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    Polk County Social
10A Polk County Itemizer-Observer • November 1, 2017
On to state
New Testament
lecture starts today
St. Thomas Episcopal
Church will start a series of
New Testament lectures on
Wednesday (today) from 7
to 8 p.m. at the church on
Levens Street.
For more information:
John Krenkel, 435-503-4304
or 435-503-4303.
Eat pizza for Dallas
High School turf
The Dallas Booster Club
will host a pizza fundraiser
through Papa Murphy’s, 244
E. Ellendale Ave., Dallas,
from 4 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 8.
No coupons will be accept-
ed for this event, and 20 per-
cent of sales go toward
fundraising efforts for build-
ing a turf field at Dallas High
For more information:
dhsboosterclub.org, or call
Dallas athletics, 503-831-
Community Calendar is a listing of upcoming events
taking place in Polk County that are open to the pub-
lic. To submit an event for calendar consideration,
please send it at least two weeks before the actual
event date to the Itemizer-Observer via email
Democracy forum
at Dallas library
The Dallas Public Library
will host “Democracy from
the Inside Out” at 7 p.m. on
Thursday at the library.
The free event is an Ore-
gon Humanities Conver-
sation Project facilitated
by Wendy Willis, a poet
and essayist living in Port-
The focus is on creating
habits and practices that
help us become more active,
resilient and compassion-
ate; act from our own values
and listen closely to our
Willis is the executive di-
rector of the Deliberative
Democracy Consortium
and founder and director of
Oregon’s Kitchen Table at
Portland State University.
The event is provided
through the Oregon Hu-
JOLENE GUZAMN/ Itemizer-Observer
The Dallas High School boys cross-country team qualified for state Thursday, placing
second in the district meet. This is the first time a cross-country team has gone to state
since 1986, according to coach Monique Lankheet.
manities and the Friends of
the Dallas Library.
For more in information:
503-838-2818, or Gaye Stew-
art, superintendent, 503-
Faculty exhibit to
MVCA to recognize open at WOU
all veterans
Western Oregon Universi-
Mi d - Va l l e y C h r i s t i a n
Academy invites all veterans
to the annual Veteran’s Day
Chapel and Complimentary
Breakfast on Nov. 8 from
8:15 to 10 a.m. at the school,
1483 16th St. N., Monmouth.
The students wish to thank
you for your service, and
serve breakfast to you and
your guests.
For more information:
ty’s Cannon Gallery of Art
will open its biennial art fac-
ulty exhibit on Nov. 8.
Gallery hours are from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday
through Friday.
An opening reception will
be held from 4:30 to 6:30
p.m. on Nov. 8 to celebrate
the exhibition with food,
drink and conversation. All
are welcome.
Every two years, the Can-
non Gallery of Art features
the work of Western Oregon
University art department
faculty. Explore the recent
work of Paula Booth, Jen
Bracy, Jodie Garrison, Mary
Harden, Kim Hoffman, Tim
Hutchings, Rebecca McCan-
nell, Sung Eun Park, Gregory
Poulin, Daniel Tankersley,
Diane Tarter, and Garima
Artwork includes paint-
ing, photography, printmak-
ing, graphic design, video,
collage, sculpture and in-
For more information:
950 Main St. • 503-623-2633
• Thursday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. — Chil-
dren’s Story Time.
• Thursday, Nov. 2, 2:30 p.m. — Lego
• Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. — Oregon Hu-
manities — Democracy from the Inside
• Tuesday, Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m. — Morning
Children’s Story Time.
• Tuesday, Nov. 7, 3:30 p.m. — Afternoon
Children’ Story Time.
• Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. — Friends of
the Library meeting.
175 Monmouth St.
• Wednesday, Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m. — Fam-
ily Story Time.
• Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1 p.m. — Scrabble
with Betty.
