Save the date

Oct. 12
**Please join us at 10a.m. and learn about Asante Hospice services including the wonderful opportunity to become a volunteer in the Illinois Valley. Kay Nielson will be presenting this educational opportunity and the value of hospice volunteers, ordinary people doing extraordinary work. Mark your calendars for Oct. 12, 10 a.m. at the I.V. Senior Center.

Oct. 14
**Mark your calendar now! The CJ Farmers’ Market and Southern Oregon Guild presents the 7th Annual Upcycle Art and Furniture Contest with Trash Fashion show! First place $500 plus more cash prizes for all ages! Reuse and repurpose found objects to make a piece of art, sturdy piece of furniture or clothing item! Bring your finished piece to display at the Cave Junction Farmers’ Market Friday, Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m.. Judging and awards will be given at 5 p.m. Questions? Contact cjfarmersmarketinfo@gmail.com
Oct. 16
**Sunday, Oct. 16 from 3-5pm: The Southern Oregon Guild invites you to join us in celebrating the opening of our Fall Guild Member Art Exhibit, ROADS NOT TAKEN, on Sunday October 16 from 3-5pm at the Guild Gallery & Art Center. Guild Members Georgia Churchill, Ray Pague, and Camille Painter-Davis will be making short presentations about their new artwork included in the show that is related to our theme! This event is FREE and open to the public with the option to purchase door prize raffle tickets for a chance to win a selection of beautiful art items. Live Jazz music from Terry D. Davis, Snacks, and Refreshments will be offered. The Guild Gallery & Art Center is located in the Kerby Belt Building at 24353 Redwood Highway Kerby, OR 97531 and is open Tuesdays Saturdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 22
**Acorn Festival: Kerby Belt Building, 24353 Redwood Hwy. Kerby, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Hands on acorn processing, basket demonstrations and nature tables, Scarecrow contest – $100 prize, entries by 11 a.m., winner at 4 p.m., 5 p.m. potluck. Call Suzanne Vautier for more info at 541-659-7407
Oct. 23
What: Special Grants Pass screening of ELEMENTAL, an Oregon-made film inviting us to reimagine our relationship to wildfire, followed by Q and A with local fire experts
When: Sunday, October 23. Seating at 3:30, film at 3:45
Where: Southgate Cinemas, 1625 Ringuette Street, Grants Pass
Tickets: $5 Available at https://bit.ly/3LVci9j

Nov. 3
**Four Way Community Foundation’s 16th annual Celebration of Community Spirit Dinner and the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award to Brenda Patton, Thursday, November 3, 5:30-8 PM at Evergreen Bank’s Bear Hotel. Featuring a keynote speech by Michelle Wilde Anderson, author of The Fight to Save the Town: Reimagining Discarded America Tickets available here.

Nov. 14
**The Dome School Annual Meeting, November 14 at 5pm, 9367 Takilma Rd. Cave Junction

Mondays & Fridays
**Line dancing 10-11:30am Mondays & Fridays at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints 541-287-0088.

**Food Pantry Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cave Junction Adventist/Community Services Food Distribution, 265 S. Old Stage Rd. Volunteers are needed to help stock, date check, sort food, pack boxes and handout food boxes, etc. to volunteer please email cavejunctionacs@gmail.com.
Contributions can by made out to the CJ Seventh-day Adventist Church and identify that they are in support of the Community Service by writing “CJACS” in the memo section of your check. Mail to: Cave Junction Seventh-day Adventist Church PO Box 330, Cave Junction, OR 97523

**WeThePeopleUnited of Josephine County will be having our monthly meeting @ 6pm at Wild River in CJ. We are currently running a GMRS Radio net on Monday’s @ 7pm, starting a Ham Radio Group for the Illinois Valley, and hosting meetings at Wild River in Cave Junction every second Tuesday of the month, from 6-8pm. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information please email: wethepeopleunitedjoco@protonmail.com

**Take your bottles and cans to IVCanDo’s Cans for Kids behind the Chevron Station 10 – 2.