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Page 6 VotJR (' _C MMIII IITV ~1?~ - January 11,2012 ROUNb TOWN Samaritan invites letters for grants Nonprofit organizations in Linn County interested in applying for Social Accountability funding from Samaritan Health Services are invited to submit letters of in- terest by 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. Agencies should submit a one- page letter that includes a brief de- scription of the proposed project, goals, objectives, target popula- tions and how the project will ad- dress one of the following Linn County priorities: basic health care; oral health; pediatric obesity; child abuse and/or lieglect; and teen pregnancy. Agencies who are invited to submit a full proposal will be no- tiffed by Feb. 15 and will have an opportunity to attend a grant appli- cation meeting on Feb. 21. Letters should be submit- ted by postal service to Commu- nity Health Promotion, Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, 325 Industrial Way, Lebanon OR 97355; or via email to jomiller@ samhealth.org. C Sweet Home * 367-5106 www.communitychapel.net LCMS All Welcome. Church: 541-367-4838 Home: 541-259-2820 For more information please contact JoAnn Miller at (541) 451- 6300 or Juli Jones at (541) 451- 6939. Garden talks in Lebanon, Albany The free eight-week "Garden- ing in the Pacific Northwest" brown bag series will be held Wednesdays at the Albany library and Thurs- days at the Linn-Benton Commu- nity College Lebanon Center. Both are from noon to 1 p.m. The topic for Jan. 12 is "Multiply- ing Plants for Free with Divisions and Seeds," presented by 2012 Master Gardener Brenda Winslow. For more information, contact the LBCC Sweet Home Center at (541) 367-6901. Computer classes for beginners Linn-Benton Community Col- lege Sweet Home Center will offer two beginning computer classes this winter term. "Computers-First Step," for those who have never touched a computer before and want hands- on, step-by-step instruction, in- cludes identifying and using the various parts of the computer, how to use the mouse and keyboard and introduces Windows 7 and a brief introduction to email and Internet. This four-week, non-credit class will be offered at the Sweet Home Center beginning Thursday, Jan. 19 from 6 to 8:50 p.m. No prior computer experience is required. The class "Computers-Sec- ond Step" will build on the skills learned in the first step class in- cluding additional features of Win- dows 7,, the Internet and email. Learn how to copy information between programs, organize files, create folders and learn some easy computer maintenance tips. This four-week, non-credit class will be offered at the Sweet Home Center beginning Thursday, Feb. 16 from 6 to 8:50 p.m. Stu- dents should have taken "Comput- ers-First Step" or have equivalent computer experience. Cost for either class is $45 plus a $3 lab fee. Seniors age 62 I St. Francis I Episcopal Church [341 8th Ave.. 541-367-3019 ~_ ]d~ I ,,soyzu,ySharing our Journey in Christ" I Holy Eucharist - 10 a.m. 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 541-367-5883 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 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 Abidin Community Church~~~ 450 Oak Terrace ~~. at Hwy. 228 ~~ Sunday Servi All Welc www.abiding J I Sweet Home United . ~:" Methodist Church en Hearts, "~ 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 and above are eligible for a 25 per- cent reduction in tuition. Reduc- tion does not apply to materials or lab fees. For more information, visit the LBCC online schedule at www. linnbenton.edu, or call the Sweet Home Center at (541) 367-6901. Coffee house displaying photos Don Gonzalez of Sweet Home is displaying his photography; "Southwest Meets Northwest," through March 1 at Kings Coffee House, 661 Main St,, Lebanon. The show may be viewed be- tween 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Gonzalez is a member of East Linn Artists. For information about East Linn Art!sts, visit eastlin- nartists.org. Albany play run starts Friday Albany Civic Theater will pres- ent "Over the River and Through the Woods" beginning Friday, Jan. 13 at tll First Ave. SW. A warm-hearted comedy, the play is the story of a single man in New Jersey who has dinner with both sets of grandparents every Sunday - until he gets a dream job offer in Seattle. Devastated by the news, the grandparents cook up a plot to keep him from leaving. Tickets are $11 for general ad- mission, $8 for 18 and under or 60 and over. Evening shows are at 8 p.m. on Jan. 13-14, 20-21 and 26- 28, with a matinee at.2:30 p.m. on Jan. 22. Tickets are available at Sid Steven Jewelers, 140 First Ave. W, Albany, or at the ACT box office, which opens 45 minutes before curtain time. Trails meeting this Saturday The public is invited to a Re- gional Trails Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital. The meeting is being conduct- ed by Build Lebanon Trails and Linn County Parks and Recreation Department. Second Tripp film is Jan. 15 Join fflmmaker Marlin Darrah as he presents the second film in the LBCC Travel at the Tripp film series "Southern Europe: A Jour- ney to Paris, Cannes, Barcelona, Granada, Seville, Dubrovnik, and Istanbul" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 in the Linn-Benton Community College Russell Tripp Performance Center. Darrah's film includes archi- tectural and cultural highlights from central and southern Euro- pean cities. From the Seine and the art galleries of Paris, to the Moorish palaces and narrow market streets of Spain; to the greatest coastal walled city in the world, to the most fascinating and alluring city of the Eastern Mediterranean, Is- tanbul; this program is filled with rich cinematography and sound. Ticket prices are $8 for each show, $6.50 for students/seniors, or $25 for a season pass to all four films. All films will be shown on Sundays at 2 p.m. in the LBCC Russell Tripp Performance Center in Takena Hall, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Rus- sell Tripp Performance Center box office at (541) 917-4531; Online tickets sales available at www.lin- nbenton.edu/go/film-series. Squarenaders to hold dance Jan. 14 Library to screen 'Mr. Popper' film Sweet Home Squarenad- The Sweet Home Public Li- ers will hold a square dance from brary, 1101 13th Ave., will show 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Oak "Mr. Popper's Penguins" at 1 p.m. Heights gym, 6th Avenue and Elm Monday, Jan. 16. Street. library will provide the Plus begins at 7:30 p.m., with popclhrne and big movie screen. Pa- the dance following, from 8 to trons are welcome to bring a cush- 10:30 p.m. ion or pillow and make themselves Square dance caller will be comfortable on the floor. Leonard Snodgrass, while round For more information, call the dances will be cued by Jackie library at 367-5007. Gale. A potluck will be held at the break. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for Free class helps youths. A hearing enhancement sys- with discipline tem isavailable. Frustrated that your child For more information, call seems irresponsible about chores (541) 466-5536. and school work? Would you like See Town, page 7 To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in AROUND 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.