Family Events Calendar: 4-18 to 4-25

Thursday, April 18

Public Seed Library Vegetable Garden Plant Clinic. Belluschi Wing, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. Bring your vegetable garden questions between 9:30 AM and noon, and take home free seeds! Now’s the time to plant warm season crops, herbs and flowers to attract beneficial insects. Benton County Master Gardeners can help you plan your garden, select seeds right for you, and answer your vegetable garden questions at these informal events at the Public Seed Library held in the historic Belluschi Wing of the Corvallis Public Library (where the windows look out onto Monroe St.) Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/public-seed-library-vegetable-garden-plant-clinic-16982 for more info.

Preschool Storytime. Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Preschool storytime is for children 3-5 years old and happens every Thursday from 10:30-11:00 AM. 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-15797 more info.

Squishtivities at the Monroe Community Library. Monroe Large Meeting Room, Monroe Public Library, 380 N 5th St., Monroe. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Free. This event takes place at the Monroe Community Library. Held once a month for parents and/or caregivers and children of any age, (adults must attend with their youth). Create, play, and learn with sensory play, exploration & crafts. Presented by Strengthening Rural Families. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/squishtivities-monroe-community-library-6 for more info.

Your Best Life: Taking Care of You. C3 Maple Room, Corvallis Community Center (C3), 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. $15. All Ages Welcome. Number of sessions:3. What do you want to learn about health & wellness? Delicious food, fun movement, building a social network, and more are potential topics of this program! This course has been specifically designed for people living with a developmental disability. Registration Required. Visit https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/activity/search/detail/46728?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true for more info.

Corvallis Arts Walk. Various Locations, Downtown Corvallis. 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Free. The Corvallis Art Walk (CAW) is a monthly celebration put on by local artists on the third Thursday of each month. Check out the stunning visual art at the venues listed via the link below and enjoy the creative spirit of the Corvallis community. Visit https://theartscenter.net/corvallis-arts-walk/ for venues and more info.

Teen Stage Combat with King Arthur’s Knights. Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Free. Join the cast members from the Majestic Theatre’s upcoming production of Monty Python’s Spamalot and learn the basics of stage combat! Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to move (and probably end up being better at swordplay than a bunch of bumbling “British” knights). Registration is recommended but walk-ins are welcome! For grades 6-12. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/teen-stage-combat-king-arthurs-knights-18542 for info and registration.

Live Music: Dennis Monroe’s Funked Up Blues Jam. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Free. Dennis Monroe’s Funked Up Blues Jam at the deli on the 1st and 3rd Thursday’s every month! Music starts at 7pm! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com/#Events for more info.

Friday, April 19

Family Storytime. Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Family Storytime is for children of all ages. 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/family-storytime-15833 for more info.

Friends of the Library Big Book Sale. Benton County Fairgrounds, Solar Building, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Members Only) & 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Public Welcome). Free – $10. It’s time for this year’s BIG Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, and held in the Solar Building at Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds. 110 SW 53rd St in Corvallis. (Enter the parking lot from Reservoir Road.) April 19 3-6PM, Members Only, April 19 6-8 PM, Public Welcome, April 20 9 AM – 4 PM, Public Welcome, April 21 10 AM – 3 PM, Public Welcome Fiction and Nonfiction for all ages, along with CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records. Pricing from $4 to $1, with decreasing prices each day. Box & Bag of Book Sale on Sunday! Become a member and get early access to the sales. Join online at https://friendsofthecbclibrary.org or at the door – $10. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/friends-library-big-book-sale-members-only-18933 for more info.

CAAB Work Group Meeting – No Wasted Food. 3 p.m. Community members Those who would like to attend may register and attend virtually by using this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vlraxUDYRkKHwcpfNQ30YA. Submit Verbal or Written Testemony: preregister at city@corvallisoregon.gov by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-caab/page/caab-work-group-meeting-no-wasted-food for more info.

OSU MFA Reading Series. Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Free. In partnership with Oregon State University, the MFA Reading Series brings a monthly rotation of literary readings to the library! Each month we’ll hear from one Poet, one Fiction Writer, and one Nonfiction Writer currently pursuing an MFA at OSU. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/osu-mfa-reading-series-15889 for more info.

Live Music: Summer of Love. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7:00 p.m. Free. Join Old World Deli for the classics from the Summer of Love live at the Old World Deli! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com/#Events for more info.

