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Marysville Parks and Rec offers classes, workshops

MARYSVILLE — The city of Marysville’s Parks and Recreation Department is offering classes and workshops for kids heading into cheerleading and college, as well as adults looking to save money while they shop and stay safe on the roads.

College Applications 101 Workshop

Marysville Parks and Recreation invites students wanting to apply for college to take part in a workshop to learn how to best get through the college application process. Taught by Matt Stokes, educator and former Western Washington University Admissions employee. Learn the basics of what is expected in the college application process, plus tips on how to apply. Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20. Located at the Marysville Library at 6120 Grove St. For registration details call 360-363-8400 or register online at http://marysvillewa.gov.

College Entrance Essay Writing Workshop

Marysville Parks and Recreation invites students who need to write and submit a college entrance essay to this informative workshop. Taught by Matt Stokes, educator and former Western Washington University Admissions employee. Learn the basics of what colleges are looking for in an essay and how to best highlight yourself in the process. Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20. Located at the Marysville Library at 6120 Grove St. For registration details call 360-363-8400 or register online at http://marysvillewa.gov.

AARP Defensive Driving Course for Seniors age 55 and up

The Ken Baxter Community Center is taking registrations for an upcoming Defensive Driving Course open to adults age 55 and above. Cost is $12 for current AARP members and $14 for non AARP members. This one-day classroom course is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Spaces will fill up quickly. The class will be located at Marysville Fire Station No. 66 in Marysville. For more details or to register, call 360-363-8450.

Grocery Savings Workshop

Marysville Parks and Recreation invites you to attend a super grocery savings workshop brought to by the couponing and savings experts at Thrifty Northwest Mom. This workshop covers what they call “Realistic” couponing, how to save at least 50 percent on your groceries and understanding your store’s policies to get the most out of sales.  Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $12. Located at the Ken Baxter Community Center, 514 Delta Ave. For registration details call 360-363-8400 or register online at http://marysvillewa.gov.

Beginning Cheerleading for ages 6-8 and 9-13

Marysville Parks and Recreation is offering Beginning Cheerleading classes for ages 6-8 and 9-13. Learn cheer terminology, jumps, cheers, levels and a progression of skills. Meets Mondays, Oct. 28 to Nov. 25. Ages 6-8 meet 4:30-5:20 p.m. and ages 9-13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Located at the Ken Baxter Community Center at 514 Delta Ave. To register or for more details go to http://marysvillewa.gov or call 360-363-8450.

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