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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

Community Volunteer Opportunities
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018

Opportunities for individuals and families to be do-gooders and have some fun, too!

4-H Clubs need more adult volunteers now! For list of open positions: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/become-4-h-leader

Bohemia Mining Days (July 19-21), needs volunteers for variety of positions. Info at www.BohemiaMiningDays.org (Join In menu)

City Library & Community Center recruiting tweens & teens to assist with daily operations & special events. Call 541-942-1185.

Community Sharing needs office volunteers most days from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. For details call 541-942-2176.

Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers on build sites. Visit www.habitatlane.org or call 541-767-0358.

CG Humane Society needs This-N-That thrift store volunteers. Drop by 33 N. 8 St. for more info.

CG Hospital Auxiliary invites you to join this active, fun group to raise money for local healthcare needs. Call 541-942-3671.

CG Historical Society needs volunteer research librarians on Fri & Sat. Training provided. Email: cghistoricalsoc@gmail.com

Cottage Theatre needs ushers, set painters, office helpers, and more. Visit www.cottagetheatre.org or call 541-942-8001.

Meals on Wheels needs drivers for local deliveries. Call 541-682-9261 for more information.

OR Aviation Historical Society needs volunteers to index historical documents and host museum hours. Call 541-767-0244.

Senior Companion Program needs volunteers (55+ & low income) for 15 hrs/week with 40-cent per mile reimbursement to support frail elders & disabled individuals to prolong their independence. For more info contact Beth Brooks at 541-463-6263.

WOE Heritage Fair & Logging Show (Aug 17-19) needs volunteers for variety of positions. Info at www.woeheritagefair.com

Mark Your Calendars - Upcoming Events
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 to Monday, November 26, 2018

EVENT: 11/27 - Family Relief Nursery #Giving Tuesday Free Family Portraits Day, For more info call: 541-942-4835

EVENT: 11/27 - Science Pub, Tue, 5-7 pm, Axe & Fiddle, 657 E. Main St. Topic: Cerro Gordo Community

EVENT: 11/30 - Winter Watershed Soirée, Fri, 6-10 pm, CG Armory, live music, buffet dinner & more, $30-$40/person

MUSIC: 11/30 - Ben Johnson and Company (blues, rock, soul, country) Fri, 6:30 pm, Saginaw Vineyard, Delight Valley Rd.

PLAY: 11/30-12/16 - Cottage Theatre: The Fantasticks, Thu-Sat, 8 pm & Sun 2:30 pm; Info: www.cottagetheatre.org

PLAY: 11/30-12/9 - Storybook Theatre: The Snow Queen, Fri-Sat, 7 pm; Sun, 2 pm, Tkt info: www.opalcentercg.org

SALE: 11/30-12-2 - Dr. Snapp House Holiday Bazaar & Open House, Fri 4-8, Sat 10-8, Sun 11-3, 360 S. River Rd. Enjoy refreshments, learn about The Grove’s early medical practices, & browse sale items from 50 cents to $50 in Cottage Grove’s only Victorian house open to the public & beautifully decorated for the holidays

EVENT: 12/01 - Christmas in Cottage Grove Community-wide Activities: Breakfast at the Firehouse with Santa, Community Tree Lighting Ceremony, Caroling Hayrides, Photos with Santa, Stained Glass & Candlelight at CG Museum, Jingle Rush 5K Run/Walk, & more…

MUSIC: 12/01 - Fode Sylla, (World-class West African Cultural Arts Performer), Sat, 4 pm, CG Armory, 628 Wash. Ave.

SALE: 12/02 - CG Christian School Christmas Bazaar, Sunday, 10 am-5 pm, CG Armory, 628 E. Washington Ave. Vendors welcome, call 541-942-9500.

