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Welcome to the 9th Annual August in Motion August in Motion is a month-long celebration of physical activity and community involvement in Benton County. Please use this pamphlet to discover local events at your favorite spots in Benton County, including walking, running, biking, hiking, dancing and swimming. It is a collection of events and promotions all geared up to help YOU become more active and involved during August.

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Paid Advertisement Ongoing Events This Month The Right Trail: New Trails Website Live as of July 15th, 2013 However you like to get out on trails, there’s a right trail (or many right trails) for you, here in the mid-Willamette Valley. The Right Trail grew from the collaboration of land managers and trail users like you. We saw the need for a comprehensive, interactive resource for trails in Benton County, Oregon, and beyond. Check it out at therighttrail.org Corvallis Farmers’ Market: Saturdays and Wednesdays in August 9:00am-1:00pm Come visit the Corvallis-Albany farmers’ market. Enjoy a walk down Corvallis’ historic 1st street while supporting your local farmers! For more information, visit www.locallygrown.org Cycle Willamette Biking Group: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays Cycle Willamette is a low-impact bicycle club focused on short distance riding. The group meets three times a week at various locations and rides for about an hour throughout Albany and Corvallis. All experience levels are welcome. Weekly ride and membership details are posted at www.cyclewillamette.com Heart Of The Valley Runners Group (HOTV): Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays Whether you’re a morning or evening runner, HOTV runners will welcome you! • Tuesdays 5:30am Track Workout Corvallis High Track • Wednesdays 6:00pm Track Workout (All Abilities) - Corvallis High Track • Thursdays 5:45am Group Run (6-8 miles) - Fairground Parking Lot 53rd Street • Thursdays 6:00pm Social Run (3-6 miles - All Paces) - Five Star Sports For more information, please visit http://www.hotvrunners.com Mid-Valley Bicycle Club (MVBC): Wednesday morning (time varies), Saturdays at 8:00am, 9:00am, and 10:00am Come join MVBC in one of their four weekly bike rides throughout the valley. Bike and helmet required. • Wednesday morning rides are 35-50 miles at a moderate pace with at least one regroup. • Saturday 8:00am rides are fast-paced and follow MVBC’s calendar routes. Saturday 9:00am rides are medium-paced and also tend to follow the scheduled ride. • Saturday 10:00am rides are a slower paced social ride that regroups often and leaves no one behind. For more information, visit http://www.mvbc.com Summer Concerts in the Park Every Tuesday in August in Central Park at 8:00pm Bring your instrument and come join the Corvallis Community Band! Anyone with a band instrument and a high school level ability is welcome to join. An enthusiastic audience always joins these celebrations of summer fun. Rehearsals are every Tuesday in Central Park at 7:00pm. No fee, no registration. For more information, visit www.ci.corvallis.or.us – Parks and Recreation. Volunteer Work Parties at SAGE: Tuesdays 4:00pm The Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE) is a 1-acre educational production garden operated by the Corvallis Environmental Center. Volunteer every Tuesday from 4:00-6:30pm to get your hands dirty, learn something new, and give back to your community! Produce from the garden is donated to local soup kitchens and food banks. SAGE is located in Bruce Starker Arts Park in Corvallis, SW 45th Place and Country Club Drive. For more information, contact SAGE@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org or visit www. corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org Family Mornings at SAGE: Tuesdays 10:00am Head out to SAGE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00am-12:00pm to spend time in the garden with your family! Every Tuesday in August we offer family-friendly garden art projects that are appropriate for all ages. After working on the project, finish your morning with

