COTTAGE GROVE SENTINEL March 11, 2015 11B C ALENDAR C HOICES 12 T HURSDAY 8 a.m.: Chamber of Commerce Greeters Breakfast. Chamber members that welcome new business to Cottage Grove and assist in networking among businesses. Fundraise for vari- ous charitable and educational purposes. Meet at Village Green Resort Restaurant. Info: Amanda 541-942-7300 8:30-9:30 a.m.: KNND 1400 AM Beeper Show. Call in discussion show - various topics/guests. 541-942-5548 9-11:30 a.m.: MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). Open to all moms of children ages birth to kindergarten and free child- care provided. At First Baptist Church, 6th and Jefferson. Info: Amber 541-942-6089 10 a.m.: NAMI. At Jack Sprats on Main St. Info: 541-343-7688 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Creswell’s Over- 40 Social Club. At Creswell Community Center, 99 S. 1st St, one block south of City Hall. Learn more at http://www.face- book.com/creswellover40 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Closet at 6th and Gibbs. Church of Christ 6th and Gibbs, together with Lane Pregnancy Support Center, offer diapers and maternity, infant and other clothing sizes as supplies allow. Noon: CG Rotary Club. Stacy’s Covered Bridge Restaurant, 401 E. Main. Info: 541-942-9489. Noon: Lions Club. Stacy’s Covered Bridge Restaurant, 401 E. Main. Info: 541-767-0320. Noon-3 p.m.: Adventist Community Services. 820 S. 10th St. Free clothes, shoes, bedding and emergency food boxes. Does NOT pay for elec- tricity, gas, pharmacy or other such bills. Good useable dona- tions welcome (clothes, bed- ding, bathroom, kitchen towels). 5:15-6:15 p.m.: TLC Community Kitchen. Free. Trinity Lutheran Church, 675 S. 7th. Doors Open 5 pm. Info: 541-942-2373. 7-9 p.m.: Hearing Loss Assoc. of Lane County. Hilyard Center, 2589 Hilyard, Eugene. The Mission of the Hearing Loss Association is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy. Meet 2nd Thurs. of ea. mo. .Info: Linda Diaz 541-790-1290. 7:30 p.m.: Lorane Rural Fire Protection District Board Meeting. Open to the Public. At the Fire Station, 80287 Old Lorane Rd. Info: 541-942-1233. 13 F RIDAY 8:30-9:30 a.m.: KNND 1400 AM Beeper Show. See Thursday’s listing for detail. 9 a.m.: Preschool Music and Art Class. Appropriate for ages birth to 5 and their par- ents or caregivers. Held at First Presbyterian Church. No sign-up necessary. Info: Joanna Newton 541-942-4550 9 a.m.: Tidy up the Town. Help with Spring Cleaning! Volunteers needed to weed, sweep, wash windows, clean sidewalks and more. Meet at All America City Square, 7th and Main. Includes lunch at noon: hot dog, chips and a drink. Info: Shauna 541-767-4119 10:30 a.m.: Story Time for Tots. Cottage Grove Library. Ages 0-6 recommended (w/parental supervision) to listen to stories and participate in fun filled age appropriate fun. 6:30-8 p.m.: Gospel Sing-Along. Old Time Gospel Fellowship, 103 S. 5th St. Anyone who enjoys singing the old time Gospel songs is welcome. Info: Berneda 541-942-3773 5-6 p.m.: “Sunday Supper”. Free supper and brown bag meal to take. Cottage Grove Community Center. Volunteers encouraged to help. 16 14 M ONDAY S ATURDAY 8:30 a.m.