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Friday is Ken Kesey Day at UO, Merry Pranksters! Talks, a special collection open house, an art exhibit and a film are all part of From Kens Pen: Celebrating the Ken Kesey Collection at the University of Oregon Libraries. The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will open "Keseys Jail Journal,” from Keseys time at San Mateo County Honor Camp in 1967. Magic Trip: Ken Keseys Search for a Kool Place, a film by Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) will premiere that evening at McDonald Theatre with an after party to follow. "Further,” Keseys bus, will make an appearance. Dont slack and attend in business casual, event organizers want guests to stick to appropriate attire: "Tuxedo, tie dye, Eugene casual.” See cinemapacific.uoregon.edu for details & complete event info.

 






thurs, april 7

Sunrise 6:43am; Sunset 7:47pm, Av High 59; Av Low 38

Art/Craft Stump & sh*thead hat-making classes, hats for Earthday action, 7pm, Growers Market, 454 Willamette St., reg. iconoclasmo.scott@gmail.com for materials. Don.

Benefits McShanes Fat Tire Bike Raffle, benefit for Greenhill Humane Society, must be present to win, 8pm drawing, McShanes, 86495 College View Rd. $1.

Comedy Lewis Black: In God We Rust, 8pm, Hult Center. $29.50-$59.50.

Film Cinema Pacific Film Festival, today through April 9, see cinemapacific.uoregon.edu for info. $6-$8.

Gatherings Womens Business Network Luncheon: Caroline Cummings, "Authentic Self Promotion: On and Off Line Tools for Women,” 11:30am-1:30pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 W. 6th Ave. $20, $15 mem.

Greater Oregon PRSA Luncheon: Communication Challenges of Eugenes EmX, 11:45am, Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Way, see www.goprsa.org for info & reg. $25, $20 mem., $15 stu.

I-5 Willamette River Bridge Open House, five final concepts, 5:30pm, downtown library.

Montessori Pre-Lottery Information Session, childcare available by reservation, 6:30pm, Ridgeline Montessori School, 2855 Lincoln St., see www.ridgeline.org for info. FREE.

Trainsong Neighbors General Meeting, elections, 6:30pm, Bethel Community Church, 2600 Wood Ave.

Joint River Road/Santa Clara Community Organization Meeting, 7pm, Peace Presbyterian Church, 3060 River Rd.

West University Neighbors General Meeting, 7pm, Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th Ave.

Dahlia Tuber Sale, 7:30-9:30pm, Campbell Center, 155 High St., 461-8004.

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

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

Lectures/Classes Strength Training & Body Sculpting, 8:30-9:30am today, Monday & Thursday, April 14, Celebration Studio, 1840 Willamette St., 343-1625. $10 drop-in, first class FREE.

Small Business Clinic: ask the experts, one-on-one advice from SCORE counselors, 5-6:30pm drop-in, downtown library. FREE.

Nature Photography Workshop w/Dudley Edmonson, bring cameras, 2-4pm, Lawrence 115, UO. FREE.

Dudley Edmonson: Black & Brown Faces in Americas Wild Places, 7pm, PLC 180, UO. FREE.

Johnston Lecture: Experts in the Age of Citizen Journalism, Jonathan Gold, LA Weekly food critic, 7pm, Jaqua Center, UO, 346-2494 tickets.

Human Rights as the Socialism of the 21st Century, William Forbath on social & economics rights movements, 7:30pm, Law 175, UO. FREE.

Literary Arts Mid-Valley Willamette Writers: How to Get & Stay Published w/Melissa Hart, Jessica Morrell & Adam OConnor Rodriguez, 6:30pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. $10, stu. & mem. FREE.

Music SHOcase: Shasta Middle School Jazz Band, 11:15am, Hult Center. FREE.

Sweet Honey in the Rock, 7:30pm, The Shedd, 434-7000. $29-$44.

The English Beat, classic British ska, 8pm, WOW Hall. $18 adv., $20 door.

UO Chamber Choir, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $7, $5.

Janover, Todd Johnson, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $7.

