Front Porch: Give Kids a Smile with free exam

Smile, darn ya

Kids will get free screening exams, cleanings and fluoride treatments and tooth brushing kits from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the the Sno Isle Tech Skills Center, 9001 Airport Road, Everett.

One thousand kits will be given away at the event called “Give Kids a Smile.” Parents or their guardians must attend with the children.

Several dentists and dental hygiene students from Seattle Community College as well as at least 24 dental assisting students at Sno Isle are expected to participate. Donations are also received from the Snohomish County Dental Society, the Henry Schein dental supply company and Colgate.

Help shape Everett’s parks: People are invited to two meetings and an open house to discuss Everett’s parks and help begin to shape the park system’s future. Everett’s Board of Park Commissioners is asking for people to share their opinions as the commissioners review the city’s existing parks strategic plan, which was adopted by the City Council in March 2007.

The meetings are:

6 p.m. Tuesday, board workshop, Spruce Hall at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd.;

6 p.m. March 26, board workshop, Spruce Hall at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd.; and 5 to 7 p.m. March 14, community open house, in the Weyerhaeuser Room at Everett Station, 3201 Smith Ave.

For more information, go to everettwa.org/parks.

Earthweek moves to Saturday: Earthweek is moving from Sunday to Saturday. It will run every Saturday in the Good Life section. You’ll find it this week on Page F3.

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