Fourth of July events

Here are local activities planned for Fourth of July weekend. Unless otherwise noted, events are planned for Saturday.


Frontier Days Fourth of July, 7 to 11 a.m. pancake breakfast, $5; 8 to 9 a.m. registration, 10:30 a.m. start for Pedal, Paddle, Puff Triathalon, Haller Park, 1100 West Ave., 360-403-3448; Kiwanis silent auction part one, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., part two from 10 to 11 a.m., live auction noon, Haller Park; kiddies’ parade, 5 p.m., register and line up at Frontier Bank, 525 N. Olympic Ave., 360-403-3600; grand parade follows kiddie parade on Olympic Avenue; fireworks, seating at Boys &Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE.


Patriot Dance, 7 to 10 p.m. July 3, Park at Bothell Landing, 10001 Woodinville Drive; free, 425-486-7430, Children’s parade, 11:15 a.m., 103rd and Main Street, participants (up to age 12) bring decorated wagons, strollers or bicycles; parents accompany children or arrange to meet at end, 425-486-7430, free,

Camano Island

Fourth ceremony, 3 p.m., Freedom Park, west of the Chamber of Commerce, 578 SW Camano Drive, Camano Island. Choir, invocation, colors, speeches, patriotic sing along.


Hometown parade, noon line-up at the community center, 1 p.m. start, proceed down Darrington Street toward Mountain Loop Highway, end at Old School Park on Alvord Street where there will be hot dogs, pop, ice cream; fireworks at dusk at high school football field, 1085 Fir St., free; 360-436-1131.


An Edmonds Kind of Fourth, Children’s parade, 11:30 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and Howell, grand parade, noon, at Sixth and Main streets; City Park activities begin 2 p.m., entertainment, 500 Third Ave. S.; fireworks at Edmonds Civic Stadium, 310 Sixth Ave. N. 425-776-6711;

Everett today

Colors of Freedom, Naval Station Everett. Open house 2 to 7 p.m., ship tours, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday; 2000 W. Marine View Drive; flyovers at 5:30 (EA6B and FA-18E) and 6:30 p.m. (Arlington Blackjacks Formation Flying Squadron). The day includes a ship training simulator, military demonstrations, a classic car show, music, food to buy. Limited parking is available on base; use of Everett Transit strongly encouraged. For ship tours, cameras are allowed and closed-toe shoes must be worn.

Everett Saturday

Pancake breakfast, Everett: 8 to 11 a.m., Flying Pig, 2929 Colby Ave., $7.95; 425-339-1393.

Comcast Community Ice Rink, Fire on Ice, Everett: Noon to 2 p.m., 2000 Hewitt Ave., $4 includes skate rental; 425-322-2600;

Colors of Freedom celebration parade, 11 a.m., Colby and Wetmore avenues between Wall and 26th streets; 1 to 11 p.m. family activities at Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., music, bouncy houses, face painting; Port Gardner Bay fireworks at approximately 10:20 p.m. 425-257-8700;

Star-Spangled celebration, Everett: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St.; one free admission for every paid admission of $7 for those over age 1; decorate jar seals with patriotic writing to put near life-size Liberty Bell, sign a replica Declaration of Independence; 425-258-1006;

Fun in the Sun Street Fair, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., post-parade picnic area and children’s entertainment, First Baptist Church of Everett, 1616 Pacific Ave.; free; 425-259-9166; www.

AquaSox baseball and fireworks, 7:05 p.m., Everett Memorial Stadium, 3900 Broadway, 425-258-3673;


Star-Spangled Celebration, Family events, 7 to 10:35 p.m., Lynnwood Athletic Complex, 3001 184th St. SW; 5:30 p.m. costume parade and 10:15 p.m. fireworks; free; 425-670-5732;


Old-Fashioned Independence Day Parade and Ice Cream Social, parade at 11 a.m. at Josephine Sunset Home, 9901 272nd Place NW, proceeds down 99th Ave NW, turns right at 270th St. NW for one block and turns north on 102nd Ave NW to the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave NW, where there will be ice cream and strawberries and presentations of awards. Decorated vehicles, floats, marchers, musicians and animals are welcome. Children are encouraged to participate with costumes celebrating Independence Day. The D. O. Pearson House and Stanwood Camano History Museum will be open until 2 p.m. at 27112 102nd Ave. NW.

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