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Thursday, April 21 Oregon League of Conservation Voters: Eat Out for the Earth, various times & locations, see www.olcv.org/eatfortheearth for info.

Earth Day Celebration, student displays, activities, bike tune-ups. 6-7:30pm, Maple Elementary School, 2109 J St., Spfd. FREE.

Friday, April 22 Earth Day special showings Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us?, Into Eternity, Living Downstream, Bijou Art Cinemas, 492 E. 13th Ave., see www.bijou-cinemas.com for info.

Earth Day at Garden Lake Park, Tree City USA Award, 9am-3:30pm, 396 Melton Rd., Creswell.

UO Earth Day Festival, 11am-5:30pm, outside EMU, UO. FREE.

Earth Day Community Picnic, potluck, noon-sunset, River Bike Path, Skinners Butte Park.

Earth Day, live music, kids activities, 3-7pm, Fifth Street Public Market, 296 E. 5th Ave.

Crazy Collage Art Project, all ages, art from recycled materials, 3-4:30pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Wild Eugeneans for a Safe Columbia River System: Earthday Dance for the Rain & the Whales, potluck picnic party, 7-10pm, Skinners Butte Park, 653-4355.

Saturday, April 23 Earth Day Forum & Town Hall w/county commissioner Pete Sorenson, "Looking at the carbon footprint of Eugenes transportation system,” 9-10:30am, Campbell Center, 155 High St.

Science Factory Open House: Earth Day Celebration, Exhibit Hall & Seasonal Star Shows FREE, 10am-4pm, 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy. Exploration Dome shows $4, $2 mem.

13th Annual Earth Day Celebration, 11am-5pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th St., see www.earthdayoregon.com or 520-4394. FREE.

School of Earthy Arts: The Watery World at Earthday, activities and exhibits, 11am-5pm, duck ponds, Alton Baker Park, 653-4355.

Oregon Bus Project & Arcimoto, LeTour dInnovation & Launch party 4pm, Sam Bonds Garage, 530 Blair Blvd.

Sunday, April 24 Living Downstream, discussion with Oregon Toxics Alliance after showing, 2pm, Bijou Art Cinemas, 492 E. 13th Ave.

 

 






thurs, april 21

Sunrise 6:19am; Sunset 8:04pm, Av High 62; Av Low 39

Benefits Fundraiser for OUT/LOUD Queer Womens Music Festival, cupcakes & trivia, 6-8pm, Divine Cupcake, 1680 W. 11th Ave., 543-5757.

Comedy Doug Benson, 7:30pm, WOW Hall. $20 adv., $23 door.

Dance SHOcase: All That! Dance Company, 11:15am, Hult Center. FREE.

Film Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, different films each night, 7pm today & tomorrow, McDonald Theatre. $13, $11 stu. & co-op, plus $2 at door.

Gatherings League of Women Voters of Lane County: "The Peace Corps at 50: Will you still need me when Im 64?” 11:45 lunch, 12:15pm program, Mallard Banquet Hall, 725 W. 1st Ave., reg. 343-7917. $12 lunch, program FREE.

Citizen Planning Committee for the Whilamut Natural Area of Alton Baker Park, 6pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd.

Friendly Area Neighbors Board Meeting, 7pm, Washington Recreation Center, 2025 Washington St.

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.

Lectures/Classes Sustaining Latino Businesses in Eugene/Springfield, 3:30pm, Hendricks Hearth Room, UO, see cllas.uoregon.edu for info. FREE.

Small Business Clinic: Ask the Experts, drop in for advice from SCORE counselors, 5-6:30pm, downtown library. FREE.

Moving Up in a Down Economy, 7-9pm, Holiday Inn, 919 Kruse Way, Spfd., reg. http://movingupineugene.eventbrite.com FREE.

"Born to Be Good: Lessons From the Science of a Meaningful Life” w/Dacher Keltner, UC Berkeley, 7:30pm, Law 175, UO. FREE.

Literary Arts Readings by Charles Goodrich & Paul Hunter, 7:30pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Music Shypwreak, Caleb Ray, Mission 10:20, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Shirley Hunt, viola da gamba, 7:30pm, OPUS VII, 22 W. 7th Ave. $10, mem. FREE.

Garage A Trios w/Skerik, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $12.

On the Air "That Veterans Show,” Dan Rupe, VA Reintegration Center, 7:30pm, Comcast cable channel 29.

"Arts Journal,” April ArtWalk at Eugene Storefront Art Project, 9pm, Comcast cable channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Walk with Us, weekly self-led neighborhood walking group, ages 50 & up, 9:30-10:30am today & Thursday, April 28, 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. 682-5218. FREE.

