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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 8.27.09





.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

Trust the old-timers on this: few events in pop culture created a more monstrous thrill than MTV’s debut of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video in December of 1983. Nobody had ever seen zombies move like that, yo! It was a freakin’ huge deal! Alas, now that the King is dead — long live the King — it’s up to hip-hop dancer and television personality Tony Bellissimo of So You Think You Can Dance? fame to lead a new generation of the dancing undead in a group performance of “Thriller,” which will be one of the many highlights of Saturday’s Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute at The District.


When We Were Kings, the award-winning documentary detailing the Muhammad Ali/ George Foreman “Rumble in the Jungle,” and Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull (pictured), about notorious champ-turned-degenerate Jake LaMotta, are but two proofs that boxing, not baseball, is the true American pastime — by turns beautiful and brutal, the spectacle of men beating men up for money captures the butterfly/bee division of our Whitmanesque national character. See it for yourself Saturday when Peabody’s Pub hosts Summer Slam! Live Boxing Under the Lights.



Drum jams! Free-flowing Eugene creativity! Wooden … something … by Matt Kennedy (Terracotta Oblongata, pictured)! The weather’s unbelievably right, the neighborhoods have music and restaurants and friendly people and a wine bar and besides, when else are you going to see a “superimposed outdoor sculpture” other than the Last Friday Artwalk? August, really, is the perfect month for it. Check the listings in our Art in the Galleries section and download a map at www.lastfridayartwalk.org for all of your walkin’, drummin’, art-lovin’ pleasure.







THURSDAY, AUGUST 27

Sunrise 6:30am; Sunset 7:57pm, Av High 81; Av Low 50

Farmers’ Markets Lane County Farmers’ Market, fresh produce, fruit, plants, breads & sweets, noon-5pm, 8th & Oak. FREE.

Food/Drink Market to Pantry Class: Making Cheese, 6pm, OSU Extension Service, 950 W. 13th Ave. $15.

Gatherings Skate Jam ’09, skateboard competition, helmets required, 3-8pm, Churchill Youth Sports Park, W. 18th Ave. & Bailey Hill Rd., 682-6321. $3.

Community Reception for New Police Auditor w/auditor Mark Gissener, Mayor Kitty Piercy, 4-6pm, McNutt Rm., Eugene City Hall. FREE.

UO Chess Club, opening gambit: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation, 5-8pm, Espresso Roma, 825 E. 13th Ave. FREE.

Hot August Nights, car show & shine, pre-’72 autos, 5:30-7:30pm, Acme Collision Services, 4350 Main St., Spfd. FREE w/can of food.

City Club of Eugene, feedback & suggestion meeting, discussion, public welcome, 6pm, High St. Brewery, 1243 High St., 345-4905. FREE.

Informational Meeting for Sustainable Building Advisor Program, 7pm, Downtown Library, RSVP to 463-3154. FREE.

Lectures The Cost of Living Buildings w/SERA architect Lisa Petterson, discussion of costs/benefits of green & sustainable architecture, 5:30pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 E. 6th Ave., pre-reg. at tbaker@chambersconstruction.com. $25 dinner & program, $10 stu.

The Battle for Justice in the Ecuadorian Amazon: attorney Pablo Fajardo screens documentary/speaks about battle against Chevron Texaco, 5:30-7:30pm, Lord Leebrick Theater, 540 Charnelton St., www.elaw.org/give. $40, $75 family.

Report from Jose Cervantes: Attending Latin American School of Medicine in Cuba, potluck/discussion, 6pm, LASC office, 458 Blair Blvd., 485-8633. FREE.

Creative Deconstruction Workshop, undo habits, change your brain, find joy, 6pm, Hope Abbey, 25th Ave. & University, www.creative-deconstruction.com. FREE.

“Cambodia: Back from the Brink,” visual tour w/Don Lyon, Bhavia Wagner, discussion on socially responsible tourism, fair trade, 7pm, 1166 Oak St., www.friendshipwithcambodia.org. FREE.

