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Emergency food box distribution, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Sweet Home Emergency Ministries, 1115 Long St.
Food distribution, 10 a.m. to noon, food pantry, North Corvallis Ministry Center, 5050 NE Elliott Circle. Applications available at the pantry.
Free clothing and household goods, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jesus Pursuit Church, 2110 Santiam Highway SE, Albany.
Stone Soup breakfast, 10 to 11 a.m., McLean Hall, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. A free meal to anyone in need.
Stone Soup brunch for all, 10 to 11 a.m., South Corvallis Food Bank, 1800 SW Third St., Suite 110. Walk through or drive up.
Corvallis Men's Shelter, 211 SE Chapman Place. Now serving men and women in need during the COVID emergency. Food, showers and laundry available from 1 to 6 p.m.; overnight shelter not available. Information: 541-791-6691.
Food distribution, 1 to 3 p.m., Village Christian Church, 7234 NE Arnold Ave., Adair Village. Food pantry serving Adair Village and Corvallis north of Walnut Boulevard. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Slow flow yoga, 10 a.m. Suitable for all bodies. Go to www.livewellstudio.com for details on how to join in online. By donation.
Monroe Farmers Market, operating online. Local artisans and food celebrating the bounty of the community. Food and gifts, local artisans and craftspeople. Orders can be placed at monroefm.locallygrown.net and can be picked up from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays on Court Street. Information: https://bit.ly/3605Ed5.
Pickleball, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam, 305 S. Fifth St., Lebanon. Cost: $3 per session; first time free. Information: 541-401-9730 or https://lebanonpickleball.wordpress.com.
Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fourth Avenue and Ellsworth Street. Through Nov. 21. Locally grown produce, flowers, nursery plants, honey, eggs, cheese, meats, restaurant food and baked goods. See website for new safe shopping guidelines. Information: 541-740-1542 or locallygrown.org.
Corvallis Artisans Faire, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., gravel lot adjacent to Corvallis Farmers Market, First Street and Monroe Avenue. Offering handmade jewelry, crafts and more. The fair has instituted new safety procedures and distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Information: https://bit.ly/3gd9xiD.
Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue.
Fish Food Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., outdoors, Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE; Cadwell Realty Group, 226 Hickory St. NW and 1100 Pacific Blvd. SE, Albany; Grace Point Church, 210 Clover Ridge Road, Albany; Faith Lutheran Church, 930 Queen Ave. SE, Albany; Gibson Hill Park/Albany Fire Department Station 14, 2850 Gibson Hill Road NW; Millersburg City Hall, 4222 Old Salem Road NE; Tangent Rural Fire District, 32053 Birdfoot Drive; and United Presbyterian Church, 330 Fifth Ave. SW, Albany. Volunteers will be stationed at each of the sites to accept nonperishable food items and cash donations for Fish of Albany. Check the Fish of Albany Facebook page for food drive updates.
Canceled: Genealogical library open, 1 p.m.
American Red Cross mobile blood drive, 12:30 to 6 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church, 2540 Applegate St., Philomath.
The Corvallis Elks Lodge is partnering with the Salvation Army to provide meals for people who lost everything in the recent wildfires and have been housed in local hotels. Three meals a day will be provided starting Saturday and running through the end of the year. The lodge needs volunteer cooks, dishwashers, drivers, packers and others, no experience necessary. Clubs and nonprofit agencies are welcome to consider this a service project. To volunteer, call Alicia at 541-207-4472 or email her at email@example.com.
Alcoholics Anonymous during the COVID-19 pandemic: Local hotline, 541-967-4252, answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by members of the local AA community. Many local and global AA groups are hosting meetings virtually. You can attend virtual meetings on your computer, smartphone or by dialing in. Attendees will remain anonymous and need only introduce themselves by first name. To access both local and global meetings taking place online 24 hours a day, visit https://aaoregon-district21.org.
Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Room 11, First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Information (24 hours): 877-233-4287 or www.lblna.org.
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