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

August 

Friday 11

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

Bard in the Qaud: The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Memorial Union Quad, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 pm. General Admission $15, Senior/Student/Youth $10, and OSU Student $5. Since 2006, Bard in the Quad has presented innovative, quality productions to the OSU campus. Pack a picnic and join in at the Memorial Union Quad for this fun Corvallis summer tradition. For information, visit summer.oregonstate.edu/todo/on-campus/entertainment/theatre.htm.

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.

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

 

Saturday 12

¡Los Cuentos! Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10-10:30 am. Free. Bilingual family storytime in Spanish & English for all ages. A lively selection of stories, songs and rhymes will be presented each month. For information, contact Youth Services at 541-766-6794 or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Albany Farmers’ Market. Fourth & Ellsworth. Saturdays. 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/.

Bard in the Qaud: The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Memorial Union Quad, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 pm. General Admission $15, Senior/Student/Youth $10, and OSU Student $5. Since 2006, Bard in the Quad has presented innovative, quality productions to the OSU campus. Pack a picnic and join in at the Memorial Union Quad for this fun Corvallis summer tradition. For information, visit summer.oregonstate.edu/todo/on-campus/entertainment/theatre.htm.

Book Swap. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 1-3 pm. Free. Bring your gently used children’s fiction and nonfiction books to trade. 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/.

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.

Edible Garden Tour (Cycling Tour). Vincent St. & Robb Place, Philomath. 9 am – Noon. Free. Bountiful Backyard, in partnership with the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition, offers free annual guided tours of edible gardens. Tours include stops at various sites, where gardeners or small farmers give overviews of their work. There is time for questions and exploration. For information, visit bountifulbackyard.org/edible-garden-tours/.

Family Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

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.

Mid-Valley Bike Club Saturday Rides. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. Free. The MVBC is a non-profit club centered in Corvallis. The club was founded in 1974, and is open to cyclists of all ages and abilities. They have several ride options every Saturday morning touring the surrounding Willamette Valley and Coast Range Mountains. Summer (May – Sept) Saturday rides meet at 8 am, 9 am, and 10 am. The rest of the year (Oct – April) Saturday rides omit the 8 am option. Unless noted otherwise, Saturday morning rides depart at 15 minutes past the hour from the Osborn Aquatic Center near the corner of Circle and Highland. For information, visit sites.google.com/mvbc.com/web/.

Planet Boogie. Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., Corvallis. Monthly dances, most second Saturday nights, 8–9:30 pm. $5-10 donation. A freestyle dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music. Family friendly. Dance floor requires bare feet or shoes that are clean soled. For information, visit facebook.com/groups/planetboogie/.

 

Sunday 13

Bard in the Qaud: The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Memorial Union Quad, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 pm. General Admission $15, Senior/Student/Youth $10, and OSU Student $5. Since 2006, Bard in the Quad has presented innovative, quality productions to the OSU campus. Pack a picnic and join in at the Memorial Union Quad for this fun Corvallis summer tradition. For information, visit summer.oregonstate.edu/todo/on-campus/entertainment/theatre.htm.

Family Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

 

Monday 14

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.

Family Storytime. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.7 pm. Mondays. 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.

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, 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 siblings 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.

Yoga in the Park- Willamette Park. Willamette City Park, 1350 SE Goodnight Ave., Corvallis. 5:30-6:30 pm. $8 per class or $40 for all six. Corvallis has over 2000 acres of parks in the city. Join in this summer for outdoor evening yoga classes in different parks. Bring a yoga mat or a towel and join Chintimini yoga instructors on Monday evenings in July and August for outdoor community yoga. Classes are open to all levels. Please register in advance. For information, visit facebook.com/pg/CorvallisParksRecreation/events/.

 

Tuesday 15

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.

Concert in the Park- Jazz! -TBD.  Central Park Gazebo, Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 pm. Free. For information, visit c-cband.org/.

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.

Edible Garden Tour (Walking Tour #2). 1420 SE Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 6-8 pm. Free. Bountiful Backyard, in partnership with the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition, offers free annual guided tours of edible gardens. Tours include stops at various sites, where gardeners or small farmers give overviews of their work. There is time for questions and exploration. For information, visit bountifulbackyard.org/edible-garden-tours/.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive at FIRSTCorvallis. FIRST Corvallis, 320 SW Second St., Corvallis. 10 am-4 pm. Free. FIRST Corvallis is excited to be hosting our third American Red Cross Blood Drive in August. Register in advance – no walk-ins. For information, visit redcrossblood.org  and to register call (541)971-1756 or email Echo@firstcorvallis.com.

