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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 8.6.09

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

Deadline for Calendar and Art in the Galleries submissions are noon on Thursday, a week before the issue that covers your event. Send an e-mail with event, date, time, location and cost to attend to cal@eugeneweekly.com

The dog days of August will prove decidedly less dogged Friday and Saturday when the Willamette Valley Brews & Blues Festival revs into gear at Springfield’s Island Park. A benefit for Habitat for Humanity as well as benefit for FOOD for Lane County, this suds-and-song extravaganza features such smokin’ hot acts as Grammy nominated singer Ellen Whyte (pictured), The Love Sisters and Bill Rhoades (a.k.a. “The Godfather of Oregon Blues”) backed by the Party Kings, as well as a “Best of the Fest” contest for Northwest breweries.

Sashay on over to the historic Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House at 5:30 pm on Friday for another warm summer First Friday ArtWalk. From photography to “wild, fantastical hair artistry on live models,” there’s a little art for everyone, as well as some theater and a fashion show. See Arts/Visual and go to www.lanearts.org for more information.


Sunrise 6:06am; Sunset 8:30pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51

Gatherings Women’s Business Network: ”Reducing Stress in the Business Environment,” Ava Stoecker, 11:30am-1:30pm, Hilton Eugene, 66 E. 6th Ave., 520-4394. $20, includes lunch.

Eugene’s Got Talent! youth talent show, ages 7-17, 5pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Multicultural Festival w/King’s Krew Dancers, Dr. Delusion, Deb Cleveland Band, food, 5:30-9pm, Sheldon Community Center, 2445 Willakenzie Rd., 682-5312. FREE.

PWP Newcomer Meeting, support group for over-40 parents/grandparents, 6pm, 4445 Royal Ave., 968-2718. FREE.

Oregon Women Veterans Meeting, all eras/branches welcome, potluck, 6pm, Heeran Center, 2222 Coburg Rd., 607-7428. FREE.

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration, potluck, music, drumming, dancing, luminaria float, 7-9:30pm, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Kids/Families Hands-On Rhythm & Drum School, community drumming, 11am & 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Lectures The Inside Scoop: Your Library Catalog & Card, find what you’re looking for, reserve books, 6-8pm, Downtown Library, pre-reg., 682-5450. FREE.

Music Oregon Festival of American Music: Film: Show Boat, 10am, The Shedd, FREE; Concert: Ol’ Man River: Show Boat, Ziegfeld Theatre 1927, 2pm, The Shedd, $18-$26; Talk: ’S Wonderful: The Gershwins in Hollywood, 5pm, The Shedd, FREE; Concert: Summertime: Porgy and Bess, Alvin Theatre 1935, 8pm, The Shedd, $20-$36; www.ofam.org, 434-7000.

Johnny Laser, 11am; Geoffrey Mayes, 5pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

Gus Russell, 6pm, Lavelles, 5th Street Public Market, 338-9875. $5.

The Chapmans, Americana, bluegrass, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $10.

Michael Dean Damron, Jodie Manross, acoustic, rock, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Ed Forman Show, 10pm, Luckey’s. 21+ $2.

Outdoors/Recreation Forest Discovery Tours, Weyerhaeuser guides discuss sustainable forestry, bring lunch, lots of poignant questions, 8:30am-2pm today, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 101 S. A St. FREE.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Tri-City Dust Devils, 7:05 pm today & tomorrow, Civic Stadium, 342-5367. $4.50-$9 per game.

Social Dance Thriller Dance Lessons, moonwalk like the man, 10pm, The District. 21+ FREE.

Theater Twelfth Night, Roving Park Players, 6pm tonight & tomorrow, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd.; Aug. 8 & 9, Maurie Jacobs Park. FREE.

No Shame Eugene: Writers & Actors Workshop, produce 5-min. pieces for monthly show, 7:30-9:30pm, Old Tango Theatre, 194 W. Broadway, 543-0408. FREE.


Sunrise 6:08am; Sunset 8:28pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51

Arts/Visual First Friday ArtWalk, with stops at several galleries, music, stores open late, refreshments, 5:30pm, downtown Eugene, tour starts at 303 Willamette St., www.lanearts.org. FREE.

Live Glassblowing Demo, all ages welcome, 6-9pm, Studio West, 245 W. 8th St. FREE.

Farmers’ Market Springfield Farmers' Market, 9am-2pm, Springfield Museum Parking Lot, Main St. between 5th & 6th. FREE.

