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Emergency food boxes, by appointment, North Corvallis Ministry Center, 5050 NE Elliott Circle. Appointments: 541-220-1040.
Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA), 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. Free, confidential, impartial Medicare counseling and education. Appointments required; call 541-812-0849.
Screenings for Emergency Adult Dental Voucher Program eligibility, 9 a.m. to noon, Benton County Health Center, 530 NW 27th St., Corvallis. For Benton County residents with proof of residency, such as an ID card, piece of mail or utility bill. Information: 541-207-5875.
Emergency food boxes, 1:30 to 4 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Society Corvallis Conference Food Pantry, campus of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 501 NW 25th St. No appointment needed. A thrift store is in the same building as the pantry; proceeds help support the pantry. Information: 541-757-1988, Ext. 317.
Emergency food boxes, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. by appointment, FISH of Lebanon, 145 Ash St. FISH also offers help with basic expenses such as rent, utilities, water, propane, prescriptions, clothing, identification cards, driver's licenses and other emergency needs. Appointments: 541-259-3200, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
Stone Soup dinner, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., McLean Hall, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Free meal for those in need.
Corvallis Men's Shelter, 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., 211 SE Chapman Place. Breakfast: 7 to 9 a.m. Information: 541-791-6691.
Academy for Lifelong Learning, 9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., meeting room, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. At 9:30: Barbara Rossbacher presents "Glacier Express: A Spectacular Railway Journey." At 1:30: Rob Gandara presents "Playing the Tin Whistle for Fun;" registration required. Information: 541-737-9405 or email@example.com.
“Strength and Endurance,” 10:30 a.m., Recreation Room, North Star Manufactured Housing Community, 2601 NE Jack London St., Corvallis. Full-body, gentle, effective. Cost: $20 per month, or $4 drop in; first class free. Information: 541-754-6554.
"BIG for Life: Living with Parkinson's Disease," 2 p.m., SamFit, 777 NW Ninth St., Corvallis. Class for individuals who have completed the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment BIG program and would like to continue addressing their movement patterns. A 10-class punch card is available for $50 at SamFit.
Oregon State University Department of Horticulture seminar, 4 p.m., Room 4000, Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2750 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Alice Formiga, assistant professor of horticulture, will present "Identifying Vegetables in Historical Art and Botanical Works: The Case of Cucurbita Maxima."
Refit group fitness experience, 5:30 p.m., gymnasium, North Albany Community Church, 1273 NW West Thornton Lake Drive. Powerful moves and positive music to rock body, heart and soul. Information: 541-220-1563.
“Introduction to the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act,” 6 p.m., CAN! Research office, 551 S.W. Fourth St., Corvallis.
"Yoga on Tap," 6:30 p.m., Mazama Brewery, 33930 S.E. Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. One hour of yoga practice, plus cool-down with a pint of Mazama beer. Bring a yoga mat and water. Cost: $15. Registration: https://bit.ly/2nsDHr5.
Pickleball, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam, 305 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Cost: $3. Information: 541-401-9780 or http://lebanonpickleballclub.weebly.com.
“Wiggly Wobbler Story Time,” 10 a.m., youth story time room, Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. For children from birth through 24 months. Simple books, songs, rhymes and play.
Infant story time, 10:30 a.m., story time room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Songs, rhymes and stories for children from birth through age 1. Free tickets available in the youth area starting at 10.
Little Listeners Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Monroe Community Library, 380 N. Fifth St.
Story time with puppet show, 10:30 a.m., downtown Carnegie Library, 302 Ferry St. SW. Information: 541-917-7580.
"ElderCare Connections: Explanation of Care Options," noon, Room 222, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. A deep dive into what each type of care is and which type suits which patient. Information: 541-737-4906 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genealogical library open, 1 to 3 p.m., annex, Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath.
Story time for infants and toddlers, 5 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE.
Corvallis Board Game Meetup, 6 to 10 p.m., second floor, Market of Choice, 922 NW Circle Drive. All board and card games welcome.
Lebanon Friends of the Library Used Book Store, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library and the senior center.
Corvallis Firefighters Stairclimb Team fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Papa's Pizza, 1030 SW Third St. The team is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The team will receive 50 percent of the value of food purchases made when customers present a flier available at https://www.papaspizza.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/4_120319.pdf.
Benton County Board of Commissioners, 9 a.m., board meeting room, commissioners' office, 205 NW Fifth St., Corvallis. Work session.
