Calendar (Feb. 21)

Calendar (Feb. 21)

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This is a community calendar. To accommodate demand for the print edition, we ask that items be brief and include time, date, place, address, admission cost and a contact number for publication. Inclusion of items is at the discretion of the newspaper. Further information is available at 541-758-9524 or jane.stoltz@lee.net.

Assistance

SATURDAY

AARP Tax Aide, Albany, Corvallis and Philomath. Free in-person tax return preparation by IRS-certified counselors. Appointments: Albany, 541-917-7760; Corvallis and Philomath, 541-602-5829.

Food distribution, 10 a.m. to noon, food pantry, North Corvallis Ministry Center, 5050 NE Elliott Circle. Applications available at the pantry.

Stone Soup Breakfast, 10 to 11 a.m., McLean Hall, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. A free meal to anyone in need.

Corvallis Men's Shelter, 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., 211 SE Chapman Place. Breakfast: 7 to 9 a.m. Information: 541-791-6691.

Classes

SATURDAY

Essentrics, 9 a.m., Crossroads Christian Fellowship, 2555 NW Highland Drive, Corvallis. Focusing on core strength and stability, this workout will improve posture and balance, and relieve back pain. Cost: $5. Information: 541-740-3122.

Events

TODAY

Music a la Carte, noon, lounge, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. The Oregon State University Percussion Ensemble performs.

Eco-Film Festival, 7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Screening of “Climate Change; The Facts,” followed by a panel discussion including experts Bill Ripple, Jillian Gregg and Tim Jensen. Admission: $5 per person, $10 per family.

Mantra Soul concert and CD pre-release party, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. Donation: $20; no one turned away for lack of funds.

SATURDAY

Pickleball drop-in play, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam, 305 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Cost: $3 per session; first time free. Information: 541-401-9730 or http://lebanonpickleballclub.weebly.com.

Corvallis Puzzle Swap, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Bring puzzles of any size to donate or swap. Mark any boxes with missing pieces.

"Zwickelmania," 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Barsideous Brewing, 644 S. Main St., Lebanon. Zwickel samples, food specials, brewery tours, live music, meet the brewer; dog- and family-friendly.

Kids' Day, 12:30 p.m., Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Free, family-friendly fun for ages 5 to 10. Explore "The Art of Work" exhibit through scavenger hunts and interactive activities offered in partnership with Oregon State University's College of Agricultural Sciences' "Art About Agriculture" program. Storytelling at 1 and 2 p.m., thanks to the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

Genealogical library open, 1 to 3 p.m., annex, Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath.

"Misinformation and Fake News," 3 p.m., main meeting room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Learn strategies for identifying misinformation in the news. Information: https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/information-misinformation-and-fake-news.

Dinner, 5 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 584, 1469 Timber St. SE, Albany. Information: 541-928-7925.

Bingo, 6 p.m., American Legion Post 184, 339 N. Main St., Brownsville. Cost: $1 a game.

Family Fun Night, 6:30 p.m., Cumberland Church Building, 401 SE Main St., Albany. Popcorn and treats for sale. Admission: $5 for a family of five; 50 cents for each additional person per family.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas in concert, 7:30 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=109523.

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Moose Lodge, 4070 S. Santiam Highway. Open to all ages.

Fundraisers

TODAY

Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Big Book Sale, 4 to 8 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St. Members only from 4 to 6; become a member at the door for $10 for the year. Books, DVDs and CDs are featured, with prices from $1 to $4. Proceeds will benefit activities provided by all branches of the library.

SATURDAY

Big Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friends of the Library Used Bookstore, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Books of all genres. Benefits the Lebanon Public Library. Prices: 25 cents for all pocket books; $1 for other fiction, nonfiction, classics; 10 to 50 cents for children's books. Donations of books and DVDs accepted during the sale.

Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Big Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St.

Government

SATURDAY

Benton County legislative breakfast, 9 a.m., Valley Catering, the Club at Adair, 6097 NE Ebony Lane, Adair Village.

Legislative update meeting, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Oregon legislators who have been invited to participate include Sen. Sara Gelser, Rep. Shelly Boshart Davis, Rep. Dan Rayfield and Rep. Mike Nearman.

Linn County Town Hall, 11:30 a.m., cafeteria, South Albany High School, 3705 SE Columbus St. Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley will host the town hall to update constituents on his work in Washington, to answer questions and invite suggestions.

Organizations

SATURDAY

Mid-Valley Singles, Inc., 9 a.m., Pop's Branding Iron Restaurant, 901 Pacific Blvd SE, Albany. Breakfast. RSVP: 541-928-6275.

Santiam Spokes, 9 a.m., Lebanon. Bicycle ride. Information: www.santiamspokes.org.

Agnes Mathilde Wergeland Daughters of Norway, 10 a.m., Fletchall Hall, Fifth Avenue and Greenwood Street, Junction City. Information: daughtersofnorway52@gmail.com.

Corvallis Bicycle Collective, noon to 6 p.m., 707 NW 11th St. Fix up your bicycle with free use of tools and advice; affordable used bicycles and parts. Information: 541-224-6885 or www.corvallisbikes.org.

Albany Magic Club, 1 p.m., upstairs conference room, public library, 2450 14th Ave. SE.

Barzillai Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, 8 p.m., 431 First Ave. SW, Albany. Information: 541-926-0818.

Plan ahead

"All Paws on Deck," 6 p.m. Feb. 28, CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Annual Heartland Humane Society Wine and Whiskers auction. Live and silent auctions, appetizers, open bars, plated dinner with wine, dessert dash; nautical-theme costumes encouraged. Benefits the humane society. Tickets: $85 per person or $680 for a table of eight; https://heartlandhumane.org/wine-whiskers.

Support groups

SATURDAY

Parkside Al-Anon, 10 a.m., Room 219, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Support for families and friends of alcoholics. Information: 541-224-6651.

Alcoholics Anonymous:

• 10 a.m., noon, Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis.

• 5:30 p.m., upper social hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 501 NW 25th St., Corvallis.

• 6:30 p.m., upstairs classroom, west-side door, Monroe United Methodist Church, 648 Orchard St., Monroe.

• 7 p.m., Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Lounge, Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 333 NW 35th St., Corvallis.

Information (24 hours): 541-967-4252 or www.aa-oregon.org.

Breastfeeding Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis. Drop-in session for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. A lactation consultant will be available for questions and support.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Information (24 hours): 877-233-4287 or www.lblna.org.

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