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Civil War-era 3rd Brigade Band, Daddy Daughter Dance and second weekend of 'Matilda' at Woodburn High School

PMG FILE PHOTO - The Woodburn High School Theatre Program will host its second weekend of the musical Matilda on Feb. 14-15.COURTESY PHOTO - The 3rd Brigade Band will perform a variety of Civil War-era music at the Woodburn Christian Church on Wednesday. Period attire is encouraged for fun, but not required.

THIS WEEK

The 3rd Brigade Band — 7 p.m. Feb. 12. Celebrate President Abraham Lincoln's birthday in style at the Woodburn Christian Church with the 13-piece Civil War-era brass band, performing the favorite songs and melodies of the time. The free concert will feature impressionist Steve Holgate as President Lincoln, and attendees are encouraged to dress in 19th century Civil War era attire! Woodburn Christian Church is located at 126 N. Workman Dr. For more information, contact Bill Coleman at 503 981 7547 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Community Education Seminar — 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Join motivational speaker, author and retired minister Ewart Brown for an evening of community education in the Cascade Room at Cascade Park Retirement Community, located at 950 N. Cascade Dr. in Woodburn. Cascade Park hosts a community education seminar on the second Thursday of each month.

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Behaviors and the Individualized Education Program — 6-8 p.m. Feb. 13. Woodburn School District will host an educational seminar at Success High School on Thursday. The two-hour class will help parents learn about supports, strategies and success regarding child behavior, IEPs, assessment and support plans, school discipline rules and other tips and tools. For interpretation needs, please provide three business days' notice and call 503-786-6082. The event is free for family members and $25 for professionals and others needing a certificate. Childcare is provided by Woodburn School District. Register at factoregon.org. For questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-786-6082. Success High School is located at 1316 Meridian Drive in Woodburn.

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Daddy Daughter Dance — 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 14. Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Metropolis event center in downtown Woodburn. Tickets are $50 per father and daughter, and $20 for additional children, and includes a Disney-themed event that features dinner, dessert, face painting, dancing, games and more. Register for the event at https://woodburn.activityreg.com/.

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Woodburn Theatre presents Roald Dahl's Matilda — 7 p.m. Feb. 14-15. The Woodburn High School Theatre & Music Departments present a musical based off the children's book Matilda, by Roald Dahl. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors or $7 for adults. The performance will be held at the Woodburn High School auditorium.

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Gervais FFA Alumni Auction — 5 p.m. Feb. 15. The Gervais High School FFA program is holding its annual social banquet and auction, which has helped raise money for its greenhouse and barn on the Gervais School District campus in years past. The event is catered by Wooden Nickel and held at the Mount Angel Convention Center, and costs $65 per ticket or $500 for a table of eight. For more information, to purchase tickets or to donate, contact Megan Dilson at 541-740-4428, Molly McCargar at 503-409-8954 or Amy Ferschweiler at 503-990-1414.

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Who's on Third? — 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 16. On Sunday the "Who's on Third?" community concert series will feature Kim & Terry. This talented duo will be performing their "That's Amore" program as a post Valentine's treat, including familiar and favorite love songs.

The concert will be held at Woodburn United Methodist Church, 700 N. Cascade. Dr. Our regular free-will offering will be taken to cover concert costs. We will have our usual mid-concert Intermission with refreshments provided by Country Meadows and Cascade Park. All "Who's on Third?" concerts are open to the public.

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North Marion PTO Fundraiser — 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Panda Express in Canby is donating a portion of sales to the North Marion Parent-Teacher Organization. This is a great way to get out of cooking dinner and socialize with other North Marion community members. Panda Express is located at 1020 SW 1st Ave.

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Kids Art at Woodburn Art Center — 4-6 p.m. Feb. 18. Tuesday marks the return of KIDS ART at the Woodburn Art Center. Classes are every Tuesday through the end of the school year with instructor, Christina Swartout, a licensed art teacher from Woodburn School District who is passionate about art. February costs will be $25 per student with full monthly tuition set at $50 per student, beginning in March. Class is designed for elementary aged students, grades 3-5, but children aged 7 and above are welcome. All materials, instruction, and a light snack are provided. Call the Woodburn Art Center at 503-982-6450 to register your child today!

