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Around Town April 18, 2017

 

April 18, 2017



Fund-raiser dinner

April 20 at cafe

Home Sweet Home Cafe will hold a fund-raiser dinner for Love Thy Neighbor services from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20.

The enchilada dinner will include sides, drink and dessert. Kids eat for $5. A regular-sized meal is $8 and a large meal is $10.

Workshop for kids on fitness, injuries

Lebanon Health Career Ladders will offer a free workshop on "Fitness and Sports Injury” for students from sixth grade to high school seniors from 8:45 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22 at 200 Mullins Drive, Lebanon.

The mission is to keep children interested in Science/Health Careers and keep them involved and motivated all through their Pre-Collegiate years.

The program is free and lunch is provided following the academy.

For more information, visit http://www.westernu.edu/ladder-lebanon/about.php, call (541) 259-0249 or email lhcl@westernu.edu.

Earth Day Fair at

LBCC Saturday

Linn-Benton Community College will hold its annual Earth Day Fair from 11 to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the LBCC courtyard, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

The fair is free and open to the public.

An "Upcycle Contest” will be around repurposing materials. Participants should bring upcycle designs to the Student Leadership office, Forum Student Union building before 11 a.m. Judging starts at 12 p.m. Winners announced at 1 p.m.

Bring old shoes for recycling to the First United Methodist Church Green Team table, and plant a flowerpot at the AAWCC table with flowers donated by Peoria Gardens.

Take a campus organic farm tour at 1 p.m. Sign up at the Horticulture Club table. Seed and plant starts will be given out during the event.

Recycled metal art pieces, created by LBCC student welders, will be for sale at the club’s table.

"Earth Day Cafe” lunch will be offered for $5, $4 for students.

For more information, contact the Student Leadership Council at (541) 917-4411.

Cheadle Challenge

at Lebanon park

The Cheadle Challenge Adventure Run will be held Saturday, April 22, at Cheadle Park in Lebanon.

Online registration is open and limited to the first 500 to register.

Advance registration is $45. Family registration including 2 adults and their immediate children is $125. On-site DOR registrations is $55 and active military is $30.

The course, just over three miles in length, winds along lakeside trails, through the woods, across fields, a small swamp and also includes 10 obstacles of varying difficulty. The event is designed to be run, jogged or walked by everybody from elite trail runners to families who just want to enjoy some good "dirty” fun. Trails vary between dirt, gravel and pavement.

Following the run, there will be a bonfire, cold beer (or non-alcoholic beverage) and hot soup, served up by local volunteers.

Proceeds from the Cheadle Challenge go directly to benefit non-profits in East Linn County.

To register, visit http://www.lebanoncommunityfoundation.com/cheadle-challenge.

Square dance camp

April 21-23 in SH

The Sweet Home Squarenaders will hold a Square Dance and Campout Friday through Sunday, April 21-23, at Camp Koinonia, 43062 N River Road, Sweet Home.

The campout will begin with dinner at 6:30, Friday, April 21, followed with square dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 22, will begin with breakfast at 9 a.m. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. and square dancing will be from 7:30-10 p.m. Finger foods will be provided at the break.

The square dance caller will be Leonard Snodgrass on Friday and Jim Voll on Saturday. The round dance cuer is Jackie Gale.

Cost for the full weekend is $65 a person. For Saturday and Sunday only, the cost is $55 per person. Suggested donation for dance only is $5 a person, for meals $7 a person.

To reserve a cabin or RV spot, call Ginger at (541) 409-0345. For more information, call (541) 401-3600.

Foster Dam Road

closure April 26

The road over Foster Dam will be closed from 9 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in order to raise the fish weir in the spillway gate to summer water level.

During this operation, a crane will block the road, requiring a total road closure.

‘The Giff’ at E. Linn Museum April 28

The East Linn Museum will host Tony Farque in a presentation of "The Giff” from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, at 746 Long St.

Gifford Pinchot was an American forester and politician who served as the first Chief of the US Forest Service beginning in 1905. Farquet is the district archeologist and historian for the Sweet Home Ranger District.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, email eastlinnmuseum@yahoo.com or call (541) 409-0997.

Master Gardeners

spring plant sale

The Lane County Master Gardeners Association will hold a spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Lane County Fairgrounds, Horse Barn, 796 W 13th Ave.

The sale will have a huge selection of plants, trees, shrubs, berries, hops, vegetable and tomato starts as well as garden products, gently used cookbooks and garden books.

Events will include a silent auction, kid zone, informational booths and "Ask A Master Gardener Booths.”

Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.facebook.com/LCMGAspringplantsale.

