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8/14 Community Calendar

August 13, 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, AUG. 14

* 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 and 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.

* 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, Monmouth. Sons of Malarkey (Celtic folk rock). Free. 503-838-0722.

* 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.

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

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

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

* 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.

* Dallas Sounds of Summer Concert Series -- 6:30 p.m., Rotary Performing Arts Stage, Main and Academy streets, Dallas. Gil Reynolds Band with special guest Ben Rice (electric rhythm and blues). Free. 503-831-3571.

* 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.

* River's Edge Summer Movie Series -- 8:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, Independence. "Avengers." Free. 503-508-6696.

* "Mom & Me" Breast-feeding Support Group - 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., West Valley Hospital, (room by Clay Street emergency room entrance) 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. 503-623-7323.

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

* 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 Concert Series -- 7:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, Independence. The Police Experience (Police tribute band). Free. 503-508-6696.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

* 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.

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

* 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. 18

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

MONDAY, AUG. 19

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

* Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon -- 11:30 a.m., Dallas Civic Center, 945 SE Jefferson St., Dallas. Cost: $12. 503-623-2564.

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

* 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 Wingdinger R.C. Flying Club -- 7 p.m., Whitworth Elementary School library, 1151 SE Miller Ave., Dallas. 503-623-7288.

* Cancer Support Group -- 4 to 5 p.m, West Valley Hospital (conference room immediately inside main entrance), 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. 503-623-7323.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

* 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 and 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 -- Noon to 3 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.

* Monmouth Music in the Park Series -- 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, Monmouth. Jacob Merlin Band (funk and soul). Free. 503-838-0722.

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

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