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Live March 16-22

ALL MEMBER ART SHOW: Through Mar 25: A Guilded Gallery will showcase new artists and the work of current artists in the new gallery (next to the old gallery) which has more hanging art space, a designated co-op artist area, and a front gallery for rotating Shows. Open Wednesday through Sunday 11am to 5pm at the A Guilded Gallery, 8702 271st St. NW, Stanwood. Dates: 360-629-2787

SPRING IN ART ENTRIES: Monday, March 22, 9:00 p.m., is the extended deadline for attending the Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild’s regional judged art exhibition. Information: stanwoodcamanoart.com

ARTISTIC HERITAGE OF LOVE AND COURAGE: Through May 3: The Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. 4th, La Conner, showcases the work of Jesus Guillen, a notable regional artist who died in 1994. Information: skagitcounty.net/museum or 360-466-3365

BEACH 1 GALLERY: Through March: Friday Cams mixed media and watercolor art will be on display at Camano Country Clubhouse, 1243 Beach Drive, Camano Island. The show runs daily during clubhouse hours. Information: camanocountryclub.com/beach-1-gallery

SCULPTURE ART SHOW: March 12 – April 23: Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park and Sculpture Northwest present the paintings and sculptures by 19 artists with works both indoors and outdoors in the sculpture park. Artists include Francie Allen, Penelope Crittenden, Anne Martin McCool, and Kathleen Secrest. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekdays by appointment; 360-387-2759. 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island. visit matzkefineart.com

SHRED IT11:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday, March 20: The Stanwood Camano Rotary Club is holding a fundraiser at the Wa Fd building, 9025 271st NW, Stanwood. Donations go to programs like Coats for Kids and Imagination Library. Information: stanwoodrotary.org

SPRING FLING: Saturday, March 27th, 9 am-4pm: Stillaguamish Grange is home to local vendors and an Easter Bunny visit at Grange Hall at Stillaguamish Fairgrounds, 6521 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. The proceeds from a raffle will go to local scholarships. Free raffle ticket for a food bank donation.

AQUARIUM QUICK DIPS: Every Wednesday at 10am: Join aquarist Mark Olson and educator Madi McKay from Padilla Bay on a series of short virtual aquarium tours featuring a variety of animals. Registration: tinyurl.com/aquarium-quick-dips

SNO ISLE LIBRARIES ONLINE PROGRAMS: Participate in virtual programs offered by Sno-Isle Libraries in a variety of topics, including stories for children, courses for adults, and family trivia events. Programs are offered via Zoom and require registration. Information: sno-isle.org

  • Wednesday, March 17th, 9 a.m., story time for toddlers
  • Thursday, March 18, 4 p.m., reading with Rover
  • Friday, March 19, 5pm, Family Trivia – Famous People and Pets
  • Saturday, March 20, 10 a.m., speaking time for English learners
  • Monday, March 22nd, 10 a.m., Baby Storytime

GROWING FOOD RANGE: 7-8: 30pm Wednesday March 17th, Incorporating Food into Your Landscape The course covers how to create a productive, sustainable and attractive garden by putting in colorful vegetables, edible flowers, easy-to-grow herbs, fruit trees and berries mix the landscape.

The next class on March 24th is about raising vegetables, including peas and potatoes. The WSU is offering weekly online food growing courses through May 19, teaching food growing for USD 5 per class.

MASTER GARDENER SPEAKER SERIES: The Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation is running virtual presentations on sustainable gardening through April 9th. gardenlectures.com or 425-357-6010.

  • 9: 30-11: 30 a.m. Friday March 19, urban and suburban landscape enhancement to protect pollinators
  • 9: 30-11: 30 a.m. Friday, April 9, Plants and Mushrooms: A Match Made in Heaven

CAMANO WILDLIFE PROGRAM: Wednesday, March 17th, 7pm: Friends of Camano Island Parks present “Living with a Green Roof – A World of Surprises!” With Janet Hall, former coordinator of the Waste Wise Program of WSU Extension Island County. Find out what a living roof is in this Zoom presentation. Information: camanowildlifehabitat.org

LEARN ABOUT STATE PARKSThursday, March 18: Camano Island Democrats present Jeff Wheeler, Salish Foothills Area Manager for State Parks, on Zoom to his knowledge of the park system, new parks to explore, Navy SEAL training, and more areas of interest to share. Email for link: camanoislanddemocrats@gmail.com

CREATE A RAIN GARDEN: The Washington Stormwater Center and Washington State University Extension offer homeowners online instructions on how to manage excess water on their property. Learn how to build a rain garden. Information: lid.inquiries@wsu.edu

SVC ENRICHMENT COURSES: Skagit Valley College’s Continuing and Community Education program offers virtual, short-term, non-credit, personal enrichment courses in a variety of subjects including travel, painting, nutrition, and gardening. Information: tinyurl.com/svc-short-courses

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