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Thursday, Jan. 17

Unplugged: Mindfulness Meditation. Memorial Union Building (MU), 203, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 11 a.m. Every Thursday. Graduate school can be overwhelming at times. Meditation has a number of health benefits: improving concentration, relaxation, reducing stress, sleeping better. Stop by the Graduate Student Success Center and learn to train your mind and enjoy life!

Walk the CAW. Corvallis, Oregon. 4-8 p.m. Free. The Corvallis Arts Walk is a grass-roots organized art walk that takes place on the Third Thursday of each month in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. Galleries, studios, arts/crafts stores and the occasional pop-up keep their doors open late to host an art-related event or demonstration. Walking maps of the event can be picked up at any of the storefront member locations, or viewed online at http://www.corvallisartswalk.com/.   

CEOAS Geology & Geophysics Seminar – Ed Brook. Burt Hall, 193, 2651 SW Orchard Ave., Corvallis. 4-5 p.m. Free. The hunt for very old (>1 Ma) ice in Antarctica: New tools and recent results from the Alan Hills Blue Ice Area. Contact clarkp@geo.oregonstate.edu for more info.  

What Transpires Now: Transgender Histories & Futures. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 5 p.m. Free. In this talk drawn from her work in progress, What Transpires Now, Susan Stryker explores the relationship between the transgender past and present, and how history can inspire us to reimagine the future. The talk will focus on the story of Frances Thompson, whose life became the focus of a national scandal in the 1870s, in ways that prefigure the weaponization of trans people in contemporary political controversies. The story of this black trans/disabled sex-worker in Memphis played a role in the 1876 presidential election. Contact buenon@oregonstate.edu for info.  

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story. Learning Innovation Center (LINC), 228, 165 SW Sackett Pl., Corvallis. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Episode: Stand Your Ground. Helmed by executive producer Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z), Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement that grew after Trayvon’s death. For accommodations or info, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.

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

Dr. Bill Ripple: Wolves, the World’s Wildlife, and a Warning to Humanity. Chintimini Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Dr. William J. Ripple will present his work on how the far-reaching impacts of wolves are affecting the ecosystem in Yellowstone National Park. Ripple will illustrate how he transitioned from Yellowstone to other national parks in western North America and beyond to demonstrate both the benefits of wild large predators and the costs of their demise. He will also discuss the conservation status and trends of the world’s large vertebrate wildlife. Visit, http://www.audubon.corvallis.or.us/.

League of Women Voters: Funding City Operation and Services. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Come to the Know Your City series presented by the League of Women Voters of Corvallis and the Sustainability Coalition. In three sessions—one focusing on the city charter, one explaining the city budget, and the last considering citizen engagement in proactive city design—we will answer all of these questions and more. You can come to one that interests you or all three to receive a broader overview of the inner workings of the city. There will be plenty of time for questions and light refreshments will be provided. Visit https://lwv.corvallis.or.us/ for more info.       

Advocate Storytelling Night: Old Selves. DeMaggio’s New Ork Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. – 9p.m. $5 suggested donation. True stories, shared live. January’s theme is “Old Selves.” As humans, we sometimes emerge on the other side of a personal journey or period of growth to discover that we’re not at all who we used to be. Come share who you used to be, compared to who you are now. RSVP on Facebook or e-mail admin@corvallisadvocate.com to subscribe to monthly e-mail notifications. Speaking slots are limited, and sign-ups in person begin at 6:45p.m. Storytelling Nights are open to all ages and serve as a safe space to all who attend.

Imagine Open Mic. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for the open mic night. Visit https://imaginecoffee.net/ for info.

Rudolf Korv. Calapooia Brewing Company. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m. Free. For more info, visit: http:// calapooiabrewing.com/blog/     

Fahrenheist at Bombs Away! Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $3. Indie Rockers Fahrenheist rock through Corvallis for a full performance of their debut album. It’s gonna be a party. Check out the album here: https://fahrenheist.bandcamp.com/album/albatross. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/ for info.                                      

Friday, Jan. 18

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 term, 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. For info, visit mu.oregonstate.edu/main/ music-la-carte.   

