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Fair continues

The Evergreen State Fair in Monroe continues this week through Labor Day. Doors are open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. The fairgrounds are at 14405 179th Ave. SE.

Tickets are $14 for adults, and $10 for military, children ages 6 to 12 and adults 62 to 89. Kids under 5 and adults 90-plus get in free. Admission deals are available on certain days.

Attractions include carnival rides, food, petting zoos, contests, art displays, monster trucks and live music.

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Military appreciation

The Lake Stevens community is preparing to thank veterans with Military Appreciation Day events at Lundeen Park from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

This celebration at 10020 Lundeen Parkway is sponsored by local businesses and organizations. It’s aimed at reaching active duty military personnel, reservists, National Guard and veterans from all branches of the armed services.

During the day, military personnel and their families have opportunities to enjoy free food, concerts and games, kid’s activities and giveaways. Veterans and active duty military families will receive an all-access pass for free. The event is open to other members of the public with the purchase of a $15 activity punch card.

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Genealogy class

The Sno-Isle Genealogy Society offers a free one-hour class every first Saturday of the month. The next is 10 a.m. Sept. 7, at the Sno-Isle Genealogy Research Library in Heritage Park, 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood.

Attendees learn how to research family history and get tips on keeping all the information organized.

More info: 425-775-6267

Sculpture wonderland

The next open house at Cloudstone Sculpture Park & Gallery is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The private sculpture park on Whidbey Island sits on 20 acres with more than 450 pieces of art by Hank Nelson. The park includes monumental 12-ton Dakota mahogany granite monoliths and 20-foot steel structures. A gallery showcases stone carvings, marbles and bronzes.

Cloudstone is open to the public only twice a year, in late April and late August. At other times tours are available by appointment.

The park is at 5056 Cloudstone Lane in Freeland. Cost is $10.

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Jetty Island

If you have plans to visit Jetty Island, get going.

Jetty Island is open through Sept. 2 with programs, camps and special events.

Ferries run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays, at 10th Street and W. Marine View Drive, Everett. Parking is $3, with a ferry suggested donation of $2 for adults, $1 for kids.

More info: 425-257-8304;

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