What's happening in the Woodburn area
Woodburn Music in the Park — 6:30 p.m. July 10. Celtic rock music will be performed by "St. James's Gate." On July 17 "Island Tunes" will be performed by Koral Jam, outside at the Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St. Plan a picnic or purchase food for sale at 6 p.m.
Historic Silver Falls Days — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14-15. Visitors can experience the rich history of the Silver Falls area with interactive exhibits, historic artifacts, antique logging display, antique car show, horse-drawn wagon rides, live bluegrass band, mini canoe racing, storytelling, craft demonstrations, guided hikes, and old fashioned games. Silver Falls State Park charges a $5 day-use parking fee. For more information call 503-873-8681 or visit oregonstateparks.org.
Butteville Store Dinner and Live Music — 6 p.m. July 14. "Rogue Bluegrass," will be performing. Dinner and dessert costs $25. Wine and beer is for sale. Music starts at 7 p.m. Limited reservations call 503-678-1605. The Butteville Store is at 10767 Butte Street, Butteville. For more of the live music schedule, visit www.butteville.org.
Summer Concerts at the Estates — 3 p.m. July 22 — "50 Songs by Ray Hanna." Ray takes a nostalgic walk down memory lane telling stories and performing hit music from the 1930's to the present. On Aug. 12 — "Kathy Boyd and Phoenix Rising." will perform the best of bluegrass in a program of original country "mountain" music. There is no fee, but donations will be accepted. All concerts are at the Senior Estates, 1776 Country Club Road, Woodburn.
Woodburn Fiesta Mexicana — Noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 3 (Free Admission), 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 4 ($5 after 5 p.m.), 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 5 ($5 after 5 p.m.). An Oregon Heritage Tradition, the Fiesta is celebrating 55 years of Hispanic culture in Woodburn, including authentic food, crafts, and a parade in downtown Woodburn (at 11 a.m. on Aug. 4), carnival, soccer tournament, live music, dancing, and family entertainment. Located at Legion Park in Woodburn.
American Legion Fundraiser — 5 to 8 p.m. July 12. The Aurora American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110, is holding a fundraiser at Carl's Jr., in Woodburn. All monies raised from this will go to support the many projects for the veterans.
Occasion at the Octagon in Aurora — 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 25. The Board of Directors of the Aurora Colony Historical Society invites you to their 8th annual fundraising dinner that provides support for the museum operations and programs. The dinner will feature Indian-style salmon staked over an open pit fire. There will be food, wine, microbrews, music, raffles and a live auction. Cost is $60 per person. Reserve your seats by Aug. 17. This will be held at the historic Octagon building off Highway 99E, behind the Colony Store at 21581 Main Street in Aurora. For more information call 503-678-5754.
North Marion Adult Center/Woodburn Senior Center — The center is looking for funding! Visit the Go Fund Me page at gofundme.com/Woodburn-senior-center. Consider a donation that will help fund activities and future growth. The center's seniors enjoy weekly Wednesday lunches and free coffee, bingo and canasta, exercise and craft classes, visits from health providers, and more. Your donations make these programs possible. Walk-in donations also welcome. Located at 700 N. Cascade Drive in Woodburn, the entrance is on the south side of the building.
Oil Painting Class — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13. Join instructor Judy Stubb, a certified Bob Ross instructor, to create an oil painting, "Dolphin with Calf." For experienced and inexperienced oil painters. The cost is $60 and includes instruction and all supplies. Bring lunch or a snack. For more information contact: Woodburn Art Center, 2551 N. Boones Ferry Road. 503-982-6450. Website: woodburnartcenter.com.
Oil Painting Class — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21. Instructor Judy Stubb, a certified Bob Ross instructor, will lead experienced and inexperienced artist to complete an oil painting called "Letty's Angel." The cost is $60 and includes instruction and all supplies. Bring lunch or a snack. For more information contact: Woodburn Art Center, 2551 N. Boones Ferry Road. 503-982-6450. Website: woodburnartcenter.com.
Safe Medication Management in Older Adults — 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. July 24. This class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian, to learn about safe medication use, pain management and medication reviews. This class is free At the Wellspring Conference Center in the Hawthorn Room, 1475 Mount Hood Avenue, Woodburn. Visit OregonCarePartners.com to register and sign up.
