Merry Inksters Open House. 845 1/2 NE Circle Blvd., Corvallis. June 7th 4 – 7 p.m. Tour the studio and learn about the Merry Inksters’ summer youth program for ages 13 to 17, parent/child classes, and other classes. Refreshments provided. For info, visit www.themerryinksters.org.
Little Sprouts: Carnivorous Plants. Garland Nursery, 5470 Hwy. 20, Corvallis. June 8th 11 a.m. The love for bugs that kids posses is only eclipsed by their love for things that eat them! Children will learn about different types of carnivorous plants, which insects they like best, and how to care for them. Each child will plant and take home a carnivorous plant. Cost: $5 per child. Registration required. For info, visit www.garlandnursery.com.
TED Talk: Our Failing Schools… Enough Is Enough. Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. June 11th Noon – 1 p.m. American educator and social activist Geoffrey Canada speaks on behalf of our broken educational systems.
Corvallis Knights versus Kitsap Bluejackets. Goss Stadium, SW Langton Pl., Corvallis. June 12th 6:30 p.m. Big League Chew Opening Night. When was the last time you sat back and enjoyed some great live baseball?! First 250 fans get a pouch of Big League Chew, Knights’ trading cards, and 2013 Corvallis Knights magnet schedule. Seniors can purchase GA tickets for $2 at Wednesday night games with the exception of July 3. General admission: $5.