OSUsed Store Sale. Property Services Building, OSU Campus, 644 SW 13 St., Corvallis. Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 12 – 3 p.m. Items for sale include computers and computer accessories, furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc.), office supplies, sporting goods, laboratory materials, household items, bicycles, Beaver sports gear, and much more. Visit fa.oregonstate.ed 

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

71st Annual Celebrate Corvallis. CH2M HILL Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $70-$80.  In 2019, the Chamber will hold the 71st installment of this great event. Join in recognizing our community’s brightest stars and look back to those that helped Corvallis become the community it is today. Tickets are $70 for Chamber members and $80 for non-members. Visit http://www.celebratecorvallis.com/ for more info. 

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story. Learning Innovation Center (LINC), 228, 165 SW Sackett Pl., Corvallis. 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Episode: Et Tu, America. Helmed by executive producer Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z), Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement that grew after Trayvon’s death. For accommodations or info, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.     

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. 

Winter Rod and Speed Show. Linn County Fair and Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Rd E., Albany. 6-10 p.m. $8. The Winter Rod and Speed Show presented by Burgerville and AA Towing returns to the Linn County Fair and Expo Center in Albany, January 18-19. The hours are 6 to 10 on Friday and 9 to 6 on Saturday. Its affordable family fun and a car show like no other where the world of speed, chrome and beauty meets comic con! Visit http://www.capracing.com/winter_show.html for more info.  

OSU Choirs – Fundraising Gala. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. $50. The Oregon State University Chamber Choir, Meistersingers, and Bella Voce will be traveling to Washington DC in Spring 2019. During this trip, the choirs will be performing in famed and historic locations around the city, including the National Cathedral. We are privileged and thankful for the opportunity to share our music in our nation’s capital, however this trip comes at a high cost for student budgets, at over $1,000 per performer. In order to make the trip more affordable for our students, we are calling on our supporters to lend a helping hand and sponsor our singers during this exciting adventure. Please consider investing in our young musicians today! Contact, zachary.person@oregonstate.edu for more info.   

Teen Takeover: NERF GAMES. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free. Teens, Nerf Games to kick off Teen Takeovers for the school year! They’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. 

Sick Town Derby Dames Bootcamp Orientation. Lake Park Roller Rink, 6400 NW HWY 99, Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. $50. The Sick Town Derby Dames are holding their next bootcamp (aka. intro to skating lessons) late Jan – Mar. This class is open to aspiring derby players, aspiring derby referees, and anyone else that would just like to learn to skate (ages 18+). **This class is NON-contact. To learn more and secure a spot in bootcamp, please come to the free orientation meeting January 18th @ 7pm at the Lake Park Roller Rink (6400 NW HWY 99). Please dress for the weather, as it can get drafty in the rink! Visit https://www.sicktownderbydames.com/ for more info.  

The Svens. 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.  

Love and Information. Albany Civic Theater, 111 W 1st Ave., Albany. 7:30 p.m. Smart and tender-hearted, this whirlwind dramatic comedy explores the ways people try to connect with and understand each other in our modern age of information overload and ever-shortening attention spans. For information call: (541) 928-4603 or visit: http://www.albanycivic.org/.  

Gideon Freudmann: CelloBop. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $18-$20. Founding member of the Portland Cello Project Gideon Freudmann has been on the forefront of that instrument’s modern creative expansion for more than 30 years. The best word to describe Gideon Freudmann’s singular style comes from the name the artist uses for his performances and recordings: CelloBop. Using the electric cello for improvisational classical, blues, jazz, electronic, funk and folk music, Gideon imaginatively riffs on conventions and traditions. He loops and layers his sounds with pedals and amplifiers, sculpting orchestras out of thin air. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info.   

