Front Porch: Free class for parents and grandparents

Free class for parents and grandparents

Caregivers of children living with mental illness are invited to attend a free six-week course. Learn how to get an accurate diagnosis, how to live with it and how to get treatment that works. Parents can learn to be their child’s best advocate.

The courses are from Sept. 18-Oct 23 and April 9-May 14, 2015. Classes meet Thursdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller, Ave., Everett. Registration is required. Call Carolyn Hetherwick Goza at 425-347-5365, 425-301-6824 or email

Meet the city manager: Mountlake Terrace City Manager Arlene Fisher wants to meet with folks in town from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 30 at Albertsons, 4301 212th St. SW.

More info: 425-744-6206.

Marysville offers fitness classes: Marysville Parks and Recreation is offering fitness classes starting in September. Among the offerings are Pilates for the Core, Tai Chi-Sun Style, Yoga, Zumba, Kettlebell, Running, Boot Camp and Belly Dance. Registration is required. For a list of classes and to register online, go to and click on the “e-Play Parks &Rec Registration” button, or call the Parks and Recreation Office at 360-363-8400.

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