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Week of February 15, 2018

 

February 15, 2018



Calling all Artists

• Creswell Community Annual Art Show will be held from Feb. 24 through March 24 at Creswell Library, 64 W. Oregon Ave. This event is to be held in conjunction with the Creswell Library anniversary celebration. Local artists are welcome to submit one or two pieces of original art. More info: creswell-library.org or call 541-895-3053.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

• Friday Night Live with The Traceys – acoustic soul music at Creswell Coffee, 116 Melton Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. There is a $5 cover. More info: 541-895-8860.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

• "Oral Care Supplies: Benefits and Uses" with Sunset Marshall at Creswell Health Mart Pharmacy, 175 E. Oregon Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More info: 541-895-8860.

• Join the Coast Fork Birders at Row River Nature Park for the Audubon Great Backyard Bird Count from 8 to 11 a.m., 33301 Row River Road, Cottage Grove. Led by Barbara Butzer of the Coast Fork Birders, participants will search for a variety of species, count numbers of individuals, identify gender and breeding status in a nationwide effort to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Results of this citizen science effort will be submitted to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.

This bird walk is open to participants of all birding abilities. 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, a bird identification book, and your own snacks and water. Park by the former BMX track at the east end of the large parking lot on Row River Road and meet at the entry kiosk by the weigh station.

More info: call 541-767-9717 or email maggie@coastfork.org, or visit http://www.coastfork.org and the CFWWC Facebook.

Sunday, February 18

• Faithworks Fellowship meeting at 33 Village Drive at 10 am. For free breakfast, worship and fellowship. Please call Pastor Herb at 541-895-4433 or Pastor Rich at 541-517-9956 for info and to RSVP. Also, pot blessing and meeting with special speakers, videos or events on the second to last Sunday of each month at the EPUD Building at 6 p.m., 33733 Seavey Loop, Eugene. David "Elvis" Lomond will be singing and giving his personal testimony.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

• Club Monday classes are held at Creswell Library on Mondays from 1-3 p.m. Classes are free and all are invited. This week's theme is "Trapunto Embroidery." Club Monday is looking for local crafters/artists/others who are willing to share their knowledge and skills with the group. More info: 541-895-3438.

• Lane Families for Farms & Forests will speak at the next meeting of the Cottage Grove 912 Project at 6:30 p.m. at Stacy’s Covered Bridge Restaurant, 410 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. They will discuss agriculture and forestry in Lane County.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

• The Primary Stroke Center team at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend offers a free support group that meets the third Wednesday of each month. This peer-led group offers opportunities for story-sharing by stroke survivors and caregivers. The next meeting is from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the medical center, located at 3333 RiverBend Drive in Springfield. The group will meet in Room 22Y, on the second floor near the Internet Cafe. All are welcome; no registration is required. The stroke team also offers an educational support group meeting with monthly topics and presenters the first Wednesday of each month, 2 p.m. to 3:30 pm. You’re encouraged to attend for your first support group experience. For information, call 541-222-5144.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

• “Our Legal Life & Your Digital DNA”: Info Session & Giveaway at Creswell HealthMart Pharmacy, 175 E. Oregon Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is so much to think about when it comes to ID Theft. Your digital DNA is deep and vast. Join Julianne Harris at Creswell Health Mart Pharmacy to learn more about what to watch for. Also, get information about our legal life and why a last will is the most important document for your family. Free. Giveaway is a $25 wine gift basket. More info: call 541-895-2413 or email rx@oregonhealthmart.com.

• Coffee with a Cop with Lane County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Scott Denham at Creswell Coffee, 116 Melton Road. Open question-and-answer forum, 10 a.m. to noon. More info: 541-895-8860.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

• Club Monday classes are held at Creswell Library on Mondays from 1-3 p.m. Classes are free and all are invited. This week's theme is "Paper Quilling." Club Monday is looking for local crafters/artists/others who are willing to share their knowledge and skills with the group. More info: 541-895-3438.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

• Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council (CFWWC) welcomes geologist, author, photographer and University of Oregon Department of Earth Sciences senior instructor, Marli Miller, PhD as guest speaker at the February 2018 Science Pub presentation entitled “Roadside Geology of Oregon & Washington.” The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Axe & Fiddle, 657 E. Main St., Cottage Grove.

The talk will provide a geologic explanation and photographic “road trip” for many subtle and eye-catching roadside landscapes and rock formations. The event is free to the public, with a $5 donation suggested. For more information, visit CFWWC on Facebook or http://www.coastfork.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

• Creswell at Home Community Choir rehearsal, 1 p.m. at Creswell Church of Christ, 380 Kings row. doors open at 12:45 p.m. All are welcome to join. For more information contact: Mary Ellen Yost, director, at 541-510-3355 or Joan Kelley, communications director at 541-895-4425.

ONGOING EVENTS

• T.O.P.S. - take off the pounds sensibility group meets every Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. at Creswell Grange, 298 W. Oregon Ave. Contact Elizabeth at 541-228-2130 or Vickie at 541-895-3156.

• Oregon Trail Lacemakers meet on the third Saturday of the month to make lace by hand, such as bobbin laces, tatting, needle lace, crochet, knitted lace and more at Willamette Oaks Retirement Living, north of Valley River Center, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome. More info: oregontraillacemakers@gmail.com and 541-913-907 or visit oregontraillacemakers.weebly.com.

• Open Microphone Musical Benefit for Habitat for Humanity is held on the second Tuesday of every month at the Axe and Fiddle Music Pub, located at the corner of 7th and Main Street in Cottage Grove at 6:30 p.m. The event is free, with donations encouraged and gratefully accepted. Call 541-942-3878 for more information.

• Faithworks Fellowship meeting at 33 Village Drive at 10 am. For free breakfast, worship and fellowship. Please call Pastor Herb at 541-895-4433 or Pastor Rich at 541-517-9956 for info and to RSVP. Also, pot blessing and meeting with special speakers, videos or events on the second to last Sunday of each month at the EPUD Building at 6 p.m., 33733 Seavey Loop, Eugene.

• Creswell Weight Watchers group - Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. at Creslane Elementary School. More info: Marian, 541-914-1520.

• Creswell VFW Post #4039 - first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 111 S. 10th St., Creswell VFW also offers bingo on the second Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Bingo is open to the public. More info: 541-972-1819

• The Creswell Area Historical Society - Currently closed, except for tours by appointment, until March.

• Men’s Sexual Purity group meets weekly in Creswell. Call 503-741-6501 for information.

• Creswell Heritage Foundation - 5:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays at Creswell Library. Info: verlean@gmail.com.

• Monthly After-Hours Business Networking - 4:30 to 6 p.m., last Wednesday of the month at Creswell Coffee Co., 116 Melton Road.

• Creswell Grange - 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at 298 W. Oregon Ave. Contact Linda Wetzell at 541-895-3156 or Vickie Weathers at 541-895-3156 for more information.

• Creswell Kiwanis Club - noon, first and third Wednesdays at Los Cabos Restaurant. Info: contact Don Ehrich at dwehrich@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

• Creswell Education Foundation is part of the Fred Meyer Rewards program. Info: fredmeyer.com/communityrewards and link your personal card to our NPO number: 8774 3.

• When you shop Amazon.com, you can donate to Creswell Education Foundation without giving a penny. Info: http://www.smile.amazon.com, designate Creswell Education Foundation as your chosen charity, then shop as usual.

• Save Box Tops and Labels for Education from General Mills, Kleenex, Progresso, Avery, Bic and Campbell’s Soup to help support our schools. Bring labels to all Creswell school offices.

•Sign up for eScrip. Visit http://www.eScrip.com to register any or all of your debit/credit cards. Both Creslane and CMS have accounts on this system. Renew yearly.

• The Creswell VFW Post is accepting donations of furniture and household items to help homeless veterans get established in homes. Info: 541-359-7781.

• The Clothes Room offers free clothing for children and adults. Open 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays or by appointment at Hillside Church, 635 Holbrook Lane. For emergency clothing assistance or for an appointment: 541-228-2130. Donations accepted.

• Community Food for Creswell at 364 Cobalt Lane offers emergency food boxes for income-eligible households once a month, plus four extra times during the year. Registered customers: pick up fresh produce and bread every Thursday. Please state if homeless. Info: 541-246-9117.

• Community Sharing Utility Assistance. Info: 541-942-2176, communitysharing.org.

• St. Vincent de Paul Utility Assistance. Call 541-461-8794. Urgent: 541-689-6747.

• Womenspace Domestic Violence Prevention Crisis Line: 1-800-281-2800. Info:41-543-8427 or 541-767-3879.

• Senior Meals Program serves as Cafe 60 and Meals on Wheels to seniors 60 years and older from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays as Creswell Villa Apartments, 350 S. 2nd St. Free; $3 donations appreciated. Serving and driving volunteers needed. Info: 541-895-2338.

• Senior and Disabled Services Meals on Wheels info: 541-895-2338 or 541-682-4038. For Senior Shopping Transportation, call South Lane Wheels at 541-942-0456.

• Lane County Waste Management Division’s Creswell transfer site is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.

• Free community dinner every Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 597 S. Front St., Creswell.

• Creswell Chamber of Commerce, 104 S. Mill St. Info: 541-895-4398 or creswellchamber@gmail.com.

• Free developmental screenings for children up to five living in Lane County are available through Early Childhood CARES, which provides educational services and helps children with disabilities or developmental delays. Info: 541-346-2578 or 800-925-8694. For Spanish:5 41-346-0742.

• Food4Kids has changed their email and website addresses to reflect an affiliation with all Creswell schools. As funding allows, the program will branch out to the middle and high schools. Info/contribute: email creswellfood4kids@gmail.com or visit creswellfood4kids.com.

 
 

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