Upcoming Events in the Community
MON, NOV 2 – MON, NOV 30 (TIMES DIFFER EACH DAY)
NATIVE SPECIES PLANTING
Experience the joy of planting native species in Corvallis that are important to Kalapuya people, and help to regenerate diverse life for a healthier ecosystem. Plantings occur almost daily at one of six different Corvallis sites at times to be determined. Participants provide their own shovels and must be prepared to get dirty. Physical distancing and face masks required.
To register, contact Dave Eckert, .
Sponsor: Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Water Action Team
TUE, DEC 1 (7 – 8 pm)
TAP TALK: OREGON’S MAGNIFICENT TIDAL SWAMPS
Presentation via Zoom on the importance of salt marsh and forested wetlands in maintaining Oregon’s biodiversity. Dr. Laura Brophy, Director of the Estuary Technical Group at the Institute for Applied Ecology, will discuss her research on Oregon’s vanishing estuaries and share her appreciation for the richness of these habitats. Make it Dinner and a Show by ordering food from Block 15 for pickup or delivery at https://block15.com. Meeting link will be emailed following registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdD0gaSFUv-bxKljvNMCG2uXwDrckDUnF5ULkgxdxfWeBSMZA/viewform?usp=sf_link
Sponsors: 500 Women Scientists Corvallis, Block 15 Brewing Company, Institute for Applied Ecology
TUES, DEC 1 – THURS, DEC 31
BUY LOCAL FIRST CORVALLIS 2020
Support our small local businesses this holiday season! They are the backbone of our community. Check out what area businesses have to offer at https://www.facebook.com/BuyLocalFirstCorvallis.
Sponsors: Corvallis Sustainability Coalition and Corvallis Chamber of Commerce
THURS, DEC 3 (7 pm)
WILDFIRES RISING: ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND ECONOMICS IN THE STATE OF OREGON
What are the environmental, social, and economic impacts of wildfires in Oregon? Explore this important topic with our panelists: Meg Krawchuk, Associate Professor, Dept. Forest Ecosystems & Society at OSU; Daniel López-Cevallos, Associate Professor of Latina/o/x Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Health Equity, and Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at OSU; and Rep. Dan Rayfield (House District 16), Co-Chair, Legislative Joint Committee on Ways & Means and Member of the Legislative Joint Emergency Board. Details at lwv.corvallis.or.us.
Zoom Webinar Login: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85799441195
Sponsor: League of Women Voters of Corvallis
FRI, DEC 4 (12 noon)
VIRTUAL TOUR OF HOMES – A FUNDRAISER FOR UNITY SHELTER
Gain a glimpse of the continuum of shelters in our area from Safe Camp to overnight shelters to microshelters to supported housing.
Contact: or www.unityshelter.org for more information and to RSVP
Sponsor: Unity Shelter
SAT, DEC 12 (12 noon – 3 pm)
HOUR WINTER MARKETPLACE
In this special pre-order and pickup event, we will have many vendors specializing in local handmade items. We strive to create community and support the local economy with our local currency. This safe event is family friendly, open to the public and all vendors will accept HOURs and US Dollars via credit card. Pre-order online from Nov 16 – Dec 7. Pickup on Dec 12. There will be no day of sales. Please pre-order online at the website below.
Pickup at Midway Farms, six miles east of Corvallis
Contact: www.hourexchange.org/events/marketplace or 541-224-7752 Sponsor: The HOUR Exchange and Midway Farms
THUR, DEC 17 (7 pm)
AUDUBON PROGRAM: ASC Annual Member Photo Show
Online presentation by ASC members. Submit your completed PowerPoint slide show by December 10 and include any descriptions or explanations for host to read. Submit to
Sponsor: Audubon Society of Corvallis