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Free lunch available at The Canby Center Thursdays

The St. Vincent De Paul lunch bus is back in Canby after a six month break, stopping at The Canby Center every Thursday at noon. The meals are free and open to anyone.

For more information, call the center at 503-266-2920.

School district looking for budget committee volunteers

The Canby School District is looking for community members to serve on the district’s budget committee. For more details, visit the district’s website at www.canby.k12.or.us or call 503-266-0022.

Grad party planning ongoing, volunteers sought

The 2014 graduation all night party continues preparations for this year’s event from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. May 30 at Baker Prairie Middle School. Volunteers are sought for a variety of roles.

For more information, visit the website at www.canbygap.com or contact Brenda Griffin at 503-266-6283 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Southern gospel group sets late March performance

Southern gospel group Cornerstone will perform Sunday at 10:45 a.m. at the Canby Church of the Nazarene, 2323 E. Territorial Road.

The concert is free, but an offering will be taken to help the group’s ministry.

For more information, contact Terry Judkins via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the church at 506-266-6626.

Legion auxiliary breakfast benefits youth projects

The Canby American Legion Auxiliary will hold a breakfast Sunday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Legion hall, 424 NW First Ave. to benefit children and youth projects.

Menu consists of 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.

Baker Prairie travelers looking at fundraiser in April

Baker Prairie Middle School’s East Coast Travelers will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser with silent auction and raffle Saturday, April 5, at the Canby American Legion hall, 424 NW First Ave.

Cost of dinner will be $7 per person; $20 for a group of three to four; and $5 for each additional person. Guests under the age of 4 are free.

Dinner tickets will be available through BPMS East Coast

Travelers, the BPMS main office and the American Legion.

Raffle tickets will be $1 each or six for $5. The group is currently seeking donations for auction and raffle items.

Anyone interested in donating, or would like more information, may contact Conni McNamee at 503-849-9307 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Volunteers for kitchen duty needed at Canby Adult Center

The Canby Adult Center is looking for volunteers for several hours to assist with food preparation and serving. Volunteers will need to be able to work on their feet for several hours. The CAC serves meals Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from about 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The facility could use one day a week or one day a month help. To volunteer, stop by the center to pick up an application.”

Lions Club plans fundraiser pancake feed

The Canby Lions Club will hold a pancake feed Saturday, April 5, at United Methodist Church, 1520 N. Holly St. from 7-11 a.m. to support its sight and hearing program.

Price will be $6 per adult and $4 for children under 10.

For more information, call 503-703-7383.

Fundraiser auction benefit North Marion students

The A Day in the Life of North Marion School Benefit Auction Dinner will be held Saturday, April 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Silverton Health Center in Woodburn.

Doors open at 5 p.m.; silent auction starts at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:15 p.m. The oral auction gets underway at 7:30 p.m.

For more information or tickets, go to the website www.nmauction.org or contact Gina Audritsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-9812344, or contact Rich Hunt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call at 971-246-2816.

Community garden fundraising bingo continues

The St. Patrick Community Garden project will continue to hold bingo every Friday throughout March at the St. Patrick Parish Center at 422 NW 9th Ave in Canby. There will be only one session in the afternoon from 1-4 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Regular games and specials are played; cash prizes awarded, including $200 progressive pot. Proceeds will benefit completion of St Patrick Community Garden which provides fresh organic produce for food bank clients and gardeners.



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