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Burn ban

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal has announced an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County starting at 8 a.m. Monday. The cities of Arlington, Brier, Darrington Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Gold Bar, Index, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Monroe, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Stanwood and Sultan also are participating. The ban will be in effect until further notice and prohibits all outdoor burning, except for recreational fires.

More info: Outdoor Burning Information Hotline: 425-388-3508

EVENTS

Police station open house

The Edmonds Police Department is having an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 25 at the station at 250 Fifth Ave. N.

The free event includes K-9 demonstrations, tours of the police department, a children’s coloring contest and ice cream. There will be fire/rescue teams and vehicles.

More info: www.edmondspolicefoundation.org

Animal stories

Storytime at the animal farm at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., in Everett is from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Listen to stories and wander with your waddler around the farm at Forest Park. For children ages 2-5 years old. Free.

More info: 425-257-8030

Nature station

Learn how to identify native plants and wildlife before you take a hike from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, July 14 through Sept. 1 at Wallace Falls State Park, 14503 Wallace Lake Road, Gold Bar. Meet at Small Falls (along the Woody Trail).

Free for all ages. A Discover Pass is required for day-use vehicle parking, except on Aug. 25, which is a State Parks’ free day in celebration of the National Park Service’s birthday.

More info: 425-455-7010; adamas.weitzenfeld@parks.wa.gov

SAVE THE DATES

Night out

National Night Out is from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 6. Come to the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island, for an annual community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.

More info: 360-367-0222

End Alzheimer’s

Snohomish County Walk to End Alzheimer’s is to be held Sept. 7 at Boxcar Park, 1200 Millwright Loop E., Everett.

Times are: 9 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. opening ceremony; and 10:30 a.m. walk begins.

Last year, this event raised $136,578 to fight Alzheimer’s disease and provide care and support programs for local families. Participants honor their loved ones and those in our community who’ve been impacted by Alzheimer’s during a Promise Garden Ceremony, followed by a 2-mile walk. This is a family and pet friendly event, and the walk route is fully accessible.

It is free to attend. Those who donate or raise $100 or more will receive a “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” T-shirt.

More info: Register at alz.org/walk or 800-272-3900

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