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Activist Alert 5-30-2013

Eugene Neighbors Inc. is planning a “show and tell about neighbor-initiated projects” beginning at 5 pm Thursday, May 30, at Davis Restaurant, 94 W. Broadway. Call 345-3306 for more information.

 • Climate scientist Michael E. Mann will present “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Frontlines,” describing his role as a major player in the climate change conversation, at the third annual Scientifically Speaking event and auction from 5:30 to 9 pm Thursday, May 30, at the Eugene Hilton. The event may be sold out. See sciencefactory.org.

• The year’s first free Breakfast at the Bridges event to encourage bike commuting and walking is from 7 to 9:30 am Friday, May 31, at 24th Avenue and Amazon Path, sponsored by Arriving by Bike. See commutechallenge.org for more information. The events are held on the last Friday of every month through October.

• Longtime Eugene peace activist Peg Morton and retired Circuit Court judge Darryl Larson will be honored by City Club of Eugene at noon Friday, May 31, at the Hilton 12th floor Ballroom. The club’s annual “Turtle Awards” recognize people who have “stuck their neck out” for important civic causes. The Raging Grannies will also perform. $5 for non-members. See cityclubofeugene.org.

• The next Conestoga Hut for the homeless will be assembled at 1870 Hayes St. in Eugene at 2 pm Saturday, June 1. At 1 pm, volunteers can meet at the Community Supported Shelter shop at 1160 Grant St. Eugene to help load materials. Email c.s.s.eugene@gmail.com to get involved.

• Eugene city Budget Committee meetings will continue at 5:30 pm Tuesday, June 4, and 5:30 pm Wednesday, June 5, at the Bascom-Tykeson Room of the Eugene Public Library downtown.