OCT. 23 – Nov. 16
**Illinois Valley Community Emergency Response Team (IVCERT) is holding an 8 evening CERT training class on consecutive Monday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 pm beginning October 23 and ending November 16. This class is free and is an opportunity to learn disaster survival skills. 541-415-9102 for info.
OCT. 23 – Nov. 16
**Illinois Valley Senior Center Holiday Bazaar to be held on Nov. 10 & 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spaces still available to rent!
Aglow’s C.J. Lighthouse guest speaker, Linda Farrier has a message on, “God Is Our Pain Reliever.” Linda is a passionate teacher with a prophetic edge. Nov. 13. 10:30 Bridgeview Church 5181 Holland Loop Rd. C. J. Oregon 97523 Come and enjoy.
**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 (3) weekly net check-ins 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.comTuesdays
**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.
**Al-Anon “Just For Today”, Thursday 12:00-1:00 p.m., Illinois Valley Family Resource Center, Cedar Room, 535 East River Street, Cave Junction, Oregon
**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.
**Volunteers Wanted 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 Sept. 22, 29; Oct. 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.