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Around Oregon Annual exhibit

Thursday: Around Oregon Annual exhibit

Reception: The annual exhibit, which displays works by artists from all over the state (“A Patter of Myself” by Jennifer Salzman is pictured) will have an opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

Friday: Open Mic

Comedy: Local comic Sean Gettings will host an open mic featuring several comedians, musical acts, and one surprise guest 7 p.m. Friday at Barsideous Brewing, 644 S. Main St., Lebanon. No cover. Information: https://www.facebook.com/barsideous/.

Saturday: Car Show

Event: LBCC Industrial Technical Society hosts a car show with awards ceremony, food vendors and metal art created by students for sale, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Linn-Benton Community College courtyard, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Free. Proceeds benefit the LBCC Welding Club. Information: www.linnbenton.edu/car-show.

Saturday: Summer Bands and Brews

Music: The second show of this outdoor concert series from 6 to 10 p.m. in Lebanon’s Strawberry Plaza, 833 S. Main St. will feature performances by musicians Robert Meade, followed by Gabriel Cox. Free. Information: https://bit.ly/2HqZXXL.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Yoga by Jamie McEdwards, 5:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Rusty Hinges, 7:30 p.m.

Cellar Cat — Lukas Hein and Christopher Woitach, 5:30 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Entresol, Deadly Discs, Cut Unconscious and Willowbrook, 6:30 p.m.

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Woodshop Projects presents Soundbox: a mini-sound and art fest, 11 a.m., runs June 8, Fairbanks Hall, basement Room 004, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The mini fest includes performances by Jack Baker (11 a.m.); Max Winer and Paris Myers (1 p.m.); Too Spacey (3 p.m.); Zonk! (5 p.m.), and Lana Carey (7 p.m.) Free. Information: https://bit.ly/2J34PnJ.

TRIAD meeting, noon, Room 402, Linus Pauling Science Center, 2900 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. All are welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13 at Kathy.debellis@oregonstate.edu.

Around Oregon Annual exhibit reception, 5:30 p.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The annual exhibit shows the work of artists living in all parts of the state. On view through July 13. Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

One Hundred Year Anniversary Fundraiser, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. The Vina Moses Center will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a fundraising event featuring wine, appetizers and a live auction. Tickets: $40 advance, $50 at the door. Advance tickets and information: 541-753-1420.

Understanding and Participating in the Web, first and fourth Thursdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Randy McDonald, a former academic researcher at Oregon State University and computer science teacher, will lead this session for participants ages 18 and older. The sessions build on one another, but anyone may drop in to any session. Basic computer skills recommended. Sessions run through June 28. Free. Information: 541-766-6483.

Webster Chicago, 6 to 8 p.m., Papa’s Pizza Parlor, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. Every first Thursday is blues night. Information: 541-757-2727.

Majestic Playwright’s Lab, 6:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre community room, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. A place for playwrights to present, share, and discuss their new plays. Free and open to all playwrights. Questions and information: mfrank@peak.org.

Author Event: Eric Wagner, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Wagner will read and sign his book “Penguins in the Desert.” The book chronicles one season in the lives of Magellanic penguins of Punta Tombo, Argentina, and the scientists who track them. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

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, 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.

A Celtic Evening: James Wilson with Dave and Sharon Thormahlen, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Troubadour Music Center, 521 SW Second St., Corvallis. Wilson, a Portland musician and former Benton Center teacher, will perform with the Thormahlens, from Corvallis: Sharon on harp and Dave on mandolin and guitar. Suggested donation: $5-$10.

OSU Wind Symphony, 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Associate director of bands Olin Hannum will lead the OSU Wind Symphony in its final performance of the year. Tickets: $5 general, OSU students and K-12 youth free. Advance tickets and information: https://bit.ly/2kUjmrm.

Open Source Improv, 9 p.m. first Thursdays,Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. Free. Information: opensourceimprov3000@gmail.com.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Open Mic, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Gong’s Eye- A Transubstantial Collaboration, 10 p.m., $5.

Campus Downward Dog — The Turntable Enabler, 4 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Latter-day Skanks and Pride Variety Show, 10 p.m., $5.