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 16

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.

Brown Bag Book Club – Philomath. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. Noon-1 pm. Free. “Beautiful Swimmers” by William Warner. 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.

CBCPL Book Club: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7-8 pm. Free. The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Book Club is open to everyone. They meet the third Wednesday of the month in the Library Boardroom. Books are provided by the library and will be available for pick up four weeks preceding the monthly meeting. To participate, please register in person at the Adult Services Reference Desk, or call 541-766-6793.

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.

Hilltop Big Band at Central Park. Central Park Gazebo, Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30-9 pm. Free. The Hilltop Big Band presents another summer of free Central Park concerts featuring the Swing sounds of Basie and others. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Regular musicians and substitutes welcome. For information, visit hilltopbigband.com/.

NASA Explains the Eclipse. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 1:30-3 pm. Free. NASA educator Dorian Janney will lead a program filled with educational activities. 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.

Rise and Shine Storytime Philomath. 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.

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 17

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 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/.

Music in the Park- Philomath. Philomath’s City Park, 299 S 23rd St., Philomath. Free. Escape the daily routine and spend your evenings at Music in the Park. Performance by Albany Summer Orchestra. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

NASA Explains the Solar Eclipse 2017. LaSells Stewart Center, LSC, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6-8 pm. Free, but tickets are required. Dorian Janney from NASA will lead a program filled with educational activities and eclipse information. This session is geared towards adults and teens. For information and tickets, 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.

SAGE Summer Concert. Bruce Starker Arts Amphitheater, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 6-9 pm. Suggested donation of $10 per family. This is the last SAGE Summer Concert of the season. It is a family-friendly event showcasing local musicians and supporting local businesses. All proceeds benefit SAGE Garden. Local businesses will be selling food and drinks, and alcohol will be available for purchase. Free parking is available on site and the park is easily accessible by bicycle. Performers will be DTW and The Crescendo Show. For information, visit corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/.

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.

 

Friday 18

Baby Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 11-11:30 am. Fridays. 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.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany. 7:30 pm. General admission $14 and $10 student and seniors. “Mr. Burns, a post-electric play” is written by Anne Washburn and directed by Pat Kight. After the apocalypse, how would you rebuild? In Anne Washburn’s thought-provoking dark comedy, it starts with The Simpsons. Around a campfire, a group of survivors try to recall the “Cape Feare” episode of the animated sitcom. Years later, those same survivors are now one of many wandering theater troupes keeping civilization alive by performing classic TV episodes. As society rebuilds, would our pop culture memories become the mythology of the future? With The Simpsons, is that such a bad thing? For information, visit linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

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.

 

Saturday 19

Albany Farmers’ Market. Fourth & Ellsworth. Saturdays. 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 Belly Dance Performance Guild Showcase. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Donations appreciated. Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild are a great venue for all forms of belly dance. They gladly welcome tribal, Egyptian, cabaret, folk, belly dance based alternative styles, and as always family friendly. For information, visit corvallisbellydance.org.

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 Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

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.

Mid-Valley Bike Club Saturday Rides. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. Free. The MVBC is a non-profit club centered in Corvallis. The club was founded in 1974, and is open to cyclists of all ages and abilities. They have several ride options every Saturday morning touring the surrounding Willamette Valley and Coast Range Mountains. Summer (May – Sept) Saturday rides meet at 8 am, 9 am, and 10 am. The rest of the year (Oct – April) Saturday rides omit the 8 am option. Unless noted otherwise, Saturday morning rides depart at 15 minutes past the hour from the Osborn Aquatic Center near the corner of Circle and Highland. For information, visit sites.google.com/mvbc.com/web/.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany. 7:30 pm. General admission $14 and $10 student and seniors. “Mr. Burns, a post-electric play” is written by Anne Washburn and directed by Pat Kight. After the apocalypse, how would you rebuild? In Anne Washburn’s thought-provoking dark comedy, it starts with The Simpsons. Around a campfire, a group of survivors try to recall the “Cape Feare” episode of the animated sitcom. Years later, those same survivors are now one of many wandering theater troupes keeping civilization alive by performing classic TV episodes. As society rebuilds, would our pop culture memories become the mythology of the future? With The Simpsons, is that such a bad thing? For information, visit linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

