Calendar: August 16 – August 23

Events this week in the Corvallis area:trans Calendar: June 28 – July 5

Thursday, August 16

2012 Summer Kid Series, Carmike Cinemas, 750 NE Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Before you jump in the pool this summer, enjoy one of your favorite blockbuster kid films on the big screen. $2 movie combo – drink, popcorn and movie.

 

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Thursday night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Blind Wine Tasting, WineStyles Corvallis, 2333 NW Kings Blvd., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. We’ll have the bottles “brown-bagged” for tonight’s tasting from 5:30 to 7:30 to allow you to sample the wines without being influenced by the wine’s label, varietal, or price tag. Join us to try the wines and find out what your senses can tell you about what you prefer! Free tasting for Wine Club Members; $5.00 all other guests.

 

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9:30 p.m.

 

Ballroom Dancing at Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Bard in the Quad Presents “The Taming of the Shrew,” Memorial Union Quad, 1501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $15 general admission.

 

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Ladies’ Night ft. DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Friday, August 17

Wine Tastings at First Alternative South, 1007 Southeast 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. First Alternative’s South Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Friday night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Friday Wine Tastings at WineStyles, 2333 NW Kings Blvd, Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. Friday evenings we have several wines open for tasting, AND included in the tasting fee is a glass pour of one of the featured wines — your choice! Tasting fee is $10. For more information call, 541-738-9463, http://www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

 

CARDV Volunteer Orientation, Advocacy Center, 2208 SW 3rd Street, Corvallis

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Much of the work we do at CARDV is supported by volunteers. This informative program for those interested in joining our volunteer team. This hour long program will highlight CARDV services, and give an update on the agency and volunteer opportunities. This event is free, and there is no obligation. For more information on volunteering, or questions? Call (541) 758-0219, ext. 304, or visit http://cardvservices.org/.

 

Dawn Lutrell – s Benefit for Sue at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Rock. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

Bard in the Quad Presents “The Taming of the Shrew,” Memorial Union Quad, 1501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $15 general admission.

 

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Hip Hop Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Zero Channel, Monk Metz and Guest at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.  

 

Saturday, August 18

Local Artist Art Show, 843 SW 5th St., Corvallis. Local artist Cyrus Peery is hosting an art show in his front yard! There will be beer and wine by donation and live music playing.

 

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

The Majestic Theatre Presents: Craft Supply and Fabric SALE! Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  From the depths of our basement come massive amounts of fabric and trinkets for crafting adventures! The Majestic has been collecting oddities for years now and this will be a chance for the community to take a peak and take home some gems of their very own!

 

Historic Homes Trolley Tour, Corner of 2nd Street & Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 1 p.m. Visit us on Saturdays in July and August to join in a guided tour of the gorgeous historic homes in and around downtown Corvallis, Oregon.

 

Author Event: Steve Sparks at Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis. 2 p.m. Steve Sparks reflects back on his father’s war time experiences as the context underlying his own family dynamics and abuse. Through the author’s research and study of PTSD, he comes to an understanding of his father’s behavior and how this deeply impacted the family which eventually leads to healing. For more information, please contact Grass Roots Books at 541-754-7668, or visit www.grassrootsbookstore.com.

 

3rd Annual Texas Style BBQ & Hoedown Fundraiser, Tyee Wine Cellars, Greenberry Dr., Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. Game Time Sports Bar and Grill-BBQ Brisket and Chicken. Fun for all! Kids activities, Live music, Silent and Live auction. How you can help: Volunteer before, during or after the event, sell and buy tickets, secure sponsorship and auction items. Get your Tickets online at www.furnitureshare.org or call 541-754-9511 for Ticket locations. $20.

 

Bard in the Quad Presents “The Taming of the Shrew,” Memorial Union Quad, 1501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $15 general admission.

 

Cyd Smith at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Progressive folk. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

DJ James Edward at Downward Dog, 130 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Beastie Boys all vinyl set, round 2.

