EVENTS INFORMATION CAN CHANGE: We suggest checking event websites or phone numbers to confirm that events are still scheduled to take place.

Thursday, October 27

Local Eats Week. Downtown Corvallis. All day. Free. Runs through Oct. 30. The seventh annual “Local Eats Week” will be held Oct. 24 through Oct. 30. During the week, local restaurants will each offer a sample plate for under $10 that features primarily Local 6 ingredients. Local 6 refers to products grown, produced, or processed by farms or businesses owned and operated within the six counties touching and including Benton County (Benton, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, and Polk). Choose from 13 participating restaurants: Bellhop, Block 15, Bombs Away Café, Caves, Cirello’s Pizza, First Alternative Co-op, Gathering Together Farm, Laughing Planet Café, Le Patissier, Nearly Normal’s, New Morning Bakery, Sky High, and White Wind Superfoods. Select a different restaurant for each day of Local Eats Week, and mark it on your calendar. For info, visit

Free Range Open Mic and Calapooia Tasting. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. Tasting starts at 6 p.m. Music starts at 8:30 p.m. Free. In the spirit of fostering camaraderie in the Corvallis music scene and creation of new bands/projects, we give you Free Range Open Mic Night! This rotating event will move between Bombs Away Cafe and Cloud & Kelly’s Public House on alternating dates so that it occurs twice per month. It is our hope that the event will settle down to be on Thursday nights, but we’ll see what works best for all involved. It is our hope that this event will fill the three most sacred purposes of open mic nights: Giving new artists encouragement to keep playing and learn how to play in front of others. Getting area musicians to drink together, play together, and thus form new bands. Creating a scene of musicians who care about other musicians by giving them a reason and place to socialize. Steve Hunter will be signing people up starting at 7:30 p.m. For info, visit

Thirsty Thursday Trivia. Deluxe Brewing Company, 635 NE Water Ave., Albany. 7 p.m. No cover, but 21+. Team-based trivia happening every Thursday. Show off your smarts while enjoying craft beverages at Deluxe Brewing Company. Each night, the top two teams will win prizes. For info, visit

The Rounders. Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St. 9:30 p.m. Cost: $5. For info, visit

Friday, October 28

Yoga – Bring a Friend for Free! Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Free. All levels welcome. For info, visit


The Magic Barrel: A Reading to Fight Hunger. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave. 6:30 p.m. Cost: $10 at the door or online. Nine outstanding Oregon authors will read brief excerpts from their work, and “Kick-A*s Women” author Karen Karbo will emcee in the annual Magic Barrel fundraiser. Music by the jazz improv group Sideways Portal. Squirrel’s Tavern will sell wine, beer, and cider for purchase; Grass Roots Books & Music will sell books by Barrel readers, which authors can sign. All proceeds to Linn Benton Food Share. Readers are (fiction) Patrick deWitt, Wayne Harrison, David Shafer; (nonfiction) Kate Carroll de Gutes, Justin St. Germain, Sallie Tisdale; (poetry) Charles Goodrich, Jennifer Richter, Elizabeth Woody. For info, visit

Randy McCoy. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd. 7 – 9 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Vandfald and Peach Purple. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Vandfald is a four-piece indie rock band based out of Oregon. They are most known for their smooth delicate rock sound, with both modern and throw back implements. Peach Purple features some new funked-up sounds from a trio of young lads obsessing over grooves. For info, visit

Saturday, October 29

$7 Community Yoga. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave. 4 – 5 p.m. Cost: $7. All levels welcome. No one turned away for lack of funds. For info, visit

Halloween Ball. Corvallis Elks Club, 1400 NW 9th St. 7 p.m. Cost: $7.50 at the door. 80’s rock with Into the Storm. Special guest Left of Center. For info, visit

Studly Kitchen Halloween Show. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd. 7 – 9 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Now Brothers. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Magick Theatre: For Madpersons Only. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St. 7:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Explore the haunted catacombs beneath our 104-year-old theater, enjoy adult beverages (over 21) and live undead entertainment. Featuring Human Ottoman and members of That Coyote. Get hyped for Halloween and hold on to your sanity! For info, visit

