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Woodburn Art Center, Woodburn Public Library and Mount Angel Public Library holding weekly activities

PMG FILE PHOTO - Community members are invited out to the stream bed in front of Woodburn High School on Aug. 20-25 to take part in the science departments annual paleontology dig.

THIS WEEK

Felting Classes — 1-3 p.m. Aug. 14. All levels are welcome to join Pamela Miller at the Woodburn Art Center in this two-hour felting workshop, during which you will make a Wet Felted bangle bracelet. Class fee is $15 for instruction with a materials fee to instructor.

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Mixed Media Workshop — 1-3 p.m. Aug. 15. Stretch your creativity and art skills to new levels in mixed media workshops with award winning artist, Linda Chatfield at the Woodburn Art Center. Workshop cost $20, focusing on Plein Aire Painting (experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape!) this week.

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Adult Book Discussion — 1 p.m. Aug. 15. Gather to discuss the popular space opera, Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey at the Mount Angel Public Library. Copies available at the circulation desk.

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Butteville Bingo — 6-8 p.m. Aug. 16. Looking for something fun to do on Friday night? Come on out to Butteville for bingo at the historic Butteville Store! Delicious food and beverage menu served from 5-8 p.m. All ages welcome. Family friendly. $1 bingo cards and $1 raffle tickets: cash only. All funds raised by games as a benefit for the historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte St. NE, Aurora, OR 97002. Doors open at 5 p.m., raffle drawing at 8 p.m. Phone: 503-678-1605 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Oil Painting Classes — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17. Judy Stubb, certified Bob Ross instructor, will be your oil painting guide/instructor during scheduled oil painting sessions at the Woodburn Art Center. Judy will lead experienced and inexperienced artists to complete an oil painting called "After the Rain." The cost of $60 includes all instruction and supplies. Bring lunch or a snack.

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Friends of the Library Jumble Sale — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 17. Shop at the Friends of the Library Jumble sale at the Mount Angel Public Library. Find some treasures while contributing to the library's book fund.

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Mount Angel City Wide Garage Sale — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 17. Join Mount Angel residents in the biggest garage sale of the summer. Sign up by calling City Hall at 503-845-9291 to get on the sales list that will be published.

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Free Dental Van — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 19. Love In The Name of Christ (Love INC) and the Woodburn Methodist Church are co-sponsoring a free dental van, providing complimentary dental services to community members in need. Call Love INC to schedule an appointment at 971-983-5683. The dental van will be located at Woodburn Methodist Church, 700 N. Cascade Dr.

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Skyhawks Tennis Camp — 9 a.m.-Noon Aug. 19-23. Camp for youth ages 6-12 years old at Settlemier Park. Athletes will learn the proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys and serves, as well as the rules and etiquette that makes tennis an exciting game. Cost is $109 per child. Limited scholarships available upon request at Woodburn Recreation & Parks. Register at: https://www.skyhawks.com/

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Harry Potter Lego Camp — Aug. 19-23. Explore the magic of Harry Potter using LEGO at the Woodburn Public Library. Ages 5-7 will build Hogwarts Express Train, work cooperatively to construct Hogwarts Castle and learn about STEM concepts 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ages 8-11 will build Diagon Alley and learn about advanced STEAM concepts. Registration is $85 per child per camp. Scholarships are available.

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AARP Smart Driver Classes — 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 19-20. Come by the Woodburn Estates & Golf for smart driver classes. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. For more information or to register, call: 503-982-1776

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Music in the Park — 6-8 p.m. Aug. 20. Come enjoy the rock variety of Beth Willis Band at the Woodburn Public Library Park. Food will be for sale starting at 6 p.m., followed by music at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Pack a picnic or visit one of the food vendors.

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SRP Cosmic Closing Program and Costume Contest — 1 p.m. Aug. 20. Celebrate the end of the Mount Angel Public Library's Summer Reading Program with this cosmic blow-out! Galactic games, celestial snacks, astronomical activities and more! Dress up as your favorite astronaut, scientist or explorer for a chance to win a prize (optional)! Costume judging and SRP grand prize drawings begin at 2 p.m. The deadline to turn in all reading logs is 1 p.m.

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Paleontology Dig — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20-25. Science teacher Dave Ellingson will host a public dig for all ages at the creek bed in front of Woodburn High School off Newberg Highway. Participants will be going through soils that contain bones of animals that lived in Woodburn 13,000 years ago. In 2018, digging crews found over 500 bones of animals large and small that were alive at the end of the last ice age. For more information, contact Ellingson at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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COMING UP

Watercolor Wednesdays — 1-3 p.m. Aug. 21. Join this continuing class at the Woodburn Art Center with artist/ instructor, Beth Harrison, designed for watercolor painters of all levels. The class meets first and third Wednesday with instruction for beginners, advice for the more experienced and an encouraging supportive atmosphere for all. The cost is $20 per class. Preregistration for the month is required. If you have supplies, bring them or purchase in Paint Box Store.

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Master Gardener Tobie Habeck — 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22. Learn how to become a Marion County Master Gardener and how the Association is involved in the community in many more projects than just growing things at the Mount Angel Public Library.

