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  • Monday, August 19, 2019
    On Saturday, August 24th, Skagit Speedway will host the first ever, Bicycle Extravaganza for children ages 2-12 yrs old.    As we near the end of the 65th Season at Skagit Speedway, we want to ensure children continue to play outside and enjoy the same atmosphere we offer here at the speedway.    The Bicycle Extravaganza started with a goal of 50 bicycles, it has turned into 200 bicycles ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    We need your help! Bring us your extra zucchinis and gourds! All shapes and sizes welcome! Burlington Parks and Recreation is collecting zucchinis for the upcoming Burlington Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Pitch scheduled for Saturday, September 28 10am-4pm. Thousands of gourds and Zucchinis are needed to supply the Zucchini Car Race activity booth. Drop your zucchinis off at 900 E. Fairhaven ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Community Action of Skagit County will celebrate it’s 40 anniversary on October 10, 2019 with the annual Spirit of Hope event at the Swinomish Casino and Lodge located in Anacortes.  The 5 pm dinner event features an inspiring keynote presenter and this year we are honored to welcome Dick Durrance.  Dick Durrance’s first assignment as a photographer was published as a 45 page cover story in ...read more
    Categories: Events, Press Release
    Monday, August 12, 2019
    BURLINGTON – The newly formed Burlington Historical Society in partnership with the Burlington Historic Preservation Advisory Commission and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce  and Visitors Information Center are hosting the opening of a new history exhibit, “Burlington’s Bounty: Our Farming Heritage.” The exhibit opens on Saturday, September 7 at 10:30am at the Burlington Visitors Information ...read more
    Categories: Events, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Classes consist of six sessions held once a week.  Two ...read more
    Categories: Events, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    Medicare 101 Class Do you need help comparing or choosing a Medicare plan? Skagit Regional Health, along with MedicareCompareUSA®, will offer a series of upcoming Medicare 101 sessions. No charge, but pre-registration is required by calling 360-814-2424.Sept 20 (FRI) Noon – 2 p.m. Skagit Valley Hospital San Juan Conference Room     New Mom’s Group This group is led by a Family Birth ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Tuesday, August 06, 2019
    Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on training you will learn various ways to control life-threatening bleeding after an individual has sustained an injury from an everyday emergency, man-made or from a natural disaster. You will be given a list of items to create your own Stop the Bleed® emergency kit. The American College of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events
    Tuesday, August 06, 2019
    MOUNT VERNON -- The Skagit Women's Alliance and Network has announced its finalists for 2019 Women of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and Rising Swan awards. The finalists for Women of the Year include Skagit Valley College Faculty Claudia Avendano-Ibarra, 4H Program Director Dorothy Elsner, Mount Vernon Downtown Association Executive Director Ellen Gamson, Brigid Collins Skagit Program Director ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Friday, July 19, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA – Mark your calendars for August 31, 2019!! The Children’s Museum of Skagit County will unveil the final phases of their construction and move to The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington in a day-long celebration beginning at 10:00am on August 31st. In addition to experiencing the new Museum spaces, the annual Full STEAM Ahead event will take place, so there will be many opportunities for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Events
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