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Monroe bridge replacement meeting

Snohomish County Public Works is holding a meeting to gather early input and share information on the Richardson Creek Bridge replacement project. The county will present two construction proposals for the bridge on Woods Creek Road east of Monroe. The project is scheduled to occur in 2021.

The open house will be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m Oct. 9 at Salem Woods Elementary, 12802 Wagner Road, Monroe.

More info: www.snohomish countywa.gov/4102

Movies with meaning

“Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook” will be shown in the Everett Meaningful Movies series 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave. “Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook,” an award-winning documentary narrated by Jeffrey Wright, examines how since 2008, right-wing groups have worked with certain states to make it harder to vote, particularly for minorities and youth.

History lesson

“Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion,” a Humanities Washington program, 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 19, Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W.

Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of the first site of the Japanese American exclusion in a human, historical account of this national tragedy. Are there parallels to what’s happening in America now?

More info: 425-776-8722, ext. 3331

Astronomy Day at the library

Planetary geologist Melissa Rice will report on the past, present and future of Mars exploration. The talk is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. This Astronomy Day event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is co-sponsored with the Everett Astronomical Society.

Tide explainer

Jack Hartt will explain the complex world of tides at 2 p.m. Sunday, in the Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

Hartt worked for Washington State Parks for 40 years. He spent 14 years at Deception Pass State Park, where he managed more than 15 miles of Puget Sound shoreline, including 10 islands.

Hartt will focus on the physical factors that create the tides and currents that are an integral part of our lives on Whidbey Island, Port Gardner Bay, the Salish Sea and the entire planet.

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City Hall

Through Dec. 31, Mukilteo City Hall, 11930 Cyrus Way, will continue to be closed during the lunch hour, noon to 1 p.m. The lunchtime closure is necessitated by staffing limitations due, in part, to a recent staff vacancy. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.) Monday through Thursday; and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.) Friday.

Public hours at other city buildings, including Rosehill Community Center and the Mukilteo Police Station, remain unchanged.

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