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Albany, Oregon 97321

This weekend, Albany and its surrounding areas come alive with some fun events. From local markets to community festivals, there’s something to engage everyone in the family.

North Albany Elementary School Needs Your Help

Lend a hand and bring your gardening tools to North Albany Elementary at 815 Northwest East Thornton Lake Drive, Albany, Oregon. Join us for three hours of community gardening to beautify the school’s front for the upcoming end-of-year promotions. The event is open to all, and sharing with others is encouraged! For more details, please visit our event page here. Let’s make the school shine for its big day!

Date: May 31, 2024
Time:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: North Albany Elementary // 815 Northwest East Thornton, Albany, OR 97321
Cost: Free

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Emo Night

Relive the raw emotions and anthems of your youth at Emo Night at Greyhound Tavern on May 31st! Join us for a night where a skilled DJ will spin the angst-ridden tracks that defined a generation—from classic hits to underground gems. Embrace the cathartic power of emo music, whether you’re revisiting your teenage playlist or experiencing the genre for the first time. Come dressed in your best emo attire and join a community celebrating the intense beauty of melancholy. Don’t miss this unforgettable night of nostalgia and expressive freedom!

Date: May 31, 2024
Time:  9:00 PM
Location: Greyhound Tavern // 220 2nd Ave SW, Albany, OR 97321
Cost: Free

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Coffee with a Cop

Join us for Coffee with a Cop, a unique chance to engage in meaningful conversations with local police officers. This event fosters a relaxed environment where community members and officers can come together over coffee to discuss important issues and get to know each other better. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with your local law enforcement, learn more about their work, and share your thoughts. Stop by, grab a coffee, and say hello!

Date: June 1, 2024
Time:  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Albany Farmers’ Market // 4th & Ellsworth Albany, OR 97321
Cost: Free

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Childbirth Class

Get ready for your upcoming birth with a comprehensive class designed for couples, taught by local doula and birth assistant, Amy. This session will guide you through what to expect during labor, including comfort measures and coping techniques, and provide insights into basic birth physiology. Aimed at fostering a beautiful, informed, and empowered birth experience, the class costs $150 per couple and may be covered for families with OHP. Space is limited to 7 couples, ensuring personalized attention. Preregistration and a nonrefundable deposit are required. To secure your spot, call or text Amy at (503) 910-0125.

Date: June 1, 2024
Time:  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: 3111 Santiam Hwy SE, Albany, OR 97322
Cost: $150

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Community Yoga

Join us for a rejuvenating 60-minute community yoga class suitable for all levels. This donation-based session combines breath work, stretching, and energizing movements to enhance mindfulness and physical well-being. Bring a mat, some water, and a friend to experience community, mindfulness, and self-care together. Suggested minimum donation: $7 to support our community initiatives, but no one is turned away for lack of funds. Come as you are, and let’s flow together!

Date: June 1, 2024
Time:  9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Sole to Soul Yoga // 208 5th Avenue SW Albany, OR 97321
Cost: Minimum Donation – $7

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First Saturdays’ Artisan Market @ Common Fields

Join us at Common Fields for the return of the Artisan Market! Starting in April, visit us on the first Saturday of each month to explore a diverse array of artisan vendors displaying their finest creations. Whether you’re shopping for unique gifts or treating yourself, don’t miss out on this vibrant gathering. We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: June 1, 2024
Time:  12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Common Fields // 545 SW 3rd st. Corvallis, OR 97333
Cost: Free

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Lebanon Strawberry Festival

Get ready for Lebanon’s Strawberry Festival, a beloved tradition celebrating all things strawberry! Join us the first full weekend in June for a fun-filled festival featuring the World’s Largest Strawberry Shortcake, thrilling fireworks, lively parades, and entertainment for everyone. Whether you’re enjoying the rides or sampling delicious treats, there’s something for every age and interest. Mark your calendars for endless fun and unforgettable memories!

Date: May 30 – June 2, 2024
Time:  Thursday: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Friday: 1:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Cheadle Lake Park // 4000 Weirich Dr, Lebanon, OR 97355
Cost: Free (view ticket info)

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Make the most of this weekend by exploring all that’s happening around Albany. Gather your friends and family and dive into the rich experiences our community has to offer.

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