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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.
Thursday Film Series: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Rand De Basanti, 6pm, Mills International Center, UO, 346-0887. FREE.
Sandow Birk’s Dante’s Inferno, animated adaptation, screening & discussion, 7pm, PLC 180, UO. FREE.
Food/Drink Cooking Class: Chinese Favorites, 5:30pm, McKenzie Orchards Bed & Breakfast, 34694 McKenzie View Dr., Spfd. $50.
Gatherings UO Outdoor Program Open House, slide show, education, 5:30pm, OP Office, EMU, UO, 346-4365. FREE.
PWP, single parent/grandparent social support group, 6pm, 4445 Royal Ave., 968-2718. 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, 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.
Busket, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. Don.
The Moon Mountain Ramblers, Americana, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Social Dance All Levels Tango Dance Class, 7-8pm, Studio B, 8th & Charnelton. $12, FREE first class.
Thursday Throwbacks w/DJ Food Stamp & Dance-Off Part Two, re-match between Andiel & Tina, 10pm, The District, 21+ FREE.
Theater Arsenic & Old Lace, 8pm, today, tomorrow & Saturday, Mainstage Theatre, LCC, info & reservations at 463-5761. $12.50, $10 stu. & sen.
No Shame Eugene: Theater Workshop, write, direct & act in original, 5-min. productions, 7:30-9:30pm, Tango Center, 194 W. Broadway. FREE.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2
Sunrise 7:12am; Sunset 6:51pm , Av High 71; Av Low 43
Arts/Visual First Friday ArtWalk w/ Slug Queen Anislugsia, various locations, 5:30 pm, meet at Blue Moon Jewelry Design, 115 W. 6th Ave., www.lanearts.org/communityarts/firstfriday. FREE
17th Annual Springfield Mayor’s Art Show, reception & awards ceremony, 5:30-7pm, Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St., Spfd, www.emeraldartcenter.org.
Farmers’ Market 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 Hollywood on Broadway: Q&A w/members of Mid-Oregon Production Arts Network (MOPAN), 4pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway. FREE.
Food/Drink Wine Tasting: Manager’s Choice Surprise Tasting, 5-7pm, WineStyles. FREE.
Gatherings Oregon Fall Classic Arabian Show, horse viewing, today, tomorrow & Sunday, Oregon Horse Center, 90751 Prairie Rd. FREE.
Harvest Celebration, pumpkin carving contest, wreath making, music, cider, 3-7pm, Springfield Museum, Main St., between 5th & 6th, 345-7106. FREE, bring non-perishable food don.
Kids/Families Tot Discovery Day: Blast Off! rocket building, ages 5 & under, 10am-noon, Science Factory Children’s Museum & Planetarium, 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy. $10 parent & child.
Family Fun Night, games, crafts, dinner, 5:30-8pm, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd., reg. at 682-5521. FREE.
Lectures Pacifica Forum Revisited: Orval Etter, 3pm, EMU Boardroom, UO, 344-0483. FREE.
Literary Arts Talk & book signing w/author Luis Alberto Urrea, American Book Award winner, 6pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Music Catherine Feeny in-store performance, folk, 6pm, CD World, 3215 W. 11th St. FREE.
Dreaming Tree, guitar, vocals, 6pm, The Supreme Bean, 2864 Willamette St. FREE.
Eostar Kamala & Fearless Love, devotional chanting, 7:30pm, Tamarack Wellness Center, 3575 Donald St. Don.
Dar Williams, singer/songwriter, folk, 7:30pm, The Shedd, 868 High St., www.theshedd.org. $26-$36.
Eoto feat. Michael Travis & Jason Hann, 9pm, McDonald Theatre. $14 adv., $17 door.
Toubab Krewe, Paul Prince, Jennifer Kyker, Afro-beat, 9pm, WOW Hall. $12 adv., $14 door.
Sideroads, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.
The Underlings, Love Trucker, Alkaline Vibe, rock, 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.
