Briefs (Jan. 2)

Father-daughter dance tickets and more

  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019 2:59pm
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Dance tickets go on sale Thursday

MARYSVILLE – The toughest ticket to get in town each year is to the Father-Daughter Dance.

Tickets go on sale Jan. 3. Cost is $25 per couple, $5 more for each additional daughter.

Dances are Feb. 2 at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 9 at the same times at Cedarcrest Middle School, 6400 88th St.

Participants enjoy refreshments, music and receive a 5×7 photo.

Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. For details call city parks at 360-363-8400.

Scouts recycle Christmas trees Saturday

MARYSVILLE – Boy Scouts will be collecting live Christmas trees Jan. 5 that the city will turn into mulch.

Scouts will collect trees from curbs in many neighborhoods at 8 a.m. Saturday, but decorations must be removed, and no flocked trees can be accepted.

Another option is to deliver your tree that day between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to the Jennings Memorial Park ballfields parking lot at 55th Avenue NE and 70th Street NE. Donations are accepted.

The chips the trees into mulch used in city parks.

MSD seeks committee members

MARYSVILLE – Volunteers are being sought to be part of three citizen committees that will help shape the future of the Marysville School District.

•Enrollment and Demographics: will study historical, current and future enrollment in schools and examine demographic trends. The group will make a recommendation regarding the geographical boundaries of elementary and middle school feeder patterns into two comprehensive high schools. •Equity and Diversity: will advise school leaders by providing support, guidance and information about issues related to equity, diversity and inclusion. It will: review policy and draft recommendations to focus on equity/diversity districtwide; examine cultures in our community including language, student performance and program participation, and discipline data to form recommendations; develop principles for the district’s Strategic Plan; and recommend ongoing professional development for staff and training for students and families in issues of diversity and equity.

•Facility Task Force: study the feasibility of a 2020 bond to replace aging schools. The task force will hear reports on the state of current facilities, learn about current and future bond rates, and review facility needs.

‘Selma’ movie part of MLK event

MARYSVILLE – Civil rights will be the topic of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day special event at the Opera House.

The movie “Selma” will be shown. It’s about the 1965 voting rights marches in Alabama. Afterwards there will be a discussion about current conditions in Marysville and beyond.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Program starts at 5. Suggested donation is $5.

The event is Jan. 31 at 1225 3rd St.

Nehring’s State of the City address happens twice

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring will present his 2019 State of the City address twice this year.

The address includes city accomplishments and what’s coming ahead.

The first event is Jan. 25 at 7:30 a.m. at the Tulalip Resort. It will be at the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce breakfast. Cost is $28.

The second event will be free Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Opera House.

Free Wedding Show coming to Marysville

MARYSVILLE – A free Wedding Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Opera House, 1225 Third St.

The event includes a fashion show, samples from wedding professional vendors, swag bags, tours of the Opera House and more.

Interested vendors need to contact Dana Mulligan at dmulligan@marysvillewa.gov or call 360-363-8400.

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