The Majestic Theatre Presents: Kalos. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $20 – $25. Kalos is made up of three innovative interpreters and composers of Celtic roots music: Eric McDonald, Ryan McKasson and Jeremiah McLane. They are masters of tradition who purposefully explore the dark corners floating on its edges, delivering an alluring musical complexity full of spontaneity and joyful exuberance. They set the standard for traditional repertoire with an underlying drive and pulse charged with rhythmic electricity and integrity, forging a new musical path that draws on Celtic, Breton, American and other musical traditions on accordion, guitar, fiddle, and vocals. The title of their new album, Headland, which refers to a point where land meets sea, is a fitting analogy for the exploratory space Kalos inhabits — one that calls forth driving, heartfelt music journeying through unknown territory to seek and find its essence – the enduring, resilient experience of the human heart. Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=228903 for more info.

Saturday, April 20

Corvallis Farmers Market. Downtown Corvallis, First Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Corvallis Farmers Market happens Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 9am to 1pm, April through November, on First Street in downtown Corvallis. The Farmers Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy and more, which features a beautifully designed multimodal path along the river and a playful interactive fountain. Visit https://locallygrown.org/corvallis-saturday-market/ for more info.

Earth Day Recycle Resale. Willamette Community and Grange Hall, 27555 Greenberry Rd, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Spring is in the air and so is Spring Cleaning! We are looking for rural friends that would like to join our Recycle Resale! You get a spot to bring your own yard sale! Please contact us today to reserve your spot! Contact Desiree Giles at 5414970499 or on Facebook for seller details! Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/27908087377… for more info.

Friends of the Library Big Book Sale. Benton County Fairgrounds, Solar Building, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Members Only) & 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Public Welcome). Free – $10. It’s time for this year’s BIG Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, and held in the Solar Building at Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds. 110 SW 53rd St in Corvallis. (Enter the parking lot from Reservoir Road.) April 19 3-6PM, April 20 9 AM – 4 PM, April 21 10 AM – 3 PM. Fiction and Nonfiction for all ages, along with CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records. Pricing from $4 to $1, with decreasing prices each day. Box & Bag of Book Sale on Sunday! Become a member and get early access to the sales. Join online at https://friendsofthecbclibrary.org or at the door – $10. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/friends-library-big-book-sale-18935 for more info.

City of Corvallis Government Comment Corner – Councilor Lewis. 10 a.m. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Ward 2 Councilor Briae Lewis will host Government Comment Corner at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please stop by to say hello and ask your questions about local government. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/mc/page/government-comment-corner-councilor-lewis-1 for more info.

¡Los Cuentos! Bilingual Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. ¡Los Cuentos! is a bilingual storytime, in Spanish and English, for children of all ages. 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/los-cuentos-bilingual-storytime-16830 for more info.

LEGO Block Blast! at the Monroe Community Library. Monroe Lobby, Monroe Public Library, 380 N 5th St., Monroe. 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Free. Bring your friends to the Monroe Community Library and hang out playing LEGOs, listening to music, and having snacks! Bring your friends to the library and hang out playing LEGOs, listening to music, and having snacks! Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/lego-block-blast-monroe-community-library-18301 for more info.

Unveiling Ceremony: Mundus Imaginalis Traveling Exhibit. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Free. Whether your child was one of the talented 20 participants in the mural-making or you simply want to enjoy quality time with your family, all are invited to attend this special event! This traveling exhibit, lead by the Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center in alliance with the Corvallis School District 509J, was an invitation to multicultural youth groups to express their collective imagination through painting. They were asked to imagine a world that does not yet exist and to help create as a collective group. 40 students, members of Arabic Club and Club MEChA from the Corvallis School District, will present their collective art incorporated in 4 pieces: The Galaxy of Possibilities, R*I*T*M*O, A Virtual World, Sí Se Puede, Refreshments will be provided. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/mundus-imaginalis-traveling-exhibit-18556 & https://cmlcenter.org/ for more info.

Games Day. Youth Activity Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Free. Join us for Games Day beginning on Saturday, February 17th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room and continuing monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month through April (Feb. 17, Mar. 16, and Apr. 20). A wide variety of board games, card games, and video games for all ages will be free to play on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees may drop in at any time during the event to try new games, play old favorites, or simply watch all the fun. Examples of games that will be available include classic favorites such as Candyland, Chutes & Ladders, Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, and Checkers; new standards such as Settlers of Catan, Forbidden Island, Apples to Apples, and Pandemic; and various video games for consoles such as Nintendo Switch. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/games-day-16821 for more info.

