7/10 Community Calendar

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).-- WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 * 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.* WOU Summer Heatwave Concert Series -- 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Western Oregon University, Werner University Center Plaza, 345 N. Monmouth Ave., Monmouth. Performer: Brothers, Bror (rocking soul). Free brownie sundaes. 503-838-8659.* 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 lobby area), 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. 503-623-7323.* Monmouth Music in the Park Series -- 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, Monmouth. Ben Rice Band (blues). 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, JULY 11 * Polk County Bounty Market -- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Academy Building parking lot, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. 503-623-2564.* Monmouth-Independence Rotary Club -- Noon, First Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 1505 Monmouth St., Independence. Lunch cost: $8; guests welcome. 503-838-4884.* "Mom and Me" Breastfeeding Support Group -- 1 to 3 p.m., West Valley Hospital (Quiet Room, entrance through Emergency Department on Clay Street), 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. Free. 503-623-7323.* 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.* Chuvarada Trio -- 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Ragin' River Steakhouse Piano Bar, 154 S. Main St., Independence. Jazz and latin music featuring Cassio Vianna on piano, Donna Henderson on vocals and Rich Sutliff on guitar. No cover. 503-837-0394.* Dallas Sounds of Summer Concert Series -- 6:30 p.m., Rotary Performing Arts Stage, Main and Academy streets, Dallas. Joe Shinkle and 99 West (country western). Free. 503-831-3571.* River's Edge Summer Movie Series -- 9:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, Independence. "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted." Free. 503-508-6696. FRIDAY, JULY 12 * Arc of Polk County Dance and Karaoke -- 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Academy Building, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. For persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Admission: $3 (staff and parents are free). 503-269-7303.* 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.* Marcellus Norwest Memorial Veterans Powwow -- 7 p.m., Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Uyxat Powwow Grounds, 9390 Highway 22, Grand Ronde. Free. 971-241-0879.* River's Edge Summer Concert Series -- 7:30 p.m., Riverview Park and Amphitheater, Independence. Steelhorse (Bon Jovi tribute band). Free. 503-508-6696. SATURDAY, JULY 13 * Independence Farmers Market -- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sterling Bank parking lot, 302 S. Main St., Independence. Market celebrates its 20th anniversary. 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.* Marcellus Norwest Memorial Veterans Powwow -- 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Uyxat Powwow Grounds, 9390 Highway 22, Grand Ronde. Free. 971-241-0879. SUNDAY, JULY 14 * Rickreall Farmers Market -- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rickreall Grange Hall parking lot, 280 Main St. (Highway 99W), Rickreall. 503-881-9950.* Marcellus Norwest Memorial Veterans Powwow -- 1 p.m., Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Uyxat Powwow Grounds, 9390 Highway 22, Grand Ronde. Free. 971-241-0879. MONDAY, JULY 15 * Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon -- 11:30 a.m., Dallas Civic Center, 945 SE Jefferson St., Dallas. Summerfest kickoff luncheon. Cost: $10. 503-623-2564.* Central Lions Club -- Noon, Independence Elks Lodge 1950 Dining Room, 289 S. Main St., Independence. 503-606-2150. TUESDAY, JULY 16 * Cancer Support Group -- 4 to 5 p.m., West Valley Hospital conference room, 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. For individuals living with cancer and those who support them. Free. 503-623-7323.* 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. WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 * 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.* WOU Summer Heatwave Concert Series -- 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Western Oregon University, Werner University Center Plaza, 345 N. Monmouth Ave., Monmouth. Performer: Tommy Simmons (singer/songwriter). Free peach cobbler. 503-838-8659.* 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.* 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.* Diabetes Day-2-Day Diabetes Support Group -- 3 to 4 p.m., West Valley Hospital conference room, 525 SE Washington St., Dallas. Free. Topic: "Handling Sick Days." 503-623-7323.* Monmouth Music in the Park Series -- 6:30 p.m., Main Street Park, Monmouth. Everyday Prophets (reggae). 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.

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