The Anacortes Home Education Partnership is disbanding after budget cuts, changes to state law and the program’s declining enrollment made it impossible to continue.
AHEP leaders will help students transition to independent home schooling, classrooms in Anacortes or other districts, Running Start or the Northwest Career & Technical Academy.
Classical ballet lovers will enjoy the elegant Act II of “Swan Lake” and families will get a kick out of “On the Boards” at Fidalgo DanceWorks’ annual June Dance Concert, 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Anacortes High School’s Brodniak Hall.
The program features performances by nearly 170 local dancers. Tickets are $10-15 and may be purchased at the door or at 299-8447.
Photo is courtesy of KP Studios
Downtown Anacortes was draped in red, white and blue today for the celebration of Flag Day.
The Elks will host a Flag Day ceremony at 6 p.m. tonight at the lodge, 1009 Seventh St. Hear about the history of the American glad and the flags the country has lived under. The event is open to the public and kids are encouraged to attend.
The Anacortes Yacht Club hosted its annual Windermere Regatta on Padilla Bay Saturday and Sunday. Forty boats from as far away as Olympia, Idaho and Victoria ranging from 22 feet to 40 feet raced in four divisions.
Ana-Cross Stitch owner Kristie Gabrielse is reflected in her shop’s window while Shannon Woodall, left, Dottie Matson and Shirley Harrison of the Cultured Purls knit purple panels to help ‘Paint the Town Purple’ to draw attention to the Anacortes Relay for Life and in celebration of World Wide Knit in Public Day.
Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th Street and Jasper Way will be closed starting tomorrow through Sept. 6 for phase three of a reconstruction project by the city.