October 2020
a newsletter about current events & updates
School has "opened" and it's a very different world for many. Life has changed radically! Actually, much has changed radically in the last seven months. Seven months - can you believe that's how long we have been dealing with this pandemic. There doesn't seem to be an immediate end in sight - so all we can do is keep on keepin' on. And be kind to one another.

And in case you hadn't noticed - the November 3 election is around the corner. I hear that ballots will be in the mail soon - so vote early. I would also suggest using the ballot boxes located here and there throughout town.

Be well and safe!
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Our hearts go out to all who have suffered loss from the recent wildfires. I think we all know at least one person who has lost everything. There are lots of ways you can help. This is a recent poster I received which gives information about what is needed right now. We have an extremely generous community!
The Grants Pass Museum of Art
is hosting the annual membership exhibit.
Sixty member artists will bring one piece of art to submit
First come first served so call now!
Drop off dates: November 5 & 6 from noon - 4pm and November 7 from 10am - 1pm
Pick up dates: December 19 & 20 from noon - 4pm
Call 541-479-3290 to reserve your space in the exhibit
It is very important to reserve your space!
workshops and classes
NAO learning opportunities are amazing and most of them are free!
events, fundraisers, and fun things to do
performing arts happenings
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visual art happenings
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The museum is now open
Thurs - Sat from 11am - 3pm.
The current exhibition highlights art from the permanent collection.
"Containments" by Kay Buckner. American 1935-2012.
Late Northwest artist Kay Buckner created figurative paintings and drawings with rich psychological imagery.
In the 1990s she began to create textile art.
Buckner lived in Eugene, Oregon for many decades
and taught at the University of Oregon.
community calendar links
Grants Pass and Josephine County information
The Nonprofit Association of Oregon has an event calendar on their website.
Go there and register your events if you so choose! 
Brand new and easy to use
Information about the
Illinois Valley
Information about the Applegate and surrounding areas
Grants Pass
Travel Information
Good for "Staycations" too!
This short video made me smile all the way through.
And this one is just one in a very series of many. It's all about gardening and cooking and more.
It's truly fascinating - I'm hooked!
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