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thurs, march 25
Sunrise 7:07am; Sunset 7:32pm, Av High 57; Av Low 37
Gatherings Oregon WAND (Women’s Action for New Directions), kick-off meeting, 6:30-8pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., www.wandoregon.org
Voter Power Patient Resource Day, 4-6pm & 5-7pm Wednesday, Voter Power, 687 River Ave., info at 844-1220. $10.
Kids/Families Preschool Storytime w/musician Samuel Becerra, ages 3-6, Latin songs & stories, 11am, Sheldon Library, 1566 Coburg Rd., 682-8316. FREE.
Reading Magic w/magician Bill Mitchell, tricks, illusions & books, 11am & 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
No-School Day Rec Swim, 1:40-3:40pm today & tomorrow, Sheldon Pool, 2443 Willakenzie Rd.; 1:30 Friday, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. $3 youth, $3.75 ages 18 & older.
Tween Scene Book Group: Skulduggery Pleasant: Scepter of the Ancients by Derek Landy, discussion, grades 4-6, 4-5pm; Teen Book Group: Slam by Nick Hornby, grades 6-12, 4-5pm, Downtown Library, 682-8316. FREE.
Music The Tune Travelers, 7pm, Jazz Station, 68 W. Broadway.
Chris Chandler w/Paul Benoit, spoken word/music, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
The Devil Makes Three, Mad Cow, Bad Mitten Orchestre, bluegrass, 9pm, WOW Hall. $16 adv., $18 door.
Outdoors/Recreation Bring in Spring 5K, post-event celebration sponsored by Ninkasi, reg. at 4:30pm, run at 6pm, Sladden Park, N. Adams St. & Cheshire. $15-$30.
Social Dance Square Dance w/Skinner String Band, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.
Theater Kiss of the Spider Woman, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, continues April 2-3, Upstart Crow Studios, 855 W. First Ave., 683-1429. $5.
The Clean House, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard St., tickets at 344-7751. $10-$14.
The Four of Us, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, Lord Leebrick Theatre, 540 Charnelton, tickets at www.lordleebrick.com, 465-1506. $12-$19.
fri, march 26
Sunrise 7:05am; Sunset 7:33pm, Av High 57; Av Low 37
Arts/Visual Last Friday ArtWalk, 6-9pm, various locations, www.lastfridayartwalk.org for a walking map. FREE.
Benefits Friday Night Lights, benefit for Food for Lane County, 3 cans of food enters you in raffle, entertainment, activities, 9am-9pm today & tomorrow; 9am-4pm today, Willamette Pass Ski Resort.
“Spay”ghetti & “No Balls” Benefit Dinner/Raffle, fundraiser for Humane Society & Animal Care Team, dinner, 4:30-7pm, Presbyterian Church, 3996 Hwy 101, Florence. $7, $5 kids under 12.
Film Fourth Friday Film Fest: The General, Buster Keaton movie filmed in Cottage Grove, 7pm, Spencer Creek Grange, 86013 Lorane Hwy at McBeth, www.spencercreekgrange.org for info. Don.
Gatherings City Club of Eugene Friday Forum: ““Inside the Special Session” w/Sen. Floyd Prozanski & Rep. Ron Maurer, 11:50am-1:15pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 E. Sixth Ave. $5, members FREE.
Teen Acting Workshop, 2-4pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St., Spfd. FREE.
Board & Card Gaming, games provided or b.y.o., 2-4pm, Sheldon Library, 1566 Coburg Rd. FREE.
Paradise Fashion Show, showcasing local designers, 7pm today & tomorrow, Centro, 513 E. Main St., Cottage Grove.
Kids/Families Baby Storytime, ages 0-1, books, fingerplays, rhyming songs for infants, 10:15am & 11:15am, Downtown Library, 682-8316. FREE.
Preschool Storytime w/Samuel Becerra, ages 3-6, picture books, fingerplays, rhyming songs, 10:15am, Bethel Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd., 682-5766. FREE.
No-School Day Rec Swim continues. See Thursday, March 25..
