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Page 6 Vct J ('-cM/tIJNITV 1t e ra - January 4, 201 2 Around Town Bible studies for women in SH A community-wide Bible study for women will begin the week of Jan. 9 at 15 churches in the mid- valley, including Sweet Home. The study will be based on a nine-week DVD series by national author/teacher Beth Moore featur- ing the life and ministry of the bib- lical author James entitled "Mercy Triumphs." Similar to the Old Tes- tament book of Proverbs, James of- furs New Testament learners nug- gets on wisdom and life issues. Seven morning and 10 evening classes are available, open to wom- en of all faiths. The Sweet Home locations are Cornerstone Fellow- ship on Wednesdays, from 9 to 11 a.m., and Sweet Home Evangelical Church on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. Child care will be provided at the Cornerstone study. Studies will also be held in Adair Village, Albany, Corvallis, Jefferson, Junction City, Monmouth and Scio. Details on dates, times and locations are available on-line at www.mid-valleywomenofchrist. COMMUNITY CHAPEL Sunday Services at 8:30 & 10:30am Children's ministries for ages birth-6th grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 Sweet Home  Mennonite Church 1266 44th Ave. PO Box 515 541-367-2848 Pastor-Pete Kaoffman 9:15 am Coffee Fellowship 9:45 am Sunday School 10:45 am Morning Worship (Nursery and Children's Church) 6 pm Eve. Worship Service ,,=,=, ................... ........................................................... .... I  Fir Lawn " Lutheran Church Ii I09W. Holley Rd. i Worship-lO'O0 am I . 541-367-3642 org. Childcare is offered at most locations and optional workbooks are available at a cost of $16. To reserve a spot, register at the website listed above. SAFE to collect cans and bottles Senior Alcohol Free Enter- tainment (SAFE) organizers will hold a bottle and can drive from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, throughout town. Collectors will circulate throughout town, collecting cans and bottles that can be cashed in to raise money for the event, which provides all-night alcohol-free en- tertainment for high school gradu- ates on Graduation Night. People can also drop cans and bottles off in front of Sweet Home High School or can contact Kristin Ad- ams directly for special pickup at (541) 367-6962. Also, All-Star Pizza, at the corner of 12th and Long, is con- ducting a Dine to Donate all day onMonday, Jan. 9. Twenty percent of proceeds will be donated to the o foursquare church Pastor Rick Ellingson You are welcome, just as you are 124 Lol St., *q l'l 541-367-616t SeMces: 10 o.m. Sunday Elm Street Baptist Church (Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45; 11:00 am, 6 pm Prayer Meeting: Wed. 7:00 pm 1150 Elm St. Sweet Home 54%367-5883 ..._.. ................................................................... . ..... First Baptist Church 2470 E. Main Street Pastor Danny Wyatt Open Door Church 9:30 Sunday School 10:50 Worship Sunday Eve - 6 pm 6:30 pm Wed. Bible Study Sweet Home Christian Church Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Home (541) 367-2094 shcc18th-long@centurytel.net SAFE Committee, including deliv- eries. For more on that, also con- tact Adams. Learn to write your own stories Write your family history in the class "Life Stories" held at the LBCC Lebanon and Sweet Home Centers winter term. This 10-week class will meet on Wednesdays from 2 to 3:50 p.m. beginning Jan. 10 at the LBCC Lebanon Center, 44 Industrial Way, or on Thursdays beginning Jan. 12 from 2 to 3:50 p.m. at the LBCC Sweet Home Center, 1661 Long St. Cost for the class is $69 plus a $3 fee. For more information or to register, visit the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu/ go/sis or call the LBCC Lebanon Center at 541-259-5801 or the Sweet Home Center at 541-367- 6901. Seniors age 62 and above are eligible for a 25 percent reduction in tuJtion. Reduction does not ap- ply t,o materials or lab fees. St. Francis  Episcopal Church ! 341 8th Ave.. 541-367-3019 L; "Jo)'fMly Sharing our Journey in Christ" Holy Eucharist - 10 a.m. St. Helen's Catholic Church 600 6th Avenue Sweet Home, OR 97386 541-367-2530 Reverend Fred J. Anthony Mass Schedule Tuesday - Friday 8:30 am Saturday Vigil: 5:30 pm Sunday Mass: 9:00 am Reconciliation: Saturday - 3:30-4:30 pm Abiding Life Community Church 450 Oak Terrace at Hwy. 228 / 5th Ave. Sunday Service 10 A.M. All Welcome www.abidinglifecc.org  Sweet Home : United ] Methodist Church en Hearts, ...... " J Open Minds, -- Open Doors 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Free Meal - Tue and Fri - 5:00 pm 6th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 LBCC computer, art classes in SH Linn-Benton Community Col- lege's Sweet Home and Lebanon centers are offering a variety of art and computer classes during winter quarter. A five-week "Watercolor Foundations" class will be of- fered at the Sweet Home Center on Thursdays beginning