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Thursday, May 16

Toddler Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Songs, stories, and rhymes ideal for toddlers ages 2-3 years. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for info.

Book Club at Chintimini Senior & Community Center. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 11:00 a.m. Free. Join the new Chintimini Senior & Community Center Book Club facilitated by the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library! The group will meet the 3rd Thursday of every month. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/chintimini-senior-center-book-club/ for more info.

READ Dogs: Read to a Dog. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. Free. Kids can practice reading aloud with a trained therapy READ Dog (Reading Education Assistance Dog). READ Dogs visit twice monthly, 1st and 3rd Thursdays after school. On-site permission form required. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for info.

Corvallis Arts Walk. Downtown Corvallis. 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free. Explore the art studios of downtown Corvallis and browse the work of our local artists! The Corvallis Arts Walk is a grassroots-organized art walk that takes place on the third Thursday of each month in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. Galleries, studios, arts and crafts stores and the occasional pop-up keep their doors open late to host an art related event or demonstration. Visit www.CorvallisArtsWalk.com to find which art studios are hosting which art shows. Follow the Corvallis Arts Walk on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

Youth Game Day. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 p.m. Free. Drop-in family board game time! Youth 18 and under, and their caregivers, are invited to play board games at the library on Thursday afternoons from 4:30-6 p.m. Games provided. Caregivers with young children must remain in the game room for supervision. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for info.

May Business After Hours: 10D Tech. Corvallis Club, 1850 SW Whiteside Dr., Corvallis. 5 p.m. Free. Join Corvallis Chamber of Commerce for their May Business After Hours hosted by 10D Tech at the Corvallis Club. Visit http://www.corvallischamber.com/

Parks, Natural Areas and Recreation Advisory Board. 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free. The public is invited and welcome to attend these monthly meetings. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-pnrab for more info. 

Audubon Program: Matt and Sue Powell – Birding in Costa Rica. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free. Matt Lee and Sue Powell will present photographs and short videos from a pair of guided tours they took to Costa Rica and Panama in 2018 and 2019. Owing to their tropical location and varied habitats, these two countries at the southern tip of Central America feature a huge diversity of wildlife. More than 900 species of birds have been recorded in Costa Rica, and more than 1,000 in Panama. Visit http://www.audubon.corvallis.or.us/ for more info. 

Local Food Forum: PRODUCE. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Corvallis area residents will have a rare chance to hear local growers, producers, and sellers discuss the benefits and challenges of creating a robust, resilient local food system. Each program will highlight a different sector and will feature a diverse panel from that sector. Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/SustainableCorvallis for info.

Corvallis Meditation Circle of Self Realization Fellowship. 761 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. Sunday 10 a.m. and Thursday 7 p.m. Free. Founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi. For info, visit: corvallismeditation.org/.

Imagine Open Mic. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for a night of tunes new and old, fabulous coffee, tea, and light fare. Visit https://imaginecoffee.net/ for info. 

Appalachian Old Time Music Jam. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Live Appalachian old time music jam, 7 to 9 pm at the Old World Deli. Call 541-929-4524 for more info. 

Into the Woods. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $16-$18. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. The story follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.

Adults Only! XXX Storytelling Open Mic. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5. Celebrate spring fever with an extra special, sexy edition of Storytelling Open Mic Night, hosted by yours truly, The Corvallis Advocate. This month’s theme is “XXX,” welcoming any and all X-rated stories, so long as they are true and told by persons 21 and older. Sign-up starts at 9:45. 21 and older. Suggested donation of $5. Proceeds benefit independent journalists at Corvallis’ only locally-owned newspaper. Visit https://www.corvallisadvocate.com/2019/adults-only-xxx-storytelling-open-mic/ for more info.                                      

Friday, May 17

Preschool Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Songs, stories, and rhymes ideal for preschoolers ages 4-5 years. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.

Music a la Carte. Oregon State University, Memorial Union Lounge, MU, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Fridays. 12 p.m. Free. Music a la Carte, a free, lunch-hour concert series, has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969. The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, most Fridays during fall, spring, and winter terms, beginning at 12 p.m. and lasting for approximately 45 minutes. They feature a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national and international guest artists. Visit mu.oregonstate.edu/main/ music-la-carte. 

21st Annual Salmon Bake. Native American Longhouse, 311 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. Join in this free community event that celebrates the Indigenous salmon culture of the Pacific Northwest. Contact NativeAmericanLonghouse@oregonstate.edu for more info. 

Movie Matinees at the Senior Center. Albany Senior Center. 489 NW Water Ave., Albany. 12:30 p.m. Free. For information call: 541-917-7760.  

City Legislative Committee. 501 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. The City Legislative Committee discusses issues affecting City government, and makes recommendations to the City Council on City positions, which may then be forwarded to legislators, usually via a letter from the Mayor. Past Councils and have generally declined to support non-City related issues.  The Mayor serves as Chair. If you would like to send a comment to the City Legislative Committee, you may contact mayor@council.corvallisoregon.gov. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/mc for more info.    

