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Oregon Public Broadcasting will bring The Cat in the Hat to the Science Factory and the downtown library Saturday as part of the National Education Associations "Read Across America” campaign. Each year, the NEA celebrates the March 2 birthday of Dr. Seuss (born Theodor Seuss Geisel) by bringing together kids, teens and adults for reading in good company. The Science Factory and Library will make The Cat available for photos with children, so dont forget your camera!

 






thurs, feb 24

Sunrise 6:58am; Sunset 5:54pm, Av High 52; Av Low 36

Art/Craft Art in the Round, 6-9pm, Sarver Winery, 25600 Mayola Ln. FREE.

Dance "Collaborations Dance,” 7:30pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, LCC, 4000 E. 30th Ave. $10, $8 stu., staff & sr.

Film Deep Green w/director Matt Briggs, 6pm, Hult Center. FREE.

Princess Kaiulani & discussion w/Hawaii Club, 6pm, Mills International Center, UO. FREE.

Gatherings Oregon Logging Conference, 8am-5pm today & tomorrow, 9am-2pm Saturday, Lane Events Center, 796 13th Ave., info at 686-9191. $90.

Meeting of the Joint Elected Officials of Eugene, Springfield & Lane County, noon, Springfield City Hall, 225 5th St., Spfd.

Health Reiki Tummo healing clinic, 5:30-7:30pm, 15 N. Cedar St., call 914-0431 for appt. Don.

Kids/Families Wonderful Ones Storytime, for 1-year-olds w/caregivers, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library, info at 682-8316. FREE.

Preschool Storytime w/Pia Robbins, for ages 3-6 w/caregivers, 11am, Sheldon Branch Library, 1566 Coburg Rd., info at 682-8316. FREE.

Open house tea & info for families interested in hosting international high school students, 4:30-6pm,1425 McKinley St., call514-4896 for info. FREE.

Lectures/Classes Genealogy: online library tools, 10am, Downtown Library, reg. 682-5450, ext 2. FREE.

"Winning Social Change in Tough Times” w/Randy Shaw, 1pm, 309 Building 17, LCC; 7pm, UO Law 175. FREE.

Hoop Class w/Shalako, 4-5pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Adaptive Gardening Demonstration & Ideas w/Dona Clarke, 4:30pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St. FREE.

Tie Dye & Tofu: "Oregon Country Fair & Saturday Market” panel, 6-7pm, Lane County Historical Society & Museum, 740 W. 13th Ave. FREE.

"Write Your Own Business Plan” w/Willamette SCORE, 6pm, Downtown Library, info at 682-5450. FREE.

"Missing Headlines: Stories of Life in Palestine” w/Emily Schick, International Solidarity Movement activist, 7pm, Unitarian Universalist Church, 477 E. 40th Ave. FREE.

Literary Arts Teen Book Group, Little Brother by Cory Doctorow, 4-5pm, Downtown Library, info at 682-8316. FREE.

Tween Scene Book Group, grades 4-6, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, 4-5pm, Downtown Library, info at 682-8316. FREE.

Zonta Club of Eugene-Springfield: Renting Lacy discussion, 5:30-7:30pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Weapon of Choice: Voice! Poetry open mic, 7-9pm, Morning Glory Café, 450 Willamette St. FREE.

Music 10th Annual Rhythm & Blues Review, 7pm today, tomorrow & Saturday; 2:30pm Sunday, Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Dr., Cottage Grove. $13, $10 stu. & sr.

Evo Bluestein, folk, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $8-$15.

South Eugene String Academy 1 Concert, 7pm, Arts & Technology Academy, 1650 W. 22nd Ave. FREE.

Moon Shines Red: Songs & Music Theatre of Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & Saturday; 2:30pm Sunday, The Shedd. $14-$28.

UO Flute Studio: Flute Music from Baroque to Contemporary, 7:30pm, 911 W. Broadway. $5 to Food for Lane County or 3 cans.

Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

Volifonix, Papagaiyo, rock, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

On the Air "Arts Journal,” Feb. Art Walk at Imagine Gallery, 9pm, cable channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Walk with Us, weekly self-led neighborhood walking group, ages 50 & up, 9:30-10:30am today & Thursday, March 3, meet at Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd. FREE.

Bike Riding for Seniors, weekly in-town rides, helmets required, 10:30am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., reg. at 682-5218. FREE.

