Friday to Friday

2013-01-17T17:30:00Z Friday to FridayThe Entertainer Corvallis Gazette Times
January 17, 2013 5:30 pm  • 

FRIDAY, JAN. 18

ON STAGE

“The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe,” Crescent Valley High School Drama, 7 p.m., runs through Feb. 3, auditorium, Crescent Valley High School, 4444 N.W. Highland Drive, Corvallis. Admission: $12 general, $10 students, $8 youth, free for children 5 and under. Plan to arrive 15 to 20 minutes before showtime. Information: http://corvallistheaters.com/.

“Shakespeare in Hollywood,” Oregon State University/Corvallis Russian Troupe, 7:30 p.m., runs through Jan. 19, Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Admission: $12 general, $8 seniors/students, free for children under 12.

“The 39 Steps,” Albany Civic Theater, 8 p.m., runs through Feb. 2, Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. S.W., Albany. Admission: $11 general, $8 patrons under 18 or over 60. Advance tickets available at Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, WineStyles in Corvallis or at the ACT box office 45 minutes before curtain. Information: 541-928-4603 or www.albanycivic.org.

FILM

Family movie night, 7 p.m., Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 N.W. Highland Drive, Corvallis. Regular admission rates apply. Information: 541-766-7946 or http://bit.ly/Ra18fF.

POPULAR MUSIC

Acoustic showcase, noon to 1 p.m., student lounge, LBCC Benton Center, 757 N.W. Polk Ave., Corvallis. Admission is free. Information: 541-757-8944 or www.linnbenton.edu.

OSU Trumpet Choir, noon, lounge, Memorial Union, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Part of the Music a la Carte series. Admission is free.

Happy hour, 4 p.m., The Regent, 440 N.W. Elks Drive, Corvallis. Features 1930s and ’40s music. Information: 541-752-2222 or www.theregentseniorliving.com.

DANCE

Contemporary dance, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Downtown Dance, 223 N.W. Second St., Corvallis. An open-level technique class for the adult student. Beginners welcome. Cost: $13 per session. Information: 541-829-0070 or www.downtowndancecorvallis.com.

Friday night dance, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler Ave., Corvallis. Listen to an all-star band featuring Colleen Dick or Peggy Malcolm (piano), Tom Butler (bass), Nathan Boal (saxophone), Andy Weise (drums) and Rob Turkisher (jazz trumpet), plus guest vocalists Leon Roland, Marsha Hill, Ron Cline, Bill Low and Tom Houser on blues harmonica. Dance the swing, foxtrot, waltz, polka, rock ‘n’ roll and Latin to live music. All ages and skill levels welcome. Admission: $5. Information: 541-766-6959.

Albany Timber Twirlers “Sound of Music” dance, 7:30 p.m., IOOF Hall, 738 Fifth Ave. S.E., Albany. Caller: Bruce Lowther. Cuer: Sharon Greenman. Admission: $5 for dancers, free for spectators. Information: 541-926-3138.

“Broken Resolutions 3,” 9 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Delinquent Brothers Productions celebrates its second anniversary with a Nautilus sound system in one room, an Xplode system in the other, and a visual display throughout. Admission: $5 general, $10 VIP package. Information: www.brownpapertickets.com.

DJ Stoltz, 9:30 p.m., Dixie Creek Saloon, 32994 Highway 99E, Tangent. Information: 541-926-2767 or http://dixiecreeksaloon.com.

DJs Emby and TumTum, 10 p.m., SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. Admission: $5 cover 18-20, $2 cover 21 and over. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com.

FAMILY

Wobbler storytime (ages 12-24 months), 10 a.m. , Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794 or www.thebestlibrary.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Multicultural Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Performances include local children’s drumming and tin-whistle ensembles, plus youth dance groups presenting tribal belly dances. Ethnic finger foods will be available. Hosted by the Corvallis Montessori School. Admission is free.

Artist reception: “Art in Rural Storefronts,” 5 to 7 p.m., Sweet Home Economic Development Group, 401 Main St., Suite D, Sweet Home. The Arts Center (Corvallis) project presents contemporary installation art at Elite Performance Academy (933 Main St.) and 1344 Main St. in Sweet Home and at the Philomath Liquor Store (1604 Main St.) in Philomath through Feb. 11. A second reception is planned for Feb. 8 in Philomath. Information: 541-754-1551 or www.theartscenter.net.

