Wolves Go Hunting for Some Fun: Community Events in Independence and Monmouth

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Wanting to get involved in your community? Need to get out of the house? Don’t want to miss out on opportunities? Here are some events in the local community to get you started.


Rotary Club
Weekly on Thursdays 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
First Baptist Church 1505 Monmouth Street Independence, OR 97351

Lions Club
Weekly on Mondays 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Independence Elks Lodge 289 S Main Street Independence, OR 97351

Local Government

Monmouth City Council
Meeting 3rd Tuesday of each month 7:00 PM
Monmouth Volunteer Hall, 144 S Warren Street Monmouth, OR 97361

Dallas Community Events Planning Committee
Thursday, November 16 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Academy Building, 182 SW Academy St. Dallas, OR 97338

Monmouth City Council Meeting
First and Third Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Volunteer Hall, 144 South Warren Street Monmouth, OR 97361



Polk County Flea Market
The first Sunday of each month
Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S Pacific Hwy W Rickreall, OR 97371

The Addams Family Musical performed by Central High School
Oct. 26-28 and Nov.1-4 at 7pm  with a matinée Oct. 28 at 2pm.
Central High School Auditorium, 1530 Monmouth St, Independence, OR 97351

Mystery Book Club
The second Thursday of each month
Independence Public Library, 175 Monmouth St. Independence, OR 97351



Women In Business Lunch
Wed, November 15, 12pm – 1pm
Indy Commons, 278 South Main Street, Independence, OR 97351

De-clutter Your Life – A Quarterly Series
Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Monmouth Public Library, 168 Ecols St. S. Monmouth, OR 97361



Polk County Holiday Fair 4-H
Friday Nov. 3 and Saturday Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S Pacific Hwy W Rickreall, OR 97371

1st Annual Veterans Fundraiser
November 11, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S Pacific Hwy W. Rickreall, Oregon 97371

Polk County Crafts Festival
Friday Nov. 24 and Saturday from  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S Pacific Hwy W Rickreall, OR 97371

Railroad Show and Swap Meet
Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Polk County Fairgrounds & Event Center, 520 S Pacific Hwy W. Rickreall, OR 97371


Make friends or bring some along to these fun experiences and if none of these strike your fancy here are some resources you can use to find out more. Don’t forget to include us in your adventure by using #howlaboutit and #wolvesinthecommunity.