CommunityEvents

Submitting a PSA?

Non profit events and fundraiser can be submitted by email to angiefoster@bicoastal.media. We will not air events for free that are paying for advertising on any other media outlet (newspaper, radio, television, etc.) PSA’s are posted on this page, and given random live mentions on one or more of our 5 Albany radio stations. We cannot guarantee when or if your event will be mentioned, as it is subject to time availability and on-air host discretion. PSA’s should be submitted no less than 2 weeks prior to an event. Please do not send only a flier or simply a link to a page where we can “find” the information for your event. Submit a short paragraph describing the Who, What, When, Why, How much, and most importantly, what the profits will benefit

 

Bowhunter Education Class–July 28th–Lebanon

Wapiti Bowmen, the archery club based in Lebanon, will be offering a single Bowhunter Education class and field day on Saturday, July 28, 2018. The class is scheduled from 8 AM to 4 PM and the field day activities will be from 1 PM to 4 PM. The class and field day will take place at Wapiti Bowmen’s archery range located at 34861 Richardson Gap Road, Lebanon, Oregon. The cost for participation in either the full-day class or just the field day activities is $10 and is set by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Even that minimal cost can be waived if it would create a financial hardship for any student.

Brown House Art Show and Sale–Stayton–July 28th

​Brown House Event Center will hold an Art Show and Sale on
Saturday, July 28th from 10am to 3pm on the grounds of the Brown House at 425 N.
First Avenue in Stayton. This will coordinate with the annual Stayton Summerfest. A
variety of subjects, most done in watercolor, will be on display. Stop by to purchase your
favorite.
Tours of the Brown House will be offered, so you can see how your support has
advanced this important project. We have the original Brown Family Piano in place after
93 years away, and you can tour the unfinished 2nd floor to get an up-close view of the
construction of this amazing house.
Admission is free, with a $5 donation suggested for the tour to help support our ongoing
rehabilitation work. The shuttle to the rest of Summerfest stops in front of our building
for easy access to other activities.
For additional information, check our website at www.brownhouse.org, call
503-769-8860, send us an email at cmbrownhouse@gmail.com , or see
www.facebook.com/brownhousestaytonoregon

Noon at the Plaza Series–Fridays in summer–Lebanon

The Lebanon Arts Commission has announced their Noon at the Plaza series which begins this week– The noontime summer performance arts series will be held at Strawberry Plaza.
Beginning at noon, each Friday in July and August, the community is invited to come to downtown, grab lunch and step into the Plaza to be entertained by various performing artists.

July 6
Jeff McMahon
Magical Entertainment

July 13
James Wright
Singer/Acoustic Guitar

July 20
President John F. Kennedy
“We choose to go to the moon” speech
& Amos True (1960s music)

July 27
The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchell
Comedy Reader’s Theatre Play

August 3
Alicia Zabalza
Singer/Acoustic Guitar

August 10
Bush Pilots
Alternative Blue Grass

August 17
Michael & Deborah Wren
Children’s songs, show tunes, and folk rock

August 24
Jesse Meade
Singer/Songwriter – Acoustic Guitar

Strawberry Plaza is located at 847 S. Main Street. Noon at the Plaza performances are free of charge and all ages are welcome. Use the concrete benches, lounge on the grassy areas within the Plaza or bring your own lawn chair. While there, enjoy the child-friendly strawberry water feature and check out the Plaza’s 4 feet by 8 feet art panels created by local artists and learn more about the totem pole that greets you as you enter the Plaza.
For more information watch the City’s Facebook page or go here: www.ci.lebanon.or.us/calendar

