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Page 6 Vc tJ (' _C MMIJNITV ~[~ - September 19, 2012 OUNb TOWN Citizen's Academy openings at SHPD The Sweet Home Police De- partment is once again fully staffed and able to offer its Citizen's Po- lice Academy to Sweet Home resi- dents. This is an opportunity to find out exactly what the Police Depart- ment has to offer, the whys of law enforcement, how it operates and how it helps citizens. This is also a great opportunity to meet new officers and connect with all police staff members. 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 Sweet Home Mennonite Church 1266 44thAve. P0 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 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 pln Wed. Bible St.udy Sweet Home Christian Church Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Home (541) 367-2094 shccl 8th-long@centurytel.net BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH The academy lasts eight to 10 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) 367-5181 for more informa- tion. Christmas Tree choir still open The Sweet Home Singing Christmas Tree is still accepting new members to the community- based choir. Director Don Bacher would like to fill the Tree with its maxi- mum load of 75 singers. Rehears- als continue to be held each Tues- day and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the choir room at Sweet Home High School. There are no vocal auditions. The choir accepts all who wish to participate. FREE child care is also provided for the singers who may need it. Singers currently come from Albany, Lebanon, Foster, Crawfordsville and Sweet Home. There is also a children's choir, which will begin rehearsals at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the choir room. The choirs' Christmas perfor- mances will be presented on the evenings of Dec. 7 and 8 in the SHHS auditorium, with a Sunday matinee on Dec. 9. For more information, contact Sue Olson at (541) 367-4639 or by e-mail at sgolson@'comcast.net. B&G Club offers free Family Night The Sweet Home Boys and tact Jan at (541) 36%2038 or Con- The program, entitled "Souve- nie at (541) 367-6449. nirs," includes Respighi's "Antiche Danze ed Arie, Suite 1," Rutter's "Suite Antique" featuring Susan LBCC sets new Gillespie on the flute, and Mozart's hours "Prague" Symphony No. 38. SH Center Concerts will be at 7 p.m. Sat- The Linn-Benton Community urday at First Christian Church, College Lebanon and Sweet Home 432 SW Ferry St., Albany, and at Centers have set new hours for 4 p.m. Sunday at Ashbrook Inde- their registration counters in an ef- pendent School Theatre, 4045 SW fort to increase efficiencies due to Research Way. reduced staffing. One half-hour before each The new hours will be Mort- concert, the orchestra will present days through Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. "What the Music Means to Me," to 6:30 p.m., with both centers a complimentary discussion of the closed on Fridays. music with the conductor, soloists, Buildings and classrooms will and others. continue to be open and accessible Tickets are $10 for adults and to students and teachers during $5 for seniors and college students scheduled class times and events with ID. Children under 18 are until 9 p.m. The LBCC Lebanon free with an accompanying adult. Center office closures will not af- Tickets are available at Grace- fect the Department of Human Ser- winds Music in Corvallis and Sid vices or the Employment Division Stevens Jewelers in Albany, from hours. Willamette Valley Symphony play- LBCC's Benton Center and ers, and at the door. The box office the Albany campus will continue opens one hour before performanc- to have services for students on es. Fridays. For more information, visit www.willamettevalleysymphony. VFW Strut Your ors. Stuff competition Square dance The Second Annual Strut Your Saturday night Stuff Contest (Boots and Shorts/ Leather and Lace) will be held at Sweet Home Squarenaders 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the will hold a Square Dance begin- Sweet Home VFW Club. ning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. The public is invited to attend 22, at Oak Heights School Gym, and participate in the voting at the 6th and Elm. event, which is a fund-raiser for the The Plus begins at 7:30 with Sweet Home VFW and Auxiliary. the square dance following, from 8 Contestants must either wear to 10:30 p.m. boots and shorts (men) or Leather Leonard Snodgrass will call and Lace (women). The style or square dances, while Sharon name brand is the contestant's Greenman will cue round dances. choice. A potluck will be held at the The man or woman who earns break. Girls Club will hold a free Family the most money by the end of the The dance is casual. Cost is $5 Night Out event from 5 till 9 p.m. evening will be crowned 2012 Mr. for adults and $4 for youths. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the club. Hot Stuff or 2012 Miss Hot Stuff. A hearing enhancement sys- Along with barbecued hot Other titles, all judged by audi- tom is available. dogs, popcorn and snow cones, the ence members, vary from Hairiest For more information, call event will include a bounce house, Legs to Best Strut or Best Smile. (541) 466-5536. dunk tank staffed by police officers, Music is provided by Double coaches and School counselors, D Karaoke. three-on-three basketball, family All participants will receive OSU offers Fall foosball, pool and ping-pong tour- a participation gift. Winners will Gardening Fest naments, and a movie at 7 p.m. receive a special gift chosen es- For more information, call pecially for them and their title Learn many gardening tips at (541) 367-6421. earned, the 2012 Fall Gardening Festival, This event is sponsored by sponsored by Oregon State Uni- the Sweet Home VFW, Women sversity Extension Service - Lane I.-. 1 Bible I_.~Ocal StUuy Auxiliary and Trash To Treasure in County Master Gardener Associa- for women in SH Sweet Home. tion from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Satur- For more information, contact day, Sept. 22, at the Willamalane A community-wide women s Nancy Patton at (541) 409-4276 or Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C Bible study will begin this week, Cathy at (541)367-4435. Street, Springfield. on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. Activities include garden-re- Sponsored by the Mid-Valley Orchestra to Hi,, lated vendor booths, Ask-a-Master women of Christ, the free study l-,-a,v Gardener booth, children s activi- is open to all women, regardless this weekend ties, locally created garden art and of background. The study will used book sale, an apple press be an eight-week video series on Wiilamette Valley Symphony demonstration, a tomato taste off the book of Malachi, led by Lisa will perform Saturday and Sunday, and a bake sale. Harper. The 30-minute video ses- Sept. 22-23, with concerts in AI- sions will be followed by live dis- bany and Corvallis. See Town, page7 cussion groups. Those interested in participating in homework study can purchase a workbook for $16 at the door. Two local sessions will be available, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Sweet Home Assem- bly of God, 890 Mountain View Road, and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sweet Home Evan- gelical Church, 1347 Long St. Register on-line at www.mid-" valleywomenofchrist.org or at the door. For more information, con- 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. Otu relationship wilh Jesus means that we imitate him by having compassion (or others and being obedient to the challenge to ]m e each other: to love tlne poor, the outcast, the hard-to love. And lest> asks us to love ourselves: as we wrestle with lives that are too (ulI or too erupt}; as we live witln our weak hearts, our short tempers, while raising grandkids, dealing with probation restrictions, and in these hard economic times. llc~ \pri] l la][ CuUing Sv. ect I lnmc L nit~] \lctlqodisl (]hind1