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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 4.23.09

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

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Too young to have gone on tour with the Dead? Or maybe you saw every show they ever played in Eugene from Mac Court to Autzen Stadium and the Hult Center and you wish you could travel back in time to the days when Jerry Garcia was better known for his lyrics than his association with a flavor of ice  cream? Dark Star Orchestra is here to help. The band, which  plays the McDonald Theatre on Saturday recreates Dead  shows in detail, only revealing which show at the end of the performance. 

Spam! It’s more than just what shows up in your inbox or a food that should never be used as a sushi ingredient. It’s what the Knights of the Round Table like to eat along with ham and jam, according to Monty Python’s Spamalot. Catch the musical comedy which bills itself as “lovingly ripped off from” the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail at the Hult Center April 28th-May 3rd. 

It’s Friday! (Ok well, it’s Friday if you happen to be reading this on Friday). But this week’s Friday is not just any Friday; it’s the Last Friday! Walk, listen to music, snack and down espresso shots on the Last Friday ArtWalk. Download your map at www.lastfridayartwalk.org, or pick it up at one of the stops on the self-guided tour. Check out the art everywhere from the Eugene Whiteaker International Hostel to olivejuice and don’t forget to ogle the public art along the way. 


Sunrise 6:16am; Sunset 8:07pm, Av High 62; Av Low 40

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.

IWW screening of Salt of the Earth, 7pm, Growers Market, 454 Willamette. FREE.

Food/Drink Wine tasting: Spencer Creek Cellars, 5-7pm, Koho Bistro/Azul. 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 today and 10:30am Sunday, 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. 

Ten Foot Tall, Jake Payne & Dixie Creek, Acoustic, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

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 Present-ation, 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. 

Latini in Dark World preview benefit for Willamette Valley Cancer Center, 8pm, Very Little Theatre. 344-7751. $5 sug. don. 


Sunrise 6:14am; Sunset 8:08pm, Av High 62; Av Low 40

Arts/Visual Last Friday ArtWalk, 6pm, Start at Kiki Metzler’s Polk Studio at 462 Polk. Artists include: Jerry Wagner, Judy Pierce, Mo Bower, Kent Osborne & Michael Randles. Download map at www.lastfridayartwalk.org. FREE.

Film 4th Friday Family Film Fest, 7pm, Spencer Creek Grange, Lorane Hwy. and McBeth Rd. 341-1709. Don.

Gatherings City Club: “Now What? Eugene after Suburbia,”Michael Pease, 11:50am, Downtown Athletic Club. $5.

Kids/Family Da de los niños / Da de los libros (Day of the Children / Day of the Books), preschool storytimes, 10:15am, Bethel Library. FREE. 

“Our Favorite Kids” art show, snacks, We Rock kids band, 6-9 pm, Territorial Vineyards, 907 W 3rd. 684-wine. FREE.

Music Juno What? (The Motet Trio), Disco Organica, Jazz-funk, 8:30pm, WOW Hall, $12 adv. $14 door.

Green Mountain Bluegrass Band, 9:30pm, Sam Bonds. $6.


Oregon Relays: high school, collegiate & professional athletes, 5pm today, 9am tomorrow. Hayward Field, UO. FREE.

Oregon Gold Little Equine Extravaganza, horses under 46” tall, compete today, tomorrow & Sunday, 8am, Oregon Horse Center, 90751 Prairie. FREE.

Introduction to Sea Kayaking, 7pm,  REI, 306 Lawrence. FREE.

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

Spiritual Brush Dance Ceremony of the Hoopa, Yurok & Karuk, 7pm, Many Nations Longhouse, UO. FREE.

Lecture on “Presencing:  The Sacred Art of Nowness-Awareness,” Lama Surya Das, 7pm, Dharma Center, 2539 S.E. Madison. $20 don.

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

David Sedaris, 8pm Hult Center. $27.50-$39.50.

Latini in Dark World, 8pm today & tomorrow & May 1-2, 2pm April 26 & May 3, Very Little Theatre. 344-7751. $10. 