Eugene Generals vs. Seattle Totems, hockey, 7:35pm today & tomorrow, Lane Events Center-Ice, 796 W. 13th Ave. $8, $5 stu. & sen., FREE kids under 5.
Social Dance Drop-in Dance: Fox Trot, 8:30pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th. $10.
Vee-Jay Dance Party w/Bohemian Sound, 10pm, The District 21+ FREE.
Spiritual Dances of Universal Peace, all ages, 7pm, Friends Meeting Hall, 2274 Onyx, 345-4951. Don.
Kosher Vegan Dinner, 7:30pm, Ahavas Torah, 2935 Onyx, RSVP to 844-1340. FREE.
Theater 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; 12:45pm bunch matinee on Sunday; 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, Tsumani Books, 2585 Willamette St., 345-8986. $14.99, $10 SRO.
No Shame Theater: BYOS (Bring Your Own Script), 5-minute max original works, 8pm, Atrium, 10th & Olive, 573-6155. FREE.
Arsenic & Old Lace continues. See Thursday.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3
Sunrise 7:13am; Sunset 6:49pm , Av High 70; Av Low 43
Arts/Visual Drawings With a Sense of Place w/illustrator Kris Kirkeby, sketching, 1-4pm, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Rd. $20.
Farmers’ Markets Saturday Market, 10am-6:30pm, w/entertainment by David Rogers, 10am; Saturday Market Youth Music Showcase, 11am; Carl Faddis, noon; Swinging Marmalukes, 1pm; Marty Chilla & Friends, 2pm; Second Time Around, 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
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.
Film Best of the NW Film & Video Festival, cross-section of Northwest filmmaking, 7pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org. $6.
Food/Drink Main Street Chili Cook-Off, competition, prizes, music, noon-4pm, Main Street, Cottage Grove. FREE.
Gatherings Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast, jack-o-lantern decorating, food, pumpkin bowling & carnival games, 8:30-11am, Viking Sal, 245 W Fifth St., Junction City. $5, $2 kids under 12.
Flu Vaccination Clinic, veterans only, no spouses or caregivers, 9am-3pm, Eugene Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 100 River Ave., 440-1330. FREE.
Fall Gardening Festival, workshops, displays, info, silent auction, 9am-3pm, OSU Extention Services, 950 W 13th Ave. $5 sug. don.
Harvest Gathering & Quilt Walk, crafts, entertainment, quilt display, 10am-4pm, Downtown, Junction City. FREE.
Bilingual Family Fiesta, dances w/The Children of Bethel Ballet Folklorico, songs, 11:30am-12:30pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Eugene Pokeman League, noon-4pm, The Coaching Center, 4750 Village Plaza Loop, 653-0111. FREE.
Fabulous Friends’ Flapper Frolic, English tea & entertainment w/mystery author Carola Dunn, 4-6pm, Festival Hall, 5th & Greenwood, Junction City. $10, $5 sen.
Way of the Tao Drum, drumming circle, no experience req., 7pm, Unitarian Sanctuary, 40th & Donald. FREE.
Oregon Fall Classic Arabian Show continues. See Friday.
Kids/Families Dog Tale Time, crafts, doggy greeters, canine training skills, grades 1-6, 2-3:30pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Lectures Intro to the Internet, keyboard & mouse experience req., 10am-noon, Downtwon Library, reg. at 682-5450. FREE.
Organize Your Genealogy, tips on researching family tree, 10am-noon, Oregon Genealogy Society, 955 Oak Alley, reg. at 345-0399. $5.
Literary Arts Banned Books Read-Out, 10-min. readings, 1-3pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St. FREE.
Music Alder Street Quintet, classical, 2pm, The Atrium, 10th & Olive. FREE.
Chris Smithers, singer/songwriter, folk, 7:30pm, The Shedd, 868 High St., 434-7000, www.theshedd.org. $10-$28.
Soja (Soldiers of JAH Army), 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $20 adv., $23 door.
Oregon Mozart Players: All Amadeus feat. flutist Bradley Garner, 8pm, Hult Center. $16-$38.