OSU Summer Choir- The Path of Totality. The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis. 7-9 pm. $10 general admission. OSU students and K-12 youth free with ID. The OSU Summer Choir under the direction of Dr. Steven M. Zielke presents “The Path to Totallity” – a special eclipse-themed concert. Purchasers of the OSU Eclipse Event Lodging Package admitted free on a space available basis. CAFA discounts apply. For information, contact Erin Sneller at 541-737-5592 or erin.sneller@oregonstate.edu.

OSU150 Space Grant Festival: A Total Eclipse Experience. Oregon State University, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 10 am – 11 pm. Join Oregon State University for an informative, fun weekend to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse, OSU’s 150th anniversary, and Oregon’s NASA Space Grant, followed by a viewing party on Monday morning. From rockets and robots to music, art and a movie night, there’s something interesting for all ages. Family-friendly, free and open to the public, with plenty of free parking. For information, visit communications.oregonstate.edu/space.

SAGE Workshop: Do-It-Yourself Raised Garden Box Building. SAGE Garden, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 10 am – Noon. $12.  Learn how to build a raised garden bed in this hands-on demonstration workshop. Mark McGuire from Bountiful Backyard is back to teach this popular class. This session will cover lumber and material selection, necessary tools, as well as construction tips. All participants will take home a detailed instruction packet and the skills to build garden beds of their own. During the workshop we will build one raised garden bed together, then all class participants will be entered into the drawing and one lucky winner will get to take it home at the end. For information, visit corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/.

 

Sunday 20

Concert Under the Oaks: Wilhelmina, Clara Baker & Beth Wood. Harris Bridge Vineyard, 22937 Harris Rd., Philomath. 4-8 pm. $30. Join Harris Bridge Vineyard for a Concert Under the Oaks featuring Wilhelmina (4 pm), Clara Baker (5 pm) and Beth Wood (6 pm). Food and drinks will be available for purchase, along with face painting for the kiddos. Bring a picnic blanket and a sweater for the evening breeze. For information, visit HarrisBridgeVineyard.com.

Eclipse in the Garden, Total Eclipse Camp Out. The Thyme Garden, 20546 Alsea Hwy, Alsea. 5 pm. $100/person. Experience the eclipse in the beautiful display garden at the base of Mary’s Peak. Includes a delicious herbal dinner, evening forest walk, campfire and shady camp site. Wake up to fresh coffee and breakfast, then off to the garden to view the eclipse. For information, call 541-487-8671 or visit thymegarden.com.

Family Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

LBCC Solar Eclipse Festival “Totality Inspired”. Linn–Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany. 2 pm. $5 at the door for non-campers. Free for children under 18 and current LBCC students. Will include family friendly activities and more than 20 educational booths including water rocketry, slime making, barrel imploding, bed-of-nails demo, solar observation booth, pin hole camera construction, exploding bucket, burning salts, thin film chromatography, fire breathing, start gazing, liquid nitrogen ice cream and more. Physics demonstrations start at 4 pm in the college theater: ROV and high altitude balloon demonstrations, the life and death of stars, variable stars and eclipse science and history. Albany rock band “Up Rising” will perform at 7:30 pm in the college courtyard. Food, non-alcoholic drinks and eclipse memorabilia will be available for purchase. For information, visit linnbenton.edu/eclipse.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany. 7:30 pm. General admission $14 and $10 student and seniors. “Mr. Burns, a post-electric play” is written by Anne Washburn and directed by Pat Kight. It runs August 18, 19, 25, and 26 at 7:30 pm, and Aug. 20 at 2 pm. After the apocalypse, how would you rebuild? In Anne Washburn’s thought-provoking dark comedy, it starts with The Simpsons. Around a campfire, a group of survivors try to recall the “Cape Feare” episode of the animated sitcom. Years later, those same survivors are now one of many wandering theater troupes keeping civilization alive by performing classic TV episodes. As society rebuilds, would our pop culture memories become the mythology of the future? With The Simpsons, is that such a bad thing? For information, visit linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