2013 august a snack fresh from the garden. No registration is required – cost is $10/family and all ages are welcome. For more information, contact SAGE@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org or visit www. corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org Chintimini Senior Center-Bald Hill and Mulkey Creek Walking Groups-Thursdays 3:00-4:00pm Walkers meet at the fairgrounds parking lot off of Oak Creek Dr. There is no fee for this group. Bald Hill and Mulkey Creek walking groups meet once a week to go on a lead hike. Walkers will hike up Bald Hill on an easy, low impact trail and enjoy sights of the valley below as they walk. This is a great opportunity to get outside and get some moderate exercise while enjoying time in the wilderness and experiencing the Willamette Valley. For more information, call the Chintimini Senior Center at (541)766-6959. Chintimini Senior Center: Active Strides-Tuesdays Looking for a way to get more activity this summer? Want to meet new friends or enjoy time with old friends? Active Strides may be a great program for you. The leaders of this group will lead walkers through various parts of Corvallis, once a week for an hour. Meeting and walking locations vary weekly so you can pick up an Active Strides Itinerary from the Senior Center or from the leaders of the group. The cost for this group is $5. For more information, call the Chintimini Senior Center at (541)766-6959. Corvallis Clinic-Walk with the Doc Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays The doctor’s office is outdoors this summer. Invigorate your day with walks led by health specialists from the Corvallis Clinic. All walks are free and each time you participate, you will be entered in a drawing to win a pair of walking shoes. • Tuesdays 7:20-8:00am: Meet at the Corvallis Clinic’s Aumann Building Entrance, 444 NW Elks Dr. Walk will be led by Oncologists, Endocrinologists, and a Family Nurse Practitioner of the Internal Medicine Department. • Wednesdays 7:30-8:15am: Meet at the Oak Creek Drive Entrance to Bald Hill path. Walk led by various M.D.’s and a PA-C of the OB/ GYN Department. • Thursdays 12:30-1:15pm: Meet at the Corvallis Clinic’s Walnut Building Entrance, 2350 NW Century Dr. Walk led by the Physical Therapy Department. For more information, call 541-758-2747 or visit www.corvallisclinic.com Ballroom Dancing: August 2, 9, and 16, 7:00pm Dance Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Polka, Rock & Roll, and Latin to a live band on the Senior Center’s beautiful wood dance floor on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Friday of August. Ages 18 and up at the Chintimini Senior Center. No Gold Pass required - $5 fee paid at the beginning of class. Bring a partner or come alone. For more information, visit www.ci.corvallis.or.us – Parks and Recreation. Rock Creek Explorers Camp: July 29-August 2, August 5-9, 12-16, and 19-23 Have fun, play, and learn about nature, creeks, and water sheds at Rock Creek, west of Philomath. On Thursday, campers will have the opportunity to spend the night at Rock Creek. Ages 8-13. Four, week-long sessions will be held: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm and overnighter runs Thursday 5:00pm-Friday noon. Cost is $100/ session for Corvallis residents and $125/session for non-residents. For more information and to register, visit www.ci.corvallis.or.us – Parks and Recreation. Hilltop Big Band: August 7 and August 21, 7:30pm The Hilltop Big Band returns for another series of free concerts in Central Park from 7:30-9:00pm. Featuring the Swing sounds of Basie and others, you’ll find an evening’s worth of music to your liking. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. For more information about the concerts or for rehearsal details, contact Mel Garcia at melvyng3@comcast.net

