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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Sunrise 7:03am; Sunset 7:06pm, Av High 74; Av Low 45
Arts/Visual Pecha Kucha Night, designers present work, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza, www.pecha-kucha.org/cities/eugene. $5 sug. don.
Film Screening & Discussion: What Babies Want, w/hypnobabies childbirth educator Phyllis Linn, 7-9pm, Market of Choice, 28th & Willamette, reg. at 514-3042. FREE.
Food/Drink Ingredients 101: Oil & Vinegar, 7:15pm, Marche Provisions, Fifth Street Market. $10.
Gatherings Teen Book Group, feat. The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, grades 6-12, 4-5pm; Tween Scene Book Group, feat. The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex, grades 4-6, 4-5pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Grief Overview Class, coping w/grief & bereavement, 4-5:30pm, Cottage Grove Hospital Community Room, sign-up at 942-2850 ext. 18. FREE.
UO Chess Club Meeting, 5-8pm, Espresso Roma, 825 E. 13th Ave., firstname.lastname@example.org. FREE.
Eugene Hearing & Speech Center 2009 Communication Achievement Awards, dinner, entertainment, auction, presentations, 5:30pm, LCC Building 19, 485-8521.
Kids/Families Pre-School Storytime, ages 3-6, 11am, Sheldon Library, 1566 Coburg Rd. FREE.
Lectures Brown Bag Talk: “Shamans, Nostalgias & the IMF: South Korean Popular Religion in Motion,” w/Laurel Kendall, noon, 159 PLC, UO, 346-1521. FREE.
AAA Travel’s Europe Showcase, 6pm, AAA Eugene Service Center, 983 Willagillespie Rd. FREE.
The Myth of Sisyphus: A roadmap to greening our buildings w/green architect/author Eric Corey Freed, 6pm, EWEB Community Room, 500 E. 4th Ave., RSVP to 485-8186. $5, FREE for Cascadia mem. & stu.
Music George Mann & Mark Ross, folk, acoustic, 4-6pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette, 345-8986. Don.
Gretchen Parlato, jazz, 7:30pm, The Shedd Institute, 868 High St., 434-7000. $24-$34.
Eugene Symphony: New World Symphony, feat. Wagner, Adams & Dvorak, 8pm, Hult Center, www.eugenesymphony.org. $15-$63.
Mason Jennings, Crash Kings, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $17 adv., $20 door.
Blue Turtle Seduction, rock, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $7.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Fuji Mountain-Island Lake Loop, hike, 15 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
Mossbacks Group Walk, walk & lunch, 8:45am, Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Way. FREE.
Women’s Cycling, bike maintenance basics, 7pm, REI, 306 Lawrence St. FREE.
Social Dance Tango Dance Class, all levels, first class free, 7-8pm, Studio B, 8th & Charnelton. $12, first class FREE.
Thursday Throwbacks w/DJ Food Stamp, dance, 10pm, The District, 21+ FREE.
Theater No Shame Eugene: Theater Workshop, write, direct & act in original, 5-min. productions, 7:30-9:30pm, Tango Center, 194 W. Broadway. FREE.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Sunrise 7:04am; Sunset 7:04pm, Av High 74; Av Low 45
Arts/Visual Art Talk w/ceramist Sheila Roth, noon, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org. FREE.
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Art of the Superhero, preview reception, 6-9pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE.
Last Friday Art Walk, 6-9pm, various locations, www.lastfridayartwalk.org for a walking map. FREE.
Cottage Grove Art Walk, 6pm, Main Street, Cottage Grove. FREE.
Benefits MADD About You! Gathering & Silent Auction, ice cream social, car show, music w/The Tracy’s, 5-8pm, Oregon Trail Council Center, 2525 Martin Luther King Blvd.
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 Family Film Fest: Horse Feathers, 7pm, Spencer Creek Grange, McBeth Rd. & Lorane Hwy, 341-1709. Don.
Screening: Behaviors of the Backpacker, documentary, 7:30pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org. $5 sug. don.
Food/Drink Summer Concert & Wine Tasting w/Pavlah’s Dog, jazz, 6-8pm, New Frontier Market, 1101 W. 8th Ave. FREE.
Gatherings Margaret Johnson Bailes Track Dedication, feat. Bailes, Mayor Kitty Piercy & more, 11:30am, ATA Jefferson School, 1650 W. 22nd Ave. FREE.