Fly In–Salem–August 3rd and 4th

All are invited to attend the B-17 Alliance Foundation Fly-In Fundraiser August 3 & 4, 2013 9am-6pm at historic McNary Field in Salem, Oregon. Join the B-17 Alliance for WWII Aircraft, Vintage Aircraft, Military & Aviation Swap Meet, WWII Living History Encampment, Military Vehicles, Aviation Themed Rat Rods from the famous Gary Fisher located in Hood River, Oregon & plenty of eats and drinks! Friday August 3, 2018 also hosts a Fabulous 40’s Hangar Dance & Party (5:30pm-8:30pm) *Gate admission applies* Erickson Aircraft Collection’s WWII P-40e Kittyhawk & SBD Dauntless to headline the 5th Annual!
B-17 Alliance Foundation Fly-In Fundraiser August 3-4, 2018. (formerly known as “Warbirds Over the West”)
Also featured at the 5th Annual Fly-In will be Ragwood Refactory owner Kyle Bushman’s 1943 Navy N3N “Old Glory” & Bryan Harper’s 1943 T-6 Texan Aircraft (Harper Family Farms). Selected in 2017 from over 800 rally applicants Kyle and Bryan are among the rare pilots of the 15 competing rally teams in the Vintage Air Rally Race Ushuala2USA scheduled for November 2018 spanning South America. 15 Teams, 44 days, 9200 miles – 44 days, 9200 miles – the Rally is on! The Fly-In will be the last public viewing of “Old Glory” prior to departing to South America in mid-August 2018.

visit www.B17Alliance.com or follow us on Facebook. Facebook: B-17 Alliance Foundation

Sports Physicals–Lebanon–August 9th

FFLY will offer sports physicals at Lebanon High School on Thursday, August 9, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the office areas. (Entry will be through the doors off the north staff parking lot.)
Sports physicals will be on a first come, first served basis and will cost $30.00 per student. (This is the only time the $30.00 sports physicals will be offered by FFLY for the 2018-2019 school year.)
If you have any questions, please call 541-979-5170.
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SPORTS PHYSICALS
August 9, 2018
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Lebanon High School
$30.00 Per Student

Stand Down for Veterans event–Albany–September 20th

On September 20st 2018 is the fourth annual Veteran Stand Down at Linn Benton Community College at the main campus in Albany, OR. The Stand Down is a resource fair dedicated to helping Veterans, with an emphasis on homeless Veterans.
When: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany 97321
Upstairs—Calapooia Center

Multiple organizations will be there to help with services like the following:
Medical resources
Oxford houses
VA outreach
Health care
Dental van

Disability or Social Security benefits
Employment services for veterans
Housing and utility assistance
Alcohol and drug treatment
Section 8 VASH Assistance
SSVF Housing Assistance

Free Transportation to Event: Linn and Benton County residents: ride the Linn County shuttle, the Linn Benton Loop, or Albany Transit. Inform the driver you are attending the Stand Down and they will provide a round trip ride.

State Fair advanced tickets online

The Oregon State Fair is all about summer fun, and to kick off the season, today announced the online availability of pre-sale admission tickets and carnival ride wristbands – at a discount.For the advance sales,
adult admission tickets are available for $6 (for those 12 and older) – a decrease in price from the regular price of $8, and the children’s admission passes are $1 lower than the regular price of $6. In addition, carnival ride wristbands are available for
$37.50, a significant savings from the regular $50 price.
Each wristband is good
for any one day at the Fair (until 10:00 p.m.) of unlimited rides. The wristbands also include three games and a medium drink. Tickets are available online at www.oregonstatefair.org.

Chalk Roundup–Philomath

All ages are invited to participate in this year’s Chalk Roundup! This sidewalk chalk competition is part of the Philomath Frolic and Rodeo weekend. Registration opens at 9 am, drawing begins at 9:30 am and must be completed by 11:30am. Participants must use chalk provided. Participants can compete in one of five age categories: 0-4 years old, 5-8 years old, 9-12 years old, 13-18 years old, and adults 18+ years old. Winners will be announced at Friday evening’s rodeo. Prizes include $25 gift certificates to local businesses awarded to one winner from each age category.
Special guests from the Corvallis Knights will be there to cheer on the artists, and the Philomath Frolic Rodeo Queen will be there to judge the winners!
This program is sponsored by True Value Hardware in Philomath.

