Learn what it’s like to be a cop in Everett’s 10-week police academy

1. Get into romance.

Hubba, hubba! Washington is one romantic state.

The Evergreen State takes the No. 4 spot on Big 7 Travel’s list of the Most Romantic States in the U.S., trailing only Minnesota, Utah and Vermont. The global travel site took factors such as overall happiness, spending on romantic dinners and flowers, marriage rates and relationship data into account.

Read the full report at www.bigseventravel.com/2020/02/most-romantic-states-in-the-us.

2. Dance the hula.

Here’s your chance to learn how to hula before your next vacation to Hawaii.

A free workshop on the Polynesian dance is set for 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at Hilton Garden Inn, 22600 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell. Hālau o Keikiali’i, a Hawaiian dance troupe performing Feb. 22 at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, will lead the class.

The workshop will be divided into adults and kids groups. Call 425-298-3449 or email info@npacf.org to register.

3. Go to school.

Everett police officers want you to know more about their jobs.

The Everett Police Department is hosting its first Community Police Academy in more than 20 years.

The free 10-week course, which runs April 9 through June 11, will teach citizens how police work to keep the community safe. Classes will cover patrol tactics, criminal and narcotics investigations, use of force, DUI procedures, domestic violence, SWAT operations and more.

You must be 21 or older and attend all 10 sessions to graduate. Preference will be given to those who live and/or work in Everett. Applications are due March 9.

More at www.everettwa.gov/PoliceAcademy.

Evan Thompson, Herald writer

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