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Page 6 /00.ROUNB TOWN V(hl IR (',k"hM ML INITV :lTe  ra - May 2, 2012 Steelheaders to hear from guide The Mid Valley Chapter Northwest Steelheaders will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. at the Albany Senior Center. Curt Currey of Currey Guide Service will present a program on spring chinook fishing on the McKenzie River. His programs tend to be very interactive with the audience and he does not hesitate to share his knowledge and exper- tise. Currey also guides on the Si- letz, Coquille, Umpqua. Siuslaw, and Coos Rivers. The meeting is open to the pub- lic and all fishermen are cordially invited to attend this presentation. For more information, contact chapter President Bill Nyara at (541) 401-9559. Genealogy talk on Swedish roots Linn Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. Tanya Woods of Lebanon will present "Exploring GenLine Swedish Records." Woods, whose paternal side of the family came from Sweden. got serious about her search for Swedish family members in 1997 and has traveled 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 Sweet Home  Mennonite Church 1266 44th Ave. 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 Li F'r'n L  Lutheran Church ii I09 W. Holley Rd. Worship-10:00 am /,._ 541-367-3642 Sweet Home United  . Methodist / Church ! Open Hearts, l OpenMinds, -- Open Doors 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Free Meal - Tue and Fri - 5:00 pm 6th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 .m | "a foursquare church | Pastor Rick Ellingson [ You are welcome, just as you are ! 1234 Long St., Sweet Home 541-367-6161 | Services: 10 a.m. Sunday ! Elm Street Baptist Church (Association o/ ReJbrmed Baptist Churches oJmerica) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45:11:00 am Worship Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 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@centurel.net BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMS All Welcome: Church: 541-367-4838 Home: 541-259-2820 9:00 Bible Study 10:30 Divine Worship 7:00 Bible Study,Thursday 2590 Long St., SWeet Home 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 am to the Research Library in Vaxjo, Sweden. She will talk about her search and the use of the Internet "Gen- Line" site. For more information call (541) 791-1618 or visit www.lg- soregon.org. CQmputer skills class at LBCC SH Linn-Benton Community Col- lege Sweet Home Center is offering a "Computers-Second Step class that explores additional features of Windows 7. the Internet and e-mail. Learn how to copy information between programs, organize files. create folders and easy computer maintenance tips. Students must have completed the "Computers- First Step" class or have equivalent computer experience. This four-week, non-credit class will meet Thursdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. at the Sweet Home Center. 1661 Long St., beginning May 17. It will also meet in Lebanon on Wednesdays. Cost is $45, plus a $3 lab fee. Adults age 62 and above are eli- gible for a 25 percent reduction m tuition. Reduction does not apply to materials or lab fees. For more information, visit the LBCC online schedule at www. linnbenton.edu, or call (541) 367- 6901. Lebanon show to promote localarts Linn County Arts Guild will be holding a "Dimensions of Spring" Art and Craft sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in the com- munity room of the Lebanon Pub- lic Library, 55 Academy St. There will be art and craft demonstrations, free craft activi- ties, Mother's Day and Father's Day gifts, local student art on dis- play, door prizes, silent auction and a free handcrafted gift item for first 100 guests. Items for sale include fine woodworking, jewelry, paintings, photography, metal art. chain saw carvings and hand painted home drcor. Net proceeds will benefit the guild's continuing efforts in pro- moting the arts in Linn County. For more information visit www.linncountyartsguild.org Day of Prayer service Thursday Sweet Home's National Day of Prayer serwce will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, at 1155 22nd Ave. Four Sweet Home-area churches have served on the com- mittee planning the event, which includes music and prayers given by community members for gov- erument, military, community, church, education, media, family and world. An offering and food or paper products donations will be collected at the event and donated to Sweet Home Emergency Minis- tries (SHEM). Refreshments will be served following the service. The community is welcome. Carriage Me Back this weekend Brownsville will hold its an- nual Carriage Me Back evem Sat- urday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6. Community actors will re- enact the year of 1887. Dressed in period costumes, residents take on the personalities of well-known and local historical characters. Visitors ride in a horse-drawn carriage from the Linn County His- toric Museum throughout down- town