BoomBox, Ana Sia, Children of Discord, electronica, 8:30pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.
Sweatshop Union, hip hop, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $7.
Yeltsin, Pony Village, Mark Twain & the Indians, rock, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Butte-N-annie w/Bad Mitten Orchestra, Lowland Uprising, manoverboard, the Song Birds, 1pm, Spencer Butte, 653-7817. FREE.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Ribbon Trail, hike, 2 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
Women’s Open Bike Ride w/Poplollies Cycling Team, 9am, Full City, 13th & High St., www.thepoplollies.com. FREE.
Chess Tournament, all ages & levels, 9am-6pm, Lamb Cottage, 101 Cheshire St., 682-5318. $8.
First Saturday Park Walk, educational hike, 9-11am, Spencer Butte. FREE.
Rock 101, beginners/intermediate climbing, 10am & 12:45pm, Skinner Butte Columns. $12.
Ducks Rugby: UORFC vs. Vancouver RFC, noon-3pm, Riverfront Field, Millrace Rd. & Riverfront Pkwy. FREE.
Eugene Generals vs. Seattle Totems continue. See Friday.
Social Dance West Side Milonga, tango, blues, 8pm-1am, USSportsplex, 4540 Commerce St. $7.
Dance Party w/DJ Phoenix, feat. Reverie Go-Go Dancers, 10pm, The District, 21+ FREE.
Spiritual Shabbat Services, 9am; lunch, 12:30pm; discussion w/Rabbi, 2:30-3:30pm, Ahavas Torah, 2935 Onyx, 844-1340. FREE.
Fool Moon Celebration Tea Ceremony, 6pm, Spirit in the Sky Center, 1151 Lorane Hwy, 345-1070. $20.
Theater Arsenic & Old Lace continues. See Thursday.
Little Shop of Horrors continues. See Friday.
Shipwrecked! continues. See Friday.
Live Matinee Comedy Theatre continues. See Friday.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4
Sunrise 7:14am; Sunset 6:47pm, Av High 70; Av Low 43
Benefits Love the Music Treasure Hunt, scavenger hunt, fundraiser for Eugene Symphony Guild, 1-4pm, Oakway Center, reg. at www.eugenesymphonyguild.org. $20 adv., $25 day-of, $50 family.
Signposts in Sudan: A Benefit Concert w/DJ KaatSkratch, 4-10pm, The District. Don.
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 Behind the Lens: The Films of John Ford w/Tom Blank: The Informer, 1pm; The Grapes of Wrath, 4pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org. $5 day pass, $12 all four sessions.
Indie Film Night w/comedian Keith Price: My First Second Home & Ebony Chunky Love: Bitch Can’t Get a Date, documentaries, 7pm, DIVA. Don.
Gatherings Antique Fair, vintage fashion show, appraisals, 12:30pm, Shadow Hills Country Club, 92512 River Rd., Junction City. $15.
Genealogy House Party, tour, artifacts, demos, reading, prize & refreshments, 1-4pm, Oregon Genealogy Society, 955 Oak Alley, 345-0399. FREE.
Solar & Green Building Tour w/Mayor Kitty Piercy, info, self-guided tour, maps provided, 11am-4pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th Ave., reg. at firstname.lastname@example.org. $5 sug. don.
Eugene Rainbow Family Potluck, bring food & utensils, 1-6pm, Alton Baker Park. FREE.
Aprovecho Open House, tour of organic garden, eco-stuff, 2-4pm, 80574 Hazelton Rd., www.aprovecho.net. $5 sug. don.
Asian Kite Festival, kite-making, exhibit, music w/Iron Mango Orchestra, 2-4pm, Washington Park Community Center, 19th & Washington, 729-4096. FREE.
Oregon Fall Classic Arabian Show continues. See Friday.
Music ChamberMusic@Beall: The Czech Nonet, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO, 682-5000. $20-$40.
First Tsunday Tsunami Old Time Tstring Orchestra, 4-6pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette, 345-8986. FREE.
