*“Cave Junction Seventh-day Adventist church will be presenting Pets Unleashed” Vacation Bible School June 28 – 30, at Madrone Adventist Elementary School. Pets Unleashed VBS will show kids Jesus’ loving care through relatable, pet-inspired adventure! There will be Projects-with-a-purpose, team-building games, and songs, along with a mid-morning snack. The fun will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 12 p.m. Parents, Grandparents, and friends are invited to joins us at the school for a Celebration of what the children have accomplished on Saturday, July 1st from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., followed by a potluck luncheon.
For more information please contact Shellie McDowell at 541-287-0009 or Chris Harwood at 408-813-7053. VBS is open for children ages 3 y/o through middle school and is free to all participants. To register your child for this Faith-filled, Fun adventure, send an email to email@example.com.”
June 30, July 1 and 2
**IVHS Alumni Weekend: No Newsletter this year. Please visit: ttps://www.facebook.com/IVHSAlumni/. There will be at least 4 classes having reunions: 1973, 1978, 2003 and 2008. Reunion chairs remeber to take photos and post on the Facebook page. This year the Illinois Valley Country Club will be hosting a Golf Tournament over Reunion Weekend. For more information please contact: Illinois Valley Country Club 541-592-3151.
**Cave Junction Soap Box Derby. See Ad for details.
**The Class of 1993 is holding an alumni event open at Bridgeview Winery from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, July
- While the Class of ‘93 is celebrating our 30th Reunion, the event is open to all Alumni and friends. There will be wine and food to purchase. If people have questions they are happy to reach out to Kristen David 503-515-7825 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
**Tuesday, July 11, Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (IVARC) will be having our monthly meeting @ 6pm at Wild River Pizza in CJ. Come to our meeting to learn about IVARC and get free two-way radio training and assistance. Pre-programmed radios with 86 local fire, police, and other frequencies are available or get free updates on your existing Baofeng radio programming. Every Monday at 7pm we have a weekly net check-in starting on IVARC’S GMRS repeater, followed by Simplex FRS 3 and MURS 3, allowing unlicensed operators an opportunity to participate. New members are welcome and encouraged to join our net and attend our meetings. For more information, please visit our website Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (IVARC.org) or email: IVARC.email@example.com
**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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, bottled water, 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 email@example.com.
**Take your bottles and cans to IVCanDo’s Cans for Kids behind the Chevron Station 10 – 2.
Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is seeking volunteers for the following; Staffing the Merlin and Cave Junction Substations; Patrol including providing vacation home checks, checking parks & boat ramps, locating and tagging abandoned vehicles. And providing court safety.
**Tobacco Cessation Workshop by AllCare HealthTobacco Cessation Workshop – Open to all community members! 1 hour Sessions September 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27 12 to 1 p.m. at Illinois Valley Family Coalition, 535 East River St, Cave Junction. Call Julie, 541-471-4106, ext 8276
**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!
**Kerby Food Pantry change: The Pop up pantry in Selma has moved. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
** 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.