Teen Library Advisors. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 p.m. Free. Teen advisors, or members of the Society for the Prevention of Boredom in Teens, meet monthly to plan teen events, as well as give input on teen spaces, and teen materials. Teens in middle and high school may apply to become members. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.

Live in the Fieldhouse. Redgate Vineyard, 8175 Buena Vista Rd., Independence. 6 p.m. $5. Enjoy live music from Ted Vaughn Blues Band at Redgate Vineyard’s Fieldhouse. Visit https://redgatevineyard.com/ for more info. 

Teen Takeover: NERF GAMES. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free. Teens, join us for Nerf Games to kick off Teen Takeovers for the school year! We’ll provide some Nerf equipment (blasters and darts); unmodded equipment is welcome. No Rivals blasters, please. Snacks provided. Open to teens in middle and high school. Signed permission form required. This is an after-hours event, starting after the library has closed. Doors will open at 6:20pm; enter through Monroe Ave library doors, across from Central Park. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.

Sweet Melange. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for a night of tunes new and old, fabulous coffee, tea, and light fare. Visit https://imaginecoffee.net/ for info. 

The Sam Chase & The Untraditional. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:00 p.m. $5. The Sam Chase & The Untraditional return to Bomb’s Away Cafe! Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.    

Sense and Sensibility. Withycombe Hall, Main Stage, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $5-$12. Set in 1795, this charming and romantic tale follows the struggles of the sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne Dashwood. When their father dies suddenly, the Dashwood sisters navigate an uncertain future in a world of complex social mores fueled by gossip and intrigue. This classic romantic comedy features beloved literary figures and some of Jane Austen’s sharpest observations about family, society, money, and matters of the heart. Visit https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/sac/theatre/university-theatre#austen for more info.

Comedy Show by 1491’s. Gill Coliseum, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Free. An evening with Indigenous comedy group, the 1491’s, where laughter is healing and “Indian humor” is centered. The event is FREE and open to the public! No tickets necessary! For general questions, please contact the Longhouse at 541-737-2738 or nativeamericanlonghouse@oregonstate.edu.   

Into the Woods. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $16-$18. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. The story follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info. 

Saturday, May 18

10th Annual Corvallis-Gondor Walk for Water 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 8 a.m. $10. Help raise money to construct wells that provide clean drinking water for people in our sister city of Gondar, Ethiopia. Visit https://sustainablecorvallis.org for more info.   

Let’s Pull Together. Marys River Park, 300 S. 11th St., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. Join the City of Philomath, Benton SWCD and Marys River Watershed Council to help remove invasive species. Visit https://sustainablecorvallis.org. 

Corvallis Farmers’ Market. 1st Street & Jackson Avenue, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free. The Corvallis Farmers Market happens Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April through November, on First Street between Jackson Avenue and Monroe Avenue, in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning! Enjoy live music, occasional street dances, special events booths and more, plus shop for the best locally produced vegetables, fruits, dairy products, meats and more. The Saturday Corvallis Farmers Market has a changing lineup of 50 to 70 vendors per week, and the Wednesday market usually offers 20 to 30 vendors. Early market weeks feature spring raab and many other greens, potatoes and other storage vegetables, radishes, fresh turnips, carrots, rhubarb, preserved foods, honey, eggs, meat, poultry, and cheese, plus nursery plants and cut flowers. On the other extreme, the last market on Wednesday, Nov. 27, will feature much of what will be on Thanksgiving tables the next day. Visit http://locallygrown.org/ for more info.  

ICAN SOLVE: Community Emergency Preparedness. Boys & Girls Club, 1112 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 9 a.m. Free. The Corvallis community is invited to the first-ever ICAN SOLVE event, hosted by the Imagine Corvallis Action Network (ICAN). SOLVE events are designed to bring together community members to focus on generating and refining solutions to problems facing the local community. The May 18 event will focus on community emergency preparedness and will feature issues and challenges developed in partnership with the Corvallis Fire Department, Benton County Sheriff’s Office, and Samaritan Health Services. For more information about the schedule and sponsors of this ICAN SOLVE event, please visit www.imaginecorvallis.org/ican-solve.    

Gingles Cemetery Clean-up Day. 8765 NW Springhill Dr., Albany. 9 a.m. Free. Help clean vegetative debris from of Benton County’s oldest cemeteries. Historic Preservation Month 2019: Celebrating in Corvallis means more than a dozen events that include guided bicycle and walking tours, a look at the history of distilling, tours of our historic districts, an awards ceremony, tours of historic buildings and locations, and more. Learn more and register at https://www.solveoregon.org.  

Fort Hoskins Historic Park Tour. 38150 Hoskins Rd., Philomath.  10 a.m. Free. Visit this important piece of early Oregon history. The original Fort Hoskins was established in 1856 to protect and monitor the new coastal Indian reservation. Fort Hoskins was purchased by Benton County in 1991. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the wildflowers. 