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COMING UP

Stewards of Children — 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Woodburn Police Department is teaming up with Liberty House to offer free training session on how to keep children safe. The session, which will be focused on awareness and education to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, will take place f at WPD headquarters, 1060 Mt. Hood Ave. RSVP by contacting Kelley Parosa or Rubisela Plata at 971-599-5876; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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WACC Bowling Tournament — 6-9 p.m. Feb. 20. The Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a 12-team bowling tournament at Woodburn Bowl on Thursday. Cost is $60 per team of four, or $15 for each individual player. Food is included with cost of competition. Sponsorship opportunities are available for $100. If you have any raffle prizes that you would like to donate, please contact John at the Chamber office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-982-8221.

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48th annual Quilting Workshop — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 20-23. Zion Mennonite Church near Hubbard will host its annual three-day workshop, including a display of quilts, wall hangings and comforters ranging from the latest techniques and colors to century-old heirlooms. No admission is charged, but donations are appreciated for the Senior Center in El Torno, Bolivia. Zion Mennonite Church is located at 6124 South Whiskey Hill Road. For more information, call the church office at 503-651-2274 or Louise Gingerich at 503-651-2816 or visit zionmennoniteoregon.org/communityministries/quiltingworkshop.

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Mount Angel's Volksfest — Feb. 21-23. Mount Angel's preeminent winter celebration of German food and drink, Volksfest returns for another year of music, dancing, games and fun. The event runs from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday. Volksfest is held at the Mt. Angel Festhalle (500 Wilco Hwy. NE). Guests 21-and-under are free if accompanied by an adult. Guests 21 and over are $5. The event will feature 10 different varieties of German sausage courtesy of Mt. Angel Sausage Company and Ebner's Custom Meats, along with a host of artisan vendors from the region. Live music will be held throughout the event, and Kindergarten activities are available for little ones. For more information and a full event schedule, go to www.mtangelvolksvest.com.

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North Marion Bingo Fundraiser — 7 p.m. Feb. 22. The North Marion Parent-Teacher Organization will host an 18+ bingo night at the Hubbard Fire Station on Saturday. The event features a silent auction, raffles, prizes, desserts and, of course, bingo. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Hubbard Fire Station is located at 3161 2nd Street.

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Crab Feed Fundraiser — 6-8 p.m. Feb. 22. The Aurora Knights of Pythias, Hermes Lodge 56 will hold their annual crab feed at the lodge located at 14979 2nd St. NE in Aurora on Saturday. Tickets are $25. Meal includes fresh crab, garlic bread, a side, dessert and a beverage. Please bring a small salad or dessert. Call 503-538-6948 by Friday, Feb. 14 to pre-purchase your ticket

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Alzheimer's Educational Program — 2-3 p.m. Feb. 26. Heartwood Place Memory Care in Woodburn is hosting a free community program on Wednesday courtesy of the Alzheimer's Association's Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapters. The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Attend this training to learn the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's disease. We'll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held fears about Alzheimer's in America. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others. To learn more or register, please call 1-800-272-3900. Heartwood Place is located at 2325 N. Boones Ferry Road.

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Dr. Seuss Day — 3:30-4:30 p.m. March 2. The Woodburn Public Library is celebrating the 99th birthday of Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. This all-ages event will include cookies and activities.

Castletown concert at Butteville Store — 6-8 p.m. March 7. Fiddler Heidi Beth Sadler and guitarist Robert Richter comprise the Castletown duo, kicking off their March schedule at the Butteville Store in Aurora on Saturday. Sadler and Richter are promoting their latest CD "Traditions", a collection of 15 songs both original and traditional celebrating the spirit of Celtic and Americana music.

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District 63 Firefighters Bingo — 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 7. Join the District 63 firefighters at the Donald Fire Station for their 46th annual Bingo Night fundraiser. Not only are there a lot Bingo games and great prizes, but the best part is the proceeds go to the Wayne Yoder Memorial Scholarship Fund and towards our community events. We enjoy putting on events that bring the community together and help out future generations.

Dinner will be served at 4:30-6:30 pm, unless sold out earlier. Bingo games will start at 6:30 p.m. There will be raffle prizes, door prizes, and cash for bingo game winners. Pie and Ice cream will be served throughout the night for $4. Bingo games will cost $0.50 per game, and an additional $0.50 for each extra card.

Invite your friends, family, and neighbors as we come together for a fun night. We greatly appreciate your support and your commitment to our community. If you have any questions or would like to donate to this event please contact us at 503-678-5966.