Richie G & MA Beat. Calapooia Brewing Company. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m. Free. Come see the Richie G & MA Beat at Calapooia Brewing Company! For more info, visit: http:// calapooiabrewing.com/blog/     

Noah Kite and Tale in the Telling. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5. Tale in the Telling plays a mix of original songs by Douglas Detrick and songs from all over America’s roots music tradition with a jazz-inspired improvisational freedom, including blues, gospel, sea chanteys, ballads and banjo tunes. Douglas Detrick on clawhammer banjo, voice and trumpet. Mike Gamble electric guitar and effects. Ryan Biesack on drums. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/ for info.   

Citzens of the Universe. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $10. Come on down to Demaggio’s for some funky hip-hop pullin’ the soul back in Han Solo. Let’s get down! Visit https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.                               

Saturday, Jan. 19
 
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 Sponsored: Interdisciplinary Yoga: Yoga+ Brain for More Cognitive Gain. Fitness Over 50, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., Suite #103, Corvallis. 9-11 a.m. $25. Yoga infused with experiences to expand intuition and inspiration integrating Neuroscience, Mindfulness, and Positive Psychology. All ages and abilities. All levels.  No experience necessary. Visit https://tsiporaswings.com/.    

Corvallis Indoor Winter Market. Benton County Fairgrounds, Guerber Hall, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Corvallis Indoor Winter Market is one of western Oregon’s oldest weekly indoor winter markets. The market offers a broad variety of fine quality crafted items from artist drawings to handcrafted jewelry. The food selections are also outstanding! From organically grown vegetables and fruits to artisan baked breads, this weekly market offers a broad selection. Market hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday in Guerber Hall at the Benton County Fairgrounds, January 12 through April 13, 2019. Visit https://corvalliswintermarket.wordpress.com/ for more info. 

5th Annual Willamette Valley Bird Symposium. CH2M HILL Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $20. The 5th annual Willamette Valley Bird Symposium (WVBS) will be on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Oregon State University. Registration is open November 1st and space is limited. This year’s keynote speaker is Kenn Kaufman. Sign up to enjoy a fun and engaging day of learning about birds: click here to register. This year, the Audubon Society of Corvallis is sponsoring free Student Admission for grades 7-12. Find details in the registration link. Visit https://bit.ly/2DmPFKB for registration and more info.      

Story Time. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for the weekly Story Time. Visit https://imaginecoffee.net/ for info.  

Women’s March and Rally. Central City Park, 600 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis 12 p.m. Free. Hosted by the Heart of The Valley DSA with speakers from all over the Valley. More information will continue to come on as more speakers confirm and route! Frisky the Transgender Reindeer from the Haus of Dharma will be performing! Confirmed Speakers: Nasim Basiri, Ava, Ella Morton, Stevie Beisswanger, A speaker from Mid-Valley Health Care Associates, Shelley Moon,and Luhui Whitebear. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/951216888599416/for more info.

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

Women’s March and Rally. Central City Park, 600 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis 12 p.m. Free. Hosted by the Heart of The Valley DSA with speakers from all over the Valley. More information will continue to come on as more speakers confirm and route! Frisky the Transgender Reindeer from the Haus of Dharma will be performing! Confirmed Speakers: Nasim Basiri, Ava, Ella Morton, Stevie Beisswanger, A speaker from Mid-Valley Health Care Associates, Shelley Moon,and Luhui Whitebear. Visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/951216888599416/for more info.

Puppet Show– The Snow Maiden. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 1:30 p.m. Free. Puppet play adapted from The Snow Maiden story presented by the caring hands of the Early Childhood Faculty of the Corvallis Waldorf School. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.  

Dark Days Winter Ale Fest. Mazama Brewing, 33930 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. 2-10 p.m. $30. Warm up with Mazama Brewing for their 6th annual Dark Days Winter Ale Fest, featuring unique barrel-aged and winter beers, ciders, and meads from local craft producers. Drinks will be flowing in the Mazama brewery, taproom, and heated outdoor tent. Take advantage of the free shuttle that will pick up every half hour downtown and on campus. Food will be available for purchase from a local food vendor. This event is 21+ only. Admission is $30 and comes with a festival glass and 20 drink tickets. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/891149994417024/ for more info.    

