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The children’s parade for the Railroad Days in Granite Falls actually starts at 11 a.m. today and the grand parade begins at noon. Both go through S. Granite Avenue.

A story in The Herald gave the wrong times for the parades.

For more information and an entire schedule of events for Railroad Days, go to

Recycle electronics: Arlington High School’s robotics club is accepting home electronics for recycling from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the school parking lot, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd. For taking the stuff off your hands, the club asks a small donation for club tournament fees.

Founding Fathers, Distant Mansions: Meet at 1 this afternoon to hear about the residences of Henry Hewitt, Charles Colby, John D. Rockefeller, James J. Hill, Colgate Hoyt and Charles W. Wetmore, all of whom have Everett streets named after them, none of whom actually lived in Everett.

Meet with Historic Everett at the Everett Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave. in Everett.

Historian David Dilgard shares their history and influence in building the foundation for Everett’s rise in the Pacific Northwest.

Fire district open house Sunday: The Snohomish County Fire District 7 Annual Open House is planned for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 8010 180th St. SE in Snohomish.

See a demonstration where firefighters pull a crash victim out of a car, puppet shows, tour the fire safety trailer and fire rig. Meet Topper, the county arson dog.

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