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Monthly Meetings


First Monday

Open Jam: 6 p.m., McMinnville Manor recreation hall, 1602 N.E. Riverside Drive. Information: Mike Vinditti at 971-237-9009. Meets on holidays

Willamette Valley Bass Club: 7 p.m., Salvation Army Building, 1950 N.W. Second St., McMinnville. Information: Steve Paulsen at 503-472-1005. On holidays, meet one week later

Baker’s Dozen: 7 p.m., Red Fox Bakery, 328 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Information: 503-434-5098. On holidays, moves to the second Monday.   

Jaycees: 7:30 p.m., above News-Register, 611 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Information: 503-764-1552 or www.mcminnvillejaycees.com. Also meets on third Monday. No meeting on major holidays.

Marine Corps Family Support: Time and location: Rita Perry-LaChance at 503-879-5550, 586-6930 or usmcmom503@aol.com.

Zenobia Club: call 503-472-4201 for time and location. (Daughters of the Nile.) No meeting in summer or on holidays.

First Tuesday

Soroptimist International: Noon, second floor of the McMinnville Community Center. Information: Marti Crook at 503-472-3495 or 503-474-9891. No public meeting in July, August or during Christmas break.

Masonic Lodge: 6:30 dinner and 7:30 p.m. meeting, 235 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Information: 503-472-2341. No meetings on holidays.

Dayton Historical Society: 6:30 p.m., Dayton Pioneer Evangelical Church, 300 Fourth St. Information: Steve Monahan at 971-241-5784. On major holidays, meets one week later.

Ballston Community Center: 6:30 p.m., Ballston Community Center. Information: Stephanie Williams at 503-843-5035.

Master Gardeners: 6 p.m., location changes by odd and even months. Even-numbered months, Chan’s Restaurant, 632 N.E. Highway 99W, McMinnville Odd-numbered months, in Vineyard Steak House, 607 E. First St., Newberg. Information: 503-376-6299, ac7n@arrl.net. No meeting in August or on holildays.

Beta Sigma Phi: 6:30 p.m. Information and location: Maurine Hawk, 503-472-2201. No meeting on major holidays.

First Wednesday

Band of Brothers and Sisters: 11:30 a.m. Jakes Deli, 128 S.W. Baker St., McMinnville. For veterans, spouses, widows and widowers. Information: Stan de Stwolinski, 503-474-0351.

Linfield Health & Wellness Team: 2 p.m., Room 112 in the gym, corner of Linfield Avenue and Lever Street. Information: Christina Maul, 503-883-2806. No meeting on New Year's Day.

Insurance Professionals: 5:45 p.m., Jakes Deli, 1208 S.W. Baker St., McMinnville. Information and reservations: Toni Chodrick at tonic@ormutual.com.

Coin Club: 7 p.m., board room, First Federal, 111 N.E. Third St., McMinnville (across street from First Federal). Information: 503-864-3401.

Amity Booster Club: 7 p.m., library, Amity High School. Information: Tom Hatch at 503-835-6691.

Cascade Bass Masters: 7 p.m., upstairs, Sandwich Express, 711 N. Highway 99W, McMinnville. Fishing group. Information: Greg at 503-437-1736 or www.cascadebassmasters.com.

Pirate Booster Club: 7 p.m., library, Dayton High School. Information: Tammy Harris at 503-864-3271.

Experimental Aircraft Association: 7 p.m. pilot’s lounge, west of Cirrus Aviation, McMinnville Airport. Information: Theresa, 1-503-843-2616 or www.eaa1299.org. Call about July/Dec. events. 

First Thursday

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group: 1 p.m., McMinnville Senior Center, 2250 N.E. McDaniel Lane. Information: Teri at 503-474-2072 or www.parkinsonsresources.org. Call regarding holiday meetings.

Appliqué Society: 1 p.m., second floor, Alterra Villa, 775 27th Ave., McMinnville. Information: Pat Powell at 503-472-9624. No meeting on holiday weekends.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group: 3 p.m., Fircrest Community, 213 N.E. Fircrest Drive, McMinnville. Information: Denise Stoutenburg, 503-472-2200. No meeting on holidays.