Literary Arts Rob Moseley: Register-Guard writer signs new book, What It Means to Be a Duck: Mike Bellotti & Oregon’s Greatest Players, 6:30pm, Autzen Stadium, 2730 Leo Harris Pkwy, 346-4338. FREE.

Kent Goodman: former Eugene Weekly staffer signs latest book, Haunts of Western Oregon, feat. performance by Goodman’s band, Berry Pomeroy, 7pm, Borders Books, Oakway Mall. FREE.

Music Johnny Laser, 11am; Meg Graf, 5pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

Gus Russel, Paul Biondi & Bob Ruggieri, jazz vocals, sax, 6pm, Lavelle’s, 5th Street Public Market. $5.

Baker London, Sam Barber, rock, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

On the Tundra CD Release w/the Tunnel Kings, rock, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Vivian Lake, hike, 8 miles/1,600 ft., 344-6447, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Vancouver Canadians, 7:05pm today & tomorrow, Civic Stadium, 342-5367. $4.50-$9 per game.

Social Dance Throwback Thursday w/DJ Food Stamp, dance, 10pm, The District, 21+ FREE.



FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

Sunrise 6:31am; Sunset 7:55pm, Av High 81; Av Low 50

ARTS/visual Last Friday Art Walk, 6pm, begin 1485 W. 3rd. www.lastfridayartwalk.org. FREE.

Eugene Glass School Flame Off, artisans square off before live audience, 9am-5pm today & tomorrow; 10am-3pm Sunday, Eugene Glass School, 545 Wilson St. FREE.

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

Veneta Downtown Farmers Market, 3-6pm, Territorial & W. Broadway. FREE.

Film Cottage Grove Regional Film Fest, showcase films of Lane County, 6-11pm today, 2-11pm tomorrow & Sunday, 504 E. Main St. & Centro Del Sol, 513 E. Main St. $5-$8, $18 weekend pass.

Food/Drink Wine Tasting: Palotai Vineyards, 5-7pm, Winestyles. FREE.

Gatherings Eugene Permaculture Gathering, experts teach about local growing, culture, today through Sunday, Maitreya Ecovillage, 1641 W. Broadway, www.permaculturegathering.org. $30-$60 sliding scale.

Introduction to Acupuncture, 10am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., pre-reg. at 682-5318. FREE.

Cottage Grove Art Walk, 6pm, Main Street, Cottage Grove. FREE.

Breakdown Showcase w/Tony Bellissimo, dance contest, 7pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd. FREE.

Open Mic Poetry, song & storytelling, 8pm, One Cup Coffee, 298 Blair Blvd., 683-5046. FREE.

Lectures The State of Architecture in Eugene: architect Otto Poticha explores the good, the bad & the ugly, 1:30pm, UO Baker Downtown Center, 975 High St.

The Goddess That Failed: Marxist Roots of Radical Feminism, Pt. 2, Valdas Anelauskas, 3pm, EMU Walnut Room, UO. FREE.

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

Willamette Country Music Festival, today, tomorrow & Sunday, Brownsville, www.willamettecountrymusicfest.com. $50-$125.

Apropos, country, rock, 6pm, Silvan Ridge-Hinman Vineyards, 27012 Briggs Hill Rd. FREE.

Tonn Nua Trio, Celtic, 7pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Monsters of Accordion feat. Jason Webley, Stafanko Iancu, Geoff Berner, Erik Stern w/Mood Area 52, 8pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Dan Jones & the Squids, Drew Grow & the Pastor Wives, Red Jacket Mine, rock, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Jefferson Park, backpack, 17 miles, today through Sunday, 345-7788; Rosary Lakes, day hike, 5.4 miles, 344-0486, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

Skinner’s Butte Bald Eagles Walk & Talk, 1:30-4pm, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. Reg. req, 682-5111. $13.

Oregon Classic Volleyball, Ducks play Missouri State, Eastern Washington & San Francisco, 4:30pm today & 10am tomorrow, McArthur Court, UO.

Ems vs. Vancouver Canadians 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, 8:30pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th. $10.

Jose Cruz Salsa Dance, free lessons w/admission, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Salsa Dance w/DJ Mario Mora, Latin salsa, 10pm, Vet’s Club Ballroom, 1626 Willamette St., all ages. $5.

