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Elks Club Monthly Meal Schedule
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Cottage Grove Elks Lodge serves community meals each Friday night. Proceeds benefit programs and services to help a variety of charities and local causes. All meals are served from 5-7 pm. The Club is located at 755 N. River Rd. For more information call 541-942-3554.

First Friday        Chicken Fried Steak $6.50 per person

Second Friday   Chicken Dinner  $6.50 per person

Third Friday       Steak Feed $9 per person

Fourth Friday    Fish Fry $5-9 per person depending on # of fish pieces ordered

Wednesday Nights: Bingo Burgers 5:30-7 pm

CG Historical Society Monthly Meeting Topics
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017

The monthly meetings are held on the third Saturday at 10 am in the Shepherd Room of the Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. For additional information call Holli at 541-463-4217

OCT 21  Buster Keaton Film Night at 7:30 pm

NOV 18  Mosby Creek Ranch

DEC       No program - Happy Holidays!

The Crafty Mercantile Classes
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017

Throughout the year the Crafty Mercantile offers a wide variety of craft classes for people of all ages and special needs. For specific information on upcoming classes call Michelle at 541-514-0704.

South Valley Farmers Market
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursdays from 4-7 pm at 7th & Main next to the Axe & Fiddle Public House

Eat fresh and buy local, fresh, organic produce, starts, eggs, meat, baked goods, handmade crafts and plenty of fun & community spirit. 

Accepts SNAP (food stamps) and provides a discount.

Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events
Monday, September 25, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017

MTG: 10/02 - CG Caregiver Network, 11 am-1 pm, CG Bible Church, 1200 E. Quincy Ave. Monthly potluck meeting guest speaker: Cascade Health Solutions new hospice home update.

EVENT: 10/2-24 - Bridging Cultures: Exploration of Islamic Culture, Mondays, 6-8 pm, CG Library Shepherd Room

EVENT: 10/3-24 - Paths to Prosperity Free Financial Literacy Training, Tuesdays, 6-8:30 pm, LCC-CG, 1275 S. River Rd. Details in LCC-Cottage Grove Center Fall Schedule or call Rose Miller at 541-513-7349.

PLAY: 10/06-29 - Jekyll & Hyde, Thu-Sat, 8 pm; Sun, 2:30 pm, Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Dr. For more info and to purchase tickets online visit www.cottagetheatre.org

MUSIC: 10/06 - The Killer B’s (country/classic rock), Friday, 6:30 pm, Saginaw Vineyard, 80247 Delight Valley School Rd.

EVENT: 10/17 - Oregon Aviation History Center Pancake Breakfast Talk, Sat, 8-11 am, Presentation at 10 am on “The Beaverton Outlaws” More info at www.oregonaviation.org

SALE: 10/07 - KNND Fall Alligator Auction, Sat 11 am -4 pm Great deals. Call 541-942-2468 for bidder number.

EVENT: 10/13 - Lane County Stand Down, Friday, 6:30 am-2 pm, Lane County Fairgrounds, 796 W. 13th Ave. Eugene

EVENT: 10/17 - Coast Fork Birders Introductory Bird Walk, Saturday, 9 am, Row River Nature Park www.coastfork.org

SALE: 10/20-21 - All Seasons Bazaar, Fri & Sat, 10 am-3 pm, OLPH Catholic Church, 1025 N. 19th St.

MUSIC: 10/21 - CG Humane Society Annual Jamboree Benefit, Saturday, 6 pm, Creswell Community Center, 99 S. 1st St.

