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Outreach event for homeless teens Thursday, Oct. 28

Kids in Sweet Home who don’t have their own place to go home to at night will get a boost Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Sweet Home Skatepark.

Jackson Street Youth Services, which operates two 24-seven shelters for homeless youth in Albany and Corvallis, will host a Skatepark After Dark event at the park, located next door to the Sweet Home School District Administration Offices at 1957 Long St. from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The event is a free resource fair for youth ages 10-24. Hot meals, hot chocolate, winter supplies, COVID-19 bags (which contain thermometers, hand sanitizer and masks), and snack...