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Busy weekend includes LEaRN Oregon Golf Tournament, BBQ celebration in Mount Angel, Meow Village and Aurora VFW fundraisers

COURTESY PHOTO: PHOENIX DUO - Tim Crosby and Kathy Boyd Crosby of Phoenix Duo, are noted for award winning bluegrass and Americana music.

THIS WEEK

Wise Words and Wine — 6:30-8:30 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. NE, St. Paul). $20 donation includes refreshments, wine taste, one raffle ticket, treats.

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Adult Book Discussion — 1 p.m. Sept. 19. Seen the movie? Now read the book! Gather at the Mount Angel Public Library to discuss the bestselling novel told from the dog's point of view, The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. Copies available at the Circulation Desk.

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Virtual Reality Experience — 3-7 p.m. Sept. 19. Book your slot now at the Mount Angel Public Library to experience a variety of virtual reality experiences. Signed release must be on record. 20 minute slots available. Call 503-845-6401 to reserve your spot or for more information.

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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, go to: https://www.learnetwork.org/golf-tournament.

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End of Summer BBQ — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 21. The Mount Angel Meat Co. Will host a Customer Appreciation Day, serving free barbecue with a suggested donation of a non-perishable item for Silverton Area Community Aid. Tony's Kingdom of Comics and Collectibles will be giving away free comics, and patrons can learn to pan for gold with the Willamette Valley Miners Association. There will be gifts and other specials to be announced. Mount Angel Meat Co. is located at 11771 Bull Run Rd. NE, Mount Angel.

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Barn Cat Boogie — 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Meow Village, the Aurora-based cat adoption non-profit, is hosting its third annual fundraiser event on Saturday at the Al Kader Shrine Center in Wilsonville. The 21-and-over event will feature a silent auction, games, raffle, dinner, drinks and live music by Ted Horowitz. The Al Kader Shrine Center is located at 25100 S.W. Parkway Ave. in Wilsonville. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at: www.meowvillage.org

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VWF Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Sept. 21. The Canby-Aurora VFW 6057 will hold its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday. There will be music, raffles and door prizes. Tickets are $8 for adults and $3.50 for children under 10. The event will be held at the American Legion Hall at 21510 Main St., NE in Aurora. For more information, call 503-266-4527

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Craft Fair & Book Sale — 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21. Stop by Woodburn Estates & Golf on Saturday to browse handmade treasures crafted by more than 50 vendors. Free and open to the public; get all your Christmas shopping done in one location. Raffle and door prize drawings. The event is held at the Woodburn Estates Auditorium, located at 1776 Country Club Rd.

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Phoenix Duo concert — 3 p.m. Sept. 22. The Woodburn Estates Dance and Social Club will host Salem-based newlyweds Tim Crosby and Kathy Boyd Crosby of Phoenix Duo, an entertainment act noted for its award winning bluegrass/Americana music. The concert and dance will be held at the estates Golf Auditorium, 1776 Country Club Road. The all-ages event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served, and donations for the artists are encouraged.

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Banned Books Week — Sept. 22-28. Take the Banned Books Quiz at the Mount Angel Public Library for a chance to win a prize.

Maker Monday — 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Join the Woodburn Public Library every Monday for a different craft or project. Once a month, Legos will be provided, and the rest of the time, we will make a wide range of crafts.

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Tactile Teen Tuesday — 4-6 p.m. Sept. 24. Join us at the Woodburn Public Library for fun events every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. This week's activity is video games and board games. Snacks provided.

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Senior Trivia — Sept. 24. Join the Woodburn Public Library for trivia fun on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the Activity Room at Country Meadows Village, located at 155 Evergreen Road. You do not need to be a resident of Country Meadows Village to attend this program! The questions this month will be themed around stars and astronomy.

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COMING UP
Family Science Night: Exploring WIND! — 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Explore the power of wind as a family at the Mount Angel Public Library through stories and a variety of hands-on experiments. This Leap Into Science Workshop made possible through a grant sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Franklin Institute.

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Friday Movie Matinee: Aladdin (PG) — 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Enjoy this live-action new release of the Disney musical on the big screen with hot popcorn at the Mount Angel Public Library.

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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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Maker Monday — 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Join the Woodburn Public Library every Monday for a different craft or project. Once a month, Legos will be provided, and the rest of the time, we will make a wide range of crafts.

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Youth Cooking Class — 6 p.m. Oct. 1. Youth Cooking classes are brought to you by the Oregon State University Extension Service of Marion County. Located in the Harvest Kitchen at Legacy Woodburn Health Center, cooking classes are designed for parents or caregivers to participate with their kids, age 6 and older. This month's class, Monster Munch, prepares two nutritious and festive recipes to start this spooky month. The skills to prep meals may include reading recipes, cutting, measuring, stirring, and blending. At the end, enjoy your meals! Registration deadline is Sept. 23. $9 per child.

