Front Porch: Ribbon-cutting at Japanese Gulch

Japanese Gulch ribbon-cutting

A ribbon-cutting, work party and tours of Mukilteo’s Japanese Gulch are planned for Saturday. The ribbon-cutting is scheduled at 9 a.m. and the work party will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will lead tours of the park at 4405 76th St. SW. The ribbon-cutting marks the effort to preserve the 140-acre area, which has historic ties to where 150 Japanese immigrants lived in the early 20th century.

Airplanes on Dad’s day: The Flying Heritage Collection is putting on a special Father’s Day Fly Day. Father and son pilots will fly two of FHC’s most popular warbirds, the only flying Focke-Wulf Fw 190 “Butcher Bird” in the world and the venerable North American P-51D Mustang. There will be a flying demonstration. The event is free, and dads who attend can enter a raffle to win a free private flight.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field, 3407 109th St. SW, Everett.

Concert series: The Snohomish Artist Guild will host the second Monroe Lake Tye Summer Concert Series beginning on July 17. All shows are held on Lake Tye Park’s stage and begin at 7 p.m on Thursday. The concerts are free.

The guild suggests concert-goers bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the nights of music. There will be four shows in the series. Pianist and composer Scott Cassu is set to perform July 17. The Strangetones, a band whose sound is a concoction of blues and vintage R&B, will perform July 24. Beatles cover band Creme Tangerine will take the stage July 31. Country singer Jessica Lynne will close the series Aug. 7.

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