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

May

Wednesday 17

Baby & Me Storytime. 55 Academy St., Lebanon. 10-11am. Free. Baby & Me is a special story time for our very youngest “readers.” Infants and toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join for stories, music, rhymes, finger plays – and other fun and age-appropriate activities that help foster bonding and a love of reading. For information, lebanonpubliclibrary.com/events/.

Beginning Chapter Book Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:30-4:30 pm. Free. A special monthly book club for readers, grades 2-3. Book discussion and related fun activities. A limited number of copies of each month’s book selection are provided by the Friends of the Library and available at the Youth Reference Desk. For information, call 541-766-6794 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Brown Bag Book Club – Philomath. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. Noon-1 pm. Free. “The Book of Aron” by Jim Shepard. Adults may pick up a copy of the monthly selection at the Philomath front desk on a first come, first served basis. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson, Saturdays and Wednesdays. 9 am-1pm. 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.

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30-8 pm. Free. A total solar eclipse is coming on August 21, 2017.  Join the Heart of the Valley Astronomers to learn about the eclipse, including how to best enjoy it while staying safe.  Solar eclipse glasses will be given to every participant. This free class is geared towards teens and up, and will be offered every month leading up to the eclipse. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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.

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

Rise and Shine Storytime. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 10 am. Free. Children ages 2-4 are welcome to drop by for stories, songs, and movement to start the day. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For information, call 541-929-3016 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Teen Night – Philomath. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 5–7 pm. Middle and high school students are invited to stop by for gaming on the XBox One, art projects, scavenger hunts, snacks, and more. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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 18

Baby Storytime. Monroe Community Library, 380 N Fifth St., Monroe. 10:10 am. Thursdays. Storytime including songs, activities, and stories designed to engage the youngest of the group. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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 welcomes. For information, contact alice.leigh443@gmail.com.

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

Preschool Storytime- Lebanon. 55 Academy St., Lebanon. 11am-12pm. Little Bookworms Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-6.  Each week features a special theme and includes stories, songs and activities followed by craft time. For information, lebanonpubliclibrary.com/events/.

Read to a R.E.A.D Dog. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:30 pm. Brookes reading room. Attention beginning and intermediate readers: come read with a dog. A warm fuzzy dog who likes to listen to readers is waiting at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library on the First and Third Thursday of every month. Ages 4-10.  Parental permission form required. For information, contact Youth Reference at 541-766-6794 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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 Thursdays. 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.

 

Friday 19

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

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.

Music a la Carte. Memorial Union Lounge, MU, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Fridays. Noon. Free. This lunch-hour concert series has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969. The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, most Fridays during fall, spring, and winter term. They feature a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national and international guest artists.

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.

Preschool Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am. Fridays. Free. For ages 3-5 yrs. 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.

Teen Library Advisors. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:30-5:30 pm. Free. Board Room. Regular meeting of the Society for the Prevention of Boredom in Teens (SPoBiT), teen library leaders and advisors. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Teen Takeover. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30–8:30 pm. Free Teens Takeover at the library each month to play games, make art, and watch movies after-hours. Open to teens in middle and high school. All materials provided, including snacks. No sign-up needed. Bring a friend and come hang out. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

The Visiting Writers Series Presents Karen Russell. Valley Library, 201 SW Waldo Pl., Corvallis. 7:30-9 pm. Free. Karen Russell is the author of two collections of short stories, St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves and Vampires in the Lemon Grove, and two novels: Swamplandia! and Sleep Donation. For information, visit calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/121881/.

Toddler Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 10:15-10:45 am. Fridays. Free. For information, call 541-917-7585.

 

Saturday 20

37th Oregon Vintage Motorcycle Show and Swap. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 12 pm. $5 admission includes parking, non-members space $15, and free for members. 100+ vintage motorcycle and scooters at least 20 years old on display. Dealer-displays for new retro models. Food concessions and overnight camping available. For info, visit bentoncountyfair.net/events/2017/oregon-vintage-motorcycle-show or oregonvitage.org.

