SUNDAY, JULY 31
○ K9 Pool Party, 1-3 p.m, Aquatic Center 1440 S. 8th, Cottage Grove. $20 per dog, includes a goody bag and raffle ticket. Proceeds fund Tucker's Cupboard. JULY 30-31
○ The 28th annual Blackberry Jam Festival, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 107 E. 3rd St. in Lowell. Free. Parade, car display, quilt show, fishing derby, horseshoe tournament, craft and food vendors and live music. Highlights include the festival's pie-eating contest and greased pole climbing competition. There will be a Kidz Korner filled with games . . .