Sam Bond’s Irish Jam, 5-7pm, FREE; David Jacobs-Strain, Walker T. Ryan, country blues, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $8.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Fall Creek, bike, 37 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
Spiritual Video Screening: Changing from Inside, documentary on 10-day meditation retreat, discussion to follow, 11am, Tamarack Wellness Center, 3575 Donald St. FREE.
Christian Scientist Lecture: “Permanence of Good” w/Suzanne Riedel, 2pm, First Church of Christ, 14th & Pearl. FREE.
Taize’ Service, 7pm, Unity of the Valley Church, 39th & Hilyard. Don.
Theater Little Shop of Horrors continues. See Friday.
Shipwrecked! continues. See Friday.
Volunteer National Public Lands Day, enhance public lands, tools & lunch provided, swag, Stewart Pond Natural Area, Stewart Rd. off Bertelsen Rd.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 5
Sunrise 7:16am; Sunset 6:46pm , Av High 70; Av Low 42
Gatherings Greater Eugene Chorus of Sweet Adelines Int’l Open House, a cappella group info, entertainment, treats, 7pm, Wesley United Methodist Church, 1385 Oakway Rd., 341-3756. FREE.
Lectures Interactive Preview: Lane Community College Campus, virtual tour, 10am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., pre-reg. at 682-5318. FREE.
Mask Making 1 w/Rev. Dr. Hoolala, first of three weekly sessions, 6pm, Upstart Crow Studios, 855 W. First Ave., 510-9473. $40.
Beginning Genealogy Basics, intro to tracing family history, 6:30-8:30pm, Oregon Genealogy Society, 955 Oak Alley, reg. at 345-0399. $5.
“Butterflies of Mexico: the transition from temperate to tropical zones” w/Fred Ramsey, 7pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th Ave. FREE.
Music Zion-I, The Jacka, The pHormula, hip hop, 8pm, WOW Hall. $13 adv., $15 door.
On the Air City Club of Eugene, 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.
Spiritual Open Heart Meditation, 5:30-6:30pm, call for info & location, 914-0431, www.padmachahaya.org. FREE.
Freedom From Anxiety w/Vedic Monk Sadhviji Chaitanya, 6-7:30pm, Trauma Healing Project, 2222 Coburg Rd., 684-0322. Don.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6
Sunrise 7:17am; Sunset 6:44pm , Av High 69; Av Low 42
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.
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 Behind the Lens: The Films of John Ford w/Tom Blank, discussion illustrated w/clips from The Searchers, Grapes of Wrath & more, 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Gatherings Dreamland Design Meeting, input on park design, 6pm, Downtown Library, www.skateeugene.org/forum. FREE.
Lectures Peace Corp Volunteer Info Meeting, age eligibility, 11am-noon, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., pre-reg. at 682-5318. FREE.
Using Footnotes.com in Genealogy Research, 2 & 6:30pm, Oregon Genealogy Society, 955 Oak Alley, reg. at 345-0399. FREE.
Why Unionize at an AAU Institution? discussion with panelists feat. SUNY’s Ezra Zubrow, Pradeep Kumar (Univ. of Florida) & Dan Golodner (Wayne State), 3-5pm, Erb Memorial Union, 13th & University. FREE.
“Adventures with Late Season Bulbs: Beauty from Amaryllis to Zephyranthes” w/Loren Russel, info & slide show, 7pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St. FREE.
Relationship Repair w/the Work of Byron Katie, 7-9pm, Tamarack Wellness Center, 3575 Donald St., reg. at 683-7506. $18 adv., $22 door.
Literary Arts Fall Poetry Reading feat. Quinton Hallet & Laura LeHew, 7pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St., Spfd. FREE.
Music Amber Lee & the Anomalies, Uni & Her Ukelele, pop, singer/songwriter, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3-$5.
Old Crow Medicine Show, Americana, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $21.50 adv., $24 door.
The Sam Bond’s Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.
