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Elk Horn Brewery will host a night of "Swamp Rock" and southern bites to support music in schools, in memorial of local musician Buddy Sawyer and benefiting
Lane Arts Council.
Come for the crawfish boil and alligator sausage,
and stay for music from
Kelly Thibodeaux & Étouffée!
Led by teaching artist and fiddler Kelly Thibodeaux,
Étouffée combines red hot fiddle, shufflin' rhythm and blues,
and kickin' Southern rock.
A portion of proceeds will support Lane Arts Council's
music programs in schools throughout Lane County.
Fundraiser for Opportunity Village Eugene
Monday, August 28
BRING THIS VOUCHER WITH YOU
Nightingale Health Sanctuary and SE Neighbors Board Meeting
Topic: NHS Car Camp expanding into a Rest Stop There will be a meeting next Tues. night, Aug. 29, 7:00-8:30 at Good Samaritan, 3500 Hilyard Street, between Nightingale Health Sanctuary and the SE Neighborhoods board. NHS is presently a "car camp" with six Conestoga huts on the Good Samaritan parking lot. The meeting is to discuss a possible expansion of the camp to a "rest stop" that could have up to 20 residents. According to SEN chair David Monk, the meeting is public.
Aug. 29, 7:00-8:30 at Good Samaritan, 3500 Hilyard Street
Tuesday, August 29
6 PM - 8 PM
458 Blair Blvd, Eugene
Presentation on ATC Nicaragua (Asociación de
Trabajadores del Campo or Rural Workers Association) made by UO graduate
Potluck starts at 6pm: bring food to share if possible; table settings and beverages provided. Presentation and discussion 6:30-8:30pm.
Erika has been based in Nicaragua for the past 3 months and
collaborating with the ATC since 2015.
Erika will provide the historical context of the ATC as an organization
of struggle founded in the 1970s by youth of the Sandinista revolutionary front to organize and defend the rights of rural Nicaraguan peoples. She will also talk about how the ATC was a founding organization of the global peasant movement La Vía Campesina that continues to be well known and respected at the international level.
For more information, contact LASC (Latin
America Solidarity Committee) at 541/485-8633 or <
All events are FREE
How Prepared Are You? Earthquake Readiness
Tuesday, September 5, 3:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library
Join Patence Winningham of City of Eugene Emergency Management to learn about personal preparation for a large scale earthquake. This user-friendly workshop will include basic earthquake science as well as practical actions to take before and after a large quake. Much of the information also applies to other types of disasters. (But will it prepare you for Trump disasters? CALC wants to know!)
Banned Books Green Screen Photo Booth
Sunday, September 24, drop in 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library
In honor of Banned Books Week, celebrate the freedom to read! All ages are invited to drop in between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to create a green screen photo posing "with" a favorite controversial author, current or historical. A wide selection of banned and challenged books will also be available to include. No experience necessary.
This bilingual guided tour begins at 5:30pm at Kesey Square, followed by stops at 6:00pm at Park Street Blocks, 6:30pm at Broadway Commerce Center (44 W Broadway), 7:00pm at gilt+gossamer (873 Willamette St), and 7:30pm at MAVEN (271 W 8th Ave).
This ArtWalk is hosted by Marissa Zarate, Executive Director of Huerto de la Familia. The daughter of a Costa Rican immigrant mother and Mexican-American father, Marissa worked as a lawyer practicing immigration law and defending tenant rights before taking over as Executive Director of Huerto de la Familia, where she helps provide community gardening and small business start-up services to Latinx families in Lane County.
Or, stay in Kesey Square for the Fiesta Cultural kick-off event! Fiesta Cultural is a celebration of Latino art and culture around Lane County from September-December.
IWW Movie and Discussion
** Free **
7 pm Wednesday, September 6th
McNail-Riley House 601 W. 13th Ave.
Sponsored by the Lane branch of the Industrial Workers of the World
and Community Alliance of Lane County
In Unmanned: America's Drone Wars director Robert Greenwald investigates the impact of U.S. drone strikes at home and abroad through more than 70 separate interviews, including a former American drone operator who shares what he has witnessed in his own words, Pakistani families mourning loved ones and seeking legal redress, investigative journalists pursuing the truth, and top military officials warning against blowback from the loss of innocent life.
A movie about finding peace in troubled times, and Thich Nhat Hanh is coming to Eugene for sure!
Wednesday, September 13 at 7:30pm
Regal Theater at Valley River
If you have questions please contact Lucy McIver at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reserve tickets and more details:
film-screening and audience discussion
Sept. 14, 2017
Bijou Art Cinemas
492 E 13th Ave, Eugene
Academy Award®-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job, No End in Sight) turns his lens to the worldwide climate crisis in his new film TIME TO CHOOSE, examining the comprehensive scope of the drivers of climate change, but most importantly the solutions and human ingenuity that will lead us out of this crisis.
The Fundamentals of Nonviolent Communication
Sponsored by the Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication--orncc.net
This workshop is for you if you are new to Nonviolent Communication (NVC) or if you have some prior experience with NVC and wish to deepen your NVC consciousness and skills.
Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17
9:30 am -4:30 pm
Yachats Commons, 4th St. & Hwy 101
About Nonviolent Communication
Imagine connecting with each person's human spirit in all situations and allowing everyone's needs to be equally valued. Imagine creating organizations and life-serving systems responsive to the needs of all.
NVC was developed by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D. (1934-2015). The process of NVC helps connect us with what is alive in ourselves and in others moment-to-moment, with what we or others could do to make life more wonderful, and with an awareness of what gets in the way of natural giving and receiving. NVC strengthens our ability to inspire compassion from others and respond compassionately to others and ourselves
As a result of participating in this interactive two-day training you can expect to be able to:
- Identify and avoid some common blocks to compassionate connection
- Distinguish between needs and wants
- Make clear requests in positive action language
- Say "No" in a way that will increase the chances of it being heard by another
- Express (and receive) gratitude in a fuller way than most of us have learned to do
FEE:$100 (Early registration: $80 if received by September 2) Income from this training will be used to support the Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required for this workshop.
To register: Please mail check, payable to ORNCC to: Gary Baran, c/o ORNCC, P.O. Box#4, 1430 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401.
Please include YOUR NAME, PHONE NUMBER, AND EMAIL ADDRESS, and indicate the check is payment for the Yachats workshop. You will receive a confirmation of your registration by email. If you would like more information or are registering within a week of the training, please email Gary at email@example.com to be sure there is still space open.
About the workshop leader
: Gary Baran is a Certified Trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) and served as executive director of the Center from 1998 until 2006. He is also a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, a retired licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication.
Gary will be assisted in this training by Selene Aitken who is also an experienced CNVC Certified Trainer and member of the ORNCC Board. Selene has offered NVC training in Afghanistan, Syria, Jordan, El Salvador, Argentina and Mexico, as well as the U.S. and has created programs to foster reconciliation between parents and their adult children
Tuesday, September 19, 6:30 TO 8:00 PM
WHERE: Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza, 799 Oak Street, Downtown Eugene
What does democracy look like when we come together to sing songs of
peace and hope? Join local musicians and sing along to find out!
Lyrics, instrumental accompaniment, and positive thinking provided.
"Now I am Your Neighbor"
CALC is bringing back to life a play from years back that celebrates immigrants living in Lane County. The "Now I am Your Neighbor Play" has been updated with contributions from our immigrant community and is a collaboration between CALC and Minority Voices Theater.
The play is being performed at Very Little Theater, 2
350 Hilyard Street, in Eugene.
- Fri. September 22, 7:30 pm
- Sat. September 23, 7:30 pm
- Sun. September 24, 2:00pm
This project is sponsored by the City of Eugene Human Rights Commission.
This project is made possible in part by a grant from Lane Arts Council
with support from the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division.
Square One Village Join us at King Estate Winery for this fun and inspirational event. We'll enjoy wine, food, music, and good company in a beautiful country setting.
Third Annual Paella in the Vineyard
Sep 24, 2017 5:00 PM
Wine & hors d'oeuvres at 5 pm
Paella Dinner at 6 pm from 25 paella chefs
Special Guest Speaker: Governor Kate Brown
The evening will include a "paddle raise" to support the work of SquareOne Villages. The auction will raise funds needed to complete the construction of Emerald Village Eugene, the nation's first affordable housing village of tiny homes for people who have been homeless or are at risk of homelessness.
for more information:
We thank our sponsors event sponsors:
Platinum Sponsor - Larson Family Foundation
Gold Sponsors - Hearing Associates and Hutchinson & Cox
Silver Sponsor - Trillium Community Health Plan
Bronze Sponsor - Pacific Source
List Price: $
S & H: $
Happening Every Friday Afternoon
Community Rights Lane County Meetings
Every 3rd Monday, 6-8 p.m.
First United Methodist Church at 1376 Olive in Eugene
Learn more at CommunityRightsLaneCounty.org.
Friends of Sanctuary City
Every Second Thursday, 7-8:30 p.m. Join our meetings to advocate for and support the people of the Sanctuary City! More info: Kate Gessert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First United Methodist Church at 1376 Olive in Eugene
Rush Hour Resistance Eugene
Every Tuesday, 5-6 p.m.
New Federal Building, 405 E 8th Street
Rally. Protest. Speakers. Networking. Stop Trump!
Learn more at rushhourresistance.org.
Free Family Fun
Every Sunday, 1 p.m.
Downtown Eugene Public Library at 10th and Olive
Weekly Peace Vigils in Eugene
Women in Black
Mondays, 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Across from the old federal building
Tuesdays, 8:20 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Old federal building plaza
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Old federal building plaza
Saturdays, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Outside Eugene Downtown Library
For more information contact Michael at CALC at email@example.com or (541) 485-1755.
Occupy Medical Free Clinic
Intake 11:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
509 East 13th Ave
KEPW 97.3 FM
Home Grown Community Radio Meeting
Every Thursday, 6-8 p.m.
