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Free nutritious meals in Lebanon, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 3111 S. Main St.; 11:15 to 11:45 a.m., Christopher Columbus Park, 2800 10th St.; River Center, 3000 S. Santiam Highway; 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., Booth Park, 425 E. Grant St.; 12:30 to 1 p.m., Lebanon School District Office, 485 S. Fifth St. Available to children ages 1 to 18.


Emergency food boxes, by appointment, North Corvallis Ministry Center, 5050 NE Elliott Circle. Appointments: 541-220-1040.

Free nutritious meals in Lebanon. See details under "Today."

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; proceeds help support the pantry. Information: 541-757-1988, Ext. 317.

Stone Soup dinner, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., gymnasium, St. Mary’s Catholic School, 501 NW 25th St., Corvallis. Free meal for those in need.



“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.

Chair yoga, 3 p.m., Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. Suited to those with medical or physical limitations. By donation. Information: 541-224-6566 or



Adult pickleball, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Century Park, 375 W. Rose St., Lebanon. No experience necessary. Admission by donation.

Pickleball clinic, 9:30 a.m., Hackleman Park, 654 SE Pine St., Albany. Experienced pickleball players are volunteering their time and knowledge to help you improve your game. Today: "The Serve and Return" with Harold Bates. Information:

Wings of Freedom Tour, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Corvallis Airport, Corvallis Aero Service, 5695 SW Airport Place. World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, North American B-25 Mitchell and P-51 Mustang on display. Explore inside and out and learn about these treasures of aviation history. Cost: $15 for adults, $5 for those under 12. Flights on the B-17 or B-24: $450 per person; B-25 flights, $400 per person. Reservations: 800-568-8924.

Baby story time, 10:10 a.m., Monroe Community Library, 380 N. Fifth St.

Story time and puppet show, 10:30 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. Information: 541-917-7580.

Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., Alsea Community Library, 19192 Alsea Highway.

Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m., story time room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Songs and stories for ages 2 and 3. Free tickets available starting at 10 a.m. in the youth area.

Flag retirement ceremony, 11 a.m., parking lot, American Legion Santiam Post 51, 480 S. Main St., Lebanon.

Lebanon Public Library Summer Reading Program kickoff, 11 a.m., library, 55 Academy St. Featuring juggler and musician Corey Jenkins. Free lunch provided for children.

Lunch-Box Art Talk, noon, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave. Beth Barnett, Mark Allison, Bruce Burris and Wesley Hurd will talk about their work in "The Around Oregon Annual."

Legos out all day, 1 to 7 p.m., Brownsville Community Library, 146 Spaulding Ave.

Lebanon Downtown Farmers Market, 2 to 6 p.m., Grant and Main streets.

Youth Chess Day, 4:30 p.m., story time room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Youth 18 or under interested in playing chess or other board games are welcome; games provided.

Families Belong Together — Corvallis rally, 5 p.m., in front of the Benton County Courthouse, 120 NW Fourth St. Community members concerned about families being separated at the border and children being put in mass detention centers will gather to rally peacefully against the federal administration's treatment of immigrants and asylum seekers. The event will include speakers and will provide participants with specific calls for action.

Texas Hold ’Em, 6 to 10 p.m., Sweet Home Elks Lodge, 440 Osage. Information: 541-367-3559.

Jam session, 6:30 p.m., American Legion Santiam Post 51, 480 S. Main St., Lebanon. Open menu through kitchen.

Take Shape for Life Wellness Program, 7 p.m., Brookdale Grand Prairie, 1929 Grand Prairie Road, Albany. Free information to get off medication and lose weight. Information: 541-619-2948.



Corvallis Civic Beautification and Urban Forestry Department Advisory Committee, 9 a.m., Parks and Recreation Department, 1310 SW Avery Park Drive.

Benton County Board of Commissioners meeting with city managers, noon, board meeting room, commissioners' office, 205 NW Fifth St., Corvallis.

Benton County Board of Commissioners meeting with juvenile director, 4 p.m., juvenile department, Sunset Building, 4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis.

Philomath Park Advisory Board, 5 p.m., council chambers City Hall, 980 Applegate St.



American Red Cross mobile blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Georgia-Pacific, 30470 American Drive, Halsey.


American Red Cross mobile blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Laura Gillott Home Team, 266 E. Grant St., Lebanon.

American Red Cross mobile blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis.

Corvallis Nutrition Group, 2 p.m., benches by squirrel in front of The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave. Discuss food, diets, supplements, cooking, bargains, budgeting and other nutritional issues. Information: 541-908-6907.

Oregon Association for Better Hearing, 3:30 p.m., meeting room, main floor, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis. Information: 541-754-1377.


The deadline to enter the Oregon State Fair's Amateur Wine Competition is Friday. Information:



Heart of the Valley Runners, 6 a.m.; meet in the parking lot next to the Midge Cramer Bike Path, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Information:

Kiwanis Club of Corvallis — Sunrisers, 7 a.m., Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Drive. Information: 541-752-2563 or

Albany Duplicate Bridge Club, noon, Two Rivers Market, 250 Broadalbin St. SW, Suite 215. Cost: $5. Information: 541-791-9518.

