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Lunchbox Art Talk

Thursday: Lunchbox Art Talk

Art: Mid-valley artists Mark Allison, Beth Barnett, Bruce Burris ("A Certain Revolution," a work by Burris, is pictured) and Wesley Hurd will discuss featured works noon Thursday at The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

Friday: Maniac

Music: The touring Los Angeles punk rock band will perform with mid-valley’s Wups and Kawaii Busters of McMinnville 9:30 p.m. Friday at Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. Cover: $6. Information: https://www.facebook.com/cloudandkellys/.

Saturday: Block Party

Event: Two Towns Ciderhouse and Mazama Brewing host a block party with music, food, games and beverages to sample or buy beginning at noon Saturday at the 2 Towns Tap Room, 33930 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. Free. Shuttle service available at Fourth Street and Jefferson Avenue downtown. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/123927465149126/.

Sunday: Father’s Day at the Carousel

Event: Albany’s historic Carousel and Museum will host a Father’s Day event 10 a.m. to noon Sunday where participants can come create a tie for dad, make a card and receive a ride token. Cost: $5. Information: https://www.facebook.com/AlbanyHistoricCarousel/.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — The Eric Johnson Group, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Jazz Jam, 9 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Wild Hog in the Woods, 7:30 p.m.

Cellar Cat — Nancy Hamilton Trio, 5:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Free Range Open Mic, 9 p.m.

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Lunchbox Art Talk, noon, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. At this edition of "Conversations from the Corrine Woodman Gallery," artists Mark Allison, Bruce Burris, Wesley Hurd and Beth Barnett will discuss featured works. Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

Ladies Night Out, 6 to 8 p.m., The Natty Dresser, 425 First Ave. W., Albany. The event will include refreshments, sparkling wine, Moonstruck chocolates and a signature Sweet Red Cheese Board, door prizes and an in-store scavenger hunt. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/190543431600580/.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

Beginning Ballroom Dance, 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. every Thursday in June, Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Ron Hershel and Lua Siegel will teach waltz, foxtrot, swing, and cha-cha, followed by open dance time. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Proceeds go to We CARE, which offers one-time financial help to Benton County families. Cost: $8 per person, per lesson; $25 for all four weeks or $40 per couple for all four weeks.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Robert Meade, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Deep Woods Band and Joseph Hein Band, 10 p.m., $5.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Maniac, Wups, and Kawaii Busters, 9:30 p.m., $6.

Downtown Dog — DC Blues, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Jim Martinez and company, 7 p.m.

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Friends of the Albany Library Book Sale, 10 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. Books, audio books, DVDs and CDs will be available for purchase.

Adults Crafts and Coffee, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. Adults 16 and up are invited to join in a morning of art, coloring, conversation, music, and treats. Crochet lessons will be offered during the summer months. Supplies provided, or participants can bring their own. Free. Information: 541-929-3016.

Spring Pottery Show and Sale, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. Pottery by LBCC ceramic instructors, students and instructional assistants will be for sale, including usable tableware, vases, flowerpots, small sculptures and more. A portion of the proceeds will go to ceramics studio. Information: Benton Center at 541-757-8944.

"From Corvallis to Hollywood” presentation, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Construction and Engineering Hall, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW Center, Corvallis. Animation production designer Harley Jessup and screenwriter screenwriter Mike Rich, both OSU, alumni, will participate in a moderated discussion, followed by audience questions. Free.

Friday Night Music Series, 6 to 9 p.m., Emerson Vineyards, 11665 Airlie Road, Monmouth. Duo Huff & Meade will perform old tunes. Bring a dinner or buy hot dogs for $5. Cover: $10, plus a can of food. Information: https://www.emersonvineyards.com.

Downtown Dance Annual Spring Showcase, 7 p.m., Corvallis High School Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. The showcase, under the direction of Katherine Sanders, founder and director of Downtown Dance, features hip-hop, contemporary, jazz and children’s creative dances performed by almost 200 dancers ages 3 to adult. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 students and seniors at the door or advance at Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., Corvallis. Information: https://www.facebook.com/Downtown-Dance-223607804342105 or call 541-829-0070.

