Activist Alert 12-11-2014

Beyond Toxics is planning its annual winter event, this year called “Cozy Up With Beyond Toxics,” from 5 to 7:30 pm Thursday, Dec. 11, at 1192 Lawrence St. A video premier will be part of the festivities. See 

• The Eugene Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee will meet at 5:30 pm Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Atrium Building Sloat Conference Room, 99 West 10th Ave. Contact Lee Shoemaker at 682-5471 or email

• The Eugene Police Commission will meet at 5:30 pm Thursday, Dec. 11, at EPD headquarters, 300 Country Club Rd., Kilcullen Room. On the agenda will be recruitment and the police budget. Contact Jeremy Cleversey, 682-5852 or email

• A Benefit for Bees will be from noon to 4 pm Saturday, Dec. 13, at Cozmic, 199 W. 8th Ave., featuring a silent auction, bee education, honey tasting and music by Laura Kemp, Paul Biondi, members of the Sugar Beets and others. Donations are tax-deductible. See website or call 914-2225 to donate or volunteer to help with the event.

Sexual violence prevention at UO is the topic at City Club of Eugene at noon Friday, Dec. 12, at the Downtown Athletic Club, 999 Willamette St. Speakers include Abigail Leeder, director of Experiential Education and Prevention Initiatives; Kerry Frazee, director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Education; and Renae De Sautel, director of Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services. $5 for non-members.

• A community forum on cell towers in south Eugene with Dr. Paul Dart and County Commissioner Pete Sorenson will be from 6:30 to 8 pm Thursday, Dec. 18, at Good Samaritan Center, 3500 Hilyard St. This educational event will explore the questions, “Where should our cell towers be located?” and “Who should decide?” A dessert potluck will begin the event, followed by talks and an open forum.