Planet Palooza. Corvallis Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Free. Celebrate Earth Day! Engage in activities with local organizations in our indoor solutions fair. Then join Corvallis in a parade around Chintimini park. Wear nature-and animal themed masks and costumes. Parade watchers welcome, too! Corvallis Community Center at Chintimini Park. Solutions Fair 2-5pm and Nature Parade 4-4:30pm. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/planet-palooza-0 for more info.

Whiteside Live: National Guitar, The Music of Paul Simon w/ the Jenner Fox Band. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $25 (Pre-Sale), $30. National Guitar performs a range of Simon’s music from Garfunkle to Graceland and everywhere in between. Come prepared to sing along, groove, and celebrate some of the finest music from a true American original. JENNER FOX BAND: There is something that happens inside a good song. A tootsie roll can take you back to your elementary school playground; a list of baby names becomes a prayer; the voice of a toothless refrigerator man reminds you to say “I love you.” Jenner Fox tells the stories of people and places with unparalleled compassion and respect. His artful tone, poetry, and fluency on his guitar do something only the brave ones do: let us in.  The five piece band features piano, organ, electric guitar, bass, dobro, acoustic guitar, and layered vocal harmony. With decades of arranging and touring under their belts, National Guitar brings new life to Simon’s beloved catalog. Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=188796 for more info.

Citizens of the Universe 420 KORC Fundraiser. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7 p.m. $10. It’s a 4/20 Party with Citizens Of The Universe and a KORC Benefit! Come show love for both local music and local radio! This will be a night to remember Corvallis! $10 door. Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com/#Events or https://www.facebook.com/events/954978046013673… for more info.

The Drawer Boy. The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $14, $16. The Drawer Boy is an elegant testimony to the transcendent nature of fiction and the healing power of truth. In 1972, a young actor from Toronto arrives on a small farm in rural Ontario to do hands-on research for an upcoming role in a play about country life. He is sent to live with two aging bachelor farmers and unwittingly stumbles upon the truth about their past and as a result, their lives are forever altered when art attempts to imitate life and the line between truth and fiction is crossed. What begins as an amusing portrayal of rural and urban culture-clash, slowly peels away layers of forgotten truths and lies, exposing hidden secrets of love and tragedy. Rated: PG Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=232850&pr=1 for more info.

Sunday, April 21

Friends of the Library Big Book Sale. Benton County Fairgrounds, Solar Building, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free – $10. It’s time for this year’s BIG Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, and held in the Solar Building at Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds. 110 SW 53rd St in Corvallis. (Enter the parking lot from Reservoir Road.) April 19 3-6PM, Members Only, April 19 6-8 PM, Public Welcome, April 21 10 AM – 3 PM. Fiction and Nonfiction for all ages, along with CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records. Pricing from $4 to $1, with decreasing prices each day. Box & Bag of Book Sale on Sunday! Become a member and get early access to the sales. Join online at https://friendsofthecbclibrary.org or at the door – $10. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/friends-library-big-book-sale-18936 for more info.

Table Top Game Day. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Free. Common Fields is open Sundays! If you are playing games on Sundays at Common Fields, you get a $1.00 off your beverage. Swing by and meet up to play D&D, Magic the Gathering, or a good old board game. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com/events.html for more info.

The Drawer Boy. The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $14, $16. The Drawer Boy is an elegant testimony to the transcendent nature of fiction and the healing power of truth. In 1972, a young actor from Toronto arrives on a small farm in rural Ontario to do hands-on research for an upcoming role in a play about country life. He is sent to live with two aging bachelor farmers and unwittingly stumbles upon the truth about their past and as a result, their lives are forever altered when art attempts to imitate life and the line between truth and fiction is crossed. What begins as an amusing portrayal of rural and urban culture-clash, slowly peels away layers of forgotten truths and lies, exposing hidden secrets of love and tragedy. Rated: PG Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=232850&pr=1 for more info.

Live Music: Sunday Brunch with Joe Martines. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. Our Sunday Brunch Series featuring Joe Martines. Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com/#Events for more info.

