The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call Cheryl at the Eagle, 541-575-0710.

Wednesday, June 27

Free soup lunch

• 11:30-1 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, John Day

All are welcome to a free soup lunch at the church, 627 Hill Crest Rd., John Day. Call 541-575-5840 for more information.

Thursday, June 28

Grant County Democrat Council to meet

• 6:30 p.m., Grant County Regional Airport

Mick Dougharity will speak during the meeting about his candidacy. For more information, call 541-542-2633.

Tuesday, July 3

New Old Time Chautauqua

• Noon, John Day to the Grant County Fairgrounds

The traveling troupe brings such family-style entertainment as a marching band, parade, vaudevillian-style acts and workshops. People can join the group in a noon parade from the McDonald’s parking lot to the fairgrounds, where there will be free workshops in juggling, hula hoop tricks, Samba drumming and more starting at 1 p.m. A vaudeville variety show will be at 7:30 p.m., with such acts as the Flying Karamazov Brothers, aerialist Alex Allan, musical folk duo PepperJill and Jack, and more. Advance tickets to the evening show are $10 for adults, $6 for youth, with children ages 5 and under free. Tickets at the door are $2 more. Call the fair office at 541-575-1900.

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