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Ballots due today

Tuesday is the deadline to cast a ballot in the Aug. 6 primary election.

There are several options for returning your ballot — by U.S. mail, through a ballot drop box, an accessible voting site or directly to the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office.

Ballots returned through the mail must be postmarked no later than Aug. 6. Postage is not required.

Ballot drop boxes are available 24 hours a day at the county courthouse in downtown Everett, local libraries and other locations until 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Voters also may drop completed ballots at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.

The Auditor’s Office has accessible voting equipment for people with disabilities available at 3000 Rockefeller Ave. in Everett from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Accessible voting equipment will also be available during the same hours at the Lynnwood Sno-Isle Library at 19200 44th Ave.

More info: www.snoco.org/elections or elections@snoco.org

A walk through history

Historian Jack O’Donnell will lead a walking tour of downtown Everett, and discuss how the city has gone through changes with various booms, for the Historic Everett Downtown Tour at 10 a.m. Saturday . Meet at Village Theatre Plaza, 2710 Wetmore Ave.

The cost is $5 for members of Historic Everett, $10 for the public.

More info: www.historic everett.org

SAVE THE DATE

Free park-ing

Visit Washington state parks without an entrance fee on Aug. 25, National Park Service’s birthday.

More info: www.discover pass.wa.gov

EVENTS

Silvana reunion

An all-classmates reunion and potluck for students who once attended Silvana School is set for noon Aug. 8 at Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Silvana. The grade school was shuttered more than a half century ago, but there have been occasional reunions among the former students.

More info: 360-652-7220

Movie in the park

Bring a blanket and grab a seat in front of the giant inflatable screen for Snohomish Movies in the Park, on the lawn of the Boys & Girls Club at 402 Second St. This week’s feature, “The Little Rascals,” begins at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

More info: Wendy Poischbeg at poischbeg@snohomish wa.gov or 360-282-3176

Free hockey lessons

Children ages 4 to 9 are invited to try hockey for free at 2:15 p.m. Saturday at the Angel of the Winds Arena Community Ice Rink, 2000 Hewitt Ave.

All hockey gear will be provided by Youth Hockey Partners of Everett. Arrive an hour early to make sure everything fits correctly. No experience is necessary. Volunteer coaches are set to teach the class.

More info: Register online by searching “Try Hockey for Free” on Facebook

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