Whiteside Theatre Presents Azizi Gibson. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave. 8 p.m. Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. The Whiteside Theatre Foundation presents, this coming Hallowe’en weekend, a triple-bill featuring Azizi Gibson from Los Angeles, CA, with Portland’s Chief opening. Azizi is stopping in just four cities on the West Coast: Los Angeles, Vancouver, Seattle, and Corvallis. As the Whiteside nears its 94th birthday (built in 1922), the governing Whiteside Theatre Foundation looks forward to presenting a wide range of entertainment for diverse audiences in the Corvallis, Salem, and Eugene area. For info, visit

Reilly and Maloney Farewell Tour. Unitarian Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. 8 p.m. Cost: $18 for Corvallis Folklore Society members, $20 for non-members. Tickets in advance available at Grass Roots Book Store & Music. Add $2 at the door. Reilly and Maloney, called “one of the most endearing duos ever to grace the West Coast folk scene” will make their final Oregon appearance right here in Corvallis. One more time you can hear their compelling harmonies at the Unitarian Fellowship in this Corvallis Folklore Society concert. For info, visit

Big Outside Halloween Party. Squirrel’s Tavern, 100 SW 2nd St. 9 p.m. Cost: $5 cover. The Big Outside are excited to be playing at Squirrel’s for a Halloween celebration. They’ll be providing rhythmic global grooves on Saturday the 29th. So, come on down in your costume (or not) and bring your dancing spirit! Prizes for clever costumes. For info, visit

Despite the Whiteness. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Formed from the OSU Jazz Improv class in 2012, this group is focused on the genres of funk and blues but is also well versed in jazz and Latin styles. This is a dance party folks, so be there. For info, visit

Sunday, October 30

The Haunting of the Majestic Theatre – Family Friendly. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St. 1 – 5 p.m. Cost: $3. The Majestic Theatre will be transformed into a kid-friendly haunted house experience featuring a guided tour of our 103-year-old haunted theater, a games room with activities and puzzles, a balloon artist, and free photos of the kiddos with some of their favorite cartoon, movie, and fantasy characters like Elsa from Frozen! Free healthy treats for the tots and coffee for the grownups make The Haunting of The Majestic Theatre an all-around must-stop for you and the kiddos during your Downtown Halloween experience! For info, visit

Community Hatha Yoga $7. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave. 7 – 8:15 p.m. Cost: $7. Yoga poses, breath-work, meditation, and relaxation. No one turned away for lack of funds. For info, visit

Monday, October 31

The Haunting of the Majestic Theatre – Family Friendly. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St. 1 – 5 p.m. Cost: $3. The Majestic Theatre will be transformed into a kid-friendly haunted house experience featuring a guided tour of our 103-year-old haunted theater, a games room with activities and puzzles, a balloon artist, and free photos of the kiddos with some of their favorite cartoon, movie, and fantasy characters like Elsa from Frozen! Free healthy treats for the tots and coffee for the grownups make The Haunting of The Majestic Theatre an all-around must-stop for you and the kiddos during your Downtown Halloween experience! For info, visit

Heroclix. Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics, 2075 NW Buchanan Ave. 5:30 – 8 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Majestic Playwright’s Lab. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St. 6:30 p.m. Free. The Majestic Playwright’s Lab meets on the first Wednesday of every month, except July and December, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Majestic Theatre. Script submissions must be received a week prior to the meeting. The Majestic Playwrights Lab is a place for playwrights to present, share, and discuss their new plays with other playwrights, actors, and interested community members. The Lab is free and open to all playwrights, whether aspiring, experienced, or curious about writing for the stage. Actors and audience members are welcome and encouraged to attend, listen, and participate. For info, visit

Grit and Pseudoboss. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Grit is a hard rock/metal band from Corvallis and is the brainchild of Damien Brewer (vocals), Scott Longballa (drums), Mike Ewing (guitar) and Leland Holden (bass). Pseudoboss pulls from classic rock influences but their sound is a fresh, technical, melodic and ultra high-energy combo that is already packing venues and keeping crowds rocking all night. For info, visit