Sun Moo Do, Zen style martial arts, 11am-1pm today, tomorrow & Thursday, April 28, Community Center, 55. W. Broadway. FREE.

Expansive Yoga, 2:30-3:30pm today & Monday, 1:15-2:15pm Friday (all ages), The Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Hula Hoop Class, 3:45-4:45pm, The Center, 55 W. Broadway. 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 28, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. $5.

Social Dance Israeli folk dance w/Deb, 7-9pm today & Thursday, April 28, Temple Beth Israel, 1175 E. 29th Ave. FREE.

Theater Wicked, 2pm & 7:30pm today, 8pm tomorrow, 2pm & 8pm Saturday, 2pm & 7:30pm Sunday, 7:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, April 28; through May 1, Hult Center. $50-$125.

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

A New Brain, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, Actors Cabaret, 39 W. 10th Ave., 683-4368. $21.

Playhouse Creatures, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, 2pm Sunday; through April 30, Miller Theatre Complex, UO. $15.

The Taming of the Shrew, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, LCC. $10, $8 stu., sr. & staff.



fri, april 22

Sunrise 6:18am; Sunset 8:05pm , Av High 62; Av Low 39

Benefits Fundraiser: Womenspace Transitional Program w/Brooks Robertson, raffle, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Film Banff Mountain Film Festival continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Gatherings City Club of Eugene: "Curbing Climate Change, One Bite at a Time,” 11:50am-1:15pm, Eugene Hilton, 66 E. 6th Ave. $5, mem. FREE.

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

Circle of Children After School Program, 3-6pm today & Wednesday, The Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Crazy Collage Art Project, all ages, art from recycled materials, 3-4:30pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Healthy Kids Night, 6-8pm, Eugene Family YMCA, 2055 Patterson St., see www.eugeneymca.org for info. FREE.

Music Divisi 10 Year Anniversary Concert, 7:30pm, The Shedd. $15, $8 stu.

The Bridge, The Quick & Easy Boys, 9pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

David Jacobs-Strain, country, blues, 9pm, 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.

Expansive Yoga continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Sun Moo Do continues. See Thursday, April 21.

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, "The Happy Dance,” 8:30pm, Staver Dance Sport, 41 E. 6th Ave. $10.

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

Spiritual Good Friday Seder Meal, Messianic-Jewish Passover meal, 7pm, South Lane Christian Center, 77820 Mosby Creek Rd., Cottage Grove, reg. 942-0123. FREE.

Theater Hamlet, 8pm today & tomorrow; through April 30, Upstart Crow Studios, 855 W. 1st Ave. $10.

Sweeney Todd, 8pm today, tomorrow & Thursday, April 28; through May 1, Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Drive, Cottage Grove. $21, $19 stu. & sr.

Three Days of Rain, 8pm today & tomorrow, 2pm Sunday, Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard St. $10.

The Taming of the Shrew continues. See Thursday, April 21.

A New Brain continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Playhouse Creatures continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Wicked continues. See Thursday, April 21.



sat, april 23

Sunrise 6:16am; Sunset 8:06pm , Av High 62; Av Low 40

Benefits Community Center Benefit Market, music, childrens table, raffle, noon-6pm, The Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

UO Dance: West African Music & Dance, benefit for stove projects in developing countries, 2pm & 8pm, Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO. $20, $15 stu. & sr.

Gatherings Ridgeline Celebration Day, guided tours, volunteer opps, info & refreshments, music, 9am-1pm, Spencer Butte. FREE.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, 10am Jim Fritz, 11am Rob Tobias, noon Sun Bossa Duo, 1pm Queen Accordionna: Sailors Delights, 2pm Employees of the Month, 3:30pm Jerry Zybach & the Stage Hogs, 8th & Oak, see www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org for info. FREE.

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

Willamette Valley NORML Chapter Public Meeting, 2pm, 687 River Ave. FREE.

Arcimoto "Red S” unveiling, 5:30pm, 530 Blair Blvd.

Kids/Families WREN Family Exploration Day, bring lunch, water, rain coat, sturdy shoes, 10am-2pm, Wetland Partnership Office, 751 S. Danebo Ave., info at 338-7047. FREE.

Family Music Time w/Rob Tobias, 10:15am, downtown library. FREE.

B.E.A.R. Faire: Be Excited About Reading, all ages, come as your favorite character, 1-3pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Lectures/Classes "Thats Right, I Like Working w/Teens,” a talk for adults by Sara Ryan, 1pm, downtown library. FREE.