Albany Farmers’ Market. Fourth & Ellsworth. 9 am-1 pm. April 15 – Nov. 18. 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/.

CHS Commusical Service Club Children’s Concert. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12-1 pm. Free.  Join the Corvallis High School Commusical Service Club for a music performance featuring a variety of instruments. Come listen to music and meet the instruments. A fun music program for the whole family. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild Showcase. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. 7-9 pm. Free. Donations are appreciated. Come one come all to a fabulous event held by the Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild. Great venue for all forms of belly dance. Showcase welcomes tribal, Egyptian, cabaret, folk, belly dance based alternative styles, and as always family friendly. For information, visit corvallisbellydance.org/events.htm.

Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson, Saturdays and Wednesdays. 9 am-1pm. 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/.

Corvallis Type One Diabetes Walk. Crystal Lake Sports Fields and Kendall Natural Area, 100 SE Fischer Lane, Corvallis. 9 am-12 pm. Free. The First Annual Corvallis Type One Diabetes Walk will raise awareness and money to fund research on Type One Diabetes (T1D). For information, visit 2.jdrf.org/site/TR/TeamJDRF/OregonSWWashingtonChapter4532?pg=entry&fr_id=6480.

Family Music Fun. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10-10:45 am. Free. Family participation music and movement program for kids under 12 years of age and their families. For information, contact Youth Services at 541-766-6481.

Free DIY Bike Repair & Maintenance Classes – Shifters and Derailleurs. Corvallis Bicycle Collective, 707 NW 11th St., Corvallis. 10:30 am-Noon. Free. Join in every Saturday in May and learn the basics of maintaining your bicycle. Morning classroom session will cover tires and tubes, cables, shifters & derailleurs, and other helpful information. The shop will be open after the class to work on your own bike. For information and to register, visit corvallisbikes.org/.

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.

Oregon Zoo – Fantastic mosses and where to find them. Smith & Bybee Wetlands Natural Area, 4001 SW Canyon Rd., Portland. 10 am-12 pm. Cost: $6 per person, $11 per family. All ages welcome but geared for adults. Diminutive but darling, Northwest mosses are renowned for their abundance. Grab a hand lens and take a closer look into the enchanting world of mosses. Learn about their ecology and how to identify them. For information, oregonzoo.org/events/fantastic-mosses-and-where-find-them

Planet Boogie. Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., Corvallis. 7:30-9 pm. Every third Saturday. Planet Boogie is a freestyle, ecstatic dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music. Family friendly. Set personal intentions and find joy. Dance floor requires bare feet or shoes that are clean soled. For information, call 541-752-1997.

 

Sunday 21

37th Oregon Vintage Motorcycle Show and Swap. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 10 am-3 pm. $5 admission includes parking, non-members space $15, and free for members. 100+ vintage motorcycle and scooters at least 20 years old on display. Dealer-displays for new retro models. Food concessions and overnight camping available. For info, visit bentoncountyfair.net/events/2017/oregon-vintage-motorcycle-show or oregonvitage.org.

Corvallis Spring Roll. Cloverland Park, 1605 NW 29th St., Corvallis. Road Ride: Pre-registration is $10 per child, $25 maximum per family. Day of Event is $15 per child, $30 maximum per family. Join us for the seventh annual Bike and Trike Ride and Cycle Fair for kids 12 and younger. The Cycle Fair is free and open to the public. The mission of Corvallis Spring Roll is to introduce and encourage cycling as a fun, safe and healthy activity for kids throughout their lives. Corvallis Spring Roll partners with like-minded organizations to promote active lifestyles for kids, safe bicycling habits and community livability. For information, visit corvallisspringroll.com/ or corvallisbikes.org/cycle-fair/.

 

Monday 22

Beginner English Class. Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW Ninth St., Corvallis. Noon–1:30 pm. Mondays. Free. An English class for beginner level learners. Please check in with front desk staff before attending the first class. For information, visit cmlcenter.org/.

