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Give a hoot

Learn to hoot for barred owls, test hooting skills and watch the movie “Hoot” at 7 p.m. July 25 at Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

Admission to the Adopt A Stream Foundation event is $3; advance registration required by calling 425-316-8592. Geared for fourth grade students to adults.

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Flower power

The Edmonds in Bloom garden tour is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21. The self-guided tour has six private gardens. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 on the day of the tour.

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Mind your business

“Growing Your Business From 1-30 Employees” is a free program at the Mukilteo Library, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 3.

It’s presented by Kim Causey, vice president for Creative Solution Finders, a business development company. The library is at 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.

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Evening storytime

Come dressed in your pajamas for a cozy evening of storytime and soothing music at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., 7-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. This free event is for the whole family and will continue for six weeks throughout the summer. Kids are welcome to attend in their pajamas and with a blanket or stuffed animal.

More info: Email; 425-257-8030


Mark July 20 on your calendar as the Everett Public Library celebrates “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing in 1969.

At 1 p.m., Mukilteo historian Steve Bertrand will talk about the personal dramas and virtuoso technical feats that made the landing possible. At 2 p.m. there will be a screening of the 2019 documentary film “Apollo 11.”

Patrons may explore space using the library’s virtual reality kits on loan from the Washington State Library. Virtual reality tours of Apollo 11, the International Space Station and a mission to Mars will be available on a first-come basis.

The library is at 2702 Hoyt Ave. in Everett.

More info:; 425-257-8000

Camano Island car show and outdoor market

Registration is open for the 28th annual Collectors Car Show and Outdoor Market on Camano Island. The event is from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road. Raffle prizes, entertainment, food and beer garden. Admission is free.

More info: 360-387-0222;

Reunite and celebrate

Join Lynnwood High School’s class of 1979 in reconnecting Aug. 10 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood, 20610 44th Ave W. The casual event, from 6:30-11:30 p.m., is for anyone with a connection to the class of ‘79, as well as their spouses. The deadline to buy tickets is Aug. 6. Tickets may be purchased through by searching LHS Class of 1979 Reunion.

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