Oregon Equestrian Trails: 6 p.m. no host dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, American Legion Hall, 126 N.E. Atlantic, McMinnville. Information: Sharon Wilde, 503-538-9783 or www.oregonequestriantrails.org. Call for December meeting information.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Abacus House, 625 N.E. Galloway St., McMinnville. Support at 5:30 p.m.; general meeting at 7 p.m. Information: Rob Schulman at 503-434-6340. No meeting in July or August. Location changes in October and November. Call for holiday meetings.

Yamhill County Right to Life: 7 p.m. fellowship hall, St. John Lutheran Church, 2142 N.E. McDonald Lane, McMinnville. Information: Leslie Clemmer at 503-560-0852 or ycrtl.org. No meeting on bank holidays.

Compassionate Friends: 7 p.m., board room at Comfort Inn, 2520 S.E. Stratus Ave., McMinnville. For grieving parents. Information: Elizabeth Dent at 503-472-8393 or Robert Hamilton at 503-472-4344. Meets on all holidays.

UsTOO Prostate Cancer Support: 6 p.m., Fireside Room, First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., McMinnville. Information: J.R. Ruggles at 503-843-5343. Meets on all holidays.

First Friday

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers): 9:30 a.m. to noon, Room 112, Nazarene Church on the Hill, 700 N.W. Hill Road. Child care is available. Cost: $25 a year. Information: 503-583-2311, mcminnville.mops@gmail.com. No meeting June through September.

McMinnville Senior Citizens: 1 p.m., McMinnville Senior Center, 2250 N.E. McDaniel Lane. Information: 503-435-0407. No meeting on government holidays.

Teen Video Game Night: 5 to 7 p.m., second floor, McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Information: 503-435-5572. Meets one week later for holidays and second Saturday book sales.

First Saturday

Genealogical Society: 9:30 a.m., meeting room, Recycling Center, Western Oregon Waste (WOW), 2200 N.E. Orchard Ave., McMinnville. Information: 503-864-4027. No meeting on holidays, no meeting in July and August.

Gluten Intolerance Group: 10-11:30 a.m., fireplace room, First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., McMinnville. Information: Susan Chambers at 503-435-9952 or www.glutenfreefriends.org. No meeting  July through September, call for alternate date on holidays.

Second Monday

Gone to Pieces Quilt Guild: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parkland Village Community Center, Cumulus Ave., McMinnville. Information: Louise Warren at 503-472-3301.

Investment Club: 1:30 p.m., McMinnville Senior Center, 2250 N.E. McDaniel Lane. Information: 503-472-7285 or 503-472-6614.

Families of Special Needs Children: 6:30 p.m., Room 116, lower level of Nazarene Church on the Hill, 700 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Information: Rick and Pam Minton 503-435-2714, 503-435-9159.

Slow Food Yamhill County: 6:30 p.m. potluck, meeting starts at 7, Valley View Farm, 8910 S.W. River Bend Road, Whiteson. Information and directions: 971-237-3953.

Piecemakers Quilting Guild: 6:45 p.m., second floor social room, Alterra Villas, 775 N.E. 27th St., McMinnville. Information: Bonnie Tayler at 503-472-4845. No meeting June through August.

Mac Spinners: 7 to 9 p.m., main lobby, Alterra Villas, 775 N.E. 27th St., McMinnville. Information: Carol at 503-876-2152.

Together Works: 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., McMinnville. Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and friends. Information: 503-434-6266. Meets on all holidays.

Eastern Star: 7:30 p.m., 235 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Information: 503-434-9138. Also meets on  fourth Monday. No meetings on second Monday in July and August.

Second Tuesday

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War: 11 a.m., J’s Restaurant, 2017 Portland Road, Newberg. Information: Perri Pitman Parker at 503-591-1842 or pitt1842@aol.com. Meets in even months only. No meeting on major holidays.