in motion One-Time Events This Month

Avery House Nature Center-Take Charge!: July 29-August 2 Designed and co-facilitated with Energize Corvallis, the program focuses on community building, gaining knowledge about sustainability and conservation, and strengthening the next generation of Oregon leaders using creative solutions and engineering for the future. Empower people to Take Charge! Age: 10-14. Full days 9:00am3:00pm or half days 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost is $34/day. Registration online at www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse National MS Society: Oregon Chapter-BikeMS 2013: August 3-4 BikeMS 2013 is a fully supported weekend cycling event which supports nearly 8000 individuals diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in Oregon and SW Washington, and funds research into the causes and treatments for MS. Cycling routes of different lengths including SAG wagon, rest stops, and bike repair support each day are designed for people of all abilities, with a 50-mile route on Day 2 of the event covering northern Benton County (Soap Creek/Lewisburg Saddle/ Adair Village/Pettibone Drive/Independence Road). Volunteers are also needed. On-line registration ($55) and event information at www. bikemsoregon.com, or contact Dana Voelker at 503-445-8358. Marys Peak Group of the Oregon Sierra Club-Three Trails in Peavy Arboretum: August 4, 10:00am-12:00pm To “get in motion,” we will walk 3.5 miles at a moderate cardiovascular pace (2-2.5 mph) along parts of the Intensive Management, Calloway Creek, and Forest Discovery Trails, including a partial loop around Cronemiller Lake. Please contact the Sierra Club / Marys Peak Group leader to register and for more details: Robert Verhoogen, at rverhoogen@mac.com Tour of Trees in Corvallis: August 4, 5:30-7:30pm Discover “Tree City, USA” on this FREE tour through Central Park and lower campus, organized with Corvallis Civic Beautification Urban Forestry Commission. No fee or registration needed – just show up at the Central Park Gazebo. For more information, visit www.ci.corvallis. or.us - Parks and Recreation. Avery House Nature Center-Advanced Art in Nature: August 5-9 Hike into diverse ecosystems for an up close exploration of nature through observation and art. This mixed media art class will include sketching, watercolor, beading, and photography. Art will lead our investigation of native plants and animal species as well as the connections that make an ecosystem. Age: 10-14. Full days 9:00am3:00pm or half days 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost is $34/day. Registration online at www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse Avery House Nature Center-Inspired by Nature: August 5-9 Explore nature through different artistic methods. Class will include sketching, watercolor, beading, and photography. Learn mixed media techniques creating art with natural objects. Age: 8-10. Full days 9:00am-3:00pm or half days 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost is $20/day for half day and $34/day for full day. Registration online at www. corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse Women’s Self Defense Clinic: August 10, 9:00am-12:00pm This course is aimed at personal safety, covering awareness, avoidance, safety techniques and basic self-defense. Participants will practice basic strikes, kicks, and self-defense movements, with an opportunity for hands-on practice. Ages 14 and up. Held at Aurora Martial Arts Studio, 195 SE Crystal Lake Drive. $60 for Corvallis residents; $75 for non-residents. For more information or to register, visit www. ci.corvallis.or.us - Parks and Recreation. The 39th Annual Scandia Run: August 10 The Scandia Run and Walk will be held on Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at Lyle Day Park in Junction City. The 10k Run starts at 8:00am and the 5k run/walk will start at 8:15am at 6th and Deal Streets. A new event this year is the Scandia Jr. 1k race for kids 5 and up. The Scandia Jr. race starts at 7:45am. For more information visit: www. scandiarun.com. You may register online at: www.getmeregistered. com. Online registration closes at 11:59pm on August 3rd and costs between $15 and $30 based on when you sign up, age, etc.


Paid Advertisement Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour: Sunday, August 11 Join the Mid-Valley Bicycle Club (MVBC) for its 35th annual Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour starting from the Linn County Fairgrounds just off of I-5 in Albany, Oregon. You’ll experience scenic views, open fields, rolling hills and only a few traffic lights while crossing up to five historic bridges. Ride length ranges from 40 to 100 miles, and costs $15 to $30 based on when you register and which route you register for. Please bring your helmet and bike in proper working order. For more information, visit http://www.mvbc.com/event-CBBT.html Avery House Nature Center-Wilderness Bike Expedition: August 12-16 Experience the diversity of local ecology by bike. Investigate diverse habitats and search for amazing species as we bike on road and dirt trails. Age: 10-14. Full days 9:00am-3:00pm or half days 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost is $34/day. Registration online at www. corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse Avery House Nature Center-Animal Habitat Bicycle Adventure: August 12-16 Travel rivers, forest and wetlands on your bike investigating nature as you ride. Beginning bikers will be on pedal free bikes and work up to pedals. Students learn bike safety and how to ride on different types of ground as we investigate local animals and search for habitat clues. Age: 5-12. Full days 9:00am-3:00pm or half days 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost is $20/day for half day and $34/day for full day. Registration online at www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/ averyhouse Osborn Aquatic Center-Family Movie Swim: August 16, 7:00pm9:00pm Enjoy a swim-in movie with the family. A family-friendly movie will be projected pool-side for your enjoyment. Regular aquatic center admission rates apply. Visit www.ci.corvallis.or.us – Parks and Recreation for more information. 1st Annual Albany Half Marathon: August 17, 8:00am We are excited to host the first ever Albany Half Marathon. The 13.1 mile loop course starts and finishes at Timber Linn Park in Albany, Oregon. The course progresses through local farms and has a very slight incline around mile 6. The majority of the course is rural and open, giving runners and spectators fabulous views of some rural homesteads, rolling hills, and the base of the Cascades. The best part....all race proceeds and sponsorships will be going back to Albany schools! Registration and information is available at www. albanyhalfmarathon.org or email takenarunningclub@hotmail.com Marys River – Headwaters to Confluence: August 17th 9:00am – 1:00pm What is a watershed? Why is it important? Come find out! Greenbelt Land Trust and Marys River Watershed Council are co-hosting an outing that takes us from the highest point of the Marys River Watershed to the confluence of the Marys and the Willamette rivers. On our way downstream, we will visit an active restoration project and a property utilized as a learning laboratory for local schools. Spaces limited to 30 – reserve your spot now! Contact jessica@ greenbeltlandtrust.org to secure a space and get details. Good Samaritan Challenge: Walk, Run, and Roll! 12k, 5k, and 1k kids run: August 17th The staff of Good Samaritan Physical Rehabilitation and Heart of the Valley Runners are excited to present the fifth annual Good Samaritan Challenge. The event was created “to help people stay mobile.” Proceeds benefit Good Samaritan Physical Rehabilitation and will help purchase assistive devices, such as walkers and braces, for those in need. The race begins at Sunset Park at 8:30am and both the 5k and 12k are mostly flat with one hill midway through. Online registration costs $20 and ends August 15. Please register online at http://hotvrunners.com/events/good_sam_challenge.htm. Day of registration is available for $25 per person.