Tuesday, November 1

Chair Yoga. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave. 3 – 4 p.m. Cost: By donation. Suitable for those with limited mobility. For info, visit

El Dia de los Muertos, Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration. The Arts Center Main Gallery, 700 SW Madison Ave. 12 – 5 p.m. Free. Runs through Nov. 3. The Arts Center Main Gallery celebrates the Mexican Day of the Dead. The Day of the Dead honors deceased loved ones and celebrates their lives. This practices that originated in Mexico, resonates with people of all backgrounds, because it remembers and celebrates the dead with color, candles, incense, food, and most importantly, joy. Participants celebrate the life of the loved ones rather than their passing. Some ofrenda (altars) will be open for sharing commemorations of your loved ones who have died: family and friends, mothers, fathers, uncles or aunts, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews and other dear to you. One ofrenda will be dedicated to remember those lost from the artist community. Members of Organización Latinas Unidos create a traditional ofrenda to share with us, while Juliette de la Rosa, Elena Chavarria and Joey Azul, local artists will also create personal ofrendas. For info, visit

Graphic Novel Book Club Meeting. New Morning Bakery, 219 SW 2nd St. 6:30 p.m. Free. Join the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library sponsored Graphic Novel Book Club at our new location, New Morning Bakery, the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, we will be discussing Tomboy by Liz Prince. New members always welcome. Check out a copy of this month’s reading selection from the second floor reference desk of the Library. For info, visit

Community Movie Night. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St. 7 p.m. Free. Every Tuesday at the Darkside Cinema, Ygal Kaufman, noted local film historian and Darkside enthusiast, hosts Community Movie Night, a free weekly screening of lost, classic, and cult films. The feature film of the week is always preceded by newsreels, cartoons from the year of the feature’s release, and an introduction with interesting facts about the production from Kaufman. Donations are graciously accepted and benefit the renovation of the Darkside Cinema, Corvallis’ only independent movie house. For info, visit or

Celtic Jam. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd. 7 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Wednesday, November 2

Free Teen Yoga. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave. 4 – 5 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Fall Repair Fair. OSUsed Store, 644 SW 13th St. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Free. Bring broken items and learn how to fix them for free; attend demos to learn more D.I.Y. skills. For info and a listing of offered skills and demos, visit

Death Café Corvallis. Interzone Coffee, 1563 NW Monroe Ave. 6 p.m. Free. Got thoughts about mortality? Death Café Corvallis is simply in order to listen and talk about death. Death Café Corvallis is not a support group, therapeutic agenda, debate society, social action group, religious or anti-religious organization, political committee, or sales pitch. This welcoming, friendly, and supportive café is open to everyone who participates in a welcoming, friendly, and supportive manner. The group’s guiding principles are respect, openness, and confidentiality. Come drink coffee, eat cake, and discuss death with interesting people. Look for the guy in the black tie. That’s Jon. It is the participants (i.e. you) who bring life to this conversation about mortality. Come talk truth to death. For info, visit

Photograph 51 Play Reading. Oregon State University Valley Library, 201 SW Waldo Pl. 7 p.m. Free. The play Photograph 51 will have a live reading at Oregon State University’s Valley Library. The play, written by Anna Ziegler, is about the famous photo taken by scientist Rosalind Franklin that led to James Watson and Francis Crick’s discovery that the DNA molecule exists in the form of a double helix, for which Watson and Crick shared a Nobel Prize in 1962. The Valley Library has the only known original print of Franklin’s photograph 51. The reading of the play will be held in the library’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center Reading Room on the fifth floor. This event is free and open to the public. In a gender-bending casting choice, all the men in the play will be portrayed by women and the sole female role of Rosalind Franklin will be read by a man. Charlotte Headrick, emeritus in Theatre Arts at OSU, is coordinating the reading of the play. For info, visit

