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COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 16

Relay meeting: An informational event for this year’s McMinnville Relay for Life will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Newberg High School, 2400 Douglas Ave. The annual relay, held in June, benefits the American Cancer Society. For more information, contact Jami Fuller at 971-241-8287 or relayforlifeyamhill@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 17

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or email artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 18

Car maintenance: A free Recology Repair Seminar on the importance of basic car maintenance will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.E. Adams St. For more information, call Leslie Lanzar of Recology at 503-472-3176.

Music series: The Frank Messina Band, a 16-plus piece jazz/swing band, will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the West Valley Community Campus, 266 S.E. Washington St., Willamina, as part of the free Wet Season Music Series. A free community dinner will be served. For more information, contact Marian Rose Lucas at 503-929-4037 or info@westvalleycommunitycampus.org.

 

MONDAY, JAN. 20

Humanities conversations: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, in the Grand Ballroom at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. The free event will include a musical prelude by the Newberg High School Vocal Point, musical guest The Christopher Brown Quartet and a dance performance by Newberg Ballet Folklorico. The keynote speaker will be Rev. Leroy Barber. Five breakout discussion sessions will be presented by Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. For more information and a list of topics, visit www.chehalemculturalcenter.org/events/2020/1/20/dr-martin-luther-king-day-celebration or call the center at 503-487-6883.

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 23

Oregon plants: Stephen Meyers, taxonomic director of the Oregon Flora Project, will present, “A Rose By Any Other Name: The Pros and Cons of Plant Name Changes” from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Carnegie Room of the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free presentation will include information about the project, as well as discussion of past and recent plant name changes. The program is sponsored by the Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon. For more information, e-mail ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 25

TEDx talk: The 2020 TEDxMcMinnville event, featuring the theme “Currents,” is set for 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. The event will include 10 speakers discussing service, loss, education, health and other topics. Admission is $65 for general admission and $40 for students with ID. For more information and a list of speakers and topics, visit www.tedxmcminnville.com.

Jazz concert: McMinnville Music Boosters present their annual Jazz Night, featuring a jazz concert, dinner and auction, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Admission is $45. For more information, contact Kami Wieand at 503-435-8938 or macmusicboosters@gmail.com.

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 28

Women’s choir: The McMinnville Women’s Choir will hold a new members night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, 544 N.E. Second St. The group is open to all singing and experience levels. For more information, contact Katie Kulla at 503-474-7661 or macwomenschoir@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 31

Youth camp: Outdoor Education Adventures’ No-School Day Camp is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at the Miller Woods Conservation Area, 15580 N.W. Orchard View Road, McMinnville. Trained naturalists will lead the outdoor campers as they learn about nature and look for creatures that spend the winter at Miller Woods. The camp is open to ages 5-12. Admission is $65. For more information, contact Theresa Crain at 503-857-7884 or info@outdooradventures.com.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

Crochet class: The McMinnville Public Library will offer a free introductory crocheting class, “Cozy Crafts,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The class is open to all ages and materials will be provided. For more information, contact Amanda Perron at 503-435-5562 or amanda.perron@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 7

Author program: Authors and journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn will present a program in conjunction with the publication of their recent book, “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope,” at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. For more information, contact Jenny Berg at 503-435-5550.

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s production of “Noises Off” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through March 1. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

Health fair: Hillside Retirement Community will hold a Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, at 900 N. Hill Road, McMinnville. The fair will include health screenings, speakers, samples, vendors and door prizes. For more information, contact Susie Stellflug at 503-883-4569 or susan.stellfug@brookdale.com.

 

FRIDAY, FEB 14

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Noises Off” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through March 1. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 21

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or email artwinewalk@gmail.com.

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Noises Off” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb.23, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through March 1. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 28

Community theater: Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Noises Off” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28 and 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 29

Spaghetti feed: The third annual spaghetti dinner to benefit YC Community Pet Heroes is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb 29, at the Palmer Creek Lodge Community Event Center, 606 Fourth St., Dayton. Admission is $12, $5 for children ages 11 and younger. There will be a no-host bar, raffles and auction. The fundraiser will help provide medical care and food for Yamhill County pets in need. For more information, contact Yamhill County Pet Heroes at 971-901-1322 or ycpetheroes@gmail.com.

Trivia fundraiser: A Trivia Night fundraiser for the See Ya Later Foundation’s Scott Banke Memorial College Scholarship Fund is set for 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Michelbook Country Club, 1301 N.W. Michelbook Lane, McMinnville. Admission is $40 and includes a catered dinner. Trivia will be played in teams of six. In addition, there will be a raffle, a no-host bar and desserts available for bidding. For more information or to register, contact 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org, or visit www.seeyalater.org/upcoming-events.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Plant sale: The Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District will hold its annual Native Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, March 6, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. For more information, contact the district office at 503-472-6403 or emailorders@yamhillswcd.org.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Macrame class: The McMinnville Public Library will offer a free introductory macrame class, “Cozy Crafts,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The class is open to all ages and materials will be provided. For more information, contact Amanda Perron at 503-435-5562 or amanda.perron@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Paid members may shop early, starting at 9 a.m. Most books cost $1; at 1 p.m., they will be available for $3 a bag. For more information, call Ken Carter at 916-524-8147.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 20

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or email artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

Basketball camp: The See Ya Later Spring Break Basketball Camp will be held Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, at the Ted Wilson Gymnasium, Linfield College. Grades first through fourth will run from 9 a.m. to noon and grades fifth through eighth from 1 to 5 p.m. Students will learn basketball fundamentals, team strategies and ball-handling skills. The camp is limited to 200 participants. Registration fee is $30. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org or visit www.seeyalater.org.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or email artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 9

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Paid members may shop early, starting at 9 a.m. Most books cost $1; at 1 p.m., they will be available for $3 a bag. For more information, call Ken Carter at 916-524-8147.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 15

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or email artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 11

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Paid members may shop early, starting at 9 a.m. Most books cost $1; at 1 p.m., they will be available for $3 a bag. For more information, call Ken Carter at 916-524-8147.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 6

Half marathon: The Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon is set for 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, with a rural route from Stoller Family Estate to Carlton. Following the race, a wine and music festival hosted by Ken Wright Cellars will be held for participants and their guests in downtown Carlton. Registration is $88. For more information, visit www.oregonwinecountryhalf.com.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Paid members may shop early, starting at 9 a.m. Most books cost $1; at 1 p.m., they will be available for $3 a bag. For more information, call Ken Carter at 916-524-8147.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 14

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Paid members may shop early, starting at 9 a.m. Most books cost $1; at 1 p.m., they will be available for $3 a bag. For more information, call Ken Carter at 916-524-8147.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 16 Relay meeting: An informational event for this year’s McMinnville Relay for Life will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Newberg High School, 2400 Douglas Ave. The annual relay, held in June, benefits the American Cancer Society. For more information, contact Jami Fuller at 971-241-8287 or relayforlifeyamhill@gmail.com.   FRIDAY, JAN. 17 Art walk: ...
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