Literary Arts Lane Literary Guild & Oregon State Poetry Assoc. Open Mic, first hour young poets, second hour community, 5pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Music The Front Porch Players, Americana, 2pm, Atrium courtyard, 99 W. 10th Ave. FREE.

Ricecare, viola da gamba, 4pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Broadway Avenue House Concert: 5th & B, jazz, bring dish or drinks, 7pm, 911 W. Broadway. $7.

Eugene Raw: Strange Dichotomy, Sons of Confusion, Next of Kin, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Dark Dark Dark, Y La Bamba, rock, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $8.

The Devil Makes Three w/Brown Bird, 9pm, WOW Hall. $18 adv., $20 door.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: snowshoe PCT North of Santiam Snow Park, 6 miles; trail maintenance, Spencer Butte, info & sign-up at www. obsidians.org

GEARs Bike Ride: Breakfast ride to Sunrise Café, 45 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Eugene Reign Womens Rugby v. Willamette University, noon, Agnes Stewart Middle School, 900 S. 32nd St., Spfd.

Emerald City Roller Girls, 6pm, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., see. www.emeraldcityrollergirls.com for info. $12 online, $15 door, under 5 FREE.

Pets "Dog-gone Easter Egg Hunt,” leashed dogs hunt for eggs stuffed with doggy treats, Easter bunny pics, reg. 10:15am, hunt 11am, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd., see www.green-hill.org for info. $5.

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

Contra Dance, 7:30pm beginners lesson, 8pm dance, Cesar Chavez School, 1510 W. 14th Ave. $8, $6 stu.

Spiritual Meditation for Awakening w/Alan Zundel, 8:30-9:45 am, 41 W. 19th Ave., www.heartawake.org 510-8804. Don.

Theater A New Brain continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Playhouse Creatures continues. See Thursday, April 21.

The Taming of the Shrew continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Wicked continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Hamlet continues. See Friday.

Sweeney Todd continues. See Friday.

Three Days of Rain continues. See Friday.

Volunteer Work Party: Hendricks Park, tools & snacks provided, 9am-noon, F.M. Wilkins Shelter, Hendricks Park, 2200 Summit Ave., 682-4874.

Work Party: Walama Restoration Project, remove invasive species & plant natives, families welcome, gloves, tools & refreshments provided, 9:30am-12:30pm, Whilamut Butterfly Meadow at the end of Day Island Road, info at 484-3939.

School Funding Canvass for Measure 20-182, 10am, South Eugene High School cafeteria, 400 E. 19th Ave., see www.strongschoolseugene.org for info.

Work Party: Eugene Tree Foundation, caring for past native plantings, gloves, tools & refreshments provided, 10am-1pm, north of 16th & Friendly by bridge on Amazon Creek, see eugenetreefoundation.org for info.



sun, april 24

Sunrise 6:15am; Sunset 8:07pm, Av High 62; Av Low 40

Film Pink Smoke Over the Vatican, 7pm, PLC Theatre, UO. $10 sug. don.

Gatherings Easter Brunch at Yachats: Adobe Resort, meal included, 9am-5pm, Willamalane Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Spfd., info at 736-4444. $47, $49 out-of-district.

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

Kids/Families Yummy Gardening for Kids, 3pm, downtown library. FREE.

Literary Arts SASS: 10th Annual Poetry of Survival Open Mic, 4pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Music Tom Mohler, acoustic guitar, Easter program, 11am, Supreme Bean, 2864 Willamette St., 485-2700. FREE.

Song of the Soul World Tour: Tina Malia, GuruGanesha Singh, Hans Christian, Craigh Kohland, 7-10pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd., see www.spiritvoyage.com for info.

Scary Party T.B.A., acoustic, 8:30pm, Sam Bonds. $1-$5.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: hike Spencer Butte/Amazon headwaters, 6.4 miles; bike Bellfountain, 38 miles, info & sign-up at www. obsidians.org

GEARs Bike Ride: Butler Rd., 65 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park; 12 Bridges, 20 miles, 9am, Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., www.eugenegears.org 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 Easter Sunrise Service w/Rev. Rebecca Hazen, non-denominational service & homily, 7am, Mulkey Cemetery, 3335 S. Lambert St.

Easter EGGstravaganza, worship service for adults & egg hunt for kids, 10:30am, South Lane Christian Center, 77820 Mosby Creek Rd., 942-0123. FREE.

Coph Nia Oasis O.T.O. Gnostic Mass, open to adults, 8pm, 1125 Bailey Hill Rd. #18.

