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Thursday, December 18

Drop N Shop. Wacky Indoor Bounce, 202 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. It’s parent time to shop or run errands, have a lunch date with a friend or spouse, or work out. Reservations are required one week in advance and are for a two-hour time slot. Child must be out of diapers. Snack crackers and beverages are provided. $12.

“Bah HumBrew” Sale. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NW Hill St., Albany. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Whether you’ve got a Scrooge or a Santa on your list, everyone loves Calapooia brews! Stock those stuffings with 22 oz bottles of Paddle Me, Devil’s Hole, Chili, Norman, Big Aft, Kringle Krack, and everything else we have in stock while it lasts! Only $25 per case!

Rotary Club of Corvallis. Corvallis Country Club, 1850 Southwest Country Club Drive

Corvallis. 12 – 1 p.m. The Rotary Club of Corvallis is excited to share with you what we are doing in our community and around the world in service above self! You are always welcome to join us at lunch. Use our Contact Form to email us so we can arrange for a member to host you during your visit. $70/one-time initiation fee, plus quarterly member fees.

Corvallis Arts Walk. Corvallis 4 – 10 p.m. The Corvallis Arts Walk is a new monthly art walk that happens on the third Thursday of every month. The Arts Walk will tour many of Corvallis’ fine art galleries, along with non-gallery artistic events. Walkers will stop for dinner or drinks at a Corvallis restaurant after the tour.

Northwest Banjo Band at Papa’s Pizza. 1030 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

Old-Time Appalachian Music Jam. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Wild Hog in the Woods at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m.

A Christmas Carol. 4444 NW Highland Dr., Crescent Valley High School, Corvallis. 7 p.m. A lush, traditional version of the Dicken’s classic for the whole family! For complete information and to buy tickets, visit: http://www.corvallistheaters.com/

Albany Civic Theater presents “Trials, Tribulations, and Christmas Decorations.” 111 First Ave. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. Kim’s widowed dad, John, is a grinch, and she’s decided enough is enough. She hatches a plan to break him out of his rut this Christmas and invites several unwanted guests. When they all get iced in together, seasonal madness ensues, and it’s a Christmas John will never forget! www.albanycivic.org

Wanderlust Circus – A Circus Carol. The Majestic Theater, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The Majestic Theatre is excited to welcome the Northwest circus troupe, Wanderlust Circus, with their holiday production of A Circus Carol. Wanderlust’s impressive roster of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, dancers, and opera singers retell the holiday classic Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to a live score by 3 Leg Torso. The story of Ebenezer Scrooge has never been so fantastic! Reserved seating tickets: Adults $20, Members/Seniors/Students $18.

Curtis Monette at Bomb’s Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m.

Ladies’ Night Featuring DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar & 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.

Friday, December 19

1st Annual Toy Drive. Personitas Preschool, 5140 SW Hillview Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring smiles to children in need. New unwrapped toys are needed for children between the ages of 3 and 10. Donations will benefit the children of Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem, Oregon.

“Bah HumBrew” Sale. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NW Hill St., Albany. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Whether you’ve got a Scrooge or a Santa on your list, everyone loves Calapooia brews! Stock those stuffings with 22 oz bottles of Paddle Me, Devil’s Hole, Chili, Norman, Big Aft, Kringle Krack, and everything else we have in stock while it lasts! Only $25 per case!

Santa’s Live Reindeer Appearance. Heritage Mall, Heritage Plaza, 1895 14th Ave. SE, Albany. 3 – 7 p.m. Two of Santa’s favorites from his reindeer team will be visiting the mall just before they get ready for their big annual flight.

Wine Tastings at First Alternative South. 1007 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Parents’ Night Out. YMCA, 3311 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Every month the YMCA will entertain children in a safe nurturing environment while parents take a break. Sign up early; space is limited. $9/first child; $7/siblings for members; $12/$10 for non-members.

Jubilate! Women’s Choir: Light Is Joy! 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Light is Joy!” is a winter concert by the Jubilate! Women’s Choir. Admission is $12, children 12 and under free. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. For more information, visit: http://www.jubilatechoir.org/

Family Movie Night. Albany Community Pool, 2150 36th Ave. SE, Albany. 7 – 9 p.m. Enjoy a G-rated movie. Bring the family and a favorite float. Light snacks will be provided. Movies are shown in the shallow end. $3/youth, $3.50/adult, $3.25/senior, $10/family.