Wine tasting, 5 to 7 p.m., First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. Light appetizers and good company. Information: 541-753-3115.

“Red, White & Sparkling” wine tasting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. One of each will be open for sampling. Admission: $3 general, free for wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

4 Spirits Distillery tasting, 6 to 8 p.m., Murphy’s Restaurant and Lounge, 2740 S.W. Third St., Corvallis. Information: http://4spiritsdistillery.com/.

Author reading: Clemens Starck and John Daniel, 7:30 p.m.,rotunda, Valley Library, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Starck’s most recent book of poems, “Rembrandt, Chainsaw,” was published in 2011. Daniel’s “Of Earth: New and Selected Poems” was released last year. A book-signing follows. Admission is free.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

Cosmic Bowling, 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Lakeshore Lanes, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Cost: $12.50 per person, which includes play and shoe rental. Information: 541-926-4631.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19

ON STAGE

“The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe,” Crescent Valley High School Drama, 2 and 7 p.m., runs through Feb. 3, auditorium, Crescent Valley High School, 4444 N.W. Highland Drive, Corvallis. Admission: $12 general, $10 students, $8 youth, free for children 5 and under. Plan to arrive 15 to 20 minutes before showtime. Information: http://corvallistheaters.com/.

“Shakespeare in Hollywood,” Oregon State University/Corvallis Russian Troupe, 2:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Admission: $12 general, $8 seniors/students, free for children under 12.

“The 39 Steps,” Albany Civic Theater, 8 p.m., runs through Feb. 2, Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. S.W., Albany. Admission: $11 general, $8 patrons under 18 or over 60. Advance tickets available at Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, WineStyles in Corvallis or at the ACT box office 45 minutes before curtain. Information: 541-928-4603 or www.albanycivic.org.

FILM

“We Grew Wings” (2012), 12:30 p.m., Venetian Theater, 241 First Ave. W., Albany. The documentary chronicles the untold story of the championship-level University of Oregon women’s track and field teams. Information: 541-967-7122 or www.armuseum.com.

“Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives” (2012), 8 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. The film captures a spirited group of women who taught themselves how to deliver babies on a 1970s commune. Sponsored by the Heart of the Valley Birth Center. Admission: $10 at the door.

POPULAR MUSIC

Parish Gap, 8 p.m., Riley’s Billiards Bar & Grill, 124 Broadalbin St. S.W., Albany. Admission is free.

DANCE

Beginning adult clogging class, 10 to 11 a.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Clogging is a folk style type of tap-dancing. Bring hard-soled shoes or tap shoes. Instructor: Mary Bray. Cost: $30 per month, $10 drop-in. Information: Mary Bray, 503-931-4080 or cloggerbray@msn.com.

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m. instruction and 8 p.m. dance, Gatton Hall, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road, Corvallis. Music: Hands4. Caller: Tarka Ayers. Admission: $7 general, $6 Corvallis or Eugene Folklore Society students; a $1 discount is offered to patrons who bike or walk. Information: http://cfs.peak.org/dance/.

Planet Boogie, 7:30 p.m., Downtown Dance, 223 N.W. Second St., Corvallis. A freestyle dance event featuring eclectic and Worldbeat music. Admission: $5-$10 donation appreciated. Information: 541-752-1997 or http://on.fb.me/UHbJ2S.

DJs T-Rev and Commonwealth, 10 p.m., SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. Admission: $5 cover 18-20, $2 cover 21 and over. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com.

FAMILY

Family karaoke, 6 to 9 p.m., Pizza King, 231 Lyon St. S.E., Albany.

MISCELLANEOUS

Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., McAlexander Field House, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Information: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/mlk-day-service-projects.

Corvallis Indoor Winter Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. , Guerber Hall, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 S.W. 53rd St., Corvallis. Music by Gina Machovina. Information: http://www.corvallisindoorwintermarket.blogspot.com or corvallisindoorwintermarket@gmail.com.

