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The Aug. 10 I-O incorrectly listed the date for the Dallas Area Senior Center's Alzheimer’s Support Group. The meeting is on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. 

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The Independence Library’s Mystery Book Club meets Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. at Riverview Park to read “The Thursday Murder Club” by Richard Osman. The club meets near the parking lot under the trees. Please bring a lawn chair to sit in if you have one. They’ll try to have a few extras if you aren’t…

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The City of Independence and the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce present the 4th Annual Oregon Hop Run Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Riverview Park Biker/Boater Campground, 50 C St.

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The First Presbyterian Church continues its intergenerational Vacation Bible School on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. throughout August. Children, youth and adults are all welcome to come and have a time of study and fun together each week. The events are set in the church’s upper rooms, a space desig…

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The Dallas Public Library presents the rescheduled Portland Guitar Duo of James Manuele and Foti Lycouridis to perform a free classical guitar concert “Guitarology” Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dallas Event Center, 939 Main St.

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The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held in person Sept. 14 at Spirit Mountain Casino, in the Kalapuya B conference room. Spirit Mountain is located at 27100 SW Salmon River Highway in Grand Ronde.

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The Polk County Republican Central Committee in conjunction with the Polk County Republican Women are hosting a Summer Potluck at 5:30 p.m., Aug. 19 at Wildman Farm.

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Every two seconds, someone is the U.S. needs blood. That’s why Evangelical Bible Church is on a mission to help save lives by hosting a blood drive on Aug. 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at EBC, 1175 SE Howe St. in Dallas.

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INDEPENDENCE – A butterfly-and-moth hunt held by the Luckiamute Watershed Council (LWC) recently included sightings of a surprising number of colorful winged insects – by a group of grateful local explorers. “We feel very fortunate that the LWC makes this possible,” said Jan Hearing.

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The Central High School Class of 1972 50th Reunion is from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 at Valkyrie Wine Tavern in Independence for a no-host meet and greet. The reunion continues Saturday, Aug. 13 at Independence Hotel Roof Top from 6-9 p.m. Please RSVP Sally Cuneo Frazzini at (503) 551-3307.

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A Samaritan’s Purse Fundraiser, craft fair and shipping shoeboxes for Christmas event is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at the First Baptist Church parking lot, at 1505 Monmouth St., in Independence.

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The Energy Trust of Oregon (ETO) just launched a new “Landlord Provided Cooling Space Initiative.” The ETO is receiving $2 million from the state through a grant with the Oregon Department of Energy to support the creation of cooling spaces associated with multifamily buildings. Eligible sit…

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Information for the report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included. The status of arrests reported may change after further investigation. Individuals arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty.