Kids: Build a puppet
Kids are invited to build a simple mechanical puppet that can curl, twist, shake or shimmy at a “Kids Explore” event, 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW.
More info: 360-629-3132
Marine mammal talk
Troy Schlines, a volunteer veterinary consultant for SnoKing Marine Mammal group, an animal rescue organization, speaks on “Marine Mammals of the Salish Sea,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Spruce Hall at Forest Park, 820 E Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. The event is free and presented by the North Sound Sea Kayaking Association.
More info: tinyurl.com/yahcuyls
Starlight Beach Walk
The Edmonds Starlight Beach Walk is set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday. The free event with the WSU Beach Watchers starts at Olympic Beach Visitor Station, 200 Admiral Way, Edmonds. Hot beverages will be provided. People should bundle up in layers of warm clothes and bring rain gear and a flashlight. Sturdy footwear is recommended. The event is family friendly and offers people a chance to learn about marine life at night.
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Outdoor Adventures: Paddle Pilgrim talk
Professor and pastor Dave Ellingson plans to talk about his adventures on the Mississippi River during the next installment of the Outdoor Adventure Speaker Series at the Marysville Opera House. The event is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday and the cost is $5 at the door. The opera house is at 1225 Third St. The speaker series takes place on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Ellingson will share tales and photographs from his trip along the Mississippi, also chronicled in his book “Paddle Pilgrim: An Adventure of Spirit and Learning Kayaking the Mississippi River.”
More info: 360-363-8400
The rise of the “Radical Right”
Seattle freelance journalist and author David Neiwert and Everett Daily Herald local news editor Scott North discuss the radical right and its toxic effects on communities in a free event, 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave.
More info: 425-257-7640, epls.org
Kindergarten registration opens
Paper copies of kindergarten registration materials are available at Everett School District elementary schools starting Wednesday. The forms also are available online.
Free, full-day kindergarten is available at all district elementary schools for 2018-19.
Registration opens March 5. Parents must bring the completed registration forms, as well as the child’s birth certificate or passport documentation, proof of residency and a certificate of immunization with the child’s health history.
More info: everettsd.org