** Volunteer Fair is Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Discover local nonprofits and learn about volunteer opportunities. Breakout learning sessions FREE and open to public: 11 a.m. community Building 101 with Lindsey Jones, IVCanDO and 1 p.m. Welcome aBoard – exploring board service with Kate Dwyer, Four Way Community Foundation.
**Tuesday, April 11, Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (IVARC) will be having our monthly meeting @ 6pm at Wild River Pizza in CJ. IVARC Board meets from 5-6pm. Monday at 7pm we have a weekly net check-in starting on IVARC’S GMRS repeater, followed by Simplex FRS 3 and MURS 3. Simplex allows unlicensed operators an opportunity to participate. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend our meetings. For more information, please visit our website Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (Ivarc.org) or email: IVARC.firstname.lastname@example.org
**Rough & Ready Wildflower Hike Saturday, April 15 at 10 a.m. Meet at the parking area at Rough & Ready Botanical Wayside, south of Cave Junction on Hwy 199 at mile marker 34.
The walk through Rough and Ready Wayside is geared for Plant enthusiasts and novices alike. This is a great opportunity for folks to come out and enjoy the spring wildflowers no matter what your skill level is on plant identification. This is a short hike on rocky, but level ground, with lots of beautiful wildflowers to see. A portion of the hike will be along a wheelchair accessible path. Be prepared – bring water, dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes. For more information call Suzanne or Tim at 541-291-8860. Sponsored by CEEN and the Native Plant Society.
**Come see us at the Illinois Valley Children’s Fair & Pet Parade May 6, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Jubilee Park.
Beading, Face Painting, Seed Planting, Children’s Books, Hands-on Science, Activities, Child Id, Art Activities, Bike Helmets, Free Activities, Resources, Hot Dogs, Snacks, Drinks, & Prizes. Win A Free Bike Or Kindle. For more information contact Jacque at 541-659-8148. Dress up your pet. Don’t forget your leash. Small pets only.
**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 email@example.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
**Josephine County Weekly Business session.
First Wednesday of the month is at 6 p.m. All others 9 a.m. in the Ann Basker Auditorium in Grants Pass.
**Public Health Wednesdays: Pop Up Parks Outreach Program -Weather permitting, COVID-19 vaccinations, STD prevention & HIV testing, JoCo Food Bank, cold weather gear, wound care supplies and more. I.V. Family Coalition, 535 E. River St., 12 – 1 p.m. & Jubilee Park 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. and lunch served by I.V. Living Solutions. Sponsored by JoCo Public Health and HIV Alliance. Call or text Laura Mancuso with I.V. Wellness Resources for info at 541-592-9781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
**AWANA 6:15 – 8 p.m. 3 years to sixth grade. 113 So. Caves Ave.
**Take your bottles and cans to IVCanDo’s Cans for Kids behind the Chevron Station 10 – 2.
**Drop-in Storytime at Josephine County Library in Cave Junction, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., with stories read aloud by Deborah every half hour and a themed craft available all day. For families on a tight time schedule, craft kits are available to take home!
**Selma Food Pantry change: The Pop up pantry in Selma has moved. Beginning Thursday, March 16 it will be the same time at 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., but will be in Kerby in the parking lot where the Farmers’ Market happens. 21400 Redwood Highway, Kerby. Questions call 541-479-5556.
**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 email@example.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.