Outdoors/Recreation Express Clydesdales, wagon rides, photo ops, care & grooming, 40-minute show, 5:30-7:30pm, Oregon Horse Center, 90751 Prairie Rd. $10, $5 kids, FREE ages 6 & under.
Social Dance Cuban Salsa Class, no experience necessary, 7-9pm, The Reach Center, 2520 Harris St. $10.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7
Sunrise 7:18am; Sunset 6:42pm , Av High 69; Av Low 42
Farmer’s Markets Bethel Farmers’ Market, fresh flowers, produce & more, 3-7pm, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd., 682-5521. FREE.
Gatherings Mindfreedom Roundtable, topic: Curing Normal: Alternative Mental Health, 5:30pm, Growers Market Round Table, 454 Willamette, 345-9106. FREE.
Free Health Care for All Oregon & Archimedes Movement Meeting, agenda: latest congressional developments, march & rally, 6:30-8pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th Ave. FREE.
Compassionate Friends Support Group, for families experiencing death of child, 7pm, Mary Catholic Church, 1062 Charnelton St., 689-1626. FREE.
Lane County for Healthy Active Youth/Upstream Meeting, topic: health effects of land-use & transportation policies, 3-5pm, Downtown Library, RSVP to 682-4306. FREE.
Kids/Families Family Night w/Bryan & the Rockin’ Amigos, music, food, beer, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.
Lectures Using WorldVitalRecords.com in Genealogy Research, 10am & 6:30pm, Oregon Genealogy Society, 955 Oak Alley, reg. at 345-0399. FREE.
“What is the Role of the Senate on a Unionized Campus?” w/ SUNY’s Ezra Zubrow, 4-5:20pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid. FREE.
Photography Workshop, equipment, lighting, composition & 10 rules of photography, ages 18 and up, 6:30-8pm, Community Recreation Center, 250 S. 32nd St., 736-4544. $12.
Building in Bhutan w/Rudy Berg, 7pm, BRING, 4446 Franklin Blvd. 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.
Spiritual Memoir Writing Workshop: Mapping the Landmarks of Spiritual Journeys, 6pm, Downtown Library, pre-reg at 682-5450. FREE.
Music Warpaint, Ascetic Junkies, indie rock, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.
Ray Argyle, singer/songwriter, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.
Outdoors/Recreation Bike Riding for Fun & Fitness, weekly seniors in-town bike ride, helmets required, 9:30am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., 682-5318. FREE.
Special Presentation: “Miles from Nowhere (And How to Get There), how to prepare for a long-distance bike adventure, 7pm, REI, 306 Lawrence St. FREE.
Spiritual Open Heart Meditation, 5:30pm, location & info at 914-0431. FREE.
Alchemical Healing Monthly Circle, shamanic energetic healing, 6:30-8:30pm, RSVP & location at 484-1099, www.shamanicjourneys.com. FREE.
Poetry & Philosophy: Textual Analysis w/Rabbi Derfler, 7pm, Ahavas Torah, 2935 Onyx, 844-1340. FREE.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8
Sunrise 7:19am; Sunset 6:40pm , Av High 68; Av Low 42
Film LCC & DIVA Screening: the Films of Werner Herzog feat. Fitzcarraldo, 1pm; My Best Fiend, 4pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway. $5.
Eugene International Film Festival Pre-festival Opening Gala, 6pm, Oregon Electric Station, 27 E Fifth Ave., www.eugenefilmfest.org.
Food/Drink Desert Truffles w/Jim Trappe, 7pm, Science Building, LCC, www.cascademyco.org. FREE.
Gatherings UO Chess Club Meeting, opening variation: Pirc, Austrian Attack, 6pm, EMU Fishbowl, 13th & University, email@example.com. FREE.
Fall Celebration: Friends of Buford Park/Mt. Pisgah 20th Anniversary w/author Carolyn Scott Korge, emcee Derek Johnson, music w/The Nettles, 6:30pm, Veteran’s Memorial Building, 1626 Willamette St. $5-$25 sug. don.