Albany Timber Twirlers Square Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., first and third Fridays, 738 SE Fifth St., Albany. Caller: Bruce Lowther. Cuer: Sandy Harris. Admission: $5 donation. Information, contact Bev Swearingen, 541-619-2848.

Best Cellar Concert Series: “Beatle Fest,” 7:30 p.m., sanctuary, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. “Beatle Fest,” a longtime popular event created in the 1980s by George Beekman, returns. Mid-valley musicians, including Audrey Perkins, Pete Kozak, Barbara Gladstone, Jeanne Holmes, and more will perform an acoustic evening of tunes by The Beatles. Admission: $2-$10, your choice, kids are free. Cookies (including gluten-free), coffee and tea available for purchase. Information: Mark Weiss, mjweiss@cmug.com.

Chintimini Chamber Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 W. Hills Road, Corvallis. Prelude featuring a young local ensemble is at 7 p.m.; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. On the program: “Morpheus,” by Rebecca Clarke, and Beethoven's Clarinet Trio in B-Flat. Tickets: $25 individual concerts, $85 for season pass. Advance tickets and information: chintimini.org.

Modern Dance Technique Spring Celebration of Dance, 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Modern Dance Technique presents its 27th annual spring concert, featuring 12 dances. This will be the final concert for some choreographers, instructors and graduating dancers. Tickets: $12-$14. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Tickets and information, majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

“The Fox on the Fairway,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Ken Ludwig’s comedy, set at a golf club, puts its protagonist in a difficult position: The golfer he thought would play for his club has switched sides and now will play for a rival. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are available online at albanycivic.org or at the box office 45 minutes before curtain. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Michaelveli, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Nappy THC, Swiggle Mandela, DMarx, 10 p.m., $5.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Oregon Valley Boys, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Skeleton Boy and Buff By Monday, 9:30 p.m., $3.

Downtown Dog — Terry Worley and friends, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — TriplePlay, 7 p.m.

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Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays through Nov. 22, Fourth Avenue and Ellsworth Street. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Emme Storytime, 10 a.m., Saturdays, Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Information: 541-286-4340.

Friends of the Albany Library Book Sale, 10 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. Books, audio books, DVDs and CDs available for purchase.

Family Music Fun, 11 a.m. third Saturdays, Storytime Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Family participation music and movement program for all ages. Information: 541-766-6793.

Eastgate Block Party, noon, 2 Towns Tap Room, 33930 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. Mazama Brewing and 2 Towns Ciderhouse celebrate the summer with music, food, games and a selection of specialty craft beverages for sample or sale. Event is 21 and over. Free. Free shuttle picks up in downtown at Fourth Street and Jefferson Avenue. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/123927465149126/.

Chintimini Chamber Music, 1 p.m, Lebanon Public Library, 55 Academy St. Family music concert features an African folk tale, "Tunji and the Giant," about a boy surprised by his own courage, set to music by David Mullikin. Free.

“Once Upon a Mattress” open read-through, 2 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Read through the first musical of ACT's 68th season. Get a feel for the show before auditions on June 25. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/716301138543416/.

Downtown Dance Annual Spring Showcase, 4 p.m., Corvallis High School Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 students and seniors at the door or advance at Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., Corvallis. Information: https://www.facebook.com/Downtown-Dance-223607804342105 or call 541-829-0070.

“Summer Bands and Brews,” 6 to 10 p.m., Strawberry Plaza, 833 S. Main St., Lebanon. The outdoor concert series in the Strawberry Plaza will feature a performance by Jonathan Sterling and friends. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/SummerBandsandBrews/.

Youth Library Sleepover, 6:30 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Check in is 6:30 p.m. and check out is 7 a.m. Event features entertainment and activities for ages 12 and under. Registration is required; space is limited. Adult parents and guardians must stay the night with youth. Register: https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/kls.

Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild Showcase, 7 p.m., third Saturdays, Old World Deli, 341 SW Second Street, Corvallis. Donations appreciated. Information: www.corvallisbellydance.org.

Contra Dance: Treehouse with Noah Grunzweig, 7:30 to 11 p.m., first and third Saturdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Admission: $8-$10, discount of $2 offered to Corvallis Folklore Society members, students or those who bike or walk. Free for people 18 and under. Information: 541-250-0856 or corvallisfolklore.org.

Modern Dance Technique Spring Celebration of Dance, 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $12-$14. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Tickets and information, majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

“The Fox on the Fairway,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are available online at albanycivic.org or at the box office 45 minutes before curtain. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

SUNDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Blues Jam, 4 p.m.

Cellar Cat — Bill Beach and Dennis Caffey, 5:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Celtic Session, 3:30 p.m.

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Father’s Day at the Carousel, 10 a.m. to noon, The Historic Carousel and Museum, 503 First Ave. W., Albany. Create a tie for Dad, make a card and receive a ride token. Cost: $5. Information: https://www.facebook.com/AlbanyHistoricCarousel/.

Friends of the Albany Library Book Sale, 11 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. Books, audio books, DVDs and CDs will be available for purchase.

"Build a Bird: How the Parts Make a Beautiful Whole," 1 p.m., Audubon’s Hesthavn Nature Center, 8590 NW Oak Creek Drive, Corvallis. Build a bird puzzle, draw a bird, participate in a scavenger hunt and view the exhibits. Bring a picnic and walk the trails. All ages. Free. Information: valchuckwalla@yahoo.com.

Custom Car and Motorcycle Show, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Hope Church Albany, 2817 Santiam Highway, SE, Albany. Classic car and motorcycle show, with free food, music, raffles, activities for kids and more. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/203567853577061/.

Corvallis Community Spring Concert, 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2645 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. The program will be directed by James Morsund with accompanist Bryson Skaar. In lieu of an admission fee, bring a canned food item or monetary donation to benefit the South Corvallis Food Bank.

Symphony on the Land, 5 to 8 p.m., Bald Hill Farm, 5700 SW Reservoir Ave., Corvallis. The seventh annual Symphony on the Land, sponsored by Greenbelt Land Trust and Corvallis-OSU Symphony, will feature performances by mid-valley singer-songwriter Creighton Lindsay and his band, chamber ensemble the Delgani String Quartet and local brass ensemble the Chintimini Brass Qunitet. Bring a picnic or beer, wine, and food available for purchase. Shuttle service available at the Benton County Fairgrounds. Tickets: $20 general, $15 Greenbelt Land Trust members and students, youth 16 and under free at the event or advance. Advance tickets and information: http://greenbeltlandtrust.org/2018symphonyontheland.

International Folk Dance, 7 p.m. first and third Sundays, Gatton Hall, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. No partner required. Admission: $3 for Corvallis Folklore Society members, $4 for nonmembers. Information: 971-237-2000.

MONDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.

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Pu’uwai O Ke Kuawa (Heart of the Valley) Hula, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Corvallis, 125 NW 10th St., Corvallis. Cost: $5 per class. Information: Barb Landau, 541-908-9190 or corvallishula.com.

Line Dance, Couples Dance, Dance Lesson, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. SW, Albany. Instructor Ernie Briggs leads a dance lesson at 7 p.m. Admission: $4 per person. Information: 541-974-0470.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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Summer Pickleball, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam, 305 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. No experience necessary; free. Pickleball is played with a plastic ball and paddle on a small badminton-size court. Admission: by donation. Information: 541-401-9780 or lebanonpickleball.com.

Yoga in the Gallery, 9:30 a.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Information: https://theartscenter.net/yoga-in-the-gallery/.

