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Get ready for spring at Molbak's

   Join Molbak's AIFD designers Marie Vander Molen and Susan Staple as they create fresh spring floral arrangements Mar. 15 at 7 p.m. The Tooling Up for Spring seminar, Mar. 16 at 9 a.m., will teach how to properly select, use, and create your tools. The habits of moles and how to control them will be addressed Mar. 22 at 7 p.m. And lush-lawn expert Ciscoe Morris will present a seminar Mar. 23 at 9 a.m. covering lawn care, planting, and renovation. Molbak's is located at 13625 N.E. 175th in Woodinville. Call 483-5000 for information.

Free 'kind words'

   Kind Words is a free phone service offering upbeat messages 24 hours a day. The 3-minute message features stories of kind acts, wry observations, and bits of humor. Call 464-4787.

Volunteers walk for Heart Month

   American Heart Association volunteers will walk door to door for the Heart Fund Drive from March 918. Pam Jessup, Woodinville resident, will serve as the area chairperson. For information, call 632-6881.

YMCA Health Fair returns

   The Northshore YMCA presents their annual Mini-Health Fair March 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. The fair will offer body composition and estimated body fat percentages, blood pressure checks, heart rate, cholesterol screening, massage, workout, and Heart Association information. Call 485-9797.

Family MS workshop

   A free workshop for parents and kids living with multiple sclerosis is set Mar. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a separate group time for parents and kids to explore issues with peers. Pre-registration is required. Call 461-6914.

Gerbil care

   A Humane Society small mammal workshop will be held March 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $5 per person. Pre-registration is required. Call 641-0080.

Craft and bake sale in Maltby

   The Starving Housewives' Spring Fling Craft Show and Maltby Elementary Bake Sale will be held March 14-16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Maltby Community Club, 8711 206th. Admission is free. Easter eggs for the kids.

Horse clinic set

   A two day Parelli Natural Horse-Man-Ship clinic will be held Mar. 23-24 at the Dayville Ranch in Snohomish. Instructor Lee Cooper Smith will teach partnership with the horse, based on comfort and respect. Call 624-2889.

Women's health exams

   The YWCA is offering free women's health exams with mammogram and pap tests for women over 40 years of age who do not have healthcare insurance. For more information, or to sign up for a free exam, call Anne Herbert at 461-4454.