The Emperors New Clothes, Rose Children's Theatre, 7pm today, tomorrow & May 1-2; 2pm April 26, Wildish Community Theater. $12, $6 youth.

Welcome Back, America continues. See Thursday, April 23.

Volunteer Join Springfield and Thurston high school students to mulch, prune & remove blackberries & ivy, 12:15-3pm, Thurston Park, West D Street Greenway, Island Park and Fort Park. FREE.


Sunrise 6:12am; Sunset 8:09pm, Av High 62; Av Low 40

Arts/Visual “Thinking Outside the Birdbath,” Lindsay Reaves, 10am-12:30pm, Clay Space, 222 Polk. 653-8089. $10. 

Benefits Save the Whales by shopping, all day, Buffalo Exchange. $1 don.

Drive by & donate to Looking Glass & get $5 Papas Pizza discount while Rotarians volunteer, all day, Looking Glass, 7th & Blair. Don. 

All-ages punk benefit show for the Eugene Free School w/Pirate Radio, Infectious Youth & All Across Holocaust, 7pm, Wandering Goat. $3-$5 don. 

Breaking Through: Fundraiser for the visual arts, 7pm, South Eugene High.$10, $5 stu., $8 sr.

Dance Sparkplug Dance, 2pm performance, 3pm workshop, Hilyard Community Center. FREE.

Down 4 It, over 100 talented performers, hip hop and jazz styles, 8 pm, LCC Performance Hall. $10.

Film In the Studio with George Johanson, in conjunction w/Karin Clarke Gallery, 2pm, DIVA. FREE.  

Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days, 3pm, Community Room of Market of Choice, 29th and Willamette.  514-3042. FREE.

A Sentence for Two, documentary on pregnant women in Oregon prison, 1pm today and tomorrow, Bijou Theater. $5 sug. don.

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

Farmers market, 9am-1pm, Hideaway Bakery (behind Mazzis). FREE.

Food/Drink Chocolate tasting class, 7pm, Nib Dessert & Wine Bar 769 Monroe. RSVP 485-1269. FREE. 

Gatherings Lane County Master Gardener Garden Fair & Plant Sale, 9am-2pm, OSU Extension Service, 950 W 13th Ave. FREE.

Multifamily garage sale, Head Start fundraiser w/music by Lo Nuestro. 9am-3pm today, 9am-noon tomorrow, Whiteaker Head Start, 21 N Grand. 683-0973. FREE. 

Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference, 9:30am-9:15 pm, EMU & Gerlinger Lounge, UO. http://www.uoregon.edu/~caer/. FREE. 

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, 9:30am-1pm, Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. FREE.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, w/entertainment by Jim Fritz, 10am; Edgewood Elementary Choir, 11am; Carolyn Cruso, noon; Danielle French 1pm; Side Roads, 2pm; Son Melao, 3:30 pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE.

April Pools Day, family swimming day, 11am-2pm, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. FREE.

Wooden Boat Parade, 11am, Finn Rock Landing on McKenzie River, Quartz Creek Rd & McKenzie Hwy. FREE.

Cottage Grove Family Sustainability Fair, 3-6pm, Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs. FREE.

Kids/Families “Wetlands & Weaving for Wee Ones,  walk & weave a bag for tule & cattails, 9:30am-noon & 1-3:30pm, West Eugene Wetlands Yurt, 751 S. Danebo. RSVP 683-6494. Sug. don. $2/WREN, $4/non-mem. 

The Magical Moombah: Glorias Glamorous Gig! 10am & 1pm, & 11:15am playshop, The Shedd. $5.

 “Bake with Me,” kids 2-6 bake buns, 10-11:30am, Eugene Waldorf School, 1350 McLean. 683-6951. FREE.

Glitterary Word Festival: 11am  story dance; noon all-ages writing workshop; 2pm kids write & record, 4pm writing contest winners read, Downtown Library. FREE.

Science Factory free admission day, 1am-4pm, Science Factory. 682-7886. FREE. 