Lectures/Talks Learn How to Explore eBay, demo on buying, selling, bidding & safety on-line, no actual purchasing, 1:30-4pm, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., pre-reg. at 682-5318. $13.
Music Cozy Evening Concerts w/Kathy Marshall, ballads, blues, 6pm, Supreme Bean, 2864 Willamette St. FREE.
Rusty Stills, bluegrass, all ages, 7pm, Creswell Coffee Company, 116 Melton Rd., Creswell. $3.
Taylor Williams, singer/songwriter, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.
The Devil Makes Three w/Mad Cow, bluegrass, 9pm, WOW Hall. $16 adv., $18 door.
Ten Foot Tall & the 80 Proof, Cicada Omega, roots rock, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Ridgeline Trail via bus, hike, 5 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
Social Dance Drop-in Dance: Waltz, 8:30pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th Ave. $10.
Salsa Dance w/DJ Pachuco, 9:30pm, Davis’ Restaurant, 94 W. Broadway, 21+ $5.
Spiritual Meditation for Healing, 6pm; An Evening w/Chris Lee, past life regressionist, 6-10pm, Shambala Center, 1939 River Rd., 868-1178. Don.
Theater The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 8pm today & tomorrow; continues through April 24, Actors Cabaret, 996 Willamette St., 683-4368. $16-$39.95.
Kiss of the Spider Woman continues. See Thursday, March 25.
The Clean House continues. See Thursday, March 25.
The Four of Us continues. See Thursday, March 25.
sat, march 27
Sunrise 7:03am; Sunset 7:34pm, Av High 58; Av Low 37
Benefits Fern Ridge Rotary Run for Kids, 5K walk/run loop course, prizes, pancake breakfast, benefits Territorial Sports & Elmira Cross Country programs, 9am, 5th & Broadway, Veneta. $20-$25, 18 & under $10.
Food for Lane County Spring Plant Sale, fundraiser for Gardens Program, 10am-5pm, GrassRoots Garden, 1465 Coburg Rd., 343-2822. FREE.
Northwest Hemp Exposition, fundraiser feat. Green Cross of Oregon, Southern Oregon Alternative Medicine, music, hemp foods & products, displays, 4:20pm, Granary Pizza Company, 747-8499. $5 sug. don.
HIV Alliance Benefit: Damsels, Divas & Dames, variety, 7:30pm, Hult Center, tickets at 682-5000. $25.
Haiti Relief Concert feat. JC Rico & Happy Backbone, The Spirit of New Orleans, fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders, 8pm, Vet’s Club Ballroom, 1626 Willamette St., 344-8600. $20 adv., $25 door.
Benefit for Food for Lane County continues. See Friday.
Gatherings MECCA Book Fair, feat. book singing w/Nancy Pobanz, preview of Book Arts Exhibit, trading card swap, reception, 1-5pm, Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Dr. FREE.
Vegetarian Supper Club Potluck Dinner, theme: “Tradicional,” authentic Spanish food, 5pm, RSVP & info at http://wkly.ws/r FREE.
Paradise Fashion Show continues. See Friday.
Kids/Families Oregon Shadow Theatre of Portland’s Anansi the Spider, ages 4 & up, 1pm & 3pm, Wildish Theatre, 630 Main St., Spfd. FREE.
Dog Tale Time, grades 1-6, 15-minute sessions reading to trained dogs, 2-3:30, Downtown Library, pre-reg. at 682-5450. FREE.
Literary Arts Book Signing & Talk w/local writer Vincenza Scarpaci, author of The Journey of Italians in America, 1pm, Oregon Genealogy Society Community Room, EWEB, 500 E. Fourth Ave.
Book Release Celebration for Malena Watrous, South Eugene grad & local author of If You Follow Me, 5pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.
Music Eugene Sacred Harp Singers, 2pm, Atrium Building, 10th & Olive. FREE.
Lloyd Band Reunion Tour, dance & spaghetti dinner, 7pm, Eugene Eagles, 1375 Irving Rd., tickets at 208-263-5479. $12.50 adv., $14 door.
Inoke, variety, all ages, 7pm, Creswell Coffee Company, 116 Melton Rd., Creswell. $3.
