Front Porch: PBS documentary ‘Race’ coming to Marysville

Marysville screening ‘Race’ documentary: The City of Marysville is holding a free screening of the three-part PBS documentary, “Race: The Power of an Illusion” Saturday, Feb. 8 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The documentary explores the biological myth of race, and its social and political construction. Each one-hour episode will be followed by a panel discussion and facilitated conversation about the issues raised in the film. The film will be shown at Marysville United Methodist Church, located at 5600 64th St. NE. Lunch will be provided and pre-registration is required. To pre-register contact Community Information Officer Doug Buell at or call 360-363-8086.

Silvana CPR classes: Snohomish County Fire District 19 in Silvana is offering monthly CPR and first-aid classes throughout most of 2014. The classes are offered Saturday mornings and are free for district residents and $50 for others. More info: 360-652-8277,

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