One-Room School House Tour. 25381 SW Airport Ave., Philomath. 10 a.m. Free. This is a great opportunity to visit one of Benton County’s few remaining one-room school houses. The Independent School was built in 1919, and is a good example of a Craftsman style schoolhouse with a Bungalow floor plan.    

Family Music Fun. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Family music and movement program for kids under 12 years of age and their families. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.

OSU 43rd Annual Klatowa Eena Powwow. Gill Coliseum, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. The 43rd Annual Klatowa Eena Powwow at Oregon State University event is free and open to the public. For general questions, please contact the Longhouse at 541-737-2738 or nativeamericanlonghouse@oregonstate.edu.   

Stafford and Sears Annual Memorial Reading. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 2:00 p.m. Free. A reading honoring past award-winning Oregon Poet Laureates, William Stafford (1990-1995) and Peter Sears (2014-2016), celebrated annually by the Willamette Writers on the River. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.

Live in the Fieldhouse. Redgate Vineyard, 8175 Buena Vista Rd., Independence. 6 p.m. $5.  Enjoy live music from The Dead Band at Redgate Vineyard’s Fieldhouse. Visit https://redgatevineyard.com/ for more info.

Prestige Wrestling. 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $20-$60. Prestige Wrestling comes to Corvallis, Oregon with Vendetta! Seating is first-come, first-serve, and all ages are welcome. Matches and talent announcements TBA. Visit https://www.prestigewrestling.net/ for more info. 

Arlene. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for a night of tunes new and old, fabulous coffee, tea, and light fare. Visit https://imaginecoffee.net/ for info.   

Sense and Sensibility. Withycombe Hall, Main Stage, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $5-$12. Set in 1795, this charming and romantic tale follows the struggles of the sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne Dashwood. When their father dies suddenly, the Dashwood sisters navigate an uncertain future in a world of complex social mores fueled by gossip and intrigue. This classic romantic comedy features beloved literary figures and some of Jane Austen’s sharpest observations about family, society, money, and matters of the heart. Visit https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/sac/theatre/university-theatre#austen for more info. 

Into the Woods. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $16-$18. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. The story follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.

The Ruff Pups & The Wrented. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:00 p.m. $5. Boise grunge/punk rockers Ruff Pups swing through Corvallis on their way up and down the West Coast. Corvallis loud blues rock trio. The Wrented joining the show with some brand new tunes. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.  

Groove Clinic. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 p.m. $5. Fill up on food, drinks, and they’ll be sure to bring you feel good tunes that will guarantee a great time. Visit https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.                  

Sunday, May 19

Gingles Cemetery Clean-up Day. 8765 NW Springhill Dr., Albany.  9 a.m. Free. Help clean vegetative debris from of Benton County’s oldest cemeteries. Historic Preservation Month 2019: Celebrating in Corvallis means more than a dozen events that include guided bicycle and walking tours, a look at the history of distilling, tours of our historic districts, an awards ceremony, tours of historic buildings and locations, and more. Learn more and register at https://www.solveoregon.org.    

Spring Campus Ramble. Allan’s Coffee & Tea, 2541 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 a.m. Free. Celebrate the distinctive flora, fauna, and landscapes of spring with a quiet morning walk through the OSU campus during the Spring Campus Ramble. They’ll reflect on the turning of the season at a handful of varied sites around campus through writing and/or photography. They will meet at the Beanery at the corner of NW 26th and Monroe across from campus. Free and open to everyone. Visit https://events.oregonstate.edu/event/spring_campus_ramble for more info and registration link  

Work Party at the Avery House Native Plant Garden. Avery Park, 1200 Avery Park Dr., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Free. Spring gardening in the native plant garden. Visit https://sustainablecorvallis.org/ for more info. 

Corvallis Spring Roll. Cloverland Park, 29th Street & Garfield Avenue, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. $10-$30.  Join the 9th annual Corvallis Spring Roll, a bike safety and skills event for kids 12 and younger. Ride a bicycle-powered carousel, set a personal best on the road, practice your off-road skills on our obstacle course, and more. Activities in the Cycle Fair are free. The Road Ride requires paid registration. Scholarships are available. All registered riders are entered into our prize giveaway that includes a new bike! Road Ride Registration: Pre-registration opens April 14 at $10 per child or $25 per family. On the day of, registration is $15 per child or $30 per family. Proceeds from this event benefit the Corvallis Bicycle Collective. Learn more and register at http://corvallisbikes.org/corvallisspringroll.  

Bioblitz. Peavy Arboretum, NW Peavy Arboretum Rd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free. Spend the day exploring the outdoors for the 3rd annual Corvallis BioBlitz. With local experts on hand, everyone is welcome to join in and help search for all sorts of species and document as many as possible. There will be an array of other activities throughout the day like guided nature walks, checking camera traps, bird banding and a nature-based art workshop. Bring a friend, your family, water, and lunch. This is a free, educational, family-friendly event. All ages are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Visit https://corvallisbioblitz.wordpress.com/ for more info. 

