Corvallis Calendar: Thursday Afternoon to Friday Evening

Thursday, March 28

Monroe Baby Storytime. Monroe Children’s Area, 380 N 5th St, Monroe.  10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Free. Join to read, sing, rhyme and move, followed by free play! Thursdays at 11:00 AM, for ages 0-24 months and their caregivers. Storytime is offered year-round as a drop-in program. Children must be accompanied by a grown-up. Many lasting friendships start at storytime! Visit for more info.

Mobile Makerspace: Leather Crafting. Philomath Meeting Room, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. Children ages 8 and above, along with their adults, are invited to learn leather crafting. Participants will engage in hands-on projects designing and creating their leather goods. We will learn how to accurately gauge and cut the leather, use technology and equipment for finishing touches and decorations, and discover how leather is used by indigenous people in sustainable ways. This interdisciplinary approach allows students to apply knowledge from various fields in a practical, creative context.***For this makerspace project, 8 years old and higher is the recommended age range. Others are welcomed with adult supervision. Sharp objects, hammers, and equipment will be involved. Safety is our top priority. *** Visit for more info.

Drop In Games Day. Youth Activity Room, Corvallis- Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Free. Drop by the Youth Activity Room to play a board game. Visit for more info.

Live Music: Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam every fourth Thursday at the Old World Deli! Visit for more info.

Friday, March 29

Preschool Science. Philomath Meeting Room, Philomath Public Library, 1050 Applegate St, Philomath. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Free. Come join us for a science-themed storytime followed by hands-on activities to encourage the exploration of science, math and literacy. The theme for today is SIMPLE MACHINES. Activities are designed for preschool-age children. Visit for more info.

Red Cross Blood Drives. 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Corvallis Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 14,000 units of blood must be collected every day to meet patient needs across communities. To check your eligibility or to make an appointment, contact the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767, go to, or download the Blood Donor App. Visit for more info.

Murder in Maui! Teen Murder Mystery. Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Avenue, Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration for this event will close on March 29, 2024 @ 2:30pm. Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade. There are no more seats remaining. This murder mystery party is To-Die-For! You’re invited to join the fun and come in your most festive luau attire, but be prepared to help solve a sinister slaying. Participants will be given a character to act as throughout the event, motives, clues, and snacks to help solve this crime! For grades 6-12. Visit for more info.

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