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Emergency food boxes, by appointment, North Corvallis Ministry Center, 5050 NE Elliott Circle. Appointments: 541-220-1040.

Free nutritious summer breakfast, 7:30 to 7:45 a.m., Cascades Elementary School, 2163 S. Seventh St., Lebanon; 7:30 to 7:45 a.m., Green Acres School, 700 S. 10th St., Lebanon; 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Lebanon High School, 1700 S. Fifth St.; 8 to 8:15 a.m., Hamilton Creek School, 32135 Berlin Road, Lebanon; 8:15 to 8:50 a.m., Pioneer School, 500 N. Fifth St., Lebanon; 8:15 to 8:50 a.m., Riverview School, 1011 Mountain River Drive, Lebanon; 8:30 to 9 a.m., Seven Oak Middle School, 550 Cascade Drive, Lebanon. Open to all children ages 1 to 18.

Emergency food box distribution, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Sweet Home Emergency Ministries, 1115 Long St.

Free nutritious summer lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., River Center, 3000 S. Santiam Highway, Lebanon; 11:15 to 11:45 a.m., Cascades Elementary School, 2163 S. Seventh St., Lebanon; 11:15 to 11:45 a.m., Green Acres School, 700 S. 10th St., Lebanon; 11:30 to 11:45 a.m., Hamilton Creek School, 32135 Berlin Road, Lebanon; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lebanon High School, 1700 S. Fifth St.; noon to 12:30 p.m., Seven Oak Middle School, 550 Cascade Drive, Lebanon; 12:15 to 12:30 p.m., Pioneer School, 500 N. Fifth St., Lebanon; 12:15 to 12:30 p.m., Riverview School, 1011 Mountain River Drive, Lebanon; Open to all children ages 1 to 18.

Emergency food boxes, 1:30 to 4 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Society Corvallis Conference Food Pantry, campus of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 501 NW 25th St. No appointment needed. A thrift store is in the same building as the pantry; proceeds help support the pantry. Information: 541-757-1988, Ext. 317.

Emergency food boxes, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. by appointment, FISH of Lebanon, 145 Ash St. FISH also offers help with basic expenses such as rent, utilities, water, propane, prescriptions, clothing, identification cards, driver's licenses and other emergency needs. Appointments: 541-259-3200, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Free nutritious summer supper, 5 to 5:30 p.m., Wynn Mill Park, 1300 Fourth St., Lebanon. Open to all children ages 1 to 18.

Stone Soup dinner, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., McLean Hall, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Free meal for those in need.



Level A Beginner English, 10 a.m. five Tuesdays, starting this week, Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 2638 NW Jackson Ave. Cost: $10; free child care. Register at start of class.

“Strength and Endurance,” 10:30 a.m., Recreation Room, North Star Manufactured Housing Community, 2601 NE Jack London St. Full-body, gentle, effective. Cost: $20 per month, or $4 drop in; first class free. Information: 541-754-6554.

Level C English, noon five Tuesdays, starting this week, Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 2638 NW Jackson Ave. Cost: $10; free child care. Register at start of class.

"BIG for Life: Living with Parkinson's Disease," 2 p.m., SamFit, 777 NW Ninth St., Corvallis. Class for individuals who have completed the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment BIG program and would like to continue addressing their movement patterns. A 10-class punch card is available for $50 at SamFit.



Pickleball, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam, 305 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Cost: $3. Information: 541-401-9780 or http://lebanonpickleballclub.weebly.com.

"Rain or Shine Outdoor Story Time," 10 a.m., Lebanon Public Library, 55 Academy St.

“Wiggly Wobbler Story Time,” 10 a.m., youth story time room, Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. For children from birth through 18 months. Simple books, songs, movement, finger plays and ideas to use at home.

Infant story time, 10:30 a.m., story time room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Songs, rhymes and stories for children from birth through age 1. Free tickets available in the youth area starting at 10.

Little Listeners story time, 10:30 a.m., Monroe Community Library, 380 N. Fifth St., Monroe. All ages.

Story time with puppet show, 10:30 a.m., downtown Carnegie library, 302 Ferry St. SW, Albany. Information: 541-917-7580.

Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Alsea Community Library, 19192 Alsea Highway.

Genealogical library open, 1 to 3 p.m., annex, Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath.

"A Universe of Crafts," 3 p.m., Lebanon Public Library, 55 Academy St. Ages 10 to 14 can make their zodiac sign in string art. Registration: 541-258-4926.

Story time for infants and toddlers, 5 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE.

Corvallis Board Game Meetup, 6 to 10 p.m., second floor, Market of Choice, 922 NW Circle Drive. All board and card games welcome.

Corvallis Community Band summer concert, 7 p.m., in front of the gazebo, Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave. The band rehearses at 6; anyone with at least high-school level ability is welcome to join. The concert, "Hooray for Hollywood!," begins at 8. Audience members are asked to bring a low-backed chair or blanket.



Lebanon Friends of the Library Used Book Store, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library.



