Front Porch: Create Valentine’s Day art at the Schack

Valentine’s Day art

Teens are invited to create art with a Valentine’s Day theme from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday during the Schack Art Center’s Open Studio Night for Teens.

Several free, hands-on projects will include “Painting with Sharpies” with artist Tinnel Hillis. This activity will teach teens how to use Sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol to create romantic, painterly images on paper and cloth.

The teen night will also feature glass-blowing demonstrations, refreshments and “Complex Threads,” the Schack’s current gallery exhibit.

Murder mystery on the waterfront: The Edmonds Senior Center invites the public to a whodunit dinner and show, 5 to 7:30 pm. Feb. 11. All ages are welcome. Guests are encouraged, but not required, to come in Prohibition-era dress. Cost is $20 members, $30 non-members. To sign up, call 425-774-5555 or visit the center at 220 Railroad Ave.

The Washington state Department of Health is looking for people to serve on a variety of health-related boards, commissions and committees.

There are 26 such groups accepting applications. The Board of Hearing and Speech, Board of Optometry, Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission, Examining Board of Psychology, Midwifery Advisory Committee, Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and others are looking for volunteers to apply for vacant positions.

Appointees must be legal residents of Washington. Regular meeting attendance is expected. Members are reimbursed for certain travel-related expenses and are compensated for time spent at meetings and other approved activities.

Information and applications are available online at http://tinyurl.com/a79s24f or by calling 360-236-4887.

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