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September 18, 2013



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B&G

Club Family

Night

Thursday

The

Sweet Home Boys and Girls Club Family Night Out at the Club,

originally planned for Thursday, Sept. 5, has been rescheduled for

Thursday, Sept. 19.

It

will be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Club, 890 18th Ave. The

original event was postponed due to the severe thunderstorm that hit

the area Sept. 5.

Everyone is welcome. No membership required and

event is free. There will be games, a bounce house, dance-off,

spaghetti dinner and more.

Tickets

on sale for Raffle to help Rio

The

Help the Rio Committee will sell raffle tickets to raise funds to

assist the theater, which needs to purchase a new digital projector

to continue showing newly released movies in Sweet Home.

The

Fun Raffle for Free Admission and Treats will kick off Thursday,

Sept. 19, at the Boys and Girls Club Family Night Out at the Club

(see above).

Tickets

are $1 each, or $5 for six. The Grand Prize will be eight free passes

for two, plus two Rio special treat vouchers. First prize is four

free passes for two, plus a Rio treat special. Two other prizes, for

a family four-pass, will be awarded.

Tickets

will also be available at the Saturday Market in the Thriftway

parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at the Oct. 5 Harvest

Festival.

The

drawing will be held at the Rio on Nov. 2.

For

more information, contact Dawn Shaver or Mike Kinney at (541)

401-3500.

Chronic

conditions

class

starting

A

six-week workshop Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Self-Management Program begins Thursday, Sept. 19, from 12:30 to

2:50 p.m. at the Linn-Benton Community College Lebanon Center, 44

Industrial Way.

This

workshop is for people with ongoing health conditions such as

diabetes, asthma, emphysema, heart conditions, high blood pressure,

MS, etc.

Pre-registration

is required by calling Carole Kment at (541) 768-6070 or email at

ckment@samhealth.org. Co-sponsored by LBCC and Samaritan Health

Services in parnership with Linn and Benton County Health

Departments.

For

more information, contact the Lebanon Center at (541) 259-5801.

Volunteer

for

Public

Lands day

A

National Public Lands Day event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 28, at Foster Lake.

Lunch and drinks will be

provided.

Meet

at Sunnyside County Park at 9 a.m.

For

more information or to sign up ahead of time, call (541) 942-5631 by

Sept. 20.

Symphony

to play

this

weekend

The

Willamette Valley Symphony will perform in Albany at 7 p.m. Saturday,

Sept. 21, and in Corvallis at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.

The

orchestra will perform Joaquin Rodrigo’s "Tres Viejos Aires de

Dance”, Felix Mendelssohn’s "Symphony No. 4 in A Major

(Italian)” and Johann Baptist Vanhal’s "Concerto for Two

Bassoons and Orchestra in F Major,” featuring oboists Kerry Mammone

and Christina Larson.

The

Saturday evening performance will be at the First Christian Church

of Albany, 432 SW Ferry St. Sunday afternoon’s performance will be

at Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, in Corvallis.

Admission

is $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors 65 and older, and

free for children 12 and under.

For

more information, visit http://www.willamettevalleysymphony.org.

Scouting

groups taking members

A

Girl Scout Open House will take place Sunday, Sept. 22 from 1:30 to

2:30 p.m. at the Sweet Home Police Department, 1950 Main St.

Also,

the Cub Scouts are accepting new members, who can sign up at any

time.

They

meet at 6 p.m. on Mondays. For more information, contact Brandy

(541) 409-5597.

School

board to set goals Monday

The

District 55 School Board will meet in a work session at 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 23, to set 2013-14 district goals.

The

meeting will be held in the District Office Conference Room, 1920

Long St.

Lunch

and Learn starts Sept. 23

A

free Lunch and Learn series will be held from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m.

beginning Sept. 23 at the Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St.

Topics

of this series include: Cottonwoods Ballroom, Willamette Valley

Pleistocene Project, Oregon Donation Land Claim Pioneers, and more. A

complete list with presenters and descriptions is available at the

Lebanon Linn-Benton Community College Center, 44 Industrial Way.

