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TUESDAY, FEB. 9

Conservation movie: The movie “Grow!” will play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Moonlight Theater at 3rd Street Pizza, 433 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The free film, sponsored by the Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District, examines the growing movement of educated young people trading urban living for an agrarian lifestyle and their desire to live more healthfully growing clean, fair food. For more information, call Marie Vicksta at 503-472-6403 or contact marie@yamhillswcd.org.

 

WEDNESDAY. FEB. 10

Movie series: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Student Services is hosting a movie and discussion series. “This Changes Everything,” sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, will be shown at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Building 1, Room 303, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The event is free and open to the public. A new movie will be presented each Wednesday until March 9. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu

Exhibition lectures: The traveling exhibition “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963” will be on display Wednesday, Feb. 10, through Friday, March 25, at the Jerald R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College, 900 S.E. Baker St., McMinnville. The exhibit and related lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or swhyte@linfield.edu.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 11

Linfield reading: Robin Lawton, professor emerita of English at Linfield College, will present a reading, “A Love Story and a Riddle: The Life and Letters of Helen Hunter Dixon Evans,” on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Linfield’s Jereld R. Nicholson Library. The reading is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or swhyte@linfield.edu.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 12

Movie night: Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is showing “Armageddon” in its theater at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12 at 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Cost is $5 per person. For more information, call Melissa Grace at 503-434-4185.

Broadway musical: A tribute to Broadway musicals from the 1940s and ’50s, “There’s No Business Like Show Business: Celebrating the Golden Age of Broadway,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Chehalem Cultural Center 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. A Sunday show will be offered at 2 p.m. on Feb. 14. The program will include songs from “West Side Story,” “Carousel,” “My Fair Lady” and other musicals. General admission is $20, or $15 for seniors and $10 for students. For more information, contact Deanna Maio at 503-201-9128 or Deanna@DeannaMaioMusic.com.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 13

Oregon’s birthday: The Yamhill County Historical Society is hosting a celebration in honor of Oregon’s 157th birthday from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Lafayette Museum, 605 Market St. The event will include special exhibits, free birthday cake and punch. Admission is free with a food donation to YCAP. For more information, call Karen Sitton Saxberg at 503-434-2189.

Chocolate crawl: The Dayton Community Development Association and local merchants are sponsoring a Valentine’s themed event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in downtown Dayton. With a purchase of a $10 passport, participating merchants on Main St., Ferry St. and Fourth St. will give chocolate treats and stamps. Full passports will be entered into a prize drawing. Proceeds benefit Dayton Friday Nights. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyjhaverkate@gmail.com.

Piano recital: Assistant professor Albert Kim will present a piano faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 15

Film screening: The Program for Liberal Arts and Community Engagement is sponsoring a screening of the film “Merchants of Doubt” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The screening is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Currie Sivik at 503-883-2521 or ssivik@linfield.edu.

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 16

Health talk: Brookdale Home Health and Therapy sponsors a health discussion at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Manor Activity Room at Hillside Communities, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. The free program, which includes blood pressure checks, will focus on positive health practices and is led by physical therapist Lori Windsor. This event will focus on medication safety and awareness. For more information, call Tracy Haas at 503-883-4515 or contact tracy.haas@brookdale.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17

Movie series: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Student Services is hosting a movie and discussion series. “La Historia Oficial,” sponsored by the Spanish Club, will be shown at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Building 1, Room 303, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The event is free and open to the public. A new movie will be presented each Wednesday until March 9. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu

Cancer lecture: Anne Kruchten, associate professor of biology, will present “How Do Proteins Control Cancer Cells?” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Room 201 of Riley Hall at Linfield College. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2409.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

Agricultural history: The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a presentation on the development of Oregon’s early agricultural economy from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Champoeg State Park visitor center, 8239 N.E. Champoeg Road, St. Paul. Admission is free with a paid parking pass. For more information, contact Dan Klug at 503-678-1251 or daniel.klug@oregon.gov. 