Open Street Corvallis. 11th Street between Garfield Park & Franklin Square, NW 11th St & NW Garfield Ave, Corvallis. 12-4pm. Free. Open Streets is a free street festival that encourages active transportation and engages the community to create spaces where people want to walk, bike, and play. This event is a joint initiative of Corvallis Bicycle Collective and City of Corvallis Active Transportation Program. Experience giant-sized games and street games, yoga, an interactive percussion jam, pedestrian improvements, rain gardens, dance, bicycle-powered carnival rides and more. Garfield Park and Franklin Square are the activity hubs that anchor a mile of city streets that will be open to non-motorized traffic. Enjoy local food, drink, music and fun at Open Streets Corvallis. For information, visit openstreetscorvallis.org/.

OSU150 Space Grant Festival: A Total Eclipse Experience. Oregon State University, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 10 am – 11 pm. Join Oregon State University for an informative, fun weekend to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse, OSU’s 150th anniversary, and Oregon’s NASA Space Grant, followed by a viewing party on Monday morning. From rockets and robots to music, art and a movie night, there’s something interesting for all ages. Family-friendly, free and open to the public, with plenty of free parking. For information, visit communications.oregonstate.edu/space.

 

Monday 21

Eclipse in Corvallis, OR. 9:04-11:37am.

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.

Family Storytime. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.7 pm. Mondays. 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.

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, contact cmlc@peak.org.

OSU150 Space Grant Festival: A Total Eclipse Experience. Oregon State University, Student Legacy Park, Corvallis. 9 am. Join Oregon State University for an informative, fun weekend to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse, OSU’s 150th anniversary, and Oregon’s NASA Space Grant, followed by a viewing party on Monday morning. Experience the total solar eclipse from Student Legacy Park, a great viewing location on campus, and get free solar eclipse glasses while supplies last. Oregon State’s Corvallis campus is in the path of totality, where the sky will go dark for about 2 minutes just before 10:17 am. Join the party as the moon begins covering the sun at about 9:00 am, and enjoy outdoor games and activities for the family. Bring blankets or low lawn chairs for seating. Free parking available on a first-come, first-served basis; parking permits will not be required. No RVs or overnight camping. For information, visit communications.oregonstate.edu/space.

Total Eclipse Marys Peak. TBA Corvallis pick up point. 6 am – Noon. Included in the fun: Bus ride to and from Marys Peak for an exclusive viewing on top of the highest point in the Oregon Coast Range (at 4097 feet!) on Marys Peak, a custom T-shirt and viewing glasses, food trucks available offering delicious food, medical help on site from Adventure Medics of Bend, Oregon, a chance to explore the Marys Peak area prior to the eclipse with the help of local Marys Peak interpreters, and more. For information, visit totaleclipsemaryspeak.com/.

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 siblings 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.

Yoga in the Park- Starker City Park. Starker City Park, Corvallis. 5:30-6:30 pm. $8 per class or $40 for all six. Corvallis has over 2000 acres of parks in the city. Join in this summer for outdoor evening yoga classes in different parks. Bring a yoga mat or a towel and join Chintimini yoga instructors on Monday evenings in July and August for outdoor community yoga. Classes are open to all levels. Please register in advance. For information, visit facebook.com/pg/CorvallisParksRecreation/events/.

 

Tuesday 22

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.

Concert in the Park- At the Movies.  Central Park Gazebo, Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 pm. Free. For information, visit c-cband.org/.

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.

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/.

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 23

2017 Starker Forest Tour. Corvallis Comfort Suites Inn, 1730 NW Ninth St., Corvallis. 12:45-4:30 pm. Free. Guided tours of beautiful Starker Forests are available in July and August. Starker Forests Tours are about three and a half hours long and begin in front of the Comfort Suites Inn lobby. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. For information, visit visitcorvallis.com/things-to-do/starker-forest-tours-philomath-oregon/.

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.

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.

Rise and Shine Storytime Philomath. 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.

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 24

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.

Family Pizza Nights at SAGE. SAGE Garden, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 5:30-7:30 pm. Registration is required. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children. Come out to SAGE for an evening of fun and pizza making for the whole family. They’ll fire up the cob oven while you harvest ingredients from the garden for your dinner. Activities for the kids and opportunities to explore for all make this a great summer evening with family and friends. For information, call 541-753-9211 and visit CorvallisEnvironmentalCenter.org.

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.