Science Pub: Polar Ice Cores, Climate Change & You w/Ed Brook, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza, www.omsi.edu/sciencepub. FREE.
Lectures Grandmaster Hong Liu, 6-8pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Atlas of Oregon Wilderness w/outdoor author William L. Sullivan, slide-show tour of wilderness areas, 7pm, 177 Lawrence Hall, UO. FREE.
Waldorf School Medical Initiative Group Panel Discussion: Fragrances & Their Effects w/James Morris, Lynn Madsen, Virginia Oram & Isha Lerner, 7-8:30pm, Eugene Waldorf School, 1350 McLean Blvd., 683-6951. FREE.
Music Glenn Yarbrough w/the Havenstock River Band, folk, 7:30pm, Hult Center. $27-$39.
Regina Carter, jazz, 7:30pm, The Shedd. $15-$46.
Oregon Wind Quintet, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO, 346-5670. $8-$10.
Lotus, Break Science, rock, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $1-$20.
The Phenomenauts, Go Jimmy Go, The Panda Conspiracy, rockabilly, surf, 9pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.
The Rosewood Thieves, The Dead Trees, indie rock, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Social Dance All Levels Tango Dance Class, 7-8pm, Studio B, 8th & Charnelton. $12, FREE first class.
Thursday Throwbacks w/DJ Food Stamp & Dance-Off Part Two, 10pm, The District, 21+ FREE.
Spiritual Video Screening: 2012: Through the Portal, discussion, snacks, 2-4pm, Shambala, 446 E. 13th Ave. Don.
Intro to Reiki, 7-8:30pm, call for info & location, 914-0431, www.padmachahaya.org. FREE.
Note - Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.
Thursday, Oct. 1 Nintendo Wii Orientation, 2pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., 766-6959. FREE.
Friday, Oct. 2 Reading & Singing w/Corvallis author John Larison, 7:30pm, Memorial Union Journey Room. FREE.
Saturday, Oct. 3 Kids Day for Conservation, 10am-4pm, Benton County Fairgrounds Arena. FREE.
Monday, Oct. 5 Lecture: “1847: America’s First Anti-War Movement & Why It Mattered” w/Penn State’s Amy S. Greenberg, 4pm, Memorial Union Journey Room. FREE.
Coin Club, 7pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., 766-6959. FREE.
Tuesday, Oct. 6 Senior Services Outreach, 9:30-11:30am, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., 967-8630. FREE.
Lissa Schneckenburger, live music, 8pm, Troubadour Music Center, 521 SW 2nd, 752-7720 for tickets.
Wednesday, Oct. 7 Flu Clinic, 9am, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., RSVP to 766-6959. $25.
Thursday, Oct. 8 Interfaith Amigos Panel Discussion: “A New Beginning Between U.S. & Muslims,” 7pm, Gilfillian Auditorium, OSU. FREE.
Read the news one hour a week for Eugene Sounds, an online radio service for non-readers and the blind; for more information or to volunteer, call Mari Dole at 431-6790.
The da Vinci Film Festival is seeking submissions for its 2010 program on March 12-14; for more information, call 908-1848 or visit www.davincifilmfest.org.
Eugene Symphony invites children ages 8-14 to audition for roles in Chambers Family Foundation Yuletide Celebration, Sunday, Oct. 11, 1-7pm, Hult Center; to schedule an audition time, call 687-9487.
The Springfield Library’s annual Children’s Bookmark Contest is seeking submissions from children K-8; entry forms can be picked up at the library or downloaded at www.wheremindsgrow.org; entries should be returned to the library by 5pm, Saturday, Oct. 31.
Partners in Care has many volunteer opportunities; call 382-5882.
Grants ranging from $100 to $500 will be awarded through the Springfield Arts Commision’s Heritage Arts Grant program; applications and information available at Springfield Library or on line at www.springfieldartscommission.org; deadline is Nov. 4 at 5pm.
Learn Biblical Hebrew classes now forming at Ahavas Torah; to register, call 844-1340.