 

Sunday, August 19

Local Artist Art Show, 843 SW 5th St., Corvallis. Local artist Cyrus Peery is hosting an art show in his front yard! There will be beer and wine by donation and live music playing.

 

Naturalist Adventure, Avery Park, 1210 SW Avery Drive, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. For more information, contact Don at 541-753-7689, or bouchdon@peak.org.

 

Yoga Zumba Bliss, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave Ste 101, Corvallis. 2 -4 p.m. In this workshop we’ll use techniques of yoga to quiet the mind and find the deep joy that exists in the heart of all beings. From the gentle asanas of yoga we’ll flow into the rhythmic, tribal movement s of Zumba so that our bodies can express that joy through high-energy guided dance. Voyagers of skill levels, including beginners and non-dancers, are encouraged to join us. $20 – $25.

 

Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Learn various meditation techniques to maintain good health, increase concentration, and reduce stress.  Guaranteed to leave you centered and relaxed.  For more information, call (971) 218-6798 or visit, https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

 

Bard in the Quad Presents “The Taming of the Shrew,” Memorial Union Quad, 1501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $15 general admission.

 

Monday, August 20

Bluegrass Jam at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Southtown Open Mic Talent Search, Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free admission with $2 purchase.

 

Tuesday, August 21

$5 Movies at Ninth St. Cinema, 1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis.  See your latest film favorites at the 9th Street Regal Cinema. All movies are $5, every Tuesday, ALL DAY.

 

Family Mornings at the SAGE Garden, Starker City Park. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  This summer, head out to SAGE on Tuesday mornings to spend time in the garden with your family.

 

Tuesday Nights at the SAGE Garden, 214 Northwest Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 7 p.m. Tuesday Work Parties at SAGE Garden for a good cause! We need your help in the garden doing all sorts of things from prepping soil and mulching to planting and harvesting.

 

Dining for Women Chapter Meeting, Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship Church, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 6 p.m.

 

Hardcourt Bicycle Polo at Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park, 7 – 8 p.m. Corvallis Community Hardcourt Bicycle Polo?  We play every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Currently, we are playing on the basketball court next to the Eric Scott McKinley skate park.

 

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. Come out dancing every Tuesday night! Join us for Cuban Salsa Night each week after Rumbanana’s classes at Impulse Bar & Grill in Corvallis – great music, awesome drinks, fun peeps and $1 tacos!

 

Concerts in the Park – Corvallis Community Band, Central Park Gazebo, Corvallis. 8 p.m. The Corvallis Community Band is a musical organization, open to anyone who plays a band instrument with at least high school level ability.

 

Wednesday, August 22

Walk with the Doc, Bald Hill, Oak Creek Dr. entrance, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Hit the trails with our women’s health specialists at the Corvallis Clinic’s annual Walk with the Doc series. www.corvallisclinic.com, or 541-758-2747.

 

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

Georgia Pacific Mill Tour & Guided Tour of Starker Forests, Comfort Suites Inn, 1730 NW 9th St., 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Spend an afternoon touring a breath-taking working forest with friends, family, or even all by yourself.

 

Summer Session Noon Concert, Memorial Union Quad, Corvallis. 12 – 1 p.m. This summer treat yourself to the sweet sounds of the OSU Summer Session here on the beautiful OSU campus! So grab your lunch and join us for an hour of outdoor fun, relaxation and the great sounds of musicians from around the great NW!

 

The Majestic Theatre Presents: Volunteer Open House for the 2012-2013 Season. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 5 – 6:30 p.m. At the open house volunteers can sign up for training sessions as well as to volunteer at specific shows through the fall. Each volunteer for a Majestic production will get a free seat for that show as well as the opportunity to help enrich their community. Snacks and drink will also be served alongside good conversation and an art exhibit in the South Lobby Makers’ Space.

 

Beer & Blog at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 5 – 6 p.m. Local bloggers and tweeters meet to commiserate and network.

