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Call for garden art
May 30 is the deadline to enter art for the Arts Council of Snohomish County's Art of the Garden, which will run July 10 Aug. 21. Any form of art to enhance the garden and bring the garden into the home is welcome, including paintings, photographs and sculpture. Artists may submit up to 12 slides or digital images, labeled with name, title and dimensions. Digital jpeg images should be 300 dpi, approximately 5- by 7-inch format. Include name and mailing address. Email to email@example.com or mail to Carie Collver, 1507 Wall St., Everett, WA 98201. For more information call 425-257-8380.
A quintet of brass musicians from Arlington to Skagit Valley, Brass Menagerie, will perform music composed by local composers, including Arlington High School student Eric McElroy and AHS Spanish teacher Bob LaTorre as well as George Hoyt, a friend of Bev Soler, one of the musicians in the group, and Barry Ulman, of Bellingham. The quintet will present a concert starting at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 31 at the Bethany Covenant Church, 1318 S. 18th St., in Mount Vernon. Admission is by donation at the door. For information call 360-421-2527.
The Odd Couple, female version
Camwood Players' spring show, "The Odd Couple, Female Version" runs through May 31 at the Stillaguamish Grange, with shows starting at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
A dinner theater option is available for Saturday night with dinner served at 7 p.m.
"The Odd Couple" is by Neil Simon and this version features a female cast. Olive, played by Patti Sands, is the happy slob whose life is disrupted by the arrival of her neat freak friend Florence, played by Julie Sterling.
Tickets are $12 for the show only and $25 for the show and dinner. Tickets can be reserved by phone at 360-629-4494 and at the Snow Goose Bookstore in downtown Stanwood. The grange is located at 6521 Pioneer Highway. For information about Camwood Players see the Web site at www.camwoodplayers.com.
Arlington Farmers Market opens Saturday, May 31 in Legion Park in downtown Arlington and will continue through September, open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Saturday. The farmers market is coordinated by Mark Lovejoy, of Garden Treasures, with vendors of fresh produce, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment encouraged to participate. For information call Lovejoy at 360-435-9272 or go to the Web at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Haller Point Market at The Village Store, 604 E. Gilman St. in Arlington runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays through Oct. 5. Booth fees are $12 per week, with discounts available for food producers and vendors who live and work in Snohomish County. For information call Tasha at 425-346-1543.
Marysville's farmers market is in Comeford Park Thursdays, April - Sept. according to Puget Sound Fresh 2006 Farm Guide. For more information about farmers markets around Puget Sound, go to www.pugetsoundfresh.com.