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Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 22. The WACC's annual golf tournament fundraiser at the OGA golf course in Woodburn. Contact Stuart Rodgers for more information at: 503-982-8221 Register your foursome at: https://woodburnchamber.org/golf

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Butteville Bingo — 6-8 p.m. Aug. 23. Looking for something fun to do on Friday night? Come on out to Butteville for bingo at the historic Butteville Store! Delicious food and beverage menu served from 5-8 p.m. All ages welcome. Family friendly. $1 bingo cards and $1 raffle tickets: cash only. All funds raised by games as a benefit for the historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte St. NE, Aurora, OR 97002. Doors open at 5 p.m., raffle drawing at 8 p.m. Phone: 503-678-1605 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Virtual Reality Experience — Noon-4 p.m. Aug. 23. Book your slot now at the Mount Angel Public Library to experience a variety of virtual reality experiences. Signed release must be on record. Twenty-minute slots available. To reserve your spot or for more information, call: 503-845-6401

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Mount Angel Community Cleanup — 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mount Angel is having its Community Cleanup Event at the Legion Hall parking lot. Anyone recycling at the Republic Services Clean Up must show a driver's license with a Mount Angel address as residence.

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Back 2 School Bash — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 24. The Gervais School District will hold its first family fair before the start of the 2019-20 school year. Swing out to Gervais High School for the free event that includes back to school supplies, haircuts, an immunization clinic, barbecue, raffle and more.

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Free Softball Camp — 9-11 a.m. Aug. 24. Mount Angel Youth Sports (MAYS) is holding a free softball camp for girls going into 2nd-6th grade. The event will be held at Field 2 at Mount Angel Middle School and will end with root beer floats for the players and a MAYS softball question & answer session with parents. Bring glove, bat, cleats, helmet and water. Show up at field 2 early to register.

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Swan Island Dahlia Festival — 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 26. The Swan Island Dahlia Festival is a must see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. There are over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias to enjoy, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, all in three indoor display rooms. This is the largest display put on by one grower anywhere in the United States. Admission is free, music is from noon to 4 p.m. daily, and plenty of food and refreshment booths located throughout the farm. Register by Aug. 19 for $10 transportation to the Canby location.

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Lunar Exploration — 3:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Participate in lunar themed activities and crafts to learn about the earth's moon at the Mount Angel Public Library.

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North Marion Back to School Night — 5-6:30 p.m. The North Marion School District welcomes back K-12 students at the district's four schools on Grim Road. Students, parents and community members are invited for a free picnic dinner (hot dogs, chips, cookie) and meet and greet with faculty and student body members in anticipation of the 2019-20 school year.

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Caesar the No Drama Llama — 11 a.m. Aug. 29. Meet four-year-old Caesar, an award-winning llama from Mystic Llama Farm in Portland, who will share his special blend of gentle love and fierce affection at the Mount Angel Public Library with those who need it most. Hugs and selfies are encouraged.

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Butteville Bingo — 6-8 p.m. Aug. 30. Looking for something fun to do on Friday night? Come on out to Butteville for bingo at the historic Butteville Store! Delicious food and beverage menu served from 5-8 p.m. All ages welcome. Family friendly. $1 bingo cards and $1 raffle tickets: cash only. All funds raised by games as a benefit for the historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte St. NE, Aurora, OR 97002. Doors open at 5 p.m., raffle drawing at 8 p.m. Phone: 503-678-1605 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Pedal Tractor Race — 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 7. The party before the party before the party. The annual pedal tractor race in Mount Angel will start at St. Mary Grade School at the corner of Oak & Taylor and wind its way through Mount Angel and end at the Festhalle. The finals will be held at 7:30 pm during the Kick-Off Party. Each sponsored team will be composed of 6 individuals that will run a relay type race on a John Deere pedal tractor supplied by Papé Machinery. Registration for a pedal tractor team can be found at: https://www.oktoberfest.org/wp-content/uploads/2019-PTR-Registration.pdf

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Oktoberfest kickoff party — 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Sept. 7. Kick off the 54th annual Mount Angel Oktoberfest a week early at the Biergarten/Festhalle. The Annual Kick Off Party was originally held to raise funds to pay Oktoberfest startup expenses. These days, it's just about fun and getting ready. Tickets are $30 and include music by the Gordonairs, a BBQ chicken meal, and bottomless drinks. The party is for 21+ only. Tickets are will be available at Bochsler Hardware, Mount Angel 76 and Tiny's Tavern in Mount Angel.

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Mount Angel Oktoberfest — Sept. 12-15. Join the festivities in Mount Angel for the 54th annual Oktoberfest, a celebration of the harvest in German style. For a list of events, vendors, music and more, go to: www.oktoberfest.org

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LEaRN Oregon Golf Tournament — 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21. The Latino Educational and Recreational Network will host the 8th Annual Oregon Golf Tournament at Evergreen Golf Course in Mount Angel. The event is an 18-hole best ball contest, which includes a power cart, barbecue lunch, raffle prizes and more. Team fee is $240 for four players. Price rises to $260 after Sept. 1. For more information or to register: www.learnetwork.org/golf-tournament

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Wise Words and Wine — 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Be uplifted as inspiring speakers share hope — "What's Your Story" — an evening of great women sharing their stories, tasting wine, winning raffle prizes and bidding on silent auction items at Lady Hill Winery, across from Champoeg State Park (8400 Champoeg Rd. N.E., St. Paul). $20 donation includes refreshments, wine taste, one raffle ticket, treats.

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Gervais Blood Drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 28. Gervais High School will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Friday. Gervais High School is located at 300 E. Douglas Ave.


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