LBCC

Welcome Day Sept. 25

Linn-Benton

Community College will hold a "Welcome Day” open house on

Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Albany campus,

6500 Pacific Blvd.


Activities

begin with choir and theater performances in the Russell Tripp

Performance Center, displays by campus clubs in the courtyard, a

fashion show with free pizza in the Commons cafeteria and a self-led

campus scavenger hunt. Also, attendees will have opportunities to win

prizes.


For

more information, contact Rob Priewe at (541) 917-4563.

Shoot

for Sherrie

Sept.

26 in Shedd

A

Shooting Fund-raiser hosted by Friends of Sherrie Sprenger will be

held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Albany Rifle and

Pistol Club, 29999 Saddle Butte Road, Shedd.


Bring

your own gun or use one provided. Finger food will be available.

Suggested donation is $30. Checks payable to Friends of Sherrie

Sprenger. Rep. Andy Olson, rangemaster will be on hand.


For

questions or to RSVP, contact Rebecca at (541) 771-7712 or

sherrie@sherriesprenger.com.

LBCC

art classes

offered

in SH

A

variety of art classes will be offered this fall through Linn-Benton

Community College’s Lebanon and Sweet Home Centers.

"Watercolor

Foundations” will meet Mondays beginning Sept. 30 from 5:30 to 7:30

p.m. at the Lebanon Center, 44 Industrial Way, and from 1 to 3:30

p.m. at the Sweet Home Center, 1661 Long St. Class will also meet at

the Brownsville Art Association Studio, 255 Main St., Thursdays from

5:30 to 7:50 p.m. beginning Oct. 3. Cost for this eight-week class is

$65.

"Calligraphy”

class will be held at the Sweet Home Center Tuesdays from 1 to 3:20

p.m. beginning Oct. 1. Cost for this 10-week class is $64.

For

more information or to register, visit the LBCC online schedule at

http://www.linnbenton.edu or call the LBCC Lebanon Center at (541) 259-5801

or the Sweet Home Center at (541) 367-6901.

Elks

Club hosting

Back

to School bash

The

Sweet Home Elks Lodge will host a Back to School Fair from 4 to 7

p.m., 440 Osage St.
, on Monday, Sept. 30.

This

event is free. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served. Play games

to win supplies for your school. This event is for students, parents

and teachers in the Sweet Home School District, Charter and Central

Linn schools grades K-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Caregivers

class in Lebanon Oct. 15

A

six-week class, "Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” will meet every

Tuesday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. beginning on Oct. 15 at the Lebanon

Senior Center, 80 Tangent St.

This

program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve

self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives,

increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful

resources.

Participants

will receive a free copy of the Caregiver Helpbook developed in

thanks to a community grant from Family Connections at LBCC.

Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register,

contact Bob Daley at Benton Hospice Service at (541) 757-9616.

Meals

on Wheels weekly menu

Meals

on Wheels, also known as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch at the

Sweet Home Community Center to seniors over 60 at noon on Mondays,

Tuesdays and Fridays.

The

Senior Center serves a separate lunch on Wednesdays.

First-time

diners are invited to come in and have a free lunch to give it a try.

Suggested

donation is $3.50. All meals are served with milk, coffee or tea

upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request.

The

lunch menu on Friday, Sept. 20, is chicken Spanish rice or shepherd’s

pie, Harvard beets, spinach Romaine salad, potato wheat roll and

vanilla pudding.

The

menu for Monday, Sept. 23, is chicken pomodoro or beef enchilada

bake, broccoli and carrots, marinated zucchini salad, cracked wheat

roll and butterscotch bar.

The

menu for Tuesday, Sept. 24, is turkey club mini salad or chicken and

pasta salad on spinach Romaine, Popeye potato soup, wheat roll and

spiced apples.

For

more information, call (541) 367-8843.

 
 

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