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Arlington, Frontier Days Fourth of July: Events are on July 4th at Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., unless noted below; call for details 360-403-3448; www.arlingtonwa.gov.

  • 8 a.m. Pedal, Paddle, Puff Triathlon at Haller Park
  • 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Kiwanis Auctions at Haller Park
  • 10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast at Arlington Heights Fire Department
  • Noon to 4 p.m. “Old Fashioned Fourth” at Legion Park
  • 4:30 p.m. Kids Parade
  • 5 p.m. Grand Parade on Olympic Avenue
  • 7:30 p.m. Rotary Duck Dash at Haller Park
  • 9 p.m. Fireworks at Boys and Girls Club

Bothell: Grand parade starts at noon July 4th; routes head west on Main Street and then north on Bothell-Everett Highway to NE 188th Street. Children’s parade for up to age 12 starts at 11:15 a.m. Parents must accompany children or meet them at end. Start area for both parades is at 103th Avenue and Main Street.

  • Pancake breakfast: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Bothell Downtown Firehouse, 10726 Beardslee Blvd; 425-486-7430; www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

An Edmonds Kind of Fourth: All events on July 4th; free;www.edmondswa.com

  • 5K Fun run/walk, 10 a.m.
  • Children’s parade, 11:30 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and Walnut.
  • Grand parade noon
  • Edmonds firefighters waterball competition, 2:30 p.m., Third Avenue S. and Pine.
  • Evening entertainment and food vendors at 7:30 p.m. at Civic Stadium, Sixth and Bell.
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m. at Civic Stadium, Sixth Avenue and Bell.

Everett, Colors of Freedom celebration: Free events take place July 4th; 425-257-8700; www.ci.everett.wa.us. No parking at Legion Park, so ride free Everett Transit shuttles and buses.

  • Downtown parade is at 11 a.m. on Colby and Wetmore avenues, between Wall and 26th streets; marching bands, clowns, dance and drill teams.
  • Festival is from 1 to 11 p.m. at Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd.; live music, food fair, kids’ activities.
  • Thunder on the Bay Fireworks, 10:20 p.m. Best viewing locations are Grand Avenue Park, 1800 Grand Ave. and Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd. Everett.
  • Fun in the Sun Street Fair: Noon to 3 p.m., live music, car show, pony rides and other children’s entertainment at First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Ave.; 425-259-9166; www.fbc-everett.org.

Everett AquaSox baseball: 7:05 p.m. July 4th, Everett Memorial Stadium, 3900 Broadway; opponent is the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes; post-game fireworks; tickets at www.aquasox.com.

Everett, Passport to the Police: Noon to 4 p.m. July 4th, 3200 Wetmore Ave. Meet detectives, crime scene investigators, robots, K-9 handlers and other officers at the Everett Police open house; search the department to complete a passport and receive a prize; www.everettwa.org.

Everett, Comcast Community Ice Rink, Fire on Ice: 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. July 4th, 2000 Hewitt Ave.; $4 admission includes skate rental; 425-322-2600; www.comcastarenaeverett.com.

Everett, Star-Spangled celebration: Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., open noon to 4 p.m. July 4th. Regular admission is $9 for everyone older than 1; free admission for active military families; patriotic hat-making and other activities; 425-258-1006; www.imaginecm.org.

Everett, Yankee Doodle Dash: 1 mile, 5K and 10K races on July 4th at Everett Family YMCA, 2720 Rockefeller Ave.; register at your local branch or online at www.ymca-snoco.org/ydd.

  • 10K race starts at 8:30 a.m.
  • 5K race starts at 8:45 a.m.
  • 1 mile race starts at 8:50 a.m.
  • Kiddie Doodle Dash at 10 a.m.

Kenmore: Fireworks display: 10 p.m. July 4th, Log Boom Park, NE 175th Street and 61st Avenue NE; free; guests advised to bring blankets and chairs; 425-398-8900; www.cityofkenmore.com.

Seattle, Red, White &Zoo: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 2 and 3 at Woodland Park Zoo, in several animals’ areas; enter at N. 59th and Evanston; N. 50th and Fremont Avenue N., or 55th and Phinney; watch animals eat watermelon and other treats; included with admission of $11.75 or $18.75; parking $5.25; 206-548-2500; www.zoo.org.

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