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.This Week's Calendar | Galleries | Music @ the Clubs

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In the midst of Eugene’s frenetic attempts to pack as much summer as possible into the shortest sun season generation Y has ever experienced, Amos Lee strums intro town. Lee and his relaxed acoustic style will enchant the Cuthbert Amphitheater with a mellow, summery feeling Sunday, giving concertgoers the chance to warm up, chill out and enjoy the sunshine.

 






thurs, august 11

Sunrise 6:11am; Sunset 8:23pm , Av High 82; Av Low 51

Food/Drink Lane County Farmers’ Market, 10am-3pm today & Thursday, Aug. 18, Mazzi’s, 3377 E. Amazon Dr.

The Corner Market, fresh local produce, noon-6pm today, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, Aug. 18, 295 River Rd., call 513-4527 for info.

Gatherings Scandinavian Festival, crafts, food, Scandia Run, fashion show, dancing, Coupe de Ville, Riffle & more, 10am-10pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, 9am-9pm Sunday, Junction City, www.scandinavianfestival.com 

Town hall for the development of national & Oregon Alzheimer’s Plans, 4-6pm, Campbell Center, 155 High St.

Emerald City Chess Club, 6pm, Wandering Goat, 268 Madison St. FREE.

Hearing Loss Association Meeting, 7-9pm, Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St. FREE.

Health Skin Cancer Screening, 1-3pm, Willamalane Center, 250 S. 32nd St., Spfd., reg. 736-4444. FREE.

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.

On the Bayou for Kids & Family, 1pm & 3pm, downtown library, 682-8316. FREE. 

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

OBOB Book Club: Becoming Naomi Leon, grades 3-5, 2-3pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd.

Lectures/Classes Renaissance Queens & Amazons: Amanda Powell & Dianne Dugaw on powerful portrayals of women in 16th & 17th century art, literature & music, 6pm, downtown library. FREE.

Music Oregon Festival of American Music: George & Ira Gershwin’s Girl Crazy, 7:30pm, Hult Center, $11-$48, www.ofam.org or 434-7000.

The English Beat w/Samba Da, 8pm, WOW Hall. $18 adv., $20 door.

Blue Lotus, Jonezer, jam, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $1-$5.

Outdoors/Recreation Strong Bones, Strong Body, osteoporosis exercise class, 9:30am, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way, reg. 343-3317. First class FREE.

Walk with Us, weekly self-led neighborhood walking group, ages 50 & up, 9:30-10:30am today & Thursday, Aug. 18, meet at Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd. FREE.

Disc golf trial period, 10am-8pm, Alton Baker Park. FREE.

Adapted Bike Riding, bike safety skills for individuals w/disabilities ages 16 & up, every Thursday through Aug. 25, 11am-2pm, Hilyard Community Cener, 2580 Hilyard St., reg. 682-5311. $8 per ride.

Prenatal Yoga, 5-6:15pm, RiverBend Medical Center, 3333 Riverbend Dr., Spfd., 222-7074. $11, $40 for 4 classes.

Tandem Biking for Visually Impaired, 5:30-7pm today & Thursday, Aug. 18; through Aug. 25, Hilyard Center, 2580 Hilyard St., 682-5511. $15 annual fee.

Thursday Nighter Ride, 30-mile training ride, 5:30pm (men) & 5:40pm (women), Thursdays through Aug. 26, Church Corner, Spencer Creek & Lorane Hwy. FREE 

Drop-in Kayaking, bring equipment, no instruction provided, ages 12 & up, 8-10pm today & Thursday, Aug. 18, Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. $5.

Ems vs. Tri-City, 7:05pm, PK Park.

Spiritual Water Healing Ceremony, 11:40am-12:15pm, EWEB Plaza, 500 E. 4th Ave. FREE.

Interfaith Prayer Service: “Living Our Faith,” 7-8pm service, 1166 Oak St.

Theater The Wizard of Oz, all ages, 6pm today & tomorrow, Petersen Barn, 870 Berntzen Rd. FREE. 

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

Dead Man’s Cell Phone, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday, The Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard St. $10-$15.