EVENT: 10/27-28 - Wildlife Safari “Zoobilee” Celebration, Fri & Sat, 5-8 pm, Tickets: $5 at www.wildlifesafari.net

On-Air Announcements for Sept. 27th
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Classes Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training Opportunities offered at LCC-CG see details in fall class schedule. For more info call 541-463-4202 or visit: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove

■ EVENTS: CGHS Boys JV Soccer vs. South Eugene, 4:30 pm – South Field

■ MEALS:

• Café 60 Senior Meals, Noon, 925 W. Main St. 60+ = donation; Under 60 = $6. RSVP call 541-682-3353

• Bingo Burgers, 5:30-7 pm, Elks Lodge, 755 N. River Rd. Prices vary (Bingo warm-ups start at 6:30 pm) Menu: hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken strips, corn dogs, hot dogs, salads, French fries & onion rings

■ MEETINGS:

Kiwanis Sunrisers Club, 7 am, Koffee Kup Restaurant, Village Shopping Center

• Kiwanis Club of Cottage Grove, Noon, El Tapatio Restaurant, 725 E. Gibbs Ave. • Healing Matrix: Chi Gong, 5-6

■ MUSIC: Village Green Resort, Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge  Natty O (blues), 7-9 pm

On-Air Announcements for Sept. 28th
Thursday, September 28, 2017

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Classes Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training Opportunities offered at LCC-CG see details in fall class schedule. For more info call 541-463-4202 or visit: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove

■ EVENTS:

• CG Library: 10 am to 6 pm; 700 E. Gibbs Ave. Call 541-942-3828 for additional info. Ukulele Morning Jam, 9 am, an informal jam session. Lessons are not provided. Ukuleles available for Checkout and novices are welcome.

• South Valley Farmers Market, 4-7 pm, 7th & Main St. Eat fresh and buy local, fresh, organic produce, starts, eggs, meat, baked goods, handmade crafts and plenty of fun & community spirit.

• CGHS Home Games Today

     4:30 pm Girls JV Soccer vs. Sweet Home – South Field

     4:30 pm Girls JV Volleyball vs. Sweet Home – CGHS Gym

     6:00 pm Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Sweet Home – CGHS Gym

     7:00 pm Varsity Soccer vs. Sweet Home at White Stadium

■ MEALS:

• Café 60 Senior Meals, Noon, 925 W. Main St. 60+ = donation; Under 60 = $6. RSVP call 541-682-3353

• Trinity Lutheran Church, 5-6 pm FREE, Big brown church on the corner of Sixth & Quincy

■ MEETINGS:

NAMI Friendship Social, Jack Sprats, 10-11 am

• Lions & Rotary Clubs, Noon, Stacy’s Covered Bridge Restaurant, 401 E. Main St.

• Senior Center Game Day, 12:30-4 pm, 700 E. Gibbs Ave.

• LGBTQIA Teen Group, 4 pm, South Lane Mental Health, Call 541-942-3939 for meeting location.

• Be Your Best Presentation, Thursday, 4-5 pm, Healing Matrix, 632 E. Main St. The public is invited to hear an eye- opening compilation of all the health disparity issues currently happening in Lane County. Brian Johnson, an intern in the Lane County Public Health Prevention Dept., prepared this Health Disparity and Equity Report. Community members are invited to attend.

■ MUSIC: Village Green Resort Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Road, For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Chg • Blue Light Special (bluegrass), 7-10 pm

On-Air Announcements for Sept. 29th
Friday, September 29, 2017

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Classes Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training Opportunities offered at LCC-CG see details in fall class schedule. For more info call 541-463-4202 or visit: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove

■ EVENTS:

• CG Library: 10 am to 6 pm; 700 E. Gibbs Ave. Call 541-942-3828 for additional info. Preschool Story Time, 10 am

• Last Friday Art Walk, 6-8 pm, Historic Downtown District. 6-8 pm, Historic Downtown District Enjoy shopping, dining, art & music during this popular monthly event that brings together artists, musicians and community to celebrate our talented, artistic and diverse population. Enjoy visual & performing artists hosted by participating businesses.

• Community Square Dance sponsored by the Emerald Empire Square Dance Association in Springfield Call Christine at 541-520-9549 for time & location.

