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Moonwalk

Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday.

At 1 p.m., Mukilteo historian Steve Bertrand will talk about the personal dramas and virtuoso technical feats that made the landing possible. At there will be a screening of the 2019 documentary film “Apollo 11.” Virtual reality tours of Apollo 11, the International Space Station and a mission to Mars will be available on a first-come basis.

In Edmonds, a ceremony in honor of the anniversary is 9 a.m. Saturday at the Public Safety Complex, Fifth Avenue North and Bell Street. It will be held in the north parking lot at Neil Armstrong Plaza, which was dedicated July 4, 1976.

Guests include speakers and the color guard of Edmonds VFW Post 8870. People in attendance can share their memories of the moon landing.

Beer and fossils

FossilEra, an online warehouse, is partnering with Dreadnought Brewery for Bones & Brews for a three-day family-friendly event. The taproom will offer a special small-batch brew and FossilEra will have thousands of minerals, crystals and fossils, many priced for less than $10. Kids can dig in a fossil pit and stand behind dinosaur cutouts for photos.

The free event is noon to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 16722 146th St. SE, near Lake Tye in Monroe.

More info: www.fossilera.com

Block party

Edmonds Lutheran Church is having a block party from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

The party will feature the Reptile Man from the Monroe Reptile Zoo, Hawaiian dancers, live music, games, hot dogs, popcorn and more.

The event is free. The church is at 23525 84th Ave. W. in Edmonds.

More info: 425-744-8090

Porsche parking lot party

The Northwest Porsche Club will meet in the parking lot of the Marysville Hobby Lobby, 2323 172nd St NE, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday before starting a tour to Mt. Baker at 9. This event is for Porsche owners across the Puget Sound. Admirers welcome.

More info: jmbranthoover @comcast.net

Free clothing

Everybody’s Closet opens this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 4306 132nd St. SE, in Mill Creek.

This event, sponsored by members of the Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, the Senior Center Foundation and Advent Lutheran Church, offers free clothing to all members of the community in a party-like setting. All are welcome.

HEADS UP

The intersection of Rucker and Everett avenues will be closed through July 26 for crews to replace a water line. Rucker south of the intersection is also closed for a renewal project along the street.

More info: Kathleen Baxter, public works public information and education officer, at 425-512-3747

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