Obsidians Open House, learn about outdoor activities, potluck, 6:30pm, The Obsidian Lodge. $1.
Music Left Turn Only, folk, 6pm, Supreme Bean, 2864 Willamette St. FREE.
Blitzen Trapper, in-store performance, 6pm, CD World, 3215 W. 11th. FREE; & w/Wye Oak, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $14 adv., $17 door.
Olem Alves, jazz, blues, all ages, 6-8pm, A Taste Gourmet, 279 W. 6th Ave., Junction City. FREE.
Kevin Burke & Cal Scott, traditional Irish folk, 7:30pm, The Shedd Institute, 868 High St., 434-7000. $18-$26.
Mark Wagner, Tommy Parker & Jenna Cugno, 9pm, NCU Chapel, 828 E. 11th Ave., 684-7200. FREE.
Los Cumbiamberos, Cuban dance, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Outdoors/Recreation Walk ‘n Talkers, weekly adult walking group, 9-11am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., 682-5333. FREE.
First Quarter Star Party, look at stars, telescopes provided, dusk, College Hill Reservoir, 24th & Lawrence. FREE.
Bon Voyage to Vaux’s Swifts, observe & learn about migrating birds, sunset, Agate Hall, UO. FREE.
Pets Feline Fridays, adopt a cat/kitten, fees cut, last week, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd., www.green-hill.org.
Social Dance Cultural Dancing w/Veselo Community Folk Dancers, 7:15-10pm, In Shape Fitness, 27th & Willamette. $3, first-time FREE.
Drop-in Dance: Bolero, 8:30pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th. $10.
Jose Cruz Salsa Dance, cover includes lesson, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.
Salsa Dancing, lessons at 9:30pm; 10pm, Davis, 94 W. Broadway. FREE.
Dance Party w/Bohemian Sound, 10pm, The District 21+ FREE.
Spiritual Shabbat Meditation, 6pm; Vegetarian Potluck, 7pm; First Night Fire for Munay-Ki Universal Fire Cermony, 8pm, Spirit in the Sky, 1151 Lorane Hwy, 345-1070. FREE.
Kosher Vegan Dinner, 7:30pm, Ahavas Torah, 2935 Onyx, RSVP to 844-1340. FREE.
Theater Children of a Lesser God, 7:30pm today & tomorrow, Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd.
Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told by Himself), 8pm today & tomorrow; 2pm Sunday; through Oct. 17, Lord Leebrick Theatre, 540 Charnelton. $14-$30.
Little Shop of Horrors, 8pm, today & tomorrow; weekends through Oct. 17, Actors Cabaret, 996 Willamette St., www.actorscabaret.org, 683-4368. $16-$35.95.
Live Matinee Comedy Theatre, skit comedy, no kids under 12, 8pm today & tomorrow; & Oct. 2-3, Tsumani Books, 2585 Willamette St., 345-8986. $14.99, $10 SRO.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Sunrise 7:05am; Sunset 7:02pm, Av High 73; Av Low 45
Arts/Visual Smithsonian Magazine National Museum Free Admission Day, celebrating culture, learning & education, 11am-5pm, two locations: Museum of Natural & Cultural History and The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO, www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday. FREE.
Comedy The Comedy Workout for The School of Hard Knock-Knocks, 8pm, Downtown Lounge, 959 Pearl St. $5.
Farmers’ Markets Saturday Market, 10am-6:30 pm, w/entertainment by Allan Byer, 10am; Youth Music Showcase, 11am; Eric Nicholson, noon; The Streamliners, 1pm; The McKenzie Drifters, 2pm; Red Pajamas, 3:30pm; Park Blocks, 8th & Oak, www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org. FREE.
Lorane Saturday Market, local produce & crafts, 10am-3pm, Common Area, Dew Drop Inn, 80301 Territorial Rd., Lorane. 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 Movie Night: The Corporation, documentary feat. Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Moore & more, 7pm, United Methodist Church, 10th Ave. & Maple, Junction City. FREE.
Gatherings Heart of Creations (A Gathering of the Tribe), community kitchen, workshops, music, 8am -11pm today & tomorrow, Skinner Butte Park. 653-7817. FREE.
National Alpaca Farm Days w/Emerald Valley Alpaca Association, meet the animals, material demos, feeding & walking times, today & tomorrow, various locations, visit www.emeraldvalleyalpacas.org for times, farms & more info. FREE.
