Today’s Calendar: Wednesday, May, 22

Corvallis Farmers Market. 1st Street & Jackson Avenue, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free. The Corvallis Farmers Market happens Wednesdays and Saturdays from April through November, on First Street between Jackson Avenue and Monroe Avenue, in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning! Enjoy live music, occasional street dances, special events booths and more, plus shop for the best locally produced vegetables, fruits, dairy products, meats and more. The Saturday Corvallis Farmers Market has a changing lineup of 50 to 70 vendors per week, and the Wednesday market usually offers 20 to 30 vendors. Early market weeks feature spring raab and many other greens, potatoes and other storage vegetables, radishes, fresh turnips, carrots, rhubarb, preserved foods, honey, eggs, meat, poultry, and cheese, plus nursery plants and cut flowers. On the other extreme, the last market on Wednesday, Nov. 27, will feature much of what will be on Thanksgiving tables the next day. Visit for more info.  

Field Trip to Look at Wildflowers at Kingston Prairie, Stayton. Greenbelt Land Trust, 101 SW Western Blvd., Corvallis. 9 a.m. Free. One of the few native prairies in Western Oregon that was never plowed. There are no trails, but the site is flat and close to a road. Drive time is one hour each way. Please RSVP to, since this is a delicate site and limited to 12 people. 

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, for more info.  

Women in Business: Daily Habits That Create Success. 101 Eat & Drink, 101 NW Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 12 p.m. Free. Tammy DeLeon has lived in Corvallis for over 20 years.  She has three sons and one step son and an amazingly supportive husband.  She has a very diverse career background which has allowed her to develop a broad spectrum of skills.   She has been a zero telephone operator, franchised a Greyhound bus station in Washington, owned a custom home building construction company in Corvallis and worked in the Oregon prison facilitating and managing change behavior programs to inmates. Tammy currently is a licensed Real Estate agent with HomeSmart Realty Group and owns her own Company, On TARGET.  She is passionate about helping women discover their true value, vision and vitality.  She does this through workshops, public speaking engagements and one on one coaching. Visit 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. Visit for more info.   

North Central Park Walking Tour. NW 8th St. & NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. Diverse historic resources and walkability mark this downtown neighborhood tour.  See Gothic, Queen Anne, Italianate, Colonial Revival and Arts & Crafts bungalow homes. The walk begins at the 1909 Presbyterian Church and includes a 1940s courtyard apartment and Corvallis’ first college fraternity house. 

League of Women Voters. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:00 p.m. Free. Annual Dinner Meeting. Visit, for more info.    

Imagine Corvallis Action Network. Downtown Fire Station: Council Chambers, 400 NW Harrison Blvd., Corvallis. 5:00 p.m. Free. ICAN is charged with the development and management of the Imagine Corvallis 2040 Community Action Plan, which is the implementing document for the Imagine Corvallis 2040 Vision. Visit for more info.   

Watershed Management Advisory Board. Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 5:15 p.m. Free. Regularly scheduled meeting of the Board which advises City Council on watershed management matters. Visit for more info.  

The Grasses of Marys Peak. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Free. Barbara Wilson, the leader of the Carex Working Group and co-author of Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington will present the diversity of grasses found in the Marys Peak meadows, how to identify them and why they are important. Register at  

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:// – contact – – for information. Come talk truth to death.  

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

Imagine on Canvas Paint Night. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. 1- $20, 2- $35, 3 or more – $15 each. Come paint at Imagine Coffee. For info, visit: