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COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

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.

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 24

Hillside talk: McMinnville attorney Carol Prause will lead a presentation on important legal documents at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. The program is part of Hillside’s series on end-of-life planning, “What to Pack for Your Last Journey,” which is free and open to the public. A workbook is available for $3. For more information, call Hillside at 503-472-9534.

 

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.

Inclusive activities: The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum presents “Reaching for the Stars,” a day of activities and learning workshops to serve people of special needs, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the aviation museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. A Portland-area Star Wars group will be in attendance. All areas will be wheelchair accessible and tailored to accommodate a variety of participant needs. Admission is $5; pre-registration is required. Caretakers receive free admission. For more information or to register, call the education department at 503-434-4180 or visit www.evergreenmuseum.org/events.

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.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 29

Red Cross: The Red Cross is holding an information session about activities in Yamhill County from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Auditorium at Friendsview Retirement Community, 1301 Fulton Street, Newberg. The session will cover the ways Red Cross serves the community as well as local volunteer opportunities. For more information, contact Sam Haffey at 541-414-7576 or sam.haffey@redcross.org.  

 

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.

Family movie: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a free no-school-day showing of a family movie at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

Hillside talk: Hillside Retirement Community presents a discussion of “Crucial Conversations, Palliative Care and Hospice Resources” at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. The program is part of Hillside’s series on end of life planning, “What to Pack for Your Last Journey,” which is free and open to the public. A workbook is available for $3. For more information, call Hillside at 503-472-9534.

 

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.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 8

Oregon’s birthday: The Yamhill County Historical Society is holding a celebration in honor of Oregon’s birthday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The celebration will include birthday cake, punch, exhibits and a showing of “Beneath the Dome,” a video presentation of the history of the Oregon State Capitol at 11 a.m. and noon. Live music by the Old Time Fiddlers will be featured from 1 to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

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.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

Music series: Run & Tell That, a brother and sister acoustic duo featuring Hannah Cochrane and Freddie Lamb, will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 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.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19

Qigong class: Human Harmonies Northwest will offer a free introductory class on qigong and tai chi from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.E. Adams St. For more information, contact Lyne Breault at 503-383-9799 or lyne@humanharmonies.com.

 

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

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s production of “Proof” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through April 5. 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.

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.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

Tea party: The McMinnville Public Library is holding an American Girl Tea Party for girls and an accompanying adult from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Dressing up is encouraged; dolls are optional. The party is free, but seating is limited and registration is required. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or Samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

Train playtime: The McMinnville Public Library is holding Thomas the Tank Engine Playtime from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free playtime for children ages 12 and younger will include toys, crafts, and stories. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or Samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Proof” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through April 5. 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.

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 3

Community theater: The Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Proof” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 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.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

Family movie: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a free no-school-day showing of a family movie at 2 p.m. Friday, April 10, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

Family movie: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a free no-school-day showing of a family movie at 2 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

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. 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 ...
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