Calendar

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Thursday, March 9

Roll and Release. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5 p.m. Self-massage and facial release. Drop-in rate. For info, visitwww.livewellstudio.com.

Ninth Annual Sustainability Fair. CH2M HILL Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 5 – 7 p.m. Free. The fair features more than 50 local exhibitors, a Kids’ Activity Room, buffet of local organic food provided by Valley Catering, music by the Nick Rivard Jazz Duo, and breakout presentations by the Community Food Land Trust and Oregon Clean Power Cooperative. Primary sponsors: Corvallis Sustainability Coalition, OSU Sustainability Office, Block 15, Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, First Alternative Co-op, and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. For info, contact info@sustainablecorvallis.org or 541-230-1237.

Sustainability Town Hall 2017. CH2M HILL Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Free. Keynote speaker Dr. Samantha Chisholm Hatfield, a member of the Siletz Confederated Tribes who has contributed to work on climate change, will discuss “Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Groundwork for a Sustainable Community.” Other event highlights include the annual Community Scrapbook featuring sustainability accomplishments of local businesses and organizations during the past year, as well as activities to determine the direction of the community’s sustainability efforts in the coming year. This event is free, but seating is limited. For info, visit www.sustainablecorvallis.org.

Michael Wren. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Improv Comedy Fest. Linn-Benton Community College’s Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. Cost: $5 at the door; free for students. This live comedy show features spontaneous scenes and games in the style of the popular TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? Performers include student troupes and semi-pro troupes playing short-form and long-form improv. Audience participation is encouraged, including shouting out suggestions for scenes. For info, contact the LBCC Theater Box Office at 541-917-4531.

Boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Withycombe Lab Theatre, 30th & Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Tickets available online atwww.liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/theatre and in person at the Withycombe Hall Box Office. For info, call 541-737-2784.

Free Range Open Mic. Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. Free. For info, visit www.cloudandkellys.com.

Jazz Jam. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free. For info, visit facebook.com/corvallisfunkandjazzjam.

Friday, March 10

Family Movie Swim. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Come swim at Osborn Aquatic Center and watch a different family-friendly movie projected pool side each month. For info, call 541-766-7946.

Triple Play. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Poet and Essayist Ross Gay Reads at OSU. Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus, 201 SW Waldo Pl., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Free. A Q&A session and book signing will follow. For info, visit http://bit.ly/2lPUWBb.

Boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Withycombe Lab Theatre, 30th & Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Tickets available online at liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/theatre and in person at the Withycombe Hall Box Office. For info, call 541-737-2784.

Adam Larson + Paddy McGovern. Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. $5. Adam Larson will be performing some country favorites, including covers and original tunes. Opening the show: Paddy McGovern. For info, visit www.cloudandkellys.com.

Kulululu + Drag Rag + The Toads. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. $5. For info, visit www.bombsawaycafe.com/music-art/.

Saturday, March 11

The Hemp & Cannabis Fair. Benton County Fairground, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Free. For info, visit www.thcfair.com.

Games Day. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 2 – 5 p.m. Free. A wide variety of board games, card games, and video games for all ages will be free to play on a first-come, first-served basis. For info, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

LeMaster & Abrams. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Withycombe Lab Theatre, 30th & Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Tickets available online at liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/theatre and in person at the Withycombe Hall Box Office. For info, call 541-737-2784.

Scratchdog Stringband + Wooden Sleepers. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. $5. The opening act is Wooden Sleepers, a folk-grass trio from Portland. Scratchdog Stringband plays danceable old-time music with that young and timeless feeling. For info, visitwww.bombsawaycafe.com/music-art/.

Vintersea. Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. $3. For info, visit cloudandkellys.com.

Sunday, March 12

The Hemp & Cannabis Fair. Benton County Fairground, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Free. For info, www.thcfair.com.

Boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Withycombe Lab Theatre, 30th & Campus Way, Corvallis. 2 p.m. Tickets available online at liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/theatre and in person at the Withycombe Hall Box Office. For info, call 541-737-2784.

The Rhythm of Life. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. 4:30 p.m. Advance tickets: $15 general admission, $12 for students/seniors. At the door: $18/$15. Join Confluence: Willamette Valley LGBT Chorus for the beat, the dancing, the singing, with special guest ensemble, Without Apology. For tickets and info, visit www.confluencechorus.org.

