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Page 6 Vct ID ('-OtM MI JNITV [l"e , ra - August 1,201 2 ',OUND TOWN Farmer's Market welcomes SNAP Sweet Home Farmer's Market is under way for the summer sea- son, open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in the Thriftway parking lot. Adults and families who are enrolled in the Supplemental Nu- trition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) can use their Oregon Trail card at the farmers' market to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, plant starts, meat, dairy COMMUNITY CHAPEL outside at 10:00am Children's ministries for ages birth-Sth grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home. 367-5106 Sweet Home "' Mennonite Church 126'44thAve. 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  I09W. Holley Rd. Worship-10:O0 am 541- 367-3642 I Sweet Home i1 United Methodist [ Church [ Open Hearts, , [ Open Minds, .v [ Open Doors | A Reconciling Congregation 4:00 pm Worship pm Sunday School Free Meal - Tue, Wed & Fri - 5:00 pm & Ironwood 541-367-3073 New Hope Fellowship [ Pentecostal church 0! cod ! 9: qm Sunday SchOol [ Moro00ng W00rship 5:00 pm Eyening WOrship Tues. I 1: am: Ladies meeting Wedi :00 pm Bible Sudy 6+0 h Avenue 5H-1-67-79+9 Rev. Jo9 5ullenger, pastor I." J a foursquare church J Pastor Rick Ellingson I You are welcome, j.!as you are J 1234 Long St., Sweet Home 541-367-6161 I .i 10 a.m. Sunday Elm Street Baptist Church (Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America) 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@centurytel.net BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMS All Welcome! Church: 541-367-4838 Home: 541-259-2820 9:O0 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 Attend The Church of Your Choice! and bread. Through Ten Rivers Food Web's That's My Farmer SNAP Incentive Program, people who spend at least $6 of their SNAP benefits at the market get an extra $6 in market tokens redeemable for fresh foods. Questions? Contact Katy at katy@tenriversfoodweb.org or call (541) 602-7278. No free lunch on Jamboree Friday Sweet Home School District offers free lunches to all children ages 18 and under, Monday through Friday, through Aug. 24. The only exception will be this Friday, Aug. 3, due to the Or- egon Jamboree. Lunch will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the following sites: Sweet Home High School, 1641 Long St.; Hawthorne Elementary, 3205 E. Long St.; Oak Heights El- ementary, 610 Long St.; Little Promises, 28028 Pleasant Valley Road, where breakfast will also be served, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; and Sankey Park, 801 14th Ave., on Thursdays only, as part of the Sweet Home Summer Recreation Program. For more information, contact Dianna at (541) 367-7149 or Judy at (541) 367-7113. New service time for Methodists Sweet Home United Method- ist Church, 845 6th Ave, will meet for Sunday worship at 4 p.m. dur- ing August and September. Pastor April Hall Cutting is now also serving the Halsey and Harrisburg congregations and the churches are experimenting with To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in ROUNI) 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 involved) and the H (how much). Events that are free or are non-profit will get first priority. Remember that the newspaper is deliv- ered on Wednesdays, so time submissions accordingly. The deadline for submissions is noon on the Thursday prior to publication. Send your infor- mation to news@sweethome- news.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 ar- rived, but it must be submitted in writing. different meeting times so she can be present more often with all of them. For more information, call (541) 367-3073. Folk musician to play at winery Country folk musician Jaspar Lepak will perform at 7 p.m. Fri- day, July 27, at Marks Ridge Win- ery, 29255 Berlin Road. Lepak, who is based in Minne- apolis, Minn., plays acoustic guitar and sings, accompanied by her husband, Kale Lepak, on accordion and as vocal backup. She has performed since 2003, primarily across the Mid- west, though she spent two years in South Africa. She has released six albums, the most recent entitled "Forgiving Wind," in 2011. Bring a picnic dinner and ar- rive early to enjoy one of the bev- erages offered by Marks Ridge. Tickets are $10 each. Children 12 to 20 are $5 and those under 12 are free, welcome with parental per- mission. Concerts are held outside on the stone patio unless weather does not permit. For more information, call (541) 367-3292 or visit www. marksridge.com. PsychoStock test to return Aug. 11 The third annual PsychoStock rock festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Sankey Park. Admission is free and the per- formances will be suitable for all ages. Bands playing in the event include The Berated, Caducus, Crimson Guardian, Laser Light Shotgun, Brudos, Funlde Ted and Brallix. The line-up is subject to change. For more information, e- mail psychostock@yahoo.com. Christian women to host picnic Lebanon Christian Women's Connection will hold a picnic for "ladies and gentlemen" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. at River Park on Grant Street in Lebanon. American Legion Santiam Post 51 Honor Guard will demonstrate U.S. flag etiquette, bugle calls and patriotic music, and guest speaker Russ Clifford of Cottage Grove will talk about how to have hope in tough times. Clifford is a business- man who took a detour that led to the restoration of his marriage. Cost is $12 and on-site com- plimentary child care is available. To RSVP, contact Marion at (541) 367-5387. 4co r% Comer Progressive Christians affhm 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. Rev April Hall Cutting Sweet Home United Methodist Church The Now Era reminds you to THINK LOCAL SHOP LOCAL Shopping Locally Helps Us All! Bras Across the Bridge Aug. 19 South Santiam Sweet Potato Queens will host the fourth annual "Bras Across the Bridge" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 at Weddle Bridge in Sankey Park. The theme will be "Cowgirl " Up: Arrest Breast Cancer!" Pro- ceeds will go toward local breast cancer care. Last year more than $1,000 was raised. Participants are encouraged to wear their "fanciest duds" and bring bras and dona- tions. Music, games, drawing and a raffle of a genuine Southern din- ner by the Queens will be on the program. For information, call (541) 367-2678. 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 in and have a free lunch to give it a try. 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, Aug. 3, is meatloaf or shaved ham sandwich half on wheat bread, chicken mixed rice soup, country coleslaw and lime whip. The menu for Monday, Aug. 6, is beefenchilada bake or chicken pastina, whole kernel corn, mari- nated zucchini salad, white dinner roll and fresh orange. The menu for Tuesday, Aug. 7, is garden chicken or Krab mini salad over spinach Romaine, po- tato onion soup, wheat roll and chocolate chip bar. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. Want to run for council? Sign up now The filing period for Sweet Home City Council is open. Filing closes at 5 p.m. on Sept. 4. The election is Nov. 6. Four seats are open. Incum- bents facing re-election are Jim Gourley, Mike Hall, Marybeth An- gulo and Ron Rodgers. Anyone who wishes to file to run for council may do so by de- daring candidacy and paying $10 or by gathering 10 to 20 signatures from registered voters on a peti- tion. Signatures must be verified by the Linn County clerk's office by Sept. 4. To qualify, a candidate must be a registered voter and have lived inside the Sweet Home city limits for at least one year previous to fil- ing. The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes will win four-year terms. The fourth- place candidate will serve a two- year term. For more information, contact Wendy Younger at (541) 367-8969 or visit the city manager's office at City Hall, 1140 12th Ave. Filing forms must be submitted at the city manager's office.