2013 august Moonlight on the Willamette: August 17, 4:30pm-10:30pm Raft the Willamette from Corvallis to Hyak Park, sharing the river with wildlife, exploring an island, then silently looking for beavers and navigating by moonlight. Bring snacks and warm clothes. Meet at N. Riverfront Park. The cost is $44 for Corvallis residents and $55 for non-residents. For more information, visit www.ci.corvallis.or.us – Parks and Recreation Marys Peak Group of the Oregon Sierra Club-Willamette River Paddle: August 18, 9:00am-3:00pm Bring your own canoe or kayak to paddle a ten- or twelve-mile stretch of the lovely Willamette River. PFD and whistle required. If your boat is 10’ or longer you will need an Aquatic Invasive Species permit. Please contact leaders in advance to register and for additional trip information including meeting place. Number of participants will be limited. 9:00 a.m. departure from Corvallis. Contact leader to sign up: Andi Stephens andi.q.stephens@gmail.com Alpine Century Ride: Sunday August 18, 7:00am – 9:00am start Alpine Century is your opportunity for a fully supported cycle ride through Oregon’s wild and scenic beauty on some of the premier cycling roads in the Northwest: Alsea Scenic Byway and Lobster Valley Road! The 50-mile or 100-mile routes include 4000 ft. or 6000 ft. elevation gain and loss. Pre-register before August 10 to be eligible for a drawing prize. 200 rider limit; register now at www. alpinecentury.eventbrite.com or www.alpinecommunity.net/pg23. cfm. For more information, visit Alpine Century’s website (above) or contact Evelyn Lee at (541)847-6028 or evelee@peak.org The Albany Fitwalkers Club: August 18, 2:00pm Join the Albany Fitwalkers Volkssport Club as they enjoy a noncompetitive walk in downtown Albany through 3 historic districts. Choose either a 5k (3.1 miles) or a 10k (6.2 miles) walk. Sunday, August 18, 2:00pm to finish. Meet at parking lot of Two Rivers Market. For more information, e-mail wrozy@yahoo.com or contact Rozy at 541-981-3794. Chintimini Wildlife Center-Wilderness 101 Camp: August 19-23 This week-long adventure teaches children how to make a shelter, fire building, survival savvy and much more! Complete with an optional overnight camp-out Thursday night in the shelters they build! Ages 9 and up. Cost with camp-out is $200 and without camp-out is $185. For more information, visit http://www.chintiminiwildlife.org/ or call (541)745-5324. Avery House Nature Center-Beavers, Bears, Bats, & Bunnies: August 19-23 From the smallest shrew to the largest whale, mammals are born with fur or hair. Focus is on Oregon mammals but afternoon classes will compare local species to mammals found around the world. Thursday Field Trip - Benton County Historical Museum. Age: 5-12. Full days 9:00am-3:00pm or half days 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost is $20/day for half day and $34/day for full day. Registration online at www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse Avery House Nature Center-Nocturnal Night Out: Bats and Bugs: August 23-24, 7:00pm-10:00am Join us for an all-night investigation of bats and their favorite snacks – moths! Active outdoor investigation of nocturnal animals in Avery Park. Camp in sleeping bags with the nocturnal animals of Avery House Nature Center. Cost is $30, breakfast included. Registration online at www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse Eighth-Annual ¡Campeones De Salud! Soccer Tournament and Family Weekend: August 23-25 The Benton County Health Department, Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties and the Corvallis Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up for ¡Campeones De Salud! – “Champions of Health” – aimed at promoting healthy living and local services available to the Benton County community. The weekend’s activities will include team soccer competitions, children’s activities, free dental and health screenings (8/23 and 8/24), a family bike tour, DJ entertainment, and an awards ceremony. To sign up for the soccer tournament, or for more information, please contact Luis Jr. Rivera at 541-207-4366 or via email at Luis.Rivera@co.benton.or.us