Drop-in Kayaking, bring equipment, no instruction provided, ages 12 & up, 8-10pm today & Thursday, March 3, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. $5.

Social Dance Dancing Freedom w/Michael Zeligs, 7-9:30pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Israeli Folk Dance w/Amalya, 7-9pm, Temple Beth Israel, 1175 E. 29th Ave. FREE.

Theater No Shame Eugene Theater Workshop, write, direct & act in original 5-min. pieces, 7:30-9:30pm, 126 W. Broadway. FREE.

The Honky Tonk Show, 6pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, Star Theatre; continues through March 19, 989 Juniper St., Junction City, call 998-3862 for tickets. $10.

No Shame Eugene Theater Workshop, write, direct & act in original 5-min. pieces, 7:30-9:30pm, 126 W. Broadway. FREE.

South Eugene Theater: Into the Woods, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, South Eugene High School, 400 E. 19th Ave. $12, $8 stu. & sr.

Springfield Theatre: The Women, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, Springfield High School, 875 7th St., Spfd., info at 744-4768. $6, $5 stu. & sr.

My Name is Rachel Corrie, 8pm today, tomorrow, Saturday & Thursday, March 3; 2pm Sunday; through March 12, Lord Leebrick Theatre, 540 Charnelton St., info at 465-1506.



fri, feb 25

Sunrise 6:57am; Sunset 5:56pm, Av High 53; Av Low 36

Art/Craft Watch novice painters replicate "Starry Night” w/Vino & Vango, Vistra Frame Outlet, 806 Charnelton St. FREE.

Benefits Benefit Concert for First Place Kids Center, therapeutic preschool for homeless children, five bands, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Beats & Brushstrokes, silent art auction & live music, fundraiser for Emerging Leaders in the Arts Network, 7-11pm, Bria Bodycare, 1280 Willamette St. $5.

Live Music Yoga Class, proceeds to Yoga for Youth, bringing yoga to urban children, 7:30-9:30pm, Yoga West of Eugene, 3635 Hilyard St., info at 343-7825. Don.

Comedy KFLY Comedy Night w/Sean Morey, Drew Tydeman, Marcus Bridges, 8pm, WOW Hall, $15 adv., $18 door.

Dance "Collaborations Dance” continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Film Nordic Film Series: Producing Adults, 7pm, Lawrence 177, UO. FREE.

Pedal Power, bike documentary by local filmmaker Terry Holloway, bicycle-powered music in Eugene, 9:30-10:30pm, Pizza Research Institute, 530 Blair Blvd. FREE.

Gatherings Pleasures of Lincoln City, glassblowing & outlets or casino, ages 18 & up, 8am-6pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd., reg. 736-4444. $35, $37 out-of-district.

City Club of Eugene: "The Changing Face of Hunger,” 11:50am-1:15pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 E. 6th Ave. $5, mem. FREE.

PSAP/9-1-1 Board Meeting (Public Safety Answering Point, 1:30pm, Central Lane Communications, 1735 W. 2nd Ave.

Spaghetti Feed, Silent Auction & Raffle, 5:30-7:30pm, Thurston Middle School, 333 58th St., Spfd. $5.

Live Glassblowing, 6-9pm, Studio West, 245 W. 8th Ave., info at 683-9378. FREE.

Fashion Resistance to Militarism, 7pm, Agate Hall, UO. FREE.

Game Night, bring board game or use house game, 7-11pm, Divine Cupcake, 1680 W. 11th Ave. FREE.

Trivia Night, 8pm, Rogue Public House, 844 Olive St. FREE.

Oregon Logging Conference continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Kids/Families Baby Storytime, ages 0-1 w/caregivers, 10:15am & 11:15am, Downtown Library. FREE.

Preschool Storytime w/Pia Robbins, ages 3-6 w/caregivers, 10:15am, Bethel Branch Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd. FREE.

Circle of Children, 3-5pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Spencer Creek Grange 4th Friday Family Fest: The Secret Garden (1993), 7pm, Spencer Creek Grange, 86013 Lorane Hwy. Don.

Lectures/Classes International Darwin Celebration 2011: "Evolution Unearthed: Ice Age Horses of the American West” w/Eric Scott, 5:30pm, Museum of Natural & Cultural History, UO. $3, UO stu., staff & mem. FREE.

Literary Arts World Poetry Night, 7-9pm, Mills International Center, EMU, UO. FREE.

Music Jazz Ensembles w/Randy Porter, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5.

