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Upcoming Events and Opportunities and SAGE and Beyond!

Join us for these exciting happenings at SAGE and the Corvallis Environmental Center!

Children's Garden Installation Work Party!  
Come one, come all, to help the CEC realize a long time dream to install a Children's Garden area at our 1 acre production site! This garden has been designed with exploration and imagination in mind and is sponsored by a Lowe's grant through a partnership with OSU's Students in Free Enterprise program. We'll have the tools, the wood fired pizza, the plants and supplies for a great afternoon outdoors, but we also need you and your family's creativity and working hands to build this garden!
When: Saturday, April 21st from 11am - 2pm
Where: SAGE Garden --SW 45th Place & Country Club Dr.

Willow Fence Workshop
Our Children's Garden will be bordered by a beautiful, living willow fence. Come learn the simple steps for creating a willow fence while getting hands-on experience.  Family-friendly.
When: Saturday, April 21st from 2pm - 4pm
Where: SAGE Garden--SW 45th Place & Country Club Dr.
Cost: Free, donation suggested to support the Starker Arts Garden for Education

Earth Ball 2012
Join us for an All-Species Masquerade Ball & Benefit Concert to celebrate Earth Day and support the Corvallis Environmental Center!  This is a fun, all ages, COSTUME PARTY with great music, tasty local food, and interactive eco-exhibits.   
When: Saturday, April 21st from 7pm - Midnight
Where: Corvallis Odd Fellows Hall - 223 SW 2nd St. Corvallis
Cost:  $5-$25 sliding scale at the door supports the CEC

Cooped Up in Corvallis....Call for Volunteers!
Volunteer at our 4th annual tour of backyard chicken and duck coops. Learn about this growing movement in sustainable living and discover fun facts about coops and backyard fowl. Take a shift helping at a host coop site, taking event pictures, or assisting at SAGE (Coop Tour headquarters!) on the day of the event and get to go on the tour for free!
When: Sunday, May 20th; volunteers needed for 2 to 3 hour shifts between 11-4p.m.

Tuesday Work Parties at SAGE
Garden for a good cause!  We need your help in the garden doing all sorts of things from prepping soil and mulching to planting and harvesting. As always, we'll have fire-roasted garden pizzas from our cob oven to share.
When: Every Tuesday from 4 - 7ish
Where: SAGE Garden--SW 45th Place & Country Club Dr.

Upcoming SAGE Workshops
We are constantly updating our list of 2012 workshops.  Click HERE to learn more about upcoming workshops including Basic and Intermediate Beekeeping and Grain Threshing!


We look forward to seeing you soon!

The Edible Corvallis Initiative Team
(Jen, Sara, Jena, Amoreena, Chris, Natalia and Deanna)
www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org
541-753-9211

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