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WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

Wake-up movie: Community Rights Yamhill County is sponsoring a screening of “Where to Invade Next” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Third Street Pizza, McMinnville. Donations of food or money will be accepted to support those in need. For more information, contact Liz Marlia-Stein at 971-241-1258 or lizmarliastein@gmail.com.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 24

Community history: The McMinnville Public Library and the McMinnville Downtown Association are sponsoring a presentation by Oregon historian Richard Engman “Chop Suey for All: Chinese Cooks in Oregon” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Engman will discuss how the restaurants familial operations helped anchor immigrants who were otherwise isolated from other Chinese Americans. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or Courtney.terry@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

Movie series: Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley Campus and the Student Leader’s club will show the movie “Slumdog Millionaire,” with a discussion to follow, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at the college, Building 1, Room 303, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The screening is part of a series in which student clubs select movies to be shown each Wednesday for the remainder of the term. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu. 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Native American gathering: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley will host its fourth annual Native American Spring Gathering from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the McMinnville campus, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The free event will feature Native American artisans, music, crafts for children, and demonstrations, including a traditional salmon bake. A fry bread taco lunch will be served at noon. The Grand Ronde Canoe Family Singers will perform from 12:30 to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 27

Fundraising auction: Friends of East Creek will hold an auction to support the operation of East Creek Anagama, a wood-fire kiln in Willamina founded by the late artist Nils Lou, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. The event will include a panel and workshop. Admission is free. For more information, contact Lori Allen at friendsofeastcreek@gmail.com.  

 

SATURDAY, MAY 28

Plant sale: The Cheahmill chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon is hosting a wildflower show and native plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Author Eileen Stark will be signing copies of her book, “Real Gardens Grow Natives.” Admission is free. For more information, call 503-835-1042. 

Cemetery work: Volunteers will hold a cleanup day at South Yamhill Cemetery starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at the intersection of Masonville and McCabe Chapel roads. A potluck meal will be held at noon, followed by a business meeting. For more information, call 503-434-8678.   

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1

Movie series: Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley Campus and the student Philosophy Club will show the movie “Ex Machina,” with a discussion to follow, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the college, Building 1, Room 303, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The screening is part of a series in which student clubs select movies to be shown each Wednesday for the remainder of the term. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lea Griess at 503-316-3206 or lea.griess@chemeketa.edu. 

Swap meet: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Student Services will hold a “Swap, Don’t Shop!” event from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the McMinnville campus, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. Gently used clothes, shoes, accessories, household items and toys, as well as canned goods for the campus food pantry, can be exchanged for other items. For more information, e-mail Jamie Corff at jcorff@my.chemeketa.edu.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 2

Student theatre: Carlton School Theatre and Yamhill-Carlton School District present the 25th annual junior musical, “Fiddler on the Roof Jr.,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, and a special dinner theater at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School, 420 S. Third St., Carlton. The show is performed by students from Yamhill-Carlton elementary and intermediate schools. The Thursday performance cost $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and children. Cost of the Friday dinner theater ranges from $12 to $20. For more information, contact Brenda Longton at 503-852-7161 or longtonb@ycschools.org.

Poetry night: The McMinnville Public Library will present a poetry open mic and reading by author Deborah Akers at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Velvet Monkey Tea, 406 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or Courtney.terry@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

Ballet performance: Gallery Ballet & Tap will perform the classical ballet “Sleeping Beauty” at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, with a matinee at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and are available at Oregon Stationers. For more information, contact Edwina Castle at 503-472-4886 or edwina.castle@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

Dutch run: McMinnville’s Dutch Bros. Coffee and Heidi Moore are sponsoring the second annual “Run the Dutch 5k” beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Heiser Farms, 21425 S.E. Grand Island Loop, Dayton. All proceeds benefit See Ya Later Foundation camps and other youth-based organizations. For more information, visit www.runthedutch.com.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 9

Spring concert: The Newberg Community Band will present a free spring concert with the theme “Let’s Dance!” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Bauman Auditorium, George Fox University, Newberg. For more information, visit www.newbergcommunityband.com.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Fishing with soldiers: Take A Soldier Fishing Portland Chapter presents a day of fishing to honor veterans and active duty military personnel from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Henry Hagg Lake near Gaston. Volunteers will be on hand with boats and fishing equipment. Snacks and beverages will be served in the morning, followed by lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Day use fishing licenses will be provided to those who need them. To volunteer or obtain more information, contact Jack Morby at 503-704-1842 or morby517@aol.com.

CASA golf: Yamhill County Court Appointed Special Advocates are holding their 12th annual CASA Classic Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. with an 11:30 a.m. check-in on Saturday, June 11, at the Michelbook Country Club, 1301 N.W. Michelbook Lane, McMinnville. The tournament will be a scramble format, 18 holes with a shotgun start, and will include gift bags, mulligans, course games and raffles. Proceeds will go toward recruiting and training volunteers to advocate for children in court. For more information, contact Nicole Myrstol st 503-434-6668 or nicolem@yccasa.org.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Theater auditions: Auditions for “The Producers,” A Mel Brooks musical, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 12, and from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Auditions by appointment only. To schedule an audition appointment e-mail gallerytheater@onlinemac.com with “producers audition” in the subject line. For more information, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d48abac29a1fc1-theproducers.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 14

City Club: Yamhill County commissioners will speak about the state of the county during the McMinnville City Club meeting at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third Street. Lunch costs $13 for members, $18 for non-members. For reservations, e-mail rsvp@maccityclub.org or call 503-472-3605.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 16

Sheridan days: A community-wide celebration featuring two parades, vendor booths, carnival and chicken barbeque will take place all day Thursday, June 16, through Saturday, June 18, at Sheridan High School, 433 S. Bridge St. Other events will be featured around town. For more information, contact Wendy Bird at 503-843-7656 or Sheridandays@yahoo.com.

