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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar for May 10

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

Community notebook for May 3

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Wet weather invited crane flies to invade lawns

Brown and bare spots on lawns in western Oregon – some spanning large areas – are the result of a heavier-than-usual crane fly outbreak.

MI TOWN

We’ve turned the calendar page to the brand-spanking merry month of May, which promises to bring flowers and sunshine and many outdoor programs, and we’re all wishing on stars and dandelion fuzz and four-leaf clovers that we can finally get outdoor projects underway, especially in our rain-soaked vegetable garden beds.

PEDEE NEWS

Betty Forry, our favorite 104-year-old, passed away on April 21.

Padilla to discuss building communities

The Dallas Public Library hosts an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project facilitated by former Dallas resident Manuel Padilla titled “The Space Between Us,” in Thursday at 7 p.m.

LIBRARY CALENDAR

Library Calendar for April 26

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer opportunities list for April 26

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar for April 19

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Mind your moss with prevention

During a rainier-than-usual winter and spring, moss eagerly invaded lawns and made itself at home.

MI TOWN

Poets and song writers have extolled the wonders of Paris in the springtime for generations now, and sipping champagne from a café located within the Eiffel Tower is something never to be forgotten.

PEDEE NEWS

Steve and Audrey Cameron visited son James’ house in Milwaukie and attended granddaughter Eliana’s school program.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar April 12

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

These Polk County groups would welcome individuals who have time or expertise to volunteer. Organizations that would like to be added to this list should call 503-623-2373 or email IOnews@polkio.com.

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Time to turn attention to caneberries

No matter how muddy the spring, it’s time to slip on your boots and gloves and take care of blackberries and raspberries.

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