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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 4.16.09

.This Week's Calendar | Galleries | Music @ the Clubs

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Clap if you believe in fairies! And then be ready to clap some more for the Eugene Ballet Company’s performance of Peter Pan on Saturday and Sunday. Fly away to Neverland with Peter, Wendy, Tinker Bell and the Lost Boys to tangle with pirates and pirate-eating crocodiles at the Hult Center.

For a century, Edward Elgar’s Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra has intrigued sleuths determined to figure out just what the original theme, which Elgar transforms in fourteen variations inspired by his friends but never actually states, is. Guesses include everything from “God Save the Queen” to “Auld Lang Syne” to “Rule Brittania” to a musical expression of the value of pi. The Eugene Symphony with guest conductor Alexander Mickelthwate will explore music’s most famous Enigma, plus one of J.S. Bach’s grand orchestral suites and Jean Sibelius’ Symphony #7 on Thursday, April 23.

Kids grab your bikes, helmets and your ice cream money! You’ve seen Critical Mass; you’ve seen the World Naked Bike ride (or maybe you hid your delicate eyes from that one) but have you seen Kidical Mass? This month marks the one-year anniversary of Eugene’s biggest contribution to encouraging kids and families to use bikes. On the third Friday of each month kids and their parents in Eugene and a half-dozen cities in the US and Canada hop on their bikes and take to the streets in a safe, family-friendly way. Join in the bike-riding kidical fun on Friday. 


Sunrise 6:38am; Sunset 7:50pm, Av High 61; Av Low 39

Benefit North Eugene High School Ukulele Club, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. Benefit $5. $3 stu.

Dance SHOcase: Eugene Ballet performs excerpts from Peter Pan, 11:15am, lobby, Hult Center. FREE. 

Film Matinee showcasing seniors Hairspray, 2:30pm, Campbell Comm. Center. 682-531. FREE.

Banff Mountain Film Festival. films on mountain culture, environment, today and April 18, 7pm, McDonald Theater. $11, $9 stu.

Beer Wars documentary and simulcast panel w/ brewers and beer industry experts, 8pm, Cinemark 17 Spfd. $15.

Gatherings Eugene Senior Rec. Albany tour, 9am-2pm, Petersen Barn, 870 Berntzen Rd. 682-5521. $20.

AARP caregiving and long-term care resource fair, 5:30pm, Valley River Center. 503-513-7372. FREE. 

Civil Liberties Defense Center “Know Your Rights Training,” 5:30 Room 142, UO Law School. FREE. 

GreenLane's Spring Greening Social, 5:30-8pm, commons area, UO Law School. $10 mem., $15 non-mem. 

Citizen Planning Committee for the Whilamut Natural Area of Alton Baker Park, 6pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. FREE. 

Take Back the Night, 6pm rally, 8pm march & 9pm speak out. 6pm, EMU amphitheater, UO. FREE.

Peace Corps Information Session, 6:30pm, Ben Linder Rm, EMU, UO. FREE. 

Lectures “The Precious Raft of History: The Past, West, and the Woman Question in China,” Joan Judge, 3:30 pm, 229 McKenzie Hall, UO. FREE.

“Algerian Women & Berber Queen/Warrior Princess,” Amel Tafsout, 7pm, Harris Hall, 125 E 8th Ave. FREE.

“Teaching English while Learning Chinese.” Jerry Rust, former long-term Lane County Commissioner & Hoedad, 7pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Literary Sarah Weddington, reading and book signing, A Question of Choice 4:30pm, 175 Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St., UO. FREE. 

John Daniel reading from The Far Corner: Northwest Views on Land, Life and Literature, 7pm, Konnie Room, Fern Ridge Library. FREE. 

Lawrence Joseph, reading and book signing, Into It, 7:30pm, 175 Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St., UO. FREE.

“Being in the Language of Poetry, Being in the Language of Law,” Larry Joseph, 7:30pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE.

Music Jazz Let Loose, 7-9pm Thursdays through May 21, LCC Cottage Grove. 463-4204. 

Chico Schwall, “Chamber Music with Mr. Chico,” 7:30pm, Jaqua, The Shedd. $18, $22, $26

Faculty Artist Series: The Oregon Wind Quintet, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8 stu. sr. 

Take Back the Night after party feat. Chris Pureka, 11pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Outdoors/ Recreation Obsidians trips: Kings Valley, hike 5 miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Social Dance Cuban Salsa Class, 7-8 pm, April 9-30, Inshape Athletic Club, 2681 Willamette. $10 per class.