Monday, March 13

Corvallis Science Pub. Old World Deli, 341 Second St., Corvallis. 6 – 8 p.m. Free. “Soft Robots: Machines Inspired by Snakes, Lizards, and Other Squishy Things.” Speaker: Yiğit Mengüç, College of Engineering, Oregon State University. Science Pub Corvallis offers cool presentations in an informal atmosphere and interactions with experts where there are no silly questions. No scientific background is required – just bring curiosity, a sense of humor, and an appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge. For info, visit terra.oregonstate.edu/science-pub-corvallis.

Open Kayak/Water Polo. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m. $6 per person. Bring in your kayak and paddle around the indoor 50 m pool. Come practice skills and learn new ones at Open Water Polo. Arrive by 8:30 p.m. for payment of general admission.

First-Round Auditions for Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. Auditions are free and by appointment. Casting all roles, including low-memorization ensemble roles. People of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and experience levels are encouraged to audition. No preparation necessary. The interviews will be intimate and casual. To schedule an appointment, please answer the following two questions in an email to director Brooke Bishop at brooke@brookebishop.com: What acting, movement, or Shakespeare experience do you have? (all experience levels are welcome); What inspired you to get involved with this project?

Tuesday, March 14

League of Women Voters. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. What’s in the air? Informational panel and discussion on air quality and its effects on human health. Panel members: Marilyn Koenitzer of LWV will introduce the big picture of air pollution and summarize the latest information on Hollingsworth and Vose glass fiber plant’s path to a new air quality permit; Lisa Arkin, executive director of Beyond Toxics will present how Beyond Toxics contributes to air quality improvement and report on current legislation affecting air quality; Dr. Diana Rohlman, PhD, OSU, a toxicologist in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, will discuss air monitoring projects for Corvallis neighborhoods and provide an overview of the health impact of air pollution.. For info, visit lwv.corvallis.or.us.

International Security and Nuclear Weapons in the Trump Years. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Public lecture with Reiner Braun, co-president of International Peace Bureau (IPB), and Kevin Martin, president of Peace Action and the Peace Action Education Fund. The lecture will cover the worldwide responses to the Trump presidency, nuclear disarmament, NATO, military research in universities, and renewed European militarism. Sponsored by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Corvallis; Veterans for Peace Linus Pauling Branch and OSU School of History, Philosophy and Religion – “Year of Peace Literacy” project.

OSU Jazz Ensemble. Memorial Union Ballroom, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $5; OSU students and K-12 youth free.

First-Round Auditions for Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. Auditions are free and by appointment. Casting all roles, including low-memorization ensemble roles. People of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and experience levels are encouraged to audition. No preparation necessary. To schedule an appointment, email director Brooke Bishop at brooke@brookebishop.com.

Wednesday, March 15

Brown Bag Book Club – Philomath. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 12 – 1 p.m. Free. “The Book of Aron” by Jim Shepard. Adults may pick up a copy of the monthly selection at the Philomath front desk on a first-come, first-served basis. For info, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Amore Music Series. First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12:15 p.m. Free, but donations appreciated. Salem guest Dr. Jeannine Jordan will perform early American organ music.

CBCPL Book Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. March 15: “Astoria” by Peter Stark. The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Book Club is open to everyone. Third Wednesdays in the Library Boardroom. Books are provided by the library and will be available for pickup four weeks preceding the monthly meeting. To participate, please register in person at the Adult Services Reference Desk or call 541-766-6793. For info, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Prenatal Yoga. Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8:15 p.m. Drop-in rate. Carefully chosen set of poses to support a changing body and develop the strength and openness needed for birth. For info, visit www.livewellstudio.com.

The Era of Megafires. The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Free. Sponsored by the NW Fire Science Consortium along with Oregon State University’s College of Forestry and the Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program. The film focuses on how society can shift cultural views of fire, learn to embrace it as inevitable and crucial to natural landscapes, and finally learn to co-exist with it more peacefully through learning, adaptation, and pro-action. For info, visit calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/123499/.

Pat Hull. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Thursday, March 16

Microbiomes: Imagining the Unseen – Reception. Little Gallery, Kidder Hall, 2000 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 4 – 7 p.m. Free. Showcases work from several local artists whose creative talents ignite curiosity and reimagine the beauty and elegance of microbial science and ecosystems. This collection of abstract and stylized visual art exemplifies the inquisitive and inventive nature of the human mind in its quest to understand the mystique that lies in the unseen reaches of our planet. Sponsored by the OSU College of Science in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts and the SPARK Arts + Science initiative. For info, email newtosam@oregonstate.edu.

