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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, JULY 15

• 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. Hillstomp, blues. Free. www.ci.monmouth.or.us.

• Polk County Job Fair — 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Central High School, 1530 Monmouth St., Independence. More than 100 jobs will be available. Employers will be on site to take resumes and interviews. Free.

THURSDAY, JULY 16

• 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. “When the Game Stands Tall,” rated PG. 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. Oregon Valley Boys, western swing. Free. Business.dallasoregon.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 17

• 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. Beth Willis, acoustic rock. $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 drive — 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 320 Fir Villa Road, Dallas. To donate: redcrossblood.org, or 1-800-733-2767.

• Music at Redgate — 6 to 9 p.m., Redgate Vineyard, 8175 Buena Vista Road, Independence. Ted Vaughn Blues Band. 503-428-7115.

• Fundraiser & barbecue for Correction Peace Officer Foundation in honor of Randy Whittaker — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jail parking lot Dallas.

SATURDAY, JULY 18

• 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, JULY 19

• 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.

MONDAY, JULY 20

• Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon — 11:30 a.m., The Majestic, 962 SE Main St., Dallas. Cost: $12. 503-623-2564.

• 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.

TUESDAY, JULY 21

• 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 Wingdingers RC Flying Club — 7 p.m., Whitworth Elementary School library, 1151 SE Miller Ave., Dallas. 503-623-7288.

• Polk County Coin Club — 7 p.m., Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St., Monmouth. 503-362-9123.

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

• Family Building Blocks Dallas play group — 10 a.m., Academy Building, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. Suite 216. Play group for children and families. Activities and snacks provided. Free. RSVP, 503-877-8473.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

• 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.

• Music in the Park — 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, Monmouth. Carried Away Trio, jazz and blues. Free. www.ci.monmouth.or.us.

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