Shannon: Based on a (Maybe) True Story, proceeds to ShelterCare, 8pm today, tomorrow & Saturday; 2pm Sunday, LCC. $5 sug. don.



fri, august 12

Sunrise 6:13am; Sunset 8:22pm , Av High 82; Av Low 51

Art/Craft Eating a Molten Sandwich, experimental, noise, electronic artists paired at random, 8pm, New Zone Gallery, 164 W. Broadway. $3-$5 sug. don.

Comedy The Brickwall Comedy Club w/Frank King & Leigh Anne Jashaway, 8:30pm today & tomorrow, Doc’s Pad, 740 Willamette St. $5.

Film Interweave Movie Night: American Experience: Stonewall Uprising, 6pm potluck, 7pm movie Unitarian Universalist Church, 477 E. 40th Ave. FREE.

Movies Under the Stars: Karate Kid, bring lawn chairs & blankets, 8:30pm, Crescent Village, 2751 Shadow View. FREE.

How to Train Your Dragon, 9pm, Washington Park, 19th-21st & Washington. FREE.

Mini Golf Movie Night & Over the Hedge, 8:30pm, Camp Putt, 736-4444. $6.

Food/Drink Eugene Food Not Bombs, 2-4pm, Kesey Square, Willamette & Broadway. FREE.

Springfield Farmers’ Market, 3-7pm, 5th & A, Spfd.

Gatherings Rooster by de River, 4-10pm today & tomorrow, noon-8pm Sunday, Maurie Jacobs Park. $6.

Hoedad Reunion, welcoming party 4-8pm today, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St.; picnic noon-6pm tomorrow, reunion 7:30pm-1am tomorrow, WOW Hall; reunion noon Sunday, Rivers Turn Farm. 

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

Slug Queen Competition & Coronation, bring a chair, 6:30pm, 8th & Oak. 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.

Scandinavian Festival continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

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.

Music Northwest World Reggae Festival: I-Octane, J Boog, The Green, Gasper Lomayesva, today, tomorrow & Sunday in Marcola. nwwrf.com $40-$120.

Deb Cleveland & Dale Etherton, steak & caesar night, 5-9pm, Sarver Winery, 25600 Mayola Lane, reg. www.sarverwinery.com $25.

The Annie Rhodes Band, 6pm, Saginaw Vineyard, 80247 Delight Valley Rd., Cottage Grove, 942-1364. FREE.

Druid Sisters Tree Party, Chico’s Hydrogen Juke Box, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Blue Lotus, 7pm, Scobert Park. FREE.

Oregon Festival of American Music: George & Ira Gershwin’s Girl Crazy, 7:30pm, Hult Center, $11-$48, www.ofam.org or 434-7000.

The Jayme Stone & the Room of Wonders, 8pm, Unity of the Valley, 3912 Dillard Rd. $15.50 adv., $17 door.

Samba Ja, Brazilian percussion ensemble, 8pm, Kesey Plaza, Broadway & Willamette. Don.

Euforquestra, 9pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 door.

Forever Growing, 100 Watt Mind, Gravity Research Project, rock, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

On the Air “The De’Ampy Soul Hama Show,” Eric Linquist, James Wood & Bobby Birdman, 10pm, Comcast channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: kayak Rogue River; hike McKenzie Pass geology, 3 miles, info & sign up at www.obsidians.org

Bike Riding for Fun & Fitness, weekly seniors bike ride, helmets required, 9:30am-noon, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. FREE.

Strength Training & Body Sculpting, 4-5pm today & Tuesday, Celebration Studio, 1840 Willamette St., 343-1625. $10 drop-in, first class FREE.

Prenatal Yoga, 5:30-6:45pm, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St., www.eugeneyoga.us $11.

Pets Feline Fridays Adoption Special, 11am-6pm, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd., www.green-hill.org $40 adult cats, $70 kittens.

Social Dance Contact Improvisation Dance Jam, 6-8pm, Musical Feet, 420 W. 12th Ave., 753-2255. $5-$10.

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

Salsa Dancing w/Jose Cruz, 9pm, Vet’s Club Ballroom, 1626 Willamette St. $6.

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

Spiritual Dances of Universal Peace from Hawaii, 7-9pm, Friends Meeting House, 2274 Onyx St., 912-6015. $5 sug. don.

Theater Tangled! 11:30am, Upstart Crow Studios, 855 W. 1st Ave. FREE.