Family Movie Swim. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. A different family-friendly movie will be projected pool side each month. All ages welcome! Regular admission rates apply. Give us a call for more information 541-766-7946!

A Christmas Carol. 4444 NW Highland Dr., Crescent Valley High School, Corvallis. 7 p.m. A lush, traditional version of the Dicken’s classic for the whole family! For complete information and to buy tickets, visit: http://www.corvallistheaters.com/.

Rhythm Meditation. Friends Meeting House, 3311 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Cultivating Presence, Resilience and Whole-Body Integration with the TaKeTiNa Rhythm process. No experience necessary.  Cost: $5-10 sliding scale. Led by Dave Chiller. Information: 541-757-3606 or www.commonpulse.org.

Miracle on 2nd Street – A Family Holiday Concert. The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. This festive holiday concert by Bonnie Kousoulakis Voice Studio will be a fun way to get the whole family into the holiday spirit. The concert will feature holiday classics, sing – alongs and a special visit from Santa! Bring you camera along for pictures with Santa and Olaf from Frozen in the Majestic Lobby! $5 children under 12, $8 students, seniors and members, $10 adults.

Albany Civic Theater presents “Trials, Tribulations, and Christmas Decorations.” 111 First Ave. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. Kim’s widowed dad, John, is a grinch, and she’s decided enough is enough. She hatches a plan to break him out of his rut this Christmas and invites several unwanted guests. When they all get iced in together, seasonal madness ensues, and it’s a Christmas John will never forget! www.albanycivic.org.

Karl Smiley and Evelyn Idzerta at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. 

Jubilate! Women’s Choir: Light Is Joy! 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 8 p.m. Light is Joy!” is a winter concert by the Jubilate! Women’s Choir. Admission is $12, children 12 and under free. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. For more information, visit: http://www.jubilatechoir.org/

Flashback Friday at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill. 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Hank Shreve Band at The Flinn Steakhouse, 222 West 1st Ave., Albany. 9 p.m.

Clara Baker, Jesse Johnson & George Estreich at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Ben Woodman at Bomb’s Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Saturday, December 20

OSUsed Store Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Items for sale include computers and computer accessories, furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc.), office supplies, sporting goods, household items, bicycles and much more. There will be end-of-year clearances.

James Warren Story Time for Kids at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 10 a.m.

Government Comment Corner. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 – 11 a.m. Ward 5 Councilor Mike Beilstein will be available in the Library Lobby to answer your questions and hear your concerns about local government. Please stop by!

1st Annual Toy Drive. Personitas Preschool, 5140 SW Hillview Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring smiles to children in need. New unwrapped toys are needed for children between the ages of 3 and 10. Donations will benefit the children of Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem, Oregon.

“Bah HumBrew” Sale. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NW Hill St., Albany. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Whether you’ve got a Scrooge or a Santa on your list, everyone loves Calapooia brews! Stock those stuffings with 22 oz bottles of Paddle Me, Devil’s Hole, Chili, Norman, Big Aft, Kringle Krack, and everything else we have in stock while it lasts! Only $25 per case!

Photos with Santa at Old World Deli. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 1 – 4 p.m. Its Christmas time, and everyone’s favorite elf, Santa Claus, is coming to Old World Deli! Round up the kids and bring the whole family and get photos with Santa Claus!

A Christmas Carol. 4444 NW Highland Dr., Crescent Valley High School, Corvallis. 2 p.m. A lush, traditional version of the Dicken’s classic for the whole family! For complete information and to buy tickets, visit: http://www.corvallistheaters.com/

Burnheimer Meat Company Tasting. 33930 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. 2 p.m. Visit 2 Towns Ciderhouse to taste the delectable cured meats from local artisan charcuterie maker, Brad Burnheimer. Burnheimer will be serving up slices of his hand crafted cured meats and pates. He will also have products on hand available to purchase!

