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Thursday, March 26 

‘Mythic Voices: Dreams, Journals, Poems’ at Studio 262. 425 SW Madison Ave. #1. 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Studio262 is pleased to announce the latest show in its featured artist series, showcasing the work of local artists Alexandra Schaefers and Rachel Urista. Using verbal and visual language together in their paintings, writing, and journaling, these women share a personal look into their artistic selves. During the show they will also be offering demos and workshops at Studio262. For info, visit www.studio262gallery.com.

Michelle Hazelton Plays Peacock. 125 SW 2nd St. 7 – 8 p.m. Come enjoy a late dinner or a few drinks with friends while you listen to Hazelton’s acoustic styles. Minors welcome until 8 p.m.    

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

ELProject (w/members of Mango Django) at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Cost: $3. Sam Cooper is a Portland-based musician who plays in the Americana folk ‘n’ roll genre. Ghost Towns is twisted rock ‘n’ roll featuring violin, trumpet, accordion, saxophone, etc.

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill. 140 NW 3rd St. 10 p.m.

Ladies’ Night Featuring DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar & Grill. 1425 NW Monroe Ave. 10 p.m.

Friday, March 27

Music à la Carte: OSU Faculty Recital. Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way. 12 p.m. David Servias and friends. Features Nathan Boal, saxophone; David Servias, piano; Ryan Biesack, percussion; and others. 

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

Open Mic at Imagine Coffee. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd. 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Sam Cooper & Company and Ghost Towns at Bombs Away Café.  2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Cost: $3. Sam Cooper is a Portland-based musician who plays in the Americana folk ‘n’ roll genre. Ghost Towns is twisted rock ‘n’ roll featuring violin, trumpet, accordion, saxophone, etc.

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

The Low Down at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St. 10 p.m. Cloud & Kelly’s Public House is proud to present a new destination for your Friday night dance and house needs: The Low Down. 

Saturday, March 28

Corvallis Indoor Winter Market. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. One of western Oregon’s oldest weekly indoor winter markets, the Corvallis Indoor Winter Market serves the Corvallis, Albany, and Mid-Valley area. The market runs every Saturday at Guerber Hall on the Benton County Fairgrounds from mid-January through the end of March each winter. 

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

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

Transitioning Your Yard to Organic with Randy Ritchie at Garland Nursery. 5470 NW Hwy. 20. 11:30 a.m. Join Garland Nursery as Randy Ritchie, founder and owner of Malibu Compost, shares how to transition your yard into a strong, healthy, organic one. Randy will also explain the biology of the soil and types of organic ingredients in teas and soil mixes and how they work for your soil.

Tool Sharpening by A New Edge Sharpening at Garland Nursery. 5470 NE Hwy. 20. 12 – 3 p.m. Back by popular demand, A New Edge Mobile Knife & Tool Sharpening will get all your gardening tools into tip-top shape just in time for spring.

Mark Lynch & Cliff Feldman at Imagine Coffee. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd. 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Penn’s Woods & A Gearbox Heart at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Cost: $3. Corvallis-based rock band composed of East Coast expatriates Michael Thomas and Justin Groft and Oregon native son Wes Walker. They like beer, local music, and playing songs about coal towns and the woods.

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

Sunday, March 29

Zen Meditation at the Yoga Center of Corvallis. 111 NW 2nd St. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. No charge. Donations accepted. For info, call Abby at 541-754-4124.    

Yoga for Recovery at Live Well Studio. 971 Spruce Ave. 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. For recovery from substance abuse, eating disorders, codependency. By donation. For info, visit www.livewellstudio.com.   

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

Meditation/Mindfulness. Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr. 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. All ages welcome. For info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.  

