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FRIDAY, JAN. 20

Contemporary music: McMinnville First Baptist Church presents a free contemporary music concert with We Three at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, in the sanctuary of the church, 125 S.E. Cowls St. Josh, Bethany and Manny Humlie will perform on guitar, bass drums, mandolin and vocals. Admission is free. The event is part of a concert series celebrating the church’s 150th anniversary. For more information, contact Donna Weed at 503-472-7941 or fbc@macnet.com

Blood drive: A blood drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at the Willamette Valley Medical Center, 2700 S.E. Stratus Ave., McMinnville. The cancellation of several regional blood drives due to weather has prompted the American Red Cross to issue an emergency request for blood and platelet donations. Appointment times can be scheduled by visiting www.redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. For more information, call hospital volunteer coordinator Gretta Bruinsma at 503-435-6327.

Musical theater: Chehalem Players Repertory presents “The Sensational Sixties: A Broadway Revue” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20 and 21, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, in the Black Box Theater at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and $10 for those under 21. Performances continue each weekend through Feb. 4. For more information, call 971-264-9409 or visit chehalemplayersrep.org.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 21

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville hosts an Art & Wine Walk on the third Saturday of each month. Wine receptions begin at 5 p.m. Participating businesses will display a banner to welcome guests. For more information, visit www.mcminnvilleartandwine.com or e-mail artwinewalk@gmail.com.

Aviation exploration: Konect Aviation and Boy Scouts of America are sponsoring a free information session about the new Aviation Explorer Post from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 21, at the McMinnville Airport, 4000 S.E. Cirrus Avenue. Information will be presented about FFA regulations and all the careers in the aviation field including corporate and private pilot, airplane mechanics and traffic controllers. For more information, contact Shanta at 971-413-1927 or mail@konect-aviation.com.

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 27

Musical theater: Chehalem Players Repertory presents “The Sensational Sixties: A Broadway Revue” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, in the Black Box Theater at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and $10 for those under 21. Performances continue each weekend through Feb. 4. For more information, call 971-264-9409 or visit chehalemplayersrep.org.

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents the comedy-drama “Calendar Girls” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28, with a matinee at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. Performances continue each weekend through Feb. 11. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

Children’s movie: The McMinnville Public Library will show a family movie on the big screen at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in the Carnegie Room, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Admission is free. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room at 503-435-5559 a week prior to the showing.  For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SUNDAY, JAN. 29

Conversation project: The McMinnville Public Library Friends of the Library are sponsoring “The Purpose of Prison – What is Punishment For?” with Monica Mueller at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Trained conversation facilitators will lead the discussion without advocating a particular perspective. Admission is free. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. 

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 3

Musical theater: Chehalem Players Repertory presents the season’s final showings of “The Sensational Sixties: A Broadway Revue” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4, in the Black Box Theater at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and $10 for those under 21. For more information, call 971-264-9409 or visit chehalemplayersrep.org.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 9

Live concert: The McMinnville High School Choirs presents “New York Voices in Concert” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Douglas Anderson Auditorium, McMinnville High School, 615 E. 15th St. The McMinnville High School jazz choir, The Twilighters, will give the opening performance. Admission is $20 for students and $25 for adults. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Dana Libonati at 503-330-3441 or dlibonati@msd.k12.or.us. 

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 10

Murder mystery: “Dying for Love: A Library Murder Mystery” will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Groups, individuals and couples are invited to become detectives during the live-action mystery and attempt to solve the crime. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 11

Fundraiser concert: First Baptist Church will host a “One World Peace Concert,” featuring Mike Stern and Bill Jolliff, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., McMinnville. An offering will be taken to raise money for a future program on Japanese American internment. For more information, contact JoAnn Sims at 971-259-1010 or joanncsims@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 18

Garden dedication: The Native Plant Society of Oregon is holding a dedication in memory of Susan Jean Williams at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Williams, who died in October, was a longtime library and native plant garden volunteer. For more information, call Marna Porath at 503-835-1042.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 23

Dinner auction: The McMinnville Downtown Association presents its annual Awards Dinner and Piccadilly Auction at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Advance tickets are available for $40 a person or $320 for a table of eight. For more information, call 503-472-3605 or e-mail sean@downtownmcminnville.com.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 11

Gardening workshop: The Yamhill County Master Gardeners will present their fifth-annual Spring Into Gardening event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Nine speakers will give presentations related to the theme “Living Healthy by Gardening.” Admission is $25, $20 for Master Gardeners and $15 for students with advanced registration, or $30 at the door. Lunch, snacks and beverages are included. For more information, contact Jade Wilson at 503-434-8916 or jade.wilson@oregonstate.edu.

Book sale: The McMinnville Public Library Friends of the Library is holding a book sale to raise money for the library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Most books are priced for $1 or less. For more information, contact the library at 503-435-5562 or libref@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

Classical music: McMinnville First Baptist Church presents a free classical music concert with the Gould Piano Trio at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the sanctuary of the church, 125 S.E. Cowls St. Admission is free. The event is part of a concert series celebrating the church’s 150th anniversary. For more information, contact Donna Weed at 503-472-7941 or fbc@macnet.com.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

Children’s movie: The McMinnville Public Library will show a family movie on the big screen at 2 p.m. Friday, March 31, in the Carnegie Room, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Admission is free. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room at 503-435-5559 a week prior to the showing.  For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

 

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