Benton County Board of Commissioners, 9 a.m., The Corvallis Depot, 700 SW Washington Ave. Goal-setting work session.

Linn County Board of Commissioners, 9:30 a.m., Room 200, courthouse, 300 SW Fourth Ave., Albany.

Philomath Fire and Rescue Board of Directors, 3 p.m., 1035 Main St. Agenda: second reading of the cellphones and social media policy, second reading of physical exam policy, swearing in of new board members. Information: 541-360-0030.

Philomath Finance/Administration Committee, 6 p.m., council chambers, City Hall, 980 Applegate St.

Corvallis Historic Resources Commission, 6:30 p.m., Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave.

Millersburg City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 4222 Old Salem Road NE. Information: 541-928-4523 or info@cityofmillersburg.org.

Adair Rural Fire and Rescue Board of Directors, 7:30 p.m., Adair Fire Department, 6021 NE Marcus Harris Ave., Adair Village.



Monroe Family Medicine, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 610 Dragon Drive, Monroe. Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid accepted. Information: 541-847-5143.

Rapid HIV testing, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Free testing and counseling. Information: 541-740-0405.



Takena Kiwanis of Albany, 7 to 8 a.m., Elmer’s Restaurant, 2802 Santiam Highway SE. Executive director Peggy Burris will present "The Albany Carousel." Information: 541-619-9730.

Willamette Weyerhaeuser Coffee Group, 9 a.m., Jack in the Box, 2020 S. Santiam Highway, Lebanon. No-host coffee hour.

Albany Optimist Club, noon to 1 p.m., Sizzler Restaurant, 2148 Santiam Highway SE. Information: 541-928-0951.

Corvallis Bicycle Collective, noon to 4 p.m., 707 N.W. 11th St. Fix up your bicycle with free use of tools and advice; affordable used bicycles and parts. Information: 541-224-6885 or www.corvallisbikes.org.

Philomath Rotary Club, noon, Peace Lutheran Church, 2540 Applegate St. Cost: $10 for lunch; no charge for first-time guests.

Rotary Club of Albany, noon, Pop’s Branding Iron Restaurant, 901 Pacific Blvd. SE.

Sweet Home Rotary Club, noon, Sweet Home Linn-Benton Community College Center, 1661 Long St.

Toast of Corvallis Toastmasters, 12:10 p.m., Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, 420 NW Second St. Improve your public speaking skills and confidence. Information: 541-760-4361.

Corvallis Bridge Club, 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Heart of the Valley Bridge Center, 1931 NW Circle Blvd. Sign up 20 minutes before game. Partners/information: 541-740-1072 or www.corvallisbridge.org.

Disabled American Veterans, 1 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 584, 1469 Timber St. SE, Albany. 

Art Explorers, 3:30 p.m., Alsea Community Library, 19192 Alsea Highway.

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Economic Vitality Action Team, 3:30 p.m., First Alternative Natural Foods Co-op north store, 2855 NW Grant Ave. Information: cindee@firstalt.coop or https://sustainablecorvallis.org.

Rotary Club of Corvallis After Five, 5:15 p.m., downstairs, Tommy’s 4th St. Bar & Grill, 350 SW Fourth St. Information: 503-559-0971.

Corvallis Meditation Community, 5:30 p.m., 3311 NW Polk Ave. Information: 971-218-6798 or rasalila2@yahoo.com.

Cribbage Club, 6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 1469 Timber St., Albany. Information: 541-928-9893.

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Land Use Action Team, 6 p.m. Information: amills@virginiavillageproductions.com or https://sustainablecorvallis.org.

Jacks and Queens Pinochle Club, 6 p.m., Sweet Home Senior Center, 880 18th Ave. Dinner at 5:15 p.m. Cost: $2. Information: 541-409-0869.

East Albany Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Pop’s Branding Iron Restaurant, 901 Pacific Blvd. SE.

S.C.I.O. Cares, 6:30 p.m., Scio IOOF Hall, 38952 Highway 226. Information: 503-394-2371.

Albany Fitwalkers, 7 p.m., Brookdale Villas Courtyard, 1929 SE Grand Prairie Road. Information: 541-967-3001.

Corvallis Community Choir, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. Newcomers welcome; no audition; no experience necessary. Cost: $50 per term. Information: 541-740-6068 or nonandjay1@gmail.com.

Gospel Choir, 7 p.m., social hall, College United Methodist Church, 1123 Main St., Philomath. Information: 541-929-2412.

Heart of the Valley Astronomers, 7 p.m., Walnut Community Room, Scott Zimbrick Memorial Fire Station No. 5, 4950 NW Fair Oaks Drive, Corvallis. Information: http://www.hvaastronomy.com.

Mid-Willamette National Organization for Women Book Club, 7 p.m., New Morning Bakery, 219 SW Second St., Corvallis. Casual conversation about "Herland" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and related topics.

