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Around Town April 18, 2018

GOP Spring Gala Friday at Expo The Linn County Republican Party will hold a Spring Gala at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the Willamette Conference Center at the Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Rd., Albany. “Politics is funny business,”...

 

Around Town April 11, 2018

Bingo fund-raiser to help local poor Love Thy Neighbor Services will hold a Bingo Night fund-raiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, starting April 12, at Home Sweet Home Cafe, 1333 Main St. A limited menu will be available. Proceeds will benefit the...

 

Around Town April 4, 2018

PEO flower sale through April 9 Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Chapter FA’s annual spring plant sale is under way, selling full and half flats of flowers, vegetables and assorted sampler trays. There are also geraniums, planters and...

 

Around Town Mar. 28, 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. Wednesday, April 4, at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave. Ward Christman will teach about simple machines,...

 

Around Town March 21, 2018

New Samaritan urgent clinic hours Samaritan Urgent Care Walk-In clinic in Lebanon has new hours. The clinic will be open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Walk-In Clinics are a...

 

Around Town March 14, 2018

Electrical ‘Boot Camp’ for teens A 10-week, once-weekly “High School Electrical Boot Camp” will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 3 through June 5, at Central Electrical Training Center, 33309 Highway 99E, Tangent. The free Boot...

 

Around Town March 6, 2018

Sweet Home Police Academy March 22 Sweet Home Police Department will offer a six-week Citizens Academy to the public starting March 22. If interested, contact Gina Riley at (541) 367-5181 or download the application at www.sweet-h...

 

Around Town Feb. 28, 2018

Local Democrats to meet March 1 Keith Kolkow and Stephanie Newton, board members of the new Albany Community Together political action committee, will be the featured speakers Thursday, March 1, at the Linn County Democrats’ monthly general...

 

City Budget Committee needs citizens

The City of Sweet Home is seeking volunteers to serve on its Budget Committee. Members of the Budget Committee serve a three-year term and are appointed by the City Council. The Budget Committee reviews the proposed budget submitted by the City...

 

Around Town Feb. 21, 2018

Red Cross blood drive this week The American Red Cross reports lower than usual donations of blood and platelets due to widespread flu and severe winter weather across the U.S. this year. The Red Cross asks residents to consider making an appointment...

 

Around Town Feb. 14, 2018

Big Show of Little Art in Albany Gallery Calapooia’s first community-wide art show, The Big Show of Little Art, continues through February at 222 First Ave. W. in downtown Albany. The show features work from 114 artists from mid-valley...

 

Around Town Feb. 7, 2018

Ladies night for B&G Club Feb. 7 A fund-raiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Santiam will kick off with a champagne toast at 5:30 p.m., followed by an auction starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the Boulder Falls Event Center. This...

 

Around Town Jan. 31, 2018

Foster Dam Road closures ahead Foster Dam Road will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, to allow removal of the old fish weir from the dam spillway. The road will then be closed Tuesday, Feb. 13, and possibly on Feb. 14, from 8 a.m....

 

Around Town Jan. 24, 2018

Chamber to host mixer Friday Business After Hours, a business networking event, will be open to the public from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26 at the Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce, 1575 Main St. The Gillott Home Team, Keller Williams...

 

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...

 

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