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Heroes run

Snohomish is one location for this year’s 12th annual national 9/11 Heroes Run, hosted by the Travis Manion Foundation, one of the country’s largest nonprofit veteran organizations.

The race will be in 90 other cities, as well.

Run, walk or ruck during the 5K, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Willis D. Tucker Community Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive.

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Heritage parade

Mill Creek will host a Hispanic and Latino Heritage Parade on Saturday afternoon.

Music begins at 12:30 p.m. at the Forum in the Mill Creek Town Center. The Baile Folklore Colibri group will perform traditional and contemporary dances from Mexico. A parade will follow at 2 p.m., from the L.A. Fitness parking lot, 15024 Main St., to City Hall, 15728 Main St.

Stay after for a festival with food, music and entertainment at 4 p.m. at the Gold Creek Community Church, 4326 148th St. SE.

Join Sept. 11 remembrance

Join Marysville firefighters 18 years after Sept. 11, 2001, to remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives, including 343 firefighters and 72 law enforcement officers.

The Marysville Fire District also will honor Lt. Jeff Thornton, who died the same day after a fight with cancer.

The city hosts this event each year. Mayor Jon Nehring is scheduled to speak, and the fire district’s honor guard will lead the ceremony, starting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the Police and Firefighter Memorial outside of the Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St.

More info: 360-363-8507

Touch a Truck

Join the city of Marysville for Touch a Truck, where children can marvel at some of the city’s big rigs, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14 at Asbery Field, 1605 Seventh St. NE. There will be horns and sirens during the first two hours.

Kids will be able to sit in the driver’s seat, honk horns and kick the tires of dump trucks, vactor trucks, police vehicles, street sweepers, fire engines and garbage trucks.

Other activities also will be available.

Kiwanis will be selling snacks. Admission is free.

More info: Call 360-363-8400 or email

A ride through the park

The Snohomish Motorcycle Club is planning a ride to several Snohomish County parks, starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 14.

The official route begins at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, at 14405 179th Ave. SE.

Everyone will receive a passport with park locations, and receive a stamp at each stop. Meet at Willis D. Tucker Community Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, by 3 p.m. for food trucks, live music and a raffle drawing. Each passport stamp counts as one chance to win.

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