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Marys Peak Group of the Oregon Sierra Club-10 Essentials Hike at Beazell: August 25, 1:00pm Join the Marys Peak Group of the Sierra Club on this moderate hike at the nearby Beazell Memorial Forest. At a pretty meadow view we will stop for a break and discuss the 10 essential items that you should carry in your hiking daypack. Moderate, 600’ elevation gain with most of that gain in the 1st mile of the hike. We will leave Corvallis at 1:00pm. Please contact the Sierra Club / Marys Peak Group leader to sign up: Irene Schoppy at iameyers@yahoo.com. Bicycle Birding with the Audubon Society of Corvallis-Albany Bike Trails: August 25, 9:00am-12:00pm Come out and enjoy birding on a bicycle. Meet at Monteith Park in downtown Albany. There’s a parking area at the corner of Water Ave. and Washington St. Trip is free, no registration required. Bring a bicycle helmet, water, and binoculars. We ride slowly, listen for birds and stop frequently. Trip lengths are less than 10 miles. For more information, contact Don Boucher, 541-753-7689, bouchdon@peak. org, www.audubon.corvallis.or.us/field_trips.shtml Live Well Studio: Free Outdoor Yoga: August 26, 4:00pm, 5:30pm, and 7:00pm We work the entire body/mind through sun salutations, standing poses, forward bends, and back bends. These are all levels classes that move at a moderate pace and include breathing practices. Three class times available and all classes are free! Please bring a mat if possible. Pre-registration strongly encouraged: http://tinyurl. com/nlm92a9. For more information, visit www.livewellstudio.com or call 541.224.6566 Chintimini Wildlife Center-RAPTORS Rhapsody Camp: August 26-30 Fun takes flight in a camp dedicated to the amazing birds of prey! Experience “all things raptor” featuring up-close presentations with our amazing resident Education Birds of Prey. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to “sleep among the owls” during an optional Thursday night camp-out! Ages 9 and up. Cost with camp-out is $200, without camp-out is $185. For more information, visit http://www. chintiminiwildlife.org/ or call (541)745-5324. Avery House Nature Center-Willamette by Bike: August 26-30 Riparian wonders and fun wet rivers! Learn about local watersheds, groundwater, water quality, and aquatic species. Tuesday Field Trip - Campus Way Trail. Friday Field Trip - Crystal Lake. Age: 5-12. Full days 9:00am-3:00pm or half days 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost is $20/ day for half day and $34/day for full day. Registration online at www. corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse Avery House Nature Center-Willamette Eco-Expedition: August 26-30, 9:00am-3:00pm Discover the river habitat and ecology. Learn about the history of the Willamette while exploring river ecosystem and species. Bike trip on Wednesday to Crystal Lake Park. Thursday Raft Trip! Drop off at Crystal Lake - Lead by professional raft guides (extra $35). Age: 5-12. Cost is $34 plus $35 raft fee. Register online at www. corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/averyhouse Osborn Aquatic Center-Back to School Fiesta: August 30, 1:00pm-5:00pm Celebrate the end of summer with a fiesta pool party! Play games, win prizes, and end summer with a splash. Includes a t-shirt and free pass to swim in the afternoon. For more information, visit www. ci.corvallis.or.us – Parks and Recreation. World Car Free Day-Car Free Day Festival at Riverfront Park: September 22, 1:00 to 4:00pm Join the fun at the 4th Annual Car Free Day in Corvallis! Bike, walk, or roll to the Car Free Day Festival at Riverfront Park, on 1st Street between Monroe and Jackson. Hosted by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition, festivities will include lively music, delicious food, games, exhibits, a Bike Swap Meet, and plenty of activities for the whole family. Admission is FREE! Group bike rides to the festival will start at 12:30pm from a variety of gathering points throughout the city. For more information, go to www.sustainablecorvallis.org, or contact Annette Mills at info@sustainablecorvallis.org or 541-230-1237.