Corvallis Meditation Circle of Self Realization Fellowship. 761 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. Sunday 10 a.m. and Thursday 7 p.m. Free. Founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi. For info, visit: corvallismeditation.org/. 

Ecstatic Dance with DJ Baron von Spirit. Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sundays. We dance together every Sunday morning. Except during the summer months, when it’s every other week. For more info Visit www.ecstaticdancecorvallis.com  

Migrations: A CALYX Reading. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 2:00 p.m. Free. CALYX, local publisher of art and literature by women, hosts an afternoon of readings by local and international authors on the theme of migration. Readings touch on the themes of global migrations, migrant activism, borders, and postcolonial understandings of land, space, and human movement. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/migrations-a-calyx-reading/ for more info.  

Sense and Sensibility. Withycombe Hall, Main Stage, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 2:00 p.m. $5-$12. Set in 1795, this charming and romantic tale follows the struggles of the sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne Dashwood. When their father dies suddenly, the Dashwood sisters navigate an uncertain future in a world of complex social mores fueled by gossip and intrigue. This classic romantic comedy features beloved literary figures and some of Jane Austen’s sharpest observations about family, society, money, and matters of the heart. Visit https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/sac/theatre/university-theatre#austen for more info. 

Into the Woods. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $16-$18. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. The story follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.

Contact Improv Jam. Downtown Dance, 223 NW 2 St., Corvallis. 4-6 p.m. Suggested donation $10. The (every 2nd and 4th) Sunday CI Jam is a time to practice the art of improvisation, exploring the endless possibilities of moving while in contact (or not). Feel the play of gravity, support, weight, counterbalance, and downright playfulness in solo, duet, or large group improvisation. For more info, find us on Facebook: Corvallis Contact Improvisation.

Pistol Club. Anderson and Keeling Memorial Target Range, McAlexander Fieldhouse, 1800 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 6 p.m. $5. Learn firearms safety and how to shoot bullseye pistol! If it is your first visit to Pistol Club this academic year, please bring $5 for the mandatory orientation and safety training and your OSU ID. Orientation and safety training begins at 6:00 p.m. (note there is a limit to the number of trainees per night for safety reasons and please be on time…or better yet early). For members who have been trained this academic year, the range generally opens about 7:00-7:30 p.m. once training is finished. We are located at the Anderson & Keeling Memorial Target Range on the south-east corner of McAlexander Fieldhouse. We hang a sign that is visible when walking from the north on the Kerr Admin side. Please visit our website for important information about Pistol Club including a map to the range: http://osupistol.org. 

Meet the Authors: Kim Cooper Findling and Libby Findling. Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. The Sixth Storm is set around a family devastated by their secrets, a curse, and the weather. Kim Cooper Findling and Libby Findling spent three years writing The Sixth Storm and pitching it to agents and publishers. In that process, the opportunity to purchase a small book publishing company came up and Kim could not refuse. So in addition to releasing this book, Kim will help hundreds of authors realize their dreams of publishing their own work through Dancing Moon Press, a 22-year-old Oregon independent book publishing company. Visit https://www.grassrootsbookstore.com/?q=h.calevents for info. 

No Offense: The Improv Jam. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $6. Looking to play some fun improv games, but nowhere to play and no one to play with? Not anymore! “No Offense: The Improv Jam” is a fun-filled evening of made-up comedy where anyone in the audience can volunteer to play games on stage! If you’ve ever dreamed of being a player on “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” this is your chance – no experience necessary. Or if you’d rather stay in the audience and watch, that’s great too – come to play or to cheer on your friends. No script, no props, no fear – No Offense! Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info. 

Monday, May 20

OCCRI Anniversary Symposium. Memorial Union Building (MU), Multipurpose room 13. 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 1 p.m. Free. Please join the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute (OCCRI) on May 20th for their 10th Anniversary Symposium followed by a reception. This event will celebrate the past, present, and future of climate change research in Oregon and will feature keynote speakers and panel discussions focused on climate science supporting solutions. The event is FREE, but please RSVP at https://forms.gle/1CmHZqDuJPqHT7eS7.  

Low Vision/Macular Degeneration Support Group. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 2:00 p.m. Free. Share information on assistive devices and coping skills for those with macular degeneration or other types of low vision in this free support group. For more information, call John or Stella Gallagher at (541) 740-2817.  

Friends of the Library. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. Free. Board Meeting. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info. 

City Council Meeting. Downtown Fire Station: Council Chambers, 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 4:00 p.m. Free. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend City Council meetings. Members of the community wishing to offer comment in advance on topics appearing on any City Council agenda are encouraged to use the public input form at www.corvallisoregon.gov/publicinput. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/mc for more info.  

