Upcoming events for families in Snohomish County and nearby

The Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftan tall ships: The ships will be docked and available for tours Aug. 17 (www.historicalseaport.org/public-tours-sails/sailing-schedule/everett) at the Port of Everett, 1726 W. Marine View Drive, and Aug. 19-21 (www.historicalseaport.org/public-tours-sails/sailing-schedule/edmonds) at the Port of Edmonds, 336 Admiral Way, I and J docks.

Everett Children’s Concert Series: Free outdoor shows, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through Aug. 17, Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 Silver Lake Road; www.everettwa.gov/808. Caspar Babypants performs the final summer show on Aug. 17.

Forest Park Animal Farm: The farm is open for the season, just off Mukilteo Boulevard in Everett. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Aug. 20. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Learn more at everettwa.gov/773/Animal-Farm.

Summer Beach Days: Learn more about the creatures on your beaches. The Washington State University Extension Snohomish County Beach Watchers plan to offer free low tide exploration events this summer at Kayak Point County Park, 15711 Marine Drive NE, Stanwood; Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo; and Olympic Beach, 200 Admiral Way, Edmonds. More at www.facebook.com/snohomishbeachwatchers. At Olympic, look at low tide creatures from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19. In Mukilteo, Beach Watchers will be there from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 20, and 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Aug. 21. At Kayak Point, the WSU Beach Watchers will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 22.

The Evergreen State Fair: Aug. 24 through Sept. 3, just off U.S. 2 at 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. More information at www.evergreenfair.org. Agriculture displays, carnival rides, concerts, contests, crazy animal races, fair food, horses, lumberjack shows, fireworks, pony rides, rodeo, petting zoo, speedway. And much, much more.

Imagine Children’s Museum: Located at 1502 Wall St., Everett. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Each third Friday of the month are free admission nights. Play indoors from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at no cost. More at imaginecm.org or 425-258-1006. For holders of Electronic Benefits Transfer cards, the museum admits four people for $3 each per card per visit.

Western Heritage Center: 14405 179th Ave. SE, Building 611 on the fairgrounds, Monroe. Explore one of the most comprehensive museums of mining, logging, agriculture and early life in the Pacific Northwest. More at www.westernheritagecenter.org.

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050. Go to www.schack.org to learn about classes for kids and teens.

Outback Kangaroo Farm: 10030 Highway 530, east of Arlington. Take a tour of the farm to see kangaroos, alpacas, flying squirrels, peacocks, wallaroos and more. More at www.outbackkangaroofarm.com.

The Reptile Zoo: 22715 U.S. 2, east of Monroe. Get hands-on with lizards, snakes, an albino alligator and other reptiles. More information at www.thereptilezoo.org.

Canopy Tours Northwest Zipline Adventures: Learn more about this zipline outing through the woods on Camano Island by visiting canopytoursnw.com. Or call 360-387-5807.

Hibulb Cultural Center: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; noon to 5 p.m. weekends. Free first Thursdays until 8 p.m.; 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. Vibrant Beauty: Colors of Our Collection is displayed until fall. The exhibit allows visitors to explore how color has influenced Coast Salish people and how it is used today.

Paine Field: The Snohomish County Airport is home to several aviation attractions, including the Flying Heritage &Combat Armor Museum, Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour, Historic Flight Foundation and the Museum of Flight Restoration Center. Find information at www.painefield.com/9/Visiting.

Museum of Pop Culture: The museum (formerly EMP) at the Seattle Center, 325 Fifth Ave. N., has current exhibits about science fiction and fantasy, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Star Trek, indie games, the Seattle Seahawks, horror films and more. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Sept. 5. More at www.mopop.org. Featured is the new Jim Henson Exhibition — Imagination Unlimited.

Burke Museum: The museum is at the corner of NE 45th Street and 17th Avenue NE in Seattle. Great exhibits about natural history and culture. More at www.burkemuseum.org.

Pacific Science Center: See the Terracotta Warriors from China through Sept. 4. The center is at 200 Second Ave. N. More information about these artifacts from China is at www.pacificsciencecenter.org/terracotta-warriors.

Woodland Park Zoo: Seattle’s zoo, at 5500 Phinney Ave. N., is busy this summer. For information, go to www.zoo.org. The butterfly garden is back. Through Sept. 4, see 500 free-flying butterflies representing 15 species native to North America.

Seattle Aquarium: At 1483 Alaskan Way, the aquarium is a good place to take kids during long summer days. More information is available at www.seattleaquarium.org.

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