Imagine Coffee — Double Play, 7 p.m.

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Spring Science Fair and Study Break, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., College of Science, 128 Kidder Hall, Corvallis. The fair offers science games, prizes, student clubs and  doughnuts from Portland’s Voodoo Doughnut. Free. Information: https://bit.ly/2kRoexa.

Woodshop Projects presents Soundbox: a mini-sound and art fest, 11 a.m., Fairbanks Hall, basement Room 004, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The final day of the sound and art fest includes performances by Kayin Aaron (11 a.m.), Ben Windheim (1 p.m.), Braeden Myers (3 p.m.) and Ryan Zubieta (5 p.m.). Free. Information: https://bit.ly/2J34PnJ.

Friday Night Music Series, 6 to 9 p.m., Emerson Vineyards, 11665 Airlie Road, Monmouth. Friday’s performance is by Scott Helmer, a musician, speaker, radio talk show host and Guinness World Records title holder for “Most Live Music Performances in 24 Hours in Multiple Cities." The event is a fundraiser for the Darkside Cinemas. Bring your own dinner or buy hot dogs for $5. Cover: $10, plus a can of food. Information: https://www.emersonvineyards.com.

Library Takeover for Adults, 6:15 to 8:15 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. The festivities begin after the library closes. Adults ages 18 and over can play Nerf games, video games or try a new craft. Light refreshments provided. Enter the library through the Monroe Avenue doors, across from Central Park. Free. Information: 541-766-6793.

Corvallis Comedy Night with Kate Willett, 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Willett, who has performed on Comedy Central and Viceland and has toured with comics Margaret Cho and Ali Wong, will headline the show. Portland comedian Carter Anderson is the opening act. This show will contain adult language. No one under 18 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. Tickets: $14. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Tickets and more information, see majestic.org or call the box office at 541-738-7469.

Corvallis Guitar Festival, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. The festival, presented by the Corvallis Guitar Society, opens with a performance by classical guitarist Cameron O’Connor. The composer and Oregon State University guitar instructor, who earned a master’s from Juilliard and has won several international guitar competitions, will perform. The concert will include his original piece “Three Northwestern Scenes.” Tickets: $15 advance, $20 at the door. Advance tickets at Grass Roots Books and Music in Corvallis or online: corvallisguitarsociety.org.

Mozart Requiem Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m., Russell Tripp Performance Center, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. LBCC’s award-winning choirs will perform the Mozart "Requiem" in conjunction with an orchestra, conducted by Raymund Ocampo, LBCC Choral Studies Director. LBCC a cappella ensembles, Blue Light Special and the Sirens will also perform. Tickets: $10 general, $7 students, seniors and veterans. Free for students with ID and under 18. Advance tickets: www.linnbenton.edu/tickets or box office one hour before performance. Information: LBCC theater box office 541-917-4531.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Jobe Woosley and Co., 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Broadgay! The Shequel, 10 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Jesse Strickman, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Sick Monkey, 10 p.m., $5.

Imagine Coffee — Randy Williams, 7 p.m.

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LBCC Annual Car Show, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Linn-Benton Community College courtyard, northside of campus, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. This car show, hosted by the LBCC Industrial Technical Society, will feature a trophy and awards ceremony, food vendors, and metal art pieces created by LBCC students for sale. Free. Car registration cost: $20 per vehicle or $25 per vehicle at the door. Proceeds benefit the LBCC Welding Club. Registration contact: Marc Rose rosem@linnbenton.edu or 541-917-4581. Information: www.linnbenton.edu/car-show.

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.

Corvallis Guitar Festival, workshops 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. concert 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. The festival's second day presents a public master class, in which flamenco-classical guitarist Grisha Goryachev will critique performances by local guitar students. It will be followed by four workshops led by Cameron O’Connor, Tom Strini (a demonstration on history of famous guitars), Berto Boyd and Grant Ruiz, Mickey Jones and Mario Diaz. Goryachev will perform a concert of flamenco classics at 7:30 p.m. to close the festival. Saturday concert tickets: $20 advance, $25 at the door. Advance tickets at Grass Roots Books and Music in Corvallis or online: corvallisguitarsociety.org. Complete schedule and information: www.corvallisguitarsociety.org.

