Fourth of July is just the start of weekend fun

Fourth of July: Events are planned all over to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday on Friday. Check out our list here. And for some of our favorite family-friendly events, check this list.

Jetty Island: The ferry to the island off of the Everett waterfront starts running on Saturday and continues daily through Sept. 1. Get all the details here.

Aquasox: The frogs are in town on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Check out the schedule and get tickets here.

Animals: The animal farm at Forest Park in Everett is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entrance is free, but donations welcome.

Head north: A ton of fun is planned at Cama Beach and Camano Island state parks on Friday.

  • Kids can build and decorate their own wooden toy boats at the Center for Wooden Boats at Cama Beach State Park from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
  • From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. that same day kids and adults can make handmade items. Meet at the driveway north of the Cama Beach Story.
  • At 3 p.m. a singer/songwriter duo will perform their folk music at Cama Beach.
  • The author of the new book “Exploring Camano Island: A History and Guide” will speak at 7 p.m. at Camano Island State Park.
  • A bus will be running between Cama Beach and Camano Island State Park that day

Get more info here, as well as ideas for events at other state parks.

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