Dance Party w/Bohemian Sound, 10pm, The District, 21+ FREE.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

Sunrise 6:33am; Sunset 7:53pm 

Av High 81; Av Low 50

arts/visual Eugene Glass School Flame Off continues. See Friday.

Benefits Booked for the Evening, benefit for Eugene Library feat. Tom Grant, Shelly Rudolph, jazz, vocals, King Estate, 80854 Territorial Rd., info at www.eplfoundation.org or 338-7018.

Brethren Housing Fundraiser, petting zoo, face painting, arts & crafts, BBQ, music feat. James Gleich, Jeremy Pruitt & more, dance performance feat. Musical Fleet Dance Co., 10am-4pm, Sheltercare’s Brethren Housing, 1062 Main St., Spfd., 726-8125. FREE.

Book Sale & Blood Drive, benefit for Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center, 10am-4pm, WVCI, 520 Country Club Rd., www.wvcancerinstitute.com, 947-3670.

Pups in the Pub, benefit dog wash for West Coast Cat & Rescue, 1-5pm, Eugene City Brewery, 844 Olive St., pup scrub, live music, gifts, 221-3055. $10 min. don.

Farmers’ Markets Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, w/entertainment by Ken Silverman, 10am; Oregon Children’s Marimba Band, 11am; Ken State U Student Jazz Ensemble, noon; Opal Creek, 1pm; Sun Bossa, 2pm; Beyond the Pale, 3:30pm; Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. FREE.

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 Farmers’ Market, 9am-3pm, Southtowne Shoppes, Oak between 28th & 29th. FREE.

Film Slamfest! A Celebration of Indie Filmmaking, screening of winners from DIVA’s Video Slam Program, audience votes winner, 7pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org. Don.

Cottage Grove Regional Film Fest continues. See Friday.

Food/Drink Market to Pantry Class, learn to preserve, light lunch, 9:30am, OSU Extension Services, 950 W. 13th Ave. $25.

Tea Tasting w/J-Tea International, Eugene-based importer Josh Chamberlain offers samples, 1pm; Japanese Tea Ceremony Demo w/Miya Shimada, 2pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, 1430 Johnson Lane, UO. FREE.

Late Summer Harvest Cooking Class w/Pepperberries chefs Karen & Tom Reid, 5:30pm, McKenzie Orchards Bed & Breakfast, 34694 McKenzie View Dr., Spfd. $50.

Gatherings Stand Down, Veteran appreciation day, POW-MIA remembrance, food, entertainment, vet services, 9am-3pm, Armed Forces Reserve Center, 3106 Pierce Pkwy, Spfd. FREE, don. of men’s clothing urged.

Art at People’s Prices Sale & Show, original paintings & prints, 9am-4pm today & tomorrow, 2955 Oak St. FREE.

Pacific Classical Ballet’s Garage Sale Extraordinaire, household goods, bikes, clothes for sale, music & dance performance, 9am-4pm, Balzhiser Hubbard Engineers parking lot, 100 W. 13th Ave., 510-4629. Don.

Green Homes Neighborhoods Bike Tours: Southeast Neighbors, 10am, meet at Rene & Bob’s house, 880 E. 43rd Ave., 554-5221. FREE.

FRIENDfest, music, stories, games, balloon animals, book sale, noon-3pm, Fern Ridge Library, 88026 Territorial Rd., Veneta. FREE.

Oakridge Keg and Cask Fest, 2-8pm, Uptown District, Oakridge, shuttles to Greenwaters Park for concerts, 782-4146. $15.

Super Stitches Clothing Redesign & Repair Party w/music by the Chardonnay Trio, 4:30pm, Redoux Parlour, 780 Blair Blvd. FREE.

Springfield High Football Dinner & Auction, 5pm, silent auction; 6pm, dinner & program, Maple Ballroom, Holiday Inn, Spfd., 543-8757. $30.

Eugene Permaculture Gathering continues. See Friday.

