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EVENTS

Climate action talk

The Zonta Club of Everett will host Sara Papanikolaou — a member of the Snohomish County Climate Alliance and co-founder of 350 Eastside — to talk about the effects of climate change and what can be done about it, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Citrine Health, 2940 West Marine View Drive in Everett.

Lunch is free with reservation to hengist2001@hotmail.com. The Zonta Club is an international organization dedicated to empowering women since its founding in 1929.

More info: zontaeverett.org.

Tax workshop

The Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners, 12:30-3 p.m. Thursday at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbor Point Blvd.

Learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees may earn two continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

More info: 425-984-6400, or go online to register on Revenue’s education page.

Edmonds Art Walk

The Edmonds Art Walk is free from 5 to 8 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. Enjoy all types of art including fine art, music, dance, theater, performance art, culinary art and the written word. It’s held rain or shine in downtown Edmonds.

PARK(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day is an international event that encourages us to rethink our use of public space by turning parking spots into people spots for a day. Everett’s event will start at 6 p.m. Thursday to coincide with Everett’s Art Walk. It continues until 9 p.m. Friday.

To sign up for PARK(ing) Day, go to the Downtown Everett Association’s Facebook page, where there’s a Google document to fill out.

Community Narcan training

Learn how to administer Narcan, a drug that can reverse an opioid overdose, at a free event at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Verdant Community Wellness Center, 4710 196th Street SW, Lynnwood.

Amy Hill, of Snohomish County Human Services, will lead the training. Space is limited.

More info: Reserve a spot at 425-582-8600, or wellness center@verdanthealth.org.

HEADS UP

Everett road closure

Remember that West Marine View Drive is expected to close between 13th and 18th streets from Tuesday until Sept. 26.

Crews will be installing the new pedestrian bridge from Grand Avenue Park to the waterfront. A map of the planned closure and detours can be found on the city’s website.

According to the city, “Placement of the bridge is completely dependent on Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway’s (BNSF) approval of a train-free window. BNSF makes their decisions based on the needs of their freight network, and the timing of the window is subject to change depending on the railroad’s needs.”

The bridge isn’t expected to open until 2020.

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