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Events throughout the year

CSCA-Gondar’s events, whether they occur yearly, quarterly, and/or monthly, are designed to address one of our main missions “to promote cultural awareness, respect, understanding, and friendships” between our communities of Gondar and Corvallis.

Annual Events:


A Taste of Ethiopia: Food, Culture and People”

A Taste of Ethiopia: Food, Culture and People is a community event designed to increase awareness of the unique culture, an authentic dinner, and its customs in our sister city, Gondar, Ethiopia. This event is scheduled now for the last Sunday of January, Sunday, January 29. Currently All ON-LINE TICKETS  and Tickets at Grass Roots Bookstore are SOLD OUT.

For more information click here.



Walk for Water

Walk for Water is held every other year during the month of May, Corvallis’ Sister Cities Month.  This 3-mile walk is designed to increase the awareness of the need for clean water, sanitation, and water management in not only our sister city of Gondar, Ethiopia but the world at large.  Registration not currently open. For more information click here.

Monthly Events

Bottle Drop Give

CSCA-Gondar Council is now collecting bottles monthly to raise funds for its education and water-related projects in our sister city, Gondar, Ethiopia.  Come join us in collecting your refundable bottles monthly and make a difference in the lives and quality of living in our sister city, Gondar. 

Click here for more information and details

Gondar Council Meeting:

Gondar Council Meeting:  Held on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Time: 6:00 pm -7:30 pm. Members and guests welcomed!    Special Note:  Due to Covid-19, current meetings are virtual through  To attend, contact us here

Quarterly Events

Adopt a Highway

Adopt a Highway: Held 3 times annually on the third (3rd) weekend of April, July, and October. Members contribute to the cleanliness of the roads by collecting trash on Corvallis’s designated street location between 35th Street and West Hills Rd, Corvallis. Sign up to volunteer? Click here.