Lectures Creative Deconstruction Workshop, undo habits, change your brain, find joy, 2pm, top of Skinner Butte, www.creative-deconstruction.com. FREE.

Music Carl Faddis, 11am; Meg Graf, 5pm, Fifth Street Public Market. FREE.

Vicki Stevens, 5 Guys Named Moe, 2-8pm, Siuslaw Bank Amphitheatre, Greenwaters Park, Oakridge, 782-4146. FREE.

Summerjam 2009 feat. Mackdub, DZO, Cool Nutz & more, Hip-hop, rap battle, 8pm, WOW Hall. $10.

Molasses, Water Tower String Band, acoustic, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Willamette Country Music Festival continues. See Friday.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Aufderheide, bike, 48 miles; Four in One Cone, hike, 8.5 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

Grasshopper Meadow Forest Tour, informational hike, 8am-3pm, River Road Park & Rec District, 1400 Lake Dr. $22.

Sea-Run Cutthroat Class, Q&A w/fisherman Jay Nicholas, 9am-1pm, Caddis Fly Angling Shop, 168 W. 6th Ave. $20.

GEARs Bike Ride: Aufderheide, up one side, down the other, 62 miles, bring food, 9am, Alton Baker Park, 345-3941, www.eugenegears.org. FREE.

Cavalcade of Crawling Creatures Day, herpetologists teach about reptiles, 10am-4pm, The Science Factory Children’s Museum & Planetarium, 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy. FREE w/admission.

Second Annual Skateboard Contest, helmets required, ages 18 or notarized application req., noon, Territorial Park Skate Bowl, Venta. FREE.

Summer Slam! Live Boxing Under the Lights, music, food, 8pm, Peabody’s Pub, 444 E. 3rd. Ave., all ages, www.ticketswest.com. $10-$14.

Oregon Classic Volleyball continues. See Friday.

Social Dance Girls Aloud! Dance Party, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $7, $5 w/two or more food items for Food for Lane County.

Ready Steady Soul Club, Scorcher dance party, 9pm, Joe’s Bar, 21 W. 6th Ave. $3.

Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute w/Tony Bellissimo of “So You Think You Can Dance,” feat. Thriller group performance, 9-11pm, all ages, $5 sug. don.; Dance-Off & Costume Contest, “Billie Jean” theme, register at 10pm, dance contest at 11:30pm, The District. 21+ FREE.

Spiritual Capoeira workshop, 2-4pm, Brazilian spiritual song/dance, Core Star Center, 439 W. 2nd. jennifer.tesourinha@yahoo.com. $15.

The Intenders Road Show w/Tony Burroughs, Tina Strober, Aaron Jacobson, 6:30-9:30pm, Spiritual Growth Center, 390 Vernal St., 747-8771. $35.

Theater Much Ado About Nothing, 6pm tonight, tomorrow, Amazon Community Park, 2700 Hilyard St. 682-5373. FREE.



SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

Sunrise 6:34am; Sunset 7:52pm, Av High 80; Av Low 50

arts/visual Eugene Glass School Flame Off continues. See Friday.

Farmers’ 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 Cottage Grove Regional Film Fest continues. See Friday.

Food/Drink Slow Food Eugene’s One Field Meal, Central American BBQ, 4:30pm, Deck Family Farm, 25632 High Pass Rd. $25, $5 kids 12 & under.

Gatherings BRINGfest, reuse art vendors, entertainment, warehouse & bake sale, 10am-4pm, Planet Improvement Center, 4446 Franklin Blvd, www.bringrecycling.org. FREE.

Eugene Permaculture Gathering continues. See Friday.

Art at People’s Prices Sale & Show continues. See Saturday.

Music Springfield Community Concert Band, 6:30pm, Washburne Park, 20th & Agate. FREE.

Liz Rogers, singer/songwriter, 7pm, don.; Sonny & the Midnighters, The Cheer Ups Murrays, acoustic, Flight of the Concords covers, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Raina Rose, Michael Conley, acoustic, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Willamette Country Music Festival continues. See Friday.