Kid’s Night Out, S&K Wacky Indoor Bounce, 202 Northwest 3rd St., Corvallis. 5:30 – 9:15 p.m. Enjoy a night out while your kids also enjoy a night out at Wacky Indoor Bounce. Snacks and beverages are provided. Nerf guns, laser lights, and fog machine. Socks required on colored mats – no bare feet or shoes. Hurry and sign up for these popular events to ensure a spot for your child. Please call to reserve a space for your child for these popular events. $15 per child for each night.

Brad Dillingham at 2 Towns Ciderhouse. 33930 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. 6 – 8 p.m.

Candlelight and Carols: Messiah, Part I. First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. The Corvallis Repertory Singers will perform “The Messiah,” by G. F. Handel, during their annual winter concert, Candlelight and Carols, along with many popular holiday carols. For more information, and to buy tickets, visit RepSing.org. $18 – $23.

Yule/Winter Solstice Event. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Join us at our annual Yule gathering. Bring something to briefly share that expresses what this time of year means to you: a short reflection, poem, song, reading or an alter object. We also invite you to bring finger food to share after the event.

Morning Ritual feat. The Shook Twins. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Morning Ritual is a new collaboration between Portland-based composer Ben Darwish and twin singers, Shook Twins. The band also features William Seiji Marsh on guitar and Russ Kleiner on drums. The influences of the album are hard to define but one can hear pieces of rock, folk, jazz, R&B, and even dubstep. Adults $20, Members/Seniors/Students $18.

Albany Civic Theater presents “Trials, Tribulations, and Christmas Decorations.” 111 First Ave. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. Kim’s widowed dad, John, is a grinch, and she’s decided enough is enough. She hatches a plan to break him out of his rut this Christmas and invites several unwanted guests. When they all get iced in together, seasonal madness ensues, and it’s a Christmas John will never forget! www.albanycivic.org

Ed Dee Christmas Show at Imagine Coffee. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Laura Meyer at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m.

Planet Boogie. Downtown Dance, 223 NW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 – 9:30 p.m.  A freestyle dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music. $5- $10 donation appreciated. FMI: 541-752-1997or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/groups/planetboogie

Saturday Stampede at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill. 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

30 Pound TEST Christmas Party with Wade Graham and Summer Soundtrack at Bomb’s Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.

Sunday, December 21

1st Annual Toy Drive. Personitas Preschool, 5140 SW Hillview Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring smiles to children in need. New unwrapped toys are needed for children between the ages of 3 and 10. Donations will benefit the children of Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem, Oregon.

“Bah HumBrew” Sale. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NW Hill St., Albany. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Whether you’ve got a Scrooge or a Santa on your list, everyone loves Calapooia brews! Stock those stuffings with 22 oz bottles of Paddle Me, Devil’s Hole, Chili, Norman, Big Aft, Kringle Krack, and everything else we have in stock while it lasts! Only $25 per case!

Blues Jam at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 4 p.m.

Meditation/Mindfulness. Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 5 – 6 p.m. Learn various meditation techniques to find inner calm, maintain good health, and reduce stress. Guaranteed to leave you centered and relaxed. For info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman. All ages welcome.

Winterdance: 9th Annual Celtic Christmas Celebration. The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Molly’s Revenge with special guest vocalist Christa Burch with The Murray Irish Dancers will present Winterdance, an evening of music, song and dance associated with the festive season. The performance will include Christmas songs both old and new, all played with a Celtic twist, as well as selections from the band’s new album. $18 – $22.

Monday, December 22

Family Movie Day. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. A modern holiday classic for the whole family based on a beloved children’s book. Rated G. For more details call Youth Services 541-766-6794.

Greater Albany Rotary Club. Albany Golf and Event Center, 155 NW Country Club Lane, Albany. 12 – 1 p.m. Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community’s business and professional men and women. The world’s Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. The main objective of Rotary is service – in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. $70 one-time initiation fees, plus quarterly fees.

Insight Meditation Group. A practice group in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. FMI: maryleigh.burke@gmail.com

Five Stones Sangha: Mindful Meditation. Friends Meeting House, 3311 NW Polk. 5:30 p.m. Five Stones Sangha meets regularly every week to practice meditations and strengthen our mindfulness. For more information, https://sites.google.com/site/fivestonessanghacorvallis, or call Ken, 541-760-9760.

Heroclix. Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics, 2075 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 5:30 – 8 p.m. Heroclix at Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics every Monday!