Wine tasting, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wineopolis, on the riverfront in the Water Street Market building, 151 N.W. Monroe Ave., Suite 103, Corvallis. Sample two or three wines from around the world. Try something new and hard to find, and learn the back stories behind their production. Information: 541-738-1600.

Day of Sharing, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Many Hands Trading, 259 S.W. Madison Ave., Corvallis. Many Hands Trading will donate 25 percent of its sales to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Information: 541-738-0808, 541-926-2651 or www.linncasa.org.

Vodka tasting, noon to 5 p.m., Veracity Spirits, 720 N.E. Granger Ave., Building C, Corvallis. Features vodka tastings plus products for sale distillery tours and art for sale and show from local artists. Information: veracityspirits@gmail.com or http://veracityspirits.com.

Tasting, noon to 5 p.m., Hard Times Distillery, 175 S. Fifth St., Monroe. Information: 541-357-8808 or http://hardtimesdistillery.com.

Wine tasting, noon to 3 p.m., Avalon Wine, 201 S.W. Third St., Corvallis. Fine Oregon and Northwest wines, with an occasional European selection. Information: 541-752-7418.

Wine tasting, noon to 5 p.m., The Wine Place, U.S. 101 and W. Fourth St., Yachats. Features an Oregon sampler. Information: 541-547-5275 or www.iloveoregonwine.com.

Corvallis Photowalk, 2 p.m., meet at First Street and Monroe Avenue, Corvallis. All are welcome: beginners, professionals, children, phoneographers and more. View the tentative route here: http://goo.gl/maps/LdkWZ.

Pinot tasting, 4 to 7:30 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Features pinot gris, pinot blanc and pinot noir. Admission: $7 general, $2 for wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

Author visit: Barbara Roberts, 7 p.m., Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 N.W. Beach Drive, Newport. The former Oregon governor (1991-1995) will speak about her book, “Up the Capitol Steps: A Woman’s March to the Governorship.” Part of the Nye Beach Writers Series. Admission: $6 general, free for students. Information: www.writersontheedge.org.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

Cosmic Bowling, 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Lakeshore Lanes, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Cost: $12.50 per person, which includes play and shoe rental. Information: 541-926-4631.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20

ON STAGE

“The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe,” Crescent Valley High School Drama, 2 p.m., runs through Feb. 3, auditorium, Crescent Valley High School, 4444 N.W. Highland Drive, Corvallis. Admission: $12 general, $10 students, $8 youth, free for children 5 and under. Plan to arrive 15 to 20 minutes before showtime. Information: http://corvallistheaters.com/.

FILM

“Truck Farm,” 3 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Part of the Albany Community Foods Group’s food film series, which ends Jan. 27 with “The Economics of Happiness.”Information: 541-704-7324.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Memorial organ concert, 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. In memory of Carolyn Raab, who died in December. Participating organists Beverly Ratajak, Myles Criss and Craig Hanson will perform works by J.S. Bach, Pachelbel, Mendelssohn, Cierambault and Buxtehude. A reception will follow. All are welcome.

Oregon String Quartet, 3 p.m., Church of the New Samaritan, 333 N.W. 35th St., Corvallis. Part of the “Sundays at 3” concert series. Admission is free; donations are encouraged. Information: 541-757-6647.

POPULAR MUSIC

Strings of Time, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant, 2306 Heritage Way S.E., Albany. Easy-listening standards by father-and-son guitar duo. Information: 541-967-9488 or www.stringsoftime.com.

DANCE

Lebanon Square Circlers’ “When I’m 64” birthday dance, 2 to 5 p.m., IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St., Lebanon. Caller: Charlotte Jeskey. Cuer: David Vomicil. Guest caller: Jim Voll. Strawberry shortcake will be served and a new-dancer graduation ceremony will follow. Admission: $5 per person, $12 for a family of three or more members. Information: 541-258-7769 or www.squarecirclers.org.

Sweet Home Squarenaders modern square dance lessons, 3 p.m. Sundays, gymnasium, Oak Heights Elementary School, 605 Elm St., Sweet Home. First three lessons are free. Casual dress. Instructor: Leonard Snodgrass. Information: 541-466-5536 or 541-367-2150.