SLCH scholarships

deadline April 30

Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation is offering a number of scholarships to students pursuing degrees in the medical field.

They are the $1,000 Rachel Easton, RN, Nursing Scholarship for college nursing program students; the Frank Girod, MD, Scholarship for students enrolled in medical school, which can range from $1,500 to $8,000 annually; and the $1,000 John and Carol Dinges Medical Scholarship for east Linn County students enrolled in an entry-level health care program at Linn-Benton Community College.

The deadline to apply for all of the following scholarships is April 30. Winners will be announced by June 1.

For more information, or to obtain an application for any of these scholarships, call the foundation at (541) 451-6303. The application is also available online at samhealth.org/Scholarships; click on the Linn County link and scroll down to the individual scholarship information sought.

Charter School

kindergarten info

Sweet Home Charter School will hold a Kindergarten Round-Up at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the school, 28721 Liberty Rd.

The charter school is a free public school from kindergarten to sixth grade with a five-day school week and small-class sizes.

For more information, call (541) 367-1833.

GOP Gala to feature Kris Anne Hall

The Linn County Republicans will hold a Spring Gala from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Linn-Benton Community College with constitutional educator Kris Anne Hall as keynote speaker.

Hall is a disabled Army veteran, a Russian linguist, mother and pastor’s wife. She is also an attorney, a former prosecutor and was fired for teaching the Constitution on her own time. She now travels the county teaching the Constitution and the history of the country’s founding documents.

Silent and live auction items will be available. In addition to dinner, there is a cash bar available.

Early registration is available through April 28 at http://www.linncountyrepublcanparty.org.

For more information, write PO Box 1684, Albany OR 97321 or visit http://www.linncountyrepublicanparty.org.

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.

Suggested donation is $3.50.

The menu on Friday, April 21, is garden chicken or turkey club mini salad on spinach Romaine, cream of broccoli soup, bran wheat roll and spiced peaches.

The menu on Monday, April 24. ic chicken divan bake or spaghetti with meat sauce, French cut green beans, spinach Romaine salad, oat bran roll and rhubarb applesauce.

The menu on Tuesday, April 25, is turkey tetrazzini or cowboy campfire stew, Scandinavian blend vegetables, creamy coleslaw, potato wheat roll and rice pudding.

Volunteers are needed for both kitchen help and meal delivery.

For more information, contact Norene at (541) 367-8843. Fund-raiser dinner

April 20 at cafe

Home Sweet Home Cafe will hold a fund-raiser dinner for Love Thy Neighbor services from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20.

The enchilada dinner will include sides, drink and dessert. Kids eat for $5. A regular-sized meal is $8 and a large meal is $10.

Workshop for kids on fitness, injuries

Lebanon Health Career Ladders will offer a free workshop on "Fitness and Sports Injury” for students from sixth grade to high school seniors from 8:45 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22 at 200 Mullins Drive, Lebanon.

The mission is to keep children interested in Science/Health Careers and keep them involved and motivated all through their Pre-Collegiate years.

The program is free and lunch is provided following the academy.

For more information, visit http://www.westernu.edu/ladder-lebanon/about.php, call (541) 259-0249 or email lhcl@westernu.edu.

Earth Day Fair at

LBCC Saturday

Linn-Benton Community College will hold its annual Earth Day Fair from 11 to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the LBCC courtyard, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

The fair is free and open to the public.

An "Upcycle Contest” will be around repurposing materials. Participants should bring upcycle designs to the Student Leadership office, Forum Student Union building before 11 a.m. Judging starts at 12 p.m. Winners announced at 1 p.m.

Bring old shoes for recycling to the First United Methodist Church Green Team table, and plant a flowerpot at the AAWCC table with flowers donated by Peoria Gardens.

Take a campus organic farm tour at 1 p.m. Sign up at the Horticulture Club table. Seed and plant starts will be given out during the event.

Recycled metal art pieces, created by LBCC student welders, will be for sale at the club’s table.

"Earth Day Cafe” lunch will be offered for $5, $4 for students.

For more information, contact the Student Leadership Council at (541) 917-4411.

Cheadle Challenge

at Lebanon park

The Cheadle Challenge Adventure Run will be held Saturday, April 22, at Cheadle Park in Lebanon.

Online registration is open and limited to the first 500 to register.

Advance registration is $45. Family registration including 2 adults and their immediate children is $125. On-site DOR registrations is $55 and active military is $30.

The course, just over three miles in length, winds along lakeside trails, through the woods, across fields, a small swamp and also includes 10 obstacles of varying difficulty. The event is designed to be run, jogged or walked by everybody from elite trail runners to families who just want to enjoy some good "dirty” fun. Trails vary between dirt, gravel and pavement.