B.E.A.R. FAIRE: Be Excited About Reading! prizes, stories, free book for kids, 1-3pm, Springfield Library. FREE. 

Literary Book release party Greg Vaughn, Photographing Oregon, 5pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Music Never Fear w/ Tommy Parker, 7pm, First Baptist, 1175 G, Spfd. FREE. 

“Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History,”all-female a cappella 7:30pm, Central Lutheran Church. $8, $5 for stu., sr.

Dark Star Orchestra, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $23 adv. $25 door. 

James McMurtry with The Atonements, singer-songwriter, 9pm, WOW Hall. $15. 

Chuckanut Drive, Star Anna, Chris Brecht, alt-country, 9:30pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation GEARS ride, McKenzie View, Camp Creek to Walterville, return Hayden Bridge, 48 miles, food stop, 9am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Obsidians trips: Cape Mountain, hike 4.6 miles; Spencer Butte, trail maintenance. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival, 11am-5pm, Eagle Rock Lodge, 49198 McKenzie Hwy, Vida. FREE. 

Jiu Jitsu practitioner Royler Gracie, 11am-2pm, Recreation Center Mat Room #2, UO. $30 one day, $50 both to watch.

Oregon Gold Little Equine Extravaganza continues. See Friday. 

Oregon Relays continue. See Friday.

Social Dance Poodle Creek Pickers country dance, 8pm, Crow Grange Hall, 85994 Territorial Rd, Crow. $5.

Contra Dance/ Night Owl & Woody Lane, 8pm, Cesar Chavez School. 1510 W. 14. 521-0596. $7, $6 stu. Spiritual Meditation retreat w/Thai monks, 9:30am-noon, Manolas Restaurant, 652 E. Broadway. RSVP 342-6666. FREE. 

Shabbat Kirtan:  Chanting, singing, praying, meditation, 10am-noon. Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal. FREE.

“Soul Power for Prevention of Sickness,” Janai Lowenstein, 12:30pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard. $35.

Theater Soaring in the Soreng, children & young adults with Autism, 1pm, Hult Center $10, $6 stu & youth.

William Shakespeares Birthday Party, benefit for Free Shakespeare in the Park, 6pm, Amazon Community Center. $20 don. 

Welcome Back, America continues. See Thursday, April 23.

Annie continues. See Friday.

Latini in Dark World continues. See Friday.

Volunteer Join Starbucks employees painting, planting & pruning, all day, Meadow Park, 851 Mill St., Spfd. FREE. 

Invasive species removal & habitat restoration, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Alton Baker Park at the Butterfly Meadow. 484-3939. FREE.


Sunrise 6:11am; Sunset 8:10pm, Av High 63; Av Low 40

Benefits Autism Rocks, “Lunch with Harvey,” silent auction,

noon-3:30pm, Downtown Hilton. $20, $10 youth,

$12 person with autism.

Film Centrifugal Cinema: Run, Lola, Run, 7pm, Wandering Goat. FREE. 

Green Sanctuary Film Series: Common Ground: Oregon's Ocean & Oregon's Ecoregions: Preserving Our Natural Diversity, 7pm, Unitarian Universalist Church, 40th & Donald. FREE.

A Sentence for Two continues. See Saturday.

Gatherings BRINGfest. An all-day celebration of reuse arts, crafts and homegrown music & warehouse sales, 10am-5pm, BRING Recycling, 4446 Franklin Blvd. FREE.

Picc-A-Dilly Flea Market, 10am-4pm, Lane County Fairgrounds. 683-5589. $1.50.

Cascades Raptor Center Earth Day Celebration, 10am-5pm, 32275 Fox Hollow. $3, $2 youth. 

Grand Opening: Ribbon cutting & MEMA fundraiser, The District, 1-4pm, 1290 Oak. FREE. 

Willamette Valley Grandmothers' Council Second Annual Honoring of the Water, 2:30pm, EWEB, 500 East 4th. 434-1245. FREE.

