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Saturday Swim School
Monday, January 30, 2017 to Monday, July 31, 2017

Begins at 8:45 am, CG Swimming Pool, 8th & Taylor Ave.

May be used as a pre-competitive program or as a learn-to-swim program. Structured & Sanctioned by the American Swimming Coaches Association with 14 levels of instruction by elite athletes in partnership with Tyson Pilling & Bud Taylor. Classes continue through July.

Fees: Five 45-min lessons, $29; Drop-In: $6/per lesson.

For info call: 541-870-8321.

 

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

APR 15   Wigwam Burners

MAY 20   Memories of Joanne Skelton

JUN 17   McFarland Cemetery

JULY      Visit us at Bohemia Mining Days, July 13-16 in Coiner Park

AUG 19  Mink Farm

SEP 16  A Walk Down River Road

OCT 21  Buster Keaton Film Night at 7:30 pm

NOV 18  Mosby Creek Ranch

DEC       No program - Happy Holidays!

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   Wings and More  (Chicken wings and sides) $1/per item

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

Storybook Theatre Children’s Acting Workshop
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to Sunday, June 4, 2017

Begins March 29 at Opal Center, 513 E. Main St. For Ages 6-10.                   

“A Collection of Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Skits featuring The Life of Jack Sprat, His Wife & Cat.

Performance Dates: June 2-4.

Rehearsal Schedule: Wednesdays, March 29-May 31. $120/student (scholarships available) Space is limited.

More info at: Facebook.com/Storybook Theatre of Cottage Grove

Roots Wise Wellness Spring Cleanse and Reset-Your-Health Workshop
Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Friday, April 28, 2017

Saturdays from 2-5 pm, Crescent Moon Yoga Studio, 819 E. Main St.  

A 28-day nutrition and lifestyle program aimed to get you back to your healthiest you! The 3-hour class provides information, detox tea & daily exercise to reset very system in the body.

Cost: $99

For more info: Call Megan Walsh at 603-674-7249.

Sign Language Class
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Monday, December 4, 2017

Mondays OR Tuesdays from 3-4 pm starting April 3 at the Healing Matrix, 632 E. Main St. Join anytime!

Beginner class studies alphabet and numbers using a DVD at a student’s pace. Learn words, sentences, and play sign language games. Interact with deaf people and learn how to use a video phone to call deaf friends. Cost: $5/class with a discount for families.

For more info: Contact Linda Diaz at lindiaz10@gmail.com or call 541-790-1290.    

Lane Community College-CG Campus Spring Term Classes
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Tuesday, June 6, 2017

LCC-Cottage Grove Center offers a variety of personal enrichment classes and career training opportunities for spring term.

Here’s just a few fun & interesting ones: Sewing historic aprons for BMD; Traveling Easels- fun drawing & painting class at pretty spots around town; Exploring Podcasts-popular & growing “info-tainment” trend; Conversational Spanish; Tai Chi & Qi Gong (effective low impact exercise); Unmanned Aircraft Drones-How-to class; Hanging Baskets-make your own; Intro to Computers & Windows-10 tech classes;

To see a full list of spring term classes and/or to register: Visit www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove, Call 541-463-4202 or Email: cg@lanecc.edu

Home Free Concert
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017

Gates open at 4 pm, music begins at 7 pm at the Bohemia Park Amphitheater

The award-winning a cappella country music group performs during Bohemia Mining Days.NO tickets sold on site. Advance tickets ($20-$40) now available at  www.TicketsWest.com.

For more info: Visit: www.homefreemusic.com

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.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Family Relief Nursery & the 90x30 Project, in cooperation with businesses and community organizations to “paint the town blue”. Check back for community activities related to Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Cottage Theatre Plan: Curtains
Friday, April 7, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017

Fri & Sat, 8 pm; Sun, 2:30 pm; Cottage Theatre, 700 Village Dr. Info at www.cottagetheatre.org

From the creators of Cabaret and Chicago, this bright and brassy whodunit musical is set in 1959 Boston. The extremely untalented leading lady mysteriously dies on stage during the opening night curtain call and the entire cast and crew are suspects.

Directed by Janet Rust.

Sponsored by Commonwealth Financial Network/Matt Parsons.

Tickets: Adults $25; Youth (6-18) $15. 

Spring Fest Benefit for London School Music & Art Programs
Saturday, April 29, 2017

6:30 pm, CG Armory, Washington & 7th Street Featuring Windy Ridge (rock/blues) Flies with Honey (indie rock) Food, raffle, silent auction, dancing,

Advance $8 tickets at The Brewstation & The Crafty Mercantile.

At the Door: $10/person or $25/family

Aprovecho Off-Grid Homestead Workshops
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017

Aprovecho Research Center, 76132 Hazelton Rd.

Appropriate Technology 4-Week Course designed to empower students to implement simple, energy-saving technologies. Instruction includes Career Tech, Homesteading & Disaster Preparedness training. Tuition: $2,600 (interest-free tuition financing available). Take the series or choose week-by-week workshops depending on your interests in metal smithing, woodworking, natural building, off-grid plumbing, home heat & power, and harnessing fire.

For more information: visit www.aprovecho.net or send email to apro@aprovecho.net    

Historic WWII B-17 "Flying Fortress" Bomber Visits Eugene Airport
Friday, May 5, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017

Families, aircraft enthusiasts and WWII historians can get a rare look at one of the few flyable B-17 "Flying Fortress" bombers that is still airworthy and flying. Visitors will be able to view the plane's exterior, with rides interior tour passes available for sale.

Ground Tours: 2-5 pm; Plane Flights: 10 am - 2 pm

Sponsored by: Chapter 1457 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

For additional info: Call Ron at 425-766-6812 or email rapman1952@gmail.com

Pro-Bone-O Inaugural Rover Awards Benefit
Saturday, May 6, 2017

From 7-10 pm, Sweet Cheeks Winery, 27007 Briggs Hill Road, in SW Eugene

Pro-Bone-O cordially invites you to the inaugural Rovers fundraising event. You can nominate your dog for an award, vote for your personal favorites, and then attend the red carpet gala. All proceeds benefit the pets of homeless people.

Pro-Bone-O is a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing free veterinary services, food, and supplies for pets of people who are homeless in Lane County.

The event is a fund raising event for Pro-Bone-O. A canine version of the Oscars, it will include an awards ceremony, dinner, a silent auction, and live music.

Sweet Cheeks Winery is the beautiful venue located just a few miles west of Bailey Hill Road in Eugene.

Here's how to participate:

1) Submit a video for consideration (due by April 22)

2) Vote online for their favorite dogs

3) Purchase a ticket for $55 to attend this fun, red carpet gala

4) Sponsor the event through their business or organization

5) Make a donation

6) Volunteer their time and energy

7) Choose Pro-Bone-O as their charity of choice when shopping on Amazon 

For more information: Contact Randa Law at lawr@lanecc.edu. Call 541-463-5861 or 541-485-2386 or visit the website: www.proboneo.org/rovers