Create a sandcastle and compete from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 on Jetty Island. Builders of all skills are encouraged to bring their own buckets and shaping tools. Some shovels will be available to borrow.
More info: Reserve a spot on the Jetty Island ferry at 425-257-8304.
Scientist and author Jim Walker will talk about “The Incredible Lives of Dragonflies and Damselflies” at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.
Reservations are required. Cost is $5 for Adopt A Stream Foundation members, $7 for non-members.
More info: www.stream keeper.org; 425-316-8592
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.The library is at 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.
More info: www.sno-isle.org
Stanwood-Camano Community Fair
Youth agriculture exhibits and competitions, live entertainment, carnival food and more, Aug. 2, 3 and 4, Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway.
More info: www.stanwood camanofair.org
Darrington Street Fair
Art, music, dunk the mayor, activities for kids, vendors and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3 on Darrington Street and around town.
More info: www.discoverdarrington.com
Edmonds jazz concerts
Musicians from the Edmonds School District will perform Sea Jazz summer concerts every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and every Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. through Sept. 1 in the plaza behind Anthony’s HomePort in Edmonds. The address is 456 Admiral Way.
More info: www.portofedmonds.org/news/edmonds-events
Storytime at the animal farm at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., in Everett is from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday. For children ages 2-5 years old. Free.
More info: 425-257-8030
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Camano Island car show, 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. Admission is free.
More info: 360-387-0222; camanocenter.org
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 www.reunionswithclass.com by searching LHS Class of 1979 Reunion.
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