West of Mapleton OR The Fate of the Florentine Phantom, 7pm today & tomorrow; 2pm Sunday, Florence Playhouse, 208 Laurel St.

A MidPuppet Night’s Dream, 8pm today & tomorrow; 2:30pm Sunday; through Aug. 21, Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Dr., Cottage Grove. $16, $14 stu. & sr.

Dead Man’s Cell Phone continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

The Wizard of Oz continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Volunteer Amazon Creek Work Party: taking care of native vegetation, 4-6pm, 16th & Polk, eugenesolutions.org FREE.



sat, august 13

Sunrise 6:14am; Sunset 8:20pm , Av High 82; Av Low 51

Art/craft Fill a Bag for a Buck Sale, 10am-3pm today, 11am-2pm tomorrow, MECCA, 449 Willamette St.

Patio Craft Sale, 10am-3pm, YaPoAh Terrace, 350 Pearl St.

Art Show, 2-6pm, McKenzie Montessori, 42nd & E St. FREE.

Benefits Stop Pet Overpopulation Today (SPOT) parking lot sale & raffle, 9am-3pm, We Suds ‘Em, 192 W. 11th Ave., spotspayneuter.org

Dirty Dogs & Drinks, fundraiser for Pro-Bone-O, 11am-4pm, Bare Bones Dog Wash, 3365 E. Amazon, $10.

Roshan Maloney Benefity for Charity: Water, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. Don.

Comedy The Brickwall Comedy Club continues. See Friday.

Film SpringFilm movie & discussion: Jaws, 2pm, Springfield Library, 225 5th St., Spfd. FREE.

Food/Drink Hideaway Bakery Farmers’ Market, 9am-2pm, Hideaway Bakery 3377 E. Amazon.

Lane County Farmers’ Market, 9am-4pm today, 10am-3pm Tuesday, 8th & Oak.

Spencer Creek Community Growers’ Market, live music & wi-fi, 10am-1pm, Spencer Creek Grange, 86013 Lorane Hwy., spencercreekgrange.org

Wineries Without Walls, 1-4pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO.

Gatherings Falcons Country Classic Car Show, 9am-4pm, Fern Ridge Middle School, 88831 Territorial Hwy, Elmira. FREE.

Jefferson Westside Garden Tour, 10am-2pm, meet Charnel-Mulligan Park, eugenesolutions.org FREE.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, 10am Rich Glauber, 11am Magic Levin, noon Richie G & Tutu Kane, 1pm The Dennis Smith Project, 2pm Sweet Papa Lowdown, 3:30pm Dennis St. Germain Quartet, 8th & Oak, see www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org for info. FREE.

Eugene/Springfield Pride Festival, noon-7pm, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenepride.org $5 sug. don.

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

Oakridge Keg & Cast Festival, street fair, wine and beer tasting, vendors and entertainment, 2-8pm, Oakridge, www.ci.oakridge.or.us

Scandinavian Festival continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Rooster by de River continues. See Friday.

Kids/Families Nearby Nature Quest: Creepy-Crawly Bug Safari, 10am-noon, Alton Baker Park. 687-9699. $5 per family, $2 per person, mem. FREE.

WREN Family Exploration Day, 10am-2pm, Stewart Pond, Stewart & Bertelsen Rd., wewetlands.org FREE.

Family Music Time w/Pia & Jason Robbins, 10:15am, downtown library. FREE.

Lectures/Classes Open Focus Workshop: The How of Being Here Now, 9:30am-1pm, 466 W. 17th Ave., reg. 510-927-5491. Don.

Songwriters Workshop: Rejuvenating Your Old Songs, 11am-1pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St., www.freewebs.com/songshop $5.

Introduction to Permaculture: A Whole Systems Design Approach for Self-Reliant Living, 1-4pm, 515 Main St., Cottage Grove.

Night of a Thousand Stars: A Portrait of Life in Iraq w/photojournalist Joel Preston Smith, 3pm, downtown library. FREE.

Music Oakridge Blues Festival, 2pm, Siuslaw Bank Amphitheater, Oakridge. FREE.

Satin Love Orchestra, Lilla D’Mone, Shelley & Cal, 5:30pm, Cuthbert Amphitheater. Canned food don.

