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1] T, ra - August 29, 2012 VOUR COMMUNITV Page 5 AROUNb TOWN Guitarist on tap at local winery Portland guitarist John Way- land Harr will perform the final date of the Marks Ridge Winery 2012 Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at Marks Ridge Winery, 29255 Berlin Road. Harr plays both acoustic and electric guitar, performing classi- cal, jazz and popular selections, and original pieces, including gui- tar percussion, looping with mul- tiple guitars, etc. 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. Watershed brew event Sept. 14 The South Santiam Watershed Council will hold its annual celebration and fund-raising event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 14 at the Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 Hill St. NE, Albany. The council invites the public to come and enjoy live music with the Willamette Valley's best craft brews and Peppertree sausage. A donation of $5 is suggested. For information, call (541) 566-3493. Cop Academy accepting apps The Sweet Home Police Department is once again fully staffed and able to offer its Citizen's Police Academy to Sweet Home residents. This is an opportunity to find out exactly what the Police Department has to offer, the whys of Law Enforcement, how it operate and how it helps citizens. This is also a great opportunity to meet new officers and connect with all police staff members. The academy lasts eight to l0 weeks on Thursday evenings, from Sept. 20 to Dec. 6. Applications will be accepted until Sept. 17 or until the class is filled. There are 15 spots available. Call the Police Department at (541) 367-518l for more information. SAFE can drive this weekend The 2013 Senior Alcohol Free Entertainment organizing commit- tee will hold a citywide can and bottle drive Aug. 3.1-Sept. 2 at Cof- fee Hut on Highway 20 in Sweet Home. Cans and bottles may be dropped off any time during the weekend. Pickup is available on Sept. 2 by messaging Wendi Melcher at (541) 409-4813 or Mi- chelle Keene at (541) 409-1008 or contacting them by Facebook. Vendors needed for Harvest Fest The City of Sweet Home is ac- cepting applications from vendors for its annual Harvest Festival, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Sankey Park and Weddle Bridge. For more information, call (541) 367-8113 or e-mail clewis@ ci.sweet-home.or.us. Cow pasture golf fund-raiser St. Helen's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus are hosting their sixth annual Cow Pasture Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 8, at a farm in the Crawfordsville area. The day will start with a conti- nental breakfast and will include golf, duck races on the Calapooia River, prizes and a steak dinner. Mass will also be held outside at the site. The fund-raiser contributes to St. Helen's building maintenance and scholarship fund for local stu- dents. To sig up or to get moe ir- mation, call the parish office at (541) 367-2530 or contact Pam Heberle at (541) 367-1937. Small woodlands event Sept. 15 Oregon Woodland Cooperative is hosting a free event for local fam- ily foresters from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, near Brownsville to learn about income opportunities on their land. The co-op has recently com- pleted a number of initiatives on value-added timber, nontimber for- est products, ecosystem services and other opportunities for the members. The event is a chance to share these accomplishments with the public and to reach out to prospective new members. It will include information and hands-on demonstrations on fire- wood bundling, essential oil produc- tion, hardwood flooring, medicinal plants, wild foods, figured woods, and other products. Attendees will have a chance to meet co-op members, as well as representatives from Oregon State University College of Forestry, Or- egon Department of Forestry and other regional forestry organizations. Activities will include product iden- 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 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 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. tification wlks and forest sports. All ages are wdcome, but most activi- ties will be geared toward adults and teenagers uith a strong interest in family foregry. Lunch is provided. Space is lirdted and on a first-come basis so register as soon as possible at www.orwoodlandco-op.com/owc2 fair/or by calling (541) 505-1870. Over the Rivers tour Sept. 20 The "Over the Rivers-Through the Woods" Scenic Byway tour will be held Sept. 20. The tour will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting at the Senior Center parking lot in Sweet Home, 880 18th Avenue. Transportation is provided. The tour will include a series of easy hikes at several locations. Tony Farque will lead the hikes and will talk about the area's cultural history as well as native flora and fauna. Registration is required and the tour typically fills up quickly. To register, call Sweet Home Ranger District at (541) 367-5168. The fee for the day hike is $10 per person or $5 with Golden Age and Access Passports and Interagency Senior and .Access Passes. Cancela- tions must be made at least two weeks prior to the date of the hike to receive a refund. Participants need to bring water and a lunch and come prepared for hiking and the weather conditions: Recommended gear includes hiking boots, walking stick, hat, waterproof jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, sall first aid kit, any re- quired medcations, bee or hornet sting kit (if allergic), hand wipes, and a camera. 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 Mon- days, Tuesdays and Fridays. The Senior Center serves a sep- arate 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. 31, is turkey and Swiss or Asian chicken mini salad over spinach Ro- maine, corn chowder, wheat roll and chocolate pudding. No meal will be served Monday, Sept. 3, due to Labor Day. The menu for Tuesday, Sept. 4, is lima beans and turkey ham or beef tomato macaroni, mixed veggies, spinach Romaine salad, wheat roll and pineapple. For more information, call (54 I) 367-8843. o( Comer Numbers 6:24 26The I.()RD bless xou, and keep )ou; The I.()P,D make Ills face shine on >'ou, And ]e gracious to >ou; The I.()RD lift up His countenance on you, And give you peace." Pastor Rick Ellingson, Cornerstone Fellowship Holiday closure The New Era will be closed for normal business on Monday, Sept. 3, due to Labor Day. News activities will con- tinue. We plan to be open for business as usual on Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ima CORNERSTONE ..... 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 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 il  Lutheran Church I09W. Holley Rd.  Worship-10:00 am 541-367-3642 , Sweet Home #1 United i:!: Methodist iY] Church I OpenHearts, Open Minds '4i1 Open Doors | A Reconciling Congregation 4:00 pm Worship 5:30 pm Sunday School Free Meal - Tue, Wed & Fri - 5:00 pm ! 6th & Ironwood. 541'367-301 ......... i ............................................................................................... L 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 1150EImSt, Sweet Horne 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 I i Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Home (541) 367-2094 | shcc18th-long@centunflel.net  BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMS All Welcome! Church: 541-367-4838. Home: 541-259-282 O:O0 Bible Study 10:30 Divine Worship 7:00 Bible Study,Thursday ..... _ 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 Chmce.