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The Kidstage production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” about a floral assistant turned overnight sensation when he discovers that his mysterious plant, Audrey II, craves fresh blood, is so popular that one late night performance is being added to the schedule.

“Little Shop” will show at 11 p.m. Friday at Everett Little Theatre, 2331 Hoyt Ave.

Arrive 30 minutes early and enjoy free refreshments, such as some red “blood punch.”

Tickets are $10 and seating is general admission. Call the Village Theatre box office at 425-257-8600 or 888-257-3722.

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McCollum Pool marks 40 years: McCollum Pool celebrates 40 years of serving Snohomish County with a pool party Saturday.

Beginning at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, staff will serve cake and lemonade followed by an open swim from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

More than 1.3 million visits have been made to the pool at McCollum Park since it opened in 1970 as part of the redevelopment of a former landfill.

Single admission to the pool at 600 128th St. SE is $4. Children 2 and younger can enter free.

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Free music tonight: Music in the Parks Thursdays at Port Gardner Landing is planned for 6:30 tonight at 1700 W. Marine View Drive in Everett.

Handful of Luvin’ offers gypsy-folk-funk-regge-rock.

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