The YWCA* is offering a 10-session parenting class on building family strengths. Classes are from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Wednesday from July 17 through Sept. 18 at the Everett YWCA.
Registration is required, and drop-ins are not allowed. The class is free for income-eligible families. On-site childcare is unavailable currently. This is a CPS and court-approved parenting class series. Parents will learn about identifying strengths, communication, discipline and several other relevant topics.
For more information and to register call 425-412-2364.
Parade set for Aug. 3
The 2013 Stanwood-Camano Rotary Parade is set for Aug. 3, this year with the theme of “Celebrate Summertime.”
The parade starts at 11 a.m. at the Stanwood train station and heads west on 271st Street to Josephine Sunset Home.
Applications for participation are available online at www.StanwoodRotary.org.
Gold Bar’s new sign
State Sen. Kirk Pearson, along with city volunteers, dedicated the new Gold Bar city sign last week.
The sign was designed and installed by residents, and local businesses provided the sign materials.
The city also paid for the carving of the sign and some structural supplies.