Sunrise 6:25am; Sunset 8:00pm, Av High 61; Av Low 39, Moon: Last Quarter

Benefits Square dance w/ Molasses & caller Steph Noll, benefit for School Garden Project, 7:30pm, Cesar Chavez School Gym.  $5-10 sug. don. 

Dance UO Repertory Dance, “At Home,” 8pm, Dougherty Dance Theatre, Department of Dance, UO. $10, $5.

Film DisOrient Asian-American Film Fest, 3-11pm today-Sunday, Bijou Art Cinemas. Opening Night Gala, 9pm, tonight,  J-Schnitz, UO. FREE.

Food/Drink Wine tasting: “Wildaire Winery, Oregon,” 5pm-7pm, WineStyles. FREE. 

Vegan Potluck, bring vegan dish with place setting. 7pm, McNail-Riley House. 341-1690. FREE.

Gatherings "Oregon, My Oregon” flower show, 10am-5pm today, 12-4pm tomorrow, Springfield City Hall. FREE. 

Local hand-crafted jewelry trunk show feat. Blue Lily Adornments, 11am-6pm today, 10am-6pm tomorrow, at Little Black Dress Boutique, 21st & Main, Spfd. FREE.

City Club “Supporting Immigrant Rights and Unity,” w/ Francis Lopez & Dan Bryant, 11:50am, Downtown Athletic Club. $7.

Kids/Family Kidical Mass bike ride, wear helmet, bring ice-cream money, 5:30pm, Monroe Park. www.kidicalmass.org FREE. 

Lectures “Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century,” symposium, 9am-5pm today, 9am-1pm tomorrow, UO Knight Law Center.

Michael Wherley, photography art talk, noon, DIVA. FREE. 

“Amalgamating Trees, Rhizomes, and Campaigns: the Emerging Structure of the Global Labor Movement,” Peter Evans, 3pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.  

“The Japanese Community of Shanghai: The First Generation, 1862-1895,” Joshua Fogel, 3:30pm, Room 375 McKenzie Hall, UO. FREE. 

Pacifica Forum: “Poverty Palace:  Deconstructing the Southern Poverty Law Center, 4pm, EMU Ben Linder Room, UO. FREE. 344-0483.

“Ecology and Physiology of the World’s Tallest Trees,” Steve Sillett, 7:30pm, Room 100, Willamette Hall, UO. FREE. 

Literary Lawrence Joseph poetry reading, 3pm, 111 Alder Building, 818 E 15th. FREE. 

Music MEDGE Int’l Dance Day feat. Amel Tafsout, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $4.

MECCA 10-Year Anniversary Party feat.  T-Club, Basin & Range, Bazil Rathbone and Japple Monkey,  8pm, WOW Hall. $5-$20 sliding scale.

Yonder Mountain String Band, 9pm, McDonald Theatre. $25, $20 adv. 

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians trips: Mt. Baldy Loop, hike 5 miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Social Dance Bolero, 8:30pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th. $10.

Balkan dance party w/Kef, 8pm, In Shape Athletic Club, 2681 Willamette. $3.

Spiritual Dances of Universal Peace, Friends Meeting, 7pm, 2274 Onyx. 345-4951. don. 

Sound healing concert with Solala Towler, Eostar Kamala & sound healer Tom Lange, didgeridoo, singing bowls, flutes, overtone chanting, 8pm, Tamarack Center, 3575 Donald. $5-$10.

Theater Annie, 8pm today, tomorrow & April 23, 24 & 25 , 2:30pm Sunday, Cottage Theatre, Cottage Grove. 942-8001. $19, $17.

The Producers, 8pm today & tomorrow, Actors Cabaret. 683-4368. $16-$95. 


Sunrise 6:24am; Sunset 8:01pm, Av High 61; Av Low 39

Arts/Visual Kennedy Family Krafts & River Road Park Dist. “Creation Fair,” 9am-5pm, River Road Park Annex, 1055 River Road. FREE. 

New Zone Art Gallery bus ride to Creswell Library for art exhibit 12:30pm, New Zone Art Gallery. 935-4308. FREE.

Garden Music Makers workshop, 1pm, BRING Planet Improvement Center, 4446 Franklin Boulevard, Glenwood. FREE. 

Benefits Walk MS Eugene, 10am, 8am registration, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Fundraiser for Krista Schulz feat. Peter Wilde and Paul Biondi & the Downtown Blues Band, 1pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5 and up sug. don. 