Film Movie Night: The Wiz, 9pm, Monroe Park, Monroe & W. 10th. FREE.

Food/Drink Bite of Downtown, outdoor dining, food/drink specials, cooking demos, music, 5-7pm, downtown Eugene.

Wine Tasting: Coelho Vineyards, 5-7pm, Winestyles. FREE.

Gatherings Old Time Radio Show, wine tasting, 1920s music, today & tomorrow, 2pm-8pm, Siuslaw Bank Amphitheatre, Greenwaters Park, Oakridge, 782-4146.

Habitat Demo w/Silas Baxter-Neal, talk & demo by current Skater of the Year, 5pm, Skaters for Eugene Skateparks, 1820 Roosevelt Blvd., www.skateeugene.org. FREE.

Fashionably Urban, local designers showcase wares, 8:30-11pm, Broadway Plaza, Broadway & Willamette streets. FREE.

Lectures ”Trial by Indymedia: Anti-racism or anti-freedom?” Jay Knott, 3pm, Walnut Room, EMU, UO. FREE.

Literary Arts Lynda Barry, illustrated discussion w author of Ernie Pook’s Comeek, 6pm, Eugene Public Library. FREE.

Music Oregon Festival of American Music: Film: Ladies of the Blues, 10am, The Shedd, FREE; Concert: Billie’s Blues: Monette’s Supper Club, Harmel 1933, 2pm, The Shedd, $18-$26; Talk: Alley Men vs. Allemagne: Tin Pan Alley and WWI, 5pm, The Shedd; Jazz Academy Recita, 7pm, Hult Center, FREE; Oklahoma!, 8pm, Hult Center, $20-$48. www.ofam.org or 434-7000.

NW World Reggae Festival, three-day international music concert at a ranch along the Mohawk River feat. Mic Crenshaw, Paula Fuga, Tuff Lion, Queen Omega & more, today, tomorrow & Sunday, Bob’s Ranch, 5 miles north of Marcola, www.nwworldreggae.com. $110 for 3-day pass w/camping; $90 Sat./Sun. only; $40 Sun. only.

Willamette Valley Brews & Blues Festival feat. Ellen Whyte, Bill Rhoades & the Party Kings & more, adult beverages, Kid Zone, benefits Habitat for Humanity, river raft rides, crafts & more, 3:30-10:30pm today & 11am-10:30pm tomorrow, Island Park, 175 W. B St., Spfd, 915-4039. $6 plus 3 non-perishable food items, 12 & under free.

Allan Stuart, 5pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

Sideroads, original Americana, 6pm, Supreme Bean. FREE.

Gus Russell, 6pm, Lavelles, 5th Street Public Market, 338-9875. $5.

Back to School Bash, feat. The Essentials, soul, 6:30pm, Thurston High School, 333 58th St., Spfd. Don.

Bootfest II: Only Nightmares, Torture Box, New World Sinners, Carrion Remains, Still Dead, Desteria, hard rock, 6:30pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Cargo Hold, 7:30pm, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 4110 River Rd. FREE.

Gentle Thunder, multi-instrumentalism feat. John Sarantos, 8pm, Freedom Yoga Studio, 1633 Willamette St., 554-3216. $12 adv., $15 door.

The Mark Zaleski Band, Hashem/Doug Quintet, big band, be-bop, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $10.

Paleface w/Justin Gordon, acoustic, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

M. Bison, The Dead Americans, rock, 10pm, Luckey’s. 21+ $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Eugene Emeralds vs. Tri-City Dust Devils continues. See Thursday.

Pets Feline Fridays, adopt a cat/kitten, fees cut, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd., www.green-hill.org.

Social Dance Drop-in Dance: East Coast Swing, 8:30pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th. $10.

Theater Old Time Radio Show & Wine Tasting, actors perform radio classics like Our Miss Brooks & The Saint, 5pm today & 4pm tomorrow, Siuslaw Amphitheatre, 48362 Hwy 58, Oakridge. Don.

No Shame Eugene: BYOS, bring your own script, 5-min. max original works, 7:30pm, Atrium Building, 10th & Olive, 543-0408. FREE.

Into the Woods, Tony-winning Sondheim musical, 8pm, today & tomorrow; 14-16 & 21-22, Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Dr., Cottage Grove, 942-8001. $17-$19.

