The Creswell Chronicle -

Town Crier

 

April 19, 2018



MONDAY, APRIL 9

• Club Monday classes are held at Creswell Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Classes are free and all are invited. This week’s project is “Decoupage Flowerpots.” Attendees, bring your own 4- to 6-inch terracotta flowerpot to decorate. Club Monday, a social program for seniors at Creswell Library, is looking for local crafters/artists/others willing to share their knowledge with the group. Please stop by during class if interested.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

• The 136th Open Microphone Musical Benefit for Habitat for Humanity will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Axe & Fiddle Music Pub, 657 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. It is held on the second Tuesday of each month (May 8, June 12, July 10, etc.). The event is a benefit for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, to help the folks at Habitat fund the construction of housing within our community for families that would not be able to afford to own a home otherwise. It is open to all. There is no cover charge; donations are gratefully accepted; and the talent is generally quite good. Folks under 21 are allowed in the pub until 8:30 p.m. to enjoy the show, but not to drink alcoholic beverages. For more info (musicians and public): call emcee Roger Kahane at 541-942-3878.

MONDAY, APRIL 16

• Club Monday classes are held at Creswell Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Classes are free and all are invited. This week’s project is “Crepe Paper Flowers.” Club Monday, a social program for seniors at Creswell Library, is looking for local crafters/artists/others willing to share their knowledge with the group. Please stop by during class if interested.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

• Club Monday classes are held at Creswell Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Classes are free and all are invited. This week’s project is “More Spring Crepe Paper Flowers.” Club Monday, a social program for seniors at Creswell Library, is looking for local crafters/artists/others willing to share their knowledge with the group. Please stop by during class if interested.

MONDAY, APRIL 30

• Club Monday classes are held at Creswell Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Classes are free and all are invited. This week’s project is “Ceramic Tile Painting.” Club Monday, a social program for seniors at Creswell Library, is looking for local crafters/artists/others willing to share their knowledge with the group. Please stop by during class if interested.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

• Parks Planning Open House, for those interested in shaping the future of Creswell’s parks and open spaces, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at My Boys Pizza. Refreshments will be served. Just show up with your good ideas!

FRIDAY, MAY 11

• Community-wide Yard Sale, sponsored by the Creswell Chamber of Commerce. Check The Chronicle for a map of all locations in an upcoming edition or visit creswellchamber.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

• Community-wide Yard Sale, sponsored by the Creswell Chamber of Commerce. Check The Chronicle for a map of all locations in an upcoming edition or visit creswellchamber.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

• The City will be holding an Emergency Preparedness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cobalt Activity Center, 364 Cobalt Lane. There will be displays, fire engines, firetrucks, sheriff’s vehicles, a passport game, preparedness supplies, and the Sanipac Duck Truck will have free hotdogs and drinks for everyone. Of note: Cobalt Lane will be closed from Harvey Road to Creswood Drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed and can contact Creswell City Council President Zettervall at rzettervall@creswell-or.us.

• Community Cleanup Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works Shop, 83624 N. Pacific Hwy/Hwy 99N. Many of you will be cleaning up your yards and houses from winter and the holidays. The City of Creswell is providing a place to bring unwanted items for free. Bring us your yard debris and lawn trimmings, old junk, leftover building materials, scrap metal, old household appliances* and more. You will be asked to show your picture ID at the gate. Your current address must be on your ID and you must live in the Creswell city limits to participate. No businesses, please. Bring as many loads as you would like. We will also help to unload your vehicle! The City of Creswell would like to keep as much “stuff” as possible out of the landfill. So, when preparing for cleanup day, please consider donating items to the following organizations first:

Building Materials: BRING Recycling (4446 Franklin Boulevard,Eugene)

Clothing, furniture, household: Goodwill drop-off (Joe’s Diner parking lot)

Electronics: Next Step Recycling (980 McKinley St., Eugene)

Sponsored by Sanipac, Lane County and the City of Creswell.

ONGOING EVENTS

• Creswell at Home Community Choir rehearsal, is held each Wednesday at 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.

• 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 home meeting at 33 Village Drive at 10 a.m. for free breakfast, worship and fellowship. Please call Pastor Herb at 541-658-5416 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 3:45 p.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 - Museum is now open the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Museum will also open for scheduled tours and special events.

• 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 541-579-6182 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, 94 West Oregon Ave. 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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