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Paid Advertisement Fall Festival-Free Bike Valet: September 28, 10:00am-10:00pm and 29, 10:00am-5:00pm Ride your bike downtown to Corvallis Fall Festival and park it in a free and fenced lot provided by Corvallis Sustainability Coalition and Peak Sports. Bikes will be watched by valets during festival hours. Drop in on 7th St., between Jackson & Monroe Aves., at the Barnhisel, Willis, Barlow and Stephens, P.C. parking lot. VOLUNTEERS WANTED for 3-hr shifts. Contact: Kevin Grant, 541-760-6259 or KevinAGrant@gmail.com, http:// sustainablecorvallis.org

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame for August in Motion!: August 3-7 Bike or walk to a Corvallis Knights baseball game (at Goss Stadium, on the campus of OSU) during the month of August and receive an August in Motion discount! Let the ticket window know that you are participating in August in Motion and receive $1 off your ticket. The Knights are home August 3-8! Kids run the bases and get player autographs after every home game! For game times and more information, call 541-752-5656, or visit www.corvallisknights.com or www. facebook.com/corvallisknightsbaseball. Promotion not valid on Fireworks Night, August 8.

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First Alternative Co-op Celebrates August in Motion: Wednesdays (August 7, 14, 21, 28) Help preserve the environment, get fit, and save money on your next grocery bill! The Co-op is offering double punches on alternative transportation cards EVERY Wednesday in August. Once the card is filled, you get $5 off your grocery bill. To participate, walk, bike, or take the bus to the Co-op on Wednesdays. For more information, visit http://firstalt.coop/ or call (541)753-3115.

Get Stoked! About August in Motion Bike, walk, or take the bus to Stoker’s VitaWorld (located at 310 SW 2nd Street) during the month of August and receive an August in Motion discount! Let your cashier know that you are participating in August in Motion and receive a 20% discount on all non-sale goods. The store is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00am to 6:00pm. For more information, call 541-754-VITS(8487), or visit www.stokersvitaworld.com, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stokers-VitaWorld/129540440451958

Celebrate August in Motion at the Farmers’ Market: August 21, 9:00am The first 75 people who bike or walk to the Corvallis Farmers’ Market on August 21 will be eligible for a $1 off coupon redeemable with all vendors that day. Make sure to arrive early and stop by the market booth to pick up your $1 off coupon. For more information, visit www.locallygrown.org. If you get to this event by bike, bus, carpool, or walking, track your trip at www.DriveLessConnect.com to be eligible to win a Dutch Bros gift card! Log in and click on ‘Events’ for more info.

Drive Less Connect How many trips by bike do you make each week? Bus? Walking? Carpool? Sign up at www.DriveLessConnect.com so you can win prizes! You also can find bike buddies, a carpool to save money on your commute, and much more. It’s free! Transportation options have clear benefits for your health, your wallet, and your planet. Get started today and win gift cards to local restaurants and retailers when you track your trips! Call 541-924-8480 with any questions.

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HOTV Runners Benton County Fair Rock Creek Camp Bald Hill/Mulkey Creek Walking Groups Take Charge! Walk with the Doc

Save Money, the Environment, and Your Health! Benton County Fair and Rodeo: July 31-August 3 Bike to the fair in August to get 1 dollar off admission and avoid traffic! Kids under 12 get in free on July 31. First responders, seniors, and military get in free on August 1 before 5:00pm with I.D. For more information, visit www. bentoncountyfair.net/. If you get to this event by bike, bus, carpool, or walking, track your trip at www.DriveLessConnect. com to be eligible to win a Dutch Bros gift card! Log in and click on ‘Events’ for more info.

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Special Thanks Benton County Public Works Benton County Bicycle Advisory Committee Benton County Health Department Benton County Healthy Active Community Environment City of Corvallis Public Works Corvallis Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Corvallis Farmers Market

Corvallis Parks and Recreation Healthy Communities, Healthy People Mid-Valley Bicycle Club Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments / Cascades West Rideshare OSU Alternative Transportation Advisory Committee

www.ci.corvallis.or.us

August in Motion 2013  

August in Motion is a month-long celebration of physical activity and community involvement in Benton County and Corvallis, Oregon. Bike, wa...

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