Today and Tomorrow: Music, Meetups and More

WEDNESDAY 

Employment Help. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 a.m. Free. Job-seekers and anyone with career and employment questions are invited to drop in to meet with an Employment Specialist from Worksource Oregon. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/employment-help-9 for more info. 

Amore Concert Series. First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12:15 p.m. Free. Organist Craig Hanson will perform a program of Scandinavian organ music at the First United Methodist Church in Corvallis on Wednesday, January 18, at 12 p.m. On the program are works by Niels Gade, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Hagg and others. Admission is free of charge. Visit https://corvallisfumc.org/Who-We-Are/Music for more info. 

Digital Life: Tech Help Lab. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:00 p.m. Free. Get free, basic, one-on-one tech help from a library staff member. Bring your computer or device or use one of ours. Library staff can help with basic computer tasks, using social media, managing photos, downloading eBooks and audiobooks, using email, filling out online job applications, and much more. Drop-in anytime during the hour. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/digital-life-tech-help-lab-11 for more info. 

Social Services Council Policy Task Force. 4:30 p.m. The Social Services Council Policy Task Force meeting will be held in-person at the Corvallis Community Center and virtually through the link below at 4:30 p.m. Community members who would like to attend the meeting virtually may do so using this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4262708053118639450. Learn more about the task force here: https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-sscptf. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-sscptf/page/social-services-council-policy-task-force-7 for more info. 

Solid Waste Advisory Council & Disposal Site Advisory Committee Joint Work Session 1/18/23. 6 p.m. The Solid Waste Advisory Council (SWAC) and Disposal Site Advisory Committee (DSAC) Joint Work Session will be held virtually starting at 6:00 pm.  You will find information to join on line below.  Please contact Daniel Redick, daniel.redick@co.benton.or.us if you have any questions. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84754001095. Visit https://www.co.benton.or.us/swac/page/solid-waste-advisory-council-disposal-site-advisory-committee-joint-work-session-11823 for more info. 

Annabella Eisner. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Join Common Fields on Wednesday and Thursday evenings for dinner and enjoy live music while you eat! Concerts are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seating is limited and first-come, first-serve. All of the concerts are family friendly. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com/live-music.html for more info. 

Planning Commission. 6:30 p.m. Use this link to obtain a GoToWebinar attendee link which will allow you to observe, but not speak or present during the meeting:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4710886584426866784. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-pc/page/planning-commission-73 for more info. 

Corvallis Library Book Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Free. The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Book Club is open to everyone! They meet to discuss fiction and nonfiction every third Wednesday of the month.  See https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/book-club for a list of the books they are reading. Email askalibrarian@corvallisoregon.gov to sign up and get links to the meetings. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/corvallis-library-book-club-9 for more info. 

All About Eve. The Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $5. Visit the Whiteside Theatre for a movie night every Wednesday at 7 p.m.  Wednesday tickets are $5. Visit https://www.whitesidetheatre.org for more info. 

THURSDAY 

Board of Commissioners Meeting with Justice and Law Enforcement Departments. 10 a.m. Attend in Person: Board of Commissioners Office, Kalapuya Holmes & Shipley Public Meeting Rooms, 4500 SW Research Way, Corvallis, OR 97333 GoToMeeting: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/275215221; or Dial 1 (224) 501-3412; Access Code 275 215 221#. Visit https://www.co.benton.or.us/boc/page/board-commissioners-meeting-justice-and-law-enforcement-departments for more info. 

Preschool Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Storytime is offered year-round as a drop-in program: first come, first served. Space is limited due to the room capacity and to provide a positive, safe environment for all. Children must be accompanied by a grown-up. Many lasting friendships start at storytime! Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/preschool-storytime-49 for more info. 

Baby Storytime at the Monroe Community Library. Monroe Community Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Free. Baby Story Time for birth to 24 months at the Monroe Community Library. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/toddler-storytime-49 for more info. 

C3 Book Club. C3 Corvallis Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m. Free. They meet once per month to discuss fiction and non-fiction books that registered members have chosen. Meetings are facilitated by a Corvallis Benton County Public Library staff member and are held the 3rd Thursday of the month at C3 Community Center. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/c3-book-club-12 for more info. 

Benton County Talks Trash (BCTT) Solid Waste Process Work Group. 3 p.m. http://us06web.zoom.us/j/81543431547. Visit https://www.co.benton.or.us/cd/page/bctt-meeting-7 for more info. 

Council Work Session. 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend City Council work sessions. This work session will be held in-person and virtually. See the published agenda for work session details and participation instructions. The public may register to watch the meeting live on the internet via this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5216653136071415564. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/mc/page/council-work-session-72 for more info. 

Nurturing Parenting–Adolescents. Learning 2 Live, 2148 Main St., Philomath. 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Free. In partnership with Learning2Live, Parenting Success Network and Linn Benton Community College. Sessions are in-person AND via-Zoom at the same time. Thursdays & Fridays, 6:00-7:30 pm beginning January 5th thru March 24th. Nurturing Parenting for Adolescents (6-7:30 pm Thursdays AND Fridays): All family members welcome. Earn up to $75 in gift cards. Snacks and beverages provided. Visit https://parentingsuccessnetwork.org/events/nurturing-parenting-adolescents-philomath-zoom/2023-01-05 for more info. 

Choro na Cozinha. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Join Common Fields on Wednesday and Thursday evenings for dinner and enjoy live music while you eat! Concerts are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seating is limited and first-come, first-serve. All of the concerts are family friendly. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com/live-music.html for more info. 

C3 Dance Night – Cha Cha. 6:30 p.m. $5-$7. The 3rd Thursday of the month is C3 Dance Night! You can sign up here and pre-register and pay for the Pre-Dance Lesson. The lesson is from 6:30-7:30pm. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/c3/page/c3-dance-night-cha-cha for more info. 

Dennis Monroe’s Funked Up Blues Jam. Old World Center, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Join the Old World Deli for live music, discussions, performances, and more on their brand new stage. Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com for more info. 

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