Job Search & Resumes, 4pm, Downtown Library. RSVP 682-5450 (press 2), FREE.

Eliminating Allergies continues. See Thursday, April 23.

Head Start multifamily garage sale continues. See Saturday.

Lectures Avid Gardeners: “With Nature in Mind: Design & Plant Combinations for Shaded Gardens,” Colston Burrell,, 6:30pm, 1645 High. 554-6564. FREE.  

Music Singing Alive: Participatory song circle w/Rob Tobias, 4pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Mariza, traditional Portuguese Fado, 7pm, Hult Center. Pay-what-you-will.

Cherry Blossom Musical Arts Presents. “The Silvered Lute,” “A Quartet in Red, Black and Blue”& more, 2:30pm, Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter. $5-$15 sug. don.

Skinner City Old-time Jam, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Unkle Nancy w/ Trevor Jones, acoustic, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $4.

Collie Buddz, Pep Love, DJ PeeWee, Hip-hop, 9pm, WOW Hall. $18 adv. $22 door.

Outdoors/recreation GEARS Ride, Cheshire, Applegate Trail and other scenic roads or 55 miles, food stop, 9am, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Birds & Blooms, guide Rick Ahrens, 9-11am, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Visitor Center. $5, mem. by don. 

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

Obsidians trips: Raptor Center, hike, 2 miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Oregon Gold Little Equine Extrava-ganza continues. See Friday. 

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

Social Dance USA Dance ballroom “Tea Dance, ”3pm, Vets Club. $5mem. $8 non-mem.

Spiritual “Meditation & Teachings in the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition,”Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing, 2pm, 

Theater Welcome Back, America continues. See Thursday, April 23

Annie continues. See Friday.

Latini in Dark World continues. See Friday.

Volunteer Mitzvah Day, projects around the community, meet 8:45am, Temple Beth Israel, 29th & University. 686-0567. FREE.  


Sunrise 6:09am; Sunset 8:12pm, Av High 63; Av Low 40

Film Monday Movie Night, The Revenge of the Pink Panther, 8pm, Peabody's. FREE.

Food/Drink  Wine tasting: Catch a Cabernet, benefit for Save-the-Pets, 5pm-7pm, WineStyles. $5.

Gatherings Gateway EmX Extension open house, 3:30-5pm, PacificSource, 110 International Way, Spfd. FREE. 

Benji Lewis, Marine, Iraq War resister, Iraq, free pizza slice to 16-18 year olds, 5:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE. 

Lectures “After Neoliberal-ism? Crisis, Change and the Future of Sexual Politics,”Lisa Duggan, 7pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. FREE.

Literary My Life with the SDS Underground, Mark Rudd, publication party, 7pm, Tsunami Books. FREE. 

Music Sing Along with a 21st Century Messiah, local singers “sight-read” part of Sven-David Sandström's New Messiah, 7pm, Wildish Theatre, 630 Main, Spfd. 346-5667. FREE.

Students perform flute music created by Oregon Composers Forum, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

On the Air City Club: “Now What? Eugene after Suburbia,” Michael Pease, 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7. 

Jefferson Exchange: Radiology with Dr. Jacob Tom, McKenzie Medical Imaging, 8-10am, KRVM-AM 1280.


Sunrise 6:08am; Sunset 8:13pm, Av High 63; Av Low 40

Food/Drink Wine tasting: Catch a Cabernet, 5pm-7pm, benefit for Save-the-Pets, WineStyles. $5.

Gatherings City Club Roundtable: “Now What? Eugene after Suburbia,” Michael Pease, 6:30pm, Davis Restaurant. FREE.

Commemoration of the life and death of Benjamin Linder by Bryan Moore, & film: American Sandinista, 7pm Ben Linder Room, EMU, UO. 485-8633. FREE.

“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. 

Kids/Families Oregon Connections Academy, enrollment session, 6:30pm, Phoenix Inn Suites. connectionsacademy.com. FREE. 

Lectures “When is it Time to Give up the Keys?”6pm, Campbell Senior Center. 345-8392. FREE. 