Theater Playhouse Creatures continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Wicked continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Three Days of Rain continues. See Friday.



mon, april 25

Sunrise 6:13am; Sunset 8:09pm , Av High 62; Av Low 40

Gatherings Adapted Game Day, card & table games for stroke survivors aged 50 & up, 3-4:30pm, Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St., reg. 346-2589. FREE.

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 group for people with mood disorders, 7-8:30pm, First United Methodist Church,1376 Olive St.

Envision Eugene: public hearing on draft proposal, 7:30pm, Council Chamber, 777 Pearl St.

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

Kids/Families Pi¿ata Workshop, D'a de los Ni¿os y los Libros celebration, ages 8 & up, 5-7pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd., reg. 726-3766. FREE.

Lectures/Classes Bargaining Rights: How they were granted & how they are being taken away, 12:30pm, Law 184, UO. FREE.

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

On the Air City Club of Eugene: "Curbing Climate Change, One Bite at a Time,” 6:30-7:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Permaculture Television, 7pm, cable channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Spin Jam, 5-6:30pm, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Expansive Yoga continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Strength Training & Body Sculpting continue. See Thursday, April 21.

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

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



tues, april 26

Sunrise 6:12am; Sunset 8:10pm , Av High 63; Av Low 40

Film DIVAs Behind the Lens Seminar: George Stevens Shane (1953), 7pm, Baker Center, 325 E. 10th. $3.

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.

1 World Currency Meeting, 5-6pm, The Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

AWAKE: restless legs syndrome & periodic limb movements, 6:30-8pm, Sacred Heart at RiverBend, 3333 Riverbend Dr. FREE.

Trivia Night, 7pm, 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.

Circle of Children Meeting, 6-7pm, The Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Lectures/Classes Administrative Professionals Day Seminar w/McKenzie Chapter of International Assoc. of Administrative Professionals, education, networking, vendors, lunch, 8am-2pm, Boulevard Grill, 2123 Franklin Blvd., reg. www.iaap-mckenzie.org

"A Universal Attraction: Representations of Desire from the Kinsey Institute Collections” w/Catherine Johnson-Roehr, 3:30-5pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE.

"Birding in Ecuador” w/Kit Larsen, 7:30pm, Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St.

"Thinking Beyond the Food Movement: Four Big Ideas About Food & Sustainability” w/James E. McWilliams, 7:30pm, Lillis 282, UO. FREE.

Music Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bonds. FREE.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: West Eugene Wetlands Bike & Birding, 14 miles, info & sign-up at www. obsidians.org

Zumba continues. See Thursday, April 21.

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 Open house, 6-8pm, Open Sky Shambhala Center, 100 W. Q St., Spfd.

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

Theater Wicked continues. See Thursday, April 21.



wed, april 27

Sunrise 6:10am; Sunset 8:11pm , Av High 63; Av Low 40

Art/Craft Art Lunch w/Barbara Snow, "The Alternative Book,” 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.

Film Civil Liberties Defense Center: Cointelpro 101, history of the U.S. governments counterintelligence program, 7:30pm, PLC 180, UO. 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.

April Watershed Meeting: River Studies Presentations, 6:30-8:30pm, Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs, Cottage Grove.

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.

Childrens Expansive Yoga, 2-3pm, The Center, 55 W. Broadway. FREE.

Family Night: Muse Night w/Nearby Nature, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Circle of Children After School Program continues. See Friday.

Lectures/Classes Sustainable Landscape Training for Homeowners, 8:30am-5pm today & tomorrow, EWEB, 500 E. 4th Ave. $25.

Ancient Aphrodisias, archaeology, 6pm, downtown library. FREE.

"Creating A Safer, More Secure and Healthier Neighborhood” w/Jan Spencer, 6:15pm, Central Presbyterian Church, 555 E. 15th Ave. FREE.

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

Music The Gourds, 7:30pm, The Shedd. $22-$30.

Volifonix, Super Adventure Club, rock, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation GEARs Bike Ride: Crest Dr., 20 miles, bring lights, 6pm, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Discover the Obsidians, 7-8pm, REI, 306 Lawrence St., 465-1800. FREE.

Kayak Pool Session, no instruction, 8-9:30pm, Rec Center, UO, 346-4365. $4 pool, $6 rental.

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.

Finding the Healer Within: intro to Shamanic Journey for problem solving & healing w/Leia Hart, 4-6pm, info at www.leiahart.com or 844-2805. FREE.

Theater Wicked continues. See Thursday, April 21.



thurs, april 28

Sunrise 6:09am; Sunset 8:12pm , Av High 63; Av Low 40

Benefits McMenamins Pub: half of all earned on food goes to S.G.P., sponsor of organic food gardening programs at local schools, 5pm-1am, 1485 E. 19th St.