Bryson Skaar. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 pm. Mondays. For information, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Corvallis City Council Meeting. Downtown Fire Station, Council Chambers, 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. First and third Mondays of each month at 6:30 pm — unless the Monday is a holiday in which case the meetings are held the following Tuesday. Free. This is an opportunity for the public to address the City Council on subjects not on the agenda or not related to a public hearing. Each speaker is limited to three minutes. For information, visit corvallisoregon.gov/index.aspx?page=68.

Family Storytime. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.7 pm. Free. All ages. Storytime room. 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.

Hoolyeh International Dance Albany. 1180 25th Ave., SW, Albany. 7-9 pm Mondays. $4. For information, call 541-967-8017 or e-mail grholcomb96@gmail.com.

Integrative Biology Seminar – Dr. Tara Smiley. #4001 Agricultural & Life Sciences, 2750 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 3:30-4:30 pm. Free. “Mountains & Mammals; Linking Landscape and Climate Change to Diversification in Neogene Rodents” For information, contact   Tresa Bowlin Salleng at bowlinst@oregonstate.edu.

Intermediate Informal English Class. Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW Ninth St., Corvallis. Mondays 10:30-11:30 am. Free. Taught by a retired English teacher, this class is designed to be informal and is for intermediate English speakers. For information or to register for the class, contact cmlc@peak.org.

Wiggly Wobbler Story and Play Time – Philomath. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 10 am Mondays. Free. Ages 0-24 months. Includes simple books, songs, movement, finger plays, and ideas to use at home with little ones. Older sibling welcome. For information, call 541-929-3016 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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

 

Tuesday 23

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

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.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra. Austin Auditorium LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30-9 pm. $20-32, free for OSU students. The Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra presents “Music Transcendant” in its final concert of the season. Program includes works by Debussy, R. Strauss and Wagner. For information, contact Zachary Person at zachary.person@oregonstate.edu.

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. Tuesdays. 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.

 

Wednesday 24

Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson, Saturdays and Wednesdays. 9 am-1pm. 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.

League of Women Voter. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7-9 pm. Free. League of Women Voters Meeting – Annual Meeting and Dinner. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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.

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

Rise and Shine Storytime. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 10 am. Free. Children ages 2-4 are welcome to drop by for stories, songs, and movement to start the day. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For information, call 541-929-3016 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

SAC Presents: Boston Brass. Austin Auditorium LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30-9:30 pm. $10-30, free for OSU students. Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment, which captivates all ages. The ensemble’s signature sound, lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. In this special performance, the OSU Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Christopher Chapman joins Boston Brass for the first half. For information, contact Erin Sneller at erin.sneller@oregonstate.edu.

Teen Library Night. Monroe Community Library, 380 N Fifth St., Monroe. 5-7 pm. Free. Second and fourth Wednesdays. Games, crafts, snacks, and more. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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 25

Baby & Me Storytime. 55 Academy St., Lebanon. 10-11am. Free. Baby & Me is a special story time for our very youngest “readers.” Infants and toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join for stories, music, rhymes, finger plays – and other fun and age-appropriate activities that help foster bonding and a love of reading. For information, lebanonpubliclibrary.com/events/.

Baby Storytime. Monroe Community Library, 380 N Fifth St., Monroe. 10:10 am. Thursdays. Storytime including songs, activities, and stories designed to engage the youngest of the group. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Corvallis Arts Walk. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4-8 pm. Free. Third Thursdays. A monthly art crawl that tours Corvallis’ fine art galleries, as well as non-gallery artistic events, and utilizes a rotating group of fine dining businesses for final destinations. The Arts Center is a great place for a first art-viewing stop, utilizing their off-street parking. For information and participating venues, visit theartscenter.net or facebook.com/CorvallisArtsWalk.

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 welcomes. For information, contact alice.leigh443@gmail.com.

Makers Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4–5:30 pm. Second and fourth Tuesdays. Free creative and hands-on program for all-ages, learn basic programming with Arduino and Raspberry Pi, plus explore 3D printing and other technologies. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net/makers/.