Erik Anstine Recital, South Eugene grad plays Verdi, Schumann & others, 5pm, Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St. $10 sug. don.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Phantom Bridge-Triangulation Peak, hike, 9 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

GEARs Bike Ride: short ride, McKenzie View, 28 miles; long, add Sunderman, 35 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park, 345-3941, www.eugenegears.org. FREE.

“The Fold” Folding Bike Club Ride, 11am, Gary’s Coffee, 525 High St., www.bikelanecoalition.org. FREE.

Tamarack Dog Days, 30-minute reserved dog swims, standing dog leap competition, 11am-4pm, Tamarack Wellness Center, 3575 Donald St. $15-$25.

Ferret Agility Trials, ferret entertainment & education hosted by Lane Area Ferret Shelter & Rescue, noon-4pm, Emerald Park, 1400 Lake Dr., www.laneferrets.org. FREE.

Family Nature Discovery Day: All About Owls, dissect owl pellets, make pine cone owl, ages 4-11, noon-4pm, Cascades Raptor Center, 32275 Fox Hollow Rd. $2 activity charge.

Theater Much Ado About Nothing continues. See Saturday.



MONDAY, AUGUST 31

Sunrise 6:35am; Sunset 7:50pm, Av High 80; Av Low 49

Film IWW Movie Night: Health, Money & Fear, screening/discussion with Corvallis doctor & documentary director Paul Hochfeld, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza, www.IWW.org. FREE.

Gatherings Parent Information Meeting, 6pm, The Village School, 2855 Lincoln St., www.eugenevillageschool.org, 345-7285.



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Sunrise 6:36am; Sunset 7:48pm, Av High 80; Av Low 49

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

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

Gateway Farmers’ & Artists’ Market, 4-8pm, Gateway Mall. 747-6294. FREE.

Gatherings Eugene Concert Choir & Eugene Vocal Arts Ensemble New Member Auditions, Grace Lutheran Church, 18th & Hilyard, schedule an audtion at 687-6865, www.eugeneconcertchoir.org.

Philosophy discussion, 7pm, One Cup Coffee, 298 Blair Blvd. FREE.

Lectures What is Animal Communication? discussion, 7-8pm, Market of Choice, 29th & Willamette, 654-0591. FREE.

Music Ginger Ninjas Bicycle Music Festival Tour, bike-powered rock, slide show, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza, www.gingerninjas.com. $5.

Band of Horses, Cass McCombs, indie rock, acoustic, 9pm, McDonald Theatre. $20 adv., $23 door.

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

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Shasta Loops/Blackberries, hike, 4 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 7:05pm today, tomorrow & Sept. 3, Civic Stadium, 342-5367. $4.50-$9 per game.



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Sunrise 6:37am; Sunset 7:46pm, Av High 80; Av Low 49

Gatherings Mindfreedom Roundtable, topic: Mad Pride in USA & internationally, all welcome, refreshments provided, 5:30pm, Growers Market Round Table, 454 Willamette. FREE.

Health Care for All Oregon & Archimedes Movement Meeting, review congressional positions, suggested changes, strategies, 6:30-8pm, EWEB Community Room, 500 E. 4th Ave., 953-0148. FREE.

Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Networking Meeting, topic: “Summer Reflections with Fall and Winter Planning,” 7pm, BRING Planet Improvement Center, 4446 Franklin Blvd. FREE.

Compassionate Friends Support Group, support/education for loss of a child of any age, 7pm, St. Mary Catholic Church, 11th & Charnelton, 689-1626. FREE.

Kids/Families Family Night, entertainment, food, beer, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Literary Arts Terry Brooks, reads from/signs, A Princess of Landover, 7pm, Borders, Oakway Center, 345-6072. FREE.

Music Coyote Grace, down-home acoustic duo, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: McKenzie Pass Geology, hike, 3 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

Bike Riding for Fun & Fitness, weekly seniors in-town bike ride, helmets required, 9:30am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., 682-5318. FREE.

Junior Gems Roller Derby Practice/Enrollment, 5:30-7pm, Regional Sports Center, Spfd., 337-7660. $20 monthly dues, $5 skate rental.

Ems vs. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes continues. See Tuesday.