Deadwood Revival, folk, rock, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

On the Air "Oregon Art Beat” w/Eugene Symphony, 8pm, OPB.

"Arts Journal,” Form Follows Funk, 9pm, cable channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: hike to Kings Valley, 5 miles, info & sign-up at www. obsidians.org

Walk with Us, weekly self-led neighborhood walking group, ages 50 & up, 9:30-10:30am today & Thursday, April 7, 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.

Seniors Zumba, 4:30-5:15pm today & Tuesday, FREE; Zumba Fitness, 5:30-6:30pm today & Tuesday, $5, Irving Grange, 1011 Irvington Dr., info at 556-3850.

Drop-in Kayaking, bring equipment, no instruction provided, ages 12 & up, 8-10pm today & Thursday, April 7, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. $5.

Social Dance Israeli folk dance w/Deb, 7-9pm today & Thursday, April 14, Temple Beth Israel, 1175 E. 29th Ave. FREE.

Contra Dance, 7:30pm, Cesar Chavez School, 1510 W. 14th Ave., 521-0596. $7.

Theater No Shame Eugene Improv Workshop w/Abigail Leeder, 7:30-9:30pm, 126 W. Broadway. FREE.

The Honky Tonk Show, 6pm today, tomorrow, Saturday & Thursday, April 14; continues through April 16, Star Theatre, 989 Juniper St., Junction City, call 998-3862 for tickets. $10.

 

 

fri, april 8

Sunrise 6:42am; Sunset 7:48pm, Av High 59; Av Low 38

Art/Crafts Above the Fray: Traditional Hilltribe Art Spring Sale of Silk, 10am-5pm today, tomorrow & Sunday, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. FREE.

Film Interweave Movie Night: The Kids Are All Right, 6pm potluck, 7pm movie, Unitarian Universalist Church, 477 E. 40th Ave. FREE.

Deep Green, 7pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Rd. Don.

Cinema Pacific Film Festival continues. See Thursday, April 7.

Gatherings City Club of Eugene: "Waiting for the Big One: Will We Be Prepared?” 11:50am-1:15pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 E. 6th Ave. $5, mem. FREE.

Rosie the Riveters, 12:30pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd.

Green Drinks, monthly gathering of progressives, 5-7pm,New Day Bakery,449 Blair Blvd. FREE.

Adyashanti Gathering, 6-7pm potluck, 7-9pm Adya DVD: The Dissolution of Identity, 126 Elkay Dr., 461-8044. $2 sug. don.

Peace Corps Potluck: Ecotourism in Guatemala, bring dish to share, 6-8:30pm, see www.westcascadepca.org for info.

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

Eugene Astronomical Society Star Party, from dusk onward, College Hill Reservoir, 24th & Lawrence. FREE.

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

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

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

Family Board Games, ages 6 & up, 1-3pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

No School Day Swim, ages 3-17, 1:30-3pm, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. $3.

Lectures/Classes Community Literacy Panel, ages 50 & up, 1:30-3pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd., reg. 736-4444. FREE.

Richard Tarnas: "Understanding Our Moment in History,” Eugene Friends of Jung, 7-9pm, First Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., 686-8519. $15.

Literary Arts "From Kens Pen: Celebrating the Ken Kesey Collection,” talks, special collections open house, art exhibit, documentary premiere, 1-4pm, Knight Library, UO, see cinemapacific.uoregon.edu for info. FREE.

UO creative writing masters students read works in progress, 7pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Music Lane County Domestic Violence Council: VICA, celebrating progress in addressing Violence & Abuse in Lives of Individuals w/Disabilities, Zambuko Marimba Band, Mariachi Herradura de Oro, Breaking the Sound Barrier Choir, 6:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Gary Hobbs, drums, 7:30pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd. $10, $5 stu. & sr.

Elephant Revival, Head for the Hills, newgrass, 9pm, $12 adv., $15 door.

The Baseball Project, 9:30pm, Sam Bonds. $10.

Outdoors/Recreation 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.

