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Building Family Strengths: Parenting class offered by Pathways for Women YMCA, 10-week series begins July 11 and 12, in Lynnwood and Everett, free; 425-774-9843, ext. 223, 877-773-9843, ext. 223.

Infant-child CPR: Two-year-certification, 8 to 11 a.m. second Saturday of each month. Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. $25 per family. 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

Nursery Know-How: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8, Babies “R” Us, 19500 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood; 425-672-3220.

Steady on Your Feet: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. July 11, registration required, Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds; 425-640-4066.

Blood drives: Volunteers are needed for mobile blood drives and at donation centers. Hours are flexible. Call 800-266-4033 or visit

Counseling services: Low and no-cost counseling services offered by Pathways for Women YWCA, in Lynnwood and Everett; 425-774-9843, ext. 301.

Free breast and cervical exams: Free exams for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women ages 40-64, income and insurance restrictions, registration required. 877-323-6540.

Get Movin’: Program to get kids ages 5-17 active. Kids completing the program get a free ticket to the Aug. 10 AquaSox game. Program registration runs through July 7. 425-744-6447, 360-653-9622, ext. 105.

Give ‘em a break: Home Instead Senior Care is seeking essay entries in the “Give a Caregiver a Break” national contest. In partnership with Caring Today magazine, the contest is open to all family caregivers, with $10,000 in prizes awarded to winners. The deadline is July 15. For details or to enter, visit and click on “Share Caregiver Stories.”

Providence Hospital of Seattle: Seeking volunteers to offer hospice services. Volunteer orientation is 5 to 9 p.m. July 11. 425 Pontius Ave. N., Seattle; 206-389-4320.

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