Society for Creative Anachronism, 7 p.m., Avery Park Boy Scout Lodge, Southwest Allen Avenue, Corvallis. Information: 541-754-2372 or rudesheim@juno.com.

Sweet Home American Legion Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 1127 Long St. Information: 541-367-1877.

Albany Elks Lodge 359, 7:30 p.m., Riley's, 124 Broadabin St. SW. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Information: 541-497-1396.

Plan ahead

"Friends Night: Pie Plate Creations," 6:30 p.m. Friday, Calapooia Clay Pottery Studio, 1533 SE Seventh Ave., Albany. Create a quality piece of pottery by hand. Cost: $35 per person or $65 for two people. Registration: calapooiaclay.com.



Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District Board of Directors, 5 p.m., boardroom, LBL ESD, 905 Fourth Ave. SE, Albany.

Jefferson School District Board of Directors, 6:30 p.m., boardroom, district office, 1328 N. Second St.

Senior centers


Albany Senior Center, 489 NE Water Ave. — 9 a.m., blood pressure screenings; 9 a.m., Driver Safety; 9 a.m., Stitchers; 1 p.m., game afternoon; 1 p.m., Scrabble.

Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. — 9 a.m., Beginning Yang-Style Tai Chi Level 1; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., foot care by appointment; 10 a.m., Beginner Yang-Style Tai Chi Level 2; 10 a.m., open table tennis; 10:30 a.m., Awareness through Movement: Hands-Enhancing Function and Comfort; 10:30 a.m., sing-along; noon to 3:45 p.m., bridge; 1 p.m. Age-Reversing Essentrics; 6 p.m., Pound.

Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. — 8 a.m., billiards, shuffleboard, snooker, table tennis, Wii bowling; 9 a.m., Knitters and Crocheters Group; 11 a.m., Tai Chi; noon, senior meal served; noon, volunteer meeting; 2 p.m., "Fundamentals of Photography;" 5:15 p.m., Better Bones and Balance.

Support groups


Support group for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Information: Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence hotline, 541-754-0110.

Alcoholics Anonymous:

• 7 a.m., noon, Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis.

• 5:30 p.m., Harden Hall, 580 Second St., Lebanon.

• 6:30 p.m. (open meeting), basement, New Life Fellowship, 1412 Applegate St., Philomath.

• 7 p.m., Crossroads Christian Fellowship, 2555 NW Highland Drive, Corvallis.

• 7 p.m., the Mustard Seed open group, 313 Washburn St., Brownsville.

• 7 p.m., Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, 525 Santiam Highway.

Information (24 hours): 541-967-4252 or www.aa-oregon.org.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 8:15 a.m., Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Highway SE, Albany. Information: 541-990-0694.

Al-Anon Care and Share meeting, noon to 1 p.m., community room (enter from parking lot), First Christian Church, 432 Ferry St. SW, Albany. Information: 541-224-6651.

Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 7:30 p.m., Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Information (24 hours) 877-233-4287 or www.lblna.org.

Caregiver Connections, 1:30 p.m., meeting room, Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, 2350 NW Professional Drive, Corvallis. Information: 541-757-9616.

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Corvallis Clinic Asbury Conference Room A, 3680 NW Samaritan Drive. A safe place to share experiences and hear from others dealing with a gynecologic cancer diagnosis.

Memory Loss Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Cline Room, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. For caregivers and family members of those with memory loss. Information: 541-753-1342.

Grief support group, 2 p.m., Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House, 4600 Evergreen St. SE, Albany. Free support and education for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one, whether or not it occurred under hospice care. The loss does not have to be recent.

Family Support and Education Group for Children with Developmental Disabilities and Autism, 5:30 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 435 NW 21st St., Corvallis. Dinner and youth activities. Information: 541-740-6306.

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group, 5:30 p.m., Timberhill Athletic Club, 2855 NW 29th St., Corvallis. Explores ways to cope with pancreatic cancer, talking with family and friends, quality of life, self-care and accessing community services.

Albany Celebrate Recovery, 6 p.m., family center, Albany First Assembly, 2817 Santiam Highway SE. For those dealing with any kind of hurt, habit or hangup, not just drugs or alcohol. Dinner for $1 donation; children eat free. Large-group meeting, small groups. Child care available.

Grief Realization and Education Group, 6:30 p.m., conference room, Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House, 4600 Evergreen Place SE, Albany. Peer support for parents who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Information: 541-829-9102.

Twelve-step program: Overeaters Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., fellowship hall, back parking lot, Corvallis Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3160 SW Western Blvd. Information: www.oa.org.

Addiction Recovery, 7:30 p.m., use privacy door, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1955 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Twelve-step program adapted to the Gospel and doctrines of the LDS church. Open to those with any addiction, and their family and/or friends.

Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., Room 12, Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 333 NW 35th St., Corvallis. Support group for families and friends of alcoholics. Information: 541-224-6651.

Men’s Support Group, 7:30 p.m., 1975 SE Crystal Lake Drive, No. 131, Corvallis. Information: 541-752-6261.

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