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Sound Transit schedule changes

Seahawks fans won’t be taking the Sounder train to the game against San Francisco on Sunday.Sound Transit canceled game day service because of the late kickoff time. The 5:20 p.m. start doesn’t allow for enough time for crews to rest before Monday’s commuter service.

Additional bus service will be available Sunday.

More info: www.sound transit.org/schedules

EVENTS

South County Fire open house

Meet your local firefighters at South County Fire’s Neighborhood Night Out at Maplewood Fire Station 16. There will be first aid lessons and fire engine and medic unit tours.

“Learn about emergency services and programs in your neighborhood and find out how to protect your family from fire and injuries,” a news release said.

The event is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 9 from at the station at 8429 196th St. SW in Edmonds.

South County Fire serves more than 250,000 Snohomish County residents.

More info: www.south snofire.org/events

Take the plunge in Edmonds

Join others ringing in the new year by diving into Puget Sound.

The annual Polar Bear Plunge is back in Edmonds on Jan. 1 at Brackett’s Landing North. Swimmers will take the dive at 1 p.m.

Brackett’s Landing North is at 50 Railroad Ave.

More info: www.edmondsholidays.com

Go on an insect safari

The Lynnwood Library is inviting kids to take an insect safari.

The free event teaches about different classifications of vertebrate and invertebrate arthropods. View the collection of preserved and living specimens and wander through the displays of insects, cockroaches and scorpions.

The event is free and lasts from 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 30. The library is at 19200 44th Ave. W.

More info: www.sno-isle.org

A free trip to the museum

The Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum is opening its doors Jan. 2 for its monthly free museum day.

The museum doesn’t charge an entry fee between 2 and 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month.

“As you stroll through the museum, you walk among unique and rare warbirds that have been restored to flying condition,” an event description says. “Learn more about these incredible pieces of history by taking a free tour with a docent who can tell you the story behind the Tallahassee Lassie, the top speed of any aircraft and more.”

The museum is at 3407 109th St. SW in Everett.

More info: www.flying heritage.org

OPPORTUNITY

Blood drive

The City of Lynnwood and Bloodworks Northwest are hosting a blood drive at Fire Station 15 on Jan. 9.

Folks can stop by between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The station is at 18800 44th Ave. W.

Set up your donation at www.schedule.bloodworksnew.org.

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