Climate & Energy Action Plan Kick-Off, two events: World Café Discussions, climate challenges, generate action plan, 9am-1pm; Open Space Conversation, create important topics, connect w/others, share info, 2-5pm, North Eugene High School, 200 Silver Lane, www.sustaineugene.com/eugeneclimate. FREE.
Celebration Belly Dance & Yoga Studio Open House, mini-classes, performances, 10am-5pm, 1840 Willamette St., www.celebrationbellydanceandyoga.com. FREE.
Genealogy & More, learn how to research your ancestors, 10am-noon, Downtown Library, pre-reg. at 682-5450. FREE.
Native American Wetland Cultural Day w/Kalapuya elder Esther Stutzman, storytelling, basket making, drumming, dancing & more, 10am-4pm, West Eugene Wetlands, 751 S. Danebo Ave. $7.
Banned Books Read-Out w/Mayor Kitty Piercy, celebrate free speech, defend First Amendment, noon-4pm, Downtown Library, 682-5450, www.aclu-or.org. FREE.
Neighborhood Green Homes Bike Tour: Fairmont Neighborhood, 1pm, Walnut Street Co-Op, 1680 Walnut St., www.eugeneneighbors.org, 914-4787. FREE.
Emerald Valley Time Exchange Potluck/Info Meeting, open to public, 6-8:30pm, Skinner Butte Park, 343-2743. FREE.
Kids/Families Curious George Appearance, bring camera, get monkey photo, 11am, Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Dr. FREE.
Lectures “A New Way” Study Group, based on Success Principles by Jack Canfield, 8am, Market of Choice, 29th & Willamette, 228-8546. FREE.
Soap/Skin Care, learn to make soap, lotions & more, 9am-3pm, GloryBee Foods, 55 N. Seneca Rd. $40.
Applying for College & Financial Aid, tips on writing, filling out forms & more, 3-5pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Literary Arts Poetry Reading w/Ed Littlecrow, original verse, 7pm, World Café, 449 Blair Blvd. FREE.
Music The Emerald Chamber Players, classical, 2pm, Atrium, 10th & Olive, 912-3830. FREE.
Volifonix, funk, rock, 3pm, CD World, 3215 W. 11th. FREE.
GardenAid w/Green Mountain Bluegrass Band, Bad Mitten Orchestre, Opal Creek, bluegrass, benefit, education, 7pm, WOW Hall. $10-$25 sug. don., FREE for kids under 5.
Blackberry Bushes, acoustic, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Outdoors/Recreation GEARs Bike Ride: Herman Rd. via Coburg Btm Lp, 30 miles/10-13 mph pace, bring food, 9am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org. FREE.
Yoga Day, full day of yoga & meditation, Dharmalaya Center, 356 Horn Lane. $30-$50 sliding scale.
Women’s Open Bike Ride w/Poplollies Cycling Team, 9am, Full City, 13th & High St., www.thepoplollies.com. FREE.
Rappelling at the Columns, climbing experience recommended, equipment provided, 9-11am, Skinner Butte Park, 2nd & Lincoln. $10.
Back to Basics, Practices of Yesteryear, old-timey forestry & agricultural practices, 9am-1pm, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Rd. $30.
Oregon Horseshoe Pitchers Assoc. Connolly Memorial, open to everyone, 9am, Washington-Jefferson Park. FREE, $10 to play.
Of Cabbages, Carrots & Cloches: Fall Gardening Workshop, 10am-2pm, Laurel Valley Education Farm, 2621 Augusta St., RSVP to 510-8888, LVEF@nwyouthcorps.org. $10.
Glorious Gastropods Playshop w/the Slug Queen, learn about slugs & snails, crafts, all ages, bring lunch, 11am-2pm, Alvord Farm & Museum, www.alvordmuseum.org, pre-reg. at 968-1986. FREE.
Family Sunset Raft, paddle raft down Willamette, 5pm, Island Park, 200 W. B St., Spfd. $15.
Pets Ask the Vet, drop-in Q&A w/holistic vet, cats & dogs, 10am, The Healthy Pet, 2777 Friendly St., 343-3411. FREE.
Social Dance Tango Lessons w/Tango Brio, 1-2pm, all ages, FREE; Back-To-School Dance Party w/DJ Phoenix & Reverie Go-Go Dancers & Silk Aerialist, 10pm, The District, 21+ FREE.