• Thursday, Nov. 2, 4:30 p.m. — Chess
• Thursday, Nov. 7, 5-7 p.m. — Dia de los
• Tuesday, Nov. 7, 4:30 p.m. — Tech Tues-
days (3D Printing and Pens).
• Wednesday, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m. — Fam-
ily Story Time.
55 th Holiday Fair
Friday & Saturday
Nov. 3rd & 4th
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Polk Co. Fairgrounds in Rickreall
Over 130 Exhibitors
FREE Admission - Donations Accepted
Benefits Polk County 4-H
168 S. Ecols St. • 503-751-0182
• Thursday, Nov. 2, 6 p.m. — Beyond
Fake News: How We Find Accurate Infor-
mation About the World.
• Friday, Nov. 3, 10:15 a.m. — Friday Fun.
• Tuesday, Nov. 7, 10:15 a.m. — Family
Story Time.
111 N. Main St., Falls City
503-787-3521, ext. 319
• See the library’s Facebook page for up-
coming events.
Located in Dallas, OR
Home Handyman, Painting,
Upgrades and Repair.
Window Washing
Call us with your honey-do-lists and we’ll
get them done.
For more info Contact OSU Polk Co. Ext 503-623-8395
26th Annual
Willamina Coastal Hills
Downtown Walking Tour
Kicking Off the Holidays!
Nov. 10 & 11
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday • Nov 4, 9am - 5pm
Sunday • Nov 5, 11am - 4pm
Quality Crafts & Gifts
744 Stearman St.
For more info: Amber Krummel 503-838-4246
Over 30 Artists & Crafters
Coastal Hills Quilters
Watercolor and
Oil Paintings
Wearable Art
Wood Work
Tea Room
MONMOUTH - Nov. 9 -11
at Historic Gentle House,
855 Monmouth Ave. N.
on the Western Oregon University campus
Hours are: Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Boutique style bazaar with holiday and home
décor, gifts, food, and so much more!
For more information: Amanda Davis, 503-606-2070.
503-435-9180 • Free admission
Recycle for a better future
• Monmouth Business Association — 7 a.m., Windemere
Western View Properties, 297 N. Pacific Highway, Monmouth A
meeting of business people, the Monmouth-Independence
Chamber of Commerce director, and city officials. 503-751-
• Indoor Play Park — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mondays
through Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, 879 SW Levens
St., Dallas. Drop-ins welcome. For ages infant through pre-K
with parent. Free, but donations accepted. 503-623-3397.
• Senior meals, Dallas — 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday,
LaCreole Manor, 204 SW Walnut St., Dallas. Free, but $3 dona-
tion suggested. Reservations required. 503-623-6232.
• Senior meals, Monmouth — 11:30 a.m. Monday through
Friday, Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St., Monmouth.
Free, but $3 donation suggested. Reservations required. 503-
• Scrabble with Betty — 1 p.m., Independence Public Li-
brary, 175 Monmouth St., Independence. Scrabble games first
Wednesday of every month. Free; refreshments and prizes avail-
able. 503-551-7687 or 503-838-1811.
• Willamette Valley Food Assistance Program Food Bank
— 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., 888 Monmouth Cutoff Road, Building E,
Dallas. Weekly distribution for eligible community members.
• Yarning for Others — 3 to 5 p.m., St. Thomas Episcopal
Church, 1486 SW Levens St., Dallas. Knitters and crocheters
gather to make clothing and accessories for those in need on
the first Wednesday of every month. 503-689-7222.
• Pickleball — 9 a.m. to noon, Roger Jordan Community
Park. Meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m.
to noon. Karen Freeman, 503-871-4172.
• Dallas Lions Club — Noon, Pressed Wine Bar, 788 Main St.,
Dallas. Everyone welcome. 503-623-8121.
• Monmouth-Independence Rotary Club — Noon, First
Baptist Church, 1505 Monmouth St., Independence. Visiting Ro-
tarians, guests and prospective Rotarians are welcome to these
luncheon meetings. Free. 503-838-4884.