The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams’ play about a defrocked priest in Mexico, 8pm, today & tomorrow; 2pm Sunday; Aug. 13-15, Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard St., www.TheVLT.com, 344-7751. $10 sen. & on Thursdays, $14.

Twelfth Night continues. See Thursday, Aug. 6.


Sunrise 6:09am; Sunset 8:27pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51

Benefits Best Friends for Life: Dog & Human Blood Drive, human beings must be 16, 110-plus lbs., picture ID required, 9am-1pm, OVRA, 444 B St., Spfd., 484-9111.

Ridgeline Rising: A Family Friendly Benefit Concert, feat. Total Hip, Bryan Reed, music for kids & families, 5:30-9pm, Washington Park, 2025 Washington St. Don.

Slug Queen Slugtoinette’s Masquerade ”Slime Ball,” dancing, prizes, spinning by DJ Kaatscratch, benefit for Birth-to-Three, 7pm, 21+ $6 ind./$10 couples; Dance-Off & Costume Contest feat. DJ Phoenix, ”Humpty Dance” theme, 10pm, The District. 21+ FREE.

Farmers’ Markets Applegate Trail Community Market, crafts & produce, 2-7pm, Curtin, I-5 exit 163. 942-1222. FREE. 

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

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

Southtowne Farmer's Market, 9am-3pm, Southtowne Shoppes, Oak between 28th & 29th. FREE.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, w/entertainment by Lori Kelley & Adrianne Gunne, 10am; Rusty Wholesome & Happy Chaps, 11am; Blue Road, noon; Laurie McCloskey, 1pm; Chico Schwall Group, 2pm; Groove Liberation Front, 3:30pm; Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. FREE.

Film Children of the Crocodile, screening/discussion of Marsha Emerman documentary on East Timor, 7pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org. $6 sug. don.

Gatherings Pride Day, remember & celebrate Stonewall, food, music, bachelor/bachelorette auctions, noon-7pm, Alton Baker Park. $5 sug. don.

Green Homes Neighborhoods Bike Tours: Friendly Area Neighborhood West, 1pm today, 2757 Friendly St.; 1pm tomorrow, meet at Village School, 2855 Lincoln, www.suburbanpermaculture. FREE.

Sladden Park Neighborhood Campout, pitch a tent or sleep under the stars, activities and crafts, community meals, 2pm, River House. Reg. req. 682-5329. $5 plus optional Sunday float of Willamette, $20.

Old Time Radio Show continues. See Friday.

Kids/Families Family Music, 10:15am, Downtown Library. FREE.

Lectures Songwriters Workshop, copyrighting how & why, 11am-12:30pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette. $1 sug. don.

Artist’s Talk: Bicycling Japan’s Historic Tokaido, 1pm; The Process of Woodblocking, talk/demo by biker/printmaker Walt Padgett, 2:30-4:30pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE.

Literary Arts ”Writing the Unthinkable”: Lynda Barry workshop, noon-3pm (10am sign-up), Downtown Library, 682-5450. FREE.

Music Oregon Festival of American Music: Little Vaudeville Recital, 10am, The Shedd, FREE; A Connecticut Yankee, 2pm, The Shedd, $20-$42; Talk: Jimmy Van Heusen, 5pm, The Shedd, FREE; Song and Dance Camp Recital, 7pm, Hult Center, FREE; Grand Finale: From Spirituals to Swing: Carnegie Hall, December 1938 & 39, Hult Center, $18-$38, www.ofam.org, 434-7000.

Charlotte Thistle performs Joan of Arc & the Magic Fairy Tree, one-woman folk musical, 1pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette. Don.

Fifth Element Wind Quintet, 2pm, The Atrium, 10th & Olive. FREE.

Emerald Valley Opry, feat. Alton Wayne, Apropos Musique, Leon Smith, On The Street, Lost & Found Band, 5:30pm, Willamette High School, 1801 Echo Hollow Rd. $6, $5 sen.

One Summer Night: KKNX Annual Party feat. Coupe de Ville, 7pm, Heritage Park, Oakway Mall. FREE.

On the Way of Love feat. Ruby, music inspired by Rumi, 7:30pm, Center for Spiritual Living, 390 Vernal St. $20 sug. don.

Fred Van Vactor, singer/songwriter, 3pm, CD World, 3215 W. 11th, FREE; CD Release, acoustic, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Alaskas, Universal Studios Florida, punk, ambient tropical, 10pm, Cozmic Pizza. Don.