 

Stitch Night at Stash, 110 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. Free social knitting and crocheting group – bring a project, get inspired! www.stashlocal.com.

 

Wine Dinner at Aqua featuring Elk Cove Vineyards, Aqua Seafood and Steaks, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Join Aqua as we collaborate with Elk Cove Vineyards for a delightful evening. 5 courses, 5 wines, $65. Menu and more detail at www.aquacorvallis.com. Call for reservations: 541-752-0262.

 

Waste Prevention: A Community Conversation, Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. “WASTE PREVENTION: A Community Conversation” is the fifth in a series of meetings to review and revise each of the 12 topic areas included in the 2008 Community Sustainability Action Plan.

 

Corvallis Belly Dance Guild Performance, Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

 

Wednesday Accoustic Live At Les Caves Bier & Kitchen, 308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m. Not enough good music in Corvallis on Wednesday nights? Les Caves will be doing it acoustically right. Great local bands. No cover. Fine food and beer.

 

Thursday, August 23

2012 Summer Kid Series, Carmike Cinemas, 750 NE Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Before you jump in the pool this summer, enjoy one of your favorite blockbuster kid films on the big screen. $2 movie combo – drink, popcorn and movie.

 

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Thursday night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Edible Front Yard Garden Tour, the tour will begin at 5:30 pm at 1165 Alexander, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Join us for a guided walking tour of food-producing front yard gardens — simple to complex! Contact: info@sustainablecorvallis.org, 541-230-1237Sponsor: Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Food Action Team.

 

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9:30 p.m.

 

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Ladies’ Night ft. DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Ongoing August Events

Trees to Treasure, Parks & Recreation, 1310 SW Avery Park Drive, Corvallis. Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Some of the downed trees from Corvallis are recycled into finely-crafted heirloom bowls, gifts, and boxes as a fund raising partnership between Corvallis Parks & Recreation and local wood-workers. A small collection of these elegant pieces of lustrous walnut, elm, maple, honey locust and other fine woods are on display and available for sale at our administration office in Avery Park. Proceeds are used to support local Urban Forestry projects.

 

Common Courage: A century of women’s history in Benton County Oregon, Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. January 13 – December 1, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Common Courage is an exhibition of women’s history that exemplifies many of the experiences and accomplishments shared by Benton County women over the past century. In 2012, we commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Oregon. This year-long exhibition exemplifies changing roles in politics, education, occupations, fashion, and athletic opportunities, and honors Benton County women in uniform.

 

Engravings by Mizraím Cárdenas, Corrine Woodman Gallery in The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. July 16 – August 25, 2012. The Arts Center is very pleased to be able to show international artwork in the Corrine Woodman Gallery. Corvallis was introduced to Mizraím Cárdenas at Pegasus Gallery with a series of prints on Mexican history in commemoration of the Mexican bi-centennial. At The Arts Center, Cárdenas shows a wider variety of subject matter, where we see tendencies to surrealism, a love of nature and a concern about the state of environment.

 

The Art of Plankton: Form Follows Function, The Arts Center, 700 NW Madison Ave., Corvallis.  July 19 – August 28. In our daily lives, it’s easy to overlook how closely related the disciplines of science and art can be. It was exciting to see the level of response to this science-based inspiration – we could have filled the Gallery twice over. The resulting collection of artwork is a testament to the creativity that abounds in the fields of art and science, and how explorations each field can elevate the other.

 

August in Motion 2012. August 1 – August 31. Events for all ages! A community collaboration that provides a month long celebration of Corvallis bicycling and walking events. Details available at www. ci.corvalli.or.us/pr

 

Midnight Muse: CALL TO ART! August 1—August 31. Midnight Muse, a local art and literary magazine, has announced a call to art throughout the month of August. The quarterly publication is currently accepting submissions from all mediums, painters, writers, crafters, performance artists, and everyone in between. Those selected will be published in Issue 4 which is set to release Oct. 15. For more info, www.midnightmusemag.com/submissions/.

 

 

 

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