Family fun calendar
Touch a Truck: Climb on into some big rigs as the city of Marysville invites your family to this annual event that puts your kids in the driver's seat of public works big rigs, police and fire vehicles and other heavy-duty equipment that children see on city streets every day; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at Totem Middle School's Asbery Field, 1605 Seventh St. NE. Admission is free.
Garden Treasures Pozola & Corn Roast Festival: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at 3328 Highway 530, Arlington; organic vegetables and local sweet corn at multifarm stands; 360-435-9272; www.arlingtongardentreasures.com.
Pioneer Days At The Stillaguamish Pioneer Museum: The museum will offer hands-on activities including: milking a cow, washing clothes, working a 19th-century sewing machine, viewing old-fashioned toys and games, churning butter and grinding wheat. Pioneer Days activities are free; museum admission is $5 per adult and $2 per child under 12; Pioneer Days is 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 15, Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum, 20722 67th Ave. NE, Arlington. For more information call 360-435-7289 or go to www.stillymuseum.org.
Guided Future of Flight Aviation Center Gallery Tours: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays through Sept. 20 at The Future of Flight, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo. These are 90-minute detailed, guided tours of the center's aviation gallery and its exhibits. Admission for the guided tour is included in the regular ticket price of $20 and $14. For more information, call Ed Kaplanian at 425-438-8100, ext. 229.
Harvest Party and Music Fest: Good Cheer is celebrating 50 years of serving South Whidbey through its food bank and thrift store with a fourth annual Harvest Party & Music Fest in the Good Cheer Garden 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at 2812 Grimm Road, Langley. The festival includes local bands, a workshop featuring Ed Hume, along with other gardening workshops and inexpensive food highlighting the harvest from the organic garden, kid's activities and much more, including a raffle and silent auction; there's also a dessert competition. For more information email Shawn Nowlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-221-0130.
Seattle Center Big Birthday Bash: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; five spotlight stages, vintage cars and clothing, Midway Amusement, roaming entertainment and thousands of cupcakes; free monorail rides for kids 12 and under. Admission is free. Go to www.seattlecenter.com or call 206 684-7200.
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