FFLC Girls Aloud! Dance Party, “for all self-identifying womyn,” 8pm, Cozmic Pizza, www.euglove.blogspot.com. $7, $5 w/ two or more food items.
Contra Dance w/caller Woody Lane, music w/Abby Young, Dave Young & Bo Leyden, no partner or experience required, 7:30pm workshop; 8pm, Cesar Chavez School Gym, 1510 W. 14th Ave., 521-0596. $7, $6 stu.
Spiritual Shabbat Services, 9:30am; lunch, 12:30pm; Learn w/the Rabbi, 2:30-3:30pm, Ahavas Torah, 2935 Onyx, 844-1340. FREE.
Neshama Minyon, Jewish renewal w/Rabbi Jonothan Seidel, 10am; Healing Hands Mandala Workshop, 2-5pm, $35; Potluck & Munay-Ki Fire Ceremony, 5-7pm, Spirit in the Sky, 1151 Lorane Hwy, 345-1070. FREE.
Theater Little Shop of Horrors continues. See Friday.
Children of a Lesser God continues. See Friday.
Shipwrecked! continues. See Friday.
Live Matinee Comedy Theatre continues. See Friday.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Sunrise 7:06am; Sunset 7:00pm, Av High 73; Av Low 44
Benefits Debut Fantastique, opening benefit reception & preview for Ballet Fantastique, French desserts, hors d’oeuvres, wine, live jazz, 5pm, Café 440, 440 Coburg Rd. $40-$500.
Comedy Lewis Black, scathing stand-up comedy, 8pm, Silva Hall, Hult Center. $37.50-$52.50.
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.
Gatherings Heart of Creation continues. See Saturday.
Last of the Season BRINGfest, re-use artisans, music, bake sale, 10am-3pm, BRING Recycling, 4446 Franklin Blvd., www.bringrecycling.org. FREE.
Tao Drum Circle, no experience necessary, bring a drum, 4pm, Shambala Center, 446 E. 13th Ave., 868-1178. Don.
Lectures Salmon & His People w/Jeremy FiveCrows, illustrated talk about salmon & Native American culture, 3pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Music Skinner City Old-Time Jam, 2-5pm, FREE; Pete Herzog, blues, roots, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.
Jazz Jam w/Rich Platz, all-ages, 4-7pm, The Jazz Station, 68 W. Broadway. FREE.
Dark Star Orchestra, Grateful Dead tribute & benefit for Rex Foundation, 8pm, McDonald Theatre, www.darkstarorchestra.net. $24 adv., $27 door.
W.P.A., Ehren Ebbage, Molly Jenson, bluegrass, rock, 8pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv., $18 door, $20 res.
African Gospel Acappella, 7pm, Messiah Lutheran Church, 3280 River Rd., www.africangospel.org. Don.
Tune Thyself Music to Thy Heart: A Unique Harpsichordal Recital w/Margret Gries, 8pm, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 3925 Hilyard St., $18, $15 sen., $5 stu.
Zony Mash w/Wayne Horvitz & feat. special guest Skerik, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $15.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Maiden Peak, hike, 11 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
GEARs Bike Ride: Wendling Covered Bridge, 63 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org. FREE.
McKenzie Trail Hike, for individuals w/developmental disabilities, 1.5 miles, 9am-5pm, meet at 10th & Olive, pre-reg. at 682-5311. $18.
Fall Celebration Run, run or walk, various distances, 9am; reg. at 7:30, Alton Baker Park. $15-$25.
Social Dance Coalessence Ecstatic Dance, 10:30am-noon, WOW Hall, 343-2246. $7-$12.
Spiritual Energy Healing Circle, 3-6pm, $8-$10 sug. don.; Munay-Ki Fire Ceremony, 7pm, Spirit in the Sky, 1151 Lorane Hwy, 345-1070. FREE.
Ad-Olam Synagogue Without Walls Yom Kippur Service, 6:30pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd. $25 sug. don.
Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre) Service, 6:45pm, Ahavas Torah, 2935 Onyx, 844-1340. FREE.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Sunrise 7:07am; Sunset 6:58pm, Av High 73; Av Low 44
On the Air City Club of Eugene: The Unfinished Business of the Baby Boom Generation w/former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber, 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.
Outdoors/Recreation Women’s Open Bike Ride w/Poplollies Cycling Team, 5:45pm, Albertson’s, 18th & Chambers, www.thepoplollies.com. FREE.
