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Water park now open

The Rotary Centennial Water Playground is now open at Forest Park in Everett, featuring a giant orca-tail sprayer and 15 interactive fountains, including a mini-splash pad for toddlers.

Restrooms, picnic benches and drinking fountains are available nearby, and an ice cream vendor stops by on warm days. Rotary Centennial Water Playground operates from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Aug. 25, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, Aug. 26-Sept. 22.

Forest Park is located at 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd. It has walking trails, a swim center, the Animal Farm, sport courts, an outdoor stage that often hosts concerts, and event rental halls and shelters.

Overflow parking is at Compass Health guest parking lot.

More info: call Everett Parks and Recreation at 425-257-8300 ext. 2.

Remembering Angie: A remembrance ceremony for missing Granite Falls woman Angela “Angie” Marie Gilbert is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at North Cove Park, 1812 Main St., Lake Stevens, behind City Hall.

Sunday marks two years since Gilbert was last seen. People are invited to share memories of her. People who know anything about her disappearance are invited to come forward.

Larsen invites constituents: U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen plans to host a community coffee in Brier from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday. Larsen is inviting his constituents to discuss issues important to them. The event is at Brier City Council Chambers, City Hall, 2901 228th St. SW.

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