-noon: AARP “Thinking and Preparing Ahead”. Caring for an aging love one, or if concerned about your own future? Free program on info, resources and services available 8:30-9 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: SMART. Start making a reader today at Harrison Elementary. Approved volunteers only read- ing with selected students. Info: Vicki Formosa 541-942-4960 or tures of a lifetime. Open to public and no cost to attend. Stacy’s Covered Bridge. Info: email@example.com 6:30-7 p.m.: Parents Connect. Fun-filled hour of story-time and literacy activities, songs and crafts; in English and Spanish. For you and your children aged up to 6 years old to enjoy books at the library with support from S. Lane School District Family Resource Center. Library is located at 700 E. Gibbs, Ave. 6:30-8 p.m.: Women’s Support Group. Call Womenspace for location, 541-767-3879. Womenspace Crisis Line 24/7 is DR. JONATHAN BACKER Every Smile has a story 6DPH 'D\ 0HWDO )UHH &URZQV 'LJLWDO ;UD\V 1HZ 3DWLHQWV :HOFRPH 3UHYHQWDWLYH DQG &RVPHWLF 'HQWLVWU\ Let us be a part of yours! 1551 E. Main Cottage Grove, OR 541-942-8437 “Creating Smiles That Last A Lifetime” www.drjonathanbacker.com 12:15 p.m.: Rosie the Riveter Meeting. Adult Activity Center, 315 W. ‘C’ St., Springfield. Any woman who contributed to the war effort during WWII is wel- come to come and share your stories. For more info, call 541- 942-5877 or 541-942-2894. 1 p.m.: Dorena Grange #835 Meeting. Dorena Grange, 34360 Row River Road. Public invited. Info: Joe Snook 541-942-4733 1-4 p.m.: Pinochle Playing. All ages men and women at Senior Center in CG Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs. Any level of player. (Wed. and Fri.) Info: 541-942-3694 1:30-3 p.m.: NAMI Connection. At Healing Matrix, 632 Main St. Support group program for people living with mental health issues and is operated by peers for peers. Info: 541-343-7688 5 p.m.: Friday Meal. Free at Church of God 6th & Gibbs. 5 p.m.: VFW “Community Invited” Dinner. Public and families always welcome. VFW Post #3473, 3160 Hillside Dr. Includes entrée, salad, dessert, beverage. Adults $8, Kids 6-17 $3, 5 and under free. Handicap accessible. Drug, Smoke and Alcohol Free. Info: John Landon 541-946-3888 5-6 p.m.: Stand for Peace/ Occupy CG. Rally in the Community Square, 7th and Main Streets. 5:30-7:30 p.m.: Taco Feed. Cottage Grove Elks Lodge, 755 N. River Rd. Tacos for $1 each. Info: 541-942-3554 in the area. Held at Holiday Inn Eugene/Springfield, 919 Kruse Way, Springfield. Reserve at 1- 877-926-8300 or online at http:// tinyurl.com/whatsnextspring. 9:30 a.m.: STAR (Star Touring & Riding) Meeting. Chapter #339. At Cottage Grove Yamaha. A Family-oriented, safe riding group that enjoys riding, meet- ing people, and sponsoring a local children’s charity. Info: 541-228-6695 or 541-942-3335. www.startouring.org 4 p.m. Oregon Hunter’s Assn. Banquet. Emerald Valley Chapter. Auction and Raffle pre- view at 4 p.m.; Dinner at 6 p.m.; Auction and Raffles at 6:30 p.m. At Eugene, Hilton. For reserva- tions and cost info, call 541- 461-6779 or 541-954-0923 15 S UNDAY 8-11 a.m.: Masonic Center Breakfast, 33322 Row River Rd. Adults $6; Kids Free. OR bring a can or box of non-perishable food (given to Community Sharing) and get $1 off. Info: 541-942-2353. 3:30 p.m.: St. Pat’s Dinner. Corned beef and cabbage din- ner at OLPH Catholic Church, 19th and Harvey. Adults $10; Children $5 (under 18 yrs); Family $25 (parents and chil- dren under 18 yrs.) Begin with social/no-host bar; followed by dinne and raffle (tickets avail- able for purchase). Sponsored by Knights of Columbus. Beginners & Intermediate Yoga CG Community Center, 7th & Gibbs Info: Jane L. Guerber 541-942- 5876 Wed.: 6 pm $5/session Cottage Grove Therapy Pool Aquatic Exercise Classes Community Center, 7th & Gibbs.; Info: Teresa 541-942-1185 541-485-6513. 