Dance Eugene Ballet Company, Peter Pan, 7:30pm today, 2pm tomorrow, Silva Hall, Hult Center. 682.5000. $22-$48.

UO Repertory Dance continues. See Friday.

Film DisOrient Film Fest continues. See Friday.

Banff Mountain Film Fest continues. See Thursday, April 16.

Farmers’ Markets Lane County Farmers’ Market, 9am-4pm, 8th and Oak, FREE. 

Farmers’ market, 9am-1pm, Hideaway Bakery (behind Mazzi’s). FREE.

Gatherings Audubon Bird Walk, 7­11am,  Skinner Butte Park. $3.

Spring Bird Walk, 8-10am, Mount Pisgah Arboretum. $5. 

Pony of the Americas Horse Show, 8am, Pacific Equestrian Center, Garden Ave off Jasper Rd., Spfd. FREE. 

Oregon Knife Collectors Show, 8am-5pm today, 9am-3pm tomorrow. Lane Events Center. $6.

Eugene Library Book Sale. Over 90,000 books, most $1-$1.50, audio books, CDs, DVDs, videos, more, 9am-6pm, today, 9am-4pm Sunday. Lane Events Center Performance Hall. FREE. 

Foreclosed homes bus tour, 9am, John L. Scott Real Estate, 2286 Oakmont Way. RSVP 954-1915. FREE. 

Wellsprings Friends School free sale 9am-noon, 3590 W. 18th Ave. 686-1223. FREE. 

Saturday Market, booths, music, food, 10am-5pm. 8th & Oak. FREE. 

Cottage Grove Historical Society Program:  Silk Creek, 10am, Cottage Grove Community Center, Shepherd Room, 700 Gibbs. FREE. 

21st Annual Willamette Cascade Model Railroad Show & Swap Meet, 10am-5pm today, 10am-4pm tomorrow. Lane Events Center. $6, 10 & younger free w/adult.

Intro to the Internet, Part I, 10am-noon, Downtown Library. RSVP 682-5450 (press 2). FREE. 

Earth Day Celebration, music, booths, 11am-5-pm, EWEB River's Edge Plaza. FREE.  

“Help in Hard Times: A Forum on Local Services” 3-5 pm, Viking Sal Senior Center, 245 W. 5th St., Junction City. FREE. 

Town Hall Meeting "Support Mental Health Clients in Lane County!" Bill Morrisette, Kitty Piercy, 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE. 

Flower show continues. See Friday. 

Jewelry trunk show continues. See Friday.

Kids/Families Patterson Preschool open house,

10am-2pm, Living Hope Church, 2801 W. 18th. 345-0515. FREE.

Bilingual Family Fiesta, Spanish and English, 11am Downtown Library, 3pm, Bethel Library. FREE. 

Stone-Age Day, 11am-3pm, Dorris Ranch Barn, 2nd & Dorris Spfd. $3 don.

Saturday Sing-A-Long w/Pattiebuff Bear, 1-1:30pm, Springfield Library. FREE. 

The Oregon Trail: Skinner’s Journey Trunk Show on the pioneer experience, 3pm, Springfield Public Library. FREE. 

Lectures “The Water and Energy Nexus: Strategies for a more Sustainable Future,” Jennifer Belknap Williamson, 10:30am, AAUW Mtg., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Rd. 344-4134. FREE. 

LGBT Rainbow River Womyn mtg., 5pm, McMenamins North Bank. 741-1210. FREE.

Eugene/Springfield PRIDE planning committee mtg, 1-3pm, Eugene Q Center, 1309 Lincoln. 513-1711. FREE.

ISCEE Princess Show & Closet Ball, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $10.

Literary Oregon Reads Stubborn Twig book discussion, 2pm Literary Duck, UO Bookstore. FREE. 

Music Barbara Baird, works by Hayden, Handel & Howell on harpsichord, 2pm, Atrium Bldg. courtyard, 10th & Olive. 683-1940. FREE.

George Mann & Mark Ross, 2pm, Tsunami Books. Don. 

Squirrel Nut Zippers, in-store appearance, 2:30pm, CD World. 683-6902. FREE.

Ross Saxophone Quartet, fundraiser, 6pm, Rm 163 School of Music, UO. $5 don.

ZAPP presents Z Day, dance, 7:30pm, Hult Center. $16. 

