Calendar: May 24 – May 31

Thursday May 24

“Endless Crisis: North Korea, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Palestine and Nuclear Proliferation,” Construction and Engineering Hall, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 4 p.m. Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr., who has served as a senior United States diplomat for more than 30 years, will give a free, public talk on nuclear proliferation. A reception and book signing will follow. The talk is sponsored by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

 

Understanding  Mycology, Avery House Nature Center, 1200 Avery Park Rd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Classical vs. Radical Mycology – Can there be enough mycophiles to support both? Where is the best place to learn how to hunt and eat wild mushrooms? Local Resources-clubs, meetings, organizations, vendors, education. We will also discuss “Practically Free Resources”

 

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.

 

Divine Nine Step Show, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 – 10 p.m.

 

John Kallas Discusses Edible Wild Plants, Corvallis Public Library, Main Meeting Room,

645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. A sampling of Dr. John Kallas’ new book, Edible Wild Plants — Wild Foods From Dirt to Plate, shows how to identify, harvest, and prepare nutritious, delicious, and abundant edible wild plants found within walking distance of your kitchen. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period and a book signing.

 

Psychro, target for tomorrow at Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 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.

 

Riot in Rhythm and The Radiographers at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Free admission.

 

Friday May 25

Music á la Carte, Memorial Union Lounge 2501 SW Jefferson St., Corvallis. 12 p.m.

 

Tyee Cellar’s Memorial Day Weekend Celebration, 26335 Greenberry Rd., Corvallis. 12 – 5 p.m. Open for the Extended Holiday Weekend featuring Tyee Estate Wines on the Buchanan Family Century Farm.

 

Valor Under Friendly Fire: Prejudice and Racism Asian Americans in the Military, Japanese American Student Association, Memorial Union Room 208, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 12 – 1 p.m. Please come and support the Japanese American Student Association during Asian American Heritage Month! We will be discussing Asian American Roles (specifically Japanese Americans) in the United States military. For more information, contact Rhianna Taniguchi, rhianna.taniguchi@yahoo.com.

 

Measuring and Predicting Healthy Development in Young Children, Hallie E. Ford Center, 2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 12 p.m.  Megan McClelland, PhD. The presentation will be streamed live on the Web at: http://health.oregonstate.edu/hallie-ford/.

 

2 Towns Ciderhouse Tasting at University Market, 1149 NW Van Buren Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 6 p.m. Stop by and taste through all our delicious ciders!

 

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.

Paging Dave at Del Alma Restaurant, 136 Southwest Washington Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

 

Jesse Meade at Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m.

 

Peculiar Pretzelmen at Calapooia Brew Co., 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 9 p.m. 21+; $5.

 

Last Friday Reggae Night at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 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+.

 

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

 

Norman + Pine Language at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.

 

Saturday May 26

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.

 

Family Fun Fungus Hunt, Firefighter Shelter, Peavy Arboretum. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. For more information, www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

 

Spindrift Memorial Weekend Wine Tasting Soiree, 810 Applegate St., Philomath. 12 p.m. – May 28, 5 p.m.

 

Harris Bridge Memorial Weekend, 22937 Harris Rd., Philomath. 12 – 5 p.m. Join us at the winery to taste our unique pinot noir and pinot gris dessert wines and enjoy nibbles and live music.  Stroll through the vineyard to the covered bridge that overlooks the Mary’s River.  Feel free to bring a picnic and hang out under the oaks.

 

Nuthatch Memorial Weekend, 8792 NW Chaparral Dr., Corvallis. 12 – 5 p.m. Join us at the winery May 26th-28th as we pour a selection of our wine.  Malbec, Tempranillo, Carmenere, Syrah, and great tapas will be available for your pleasure.

 

Last Saturday Songwriters’ Circle at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 Southwest Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 2 – 4 p.m.

 

Chayag at Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m.

 

Loaded for bear at Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Funkle Ted & the Shy Seasons at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Sunday May 27

Bicycle Birding. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at E.E. Wilson Camp Adair Rd. Parking requires a permit (see www.dfw.state.or.us). For more information, contact Don at 541-753-7689, or bouchdon@peak.org.

 

Spindrift Memorial Weekend Wine Tasting Soiree, 810 Applegate St., Philomath. 12 p.m. – May 28, 5 p.m.