EVENT: 12/3-4 - Cottage Theatre Romeo & Juliet Auditions, Mon-Tue, 6:30 pm, 700 Village Dr. www.cottagetheatre.org

EVENT: 12/04 - Community Blood Drive, Tue, Noon-6 pm, Elks Lodge, 755 N. River Rd. (Closed for lunch 2:30-3:30 pm) Call Lane Bloodworks 800-398-7888 for appointment time. Donate a pint & get a free pint at Hop Valley

EVENT: 12/07 - Opal’s Birthday Celebration, Friday, 6-8 pm, Axe & Fiddle, 657 E. Main St. 10% of all sales during the event & cash donations are added to the Opal Whiteley Collection fund

SALE: 12/07 - LCC-CG Center’s Winter Market: Open House & Vendor Fair, Friday, 6-9 pm, 1275 S. River Rd. Shop local, and find perfect unique holiday gifts for those special ones on your list! Preview Winter Term classes & meet instructors, win door prizes, LCC Culinary Arts Food Truck provides dinner.

EVENT: 12/08 - Hoop Shoot Contest hosted by the Cottage Grove Elks Lodge for kids 8-13. Lincoln MS Gym at 9 am.

SALE: 12/08 - Christmas Gift Boutique, Saturday, 9 am-4 pm, Shady Oaks, 77380 Hwy 99S. Features handcrafted items, holiday décor & ornaments, fudge, honey, novelty gift items, holly wreaths, jewelry … and lots more!

SALE: 12/8-9 - Holiday Bazaar Benefit, Sat, 9 am-4 pm & Sun, 10 am-3 pm; American Legion Hall, 826 W. Main St. Mad assortment of used and new items, including holiday and one-of-a-kind finds All proceeds go to fund Soup's On Community Dinners and Tucker's Cupboard, Comfort Measures For Canines.

On-Air Announcements for November 20th
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training opportunities offered in Cottage Grove this fall. For a full list or to register for classes go to: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove or stop by the Center at 1275 S. River Rd, or call 541-463-4202. Did you know, the LCC Center has a variety of great rooms available for rent at a nominal fee for your events.

■ EVENTS: Poetry Night, 7 pm, Axe & Fiddle, 657 E. Main St. Hosted by Kalapuya Books Hal. Bring your prose. Free

■ MEALS:

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

• Trinity Lutheran Church, 5:15-6:15 pm (Doors open at 5 pm) Corner of Sixth & Quincy Ave. Free

■ MEETINGS: Veterans Support Services, 3 pm, Healing Matrix, 632 E. Main St.

■ MUSIC: Village Green Resort, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge Neil Johnson (solo guitar), 7-9 pm

On-Air Announcements for November 21st
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training opportunities offered in Cottage Grove this fall. For a full list or to register for classes go to: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove or stop by the Center at 1275 S. River Rd, or call 541-463-4202. Did you know, the LCC Center has a variety of great rooms available for rent at a nominal fee for your events.

■ EVENTS: Thanksgiving Trivia with Heather (Teams up to 6 are welcome), 6:30-8:30 pm, Brewstation, 106 S. 6th St. Mediterranean & Pub food, No cover. All ages ‘til 8:30 pm For info: 541-942-8770

■ MEALS:

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

• 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

■ MEETINGS:

• Bohemia Sunrisers Kiwanis Club, 7 am, Koffee Kup, Village Shopping Center • Kiwanis Club, Noon, El Tapitio Restaurant, 725 E. Gibbs Ave.

• NAMI Connection, 7 pm, Healing Matrix, 632 E. Main St.

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

On-Air Announcements for November 22nd
Thursday, November 22, 2018

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training opportunities offered in Cottage Grove this fall. For a full list or to register for classes go to: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove or stop by the Center at 1275 S. River Rd, or call 541-463-4202. Did you know, the LCC Center has a variety of great rooms available for rent at a nominal fee for your events.

■ EVENTS: Village Green Resort Christmas Experience, 6:30-8 pm, 725 Row River Rd. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy the wonder of 500K colorful twinkling lights. Peruse a traditional Christmas market modeled after European Christmas markets. Vendors offer German inspired food and drink including bratwurst, & baked goods. Sip on a cocoa, or for those 21 and over, a warm mug of gluhwein. Enjoy live music & entertainment. Play games in the new family lounge overlooking the gardens and be sure to visit Santa. Live reindeer visit 12/8 This is an outdoor event, and even though there will be covered seating areas, heaters and fire pits, please dress accordingly for cold weather. This event is ADA accessible.