International Folk Dance in Albany. 1180 25th Ave. SW, Albany. 7 p.m. $4

Traditional West African Dance Classes. Oddfellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:15 p.m. Traditional West African Dance Classes hosted by Maria Soumah from Guinea, West Africa. Acompanied by Live Drumming from Fefafe.

Dicemasters. Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics, 2075 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Every Monday at Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics! DiceMasters is an all-new cross-brand offering utilizing WizKids Games’ proprietary Dice Building Game platform where players collect and assemble their “team” of character dice and battle in head-to-head game play.

Bryson Skaar at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Pu’uwai O Ke Kuawa Heart of the Valley Hula. First Baptist Church, 125 NW 10th St., Corvallis. 8:15 – 9:15 p.m. All shapes, sizes, and levels of ability are invited to try this gentle form of Hawaiian dance and expression. $5/class.

Tuesday, December 23

Community Movie Night with Ygal Kaufman. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Of Human Bondage (1934) starring Bette Davis and Leslie Howard, from the classic novel by W. Somerset Maugham.  The novel, published in 1915, is considered by many to be the legendary author’s finest, and tells the semiautobiographical tale of a young man who follows his heart and finds out what that gets you in life…  Free. Arrive early to guarantee seating. For info, visit www.facebook.com/freemovienightcorvallis.

Drop N Shop. Wacky Indoor Bounce, 202 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. It’s parent time to shop or run errands, have a lunch date with a friend or spouse, or work out. Reservations are required one week in advance and are for a two-hour time slot. Child must be out of diapers. Snack crackers and beverages are provided. $12.

Albany Rotary Club. Pop’s Branding Iron, 901 Pacific Blvd. SE, Albany. 12 – 1 p.m. Chartered on April 12, 1928, we are 75 Rotarians working with youth, helping our community and playing an active part in International and World Community Service. $70 one-time initiation fee, plus quarterly fees.

Chair Yoga. Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 3 – 4 p.m. Suited to those with medical or physical limitations. By donation. For details, visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Teen Yoga. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. All Teens welcome; all levels. Free. (541) 224-6566 or www.livewellstudio.com.

Evolution of the Mind at Dock 22. 151 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m.

Celtic Jam at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd, Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar & Grill. 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Join the Rumbanana Salsa Group every Tuesday night after Rumbanana’s classes at Impulse Bar & Grill. They’ll be playing the best Timba, with a hint of Reggaeton and Bachata. Under 21 allowed until 9 p.m. No cover.

Wednesday, December 24

Cheap Night at Darkside Cinema. 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. Wednesday is Cheap Night at Darkside. Cost: $6 for all shows. Bring your own container for discounted prices on popcorn.

Family Swim. Albany Community Pool, 2150 36th Ave. SE, Albany. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Albany Community Poolis a 50-meter, Olympic-size community pool located next to South Albany High School. It is open all year round. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water. $3/youth, $3.50/adult, $3.25/senior, $10/family

Housed Wednesdays at Impulse Bar & Grill. 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Candlelight Service at Victory Christian Center. Victory Christian Center, 1595 NE Conifer Bvld., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Please join us for a special candlelight service to celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. This will be a service for the whole family. Special gifts for the children who attend.

Open Mic Night. Dock 22, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m.

Wednesday Acoustic Live at Les Caves Bier & Kitchen. 308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m. Great local bands. No cover. Fine food and beer.

Thursday, December 25

Christmas Day Yoga – Gentle and Restorative. Live Well Studios, 971 NW Spruce Ave.,

Corvallis. 10 a.m. Heart-centered yoga for the holidays.

Christmas Day Yoga – Flow Yoga. Live Well Studios, 971 NW Spruce Ave.,

Corvallis. 12 a.m. Heart-centered yoga for the holidays.

Holiday Dinner: Mistletoe Magic. Chintimini Senior & Community Center 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 2 p.m. Gather with friends and family for Mistletoe Magic, a classic holiday celebration! The celebration starts with hors d’oeuvres, followed by your choice of a turkey or ham dinner with all the trimmings, and ending with tempting desserts. Santa will be here to wish you season’s greetings, so bring your camera to snap a picture. $12 Resident, $15 Non-resident.

Ladies’ Night Featuring DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar & 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.

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