to the Moyer House. enjoy- ing re-enactments at stops along the way. On Saturday the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Adults are $8 and children 11 and under are $3. Carriages can be rented for private parties for $130. For more information or to re- serve your seat on a carriage, call the Linn County Historical Mu- seum at (54I) 466-3390 or visit www.historicbrownsville.com. Club Mum final meeting till fall Club Mum will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Com- munity Chapel. This will be the last ClubMom before summer. Mary Murphy will speak on how God has been her rock through motherhoo& Bring a brunch dish to share. Free childcare is available for children ages 0-5 years old. Beautification work party May 8 Sweet Home BeautifiCation will hold a work party to spce up the Main Street median and bskets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 8. Meet at the Key Bank pgrking lot at 10th and Main and brin your 7- tools to plant and weed 4 Vol- own / unteers may enter a drawing, held once a month, for a free lure h at a local restaurant. The April winner was obbie Kruesi. who will receive lul mh at The Point. For more information, c intact Arlene at ( 541) 367-9100. To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusio /ROUND ]-OWN, send an e-mail or letter that includes the five tWhat's happening, when it's happening, where, why, and who', volved) and the H (how much). Events that are free or are non-t; will get first priority. Remember that the newspaper is delivere, Wednesdays, so time submissions accordingly. The deadline for missions is noon on the Thursday prior to publication. Send information to news@sweethomenews.com or mail # to Editot New Era. P.O. Box 39. Sweet Home, OR 97386. You are welco call to make sure your information has arrived, but it must be su ted in writing. o( Comer Progressive Christians affh-m that good scholarship can liberate us and does not threaten our ability to know mystery and awe in our lives. Biblical writers used mythical stories to help people of their day understand how God was known in their time. We know that many bible stories are probably not factual. But they hold powerful truth about life and about the essence of God. Roy April Hall Cuting Sweet Home United Methodist Church .......... 7  ; - ;I EF  ]r[l i:! il ][Ii]!!l!'i[[i; !r[[:ili-!l]V[l] Ill]l lFH;iii!IIrlilrl]!iTlIllT ! hi[, ili!il,il  : :Y ,,  F   111] in W's in- rofit l on blb- ;our The e to mit- Christian women 'Fire Up' lunch Lebanon Christian Women's Connection will hold a "Fire Up for Summer" luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. at the First Christian Church. 170 E. Grant St.. Lebanon. Guest speaker will be Lynne Franz of Hermiston, who will talk about how a tragic house fire changed her life at an early age. Music will be music performed by Dessa Figueroa. John Davis of the Lebanon Fire Department will offer tips and information on fire safety. Cost is $12. Complimentary on-site child'care is available. For reservations or more in- formation, conta& Marion at (541) 367-5387 or Nancy at (541) 259- 1396. Camera class at LBCC SH branch Learn how to use your digital SLR camera in photo classes of- fered at the Linn-Benton Commu- nity College Lebanon and Sweet Home Centers during spring term. These five-week classes will help you make the most of features and settings on your digital SLR camera including exposure, depth of field, auto and manual focus. lens choice, camera maintenance and accessories. Class includes a photo shoot to apply what you have learned and photo work using Adobe Pho- toshop Elements. "Creative Digital Photo" will meet at the Sweet Home Center on Tuesdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. be- ginning Tuesday, May 8. "Your Digital SLR Camera" will meet on Thursdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. at the Lebanon Center beginning May 17. It is recommended that stu- dents have basic computer skills and have taken the class Intro to Digital Photography. Cost for each class is $54 with a $3 lab fee. Aduits age 62 and above are eligible for a 25 percent reduction in tuition. Reduction does not apply to materials or lab fees. For more information or to register, call the LBCC Sweet Home Center at (541) 367-6901. OSU Bard in the Quad auditions Open auditions will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6. and 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 7. for Oregon State University's Bard in the Quad summer production of William Shakespeare's ultimate "battle of the sexes" comedy, "The Taming of the Shrew." The auditions will be held in the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre. The play will be performed in front of the Memorial Union Aug. 8-12 and 15-19. Tryouts are open to ev- eryone: OSU students and staff. community members and local high school students. Auditions will consist of read- ings from the play and auditioners are asked to prepare a one-minute monologue of verse from any See Town, page 7