Swing Family Picnic. Starker Arts Park, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 6:30-10 pm. Free. It’s late summer. The weather is nice, school is out, and free time abounds. Corvallis Swing is celebrating by hosting a free evening of food, games and music. Breakers Yard of Eugene will be playing music for the fourth year in a row. Join in, and bring a picnic basket along. This is going to be a blast. For information, visit corvallisswing.com/o/swing-family-picnic-aug-24-live-music-from-breakers-yard/.

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.

 

Friday 25

Baby Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 11-11:30 am. Fridays. 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.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany. 7:30 pm. General admission $14 and $10 student and seniors. “Mr. Burns, a post-electric play” is written by Anne Washburn and directed by Pat Kight. After the apocalypse, how would you rebuild? In Anne Washburn’s thought-provoking dark comedy, it starts with The Simpsons. Around a campfire, a group of survivors try to recall the “Cape Feare” episode of the animated sitcom. Years later, those same survivors are now one of many wandering theater troupes keeping civilization alive by performing classic TV episodes. As society rebuilds, would our pop culture memories become the mythology of the future? With The Simpsons, is that such a bad thing? For information, visit linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

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.

SAGE Workshop: The Science & Art Of Seed Saving. SAGE Garden, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 4:30-6 pm. $12. In this workshop, get a hands-on experience collecting and saving seeds. By being able to save seeds from the garden, keep plants going and growing for future generations. Learn the key concepts of plant reproduction as well as basic plant genetics. For information and to register, visit CorvallisEnvironmentalCenter.org.

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

 

Saturday 26

Albany Farmers’ Market. Fourth & Ellsworth. Saturdays. 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/.

Beavs and the Bookmobile. Corvallis Farmer’s Market. Look for them near First and Monroe. 10 am – Noon. Free. Join OSU Student Athletes and the Library Bookmobile at the Corvallis Farmer’s Market for fun, games, and prizes. 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/.

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.

Family Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

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.

Mid-Valley Bike Club Saturday Rides. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. Free. The MVBC is a non-profit club centered in Corvallis. The club was founded in 1974, and is open to cyclists of all ages and abilities. They have several ride options every Saturday morning touring the surrounding Willamette Valley and Coast Range Mountains. Summer (May – Sept) Saturday rides meet at 8 am, 9 am, and 10 am. The rest of the year (Oct – April) Saturday rides omit the 8 am option. Unless noted otherwise, Saturday morning rides depart at 15 minutes past the hour from the Osborn Aquatic Center near the corner of Circle and Highland. For information, visit sites.google.com/mvbc.com/web/.

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/.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany. 7:30 pm. General admission $14 and $10 student and seniors. “Mr. Burns, a post-electric play” is written by Anne Washburn and directed by Pat Kight. After the apocalypse, how would you rebuild? In Anne Washburn’s thought-provoking dark comedy, it starts with The Simpsons. Around a campfire, a group of survivors try to recall the “Cape Feare” episode of the animated sitcom. Years later, those same survivors are now one of many wandering theater troupes keeping civilization alive by performing classic TV episodes. As society rebuilds, would our pop culture memories become the mythology of the future? With The Simpsons, is that such a bad thing? For information, visit linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

SAGE Workshop: Do-It-Yourself Rainwater Harvesting. SAGE Garden, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 10 am – Noon. $12.  Learn how to build an inexpensive and efficient rainwater harvesting system for your own home. This hands-on demonstration workshop will cover rain barrel selection, required tools, utilization of available resources, and construction tips. All participants will take home a detailed instruction packet and the skills to rainwater harvesting systems of their own. For information, visit corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/.

The Blend. Floral Courtyard at the Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 10 am. – 4 pm. Free. The Blend is an annual furniture and craft show that features up to 25 vendors. For two days, artisans from all over Oregon showcase handmade, re-purposed or collected home furnishings and crafts. Visitors can enjoy food and drinks from local food trucks while they shop. For information, visit theblendcorvallis.com/.

