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Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a listing of upcoming events taking place in Polk County that are open to the public. To submit an event for calendar consideration, please send it at least two weeks before the actual event date to the Itemizer-Observer via fax (503-623-2395) or email (ionews@polkio.com).

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 19

• 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.

• Day-2-Day Diabetes Support Group — 3 to 4 p.m., West Valley Hospital (main conference room inside main entrance), 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. 503-623-7323.

• Bingo at the Farm — 6:30 p.m., Rogue Farms Hopyard, 3590 Wigrich Road, Independence. All ages welcome. Free; food and beverages available for purchase. 503-838-9813.

• Music in the Park — 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, Monmouth. Ramble On, Led Zeppelin Tribute Band. Free. www.ci.monmouth.or.us.

THURSDAY, AUG. 20

• 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 Lions Club — 11:30 a.m., Hong Kong Restaurant, 325 Main St., Dallas. Everyone welcome. 503-931-9860.

• Monmouth-Independence Rotary Club — Noon, First Baptist Church, 1505 Monmouth St., Independence. Visiting Rotarians, guests and prospective Rotarians are welcome to these luncheon meetings. Free. 503-838-4884.

• American Legion Women’s Auxiliary — 7 p.m., Academy Building, room 108, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. 503-420-4021.

• Radio Operators Association of Dallas (ROADS) — 7 p.m., Polk County Courthouse (Jefferson Street entrance), 850 Main St., Dallas. Organization for amateur radio operators; public welcome. 503-881-5836.

• Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce — 5:30 to 7 p.m., Business After Hours. www.micc-or.org or call 503-838-4268.

• Polk County Bounty Market — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Academy Building lawn, on the corner of Main and Academy streets, Dallas. 503-623-2564.

• Movies in the Park — 9:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, 50 C St., Independence. “Guardians of the Galaxy,” PG-13. Free. www.independenceamphitheater.com.

• Dementia Support Group — 9:30 a.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St., Monmouth. A group for people coping with a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia. 503-838-5678.

• Sounds of Summer — 6:30 p.m., Rotary Performing Arts Stage, corner of Main and Academy streets, Dallas. Big Money, rock. Free. Business.dallasoregon.org.

• Pacific Power energy workshop — 6 to 7:30 p.m., BeckenRidge Vineyard, 300 Ruben Boise Road, Dallas. Topics include no-cost or low-cost ways to save energy and more. Free. www.pacificpower.net/bewattsmart.

FRIDAY, AUG. 21

• Altered Attitudes Alcoholics Anonymous — Noon, Dallas United Methodist Church, 565 SE LaCreole Drive, Dallas. 503-399-0599.

• 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.

• River’s Edge Summer Music Series — 7:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, 50 C St., Independence. Chance McKinney, industrialized country. $5 suggested donation. www.independenceamphitheater.com.

• Family Building Blocks Independence play group — 10 a.m., St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1275 E St., Independence. Play group for children and families. Activities and snacks provided. Free. RSVP, 503-363-3057.

• American Red Cross Blood Donation — Noon to 5 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1505 Monmouth St., Independence.

• Redgate Vineyard Summer Concert Series — 6 to 9 p.m., Redgate Vineyard, 8175 Buena Vista Road, Independence. Ted Vaughn Blues Band will perform. 503-428-7115.

• Scrub and Shoe sale — 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., West Valley Hospital main conference room, 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. 503-623-7311.

SATURDAY, AUG. 22

• The Original 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.

SUNDAY, AUG. 23

• Dallas Wingdingers RC Flying Club Indoor Fly — 1 to 3 p.m., Whitworth Elementary School gym, 1151 SE Miller Ave., Dallas. 503-623-7288.

• Rogue Farms Summer Concert Series — 3 p.m., Rogue Farms Hopyard, 3590 Wigrich Road, Independence. Take in the views, sip on an ale, cider or soda. Free. All ages welcome. 503-838-9813.

• Duane Parrish, guest speaker and musician — 9:30 a.m., Jefferson Lodge, 644 SE Jefferson St., Dallas. Parrish, a speaker, preacher and saxophonist will share his story. Free. 503-623-8104.

MONDAY, AUG. 24

• Central Lions Club — Noon, Independence Elks Lodge 1950 Dining Room, 289 S. Main St., Independence. 503-606-2150.

• Willamette Valley New Horizons Orchestra — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, on the S-curves between Monmouth and Independence. Local orchestra for beginning through intermediate musicians. Meets every Monday. Players of all levels welcome. $25 monthly fee to cover expenses. 503-838-4884.

• American Red Cross Blood Donation — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Polk County, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas.

TUESDAY, AUG. 25

• 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.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26

• 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.

• Yoga in the Hopyard — 6 p.m., Rogue Farms Micro Hopyard, 3590 Wigrich Road, Independence. Offered on the last Wednesday of every month. Free; bring your own yoga mat. 503-838-9813.

• Music in the Park — 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, Monmouth. Coming Up Threes, celtic. Free. www.ci.monmouth.or.us.

• American Red Cross Blood Donation — 12:30 to 6 p.m., Faith Evangelical Free Church, 2290 E. Ellendale Ave., Dallas.

• Dallas Family Night Out — 3 to 7 p.m., Dallas United Methodist Church, 565 SE LaCreole Drive, Dallas. Free back-to-school event. 503-623-8387, ext. 22 or www.dallasfamilynightout.com.

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