TaiHei Ensemble w/Rebecca Stuhlbarg, mezzo-soprano, 8pm, Music 190, UO. FREE.

Vida Girls, Steve Pile Band, variety, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

10th Annual Rhythm & Blues Review continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Moon Shines Red: Songs & Music Theatre of Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Outdoors/Recreation Alpine Adaptive Ski Program offers downhill skiing for children (8 & up) and adults with physical disabilities, all experience levels, transportation available, every Friday & Sunday through March 13, Hoodoo Ski Area, info & reg. at 682-5311.

Walk •n Talkers, weekly self-led 3-5 mi. walking group w/coffee stop, ages 50 & up, 9am, meet at 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.

Sun Moo Do (Zen Martial Arts), 1-2:30pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Rockhounding in Oregon, sites & finds near Eugene, ages 50 & up, 1:30pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd. FREE.

Kundalini Yoga, 6pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Social Dance Friday Night Milonga, 8-11pm, Just Breathe Studio, 2868 Willamette St. $7.

Friday Night Dance: Bolero, 8:30-10pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th Ave. $10.

Spiritual Meditation w/Benjamin Luskin, 12:30-1pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Multicultural dances & chants w/Mariam Baker, 7:30-9:30 pm, Wesley Center, 1236 Kincaid St. $10-$30 sliding scale, $5 stu.

Theater Springfield Academy of the Arts: Almost, Maine, 7:30pm today, tomorrow & Thursday, March 3; through March 5. $7, $5 sr., stu. w/ID FREE.

bobrauschenbergamerica, 8pm today, tomorrow & Thursday, March 3; through March 12, Robinson Theatre, UO. $14, $12 staff & sr., $7 UO stu.

The Drowsy Chaperone, 8pm today & tomorrow; through March 26, Actors Cabaret, 996 Willamette St., see www.actorscabaret.org for info. $16-$41.95.

The Honky Tonk Show continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Into the Woods continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

My Name is Rachel Corrie continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

The Women continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.



sat, feb 26

Sunrise 6:55am; Sunset 5:57pm, Av High 53; Av Low 36

Benefits Benefit for Village School, 2-4pm, Cozmic Pizza. Don.

Junction Citys Little Opry, grange roof fundraiser, 7pm, JC Grange Hall, 1420 Kalmia, Junction City, info at 998-3507. $5, $3 ages 5-15, 4 & under FREE.

Polka Bowling Night, for School Garden Project, w/Queen Slugasana, Accordions Anonymous, Accordion-oke, 8pm, Southtowne Lanes, 2486 Willamette St., adv. tickets ONLY, Tsunami Books, 345-8986. $20.

Dance Musical Feet: "Black Box Brilliance,” tap, hip hop & jazz, 7:30pm, Sheldon High School, 2455 Willakenzie Rd. $10.

"Collaborations Dance” continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Food/Drink Springfield Community Garden Public Meeting, plots w/preference to low-income families, 10:30am, Centennial Christian Center, 1020 Janus St., Spfd., call 321-0399 for info.

Gatherings "Building Bridges Respecting Rights,” Lane County ACLU Chapter Annual Membership Meeting. 10am-2:30pm, Whiteacker Community Center Cafeteria, 21 N. Grand., reg. csyrett@aclu-or.org or 345-6162. FREE.

Community Cooperative Winter Market, local food and crafts, noon-6pm today and tomorrow, 1 World Currency Community Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

WV NORML Public Meeting, 2pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Arab Student Union Winter Hafli Party, Ishmael & Friends, Amel Tafsout & Salome-Bahar, food, dancing & Arabic music, 7-10pm, Agate Hall, UO, tickets at 346-4363. $7, $4 UO stu.

Oregon Logging Conference continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Health Asthma Care Workshop, 3-5pm, American Red Cross, 862 Bethel Dr. FREE.

Kids/Families Meet the Cat in the Hat, 10am-noon, The Science Factory, 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy, $4, mem. FREE; 1-2pm, Eugene Public Library, FREE.

Puppet Making Workshop, ages 8-13, five sessions over four weeks, for original childrens puppet performance of The Wizard of Oz, space limited, 12:30-3:30pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd., see wheremindsgrow.org or 726-3766 for more info. FREE.

Winter Wonderland Family Walk, 1pm, Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Rd., 747-1504. $5, $2 kids.

Dog Tale Time, 15 min. reading to trained dogs, grades 1-6, 2-3pm, Downtown Library, reg. 682-8316. FREE.