Albany Kiwanis Club, noon, Pop’s Branding Iron Restaurant, 901 Pacific Blvd. SE.

Corvallis Bicycle Collective, noon to 6 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

Corvallis Lions Club, noon, Papa’s Pizza, 1030 SW. Third St. Information: 541-752-1920.

Lebanon Optimist Club, noon, American Legion Post 51, 480 S. Main St. Information: 541-259-4444.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, noon, Sizzler Restaurant, 2148 Santiam Highway SE, Albany. Information: 503-394-3807.

Rotary Club of Corvallis, noon, Corvallis Country Club, 1850 SW Whiteside Drive. Terri Homer, a medical doctor, will present "A Blessed Career of Hard Work and Adventure and Spiritual Growth." Lunch reservations:

Grand Prairie Garden Club, 1 p.m. For location: 541-791-9145.

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Food Action Team Edible Garden Group, 5 p.m. Location and other information: or

Mid-Valley Singles, Inc., 5:30 p.m., Loafer's Station, 222 SW Washington St., Albany. Taco Thursday. RSVP: 541-971-8500.

Albany Plastic Modelers, 6 p.m., A Step Above Hobbies, 1193 Santiam St. Information: 541-926-1896 or

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. The group welcomes all players. Information: 541-224-3428.

Corvallis Circle of the Dances of Universal Peace, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. This month participants will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dances of Universal Peace. Information: 503-547-3822. Donation: $5 to $10.

Corvallis Elks Lodge No. 1413, 7 p.m., 1400 NW Ninth St. Dinner at 5:30. Information: 541-497-1396.

Lebanon Amateur Radio Emergency Services, 7 p.m., Conference Room D, Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, 525 N. Santiam Highway. Information: 541-259-1316 or

Lebanon Habitat for Humanity, 7 p.m., Lebanon First United Methodist Church, 1890 S. Second St.

Multiracial Families Discussion Group, 7 p.m., Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW Ninth St. Information: 541-754-7225.

Job’s Daughters, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 431 First Ave. W., Albany.

Lebanon IOOF, 8 p.m., 20 E. Ash St.



Philomath School District Board of Directors, 7 p.m., district office, 1620 Applegate St., Philomath. Executive session at 6 p.m. to discuss initial employment of an individual, hear a complaint brought against an employee and discuss labor negotiations.

Senior centers


Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave. NW — 8 a.m., Quilters.

Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. — 9 to 10 a.m., blood pressure checks; 10:30 a.m. to noon, open table tennis; noon to 3:30 p.m., open play board games; 1 p.m., china painting; 1 p.m., Age-Reversing Essentrics; 2 p.m., Pilates; 3 p.m., intermediate Pilates.

Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. — 8 a.m., Better Bones and Balance; 8 a.m., billiards, shuffleboard, snooker, table tennis, 9 a.m., Music and Movement; 9 a.m., SHIBA by appointment, 541-812-0849; 11 a.m., chair chi; noon, senior meal served; 1 p.m., Open Painting Enthusiasts Group; 1 p.m., wood carving; 7:30 p.m., Lebanon Community Orchestra performance.

Support groups


Support group for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Information: Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence hotline, 541-754-0110.

Alcoholics Anonymous:

• 7 a.m., noon, Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis.

• 5:30 p.m., upstairs, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd.

• 6:30 p.m., basement, New Life Fellowship, 1412 Applegate St., Philomath.

• 7 p.m., Crossroads Christian Fellowship, 2555 NW.Highland Drive, Corvallis.

• 8:30 p.m., Room 125, McNary Hall, 1220 SW Jefferson Way (enter at north side), Corvallis.

Information (24 hours): 541-967-4252 or

Take Off Pounds Sensibly OR 1144 Albany, 9:30 a.m., annex, Salvation Army, 345 Columbus St. SE. Information: 541-917-8671.

Narcotics Anonymous:

• Noon to 1 p.m., 7 p.m., Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis.

Information (24 hours): 1-877-233-4287 or

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 1164, 6 p.m., Grant Avenue Baptist Church, 1625 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. Information: 800-932-8677 or

Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m., Philomath Community Church, 145 N. 14th St. Ministry designed to display the healing power of Jesus. Participants ask Christ to heal them of various hurts, habits and hang-ups, including chemical addictions, anxiety, depression, past emotional abuse or anger issues. Eight Biblically based principles, 12 steps to recovery, personal testimonies and sharing experiences in small groups. Child care provided. Information: 541-760-8531.

Out-N-About, 6:30 p.m., Room 218, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. High school-aged youths who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, and their allies. Information: 541-231-4440.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 to 8:30 p.m., North Albany Community Church, 1273 West Thornton Lake Drive NW. A 12-step support group for people with money-related problems. Information: 541-704-0223.

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. Message center: 541-967-6262.

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