 

Sunday 27

Aqua Campeones de Salud. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr, Corvallis. 11am-5pm. Free. Celebrate Aqua Campeones de Salud (Champions for Health) with a Family Swim Day at the Osborn Aquatic Center, hosted by Benton County Health Services, the Community Health Centers of Linn and Benton Counties, and City of Corvallis Parks and Recreation. This is a free community event to promote a healthy and active lifestyles, local health services and resources available to the community. The event includes family water safety activities, health screenings, dental services, a resource fair, music, raffles, and much more. Free health screenings and dental services will be from 11 am-3 pm. Swimming opens at noon. Health screenings will include screenings for vision, blood pressure, blood glucose and diabetes detection. No food or drinks should be consumed three hours before the diabetes test. Dental screenings will include referrals to appropriate and available care, and home care kits. For information, call 541-731-2306.

Family Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

The Blend. Floral Courtyard at the Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 10 am. – 4 pm. Free. The Blend is an annual furniture and craft show that features up to 25 vendors. For two days, artisans from all over Oregon showcase handmade, re-purposed or collected home furnishings and crafts. Visitors can enjoy food and drinks from local food trucks while they shop. For information, visit theblendcorvallis.com/.

 

Monday 28

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.

Family Storytime. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.7 pm. Mondays. 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.

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, 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 siblings 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.

Yoga in the Park- Chinitmini Park. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave, Corvallis. 5:30-6:30 pm. $8 per class or $40 for all six. Corvallis has over 2000 acres of parks in the city. Join in this summer for outdoor evening yoga classes in different parks. Bring a yoga mat or a towel and join Chintimini yoga instructors on Monday evenings in July and August for outdoor community yoga. Classes are open to all levels. Please register in advance. For information, visit facebook.com/pg/CorvallisParksRecreation/events/.

 

Tuesday 29

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.

Concert in the Park- Community Band Favorite.  Central Park Gazebo, Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 pm. Free. For information, visit c-cband.org/.

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 30

2017 Starker Forest Tour. Corvallis Comfort Suites Inn, 1730 NW Ninth St., Corvallis. 12:45-4:30 pm. Free. Guided tours of beautiful Starker Forests are available in July and August. Starker Forests Tours are about three and a half hours long and begin in front of the Comfort Suites Inn lobby. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. For information, visit visitcorvallis.com/things-to-do/starker-forest-tours-philomath-oregon/.

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.

Hilltop Big Band at Central Park. Central Park Gazebo, Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30-9 pm. Free. The Hilltop Big Band presents another summer of free Central Park concerts featuring the Swing sounds of Basie and others. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Regular musicians and substitutes welcome. For information, visit hilltopbigband.com/.

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.

Rise and Shine Storytime Philomath. 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.

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 31

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.

 

September

Friday 1

Art Break Day. SW Monroe Ave & SW 1st St, Corvallis. 10am – 4pm. Take an ART BREAK! Make art for free! On Art Break Day, art making spaces pop up around the world and everyone is invited to sit down, take a break, connect with their community, and experience the positive impact of art. All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Art Break Day is a global art movement created by the non-profit Art is Moving. For information, visit artbreakday.org.

Baby Story Time. Main Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 11-11:30 am. Fridays. 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.

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

 

Saturday 2

Albany Farmers’ Market. Fourth & Ellsworth. Saturdays. 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-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 Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

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.

Mid-Valley Bike Club Saturday Rides. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. Free. The MVBC is a non-profit club centered in Corvallis. The club was founded in 1974, and is open to cyclists of all ages and abilities. They have several ride options every Saturday morning touring the surrounding Willamette Valley and Coast Range Mountains. Summer (May – Sept) Saturday rides meet at 8 am, 9 am, and 10 am. The rest of the year (Oct – April) Saturday rides omit the 8 am option. Unless noted otherwise, Saturday morning rides depart at 15 minutes past the hour from the Osborn Aquatic Center near the corner of Circle and Highland. For information, visit sites.google.com/mvbc.com/web/.

Saturday Stories. Corvallis-Benton 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.

Wildlife Wonders Series. Chintimini Wildlife Center, 311 NW Lewisburg Ave, Corvallis. 10 am – 2 pm. $5 suggested donation. Join in the fun at the Chintimini Wildlife Center’s Wildlife Wonders Series Summer Open Houses. This event are perfect for all ages. This month topic is Migration Madness. For information, visit chintiminiwildlife.org/events-wildlife-wonders2017.htm.

 

Sunday 3

Family Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way. Saturdays and Sundays: 1–5 pm. $3/youth, $7/adult. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For information, visit recsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

 

Monday 4

Labor 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, contact cmlc@peak.org.

 

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.