Marv Ellis, 10pm, Luckey’s. 21+ $5.

NW World Reggae Festival continues. See Friday.

Willamette Valley Brews & Blues Festival continues. See Friday.

Outdoors/Recreation ShelterCare’s First Annual Summit Challenge, trail run or walk, 7k, 8:30am, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Rd. $20 adv., $25 day-of.

Ladies Only Skate Jam, demo equipment, all abilities, helmets required, 9am-noon, Meadowview Park, 1855 Legacy St., www.skateeugene.org. $3.

Relax & Explore at Mt. Pisgah, mellow hike, 2 miles, for girls ages 10-13, 10am-3pm, meet at East Gate, Mt. Pisgah, www.bufordpark.org, 284-4340. $10 sug. don.

Geocaching Event, test your skills w/treasure hunt, 3:30-7:30pm, River House Community Center, 301 N. Adams. FREE.

Theater Much Ado About Nothing, 6pm tonight & tomorrow; Aug. 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Amazon Community Park, 2700 Hilyard St. 682-5373. FREE.

The Night of the Iguana continues. See Friday.

Twelfth Night continues. See Thursday, Aug. 6.

Old Time Radio Show & Wine Tasting continues. See Friday.


Sunrise 6:10am; Sunset 8:25pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51

Farmer’s Markets Dexter Lake Farmers' Market, 11am-2pm, Cascade Foothills Library, 39095 Dexter Rd., Dexter. 937-3007. FREE.

McKenzie Sunday Market, 11am-4pm, Walterville Grade School 10 miles east of Spfd. FREE.

Film Mystery of Film Noir Seminar Series: screening/discussion of The Postman Always Rings Twice & Out of the Past, 1pm, DIVA Center, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org. $5.

Gatherings Vintage Show & Shine, collector cars, noon-4pm, Creswell Library, 64 W. Oregon Ave., Creswell. FREE.

Green Homes Neighborhoods Bike Tours continues. See Saturday.

Music Oregon Festival of American Music: Oklahoma!, 2pm, Hult Center, $20-$48; A Connecticut Yankee, 8pm, The Shedd, $20-$42. www.ofam.org or 434-7000.

Mitsutoshi Inaba, Randy Moor, classical baroque recorders, 11am, Supreme Bean. FREE.

Allan Stuart, 11am, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

High School Mic Night, all students welcome, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Junction City Polka Band, 6:30pm, Washburne Park, 20th & Agate. FREE.

Paul Green School of Rock All-Stars, 7:30pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Quinn, Mood Area 52, variety, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

NW World Reggae Festival continues. See Friday.

Spiritual Introduction to Transcendental Meditation, 11am, Temple Beth Israel, 1175 E. 29th Ave., pre-reg. at 595-3186. FREE.

Theater Much Ado About Nothing continues. See Saturday.

A Connecticut Yankee continues. See Saturday.

Into the Woods continues. See Thursday, Aug. 6.

The Night of the Iguana continues. See Friday.

Twelfth Night continues. See Thursday.


Sunrise 6:11am; Sunset 8:24pm, Av High 832; Av Low 51 

Gatherings Global Population: 6.8 Billion & Growing, info/talk w/Population Connection CEO John Seager, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Music Allan Stuart, 11am; Gorden Kaswell, 5:30pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

House Concert feat. Mood Area 52, Kim Boekbinder, Mark Growden, 8:30pm, 840 W. 3rd Ave. $3-$5 sug. don.


Sunrise 6:12am; Sunset 8:22pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

Benefits Open Mic Musical Benefit for Habitat for Humanity, open to all, 6:30pm, Axe & Fiddle, 942-3878. Don.

Farmers’ Markets Lane County Farmers Market, fresh produce, fruit, plants, breads, sweets & prepared foods,10am-3pm, 8th and Oak. 431-4923. FREE.

Creswell Farmer’s Market, 4-7pm, behind Creswell Library, Oregon Ave & 1st, Creswell. FREE.

Gateway Farmer’s & Artist’s Market, 4-8pm, Gateway Mall. 747-6294. FREE.

Film Movie Night: Night at the Museum, 8pm, 32nd St. Community Sports Park, Spfd. FREE.

Gatherings Springfield Millrace Restoration Project Groundbreaking, w/Peter DeFazio, Sen. Ron Wyden, 11:30am, Clearwater Park, Spfd. FREE.

Health & Well Being Guild Potluck, 5:30pm, 466 W. 17th, 914-0431. FREE.

