This week’s post is by guest contributor Jessica Magnani, who compiled this information on free and low-cost Summer events for families in Albany. Last week she gave us activities in Corvallis. Thanks again, Jessica!
Concerts in the Park
489 Water Avenue NW
July 9- Paul Revere’s Raiders (oldies rock)
July 16- Razzvio (electric string pop)
July 23- Eagle eyes (eagles tribute band)
July 30- The High Street Band (swing, funk)
Sunday, July 29
- Children’s Activities
- Cultural performances
- Health and resource fair
Fun in the Park!
Free! All ages. Wednesdays, 10 AM- 12 PM
Diggin with Dinos- 6/27- Doug Killin Park: Excavating dinosaurs, crafting your own puppets, and playing prehistoric games.
Trains, Trucks and Tires- 7/11- Kinder Park: Build your own mini ride and then compete in a racecar showdown!
The great outdoors- 7/18- Bryant Park: Digging for bugs, learning about poisonous plants and lots of water/forest activities. Come prepared!
Secrets of the sea- 7/25- Lexington Park: Learning about the high seas through crafts, games, and science experiments!
Passport to adventure- 8/1- Takena Park: International obstacle course, trivia, crafts, and interactive story time!
Everyday heroes- 8/8- Gibson Hill Park: Come meet local heroes and get to know how their jobs help our community. Crafts, obstacle courses, and games!
Movin’ Music- 8/15-Timber Linn Park: Celebrate the end of summer with a community BBQ. Instruments and dance battles!
Albany Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, 9 AM- 1 PM
SW Ellsworth St & Southwest 4th Avenue, Albany, OR 97321
Stretch your SNAP benefits by shopping for fresh foods at the Albany Farmers Market!
While most of Oregon Farmers’ markets accept SNAP benefits, many also offer a matching program, which doubles SNAP purchases dollar for dollar up to a certain amount — meaning you could get $10 worth of food for only $5 from your SNAP account.
Art & Air Festival
August 24-26, 2018
Timber Linn Park
Watch hot air balloons take off at 6:45 AM
and then enjoy a day of amazing art and food!
Each night has a different performance!
For the schedule of each day go to: http://nwartandair.org/schedule/
Carousel and Museum
Admission free. Ride tickets: $2
503 First Ave West
Summer Book Sale
June 17, 2018: 11 AM- 3 PM
2450 14th Ave SE, Albany, OR
All kinds of books, DVDs and CDs:
$.50 to $3.00 each.
Jessica Magnani is an intern at Family Tree Relief Nursery and is completing a degree program at Oregon State University.