KKNX’s One Summer Night Party & Dance, Coupe de Ville, 6-10pm, Oakway Center. FREE.

Ty Conner’s Hot August Nightmare, The Eager Beavers, Incident Log, Rub You Wrong Time, variety, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Northwest World Reggae Festival continues. See Friday.

On the Air “The De’Ampy Soul Hama Show,” camouflage collage assault w/Eugene bass; Eric Linquist, Guitarist; James Wood & Local Musicians 10pm, Comcast channel 29.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: hike Mount Pisgah sunrise-moonset, 2.8 miles; Black Crater, 7.2 miles; climb North Sister, 16 miles; Middle Sister, 18 miles, sign up obsidians.org

GEARs Bike Ride: Harrisburg & Bellfountain, 75 miles, 9am; Lunch in Veneta at Our Daily Bread, 42 miles, 9:30am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Social Dance Ballroom Dance, 8-9pm, Valley River Center Foot Bridge, 344-0748. FREE.

Spiritual Connections Tantra Puja, 7-9:30pm, info at www.amarakaruna.webs.com $15-$25.

Theater Cymbeline, 6pm today & tomorrow, Amazon Park, 2700 Hilyard St. FREE.

The Wizard of Oz, all ages, 6pm today & tomorrow, Maurie Jacobs Park. FREE. 

Dead Man’s Cell Phone continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

A MidPuppet Night’s Dream continues. See Friday.

West of Mapleton OR The Fate of the Florentine Phantom continues. See Friday.

Volunteer Civic Stadium Cleanup, bring tools & gloves, 10am-noon, 20th & Oak.

Greenhill Humane Society volunteer orientation, 11am-noon, 88530 Green Hill Rd., reg. 689-1503.



sun, august 14

Sunrise 6:15am; Sunset 8:19pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51

Food/Drink Fairmount Neighborhood Farmers Market, 10am-2:30pm, 19th & Agate, http://fairmountmarket.blogspot.com

Dexter Lake Farmers’ Market, noon-3pm, Dexter State Recreation Site, 39011 Hwy 58, Dexter, see www.dexterlakefarmersmarket.org for info.

Gatherings MeCha: “Showdown in the Valley” car show, low riders, hot rods, bikes & imports, 11am-5pm, LCC. FREE.

Olde English Flea Markets 9am-4pm, 2777 MLK Jr. Blvd. FREE.

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

Meet Captain Keith of “Deadliest Catch,” 4-6pm, Safeway, 1500 Coburg Rd. FREE.

Eugene Summer of Solutions End of Summer Celebration, 6:30pm, Charnel-Mulligan Park. FREE.

Scandinavian Festival continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Rooster by de River continues. See Friday.

Lectures/Classes Growing a Healthy Neighborhood, 2-4pm, Charnel-Mulligan Park, eugenesolutions.org FREE.

Intro to eBooks, test-drive or bring your own, basic computer & internet skills required, 2pm, downtown library, reg. 682-5450. FREE.

Music Calamity Jazz Dixieland Band, 6:30pm, Washburne Park, 20th & Agate. FREE.

Amos Lee, Calexico, 7pm, Cuthbert Amphitheater. $40 & $27.

My Father’s Ghost, CD release, acoustic, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. $1-$5.

Northwest World Reggae Festival continues. See Friday.

Outdoors/Recreation Obsidians: hike Green Lakes/Park Meadow, 13 miles; bike North Fork of Siuslaw, 37 miles, info & sign up obsidians.org 

Grange Pancake Pedal, advance tickets only, 8-11am, Spencer Creek Grange, spencercreekgrange.org $7, $4 kids, $2 driving tax.

GEARs Bike Ride: Seavey Loop, 45 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

DOA Pro Wrestling, all ages, 6pm, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge, 959 Pearl St. $5.

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

Veselo Folk Dancers, weekly international folk dancing, 7:15-10pm, In Shape Athletic Club, 2681 Willamette St., 683-3376. $3.

Spiritual “Becoming the Golden Heart,” meaning & importance of love, 10-11am, Eckankar Center, 2833C Willamette St., www.eckankar.org FREE.

Theater A MidPuppet Night’s Dream continues. See Friday.