Social Dance Contact Improvisation Dance Class, 3-4:15pm, $14 drop-in, Contact Improvisation Jam, 6-8pm, $5-$10 sliding scale, Musical Feet Studio, 420 W. 12th Ave., info at 753-2255.

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

Salsa Dance w/DJ Pachuco, 21 & up, lesson 9:30pm, Davis Restaurant, 94 W. Broadway. $5.

Spiritual Passover in the Matzah Aisle, samples of Passover foods, holiday recipes, synagogue info, 3-6pm, Market of Choice, 67 W. 29th Ave.

Theater A New Brain, 8pm today & tomorrow, 2pm Sunday; through April 23, Actors Cabaret, 39 W. 10th Ave., 683-4368. $21.

North by Northwest Ten, 10-Minute Plays, 8pm today & tomorrow, 2pm Sunday, Lord Leebrick Theatre, 240 Charnelton St., see www.lordleebrick.com for info.

Sweeney Todd, 8pm today & tomorrow, 2:30pm Sunday; through May 1, Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Drive, Cottage Grove. $21, $19 stu. & sr.

The Taming of the Shrew, 8pm today & tomorrow, 2pm Sunday; through April 23, LCC. $10, $8 stu., sr. & staff.

The Honky Tonk Show continues. See Thursday, April 7.

Volunteer Womenspace Volunteer Training, 5:30pm, 1577 Pearl St., write claudiam@womenspaceinc.org for info.



sat, april 9

Sunrise 6:40am; Sunset 7:50pm, Av High 59; Av Low 38

Art/Crafts Above the Fray continues. See Friday.

Benefits Friends of Eugene Public Library Book Sale, 9am-6pm today, 9am-4pm tomorrow, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. FREE.

Community Building Benefit, local offerings,music, childrens table, raffle, noon-6pm, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Shakespeare in the Park Annual Benefit, scenes, monologues & songs, music, games, 5pm, Sam Bonds. $10-$20 sliding scale.

Emerald Valley Opry: Stellar Fellars, Hanson Family Singers, Horse Crazy, Alan Corbeth & Frank Walden, Rod Casteel & Billy Burger, 5:30-9:30pm, Willamette High School, 1801 Echo Hollow Rd., 688-0937. $6, $5 sr., $3 16 & under, under 7 FREE.

Celebration Auction, Dinner & Dance, benefit for Autism support agency Bridgeway House, 5:30pm, The Club at Autzen Stadium, see www.bridgewayhouse.org for info. $85, $600 table of eight.

Dance Eugene Youth Ballet, 7:30pm, Wildish Theatre, 630 Main St., Spfd., 485-3992.

Film SpringFilm: Spike Lees Crooklyn (1994), 2pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Pedal Power, local documentary directed by Terry Holloway, & block party, all powered by bike, 7-9:30pm, Ninkasi Brewery, 272 Van Buren St. FREE.

The Adrenaline Film Project, 9:30pm, Columbia 150, UO. $10, $7 stu. & sr.

Cinema Pacific Film Festival continues. See Thursday, April 7.

Gatherings Collectors West Gun Show, 8am-5pm today, 9am-3pm tomorrow, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. $6.

Oregon Knife Collectors Show, 8am-5pm today, 9am-3pm tomorrow, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. $6.

Co-Speakers of Oregon House Town Hall: Bruce Hanna & Arnie Roblan, 9:30-11am, Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave., Cottage Grove.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, 10am Gordon Kaswell, 11am Uncle Bunkle, noon Eagle Park Slim, 1pm Acoustic Roger McConnell, 2pm Ben Fish & the Blues Busters, 3:30pm Cowboy Cadillac, 8th & Oak, see www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org for info. FREE.

Willamette Cascade Model Railroad, 10am-5pm today, 10am-4pm tomorrow, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. $6, 10 & under w/adult FREE.

Peace Vigil, noon-1pm, downtown library, info at 342-2914. FREE.

Kids/Families Nearby Nature Walk on the Wild Side, live reptiles & amphibians, 11am-2pm, Nearby Nature Learnscape by Community Gardens, Alton Baker Park, 687-9699. $5 per family, mem. FREE.

