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EVENTS

Stanwood Coin Show

The Stanwood Coin Show will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 at the Stanwood Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW. Admission is free.

Get free appraisals, buy, sell or trade, and learn about collecting. Stanwood Coin Club members can answer questions. There also will be a raffle of gold and silver coins to support local charities and club activities. Food will be available for purchase.

More info: 425-876-8798

CPR courses

Premera Blue Cross and American Red Cross provide CPR courses for Snohomish County residents April 12 at Edmonds Community College. Three courses taught in English are scheduled for 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., with a fourth in Spanish at 6:30. Classes are free, although participants are encouraged to register.

More info: 425-740-2323, www.redcross.org

OPPORTUNITY

Cemetery board seeks members

The Edmonds Cemetery Board seeks two volunteers to fill vacancies. The group helps plan the annual Memorial Day program, “Walk Back in Time” cemetery tour and “Walk About” veterans site tour, as well as helps the city to set policy and goals. The board meets 4 p.m. third Thursdays, except December.

Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. March 30. For an application, go to the “Boards and Commissions” section of the “Government” tab on the city website, www.edmondswa.gov, and click on the link for current openings.

More info: 425-771-0247

SUPPORT

Grandparents raising grandchildren

An “It’s All Relative” peer support and networking group for grandparents raising grandchildren and other kinship caregivers meets 5 to 7 p.m. third Tuesdays at the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Stevens, 1609 E. Lakeshore Drive.

More info: Lake Stevens Family Center, 425-397-7433

Help for parents

A Changes Parent Support Network group for parents of children with behavioral problems meets 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. Peer-to-peer support for parents struggling with children exhibiting risky behaviors such as drug or alcohol use. Confidential and free. There also is a potluck at 5:45 p.m. first Thursdays.

More info: 888-468-2620, www.cpsn.org

LGBTQ support

The PFLAG Everett chapter meets 7 p.m. third Mondays in the Stillaguamish Room at the Robert J. Drewel Building, 3000 Rockefeller Ave. The group unites people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer with families, friends and allies.

The group is planning for its Pink Prom, 8 p.m. April 21 at Everett Community College. The annual dance is for LGBT youth and their friends ages 14-20. It’s a safe and substance-free event chaperoned by adult volunteers.

More info: www.pflageverett.org

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