West of Mapleton OR The Fate of the Florentine Phantom continues. See Friday.

Cymbeline continues. See Saturday.

The Wizard of Oz continues. See Saturday. 



mon, august 15

Sunrise 6:16am; Sunset 8:17pm , Av High 82; Av Low 51

Film Potluck & Presentation: Maestra, 1960 literacy campaign in Cuba, bring dish to share, 6pm, LASC Office, 458 Blair Blvd., 485-8633.

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.

Bingo w/Tom Heinl & Scott K., 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.

Lectures/Classes West African Drum Class w/Alseny Yansane of Guinea, 5:30-7pm, 1325 Jefferson St., 232-5471. $15.

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

Corpus Colossum, Eliza Rickman, Mood Area 52, 7:30pm, 

Outdoors/Recreation Getting a Grip on Disc Golf w/women’s collegiate champ, 7-8pm, R.E.I., 306 Lawrence St. FREE.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Everett, 7:05pm today, tomorrow and Wednesday, PK Park, 342-5367. $6-$12 per game.

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

Volunteer Volunteer Orientation, 11am-noon, Greenhill Humane Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd., reg. 689-1503.



tues, august 16

Sunrise 6:17am; Sunset 8:16pm , Av High 82; Av Low 51

Art/Crafts Femme de la Mode artist talk w/Claire Flint, 7pm, 547 Blair Blvd. FREE.

Benefits Save the Pets as Ems’ featured nonprofit, 7:05pm, PK Park.

Film DIVA’s Behind the Lens Seminar: Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train (1951), 7pm, Baker Center, 325 E. 10th Ave. $3.

Healing Homes: An Alternative, Swedish Model for Healing Psychosis, 7pm, downtown library. 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.

The Corner Market continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Lane County Farmers’ Market continues. See Saturday.

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

Lectures/Classes “Safe Identification & Enjoyment of Wild Mushrooms,” 7pm, Fern Ridge Library, 88026 Territorial Rd., Veneta. FREE.

China’s Revolution in Information Technology: Ethical Issues, 7:30pm, 142 Knight Law, UO, 346-1521.

Music Bluegrass Jam, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. FREE.

Outdoors/Recreation Wise & Wonderful Yoga, 55 & up, 9:30am, Garden Way Retirement, 175 S. Garden Way, reg. 343-3317. First class FREE.

OBRA Criterium, bike ride, 1K flat oval course, 5:30pm every Tuesday through Aug., Greenhill Technology Park, W. 11th & Terry reg. 521-6529. $15 per race, $50 per month.

Zumba continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Strength Training & Body Sculpting continue. See Friday.

Ems vs. Everett continues. See Monday.

Social Dance Eugene Folk Dancers summer session, weekly international folk dancing, 7pm Israeli dance, 8pm international dance, Gerlinger Ballroom 220, UO, info at 344-7591. $4.

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

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



wed, august 17

Sunrise 6:18am; Sunset 8:14pm , Av High 82; Av Low 51

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

Full Steam Eugene Fashion Show, 7pm, Kesey Square, Broadway & Willamette. Don.

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

The Corner Market continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Gatherings Butterflies & Lunch at Big K Ranch, ages 18 & up, lunch included, 9am-3pm, Willamalane Center, 250 S. 32nd St., Spfd. $40, $44 out-of-district.

Lane County Fair, 11am-11pm today through Saturday, 11am-8pm Sunday, Lane County Fairgrounds, www.atthefair.org $9, $6 under age 15, FREE under age 5, season pass $17 adv., $20 gates. 

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

Eugene’s Got Talent Auditions, variety show by local kids & teens, 4pm, downtown library. FREE.

Peace Vigil, 4:30-5:30pm, old federal building, 211 E. Pearl St., info at 344-9343.

Park Ice Cream Social, 5-6:30pm, Menlo Park. FREE.

Eugene Free School: Spanish Conversation Circle, 6-7pm, Laughing Planet Café, 760 Blair 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.

Family Night, 6pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Lectures/Classes June Koehler: The Making of Anne McCosh, 5:30pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE.

Intro to “The Western Way: From Shaman to Magus,” 7-9pm, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. FREE.

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

Music Eric Church, 8pm, Main Stage, Lane County Fairgrounds, www.atthefair.com FREE with fair admission.

