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Page 6 AROUNb TOWN VCM JD C_CM M| JNIITV 1 , ra - May 1 6, 201 ? Beautification work party . Volunteers are needed to help with upkeep of the Main Street me- dian strip and other Sweet Home Beautification plantings. The next work party begins at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 22. in front of Key Bank. Bring your tools and come prepared to plant and weed. For more information, contact Arlene at (541) 367-9100. 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 Fir Lawn /,!, Lutheran Church /_.-i." 109 W. Halley Rd. H  '  Worshlp-lO:O0 am :,..:_ 541-367-3642 , Sweet Home United Methodist i, [ Church en Hearts, Open Minds, I Open Doors 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Free Meal - Tue and Fri - 5:00 pm ith & Ironwood 541-367-3073 New Ho rellow00hi W P Pentecostal Church ot: Gocl OI 10:30 am Morning Wbrship 5:00 pm Evening W0hip . I COKNEKSTONE i foursquare church I You are welcome, just as you are I II Long St., Sweet Home, 541-3674161 I Services: 10 a.m. Sun d/ ...... [ f" Elm Street Baptist ChUrch (Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of ,lmerlca Sunday Services: Sunday Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 1150 Elm St. Sweet Home 541. First Ba 2470 E. Main Street Pastor Danny Open Door Churct 9:30 Sunday School Sunday Eve - 6 pm 6:30 pm Sweet Home Christian Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Home (541) 367-2094 shcc18th-long@centur CHURCH LCMS All Welcome Church: g:o0 Bible Study I 10:30 Divine Worship | I 7:00 Bible Study,Thurs:ay il t.,.e...l I 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- Attend Tb Church oJ Your Choic 30 ;! Students' one-act plays at OSU The 2012 Spring One-Act Festival. featuring plays written. directed and designed by Oregon State University students, comes to the Withycombe main stage start- ing Thursday, May 17. The festival, which runs May 17-19 beginning at 7:30 p.m. and May 20 at 2 p.m., features six original one-act plays including an eclectic mix of comedy and drama from playwriting students. Withy- combe Hall is located at 30th and Campus Way on the OSU campus. Tickets are $8 general, $6 se- niors, $5 for student/youth and $4 for OSU students. For more information, call (541) 737-2784 or .tte.edt:'c|ept/the:ac. Rodeo dance at SH Elks Lodge Sweet Home Rodeo and Sweet Home Elks Lodge will hold a dance to live country music from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. as a fund-raiser for the rodeo. The Rex Bennett Band, featur- ing local drummer Randy Claasen. will perform. A silent auction will benefit the rodeo, as will requested donations of $5 for person. The Elks will also serve barbecued burgers and the lounge will be open for members and guests. Tickets are available at Sweet Home RV, A&W and OK Country Feed. chamber mixer next Wednesday Sweet Home's Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly After Hours mixer at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. at Little Promises. 28028 Pleasant Valley Road. The event will be co-hosted by Figaro's. The event includes op- portunities for networking, ilong with food, door prizes and a 50-50 raffle. Choral concert to feature 300 voices Celebrate choral music in the Willamette Valley at the fourth an- nual Albany Sings! Choir Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at West Albany High School, 1130 Queen Ave. SW, Albany, Oregon. Approximately 300 singers from the Calapooia. Memorial, and North Albany Middle Schools, Timber Ridge School, West and South Albany High Schools, and the Linn-Benton Community Col- lege choirs will perform a plethora of choral works sure to knock your socks off! The concert is free and open to the public, no tickets required. SHHS Sports Awards Banquet Sweet Home High School's Booster Club will hold the annual Senior Sports Award Banquet Tuesday at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. at the Senior Center. 890 18th Ave. Rob Younger, retired SHHS football coach and teacher, will be the featured speaker. Doors open at 6. with dinner served at 6:30. the speaker at 7 and the awards ceremony at 7:30. The meal will be catered by The Point restaurant. Cost is $10 per person. Those who want to simply hear the speaker and wit- ness the awards presentation can do so for free. Dinner tickets are available from Peggy Emmert at the SHHS Bookkeeping Office. Field Day at OSU Hyslop Farm Oregon State University Ex- tension Service specialists and re- searchers from OSU's Department of Crop and Soil Science will host the annual Hyslop Research Farm Field Day on Wednesday, May 30. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Field day topics will focus on cereal and seed crops, and will be presented in both morning and afternoon sessions. The public is invited, and people should plan to stay all day to hear presentations in all sessions. The OSU Crops Club will prepare a free lunch at noon. Topics include winter wheat varieties, local wheat diseases, winter barley varieties, meadow- foam breeding; fiber flax planting date and weed management, use of plant growth regulators in red clover seed production; updates on alternatives to the use of diuron in carbon-seeded perennial ryegrass: and updates on barley yellow dwarf virus in perennial ryegrass seed production. Linn Benton Community Col- lege faculty will also be on hand to discuss their new biofuel crops program. For more information, contact Mike Flowers at (541) 737-9940 or Andy Hulting at (541) 737-5098 or visit http://cropandsoil.oregon- state.edu/ Class for patients with chronic ills A free six-week Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop will take place Tuesdays, starting June 5, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tan- gent Street. There will be no class on July 3. The workshop is open to anyone with ongoing health con- ditions, including arthritis, diabe- tes, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's or chronic pain. You will learn many new skills to help you manage your condition and do the things you enjoy. All participants will also receive the companion book. "Liv- ing a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition." Each workshop will include prize drawings and light snacks. Pre-registration is required as class size is limited. To regis- ter, contact Carole Kment at (541) 768-6070. Quilt show seeks entries from kids The Friends of the Browns- ville Community Library present their Annual Quilt and Fiber Arts Show during Pioneer Picnic, June 15 -17. in the Community Arts Building in Pioneer Park, Browns- ville. This year's theme is "125 Years of Picnics and Pioneers." This is the same theme as the Linn County Pioneer Picnic. Area residents are encouraged to share creations they have made or were made for them. The Friends are eager to dis- play the creations of area youth. Exhibits may be brought to the Brownsville Community Library June 5-13. Show hours are Friday, June 15, after the Kiddie Parade at 6 p.m.; Saturday, June 16. after the Grand Parade at 6 p.m.; and Sun- day from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Brownsville Library at (541) 466- 5454: 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 Fri- days. The Senior Center serves a separate lunch on Wednesdays. First-time diners are invited to come m and have a free lunch to give it a try. Suggested donation is $3.50. All meals are served with milk. coffee or tea upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request. The lunch menu on Friday, May 18, is ground beef stew or broccoli cheese strata, whole ker- nel corn, tossed salad, wheat roll and fresh bananas. The menu for Monday, May 21, is chicken a la king or pork sausage gravy over buttermilk bis- cuit, country trio vegetables, coun- try coleslaw and pears. The menu for Tuesday, May 22, is turkey rice bake or beef chili with beans, seasoned carrots, Ro- maine iceberg salad, cornmeal roll and peaches. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /OUND 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 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.