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The Pacific Northwest Artisan’s Co-op presents arts and crafts in farmers’ market style 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13 at Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville. For information, visit www.sunnysidenursery.net or call 425-334-2002.
Janet Wold and Susie Howell, of Marysville, are showing their art in a show about trees at the Solovei Art Gallery in Everett. The show includes paintings and drawings, photography and sculptures, furniture and installations by more than 30 artists in an exhibit that runs through Dec. 29. “Trees are living things which sustain Life on Earth,” said gallery owner Lyussy Hyder. “The ‘green lungs’ help to clean our polluted air, they provide shelter, energy, food, clothes and more.” Solovei Art Gallery, is located at 2804 Grand Ave. in Everett and is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For information see the Web site at www.SoloveiArtGallery.com or call 425-501-2448 or 425-258-8100. Hyder also assembled a show at the Everett Library that features Marysville artist Joan Grout.
Learn to make your own wreathe
Arlington Garden Club members will teach members and friends how to make their own holiday wreaths at the club’s Turn Your Thumb Green Workshop Dec. 13. The workshops are free to members but there is a charge of $3 for non members. They start at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. For information, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for artists
Harman Eye Clinic seeks local artists for an art show in the clinic’s hallway during the months of January and February. Interest artists should submit artwork to email@example.com in jpeg format along with title, author, year created, size, medium and contact information. Submissions must be received by Dec. 24 to be considered and selected works must be delivered to The Harman Eye Clinic, at 903 Medical Center Dr. in Arlington by Jan. 5, 2009. For information call Crystal Buffon 360-435-8595.
Marysville seeks musicians for summer concerts
Musicians interested in playing in Marysville’s Sounds of Summer concert series next summer should send sample CDs and band profile information . The coordinator of the event, Maryke Burgess, manages the Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center for Marysville Parks and Recreation. The annual “Sounds of Summer” takes place mid July to mid August. The Friday concerts take place at 7 p.m. at Jennings Memorial Park and Thursday concerts are at noon at Comeford Park. Criteria include family friendly and “relatable to the general public,” high energy music, and something that will hold the audience and get them dancing, and willingness to work with a tight budget No mellow music.
Interested musicians should call the city’s musician information line for details on how to submit their information for consideration.
Please call the information line at 360-363-8451 or mail your demo CD to 514 Delta Ave. in Marysville, 98270. For information call 360-363-8450.
Kids 6 and up and their parents are invited to enjoy an 8-mile, four-hour rafting adventure from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, amid the largest concentration of wintering Bald Eagles found anywhere within the lower 48 states on Skagit River, presented by Stream Keepers. Expect to see 20 to 200 eagles in their natural habitat, when David Button of the Pacific Northwest Float Trips and his team of experienced naturalist guides help spot the wildlifee. They also share information about bald eagles and the history and ecology of the Skagit River. No experience necessary. Cost is $60 per person.
To reserve your space, call 425-316-8592 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.