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thurs, november 18
Sunrise 7:12am; Sunset 4:43pm, Av High 51; Av Low 37
Farmers’ Markets The Corner Market, fresh local produce, noon-6pm Tuesday through Friday, 295 River Rd.
Film “Seniors on the Big Screen” Theme: Everybody’s Fine, 2-4:30pm, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. FREE.
Gatherings Customer Appreciation Event w/Meridian Business Community, feat. live music w/Breakers Yard, 4:30-6pm Friday; live music w/Mark Beauchamp, 2-5pm Saturday, fundraiser for Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, today through Saturday, Meridian, 1801 Willamette St., info at 431-3411.
Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center Open House, 4-6:30pm, MLK Ed. Center, 2727 MLK Jr. Blvd., info at 434-7025. FREE.
Oregon WAND Meeting, post-election recap, discussion of gender/feminism, 6:30-8:15pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., www.wandoregon.org FREE.
Science Pub: “Great Balls of Fire: Meteorites” w/Dick Pugh, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.
Emerald Valley Quilters Meeting, 7pm, Masonic Hall, 27777 MLK Jr. Blvd. $5.
Kids/Families Wonderful Ones Storytime, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library. FREE.
Preschool Storytime, ages 3-6, 11am, Sheldon Library, 1566 Coburg Rd., 682-8316. FREE.
Lectures/Talks November Songwriters Workshop: The Nashville SongPosium, 11am-1pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. $5.
League of Women Voters of Lane County: “The 2011 Session of the Oregon Legislature: A Forecast, Priorities & Expectations” w/state reps. Terry Beyer, Val Hoyle & Nancy Nathanson, 12:15pm, Mallard Banquet Hall, 725 W. First St., info at www.lwvlc.org or 343-7917. $12 luncheon at 11:45am, lecture FREE.
“Immigration for Shared Prosperity” w/Ray Marshall, 4pm, 175 Knight Law Center, UO.
Oregon Folklife Network Symposium: Arts, Inc.: How Greed & Neglect Have Destroyed Our Cultural Rights w/author Bill Ivey, lecture & reception, 5-8pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO & 9:30am tomorrow, all-day symposium, Many Nations Longhouse, UO, info at http://aaablogs.uoregon.edu/ofn/
Store & Share Digital Photos, computer class, 6-8pm, Downtown Library, reg. at 682-5450. FREE.
Trip Initiator Clinic: Session II, 6pm today & Thursday, Nov. 18, OP Barn, UO. FREE.
“How Best to ‘Save the Salmon’” w/Artists4Action, discussion about stopping extinction of NW fish species, 6:30pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
“The Citizen Agent of Change: Making Headway Through Economic Uncertainty & Political Paralysis” w/Center for Earth Leadership co-founder Dick Roy, 7-8:30pm, EWEB, 500 4th Ave., RSVP to 503-227-2315.
Literary Arts Reading, Discussion & Signing w/Alexandra Jamieson, author of Living Vegan for Dummies, 7pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.
Weapon of Choice: VOICE, youth poetry open mic, Morning Glory Café, 450 Willamette St. FREE.
Music Group Therapy Jazz Ensemble, 11:15am, Hult Center lobby. FREE.
Gus Russell, jazz, blues, 5pm, Lavelle, 5th St. Market. FREE.
Eugene Symphony w/conductor Marin Alsop, feat. works by Tchaikovsky, Bernstein & Brahms, 8pm, Hult Center, tickets at www.eugenesymphony.org $15-$69.
Oregon Symphonic Band, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu.
Bad Religion, Bouncing Souls, Off With Their Heads, punk, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $23 adv., $25 door.
Faun Fables, storytelling, indie, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $8.
Outdoors/Recreation Walk with Us, weekly self-led neighborhood walking group, ages 50 & up, 9:30-10:30am today & Thursday, Nov. 18, meet at Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd. FREE.