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

Preschool Storytime- Lebanon. 55 Academy St., Lebanon. 11am-12pm. Little Bookworms Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-6.  Each week features a special theme and includes stories, songs and activities followed by craft time. For information, lebanonpubliclibrary.com/events/.

Seasonal Cooking & Dinner. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 4:30-6:30 pm. $22.50, or $18.00 in-city discount. Learn to prepare healthy, seasonal and affordable dishes featuring produce grown here in Corvallis at SAGE garden donated by the Corvallis Environmental Center. Tacos without meat? Rhubarb that’s not sweet? Try spicing up tacos by using sautéed onion, asparagus, carrots, kale and black beans in place of meat and using fresh cilantro and chives to add even more flavor. To register, visit apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/25568.

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 Thursdays. 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.

 

Friday 26

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

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.

High School Improv Smackdown. Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany, Oregon 7:30-10 pm. $5. This is the big one: Four improv troupes, two cities, with the comedy crown on the line. Student troupes from SAHS, WAHS, CHS, and CVHS are coming together on one stage, one night only, for the improv battle of the century. Based on the popular Smackdowns at the Majestic Theatre, this event is a showcase of short-form improv comedy (think “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”), with teams taking turns playing games, and then joining together for group hilarity. For information, visit facebook.com/events/353020681765767/.

Music a la Carte. Memorial Union Lounge, MU, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Fridays. Noon. Free. This lunch-hour concert series has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969. The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, most Fridays during fall, spring, and winter term. They feature a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national and international guest artists.

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.

Preschool Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am. Fridays. Free. For ages 3-5 yrs. 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.

Toddler Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 10:15-10:45 am. Fridays. Free. For information, call 541-917-7585.

Tween Leadership Group. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4-5 pm. Regular meeting of the Tween Leadership Group. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

 

Saturday 27

Albany Farmers’ Market. Fourth & Ellsworth. 9 am-1 pm. April 15 – Nov. 18. 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/.

Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson, Saturdays and Wednesdays. 9 am-1pm. 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/.

Corvallis Squares Square Dance. First Congregational UCC, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis. Second and fourth Saturdays, 7-10 pm. $5. The Corvallis Squares host a Square Dance on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. For information, call 541-745-7121 or 503-569-2504 or visit corvallissquares.com.

Free DIY Bike Repair & Maintenance Classes – Utilizing the Bicycle. Corvallis Bicycle Collective, 707 NW 11th St., Corvallis. 10:30 am-Noon. Free. Join in every Saturday in May and learn the basics of maintaining your bicycle. Morning classroom session will cover tires and tubes, cables, shifters & derailleurs, and other helpful information. The shop will be open after the class to work on your own bike. For information and to register, visit corvallisbikes.org/.

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.

Modern Quilting Guild Meeting and Sew Day. First Alternative South Store, 1007 SE Third St., Corvallis. 7-9 pm. Free. The Corvallis Modern Quilt Guild is a small but growing group of modern quilters who love quilting, fabric, and sewing who live in or around Corvallis. Formed in Dec. 2012, CMQG is a local guild of the international Modern Quilt Guild. Monthly sew days fourth Saturdays and meetings the second Thursday as well as special events throughout the year. For information, visit corvallismodernquiltguild.blogspot.com/

Science Saturday. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10-11 am. Free. Special science themed story time followed by hands-on activities linking science concepts to literacy. Program is designed for preschool aged children and their families.  For more information please contact Youth Services at 541-766-6794.

 

Sunday 28

Wild Family Walkabouts- Amazing Amphibians. Jackson Frazier Wetland Corvallis. Noon-2 pm. Suggested donation of $15 per family. Additional donations are gladly accepted. Join the Avery House Nature Center the last Sunday of every month for their Wild Walkabouts. Come by yourself or bring the whole family for fun, educational activities and an interpretive hike. Wild Walkabouts start at 12 pm with educational and fun activities, followed by an interpretive hike led by local naturalists who can share their experience and knowledge.

