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Around Town Jan. 17, 2018

Choir Spring Pops concert rehearsals Registration and rehearsals for the Lebanon Community Chorus’ Spring Pops Concert, “Young at Heart,” are under way Thursdays at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 3111 S. Main Road. Rehearsals will be held...

 

Around Town Jan. 10, 2018

Scholarships for music students High school music students graduating from Linn, Benton or Lincoln counties in 2018 who intend to earn music education or performance degrees, are invited to apply for the Guthrie and Jenks scholarships.   Graduates...

 

Around Town Jan. 3, 2018

Hands-on learning for pre-teens Sweet Home Public Library will host Mechanisms, a hands-on learning activity, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month until June at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave. Ward Christman will...

 

Around Town Dec. 27, 2017

Hands-on learning for pre-teens Sweet Home Public Library will host Mechanisms, a hands-on learning activity, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month until June at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave. Ward Christman will te...

 

Around Town Dec. 20, 2017

Community grant applications open The City of Sweet Home is accepting applications for its Community Grants Program until Dec. 31. The program is offered twice per year. The City Council will its next set of grants in January. To apply, complete the...

 

Around Town Dec. 13, 2017

Community grant applications open The City of Sweet Home is accepting applications for its Community Grants Program until Dec. 31. The program is offered twice per year. The City Council will make its next set of grants in January. To apply,...

 

Dollar General to host Dec. 16 grand opening

The new Dollar General store at 1937 Main Street in Sweet Home will celebrate its official grand opening at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, with free prizes and special deals. Additionally, the first 100 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10...

 

Around Town Dec. 6, 2017

Hands-on learning in SH for pre-teens Sweet Home Public Library will host Mechanisms, a hands-on learning activity, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave. The class is held the first Wednesday of...

 

Around Town Nov. 29 2017

AARP seeks tax prep volunteers The AARP Tax-Aide program is recruiting volunteers. Training for volunteers starts in January. They offer this free tax preparation service in Linn and Benton counties, but their greatest need is for volunteers in...

 

Tree lighting kicks off Sweet Home Christmas

Sweet Home kicks off its annual Christmas celebration Thursday, Dec. 30, with a tree lighting ceremony at Clover Park that will lead into an eventful weekend that will include such local holiday standards as the Singing Christmas Tree, the Christmas...

 

Around Town Nov. 22 2017

Health education for kids has slots Entry forms for the annual Sweet Home Christmas Parade are available at the Chamber of Commerce, 1575 Main St. The parade is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. The route will run along Long Street from 22nd...

 

Around Town 11-15-17

Healthy lifestyle class for kids A program to teach healthy lifestyles to children, Culinary Health Education and Fitness, is being offered at 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m on Thursdays through Dec. 14 for fifth-grade students at the Boys and Girls Club of the...

 

Around Town Oct. 25, 2017

Portland artists’ work at LBCC Four Portland-area artists are featured in the "PDX Fall Exhibition” show at Linn-Benton Community College’s North Santiam Hall Gallery through Dec. 1. A reception and artist talk will be held from 12:30 to 1:30...

 

Halloween week: museum storytelling to harvest fests

Here are other events planned for Sweet Home and surrounding areas during Halloween week: Murder and Mayhem at Museum Stories of murder and mayhem in early Sweet Home will be shared from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at East Linn Museum, 746...

 

Around Town Oct. 18, 2017

B&G Club Auction Saturday night The Sweet Home Boys and Girls Club will hold its sixth annual Fall Benefit Auction, Hula for Moola, from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Boys and Girls Club, 890 18th Ave. Break out those grass skirts and...

 

Around Town October 11, 2017

Exhibit to feature OSU art alumn An art exhibit featuring the work of recent Oregon State University graduates is on display at Linn-Benton Community College’s South Santiam Hall Gallery through Oct. 26. The exhibit titled "Connecting...

 

Around Town Oct. 4, 2017

Hands-on learning for pre-teens Sweet Home Public Library will host Mechanisms, a hands-on learning activity, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month, starting Oct. 4, until June at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave....

 

Around Town Sept. 27, 2017

‘Life Stories’ class starts Sept. 27 Linn-Benton Community College is offering the class "Life Stories,” in which students can preserve their family stories. Recall and recount family history in your own narrative style with enhancement of...

 

Around Town Sept. 20, 2017

Singing Christmas Tree rehearsals The Singing Christmas Tree is holding rehearsals for its 2017 performance year, themed “The Love of Christmas,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays in the Sweet Home High School Choir Room. Anyone over the age of 12...

 

Around Town Sept. 13, 2017

Singing Christmas Tree rehearsals The Singing Christmas Tree is starting rehearsals for its 2017 performance year, themed “The Love of Christmas,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Sweet Home High School Choir Room. Anyone over the age...

 

Around Town September 5, 2017

Dance school offers free ballet class A free beginning ballet class for tweens, teens and adults will be offered from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Cascade Performing Arts Center, 800 Harrison St. in Lebanon. The regular class fee is $5. The...

 

Around Town August 29, 2017

Local artists to play Marks Ridge Local musicians Marilyn Tyler, Bill Langdon and Keith Scofield will perform chamber music at Marks Ridge Winery at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. Cost is $10. Bring a picnic dinner. Concerts on tap at The Point Jobe...

 

Around Town August 22, 2017

Know a special kid who needs help? The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires schools to make available special education to children from kindergarten through age 21 who are eligible for special services. If you know of any...

 

Around Town August 15, 2017

Exchange host families needed Families are being sought by an area organization to host international exchange students for the upcoming school year. ASSE International Student Exchange Program is seeking local families to host boys and girls from...

 

Around Town August 8, 2017

Free lunch for kids through Aug. 25 Sweet Home School District continues to provide free lunch to children ages 18 and younger through Aug. 25. Lunch is served from 11:45 to 12:15 p.m. at the following locations: n Sweet Home High School, 1641 Long...

 

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