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 21

Conversation project: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library and MacThinks sponsor a series of free Sunday public discussions about provocative issues. “Understanding Disability: Family and Community Stories,” is the topic at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, in the Carnegie Room of McMinnville Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Writer and activist Jill Crawford Hunt will lead the discussion about people with disabilities, who make up almost 14 percent of the population in Oregon, and how they are perceived in the community, in families, as colleagues and as friends. This topic offers the opportunity to reconsider common perceptions. For more information, call Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or contact courtney.terry@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 22

Wake-up movie: Movietime Video, 3rd Street Pizza, and Community Rights Yamhill County are sponsoring a showing of “Standardized” at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, at Third Street Pizza, McMinnville. Donations of food or money will be accepted to support those in need in the community. For more information contact Liz at 971-241-1258 or lizmarliastein@gmail.com.  

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 23

Economic forum: John W. Mitchell of M&H Economic Consultants will speak about Oregon’s economy and how it will affect local economies at a forum from noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Lunch is included. Cost is $20, or $15 for chamber and downtown association members. To reserve a seat or for more information, call 503-472-6196 or e-mail rpope@mcminnville.org. 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24

Duct tape art: The McMinnville Public Library will host “Tween Duct Tape Wallets and Art.” This free drop-in event for ages 12 to 15 will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Participants can make wallets, jewelry and other items out of duct tape. For more information, contact Sam Geary at 503-435-5559 or samantha.geary@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

Bilingual discussion: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring a bilingual book discussion at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Participants can read “Gonzales & Daughter Trucking Co.” by Maria Amparo Estampon in English or Spanish; copies are available at the downstairs check-out desk. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or Courtney.terry@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

Movie series: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Student Services is hosting a movie and discussion series. “Inception,” sponsored by the Philosophy Club, will be shown at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Building 1, Room 303, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The event is free and open to the public. A new movie will be presented each Wednesday until March 9. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu.

Choir concert: The Linfield College Concert Choir will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 25

Peru presentation: Linfield’s International Programs Office is sponsoring “Peru Ethnomedical Project” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 105, Murcock Hall, Linfield College, 900 S.E. Baker St., McMinnville. The presentation will be given by Linfield College seniors Sandra Garcia-Hernandez and Lorena Alvarez and junior Kiana Ringuette. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Michele Tomseth at 503-883-2434 or mtomseth@linfield.edu.

Poetry readings: David Baker, professor of English at Denison University, will read poems from his two latest works, “Scavenger Loop” and “Never-Ending Birds,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or swhyte@linfield.edu.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 26

Opening night: Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 26 through March 19, at Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. On Saturday, Feb. 27, tickets are buy one get one free. For more information, contact Seth Renne at 503-472-2227 or at gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 27

Paper airplanes: Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is sponsoring demonstrations by John Collins, “the paper airplane guy,” of his world-record plane folding technique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the aviation museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. All shows are free and open to the public with paid museum admission. For more information, call Melissa Grace at 503-434-4185.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

Movie series: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Student Services is hosting a movie and discussion series. “Dallas Buyers Club,” sponsored by the Gay Straight Alliance, will be shown at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in Building 1, Room 303, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The event is free and open to the public. A new movie will be presented each Wednesday until March 9. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 4,

Gallery theater: Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through March 19, at Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. For more information, contact Seth Renne at 503-472-2227 or at gallerytheater.org. 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 5

McMinnville tour: Preservationist Rebecca Quandt will be guiding “Stroll Historic McMinnville” tours at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, beginning at the Cozine House, 105 N.E. Third St. The tours are free with a suggested donation of $15. Space is limited and the tour is not wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact the McMinnville Downtown Association at 503-472-3605 or info@downtownmcminnville.com.

