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SOME EVENTS MAY BE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER:  We suggest checking event websites or phone numbers to confirm that events are still scheduled to take place.

Thursday, April 17
Mosaics Workshop. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Mosaics are art works of small pieces of tiles, glass, and more that when put together in a harmonies composition make a beautiful art piece. The workshops are free.

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North. 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Art Reception: ‘Structure of Nature’ by Carol Chapel and Leah Wilson. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Meet the artists behind “Structure of Nature,” Carol Chapel and Leah Wilson, and visit with others who are passionate about the arts.

Oakshire Brewing Tasting at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6 p.m.

Corvallis New Horizons Band. 6:15 p.m. Every Thursday. The New Horizons Band is a friendly group welcoming players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. For info including location, call Sharon Oefelein at 541-754-6098.

‘Reckless Drama’ at LaSells Stewart Center. 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. This original dramatic production features creative dance and multimedia. As the story unfolds, the family discovers where their true hearts lie with each other and with their beliefs as their faith, love, and devotion are tested in various ways.

Satori Bob & The Steamcats of Sekonza at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Curtis Monette and acoustiphilia at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Cost: $5.

Ladies’ Night Featuring DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar and 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, April 18
Music à la Carte: OSU Clarinet Mafia and Double Reed Ensemble. Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Noon.

Piano in the Lobby. Corvallis Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

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

‘Reckless Drama’ at LaSells Stewart Center. 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. This original dramatic production features creative dance and multimedia. As the story unfolds, the family discovers where their true hearts lie with each other and with their beliefs as their faith, love, and devotion are tested in various ways.

Film & Panel Discussion: ‘Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources.’ The Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 6 – 7:30 p.m. The 18-minute screening will be followed by a panel discussion with local author Rob Dietz, Q&A, and audience discussion. Free; donations at the door help pay for theater rental.

35th Anniversary Oregon Dance Concert. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The 35th anniversary Oregon Dance Concert features an entertaining collection of modern and jazz dances, choreographed by Carol Soleau and guest artists. Cost: $10 to $15.

LBCC Dance Club Concert: ‘Inspirations 2014.’ Russell Tripp Performance Center, Ellingson Rd. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. The LBCC Dance Club will perform their annual concert. Guest artists such as East Dream Chinese Dance and Legacy Ballet will be joining in. Tickets: $8 for adults, $6 for students and seniors, and free for children four and under, available online and at the door one hour before the concert starts. For tickets, visit https://secure.boxofficeavenue.com/LinnBenton/.

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

Hillstomp and Left Coast Country at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cost: $8.

Ladies’ Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill. 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Buckle Rash at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19
OSUsed Store Discount Drawing Saturday Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – noon. Reach into the egg basket for a chance to draw a sale price of 25, 50, or 75% off one item. Items include furniture, computers and computer accessories, sporting goods, bicycles, household items, and more.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market. NW Jackson Ave. & NW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The outdoor farmers’ market features fresh, locally grown, locally produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. The farmers’ market is open April through November. For info, visit locallygrown.org.

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

Procession of the Species. Helen Berg Plaza, NW Jackson Ave. & NW 1st St., Corvallis. Noon. Use art, music, and dance to express the natural world. The Procession of the Species is an environmental and artistic celebration of Earth Day. Wear homemade masks and costumes. Carry flags, banners, and streamers, play music, and dance in the streets. No written words, motor vehicles, or live pets are permitted. Represent one of four categories: Earth (land species), Water (aqueous species), Air (flying species), or Fire (extinct or fantasy species).

OSU 59th Annual Luau. Gill Coliseum, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 4:30 – 10 p.m. Oregon State’s 59th annual luau includes a Hawaiian dinner, Pacific Islander dance revue, and concert by Hawaii’s own Eden Roc. Presented by Hui O Hawaii with the Polynesian Cultural Club. Tickets: $15 for lower level and dinner, $10 for upper level, available online or at MU 103.

Film Screening: ‘Vanishing of the Bees.’ Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. The film follows the lives of two beekeepers as they struggle to protect their bees from colony collapse disorder. The evening will begin with a panel discussion from local bee experts, followed by a Q&A session.

‘Reckless Drama’ at LaSells Stewart Center. 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. This original dramatic production features creative dance and multimedia. As the story unfolds, the family discovers where their true hearts lie with each other and with their beliefs as their faith, love, and devotion are tested in various ways.

‘Between the Cracks’ at the Arts Center. 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. The Arts Center and the OSU Music Department are partnering again this year to offer a “Between the Cracks” schedule of five performances. The series will investigate many different aspects of music and technology and offer opportunities for dialogue with musicians, artists, and writers. Cost: $15 (free for students with ID, $10 for Arts Center members).

35th Anniversary Oregon Dance Concert. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The 35th anniversary Oregon Dance Concert features an entertaining collection of modern and jazz dances, choreographed by Carol Soleau and guest artists. Cost: $10 to $15.

