Free stream surveys
The Adopt-A-Stream Foundation is offering to survey the status of Quilceda Creek, and other damaged streams in the region, and a meeting is set for 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 23 at the Marysville Fire District Training Room, 1635 Grove Street, Marysville. Quilceda Creek flows through the Urban Growth Area between Arlington and Marysville into the Snohomish River.
The surveys will explore ways of improving salmon habitat and water quality. After the survey is complete AASF will prepare an enhancement plan and work in partnership with the landowner to find resources to fix any problems discovered. Anyone interested in taking advantage of this service that is sponsored by the Washington Department of Ecology and REI should call 425-316-8592.
Prayers for Peace
The Bahai’s of North Snohomish County have invited all to an interfaith prayer for peace 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24 at the Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St. For information e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Darrington Community is having a Talent/Variety Show 7 p.m., Friday, April 25 in the High School Multi-Purpose Room. Admission is by donation at the door to help subsidize the 2008 Prom and help make it affordable to all.
For information call Tammy Miller at 360-436-1140 or e-mail to email@example.com.
Rapid Intervention Drags
Law enforcement will compete against firefighters/EMTs drag racing their personal vehicles in a fierce but friendly competition to RID society of domestic violence, Friday, April 25, from 6-10 p.m. at Evergreen Speedway at the Monroe Fairgrounds. Along with the racing, there will be vendors, informational booths, exhibits and a beer garden. Admission is $10 at the gate, kids 14 and under are FREE. For information see the Web site at www.riDrags.com or call 800-526-9979.
Old Time Fiddlers
The Old Time Fiddlers meets on the second and fourth Friday evenings each month, the next meeting is April 25 at the old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St., Arlington.
5 p.m. Celtic jam; 6 p.m. workshop; 7 p.m. circle jam. Music, jamming and snacks throughout the evening. Free family entertainment; listeners and acoustic musicians of all ages (and their instruments) welcome. For information, please contact Noel Lareau 360-691-5907 Noelula@aol.com.
Shakespeare Northwest in Bellingham is pleased to announce auditions for its seventh season featuring Shakespearem “All is Well That Ends Well” and “The Merchant of Venice.” A two-minute prepared Shakespearian monologue should be prepared. Auditions will be held 3-6 p.m., Saturday, April 26 at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H Street, in Bellingham and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, April 27 in the Philip Tarro Theatre in Hodson Hall at Skagit Valley College, 2405 E. College Way. Schedule an audition time by calling 360-770-7748. When leaving a message please state your preferred location, contact number and time. Rehearsals begin in mid-June and include three rehearsal days per week, per show. SNW alum Trey Hatch will be directing “All is Well That Ends Well” and SNW Artistic Director, Damond Morris is director of “The Merchant of Venice.”
Taste of Decadence
The sixth annual Taste of Decadence fundraiser on May 2 in Arlington. Volunteer for a 2-5 hour time-frame according to your availability and schedule. Volunteer jobs include table host, decorating, silent auction set up, dessert check in, and clean up. Proceeds from the event will help north Snohomish County adults who have disabilities achieve their highest potential at home, work, and in community life. To volunteer please contact Michelle Date at 360-653-7752 ext. 14.
Opportunities for artists
• The coordinator of the Arlington Arts Council’s fourth annual Art in the Barn has announced the limited space is going fast and the spaces are alotted on a first-come, first-served basis.
“There is space outside the barn, but you will have to provide your own shelters, as well as whatever else it takes to display your work,” said Monica Yantis, the owner of the barn and host for the show.
Booth fees are $25 for AAC members and $40 for non-members.
Anyone interested in participating in the show set for June 21 and 22 should call Yantis at 360-435-8815.
• Rietta Costa will soon be opening a wine bar/shop in Marysville and would like to be a retail outlet for local artists. If interested, call her at 425-232-3387 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Solovei Art Gallery and The Sisters Restaurant seeks artists to participate in their group theme exhibits at the gallery and the restaurant in 2008. Contact Lyussy Hyder at 425-258-8100 or see website www.soloveiartgallery.com.
Client appreciation day
Everett Community College’s cosmetology program has announced a client appreciation day and open house from 1 – 5 p.m. April 30 at the EvCC School of Cosmetology in Marysville, 9315 State Ave., Suite G. The school offers a certificate in cosmetology and an associate of technical arts degree. Students can attend full-time or part time. Students will be thanking clients with a selection of complementary mini services, retail specials, demonstrations, refreshments and school tours.
The School of Cosmetology also offers a wide variety of salon services to the public, including a $25 spa package, which includes a manicure, pedicure and facial.EvCC cosmetology graduates must complete at least 1,730 hours of classes, in preparation for state cosmetology licensing exams.
For information or to schedule an appointment call 425-259-8283.