Spiritual Alchemical Healing Monthly Circle, shamanic energetic healing, 6:30-8:30pm, RSVP & directions at office@shamanicjourneys.com, 484-1099.



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Sunrise 6:38am; Sunset 7:45pm, Av High 80; Av Low 49

Benefits Pizza Fundraiser for NW Sarcoma Foundation, 50 percent of sales donated, 11am-midnight, Papa’s Pizza, 1700 W. 11th Ave., www.papaspizza.net, 947-3670.

Farmers’ Markets Lane County Farmers’ Market, fresh produce, fruit, plants, breads & sweets, noon-5pm, 8th & Oak. FREE.

Gatherings Emerald Classic Cluster Dog Show, 8am today through Sept. 6, Lane Events Center, Lane County Fairgrounds, www.laneeventscenter.org or 682-4292. FREE, parking $5.

Women’s Business Network: “Memory Loss: When to Worry,” Lix von Wellsheim, 11:30am-1:30pm, Eugene Hilton, 520-4394. $25 mem., $20 guests, incl. lunch.

UO Chess Club Meeting, opening play: Queen’s Gambit Accepted, 5-8pm, Espresso Roma, 825 E. 13th Ave., chess@uoregon.edu. FREE.

PWP Newcomer Meeting, a single parent/grandparent over-40 social support group, 6pm, 4445 Royal Ave., 968-2718. FREE.

S.L.U.G. Queen Coronation, music, arts, 6:30pm, Saturday Market Stage, Park Blocks. FREE.

Arts Healing Academy (AHA!) Open House, feat. guest speaker Mayor Kitty Piercy at 3pm, meet teachers, sample classes, refreshments, 2:30-6:30pm, The Reach Center, 2520 Harris St., 687-2787. FREE.

Music Indie Abundance w/Emily Bonn, Deborah Crooks, Chantelle Tibbs, singer/songwriters, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Rockpile, Minto lakes, hike, 13.4 miles/2600 ft., 343-8941, sign up at Eugene YMCA.

Ems vs. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes continues. See Tuesday.



CORVALLIS EVENTS

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

Friday, Aug. 28 Persuasion: a play, 7pm today, tomorrow & Thursday; 2:30pm Sunday; continues through Sept. 5, Majestic Theatre at the Bruce Starker Arts Park, 783-SHOW, www.majestic.org. $10, FREE under 11 w/adult paid admission.

Saturday, Aug. 29 All the Great Books (Abridged), comedic play speeding through world literature, 2:30pm today & 7pm tomorrow, Majestic Theatre at the Bruce Starker Arts Park, 783-SHOW, www.majestic.org. $10, FREE under 11 w/adult paid admission.

BS Fest Music Festival feat. Wampire, Rip City, Hatless Atlas, Kittens & more, 1-10pm, Central Park.

Tuesday, Sept. 1 Senior Services Outreach, 9:30am-11:30am, 967-8630; Blood Drive, 10am-3pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., call 800-4483-5433 for appoint. FREE.



ATTN: OPPORTUNITIES

The submission deadline for DIVA Members’ Gallery exhibits to take place between March-May of 2010 is Aug. 30. Visit www.divacenter.org for further info; the DIVA Shaggy Dog Project to Stimulate Local Filmmaking is underway; for further information, contact DIVA at 344-3482 or visit www.divacenter.org.

Residents are being sought for the Eugene Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Panel; applications available on line at www.eugene-or.gov/bpac or go to City of Eugene Engineering Bldg., 99 E. Broadway; deadline for submission is Sept. 30; for more info, call 682-5471.

Applications are now being accepted for the Prefontaine Memorial Run on Sept. 19; register on line at www.prefontainerun.com or call 800-944-8047.

Middle and high school students sought for Teen Team volunteer program at Eugene Public Library; for more information, call 682-8316 or visit

www.eugene-or.gov/library.

Eugene Concert Choir & Eugene Vocal Arts Ensemble New Member Auditions, Emmaus Lutheran Church, 18th & Polk, schedule an audtion at 687-6865, www.eugeneconcertchoir.org.