Oregon Hatchery Research Center Board, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Department of Fish and Wildlife South Willamette Watershed District Office, 7118 NE Vandenberg Ave., Corvallis.
Linn County Board of Commissioners, 9:30 a.m., Room 200, courthouse, 300 SW Fourth Ave., Albany.
Benton County Board of Commissioners, noon, board meeting room, commissioners' office, 205 NW Fifth St., Corvallis.
Benton County Board of Commissioners meeting with juvenile director, 2 p.m., board meeting room, commissioners' office, 205 NW Fifth St., Corvallis.
Corvallis Downtown Advisory Board Parking Committee, 5 p.m., Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave.
Benton County Mental Health, Addiction, Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee, 5:15 p.m., Siletz Conference Room, second floor (use north-side entrance), health department, 530 NW 27th St., Corvallis.
Adair Village City Council, 6 p.m., city hall, 6030 William R. Carr Ave.
Monroe Family Medicine, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 610 Dragon Drive, Monroe. Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid accepted. Information: 541-847-5143.
Rapid HIV testing, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Free testing and counseling. Information: 541-740-0405.
Takena Kiwanis Club of Albany, 7 to 8 a.m., Elmer’s Restaurant, 2802 Santiam Highway SE. Director Stephanie Hagerty will present "The Samaritan Cancer Resource Center." Information: 541-619-9730.
Willamette Weyerhaeuser Coffee Group, 9 a.m., Jack in the Box, 2020 S. Santiam Highway, Lebanon. No-host coffee hour.
Zonta Club of Corvallis, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Clubhouse at Adair, 6097 NE Ebony Lane, Adair Village. Information: email@example.com.
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Albany Optimist Club, noon to 1 p.m., Sizzler Restaurant, 2148 Santiam Highway SE. Information: 541-928-0951.
Corvallis Bicycle Collective, noon to 4 p.m., 707 NW 11th St. Fix up your bicycle with free use of tools and advice; affordable used bicycles and parts. Information: 541-224-6885 or www.corvallisbikes.org.
Philomath Rotary Club, noon, Peace Lutheran Church, 2540 Applegate St. Cost: $10 for lunch; no charge for first-time guests.
Rotary Club of Albany, noon, Pop’s Branding Iron Restaurant, 901 Pacific Blvd. SE.
Sweet Home Rotary Club, noon, Linn-Benton Community College Sweet Home Center, 1661 Long St.
Toast of Corvallis Toastmasters, 12:10 p.m., Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, 420 NW Second St. Improve your public speaking skills and confidence. Information: 541-760-4361.
Corvallis Bridge Club, 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Heart of the Valley Bridge Center, 1931 NW Circle Blvd. Sign up 20 minutes before game. Partners/information: 541-740-1072 or www.corvallisbridge.org.
Young At Heart Singers, 1 p.m., Corvallis Elks Lodge, 1400 NW Ninth St. The group sings at local retirement and assisted living facilities. The group is looking for one or two men who can sing tenor/bass; no audition required. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids' Book Club, 4 p.m., youth activity room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. For children reading beginning chapter books.
Maker Club, 4 p.m., Philomath Community Club, 1050 Applegate St. Try out all things maker: Y! robots, 3D printing, virtual reality and more.
Rotary Club of Corvallis After Five, 5:15 p.m., downstairs, Tommy’s 4th St. Bar & Grill, 350 SW Fourth St. Information: 503-559-0971.
Corvallis Meditation Community, 5:30 p.m., 3311 NW Polk Ave. Information: 971-218-6798 or email@example.com.
Cribbage Club, 6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 1469 Timber St. SE, Albany. Information: 541-928-9893.
Jacks and Queens Pinochle Club, 6 p.m., Sweet Home Senior Center, 880 18th Ave. Dinner at 5:15 p.m. Cost: $2. Information: 541-409-0869.
Morningstar Grange No. 311, 6 p.m., grange hall, 38794 Morningstar Road NE, Albany. Potluck followed by meeting at 7 p.m.
Rollin’ Oldies Car Club, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, American Legion Hall, 480 S. Main St., Lebanon. Information: 541-259-3030.
Graphic Novel Book Club, 6:30 p.m., boardroom, basement, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. "Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria and Iraq" by Sara Glidden.
Corvallis Community Choir, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. Newcomers welcome; no audition; no experience necessary. Cost: $50 per term. Information: 541-740-6068 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gospel Choir, 7 p.m., social hall, College United Methodist Church, 1123 Main St., Philomath. Information: 541-929-2412.
