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Page 6 (3,ROUNb TOWN VCI J .l NITV :1  "ra- April 4, 2012 Steelheaders to meet Wednesday The Mid Valley Chapter of the Northwest Steelheaders will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4. at the Albany Senior Center. 489 Wa- ter Ave. NW. Gary Galovich, warm water fisheries manager with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. will be the featured speaker. The meeting is open to the public and all fishermen are cor- dially invited to attend this presen- tation. For more information, contact Bill Nyara at (541) 401-9559. LBCC to stage music revue Linn-Benton Community Col- lege's music program will present the musical revue "Life is a Caba- ret" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. in the Linn-Benton Community College Forum building, room F-104, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Al- bany. Not your typical music re- vue, this concert will feature per- formances by LBCC students in- cluding everything from vocalists, instrumentals, musical theater and dancing to pop, rock. a cappella and everything in between. Tickets are $5 general admis- I  CORNERSTONE I ............... I a foursquare church I Postor Rick Blingson [ You are welcome, jus! as you are I 1234 Long St., Sweet Home 541-367-6161 J Services: 10 a.m. Sunday 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home - 367-5106 Elm Street Baptist Church rAssociation of Reformed Baptist Churches of dmerica) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45:11:00 am Worship Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 pm 1150 Elm St. Sweet Home 541-367-5883 Sweet Home  Mennonite Church 1266 44ttiAve. PO Box 515 541-367-2848 Pastor-Pete Kauffman 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 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 BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH ................................ = ........................ LCMS  Fir Lawn All Welcome! i, ; Lutheran Church Ii Church: $41-367-,I838.Home:9:00 Bible Study541"259"2821 = ,o-00o oivine ,.. Worship-lO:O0 am I[ 7:00 Bible Study,Thursday  541-367-3642 ! 2590 Long St., Sweet Home i ii dl Sweet Home  United Methodist i 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 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 sion at the door. For more informa- tion. contact the LBCC theater box office at (541) 917-4531. Local egg hunts planned in SH Two egg hunts will be held Saturday, April 7, in Sweet Home. The Sweet Home Rotary Club will hold its 21 st annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. at Sankey Park in Sweet Home. The Easter Bunny, with help from Sweet Home Rotary Club members, will hide over 3.000 can- dy-filled eggs. There will also be approximately 300 eggs containing prize certificates donated by local businesses. To facilitate all ages, the park will be divided for different age groups under the age of 11 years old. Bring a basket and come ready to do some egg hunting. Sweet Home Elks Lodge will hold its Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. at 440 Osage St. Children ages 0 to 9 are wel- come to participate. There will be lots of eggs and prizes for each age group. Linn genealogists to meet Saturday Linn Genealogical Society will host a program on "The May- flower Society" at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7. at Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. Patrice Ptersen of McMinn- ville, the lieutenant governor of the Mt. Hood Colony and secretary of the Oregon Mayflower Society, will present a slideshow illustrating the harrowing saga of the Mayflower passengers and talk about the May- flower Society's effort to preserve their unique place in American his- tory. For more information, contact the LGS Library at (541) 791-1618 or visit our web site at www.lg- soregon.org. FosterDam Road closures April 9-11 The road over Foster Dam will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon- day through Wednesday, April 9-11. The Corps will be conducting annual maintenance on the spill- way gates and placing the fish weir in spillway gate 4. For more information, contact Christie L. Johnson at (541) 942- 5631. ext. 12. ELCA to hold Preview Day East Linn Christian Academy is hosting a Preview Day Tuesday, April 10, for students interested in enrolling for the 2012-2013 school year. Students from kindergarten through fifth grade can take part in a Cultural Study activity, in which each classroom is set up as a differ- ent country. Learn about each area. their cultures, traditions and even sample food from that region. Mid- dle and high school-age students can visit classes and meet teachers and staff. An informational parent meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. Students may preregister and learn more by calling (541) 259-2324 or visiting www.east- linnchristian.org. Christian women to meet April 10 Lebanon Christian Women's Connection will host a luncheon entitled "Walk Into Spring," from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. at Lebanon First Christian Church, 170 E. Grant St. A member of the Building Lebanon Trails organization will talk about the group's activities and guest speaker Pare Korgen of Reno. Nev., will give a presenta- tion of how she backpacked the 165-mile Rim Trail in 15 days. Music will be presented by Michelle Petersen. Cost is $12 and complimen- tary child care is available on-site. For details or reservations. contact Marion at (541) 367-5387 or Nancy at (541) 259-1396. PEO plant sale through April 11 PEO Chapter FA is holding a Sweet Home Spring Plant Sale through April 11, with delivery on May 2. Bedding plants, hanging bas- kets and color pots are available for purchase. For more information and or- der forms, contact Linda Mader at {541) 367-6310 or Lin Gagner at (541) 367-2969 Proceeds will go toward schol- arships for deserving women in the community. Abstinence event at River Center Silver Ring Thing, an absti- nence program for teens, will be presented from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednes- day, April 11, atThe River Center. Tickets are $5 online or $8 at the door and the optional ring is an ad- ditional $20. There will be a separate parent's session also beginning at 7 p.m.. which is designed to help par- ents support their child's decision. SRT's 2012 tour, entitled "Im- age is Everything," asks students the question: "Who or what de- fines your image? Is it the media. friends or family? What about sex? Is it really 'anything goes' and 'no Strings attached' or is there some- thing more?" SRT presents its message in a concert-style, high-energy environ- ment coupled with hit songs, special effects, skits, commercial parodies and real stories from 20-somethings who have "been there, done that." SRT was created in 1995 by Denny Pattyn and his wife. Amy, as a response to Yuma, Arizona's escalating teen pregnancy rates. SRT saw tremendous growth and eventually took the tour nation- wide. For more information visit vww.silverringthing.com. LBCC Career Fair Tuesday The 34th annual Career Fair at Linn-Benton Community Col- lege Career will be held Wednes- day, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Activities Center gym, Albany campus. 6500 Pacific Blvd. S.W. More than 50 businesses, in- dustries and government agencies will provide informatioaon careers and employment opportunities. College advisors will available to answer questions on career and technical training programs. Be prepared to asl questions. distribute your resume and com- plete applications. For lsample in- terview questions and tips, check out the college web site at www. linnbenton.edu/go/career-fair and click "Job Seeker Links" on the left hand side of the page. Employment, training and family needs agencies ,will be on hand to inform job seekers about their services. LBCC will offer workshops to enhance job search skills, and employment specialists will provide resume and interview- ing workshops. For a list of participating em- ployers and programs, visit http:// linnbentoncommunitycollege. blogspot.com/2012/03/lbcc-holds- 34th-annual-career-fair.html Little Night Music date is April 13 Sweet Home High School's top choirs and bands will perform their now-annual "A Little Night Music" concert from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 13. in the high school cafeteria. The event is a fund-raiser for the music program. Cost is $10 per ticket, which includes refreshments and preferred seating. Pre-sale tickets will be available through April 11, from Sweet Home High School music students and at The New Era. Bridge Day meeting April 17 A meeting to plan this year's Crawfordsville Covered Bridge Day will be held at 6 p.m. Tues- day, April 17. at Crawfordsville El- ementary School. Handmade craft and food yen- See Town, page 7 To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /ROUN b ]'OWN, 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 ts 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. "toFs Comer Each of us experiences God in our own xxay. As we share in a spiritual community, our understanding of God grows and changes. When we being to wonder about God, we give each other MORE GOD. Being the Body of Christ is expressed in concrete actions of love and faithfulness. That is the gift of church. Rev April Hall Cutting Sweet Home United Methodist Church