Self Care on the Path of Service: BreathWork for Health Care Providers and All Those Who Work In-Service to Others, 7pm, Tamarack Wellness Center, $18 adv., $22 door.

Green Collar Jobs: Towards a New Economy?. How can a liberal arts education prepare students for jobs that may not yet exist?” panel discussion, 7:30pm, 142 Knight Law Center, UO. FREE. 

Lane County Audubon Society: Klamath Basin, Ani Kame'enui, photos by Brett Cole, 7:30pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High. FREE. 

Literary Writers for a Sustainable Future, 6:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Spring Poetry Reading: KatSue Grant, Michael Hanner & Catherine McGuire, 7pm, Springfield Public Library. FREE. 

Music Jay Hershberger, piano, inaugurates Franz Liszt International Piano Series, 8pm, Beall Hall. $10, $8 stu., sr. 

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians trips: Little North Santiam, hike 9 miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Theater Monty Pythons Spamalot, 7:30pm today, tomorrow, April 30 & May 3; 8pm May 1 & 2; 2pm May 2 &3, Hult Center. $35-$60. 


Sunrise 6:06am; Sunset 8:14pm, Av High 63; Av Low 40

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

An Artists Talk by Sarkis Antikajian, 7pm, Maude Kerns. FREE.

Film Margaret Meade Film & Video Festival: Luche Libre Activistas Super Amigos, 7pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO. $3,  stu. FREE.

Hecklers Movie Night: Alien, 7pm, Wandering Goat. FREE.

Gatherings “Diversity and End-of-Life Care,”Hospice Foundation of Americas teleconference, 10am, Sacred Heart Auditorium, University District. FREE.

Heart of Now personal growth intro gathering, 6pm potluck, 7pm practice. 85642 Svarverud. 359-3594. FREE.

EWEB Town Hall on Roosevelt Operations Center and proposed Seneca Biomass Facility, 7pm, Red Cross, 862 Bethel Dr. 684-5814. FREE.

Kids/Families Da de los niños / Da de los libros (Day of the Children / Day of the Books), preschool storytimes, 10:15 & 11am, Downtown Library. FREE.

Crafty Kristen, Family Night, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Lectures “A Glimpse of Latin America through the films of Lourdes Portillo,”Lourdes Portillo, 3:30pm, Walnut Room, EMU, UO, FREE.

“Women Resisting the War in Colombia,”Nidia Castellanos, of Arauca Peasant Association of Colombia, 7pm, Room 110, UO Law School. 485-8633. FREE.

William Sullivan, slide show on new book: Oregon’s New Wilderness Areas, 7pm, Tsunami. FREE. 

Literary Diane Hammond, Hannah’s Dream, reading, 5:30pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.

Music Don Edwards, singer/songwriter, 7:30pm, The Shedd. $20, $25, $30. 

Rock the Folks w/Tom Gross, Stewart Lewis, Jake Waldren, singer-songwriters, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

On the Air Jefferson Exchange: Oregon's Economy, Mike Leachman, policy analyst, Oregon Center for Public Policy, 8-10am, KRVM-AM 1280.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians trip: Hendricks Park, hike 3 miles. See YMCA for details/sign-up.

Native Plant Society: Eugene Parks and Open Space restoration work at Delta Ponds, 4 pm, northwest corner of Valley River parking area near bike path. 345-5531. FREE.

Theater Spamalot continues. See Tuesday.

Volunteer National Weather Service weather spotter training session, 7pm, Veneta City Hall, 88184 8th, Veneta. 503-326-2340 x223.  FREE.

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


Sunrise 6:05am; Sunset 8:14pm, Av High 63; Av Low 41

Benefit The Little French School wine and cheese fundraiser, 6-9:30pm, Laurelwood GC, 2700 Columbia. 345-3818. $20, $10. 

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

Missing Young Woman, film by Lourdes Portillo, 7pm, in 182 Lillis, UO. FREE.

Goonies, “Directed by Steven Spielberg”series,  6pm, Rm. 110 Willamette Hall, UO. FREE.

