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The Tooth Fairy coming to town(s)

As part of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Delta Dental of Washington and the Tooth Fairy are set to tour Washington, with stops in Edmonds, Everett and Mukilteo.

At each free event, there will be a story reading, fun dental facts and activities for children ages 10 and younger. Attendees will receive a toothbrush.

The tour kicks off in Snohomish County at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St.

The next stop is in Everett at 11 a.m. Monday at the Mariner Library, 520 128th St. SW.

The last event is at 7 p.m. March 4 at the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell Everett Hwy.

People can follow along with the Tooth Fairy on Instagram, @ToothFairyWA.

OPPORTUNITIES

Free diabetes workshop

Stilly Valley Health Connections presents Living Well With Diabetes, a six-week workshop for those with diabetes or pre-diabetes, and loved ones living with people who have diabetes. Instructors are from Homage Senior Services.

Classes start Thursday, and meet every Thursday after. Times are from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 5 to 7:30 p.m. Classes are at Stilly Valley Health Connections, 875 Wesley St., Suite 240, Arlington.

The course is free, but registration is required. Call 360-386-9918, or visit stillvalleyhealth.org.

Math help for kids

Arlington Public Schools offers a new free program for elementary-aged children who need help with math.

“Super Saturday Math” is each first Saturday of the month. The next session is 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 7, at the Depot Building at Legion Park, 114 North Olympic Ave., Arlington.

More info: 360-618-6217

Class for caregivers

Caregivers are invited to a six-week program to learn how to care for themselves while watching over a loved one.

Classes include interactive lessons, discussions and brainstorming to increase self-care and confidence in handling difficult situations.

Registration is required and is $25. Scholarships are available for those in need. Classes are offered 10:30 a.m. to noon, from March 19 to April 23, or May 21 to June 25. They’re at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington.

More info: Angeles Vesely at 425-248-5156 or Debbie Cook at 425-248-5276

SAVE THE DATE

Boater education course

The Everett Police Department is offering a free “Adventures in Boating” class, required by Washington State Parks for vessel operators born in 1955 or after.

This course is taught by Marine Operations Unit officers and volunteers. The class is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 18, at the Everett Police South Precinct, 1121 SE Everett Mall Way.

Space is limited to 30 students. Email acrocker@everettwa.gov beforehand to save a spot.

Learn more about mandatory boater education online at parks.state.wa.us.

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