Front Porch: Learn about healthy eating

  • Fri Feb 17th, 2012 8:15pm
  • News

Learn about nutrition

Healthier Choices, a free family event, will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Meadowdale Elementary School, 6505 168th St. SW, Lynnwood.

Healthier Choices features cooking demonstrations and nutrition advice from Swedish/Edmonds registered dietitian Megan Ellison and a special video appearance by culinary and television personality Graham Kerr.

The second event in the Healthier Choices series is an opportunity for families to learn fun ways to involve children in meal preparation.

Spanish translation will be provided. For more information, go to

Holiday closures: Presidents Day is Monday. Here are some scheduled closures:

Government: Federal, state and local offices are closed.

Schools: Closed.

Post offices: Closed.

Commerce: Many businesses are closed, Everett and Alderwood malls are open, most banks are closed.

Transportation: Community Transit has regular scheduled. Everett Transit is on a regular schedule. For ferry information, go to or call 888-808-7977.

The Herald: Classified advertising and the front lobby are closed. Customer service for home delivery is be open from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call in newstips to 425-339-3428.