The Creswell Chronicle -

Town Crier - December 13, 2018


December 13, 2018



▲ South Valley Indoor Farmers Indoor Market will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m at Cottage Grove Armory, 7th and Main streets in Cottage Grove. Fresh produce, artisans, musicians, kids’ activities and workshops.

▲ Creswell Grange Holiday Dinner, 2 to 4 p.m., 298 W. Oregon Ave. Everyone is welcome to the free dinner. There will be games, door prizes and raffle tickets will be for sale. More info: Creswell Grange President Martin McClure at 541-214-9263.

▲ Oregon Trail Lacemakers meet monthly to make lace by hand, especially bobbin laces. Guests are welcome to drop in on Third Saturdays, between 10am-1pm at Willamette Oaks Retirement Living (455 Alexander Loop, north of Valley River Center in Eugene) Contact: 541-913-9070 and


▲ Last day of South Valley Indoor Farmers Indoor Market, which will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m at Cottage Grove Armory, 7th and Main streets in Cottage Grove. Fresh produce, artisans, musicians, kids’ activities and workshops.


▲ Creswell Grange meets on the second Monday of every month at 298 W. Oregon Ave. Potluck at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. Contact Linda Wetzell at 541-579-6182 or Vickie Weathers at 541-895-3156 for more information.

▲ FaithWorks Fellowship will be meeting on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m., beginning Dec. 1. Worship, teaching and fellowship at the Comfort Inn Conference Room, 247 Melton Road, Creswell. More info: Pastor Herb Newell at 541-658-5416.

▲ 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

▲ Creswell Kiwanis Club - noon, first and third Wednesdays at Los Cabos Restaurant. Info: contact Don Ehrich at

▲ Creswell Heritage Foundation meets at 5:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays at Creswell Library. Info:

▲ 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: and 541-913-9070 or visit

▲ 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.

▲ 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.

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


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

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

▲ 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.

▲ 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,

▲ 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.

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

▲ Creswell Chamber of Commerce, 94 West Oregon Ave. Info: 541-895-4398 or

▲ 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.

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

▲ When you shop, you can donate to Creswell Education Foundation without giving a penny. Info:, 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 to register any or all of your debit/credit cards. Both Creslane and CMS have accounts on this system. Renew yearly.

▲ 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 or visit


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