Maureen Driese sings Berlin, Gershwin, Porter & more, 8pm, Jazz Station, 68 W. Broadway.
Every Time I Die, Four Year Strong, Polar Bear Club, Trapped Under Ice, hard rock, 8pm, WOW Hall. $16.
Moonbox, jazz, rock, 6pm, FREE; Disco Organica, Intervision, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Spencer Butte, trail maintenance; Youngs Rock, hike, 8.4 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
GEARs Bike Ride: Twin Oaks Elementary School to Lorane & back, 12-16 mph pace, long ride, 50 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park; short ride, 30 miles, 10am, Twin Oaks School, www.eugenegears.org FREE.
Shotgun Trail Blast, 50K, 25K & 10K courses, 10am, Shotgun Creek Recreation Area, Marcola. $25-$35.
Common Running Injuries for the Endurance Runner: Prevention & Treatment, advice for long-distance runners, Q&A, 11am, TAI @ Gateway PT, 2728 Pheasant Blvd., Spfd. FREE.
Riots of Spring: Live Roller Derby feat. Emerald City Rollergirls w/Church of Sk8in vs. the Flat Track Furies & Boise’s Treasure Valley Rollergirls vs. the Adromedolls, 5-9pm, Regional Sports Center, 200 S 32nd St., Spfd. $12 adv., $15 door.
Spring Break Late Night Skate, 7pm-1am, Skate World, 3188 Gateway Loop, Spfd. $8.
Social Dance Girls Aloud! Dance Party, social for everyone, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $7, $5 w/2 or more canned food don. for FFLC.
Contra Dance w/Unleashed, 8pm, Cesar Chavez School Gym, 1510 W. 14th, 521-0596. $8, $6 stu.
Theater Kiss of the Spider Woman continues. See Thursday, March 25.
The Four of Us continues. See Thursday, March 25.
The Clean House continues. See Thursday, March 25.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee continues. See Friday.
sun, march 28
Sunrise 7:01am; Sunset 7:35pm, Av High 58; Av Low 37
Benefits Glenn Falkenberg Benefit w/I Chele & the Circle of Light, Fearless Love, bellydancing & more, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5-$25 sug. don.
Benefit for Food for Lane County continues. See Friday.
Food/Drink Fermented Foods Class, 1-4pm, Daneland Community Center, 1199 N. Terry St., pre-reg at www.krautpounder.com $25 adv., $35 door.
Gatherings Lane Interfaith Alliance Closing Celebration for 2010 Season for Nonviolence, music w/Shanti Shivani, John West & Donna O’Neill, Sacred Sounds Choir & more, 4pm, Unity of the Valley, 39th & Hilyard, 747-3887. Don.
Kids/Families Family Music Time w/Rich Glauber, singing & dancing, all ages, 3pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Lectures/Talks “Don’t Take Anything Personally” w/Living the Four Agreements Group, everyone welcome, 5th Street Market Community Meeting Room, 5th & High entrance, 653-3387. FREE.
Music Kasey Anderson, CD release, in-store, 3pm, CD World, 3215 W. 11th. FREE.
Kasey Anderson, Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers, acoustic, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $3-$5.
Tobacco w/Hood Internet, electronica, 9pm, WOW Hall. $8.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Maiden Peak, cross-country ski, 15 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
Cascadia Wildlands Devil’s Staircase Wilderness, all-day hike, RSVP & info at 747-1250.
GEARs Bike Ride: Howe Lane via Dillard, Harvey, Camas Swale, rnt. Cloverdale, Mathews, Seavey Loop, 41 miles, bring food, 10am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.
Social Dance USA Fourth Sunday Tea Dance, open dancing, 3-5pm, Vet’s Club Ballroom, 1626 Willamette St. $5, $3 mem.
Veselo Community Folk Dancers, ethnic dance class, 7:15-8pm, request international dancing, 8pm, In Shape Fitness, 2681 Willamette St., 726-7548. $3.
Spiritual Tarot & Tea, 2-4pm, Shambala Center, 1939 River Rd., 868-1178. Don.