Yoga w/Mocean, all levels welcome, weekly class, 10:30am-noon, Friends Meeting House, 2274 Onyx. Don.
Drop-in Kayaking, bring equipment, no instruction provided, ages 12 & up, 8-10pm, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. $5.
Theater The Pocket Playhouse: German Dept. Performance, 5pm, Villard 102, UO. $1 sug. don.
No Shame Eugene Theater Workshop, write, direct & act in original 5-min. pieces, 7:30-9:30pm, 126 W. Broadway, 773-573-6155. FREE.
Hedda Gabler, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, Lord Leebrick Theatre Co., 540 Charnelton St., tickets at www.lordleebrick.com or 456-1506. $$15 & up.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, Trial by Fire TheatreWorks at Upstart Crow Studios, 855 W. First Ave., box office at 683-1429. $10.
All the Great Books (Abridged), 8pm today, tomorrow & Satuday, LCC Blue Door Theatre, 4000 30th Ave. E., tickets at www.lanecc.edu/tickets $10, $8 stu. & sen.
fri, november 19
Sunrise 7:13am; Sunset 4:43pm, Av High 51; Av Low 37
Benefits FOOD for Lane County/Toys for Tots/KDUK & BiMart “Stuff the Bus” Donation Drive, collection of food, toys & hygiene items for holidays, 6am-1pm today at 2510 Willakenzie Rd. & 2-8pm at 1680 W. 18th Ave; 9am-1pm tomorrow at 4780 Royal Ave. & 2-6pm at 5744 Main St., Spfd.; noon Sunday at 770 Bailey Hill Rd. (unload bus at FOOD for Lane County), info at www.foodforlanecounty.org
Kids’ Holiday Ornament Benefit Workshop w/Andrea DiPalma, for New Guinea Land Project, 4-6pm, WOW Hall. $12-$20 sug. don.
Vagabound Basketball Game, including the homeless community, support groups will provide blankets & refreshments, bring a dish or sleeping bags/blankets for Homeless Action Coalition, 6-9pm, under the Washington-Jefferson Bridge, info at 484-6145.
Wildish Theater Benefit Gala: Oregon’s Own Miss America Katie Harman Sings Best of Broadway, reception at 6pm; concert at 8pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd., info & tickets at www.wildishtheater.com or 868-0689. $70 concert/reception, $30 concert only.
Dance Paul Taylor Dance Co.: Taylor 2, master class, 5:30pm, $5; Artbeat’s Taylor 2, performance, 8pm, Hult Center. $18-$38.
“Songs by Artist” w/Brad Garner & Shannon Mockli, UO Dance faculty, 8pm today & tomorrow, Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO. $10, $5 stu.
MEDGE w/Americanistan, Middle Eastern dance, live music, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.
Farmers’ Markets The Corner Market continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Film Punto y Raya (Point & Line) Animation Film Festival, award-winning Spanish films, 7:30pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, info at www.divacenter.org $5-$10.
Gatherings Diabetes Support & Information Group, 10am-noon, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. FREE.
City Club of Eugene: Healthy Democracy, 11:50am-1:30pm, Eugene Hilton Hotel, 66 E. Sixth Ave. $5, members FREE.
Wayne Morse Center Anniversary Celebration, feat. Ray Marshall, Richard West, Frances Fox Pixen, Dana Frank & A. Robert Smith, 2-4:30pm, 110 Knight Law Center, UO.
Juventad FACETA Graduation Celebration, event for members of Latino-Immigrant Youth Leadership Program, 6-9pm, Whiteaker School, 21 N. Grand St., info at www.amigosmsc.org FREE.
Vegan Potluck, byo place settings, 7pm, McNail-Riley House, 601 W. 13th Ave. FREE.
Customer Appreciation Event w/Meridian Business Community continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Kids/Families Baby Storytime, 10:15am & 11:15 am, Downtown Library. FREE.