CEOAS Student Seminar – Anja Sjostrom, Carolyn Kachuk, Kali Melby. Burt Hall, 193, 2651 SW Orchard Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. Oregon nearshore groundfish by Anja Sjostrom; N. Pacific productivity by Carolyn Kachuk; Evaluating levels, sources of heavy metals in NW Alaska by Kali Melby. Free and open to the public. Contact trehu@coas.oregonstate.edu for more info.

Crystal Lake Cemetery Walk. Crystal Lake Cemetery, 1945 SE Crystal Lake Drive, Corvallis. 6 p.m. Free. Crystal Lake Cemetery is one of Corvallis and Benton County’s oldest cemeteries, established in 1860. It is also the final resting place for many people who have had a significant impact on Oregon State University. Join in on this walk to learn about some of these prominent names from OSU’s history, including Benjamin L. Arnold, Helen Gilkey, Wallis Nash, Edward Allworth, and many more. 

In Conversation With Kate Hope Day. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free. Join Kate Hope Day, author of If, Then, in conversation with Kristen Griffin, a creative writing instructor at Oregon State University. The discussion will include readings from If, Then interspersed with questions about the inspirations behind the book and the process of becoming a debut author. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/in-conversation-with-kate-hope-day/ for more info.  

Family Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:00 p.m. Free. Songs and stories for kids of all ages and their families. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info. 

Bryson Skaar. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. See Bryson Skaar at Imagine Coffee on Mondays. For info, visit: imaginecoffee.net 

Corvallis-OSU Symphony. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $22-$35. The Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra directed by Marlan Carlson, the Oregon State University Endowed Chair for University Orchestras, is a highly regarded 110-member ensemble which produces four major concerts each season plus an annual children’s concert. High profile soloists complement the musicianship of students, faculty and professional musicians from Portland, Eugene and Corvallis. Choral-orchestral favorites, conducted by OSU Director of Choral Studies Steven Zielke, are a treasured part of the orchestra’s annual holiday concert. Visit http://cosusymphony.org/ for more info. 

Trivia Smackdown. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $5. Ready for a new trivia experience here in Corvallis? Trivia Smackdown breaks from the usual formula of write it down, turn it in, and win (or lose).Visit https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.             

Tuesday, May 21

MIME Speaks: Toastmasters. OSU: 226 Rogers Hall, 2000 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 a.m. Tuesdays. Improve your public speaking skills and confidence.  

Greeters: Fit Body Boot Camp. Fit Body Boot Camp, 700 NE Circle Blvd. Suite 104, Corvallis. 8:30 a.m. Free. Join Corvallis Chamber of Commerce for an hour of networking with FIt Body Boot Camp! Visit http://www.corvallischamber.com/ for more info.  

Infant Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Songs, stories, and rhymes for infants ages 0-12 months. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info. 

Sing-A-Long. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Free. Join this musical group and sing the old songs with friends! The group is free, but registration is required. Contact, chelsea.chytka@corvallisoregon.gov for more info. 

Free Class: Positive Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care. Grace Center for Adult Day Services, 980 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 1 p.m. Free. A free class for caregivers titled Positive Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care. The class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian learn more about how to support individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s and respond to behavioral challenges. A professional instructor will share real-world experience in an interactive classroom environment. This class is free, thanks to funding by the State of Oregon. Visit https://oregoncarepartners.com for more info.  

Marys River and Luckiamute Friends and Family Nights. McMenamins Corvallis Pub, 420 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 p.m. Free. Join Marys River Watershed Council and Luckiamute Watershed Council for a McMenamins Friends and Family Night. 50 percent of the night’s sales go to the Councils. Visit https://sustainablecorvallis.org for more info. 

Taste of the Valley. The Historic Old School Cafe & Event Center, 4455 NE Hwy 20, Corvallis. 6 p.m. $30-$35. Join the Oregon State Credit Union and the OSU Social Impact Club at the 3rd Annual Taste of the Valley. Sample signature dishes from local restaurants, breweries, wineries, and distilleries all under one roof. All proceeds from the event will go to support the Linn-Benton Food Share. Visit http://tasteofthevalleyor.com/ for info. 

Pistol Club. Anderson and Keeling Memorial Target Range, McAlexander Fieldhouse, 1800 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 6 p.m. $5. Learn firearms safety and how to shoot bullseye pistol! If it is your first visit to Pistol Club this academic year, please bring $5 for the mandatory orientation and safety training and your OSU ID. Orientation and safety training begins at 6 p.m. (note there is a limit to the number of trainees per night for safety reasons and please be on time…or better yet early). For members who have been trained this academic year, the range generally opens about 7-7:30 p.m. once training is finished. We are located at the Anderson & Keeling Memorial Target Range on the south-east corner of McAlexander Fieldhouse. We hang a sign that is visible when walking from the north on the Kerr Admin side. Please visit our website for important information about Pistol Club including a map to the range: http://osupistol.org.   

