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Around Town Oct. 25, 2017

 

October 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 p.m.,

Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the gallery. Light refreshments will be

provided.

LBCC

Art Galleries are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 8

a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For

special needs and accommodations, contact the LBCC Disability

Coordinator at (541) 917-4789 or via Oregon Relay TDD at 1(800)

735-2900 or 1(800) 735-1232 at least 72 hours in advance of this

event.

For

more information call Lori Fluge-Brunker at (541) 917-4411.

Veterans

sought for Albany parade

The

66th annual Albany Veteran’s Day Parade will be held Saturday, Nov.

11.

Parade

applications are now available. Deadline is Friday, Oct. 27.

The

Veteran of the Year banquet will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 at Linn

County Fair and Expo Center.

Local

veterans who would like to ride in the parade are encouraged to

contact Al at (541) 928-7676. Tickets to the banquet are also

available by calling that number.

For

more information, on how to participate, contact the Veterans

Commemoration Association at (541) 981-2390 or visitwww.albanyveteransdayparade.org.

Lunch

and Learn at

Senior Center

The

2017 Fall Lunch and Learn Series is being held at the Lebanon Senior

Center, 80 Tangent St.

Bring

your lunch for educational presentations co-hosted by the Lebanon

Senior Center and Linn-Benton Community College Community Education.

At

1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, join Emily Simpson, Oregon State

University graduate student studying history of science and

education, in her talk "Martians in New Jersey?-Science,

Literature, and Myth in the 1938 Panic Broadcast.” She will be

discussing the original War of the Worlds radio broadcast and the

Martian Canal Controversy.

Register

at LBCC or the Lebanon Senior Center. For more information, call the

Senior Center at (541) 258-4919.

Chronic

pain class

offered

Samaritan

Health Services will host a Living Well with Chronic Pain workshop at

Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.

The

series will meet for six weeks every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to noon

beginning Oct. 25.

Living

Well with Chronic Pain is a free workshop that teaches practical

skills for living a happy and healthy life while managing chronic

pain. This interactive workshop will help participants learn:

techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue,

isolation and poor sleep; appropriate exercise for maintaining and

improving strength, flexibility and endurance; appropriate use of

medications; how to communicate effectively with family, friends and

health professionals; nutrition; and pacing activity and rest.

The

series is free and does not require a physician referral.

To

register, please call (541) 768-6811 or emailSHSHealthEd@samhealth.org.

Speaker

to discuss dementia

care

Phyllis

Stalcup will speak on caring for loved ones with dementia at 1 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 26, at Think Brain Candy Books, 678 Main St., Lebanon.

Stalcup

cared for her mother before she died, and now her husband has the

condition. Her story will enfuse confidence, hope and joy for a

future with someone, even though they may not remember you.

For

more information, call (541) 258-7151.

Students

plan can, bottle drive for trip

Sweet

Home Charter School will hold a bottle and can drive from 10 a.m. to

1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at Beauty 101, 1262 Main St. to raise funds

for a trip to Washington D.C.

The

trip, for fifth- through eighth-graders, will take place in June.

For

more information, contact Cara Osborne at (541) 367-1833.

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.

The

next session will be Nov. 1.

Ward

Christman will teach about simple machines, energy collection and

storage, electricity, parts of computers and how they work and more.

All supplies are provided.

Sign

ups and regular attendance are required. This activity is recommended

for third- through fifth-graders.

For

more information or to sign up, visit the library or call (541)

386-5007.

Voces

8 a capella group

at OSU

The

School of Arts and Communication at Oregon State University presents

begins its 2017-18 season at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, with a

performance by Voces 8, an a capella octet from the United Kingdom.

SAC

Presents is a visual and performing arts events. Performances will be

held in Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W.

26th St., Corvallis.

Voces

8 is one of the world’s most popular vocal ensembles. The OSU

Chamber choir will also perform.

New

this year, SAC Presents is partnering with OSU KidSpirit to offer

child care in Langton Hall during performances. Children must be

three or older and fully potty-trained. Advanced registration is

required for child care.

For

more information, including reservation and pricing details, call

(541) 737-5592 or liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACpresents.

Archaeology

on Tap at brewery

Barsideous

Brewing will host Archaeology on Tap, a free public event, from 7 to

9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at 644 S. Main St.

Archaeology

on Tap is a new Science Café mini-series presented by the

Northwestern Archaeological Conservancy, featuring discussions with

archaeological scientists exploring human pasts across Ore-gon.

Scott

Thomas, of the Bureau of Land Management, will discuss patterns of

bison hunting in southeastern Oregon. The archaeological record there

reveals the long-range migration of human hunters following prey

animals.

Cayla

Hill, of Oregon State University, will discuss the historic

archaeology of St. Joseph’s Mission in St. Paul. Artifacts

recovered from excavations reveal information about the lives of the

people at the first Catholic mission in the "Oregon Country.”

Molly

Kirkpatrick, also of OSU, will discuss how geology can help

archaeologists tell the story of human-landscape interactions on the

Pacific Coast of Oregon at Tahkenitch Landing, near Reedsport.

Seating

is open and unreserved, but limited. It is recommended to arrive half

an hour before the discussion begins.

Genealogist

to talk about

female kin

Linn

Genealogical Society will meet at 1:15 Saturday, Nov. 4, at Albany

Public Library Meeting Room, 2450 14th Ave. SE.

Pam

Vestal will speak on "Beyond Names and Dates: Filling in the

Stories of our Female Ancestors.”

For

most of recorded time, women have not left much of a paper trail.

Nonetheless, these ancestors led rich, full lives, and it is up to us

to find ways to tell their stories. Vestal will discuss ways in

which local history, laws, politics, natural disasters, probate

inventories and other resources can help.

She

does genealogical research for clients and works one-on-one with

aspiring genealogists who want to improve their skills. She entered

the field of genealogy after a 20-year career as a professional

writer. She has had articles published in the Assoc. of Professional

Genealogists Quarterly, and her education includes intensive courses

at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and at the Genealogical

Institute of Pittsburgh. Her website can be viewed at

http://www.generationsgen.com.

For

more information call the LGS Library at (541) 791-1618 or visit

http://www.lgsoregon.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.

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

menu on Friday, Oct. 27, is lima beans and ham or mac and cheese

florentine, dilled carrots, marinated broccoli salad, cornmeal roll

and cherry whip.

The

menu on Monday, Oct. 30, is beef patty or roast turkey, both with

gravy, whipped potatoes with gravy, green peas, oat bran bread and,

for Halloween, red devil beet cake.

The

menu on Tuesday, Oct. 31, is orange glazed chicken or beef liver and

onions, whipped potatoes and gravy, broccoli, squash bread and, for

Halloween, pumpkin custard.

Volunteers

are needed for both kitchen help and meal delivery.

For

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

 
 

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