Kidz Rock! Local youth music projects, noon-11pm today, 2-10pm tomorrow, Cozmic Pizza. $6, under 6 FREE.

Lectures/Classes American Association of University Women: Women, Wealth & Wisdom, 9:30am social time, 10:30am lecture, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Rd., info at 344-4267. FREE.

Advanced Digital Photography, light & camera settings, image editing, picture editing software, web publishing, 10am, downtown library, reg. 682-5450. FREE.

April Songwriters Workshop: Songs, Questions & Answers, 11am-1pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St., write songshop@hotmail.com to reg. $5.

Trap Neuter Return Training Seminar, 11am-1pm, Greenhill Human Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd. FREE.

Literary Arts Poetry Caching, write poetryeugene@gmail.com for info.

All-Ages Poetry Slam, round 7, w/Kenny Reed & Stone Cold Jazz, Izzy Whetstine, Stacy Boschma, Lacey Roop, 6:30pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. $5-$10.

Music Linda Danielson & Janet Naylor, Celtic harp & fiddle, 2pm, Atrium courtyard, 99 W. 10th Ave. FREE.

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars, 7:30pm, The Shedd. $26-36.

Everyone Orchestra conducted by Matt Butler, 9pm, WOW Hall, $15 adv., $18 door.

Kathryn Claire, CD release, folk, 9:30pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Covered Bridge Regatta, Dexter Lake, Dexter. FREE.

GEARs Bike Ride: McKenzie View, 28 miles, 10am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Spring Harvest Walk w/ReWild Eugene, 1-3pm, Skinner City Farm, Lawrence & Cheshire, reg. www.rewild.com or 782-8733. $12 adv., $15 day of.

Social Dance Cuban Salsa Intermediate Class, 5-7pm, $10 drop-in, Reach Center, 2520 Harris St.

Spiritual Community Kirtan, 6-9pm, Yoga West, 3635 Hilyard St. Don.

Theater The Honky Tonk Show continues. See Thursday, April 7.

North by Northwest Ten continues. See Friday.

Sweeney Todd continues. See Friday.

The Taming of the Shrew continues. See Friday.



sun, april 10

Sunrise 6:38am; Sunset 7:51pm, Av High 60; Av Low 38

Art/Crafts Above the Fray continues. See Friday.

Benefits D.O.A. Pro Wrestling, benefit for Lane County Diabetes Coalition, 5:30pm, U.S. Sportsplex, 4540 Commerce St. $5.

The Vagina Monologues, fundraiser for Sexual Assault Support Services, in Spanish, 6pm, LCC Performance Hall. $5-$15 sliding scale.

Friends of Eugene Public Library Book Sale continues. See Saturday.

Gatherings Drums of Peace, 2-4pm, old federal building, 211 E. 7th Ave. FREE.

Student Protest, school budget cuts & war funding, 2-4pm, old federal building, 211 E. 7th Ave.

Collectors West Gun Show continues. See Saturday.

Oregon Knife Collectors Show continues. See Saturday.

Willamette Cascade Model Railroad continues. See Saturday.

Kids/Families Family Music Time w/Carolynn & Jeff Langston, 3pm, downtown library. FREE.

Kidz Rock! continues. See Saturday.

Literary Arts Book Release Celebration: Amalia Gladharts translation of Beyond the Island, 5-7pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Music Second Sunday Bluegrass Jam w/Ken Luse, noon-6pm, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

David Gross & Friends, acoustic, 1-3pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

"Of Princes & Peasants,” the music of Beethoven, Schubert & Vaughan-Williams, 2:30pm, United Lutheran Church, 2230 Washington St.

All-ages Jazz Jam, 3-6 PM, The Jazz Station. $3-5.

Pavel Haas String Quartet, music by Britten, Shostakovich, Dvorak, 3pm, Beall Hall, UO, 682-5000. $17-$37.

Kaivama, Finnish folk, 4pm, Sonja Lodge, 710 McKinley St. $10, $5 stu.

Portland Symphonic Choir, 4pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St. $20, $10 stu.