Intro to Backpacking, 7pm, REI, 306 Lawrence St. FREE.
Spiritual Ad-Olam Synagogue Without Walls Yom Kippur Service, 10am, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd. FREE.
Yom Kippur Shacharit (Morning) Service, 11am; Ne’ila Service, break-fast after service, 6:45pm, Ahavas Torah, 2935 Onyx, 844-1340. FREE.
Reiki for Pregnancy, 7-9pm, Spirit in the Sky, 1151 Lorane, 345-1070. $20 sug. don.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Sunrise 7:08am; Sunset 6:57pm, Av High 72; Av Low 44
Arts/Visual Discussion of “American Verismo” & Art Critique w/Jerry Ross, weekly art talk, 7-10pm, El Corral Restaurant, 40th & Donald, 485-9792. FREE, dinner not included.
Benefits Wine Tasting & Fundraiser for Israeli peace activist Gila Svirsky (not an appearance), 5-8pm, WineStyles, 2846 Willamette St. Don.
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’ & Artist’s Market, 4-8pm, Gateway Mall. 747-6294. FREE.
Film Radiant Life Center Screening: Try It On Everything, about emotional freedom techniques, 7pm, Downtown Library, 687-2835. FREE.
Gatherings Take an “Ethnic Excursion” Right in Eugene, dine at Ta Ra Rin Thai Cuisine restaurant, 11:45am-2pm, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd., pre-reg. at 682-5521. $4, lunch not included.
Lectures The Opal Network Discussion: Trauma & Healing w/Patricia Henry-Schneider, Elaine Walters & Kathleen McNeal, 2-4pm, Tykeson Room, Downtown Library. FREE.
Literary Arts Author Reading w/Register-Guard columnist Bob Welch, 7pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St., Spfd. FREE.
Music The Sam Bond’s Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.
Outdoors/Recreation Exploring Oregon’s New Wilderness w/author William L. Sullivan, talk & slide show, 6:30-8pm, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. FREE.
GPS 101, digital navigation techniques, batteries not included, 7pm, REI, 306 Lawrence St. FREE.
Volunteer Museum of Natural & Cultural History Volunteer Open House, 4-5pm, 1680 E. 15th Ave., 346-1671. FREE.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Sunrise 7:10am; Sunset 6:55pm, Av High 72; Av Low 44
Arts/Visual “J.M.W. Turner & the Sister Arts of Painting & Poetry” w/UO art historian Kate Nicholson, discussion of Romantic era painting, 5:30pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE w/admission.
Farmer’s Markets Bethel Farmers’ Market, fresh flowers, produce & more, 3-7pm, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd., 682-5521. FREE.
Food/Drink Culinary Tour de France, six-course prix fixe tasting, Marche, Fifth Street Market. $38.
Gatherings Sex & Cocktails: Planned Parenthood Cocktail Party w/Sen. Chris Edwards, 5:30-7pm, Studio West, 245 W. 8th Ave., reg. at www.ppsworegon.org. $10.
EWEB Project Kick-Off, developing master plan for riverfront property, tour of EWEB site, 6-8:30pm, EWEB, 500 E. Fourth Ave., www.eugeneriverfront.com. FREE.
Town Hall Meeting: “H1N1: What You Need to Know” w/County Commissioner Rob Handy, public health info on swine flu, 6:30-8pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., www.lanecounty.org. FREE.
Kids/Families Family Night: Mecca Craft Night, music, food, beer, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.
Lectures Spiritual Memoir Writing Workshop: Shared Spiritual Writing w/UO Writing Project’s Nan Phifer, 6pm, Downtown Library, pre-reg at 682-5450. FREE.
Grassroots to Government: America’s Role in Palestine & Israel w/Gila Svirsky, 7pm, Harris Hall, 125 E. 8th St. FREE.
Native American Flutes & World Flutes, demo & lecture w/John Sarantos, 7:30pm, Freedom Yoga Studio, 1633 Willamette St., RSVP to 554-3216. FREE.
Literary Arts Love to Read Weekly Book Club, discuss story lines, authors, next book to read, 10-11:30am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., 682-5318. 25 cents.
Music Open Mic w/ Uncle T, 8pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.
The English Beat, Wetsock, ska, 8pm, WOW Hall. $20 adv., $23 door.
Iration, Pepper, Ill Scarlet, funk, reggae, 9pm, McDonald Theatre. $15.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Spencer Butte, trail maintenance w/Peter Green, 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.