Imagine Open Mic. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

LBCC Winter Choral Concert ‘Cathedral Classics.’ LBCC Russell Tripp Performance Center, Takena Hall, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. 7:30 p.m. $10 general admission, $7 for students, seniors and veterans, $5 for children age 12 and under. Purchase online at www.linnbenton.edu/tickets or at the theater box office one hour prior to performance. The concert is an exploration of cathedral and chapel music, with Concert choir performing works of the sanctuary with grand organ and choir pieces, accompanied primarily by organ, and the Chamber choir preforming works of the chapel featuring intimate music. Performances include LBCC’s award-winning Concert and Chamber choirs conducted by LBCC Director of Choral Studies Raymund Ocampo and accompanied by Kristin Rorrer, and the a cappella groups Blue Light Special and The Sirens. For info, contact the LBCC Theater at 541-917-4531.

Ongoing Events

Albany Historic Carousel and Museum. 250 SW Broadalbin St., Albany. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday; Wednesday until 9 p.m. In 2002 the community of Albany became interested in creating a hand-carved carousel like projects recently completed in Missoula, Montana and Salem, Oregon. With this vision in mind, the organization has been teaching carving and painting skills, offering tours to schools, seniors, and every group in between, and providing community service opportunities to school and other civic needs programs, as well as providing an outlet for volunteer-minded community members or those drawn to artistic endeavors. For info, visit www.albanycarousel.com.

Benton County Cultural Coalition Needs Volunteers. The Benton County Cultural Coalition needs enthusiastic volunteers, from all geographic areas of Benton County, to assist with operations and the allocation of annual grant funds from the Oregon Cultural Trust; from August to March. Deadline is March 30. For info and Member Interest Forms, visit www.bentonculture.org.

Bryson Skaar. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Mondays. For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Call to Artists Corrine Woodman Gallery – Artful Solar Eclipse Exhibit – August. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Deadline: Sunday, June 25. Never seen a full solar eclipse? This is the moment to start thinking about it. On Aug. 21 a full solar eclipse will be on/over/in Corvallis. The Call is open to individual artists of all ages. Elementary and high school students are encouraged to participate. For info, visit www.theartscenter.net.

Cats: The Broadway Musical. Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 2 & 7 p.m., depending on the day. Runs from Feb. 23 to March 12. Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, this musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life. This is professional theater done with high school students. For info, visit corvallistheaters.com.

Celtic Jam. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. Tuesdays. For info, visit imaginecoffee.net.

Chintimini Movies. Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 1:30 p.m. Cost: $2. Concessions will be available for purchase. Closed captioning available on request. For info, call 541-766-6959.

Corvallis Arts Walk. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. Free. Third Thursdays. A monthly art crawl that tours Corvallis’ fine art galleries (as well as non-gallery artistic events) and utilizes a rotating group of fine dining businesses for final destinations. The Arts Center is a great place for a first art-viewing stop, utilizing their off-street parking. For info/participating venues, visit theartscenter.net or facebook.com/CorvallisArtsWalk.

Corvallis Community Drum Circle. Westminster House, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 7 – 8 p.m. Free. First Saturdays. Park and enter through the rear, corner of 23rd and Monroe. All ages and skill levels welcome. Instruments provided or bring your own. For info, contact Michelle Lovrich atdrumcircleconnection@gmail.com.

Corvallis Indoor Winter Market. Benton County Fairgrounds, Guerber Hall, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Runs through April 8. Fresh local produce, seeds, plants, and much more. List of vendors posted weekly. For info, visit corvalliswintermarket.wordpress.com.

Corvallis Squares Square Dance. First Congregational UCC, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis. Second and fourth Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. $5. The Corvallis Squares host a Square Dance on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. For info, call 541-745-7121 or 503-569-2504 or visit corvallissquares.com.