Midline Meditation Gathering, 5-5:30pm, info, location & RSVP to 343-4415. $10-$20.
mon, march 29
Sunrise 6:59am; Sunset 7:37pm
Av High 58; Av Low 38
Lectures/Talks “The Sensory World of Birds” w/Dan Gleason, 6:30pm, EWEB Training Room, 500 E. 4th Ave., RSVP to 485-1320. FREE.
On the Air City Club of Eugene: “Inside the Special Session” w/Sen. Floyd Prozanski & Rep. Ron Maurer, 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM. FREE.
Spiritual MoonDay Reiki, 4-6pm, Shambala Center, 1939 River Rd., 868-1178. Don.
Open Heart Meditation, 5:30-6:45pm, 310 Fulvue, 914-0431. FREE.
Full Moon Meditation for Planetary Healing, 6:45-7:15pm, Yoga West Eugene, 3635 Hilyard.
Theater Cabaret, musical, 7:30pm, Hult Center. $27-$57.
tues, march 30
Sunrise 6:57am; Sunset 7:38pm, Av High 58; Av Low 38
Film Behind the Lens Seminar: Elia Kazan’s A Streetcar Named Desire, screening & discussion, 7pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org $3 door.
Food/Drink Cheese Making, learn simple techniques, samples, recipes, 6-9pm, OSU Extension Service, 950 W. 13th Ave. $25.
Gatherings Plant Nerd Night w/Eugene Garden Club, info on unique garden plants, 7pm, 1645 High St. FREE.
Lectures/Talks “The Future of Peer Run Mental Health Programs in Lane County” w/the Opal Network, panel conversation, 5-7pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
McKenzie River Tourism Committee Kickoff Meeting, everyone welcome, 5:30-7:30pm, Ike’s Pizza, 44851 McKenzie River Hwy.
“Night of a Thousand Stars: A portrait of life in Iraq” w/writer & photographer Joel Preston, 6:30pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St. FREE.
“Leaders, who needs ‘em? Self-organizing alternative economies” reading & discussion, 7pm, Growers Market, 454 Willamette St., for link to reading, email email@example.com. FREE.
Living Life as an Adventure, workshop, 7-9pm, WINGS Seminar Building, 275 W. 5th Ave., 683-8540. $10 sug. don., benefits Red Cross in Haiti.
Music Shelly & Cal feat. Shelly James, in-store, 6:30pm, CD World, 3215 W. 11th Ave. FREE.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, traditional South African music, 7:30pm, The Shedd, 868 High St., 434-7000. $29-$37.
Betty Mallard & David Renner, piano duo, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $ 8 stu.
Bluegrass jam, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Sweet Creek, hike, 2.3 miles, sign up at Eugene YMCA.
Spiritual Temple Beth Israel Community Passover Seder, 5:30pm, 1175 E. 29th Ave., reg. at www.tbieugene.org $34, $30 TBI mem., $12/$10 kids.
Full Moon Drum Circle, 9-11pm, Shambala Center, 1939 River Rd., 868-1178. Don.
wed, march 31
Sunrise 6:56; Sunset 7:39pm, Av High 58; Av Low 38
Comedy LOL Wednesdays w/Keith Nelson, stand up, 7pm, Three Rivers Casino, 5647 Hwy 126, Florence. FREE.
Gatherings “Under One Sky, Along One Stream” w/Nez Perce guide Roy Hayes Jr., ceremony & salmon banner installation, 7pm, EWEB Building, 500 E. 4th Ave. FREE.
Voter Power Patient Resource Day continues. See Thursday, March 25.
Kids/Families Barn Bunny Breakfast, eat, decorate eggs, crafts, games, ages 2 & up, 9:30am, Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd. $5.
Family Night w/Sir ReadAlot, acting & storytelling performance, all ages, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.
Lectures/Talks Computer Help Lab, staff provides help & answers w/computer questions, 4-6pm, Downtown Library, pre-reg. at 682-5450. FREE.
Ocean Issues Forum: Exploring Diverse Perspectives on Marine Issues, 6-9pm, Florence Events Center, 715 Quince, Florence. FREE.