Winter Rod and Speed Show. Linn County Fair and Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Rd E., Albany. 6-10 p.m. $8. The Winter Rod and Speed Show presented by Burgerville and AA Towing returns to the Linn County Fair and Expo Center in Albany, January 18-19. The hours are 6 to 10 on Friday and 9 to 6 on Saturday. Its affordable family fun and a car show like no other where the world of speed, chrome and beauty meets comic con! Visit http://www.capracing.com/winter_show.html for more info.  

David Dondero, Taylor Humfeld, and Shaene Marie Pascal. Interzone, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7-9:30 p.m. Free. David Dondero has been releasing albums and touring since 1999 and almost immediately he was being compared to Townes Van Zandt and Woody Guthrie. These days people are comparing songwriters to him and musicians are recording him in their studios and releasing his music. David Dondero will be returning to Corvallis to play at Interzone, donations appreciated. Contact, fullframe@hotmail.com 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 more info.  

Love and Information. Albany Civic Theater, 111 W 1st Ave., Albany. 7:30 p.m. Smart and tender-hearted, this whirlwind dramatic comedy explores the ways people try to connect with and understand each other in our modern age of information overload and ever-shortening attention spans. For information call: (541) 928-4603 or visit: http://www.albanycivic.org/.  

An Evening with Angelique Kidjo – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Special Event. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $30- $40. As a performer, Kidjo’s striking voice, stage presence and fluency in multiple cultures and languages have won respect from her peers and expanded her following across national borders. Her music cross-pollinates the West African traditions of her childhood in Benin with elements of American R&B, funk and jazz, as well as influences from Europe and Latin America.  $30-$35 in advance, $35-$40 at the door. OSU students free with ID. Contact, erin.sneller@oregonstate.edu for more info.  

Corvallis Comedy Night: Josh Gondelman. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $14. As our public discourse continues to morph into a Comedy Central Roast of escalating insults, Josh Gondelman is trying something that feels revolutionary: Being nice. A self-described “human cardigan,” Josh has spent the last decade spreading his sunny brand of comedy across a variety of media. As a stand-up, Josh has appeared on Conan, Late Night with Seth Meyers and Comedy Central. As a writer, he’s won both Emmy and Peabody Awards for his work on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and has had numerous humor pieces published in such outlets as The New York Times and The New Yorker. Visit http://www.majestic.org/ for more info. 

Kurtis Copenhagen’s Variety Hour. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8p.m. $3. Come to Bombs Away Café for the Variety Hour. It’s no longer than an hour, that just a figure of speech. Visit https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/ for info.     

Hillstomp and The Regrettis. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $10. Come on down to Demaggio’s for some Saturday night fun! Punk blues makes its triumphant return to Corvallis. Visit https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.                          

Sunday, Jan. 20

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

Productivity Sit-Ins. Coffee Culture, 1195 NW Kings Blvd., Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. Every Sunday Come work with and get to know fellow women of color at Oregon State University!

Second Annual Multi-Artist Studio Clearance Sale. Downtown Corvallis. 1-4 p.m. Free. Corvallis local artists invite you to start the New Year by enjoying deep discounts as they clean out their studios and get ready for a new year of art making. Visit artist studios and pop-up locations throughout downtown Corvallis, as well as home studios. Special sale items include original art, reproductions, and art supplies. Bring a friend and have some fun while finding the best deals of the year! Visit http://bit.ly/2019SaleMap for more info.  

On the Basis of Sex. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 2 p.m. $8. The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights and what she had to overcome in order to become a Supreme Court Justice. Felicity Jones, Arnie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston. Drama-PG-13. Visit http://darksidecinema.com/for more info.  