Prezident Brown, Escort Service, Jagga Culture, Brimstone Sound, I-nification, reggae, 8pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv., $18 door.

Pert Near Sandstone, Left Coast Country, 8:30pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

Yonder Mountain String Band, 9pm, McDonald Theatre. $20 adv., $25 day of.

On the Air "That Veterans Show,” guest Jim Schmidt of Veterans for Peace, 5:30-6pm, cable channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: cross-country ski to South Waldo Shelter, 15 miles; snowshoe trip to Little Nash Crater, 5 miles, info & sign-up at www. obsidians.org

GEARs Bike Ride: Brownsville, 77 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Oregon Paddle Sports: Canoe & Kayak Demo Day, 11am-4pm, Alton Baker Park, Club Road main entrance, info at 505-9020. FREE.

Social Dance Cuban Salsa, 5pm lesson, 6pm social dance, Courtsports, 2728 Pheasant Blvd., Spfd., see www.eugenecasineros.com for info. $2 sug. don.

Spiritual "The Spiritual Power of Gratitude,” share your thoughts & feelings, 10-11am, Eckankar Center, 2833-C Willamette St., see www.eckankar.org for info. FREE.

Theater North by Northwest Ten continues. See Friday.

Sweeney Todd continues. See Friday.

The Taming of the Shrew continues. See Friday.



mon, april 11

Sunrise 6:36am; Sunset 7:52pm, Av High 60; Av Low 38

Gatherings Women in Black Standing for Peace, silent vigil, 5-5:30pm, across the street from old federal building, 7th & Pearl St., info at 343-0063. FREE.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, peer support for people w/mood disorders, 7-8:30pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St.

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

Kids/Families Preschool Fun w/Art, ages 3-6, 10:30-11am, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Lectures/Classes Panel Discussion: "Foodways in China: New Scholarly Trajectories,” 1pm, Knight Library, UO, 346-1521. FREE.

Intro to Facebook, Internet experience recommended, 2:30-4:30pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd., reg. 736-4444. $10, $11 out-of-district.

"Reflections on Pets in Twentieth Century China,” Mark Swislocki, Arts & Humanities, NYU Abu Dhabi, 4pm, Knight Library, UO, 346-1521. FREE.

Strength Training & Body Sculpting continue. See Thursday, April 7.

Music Chamber Music Amici: Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor, Steinhardt "Three Pieces,” Schonfield "Carolina Revelle,” 7:30pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd., 953-9204. $18-$22, $5 stu. w/vouchers.

Beta Collide, Third Angle, Lydia Van Dreel, 8pm, Beall Hall, UO. $10, $8.

On the Air City Club of Eugene: "Waiting for the Big One: Will We Be Prepared?” 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Permaculture Television, 7pm, cable channel 29.

Spiritual Open Heart Meditation, drop-in, 5:30-6:30pm, Intro to Reiki Tummo, 6:30-7:30pm, 15 N. Cedar St., 914-0431. Don.

Interfaith Prayer Service International: "Toward the One, United with All,” 6:45pm, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak St. FREE.

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



tues, april 12

Sunrise 6:35am; Sunset 7:53pm

Av High 60; Av Low 38

Benefits Open mic, Benefit for Habitat for Humanity, 6:30pm, Axe & Fiddle, 657 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. Don.

Film DIVAs Behind the Lens Seminar: William Wylers Carrie (1952), 7pm, Baker Center, 325 E. 10th. $3.

Hollywoods Golden Era: Singin in the Rain (1952), introduced by Phoebe Bronstein, 7pm, Willamette 100, UO. FREE.

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

Oregon Pour Tuesdays, 6pm, The Cork & Stein Bistro, 2108 Main St., Spfd., 736-9463. $5.

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

Parkinsons Support Group, 10:30am, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., 741-1688.

Zonta Club of Eugene-Springfield lunch meeting, noon-1pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 E. 6th Ave., reg. 344-5171. $15.

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

Health "Renew Your Health, Renew Your Life,” stress reduction intro, 6:30-7:30pm, Northwest Center for Health Promotion, 90 E. 27th Ave., reg. 343-0536.FREE.