Dinner auction: The McMinnville Christian Academy’s annual Dinner and Auction Fundraiser will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Tickets cost $50 a person. Catered dinner and live musical entertainment will be provided. For more information, contact Diane Massey at 503-472-6076 or mcainfo@mcminnvillechristianacademy.org.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 8

Conservation movie: “Ground Operations” is a free film playing at 6:30 p.m. in the Moonlight Theater at 3rd Street Pizza, 433 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Sponsored by Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District, it is the story of an organic blueberry farm founded by Sgt. Adam Burke where vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan can live and work in a place offering emotional solace and job training. For more information, call Marie Vicksta at 503-472-6403 or contact marie@yamhillswcd.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

Movie series: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Student Services is concluding its movie and discussion series with “Meteor Man” at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Building 1, Room 303, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 11,

Gallery theater: Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through March 19, at Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. For more information, contact Seth Renne at 503-472-2227 or at gallerytheater.org. 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Used book sale: The Friends of the McMinnville Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St., McMinnville. Members can shop at 9 a.m. before the sale opens. Memberships are available to purchase at the door. At 1 p.m. books can be purchased for $3 a bag. For more information, call 916-524-8147.

Spring gardening: The Yamhill County Master Gardener’s Association and OSU Extension Service are sponsoring “Spring into Gardening” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Nine speakers will discuss a variety of topics on the theme of home landscaping. A boxed lunch is included in the fee: $20 with advance registration, $15 for Master Gardeners and $10 for students with identification. Admission is $25 the day of the event. Coffee, tea, water and cookies will be provided. Proceeds from the event will go toward continuing education for Yamhill County residents and college scholarships for local high school seniors. For more information, e-mail Kelli.Watcherson@oregonstate.edu or visit ycmg.org/events/2016springintogardening.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Card night: Parents of Amity High School’s senior students are holding “Poker and Bunco Night,” with doors opening at 5 p.m. and games beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Amity Fire Hall. All proceeds go toward the 2016 drug- and alcohol-free grad night party. Cost is $5 for dinner, $20 for Bunco buy-in and $30 for poker buy-in. For more information, call Melissa Graham at 503-474-8484.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

Free concert: The Second Winds Community Band presents “Let’s Dance” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Among the musical selections will be “Hava Nagila,” “La Cucaracha,” “Zydeco Cajun Crawdad Dance” and ballet music from “Prince Igor.” For more information, call 503-679-9328.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

Health talk: Brookdale Home Health and Therapy sponsors a health discussion at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, in the Manor Activity Room at Hillside Communities, 900 N.W. Hill Rd., McMinnville. The free program, which includes blood pressure checks, will focus on positive health practices and is led by physical therapist Lori Windsor. The event will examine evaluating health information. For more details, call Tracy Haas at 503-883-4515 or contact tracy.haas@brookdale.com.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 18,

Gallery theater: Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday, at Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. For more information, contact Seth Renne at 503-472-2227 or at gallerytheater.org. 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

Egg hunt: Life Care Center of McMinnville is sponsoring its annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at the assisted living facility, 1309 N.E. 27th St. The event is for children 12 and younger. For more information, contact Tracy Ell at 503-472-4678 or tracy_ell@lcca.com.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

Health talk: Brookdale Home Health and Therapy sponsors a health discussion at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Manor Activity Room at Hillside Communities, 900 N.W. Hill Rd., McMinnville. The free program, which includes blood pressure checks, will focus on positive health practices and is led by physical therapist Lori Windsor. This event is titled “Laughter is the Best Medicine.” For more information, call Tracy Haas at 503-883-4515 or contact tracy.haas@brookdale.com.

Fundraising luncheon: First Federal is sponsoring a “Champions for Children” luncheon, a fundraising and community awareness event to benefit A Family Place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Presentations on the services the organization provides will be shared and a client will speak. There is no charge to attend. Following the event, guests will be asked to support the program, a local children’s relief nursery. For more information, contact Kara Barlow at 503-472-4020 or kbarlow@lcsnw.org.

 

 

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