■ MEALS:

• Free Community Thanksgiving Day Breakfast, 7-10 am, 6th & Gibbs Church of Christ

• Free Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner, 11 am-2 pm, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6th & Quincy Meals served on-site only – no take outs. Local delivery available for shut-ins. Preorders taken Mon-Wed,

• Village Green Resort Thanksgiving Buffet, Noon-6 pm, 725 Row River Rd. Enjoy all the traditional Thanksgiving dishes and more including: carving station featuring turkey, ham & prime rib, fresh vegetables, variety of salads, pumpkin pie and more. Adults $28.95, Seniors $24.95, Kids $13.95. Reservations are recommended. Online: www.thevillagegreen.com/dining.aspx or call 541-942-2491.

■ MEETINGS: None

■ MUSIC: Village Green Resort: Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Road, For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge Larry & Dennis (Americana), 7-10 pm

Free Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Served from 11 am - 2 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6th & Quincy Ave.

The community is invited to enjoy a free traditional holiday turkey dinner with all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day. Meals served on-site only -- no take outs.

Local delivery available for shut-ins. Pre-orders taken Monday, Nov 19 thru Wednesday, Nov 21 from 9 am - 2 pm. Call 541-942-2373

On-Air Announcements for November 23rd
Friday, November 23, 2018

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training opportunities offered in Cottage Grove this fall. For a full list or to register for classes go to: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove or stop by the Center at 1275 S. River Rd, or call 541-463-4202. Did you know, the LCC Center has a variety of great rooms available for rent at a nominal fee for your events.

■ EVENTS:

• Cottage Grove Public Library, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. Call 541-942-3828 for additional info. HOURS: 10 am to 5:45 pm Preschool Story Time: 10 am, Weekly event that sparks imagination and instills a love of reading.

• Bohemia Gold Mining Museum, 1-4 pm A great way to discover Cottage Grove’s rich mining heritage. Suggested Donation: $2/person Info: www.bohemiagoldminingmuseum.com

• Bingo at American Legion Hall, 5-7 pm, 826 W. Main St. Proceeds support veterans in our community. Hot dogs, chips, soda, and water for sale. 50 cents per card. All are welcome.

• Stacy’s Covered Bridge Holiday Market, Noon-8 pm; (also Sat 10 am-8 pm) 401 E. Main St. Skip Black Friday crowds, buy local, and get your holiday shopping done early without the stress. Event features vendors offering numerous local crafts and goodies. Kids decorate cookies & drink hot cocoa.

• Village Green Resort Christmas Experience, 6:30-8 pm, 725 Row River Rd. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy the wonder of 500K colorful twinkling lights. Peruse a traditional Christmas market modeled after European Christmas markets. Vendors offer German inspired food and drink including bratwurst, & baked goods. Sip on a hot cocoa, or for those 21 and over, a warm mug of gluhwein. Enjoy live music and entertainment. Play games in the new family lounge overlooking the gardens and be sure to visit Santa. Live reindeer visit 12/8 This is an outdoor event, and even though there will be covered seating areas, heaters and fire pits, please dress accordingly for cold weather. This event is ADA accessible.

■ MEALS: No community meals – Happy Thanksgiving!

■ MEETINGS:

• 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:

• 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 catered dinner is available for purchase from 6-7:30 pm This week’s performer: Heavy Chevy Light (blues, soul, rock, Zydeco)

• Brewstation, 106 S. 6th St. Mediterranean & Pub food, No cover. Minors ‘til 8:30 pm For info: 541-942-8770 Gregg Biller & Friends (contemporary), 7:30-10:30 pm, Free

• Village Green Resort, Fireside Room, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge Tatiamo (Americana/folk), 9 pm-Midnight (also Saturday night)

On-Air Announcements for November 24th
Saturday, November 24, 2018

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training opportunities offered in Cottage Grove this fall. For a full list or to register for classes go to: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove or stop by the Center at 1275 S. River Rd, or call 541-463-4202. Did you know, the LCC Center has a variety of great rooms available for rent at a nominal fee for your events.