Majestic Reader’s Theatre: ‘Enchanted April’ at Majestic Theatre. 115 SW 2nd St. 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 ($8 for members, seniors, and students). When two frustrated London housewives decide to rent a villa in Italy for a holiday away from their bleak marriages, they recruit two very different English women to share the cost and the experience. There, among the wisteria blossoms and Mediterranean sunshine, all four bloom again—rediscovering themselves in ways that they—and we—could never have expected.

Monday, March 30

Insight Meditation Group. A practice group in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. For info, contact maryleigh.burke@gmail.com. 

Science Art Class at Avery House. 214 SW Monroe Ave. Ages 4 to 5: 1 – 2:15 p.m.; Ages 5 to 8: 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Material fee: $10. Science-based art education; learn to understand the physics of color and light through art and interactive experiments.

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

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

The Majestic Theatre Public Forums. 115 SW 2nd St. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. During the month of March, the Majestic Theatre will be hosting public forums on the various potential uses of the theater by and for the community.

Prenatal Yoga at Live Well Studio. 971 Spruce Ave. 7 – 8:15 p.m. Every Monday. Drop-in. For info, visit www.livewellstudio.com.

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

Traditional West African Dance Classes at Oddfellows Hall. 223 SW 2nd St. 7:15 p.m. Traditional West African dance classes hosted by Maria Soumah from Guinea, West Africa. Accompanied by live drumming from Fefafe.

Dicemasters at Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics. 2075 NW Buchanan Ave. 7:30 p.m. Every Monday. 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. 7:30 p.m.

Pu’uwai O Ke Kuawa Heart of the Valley Hula at First Baptist Church. 125 NW 10th St. 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. Cost: $5 per class.

Tuesday, March 31

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

Teen Yoga at Live Well Studio. 971 Spruce Ave. 4 p.m. All teens welcome, all levels. Free. For info, visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Corvallis Community Choir Rehearsals at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis. 2945 NW Circle Blvd. 7 – 9 p.m. Newcomers welcome. No audition is required. Director: James Moursund. Cost: $50 per term. For info, contact Nan Chaney at 541-740-6068 or nonandjay1@gmail.com, or visit www.corvalliscommunitychoir.us. 

2 Step Tuesdays at Riley’s Billiards Bar & Grill. 124 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 7 – 11 p.m.

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

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar & Grill. 1425 NW Monroe Ave. 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, April 1 

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

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

Complete Organic Gardening Course at Bruce Starker Arts Park. 4485 SW Country Club Dr. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. This month-long, comprehensive course covers vegetable production, perennials, pruning, edible weeds, integrated pest management, soil health, grafting, seed saving, and more. The program includes weekly gardening practicums (Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.), paired with evening discussions (Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.). For info, visit www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/edible-corvallis-initiative/events/cog.

Mr. Bill’s Trivia Night at Murphy’s Restaurant & Lounge. 2740 SW 3rd St. 7 to 10 p.m.      

Thursday, April 2 

Meet the Author: John Marzluff at LaSells Stewart Center. 875 SW 26th St. 7 p.m. Join the Spring Creek Project for a reading and signing with John Marzluff and his new book: “Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife.” This book documents how wildlife has adapted to urban and suburban areas, often in surprising ways.

Michelle Hazelton Plays Peacock. 125 SW 2nd St. 7 – 8 p.m. Come enjoy a late dinner or a few drinks with friends while you listen to Hazelton’s acoustic styles. Minors welcome until 8 p.m.     

Festival Poetics 2015 at the Majestic Theatre. 115 SW 2nd St. 7:30 p.m. Festival Poetics 2015 takes place in Corvallis from April 2 to April 5. Weekend passes are available at the Majestic Theatre box office and online at www.majestic.org/festival-poetics-2015.

Freerange Open Mic at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 8 p.m. In the spirit of fostering camaraderie in the Corvallis music scene and creation of new bands/projects, we give you Freerange Open Mic Night!

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

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill. 140 NW 3rd St. 10 p.m.

Ladies’ Night Featuring DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar & Grill. 1425 NW Monroe Ave. 10 p.m.

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