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Distinguished Service Alma Awards — 5-8 p.m. March 13. The Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce will honor the 2020 winners of the Distinguished Service Alma Awards. The awards are a great way to recognize the individuals in the community who are active and give back. The event will be held at the Metropolis Marketplace and Event Venue in downtown Woodburn. Tickets can be purchased for $40 each prior to March 1 at woodburnchamber.org. ***

North Marion Players present Murder's in the Heir — March 13-14. The North Marion Players theatre troupe will host an interactive murder mystery comedy on Friday and Saturday. Nine of the actors must learn the lines as if they are the killer...but on show night, YOU, the audience, will decide 'whodunit'. Spotlight is on the senior actors, Paige, Will and James, who serve as assistant student directors and who have been together since day one on the North Marion stage.

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North Marion All Schools Auction — 5 p.m. March 14. The 13th annual fundraiser has distributed more than $300,000 since its inception in 2008 and continues for another year. Join community members at Legacy Health in Woodburn for a silent auction, dinner, live auction and desserts. Tickets are $40 each or $280 for a table of eight and are available at nmauction.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/NorthMarionSchools2020Auction.

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Portland Japanese Garden and Lunch — 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 18. The Garden is a living 'classroom' that offers tremendous opportunities for experiential learning to all who enter its gates. The lessons of the Portland Japanese Garden are many and varied; not only does it speak about the way trees grow and how moss forms on stone, but also how the lives and culture of the people who designed and nurtured this enduring art form. Lunch at Izumi Japanese Steakhouse after. Garden admission: $18.95 for adults; $16.25 for seniors. $15 for transportation only; admission & lunch will be on your own. Registration deadline is Monday, March 9. To register go to www.woodburn-or.gov/recreation/page/upcoming-trips-tours.

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30th Oregon Latino Basketball Tournament — March 21, 27-29. The biggest Latino basketball tournament in the state is back to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The 3-on-3 Youth Jam will be held Saturday, March 21, while the Victor Alvarado Legends and Latina Division tournaments will be held March 27-29. All games will be held at Willamette University. Registration and details available at www.learnetwork.org. All profits from the tournament go to benefit the Latino Educational and Recreational Network.

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Me, Myself, and Us - Stefano Iaboni — 2-3 p.m. March 25. Family-friendly entertainer Stefano Iaboni will drop by the Woodburn Public Library for a 45-minute performance that includes magic, juggling, comedy and audience participation.

Alzheimer's Support — 2-3 p.m. March 25. The Alzheimer's Association is offering a free education program on Wednesday at Heartwood Place Memory Care, 2325 N. Boones Ferry Road, Woodburn. Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. The program addresses the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources. To learn more or register, call 1-800-272-3900.

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Aurora Colony Handspinners Guild Tea Party — 10 a.m. April 23. Drop by the Butteville General Store to see the handspinners in action. The Butteville store is located at 10767 Butte St. NE in Aurora.

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Woodburn Golf Team Fundraiser — 7:30 a.m. April 25. The Woodburn High School boys and girls golf teams will hold their seventh annual golf tournament to benefit the high school golf programs. The four-person scramble will be held at the OGA Course at Tukwila. Registration begins at 7:30 am., followed by a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Barbecue lunch and raffle to follow the tournament, which includes green fees a cart and range balls. To register, sponsor a hole or make a donation, contact coach Neil Wilhelm at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-980-6284.

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Jane Austen Tea & Faire — April 25-26. Spend a delightful spring weekend in celebration of our beloved author and her Regency World. Attend one of the four Regency tea seatings, browse the Faire vendors, promenade, enjoy demonstrations, displays and readings, have your picture and join us for an elegant Regency Ball in support of the Jane Austen Literary Foundation. Featuring special guest, Sophie Lizzie Andrews, author of "Be More Jane" and the "Laughing with Lizzie" blog, as well as a founding member of the Jane Austen Pineapple Appreciation Society. Located at the American Legion Veterans Hall, 21510 Main Street NE in Aurora.

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Woodburn Bug In Campout — May 29-30. The Willamette VDub Club will host a gathering of Volkswagen Bugs at the Woodburn Dragstrip from Friday, May 29 at 4 p.m. to Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m. Participants will be meeting at Snow Peak Coffee at 4 p.m. and cruising north at 4:30 p.m.

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Flavor de Futbol Tournament — July 10-12. Woodburn's giant youth soccer tournament celebration returns for its second year, welcoming dozens of teams and hundreds of players across multiple boys and girls age groups during the second weekend in July. The event is held primarily at Woodburn High School, with addition games held at soccer fields around Woodburn. Music, food vendors and prizes will be available throughout the event. For more information or to register a team, go to flavordefutbol.com.


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