Lectures/Classes Artists & Galleries Working Together w/Christine L. Sundt & Gary Tepfer, 2pm, White Lotus Gallery, 767 Willamette St. FREE.

Music Meadowlark Ensemble, trio sonatas for recorder & oboe, 2pm, Atrium Building courtyard, 10th & Olive. FREE.

Oregon Percussion Ensemble, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5.

George Harrison Tribute Concert: Maya Love, Bindaas, All Things George Choir, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $10.

Future Music Oregon, 8pm, Music 163, UO. $7, $5.

Eugene Concert Choir & Eugene Symphony: Mozarts Grand Mass in C Minor, 8pm, Hult Center. $22-$36.

Ninth Moon Black, Parade of Storms, Facing Extinction, Cult of Unholy Shadows, hard rock, 8pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 door.

SOJA, reggae, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $20 adv., $25 door.

Brothers Comatose, blues, rock, 9:30pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

10th Annual Rhythm & Blues Review continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Moon Shines Red: Songs & Music Theatre of Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: cross-country ski North Waldo Lake, 20 miles; Booth/Square Lakes Loop, 8 miles; hike Willamette Confluence Tour, 3.5 miles, info & sign-up at www. obsidians.org

Womens Rugby Game, Eugene Reign v UO Dirty Ducks, 11am, Riverfront Field, 1600 Millrace Drive. FREE.

Pets "Ask the Vet” w/ holistic veterinarian Doreen Hock, 10am-1pm, The Healthy Pet, 2777 Friendly St. FREE.

Social Dance Contra Dance, 8pm, Cesar Chavez School, 1510 W. 14th St. $8, $6 mem. & stu.

Spiritual Meditation for Awakening w/Alan Zundel, 8:30-9:45am, 41 W. 19th Ave., see www.heartawake.org for info. Don.

Pray & Play, Dance & Hike w/Murshida Mariam Baker, 1-4pm, Avalon Lodge, 5210 Canyon Dr., contact hjerianne@yahoo.com for info. $10-$30 sliding scale, $5 stu.

Theater The Honky Tonk Show continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Into the Woods continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

My Name is Rachel Corrie continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24

The Women continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Almost, Maine continues. See Friday.

bobrauschenbergamerica continues. See Friday.

The Drowsy Chaperone continues. See Friday.



sun, feb 27

Sunrise 6:53am; Sunset 5:58pm, Av High 53; Av Low 36

Benefits Academy Awards ceremony on the big screen, for Food for Lane County, no-host bar, free hors doeuvres, 5pm, Bijou Art Cinemas, 492 E. 13th Ave. $10 adv., $12 door.

Comedy Flux Comedy Showcase: all-local all-female comedians, 8-9:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Film Vanishing of the Bees, lecture & Q&A w/experts on honeybees & native pollinators, 1-7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3-$8.

Food/Drink Mimosa Sunday, noon-6pm, Sweet Cheeks Winery, 27007 Briggs Hill Rd., 349-9463. FREE.

Gatherings Community Cooperative Winter Market continues. See Saturday.

Kids/Families Family Winter Hike, Silver Falls State Park, ages 7 & up, includes transportation, River House Community Center, 301 N. Adams St., reg. 682-5329. $15.

Family Music Time w/Pia & Jason Robbins, 3pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Music University Symphony, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5.

Oliver Lake, Alseny Yasene, Fana Bangoura & ensembles, jazz, 7pm, LCC, 463-5209. $12.

Ambrosia Chorus, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

Boulder Acoustic Society, acoustic, 8:30pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

10th Annual Rhythm & Blues Review continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Moon Shines Red: Songs & Music Theatre of Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: cross-country ski Sand Mountain, 10.5 miles; snowshoe Potato Hill, 5 miles; hike Bridge to Bridge, 4 miles, info & sign-up at www. obsidians.org

GEARs Bike Ride: Lorane Hwy etc, 41 miles, bring food, 10am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Alpine Adventures Adaptive Ski program continues, see Friday.

Spiritual "Confronting Death: A Christian Approach to the End of Life,” video & group discussion, 9-9:45am, Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th Ave., info at 345-8724. FREE.

Celebrating the Life of Pir Moineddin Jablonski w/dance & stories, 7-9pm, Avalon Lodge, 5210 Canyon Dr., contact hjerianne@yahoo.com for info. $10-$30 sliding scale, $5 stu.