SAGE Volunteer Work Party, 3 to 6 p.m., Starker Arts Garden for Education, Bruce Starker Arts Park, 4485 SW Country Club Drive, Corvallis. Grow food for families in the community who cannot afford fresh vegetables. Information: http://www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/.

Sci-Fi Extravaganza No. 4, 6 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. The Darkside will show the 1963 movie "The Crawling Hand." Doors open at 6 p.m. Heckling encouraged. Admission: $5 includes credit toward a food menu item (excluding candy and alcoholic beverages).

Craft Night with The Arts Center, 6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Attendees can try a new project using the library’s supplies or can bring their own project and supplies. Attendees can show off completed art or works in progress. Free. Information: 541-766-6793.

Corvallis Community Choir Spring Term Rehearsals, April 10-June 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. This nonaudition choir welcomes all singers. Director: James Morsund. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. Cost: $50 per term. Information: contact Nancy Chaney 541-740-6068 or email nonandjay1@gmail.com or see http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.

Chintimini Chamber Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 W. Hills Road, Corvallis. Prelude featuring a young local ensemble at 7 p.m. On the program: the Bernstein Clarinet Sonata, Mendelsohn's Piano Trio in D minor and more. Tickets: $25 individual concerts, $85 for season pass. Advance tickets and information: chintimini.org.

Concerts in the Park, Corvallis Community Band, 8 p.m., Central Park in front of the gazebo, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The season opener highlights local musicals featuring the cast of “West Side Story” conducted by guest Jim Martinez and featuring dancer Maddie Koegler performing one of the recent "10 Tiny Dances." Free. Information: c-cband.org.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing — Open Mic, 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — The Dead Band, 6 p.m., $5.

Old World Deli — Gumbo, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Cool American, Dumb Luck, Chelsea Beth, 7:30 p.m., $5.

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Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Chintimini Chamber Music, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. performances, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Family music concert features, "Tunji and the Giant," an African folk tale about a boy surprised by his own courage, set to music by David Mullikin. Free.

Amore Music Series, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Guest organist Richard Guy of Eugene will perform works by Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911). Free, but donations appreciated.

Comfort Crafting Circle, 1 to 2 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, meeting room, Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, 2350 NW Professional Drive, Corvallis. Make items for hospice patients and families. Knitters, crocheters and crafters from the community are welcome. No experience necessary. Information: 800-898-9616 or 541-757-9616.

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

“The Sandlot,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The Corvallis Knights present the summer baseball movie, about a group of baseball-obsessed kids. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets and information: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3445471?cookie_header=1.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Beer and Yoga with Jamie McEdwards, 5:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Tyler Morin, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — SPUN with Jaapur, Rollipolli, Pseudo, 9 p.m., $5.

Downtown Dog — The Burdens, 6 p.m.

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Teddy Bear Picnic, 10:30 a.m., Central Park gazebo, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Bring a stuffed animal to Central Park and enjoy music from Red Yarn. Take a photo with Splat the Cat. This event is for young children and their families. The picnic will be moved to the Main Meeting Room of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library in the event of inclement weather. Free.

Corvallis Arts Walk, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Corvallis. Every third Thursdays Corvallis’ art galleries stay open late. This month’s art walk includes the one-year anniversary of Brittney West’s Plant Posse artwork. The Majestic Theatre will present a display a gallery titled “Love of Collage,” Fred Amos will share paintings “Summer Breeze: Landscapes and Flowers” at his studio, and the “Around Oregon" annual exhibit continues at The Arts Center. Free. Information: corvallisartswalk.com.

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band welcomes players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. Information: 541-224-3428.

Northwest Banjo Band, 6:30 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, Papa’s Pizza, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. There is no cover charge. Information: 541-757-2727.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

Beginning Ballroom Dance, 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. every Thursday in June, Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Ron Hershel and Lua Siegel will teach waltz, foxtrot, swing, and cha-cha, followed by open dance time. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Proceeds go to the nonprofit We CARE. Cost: $8 per person, per lesson; $25 for all four weeks or $40 per couple for all four weeks.

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