Waste Watchers Weekly Meetings. Student Experience Center (SEC), 206, 2251 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Fight the Scourge of Waste with the Waste Watchers! Join the league of the Waste Watchers – using their knowledge of recycling and sustainability they can educate others and fight the scourge of waste! Meetings are Tuesdays 6:30-8 p.m. in 206 Student Experience Center. This term they’re working on our Repair Fairs, Beyond Earth Day booth, and giving Recycle Right presentations! This club is free and open to all. For more information on how you can become a hero, check out their website at http://tiny.cc/wastewatchers.

Sci-fi  Extravaganza #23 : ONCE UPON A SUPERHERO. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St. Corvallis. 7 p.m. $5. A self-proclaimed superhero desperately awaits the return of his lost powers. Visit https://darksidecinema.com/ for more info.

Log Rolling. Dixon Recreation Center, Dixon Pool, 425 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. $3-$7. Looking to try something new? Come check out log rolling! Aquatics staff will be present to answer questions and provide safety support. No experience is necessary. Key Log Rolling – max 8 participants per session. No registration needed $3 for Students and Members, $5 for OSU Community, $7 for General Public paid day of at Rec Services inside Dixon. Visit http://recsports.oregonstate.edu/ for info. 

Craft Night with the Arts Center. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free. Join the Arts Center for a night of crafts, music, and conversation (ages 16 and up welcome) every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Use our supplies to try a new project or bring your own. Show off projects you’ve been working on! Coloring pages and supplies will also be available. Co-sponsored by the Arts Center. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/craft-night/ for info.  

Corvallis Community Choir: Winter Rehearsals. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. $50 per term, $15 for students or $5 per week. Tuesdays. Director: Naomi Bennett. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. This non-audition secular choir is dedicated to spreading joy through singing. Website: www.corvalliscommunitychoir.us. Email: nonandjay1@gmail.com.

Celtic Jam. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Celtic Jam at Imagine Coffee on Tuesdays. For info, visit: imaginecoffee.net                     

Wednesday, May 22

Corvallis Farmers Market. 1st Street & Jackson Avenue, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free. The Corvallis Farmers Market happens Wednesdays and Saturdays from April through November, on First Street between Jackson Avenue and Monroe Avenue, in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning! Enjoy live music, occasional street dances, special events booths and more, plus shop for the best locally produced vegetables, fruits, dairy products, meats and more. The Saturday Corvallis Farmers Market has a changing lineup of 50 to 70 vendors per week, and the Wednesday market usually offers 20 to 30 vendors. Early market weeks feature spring raab and many other greens, potatoes and other storage vegetables, radishes, fresh turnips, carrots, rhubarb, preserved foods, honey, eggs, meat, poultry, and cheese, plus nursery plants and cut flowers. On the other extreme, the last market on Wednesday, Nov. 27, will feature much of what will be on Thanksgiving tables the next day. Visit http://locallygrown.org/ for more info.  

Field Trip to Look at Wildflowers at Kingston Prairie, Stayton. Greenbelt Land Trust, 101 SW Western Blvd., Corvallis. 9 a.m. Free. One of the few native prairies in Western Oregon that was never plowed. There are no trails, but the site is flat and close to a road. Drive time is one hour each way. Please RSVP to matt@greenbeltlandtrust.org, since this is a delicate site and limited to 12 people. 

Wobbler Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Songs, stories, and rhymes ideal for wobblers ages 2-3 years. Visit, https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.  

Women in Business: Daily Habits That Create Success. 101 Eat & Drink, 101 NW Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. Tammy DeLeon has lived in Corvallis for over 20 years.  She has three sons and one step son and an amazingly supportive husband.  She has a very diverse career background which has allowed her to develop a broad spectrum of skills.   She has been a zero telephone operator, franchised a Greyhound bus station in Washington, owned a custom home building construction company in Corvallis and worked in the Oregon prison facilitating and managing change behavior programs to inmates. Tammy currently is a licensed Real Estate agent with HomeSmart Realty Group and owns her own Company, On TARGET.  She is passionate about helping women discover their true value, vision and vitality.  She does this through workshops, public speaking engagements and one on one coaching. Visit http://www.corvallischamber.com/ for more info. 

Housing Opportunities Action Council. Downtown Fire Station: Council Chambers, 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 1:30 p.m. Free. The Housing Opportunities Action Council is a partnership between the City of Corvallis and Benton County working to address the root causes of housing affordability and homelessness. Visit http://bentonhoac.com/monthly-meetings/ for more info.   

North Central Park Walking Tour. NW 8th St. & NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. Diverse historic resources and walkability mark this downtown neighborhood tour.  See Gothic, Queen Anne, Italianate, Colonial Revival and Arts & Crafts bungalow homes. The walk begins at the 1909 Presbyterian Church and includes a 1940s courtyard apartment and Corvallis’ first college fraternity house. 

League of Women Voters. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:00 p.m. Free. Annual Dinner Meeting. Visit, https://lwv.corvallis.or.us/ for more info.    

