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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.


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

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!

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.

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 or call 541-790-1290.    

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

For more info: Visit:

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, Call 541-463-4202 or Email:

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 or send email to    

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.

Youth Life Jacket Exchange
Saturday, June 10, 2017 to Sunday, June 11, 2017

Lane County Sheriff's Office , Cabela's & the Eugene Emerald Valley Rotary Club host this annual event to ensure children and youth have properly fitting life vests for water safety this summer. Call for donations of youth-sized jackets in good condition to be dropped off at the Sheriff's Office at 125 E. 8th Ave.

4th Annual Wings & Wheels Vintage Aircraft & Car Show
Saturday, June 24, 2017

From 11 am to 4 pm at the Oregon Aviation Historical Society, 2475 Jim Wright Way (across from Cottage Theatre).

Enjoy family fun on the CG Airport runway with vintage aircraft, cars and motorcyles on display and vote for your favorites. Purchase a ride on Major Mike Carpentiero's 1930's open cockpit biplane "Stanley" 

The event includes prize drawings and the Big Bites food truck serves sandwiches, Root Beer floats and ice cream.

Come early and make it a full day of fun. A free general admission pass to the Cottage Grove Speedway comes with your paid Wings & Wheels ticket (while supplies last).

Cost: Adults $5 with free admission for youth 16 and younger

For additional information call 541-767-0244.