August Community Event Calendar

Community Events Calendar

FRI, AUG 9 (8 – 10:30 pm)
MOTHS VS. BATS: NOCTURNAL WONDERS
Get a glimpse into the amazing diversity of moths and bats found in our own backyards after dark. Registration required: greenbeltlandtrust.org/event/moths-vs-bats-nocturnal-wonders/
At Bald Hill Farm
Contact: greenbeltlandtrust.org/event/moths-vs-bats-nocturnal-wonders/
Sponsor: Greenbelt Land Trust

SAT, AUG 10 (10 am – 4 pm)
AMAZING GRANGE DAY
Fundraiser to replace 60-year-old furnace in our Community Hall. Rummage sale, oral and silent pie auction, live music.
At Marys River Grange, 24707 Grange Hall Rd.
Contact: 541-829-2907
Sponsor: Marys River Grange

THURS, AUG 15 (6:30 – 8 pm)
ENERGY RETROFIT YOUR HOME
Find out how to save money and be more comfortable in your home, while helping to reduce CO2 emissions.  Presentations by Energy Trust of Oregon, Seeds for the Sol and others.
At the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave.
Contact: info@sustainablecorvallis.org
Sponsor: Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Housing Action Team 

SUN, AUG 18 (12 noon – 4 pm)
OPEN STREETS CORVALLIS
A community festival featuring walkable, bikeable streets for people to explore. Volunteers needed! FMI: openstreetscorvallis.org.
At Lilly Park to Tunison Park in south Corvallis
Contact: projects@corvallisbikes.org
Sponsors: Corvallis Bicycle Collective, City of Corvallis, Benton County Health Department.

FRI, AUG 23 – SUN, AUG 25
AUDUBON WEEKEND FIELD TRIP TO OREGON COAST, SHOREBIRD SEARCH
Search for shorebirds during fall migration. Email flramsey@comcast.net to register and for details, including trip costs for shared rental van, lodging, meals, etc.
Contact: flramsey@comcast.net
Sponsor: Audubon Society of Corvallis

TUES, AUG 20 (5:30 – 7:30 pm) & FRI, AUG 23 (12 noon – 3 pm)
OSUSED STORE SUMMER CLEARANCES
50 percent off marked items throughout the store. Store carries used, low-cost furniture, computers, household items, office supplies and more.
At the OSUsed Store, 644 SW 13th St.
Contact: http://tiny.cc/osused; 541-737-7347
Sponsor: OSU Surplus Property

SAT, AUG 24 (1 – 8 pm)
2019 ARTS ALIVE
Artists, writers, performers and musicians from all over the area will share their studio process and art. $5-10 suggested donation.
At The Arts Center & Arts Center Plaza, 700 SW Madison Ave.
Contact: claire@theartscenter.net
Sponsors: The Arts Center, Corvallis Public Library, Maxtivity Arts & Crafts Creative Space, Corvallis Environmental Center, Majestic Theater

SAT, AUG 24 (10 am – 4 pm)
RACISM AND WHITE WOMEN WORKSHOP WITH WILMA MARCHBANKS
Transformational conversations about racism, oppression and getting free together. $149.00 workshop fee & materials.
FMI and to register: https://www.facebook.com/events/629913764186374/.
At OSU Native American Longhouse, 311 SW 26th St.
Contact: isus66739@gmail.com
Sponsor: Shady Grove Farm Corvallis

SUN, AUG 25 (10 am – 12 noon)
AVERY HOUSE NATIVE PLANT GARDEN WORK PARTY
Volunteer your help with the native plant garden for wildlife.
At Avery House Native Plant Garden, 1200 Avery Park
Contact: estherco@peak.org
Sponsor: Corvallis Native Plant Society