Love and Information. Albany Civic Theater, 111 W 1st Ave., Albany. 2:30 p.m. Smart and tender-hearted, this whirlwind dramatic comedy explores the ways people try to connect with and understand each other in our modern age of information overload and ever-shortening attention spans. For information call: (541) 928-4603 or visit: http://www.albanycivic.org/.  

Celtic Session. DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. Free. Come on down to Demaggio’s for some Celtic Folk on traditional instruments. Visit https://demaggiospizza.com for more info.

Contact Improv Jam. Downtown Dance, 223 NW 2 St., Corvallis. 4-6 p.m. Suggested donation $10. The SundayCI 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.

Green Book. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 7:15 p.m. $8. A Bronx bouncer is hired to drive  a world class Black pianist on his concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. Based on a true story. Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini. Dram/Comedy-PG-13. Visit http://darksidecinema.com/for more info.

Monday, Jan. 21 

The Wife. DarksideCinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. $8. A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Glenn Close, Johnathan Pryce, Christian Slater. Drama-R. Visit http://darksidecinema.com/for more info.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace March. LaSells Stewart Center, Front Patio, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Free. The peace march is an opportunity to join in solidarity with community members and reflect on Dr. King’s legacy of creating transformative change through non-violence. Will gather on the LaSells Stewart Center front patio. The march path takes us north on 26th street, east on Monroe and west on Memorial Way, ending at the steps of the Memorial Union. At the end of the march, there will be a time to reflect and hear from community speakers. Contact, events@oregonstate.edu for more info. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. The Corvallis community is invited to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the King Legacy Advisory Board at the beautiful Majestic Theatre in downtown Corvallis. The event will feature a community panel discussion on immigrant experiences. Read more and apply online at, www.corvallisoregon.gov/klab-awards.   

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story. Reser Stadium, Toyota Club Level, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Episode: The Elephant in the Room. Helmed by executive producer Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z), Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement that grew after Trayvon’s death. For accommodations or info, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717. 

Refuge Recovery Corvallis. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, Second floor, room nine, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m. Refuge Recovery is a non-theistic recovery program that does not ask anyone to believe anything, only to trust the Buddhist- oriented process and do the hard work of recovering from addiction of any kind. Email: corvallisrefugerecovery@mail.com. 

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

Shoplifters. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. $8. A family of small time crooks takes in a child they find outside in the cold, living happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets. Subtitled Japanese. Drama-R. Visit http://darksidecinema.com/for more info.            

Tuesday, Jan. 22

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

Greeters: Fitzpatrick Painting. Fitzpatrick Painting, 37949 Century Dr. NE, Albany. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Free. 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.

Board of Commissioners Meeting. Board of Commissioners Office, Board Meeting Room, 205 NW 5th Street, Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. Visit https://www.co.benton.or.us/boc/ for more info.    

Gearing Up for Gardening – Lecture Series. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. Gearing Up for Gardening – Lecture Series:  Between the Rows, Darren Morgan, Nursery Manager, Shonnard’s Nursery. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.

Toastmasters. Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, 420 NW 2 St., Corvallis. 12:10 p.m. Tuesdays. Improve you public speaking skills and confidence. Contact, oregonantiaging@gmail.com for more info.    

The Writers’ Ready Room. Corl House, 3975 NW Witham Hill Dr., Corvallis. 1-4:30 p.m. $120-150. Calling all writers of fiction, nonfiction, plays and screenplays! Improve your skills via Lill’s fun and supportive conversational method of feedback. By asking and answering questions about your writing projects, you will learn: what’s working, what needs clarification, and the tricks and techniques of famous writers. Many works critiqued in this class are now published award-winners.  Winter term meets Tuesdays, 6-9:30pm, Jan 8-Mar 5. at Corl House. For more information, contact instructor Lill Ahrens at cclill@comcast.net.  To register, call Corvallis Parks and Rec, 541-766-6918.   

Makers Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. Makers Club is an all ages exploration of technology, creativity and creation!  Experiment with circuit building, robot programming and more.  Try out 3d modeling and printing.  The virtual reality headset is a blast!. For info, visit: cbcpubliclibrary.net/makers/.