Preschool Storytime, ages 3-6, 10:15am, Bethel Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd. FREE.
Family Movie & Game Night: Up, play foosball, ping pong & more, 5:30pm, Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St. FREE.
Lectures/Talks The Foot: The Mirror of Health, health talk for older adults, 11am-noon, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., reg. at 682-5318. FREE.
Family Movie & Game Night: Up, play foosball, ping pong & more, 5:30pm, Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St. FREE.
“Strange Days on Planet Earth” w/forest scientist Bill Ripple, 7:30pm, 100 Willamette Hall, UO. FREE.
Oregon Folklife Network Symposium continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Literary Arts Signing w/Solala Towler, author of The Way of Tea: Tea as a Way of Life, 3pm, JTea Teahouse, 2778 Friendly St. FREE.
Music The Traceys, blues, soul, 6pm, Supreme Bean, 2864 Willamette St. FREE.
Shawn McDonald, Chris August, Caleb & Soul w/Caleb Paul, 7pm, McDonald Theatre. $20 adv., $25 door.
Oregon Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Lab Bands w/drummer Mel Brown, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu.
Charles Neville (of Neville Brothers) & Youssoupha Sidibe w/Mystic Rhythms Band, New Orleans/West African fusion, 9pm, WOW Hall. $14 adv., $17 door.
Sean Hayes, singer/songwriter, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $10.
Outdoors/Recreation Walk ‘n’ Talkers, weekly 3-5 mile brisk walk, ages 50 & up, meet at 9am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. FREE.
Bike Riding for Fun & Fitness, weekly seniors bike ride, helmets required, 9:30am-noon, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. FREE.
Pets Greenhill Humane Society “Art for Animals” Benefit & Silent Auction, food, wine, music w/Mark Alan, 6:30-9pm, Crescent Village, 2772 Shadow View Dr., info at www.green-hill.org
Social Dance Dances of Universal Peace, all ages, 7pm, Friends Meeting House, 2274 Onyx, info at 345-4951. Don.
School Garden Project’s Biannual Square Dance, no experience/partner needed, fundraiser for garden project, 8pm, Cesar Chavez School, 1510 W. 14th Ave. $5-$10 sug. don.
Drop-in Dance: Waltz, 8-10pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th Ave. $10.
Friday Night Milongo, Argentine tango party, no partner needed, 8-11pm, Just Breathe Studio, 2868 Willamette St. FREE entry between 8-8:30pm, $5 per person after.
Spiritual Voodoo Friday Night Special, weekly gathering of all pagans/shamans/earth-based types, bring a drum, 7pm, Metamorphosis Garden, 797 Hwy 99, info at 844-2339.
Theater West Side Story, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, South Eugene High School Auditorium, 400 E. 19th Ave., tickets at www.southeugenetheater.org or 790-8070. $14, $12 stu.
Suicide: A Russian Musical Comedy, 7:30pm, Agate Hall, UO. FREE.
Love’s Labors Lost, 8pm tonight & tomorrow, Robinson Theatre, UO, tickets at 346-4363. $14, $12 UO staff & sen., $7 stu.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
All the Great Books (Abridged) continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Hedda Gabler continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
sat, november 20
Sunrise 7:15am; Sunset 4:42pm, Av High 50; Av Low 37
Benefits EWEB Run to Stay Warm, 5K & 10K, half marathon & kids’ 400m dash, benefit for EWEB’s income-qualifying customers, 8:30-11am, EWEB, 500 E. 4th Ave., info & reg. at www.eweb.org $20-$25.
Eugene Glass School Art Glass Auction Benefit, feat. demos & presentation w/artist David Willis, silent & live auction, live music w/Volifonix, noon-midnight, Eugene Glass School, 575 Wilson St., info & tickets at www.eugeneglassschool.org or call 342-2959. $25.
