Front Porch: Coffee with the mayor

Coffee with the mayor: Marysville invites the community to meet with Mayor Jon Nehring for coffee and conversation on Thursday, May 8.

The Mayor hosts these periodical coffee klatches as a chance to meet with residents in an informal setting. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

The event starts at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Mobile Estates, 5900 64th St. NE. RSVP by 5 p.m. Monday, May 5 to Executive Assistant Leah Ingram at 360-363-8091 or e-mail

WWII museum at Archbishop Murphy HS: Visit Archbishop Murphy High School on Friday for the 11th annual World War II museum. More than 10 historical museum style exhibits will be on display for the public.

Following the annual Grandparents Day Mass and celebration, all are encouraged to stop by this historic classroom to see authentic WWII and Korean War artifacts, brought in by students for a class project.

“The purpose of this project is to honor the “Greatest Generation” of Americans and to educate students about the sacrifices made in America to win the war…abroad and on the homefront,” said Roger Brodniak, history teacher and department chairman.

Items on display include coins from Nazi Germany, artillery shells used in the D-Day invasion, pieces of sand that turned to glass in a nuclear test, and a historic camera built in the 1930s.

Along with the museum, handmade artwork from participating K-8 schools will be on display all day. Admission to both events is free.

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