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Live Jan. - Feb.

BEACH 1 GALLERY: Woodturners Paul Anderson, Ron Cooper, George Way and Duane Hoekstra plus quilter Valerie Spagnola are featured through January at the Camano Country Club Beach Gallery 1, 1243 Beach Drive, Camano Island. Information:

HONEY I SHRUNK THE ART: Extended through Sunday, Jan. 31, Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park presents the 32nd Annual Small Works show of 40 regional artists. Works include glass, paintings and sculptures. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekdays by appointment; 360-387-2759. 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island. Visit

GREAT NORTHWEST GLASSQUEST: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 12-21, come to Stanwood and Camano Island to search for unique hand-blown glass treasures by world-renowned glass artists, Mark and Marcus Ellinger. Information:

Online offerings

AQUARIUM QUICK DIPS: 10 a.m. every Wednesday, join aquarist Mark Olson and Padilla Bay educator Madi McKay for short, virtual aquarium tours featuring various animals. Registration:

CREATE A RAIN GARDEN: Washington Stormwater Center and Washington State University Extension offer online instruction to homeowners in ways to manage excess water on their property. Learn how to build a rain garden. Information:

PLANT SALE: Order ahead online for the Snohomish Conservation District Annual Plant Sale. Pick-up will be at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe on Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 27-28. Information: or 425-335-5634

WSU GROWING GROCERIES SERIES: Through May 19, WSU offers an online Growing Groceries education series, designed to teach how to grow your food. Information:

MASTER GARDENER SPEAKER SERIES: Through April 9, the Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation offers virtual presentations on sustainable gardening. Cost is $20 per session or $85 for the eight-part series. Information: or 425-357-6010

WHIDBEY GARDENING WORKSHOP: Registration is open for the Whidbey Gardening Workshop, to be held March 6-7, featuring a combination of online and in-person activities. Information:

NATIVE PLANTS FOR PROBLEM SPOTS: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, Sara Rocero, birder, wildlife habitat creator and native plant guru with the Snohomish Conservation District, will offer a virtual presentation on how to use native plants to your advantage and create wildlife habitat on your property. Information: or 360-387-2236

SVC FACULTY PRESENTATION: 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, Farhana Loonat, Ph.D., Skagit Valley College Department Chair for Political Science, Philosophy, International Studies, Anthropology and Social Science, will present her paper, “The ‘Diversity, Equity, Inclusion’ Illusion in White Supremacist Institutions of Higher Education: Delivering Equity and Inclusion for Women Faculty of Color” via Zoom. Link:   

TIPS FROM A FORMER FASHION DESIGNER: 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, Patricia Townsend, former fashion designer and current associate professor and natural resources extension specialist at WSU, provides tips on how to revamp your wardrobe on a budget, and discusses how our shopping decisions can decrease our environmental footprint. Information:

GARDENING WEBINAR: 11 am, Saturday Jan. 23 learn how to create your own terrarium during a virtual class offered by Christianson’s Nursery. Registration:

VIRTUAL COUNTRY LIVING EXPO: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 29-31, the Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool will feature 10 new online workshops and mainstay topics in 70 classes. Adult registration is $55, and the sponsored student rate is $10. Registration includes up to 12 classes (four per day). Information:

SOUND WATER UNIVERSITY: Registration is now open for the Virtual Sound Water University 2021 live event on Saturday, Feb. 6. Also register for a wide variety of classes, including climate change, birds, whales and coastal geology, to explore at your leisure. Information:

SNO-ISLE LIBRARIES EVENTS: The library now offers the Your Next Job program with the Seattle Public Library and the King County Library System for those looking for a job or career change. The library also offers IT training programs, laptops, Wi-Fi hotspots, online events, book groups, lectures and Trivia Night. Information:


Nonprofit agencies and organizations can post events directly to the 360 Calendar at or email to to be published in 360 Calendar each Tuesday. 360-629-2155.

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