CLDC’s “Rebel Revelry: A Patriot Act Bash” Fundraiser, raffle, silent auction, food, drink, kids’ activities, spoken word, comedy, live music & more, Civil Liberties Defense Center fundraiser, 6:30-10:30pm, Cozmic Pizza, info at www.cldc.org $10, ages 10 & under FREE.
Benefit Concert & Silent Auction for Anna Aleknar Armaiti, feat. music w/Sky in the Road, Cosmos Worth, 7:30pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd. $5-$100 sug. don.
FOOD for Lane County/Toys for Tots/KDUK & BiMart “Stuff the Bus” Donation Drive continues. See Friday.
Comedy Pacific NW Women’s Comedy Festival, feat. Sharon Lacey, Rylee Newton, Lisa Myers, The Hamazons, Fay Canale, Leigh Anne Jasheway & more, 7-10pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd. $25.
Dance Danceability International: Cirque-Elation w/Mood Area 52, improv, live music, 3:30-4:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.
Ballet Fantastique: String Theory, variety, 7:30pm today & 2:30pm tomorrow, Hult Center. $27-$33.
“Songs by Artist” w/Brad Garner & Shannon Mockli continues. See Friday.
Farmers’ Markets Mazzi’s/Hideaway Bakery Farmers’ Market, year ‘round, 9am-2pm, 3377 E. Amazon.
Gatherings Eugene Tree Foundation Trainsong Project Kick-Off w/guest speaker Mayor Kitty Piercy, volunteer planting to launch 2010-2011 season, 9am-12:30pm, American Red Cross Building, 862 Bethel Dr., into at www.eugenetreefoundation.org
Yapoah Terrace Holiday Bazaar, 9am-3pm, 350 Pearl St.
Inclusive Visions Recreation Fair, info on outdoor rec opportunities for individuals w/severe visual impairment, 10am-1pm, Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St., RSVP to 682-5311. FREE.
Holiday Market, 10am-6pm, w/entertainment by Eugene Bhangra Youth Group, 10:30am; Olem Alves Jazz Duo, 11:30am; Inspirational Sounds, 12:30pm; WaHoo!, 1:45pm; Ghillie Dhu & the Dhonts, 3:15pm; Dick Danger Band, 4:45pm, Lane County Fairgrounds, 13th & Jefferson, www.holidaymarket.org FREE.
Fleece Navidad, alpaca products, holiday sale, 10am-4pm, Spencer Creek Grange, 86013 Lorane Hwy, www.alpacabreedersconnection.com
Free People, music, food, clothing, fellowship, 11am-3pm, WOW Hall. FREE.
Willamette Valley NORML Public Meeting, 2pm, Theo’s Coffe House, 199 W. 8th Ave., www.regulatemedicalmarijuana.org FREE.
Third Annual Mr. Whiteaker Pageant, 9pm, Wandering Goat, 268 Madison St. $6.
Customer Appreciation Event w/Meridian Business Community continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18
Kids/Families Play in the Rain Day w/Youth in Nature Partnership, outdoor activities, tree climbing, horse riding, hikes, hay rides, visit from Smokey the Bear & more, all ages, 10am-3pm, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum, info at www.youthinnature.org or call 349-5055. FREE.
Family Music Time w/Samuel Becerra, Tito Amaya & Rob Tobias, sing, dance, 10:15am, Downtown Library. FREE.
Storytime in Spanish w/Latino Liason Emily, all ages & families welcome, 1pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St., Spfd. FREE.
Dog Tale Time, build skills reading to dogs, grades 1-6, 2-3:30pm, Downtown Library, reg. at 682-5450. FREE.
Lectures/Talks Quilting Workshop w/Karla Alexander, 9am, Our Sewing Room, 448 Main St., Spfd., reg. at 915-1385. $35.
Genealogy Computer Class, 10am-noon, Downtown Library, reg. at 682-5450. FREE.
“Drawing Upon Rome: Gallery Sketching” w/Gabriella Soraci, workshop, ages 16 & up, 10am-1pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. $25, $22.50 mem.
