Front Porch: DSHS services van at health fair

The Mobile DSHS Community Services Office van will be available at the Stillaguamish Senior Center Health and Social Services Fair to be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Attendees can get information or apply for services, including basic food assistance, medical assistance programs, or replacement EBT cards.

The event will feature former TV personality Dick Foley speaking to “Healthy Aging Strategies,” and more than 40 exhibitors.

The senior center is at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. A shuttle service for parking will be available at the corner of 177th and Smokey Point Blvd. across from Smokey Point Community Church.

Teen nights at Schack Art Center: If you are a teenager looking for something fun and creative to do — for free — on a weekday night, you might wander over to the Schack Art Center.

Teen nights are starting up at the Schack Art Center again this fall with opportunities for teens to watch glass blowers, express yourself creatively, have treats and meet local artists.

Teen nights begin with an open studio night for teens, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the center, 2921 Hoyt Ave, Everett.

The event is free and offers a chance for teens to watch Anna Mastronardi Novak make “Friendship Folios,” a mini-sketch book that teens can take home; or watch Jody Cain creating marbled paper, or Bonnie Crane offering a relief print project and Tinnel Hillis offering a “Stained Glass: Drawing with Shapes &Colors” project.

This is the first of four scheduled teen nights through December. The others are scheduled for: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25; 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 27; and 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 20.

Admission to open studio nights for teens is free.

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