Front Porch: Anti-Valentine’s Day party

Anti-Valentine’s Day party: The Lake Stevens Library is hosting an anti-Valentine’s Day event from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday. Teens are invited to come to the library at 1804 Main St. and make black duct-tape roses, decorate cookies (anything but conversation hearts) and eat snacks while playing candy-themed games to win random prizes. Call 425-334-1900 or go to for more information.

Paint and help: The Assistance League of Everett Kitty Young Auxiliary plans its 2016 spring fundraiser for 12 to 3 p.m. April 16. Produce your own artwork while enjoying cheese and refreshments at the Corks and Canvas event. Cost is $35 and includes painting supplies and instructions. Registration is required, and seating is limited. For more information, email Gwen Duffy at

Learn CPR: Snohomish County Fire District 1 is offering two CPR classes in February as part of American Heart Month. A free class offers brief training and anyone can drop in from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at Red Onion Burgers, 21005 44th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace. A more intensive class, which costs $70, runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at district headquarters, 12425 Meridian Ave. S., Everett. The Everett class requires registration. More info:

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