City Council. Downtown Fire Station: Council Chambers. 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 6 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.   

In-cahoots. Unitarian Church, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 6-8 p.m. $10. Using food and conversation to promote community-based development, collaboration among neighbors, and bottom-up democracy, in a fun, friendly setting. They’re looking for proposals.  Apply to present a great idea to your friends and neighbors! Visit http://bit.ly/corvallisincahoots 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 more 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. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for the weekly Celtic Jam. Visit https://imaginecoffee.net/ for info.                                

Wednesday, Jan. 23

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.  

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.

Women in Business: Go All In. 101 Eat & Drink, 101 NW Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 12-1:30 p.m. Learn strategies for building a community that will enhance your career and your ability to navigate today’s work environment, positioning you to drive change that will advance women in leadership roles. Visit http://www.corvallischamber.com/ for more info.     

Wednesday Movies at Chintimini. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 1:30-4 p.m. Wednesdays. $3. Join us for a movie on Wednesday afternoons at the Chintimini Senior & Community Center! Showing begins at 1:30 p.m., movies titles may vary-call (541) 766-6959 for details!

Understanding Sundowners. Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, 420 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Dementia Support Group. They will have a presentation on Understanding Sundowners, followed by an open forum to discuss your loved one with dementia. Come for education and support. Contact, cyndishear@gmail.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. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Visit http://bentonhoac.com/monthly-meetings/ for more info.  

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story. Reser Stadium, Toyota Club Level, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 4-5:30 p.m. Free. Episode: Justice for George. Helmed by executive producer Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z), Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement that grew after Trayvon’s death. For accommodations or info, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.

Watershed Management Advisory Board. Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500, SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 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.   

Speaking Justice. MU Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 6-8 p.m. Free. Speaking Justice is a space for students, staff, and community members to unite our powerful voices as spoken art performers and social justice community members inspired by the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Speaking Justice 2019 will host Kavi Ade, an activist, arts educator and nationally recognized spoken word poet of Afro & Indigenous Caribbean descent. Visit https://events.oregonstate.edu/calendar/ for info.  

Meet the Author: Shauna Tominey. Book Bin, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Join the Book Bin for an author event with Shauna Tominey and her new book, Creating Compassionate Kids: Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children. Along with the a discussion of her book, Shauna has a recommended list of books for parents to share with their children, including books about all sorts of feelings, nontraditional gender roles, race, ethnicity, and diversity, the body, finding your own voice, and more! Visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/BookBinCorvallis/ for more info.   

Red Hot Stitchers. New Morning Bakery, 219 SW Second St., Corvallis. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Knitters and crocheters create items of comfort for people and animals in need in the community. All skill levels welcome. Info: eaday@aol.com 

Kayak Roll Sessions. Dixon Recreation Center, Dixon Pool, 425 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. $3-$7. Come learn how to perform effective kayak rolls to allow you to quickly right your boat. This class will get you comfortable and prepared to perform kayak rolls at Stevens Pool inside Dixon Recreational Center. No registration needed $3 for Students and Members, $5 for OSU Community, $7 for General Public paid day of at Rec Services. Visit http://recsports.oregonstate.edu/ for more info.    

Mick Gamble. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. $5. Come to Bombs Away Café for broken bottle jazz experiments in 3D, https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/ for info.                     

Thursday, Jan. 24

Toddler 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.  

Unplugged: Mindfulness Meditation. Memorial Union Building (MU), 203, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 11 a.m. Every Thursday. Graduate school can be overwhelming at times. Meditation has a number of health benefits: improving concentration, relaxation, reducing stress, sleeping better. Stop by the Graduate Student Success Center and learn to train your mind and enjoy life!

City Council Work Session. Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500, SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 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.    

CEOAS Geology & Geophysics Seminar – Joe Dufek. Burt Hall, 193, 2651 SW Orchard Ave., Corvallis. 4-5 p.m. Free. Critical fluid transitions in explosive volcanic eruptions by Joe Dufek, University of Oregon. Contact, clarkp@geo.oregonstate.edu 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 4:30-6pm. Games provided. Caregivers with young children must remain in the game room for supervision. Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/ for more info.  

