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4/17 Community Calendar

April 16, 2013

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).

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

* 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 Vendor/Craft Market -- Noon to 6 p.m., Old Fire Hall Building, 152 Warren St. N., Monmouth. 503-779-3062.

* Falls City Seventh-day Adventist Church Community Services Center -- 1 to 4 p.m., 305 N. Main St., Falls City. Food box distribution. Held on third Wednesday of every month. 503-787-3833.

* 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.

* Trauma Survivors Support Group -- 7 p.m., New Phoenix Counseling Office, 211 E. Ellendale Ave., Suite No. 4, Dallas. Free. 503-623-3593.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

* 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, Fellowship Hall, 1505 Monmouth St., Independence. Lunch cost: $8; guests welcome. 503-838-4884.

* 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.

* American Legion Women's Auxiliary -- 6:30 p.m., Academy Building, room 108, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. 209-985-4341.

* 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.

"Twelfth Night" -- 7 p.m., Bollman Auditorium, Dallas High School, 1250 SE Holman Ave., Dallas. Dallas High School spring theater production. Admission: $5. 503-623-8336.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

* River of Gems Gem and Mineral Show -- 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 520 S. Pacific Highway (99W), Rickreall. Admission: $2; children 11-and-under, free. 503-623-3048.

* 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.

"Twelfth Night" -- 7 p.m., Bollman Auditorium, Dallas High School, 1250 SE Holman Ave., Dallas. Dallas High School spring theater production. Admission: $5. 503-623-8336.

* Christian Kaltwasser's Music Composition Capstone Recital -- 7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Ave., Monmouth. Free; reception follows performance. 503-838-8275.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

* Independence Farmers Market -- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sterling 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, Main Street, Independence. 503-837-0045.

* River of Gems Gem and Mineral Show -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 520 S. Pacific Highway (99W), Rickreall. Admission: $2; children 11-and-under, free. 503-623-3048.

* Monmouth Vendor/Craft Market -- Noon to 6 p.m., Old Fire Hall Building, 152 Warren St. N., Monmouth. 503-779-3062.

"Twelfth Night" -- 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Bollman Auditorium, Dallas High School, 1250 SE Holman Ave., Dallas. Dallas High School spring theater production. Admission: $5. 503-623-8336.

* 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, APRIL 21

* River of Gems Gem and Mineral Show -- 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 520 S. Pacific Highway (99W), Rickreall. Admission: $2; children 11-and-under, free. 503-623-3048.

* Dallas Wingdingers RC Flying Club -- 1 p.m., Whitworth Elementary School gym, 1151 SE Miller Ave., Dallas. Monthly indoor fun fly. 503-623-7288.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

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

* American Red Cross Blood Drive -- 12:30 to 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 879 SW Levens St., Dallas. 503-930-7636.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

* 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.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

* 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 Vendor/Craft Market -- Noon to 6 p.m., Old Fire Hall Building, 152 Warren St. N., Monmouth. 503-779-3062.

* 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.

* Trauma Survivors Support Group -- 7 p.m., New Phoenix Counseling Office, 211 E. Ellendale Ave., Suite No. 4, Dallas. Free. 503-623-3593.