Corvallis High School Open Mic. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Corvallis High School Open Mic at the Old World Deli! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com/#Events for more info.

Monday, April 22

City of Corvallis Economic Development Coalition Meeting. 5 p.m. Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The Economic Development Coalition (EDC) meeting will be held virtually and in-person at the Madison Avenue Meeting Room at 5:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend EDC meetings. This meeting is being held both virtually and in-person. Those who would like to attend the meeting may do so using this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_89Hx2Cu8SZmyRvMYMVTn5Q. Community members who wish to offer testimony either written or verbal via telephone or their computer are encouraged to register with christopher.jacobs@corvallisoregon.gov by 12:00 pm on the day of the meeting. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/advisorygroups-edc/page/economic-development-coalition-meeting-0 for more info.

Earth Day – Spring Day of Service Storytime at Reser Stadium. Reser Stadium, 2715 SW Western Blvd., Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Free. Families are invited to celebrate Earth Day on the Oregon State University campus at Reser Stadium, located at 660 SW 26th St in Corvallis! Join for a storytime & activities and meet OSU Student Athletes! Park in the C Lot by Reser Stadium (free after 5 PM). Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/earth-day-spring-day-service-storytime-reser-stadium-18639 for more info.

Tuesday, April 23

Benton County Board Meeting. 9 a.m. Holmes & Shipley Room, Benton County Kalapuya Bldg., 4500 SW Research Way, Corvallis. For Zoom Link and other means to attend virtually, Visit https://boc.bentoncountyor.gov/events/april-23-2024-board-meeting/ for more info.

Infant Storytime. Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Infant Storytime is for children 0-12 months old. 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/infant-storytime-15647 for more info.

Little Listeners Storytime at the Monroe Community Library. Monroe Large Meeting Room, Monroe Community Library, 380 N 5th St., Monroe. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. This event takes place at the Monroe Community Library, 380 N. 5th St., in Monroe, OR. Children of all ages are welcome to drop by with their parent or caregiver for stories and songs. 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 https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/little-listeners-storytime-monroe-community-library-78 for more info.

South Corvallis Food Hub Community Meeting. 12 p.m. Tunison Community Room, 365 SW Tunison, Corvallis. The City of Corvallis and Benton County are moving forward with plans for a food hub in South Corvallis! As part of the strategic planning process, the City will be seeking bids from firms interested in serving as operator of the new food hub concept. The operator will develop and manage the day-to-day activities associated with the food hub, and will serve as the primary point of contact for food providers who might utilize the hub concept. The community can learn more about the forthcoming request for proposals (RFP) at an upcoming public meeting scheduled for 12:00 noon on Tuesday, April 23 at the Tunison Meeting Room, 365 SW Tunison. The RFP will also be published on the City website when it is finalized. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/community/page/south-corvallis-food-hub-community-meeting for more info.

Climate Action Advisory Board. 4:30 p.m. Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Community members Those who would like to attend may register and attend virtually by using this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QLBbxbeyRymEh448HKh1NQ. Submit Verbal or Written Testemony: preregister at city@corvallisoregon.gov by 12:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/bc-caab/page/climate-action-advisory-board-41 for more info.

Family Craft Night (for all ages!). Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Free. All ages welcome! Make some crafts with the Library and The Arts Center on October 24, December 19, February 27, and April 23. All supplies will be provided. Coloring supplies will also be available. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/family-craft-night-all-ages-2 for more info.

Trivia Night. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free. Max Team size is 6 people. Show up early to sign your team up for the chance to win fun prizes. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com/events.html for more info.

Wednesday, April 24

Corvallis Farmers Market. Downtown Corvallis, First Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Corvallis Farmers Market happens Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 9am to 1pm, April through November, on First Street in downtown Corvallis. The Farmers Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy and more, which features a beautifully designed multimodal path along the river and a playful interactive fountain. Visit https://locallygrown.org/corvallis-saturday-market/ for more info.

Philomath Storytime. Philomath Meeting Room, Philomath Public Library, 1050 Applegate St, Philomath. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Children of all ages and families are invited to join at the Philomath Community Library. The library will have an interactive storytime full of books, songs, and music. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/philomath-storytime-17419 more info.

Toddler Storytime. Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Toddler storytime is for children 1-3 years old. 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/toddler-storytime-15708 for more info.