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

Busy Bee Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Corvallis Elks Lodge, 1400 NW Ninth St. More than 50 small business and local vendors will be offering their goods for sale.  Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/445785199205249/.

¡Los Cuentos!: bilingual story time for kids, 11 a.m. second Saturdays, Corvallis Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave.. Free. Children of all ages welcome. Information: 541-766-6794.

Juneteenth Celebration, noon to 3 p.m., Lions Shelter, Avery City Park, 1310 SW Avery Park, Corvallis. Presented by the NAACP's Corvallis-Albany branch. Music, dance, activities for kids, and DJ Michael Kirkwood. The picnic-style BBQ will include burgers, hot dogs, vegetarian burgers, watermelon, and more. Suggested donation: $5. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/356166071544471/.

Shakespeare for Kids Open Read Through, 2 to 4 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Kids can meet in the lobby and read through and hear the script for this summer's Youth Summer Camp production, “Shakespeare for Kids.” Free. Information: lavellegb@msn.com; 503-930-7511 or https://www.facebook.com/events/1961197590876864/.

“The Incredibles,” 2 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Brad Bird’s animated film about a family of undercover superheroes will be shown. Advance tickets: https://bit.ly/2Jyll2o.

Funk in the Forest, 3 to 10 p.m., Avery City Park, 1310 SW Avery Park, Corvallis. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Eight bands on two stages, including headliner Five Alarm Funk and regional/mid-valley acts Swatkins, Joytribe, Sleep Millenium, DTW, Space Neighbors, Clara Baker and Wups. The annual festival will also include food and art vendors and beer and cider available for purchase. All ages. Tickets: $15 general, kids 12 and under are free with accompanied adult. Advance tickets and information: http://funkintheforest.com.

“Summer Bands and Brews,” 6 to 10 p.m., Strawberry Plaza, 833 S. Main St., Lebanon. The second show of this new outdoor concert series in the Strawberry Plaza will feature performances by Robert Meade at 6 p.m. followed by Gabriel Cox at 8 p.m. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/417127368760964/.

Corvallis Squares Square Dance, 7 to 10 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays, First Congregational Church, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road, Corvallis. Caller: Charlotte Jeskey. Cuer: Sandy Harris. Admission: $5. Information: 541-745-7121, 503-569-2504 or corvallissquares.com.

Red Room Improvised Music Series, 7 to 10 p.m, Interzone Coffee Shop, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. A mid-valley trio of musicians, Ben Woodman, trumpet and percussion, Matt Kellam, bass, electronics and percussion and John Campbell, guitar, electronics and percussion, will perform, exploring a meditative sonic environment. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1814366085539860/.

The Arc Drama Squad presents “The Dancing Princesses,” 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The Arc Benton Drama Squad, a theater troupe for adults and teens who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, teams up with the Majestic for a production in the Lab Theatre. A set of princesses dances every night away, but no one can figure out how they get out of their rooms every night. Tickets: $5. Advance tickets and information: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Willamette Valley Symphony, 7 p.m. preconcert talk at 6:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1115 28th Ave. SW, Albany. Sean Paul Mills conducts his final concerts with the Willamette Valley Symphony. The program includes a return of guest David Gustafson, tenor, singing a variety of arias by Gounod, Bizet, Verdi and others, and a performance of Dvorak’s “New World Symphony.” Tickets: $18 general, $15 seniors and students and youth (0-12) free. Advance tickets and information: http://www.willamettevalleysymphony.org/.

Planet Boogie, 7:15-9 p.m. A freestyle dance celebration with a blend of music from all around the planet. Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., just north of Peak Sports. To protect the dance floor plan to dance barefoot or use indoor-only shoes. Admission to this family-friendly event is a suggested $5-$10 donation. Proceeds go to Earth-friendly causes. Planet Boogie is a monthly event which usually takes place on the second Saturdays.