Thursday, November 3

El Dia de los Muertos Family Fiesta. The Arts Center Main Gallery, 700 SW Madison Ave. 5 – 7 p.m. Free. This family-oriented fiesta includes paper skeleton making, sugar skull decorating, face painting, Lotería and folk dance demos and lessons and of course: refreshments! For info, visit

Sista Otis and Double Mountain Brewery Tasting. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. Tasting starts at 6 p.m. Music starts at 9:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Sista Otis is a good god all mighty force of nature! A Songwriting/Soul Singing Prophetess of Rock n’ Roll, highly acclaimed by the critics, with a wall full of awards. Armed to the teeth with an All Star cast of internationally renowned monster musicians backing our songstress, whose voice is pumping out 100% proof soul-shine so warm and good, it’ll make you throw your hands up and shout! For info, visit

OSU Theatre Presents James and the Giant Peach. Withycombe Hall Main Stage, 2901 SW Campus Way. 7:30 p.m. Cost: $12 for general admission. $10 for seniors. $8 for youth/students. $5 for OSU students. Oregon State University Theatre will kick off the 2016-17 season with a family-friendly adaptation of the quirky children’s novel, “James and the Giant Peach.” The show runs at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3-5 and Nov. 12; and 2 p.m. Nov. 12-13; in the Withycombe Hall Main Stage theatre, 2901 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis. The theme for the theater season is “Devising Our Dreams: Metamorphosis.” In David Wood’s adaptation of the classic tale by Roald Dahl, kindly young James lives in England with his two cruel aunts, Spiker and Sponge, until a mystical old woman gives him a bag of magic and everything changes. James bravely embarks on an epic journey across the Atlantic Ocean accompanied by a group of eccentric bug friends for a new life in Central Park. The wild adventure, directed by Tinamarie Ivey, offers fun for the whole family and features colorful costumes, puppetry and original music. For info and tickets, visit

Rusty Hinges. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Open Source Improv. Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St. 9:30 p.m. Free. For info, visit

Ongoing Events

Fun-with-the-Animals Work Party. Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary, 36831 Richardson Gap Rd., Scio. Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free. For all ages and abilities. Work parties provide the sanctuary’s abused, abandoned, or neglected farm animals with clean water, bedding, and living conditions. No RSVP required; just show up wearing farm apparel and boots. For info, contact 503-394-4486 or

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 503 W 1st Ave. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. In the lobby, view finished animals and watch the painters work on a number of animals and other handcrafted projects. In the carving studio, see and touch over two dozen carvings in progress. For info, visit

Albany Farmers’ Market. SW Ellsworth St. and SW 4th Ave. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Runs through Nov. 19. Features fresh, locally grown, locally produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For info, visit

Corvallis Farmers’ Market. NW Jackson Ave. and NW 1st St. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays. Runs through Nov. 23. Features fresh, locally grown, locally produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For info, visit

Exhibit: Vistas and Vineyards 27th Anniversary Juried Show. Giustina Gallery, 875 SW 26th St. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Runs through Oct. 28. Vistas and Vineyards is a Northwest artist members group known for their responsive and energized, landscape paintings. They meet weekly between mid-May through mid-October to express themselves individually as artists, to enjoy painting “en plein aire” at local sites and to share their work with each other and the mid-valley community. The group was formed in 1989 and always welcomes new members. Vistas and Vineyards is the oldest continuously active plein air group in Oregon. For info, visit

Exhibit: I Could Live There: Sculptures by Dawn Stetzel. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave. 12 – 5 p.m. Runs through Oct. 29. Dawn Stetzel displays her sculptures constructed of low-resource materials at the Arts Center through Oct. 29. Her art explores the fragile and teetering relationship between individuals and their communities, including sculptures of a housetent, houseboat, and wall-mounted backpack. For info, visit

Exhibit: Heartwood: Inquiry and Engagement with Pacific Northwest Forests. The Valley Library, 5th Floor, 201 SW Waldo Pl. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Runs through Oct. 30. The OSU Libraries and Press Special Collections and Archives Research Center explores our deep and complicated connections with forests. Participants include the US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station and the Spring Creek Project. For info, visit

Exhibit: Dissolving. Living Room Gallery, 425 NW Madison Ave, The Underground. 12 – 5 p.m. Runs through Oct. 31. Kusra Kapuler will be presenting a solo show entitled Dissolving, a combination of video, painting, and sculpture, inspired by nature and the human condition. For info, visit the Living Room Gallery.