Following the run, there will be a bonfire, cold beer (or non-alcoholic beverage) and hot soup, served up by local volunteers.

Proceeds from the Cheadle Challenge go directly to benefit non-profits in East Linn County.

To register, visit http://www.lebanoncommunityfoundation.com/cheadle-challenge.

Square dance camp

April 21-23 in SH

The Sweet Home Squarenaders will hold a Square Dance and Campout Friday through Sunday, April 21-23, at Camp Koinonia, 43062 N River Road, Sweet Home.

The campout will begin with dinner at 6:30, Friday, April 21, followed with square dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 22, will begin with breakfast at 9 a.m. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. and square dancing will be from 7:30-10 p.m. Finger foods will be provided at the break.

The square dance caller will be Leonard Snodgrass on Friday and Jim Voll on Saturday. The round dance cuer is Jackie Gale.

Cost for the full weekend is $65 a person. For Saturday and Sunday only, the cost is $55 per person. Suggested donation for dance only is $5 a person, for meals $7 a person.

To reserve a cabin or RV spot, call Ginger at (541) 409-0345. For more information, call (541) 401-3600.

Foster Dam Road

closure April 26

The road over Foster Dam will be closed from 9 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in order to raise the fish weir in the spillway gate to summer water level.

During this operation, a crane will block the road, requiring a total road closure.

‘The Giff’ at E. Linn Museum April 28

The East Linn Museum will host Tony Farque in a presentation of "The Giff” from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, at 746 Long St.

Gifford Pinchot was an American forester and politician who served as the first Chief of the US Forest Service beginning in 1905. Farquet is the district archeologist and historian for the Sweet Home Ranger District.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, email eastlinnmuseum@yahoo.com or call (541) 409-0997.

Master Gardeners

spring plant sale

The Lane County Master Gardeners Association will hold a spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Lane County Fairgrounds, Horse Barn, 796 W 13th Ave.

The sale will have a huge selection of plants, trees, shrubs, berries, hops, vegetable and tomato starts as well as garden products, gently used cookbooks and garden books.

Events will include a silent auction, kid zone, informational booths and "Ask A Master Gardener Booths.”

Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.facebook.com/LCMGAspringplantsale.

SLCH scholarships

deadline April 30

Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation is offering a number of scholarships to students pursuing degrees in the medical field.

They are the $1,000 Rachel Easton, RN, Nursing Scholarship for college nursing program students; the Frank Girod, MD, Scholarship for students enrolled in medical school, which can range from $1,500 to $8,000 annually; and the $1,000 John and Carol Dinges Medical Scholarship for east Linn County students enrolled in an entry-level health care program at Linn-Benton Community College.

The deadline to apply for all of the following scholarships is April 30. Winners will be announced by June 1.

For more information, or to obtain an application for any of these scholarships, call the foundation at (541) 451-6303. The application is also available online at samhealth.org/Scholarships; click on the Linn County link and scroll down to the individual scholarship information sought.

Charter School

kindergarten info

Sweet Home Charter School will hold a Kindergarten Round-Up at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the school, 28721 Liberty Rd.

The charter school is a free public school from kindergarten to sixth grade with a five-day school week and small-class sizes.

For more information, call (541) 367-1833.

GOP Gala to feature Kris Anne Hall

The Linn County Republicans will hold a Spring Gala from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Linn-Benton Community College with constitutional educator Kris Anne Hall as keynote speaker.

Hall is a disabled Army veteran, a Russian linguist, mother and pastor’s wife. She is also an attorney, a former prosecutor and was fired for teaching the Constitution on her own time. She now travels the county teaching the Constitution and the history of the country’s founding documents.

Silent and live auction items will be available. In addition to dinner, there is a cash bar available.

Early registration is available through April 28 at http://www.linncountyrepublcanparty.org.

For more information, write PO Box 1684, Albany OR 97321 or visit http://www.linncountyrepublicanparty.org.

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.

Suggested donation is $3.50.

The menu on Friday, April 21, is garden chicken or turkey club mini salad on spinach Romaine, cream of broccoli soup, bran wheat roll and spiced peaches.

The menu on Monday, April 24. ic chicken divan bake or spaghetti with meat sauce, French cut green beans, spinach Romaine salad, oat bran roll and rhubarb applesauce.

The menu on Tuesday, April 25, is turkey tetrazzini or cowboy campfire stew, Scandinavian blend vegetables, creamy coleslaw, potato wheat roll and rice pudding.

Volunteers are needed for both kitchen help and meal delivery.

For more information, contact Norene at (541) 367-8843.

 
 

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