■ EVENTS:

• Stacy’s Covered Bridge Holiday Market, Noon-8 pm; 401 E. Main St. Skip Black Friday crowds, buy local, and get your holiday shopping done early without the stress. Event features vendors offering numerous local crafts and goodies. Kids decorate cookies & drink hot cocoa.

• Saturday Indoor Farmers Market (thru 12/22) 1-4 pm, CG Armory, 628 E. Washington Ave. Shop among local farmers and artisans for handcrafted goods, fresh produce & holiday gifts. Enjoy activities for kids , arts & crafts, music performances.

• Cottage Grove Museum: 1-4 pm, Corner of Birch Ave & H Street, Free admission & donations welcome. Offers a wonderful glimpse into “the attic of our community” revealing all kinds of historical treasures.

• Bohemia Gold Mining Museum, 1-4 pm, A great way to discover Cottage Grove’s rich mining heritage. Suggested Donation: $2/person Info: www.bohemiagoldminingmuseum.com

• Village Green Resort Christmas Experience, 6:30-8 pm, 725 Row River Rd. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy the wonder of 500K colorful twinkling lights. Peruse a traditional Christmas market modeled after European Christmas markets. Vendors offer German inspired food and drink including bratwurst, & baked goods. Sip on a hot cocoa, or for those 21 and over, a warm mug of gluhwein. Enjoy live music and entertainment. Play games in the new family lounge overlooking the gardens and be sure to visit Santa. Live reindeer visit 12/8 This is an outdoor event, and even though there will be covered seating areas, heaters and fire pits, please dress accordingly for cold weather. This event is ADA accessible.

■ MEETINGS: None

■ MUSIC:

• Brewstation, 106 S. 6th St. Mediterranean & Pub food, No cover. Minors ‘til 8:30 pm For info: 541-942-8770 CG Brewer’s Guild Bingo, 4-6 pm; Jesse “El Gato” Boden Band (rock),7:30-10:30 pm, Free

• Village Green Resort, Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge Strange Posse (Americana), 9 pm-Midnight

On-Air Announcements for November 25th
Sunday, November 25, 2018

■ CLASSES: LCC-Cottage Grove Center Check out the variety of personal enrichment classes and career training opportunities offered in Cottage Grove this fall. For a full list or to register for classes go to: www.lanecc.edu/cottagegrove or stop by the Center at 1275 S. River Rd, or call 541-463-4202. Did you know, the LCC Center has a variety of great rooms available for rent at a nominal fee for your events.

■ EVENTS:

• Cottage Grove Museum: 1-4 pm, Corner of Birch Ave & H Street, Free admission & donations welcome. Offers a wonderful glimpse into “the attic of our community” revealing all kinds of historical treasures.

• Village Green Resort Christmas Experience, 6:30-8 pm, 725 Row River Rd. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy the wonder of 500K colorful twinkling lights. Peruse a traditional Christmas market modeled after European Christmas markets. Vendors offer German inspired food and drink including bratwurst, & baked goods. Sip on a hot cocoa, or for those 21 and over, a warm mug of gluhwein. Enjoy live music and entertainment. Play games in the new family lounge overlooking the gardens and be sure to visit Santa. Live reindeer visit 12/8 This is an outdoor event, and even though there will be covered seating areas, heaters and fire pits, please dress accordingly for cold weather. This event is ADA accessible.

■ MEALS:

• Elks Community Breakfast, 8-11 am, 755 N. River Rd. Menu: All-you-can-eat eggs, sausage, ham, hash browns, pancakes, biscuits, gravy, French toast, juice and coffee. Cost: $6 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 Fireside Lounge, 725 Row River Rd. For more info: Call 541-942-2491 No Cover Charge Dave Bock (solo guitar), 7-9 pm