Come join the Senior Potluck Lunch at the Fall Creek Christian Church Friday, August 25 at 12 noon. It is a potluck for seniors on the last Friday of every month. Just bring a dish to share, we supply the rest.
Fall Creek Christian Church – 39025 Jasper-Lowell Road in Fall Creek.
Good food, good fellowship.
For more information, contact Larry at 541-915-1668.
We welcome you to join us for the Annual Community Potluck Picnic Saturday. August 19 – Fall Creek Park, Little Fall Creek Road, starting 12 Noon.
Enjoy good food, fun with friends, and chances to win raffle prizes. Bring your favorite dish to share, and a lawn chair, table service and beverage. Raffle will be held after eating and games.
To get to Fall Creek Park, go west on Jasper-Lowell Road past Unity Bridge to milepost 7.5. For further information, call Pam at 541-937-1978 ro Maggie at 541-937-3759
If you have never visited the park, this would be a great time to stop by! See you there.
Join us to watch the Solar Eclipse – Monday, August 21 at Rolling Rock Park.
It is best to arrive around 9 am. FREE solar eclipse glasses will be available at the park on Aug 21st. Cookies provided by the Grange Members.
The solar eclipse will cross the entire continent, but it makes first landfall right here in Oregon. Estimated time to reach our area will be 10:22 am and will last more than 2 minutes. The sky goes dark during a total solar eclipse. Part of the sun’s corona is visible, the fountains of plasma exploding into space.
A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the Earth and the sun, appearing to cover the entire area of the sun in the sky. The moon is about 237,674 miles from Earth, so because it’s fairly small it appears to be about the same size as the sun. When there is a total solar eclipse, the moon fully comes between the Earth and the sun and blocks the sun’s light from hitting Earth. It also casts a shadow directly on a specific part of the Earth at the time. In that spot on the Earth it gets so dark, it almost appears to be night, NASA notes.
A total solar eclipse is a rare thing. They vary in frequency depending on where you are on Earth. Some areas may see total solar eclipses every 100 years or so. The last one to pass over the Pacific Northwest was in 1972.
Kids Club is a free community service for children run by Julie Hayden. It is held monthly, every second Thursday at 6 pm in the Fall Creek Event Center at the intersection of Place Road and Church Road.
All kids ages 3-12 are welcome.
The children will love Liisa’s Puppets Show at the Lowell Community Library, 107 E. 3rd Street, in City Hall – Wednesday, August 9 – 3:30pm to 4:15 pm
Puppet shows every second Wednesday of the month