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story. Reser Stadium, Toyota Club Level, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 5:30-7 p.m. 4-5:30 p.m. Free. Episode: The Burden of Proof. Helmed by executive producer Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z), Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the worldwide Black Lives Matter movement that grew after Trayvon’s death. For accommodations or info, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717. 

SAC Presents: April Vollmer, Norma Seibert 2019 Print Artist. LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Free. “SAC Presents,” a visual and performing arts events series presented by the School of Arts and Communication at Oregon State University, will return for its fourth season in 2018-19. SAC Presents brings well-known headliners, rising stars and unique, lesser known artists and ensembles to the community. The lineup of artists represents a broad spectrum of music genres as well as other types of performers and speakers. Visit https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/sac 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/.

2019 Starker Lecture Series: Tribal Forestry from Reservation to Restoration. Whiteside Theater, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Film: Teachings of the Tree People: The Work of Bruce Miller, “The trees were our first teachers.” Nationally acclaimed artist and Skokomish tribal leader, Gerald Bruce Miller (subiyay) interpreted the sacred teachings of the natural world to anyone who wanted to learn. This gentle and generous film is the parting gift of a great teacher, artist and orator. Contact, Jessica.Fitzmorris@oregonstate.edu for more info. 

League of Women Voters: How Do We Design Our City? Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Come to the Know Your City series presented by the League of Women Voters of Corvallis and the Sustainability Coalition. In three sessions—one focusing on the city charter, one explaining the city budget, and the last considering citizen engagement in proactive city design—we will answer all of these questions and more. You can come to one that interests you or all three to receive a broader overview of the inner workings of the city. There will be plenty of time for questions and light refreshments will be provided. Visit https://lwv.corvallis.or.us/ for more info.     

Robert Meade. Calapooia Brewing Company. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m. Free. Come see the Robert Meade at Calapooia Brewing Company! For more info, visit: http:// calapooiabrewing.com/blog/     

Free Range Open Mic. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. free. Come to Bombs Away Café for the Free Range Open Mic, signups at 7:30 p.m.  https://www.bombsawaycafe.com/ for 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.
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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. For info visit, albanycarousel.com/.  

Corvallis Culinary Week. Corvallis. Welcome to the 11th Annual Corvallis Culinary Week featuring $10 Chef’s Sampler Plates! Local chefs offer their special Sampler Menu to Culinary Week guests. Visit this page often for updated offerings. (More information, including participating restaurants and menus, TBA.) Reservations are suggested where applicable. Please contact participating restaurants. Get ready to enjoy this exciting opportunity to celebrate the plethora of gastronomic offerings in our community! Visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/795341787464334 for more info.   

Exhibit: Multimedia art installation on Chernobyl. Fairbanks Hall, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free. The installation, by artist Julia Oldham, consists of large prints of windows looking out of abandoned buildings onto lush landscapes, with video documentation of Oldham’s visit to the zone. Oldham is an artist specializing in video, animation, performance, photography and photo illustration, drawings and music.  The exhibit will be held in the Woodshop Projects, a rustic, basement art space in Fairbanks Hall through Jan. 31. Contact, events@oregonstate.edu for more info. 

Exhibit: Ninth Annual OSU Staff Art Exhibit. LaSells Stewart Center, Giustina Gallery, 875 SW 26 St., Corvallis. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily until Jan. 27. Celebrate works of art created by OSU staff and retirees at the ninth Annual OSU Staff Art Exhibit. Visit with the artists at a reception on Mon., Jan. 14 from 5-7 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center Giustina Galleria. The exhibit runs from Tues., Dec. 11, 2018 – Sun., Jan. 27, 2019. This project is co-sponsored by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) and the OSU TRIAD Club, with support from the Office of the President. Contact, events@oregonstate.edu for more info.

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/.

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