Planet Boogie. Downtown Dance, 223 NW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m. A freestyle dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music, held on the third Saturday of the month. Requested donation: $5 to $10. For info, call 541-752-1997 or visit
https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/groups/planetboogie.

LBCC Dance Club Concert: ‘Inspirations 2014.’ Russell Tripp Performance Center, Ellingson Rd. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. The LBCC Dance Club will perform their annual concert. Guest artists such as East Dream Chinese Dance and Legacy Ballet will be joining in. Tickets: $8 for adults, $6 for students and seniors, and free for children four and under, available online and at the door one hour before the concert starts. For tickets, visit https://secure.boxofficeavenue.com/LinnBenton/.

‘Los Monólogos de la Vagina.’ Majestic Lab, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. This production will be in Spanish. “The Vagina Monologues” dives into the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage, and excitement buried in women’s experiences. Cost: $10.

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

Earth Ball: An All-Species Masquerade. Squirrel’s Tavern, 100 NW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Join the Corvallis Environmental Center in a celebration of another year of important environmental work. Earth Ball: An All-Species Masquerade features live music by the Fire Weeds, a photo booth, a raffle, and more. Cost: $10 at the door, $8 in advance.

Space Odyssey at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

The Lower 48 & Symmetry/Symmetry at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cost: $5.

Sunday, April 20
Naturalist Adventure. Peavy Arboretum, 8392 NW Peavy Arboretum Rd., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – noon. Meet Don at the Woodland Trail parking area on NW Peavy Arboretum Road for a lecture and nature walk.

Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center. 6735 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 5 – 6 p.m. Learn various meditation techniques to maintain good health, increase concentration, and reduce stress. Guaranteed to leave you centered and relaxed. For info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

Monday, April 21
Travis Good Talk at Construction & Engineering Hall at La Sells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St. 5:00 p.m. Contributing editor at MAKE Magazine will give a talk on the DIY scene, and its place in the community. Basically he’s MacGyver, and he’s here to teach you how to think about making a ______ out of a ______ and a ______. Call (541) 737-2402 for info and tickets.

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

Southtown Performer Spotlight. FireWorks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22
Speciesism: The Movie. Milam Hall Auditorium, 228 Milam Hill at 7:00 p.m.Documentary that sets out to explore “factory farming,” and discovers a whole other movement regarding animal rights. Features interviews with Temple Grandin, Richard Dawkins and other notables. There will be an interactive talk after the screening as well as a free raffle. Admission to the screening is free, though a small donation is appreciated.

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 and Grill. They’ll be playing the best Timba, with a hint of Reggaeton and Bachata. Under 21 allowed until 9 p.m. No cover.

Corvallis Community Choir Rehearsal. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Newcomers welcome. No audition is needed, no memorization is required. No music experience necessary. Director: Dr. David Servias. Cost: $50 per term. For info, contact Janet Converse at 541-753-7660 or j.converse@comcast.net.

Improv Class. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Eric Nepom. Free. For info, call 541-758-7827 or visit www.majestic.org.

Wednesday, April 23
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.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market. NW Jackson Ave. & NW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The outdoor farmers’ market features fresh, locally grown, locally produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. The farmers’ market is open April through November. For info, visit www.locallygrown.org.

OSUsed Store Afternoon Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. Noon – 3 p.m. The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly afternoon public sale. Items include furniture, computers and computer accessories, sporting goods, bicycles, household items, and more. For info, visit http://surplus.oregonstate.edu.

Cadillac Lunch at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Double Feature: ‘Exposed’ and ‘Wild Things’ Film Screening. Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The Oak Creek Neighborhood Coalition is hosting a free screening of the Predator Defense documentary “Exposed: USDA’s Secret War on Wildlife” and the Natural Resources Defense Council documentary “Wild Things,” two films about the USDA’s Wildlife Services’ war on native carnivores. The two half-hour films will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. Free.

Corvallis Belly Dance Guild Performance. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 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.

Direct Divide at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Thursday, April 24
Mosaics Workshop. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Mosaics are art works of small pieces of tiles, glass, and more that when put together in a harmonies composition make a beautiful art piece. Free.

Beer Tastings at First Alternative North. 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Corvallis New Horizons Band. 6:15 p.m. Every Thursday. The New Horizons Band is a friendly group welcoming players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. For info including location, call Sharon Oefelein at 541-754-6098.

‘Climate and the Economy’ at Westminster House. 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Corvallis chapter of 350.org will present a free public presentation and discussion. Speakers at the event, including Rob Dietz, author of the book “Enough Is Enough” and editor of “The Daly News,” will address the question, “Is our current consumption-based economy at the heart of the climate crisis, and what are the alternatives?”

Concert: George Mann. Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. 7 p.m. A former union organizer and activist based in New York, George Mann sings songs from the last century of labor and social activism. His own songs are powerful and funny takes on the state of the nation. His concerts are part sing-along, part history lesson. Benefits the Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates. Suggested donation: $15.

The Starship Renegade & Jet Force Gemini at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Corvallis Guitar Collective at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

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