Squirrel Nut Zippers, Vermillion Lies, Mood Area 52, 8pm, WOW Hall. $23 , $20 adv. 

Outdoors/Recreation Audubon Society birdwalk 7am,  upper parking lot, Skinner Butte.  968-5533. $3 don.

Eugene Roubaix bike race, mullet contest, 10am, K.R. Nielson Rd. $26, $21 adv. FREE to watch.

GEARS ride, Brownsville, 80 miles, food stop, 9 am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Obsidians trips: Bellfountain Loop, bike 38 miles; Sweet Creek/Beaver Creek Falls, hike 5.2 miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Pets Caring For Feral Cats & Trap/Neuter/Return Trapping Course, 1pm, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd. RSVP 689-1503 ext. 116FREE.

Greenhill Off-site Adoption Event,1-4pm, ERA All State Real Estate, 2001 Franklin Blvd. Reduced rate dog adoption.  

Theater  Comedy Workout, “Funny Voices in My Head,” 8pm, Diablo's, 959 Pearl. $5.

Annie continues. See Friday.

The Producers continues. See Friday


Sunrise 6:22am; Sunset 8:02pm, Av High 61; Av Low 39

Arts/Visual Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, drawing, performance, prizes, 7pm, Fenario Gallery. 21+ . $8

Benefits Music & Magic: fundraiser, Spencer Butte Family School Scholarship Fund, 4pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3-$10.

Dance Peter Pan continues. See Saturday. 

Film April Video Slam, bring your videos & works-in-progress, 7pm, DIVA. FREE. 

DisOrient Film Fest continues. See Friday.

Food/Drink Rainbow Family potluck picnic, food & juice to share, utensils & musical instruments 1-6pm,  Sladden Park, N. Adams St. FREE.

Gatherings Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia, Witness for Peace, 3-5pm, United Lutheran Church, 2230 Washington St. 342-2914. FREE.

Lost Valley Educational Center tour, 2pm, Dexter. 937-2567 ext 125. Don. 

Eugene Library Book Sale continues. See Saturday.

Oregon Knife Collectors Show continues. See Saturday.

Model Railroad Show continues. See Saturday.

Lectures “Art Fairs and Festivals: An Insider's View,” 4pm, DIVA. FREE mem. $5 non-mem. 

Literary Posthumous poetry reading in honor of Lisa Rosen, 4pm, Tsunami Books. FREE. 

Kids/Families City of Eugene & UO summer Camp Fair, 1-3pm, Amazon Community Center. 682-5373. FREE.

Music Mountain Standard Time, bluegrass, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5. 

Concerto Concert, UO symphony & soloists 3pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5.

On the Air Front Porch Revue presents the Porch Band and special guests Walker T. Ryan & Papa Soul and The Swinging Marmalukeys, 3:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoors/recreation GEARS Ride, Gary’s Birthday Breakfast Ride to Pleasant Hill, 40 or 45 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Hendricks Park Tour: Rhododendron Garden, 1-3pm, F.M. Wilkins picnic shelter. $3 sug. don. 

Obsidians trips: Wassen Creek, hike 5 miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Pets Save-the-Pets dog & cat adoption, 1-3pm, Petsmart, Chad Drive/Coburg Rd. FREE. 

Social Dance Coalessence Ecstatic Dance, 10:30am, The Tango Center. $5-$10.

Free waltz hour, 1pm, The Tango Center. 344-0748. FREE.

Spiritual “Meditation & Teachings in the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition,” Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing, 2pm, 917 E. 43rd. Don. 

Interfaith Chanting with Netti Garner: a contemplative mix of chanting and reflective silence, 7-8pm.  Unity of the Valley, 39th & Hilyard. 767-0953. FREE.

Theater Annie continues. See Friday.

The Producers continues. See Friday

Volunteer Geocaching Cache In Trash Out drive, 9am-12pm, the West Mountain trail connecting Rob Adams Park to 59th St. 736-4004. FREE. 


Sunrise 6:20am; Sunset 8:03pm, Av High 61; Av Low 39

Film Monday Movie Night, Young Frankenstein, 8pm, Peabody's. FREE.

Food/Drink  Wine tasting: Earth Friendly Wines for Earth Day, 5pm-7pm, WineStyles. $5.

Gatherings Taxes for Peace, Not War, 5pm, New Day Bakery, 449 Blair. mulpop@efn.org. FREE.

Music 40 Oz. to Freedom, tribute to Sublime, 8pm, WOW Hall. $12, $10 adv.

