Awesome Activities Abound in May

Gorgeous hanging baskets and more at the Mother’s Day Plant Sale


Mother’s Day Plant Sale

Hanging baskets, organic vegetable starts, perennial flowers, and more are available at Saturday’s annual Kalapuya Mother’s Day Plant Sale.

Fuchsias, nasturtiums, pansies, strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, lilies, and herbs are some of the plants available at Kalapuya High School (1200 N. Terry) from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  You are encouraged to get there early for this popular event.

Proceeds from Saturday’s sale support the hugely successful agriculture program at Kalapuya.

Get Involved To Have A Voice

The Active Bethel Citizens neighborhood group selects its Board of Directors this Saturday, May 12th, 2:00 at Willamette. Voting will take place for two co-chair positions, secretary, treasurer and up to eight at-large positions, and you can still be a candidateClick here to learn more on ABC’s Facebook page. If you want to have a voice in neighborhood development, activities, safety, and planning, this is your chance.

The Addams Family On Stage

Willamette’s annual spring musical is a good one: The Addams Family Musical. Nearly 50 students in the cast, crew and band pit have been rehearsing since February to bring you this musical comedy. Shows at Willamette are tonight through Saturday, 7:00 p.m., with tickets available at the door.

Bike Rodeo Round-Up

Get ready for a pair of after-school Bike Rodeos. Kids can get free bike tune-ups, free helmets, take part in a bike obstacle and agility course, and pedal a special blender-bike to make their own fruit drinks.

  • May 17thBethel Bike Rodeo at Cascade Middle School 2:30- 4:30pm (for Malabon, Fairfield, Clear Lake, Shasta and Cascade students.)
  • May 24thBethel Bike Rodeo at Meadow View School 2:30- 4:30pm (for Prairie Mountain, Danebo, Irving and Meadow View students.)

Join The Bethel Boosters: Here’s Why

The Bethel Boosters have been around for 50+ years and serve the entire school district. It’s a group of parents and active Bethel residents who seek to support kids and programs at all Bethel schools.

They have given out more than $250,000 in the last five years, supporting programs like art, counseling, music, elementary and middle school track, athletics, scholarships, and more.

The Boosters run the concessions at Willamette and hire out their BBQ grill for company picnics, weddings, tailgaters, etc. They stage holiday vendor fairs and a car show in the spring, and they’re open to new fundraising ideas.

Your commitment is as much or as little at you want. Memberships are a nominal $5 a year. Get more information on the Boosters’ web page at


Staff vs. Student Dodgeball

All Prairie Mountain families are invited to the annual staff vs. eighth grade students Dodgeball game Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30 in our north gym. This event is a fundraiser for eighth grade end of the year activities such as departure event, dance and field trip.

 Here are all the Event details.

Bethel Multicultural Fair

The fifth annual Bethel Multicultural Fair is Friday, May 4 from 6:00-8:00 right here at Prairie Mountain. This free family event is filled with delicious food, amazing performances, and information about Bethel’s many diverse cultures.



Healthy Teens Night

Mark your calendars for “Healthy Teens Night”, May 9th, 5:30 at Willamette High School.
Bethel School District is partnering with Lane County Mental Health, the Trauma Healing Project, Ophelia’s Place, the REV Rising Youth Leadership Program, and others. The event will feature breakout sessions on teens & technology, strategies for promoting mental health, services available for teenagers, and more.


Family Fun, Food & Fitness Night


You are invited to Prairie Mountain’s K-5 FREE Family Fun, Food, & Fitness Night, Wednesday, April 11th 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

  •  Come ready to move in simple games and/or observe how they’re played
  • Play Minute-to-Win-It
  • Enjoy fitness activities with your family
  • Teach your family your favorite PE and PLAYWORKS games
  • Learn to make healthy snacks (provided by Bethel Nutritional Services).
  • Enjoy a Bike Blender smoothie.
  • Take a tour of the Bethel Farm

Contact Prairie Mtn.

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Phone: 541-607-9849
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