Calendar Picks of the Week

OSUCommencementSaturday, June 14
Oregon State Commencement. Reser Stadium, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. This is a rain or shine event. Tickets are not required. This year’s Commencement speaker will be Ann A. Kiessling. For complete information about Commencement, visit

Monday, June 16
Oregon Humanities Conversation Project: Beyond Human. The Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Throughout history religious scholars and philosophers have debated what makes humans unique in the animal kingdom. More recently, evolutionary biologists and cognitive scientists have contributed new thinking to our ideas about human nature. Has the essence of what it is to be human shifted over time? How might science and technology such as recent rapid advances in bioengineering and other fields challenge and reshape our understanding of what it means to be human? This is the focus of “Beyond Human? Science, Technology, and the Future of Human Nature,” a conversation with Prakash Chenjeri. $2.

Tuesday, June 17
Tools to Build Your Dream: Workshop and Networking Event. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6 – 8 p.m. Jason Brown, President of the Project Management Institute, Corvallis, will discuss how to plan for success and how to take advantage of business-support resources available in our community, including the BEC, SCORE, SBDC, and the Economic Development Office of Corvallis. Representatives from these groups will be at the event to take questions. Hosted by the BEC. Sponsored by SCORE. Sign up here for this free event

Thursday, June 19
Join us for our 3rd Annual Pink Days Event to benefit Project H.E.R, offering local breast cancer health services.  Take your garden pink with our live plant auction, silent auction kickoff, raffle, finger foods, and spirits.  Everyone is invited, no entrance fee. Shonnard’s Nursery 6600 SW Philomath Blvd, Corvallis 541-929-3524.