 

Monday 29

Memorial Day

Beginner English Class. Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW Ninth St., Corvallis. Noon–1:30 pm. Mondays. Free. An English class for beginner level learners. Please check in with front desk staff before attending the first class. For information, visit cmlcenter.org/.

Bryson Skaar. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 pm. Mondays. For information, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Hoolyeh International Dance Albany. 1180 25th Ave., SW, Albany. 7-9 pm Mondays. $4. For information, call 541-967-8017 or e-mail grholcomb96@gmail.com.

Intermediate Informal English Class. Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW Ninth St., Corvallis. Mondays 10:30-11:30 am. Free. Taught by a retired English teacher, this class is designed to be informal and is for intermediate English speakers. For information or to register for the class, contact cmlc@peak.org.

Nature through a Different Lens. Cooper Mountain Nature Park, 18892 SW Kemmer Rd., Beaverton, 6:30-8:30 pm. $6 per person, $11 per family. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Interested in nature photography? Gain an understanding of basic photography composition while learning about the birds that live at Cooper Mountain Nature Park. Class will start prior to golden hour in order to capture the best light of the day. Cell phones, point and shoot cameras and all skill levels are welcome. For information or to register, visit http://www.oregonzoo.org/events/nature-through-different-lens.

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

 

Tuesday 30

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

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. Tuesdays. Free. Children of all ages welcome. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

OSU Wind Ensemble & Wind Symphony. Austin Auditorium LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30-9:30 pm. $5 adults and free for OSU students and K-12 youth. The OSU Wind Ensemble under the baton of Dr. Chris Chapman and the OSU Wind Symphony directed by Olin Hannum present their final concert of the season. For information, contact Zachary Person at zachary.person@oregonstate.edu.

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.

 

Wednesday 31

Baby & Me Storytime. 55 Academy St., Lebanon. 10-11am. Free. Baby & Me is a special story time for our very youngest “readers.” Infants and toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join for stories, music, rhymes, finger plays – and other fun and age-appropriate activities that help foster bonding and a love of reading. For information, lebanonpubliclibrary.com/events/.

Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson, Saturdays and Wednesdays. 9 am-1pm. 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.

Fifth Wednesday Movie Night. Monroe Community Library, 380 N Fifth St., Monroe. 4-8 pm. Free. Watch a special double feature movie and enjoy popcorn at the library. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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.

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.

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

Rise and Shine Storytime. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 10 am. Free. Children ages 2-4 are welcome to drop by for stories, songs, and movement to start the day. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For information, call 541-929-3016 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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 1

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 welcomes. For information, contact alice.leigh443@gmail.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 Thursdays. 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.

 

Friday 2

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

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.

Leap into Reading Book Club. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 2–3 pm. The Leap into Reading Book Club is a program for new readers. Each month a new early reading title will be available for pick-up at the Philomath Community Library. Grab a copy of the title and enjoy. Then join in for a book discussion, activities, and a snack. Discussions are usually scheduled for the first Friday of every month from 1-2pm. Free. For information, call 541-929-3016, or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Music a la Carte. Memorial Union Lounge, MU, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Fridays. Noon. Free. This lunch-hour concert series has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969. The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, most Fridays during fall, spring, and winter term. They feature a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national and international guest artists.

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.

Preschool Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am. Fridays. Free. For ages 3-5 yrs. 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.

Spring Sing! First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. 7:30-9:30 pm. $10 adults and free for OSU students and K-12 youth. Join OSU music for Spring Sing! with the OSU Meistersinger and Bella Voce. For information, contact Zachary Person at zachary.person@oregonstate.edu.

Teen First Friday. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 pm. Free. Details to be announced. For more information visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Toddler Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 10:15-10:45 am. Fridays. Free. For information, call 541-917-7585.

 

Saturday 3

Albany Farmers’ Market. Fourth & Ellsworth. 9 am-1 pm. April 15 – Nov. 18. 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/.

Corvallis Community Drum Circle. Westminster House, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 7–8 pm. Free. First Saturdays. All ages and skill levels welcome. Instruments provided or bring your own. For information, contact Michelle Lovrich at drumcircleconnection@gmail.com.

