Calendar Picks of the Week

Friday, May 23
‘Little Shop of Horrors.’ Russell Tripp Performance Center, Ellingson Road SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, “Little Shop of Horrors” has devoured the hearts of theater-goers for over 30 years. Tickets: $7 to $12.

Wednesday, May 28
Women in Business Luncheon: ‘Why Women Live Longer Than Men.’ 101 Big River, 101 NW Jackson Ave., Corvallis. Noon – 1:30 p.m. Join long-time Corvallis consultant Mike Waters, who will explain the “live long practices” that allow women to outlive men. Is it biology? Is it psychology? Or both? Are women just more interested in health and longevity than men? The Chamber’s Women in Business Luncheon is $15 for members and $20 for aspiring members. For info or to RSVP, call 541-757-1505 or visit

Wednesday, May 28
64th Annual Meeting of the League of Women Voters of Corvallis. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 6 to 9 p.m. Guest speaker: Linda Modrell, “Politics and Me: What I’ve Learned… and Didn’t Learn.”

Thursday, May 29
Preservation Pub: Oregon’s Oldest BuildingsRestoreOregon. Big River Restaurant, 101 NW Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. Join Restore Oregon for a presentation and conversation about why Oregon’s oldest houses and barns matter and what can be done to preserve them. This Preservation Pub is one of a series of programs intended to connect Oregonians to the stories behind the still-to-be discovered gems of Oregon history. No RSVP or historic preservation background is required. Food and beverage can be purchased before and after the event. Suggested donation: $5. Benefits Restore Oregon.

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