“Healthy Nests: Healthy Couples Raise Happy Children” w/Deanna Linville & Jeff Todahl, 11am-12:50pm, 220 HEDCO Education Bldg., UO. FREE.
City Views: “Bellotto, Dresden & the Venice-Effect” by Kenneth S. Calhoon, 2pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO.
“Native American Flutes: History, Folklore & Music” w/Mi-Cree-Ni Quash-Mah, 3pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Literary Arts Calyx Books’ 34th Anniversary Celebration w/Oregon Book Award-winning poet Penelope Schambly Schott, author of Crow Mercies, reading, 5pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.
Tellebration w/National Storytelling Network, local stand-up storytellers, proceeds benefit Skipping Stones Magazine, for all ages, 7:30pm, Grace Chapel, 1166 Oak St. $5 sug. don.
Music Youth Orchestra, 10am, Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Center. FREE.
Meadowlark Trio, oboe sonatas, 2pm, Atrium Building, 10th & Olive. FREE.
Halie Loren, After Dark CD release, jazz, 3pm, CD World, 3215 W. 11th Ave. FREE.
Chamber Music Amici Preview, 3pm, Cascade Manor, 65 W. 30th Ave. FREE.
University Gospel Ensembles, 4pm, Beall Hall, UO. $8, $6 stu.
American Spirituals w/Eugene Gleemen, 7:30pm, Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th Ave., tickets at 255-3003. $15, $12 stu. & sen.
Pretty Lights, electronica, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $22 adv., $25 door.
Future Music Oregon, UO music technology ensembles, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu.
Grlzzz Rock w/Wetsock, Accordions Anonymous, Whiskey Chasers, Red Pajamas, variety, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: Ridgeline Trail, hike, 6.2 miles, info at www.obsidians.org or sign up at Eugene YMCA.
November Birdwalk w/Dave Bontrager, 8am-noon, Royal Ave. Oak Woodlands, info at 968-5533. $3 sug. don.
GEARs Bike Ride: Lorane, 50 miles, food stop, 9:30am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.
Klink Cycles Grand Opening, refreshments, prizes, 11am-5pm, 909 River Rd. FREE.
Humandala Yoga, synergistic games, 2-5pm, Just Breathe Yoga, 2868 Willamette St. FREE, up to $10 sug. don.
Social Dance Barn Dance w/Old Time Fiddlers, all levels welcome, dances taught, 7-10pm, Spencer Creek Grange, 86013 Lorane Hwy, info at www.spencercreekgrange.org $4, under 10 FREE.
Theater All the Great Books (Abridged) continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Hedda Gabler continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Love’s Labors Lost continues. See Friday.
Love’s Labors Lost continues. See Friday.
Volunteer Eugene Tree Foundation Tree Planting, 9am-1pm, Red Cross, 862 Bethel Dr., info at 915-1601.
sun, november 21
Sunrise 7:16am; Sunset 4:41pm, Av High 50; Av Low 37
Benefits FOOD for Lane County/Toys for Tots/KDUK & BiMart “Stuff the Bus” Donation Drive continues. See Friday.
Comedy Daniel Tosh’s Twenty Ten Tour, stand-up, 7pm, Hult Center. SOLD OUT.
Dance Ballet Fantastique: String Theory continues. See Saturday.
Farmers’ Markets Fairmount Neighborhood Farmers’ Market, 10am-3pm, Sun Automotive parking lot, E. 19th Ave. & Agate St.
Gatherings Holiday Market, 10am-6pm, w/entertainment by Rob Tobias, 10:30am; Bin Daas, 11:30am; Carl “Bus Man” Faddis, 12:30pm; Scrambled Ape, 1:45pm; Rusty Still, 3:15pm; African Sundial, 4:45pm, Lane County Fairgrounds, 13th & Jefferson, www.holidaymarket.org FREE.