"Peace Is Possible” video showing of Prem Rawat, 7pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th St., info at 393-5120. FREE.

Gnostic Mass w/Coph Nia Oasis O.T.O., adults only, 8pm, 1125 Bailey Hill Rd. #18. FREE.

Theater My Name is Rachel Corrie continues. See Thursday,

Feb. 24. Almost, Maine continues. See Friday.



mon, feb 28

Sunrise 6:52am; Sunset 6:00pm, Av High 53; Av Low 36

Gatherings Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, peer support group for people w/mood disorders, 2nd & 4th Monday of every month, 7-8:30pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St. FREE.

Bingo w/Tom Heinl & Scott K, 9pm, Sam Bonds. FREE.

Kids/Families "Super Safety” when parents are away, 4-6pm, American Red Cross, 862 Bethel Dr., reg. 344-5244. $10.

Lectures/Classes Symposium: "Womens Activism, Womens Rights,” 3-5pm, EMU, UO. FREE.

"How to Share Photos Online,” some Internet experience recommended, 6:30-8:30pm, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. $10.

American Guild of Organists: John Brombaugh, organbuilder, 7pm, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 3925 Hilyard St. FREE.

Music Chamber Music on Campus, 7pm, Living/Learning Center, UO. FREE.

Irish Jam Session, all ages, 7pm, Eugene Suzuki Music Academy, 170 W. 12th Ave. FREE.

Chamber Music Amici: Beethoven Trio for piano, violin & cello, Dvorak Terzetto for two violins & viola, 7:30pm, Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd., tickets 953-9204. $18-$22, $5 stu.

Stacy Clark, Jake Newton, Jesse Thomas, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Convergence, Sospiro, Ambrosia, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8.

On the Air City Club of Eugene: "The Changing Face of Hunger,” 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Permaculture Television, 7pm, cable channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Adapted Game Day, for stroke survivors, 3-4:30pm, Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St., reg. 346-2589. FREE.

GEARS general meeting, 6pm, Countryside Pizza, 645 River Rd.

Social Dance Breakdance Class w/Lou & Chris, 6-7pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Spiritual Open Heart Meditation, drop-in, 5:30-6:30pm, 15 N. Cedar St., see www.heartsanctuary.org for info. Don.

A Jewish Guide to Life, book of Genesis today, 8-9:30pm, contact shmuelshalom@conscioustorah.com for info. $10/meeting.



tues, march 1

Sunrise 6:50am; Sunset 6:01pm, Av High 53; Av Low 36

Benefits Peace Corp Anniversary Party: Macaco Velho, Casera, for West Cascade Peace Corps Assoc., 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $10.

Food/Drink Creswell Farmers Market, indoors, 4-6pm, 182 S. 2nd St., Creswell.

Film DIVA "Behind the Lens” Seminar: William Wylers The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), screening & discussion w/Tom Blank, 7pm, Baker Center, 975 High St., info at www.divacenter.org or call 344-3482.

Gatherings Cascade Toastmasters, drop-ins welcome, 6:45-8:15am, Original Pancake House, 782 E. Broadway, call 343-3743 for info. FREE.

Peace Corp 50 in Eugene, Samba Ja, prizes, cake, noon, Broadway Plaza.

Campbell Center Outdoor Club, 4:30pm, Valley River Center parking lot near Pedestrian Bridge. FREE.

1worldcurrency Meeting, 5-6pm; Circle of Children Meeting, 6-7pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Eugene Veg Education Network 6th Anniversary Celebration, 7pm, McNail-Riley House, 601 W. 13th Ave., see www.eugeneveg.org for info. FREE.

Trivia Night, 7:05pm, Divine Cupcake, 1680 W. 11th Ave. FREE.

Kids/Families Terrific Twos Storytime, for 2-year-olds w/caregivers, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library, info at 682-8316. FREE.

Read Across America Day: special evening storytime for Dr. Seuss, wear pajamas, all ages, 7pm, Springfield Public Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Lectures/Classes "Injury Prevention for Pianists” w/Lisa March, 3pm Music 178, UO. FREE.

Kate Kendell, accepting the "Champion of Public Service” Award, remarks on LGBT civil rights in the U.S., 5pm, Law 175, UO. FREE.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder, 7pm, Matthew Knight Arena. FREE.

Music Joe Craven & David Jacobs-Strain, folk, blues, rock, 7:30pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd. $16.50 adv., $18 door.

