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YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day

YMCA Healthy Kids Day is scheduled for at 10 a.m. April 27 at the Federal Way Norman Center.

The event will include door prizes, a visit from YMCA Camp mascot Huckleberry Bear, a Beanie Baby silent auction, a carnival and resource booths offering health-related tips. In addition, the first 100 children through the door will receive a free YMCA Healthy Kids Day T-shirt.

Other free activities will include a Castle Bounce, child ID services with the Federal Way Police Department and a safety house with the Federal Way Fire Department.

The Norman Center is at 33250 21st Ave. SW. Additional information is available at 838-4708.

Students stage own opera

Opera came to Brigadoon Elementary School last week in the form of 27 fifth-graders writing, producing and performing their original opera, “Underground Trouble.”

The 30-minute performances April 2-4 were the result of Brigadoon being selected by the Metropolitan Opera Guild Education Department to participate in the Creating Original Opera program.

Students participated in makeup, costumes, lighting, set design, carpentry, writing, composing, stage and production managing, and public relations.

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