Gatherings Animating Democracy: community & campus forum on arts-based civic engagement, 11:30am, Baker Downtown Center, 975 High. FREE.

Oakridge Tree Planting Festival, today through May 4, Oakridge. 782-4552. FREE. 

Chess Club mtg, 6pm, EMU Fishbowl, UO, FREE, 

Kids/Families Da de los niños / Da de los libros (Day of the Children / Day of the Books), preschool storytimes, 11am, Sheldon Library. FREE.

Kids & teen book clubs, 4pm, Downtown Library. FREE. 

April Art Class, grades 3-8, 3:30-5pm, Springfield Library. RSVP 726-3766. FREE. 

Lectures Symposium: “Borderlines in Psychoanalysis,

Borderlines of Psychoanalysis,” 9:45am- 4pm today,  10am-5pm tomorrow, Browsing Room, Knight Library, UO. FREE. 

“Dreamwork & Astrology Using Both Symbolic Languages to Collaborate with Lifes Inevitable Challenges,”7pm, Ste. 302, 474 Willamette. FREE.

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

Literary S.A.S.S. (Sexual Assault Support Services) Poetry of Survival open read, 7pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.  

Music Valerie Orth Band w/Alexis Harte & Dirty Birdies, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5-$10.

Tien Hsieh piano all-Liszt program, 7:30pm, Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main, Spfd. FREE.

Beta Collide: Stockhausen Concert, 8pm, Beall Hall. UO. $10, $8.

Rod and Muff, together again, Brody Douglas Hunt, variety, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $3.

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

Theater  Damn Yankees, 7:30pm today and May 1- 2 and 7-9, Springfield High School auditorium. 517-9028. $8, $5 stu., sr.

Spamalot continues. See Tuesday.


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

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.

Saturday, April 25 “To Swim with the Salmon: Spirituality and Ecojustice in the Pacific Northwest,” 9am-4pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. $30, $15 stu.

Walk MS, 8am reg., 10am walk, 112 Memorial Union OSU. FREE.

Naughty Bitz III: Great Big Bitz, Broadway show music, 7:30pm, Lab Theater, Withycombe Hall, OSU FREE.

Monday, April 27 “What Beavers, Ducks, Bart Simpson and Leroy Vinnegar Have in Common, or How to Make a State Encyclopedia of Oregon,” William L. Lang, 4pm, 208 Memorial Union, OSU. FREE. 

Sunday, April 26 Steinway Piano Concert Series: “Triple Play!”featuring pianists Rachelle McCabe, Robin McCabe and Craig Sheppard, 4pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. $12, $10 sr. Youth & students FREE.

Tuesday, April 28 “Cesar Chavez on Democracy in the United States,”Joseph Orosco, 5pm, 208 MU, OSU. FREE.

Wednesday, April 29 “Humidity and the Seasonality of Influenza,”Jeffrey Shaman, 3:30pm, Burt Hall 193, OSU. FREE.

Thursday, April 30 Hold That Ghost! Universal Studios with Abbott & Costello and the Andrews Sisters, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center. $20.

Music à la Carte: The Bassoon Brothers  “Blues Brothers”style, noon, Memorial Union Lounge, OSU. FREE. 


Lost Valley Educational Center, Community Experience Week starts April 27th.  Preregistration is required, call 937-2567 ext.125 for info.

The Maude Kerns Art Center seeks submissions for Art For Your Garden at the Art and the Vineyard Festival, July 3-5. Submit 4 digital images on CD in jpeg format of art forms appropriate for outdoor display and use. No commercially produced work, art assembled from kits or imported goods. Postmark deadline is May 4. More info at www.mkartcenter.org or 345-1571.

Actors Cabaret auditions for Curtains. Large cast of men and women over the age of 16. Thirteen major roles plus many minor roles available.  Prepare a short Broadway style song. No unaccompanied auditions. CD accompaniment allowed. 13 major roles plus many minor roles. Noon, April 25. 996 Willamette.