Lebanon Square Circlers square dance lessons, 6:30 to 8 p.m ., Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St., Lebanon. Cost: $4 per person per session, or $40 for 12 weeks if paid in advance. The first session is free. Information: 503-838-5113, 541-258-7769 or www.squarecirclers.org.

International folk dancing, 7 to 9 p.m., Gatton Hall, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road, Corvallis. Admission: $3. Information: 971-237-2000.

MISCELLANEOUS

Corvallis Culinary Week, through Jan. 26, Corvallis. Participating restaurants include Aqua Seafood Seafood & Steaks, Big River Restaurant and Bar, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, del Alma Restaurant & Bar, FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, Luc, Magenta and Terminus. Information: www.corvallisculinaryweek.com.

Tasting, noon to 5 p.m., Hard Times Distillery, 175 S. Fifth St., Monroe. Information: 541-357-8808 or http://hardtimesdistillery.com.

Presentation: “Linn County Stage Coaches,” 2 p.m., Lakeside Center (Mennonite Village), 2180 54th Ave., Albany. Admission is free. Information: 541-926-4680.

Subtle body workshops, 2 to 4:30 p.m. (also Feb. 17 and March 17), Live Well Studio, 971 N.W. Spruce Ave., Suite 101, Corvallis. Each session will include an informational portion and an experiential portion consisting of yoga ansana, meditation and pranayama. Led by Katelin Gallagher and Miranda Knox. Cost: $55 for all three or $22 each. Information: 541-224-6566 or www.livewellstudio.com.

“Innertainment: Relax and Recharge,” 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 S.W. Country Club Drive, Suite 103, Corvallis. Learn rejuvenating breathing exercises and meditation techniques. Led by Carolyn Schechtman. Cost: $7 (the first class is free). Information: 971-218-6798 or www.sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

Public reading: “Shards of Conflict,” 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Journey Room, Memorial Union, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The presentations features reflections by local writers in conjunction with the “Windows & Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan” exhibit on display through Jan. 30. Sign-ups begin at 5:30 p.m. Information: 541-737-6371 or http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/mugallerycomments/.

MONDAY, JAN. 21

DANCE

Pu’uwai O Ke Kuawa Heart of the Valley Hula (Heart of the Valley) Hula, 5:30 to 8:15 p.m., First Baptist Church of Corvallis, 125 N.W. 10th St., Corvallis. Cost: $5 per class. Information: Barb Landau, 541-908-9190 or www.corvallishula.com.

International folk-dancing, 7 to 9 p.m., 1180 25th Ave. S.W., Albany. No partner needed. Admission: $4. Directions/information: 541-967-8017 or grholcomb96@gmail.com.

West African dance class, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Cost: $15 general, $10 students. Information: 541-754-0521.

FAMILY

Bedtime storytime, 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis.

Evening story time with puppets, 7 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: 541-917-7583 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Corvallis Culinary Week, through Jan. 26, Corvallis. Participating restaurants include Aqua Seafood Seafood & Steaks, Big River Restaurant and Bar, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, del Alma Restaurant & Bar, FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, Luc, Magenta and Terminus. Information: www.corvallisculinaryweek.com.

“Micro Monday,” Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 N.W. Third St., Suite B, Corvallis. All microbrew pints are on special. Information: 541-368-5340 or www.facebook.com/jackokoles.

Peace breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Memorial Union Ballroom, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Part of OSU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, “Reclaiming the R{evolution}ary Dream.” Keynote speaker: Maria Chavez-Haroldson. Admission: $10 general, $6 students, free for children 5 and under. Tickets available at the Memorial Union Business Office or at the breakfast. Information: http://bit.ly/V6adLX.

Writers on the River: Linda Elin Hamner, “The Importance of Your Opening Pages,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Dennis Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 114 S.W. Eighth St., Corvallis. Hamner is an Emmy award-winning writer for her work on the daytime serial “Santa Barbara.” Her most recent book, “Boobs Over Hollywood,” was published in 2011. Admission is free. Information: http://writersontheriver.wordpress.com.

Willamette Poker Tour, 7 p.m., Starlite Sports Bar, 638 Main St., Lebanon.

“Bar Bingo,” 9 p.m., Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Information: 541-758-2204.