On the Air City Club: “Supporting Immigrant Rights and Unity,” w/ Francis Lopez & Dan Bryant, 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7. 

Pets Greenhill Foster Care Orientation, 5pm, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd. RSVP 689-1503. FREE. 


Sunrise 6:18am; Sunset 8:04pm, Av High 62; Av Low 39

Film On The Line, documentary on closing the School of the Americas, 7pm.  UO Law School Room 110. FREE. 

Food/Drink Wine tasting: Earth Friendly Wines for Earth Day, 5pm-7pm, benefit Children's Miracle Network, WineStyles. $5.

Gatherings A Progressive Evening with Steve Novick, 5pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE. 

That’s My Farmer!, 6:30pm, First United Methodist Church  13th &Olive. $5-$10 don. 

“How to Get From Where You Are To Where You Want to Be: The Success Principles,” 7pm Tuesdays through May 26, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard. $5, FREE stu. & unemployed. 

Outdoor Program equipment swap & rental gear sale, 7pm, EMU, UO. FREE. 

Kids/Families Pajama Storytime for Children, 7pm, Springfield Library. FREE. 

Turn off the TV and Play with Us! National Turn Off the TV Week, 6pm, Community Recreation Center, 250 S. 32nd St. 736-4544. $2, FREE kids under 5.

Literary Windfall Reading Series, National Poetry Month, Anita Sullivan & Amy Miller, 7pm, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE. 

The Far Corner: Northwestern Views on Land, Life and Literature, reading & book signing, John Daniel, 7:00 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. FREE. 

Music Hana Pestle, Ari Hest, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza $5.

Michelle Shocked, 8pm, WOW Hall. $18, $20 adv.


Sunrise 6:17am; Sunset 8:06pm, Av High 62; Av Low 39, Happy Earth Day!

Arts/Visual Artists’ Salon open studio, 6-9pm, MECCA, 43 W. Broadway. 345-8164.  $2-$5 hour. 

Film Earth Day, Eugene-based film premiere, 5, 7 &9 pm, DIVA. FREE.

Margaret Meade Film & Video Festival: Confronting Terrorism: Promised Paradise, 7pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. $3,  stu. FREE.

Heckler’s Movie Night: They Live, 7pm, Wandering Goat. FREE.

Gatherings Earth Day Event, Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living, 10am-8pm,  groundbreaking ceremony 5pm, 1801 Moss St. FREE. 

LCC Career Fair 10am-2pm, Center for Meeting and Learning, LCC Main Campus. FREE.

Open house for I-5 Bridges Project, 4-6pm, Goodson Rm. Lane Public Works, 3040 N. Delta. 726-2442. FREE. 

Honduran sweatshop workers speak against Russell Athletic, 5pm, 115 Lawrence Hall, UO. 908-3343. FREE. 

Workshop on Emotional Freedom Techniques, 7pm, 4466 W.17th Ave. $5-$10.

Kids/Families Rich Glauber Earth Day performance, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Lectures “Travel without Leaving Home,” UO’s International Cultural Service Program speaker, 12:15-1:15pm, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd. FREE.

LGBT Lesbian relationship lecture series, Debora Landforce & Julie Randolph, 6:30pm, Amazon Community Center. 554-2554. $15.

Music Eugene Symphony Guild Preview, 8pm, Studio, Hult Center. FREE.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians trip: Peavy Arboretum+Finley, Hike 4.8miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Volunteer Join employees of 9Wood Inc. removing holly, blackberries & spreading bark, 5-7pm, West D Street Greenway, Spfd. 736-4004. FREE. 

Emerald Empire HempFest volunteer core meeting, 7pm, 670 Hwy 99. FREE. 


Sunrise 6:16am; Sunset 8:07pm, Av High 62; Av Low 39

Benefit Eugene Symphony Orchestra, Orchestras Feeding America, bring food to donate, noon-8pm, Hult Center. FREE.

Film Lunchtime scuba films, 12pm, Outdoor Program, UO. 346-4365. FREE. 

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, “Directed by Steven Spielberg” series,  6pm, Rm. 110 Willamette Hall, UO. FREE.

Gatherings Non-Profit networking event, 5:50pm, Trauma Healing Project, 2222 Coburg Rd., #300. FREE.

Lectures “A Veteran Journalist's View of Obama’s Foreign Policy in Cuba and the Middle East,” Reese Erlich, 1pm, Rm 309, Bldg 17, LCC and  7pm, Harris Hall, 8th & Oak

“Museum Design & the Practice of Planning,” panel discussion, 3 pm, J-Schnitz, UO. FREE. 

