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

March 

Tuesday 28

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

Art Explorers. Philomath City Hall, 980 Applegate St. Philomath. 3:30-5 pm. Free. This hands-on art lab and exploration afternoon is designed for children ages 5-10. Join in this month for an international edition of Art Explorers, featuring Scandinavia. All supplies provided. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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.

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 (no texts) 541-752-0135.

GHG Reduction Goals & Climate Action in Corvallis. Corvallis-Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7-8 pm. Free. The Oregon Sierra Club and Our Children’s Trust is hosting a talk “GHG Reduction Goals & Climate Action in Corvallis” given by Dr. Cassandra Glaspie, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University. Dr. Galspie will discuss the vital role of binding greenhouse gas reduction goals for the future health of our community empowering our transition to a low-carbon economy.

Downtown Preschool Story Time. Downtown Carnegie Library, 302 SW Ferry St., 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, and 10 am-2 pm. and 3-7 pm. Thursdays. $12 per child. It’s 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. Call 541-757-6512 or visit wackybounce.com to reserve a spot.

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, call Lori, 541-847-5174.

Makers Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4–5:30 pm. Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. 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 admission. 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 29

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

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. 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.

Spring Break Movie: “Finding Dory”. Philomath City Hall, 980 Applegate St. Philomath. 1-2:45 pm. 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.

Yoga in the Gallery. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 pm Mondays. 10 am Wednesdays. Free. Explore the world of yoga and enjoy a sense of community in the beautiful setting of the main gallery. The hour-long session will be led by certified yoga instructor Marcy Keuter. Beginners are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat, if possible. For information, visit theartscenter.net.

 

Thursday 30

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

Being a Muslim Woman in America. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 pm. Free. Soraya Deen is the founder of the Muslim Women Speakers Movement, and Co-founder of Peacemoms (Promoting Christian Muslim /Dialogue). She is a spiritual activist, lawyer, and author of PEACE MATTERS – Raising Peace Conscious children. She brings together women of all faiths empowering them to resolve conflict, and be effective communicators, social activists and say “yes” to civic engagement. She calls on her community to rethink the central concepts of the Islamic Religion. She also organized the first Interfaith Women’s Leadership conference at the Los Angeles City Hall October 2016. Of utmost importance today is to give power and place to Muslim Women’s Voices. Soraya is a mother of two and encourages women not to stay at the bottom because it is too crowded. Visit cityclubofcorvallis.org for information.

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, and 10 am-2 pm. and 3-7 pm. Thursdays. $12 per child. It’s 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. Call 541-757-6512 or visit wackybounce.com to reserve a spot.

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. Meets every first and third Thursday. 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 years old. 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 31

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

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

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.

 OSUsed Store Sale. Property Services Building, OSU Campus, 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. 5:30-7:30 pm. Tuesdays, 12-3 pm. Fridays. Free admission. 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.

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

 

Saturday 1

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

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

Corvallis Indoor Winter Market. Benton County Fairgrounds, Guerber Hall, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Saturdays, 9 am–1 pm. Runs through April 8. Fresh local produce, seeds, plants, and so much more. List of vendors posted weekly. For information, visit corvalliswintermarket.wordpress.com.

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.

Grow Your Vegetable Garden in Containers with Maggie Stuckey. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 2–3:30 pm. Free. Living in an apartment, condo, townhouse, or houseboat, doesn’t mean going without a thriving garden of delicious edibles: vegetables, herbs, fruits and edible flowers. Maggie Stuckey, author of The Bountiful Container, explains how in this free workshop. Maggie will describe the basics, answer questions, and do a hands-on planting demonstration. Best of all, some lucky person will go home with the finished container garden. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

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.

 

Sunday 2

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 3

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

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.

