Event plans can change, we suggest checking with organizers before going.

September

Tuesday 5

Baby/Toddler Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 5-5:25 pm. Tuesdays. Free. For information, call 541-917-7585.

Celtic Jam. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 pm. Tuesdays. For information, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Downtown Preschool Story Time. Downtown Carnegie Library, 302 Ferry St. SW, Albany. 10:30-11 am. Tuesdays. Free. For information, call 541-917-7585.

Drop N Shop. Wacky Indoor Bounce, 202 NW Third St., Corvallis. 10 am-2 pm Tuesdays. 10 am-2 pm, and 3-7 pm Thursdays. $12 per child. Parent time to shop or run errands, have a lunch date with a friend or spouse, or work out. Reservations are required one week in advance and are for a two-hour time slot. Child must be out of diapers. Snack crackers and beverages are provided. For information, call 541-757-6512 or visit wackybounce.com.

Games at Old World. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. 3–5 pm. Tuesdays. Free. Playing is healthy. Join others in games for four or more players. All ages. Bring a game or just show up. Please be fragrance-free. For information, call 541-752-0135.

Infant Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am. Tuesdays. Free. Ages birth-1. Approximately one-half hour long and filled with stories, songs and finger plays designed for infants, wobblers, toddlers, or preschoolers. For information, call 541-766-6793 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Little Listeners Storytime. Monroe Community Library, 380 N Fifth St., Monroe. 10:30-11:15 am. Free. Children of all ages welcome. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

OSUsed Store Sale. Property Services Building, OSU Campus, 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. 5:30-7:30 pm Tuesdays. 12-3 pm Fridays. Free. Items for sale include computers and computer accessories, furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc.), office supplies, sporting goods, household items, bicycles, Beaver sports gear and much more. For information, visit fa.oregonstate.edu.

SAGE Work Party. SAGE Garden, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 3-6 pm. Tuesday.  Free. Join the Corvallis Environmental Center at the SAGE Garden every Tuesday evening from April to October at their weekly drop-in work party. Work parties are a wonderful way to volunteer, get involved at SAGE and are open to everyone – gardening newbies and experts alike. Learn about production gardening and help grow food for families in the community who cannot afford fresh vegetables. For information, contact sage@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

 

Wednesday 6

Book Bike Stop. Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson St, Corvallis. 10 am – Noon. Free. The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library’s Book Bike will stop every Wednesday, weather permitting, at the Corvallis Farmers’ Market beginning in June and running through September. The Book Bike, a mobile library on 3-wheels, will bring a collection of new and popular books, movies, and more available for free check out to any Benton County Public Library cardholder. Staff at the Book Bike will be able to sign people up for new library cards as well as renew library items, place holds, and accept library returns. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson, Saturdays and Wednesdays. 9 am-1 pm. April 15 – Nov. 22. Outdoor farmers’ markets with a strong emphasis on farm direct marketing of agricultural products in a six-county area. For information, visit locallygrown.org/home/.

Family Swim – Albany. Albany Community Pool 2150 36th Ave. SE, Albany. Wednesday and Friday. 6:30–8 pm $3/youth, $3.50/adult, $3.25/senior, $10/family.  Albany Community Pool is a 50-meter, Olympic-size community pool open all year. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water. For information, visit cityofalbany.net/departments/parks-and-recreation/pools/albany-community-pool.

Fun-with-the-Animals Work Party. Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary, 36831 Richardson Gap Rd., Scio.10 am-noon Wednesdays. 10 am-1 pm Saturdays. Free. All ages and abilities. Work parties provide the sanctuary’s abused, abandoned, or neglected farm animals with clean water, bedding, and living conditions. No RSVP required; just show up wearing farm apparel and boots. For information, call 503-394-4486 or e-mail Volunteer@lighthousefarmsanctuary.org.

Majestic Playwright’s Lab. The Majestic Theater, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. First Wednesday of the month – except July and December. 6:30-8:30 pm. Free. The Majestic Playwrights Lab is a place for playwrights to present, share, and discuss their new plays with other playwrights, actors, and interested community members. It is open to all playwrights, whether aspiring, experienced, or curious about writing for the stage. Actors and audience members are welcome and encouraged to attend, listen, and participate. Script submissions must be received a week prior to the meeting. For information, visit majestic.org/events/.

Pajama Storytime. Monroe Community Library, 380 N Fifth St., Monroe. 6:30 pm. Wednesdays. Free. Stop by in pajamas, sit by the fireplace, and enjoy stories and cookies. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

SAGE Family Mornings in The Garden. SAGE Garden, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 10 am – Noon. $10 per family, but no registration is required– just show up. Runs through September. Every Wednesday morning, July through September. Family-friendly garden activities and projects that are appropriate and fun for all ages. Each week will feature a new activity: Decorate garden flags – Make a seed collage – Paint with berries – Try a healthy snack, fresh from the garden. All ages are welcome.  Be prepared to get messy. For information, visit CorvallisEnvironmentalCenter.org or call 541-753-9211.

Wobbler Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am. Free. Ages 12-24 months. Approximately one-half hour long and filled with stories, songs and finger plays designed for infants, wobblers, toddlers, or preschoolers. For information, call 541-766-6793 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

 

Thursday 7

Drop N Shop. Wacky Indoor Bounce, 202 NW Third St., Corvallis. 10 am-2 pm Tuesdays. 10 am-2 pm, and 3-7 pm Thursdays. $12 per child. Parent time to shop or run errands, have a lunch date with a friend or spouse, or work out. Reservations are required one week in advance and are for a two-hour time slot. Child must be out of diapers. Snack crackers and beverages are provided. For information, call 541-757-6512 or visit wackybounce.com.

Knitting Class. Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW Ninth St., Corvallis. Thursdays 2-4 pm. Free – all levels are welcome. For information, contact alice.leigh443@gmail.com.

Mommy and Me Yoga – Kids Ages 3 – 10. Studio Cloud 9, 165 SW Washington Ave., Corvallis. Thursdays 10 am. Drop in $18. A fun yoga class for Moms and kids alike. Learn basic poses, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques as well as lessons in self-expression, body image and awareness, social skills and positive thinking. Excellent class for young ones as well as adults. For information, visit studiocloud9pilates.com/.

Preschool Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 10:30-11 am. Wednesdays & Thursdays. Free. For information, call 541-917-7585.

Teen Writers. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4–5:30 pm. Thursdays. Teens in middle and high school are invited to this writers’ group focused on exploring writing with other teens. First and third Thursdays. Led by Rita Feinstein, MFA student, OSU. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Toddler Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am. Thursday. Free. 2–3 year olds. Approximately one-half-hour long and filled with stories, songs and finger plays designed for wobblers and toddlers. For information, call 541-766-6793 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Tribal Rising Dance. Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. 7:30-8:30 pm. Thursdays. Free/teens; $12/drop-in; $10/series/class for adults. A fun and welcoming class for ages teen – adult. This class teaches self-esteem and healthy body ideals – all shapes and sizes. Learn the basic moves for American Tribal Style dance. Weekly classes year-round for all ages and levels. Performing group for teens ongoing.  No dance experience necessary. For information, visit tribalrisingdance.com, call 541-740-4632, or e-mail AntigonePilates@comcast.net.