Canby church presents Classic Gospel Sons

Canby Church of the Nazarene will host the Classic Gospel Sons in concert Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2323 E. Territorial Road.

The free concert begins at 10:45 a.m.

Sunday breakfast will benefit scholarship program

The Sons of the American Legion will hold a breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. to benefit the scholarship program Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Legion hall, 424 NW First Ave.

The menu offers a choice of bacon, chicken fried steak, sausage or ham, hot cakes, hash browns, eggs to order and English muffin. Beverages are included.

Cost is $6 for adults with children ages 10 and under $3.

Use the Fir Street entrance.

Book Garden looking for variety of donations

The Book Garden is a nonprofit bookstore located inside Canby Public Library and run by Friends of the Library. It is open during regular library hours and sells gently used books, DVDs, CDS, audio books and magazines.

All proceeds support library programs and activities. Friends of the Library is looking for donations of gently used materials throughout the year, but especially during this Christmas season. All donations are tax deductible.

Library speaker will talk local information Jan. 28

The Canby Public Library will present “Yesterday’s News: The Future of Local Information” by Michael Andersen Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free.

For more information, call 503-266-3394 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Baker Prairie sets fundraising bingo night

Baker Prairie Middle School PTSA will hold a bingo night Friday, Jan. 24, from 7-10 p.m. This fundraiser helps with expenses relating to bringing some of the speakers to BPMS such as F.W. deKlerk, Lopez Lomong and the speakers before the merger with Ackerman Middle School —Minnijean Brown, Mrs. Kim Dae Jung, first lady of South Korea and Arun Gandhi.

A 12-game pack is $10 and children under the age of 18 are $5.

Creativity for students explored in new class

Canby Community Education offers a class that will explore creative expression, both theories and effects on development of the “whole child” Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Ackerman School library.

It will reflect on opening the spectrum of creative expression offered to their student-child. Instructor will be available after class to offer participants an opportunity for extended questions or personal one-on-one questions.

Cost is $30 and participants must pre-register with Canby Community Education.

Class looks at finding opportunities for students

Canby Community Education offers a class that talks about children and the sedentary lifestyle Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Ackerman School library. Sedentary activity is on the rise as technology reduces the need to move.

Physical activity continues to be minimized in academic settings. Studies show that the increase in sedentary activity is having a detrimental effect on students’ cognition, self-regulation and life span. Explore creative ways to incorporate movement into all curriculum.

Cost is $30 and participants must pre-register with Canby Community Education.

Thelma’s Place eyes fundraising night in February

Thelma’s Place will present “The Sound of Music” silent auction-dinner on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 6-10 p.m. at the Willamette Valley Country Club.

The night’s speaker and entertainment will be Dr. Larry Sherman, professor at Oregon Health Sciences University. Sherman has played piano since he was 4 and will give a multi-media lecture and musical performance during the event. He will talk about how music can influence brain function and healthy brain aging. His presentation, “Your Brain on Music,” will focus on newer studies and include music ranging from Beatles to Bach.

Tickets to the event are $50 each and can be purchased online at or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling Kristen Berkey at 503-266-5100 or Tracie Flores at 503-266-3031.

Canby Clinic, Cutsforth’s team up for healthy talk

The Canby Clinic has partnered with Cutsforth's Thriftway for a free health talk workshop the fourth Thursday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Cutsforth’s Town Hall.

The next workshop will be Thursday, Jan. 30, and tackle the topic “Weight Loss and Cleansing.”

Bingo continues for St. Patrick community garden project

The St. Patrick Community Garden project will hold bingo at the St. Patrick parish center, 422 NW Ninth Ave. in Canby every Friday in January. Play will be from 1-4 p.m. and 6:30-9 p.m. Doors open a half hour before play starts.

Regular games and specials are played; cash prizes awarded, including $200 progressive pot.

Proceeds benefit completion of St Patrick Community Garden which provides fresh organic produce for food bank clients and gardeners.

For more information, call 503-260-5095.

Adult center continues its bingo program

The Canby Adult Center’s bingo game runs from 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays. Doors open at noon.

The first regular packet is $5 and the second is $3. There’s also a blackout pot of $200 and weekly raffles. Canby Adult Center is at 1250 S, Ivy St.

Aurora Unit 110 offers monthly flea market

The Aurora Unit 110, American Legion Auxiliary holds its First Saturday of the Month flea market Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The hall is at 21510 Main St. in Aurora.

Vendors' tables are upstairs and down; admission is free but visitors are encouraged to take an item for the food barrel. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call Frances at 503-678-6251.

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