Beata Collide, 8pm, Music 190, UO. $10, $8.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Blueprint, Gray Matters, hip-hop, 9pm, WOW Hall. $13 adv., $15 door.

Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bonds. FREE.

Social Dance Eugene Folk Dancers, weekly international folk dancing, 7:45pm, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd., info at 736-4444. $2.



wed, march 2

Sunrise 6:48am; Sunset 6:02pm, Av High 54; Av Low 36

Film Toxic Trespass, effects of toxins, panel to follow, 7pm, Willamette 100, UO. FREE.

Food/Drink The Corner Market, fresh local produce, noon-6pm, 295 River Rd., call 513-4527 for info.

First Wednesday Wine Tasting: "All Italian” w/Thomas Kelley, 5:30-7pm, Ambrosia Restaurant & Bar, 174 E. Broadway. $15.

Brew Tasting Wednesdays, 6pm, The Cork & Stein Bistro, 2108 Main St., Spfd., 736-9463. FREE.

GreenLane Monthly Educational Luncheon w/Carolyn Stein of BRING, noon-1:30pm, Mallard Hall, 175 Madison St. $10.

Gatherings Teen Gaming at Sheldon Branch Library, board, card and role-playing games, 3:30-5:30pm, info at 682-8316. FREE.

Knitting Night, 6:30pm, Divine Cupcake, 1680 W. 11th Ave. FREE.

Health Care for All Oregon, 7-8:30pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th, info at 342-4795. FREE.

Northwest EcoBuilding Guild: "UOs Center for Advancement of Sustainable Living,” 7pm, BRING, 4446 Franklin Blvd. FREE.

Bingo Night, 8pm, Rogue Public House, 844 Olive St. FREE.

Kids/Families Lapsit Storytime, ages birth-3 w/adult, 10am, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Preschool Storytime, ages 3-6, 10am, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Preschool Storytime, ages 3-6 w/caregivers, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library, info at 682-8316. FREE.

Circle of Children, 1:30-6pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55. W. Broadway. FREE.

Family Night: Uncle Bunkle, songs & stories geared toward ages 4-11, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

"In a Big Warehouse” tour: Imagination Movers, 6:30pm, Hult Center. $28-$36.

Lectures/Classes The Etruscan Underworld w/Larissa Bonfante, 6pm, Downtown Library, 682-5450. FREE.

Learn Biblical Hebrew w/Shmuel Shalom Cohen, every Wednesday, 7:30-9:30pm, email info@eugenehebrewchaburah for info. FREE.

Music Campus Band, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. FREE.

Portugal. The Man w/Quiet Life, rock, 8pm, WOW Hall. $13 adv., $15 door.

Blackberry Bushes, acoustic, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $1-$5.

Social Dance Breakdancing w/David Feldman, all ages, 1:45-2:45pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Spiritual Church Women United of Lane County: World Day of Prayer, 7-8:30am, Brails Restaurant, 1689 Willamette St. FREE.

A Course in Miracles Study Group, drop in, 10-11:45am, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd. Don.

Open Heart Meditation, drop-in, noon-12:30pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd., see www.heartsanctuary.org for info. Don.

"Poverty 101,” poverty in our community, w/William Wise, director of Eugenes First Place Family Shelter, through March 2, 6:15-7:45pm, Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th Ave., info at 345-8724. FREE.

Heart of Now Community Group, being present, 7-9:30pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd., info at www.heartofnow.org or 852-6352. Don.



thurs, march 3

Sunrise 6:46am; Sunset 6:03pm, Av High 54; Av Low 36

Art/Craft Make N Take, 11am-2pm, Willamette Stationers, 510 Oak St., 342-5861. FREE.

Film The Diamond Arm, discussion w/Maria Nemirovskaya & Heghine Hakobyan, 6pm, Mills International Center, UO. FREE.

Gatherings Charming McMinnville, trip for ages 18 & up, 9am-5:30pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd., reg. 736-4444. $33, $35 out-of-district.

Eugene Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan Open House, public comment period, 4-7pm, St. Marys Catholic Church, 1062 Charnelton St.

Small Business Clinic: Ask the Experts, drop-in advice & mentoring from SCORE counselors, 5-6:30pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Peace Corps General Information Meeting, 5:30-6:30pm, Straub 142, UO, 346-6026. FREE.

Public Forum: Oregon State Bank, 5:30-8pm, Lane County Public Building, 125 E. 8th Ave.