Caregivers' Support: 3 p.m., health care center, Hillside Terrace, 440 N.W. Hillside Park Way, McMinnville. Information: Eva Martinez, 503-472-9534, hillside-aed@emeritus.com. Also meets on fourth Tuesday.

Yamhill County Historical Society: 6 p.m., Heritage Center, 11275 N.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville: 503-864-2308 or yamhillcountyhistory.org. Meets on second Tuesday May and September only. Meets at 2 p.m. on second Sunday October through April. No meeting June through August.

Yamhill Rental Housing Association: 6:30 p.m., recreation room, Public Safety Building, 401 E. Third St., Newberg. Information: 503-538-7572. No meeting in July and September.

Songwriters Club: 7 p.m., Freeborn Music, 604 E. First St., Newberg. Information: 503-537-2196 or nbmusic@aol.com.

Newberg Steelheaders: 7 p.m., Chehalem Senior Center, 101 Foothills Drive, Newberg. Information: Kevin Hula at 503-781-9378. Meets on all holidays, No meeting June through August.

Sportsmen’s Association: 7:30 p.m., clubhouse, 4251 N.E. Riverside Drive, McMinnville. Information: 503-472-8791.

Camera Club: 6:30 p.m., McMinnville Community Center, Room 201, 600 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Information: yamhillcameraclub.org.

Grand Families Newberg: 6-8 p.m., portable buildings, Newberg Christian Church, 2315 Villa Road, Newberg. Information: Suzanne Thomas at 503-750-9893 or grandfamiliesofyamhillcounty@yahoo.com.

Mayor’s Charity Ball: Advisory Board, 4 p.m., McMinnville Civic Hall Building, 200 N.E. Second St. Information: Information: 503-434-0490 or www.mayorsball.com. Meets on second Tuesday only in January and March. No meetings on major holidays.

Celtic Jam: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Third Street Books, 334 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Information: 503-472-7786.

Second Wednesday

Daughters of the American Revolution: 11 a.m., American Legion Hall, 126 N.E. Atlantic Ave., McMinnville. Yamhill Chapter, Beverly Treneman at 503-472-7676. No meeting June through August.

Disability Support: 7 p.m., McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. (For parents, caregivers of special needs children.) Information: Rochelle, 503-560-2625 or mymonkers@hotmail.com. on second and last Wednesday as of 1-31-12

Second Thursday

Friends of McMinnville Library: noon, Carnegie Room at library, 325 Adams St. Information: Duane Bond at 503-435-1053.

Suicide Prevention Coalition: 4-5:30 p.m., Prevention Office, 638 N.E. Davis St., McMinnville. Information: Tanya Tompkins at 503-883-2684. Meets quarterly in September, December, March and June only.

Teen writers group: 6 to 8 p.m., Newberg Library, 503 E. Hancock St. For grades 6 through 12. Information: K’Lyn Hann at 503-554-7732.

Yamhill County Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association: 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. dinner. American Legion Hall, 126 N.E. Atlantic St., McMinnville. Information: John Gander, 503-474-3661 or jc.gander@frontier.com. Does not meet in July or Aug.

Eta Beta/Beta Sigma Phi: 6:30 p.m. Information: Kellye Fetters at 503-864-8338.

Survivors of Suicide: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yamhill County Suicide Prevention Coalition facilitates. Information: Betsy Wilson at 503-816-8360.

Families United for Independent Living: 7 p.m. Information: 503-435-0836 or 503-625-3330.

Awake: 7 p.m., classroom, Willamette Valley Medical Center, 2700 S.E. Stratus Ave., McMinnville. Sleep disorders suppport. Information: Will Lutsock, 503-435-6566.

McMinnville Amateur Radio Club: 7 p.m., recreation hall, McMinnville Manor Mobile Home Park, 1602 N.E. Riverside Drive. Information: Mike Venditti, 1-971-237-9009. No meeting in July.

McMinnville Auto Club: 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 390 N.E. Second St., McMinnville. Information: Ray Clevidence at 503-474-3665, www.macautoclub.com or info@macautoclub.com.