Exhibit: Shapes and Seances in the Fairbanks Gallery. Fairbanks Gallery, 220 SW 26th St. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Runs through Nov. 2. For info, visit

Exhibit: OSU’s Little Gallery Featuring Eileen Hinckle. The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, 2000 SW Campus Way. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Runs through Nov. 4. Drawn to Murals, an exhibit of photographs of murals painted by artist Eileen Hinckle, is on display in The Little Gallery at Oregon State University. An Oregon native, Hinckle graduated from Marist High School in Eugene in 2008 and attended Oregon State University’s JumpstART pre-college art camp during her junior year. She later pursued a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northwestern University in Illinois. While working on her bachelor’s degree, Hinckle had the opportunity to live abroad in Lima, Peru, an experience that inspired her artistic style. For info, visit

Exhibit: Up, Up, and Away. Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Runs through Nov. 5. Up, Up, and Away is a year-long exhibition about the history of flight. See artifacts and learn stories about the past century of manned flight. Themes in the exhibition include ballooning, kites, helicopters, toys, and early development of the airplane and its evolution through the 20th century, during wars, by commercial travel and into space. For info, visit

Exhibit: Ponderings of Home and Awful Advice: The Artwork of Santiago Uceda and Shar Fagersten. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison. 12 – 5 p.m. Runs through Nov. 26. Santiago Uceda and Shar Fagersten display their work at the Arts Center Oct. 25 through Nov. 26. Uceda’s paintings explore the complexity of finding a sense of home. Fagersten photographs everyday objects captioned with dated advice women still frequently receive. For info, visit

Call for Artists: Microbiomes: To See the Unseen. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave. 12 – 5 p.m. Free. Runs through Dec. 1. The Arts Centers seeks multi-media artworks created for an art+science collaboration between OSU’s Department of Microbiology and The Arts Center (Corvallis). The show is scheduled for spring of 2017. Work selected by the jury will be the work for chosen for exhibition in To See the Unseen. Scientific research holds keys to our future, but understanding it is difficult for many people. Researchers in OSU’s Department of Microbiology study microbial systems that affect human health, biodiversity of animal species, and air, earth and water quality. This exhibition asks both artists and researchers how to “See the Unseen.” Microbiology tries to measure, visualize and understand complex microscopic systems in the same way artists seek understanding of life’s many questions. The Arts Center arts, science and technology collaboration in the past have been proven beneficial for artists, scientists and non-scientists alike. Artwork selected for this show makes connections between the science of microbiology, and how microorganisms are at the foundation of life. For info, visit

Exhibit: LBCC NSH Gallery – OSU Art Faculty Show. Linn Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Runs through Dec. 2. LBCC NSH Gallery exhibits the work of Oregon State Art Faculty. North Santiam Hall Gallery presents a group exhibition of diverse work by the art faculty of Oregon State University. The OSU Art Faculty Show features 14 artists: Evan Baden, Michael Boonstra, Julia Bradshaw, Katherine Campbell, Anna Fidler, Lee Ann Garrison, Julie Green, Stephen Hayes, Yuji Hiratsuka, Shelley Jordon, Andrew Myers, Felix Oliveros, Kerry Skarbakka, and John Whitten. The work on view showcases a vivid range of subject matter, style and media including photography, paintings in oil, tempera and acrylic; printmaking using screen and chine colle techniques; graphite on paper, and video. A reception and artist talk is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the NSH Gallery second floor atrium. The exhibit extends to both floors of the gallery. The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. For info, visit

Teal Artists Gallery. Teal Artists Gallery, 328 SW 2nd St. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free. Runs through Dec. 28. What began as a small group of local artists looking for somewhere to sell indoors during the cold and rainy winter, has turned into TEAL, a co-operative gallery. Every year Teal transforms an otherwise vacant and lifeless store-front into a world of color, light and beauty for the holiday season. For more than two decades TEAL’s November opening is greatly anticipated in Corvallis. TEAL has the reputation as “the place” to shop for unique, high-quality hand-crafted gifts by Willamette Valley artisans. For info, visit