• Mom and Me — Salem Health West Valley, 525 SE Washing-
ton St., Dallas (enter through emergency door on Clay Street).
Breastfeeding support group. Free. 503-831-5593.
• James2 Community Kitchen Meal — 4:30 to 6 p.m., Dallas
United Methodist Church, 565 SE LaCreole Drive, Dallas. Free;
everyone welcome. 503-623-8429.
• Homework, Hoops and Hotdogs — 5:30 to 8 p.m., The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1401 SW 13th St.,
Dallas. Free help with homework for students in middle and
high school. 503-917-9822, Nona Springer.
• Take Off Pounds Sensibly Club Meeting — 9:45 to 11 a.m.
Church of Christ, 127 Heffley St. N., Monmouth. First meeting is
free. 503-930-7936.
• Altered Attitudes Alcoholics Anonymous — Noon, 186 SE
Mill St., Dallas. 503-399-0599.
• Guthrie Park Acoustic Music Jam Session — 6:30 to 10
p.m., Guthrie Park Community Center, 4320 Kings Valley High-
way, Dallas. Free (donations accepted). 503-623-0809.
• Polk Community Free Clinic — 7 to 11 a.m., Trinity Luther-
an Church, 320 SE Fir Villa Road, Dallas. Free medical and mental
health care for uninsured and underinsured. Held on the first
and fourth Saturday of the month. 503-990-8772.
• Monmouth Senior Center All-You-Can-Eat Community
Breakfast — 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180
Warren St. S., Monmouth. Cost: $6, adults; $3, children younger
than 12. 503-838-5678.
• Rickreall Grange Flea Market — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rickreall
Grange Hall, 280 Main St. (99W), Rickreall. Multiple vendors.
Also selling fresh-baked goods. Kitchen serving breakfast and
lunch. 503-623-8289.
• Polk Flea Market — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Polk County Fair-
grounds, 520 S. Pacific Highway (99W), Rickreall. Admission: $1;
children 12 and younger, free. Early admission from 6 to 9 a.m.
is $5. 503-428-8224.
• Rickreall Grange Flea Market — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rickreall
Grange Hall, 280 Main St. (99W), Rickreall. Multiple vendors.
Also selling fresh-baked goods. Kitchen serving breakfast and
lunch. 503-623-8289.
• Central Lions Club — Noon, Independence Elks Lodge
1950 Dining Room, 289 S. Main St., Independence. 503-606-
• Willamette Valley New Horizons Orchestra — 6:30 to 8:30
p.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180 Warren St. S., Monmouth.
Local orchestra for beginning through intermediate musicians.
Meets every Monday. Players of all levels welcome. $25 monthly
fee to cover expenses. 503-838-4884.
• Indoor Play Park — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Presbyte-
rian Church, 879 SW Levens St., Dallas. Open to children pre-
kindergarten and younger with parent/adult. Mondays through
Thursdays. Free.
• James2 Community Kitchen Meal — 4:30 to 6 p.m., St.
Philip Catholic Church, 825 SW Mill St., Dallas. Free; everyone
welcome. 503-623-8429.
• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club — 6 to 7 p.m.
weigh-in, 7 to 8 p.m. meeting, First Christian Church basement,
1079 SE Jefferson St., Dallas. Meetings offer programs and activ-
ities aimed at losing weight. Open to anyone. First meeting is
• Overeaters Anonymous — Noon to 1 p.m., Salem Health
West Valley, 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. Support group meets
in the quiet room/chapel immediately inside the emergency
entrance on Clay Street. Dee Ann White, 971-718-6444.
• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3203 meeting — 7:30 p.m.,
182 SW Academy St., Dallas. Meets first Tuesday of each month.
• Dallas Rotary — Noon, Dallas Civic Center, 945 SE Jefferson
St., Dallas. Lunch and speaker. Public is welcome.
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