Watercolor Class — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 28. All levels are welcome in this class led by watercolorist and mixed media artist, Sharla Sevy. The painting is Field of Flowers: "Dahlias." Participants should bring two "11x14" sheets of 140lb cold press watercolor paper "stretched." Fee for the class is $60. Bring a lunch or snack. For more information contact: Woodburn Art Center, 2551 N. Boones Ferry Road. 503-982-6450. Website: woodburnartcenter.com.
Tai Chi for Balance — 10 a.m. Mondays, 11 a.m. class is for Beginning Tai Chi for Balance, each week at the Woodburn Senior Center, 700 N. Cascade Drive. For more information call 503-989-9927.
MOUNT ANGEL SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM — 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 17. Monday through Friday, breakfast will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At St. Mary's Elementary School, 590 E. College St. in Mount Angel. All meals are served at no charge to those between 1 and 18 years of age.
Woodburn Summer Lunches — Monday through Friday, through Aug. 10. Legion Park: Noon to 12:30. Woodburn Parks & Rec will provide activities from 12:15 to 1:00. Nuevo Amanacer: noon to 12:30. WSD Afterschool Club will provide activities after lunch. Heritage/Valor: noon to 12:30. Open lunch site. No activities. All meals will be provided to all children 1 to 18 years old, free of charge, Adult meals are $3.75.
Mommy/Daddy & Me Soccer — 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. Fridays July 13-Aug. 10. Ages 2-3 1/2 years. Introduce yourself and your toddler to Soccer. You and your child will participate in fun age appropriate activities, your child will be developing their large motor skills and socialization skills. Cost is $48 per child, includes jersey. At Centennial Park. Contact Woodburn Recreation and Parks at 503-982-5266. Register at www.kidzlovesoccer.com
Pre-Soccer — 4:30 to 5:05 p.m. and Tot Soccer at 5:05-5:35. July 13-Aug. 10. (Fridays only). Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years. Teaches the basic techniques of the game and builds self-esteem through participation and fun soccer activities. Children learn to follow instructions in a nurturing, age appropriate environment. Shin guards are required after the first meeting. Cost is $48 per child, includes jersey. At Centennial Park. Contact Woodburn Recreation and Parks at 503-982-5266. Register at www.kidzlovesoccer.com
Soccer 1: Technique & Teamwork — 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. July 13-Aug. 10. (Fridays only). Ages 5-6 years. Players will learn dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, age-specific defense, etc. Fun shill games are played at every session. Small-sided soccer matches will be introduced gradually. Shin guards are required after the first meeting. Cost is $48 per child, includes jersey. At Centennial Park. Contact Woodburn Recreation and Parks at 503-982-5266. Register at www.kidzlovesoccer.com
Creative Clay Camp #2 — 1 to 3 p.m. July 18, 19, and 20. Learn to a make a custom cereal bowl. Ceramic artist Ellen Weinert will teach kids to make a large cereal bowl and embellish it with superheroes, flowers or whatever you can imagine during this 3-day camp. Price for all instruction is $30 with a $10 fee for supplies. Students ages 7 and up are welcome. At the Woodburn Art Center, 2551 N. Boones Ferry Road. 503-982-6450. Website: woodburnartcenter.com.
Make a Splash Day Camp — 9 a.m. to noon July 23-27. An adventure full of learning, and fun in the swimming pool. Spend the week with water games, arts & crafts, story time in the water and more. Ages 4-9 years old. Cost is $35 per swimmer. At the Woodburn Aquatic Center, 190 Oak Street. Call for more information 503-981-7946.
Cardboard Boat Races — Noon to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 10. A new activity at the Aquatic Center. Participants will be given 90 minutes, one roll of duct tape and an unlimited amount of cardboard to build their boats. Then they will race their boats across the pool and finish with a boat float to see whose raft stays afloat the longest. Prizes for the top finisher and most creative design. Ages 12 and up. Please register early at the Woodburn Aquatic Center, 190 Oak St., or call 503-981-7946.
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