TUESDAY, JAN. 22

POPULAR MUSIC

Corvallis Community Choir rehearsals, 7 to 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Newcomers welcome. No audition is needed, no memorization is required. No music experience necessary. Director: Dr. David Servias. Cost: $50 per term. Information: Janet Converse, 541-753-7660 or j.converse@comcast.net.

Mark Cleaver, 9 to 11 p.m., Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

DANCE

Timba Tuesday, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Impulse Bar & Grill, 1425 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. No cover. Patrons under 21 may attend until 9 p.m. Admission is free. Information: www.rumbanana.org.

Salsa dance, 8 to 10 p.m., Women’s Building room 112, Oregon State University. Information: osucasineros@lists.oregonstate.edu.

FAMILY

Toddler story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Monroe Community Library, 668 Commercial St., Monroe.

Story time with puppets, 10:30 a.m., Downtown Carnegie Library, 302 Ferry St. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-917-7588 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

Bedtime story time, 7 p.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. Information: 541-929-3016.

MISCELLANEOUS

Corvallis Culinary Week, through Jan. 26, Corvallis. Participating restaurants include Aqua Seafood Seafood & Steaks, Big River Restaurant and Bar, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, del Alma Restaurant & Bar, FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, Luc, Magenta and Terminus. Information: www.corvallisculinaryweek.com.

“Industry Night,” Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 N.W. Third St., Suite B, Corvallis. The happy-hour food menu is available all night and drink specials are available for patrons with an OLCC or food handler’s license. Information: 541-368-5340 or www.facebook.com/jackokoles.

“Gearing Up for Gardening,” noon to 1 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Ellen Egan presents “Annuals Are Not Wimps.” Admission is free. Information: 541-766-6926.

Corvallis Young Pros’ “Ring in the New Year,” 5 p.m., The Arts Center, 700 S.W. Madison Ave., Corvallis. Features food, drink, music and art. Admission is free.

Teen writing group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Led by author Bryan Bliss. Information: 541-766-6794 or www.thebestlibrary.net.

William Stafford birthday celebration, 6 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: LaRee Bates, 541-791-0112 or laree.bates@cityofalbany.net.

“What Do You Know?”, 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Teams or individuals welcome. Information: 541-758-2204.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

POPULAR MUSIC

Jefferson Jammers, 6 to 10 p.m., Morningstar Grange, Morningstar Road, Millersburg. Classic rock and country. Information: 541-327-9882.

Wednesday acoustic live, 8 p.m., Les Caves, 308 S.W. Third St., Corvallis. Information: 541-286-4473 or www.biercaves.com.

DANCE

Albany senior dance, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St., Albany. Admission: $3.

Beginning ballet for teens, tweens and adults, 6 p.m., Cascade Performing Arts Center, 800 Harrison St., Lebanon. Cost: $5 per class or $20 per month. Information: 541-258-2572 or 541-401-9780.

Argentine tango classes, 7:15 p.m., Peter Gysegem’s Studio, Corvallis. Basic instruction at 7:15 p.m. and more advanced moves at 8:15. Singles, couples and drop-ins welcome. Cost: $5 per person per evening. Information: 541-250-0228 or www.gysegem.com/tango.

Country & Western night, 7:15 p.m. line dance and couples lessons, 8 p.m. open dancing, nightclub and restaurant, Pineway Golf Course, 30949 Pineway Road, Lebanon. Held every Wednesday. Music by Rockin’ Robyn’s Dance & DJ. Admission: $4 per person.

Belly dance, 8 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Information: 541-752-8549 or www.corvallisbellydance.org.

FAMILY

Infant story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794.

Preschool story time, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath.

Story time with puppet show, 10:30 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E. Information: 541-917-7583 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Corvallis Culinary Week, through Jan. 26, Corvallis. Participating restaurants include Aqua Seafood Seafood & Steaks, Big River Restaurant and Bar, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, del Alma Restaurant & Bar, FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, Luc, Magenta and Terminus. Information: www.corvallisculinaryweek.com.

“Wild Wing Wednesday,” Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 N.W. Third St., Suite B, Corvallis. All baskets of wings are $4.50. Plus: a wing-eating challenge. Information: 541-368-5340 or www.facebook.com/jackokoles.

Brown Bag art talk: Julie Green, “The Last Supper,” noon, The Arts Center, 700 S.W. Madison Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-754-1551 or www.theartscenter.net.