• CGHS Varsity Football Game vs. Sweet Home, 7 pm at White Stadium

■ MEALS: VFW Dinner, 5:30 pm 3160 Hillside Dr. Adults, $9; Under 12, $3, Under 5, Free; Meal without entree = $5 Menu: Chicken Parmesan, soup, salad, sides, dessert, beverage

■ MEETINGS:

• Healing Matrix: NAMI Connections Group, 1:30-3 pm; Family Movie Share, 7 pm

• Senior Center Pinochle Game, 11:30-4 pm, CG Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave.

• Stand for Peace/Occupy CG, 5 pm, Seventh & Main

• Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 pm, Calvary Chapel, Village Plaza Shopping Center, Hwy 99

■ MUSIC:

• Axe & Fiddle, 657 E Main St. For more info: Call 541-942-5942 or Visit axeandfiddle.com/calendar John Underwood (folk, gypsy, pirate) 8:30 pm, Free

• Brewstation, 106 S. 6th St. No cover. Minors ‘til 8:30 pm For info: 541-942-8770 Flies with Honey (indie), 7:30-10:30 pm

• Friday Night LIVE at Saginaw Vineyard, 6 pm, 80247 Delight Valley School Rd. For info call 541-942-1364. Those 21-and-older enjoy old-fashioned fun and entertainment. A Shady Oaks catered dinner is available for purchase from 6-7:30 p.m. Joe Stoddard (rock, country & comedy)

• Village Green Resort, Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge ▪ Joe Stoddard (rock, country & comedy), 9-Midnight

On-Air Announcements for Sept. 30th
Saturday, September 30, 2017

■ CLASSES: • LCC-Cottage Grove Center Classes Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training Opportunities offered at LCC-CG see details in fall class schedule. For more info call 541-463-4202 or visit: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove

■ EVENTS: Cottage Grove Speedway, 2150 North Douglas St. For more info: Call 541-942-7561 or visit www.cottagegrovespeedway.com Extended Schedule Event Featured Classes - Late Models, Limited Sprints, Sportmods, Street Stock, Hornets

■ MEALS: None

■ MEETINGS: None

■ MUSIC:

• Axe & Fiddle, 657 E Main St. For more info: Call 541-942-5942 or Visit axeandfiddle.com/calendar Slings & Arrows (Americana), 8:30 pm, Free • Brewstation, 106 S. 6th St. Mediterranean Food Cart. No cover. Minors ‘til 8:30 pm For info: 541-942-8770 ▪ Possible Human Origins (contemporary covers & originals), Saturday, 7:30-10:30 pm

• Village Green Resort, Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge ▪ Joe Stoddard (rock, country & comedy), 9-Midnight

On-Air Announcements for Oct. 1st
Sunday, October 1, 2017

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Classes Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training Opportunities offered at LCC-CG see details in fall class schedule. For more info call 541-463-4202 or visit: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove

■ EVENTS: GameSquall, Noon-7 pm, Odd Fellows Lodge, 317 E. Main St. Free opportunity to drop in and play a Wide variety of games (300+) with people of all ages. For more info: www.gamesquall.com

■ MEALS:

• VFW Community Breakfast, 8-11 am, 3160 Hillside Dr. Menu: All-you-can-eat. Eggs cooked to order, sausage, ham, hash browns, biscuits, gravy, pancakes or French toast, juice & coffee. Cost: $7 for adults, $3 for kids under 12

• Sunday Supper, 5-6 pm at CG Community Center, FREE full-course meal (Donations welcome)

■ MEETINGS: None

■ MUSIC: Village Green Resort, Dave Bock (solo guitar), 7-9 pm, Free

CG Library Explores Islamic Culture in October
Monday, October 2, 2017 to Monday, October 30, 2017

Each Monday in October the Cottage Grove Public Library offers a unique opportunity to learn more about Islamic culture. The month-long display features books, films, music and art focused on Islamic culture.