 

 

Soroptimist Walk–Albany–Oct. 6th

Registration now open for Soroptimist Walk
The 2018 Soroptimist Walk for the Cause registration for teams and individual walkers or runners is open at
sialbany.org/walk. The Presenting Sponsor for the 23rd annual Walk is Samaritan Health Services.
The 5K will set off with a 9 am program at the steps of the Linn County Courthouse, Saturday October 6. “Sleep
In” registration is also available for those who prefer to watch the 5K from the sidelines.
Over the last 23 years of the Walk, Soroptimist International of Albany has raised more than $795,000 for the
detection and treatment of breast cancer and to provide support services for other diseases affecting women. All
of the proceeds from the Walk stay in Linn County and North Albany.
Race Grand Marshals “The Faces of Cancer” will lead the Walk through downtown Albany and down the Dave
Clark Trail and Water Avenue.
Online pre-registration is $35 for adults, and includes a Walk shirt.
A silent auction, light refreshments, and vendor booths will fill the streets in front of City Hall before, during and
after the Walk. Vendor applications are available by emailing siofalbany@gmail.com.
For more information on the Walk, registration, and to make a donation or sponsor a team, visit
sialbany.org/walk/, or email siofalbany@gmail.com.

Free Summer meals in Lebanon 

Lunch will be served June 12-August 17.
Available free to children ages 1-18

Lunch served daily in Lebanon at the following locations:
Booth Park 425 E. Grant St  12:15-12:45

District Office 485 S. 5th St.  12:30-1:00

Christopher Columbus Park 2800 10th St 11:15-11:45

River Center 3000 S Santiam Hwy  11:45-12:15

Our Savior’s Lutheran 3111 S Main St 11:00-11:30

Free Summer Meals, Salem/Keizer

free meals to all children ages 1-18, regardless of family income available from June 18 through August 30, though all locations will be closed on July 4.

Summer meals will be available at the following locations:

  • Auburn Elementary
  • Chávez Elementary
  • Eyre Elementary
  • FACES Family Daycare Literacy & Resource Center
  • Hallman Elementary
  • Highland Elementary
  • Houck Middle
  • Kennedy Elementary
  • KROC Center
  • Leslie Middle
  • Richmond Elementary
  • Washington Elementary

Additional sites and their addresses, dates and meal times can be found on the Salem-Keizer district website.  To find meal sites, text “FOOD” to 877877 or call 1-866-348-6479 or visit www.Summerfoodoregon.org.

Clothing drive–Mid Willamette Family YMCA
The Mid-Willamette family YMCA’s Community Service Program called Togetherhood is hosting a Kid’s Clothes Drive! We have donation bins at the YMCA, at various schools, churches and businesses until August 1st. We are accepting kids clothing from newborn to teen sizes that are in clean gently used condition.
The clothing giveaway is open to everyone in the community with a need for clothing for their kids! The event is taking place August 9 & 10 from 4-7pm at the Albany YMCA 3201 Pacific Blvd SW

 

 

Maps of Albany/Corvallis available for free

Free Maps of the Corvallis and Albany area are available at merchants throughout the valley, Pick one up here at the KRKT studios and keep it in your glove box.   The maps are available care of MASS MARKETING, INC, no catch, no questions asked.

Maps are available at the following businesses: 

ALBANY RENTAL, THE PARTY STORE, STEPHENS HEATING, SID STEVENS

JEWELERS, FIREHOUSE CORNER DELI, SWEET TASTE BAKERY, PRO-LINE TRUCK

GEAR, VALLEY SERVICE APPLIANCE REPAIR, LITTLE WUESTEN GERMAN FOODS,

JUST JAKE’S SMALL ENGINE REPAIR, J&J WEKSTADT, CORVALLIS UTILITY

DEPARTMENT AND KRKT