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

Lectures/Classes Volunteer Power: A Workshop for Coordinators, 10:30am-noon, downtown library, info at 682-5450. FREE.

Ben Ross: The Polluters, reading & book signing, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Clematis for Todays Gardens, 7pm, Grays Garden Center, 4441 Main St., Spfd. FREE.

Small Space Gardening w/Tami Ott-Ostberg, 7pm, Agate Hall, 1875 Agate St., 344-0896. $6, $3 Hardy Plant mem.

Music Springfield Showcase: Westwind Flute Choir w/Louise DiTullio, 7pm, Wildish Theater, 630 Main St., Spfd. Don.

Ani DiFranco, 7:30pm, McDonald Theatre. $27.50 adv., $32.50 day of.

Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bonds. FREE.

Outdoors/Recreation GEARs: General Meeting, adaptive cycling w/Andy Fernandez, 9am, Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St., see www.eugenegears.org for info.

UO Outdoor Program Trip Initiator Clinic I, 6pm today & Thursday, April 14, EMU OP Office, UO, reg. 346-4365. FREE.

Zumba continues. See Thursday, April 7.

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.

Spiritual Practicing Being Peace: silent walking & sitting meditation, 8:20-8:50am, old federal building, 211 E. 7th Ave. FREE.

Volunteer WOW Hall volunteer orientation, 6:30pm, WOW Hall.



wed, april 13

Sunrise 6:33am; Sunset 7:54pm, Av High 60; Av Low 39

Art/Craft Art Lunch w/Nichol Rauch, noon-1pm, Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., info at 682-5373. FREE.

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

Benefits The Vagina Monologues, fundraiser for Sexual Assault Support Services, w/ASL translation, continues April 16, 7pm, LCC Performance Hall. $15.

Film Movie Appreciation Group: The Glenn Miller Story (1953), 1pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd. FREE.

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

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

Gatherings Petersen Barn Garden Club, 3:30-4:30pm, Petersen Barn Center, 870 Berntzen Rd., reg. 682-5521. FREE.

Peace Vigil, 4-5pm, old federal building, 211 E. Pearl St., info at 344-9343.

Peace Corps General Info Meeting, 5:30-6:30pm, EMU, UO, 346-6026. 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.

Sensory Storytime, designed for preschoolers w/sensory integration issues, open to all kids ages 2-6, 1pm, downtown library. FREE.

Open House at Oak Hill School, campus tour & program info, 3-5pm today & tomorrow, 86397 Eldon Schafer Dr., 744-0954.

Family Night: Kids Open Mic, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Lectures/Classes "Transitional Processes: Not Your Mamas Photography,” w/photographer Maria Cardenas, 7pm, The Voyeur, 547 Blair Blvd.$10.

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

Music Shpongle (DJ set), 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $18 adv., $22 day of.

Kurt Elling, jazz, 7:30pm, The Shedd, 434-7000. $30-$38, youth discounts.

Radiation City, rock, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $1-$5.

Outdoors/Recreation Birding on the Coast, ages 18 & up, beginning to intermediate birders, 8am-6pm, info & reg. 736-4444. $27, $29 out-of-district.

GEARs Bike Ride: Herman Rd, 36 miles or 24 miles, 6pm, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Social Dance Cajun/Zydeco, beginners lesson 6:30pm, 6:30-9pm, New Day Bakery & World Café, 449 Blair Blvd. $3.

Spiritual A Course in Miracles Study Group, drop in, 10-11:45am, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd., 914-0431 Don.

Open Heart Meditation, drop-in, noon-12:30pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd., 914-0431. Don.



thurs, april 14

Sunrise 6:31am; Sunset 7:56pm, Av High 60; Av Low 39

Gatherings Womens Opportunity Worldwide community book club, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl Wudunn & Nicholas Kristoff, 7-8:30pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. $5.

Science Pub: The Discovery of Insulin, Lifting the Death Sentence of Diabetes, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

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

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

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

Open House at Oak Hill School continues. See Wednesday.