Springfield Historic Commission Meeting, public welcome, 5:30-7:30pm, Springfield City Hall, www.ci.springfield.or.us

Music Brian Cutean, instumental, 12:30pm, Farmers’ Market, downtown. FREE.

Meg Graf, 5pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

The Sam Bond’s Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.

Jesse Meade, Jeremy Pruitt, acoustic blues, soul, 10pm, Luckey’s. 21+ $2.

Outdoors/Recreation Wetland Wanders, binoculars provided, 9am, Steward Pond Natural Area Overlook, Stewart Rd., Spfd. FREE.

Practice Sailing, pros teach the art of sailing, 5-8:30pm, Orchard Point Marina, Dock A, Fern Ridge Reservoir, pre-reg. required, 682-5329. $30, $3 parking.

Spiritual Interfaith Prayer Service, theme: spiritual wisdom, 6:45pm, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak St. FREE.

Theater Tragic Magic, new multi-media solo works by Heather Acs, Glenn Marla, Silas Howard, 8pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, 344-3482. $5-$10 sliding scale.


Sunrise 6:13am; Sunset 8:21pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

Arts/Visual Headwaters Exhibit Artist Panel Discussion, w/photographers Walt O’Brien, Charles Search, Justin C. Williams, 7pm, Maude Kerns Art Center, 1910 E. 15th Ave., www.mkartcenter.org. FREE.

Gatherings Creating Your New Lifestyle, coping with vision loss, 9:30-11:30am, Willamalane Adult Activity Center 215 W. C St., Spfd., reg. at 736-4444. FREE.

Alzheimer’s & Anticipatory Grief w/Susan Isaacs, understand the journey through bereavement, 2pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., 345-8392. FREE.

Sex & Cocktails, learn about the work Planned Parenthood does in the community, have a drink, 5:30-7pm, Red Agave, 454 Willamette, www.ppsworegon.org. Don.

Clear Skies: A Community Celebration of the End of Field Burning, a benefit for Western Environmental Law Center, 6-8pm, King Estate Winery, 80854 Territorial Hwy, www.westernlaw.org. Don.

Sgt. Don Malarkey w/columnist Bob Welch, event & discussion w/Oregon resident, WWII veteran, author & inspiration for masterful HBO series Band of Brothers, 6pm, Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Dr. FREE.

Kids/Families Waterworks, weekly water-themed class, ages birth to 3, Willamalane Community Recreation Center, 250 S. 32nd St., 736-4544. $25, $7 per class.

Summer Family Fun Night, dinner, crafts, family entertainment, 5:30-8pm, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd. FREE.

Music Meg Graf, 5pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

Steel Magnolias, steel drum, 5:30pm, Oakway Center Heritage Courtyard, Oakway & Coburg rds. FREE.

Chamber Music, 6pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE.

Free Family Night, drawing, food, beer, 6pm, FREE.

The Valley Boys, rock, disco, blues, 6:30pm, Broadway Plaza, Broadway & Willamette sts. FREE.

J Wail, reggae, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $1-$5.

The Blair St. Mugwumps, The Whiskey Spots, The Molloy Family Album, old-timey music, 10pm, Luckey’s. 21+ $3.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Lowder Mountain, hike, 5.6 miles/900 ft. 343-8079, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

Theme Swim: Pirates, 1:10-3:40pm, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd., 682-5525. $2.50 incl. lunch.

Tree Climbing, all equipment provided, 4-7pm, Sladden Park, Cheshire & North Adams St., 682-5329. $10.

Social Dance Thriller Dance Lessons, learn the zombie moonwalk, 10pm, The District. FREE.

Spiritual Open Heart Meditation, 5:30pm, 310 Fulvue, 914-0431. FREE.

Intro to Emotional Freedom Techniques: Healing & Opening to Joy, 7pm, EWEB Training Room, 500 E. 4th Ave., 521-9953. FREE.


Sunrise 6:14am; Sunset 8:19pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

Arts/Visual DIVA Art Talk: photographer Kate Harnedy, 7pm, DIVA Center, 110 W. Broadway. FREE.

Gatherings UO Chess Club Meeting, opening gambit: Nimzo-Indian Defense, 5-8pm, Espresso Roma, 825 E. 13th Ave., chess@uoregon.edu. FREE.

Science Pub: SCI: Science/Fiction, discussion by Eugene Forensic Evidence Unit, 7-9pm, Cozmic Pizza, www.omsi.edu/sciencepub. FREE.

