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Crow camp at UW Bothell

A new camp, “Crows: Cause and Effect,” for fourth and fifth graders focuses on the campus crows at University of Washington Bothell.

The camp from Aug. 5 to 9 is sponsored by the Pacific Science Center and will investigate the intelligence, quirks and mystery of crows through a scientific and artistic perspective.

More info: Register at or call 206-960-3851

New fire truck rolling into Everett

The Everett Fire Department wants people to join fire personnel for the “rolling-in ceremony” of its new ladder truck at 6:30 p.m. today at Fire Station 1 — 3619 Rucker Ave. Open house attendees can check out the new ladder and meet fire staff.

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Rock and gem fundraiser

The semi-annual Rockhound Estate collection sale, a fundraising event for the Everett Rock and Gem Club, is Aug. 3, starting at 10 a.m.

The sale event will have agates, crystals, minerals, fossils, obsidian, petrified wood, lapidary equipment, and yard and garden rocks.

The event at 2624 Rockefeller Ave. is open to the public.

More info: 425-232-0809

Forest talk at the pub

“Buried and Submerged Forests of the Pacific Northwest” is the topic of the Pub Night Talk at McMenamins, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Haynes’ Hall, McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

Patrick Pringle, instructor emeritus of Earth Sciences, Centralia College, conducts a snapshot tour of locations in the Northwest where forests have been submerged or buried by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides. Analysis of tree “time capsules” provides information about regional geology and climate history.

Pub Night Talks, a lecture series sponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins, are held the last Tuesday evening of each month, except December. Topics range from butterflies to black holes and are presented by university and community experts. Talks are followed by a Q&A.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Free. All ages welcome. Seating is first come.

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Arlington roundabout discussion

An open house to discuss preliminary designs for the upcoming 204th St. NE and 77th Ave. NE roundabout project is set for today from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Arlington City Council Chambers, 110 E 3rd St.

Community members can ask questions, review designs and discuss the potential impact of the project. The City of Arlington Public Works staff, the city’s consultant and Perteet Engineering will be on hand.

The project will be constructed in 2020.

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