Health Reiki Tummo Healing Clinic, 5:30-7:30pm, reg. 914-0431. Don.

Kids/Families Wonderful Ones Storytime, for 1-year-olds w/caregivers, 10:15am & 11am, Downtown Library, info at 682-8316. FREE.

Preschool Storytime, for ages 3-6 w/caregivers, 11am, Sheldon Branch Library, 1566 Coburg Rd., info at 682-8316. FREE.

Lectures/Classes iPods & iTunes, ages 50 & up, 9:30-11:30am, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd. $10, $11 out-of-district.

Ecosystem Change, Westernization & Womens Health in Amazonian Ecuador, 3:30pm, Klamath 331, UO, see http://cllas.uoregon.edu for info. FREE.

Hoop Class w/Shalako, 4-5pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Tie Dye & Tofu: "The Womens Movement” w/Vickie Nelson, 6-7pm, Lane County Historical Society & Museum, 740 W. 13th Ave. FREE.

"How to Sell Your Home for the Highest Price in Todays Market,” 7-9pm, Keller Williams Realty Eugene-Springfield, 2644 Suzanne Way, reg. 933-7045. FREE.

Music SHOcase: Eugene Opera, performances from The Mikado, 11:15am, Hult Center. FREE.

Brian Hinderberger, Left Coast Country, Joseph Balsamo, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Oregon Symphonic Band, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5.

Steve Taylor, Graham Patzer, indie rock, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $3-$5.

Fashawn, Evidence (of Dilated Peoples), Curt@!n$, Gilbere Forte, L & A Music, hip-hop, 9pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Outdoors/Recreation Willie Weir: A Frugal Cyclists Guide to the Universe, 7pm, Lawrence 177, UO. FREE.

Drop-in Kayaking continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Walk with Us continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Social Dance Dancing Freedom w/Michael Zeligs, 7-9:30pm, 1 World Currency Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Spiritual Weekly Silent Meditation, 30-min silent meditation in Buddhist tradition, brief intro & prayer, 6pm, Unitarian Universalist Church, 477 E. 40th Ave., info at 342-6184.

Dzogchen Buddhist Teachings w/Erik Jung, 7-9pm, Market of Choice, 67 W. 29th Ave., call 743-6440 for info. Free.

Theater No Shame Eugene Theater Workshop, write, direct & act in original 5-min. pieces, 7:30-9:30pm, 126 W. Broadway. FREE.

My Name is Rachel Corrie continues. See Thursday, Feb. 24.

Almost, Maine continues. See Friday.

bobrauschenbergamerica continues. See Friday.



corvallis events

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

Sunday, Feb. 27 Crossroads International Film Festival, 1:30pm Munyurangabo, 4pm Only When I Dance, 6:30pm XXY, Darkside Cinema, 215 S.W. 4th St. $8, $6 stu. w/ID.

Klezmer Music: 5th & B, 3pm, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 S.W. 2nd St. $7, teens & kids FREE.

Sing Out: Benefit for Orange & Black Choral & Vocal Scholarship Fund, w/Outspoken & Divine, 3pm, childhood cancer research head-shaving to follow, 5pm, First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe St. $15, $25 VIP.

OSU Campus Band & OSU Symphonic Band: "Classics & Concertos I,” 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. $10, OSU staff & stu. FREE.

Monday, Feb. 28 Band Festival, OSU & 26 high school bands, today, tomorrow & Tuesday, see osumb.oregonstate.edu for schedule & info.

Low Vision Support Group, 2pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler Ave. FREE.

Thursday, March 3 "Cheaters Sometimes Prosper: Aristotle Onassis, Alexei Solyanik & Other Scoundrels of 20th Century Whaling” w/Kurk Dorsey, 4pm, MU, OSU. FREE.

"Creating Democracy& Challenging Corporate Rule” w/David Cobb, 7pm, Corvallis Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave. Don.



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Oregon Readers Choice Award: Vote for Favorite Youth Books, March 1-15, all Eugene Public Library locations, grades 4 through 12 eligible to vote, info & nominees at http://tinyurl.com/ORCAbooks or 682-8316.

Seeking Community Arts Grants applications, due May 2, guidelines at www.lanearts.org

Eugene nonprofit leaders: March 1 "Tools for Making Strategic Decisions Based on Financial Data” panel & workshop, part of training series for nonprofit experts, see www.nonprofitoregon.org for info.