It is time to start thinking about participating in this year’s annual Aquafest Children’s Parade. Dress your bike, wagon and or scooter to celebrate the “Race to the Gold” theme this year. Children of all ages are encourage to participate in the parade. The parade will begin on Hartford Drive (in front of the Fire Station) and pre-registration is requested. Check in will begin at 5 p.m. and the parade starts at 6 p.m. Applications can be downloaded from the Aquafest website at www.aquafest.org or pick up an application at the Lake Stevens Library, City Hall or Foster Press. For questions, please contact Sue Fernalld at 425-789-1298.