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U.S. 2 trestle scheduled to close

The westbound U.S. 2 trestle is scheduled to close this weekend, from 7 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday for repaving. Wet weather could delay the work, as it did the first scheduled time in May.

Other tentative closure dates: June 22-25, June 29-July 2, July 13-16, July 20-23 and, now, Aug. 4-6 to make up for May’s missed work.

For this weekend’s detour, 20th Street SE will be reversed to carry westbound traffic only. It will return drivers to westbound U.S. 2 just before the I-5 interchange.

Keep track of closures at tinyurl.com/WSDOTWork.

EVENTS

Dewey Decimal system, so tasty

The Granite Falls Library plans a Dewey Decimal Cupcake Challenge.

Learn about the Dewey Decimal system while creating tasty cupcakes from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday. You get a blank cupcake and a range of the Dewey Decimal System. Your mission is to decorate your cupcake using inspiration from that section of the library. Will you get 510 (math)? Or maybe 780 (music) or 950 (Asian history)? You won’t know until you show up.

Registration is required.

Then it’s Family Game Night

The Granite Falls Library holds a Family Game Night with card and board games, 6:30 p.m. Friday. Learn a new one or teach others. There will be pizza. Caregivers are required to attend with children. The library is at 815 E Galena St.

More info: 360-691-6087

Health fair in Marysville

Explore healthy living at the Healthy Communities Challenge Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Allen Creek Elementary School, 6505 60th Drive NE, Marysville. Try a rock-climbing wall, check out fitness demonstrations, plant seeds and more.

More info: 360-363-8400, marysvillewa.gov

WAYS TO HELP

Blues benefit for Alzheimer’s research

A Blues, Brews & BBQ benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Decibel Brewing, 18204 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. Live music by local blues artists, silent auction, raffle and more. Family and pet friendly. Hosted by local blues artist Sheri Roberts Greimes in honor of the 80th birthday of her mother, who has the disease.

More info: 425-220-6474, sgreimes@gmail.com

Lead an Alzheimer’s support group

The Alzheimer’s Association is recruiting local volunteers to run a Frontotemporal Dementia Family Caregiver Support Group in Lynnwood. Volunteers receive training, ongoing support, resources and continuing education opportunities. Good leaders include working or retired social workers, nurses and other health care professionals, educators, clergy, counselors and former family caregivers. Commitment of at least one year is required

More info: 206-529-3875, lwhitesi@alzwa.org

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