Picc-A-Dilly Flea Market, 10am-4pm, Lane County Fairgrounds, 796 W. 13th Ave., info at 683-5589. $1.50.
Vigil to Close the School of the Americas, music, testimony, info, singing of names of martyrs, 1-2pm, Free Speech Plaza, 8th & Oak, info at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 485-8633.
Eugene Rainbow Family Potluck Picnic, bring food/eating utensils, 1-6pm, Alton Baker Park.
“Celebrate the Season” Art, Wine & Antique Walk, noon-4pm, Historic Oakland, info at 459-2581. $5.
Kids/Families “Reuse, Recycle, Rethink” w/BRING Recycling, “green” crafts, 3-4pm, Downtown Library. FREE.
Literary Arts Book Release Celebration for Nan Phifer, author of Memoirs of the Soul: Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography, reading, discussion & signing, 3pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.
Eva Johnson Memorial Book Club w/Shirley Tallman, author of the Sarah Woolson historical mystery series, 4pm, Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willmette St. FREE.
Music American Spirituals w/Eugene Gleemen, 3pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., tickets at 255-3003. $15, $12 stu. & sen.
University Symphony, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu.
End-of-Fall Term Concerts: Lane Chamber Orchestra & Lane Symphonic Band, 3pm, Performance Hall, LCC, 4000 E. 30th Ave., tickets at www.lanecc.edu/tickets $5, $3 stu. & sen.
All-Ages Jazz Jam w/Rich Platz, 4-7pm, Jazz Station, 68 W. Broadway. $2-$6 sug. don.
Samuel Ferris Harmon, Jesse Meade, folk, pop, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.
David Hefland & the Majestic Ensemble, Celtic, world music, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Outdoors/Recreation GEARs Bike Ride: Alvadore, 23 miles, food stop, 9:30am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.
Spiritual Community Chanukah Celebration, food, music, storytelling & kids’ activities, 10am-3pm, Temple Beth Israel, 1175 E. 29th Ave., info at www.tbieugene.org
Fall Festival of Praise & Thanksgiving, potluck, music, poetry, 4pm, First Presbyterian Church, 3rd & Adams, Cottage Grove. FREE.
Video Screening: Peace is Possible: It needs to be felt, 7pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th St. FREE.
Theater Love’s Labors Lost continues. See Friday.
mon, november 22
Sunrise 7:17am; Sunset 4:40pm, Av High 50; Av Low 37
Film Screening: Sugar: The Bitter Truth, w/Robert H. Lustig, 7pm, Eugene Wellness Center, 1551-B Oak St., RSVP to 344-8912. Don.
Lectures/Talks Avid Gardeners: “Heaths & Heathers” w/Karla Lortz, 7pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St. FREE.
Literary Arts Writer’s Block Workshop w/mystery writers Carolyn Rose & Mike Nettleton, 2-3:30pm, Tsunami Book, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.
Music Chamber Music on Campus, UO ensembles, 7pm, UO Living/Learning Center, UO. FREE.
Chamber Music Amici: Beethoven “Spring” Sonata & Prokofiev Quintet, 7:30pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., tickets at 953-9204. $5-$22.
Oregon Percussion Ensemble, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5 stu.
On the Air City Club of Eugene: Healthy Democracy, 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.
Outdoors/Recreation Adapted Game Day for Stroke Survivors, ages 55 & up, card & table games, 3-4:30pm, Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St., reg. at 346-2589. FREE.
Spiritual Open Heart Meditation, 5:30-6:30pm, 310 Fulvue, www.heartsanctuary.org FREE.
tues, november 23
Sunrise 7:18am; Sunset 4:40pm, Av High 50; Av Low 36
Farmers’ Markets Creswell Farmers’ Market, indoors, 4-6pm, 2nd & D St., Creswell.
The Corner Market continues. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Film DIVA’s “Behind the Lens” Seminar: William Wellman’s Beau Geste (1939), 7pm, DIVA, 110 W. Broadway, www.divacenter.org $3, $12 whole seminar.