Second Friday

Newcomers Club of McMinnville: 10:30 a.m., activity room at Hillside Retirement Community, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Information: call 503-388-8717. No meetings June through August.

Better Breathers: 1 p.m., classroom near cafeteria, Willamette Valley Medical Center, 2700 N.E. Stratus Ave., McMinnville. Support for chronic pulmonary or respiratory illness and families. Information: Keith Lyons at 503-435-1566.

Second Saturday

Newberg Rifle and Pistol Club: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Gibbs Community Center, 15955 N.E. Quarry Road, Newberg. Open for pistol shooting, Information: 503-472-7667 or www.nrpc.net.

Second Sunday

Oregon Music Teachers: 1 p.m., call for location: Pat Goodman at 503-835-5565. No meeting in July and August.

Yamhill County Historical Society: 1:30 p.m. Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1500 S.W. Old Sheridan Road, McMinnville. Information: 503-864-2308 or http://yamhillcountyhistory.org. Meets on second Sunday October through April. Meets at 6 p.m. on second Tuesday  May and September only. No meeting June through August.

Third Monday

McMinnville Garden Club: 9:30 a.m. to noon, activity room, Hillside Retirement Community, 300 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Meeting at 10, speaker at 11. Information: 503-434-4344 or mcminnvillegardenclub.org. June and December meetings require reservations. No meeting July and August.

Mac Trackers: 6:30 p.m., Sandwich Express, 711 N.E. Highway 99W. (Walking club.) Information: Janet Clow at 503-472-0254. No meeting in December.

Jaycees: 7:30 p.m., above News-Register, 611 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Information: 971-237-3418 or www.mcminnvillejaycees.com. Also meets on first Monday. No meeting on major holidays.

Open Jam: 6 p.m., McMinnville Manor recreation hall, 1602 N.E. Riverside Drive. Information: Mike Vinditti at 971-237-9009. Meets on all holidays.

Third Tuesday

Soroptimist International: Noon, second floor of the McMinnville Community Center. Information: Marti Crook at 503-472-3495 or 503-474-9891.

Nature Circle: 5 p.m. Carnegie Room, McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Information: Christopher Adlam at naturecireclemac@gmail.com or 503-435-5562.

Republican Party: 7 p.m., Kelty Estate Bed and Breakfast, 675 Third St., Lafayette. Information: Neal Lockhart at 503-857-0542.

Diabetic Support: 7 p.m., WVMC Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, 392 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville (across Highway 18 from hospital). Information: jill.addison@capellahealth.com or 503-472-5749. Date may change in November and December.

Third Wednesday

Ministerial Fellowship: noon-1:30 p.m. For Christian clergy. Location and information: the Rev. Ron Smith, coordinator, at 503-472-4245. No meeting June through August.

Alzheimer’s Support: 3 p.m., Osprey Court, 320 S.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Free respite care is available. Information: 503-472-3509.

Shrine Club: 6 p.m. Information and location: 503-472-4201 or 503-434-1415. No meeting in July and August.

Carlton Together Cares: 7 p.m. Carlton Community Center, 226 E. Main St. Youth progress team. Information: 503-852-4405 or 503-852-5535.

Third Thursday

Medicare counseling: 8 a.m. to noon, Yamhill City Hall, 205 S. Maple St., Yamhill. Offered by Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance. Appointments: 1-866-333-7218.

Diabetes nutrition class:
9 a.m.-noon, Physicians’ Medical Center, 254 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. Information: 503-472-6161.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) support: 5:30 p.m., Abacus House, 625 N.E. Galloway St., McMinnville. Also meets on first Thursday. Information: Rob Schulman at 503-434-6350. No meeting in July and August. Call for location in October. No meeting on government holidays.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary: 7:30 p.m., McMinnville National Guard Armory,  333 N.E. Armory Way.

Newberg Gem and Mineral Club: 7:30 p.m., Evangelical Church, 21600 Church St. S.E. in Dayton. Information: 503-864-3107.

Yamhill County Search and Rescue: 7 p.m., OSU Extension Service, 2050 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville. Information: Carol Hays 503-434-7506.

