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“Arlington’s Ultimate Guitar Hero”: Nine-week competition involving Xbox 360 Guitar Hero, The Variety House, 328 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 5, $15 entry for nine-week session for ages 8 to 15, 6 p.m. to closing Thursdays starting Sept. 6, for ages 16 and older, $30 entry for nine-week session. Cash prize will be awarded to winner of each age division; Adam, 360-435-7846.

Skagit and north

San Juan Historical Museum: 405 Price St., Friday Harbor; 360-378-3949, 1 p.m. Saturday lecture series, ongoing.

Seattle and beyond

Barnes &Noble events: 18025 Garden Way NE, Woodinville; 425-398-1990. Story times, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Northwest Railway Museum: Depot at 38625 SE King St., Snoqualmie; 425-888-3030, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays. Ongoing: 1890s depot with exhibits and bookstore.

Pacific Science Center: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, closed Mondays. $11, $9.50 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 6 to 12, $6 ages 3 to 5, free under age 3. $5 laser light shows Thursdays; $7.50 laser light shows Fridays and Saturdays. Events included with admission unless otherwise noted.

Soundbridge: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-336-6600; $7, $5 kids. Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center has exhibits, classes and chances to meet musicians. Costs vary; reservations required. Daily musical storytelling for ages 3 to 9, free with Soundbridge admission; registration required for groups of four or more, limit is 30 children plus their escorts.

The Children’s Museum: Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: $7.50, $6.50 over age 55, $6 groups of 10 or more; 206-441-1768, Story time, 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and “Reading for Success” 11:30 a.m. second Mondays.

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