Exhibit: Low Tide Landscapes. Newport Maritime Heritage Center, 333 SE Bay Blvd., Newport. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free. Runs through April 2. Photographs that explore the hidden landscape between land and sea exposed during minus tides will be on view at the Newport Maritime Heritage Center through April 2. The exhibit features the ongoing work of nine members of the Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild who make regular visits to the beaches of the Central Oregon Coast during low tides, especially the minus tides that occur in the spring and early summer. The photographers work in a variety of photographic media, including pinhole, iPhone, infrared and platinum, as well as straight and manipulated digital photography. For info, visit

Games at Old World. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St. 3 – 5 p.m. Free. On Tuesdays. Playing is healthy. Join us and others for games, for four players or more, at Old World Deli on Tuesdays. All ages, bring a game or just show up. Please be fragrance-free, thanks. For info, call 541-752-0135.

Chintimini Movies. Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. 1:30 p.m. Cost: $2. Concessions will be available to purchase. Closed captioning available on request. For info, call 541-766-6959.

The Majestic Reader’s Theater. The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd Ave. 3 – 5 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors. Last Sundays. The company will offer a production in the reader’s theater style: trained actors, with scripts in hand, make the play come alive through vocal talent, facial expressions, and minimal staging. Reader’s theater plays are a fun, accessible way to experience contemporary works by famous modern playwrights that might not otherwise be performed here. For info or tickets, visit

Spanish Circle. Madison Plaza Underground, 425 SW Madison Ave. 6 p.m. Free. Last Wednesdays. ZENpui believes that everyone in the world needs to know at least two languages. They know quite a few people that would benefit a lot from the language for their work and Ani from ZENpui would like to facilitate a practical way of expanding people’s knowledge of Spanish. This is a free event, you can bring something to share if you’d like and you can bring anyone. For info, visit

Makers Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 4 – 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Youth aged 10 to 18 learn basic programming with Arduino and Raspberry Pi, plus explore 3D printing and other technologies. Makers Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 4 p.m. For info, visit

Teen Writers. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Teens in middle and high school are invited to this writers’ group focused on exploring writing with other teens. Meets every first and third Thursday. Led by Rita Feinstein, MFA student, OSU. For info, visit

Hula Classes. First Baptist Church, 125 NW 10th St. 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Mondays. Come experience a bit of Island Aloha by learning Hula. The first class, from 5:30 to 6 p.m., is for those who have never danced Hula. It’s a chance to learn the basic steps and hand movements. From 6 to 7:15 p.m., the class is for all students where we learn new dances and review the ones we have already learned. For info, contact

Corvallis Community Drum Circle. Corvallis Riverfront Park, NW 1st St. 7 – 8 p.m. Free. First Saturdays. All ages and skill levels welcome. Instruments provided or bring your own. For info, contact Michelle Lovrich at

Corvallis Community Choir Fall Term Rehearsals. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. 7 – 9 p.m. Cost: $50 per term with discounts for students. Some scholarships are available. Runs through Dec. 6. This non-audition choir is dedicated to spreading joy through singing together. Music for the term will be a mixture of new selections and pieces from prior terms. Director: James Moursand. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. For info, contact Barbara Melton at 541-745-6318 or or visit

Ukulele Cabaret. First Alternative South Store, 1007 SE 3rd St. 7 – 9 p.m. First Fridays except July and November. Free. This is an open mic and sing-along for ukulele players of all ages and skill levels. Songbooks and instruction are provided. Bring snacks to share. Hosted by Suz Doyle and Jeanne Holmes. For info, call 541-753-8530.

Reiki Healing Circle. 8285 NW Wynoochee Dr. 7 – 9 p.m. First Thursdays. Donation: $5 to $10. All students and interested parties welcome. For info, call Margo at 541-754-3595.


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