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Page 6 rot CC MMtJNITV - October 17, 2012 AROUND TOWN Garden seminar on plant damage OSU Master Gardeners are presenting their free Fall Garden- ing Series Thursdays from noon to 12:50 p.m. at the LBCC Sweet 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 Sweet Home Mennonite Church Home Center, room SHC-101, 1661 Long St. This week's topic, on Oct. 17, will be "How to Prevent Winter Damage to Plants" by Brenda Win- slow. For a complete list of topics and dates, contact the Sweet Home Center at (541) 367-6901. Sprenger to hold local chat session District 17 state Rep. Sher- rio Sprenger will hold Coffee and Conversation from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. at Cedar Shack, 4102 U.S. 20. Local residents with questions or concerns or who would like to visit with the representative are en- l [ couraged to attend. I Chamber to hold annual meeting The Sweet Home Chamber 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 of Commerce will hold a general 1 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 ~HE~--------'~I I I church 11 I All Welcome! II II Lutheran Church [ iCm,rch:S4/.367.4S3S.Home:S4 2S9.2,20|| i i 9:oo Bible Study II I[~ Worship-lO:OOam,| 10:3O Divine Worship II =! 7:00Bib~tudy,Thursday |1 i 541-367-3642 |I 2590 Long St Sweet Home [| ,~! Sweet Home h :~! United Methodist Church I Open Hearts; St Hele Churc Open Minds, ' 600 6th Avenue ",m~k:: I Open Doors Sweet Home, OR 97386 ,A Reconciling Congregation 541-367-2530 Reverend Fred J. Anthony 11:00 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Mass Schedule Free Meal - Tue, Wed & Fri - 5:00 pm 6th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 New Ho Pellowshi W P Penfecestal Church el: Ged iiiiii!iiiiiiii~iii;iii;iiiiiiigi-30ii!iam SundaySchool !!i!!!i!!!i!!!!!!i!i!!!!!!!!O !~io m MornifiO Wbrship iil;iiiii~iiiiiiiiiii!iii~ii~pm EvenngW~Ship iTUeSliiiii]!i;!i;~30 ore: Ladiegii~eeflng 6"t-O ~h Avenue Y"H-}dZ-7P+9 Kev. Je9 5ullenger, paster 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! membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. at the VFW. Several vital issues will be on the table, including discussion of the organization?s facilities. Mem- bers' feedback is needed. The VFW will be serving a Taco Thursday menu for those who need sustenance. For more information, call (541) 367-6186. parking lot), 1046 Sixth Ave. SW in Albany. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Pro-registration is re- quired. To register, call (541) 768- 4752 or visit www.samhealth.org/ ortho. Hike into Cool Forest work day Soda Thursday The Sweet Home Ranger Dis- trict. Cascade Timber Consultants, and South Santiam Watershed Council will host a public field trip to the Cool Soda Planning Area on Thursday, Oct. 18. to share restora- tion proposals that were developed for the area approximately 30 miles east of Sweet Home in the Soda Fork Watershed. Participants should meet at 9 a.m. in front of the Sweet Home Ranger Station. 4431 Highway 20 in Sweet Home. Bring a lunch, wa- ter, hiking boots, and other appro- priate gear for hiking in the forest. Transportation will be provided, but spaces are limited. Participants will also be able to drive their own vehicles. For more information and to RSVP, contact the Sweet Home Ranger District at (541) 367-5168. in Soda Fork area Actors to perform Volunteer in your backyard forest by becoming a Friend of the Forest at a celebration of the "All Lands Collaborative Approach," which serves to promote healthy landscapes in Soda Fork Water- shed managed by the Willamette National Forest and Cascade Tim- ber Consulting. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, starting at the Sweet Home Ranger Station, 4431 Highway 20. Volunteers of all ages are wel- come. Volunteer work includes planting native streamside veg- etation, weed pull restoration and more. Participants can win partici- pation prizes and a free barbecued salmon lunch will be provided. Par- ticipants can win prizes as well. Pre-register for the volunteer event at www.nationalforests.org/ volunteer or contact Lisa Leonard at (503) 241-0467 or by e-mail at lleonard@nationalforests.org Free joint health info seminars Orthopedic surgeons James Ryan, Steven Ballinger and Ste- phen Newman are leading free educational seminars on joint re- placement on Oct. 18 and 24. Attendees will learn more about joint health in the hips and knees, what surgical and non-sur- gical options there are to relieve joint pain, and how they can get back to being active. Ryan will lead a free joint re- placement seminar on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in the HP/Starker Room, 3600 NW Samaritan Drive in Cor- vallis. Ballinger and Newman will lead a free joint replacement semi- nar on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Samaritan Albany General Hospital in the Reimer Room (in the hospital for free at LBCC Oregon Shakespearean Fes- tival actors Orion Bradshaw and Laura Montes will give two per- formances on Monday, Oct. 22, at Linn-Benton Community College as part of the OSF School Visit Program. The program is free and open to the public, with the' actors per- forming selections from Shake- speare as well as selections from more contemporary plays. Shows are from 10 to 10:50 a.m and nbon to 12:50 p.m with a two-hour performance workshop at 2 p.m. All performances will take place in the LBCC Russell Tripp Performance Center, Takena Hall, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Median upkeep, plant giveaway 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, Oct. 23, in front of Key Bank. Bring your tools and come prepared to plant and weed. Volunteers may enter a draw- ing held each month for a free lunch at a Sweet Home restaurant. September's winner was Bon- nie Healy, who will receive a free lunch at Apple Creek Cafe. After the work day, the Sweet Home Beautification Committee Nov. 6 election coverage In addition to coverage of local candidates in state gov- ernment elections on page 5 in today's issue and our reports in last week's issue on the nine City Council candidates, we will cover the County Commis- sion candidates in the Oct. 24 issue and will offer our views on the nine statewide measures on the Nov. 6 ballot. Ballots are being mailed late this week. will hold a Geranium Give-A-Way at 1 p.m. behind City Hall. Gera- niums removed from the median strips will be given away. The pub- lic is welcome. For more information, contact Arlene at (541) 367-9100. Candidate to stop at Pioneer Villa Kelly Lovelace for State Rep- resentative will be at Pioneer Villa off I-5 at the Brownsville exit from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 and lake's in Harrisburg at 9 a.m. to meet interested voters. The public is welcome to discuss politics, real jobs, saving money with lower taxes and fees and better local schools and your concerns. All are welcome, re- gardless of political party. 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 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, Oct. 19, is garden chicken or pota- toes and turkey ham mini salad on spinach Romaine, cream of broccoli soup, seven grain roll and orange whip. The menu for Monday, Oct. 22, is beef chili macaroni or chicken divan bake, herbed carrots, pickled beets, potato wheat roll and peach- es. The menu for Tuesday, Oct. 23, is meatloaf or turkey pastrami sand- wich half on wheat bread, potato on- ion chowder, creamy coleslaw and spiced apples. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. " sto/5 Comer Progressive Christians afiqrm 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 biblc stories are probably not factual. But they hold powerful truth about life and about the essence of God. Rex' April Hall Cutting S~eet I fume United Mctlnodist Chu,ch To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /~I;tOUN[ 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.