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Downtown Updates 17 August 2017



A quick reminder (lest you forget) :) 
21 August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse 10:16:56 am (PDT)
Don’t miss this one…the next two total solar eclipses visible from Oregon will be on 25 June 2169 & 20 November 2207  


Greeting, DCA Members:
(Please share this newsletter with your employees)

°  Host a Winery for Rhapsody in the Vineyard (September 16, 2017 - 3:30-7 pm)
Rhapsody in the Vineyard Downtown Wine Walk is a GREAT Promotion that attracts thousands to Downtown Corvallis (and to YOUR STORE!) 
Don’t miss out Register ASAP!…be sure to submit your registration & payment for Rhapsody in the Vineyard.  
Early-Bird registration has passed - final deadline is September 4! 
Registration forms are on DCA’s website: www.downtowncorvallis.org



°  Upcoming DCA-sponsored events: (Please make note of these dates)
   5 September- Promotions/Marketing, DCA Board Room, 8:30 am
   6 September - Downtown Red Carpet Welcome, DCA Office, 9:45 am
 12 September - Design Committee Meeting, DCA Board Room, 8:30 am
 13 September - Board Meeting, DCA Board Room, 8:15 am
 14 September - Downtown After Hours @ Madison Ave Collective, 5:30-7 pm
 16 September - Rhapsody in the Vineyard - 3:30-7 pm
 20 September - Membership Meeting @ The Salty Dog - 8 am
     Speakers: Mayor Traber, Evan Deffenbacher (Castor Club Restaurant), Alice Derrickson, Parking Enforcement    
 20 September - Main Street Grant Meeting (Seismic Retrofitting of Harding Building), DCA Board Room, 10 am

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31 October - Downtown Trick or Treat


**LIMITED EDITION** Womens Solar Eclipse Tanks only $2 for 30!
A great way to commemorate the ☀️ Solar Eclipse ☀️ happening in August 2017. Get yours, while supplies last. 
351 SW Madison Ave  |  Corvallis OR




°  FREE Yoga at Running Princess - Every Wednesday at Noon!  
Stop in, center and de-stress yourself with a FREE yoga session in the store, (located next to Burst's Candy). 
Sessions are lead by Live Well Studio instructors. 
Provide yourself with a great opportunity to rejuvenate mid-week while practicing kindness and self-compassion. 
*Mats are available or you may bring your own or purchase one at the store.
- 351 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis • 541-286-4043


°  Easy Tai Chi and Qi Gong
Experience more energy and better Health, with this 10 week course.
You’ll learn tools to last a lifetime, including:
– Breathing exercises and mindful movement for downshifting your nervous system
– Self-massage techniques to relax muscles and open up the channels
– A few of the most powerful acu-points for acupressure self-care

When: Thursdays, 7-8pm, September 14th - November 16th

For more information: contact Joe Moceus, L.Ac. at joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or call Life in Balance Acupuncture at (541) 757-4868. Link to site: http://corvallishealing.com/live-events/

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°  Free Intro to Tai Chi & Qigong

Want to feel happier, healthier, and move through the world with more ease? Try Tai Chi and Qigong. 
With regular qigong practice, many people notice greater balance, more energy, better sleep, and a deep sense of ease and contentment. 
- Place: Cloverland Park (rain or shine)
- Time: Saturday, Sept. 9th 11am - 12pm
- Cost: Free. Donations welcome!
- Instructor: Joe Moceus, Licensed Acupuncturist 


°  Yoga Therapy Meets PostureRx
This workshop is a combination of the science of PostureRx and yoga therapy. We will target the upper back, neck, and shoulders using foam rollers (provided in class), straps and yoga poses to reduce and prevent pain in the upper body and rebuild tall, confident posture. These techniques can be easily reproduced at home and in the office for ongoing benefit. Meet Nathan at www.NathanBriner.com
 
Only $20. Thursday, September 28, 7-9pm Please pre-register on line
Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave. www.livewellstudio.com541.224.6566

°  Total Solar Eclipse (Parking availability @ Robnett’s)

Corvallis is in the path of totality- 7/21-7/23 - We have camping/parking spaces in a gravel parking lot in Downtown Corvallis, located next to a Seventh Generation Hardware Store.
Walking distance to lots of great Restaurants, Bars, and Boutique shops. 1 Block to Safeway grocery. City buses are fareless.
No Water or Electricity provided - Camper/RV must be fully contained - Call for info on size accommodations.
No Fires - Grills OK - No loud Partying - Quite time 11pm - 7am Tidyness important as this is a Downtown business area.
$100 night per Vehicle - Cash paid on Arrival - No refunds. 

Call Scott for Reservations - 541-760-4981 

Scott and Tori Lockwood
Robnetts Hardware Inc
400 SW 2ND ST
Corvallis OR 97333

541.753.5531
1.888.882.8122


° Darkside Cinema presents …
Special Solar Eclipse movie event! Friday, August 18th only!
5pm - Live music accompanying George Melies’ A TRIP TO THE MOON, plus NASA footage.
7pm - CONTACT (1997), rated PG: In this Zemeckis-directed adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel, Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) races to interpret a possible message originating from the Vega star system. 2 hours 30 minutes.
$10 for each show, or $15 for Double Feature. Tickets available online and at the counter.


°  Darkside Films for 8/18/2017 - 8/24/2017
The riveting and rousing follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. VP Al Gore is busy training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. 72% RT
AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER —NR

City of Ghosts follows the journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently” – a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. Documentary. 100% RT
CITY OF GHOSTS -R

A 1930s 14-year old reindeer-breeding Sámi girl is sent to a state school  where the price of education lies in learning of her people’s inferiority. Drama. Subtitled Sámi and Swedish. 94% RT
SAMI BLOOD -NR

Paul Turner~~Le Grand Fromage
Darkside Cinema
215 SW 4th
Corvallis, OR 97333
Office: 541 908 2000
Recording: 541 752 4161
We Suck Less. Every Day. For 19 Years!
paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx



Regards,
Joan

Joan Wessell, Executive Director, EdM, CMSM
460 SW Madison, Suite 9 - Corvallis OR 97333
PO Box 1536, Corvallis OR 97339
Office: (541) 754.6624  Mobile: 541.740.1326
Downtown Corvallis: Just what you’re looking for!


Joan Wessell, EdM, CMSM
Executive Director
Downtown Corvallis Association
PO Box 1536, Corvallis OR   97339
460 SW Madison, Suite 9 Corvallis OR  97333
Voice:  (541) 754-6624
Fax:  (541) 758-4723
Cell:  (541) 740-1326
joan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
www.downtowncorvallis.org

Downtown Corvallis...just what you're looking for!