League of Women Voters of Corvallis, 7 p.m., main meeting room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. All are invited to learn about the Oregon Clean Energy Jobs Legislative Bill. Hear panelists Sara Gelser, Oregon State Senator, District 8; Tera Hurst, ReNew Oregon executive director; and Grant Jacobsen, economist, University of Oregon. What is the bill? Will Oregon’s Legislature pass a Cap and Invest Bill during the 2020 short session? What are its potential impacts on climate pollution and vulnerable communities?
Mid-Valley Bass Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Elmer’s Restaurant, 2802 Santiam Highway SE, Albany. Information: 541-990-1679.
Society for Creative Anachronism, 7 p.m., Avery Park Boy Scout Lodge, Southwest Allen Avenue, Corvallis. Information: 541-754-2372 or email@example.com.
Albany Eagles Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m., 127 Broadalbin St. N. Information: 541-926-6622.
Albany Elks Lodge 359, 7:30 p.m., Riley's, 124 Broadalbin St. Information: 541-497-1396.
Knights Templar Temple Commandery 3, 7:30 p.m., 431 First Ave. NW, Albany.
“Beekeeping Three-Class Series,” 11 a.m. Dec. 7 and 14 and Jan. 4, Shonnard's Nursery, Florist and Landscape, 6600 Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. A first step on the road to becoming a skilled beekeeper. Presented by Fred Selby. Cost: $40 per person or $70 for two. Registration: 541-929-3524 or www.shonnards.com.
Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. — 8 a.m., billiards, shuffleboard, snooker, table tennis, Wii bowling; 9 a.m., Knitters and Crocheters Group; 11 a.m., Tai Chi; noon, senior meal served; 1:30 p.m., Caregiver Support Group; 2:30 p.m., center closes early.
Support group for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Information: Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence hotline, 541-754-0110.
• 7 a.m., noon, Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis.
• 5:30 p.m., Harden Hall, 580 Second St., Lebanon.
• 6:30 p.m. (open meeting), basement, New Life Fellowship, 1412 Applegate St., Philomath.
• 7 p.m., Crossroads Christian Fellowship, 2555 NW Highland Drive, Corvallis.
• 7 p.m., the Mustard Seed open group, 313 Washburn St., Brownsville.
• 7 p.m., Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, 525 Santiam Highway.
Information (24 hours): 541-967-4252 or www.aa-oregon.org.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 8:15 a.m., Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Highway SE, Albany. Information: 541-990-0694.
Al-Anon Care and Share meeting, noon to 1 p.m., community room (enter from parking lot), First Christian Church, 432 Ferry St. SW, Albany. Information: 541-224-6651.
Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 7:30 p.m., Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Information (24 hours) 877-233-4287 or www.lblna.org.
Corvallis Stroke and Brain Injury Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 333 NW 35th St. Teens and adults who have experienced a stroke or brain injury are invited to share with peers their frustrations and successes. Support people also are welcome.
Lumina Caregiver Connections, 1:30 p.m., Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Open to family caregivers in the community. The group provides a format for sharing common experiences and for supporting one another along the path of caregiving.
Family Caregiver Support Group, 3 p.m., Grace Center for Adult Day Services, 980 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. RSVP: 541-754-8417.
Albany Celebrate Recovery, 6 p.m., family center, Albany First Assembly, 2817 Santiam Highway SE. For those dealing with any kind of hurt, habit or hangup, not just drugs or alcohol. Dinner for $1 donation; children eat free. Large-group meeting, small groups. Child care available.
Support group for family and friends of those dealing with addictions, 6:30 p.m., room 7, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. Support, hope, sharing, listening. Information: 541-231-9598.
Twelve-step program: Overeaters Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., fellowship hall, back parking lot, Corvallis Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3160 SW Western Blvd. Information: www.oa.org.
National Alliance for Mental Illness Family Support Group, 7 p.m., boardroom, fourth floor, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis. For those who have a family member with a mental illness. Information: 541-745-2064.
Addiction Recovery, 7:30 p.m., use privacy door, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1955 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Twelve-step program adapted to the Gospel and doctrines of the LDS church. Open to those with any addiction, and their family and/or friends.
Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., Room 12, Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 333 NW 35th St., Corvallis. Support group for families and friends of alcoholics. Information: 541-244-6651.
Men’s Support Group, 7:30 p.m., 1975 SE Crystal Lake Drive, No. 131, Corvallis. Information: 541-752-6261.