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:rle , ra - October 10, 2012 Page 3 LMNAC ,00LSA00 STOVES I.. Temperatures Forecast 541-928-4986 5ervin] Oregon Wood, Gas, since w a Pellet Stoves i Sales E Serytce Sweeps Installations www.albanystoves.com Almanac sponsored by Albany Stoves Inc. High Low Precip Oct.'2 82 43 .00 Oct. 3 75 31 .00 Oct. 4 78 32 .00 Oct. 5 75 34 .00 Oct. 6 78 34 .00 Oct. 7 77 32 .00 Oct. 8 80 32 .00 Lake Levels Precipitation to date: 42.31 Oct. 12, 2011:36.51 Sunny through Thursday. Showers possible starting Fri- day. Highs int he 60s. Lows in the 30s and 40s. Weather information courtesy of the U.S. Carps of Engineers. Call 367-5132 for updated stream flow information. Foster Reservoir: 633.1 Green Peter Res.: 959.68 Make me hear joy and gladness, that the bones You have broken may rejoice. PSATA 51:8 " Detail of The Dance of Death by Michael W01gemut  --' 1491 VOUI00 COMMUNITV i Weekend offers events aplenty in Sweet Home By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era This weekend will be a big one for Sweet Home with multiple events on tap: Ladies Night Out on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, and the Sixth Annual Harvest Festi- val and Fourth Annual Sweet Home Satellite Walk for the Cause Satur- day, Oct. 13. Walk for the Cause Saturday's events start at 9 a.m. with Walk for the Cause registration at Weddle Bridge, The walk, which will start at approximately 9:30 a.m., will be 1.9 miles long, although the route could be adjusted. The Walk for the Cause event is sponsored by Soroptimist Inter- national of Albany and Samaritan Cancer Program. The Albany Walk for the Cause was held Oct. 6, start- ing at the Linn County Courthouse. Proceeds from both events will be donated to Linn County organiza- tions to help provide additional local resources for detection, treatment and support services for diseases af- fecting women. Keynote speakers are Albany residents and stars from the 19th season of the "Amazing Race," Bill and Cathi Alden. The two were the oldest couple competing that sea- son. In spite of low expectations, the Aldens proved to be formidable competitors and remained in the race until the lOth pit stop, said organizer Wendy Younger. They have strong connections with breast cancer and support breast cancer research. Harvest Festival The Harvest Festival, featuring a wide range of free activities and vendors organized by the city of Sweet Home, gets going about 10 a.m. The popular Tree Climbing Institute will be back this year, and Community Development Director Carol Lewis said that anyone who wants to climb Sankey Park trees should get there as early as possible to sign up. "It's always booked up," Lewis said. Also at the festival will be the Amazing Spaghetti tying balloons for children and doing a puppet show at 11:30 a..m. Rick and Lavinia Ross will play their folk music from the bandstand, and All Rights Reserved will play classic rock from 1 to 3 p.m. on the bandstand. The pie-eating contest is out this year, Lewi said. Instead, chil- dren can get "creamed." Pie pans "hot pink high heel." Once they will be filled with whipped cream, spot the high heel, they can get their Contestants must stick their faces Passport punched and will also get in it to find a prize in the bottom of a ticket, later to be used for draw- the pan. Contestants must sign up ings to door prizes, from participat- ahead of time, which are still to be ing businesses for shopping in the announced, stores. Free cotton candy will be avail- Customers are encouraged to able, and children will be able to spend sometimefamiliarizingthem- decorate one of 400 pumpkins. selves with the businesses, not just Weddle Bridge is already full go to have their passports punched. of vendors, and organizers are as- Stores have been encouraged to of- signing new vendors to the lawn in fer specials and games. Sankey Park now, Lewis said. As of Monday, nearly 25 bust- There