Exhibit: Around the World from 80 Countries. Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free. Runs through Oct. 14.Around the World from 80 Countries features artifacts from the Benton County Historical Society collections. Most of the objects in this exhibition were formerly part of the Horner Museum artifact collection at Oregon State University. Benton County Historical Society acquired the Horner Museum collection in order to preserve this invaluable Benton County asset. Although the Horner Museum was originally a compilation of department collections and first emphasized the acquisition of items related to Oregon history and the natural environment, it later expanded its educational mission by adding exhibits about other cultures. Many faculty and alumni worked in or traveled to other countries and brought back items which they later donated to the Horner Museum. In this exhibition, colorful textiles, interesting tools, and unusual household items represent cultures and nations from around the globe. For info, visitwww.bentoncountymuseum.org.

Exhibit: Eye, Hand, Spirit, in Balance – Paintings by Nelson Sandgren. Gallery 440, Strand Agriculture Hall, Oregon State University, 170 SW Waldo Pl., Corvallis. 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. Runs through March 10. A selection of works by the late Nelson Sandgren, art professor emeritus at Oregon State University. Organized by OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences through its Art About Agriculture program. Paintings on canvas and board, as well as works on paper, including lithographs, mono prints, and watercolors. Beginning in 1947, Nelson Sandgren taught drawing and painting at Oregon State for 38 years. For info, visit calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/122600/.

Exhibit: Light, Gesture, and Mystery: Exploring the Domestic Wilderness, Photographs by Paul Hawkwood. North Santiam Hall Atrium Gallery at Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Runs through March 17. In his solo exhibition, Hawkwood, a distinguished former LBCC English and writing instructor, takes viewers around the world to explore a visual awareness that extends beyond words. For info, visit 500px.com/paulhawkwood.

Exhibit: Love Letters by Laura Rodriguez. Corrine Woodman Gallery I, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Runs through March 25. The exhibit is a political commentary, supporting refugees around the world with mixed media paintings elements taken from Islamic architecture with collaged imagery from current events. For info, visit www.theartscenter.net.

Exhibit: Low Tide Landscapes. Newport Maritime Heritage Center, 333 SE Bay Blvd., Newport. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free. Runs through April 2. Photographs that explore the hidden landscape between land and sea exposed during minus tides will be on view at the Newport Maritime Heritage Center. The exhibit features the ongoing work of nine members of the Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild who make regular visits to the beaches of the Central Oregon Coast during low tides, especially the minus tides that occur in the spring and early summer. The photographers work in a variety of photographic media, including pinhole, iPhone, infrared and platinum, as well as straight and manipulated digital photography. For info, visit www.oregoncoasthistory.org/museums-exhibits/maritime-center.

Exhibit: Microbiomes: Imagining the Unseen. Little Gallery, Kidder Hall 2000 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed during lunch hour). Free. Runs through March 24. Showcases work from several local artists whose creative talents ignite curiosity and reimagine the beauty and elegance of microbial science and ecosystems. This collection of abstract and stylized visual art exemplifies the inquisitive and inventive nature of the human mind in its quest to understand the mystique that lies in the unseen reaches of our planet. Sponsored by the OSU College of Science, in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts and the SPARK Arts + Science initiative. For info, email newtosam@oregonstate.edu.

Exhibit: Printing the Gamut. LBCC North Santiam Hall Gallery, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free. Runs through March 17. Works from five artists from Bend printmaking studio, Atelier 6000. For info, visit www.linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/art-gallery/now-showing-in-north-santiam-hall-galleries.

Family Climb Time. McAlexander Indoor Climbing Center, Oregon State University campus, 1800 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Saturdays and Sundays: 1 to 5 p.m. Cost: $3 for youth; $7 for adults. Climbers under 18 need a youth waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. For info, visitrecsports.oregonstate.edu/youth-policy#Family%20Climb.

Free Range Open Mic. Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. Second Thursday of each month. Free. Open to players of all levels of experience. Get your music heard, do some networking with other musicians, or just sit and enjoy the variety. Sign-ups start at 7:30 p.m. and fill up fast. For info, visit cloudandkellys.com.

Funk Jam. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free. First Thursdays. Core group brings drum kit/backline and keep the music moving as players who sign up join on various instruments. For info, visit facebook.com/corvallisfunkandjazzjam.

Fun-with-the-Animals Work Party. Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary, 36831 Richardson Gap Rd., Scio. Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Saturdays: 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Free. For all ages and abilities. Work parties provide the sanctuary’s abused, abandoned, or neglected farm animals with clean water, bedding, and living conditions. No RSVP required; just show up wearing farm apparel and boots. For info, contact 503-394-4486 or volunteer@lighthousefarmsanctuary.org.