Corvallis Farmers’ Markets. First & Jackson, Saturdays and Wednesdays. 9 am-1pm. 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/.

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.

Girls on the Run Community 5K. Reser Stadium, Oregon State University, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 10 am -12:30 pm. Registration 5K Buddy (16 and above) $25; Community Runner Adult (22 and above) $30; Community Runner Student (16-22 years) $25, Community Runner Youth (15 and under) $20. Price increase at day of the event. The Girls on the Run 5K is the most inspiring 5K in the Valley. Nearly 2000 participants of all ages will walk, run or skip to the finish line along the beautiful OSU campus course. For information, visit gotrwillamette.org/race/202-spring-5k-celebration.

Model Train Show. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 1-6 pm. Free. Annual Model Train Show by the O’Gaugers. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

National Get Outdoors Day. Peavy Arboretum, 8692 Peavy Arboretum Rd, Corvallis. 10 am-3 pm. Free. The fifth annual National Get Outdoors Day is hosted by OSU College of Forestry and OSU Benton County Extension, and will feature a variety of hands-on activities to connect youth and families with the great outdoors. Spanish speaking volunteers will provide bilingual assistance. For information, visit cf.forestry.oregonstate.edu/get-outdoors-day.

Poocha-Paw-Loooza. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 am-6 pm. $5. Dogs of all ages & children under 5 years of age are free. It is one of the largest events of its kind, to bring dog owners and their dogs an unprecedented number of hands-on activities, seminars, and demonstrations. Plenty of dog-related products, services, clubs and organizations will be there. There will be delicious food available for purchase and dogs and humans alike. For information, visit http://www.poochapawlooza.com/.

Princess Tea Party PSA. Multipurpose room Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 1-4 pm. $10 in advance. $15 per person at door. Partnerships in Community Living (PSA) are presenting a Princess Tea Party for people of all ages to enjoy with their favorite princes and princesses. Don’t forget to dress up as your favorite Princess or Prince as there will also be a Costume Contest at 2:30 pm. Also serving tea and goodies at this family friendly event. Proceeds from our Princess Tea Party will be used to purchase holiday gifts for the people we support and to help improve the quality of services that they provide. Your generous support is appreciated. For information, visit pclpartnership.org/.

SAGE Workshop: Feel Good Foods and Herbs. Bruce Starker Arts Park, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – Noon. $12. This workshop will describe the basics of food as medicine through some historical context, the big do’s and don’ts of collecting food as medicine, some basic culinary plants and what they help with, and making a tea satchel at the end to promote relieving stress, tummy troubles, or just tasty. For information and to register, call 541-753-9211 or visit http://www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

Saturday Stories. Corvallis-Benthttp://www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.orgon County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am. A special family storytime for all ages. Come join the fun. Every first Saturday of the month in the Youth Activity Room. For information, call 541-766-6793 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

 

Sunday 4

Cancer Survivors Day and 5k Walk. Samaritan Pastega Regional Cancer Center, 501 NW Elks Dr., Corvallis. 8:30-1:30 pm. Free for Ages 0-5.  $15 for ages 6-17. $25 for ages 18+. On this day all around the globe, people living with a history of cancer come together to connect, celebrate milestones and recognize those who have supported them along the way. From the newly diagnosed to decades-long survivors, to family members and medical professionals, join us for food, fun and hopefully some sun. This year’s event brings in the popular 5k walk/run Give Us 5, founded by a local cancer survivor. The walk/run is comprised of three loops around the Good Sam campus, on paved terrain. For information and to register, visit secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126588.

Model Train Show. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 1-4 pm. Free. Annual Model Train Show by the O’Gaugers. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Poocha-Paw-Loooza. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 am-6 pm. $5. Dogs of all ages & children under 5 years of age are free. Hands-on activities, seminars, and demonstrations. Plenty of dog-related products, services, clubs and organizations will be there. There will be delicious food available for purchase and dogs and humans alike. For information, visit http://www.poochapawlooza.com/.