will be a fire truck, and nesses had joined the event, with police officers will be at the festival, other additions possible, organizers Chafin Farms will provide carriage said. They include: Sonia Hair Sa- rides. Also on the list of activities is Ion, Buzz'd Coffee, Money Man, face painting, all of the usual Kids Dan Dee Sales, Red Ivy Antiques, Zone games and a cake walk. Small Found It Store, Rita's Relics, Envy children can win prizes at a duck Salon, Trash to Treasure, Coffee pond. Hut, Foster Lake Mall, Sweet Home "It's really a fun event for fatal- Choppers, Lilies and Lovelies, Atti- lies and a time we an give back our tudes Hair Salon, Santiam Feed & community and have positive inter- Garden, Seamingly Creative, Judy's actions in the park," Lewis said. It Gallery, G6 Camo, American Fam- was started as a way for the city to ily Video, Steelhead Strength and give something back to the commu- Fitness, Sweet Home Florist, Sun- nity during the fall season. "It's go- shine Espresso, Sweet Spot Salon ing to be a really fun day." and The New Era. Last year, the event drew about All participating businesses 1,000 visitors, she said. will be listed on the cards, though Right now, the weather is sup- some may not be open during the posed to be good, 63 degrees and entire event. The event will contin- sunny, she said, "so I'm holding to ue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. that." Cards must be punched by 5:15 p.m. Ladies Night Out Saturday. The shopping extravaganza put At 5 p.m. participants will on by Sweet Home merchants for bring their passports to the Sweet local shoppers, begins Friday and Home VFW Club where finger continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to foods and drinks will be served. 5 p.m. Door prizes will be awarded at 6:15 On Friday, Oct. 12, women can pick-up a Passport for $5 at Trash to [ Free Pregnancy Tests I Treasure, 1023 Main St. Participating women will then I 367-24471 visit the approximately 25 bust- I kn'r/ 1344MainSt'l nesses on the Passport Map Friday i V v Open Mon.&Wed. 12-5 I and Saturday to shop and find the I www.possiblypregnant.org I rAt00. 2012 CI.iI00IICI October 20th  9:30-2:30 Sweet Home High School Gymnasium iiii! i KIHDIrRGART THRU. b'TH BLADE COST 830 (INCUIDn T-SHIRT  TO OOTBALL 0AI41D Includes a performance at the Husky Varsity Football Game, Friday, Oct. 26th For registration information: Please contact Dar Hummer at 541-401-5503 or Amber Rosa 541-401-2347. Registration deadline 10/17 - C inJc fills up qui  call ASAP! p.m., followed by a Savvy Dresser Contest at6:45 p.m. and live music and dancing to the band All Rights Reserved, from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is being organized by Downtown Association of Sweet Home (DASH) and is sponsored by many local area businesses. For more information, contact Nancy Patton at (541) 409-4276, Andrea Sanderson at (541) 405- 0651, Christy Keeney at (541) 405- 1892 or see Dana Flores at Key Bank. Helpful start Sweet High School students provide helping hands on the playground at Crawfordsville Head Start, pulling dried weeds from chainlink fence on Sept. 28. On the left side of the fence are, from left, Michael Rolph of Michael's Yard Care, high school teacher Melissa Klumph and Peggy Rolph. On the right, from front to back, are Kristen Peterson, Kelli Fanning, Ariel Volkers and Courtney Kent. With the closure of the school, Head Start is responsible for more maintenance at Crawfordsville, and with Fridays off, it gives teach- ers and students a chance to volunteer along with community members such as the Rolphs. HABVEST FESTIVAL I Saturday, October 13, 2012 10:00 a.m.- 2.00 p.m. I gankey Park HORSE ORRWII HliY RIOTS- FREE LIVE MUSIC- FREE GRMES- FREE FP, MILY FUN- FREE PUMPKIN OECORiiTING- FREE TREE CLIMBING- FREE FOOD CRtIFT VENDORS ON WEDDLE BRIDGE Sponsored by the Clty of Sweet Home For more information: Communlty Development Deportment 541-367-8113