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Around Town March 25, 2020

Editor’s note: Due to restrictions on public gatherings and other developments occurring even as The New Era goes to press, it’s highly possible that many of the events listed here may be postponed or cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. Plant... Full story

 

Around Town March 18, 2020

Editor’s note: Due to restrictions on public gatherings and other developments occurring even as The New Era goes to press, it’s highly possible that many of the events listed here may be postponed or cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. City s...

 

Around Town March 11, 2020

Genealogists to host workshop Sweet Home Genealogical Society will hold its 40th annual workshop Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Genealogical Library, 1223 Kalmia St. Speakers will include Susan Copple on “Census...

 

Around Town March 4, 2020

PEO’s annual plant sale under way PEO Chapter FA is selling plants through April 13. Proceeds go to scholarships for local women, both current graduates and those returning to school. Flowers, herbs, vegetables and some potted plants are...

 

Around Town Feb. 26, 2020

Extra mason bee cocoons sought Local residents who have extra blue orchard mason bee cocoons can donate them to the Oregon State University Extension Service, which will happily take them and find new homes for them. Most home yards need about 50...

 

Around Town Feb. 19, 2020

Local art shows feature 8x8 pieces Brownsville Art Association is hosting its annual 8 x 8 Community Art Show through March 28 featuring local artists at 255 N. Main St., Brownsville. All art is 8x8 inches in size and is reasonably priced. Art...

 

Around Town Feb. 12, 2020

Good, bad bugs at Master Gardeners Linn County Master Gardeners will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Albany Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. The public is welcome.Participation is free. Master Gardener Ranee Webb will discuss “Good Bugs/Bad...

 

Around Town February 5, 2020

Learn to talk to kids about abuse ABC House offers a class on Talking with Children about Safety from Sexual Abuse from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 228 SW 5th Ave. in Albany. The free training will provide guidance on how to talk with...

 

Around Town Jan. 22, 2020

Bible studies start this week in SH Mid-Valley Women of Christ is holding a community Bible study in various Sweet Home churches starting this week. The free, interdenominational classes, “Finding God Faithful,” are based on the life of Joseph...

 

Around Town Jan. 15, 2019

Winter Rod and Speed Show at Linn County Expo Center The 2020 Winter Rod and Speed Show will be held Jan. 17-18 at the Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Rd. E, in Albany, and Friday night...

 

Around Town Jan. 8, 2020

Free ASL class at area library The Brownsville Community Library is hosting an American Sign Language Class on Thursday evenings in January. The first class will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at 146 Spaulding Ave., Brownsville. This will be a...

 

Around Town – January 1, 2020

Limits on visitors at local hospitals To protect mothers, their newborns and the pediatric patients from flu viruses circulating in the region, all Samaritan Health Services hospitals, including Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, are limiting...

 

Around Town Dec. 25, 2019

Extension seeks extra bee cocoons Local residents who have extra blue orchard mason bee cocoons can donate them to the Oregon State University Extension Service, which will happily take them and find new homes for them. Most home yards need about 50...

 

Around Town Dec. 18, 2019

‘Christmas Carol’ dramatic recitation Get into the spirit(s) of the season in “A Christmas Carol in Prose” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave. Reader Ricki Birran will perform a dramatic...

 

Around Town Dec. 11, 2019

New ornament hunt on local trails The Willamette National Forest is hosting its second annual ornament hunt through Jan. 1. Organized by the Willamette Valley Visitors Association, the ornament hunt encourages local residents and travelers to...

 

Around Town Dec. 4, 2019

Chili and movie for SHHS ski club Watch a classic ski movie, make and indulge in some top-quality chili, and support the Sweet Home High School Ski and Ride Club at its annual Chili Cook-Off from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the school’s...

 

Around Town Nov. 27, 2019

Christmas tree permits on sale The Willamette National Forest is offering Christmas tree permits online through the Open Forest System. Sales are in progress through Jan. 6. Permits will need to be printed to be valid. The pilot program allows you to...

 

Around Town Nov. 20, 2019

City leaf pickup through Dec. 13 The City of Sweet Home is now collecting leaves from residents. The program will continue through Friday, Dec. 13. The city asks that residents put loose leaves in piles on the street, away from parked cars and a...

 

Around Town Nov.13, 2019

Entries sought for fiber arts exhibit The SHOCASE Public Arts Committee is calling for entries for its next art exhibit, “Gallery of Fiber Arts,” to be held in the foyer and hallway of City Hall, 3225 Main St. The show will be open to crochet,...

 

Around Town Nov. 6, 2019

City leaf collection through Dec. 13 The City of Sweet Home is now collecting leaves from residents. The program will continue through Friday, Dec. 13. The city asks that residents put loose leaves in piles on the street, away from parked cars and a...

 

Around Town Oct. 30, 2019

Wreaths on sale for scholarships PEO Chapter FA of Sweet Home is taking orders for fresh green wreaths with bows through Nov. 8. Cost is $20 each, payable with order. Wreaths may be picked up Dec. 2-7. Profits go to college scholarships for local...

 

Around Town Oct. 23, 2019

Irish and Scottish music Wednesday Matthew Gurnsey, the Kilted Man, will perform traditional Irish and Scottish music at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Sunshine Industries, 1333 Clark Mill Road. Gurnsey mixes wit and finesse to sweep audiences along w...

 

Around Town Oct. 16, 2019

Economize on trips and win prizes Local residents can win prizes by finding ways to economize on their travel in the Get There Challenge for the Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties, which runs through Oct. 21. Participants are encouraged to get...

 

Around Town Oct. 9, 2019

Drive less for chance to win Local residents can win prizes by finding ways to economize on their travel in the Get There Challenge for the Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties, which runs through Oct. 21. Participants are encouraged to get active,...

 

Around Town Oct. 1, 2019

Coffee With a Cop early Wednesday Get to know your local police officers better at Coffee With a Cop, from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Sugar Vibes, 1302 13th Ave. There’s no agenda, just a chance to enjoy some coffee, and maybe a donut, and...

 

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