Cooking demonstration: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring “Cooking with Books at the Farmers Market” from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the library’s booth at the McMinnville Farmer’s Market, 3rd Street and Cowls Street. There will be tips and demonstrations on cooking meals from what you can buy locally, samples, recipes and reading suggestions. For more information, call the library at 503-435-5562.  

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Pattern party: Emily Grosvenor, author of the children’s book “Tessalation!” will give a presentation from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, in the Carnegie Room, McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free event will include cookies, coloring pages, a make-your-own tessellation station and other ways to play with patterns. For more information, contact Grosvenor at 319-331-8785 or emilygrosvenor@gmail.com.

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

Car show: Brookdale McMinnville Westside is holding a Father’s Day Classic Car Show, with a barbeque and live music, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at 320 S.W. Hill Road. Admission is free. Donations will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, contact Ashley Rice at 503-472-3509 or ashley.rice@brookdale.com. 

SR-71 brunch: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is holding an “SR-71 Father’s Day Weekend” with events at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18, and Sunday, June 19, at the Evergreen Theater, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Former crew and personnel of the SR-71 Blackbird will discuss the program, answer questions and interact with fans. Panel discussions are free with admission. A brunch will be held on Sunday, with cost starting at $15. For more information, contact Melissa Grace at 503-434-4185 or publicity@evergreenmuseum.org. 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

Library after dark: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring an evening event for guests to hear local author Barbara Drake read from her works and participate in a scavenger hunt beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, in the Fireplace Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Wine and light refreshments will be provided. This free event is open to adults ages 21 and older with identification.  For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or Courtney.terry@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Fathers’ Day: The Yamhill County Historical Society presents “Fathers’ Day on the Farm” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Horse-powered equipment and mules will cut, rake and bale hays. There will be special tours of the museum, rides on the 1912 Peerless Steam Traction Engine, horseshoes, refreshments, and an arm-wrestling competition. Admission is free. Donations are accepted. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.

Garden party: The Yamhill County Historical Society is hosting a garden party from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Historic Lafayette Museum, 605 Market St., Lafayette. Events include croquet on the lawn, a hat contest, refreshments and tours of the Poling Church Museum. Free admission. Donations accepted. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.

Walk & talk: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring “Walk and Talk Book Club” at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 25, July 23, and August 27, at the Library Plaza, 225 N.W. Adams St. Guests will stroll through parks and streets of McMinnville discussing what books they are reading and what to read next. This free book group event is open to adults. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or Courtney.terry@ci.mcminnville.or.us.   

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

Garden Faire: The McMinnville Garden Club will hold its annual Garden Faire, featuring more than 50 vendors selling plants, artwork and hardscape, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in the area surrounding Third and Cowls streets, McMinnville. The fair is free and open to the public. The sale is held in conjunction with the club’s summer garden tour. For more information, contact Elaine Pollack at 503-857-0054 or macgardenclub@gmail.com.  

Garden tour: Five gardens have been chosen for their individuality and unique characteristics to be featured in the McMinnville Garden Clubs Annual Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the fair and at several downtown businesses in McMinnville. For more information, call 503-883-9741.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

Graphic Novel: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring “Graphic Fantastic” a teen summer reading event at the library at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, July 20 and August 17, in the Carnegie Room, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. This event is free and open to teen girls ages 13 to 18. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5552 or Samantha.geary@ci.mcminnville.or.us. 

 

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

Remote control camp: The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is hosting a Beginner Remote Control Camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, July 6-8, at 500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Children will design their own remote controlled aircraft. Cost: $175 members; $200 non-members. For more information, contact Melissa Grace at 503-434-4180 or publicity@evergreenmuseum.org.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 8

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 9

Used book sale: The Friends of the McMinnville Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 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.

 

MONDAY, JULY 11

Theater camp: Gallery Theater Summer Kids Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 7 to 11 and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 12 and older Monday through Friday, July 11-15, at the theater, 201 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Activities include dance workshops, improv games, rehearsals and a Friday night performance. Cost is $135 for ages 12 and older and $85 for ages 7 to 11. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227.    

 

FRIDAY, JULY 15

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 22

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 29

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 5

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 6

Poker run: McMinnville American Legion Post 21 is sponsoring a Poker Run on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at American Legion Post 21, 126 N.E. Atlantic St., McMinnville. For more information, contact Bob at 503-472-3839 or BobandBeckyBer@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the City of Dayton and downtown Dayton businesses presents “Dayton Friday Nights” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, August 12, in downtown Dayton, at and near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free celebration will be held every Friday night until August 26 and will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 19

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 26

Wine country weekend: Food and wine, hiking, yoga, hot air ballooning and horseback riding will be featured during the weekend-long “Bounty of Yamhill County,” a fundraising event for the Yamhill Enrichment Society. Kicking off the festivities is a “Winemaker Chill & Grill” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Remy Wines, 905 N.E. 10th Ave., McMinnville. Cost: $50. For more information, visit www.bountyofyamhillcounty.com.

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

Used book sale: The Friends of the McMinnville Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 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.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11

Vintage Baseball: The Yamhill County Historical Society is sponsoring an exhibition vintage baseball game, using rules from the late 1800s, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, September 11, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Ln,. McMinnville. Admission is free. Donations accepted. Hot dogs and root beer floats will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com. 

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 1

Dinner auction: The McMinnville Kiwanis Club’s Bids for Kids dinner and auction will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St.  

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 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, Nov. 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.

 

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