Kids/Families Storytime for Terrific Twos, age 2, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library. FREE.
Lectures/Talks “Myths & Facts about Alzheimer’s Prevention,” 10-11am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., reg. at 682-5318. FREE.
“Birding Beyond Borders” w/globetrotting birder Victor Emanuel, discussion about how birding has changed people’s lives, 7:30pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St.
Music “Songs of Thanksgiving” w/Lane Interfaith Alliance, chant, music & song, pie potluck, 6:30pm, Christian Science Church, Pearl & 14th, info at 747-3887. Don.
Eugene Community Orchestra, variety, 7pm, Sheldon High School, 2455 Willakenzie Rd. FREE.
End-of-Fall Term Concerts: Lane Symphonic Band & Lane Faculty Jazz Sextet, 7:30pm, Performance Hall, LCC, 4000 E. 30th Ave., tickets at www.lanecc.edu/tickets $5, $3 stu. & sen.
SOSPIRO & Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, 7:30pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.
Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.
wed, november 24
Sunrise 7:20am; Sunset 4:39pm, Av High 49; Av Low 36
Farmers’ Markets Final Corner Market of the season. See Thursday, Nov. 18.
Film “Three Train Trips” Theme w/Willamalane Movie Appreciation Group: The Great Train Robbery (1979), 1pm, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd. FREE.
Gatherings Thanksgiving Meal, turkey w/all the trimmings, noon, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., pre-reg. at 682-5318. $5.
Teen Gaming, play board, card & role-playing games, weekly meeting, 3:30-5:30pm, Sheldon Library, 1566 Coburg Rd. FREE.
Teen Space, 4:30-5:30pm, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St., Spfd., info at www.wheremindsgrow.org FREE.
Kids/Families Preschool Storytime, ages 3-6 & Lapsit Storytime, ages birth-3, 10am, Springfield Library, 225 Fifth St. FREE.
Preschool Storytime, ages 3-6, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library. FREE.
Thanksgiving Assembly, student presentation feat. music, poetry & more, 11am-12:30pm, Eugene Waldorf School, 1350 McLean Blvd. FREE.
Lectures/Talks “How to Buy a Telescope” w/Eugene Astronomical Society, 7pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th. FREE.
Literary Arts Love to Read Book Club, discuss authors, topics & the next book to read, 9:30-11am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. 25 cents.
Music Timothy Patrick, acoustic humor, 6-8pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 E. Sixth Ave. FREE.
Hot Club of Eugene, swing, jazz, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.
Spiritual A Course in Miracles, drop-in study group, 10-11:45am, Unity of the Valley, 39th & Hilyard, 914-0431. FREE.
25thurs, november 25
Sunrise 7:21am; Sunset 4:38pm, Av High 49; Av Low 36
Gatherings Whiteaker Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 11am-3pm, Whiteaker Community Head Start Center, 21 N. Grand St., info or to donate/volunteer, visit www.wcdinner.org or call 485-8179. FREE.
On the Air “Thanksgiving Gypsy Swing” w/host David Gizara, swing, manouche jazz, celebrating centennial of Django Reinhardt’s birth, 9pm-midnight, KLCC 89.7 FM.
Note - Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.
Thursday, Nov. 18 Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 2pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., info at 766-6959. FREE.
“[Geo]History Fights Back from the Grave” w/Mott Greene, 4pm, Memorial Union, OSU. FREE.
“Why Muslims Matter to U.S. History” w/Edward Curtis, 7pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.
Sunday, Nov. 21 “Delight, Despair & Dessert” OSU Opera Benefit, 4pm & 7pm, First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW 8th St. $25.
Monday, Nov. 22 Corvallis/OSU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. $15-$30.
Tuesday, Nov. 23 “Building Your Killer Business Plan” w/Nick Fowler, 6pm, Kelley Engineering, OSU.
