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Food distribution, 10 a.m. to noon, food pantry, North Corvallis Ministry Center, 5050 NE Elliott Circle. Applications available at the pantry.

Stone Soup Breakfast, 10 to 11 a.m., McLean Hall, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. A free meal to anyone in need.



Community yoga, 5:30 p.m., Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. Open to all levels. Price: $7; no one turned away for lack of funds. Information: 541-224-6566 or www.livewellstudio.com.



Linn-Benton Salmon Watch training, Bald Hill Farm, 5700 SW Reservoir Ave., Corvallis; note change of location. Learn to teach one of four topics to local fifth- and sixth-graders: salmon biology, macroinvertebrates, riparian forests or water quality. Sign up at www.lbsw.org/volunteer.

Pickleball drop-in play, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam, 305 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Cost: $3 per session; first time free. Information: 541-401-9730 or http://lebanonpickleballclub.weebly.com.

Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 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.

Corvallis Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Handcrafted arts and crafts, nonprofit food booths, continuous entertainment, an arts discovery zone, a young artists’ marketplace, a Saturday evening street dance and the Fall Festival Run.

Emergency Kit Food Cook-Off Challenge, 11 a.m., Albany City Hall, 333 Broadalbin St. SW.

"Dungeons and Dragons at the Library," noon to 3 p.m., Lebanon Public Library, 55 Academy St. Open to all levels of experience.

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

Dinner, 5 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 584, 1469 Timber St. SE, Albany. Information: 541-928-7925.

Bingo, 6 p.m., American Legion Post 184, 339 N. Main St., Brownsville. Cost: $1 a game.

Concert featuring Michael Allen Harrison, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 27910 Seven Mile Lane, Brownsville. The Portland composer is known for his solo piano performances. Donations will be accepted to benefit Willamette Valley Adult & Teen Challenge. Information: 541-642-3000.

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Moose Lodge, 4070 S. Santiam Highway. Open to all ages.



Big Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friends of the Library Store, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Books of all genres. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library. Prices: $25 cents for pocket books; $1 for other fiction, nonfiction and classics; 10 to 50 cents for children's books.

Friends of the Library Fall Festival Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Mostly paperback books; all adult books, $2; children’s books, $1. Proceeds will benefit all the branches of the library by funding all the activities they provide.


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SELCO Community Credit Union is taking applications for its annual SPARK! Creative Learning Grants. As much as $1,000 each will be awarded to K-12 educators across the 27 counties SELCO serves. Information: 541-686-5382, spark@selco.org or www.selco.org/spark. Application deadline: Monday.

The Siuslaw National Forest is accepting applications for more than 1,000 seasonal spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington. Applications must be submitted at www.usajobs.gov by end of day Monday.

Library Card Signup Month, through Monday, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., and its branches. Everyone who signs up or brings someone to sign up can enter a drawing. Information: https://cbcpubliclibrary.net.



Mid-Valley Singles, Inc., 9 a.m., Pop's Branding Iron Restaurant, 901 Pacific Blvd SE, Albany. Breakfast. RSVP: 541-98-6275.

Santiam Spokes, 9 a.m., Lebanon. Bicycle ride. Information: www.santiamspokes.org.

Agnes Mathilde Wergeland Daughters of Norway, 10 a.m., Fletchall Hall, Fifth Avenue and Greenwood Street, Junction City. Information: daughtersofnorway52@gmail.com.

Corvallis Bicycle Collective, noon to 6 p.m., 707 NW 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.

Albany Magic Club, 1 p.m., upstairs conference room, public library, 2450 14th Ave. SE.

Barzillai Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, 8 p.m., 431 First Ave. SW, Albany. Information: 541-926-0818.

Plan ahead

Tai Chi, 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 30 through Dec. 9, Albany Senior Center, 489 NE Water Ave. Tai Chi teaches mind-body harmony. Cost: $69. Registration: at the senior center, 541-917-7760 or albanyparksandrecreation.org.

Gentle Yoga, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 30 through Dec. 11, Albany Senior Center. Cost: $79. Registration: see above.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, 1:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 30 through Dec. 11, Albany Senior Center. Cost: $53. Registration: see above.

Beginning Watercolor Painting, 2 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 30 through Dec. 9, Albany Senior Center. Cost: $89. Registration: see above.

Support groups


Parkside Al-Anon, 10 a.m., Room 219, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Support for families and friends of alcoholics. Information: 541-224-6651.

Alcoholics Anonymous:

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

• 5:30 p.m., upper social hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 501 NW 25th St., Corvallis.

• 6:30 p.m., upstairs classroom, west-side door, Monroe United Methodist Church, 648 Orchard St., Monroe.

• 7 p.m., Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Lounge, Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 333 NW 35th St., Corvallis.

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

Breastfeeding Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis. Drop-in session for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. A lactation consultant will be available for questions and support.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Information (24 hours): 877-233-4287 or www.lblna.org.

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