OSU Chamber Choir: The President’s Concert, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The Oregon State University Chamber Choir, directed by Steven M. Zielke, will perform 11 works, including “E Oru O,” a traditional Nigerian greeting song; Francis Poulenc’s “O Magnum Mysterium” and more. Tickets: $10 in advance or $15 at the door; all seating is general admission. OSU students with ID and K-12 youth free. Corvallis Arts for All discounts apply. Advance tickets: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents.

Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves concert, 8 p.m., Troubadour Music Center, 521 SW Second St., Corvallis. Hargreaves, fiddler, and de Groot, clawhammer banjo innovator, join forces to explore Appalachian string-band music. Tickets: $15 adults, $10.00 students. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/419328591826017/.

Funk in the Forest After Party, 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., Squirrel’s Tavern, 100 SW Second St., Corvallis. The after party will include performances by Soul Vibrator, Kid April and Reggae Rob. This event is 21 and over. Capacity is limited. Tickets: $7. Advance tickets and information: http://funkintheforest.com.

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

Cellar Cat — Dmitri Matheny and Olem Alves, 5:30 p.m.

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

Imagine Coffee — Johnny Marr & Company, 6:30 p.m.

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Regional School of Ballet in Recital presents “Village Scenes,” 2 to 4 p.m., Corvallis High School, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. Celebrating 30 years, the Regional School of Ballet presents “Village Scenes.” Student dancers, ages 4 through adult, will be in costume performing village scenes from ballets ranging from "Swan Lake" to "Don Quixote." Tickets: $10 at the door or in advance at the Regional School of Ballet, 120 SW Third St., Corvallis. Information: https://www.facebook.com/regionalballet/ or call 541-758-8203.

Sundays @ 3, Episcopal Church of Good Samaritan, 333 NW 35th St., Corvallis. The Black Swan Classic Jazz Band will perform. Free, but donations accepted and appreciated.

Willamette Valley Symphony, 4 p.m. preconcert talk at 3:15 p.m., Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, Corvallis. Sean Paul Mills conducts his final concert with the Willamette Valley Symphony. The program includes a return of guest tenor David Gustafson, singing arias by Gounod, Bizet, Verdi and others, and a performance of Dvorak’s “New World Symphony.” Tickets: $18 general, $15 seniors and students and youth (0-12) free. Advance tickets and information: http://www.willamettevalleysymphony.org/.

Mike Gamble master’s thesis performance, 7 to 9 p.m., Benton Hall Room No. 303, Gamble, guitarist and OSU audio instructor, will present his master’s thesis, which is described as “music meets narrative film in the midst of experimental video, projections and performance.” The performance is part of OSU’s Soundbox: a mini-sound and art fest in Fairbanks Hall Basement. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/412566012549113/.

The Arc Drama Squad presents “The Dancing Princesses,” 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $5. Advance tickets and information: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

MONDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7:30 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.

Reading Time with the Queens, 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. This event is presented by Pride Corvallis for Pride Month. All ages. Free.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Cloud & Kelly’s — Pencils, Pens and Drinks with Friends, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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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/.

Chintimini Chamber Music, 6 p.m., Monroe Community Library, 380 N. Fifth St. Family music concert features an  African folk tale about a boy surprised by his own courage, Tunji and the Giant, set to music by David Mullikin. Free.

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.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Imagine on Canvas Paint Night, 7 p.m., $15-$35.

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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.

Random Review, noon to 1 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Karyle Butcher, retired Oregon State University librarian, will review “When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II” by Molly Guptill Manning. Free, sponsored by Friends of the Library. Lunches OK.

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

LBCC Night at the Corvallis Nights Game, 6:30 p.m., OSU Goss Stadium, 430 SW Langton Place, Corvallis. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Students can enter for their chance to win $1,000 LBCC scholarship during the game.  Entry forms available at the gate. Students and alumni are encouraged to come dressed in LBCC blue. Activities and door prizes; LBCC President Greg Hamann will throw out the first pitch. Tickets: $6 advance, $7 at the game, students free with student ID.

“American Graffiti,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The Corvallis Historic Auto Club presents George Lucas’ comedy-drama about high school grads spending one final night cruising the strip before they go off to college. Advance tickets and information: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3445452?cookie_header=1.

THURSDAY

VENUES

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

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

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

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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.

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.

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