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Vendor Fair — 1-4 p.m. Oct. 4. Woodburn Estates & Golf will host 50-plus area businesses along with members of the community to showcase a variety of products and services. Entry is free, and donations of non-perishable items for the food bank is encouraged. For more information or to sign up as a vendor, contact Sharyn Cornett at 971-313-4198.

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Woodburn Fire Open House — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5. Join the Woodburn Fire District on Saturday for the annual Open House and Safety Fair. The all-ages event features fire engine rides, hands-on displays and information on health and safety from nearly two dozen vendors, including Woodburn School District, American Red Cross, Legacy Health, Woodburn Estates & Golf and more. The event is free and will be held at the 1776 Newberg Hwy. in Woodburn.

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Dinner & Music at the Historic Butteville Store — 5:15-9:15 p.m. Oct. 5. The Historic Butteville Store features live music and dinner on Saturday nights and opens its store to guests. Dinner includes a three course meal, with wine and beer available for purchase. On this night, enjoy upbeat campfire music from the band Outbound Traveler. $5 includes transportation only, three-course meal and music is $25. Registration deadline is Sept. 30.

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St. Paul Fresh Hop Festival — 2-10 p.m. Oct. 12. Join us at the Jaycee Bullpen for the 7th Annual St. Paul Fresh Hop Festival. Gather around a big-screen TV for college football, and enjoy delicious food, beer and hard cider. Dozens of acclaimed fresh-hopped craft beers and hard ciders will be flowing. Tickets are $15, which includes five drink tickets and a Hop Fest mug. For more information, go to: www.stpaulfreshhopfestival.com

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Halloween Costume Giveaway — Noon-2 p.m. Oct. 19. Looking for a kids costume for Halloween? Stop by Gervais City Hall on Saturday afternoon to pick out a free costume. Kids are encouraged to bring a costume they have outgrown in exchange for another costume.

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Love INC Dinner & Auction Gala — 4-8 p.m. Oct. 19. Love In the Name of Christ of North Marion County will host its seventh annual dinner and auction Gala at the Woodburn Health Center on Saturday. The non-profit organization's biggest fundraiser of the year features a silent auction at 4 p.m., followed by a dinner and live auction at 6 p.m. For sponsorship opportunities or registration, visit www.loveincnmc.org/auction. For more information, contact Nancy (504-951-0658), Rosetta (503-989-5312) or Carla (971-506-2365).

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North Marion Fall Carnival — Oct. 26. The North Marion Parent Teacher Organization's biggest fundraiser of the year! Come on out to North Marion Primary School for raffles, games, food and a silent auction. Donations and volunteers welcome. For more information, call 503-593-6350.

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Youth Cooking Class — 6 p.m. Nov. 5. Youth Cooking classes are brought to you by the Oregon State University Extension Service of Marion County. Located in the Harvest Kitchen at Legacy Woodburn Health Center, cooking classes are designed for parents or caregivers to participate with their kids, age 6 and older. This month's class — Festive Fall Harvest — prepares two traditional recipes to include in your holiday menus. The skills to prep meals may include reading recipes, cutting, measuring, stirring, and blending. At the end, enjoy your meals! Registration deadline is Oct. 28. $9 per child.

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Open Door Holiday Bazaar — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23. Open Door Community Church in Hubbard is hosting its third annual holiday bazaar. The event features dozens of vendors offering a variety of handmade goods, gifts and treats on the eve of the holiday gift-giving season. Open Door Community Church is located at 20687 Hwy. 99E in Aurora. For more information or to sign up as a vendor, contact Jessy at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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ONGOING

Woodburn Garden Club — 1 p.m. The first Tuesday of each month. New location: At the Blue Room at Woodburn Estates, 1776 Country Club Road. A workshop format will be followed with a Master Gardener from Salem. There will be no dues, no membership and no officers. A volunteer will facilitate topics of interest. It will be a one-hour meeting, come and share ideas.

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Tech Triage for Adults — 2-3 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. You can learn the basic features on your mobile devices (e-reader, tablet, laptop or phone). Bring your device with you to the class. This is in the conference room at Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St. 503-982-5252 for more information.

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French Prairie Lions Club — 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month. The club always welcomes new members who want to help make the community a better place to live. The meetings are at Christ Lutheran Church on Second Street, Aurora. For more information, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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FCE Study Group — 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of every month. The Woodburn Family and Consumer Education Study Group meets in the Woodburn PGE building.


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