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BRIEFLY: Annual Ag-Timber Parade unfolds Friday
Annual Ag-Timber Parade unfolds Friday
ISLAND CITY — Friday is the annual Ag-Timber Parade in Island City. Activities will begin at Beeman Park by the school around 6 p.m. and include free soda pop. The Optimist Club will sell hamburgers and hot dogs, and the Island City Fire Department will sell pulled pork sandwiches.
Line-up for the parade will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the parade will begin at 8 p.m. This year’s grand marshal is Jamie Knight with the state Department of Forestry. For more information, call Tiffany with Oregon Women in Timber at 541-962-2069 during business hours.
Silent and oral auction coming
The public is invited to a “Time, Talent and Treasure” FUNraising Silent and Oral Auction from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 901 Penn Ave. Available items include a new wheelchair and walker, jewelry, paintings, baked goods, gift baskets, hand-crafted items, piano lessons and beef hamburger packages. Also featured will be a make-it-yourself ice cream sundae bar.
PFLAG offers board game social event
The Union County chapter of Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays is hosting a social event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Bear Mountain Pizza. Those attending are asked to bring their favorite board game to share.
MERA sets spring cleaning day
The annual Mount Emily Recreation Area non-motorized spring cleaning day will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Owsley Trailhead.
For more information, call Sean at 541-963-1319.
Library holds bubble card craft for teens
Cook Memorial Library is holding a bubble card craft for teens from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Supplies will be provided, and registration is not required. iCraft is the library’s free monthly craft activity for teens ages 11 and older. View the flier and watch for upcoming teen events on the library’s Web and Facebook pages. This program is funded by a grant from the Wildhorse Foundation.
School budget committee to meet
ELGIN — The Elgin School District budget committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the board room of the district office building. The district’s proposed 2014-15 budget will be discussed.
Meet and greet teachers at school
A meet and greet to register and meet the teachers at La Grande Adventist School and Little Friends Christian Preschool will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Adventist School, 2702 Adams Ave. Refreshments will be provided.
Sheriff’s offices does boat inspections
The Union County Sheriff’s Office will perform boat inspections on from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the BiMart parking lot. There is no cost for the inspection.
Plants available to active duty, veterans
Attention, all active duty and military veterans.
There are numerous varieties of tomato, pepper and flower plants available to you free of charge at the Veterans Administrations Community Based Outreach Clinic, 202 12th St., Monday through Friday during clinic hours.
These plants are offered as a gift from one veteran to others in honor of the many sacrifices made by the military and their families and will be available until sometime in mid-June.
Nursing assistant classes begin June 2
Certified Nursing Assistant classes will begin June 2. Apply at La Grande Post Acute Rehab, 91 Aries Lane, or Vista Speciality Care, 1030 Adams Ave.
For more information, call 541-963-8678 or 541-963-4184.
Masonic Lodge serves scholarship breakfast
UNION — The Union Masonic Lodge is serving breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday at the Union Masonic Lodge, located on the second floor above the Union Post Office.
The proceeds go to a scholarship for a graduating senior. Cost is $5.for adults and $3 for children.