C3 Book Club. C3 (Corvallis Community Center), 2601 NW Tyler Ave, Corvallis. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. C3 book Club meets once per month on 4th Wednesdays and is a collaboration between Corvallis Parks and Recreation and the Corvallis Benton County Public Library. Registration is required at Corvallis Parks and Rec. April 24, 2024, Lessons in Chemistry – Bonnie Garmus. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/c3-book-club-17077 for more info.

Corvallis Forest Stewardship Plan Update Task Force. 5 p.m. Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Avenue, Corvallis. To register to attend the meeting virtually via live webinar, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vbo5ADNkQ8OlDSdY5NuNLQ. The Corvallis Forest Stewardship Plan Update Task Force Meeting will be held at 5:00 pm at the Madison Avenue Meeting Room and also virtually. This meeting is open to the community. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/advisorygroups/page/corvallis-forest-stewardship-plan-update-task-force-3 for more info.

Live Music: Singchronicity. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6 – 8 p.m. Free. Singcronicity is an Acoustic Folk/Rock Trio performing songs from the 60’s, 70’s, and more. Their Vocal harmonies take you back to the sounds of The Beatles, Crosby Stills & Nash and The Mamas And The Papas. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com/events.html for more info.

Thursday, April 25

Family Storytime at the Benton County Historical Society. Benton County Historical Society – Corvallis Museum, 411 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Join for a storytime at the Benton County Historical Society – Corvallis Museum! Free admission for children and families. Viist https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/family-storytime-benton-county-historical-society-corvallis-museum-18638 for more info.

Monroe Baby Storytime. Monroe Children’s Area,  Monroe Public Library, 380 N 5th St, Monroe. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 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 https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/monroe-baby-storytime-10 for more info.

Cooks and Books: Wild Fermentation –  Kimchi & Kombucha with Hailey. Corvallis Community Center (C3), 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 5 p.m. Free. 12+. Join for a free, in-person cooking demonstration and showcase of cookbooks at C3! This month’s theme is kimchi featuring seasonal spring vegetables, with food scientist &nutritionist Hailey Kimchi. Learn about traditional fermentation, make a giant batch of kimchi together, and jar them for everyone to take home. Kimchi and kombucha samples will be served. Hailey Kimchi is a flavor-obsessed food scientist and nutritionist who builds community through her creative, hyperlocal ferments and pastries. She is a recent graduate from OSU with an M.S. in Food Science, currently pursuing her registered dietitian credential, and a member of the Wild Yeast Bakery crew. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/cooks-and-books-wild-fermentation-kimchi-kombucha-16850 & https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/cooks-and-books  for more info.

Live Music: Groovenheit 22. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6 – 8 p.m. Free. A Singer/Songwriter Duo that’s focused on original music. A fun blend of Guitar, Keyboard, Vocals, and Hand Percussive elements creating noteworthy mellow vibes. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com/events.html for more info.

South Corvallis Food Hub Community Meeting. 6 p.m. Tunison Community Room, 365 SW Tunison, Corvallis. The City of Corvallis and Benton County are moving forward with plans for a food hub in South Corvallis! As part of the strategic planning process, the City will be seeking bids from firms interested in serving as operator of the new food hub concept. The operator will develop and manage the day-to-day activities associated with the food hub, and will serve as the primary point of contact for food providers who might utilize the hub concept. The community can learn more about the forthcoming request for proposals (RFP) at an upcoming public meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at the Tunison Meeting Room, 365 SW Tunison. The RFP will also be published on the City website when it is finalized. Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/community/page/south-corvallis-food-hub-community-meeting-0 for more info.

Live Music: Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7:00 p.m. Free. Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam every fourth Thursday at the Old World Deli! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com/#Events for more info.

April Practicum and Social Dance. Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. $5 – $10. Instead of a structured class, we are letting you decide what we learn! Join us for guided practice and social dancing time. This is not a beginner friendly event- please have taken a beginner class and/or be familiar with 6 and 8 count patterns and footwork. Schedule: 7:30-8:45ishPM: Guided practicum with Sonali and Michael. Come with topics you want to work on! 8:45ish-9:30PM: Practice and social dance time. $5-10 entry fee, sliding scale. Cash preferred. Please message us if you have financial constraints. Wear non marking, comfortable shoes. No high heels. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2819770616143… for more info.

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