“Salamanders, Frogs & Newts in the Coast Range,” Tom Titus, 5:30pm, UO Outdoor Program, EMU room 37, UO. FREE. 

“Eliminating Allergies: Yes, It's Possible!” 6:30pm, EWEB Training Center. RSVP 684-3988. FREE.

“The Sex Trade in Oregon,” Bill Hillar & James Pond, 7:30pm, PLC 180, UO. FREE.

“The Origin and Early Evolution of Whales:  A Profound Transition from Land to  Sea,” Philip Gingerich; 7:30pm, 180 PLC, UO. FREE.

Literary Mortal Danger & The Stranger Beside Me, book signing, Ann Rule, 1pm,  Literary Duck, UO Bookstore. FREE. 

Music Eugene Symphony, “Enigma Variations,” 8pm, Hult Center. $15+.

Tech N9ne w/Murs, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $30, $25 adv. 

The Bounce Brigade feat. Freak Funk (Lafa Taylor) and Dangeruss (Russ Liquid), Anahata, SaQi, 9pm, WOW Hall. $14, $12 adv.

Outdoors/Recreation Bird-watching walk, 8am, Dorris Ranch, 205 Dorris St. 736-4444. FREE.

Tree climbing, climbing & safety equipment provided, ages 10+, 4-7pm Maurie Jacobs Park. $10.

Flatwater Kayaking Presentation, 7pm, Campbell Center. FREE.

Long distance cycling lecture, 7pm,  REI. FREE. 

Social Dance Cuban Salsa Class, 7-8 pm, through April 30, Inshape Athletic Club, 2681 Willamette. $10 per class.

Theater Roving Park Players: Welcome Back, America, 7:30pm today & April 24 & 25, 2:30pm April 26, Cozmic Pizza. FREE. 

Annie continues. See Friday.


Note - Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.

Thursday, April 16 Music à la Carte: The Svens, surf music & cowboy stories, noon, Memorial Union Lounge, OSU. FREE.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 2 pm, Thursday, Corvallis Senior Center. FREE.

Cypress String Quartet, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

Friday, April 17 Bob Moore, Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, lecture, 3:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center. FREE.

Saturday, April 18 Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddle & cello, 8pm, Corvallis High School Theater. $20 adv. $20 door. 

Corvallis Artisans Market,  9am-1:30pm, 1st & Monroe, downtown Corvallis. corvallisartisansmarket.com. FREE.

Monday, April 20 Low Vision Support Group, 2 pm, Corvallis Senior Center. FREE.

“How the Nazis Made Anti-Semitism Respectable,” Claudia Koonz, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center. FREE.

Tuesday, April 12 Pauling Peace Lecture, Steven T. Wax, public defender for  Brandon Mayfield & seven Guantanamo detainees, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center. FREE.

“The Holocaust’s Role in the Identity of Today’s Germans,” Holocaust Mem. Week, Rolf Schuette, 7:30pm, Memorial Union Lounge, OSU. FREE.

Wednesday, April 22 Hoo Haa! OSU Organic Growers Club Earth Day Celebration, free shuttle bus, every 15 minutes from the OSU Bookstore. FREE.

“Climate Feedbacks in Climate Models,” Karen Shell, 3:30pm,  Burt Hall 193, OSU. FREE. 

“A Personal Account of the White Rose,” Holocaust Mem. Week, George Wittenstein, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center. FREE.

Thursday, April 23 Music à la Carte: Rebecca Fromherz, soprano, noon, Memorial Union Lounge, OSU. FREE.

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days, Holocaust Mem. Week, 7pm, Kelley Engineering Center Rm. 1001, OSU. FREE.


Earth Day celebration volunteers needed at EWEB April 17 & 18, call Kelly Bell at 541-682-2059.

Very Little Theatre,  2350 Hilyard St., auditions for Night of the Iguana at noon on April 18.  Parts are available for six men ages 20-97 (including two Spanish-speaking parts) and four women ages 16-50. For info: 868-4692, www.TheVLT.com.

The Shedd Institute announces a follow-up audition for its two summer musicals: Oklahoma! (roles of Jud Fry, Andew Carnes, ensemble men & women) and A Connecticut Yankee (Sir Lancelot, ensemble men). By appointment only, Sunday, April 19, from noon-5pm. 687-6526.