Calendar: August 23 – August 30

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

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.

 

Town Hall with Rep. Peter DeFazio, Boys and Girls Club of Corvallis, 1112 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 5:30 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.

 

Gina Machovina at Belle Vallee Cellars, 151 Northwest Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

 

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

 

Pacific Skylight at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Rock. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

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.

 

The Louisiana Sun Kings and Ambush Party at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Friday, August 24

Senior Center Summer BBQ, Chintimini Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6 p.m. Eat a delicious a barbequed dinner and enjoy games and activities with your family. This fun evening is sponsored by Stoneybrook Lodge. The program is designed for all generations. Pre-registration is required. Call the Chintimini Senior Center at 541-766-6959. $8.

 

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.

 

Jeff Lesmeister at Belle Vallee Cellars, 151 Northwest Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

 

Life Community Church Lawn, 4900 NW Hwy 99, Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. Come enjoy a movie under the stars! FREE POPCORN! Bring your chairs and blankets!

 

Ed Dee’s Friends at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Soft Rock. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

Planet Boogie at Downtown Dance Corvallis, 223 NW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m. A freestyle dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music. $5- $10 donation appreciated. FMI: 541-752-1997 or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/groups/planetboogie

 

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.

 

Philly’s Phunkestra at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5

 

Saturday, August 25

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.

 

Paranormal Class 101, Elks Lodge #1413, 1400 NW 9th St., Corvallis. 12 – 8 p.m. The Oregon Society of Paranormal Research will talk about the safety aspects of paranormal investigations, portrayal of the media, working with law enforcement, and paranormal facts. We will work with equipment and talk about pictures, videos, and EVPs. The day will include a light lunch, drinks, and a full dinner.

 

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.

 

CASA Catwalk, CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

This event features community members as models. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) matches a community member with a local retailer or business in order to have the latest styles shown in this fashion show.

 

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

 

Tourists and Guests at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.  

 

Sunday, August 26

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.

 

Monday, August 27

Doctor Velvet & the Social Drinkers at Jack Okole’s, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

 

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

 

Tuesday, August 28

$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.

 

Lunch-time Lecture Series, Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12:10 – 1:10 p.m. Lectures co-sponsored by LBCC Benton Center and the Library. Free and open to the public. Bring your lunch!

 

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.

 

Garland Nursery Hosts Corvallis Young Pros, Garland Nursery, 5470 U.S. 20, Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m.  We are honored to have the Corvallis Young Pros get together at Garland Nursery. Come join them for some networking and fun. 541-753-6601.

 

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 29

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!

 

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.

 

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 30

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.

 

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.

 

Cadillac Lunch Dinner Jazz Set at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st 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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