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EVENTS

Crows of Puget Sound

Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, presents “Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound,” a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by UW Bothell and McMenamins, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hayne’s Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

Every evening thousands of crows gather on the UW Bothell campus. Wacker is leading research into what the crows might be saying to each other before roosting in the wetlands.

Free. All ages welcome. Seating is first come, first served. Doors open at 6 p.m.

More info: uwb.edu

Kid-Hop in Stanwood

The Professional Zaniac, otherwise known as Alex Zerbe, brings stunts, music and comedy for “Kid-Hop Don’t Stop,” 11 a.m. Monday at the Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, 9612 271st St. NW, Stanwood. This is a program of the Stanwood Library starting the summer season.

More info: 360-629-3132

Candy experiments

The Mariner Library kicks off its summer programs with “I Want Candy!” at 2 p.m. Monday. The library is at 520 128th St. SW, Everett. School-age children can do fun experiments to explore some sweet science.

More info: 425-493-9017

Science extravaganza

Kids can start summer with the “Science of Sound” with Pacific Science Center staff at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the gym at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE.

More info: 360-435-6863

WAYS TO HELP

Benefit concert set

An Evening with Peregrine, hosted by Henry Jennings, is set for 6 p.m. Sunday in the performing arts center at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW. Tickets are $8 to $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit Davis Place Teen Center.

The concert features Peregrine Spane, as well as other musicians from Central Washington University and Stanwood High School.

Yankee Doodle Dash

The Everett Family YMCA Yankee Doodle Dash starts at 8:30 a.m. July 4. Proceeds benefit the Everett Y’s programs to prevent youth obesity. Race fees start at $25.

More info: ymca-snoco.org

Blood drives

The American Red Cross plans two upcoming blood drives in Snohomish County as it seeks new blood donors.

Bothell: 12-5 p.m. Monday at the Community Church of Seattle, 3700 Monte Villa Parkway

Everett: 1-6 p.m. Tuesday at the American Red Cross Everett Chapter, 2530 Lombard Ave.

More info: redcrossblood.org

MEETING

Guild changes schedule

The Everett Quilt Guild now meets at 6 p.m. fourth Mondays in the meeting room of the Everett Police south precinct, 1121 SE Everett Mall Way. New members are welcome.

More info: everettquiltguild.org

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