Beer and Blog, 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Local bloggers and tweeters meet to commiserate and network. Information: 541-753-9900 or http://cloudandkellys.com.

Team trivia winter league, 6 to 8 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. First match of the season. Features all manner of questions regarding such topics as culture, math, science, music, geography, history, and, of course, wine. Form a team of two more players or join an existing team. Information: 541-738-9463.

THURSDAY, JAN. 24

ON STAGE

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” 8 p.m. through Jan. 25, auditorium, Lebanon High School, 1700 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Based on the 2008 Broadway production and 1989 animated feature film. Admission: $5 at the door.

FILM

Movie night, 7 p.m., Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 S.W. Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. A discussion follows the presentation. Free popcorn and chocolate. Information: 541-286-4340.

POPULAR MUSIC

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band is a friendly group welcoming players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. Rehearsal location/information: Sharon Oefelein, 541-754-6098.

Blues jam, 7 to 10 p.m. every other Thursday, Peacock Bar & Grill East, 76 E. Sherman St., Lebanon. Featuring Kendall Lee and the Roadhouse Blues Band. No cover. Information: 541-451-2027.

The Portland Cello Project, Alialujah Choir, 8 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Admission: $14-$25. Information: 541-758-7827 or www.majestic.org.

Trevor Tagle, 9 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

DANCE

Line dance, couples dance lessons and open dancing, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. N.W., Albany. Cost: $4. All are welcome. Information: 541-926-1159.

Square dance lessons, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road, Corvallis. For fun and fitness. Singles and couples welcome. Cost: $55 for an 11-week session. Information: www.corvallissquares.com.

DJs T-Rev and Technick, 10 p.m. Thursdays, SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. Admission: $5 cover 18-20, $2 cover 21 and over. Information: www.subzerocorvallis.com.

Ladies’ Night with DJ H-Ram and Josh Soto, 10 p.m., Impulse Bar & Grill, 1425 N.W. Monroe Ave., Suite M, Corvallis. Information: 541-230-1114 or www.impulsebargrill.com.

Family-friendly swing dance lessons, Philomath Middle School, 2021 Chapel Drive, Philomath. Information: 541-929-3180.

FAMILY

Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6793.

Story time with puppets, 10:30 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: 541-917-7583 or http://library.cityofalbany.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Corvallis Culinary Week, through Jan. 26, Corvallis. Participating restaurants include Aqua Seafood Seafood & Steaks, Big River Restaurant and Bar, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, del Alma Restaurant & Bar, FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, Luc, Magenta and Terminus. Information: www.corvallisculinaryweek.com.

Teen yoga, 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Suite 101, Corvallis. All teens welcome. Sponsored by Reach Out Yoga. The class is free. Information: 541-224-6566 or www.livewellstudio.com.

“Music of Hope and Resistance,” 5 to 7 p.m., 101 Joyce Collin Furman Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Part of OSU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, “Reclaiming the R{evolution}ary Dream.” Explore the music used to focus on slavery, poverty, antiwar movements, women’s rights, class struggles and more. Information: http://bit.ly/V6adLX.

Wine tasting, 5 to 7 p.m., First Alternative North Store, 2855 N.W. Grant Ave., Corvallis. Features music and light appetizers. Information: 541-753-3115.

“New World” vs. “Old World” wine tasting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Admission: $5 general, free for wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

Author talk: Aria Minu-Sepehr, “Iran: A Fragile Future,” 6:30 p.m., main meeting room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The author will speak on the current and future state of Iran. Admission is free. Information: 541-766-6793 or www.thebestlibrary.net.

Author visit: Rob Dietz, “Enough Is Enough,” 7 p.m., meeting room, First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. The book’s full title is “Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources,” written by Corvallis author Dietz and Dan O’Neill. The book lays out a visionary but realistic alternative to the perpetual pursuit of economic growth. Information: 541-754-7668 or www.grassrootsbookstore.com/.

Presentation: “The Elders at Burning Man,” 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. The multimedia talk describes six years of Burning Man experiences with The Elders, a group of 50- to 75-year-olds savoring the community at the week-long event. Admission is free.