 

Harris Bridge Memorial Weekend, 22937 Harris Rd., Philomath. 12 – 5 p.m. Join us at the winery to taste our unique pinot noir and pinot gris dessert wines and enjoy nibbles and live music.  Stroll through the vineyard to the covered bridge that overlooks the Mary’s River.  Feel free to bring a picnic and hang out under the oaks.

 

Nuthatch Memorial Weekend, 8792 NW Chaparral Dr., Corvallis. 12 – 5 p.m. Join us at the winery May 26th-28th as we pour a selection of our wine.  Malbec, Tempranillo, Carmenere, Syrah, and great tapas will be available for your pleasure.

 

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.

 

Cloud Mountain Ramblers at Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m.

 

Open Jam at Harrison Bar & Grill, 550 Northwest Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 9 – 11 p.m.

 

Monday May 28

Memorial Day Ceremony at Crystal Lake Cemetery, 1945 SE Crystal Lake Dr., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Crystal Lake Cemetery was established in 1860. This annual ceremony honors courageous heroes who served and sacrificed for our freedom.

 

Memorial Day Concert, LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. World premiere of “Willamette Valley Suite” by Martin Behnke, commissioned by the Willamette Valley Concert Band for Dr. Richard Sorenson in recognition for his 40th anniversary as conductor.

 

Tuesday May 29

$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.

 

Now Owning Wealth and Wellbeing Circle – Living Fully with Life Force, Corvallis Waldorf School, 3855 NE Hwy 20, Corvallis. 4 p.m. Guest speaker Manfred Raunigg from New Zealand, 3 Star Diamond with Life Force, Qi Gong Master, Professional Flutist and Bio-Dynamic Farmer. Free; quiet activities for self-supervised children.

 

ArtsCare: Surviving to Thriving – Spring Series, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, First Floor, Conference Room A., 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis. 5:30 – 7 p.m. Anyone who has had cancer and/or their caregivers are welcome! Each meeting addresses life’s changes, connections, and hopes through open discussion, journaling, and creative play.

 

Woman Citizen Film Series, The Call Me Muslim. Owen Hall, 1501 SW Campus Way Room 101, Corvallis. 6:00 p.m. Faiza Al-Saaidi will host a free public showing of They Call Me Muslim, a provocative documentary exploring the struggles of young Muslim women in France, where the veil (hijab) is outlawed, and in Iran, where it is mandated.. Sponsored by the Woman Citizen Project.

 

Now Owning Wealth and Wellbeing Circle – Living Fully with Life Force, Mandala Studio, Lewisberg. 7 p.m. Guest speaker Manfred Raunigg from New Zealand, 3 Star Diamond with Life Force, Qi Gong Master, Professional Flutist and Bio-Dynamic Farmer. Free; quiet activities for self-supervised children.

 

Celtic Jam at Imagine Coffee, 5460 Southwest Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 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 7pm. 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 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!

 

Wednesday May 30

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.

 

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.

 

Children’s Carnival & Luau, CCCC Lancaster Center, 3285 NE Oxford Circle, Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. Children’s Luau and Carnival celebrating the 44th Birthday of Corvallis Community Children’s Centers and the Grand Opening of the new Growing Oaks Center at Westside Community Church.

 

Oakshire Promo at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6 p.m.

 

Birding by Ear, 1200 Avery Park Rd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Would you like to know your local bird songs and calls? Learn to listen and remember bird sounds. $12.

 

Book Reading “Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark,” Memorial Union Journey Room, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Noted journalist and editor Brian Kellow will read from his newly released biography.

 

The OSU Jazz Ensembles, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Fresh, funky Jazz! Come get it while it’s hot!

 

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

 

The Bottlecap Boys at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $3

 

Thursday May 31

“The Editorial Connection: Editor-Writers on Magazine Writing and Publishing,” The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Drawing from their decades of experience as professional writers and editors, panelists Jim Babb and Brian Kellow will discuss their creative work, share behind-the-scenes stories on magazine publishing, and offer advice for prospective freelance writers. This is the last event in the 2012 OSU Visiting Writers Series.

 

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.

 

McCall Lecture, “Investing in Oregon’s Future,” Construction and Engineering Hall, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. State Treasurer Ted Wheeler will address how, in an era of budget cuts and sluggish economic growth, the state of Oregon is targeting its resources by investing in education and in entrepreneurs and small business creation. A question and answer session, and public reception will follow.

 

Katie D. Betts at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 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.

 

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

 

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

 

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