The Oregon Country Fair is seeking artists to design the poster for the fair’s 42nd anniversary in 2011; the selected artist will be awarded a $1,200 prize for the winning design; anyone interested should submit 3 to 5 samples of previous work to be considered; the deadline for all contest entries is Dec. 3; for full details, further information and submission guidelines, visit the Oregon Country Fair’s web site at www.oregoncountryfair.org/poster
Jonathan Sadony will teach a Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance Workshop on Saturday, November 20, 11am-1pm in the Lane Community College Dance Studio; $20 adv., $25 drop-in; call 520-3565 or email@example.com for more information.
Starting now through Dec. 31, several local businesses are helping to brighten the day of pediatric patients at Sacred Heart Medical Center by hosting toy drives at their Eugene/Springfield locations; for more information, contact Pediatric Unit Coordinator Theresa McCormick at 222-5600; for a list of participating businesses, visit www.peacehealth.org; if you are unable to donate during the toy drive, toys are also accepted at the Pediatric Unit at Sacred Heart throughout the year.
The Whiteaker Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner event 11am-3pm on Thursday, Nov. 25, event is seeking donation and volunteers; for more information, visit www.wcdinner.org or call 485-8179.
FOOD For Lane County’s mobile pantry pilot project will continue on the fourth Monday of each month through January; also, a “Stuff the Bus” food drive is being held Nov. 19-21; for more information about times, locations and how to help, visit www.foodforlanecounty.org
The Karin Clarke Gallery is soliciting submissions of previously owned, well-loved artwork from the collections of Oregon art aficionados for its second Resale Show in January, 2011; submissions may be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; for more information, call the gallery at 684-7963.
On Dec. 23, 5-9pm, Caroling for a Cause will be caroling to sponsored homes and businesses; anyone who makes a sizable donation to FOOD for Lane County may sign up or sponsor a visit; non-perishable goods also will be collected the night of the event; to participate, volunteer or sign up, send an email to email@example.com
Charleston & Swing Dance Workshops with Denise Steele will be taught Nov. 20 at Celebration Belly Dance & Yoga Studio; cost is $10-$15 per class or $25 for both; info and sign-up at www.thejointisjumpin.com
Tickets sales are underway for the 2010 Senior Holiday Dinner for Lane County senior community members held Dec. 25 at Eugene Hilton; persons 62 and better are invited to purchase tickets at Campbell Senior Center, Viking Sal in Junction City and Willamalane Adult Activity Center in Springfield; tickets are $7 and will sell through Dec. 17; additionally, volunteers are needed to provide seniors with transportation to and from the event as well as serving and greeters; volunteers may register at www.towww.211lane.org; for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520-2698 or email email@example.com.
Egan Warming Center is gearing up for a cold winter and is seeking volunteers; there will be a training and orientation sessions on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 6:30pm and Saturday, Nov 13, 8:30-12:30am at First Christian Church; on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 6:30-9pm at Valley Covenant; and Saturday, Nov. 13, 1:30-4:30pm at Ebbert Memorial; donation of supplies & food are also being sought; for more information, visit www.eganwarmingcenter.org or call 689-6747.
A free choose-and-cut guide to U-Cut Christmas tree plantations in Oregon has been prepared by the Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association; for more information, visit www.nwtrees.com or call 503-364-2942.
The “Civil War FOOD Battle,” centering around the “Civil War” game in Corvallis between the Ducks and Beavers, is a simple way people can help food banks across Oregon; fans can text $5 or $10 donations to either the “Ducks” side or the “Beavers” side, and the winning team will be announced at the Civil War game December 4; half the money raised will be split between FOOD For Lane County and Linn Benton Food Share, with the other half of the money benefiting the rest of Oregon’s food banks; send donations to 20222 and donate by texting GoDucks5 or GoDucks10, or GoBeavs5 or GoBeavs10; for more information, visit www.foodforlanecounty.org