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A look at some of the events and activities that are coming up in the weeks ahead in Canby and Molalla

Library Friends wraps up concert series

The Friends of the Canby Public Library is set to finish up its 2022 Library Concert Series. The Rose City Brass Quintet will conclude things at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.

Monthly chamber luncheon slated for Sept. 6

The monthly Canby Chamber luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at Cutsforth's Old Town Hall. The guest speaker will be Aaron Downs, superintendent of the Canby School District.

The monthly event is open to all chamber and nonchamber members. Cost is $15 for members and $18 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, go to the chamber website at The Herald-Pioneer.

Molalla Library has new hours, sets open house

The Molalla Public Library will have new hours beginning Sept. 6. The library will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

The library also will have an open house event from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, to tour its new bookmobile.

Canby class of '92 sets 30-year reunion

The Canby High School class of 1992 will hold its 30th class reunion from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Willamette Ale & Cider House in West Linn.

Cost is $20 per person.

For more information, contact Tracie Heidt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Carol Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bridging Cultures sets final two summer events

The final Bridging Cultures event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Wait Park.

Bridging Cultures is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build relationships that create an equitable community. Their vision includes a community where everyone feels secure and empowered to practice their potential; a community that embraces diversity, and a where everyone is welcome and feels safe at home.

The Herald-Pioneer.

Molalla Alumni Association slates October lunch

The Molalla Alumni Association will hold a fall luncheon for all alumni beginning at noon Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Molalla High School commons, 357 Frances St., Molalla.

For more information or to register for the event, go to or call 503-329-6063.

Molalla company sees name change

Quanex recently announced that its Woodcraft Industries brand in Molalla will now be known as Quanex Custom Components. The change was effective Aug. 1.

The move comes as a way to bring a united, joined focus to Woodcraft, its subsidiary companies and the rest of the broader Quanex family of brands. Since Quanex acquired Woodcraft in 2015, the brand has broadened its scope into additional materials and service offerings.

Flower Farmer set for annual festival

The 19th annual Basil + Art Festival will continue from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Sept. 3-5, at the Flower Farmer, 2512 N. Holly St., in Canby.

The event will feature wine tasting, Italian cuisine, A Taste of Art gallery show, art demonstrations, train rides, farm animals and more.

Medical facility name change on way

Family Medical Group of Silverton and Molalla, and Molalla and Silverton and Molalla Urgent Care will close Sept. 22. The offices will reopen on Oct. 17 under LegacyHealth.

Needhams plan free concert in Molalla

The Needhams will offer a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Molalla Christian Church. Dave Needham and his sister, Diane, write their own songs and have rich harmonies that appeal to young and old. There will be a free will offering taken to help offset their travel costs as they are based in Tennessee. There also will be CDs for sale.

Canby Taproom channels Oktoberfest celebration

Canby's FOB Taproom will tap into a German tradition with the first-ever Fobtoberfest in Wait Park from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 17.

Modeled after the annual Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, this event will feature not only local businesses, but music, beverages and food.

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