“Win It in a Minute” (game show), 9 p.m., Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Hosted by “Jessica.” Compete against a clock with crazy challenges. There is no charge to play. Information: 541-758-2204.

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night, 10 p.m., Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 N.W. Third St., Suite B, Corvallis. Information: 541-368-5340 or www.facebook.com/jackokoles.

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

ON STAGE

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” 8 p.m., auditorium, Lebanon High School, 1700 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Based on the 2008 Broadway production and 1989 animated feature film. Admission: $5 at the door.

“The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe,” Crescent Valley High School Drama, 7 p.m., runs through Feb. 3, auditorium, Crescent Valley High School, 4444 N.W. Highland Drive, Corvallis. Admission: $12 general, $10 students, $8 youth, free for children 5 and under. Plan to arrive 15 to 20 minutes before showtime. Information: http://corvallistheaters.com/.

“The 39 Steps,” Albany Civic Theater, 8 p.m., runs through Feb. 2, Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. S.W., Albany. Admission: $11 general, $8 patrons under 18 or over 60. Advance tickets available at Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, WineStyles in Corvallis or at the ACT box office 45 minutes before curtain. Information: 541-928-4603 or www.albanycivic.org.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Trio Solisti with soprano Amy Burton, 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Part of the Chamber Music Corvallis 2012-13 concert series. Admission: $24 advance, $27 online or at the door, free for OSU and K-12 students. Advance tickets available at Grass Roots Books & Music in Corvallis. Information: 541-757-0902 or www.chambermusiccorvallis.org.

POPULAR MUSIC

Trio di Bellezza of the Oregon Chamber Players, noon, lounge, Memorial Union, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Part of the Music a la Carte series. Admission is free.

Happy hour, 4 p.m., The Regent, 440 N.W. Elks Drive, Corvallis. Features 1930s and ’40s music. Information: 541-752-2222 or www.theregentseniorliving.com.

Mark Weiss and Friends, Sid Rosen, Jazzopolis, 7:30 p.m., cellar (enter from the back), First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Cookies, coffee, tea and water available. Admission: $2-$10, patron’s choice.

DANCE

Oregon Mid-Winter Festival, runs through Jan. 27, Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Features all levels of square-dancing, round-dancing and clogging, plus workshops, seminars, a sewing clinic, afterparties and youth and singles events. Square-dance caller: Tim Marriner. Round-dance cuer: Chuck and Sandra Weiss. Clogging cuer: Naomi Pyle. Square-dancer fee: $45 general, $25 youth for the full festival. Admission is free for spectators. Information: 541-997-7437 or 541-466-5536.

Swing and Blues Weekend, 8 p.m., runs through Jan. 27, various locations, Corvallis. Tonight: introductory lesson and dance, 8 p.m., Women’s Building, Oregon State University; midnight with music by the Rae Gordon Band, Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St. Cost: $40 weekend pass. Information: http://swingandblues.org.

DJ Stoltz, 9:30 p.m., Dixie Creek Saloon, 32994 Highway 99E, Tangent. Information: 541-926-2767 or http://dixiecreeksaloon.com.

“One Night in Cuba,” 10 p.m., SubZero Corvallis, 126 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis. The Rumbanana Salsa Group-hosted event features timba, Cuban salsa, Cubaton and more, plus Rueda de Casino. No dance experience necessary. Admission: $5. Ages 18 and up. Information: www.rumbanana.org.

FAMILY

Wobbler storytime (ages 12-24 months), 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794 or www.thebestlibrary.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

Corvallis Culinary Week, through Jan. 26, Corvallis. Participating restaurants include Aqua Seafood Seafood & Steaks, Big River Restaurant and Bar, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, del Alma Restaurant & Bar, FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, Luc, Magenta and Terminus. Information: www.corvallisculinaryweek.com.

Wine tasting, 5 to 7 p.m. First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. Light appetizers and good company. Information: 541-753-3115.

January wine club retasting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Features Jovino pinot gris and pinot noir, as well as two California offerings. Admission: $5 general, free for wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Favorite Mistake Sports Bar, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-928-0034.

Cosmic Bowling, 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Lakeshore Lanes, 5432 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Cost: $12.50 per person, which includes play and shoe rental. Information: 541-926-4631.

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