Third Friday

Parents Caregiver Support Group: 10:15-11:45 a.m., family room, Family Life Church, 502 St. Paul Highway, Newberg. Child care is by reservation: 503-537-1546 or kathleen.watson2@providence.org. No meeting June through August.

Family Fun: 5:30-7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1205 Deborah Road, Newberg. Families of youth with mental health or behavioral challenges, potluck. Information: Kris Anderson at 800-590-7599 or ofsnkris@yahoo.com.

Third Saturday

Amateur Winemakers Society: 1 p.m., location and reservations: 503-399-0018 or dinologano@yahoo.com. Information: www.wvaws.org.

Table Tennis Club: 1-3 p.m., McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St., $2 drop-in fee. For ages older than 16. Information: 503-434-7310.

Braids & Braves Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m. McMinnville Grange Hall, 1700 S.W. Old Sheridan Road. $5 admission. Information: Norman at 503-260-1632.

Third Sunday

Veterans Motorcycle Association: 11 a.m. Ashes Cafe, 510 S. Trade St., Amity. Information: Mike Fitzgerald, president, 503-376-8046 or gunnerfitz@wbcable.net.

Fourth Monday

Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help: 6:30-8 p.m. Information: Julie at 503-835-1692. No meeting in July, August and December. No meeting on major holidays.

Arts Alliance of Yamhill County: 7 p.m. board meeting, for location and information, e-mail info@artsallianceyamhillco.org. Changes meeting date in May.

Together Works: 6:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., McMinnville. Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and friends. Information: 503-434-6266. Also meets on second Monday. Meets on all holidays.

Fourth Tuesday

Christian Chamber of Commerce: 7:30 a.m. Villa Academic Center at George Fox University, 501 N. Villa Road, Newberg. Breakfast costs $8. Information: 503-928-8046, www.cccnw.net. No meeting in December.

Canvas Connection Needlepoint: 10 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 822 S.W. Second St., McMinnville. Information: Lynda Nyseth, 503-835-2044, or Marcia Yonker, 503-472-3980. No public meeting in December.

Mayor’s Charity Ball: 4 p.m., McMinnville Civic Hall Building, 200 N.E. Second St. Advisory Board. Information: 503-434-0490 or www.mayorsball.com. In January and March, meets on second Tuesday. No meeting in December and February, not on major holidays.

Soroptimist International: noon, second floor of the McMinnville Community Center. Information: Marti Cook at 503-472-3495 or 503-474-9891.

AMVETS Post No. 1993: 6 p.m., Vets Club, 126 N.E. Atlantic St., McMinnville. Information: P.O. Box 253, McMinnville, OR 97128. Information: 503-435-2218. No meeting on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day.

Camera Club: 6:30 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 2142 N.E. McDonald Lane, McMinnville. Information: http://yamhillcameraclub.org.

Women for Agriculture: 7 p.m., First Federal Community Room, across from 118 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Information: 503-864-2737. No meeting in July, August and December.

Fourth Wednesday

Understanding Grief class: 2 to 3:30 p.m., call for location: Legacy Hospice, 503-472-9685 or 800-361-8506.

Fourth Thursday

Native Plant Society: 7 p.m., Carnegie Room, McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Information: Paul Studebaker, 503-472-1868, or visit www.oregon-nativeplants.com. No meeting June-August and December. November meeting on another date.

Americans for Prosperity and 9/12 Project: 6:30 p.m. American Legion Hall, 126 N.E. Atlantic Ave., McMinnville. Information: www.yc912.org.

Yamhill County Democrats: 7 p.m. Call for location: 503-435-1028 or www.ycdemocrats.org. No meeting in July, August and December. November meeting is on third Thursday.

Last Tuesday

Diabetes Support Group: 7 p.m., WVMC Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, 392 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. Information: 503-472-5749, jill.addison@capellahealth.com. No meeting June through August and December.

Last Wednesday

Disability Support Group: 7 p.m., McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. For parents, caregivers of special needs children. Information: Rochelle at 503-560-2625 or mymonkers@hotmail.com.

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