“Under One Sky, Along One Stream,” Health of the Willamette River: Challenges & Opportunities, panel discussion w/Michael Karnosh, Aaron Borisenko & Dr. Stan Gregory, 7pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th Ave.
Native American & World Flutes Demo & Lecture w/John Sarantos, 7-8pm, Freedom Yoga Studio, 1633 Willamette St., RSVP to 554-3216. FREE.
Music Open Mic w/Uncle T, 8pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.
Dead Meadow w/Imaad Wasif, rock, 9pm, WOW Hall. $12.
Eliza Rickman, Hannah Hogan, singer/songwriter, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.
Outdoors/Recreation Llamas in the Wallowas, meet Nigel the pack llama, hear about Eagle Camp Wilderness, 7pm, REI, 306 Lawrence St. FREE.
Social Dance ELLA Social Dance, swing, lindy hop, 7-10pm, Agate Hall, UO. $5.
Spiritual A Course in Miracles, drop-in study group, 10-11:45am, Unity of the Valley, 39th & Hilyard, 914-0431. FREE.
Energy Workers Unite, 6pm, Shambala Center, 1939 River Rd., 868-1178.
thurs, april 1
Sunrise 6:45am; Sunset 7:40pm, Av High 58; Av Low 38
Benefits Eugene Laff Off w/emcee Leigh Anne Jasheway, 20 regional stand-up comedians vie for funniest person award, fundraiser for Greenhill Humane Society, 7-10pm Actors Cabaret, 996 Willamette St., tickets at 683-4368. $15.
Annual Dahlia & Tuber Auction & Sale, fundraiser for Lane County Dahlia Society, refreshments, prizes, 7:30pm, Celeste Campbell Senior Center, 155 High St., 461-8004.
Gatherings UO Edible Book Festival, 11am-2pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. FREE.
Lectures/Talks “Gender Systems in Latin American Philosophy” w/Maria Lugones & Pedro Di Pietro, 3:30-5:30pm, Knight Library Browsing Room, UO. FREE.
Literary Arts “Dialog Gaffes” w/John Reed, discussion, Q&A for writers, everyone welcome, 6:30pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. $10, Mid-Valley Willamette Writer’s mem. FREE.
Music SHOcase: Margaret Blaine, 11:15am, Hult Center. FREE.
Even Churchill, Tango Alpha Tango, Sam Adams, variety, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.
Bill Nershi w/Elephant Revival, rock, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $12.
Hapa, Hawaiian music, 7:30pm, The Shedd, 868 High St., 434-7000. $24-$32.
Outdoors/Recreation Thursday Nighter Ride, 26-mile training ride w/local teams, 5:30pm, Church Corner, Spencer Creek & Lorane Hwy. FREE.
Women’s Thursday Ride, 26-mile training ride w/Poplollies, 5:45pm, Church Corner, Spencer Creek & Lorane Hwy. FREE.
Theater Fred Crafts’ Radio Redux Players: The Hitchhiker & The Fat Man, live radio dramas, 7:30pm today through Saturday, April 3, Wildish Theatre, 630 Main St., Spfd., tickets at 736-4544. $10, $5 sen.
Note - Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.
Saturday, March 27 Bald Hill Natural Area Tour & Rededication, 9am-noon, 752-9609.
Monday, March 29 Monday Movies at the Majestic: The Searchers, 7pm, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., 541-738-7469. $5.
Ongoing French conversation, 12:30-2:30pm every Tuesday; more details at 937-2304.
Oregon Children’s choir will be holding auditions throughout Spring 2010; for more information and to schedule your audition, call 343-0840.
Partners In Care has many opportunities for volunteering depending on your time, talent and interest; volunteer training available monthly (excluding August and December); contact Sarah at 382-5882.
Albany Civic Theater announces open auditions for The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler on April 12-13 from 7:30-10pm, with callbacks only on April 14 from 7:30-10pm; contact the director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-619-5013.
The Lane County Dental Care Day will hold a free dental care event using a new intake procedure with pre-scheduled appointments; for more information, call 686-1175.