Bicycle Appreciation Day, minor repairs & adjustments, music w/Stephan Nance, 10am-2pm, Lillis Hall, UO, 346-4365. FREE.
Teen Gaming, video & board game playing, ages 13-18, 3:30-5pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St. FREE.
Spiritual Open Heart Meditation, 5:30pm, location & info at 914-0431. FREE.
Theater So the Arrow Flies, solo theater performance w/Esther Chae, 7pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd., 744-0954. $10, $5 stu.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1
Sunrise 7:11am; Sunset 6:53pm, Av High 71; Av Low 43
Film LCC & DIVA Screening: the Films of Werner Herzog feat. Fitzcarraldo, 1pm; My Best Friend, 4pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway. $5.
Food/Drink Cooking Class: Chinese Favorites, 5:30pm, McKenzie Orchards Bed & Breakfast, 34694 McKenzie View Dr., Spfd. $50.
Gatherings Outdoor Program Open House, slide show, education, 5:30pm, OP Office, EMU, UO, 346-4365. FREE.
UO Chess Club Meeting, opening variation: Ruy Lopez, 6pm, EMU Fishbowl, 13th & University, email@example.com. FREE.
Lectures A Dialogue on Human Rights & Prospects for Peace in Israel & Palestine w/Gila Svirsky of B’Tselem, 7pm, 1175 E. 29th Ave., RSVP to 485-7219. FREE.
Hormone Havoc! w/Kamala Quale, Lac & Carole Warner, discussion of eating and hormones, 7-9pm, Tamarack Wellness Center, 3575 Donald St., 345-2220. $18 adv., $20 door.
Literary Arts Get Known Before Your Book Deal: Your Platform Checklist w/author Christina Katz, 7pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette, 345-8986. $10, $5 stu.
Music The Norsemen, male chorus, 11:15am, Hult Center Lobby. FREE.
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Cajun, soul, 7:30pm, The Shedd Institute, 868 High St., 434-7000, www.theshedd.org. $24-$34.
The Yard Dogs Road Show, progressive vaudeville, cabaret, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $18 adv., $20 door.
Social Dance All Levels Tango Dance Class, 7-8pm, Studio B, 8th & Charnelton. $12, FREE first class.
Theater No Shame Eugene: Theater Workshop, write, direct & act in original, 5-min. productions, 7:30-9:30pm, Tango Center, 194 W. Broadway. FREE.
Note - Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.
Friday, Sept. 25 Latin X Night, dance, 9:30pm-2am, Cantina, 140 NW 3rd St. FREE.
Saturday, Sept. 26 37th Annual Corvallis Fall Festival, arts, music, kids’ activities & “talent spotlight,” today & tomorrow, Central Park, www.corvallisfallfestival.com, 752-9655.
Monday, Sept. 28 Public Talk: “A Science of Peace,” 6pm, LaSells Stewart Center, 753-2513. FREE.
Tuesday, Sept. 29 Public Talk w/Israeli peace activist Gila Svirsky, 7pm, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., 752-5218.
Wednesday, Sept. 30 Portland Trail Blazer president Larry Miller: “Unify in the Championship Culture,” lecture on strategies for building the brand & reputation of organizations, 7-8:30pm, Austin Auditorium, 26th St. & Western Blvd.
Northwest Earth Institute and the Center for Earth Leadership are offering a six session training course in Eugene for the Agent of Change Program; classes are free, but advance registration is required; contact 503-227-2315 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, Oct. 1.
The Volunteer Tutor Program at LCC is seeking literacy tutors for adults; a free 12-hour training will be provided on Sept. 30, Oct. 7 & 14; a required orientation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 4:30pm in room 136 at the Lane Community College Downtown Center; call 463-5919 for further information.
Oregon Children’s Choir is holding auditions through Wednesday, Sept. 30; for more information or to schedule an audition, call 343-0840 or visit www.oregonchildrenschoir.com.
The Little Songs Music for Every ONE program offers classes throughout the day; for details, visit www.littlesongs.org or call 345-1070.
Inspirational Sounds non-denominational community gospel choir is holding auditions for new members; for more information or to schedule an audition time, call 747-3774 or 995-8459.
The Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard St., will hold auditions for The Dresser on Saturday, Sept. 26, and Sunday, Sept. 27; for scripts or further information, call 484-6760; the show will open Dec. 4.