Save the date

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 Seating at 3:30, film at 3:45 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. 4
Free Community QPR Suicide Prevention training Nov 4th 12-2pm @ IVFC. Learn how to recognize the warning signs, how to intervene, and where to refer someone in crisis. You can be a resource for someone who might be struggling. Offered free to anyone 16 years and older. To register, email afranklin@optionsonline.org or call 541-450-2036
Nov. 11-12
** Holiday Bazaar – Featuring local crafting vendors, country store & other handcrafted items. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Illinois Valley Senior Center 520 E. River St. Cave Junction

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 @ 7 p.m, starting a Ham Radio Group for the Illinois Valley, and hosting meetings at Wild River in CJ every second Tuesday of the month, from 6-8 p.m. 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.

**Story and Craft time at your public library. Join us every week from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for fun themed crafts and stories. Registration is not required and a library card is not needed to participate.

**Adopt-A-Senior Volunteers wanted to assist senior and disabled residents in their home with light duty activities and /or socialization and to drive residents to doctor or grocery store. Gift cards are provided for volunteers. Background check and references required call 541-592-9781 or email ivwellnessresources@gmail.com.

** HIV Alliance offers services in Cave Junction every Tuesday from noon – 3 p.m. at Immanuel United Methodist Church (across from Shop Smart). Services include: Free and confidential HIV and Hep C testing. Needle Exchange and drop box (all syringes welcome), and overdose response and Naloxone training.