LEGO Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:30–4:30 pm. Free. Come build with fellow Lego fans. Put constructive skills to the test with new building challenges each month. Legos provided. Feel free to bring your own, too. Grades K-5. Drop in. For information, contact Youth Services 541-766-6794, or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

PTSD Support Group for Non-Vets and Veterans. Corvallis Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6 – 7:15 pm. First and third Mondays. Free. For men and women. Hope in Our Valley Corvallis chapter meeting to help those dealing with short-term or long-term PTSD. For information, visit hopeinourvalleycorvallis.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.

Yoga in the Gallery. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 pm Mondays. 10 am Wednesdays. Free. Explore the world of yoga and enjoy a sense of community in the beautiful setting of the main gallery. The hour-long session will be led by certified yoga instructor Marcy Keuter. Beginners are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat, if possible. For information, visit theartscenter.net.

 

Tuesday 4

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

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 SW Ferry St., 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, and 10 am-2 pm. and 3-7 pm. Thursdays. $12 per child. It’s 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. Call 541-757-6512 or visit wackybounce.com to reserve a spot.

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 (no texts) 541-752-0135.

Graphic Novel Book Club.  Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, Board Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 pm. April’s Book: “Aya: Life in Yop City” by Marguerite Abouet. Always welcoming new members. Pick up a copy of the month’s reading selection at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library’s second floor reference desk. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Infant Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 am Tuesdays. Free. Ages birth-1 year. 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.

Squishivities. Monroe Community Library, 380 N Fifth St., Monroe. 11-11:45 am. This is an exciting adventure in play, created especially for adults and their children using arts and crafts and ‘messy’ play to promote problem-solving, fine motor skills, parent/child relationships and creativity. For information, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

 

Wednesday 5

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

Chintimini Movies. Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 1:30 pm. Cost: $2. Concessions will be available for purchase. Closed captioning available on request. For info, call 541-766-6959.

Corvallis-Albany Bikeway: Community Open House. Benton County Sunset Building, 4077 Research Way, Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Free. Highlight Conceptual Routes and processes used for selection.

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.

Naomi Klein Lecture at OSU. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 pm. Free. Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of several international best-selling books, including “This Changes Everything: Capitalism versus the Climate,” “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism,” and “No Logo.” Tickets may be reserved online at http://bit.ly/2lts6a9.

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. 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 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.

Yoga in the Gallery. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 pm Mondays. 10 am Wednesdays. Free. Explore the world of yoga and enjoy a sense of community in the beautiful setting of the main gallery. The hour-long session will be led by certified yoga instructor Marcy Keuter. Beginners are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat, if possible. For information, visit theartscenter.net.

 

Thursday 6

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

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, and 10 am-2 pm. and 3-7 pm. Thursdays. $12 per child. It’s 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. Call 541-757-6512 or visit wackybounce.com to reserve a spot.

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

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 1st and 3rd Thursdays. 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. Meets every first and third Thursday. 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 years old. 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 7

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 am-4 pm. Monday-Saturday; 10 am-9 pm. Wednesday. Free. Come see the creative processes taking place every Monday through Saturday on this hand-carved carousel project. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other hand-crafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For information, visit albanycarousel.com.

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

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 1st Friday of every month from 1-2pm. Free. For information, call 541-929-3016, or visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Music a la Carte. Oregon State, 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. 12-3 pm. Fridays. Free admission. 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 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.

Trauma: The What, Why and How We Can Respond. Old Mill Center for Children and Families, 1650 SW 45th Pl., Corvallis. 9 am – 4 pm. Free. Topics include: types of trauma, effects on health and behavior, triggers, re-traumitization, best trauma informed practices. Registration Required. Visit http://conta.cc/2m9buBG or contact Feliciam@OFSN.net or 971-283-6139.

Ukulele Cabaret. First Alternative South Store, 1007 SE Third St., Corvallis. 7–9 pm. First Fridays except July and November. Free. This is an open mic and sing-along for ukulele players of all ages and skill levels. Songbooks and instruction are provided. Bring snacks to share. Hosted by Suz Doyle and Jeanne Holmes. For information, call 541-602-5537.