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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.

 

Trinity Lutheran Church Midweek Lenten Worship Service
Monday, March 6, 2017 to Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesdays thru Apr 5 at 7 p.m. Located on the corner of Sixth & Quincy

“Standing at the Cross” is the theme of a midweek worship series focusing on portions of Martin Luther’s sermons.  Each week, participants contemplate the ways they stand firm in their faith as Christ-followers.

All are welcome to come early and enjoy a Soup Supper at 6 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

JAN 21   Bohemia Gold Mining Museum

FEB 18   First National Bank

MAR 18   Cottage Grove Hotel

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

Free Parenting Classes
Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesdays, 6-8 pm (April 4-June 6), Peggy’s Primary Connect Family Resource Center, LCC-CG Center, 1275 S. River Rd.

Open to all South Lane County area families with young children. Free dinner & childcare provided.

The 10-week class series — Secure Kids, Successful Futures — features Circle of Security, an internationally recognized program that helps parents and caregivers understand and meet their child’s needs in a healthy loving way.

The program is a collaboration of South Lane School District, South Lane Mental Health & Peggy’s Primary Connection.

To pre-register: Call Peggy’s Primary Connection at (541) 942-4967. Class sizes may be limited so early registration is encouraged. 

Community Meetings This Week
Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017

MON 3/27 - City Council Meeting, 7 pm, City Hall Council Chambers, 400 E. Main St. Agenda Items: Urban Forestry ordinance change of annual report date to council; Swinging Bridge Repair Options; VisionKeepers Appointments; Council & Staff reports

WED 3/28 - Kiwanis Sunrisers Club, 7 am, Koffee Kup Restaurant, Village Shopping Center

THU 3/29 - CG Rotary Club, Noon, Stacy’s Covered Bridge Restaurant, 401 E. Main St.

FRI 3/30 - Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 pm, Calvary Chapel, Village Plaza Shopping Center, Hwy 99

Community Meals This Week
Monday, March 27, 2017 to Sunday, April 2, 2017

TUE/WED/THU • Café 60 Senior Meals, Noon, 925 W. Main St. 60+ = $3; Under 60 = $6. RSVP call 541-682-9261.

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

WEDNESDAY • Elks Club Bingo Burgers, 5:30-7 pm, 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

FRIDAY: • VFW Dinner, 5-6 pm, 3160 Hillside Drive. $9 adults, $3 under 12, Free under 5. Meal w/o entrée option $5 Menu: Chicken pasta primavera, soup, salad, veggie, dessert, tea & coffee • Elks Chicken Fried Steak Dinner, 5-7 p.m. 755 N. River Rd. Adults $6.50

SUNDAY • VFW Community Breakfast, 8-11 am, 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 • “Soup’s On” at CG Community Center, 5-6 pm FREE full-course meal (Donations welcome)

Axe & Fiddle Events This Week
Monday, March 27, 2017 to Saturday, April 1, 2017

657 E Main St. For more info: Call 541-942-5942 or Visit axeandfiddle.com/calendar

MON 3/27 - DJ Rock-N-Roll Damnation (funk/soul/hip hop), 7 pm, Free

TUE 3/28 - Science Pub, 5-7 pm Beer and science! You really can’t have a better combo. (See details below)

FRI 3/31 - Because Carlito (Afro/Cuban), 8:30 pm, Free

SAT 4/01 - Bri Cauz, (folk/pop), 8:30 pm, Free

Cottage Grove Public Library This Week
Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017

700 E. Gibbs Ave. Call 541-942-3828 for additional info.

HOURS: Mon-Tue: 10 am to 8 pm; Wed-Sat: 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday: Closed

M-F 3/27-31: Spring Break Pop-Up Maker Space (all day)  Station 1: Collage mural in the Children's area Station 2: Trash origami in the Teen area Station 3: Free form fiber arts collage in the main area

MON 3/27: Classic Movie: Easter Parade, 1:30  pm;  Adult Book Club, 6:30 pm Bilingual Family Story Time, 6:30 pm, Spanish and English story time, crafts, food and fun. 

THU 3/02: Ukulele Morning Jam, 9 am, an informal jam session. Lessons are not provided. Ukuleles available for checkout and novices are welcome.

