Front Porch: Youngsters learn to fish

Kids who want to learn how to fish can get help from expert fishing guides at Kids Fish-In from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Thornton A. Sullivan Park, 11405 W. Silver Lake Road. Children ages 4-14 are invited to this fun event.

Bring your own rod, reel and tackle. Some equipment may be available to borrow. Donations in the form of fishing gear are greatly appreciated. The event is free.

Space is limited to the first 600 kids at this popular annual event, so register early at the Everett Parks and Recreation Office, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. To download a registration form in advance visit us online and look under Special Events: everettwa.org/parks.

The Spring Jubilee Tour: A self-guided tour of nurseries and farms in Silvana, Stanwood and on Camano Island is planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tour maps will be available at a hospitality station located in the parking lot of Skagit Farmers Supply, 8815 272nd St. NW, Stanwood. For more information, go to: www.portsusan.org and click on Farm Tours.

The Providence General Children’s Association is organizing its eighth annual Poker &Pooch 5K Walk starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Langus Riverfront Park, 411 Smith Island Road, Everett.

Cost to register is $25 per person or $50 for a family of four and $5 for additional family members. Children under 5 are free. Lunch will be provided for everyone at 11:30 a.m. For more information and to register, call Mary 425-355-9131.

Proceeds benefit Children’s Association to promote and contribute to the health needs of children in the northwest region of Washington.

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