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Page 6 Volta CmmtJNITV 1  r. - May 9, 2012 AROUND T003WN Medicare class for beginners Senior Health Insurance Bene- fits Assistance - SHIBA- will hold a New to Medicare class, cover- ing Medicare basics, from ]0 a.m. to noon Thursday, May l(J, at the Sweet Home Senior Center. The class is taught by an un- biased SHIBA counselor. Reserva- tions are required. Call (541) 812- 0849 to enroll. SH Trails Group to meet at park The sweet Home Trails Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Girl Scout House in Sankey Park. The meeting will include plan- ning for the trails work party on May 12 (see below), and discus- sion of other topics involving the development of the group. Also on the agenda is an update on local forest trails. For more information, contact Jon Meier at (541) 367-5168. LBCC music faculty to perform The LBCC Music Department will present its final music recital of the season, "American Pops," featuring LBCC music faculty on "l.m CO00NER+TONE ll iiiiiiiiiiiiiii; ,, ............ I ..... a foursquare church J Pastor Rick Blingson I YOU are welcome, just as you are l 1234 Long St., Sweet Home 541-367-6161 Sen'ices. I0 a m Sunday COMMUNITY CHAPEL ..... ;+ Sunday Services at 8:30 & lO:30am Children's ministries for ages birth+6th grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 -SweetHome [ Mennonite [ Church | 1266 44th Ave. PO Box 515 [ 541-367-2848 ! Pastor-Pete Kauffman I 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 1 Fir Lawn #::' , Lutheran Church /,  , 109 W. Holley Rd. Worship-10:00 am +_: 541-367-3642 Sweet Home United Methodist Church Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Free Meal - Tue and Eri - 5:00 pm th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 Elm Street Baptist Church (Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45; 11 :O0 am Worship Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 pm 1150 Elm SL 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 Stud) Sweet Home Christian Church Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Home (541) 367-2094 shcc18th-long@centurytel.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 pm Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. in South Santiam Hall room SSH- 213, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Al- bany. The performance will feature LBCC music faculty Jason Caf- farella, tenor; Patty Gerig, sopra- no; Diana Hancock, piano; Diane Hawkins, flute; Alex Lancaster, piano; and James Reddan, tenor. The program includes songs that have become representative of America, including works by Charles Ives, Native American flute pieces and musical theater including Sweeny Todd, Casbah, Annie Get Your Gun, Chess, and much more. Tickets are $5 general admis- sion, $3 for students and seniors and are available at the door. Pro- ceeds support student scholarships and the LBCC music program. For more information, contact LBCC music faculty James Red- dan at (541) 917-4550. Bring gloves and tools. For more information, contact Jon Meier at (541) 367-5168. Squarenaders BBQ and dance Sweet Home Squarenaders will hold a Wild West Barbecue and Square Dance at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Oak Heights School, 6th Avenue and Elm Street. Dinner will start at 7 p.m., fol- lowed by the Plus at 7:30 and the Square Dance from 8 to 10 p.m. Leonard Snodgrass will call square dances, while Jackie Gale will cue round dances. Dress is casual and a donation for dinner is requested. Cost is $5 for adults and $4 for youths. A hearing enhancement sys- tem is available. For information, call (541) 466-5536. Greek tragedies on stage at LBCC Linn-Benton Community Col- lege Performing Arts will pres- ent its unique take on the Greek tragedies of war in the play "The Agamemnon: Conquest-Revenge- Ritual." Performance dates are May 10-12 and 17-19 at 7:30 p.m., and May 13 at 2 p.m. The play will be a visually stunning performance that includes dance, original music and drum- ming. Ticket prices are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors and students, $5 for under 18 accompanied by an adult. Purchase online for no fee at www.linnbenton.edu/go/tickets, by phone at (54!) 917-4531, and at the door beginning two hours prior to performance. Reptiles galore at SHJH Thursday Hip on Herps, Sweet Home Junior High School's after-school reptile club, will put on a presen- tation of its scaly friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in the Commons area, in front of the school office. The public is welcome to at- tend. Trails work party needs volunteers A work party is planned on the South Hills Trail, which follows the old Dollar Railroad line on the south edge of Sweet Home, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12. Meet at Sankey Park at the parking lot near the Girl Scout House (14th and Hawthorne St. Adult prom at SH Vets Club Did you miss out on going to your high school prom? The Sweet Home Veteran's Club is giving you the chance to change that for a good cause. The Club will hold its second annual Adult Prom 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, May 12. This year's theme is Hollywood Nights. Music will be pro;tided by local musicians Tight Kitty and prom-goers can enjoy delectable desserts, vote for Prom King and Queen and have pictures taken. At- tendees will have to be 21 to at- tend. The Foster Waterhole, The Point, Skyline and Spoleto's res- taurants are all offering dinner spe- cials to those prom ticket holders. Prom tickets are $20 a couple and $12 single and are available at The Vet's Club (541) 367-4435 or the Foster Waterhole (541) 367- 4149. Postal food drive this Saturday Sweet Home postal carriers will collect nonperishable foods for Stamp Out Hunger Day Satur- day, May 12. For more information, contact Dave Mengore at the Sweet Home Post Office. Free JH college info day at LBCC Middle school students and their families are invited to attend a free bilingual event at Linn-Ben- ton Community College on how to plan for and pay for college on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the college Commons caf- To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /ROUND TOWN, send an e-mail or letter that includes the five W's (What's happehing, 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. eteria and conference rooms, sec- ond floor Calapooia Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Lunch and refreshments will be provided to participants. Pre- registration is recommended. A&W to raise funds for Court The Sportsman's Holiday Court will hold an Order for the Court fund-raiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 14, at A&W, 1010 Main St. A percentage of proceeds from restaurant sales during that period will be donated to the court. For information, contact Wen- dy at (541) 974-0883. Meals on Wheels weekly menu Meals on Wheels, also known as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch at the Sweet Home Community Center to seniors over 60 at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. The Senior Center serves a separate lunch on Wednesdays. Suggested donation is $3.50. All meals are served with milk, cof- fee or tea upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request. The lunch menu on Friday, May 11, is turkey or tuna salad sandwich half on wheat bread, split pea soup, country coleslaw and peaches. The menu for Monday, May 14, scalloped chicken or cowboy campfire stew, mixed vegetables, spinach Romaine salad, oat bran bread and peaches. The menu for Tuesday, May 15, is paprika chicken or turkey loaf with gravy, creamed potatoes, broccoli cuts, seven grain bread and chocolate frosted chocolate cake. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. County offers youth jobs program again The Linn County Board of Commissioners has re-institut- ed its summer Small Business First-Time Employment Youth Wage Grant Program, which will assist small businesses (35 employees or less) within the county in hiring first-time youth employees. The program is open only to youths who have not previ- ously worked for the employer. The county will reimburse qualifying employers $2 per hour for hours worked from May 1 through Sept. 30, 2012. An employer can only hire three qualifying youths at any given time. Maximum reimburse- ment per employer is $3,000 with a maximum of $1,000 per new hire youth. Each youth must be legal to .work in the U.S., a Linn County resident and at least 14 years of age but not older than 19. An employer may file an application with the Linn County Board of Commission- See Youth, page 7