FRI 3/31: Preschool Story Time, 10 am

Village Green Resort Performers This Week
Monday, March 27, 2017 to Sunday, April 2, 2017

Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge

MON-TUE 3/27-28: Neil Johnson (solo guitar), 7-9 pm

WED 3/29: Dennis Calvino (solo guitar)

THU 3/30:  Larry & Tom, (Americana), 7-10 pm;   

FRI- 3/31: Blue Light Special (bluegrass), 9-Midnight;

SAT 4/1: (Call for info) SUN 3/26: Dave Bock (Solo Guitar), 7-9 pm  

Healing Matrix Events This Week
Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017

632 E Main St., Variety of classes & group mtgs. For details call 541-767-3707

M 3/27: Chi Gong, 5-6 pm; Friends & Family Support Group, 7 pm

T 3/28: Veterans Support Group, 3 pm; Soul-inspired Collage, 6-8 pm;

W 3/29: Chi Gong, 5-6 pm

T 3/30: NAMI Friendship Social, Jack Sprats, 10-11 am, 510 E. Main St; Family Movie Share, 7 pm

F 3/31: NAMI Connections Group, 1:30-3 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

Sassy’s Birthday Party
Thursday, March 30, 2017 to Saturday, April 1, 2017

You are invited to drop by the Humane Society's This-N-That gift shop at 33 N. 8th St. and celebrate Sassy’s 13th birthday and enjoy some cake with the Humane Society’s shop kitty. In lieu of gifts, bring a bag of cat food that Sassy can give to other cats that may be homeless and hungry.

Brewstation Bands This Week
Thursday, March 30, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017

106 S. 6th St. New “Irish Pub” menu items. No cover. Minors ‘til 8:30 pm For info: 541-942-8770

FRI 3/31 – Men of S.U.R.F. (surf/rock), 7:30-10:30 pm

SAT 4/01 – Steel Wool (soft rock/originals), 7:30-10:30 pm

City Public Works Director Jan Wellman's Retirement Dinner
Friday, March 31, 2017

Come celebrate the achievements of a life of public service Begins at 6 pm at the CG Armory, 7th & Washington Ave. 

Join family, friends and co-workers to celebrate the achievements of Jan's many years in public service. Tickets are $17/person. RSVPs needed by Friday, March 24 

Contact Trudy at 541-942-5501 for more info 

 

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.

KNND Spring Alligator Auction
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm, Radio station advertisers trade merchandise for advertising, which gives listeners great buys on a variety of items: gift certificates to a variety of local businesses and tickets to fun get-away destinations.

Call 541-942-2468 to get a bidder number.

Meet My Farmer
Saturday, April 1, 2017

From 1-5 pm, Bohemia Public Market, 10th & Washington Ave.

Annual free spring event featuring our local food producers and processors. Expanded farmers’ market includes baby farm animals, arts & crafts, live music, and fresh food products.

Sponsored by: Sustainable Cottage Grove.

For more info call: 541-942-2360.

Gamesquall
Sunday, April 2, 2017

Noon-7 pm (drop-in), Odd Fellows Lodge, 317 E. Main St.

Enjoy fun, friendly people of all ages playing a wide variety of games: Board games, card games, role-playing games, party games, miniature games. Bring some of your own or enjoy one from the 300+ games in the Gamesquall library.

For more info visit: www.gamessquall.com

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

Cottage Grove Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 2017

CLEAN UP EVENT IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN DISTRICT - 9 am to Noon Check-in at All-America City Square on 7th & Main. Show your love for our community and help care for our beautiful historic downtown. Volunteers will mulch, weed, sweep, wash windows & sidewalks, remove trash, pick-up cigarette butts and anything else that needs to be done. Bring tools, gloves, rakes, weeders, brooms and lots of enthusiasm.

Treats provided to all volunteers. Hosted by City CouncilorRoberts and Shauna Neigh. Sponsored by the City of Cottage Grove, the CG Main Street Program, CG Chamber of Commerce, and the Economic & Business Improvement District (EBID). Call Main Street Coordinator Shauna Neigh at 5410767-4119 for more info.

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION AT COINER PARK - 10 am to 4 pm  This annual event features food, vendors, kids zone, live music, local tours, demonstrations and a Native American Blessing. Sponsored by the City of Cottage Grove, the City Urban Forestry Committee, First Presbyterian Church Earth & Social Justice Committee and the Coast Fork Watershed Council. Full event schedule at www.coastfork.org

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