7 p.m.: Overeaters Anonymous. First Presbyterian Church, 216 S. 3rd St. (corner 3rd and Adams). Enter on 3rd St. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Info: Saunders 541-942-5883 7:30 p.m.: Star Party. At CG Public Library. Hosting NASA Astronomer Teena Della and Eugene Astronomical Society. 17 T UESDAY St. Patrick’s Day. Wear green! 8:30-9:30 a.m.: KNND 1400 AM Beeper Show. See Thursday’s listing for detail. Noon-3 p.m.: Adventist Community Services. See Thursday’s listing for detail. 3 p.m.: Veterans Support Services. Reps and caseworkers from available to help veterans connect to resources and ben- efits. At Healing Matrix, 632 E. Main St. Info: 541-767-3707 3-4 p.m.: Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group. Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Springfield. Info: Molly 541-746-9703 4-5 p.m.: CG Youth Choir. Students age 12-16. Rehearsals at First Presbyterian Church. Call Joanna Newton 541-942- 4550 to audition and register. 5:15-6:15 pm: TLC Community Kitchen. Free. Trinity Lutheran Church, 675 S. 7th. Doors Open 5 pm. Info: 541-942-2373. 5:30 p.m.: “Souper” Fundraiser. Selection of 12 soups, plus DRUG and ALCOHOL groups EXERCISE and FUN 8:30-9:30 am Mon.-Fri.; KIDS CLUB South Lane School District grades 3:00-4:00 pm Tues. & Thurs.; 11:00 am-12 pm Sat. 1-5. After school to 6 p.m. Mon-Fri on regular school Daugherty Aquatic Center days. Supervised play, homework help 1440 S. 8th St., 541-942-5533 and snack. Cost $50/month. Call for public hours, lap swim hours, family swim hours Info: 541-359-6794 and costs. Partial scholarships available. Shallow Water Aerobics Daugherty Aquatic Center Yoga - Community Center Mon, Wed, Fri 7:30-8:30 a.m. Mon. 6-7:30 p.m.; Fri 10-11:30 Call 541-942-5585 for more info a.m. $5 drop in, first class and cost - first session free. free. Info 541-554-6796 Ardis Belknap 541-942-9676. 8:30-9:30 a.m.: KNND 1400 AM Beeper Show.See Thursday's listing for detail. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Closet at 6th and Gibbs. See Thursday’s listing for detail. 12:45 p.m.: Bingo. Reception Room at Community Center, 700 Gibbs. Public welcome. 5 cents per card per game 1-4 p.m.: Pine Needle Basketry. Instruction for making pine needle baskets for those 12 years and older. Materials cost depends on project. At Crafty Mercantile on Main Street. Info: Pat Easton 541-530-9221 5 p.m.: Teen Games. Cottage Grove Library. Tween and Teens invited to play board games. Play available ones at library or bring some from home. 5-6:30 p.m.: Community Dinner. First Methodist Church, 334 Washington Ave. Adults $5. Children free. Info: 541-942- 3033 5:30 p.m.: South Lane School District Board. At 455 Adams Ave. Work session. 6:30 p.m.: Reading With Rover. At Cottage Grove Library spon- sored by Humane Society of CG. Elementary children can read to therapy dogs. Goal of program is to create a positive, non-threatening and fun envi- ronment for young readers. 6:30 p.m.: CG 912 Project. Speaker: Troy Givens, President and Founder of American Hero Adventures. Their mission is to provide wounded veterans and their families with adven- Thursday 6:30 p.m.: AA Meeting- Rush Hour. Open Meeting. At CG Community Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. 