Front Page: Tulip traffic warning
Heavy traffic congestion is expected on nearby roads, including I-5 and state highways.
Drivers should stay alert and avoid distractions, said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State Patrol. Traffic will be worst in the late morning until late afternoon.
More info: www.tulipfestival.org.
Swim and learn: The city of Mountlake Terrace plans its annual water-safety event, April Pools Day, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Recreation Pavilion pool, 5303 228th St. SW.
The free, family event is sponsored by Swedish/Edmonds and the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Department.
Activities include a free swim, a drawing for a life jacket, and safety tips.
The event will also feature a special appearance by Margaret Hoelzer, 2004/2008 Olympian and three-time medalist, from 10 to 11 a.m.
More info: 425-776-9173.
Flock with the birds: Join the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center and learn all about birds of prey, 2 p.m. Friday at the Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave. See hawks, owls and eagles. All ages welcome.
More programs at local libraries: www.sno-isle.org.
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