Games at Old World. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. 3 – 5 p.m. Free. Tuesdays. Playing is healthy. Join us and others for games, for four players or more. All ages, bring a game or just show up. Please be fragrance-free, thanks. For info, call 541-752-0135.

Hula Classes. First Baptist Church, 125 NW 10th St., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Mondays. Come experience a bit of Island Aloha by learning Hula. The first class, from 5:30 to 6 p.m., is for those who have never danced Hula. It’s a chance to learn the basic steps and hand movements. From 6 to 7:15 p.m., the class is for all students where we learn new dances and review the ones we have already learned. For info, contact bslandau@gmail.com.

Jazz Jam. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free. Core group brings drum kit/backline and keep the music moving as players who sign up join on various instruments. Ongoing event hosted by Bombs Away Cafe on the second Thursday of every month. For info, visitfacebook.com/corvallisfunkandjazzjam.

Letter Writing Social and Stationary Exchange. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 2 p.m. Free. Celebrate the art of crafting handwritten letters the fourth Sunday of the month. Join other fellow letter writers in the library’s Main Meeting Room to compose letters to friends, relatives, or acquaintances. Bring some stationery, handmade or store-bought, or use supplies provided. Participants will also have the opportunity to exchange handmade or store-bought stationery with other letter writers and encourage each other to sustain the epistolary tradition. For info, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

Makers Club. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5:30 p.m. Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Free creative and hands-on program for all-ages, learn basic programming with Arduino and Raspberry Pi, plus explore 3D printing and other technologies. For info, visitcbcpubliclibrary.net/makers/.

Music a la Carte. Oregon State, Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Fridays. Noon. Free. This lunch-hour concert series has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969. The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge most Fridays during fall, spring, and winter terms. They feature a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national, and international guest artists.

Open Recreation Swim Time. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 1 – 3 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 7 – 9 p.m. Wednesday; 1 – 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday; Sunday 1 – 4 p.m. All ages and families are welcome to come swimming during this time. For info, visit www.corvallisoregon.gov/index.aspx?page=804.

OSU Folk Club/Thrift Shop Scholarships for High School Seniors and Non-Traditional Women Students. 144 NW Second St., Corvallis. The deadline for filing applications is March 13 for high school seniors and March 27 for non-traditional women students. These $3,000 awards for high school seniors and full-time non-traditional women students ($1,500 for part-time non-traditional women students) are made possible by the work of the OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop in Corvallis. Applications are available at the Thrift Shop, high school counselors’ offices, and online. For info, visit oregonstate.edu/osufolk.

OSUsed Store Sale. Property Services Building, OSU Campus, 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. Tuesdays: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Fridays: Noon – 3 p.m. Items for sale include computers and computer accessories, furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc.), office supplies, sporting goods, laboratory materials, household items, bicycles, Beaver sports gear, and much more. For info, visit fa.oregonstate.edu.

Planet Boogie. Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m. Every third Saturday. Planet Boogie is a freestyle, ecstatic dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music. Family friendly. Set personal intentions and find joy. Dance floor requires bare feet or shoes that are clean soled. For info, call 541-752-1997.

Reiki Healing Circle. 8285 NW Wynoochee Dr. 7 – 9 p.m. First Thursdays. Donation: $5 to $10. All students and interested parties welcome. For info, call Margo at 541-754-3595.

Sanctuary Yoga. Grace Lutheran Church, Ronnenkamp Hall, 453 NW 21st St., Corvallis. Mondays: 5:45 p.m. flow, 7 p.m. gentle. Wednesdays: 11:15 a.m. flow. Donation-based community yoga, no one turned away. All levels of experience welcome. For info, visit facebook.com/sanctuaryyogacorvallis.

Teen Writers. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Teens in middle and high school are invited to this writers’ group focused on exploring writing with other teens. Meets every first and third Thursday. Led by Rita Feinstein, MFA student, OSU. For info, visit cbcpubliclibrary.net.

The Majestic Reader’s Theater. The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. 3 – 5 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. $10 for adults; $8 for students and seniors. Last Sundays. The company will offer a production in the reader’s theater style: trained actors, with scripts in hand, make the play come alive through vocal talent, facial expressions, and minimal staging. Reader’s theater plays are a fun, accessible way to experience contemporary works by famous modern playwrights that might not otherwise be performed here. For info or tickets, visit majesticreaderstheater.wordpress.com.