Jan. 1"2 from 6 to 7:50 p.m. Cost for this class is $39 plus a $2 lab fee. Learn all about using the spe- cial inks, pens and paper for writ- ing in a Calligraphy class at the Sweet Home Center. This 10-week class will meet on Tuesdays from 1 to 3:20 p.m. beginning Jan. 10. Cost is $76.50 plus a $5 lab fee. A "Clay-Open Studio" class will be offered at the Sweet Home Center beginning Jan. 10. Increase your skills and comfort with clay as you create a self-inspired proj- ect using the potter's wheel or hand-building techniques. Firing and glazes included. This 10-week class will meet on Tuesdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. Cost is $84 plus a $5 lab fee. Watercolors classes area also offered at the Lebanon center. Learn photo-editing basics with Photoshop Elements I, in- cluding how to resize, save and print your images and ready them for e-mail or the web. Go beyond the basics in Photoshop Elements II and III and learn how to touch up and enhance your photos, how to use layers, create slide shows an d use the histogram and edit frotle RAW format. These five-week, non-credit classes will begin Jan. 10 at the LBCC Sweet Home Center, start- ing with Photoshop Elements I. Cost for each class is $54 with a $3 lab fee. Photoshop Elements II will be offered at the Sweet Home Cen- ter beginning Feb. 21, and Photo- shop Elements III will begin Feb. 16 at the Lebanon Center. For more information or to register, visit the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, or call the LBCC Lebanon Center at (541) 259-5801 or the Sweet Home Center at (541)-367-6901. Adults age 62 and above receive a 25 percent reduction in tuition. Re- duction does not apply to fees. GED classes start Monday at LBCC Classes to help you earn your Adult Basic Education/General Education Diploma (GED) will be offered at Linn-Benton Community College Sweet Home and Lebanon centers this winter term. These classes can help you prepare to pass your GED test and help you to improve your skills in reading, writing or math. Improved skills can help you to be ready to fill job requirements or help pre- pare you for college. A free two-day orientation will be held at the centers on Jan. 9 and 10 and on Feb. 6 and 7. You must attend both days of the ori- entation in order to register for the classes. The Sweet Home Center morn- ing orientation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. The Lebanon Center morning orientation will be from 9 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. The eve- ning orientation is from 6 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. The evening orientation is held from 6 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. It is recommended that you at- tend the orientation based on your time preference for attending class- es. Once you have attended the free orientation, the cost to attend the GED class is $30. Scholarships are available. For more information, visit the LBCC online schedule at www.lin- nbenton.edu or call the LBCC Leb- anon Center at (541) 259-5801 or the Sweet Home Center at (541)- 367-6901. LBCC brown bag gardening lunches A eight-week "Gardening in the Pacific-Northwest" brown bag series will meet at the LBCC Sweet Home Center on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m., beginning Jan. 12 and running through March 1. The sessions are free. Topics include landscaping, ,prppagatip, ' composting and choosing and un- derstanding various plants. This brown bag series will meet Jan. 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 and For more information, contact the LBCC Sweet Home Center at (541) 367-6901. LBCC brown bag history lunches Brown bag history presenta- tions will be given on Mondays, beginning Jan. 9, from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. at the Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. The sessions are free. The first presentation will be "Pioneers of Lebanon Oregon," highlight- ing some of the early pioneers of Lebanon including the Ralstons, Settles, Kuhns and others who traveled down the Santiam Wagon Road, planted their roots and made their impact on the history of this area. Additional presentations will be held on Jan. 23, 30 and Feb. 6. For more information, contact the LBCC Lebanon Center at (541) 259-5801. [] See Town, page 7 To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /ROUNb TOWN, send an e-mail or letter that includes the five W'S (What's happening, when it's happening, where, why, and who's in- volved) and the H (how much). Events that are free or are non-profit will get first priority. Remember that the newspaper is delivered on Wednesdays, so time submissions accordingly. The deadline for sub- missions is noon on the Thursday prior to publication. Send your information to news@sweethomenews.com or mail it to Editor, The New Era, P.O. Box 39, Sweet Home, OR 97386. You are welcome to call to make sure your information has arrived, but it must be submit- ted in writing.