Upstairs Growers Market at 454 Willamette in Eugene
Eugene PeaceWorks is the parent organization of Home Grown Radio Station 97.3 KEPW-LP. This station's focus is economic justice, environmental sustainability, local food production, and music made right here in Oregon.
If you'd like to be a part of Home Grown Radio and you have ideas, skills, energy and want to help,
come to our weekly meetings!
Whiteaker Community Council (WCC) Meetings
Second Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
The Interfaith Prayer Service
11th of every month,
6:45 p.m. - 8 p.m.
1166 Oak in Eugene
Each month features 8-10 presenters representing a variety of spiritual backgrounds.
Volunteer for Burrito Brigade
Every Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
First Christian Church at 1166 Oak in Eugene
Burrito Brigade's mission is to feed the unhoused and hungry of Eugene through a local community network of personal donors and nonprofit partnerships while engaging our community in the fight to end hunger. Burrito Brigade works with, accepts donations from, and provides for the public, regardless of ability, race, gender, gender identity, sexuality, sexual orientation, social status, addiction, criminal background, political and religious affiliation or age.
Volunteer for Pita Brigade (aka Pita Parade)
Every Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bethesda Lutheran Church at 4445 Royal in Eugene
Join us on Saturday at Bethesda Lutheran Church to make Vegan Sloppy Joe Pita's for the hungry!
We are making about 200 pitas, so we need at least 8 to 10 volunteers. We desperately need help with distribution. If you have a car and can spend an hour Saturday afternoon distributing meals, we would really appreciate your help! Please do RSVP so we know how much coffee to put on! Folks who want to help set up, please come anytime after 9 a.m. Please enter via the kitchen which is on the north east side of the Church (by the wooden gate surrounding the trash cans).
Cuentos y Canciones:
Stories & Songs in Spanish
Every Saturday, 11:15 a.m.
Bethel Branch of Eugene Public Library
1990 Echo Hollow in Eugene
A free weekly storytime in Spanish for children and families.
Para información en español, llame 541-682-5450 y presione 5.
For information in English, call 541-682-8316.
Every Wednesday, 1 p.m.
Downtown Eugene Public Library
Fun stories, songs, and word play designed especially for children with sensory integration or other special needs, with caregivers. Developed by Debby Laimon, Early Childhood School Psychologist.
Every Friday 3-7 p.m.
Sprout Market, 418 A St in Springfield
Have a sit-down meal and a beer from Claim 52, or buy food to go!
Huerto de la Familia is a nonprofit organization offering Latino families a place to connect to their roots and the earth by growing their own food, as well as training and peer education in organic gardening, small scale farming and small business creation. They build wide-ranging partnerships to achieve their goals of cultural identity, community integration and economic self-sufficiency in the Latino community.
Free Monthly Urgent Care Pediatric Clinic
First Wednesday of every month, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Centro Latino Americano at 944 W. 5th Ave. in Eugene
Occupy Medical, with the amazing support of Florencia Kantt, N.P., will be offering a free monthly urgent care pediatric clinic at the Centro Latino Americano, for children 15 years or younger. Services include non-emergent care for common childhood illnesses such as allergies, colds and flu, conjunctivitis, coughs, sore throats, fever and constipation.
More info: 541-687-2667
Clínica de Urgencias Pediátricas Mensual
Si usted o su niño/a no tiene seguro médico y usted tiene preguntas sobre la salud de él o ella, lo invitamos a participar en nuestra clínica pediátrica mensual.
No es necesario filar una cita.
La clínica funcionará el primer miércoles de cada mes desde las 6:30-8:30 pm
( Nov. 2, Dic. 7, Ene. 4, Feb 1, etc)
Los servicios incluyen atencíon para urgencias simples y no emergentes-
resfríos/gripa, dolor de gargantua, tos, calentura, esteñimiento, conjunctivitis de ojos, y problemas de alergias para niños y niñas haste los 15 años.
Centro Latino Americano
944 W. 5th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon
Join us to feed the hungry.
Our Interfaith Sunday Breakfast Program at First Christian Church
serves a free breakfast to over 300 people at 7:45 every Sunday morning.
Monthly gatherings: Sundays
Next event is
Sept 3rd, Oct TBA
Inspired by and modified from Joanna Macy's The Work That Reconnects. Facilitated by Heron Brae and Dusty Bloomingheart.
In this series of community-building participatory workshops we honestly face the state of the world and allow our gratitude, despair, fears, and insights to be expressed and heard. Our simple ritual style is based in cross-cultural principles of connecting with the living earth, our home.
Themes we may explore include: connecting with ancestors and future generations, remembering our place in the natural world, seeing from another perspective (human or otherwise), and reflections to move us forward in taking action. This healing is done within a social change framework, in order to create a world of social, racial, and environmental justice.
By donation $0-30.
All proceeds go to support a different organization every month:
Winnemum Wintu's Run4Salmon, Lakota Law Project (Standing Rock legal defense), EarthRoots (QTIPOC sanctuary land project near Roseburg), and others
RSVP to get the Eugene location!