The Work of Byron Katie Inquiry Group, 7-9pm, call 514-3042 for info & location. FREE.

Scandinavian Festival, crafts, food, Scandia Run, fashion show, dancing, music and more, today through Aug. 16, Junction City, www.scandinavianfestival.com.

Music Johnny Laser, 11am; Geoffrey Mayes, 5pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

Riffle, rock, disco, country, 6pm, Divided We Fall, 6-6:20pm, youth performers, rock, Amazon Park. FREE.

Paul Bioni & Friends, jazz, 6pm, Lavelles, 5th Street Public Market. FREE.

Fortune Cookie, indie pop, 7pm, Scobert Park, 4th Ave. off Blair Blvd. FREE.

Ten Foot Tall & 80 Proof, honkytonk, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Ed Forman Show, comedy, variety, 10pm, Luckey’s. 21+ $3.

Outdoors/Recreation Intro to Backpacking, gear, food, techniques, 7pm, REI, 306 Lawrence St. FREE.

Theater The Night of the Iguana continues. See Friday.

Twelfth Night continues. See Thursday, Aug. 6.


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

Thursday, Aug. 6 Costa Rica Trip Presentation, 1pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler St., 766-6959. FREE.

Twelfth Night, Shakespeare romantic comedy, 7:30pm, today, tomorrow & Sunday; Aug. 12-16, MU Quad, OSU Campus, www.bardinthequad.org. $5-$8 stu., sen. $10.

Friday, Aug. 7 Annual Summer BBQ, 3pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler St., pre-reg., 766-6959. $8. 

Tuesday, Aug.11 Memory Loss Support Group, caregivers & family, 1:30-3pm, FREE; Support Group for People with Memory Loss, for folks with memory loss, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler St., 967-8630. FREE

Wednesday, Aug. 12 Community Members Perform w/the Willamette Community Orchestra, 7:30pm, First Methodist Church, 1165 Monroe. FREE.


Grrrlz Rock 2009 month-long music festival is now accepting submissions; any act including one or more female performer is encouraged to apply; send your contact info and links to awecindy@efn.org; more info at www.grrrlzrock.com.

The City of Eugene is recruiting volunteers for two Citizen Member openings on the city’s Budget Committee for the term starting Sept. 1, 2009, and ending Oct. 31, 2012; prospective candidates are encouraged to apply on-line at www.eugene-or.gov/bccapplication; visit www.eugene-or.gov/boardsandcommissions for more information, call 682-5021 or send an email inquiry to budget@ci.eugene.or.us.

The Oregon Arts Commission has announced the first quarterly deadline of Aug. 13 in the continuation of its Career Opportunity grant program for individual artists; applications may be downloaded at www.oregonartscommission.org/grants; for more info, call 229-6062 or email Shannon.planchon@state.or.us.

The Kendall Auto Group is seeking donations for its 3rd annual yard sale on Aug. 22; sales benefit children in need in Lane County; drop-off location is Collision Center, 345 Goodpasture, Island Rd., or arrange to have larger items picked up; for questions or pick-up times, call 543-5275.

Eugene Glass School is asking local artists to donate artwork for the organization’s 10th annual Art Glass Auction & Benefit to be held Oct. 10; work must be delivered to EGS, 575 Wilson St., by Aug. 31; for more information, visit www.eugeneglassschool.org or call 342-2959.

Application for 2009 S.L.U.G. Queen are now available; deadline is Aug. 27, competition is Sept. 3. Info at www.slugqueen.com, email kimstill@eugenesaturdaymarket.org, or call 686-8885.

The Maude Kerns Center invites artist to submit work to the 16th annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit, Oct. 16-Nov. 6; submissions must be postmarked by Aug. 17; entries  will be judged from five images on CD in jpeg format; submission fee is $10. Info/applications at www.mkartcenter.oeg, 345-1571.

Get On Board: Lane Transit District is seeking a new board member for Subdistrict 5, map on view at www.ltd.org; for info/applications, visit www.governor.state.or.us/Gov/boards and complete the Executive Appointments Interest Form; deadline is Aug. 14.

Habitat for Humanity benefit raffle: tickets are $10 each or $25 for three, with a grand prize of $1,000 gift card to Jerry’s; available at Salon DeLange, 3007 N. Delta Hwy #205, www.salondelange.com; drawing will be Aug. 28.