Front Porch: The mayor, old people, boating

Meet the mayor: Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson plans to be at the Everett Public Library main branch from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday as part of an ongoing series of public conversations. Share with Your Mayor offers residents and business owners a chance to get updates about happenings in the city and ask questions. The library is at 2702 Hoyt Ave.

55+ resource fair: The Camano Center is hosting a resource fair for older adults Saturday. The event features information and resources for health care, exercise, tranportation, estate planning, housing, recreation and volunteering. The fair is from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 606 Arrowhead Road. Admission is free. More info: go to or call 360-387-0222.

Boating 101: The Everett Sail and Power Squadron offers a seven-week “America’s Boating Course” on the fundamentals of safe boating. The course covers the basics needed to operate a boat and comply with state and federal laws. Upon successful completion of a final test, students will qualify for the Washington State Boater Education card. Classes are scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, April 3 to May 22, at the Corporate and Continuing Education Center of Everett Community College, 2333 Seaway Blvd., Everett. Cost is $120. Register online at

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