Dance LCC Dance: gala grand opening of new studio, live music & dance, 5-7pm, Room 136, Building 5, LCC.

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.

Lectures/Classes Understanding Fibromyalgia: Holistic Approaches for Chronic Pain & Fatigue w/acupuncturist Tom Williams, noon-1pm, LCC, reg. 686-9658.

Genealogy Computer Class, internet experience required, 2-4pm, downtown library, reg. 682-5450. FREE.

Medicare Made Easy, 5-6pm; Long Term Care 101, 6-7pm, 333 W. 10th Ave., reg. 222-9020. FREE.

Voices of Afghan Youth w/Lia Gladstone, 6pm, downtown library. FREE.

Among Penguins: A Bird Man in Antarctica, reading & book signing w/Noah Stryker, 7pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

Compassion & Choices Oregon: Supporting End-of-Life Choice, 7-8pm, EWEB, 500 E. 4th Ave. FREE.

Human Rights & the Environment: An Evening w/Sandra Steingraber, 7pm, Robinson Theater, UO.

Sustainable Landscape Training for Homeowners continues. See Wednesday.

Literary Arts Teen Book Group: Hate List by Jennifer Brown, 4-5pm, downtown library, info 682-8316. FREE.

Tween Scene Book Group: Extra Credit by Andrew Clements, grades 4-6, 4-5pm, downtown library, info 682-8316. FREE.

"Surrealist Poetry” reading w/Laura Lehew, Charles T., Michael Hanner, Tim Shanner & David Abel, 7-9pm, Oregon Arts Alliance, 881 Willamette St.

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

Music Tatam Reeves, 5pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. Don.

Teasing Thieves CD Release, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Mike Watt & the Missingmen, Dan Jones & the Golden Motors, Rawk!, 9pm, Sam Bonds. $12.

MiMosa, Paper Diamond, Bogl, DJ Dance, 10pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv., $18 door.

Outdoors/Recreation Drop-in Kayaking continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Strength Training & Body Sculpting continue. See Thursday, April 21.

Sun Moo Do continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Walk with Us continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Social Dance Israeli folk dance continues. See Thursday, April 21.

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

Wicked continues. See Thursday, April 21.

Sweeney Todd continues. See Friday.



corvallis events

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

Thursday, April 21 Parkinsons Disease Support Group, 2pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler Ave., info at 800-426-6806.FREE.

Friday, April 22 The American Dream Elevator Pitch competition, 9:30am-noon, CH2M-Hill Alumni Center, 25 S.W. 26th St., see aep.bus.oregonstate.edu for info.

"Dirt Still Clinging to the Words,” Earth Day poetry reading, noon-1:30pm, MU 109, OSU. FREE.

Earth Day Hoo Haa, 3-7pm, free shuttle vans from OSU Bookstore, see cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu for info.

Saturday, April 23 Coho Ecovillage Tour, 2pm, 1975 S.E. Crystal Lake Dr., see www.cohoecovillage.org for info.

Tuesday, April 26 Seeing Science Sideways: Play, 4pm, MU 213, OSU.

Wednesday, April 27 Shimon Attie, 7pm, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. FREE.



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Book cover design contest for teens, deadline 6pm Wednesday, April 27, see www.wheremindsgrow.org/teens.html for info.

Call to Artists: seeking artists for 2011 Roots & Rhythms Summer Festival, see www.emcllc.org/rootsandrhythms for info.

Water Fitness Classes, various dates & times, Echo Hollow & Sheldon Pools, 682-5525. $5.

Parks Advisory Committee Vacancy, application deadline 5pm Friday, May 20, info at 682-4203.

Swim lessons, May 2-June 2; reg. www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll

Actors Cabaret of Eugene: auditions for Changing Minds, men & women over 13 who can play and look like high school students, short Broadway-style song that must be accompanied, 11am Saturday, April 23, Actors Cabaret, 996 Willamette St., write cabaret1@aol.com for info.

Auditions for Shannon: Based on a (Maybe) True Story, 5:30-9pm May 27 & 1-5pm May 28, LCC, write baileyelliswiard@gmail.com for info.

Eugene residents sought for Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee, deadline April 29, see www.eugene-or.gov/bpac for info and application.

Cottage Theatre seeks male actors for second round of The Boys Next Door auditions, 1pm Saturday, April 23, info at www.cottagetheatre.org or 942-8001.

U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks Hispanic and female farmers who have faced discrimination by the USDA between 1981 & 2000 when trying to access farm loan programs, info at 202-720-4623.