Lectures/Classes HR Essentials for Small Business Owners, 6pm, downtown library. FREE.

Cascade Mycological Society: John Donoghue, "Mushrooms with a Mission,” 7pm, Science Building (Building 16) room 115, LCC, see cascademyco.org for info. FREE.

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

Submission or Omission: Haitis Challenge in Latin America, 7pm, Lillis 182, UO, see cllas.uoregon.edu for info. FREE.

Strength Training & Body Sculpting continue. See Thursday, April 7.

Music Eugene Symphony: Tchaikovskys "Winter Dreams,” works of John Harbison, 8pm, Hult Center. $15-$54.

Long Tall & Ugly, Voodoun Moi, Heavenly Oceans, rock, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Drop-in Kayaking continues. See Thursday, April 7.

Walk with Us continues. See Thursday, April 7.

Social Dance Israeli folk dance continues. See Thursday, April 7.

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 continues. See Thursday, April 7.



corvallis events

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

Thursday, April 7 William Kirby: "The Chinese Century? Business & Education in the 21st Century,” 4pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

Melanie Thernstrom: "The Pain Chronicles: Narrative, Culture & the Science of Suffering,” 7pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.

Friday, April 8 Music š la Carte: David Rogers, guitar, noon, MU, OSU. FREE.

Coming Home, breast cancer awareness play, benefit for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 7:30pm today, 2pm tomorrow, Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, OSU. $3 sug. don.

Saturday, April 9 5k WalkMS Oregon, 10am, Jackson Plaza, Riverfront Park, see www.walkmsoregon.com for info.

Sunday, April 10 The Polluters, book reading with Ben Ross, 3pm, First Alternative Natural Foods South, 1007 S.E. 3rd St. FREE.

Ryo Yanagitani, piano, 4pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, see corvallis.piano.com for info. $20 adv., $25 door.

Monday, April 11 Blood Drive, 9am-2pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler Ave., reg. 800-RED-CROSS.

Moon-Ho Jung: "Seditious Subjects: Race, State Violence, and the U.S. Empire,” 4pm, MU, OSU. FREE.

Tuesday, April 12 Memory Loss Support Group, for family & caregivers, all welcome, 1:30-3pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler Ave., write babersj@msn.com for info. FREE.

Support Group for People w/Memory Loss, 1:30-3pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler Ave., call 752-1039 for info. FREE.

Wednesday, April 13 Philosophy Talk Taping: Latin American Philosophy w/Joseph Orosco, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.



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Contemporary Twist on Traditional Fare, April 7-28, ages 18 & up, Willamalane Activity Center, reg. 736-4444. $60, $63 out-of-district.

Auditions for The Boys Next Door, Saturday, April 9 & Monday, April 11, see www.cottagetheatre.org for info.

Auditions for A MidPuppet Nights Dream, Thursday, April 14 & Saturday, April 16, see www.cottagetheatre.org for info.

Springfield Arts Commission Call to Artists: "What Makes the Ordinary Extraordinary?” City Hall Gallery, see www.springfieldartscommission.org for info.

Opal, special screenings until Earth Day, April 11-16, Bijou Arts Cinemas, see www.opalthemovie.com for info.

Ten Rivers Food Web Cajun Dinner, April 10, Thats My Farmer SNAP incentive benefit for Albany, Lebanon, Sweet Home & Brownsville Markets, see tenriversfoodweb.org for info.

Comments sought for Eugenes Stormwater Monitoring Program, due by April 22, see www.eugene-or.gov for info.

Art Selection Committee for OSUs INTO-OSU Living Learning Center seeks public artwork, see www.oregonartscommission.org for info.

UO seeks providers of services specific to LGBTQ students to list on UOUT web site, send name, contact info, service type, specific LGBTQ relationship and other info to program@uoregon.edu

League of Women Voters of Lane County Unit Meetings April 11-15, see www.lwvlc.org for info.

Adult mentors who self-identify as Latino needed for Latino youth, write melissa@centrolatinoamericano.org for info.

Variety of self defense workshops & classes for women & girls, beginning April 11, see www.sass-lane.org for info.