COMMUNITY CALENDAR



To submit your items to the Community Calendar, email the Itemizer-Observer newsroom at ionews@polkio.com, send via fax to 503-623-2395, or deliver them in person to 147 SE Court St., Dallas. All events should be submitted two weeks in advance of the date of the event.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13

Helping Hands Emergency Food Bank — 10 a.m. to noon, Monmouth Christian Church, 959 Church St. W., Monmouth. For eligible community members; available every Wednesday. 541-404-6517.

Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce Forum — Noon to 1 p.m., Crush Wine Bar and Tasting Room, 105 E. Main St., Monmouth. 503-838-4268.

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. 503-831-5634.

Free Blood Pressure Check Clinic — 2 to 3 p.m., West Valley Hospital (surgery admitting area), 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. 503-623-7323.

Monmouth Music in the Park Series — 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, 120 Main St. E., Monmouth. Jake Blair Band (blues/rock). Free. 503-751-0147.

Monmouth Senior Center Music Jam — 6:30 p.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St., Monmouth. Open to the public; musicians of all types welcome. 503-838-5678.

Dallas American Legion Post No. 20 — 7 p.m., Academy Building, Room 108, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. 503-623-2591.

THURSDAY, AUG. 14

Dallas-Polk County Bounty Market — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Academy Building lawn, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. 503-623-2564.

“Mom and Me” Breastfeeding Support Group — 1 to 2:30 p.m., West Valley Hospital (Quiet Room, entrance through Emergency Department on Clay Street), 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. Free. 503-623-7323.

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.

Dallas Sounds of Summer Concert Series — 6:30 p.m., Rotary Performing Arts Stage, Main and Academy streets, Dallas. Graber, Souter & Rupp. 503-623-2564.

River's Edge Summer Movie Series — 8:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, 50 C St., Independence. “The Hunger Games: Caching Fire.” Free. 503-508-6696.

FRIDAY, AUG. 15

Ken and Doug, Mandolin and Guitar — 6 to 9 p.m., Courtyard Coffee House, 156 SE Mill St., Dallas. 503-623-9686.

Guthrie Park Acoustic Music Jam Session — 7 to 10 p.m., Guthrie Park Community Center, 4320 Kings Valley Highway, Dallas. Free (donations accepted). 503-623-0809.

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Contest Powwow — 7 p.m., Uyxat Powwow Grounds, 9390 Highway 22 (Hebo Road), Grand Ronde. $1. 503-879-2037.

River's Edge Summer Concert Series — 7:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, 50 C St., Independence. Chance McKinney (industrialized country). Free. 503-508-6696.

SATURDAY, AUG. 16

Cruise Independence Car Show — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, 50 C St., Independence. Free admission. 360-334-6037.

Independence Farmers Market — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Umpqua Bank parking lot, 302 S. Main St., Independence. 503-881-9950.

Independence Riverview Market — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Riverview Park and Amphitheater, 50 C St., Independence. 503-910-8193.

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Contest Powwow — 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Uyxat Powwow Grounds, 9390 Highway 22 (Hebo Road), Grand Ronde. $1. 503-879-2037.

Ken and Doug, Mandolin and Guitar — 6 to 9 p.m., Courtyard Coffee House, 156 SE Mill St., Dallas. 503-623-9686.

Guthrie Park Gospel Music Jam — 7 to 10 p.m., Guthrie Park Community Center, 4320 Kings Valley Highway, Dallas. Free (donations accepted). 503-623-0809.

SUNDAY, AUG. 17

Rickreall Farmers Market — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rickreall Grange Hall parking lot, 280 Main St. (Highway 99W), Rickreall. 503-881-9950.

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Contest Powwow — 1 p.m., Uyxat Powwow Grounds, 9390 Highway 22 (Hebo Road), Grand Ronde. $1. 503-879-2037.

MONDAY, AUG. 18

Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon — 11:30 a.m., The Majestic, 976 Main St., Dallas. Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door (if available). 503-623-2564.

TUESDAY, AUG. 19

Monmouth-Polk County Bounty Market — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Street Park, 120 E. Main St., Monmouth. 503-623-2564.

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.

Dallas Wingdingers RC Flying Club — 7 p.m., 1833 SE Miller Ave. (field next to Valley Life Church), Dallas. 503-623-7288.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20 • Helping Hands Emergency Food Bank — 10 a.m. to noon, Monmouth Christian Church, 959 Church St. W., Monmouth. For eligible community members; available every Wednesday. 541-404-6517.

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. 503-831-5634.

Monmouth Music in the Park Series — 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, 120 Main St. E., Monmouth. Aaron Shinkle Band (country/folk). Free. 503-751-0147.



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