Imagine Corvallis Action Network. Downtown Fire Station: Council Chambers, 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 5:00 p.m. Free. ICAN is charged with the development and management of the Imagine Corvallis 2040 Community Action Plan, which is the implementing document for the Imagine Corvallis 2040 Vision. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-ican for more info.   

Watershed Management Advisory Board. Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 5:15 p.m. Free. Regularly scheduled meeting of the Board which advises City Council on watershed management matters. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-wmab for more info.  

The Grasses of Marys Peak. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Free. Barbara Wilson, the leader of the Carex Working Group and co-author of Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington will present the diversity of grasses found in the Marys Peak meadows, how to identify them and why they are important. Register at deckert@willamettewatershed.com.  

Death Café. Interzone, 1563 NW Monroe St., Corvallis. Every Wednesday. First and third Wednesdays 6 p.m., Second and fourth Wednesdays 12 p.m. Got thoughts about mortality? Death Café Corvallis is simply to listen and talk about death. The group’s guiding principles are respect, openness, and confidentiality, and while participants are invited to talk death, the group isn’t a support group, debate society, sales pitch, religious or anti-religious organization, nor does it have a therapeutic agenda. Rather, curious individuals are invited to “drink coffee, eat cake, and discuss death with interesting people.” Join Death Cafe Corvallis, if you like, at https:// www.facebook.com/groups/deathcafecorvallis – contact – deathcafecorvallis@gmail.com – for information. Come talk truth to death.  

Red Hot Stitchers. New Morning Bakery, 219 SW Second St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Knitters and crocheters create items of comfort for people and animals in need in the community.  All skill levels welcome.  Information:  eaday@aol.com. 

Imagine on Canvas Paint Night. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. 1- $20, 2- $35, 3 or more – $15 each. Come paint at Imagine Coffee. For info, visit: imaginecoffee.net

Thursday, May 23

Toddler Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Songs, stories, and rhymes ideal for toddlers ages 2-3 years. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for info.  

Longing to Belong. Linn County Expo Center. 3700 Knox Butte Rd., Albany. 11:30 a.m. Free. Samaritan Evergreen Hospice is having their first Hospice Fundraiser Luncheon. Voted 2018 Top Doctor by Seattle Magazine, Hope Wechkin, MD medical director with Evergreen Health presents Longing to Belong. Learn how hospice, science and music can help us find a sense of belonging and deepen our relationships during a time of loss. Visit https://www.samhealth.org/hospiceluncheon for more info. 

Council Work Session. Downtown Fire Station: Council Chambers, 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 4:00 p.m. Free. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend City Council meetings. Members of the community wishing to offer comment in advance on topics appearing on any City Council agenda are encouraged to use the public input form at www.corvallisoregon.gov/publicinput. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/mc for more info.    

CEOAS Geology & Geophysics Seminar – Jason Saleeby. Burt Hall, 193, 2651 SW Orchard Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. Microplates and upper mantle seismic anomalies of late Cenozoic California. Free and open to the public. Visit https://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/research/gg/seminars/ for more info. 

Youth Game Day. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 p.m. Free. Drop-in family board game time! Youth 18 and under, and their caregivers, are invited to play board games at the library on Thursday afternoons from 4:30-6 p.m. Games provided. Caregivers with young children must remain in the game room for supervision. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for info.

Tour of Bellfountain School. Bellfountain School, 25398 Dawson Road, Monroe. 5 p.m. Free. This is a great opportunity to tour one of Benton County’s treasures: the 1908 Bellfountain School and 1913 gymnasium. (they’ll even let you ring the school bell!) Stay for the awards ceremony right after the tour. Parking is behind the church across the street, or transport is available from Avery Park (meet in front of the Fireside Shelter). The bus will leave at 4:30 p.m. Please reserve a seat on the bus by emailing Inga Williams or calling 541-766-6027.

King Legacy Advisory Board. Osborn Aquatic Center Conference Room, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 5:15 p.m. Free. The King Legacy Advisory Board was established in 1987. Its charge is to celebrate and promote the principles and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the goal of helping Corvallis to become a more inclusive and just community. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-klab for more info.   

Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony. Bellfountain School, 25398 Dawson Road, Monroe. 6 p.m. Free. Each year the Corvallis and Benton County Historic Resources Commissions and PreservationWORKS recognize outstanding contributions to the preservation of historic resources. Join in celebrating these triumphs. Awards will be presented, light refreshments will be served. 

Budget Commission. Downtown Fire Station: Council Chambers, 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 6:00 p.m. The Budget Commission is required by Oregon State Law and is established through the Corvallis Municipal Code. It consists of nine City Council members and an equal number of citizen appointees. The Budget Commission serves as an advisory board with responsibility for budgetary matters. Requirements for the Budget Commission include: holding public hearings on the budget and the use of State Revenue sharing monies; hearing public testimony about the proposed budget and capital improvement programs; and recommendation of a budget to the City Council for adoption. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-bc for more info.   