Each Monday evening from 6-8 pm the following special events are scheduled:

• Monday, Oct. 2: What It’s Like To Be Muslim In Oregon - Short film and conversation with Ibrahim Hamide and Hanan Elsherif

• Monday, Oct. 9: Muhammad: Legacy Of A Prophet - Documentary film from 2002, tells the story of Muhammad

• Monday, Oct, 16: Inside Islam: What A Billion Muslims Really Think - Documentary film from 2009, features a worldwide Gallup poll conducted over 6 years.

• Tuesday, Oct, 24: Mansoor Shams, Muslim Marine - Short film and live (Skype) conversation with Mansoor Shams, U.S. Marine Veteran, business owner, and youth leader.

Paths to Prosperity: Free 10-Hour Financial Literacy Training
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesdays from 6-8:30 pm, LCC Cottage Grove Center, 1275 S. River Rd.

Learn how to stretch your hard earned dollars in this free course offered by St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County with support from the Cottage Grove Community Foundation, United Way of Lane County and the Three Rivers Foundation. Course covers how to track your money, strategies for cutting back expenses and ways to save. Learn how to set goals, create a budget and ways to improve your finances. You'll also learn about your credit score and how you can imporove your score over time.

For more information or to register: Call Rose Miller at 541-513-7349.

Lane County Stand Down Event
Friday, October 13, 2017

Lane County Fairgrounds, 796 W. 13th Ave. in Eugene. Check in: 6:30 am; Breakfast: 7:30 am; Lunch: 11:30 am; 1 pm DOD Gear

All Veterans Welcome (including reservists, active duty personnel & families) The annual Stand Down provides veterans a hand up not a hand out. 

Services include: Limited medical, dental, & vision care, two hot meals, haircuts, toiletries, civillian clothing, women's area, bike repair, pet food legal advice/aid, family services, veterans benefits, housing programs, DOD Gear & more...

Veterans Job Fair: Opens at 8 am. Local businesses will be on site accepting applications for current & future employment opportunitiy. 

Sponsors: Eugene/Springfield/Cottage Grove Elks, St. Vincent de Paul, Goodwill Industries, Salvation Army, Springfield Utility Board, Veterans of Foreign Wars & Auxilliaries, American Legion & Auxilliaries

Donations: Community donations are appreciated and are tax deductible. Visit www.LaneCountyStandDown.org

 

 

Coast Fork Birders Introductory Bird Walk
Saturday, October 14, 2017

The walk begins at 9 am at the Row River Nature Park. (Park at east end of lot near former BMX track east of County Weigh Station) Join the Coast Fork Birders at Row River Nature Park. Alison Center leads the walk looking for fall migrants, such as ducks and songbirds.

This bird walk is open to participants of all birding abilities, but will be focused on introducing birding to beginner bird watchers. The terrain is flat at Row River Nature Park and the walk will be on both paved and unpaved surfaces. Be sure to bring weather appropriate clothing and footwear, binoculars and bird identification book if you have them (we have some spares in case you don't), and your own snacks and water.

RSVP to the Coast Fork Office (541) 767-9717 or email maggie@coastfork.org.

More information about the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council can be found online at www.coastfork.org and on Facebook.

OLPH Annual All Seasons Bazaar
Friday, October 20, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017

From 10 am to 3 pm at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1025 N. 19th St. 

Event includes raffle, baked goods, books, crafts, harvest, jams, jellies, etc.

Homemade soup & dessert lunch (to-go meals available)

Wildlife Safari Annual "Zoobilee" Celebration
Friday, October 27, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017

Festivities are from 5-8 pm in the Safari Village in Winston, OR for families with children to enjoy a safe, calm and non-spooky Halloween with the animals. The event features trick-or-treating, animal shows, snacks, ambassador cheetah appearances, a Safari Village dressed in lights, a haunted hayride and more. 

Tickets: $5 per person at the door or pre-purchase online (to avoid general admission line)

For more information & to purchase advanced tickets: Visit www.wildlifesafari.net or call guest services at 541-679-6761.