Cascadia Concert Opera: Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, 8pm, Willamette Oaks, 455 Alexander Loop. FREE.

The Parson Red Head, Norman, Jeremy Benson, rock, CD release, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Bike Riding for Seniors, weekly in-town rides, helmets required, 9:30am, Campbell Center, 155 High St., reg. 682-5218. FREE.

Accessible Aquatics, ages 6 & up, 10-11am Amazon Pool, 682-5311. $30.

GEARs Bike Ride: McKenzie View, 28 or 36 miles, 6pm, Alton Baker Park, www.eugenegears.org FREE.

Evening Kayak Trips, “urban wilderness” kayak trips on Willamette River, for kids ages 12 & older and their relatives, Whitewater Kayak Level 1 course experience required, 5:30-9pm, River House Community Center, 301 N. Adams St., reg. at 682-5329. $5 per person, includes transportation.

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.

Volunteer OASIS Education Center: Introduction to Tutoring, for older adults interested in volunteering with elementary school reading program, 2-3pm, 2nd floor Macy’s, VRC, reg. 686-6857. FREE.



thurs, august 18

Sunrise 6:19am; Sunset 8:12pm , Av High 82; Av Low 51

Benefits Cowgirl Heaven, preview performance for Womenspace, 8pm, Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard St. $5 sug. don.

Film CALC Back to Back Program: Celluloid Closet, dusk, Leslie Brockelbank Peace & Justice Center, 458 Blair Blvd. Don.

Food/Drink The Corner Market continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Lane County Farmers’ Market continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Gatherings Canines for Clean Water Pledge Event, 9am-3pm, Jack B. Lively Memorial Park, 6100 Thurston Rd., Spfd.

Eugene’s Got Talent, variety show by local kids & teens, 5pm, downtown library. FREE.

Emerald City Chess Club, 6pm, Wandering Goat, 268 Madison St. FREE.

Lane County Fair continues. See Wednesday.

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.

Music Jerry Zybach & The Stagehogs, 6:30pm, EWEB River Edge Plaza, 500 E. 4th .

The Benjaminz, 7:30pm, Main Stage, Lane County Fairgrounds, www.atthefair.com FREE with fair admission.

Dreamdog, Mark Ransom, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Fast Rattler, Low Tide Drifters, Mark Ross, acoustic, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. $5.

Outdoors/Recreation Thursday Nighter Ride, 30-mile training ride, 5:30pm (men) & 5:40pm (women), Thursdays through Aug. 26, Church Corner, Spencer Creek & Lorane Hwy. FREE.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Salem-Keizer, 7:05pm today, tomorrow and Saturday, PK Park, 342-5367. $6-$12 per game.

Drop-in Kayaking continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Tandem Biking for Visually Impaired continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Walk with Us continues. See Thursday, Aug. 11.

Theater The Wizard of Oz, all ages, 6pm today & tomorrow, Campbell Center, 155 High St. FREE. 

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



corvallis events

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

Thursday, Aug. 11 Zimfest 2011: Zimbabwean Music Festival, today through August 14, OSU, 2011.zimfest.org

Blood Pressure Screening, by appointment, 9-10am, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler St., 766-6959. FREE.

Monday, Aug. 15 Fitness Testing, by appointment, 1:30-3:30pm, Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Tyler St., 766-6959. FREE.

Tuesday, Aug. 16 OSU Summer Choir Concert, 7pm, First United Methodist Church, 1165 Northwest Monroe Ave. FREE.

Wednesday, Aug. 17 Amore Music Series: Craig Hanson playing music of French Baroque composer Nicolas Lebegue, 12:15-12:45pm, First United Methodist Church, 1165 Northwest Monroe Ave. 

Tours of the First Alternative Co-op, 6pm today & tomorrow, info at 753-3115. 



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Computer Classes for beginners or intermediates, 9-11am Mondays, Wednesdays, 10am-noon Saturdays, 255-3001.  Don.

OSU Extension’s Natural Resource School, early bird registration deadline Aug. 19, see extension.oregonstate.edu for info.

Master Gardener Training Applications Available, OSU Extension Service office, 783 Grant St.

Eugene Symphony 2011-12 tickets now on sale, www.eugenesymphony.org