt.wa.us.