Advocate Open House & Hangout. Corvallis Foundry, 257 SW Madison Ave. Suite 210, Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Welcome The Corvallis Advocate in their new home at Corvallis Foundry! Help support the journalists at your only locally owned newspaper! In short, we put everything we can into reporting, from long form investigative work that progresses our community, to all the best food, booze, brews, and adventures our region offers. Seeking to more deeply inform and empower our shared community, The Advocate announced bold new initiatives in April of 2019. Consider joining the many Corvallisites doing their part to support fiercely independent, hyperlocal journalism in the place we all call home. Only readers like you can maintain and grow journalism in Corvallis.  Join us for an evening of local businesses new and established. Learn what’s happening at Corvallis Foundry and The Corvallis Advocate. Visit https://bit.ly/2JBXRcd for more info. 

OSU Wind Ensemble. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $5-$10. The Oregon State University Music Department invites you to hear the work of their student ensembles. OSU director of bands Chris Chapman leads the OSU Wind Ensemble in its final performance of the 2018-2019 season. Visit https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu for more info.

Corvallis Meditation Circle of Self Realization Fellowship. 761 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. Sunday 10 a.m. and Thursday 7 p.m. Free. Founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi. For info, visit: corvallismeditation.org/. 

Free Range Open Mic. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. Free. A second open mic night at Bombs. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.  

DTW and BST. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 p.m. $7. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza and Smile Movement Presents, LLC are excited to welcome Corvallis, Oregon’s own DTW. Joining them for the evening, up from Anaheim, CA on The Kale Run, Black Salt Tone. Visit https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.

Need something listed here? Email us at calendar@corvallisadvocate.com with the name of your event, volunteer opportunity, peer group, public meeting, art exhibit, live performance, or any other community happenings and include the address, time, and cost, along with a brief description. To be in print by Thursday, submit by midnight Friday of the previous week. Thanks for reading. Take care, Corvallis.

ONGOING

Albany Historic Carousel & Museum. Historic Carousel & Museum, 503 1 Ave., West Albany. Wednesday, Thursday, & Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday & Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There is also a wonderful museum that highlights American carousel history. Visit albanycarousel.com/.

Exhibit at Benton County Museum. Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Museum with collections of geological equipment, quilts & 16mm family movies shot in the 1940s. For info visit, bentoncountymuseum.org/.

Exhibit: Reporters Without Borders and Pictures on the Radio Present A Tribute to David Gilkey. Fairbanks Hall, Fairbanks Gallery of Art, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Every day until May 23. Oregon State University Alumnus David Gilkey was one of the world’s top conflict photographers when he was killed by the Taliban in June 2016 while covering the war in Afghanistan for National Public Radio (NPR). Gilkey managed to celebrate the humanity of individuals in work that chronicled our collective inhumanity, from the genocide in Rwanda and famine in Somalia, to the ward in Gaza, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans. A native of Portland, Gilkey is best known for his award winning conflict photography. This exhibition is a representation of some of the best of his beautiful and harrowing work. Visit https://today.oregonstate.edu/news/exhibition-work-late-npr-photojournalist-david-gilkey-display-osu for more info.

Exhibit: Patrick Collier. Memorial Union Building (MU), Concourse Gallery and Talisman Room, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Every day. This exhibit was originally displayed in the Broadway Gallery at Portland State University. The works were created with a Career Opportunity Grant from the Oregon Arts Commission, and were expertly printed, alongside the artist, by the Portland State University College of Art Director of Digital Facilities, Burke Jam, and their Digital Lab Technician, Tom Yang. Many thanks to PSU Professor Emeritus Scott Burns and PSU Professor Emerita of Modern Art History Art Sue Taylor for generously allowing the reprinting of their documentation and to the artist, Patrick Collier, for entrusting us with his work in order to bring it to the Oregon State University community. Visit https://mu.oregonstate.edu/gallery for more info.

Exhibit: Poils et Plumes by Dominique Bachelet. Art in the Valley Gallery, 209 Southwest 2nd St., Corvallis. Tuesday-Saturday. Reception May 16, during Art Walk.  Normal Hours 10 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. Free. Watercolor artist Dominique Bachelet came from France to the US in August 1979. Ever since, she has taken sporadic art classes wherever she lived across the continent. Visit http://www.artinthevalley.net/ for more info.

Exhibit: Parallels: Making the Avenue of Elms by Erik Sandgren. 440 Strand Agriculture Hall, Oregon State University, 170 SW Waldo Pl., Corvallis. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free. The exhibit, open April 2 through June 14, in the Strand Gallery, features 24 paintings and 38 digital format sketches. The exhibit documents Sandgren’s pursuit of an origin story: lyrical, powerful, culture-defining moments evoked in remembrance and respect. Visit https://agsci.oregonstate.edu/art/art-about-agriculture for more info.