6:30 p.m.: Al-Anon Meeting. At CG Community Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. Info: 541-554-7994 or 541-510-4228 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous Book Study. Open Meeting. At Knights of Columbus, 1025 N. 19th St. Contact: 541-767-0906. Sunday Friday 7 p.m.: Nar-A-Non Family Meeting. CG Comm. Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. For family and friends of addicts. 7 p.m.: AA Meeting- No Name Group. At Knights of Columbus, 1025 N. 19th St. Info: 541-942-3942. 6:30 p.m.: Celebrate Recovery - At Cavalry Chapel Cottage Grove, 522 E Whiteaker Ave. Info: 541-520-8071 7 p.m.: Open AA meeting - Good Medicine Group. At CG Community Center, 700 Gibbs Ave., in Activity Room. Info: Karen 541-513-5126. 8 p.m.: AA meeting-Gratitude Group. Open meeting. At Knights of Columbus, 1025 N. 19th St. Info: 541-942-3942. Saturday Noon: AA Meeting-Women’s Good Grief Group. Closed meeting. Open to women alcoholics only. At Knights of Columbus, 1025 N. 19th St. Info: 541-942-0647 or 541-510-4228. 8 p.m.: AA Meeting-Open Candlelight Group. CG Comm. Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. On the last Sat. of the month - Open AA Speakers Meeting. 8 p.m.: Al-Anon Meeting-Step Study Group. CG Comm. Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. 6 p.m.: AA Meeting - New Beginners. CG Comm. Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. 7:15 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous. Book study. At CG Community Center, back room,700 Gibbs Ave. Monday Tuesday Noon: AA Meeting- Noon Group. Big Book Study meeting. At Knights of Columbus, 1025 N. 19th. Info: 541-942-3942. 6:30 p.m.: Up the River Group. At Dorena Mercantile. Info: 541-946-1631 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous. “A Way Back to Reality”, open participation. At CG Community Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. Wednesday 7 a.m.: AA Open Meeting. At CG Community Center, 700 Gibbs Ave. 7 p.m.: AA Meeting- Wednesday Night Beginners. Open meeting. At Knights of Columbus, 1025 N. 19th St. Info: 541-942- 3942. bread and desserts. $10 pp. At OLPH Catholic Church, 1025 N. 19th St. Info: 541-942-2176 6-7:30 p.m.: ACES Family Group. Support group for fam- ily and friends of chemically addicted or abusing individuals. Activities for children. At Aces Counseling Center, 1551 E. Main St. Info: 541-767-3057. 7 p.m.: CG Recreation Assoc. Meeting. Regular meeting of the board of directors at 1440 S. 8th St. Info: 541-942-3079. 18 W EDNESDAY 7 a.m.: Kiwanis Club Sunrisers. Koffee Kup Restaurant, 1241 Hwy 99N. 7 a.m.: South Valley Rotary Club. Café Sheilagh, 1043 Hwy. 99. 8:30-9 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: SMART. See Monday’s listing for detail. 8:30-9:30 a.m.: KNND 1400 AM Beeper Show. See Thursday’s listing for detail. 10 a.m.-Noon: Genealogical Discussion Group. CG Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave.; Free discussion on genealogical topics such as: research strategy, internet research, genealogical comput- ing, sources and much more. Contact: 541-942-9570. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lane County Veterans Services. American Legion Post, 826 Main St., Reps can help Veterans & their Dependents connect to resources and benefits. Info: Shannon V. Johnson 541-682-4191 Noon: Kiwanis Club of CG. El Tapatio, 725 E. Gibbs Ave. Info: Cleo Dahlen 541-767-0795. 1-4 p.m.: Pinochle Playing. See Friday’s listing for detail. 2-3 p.m.: CG Children’s Choir. Students ages 6-11. Rehearsals held at First Presbyterian Church. No audition necessary. Call Joanna Newton for registra- tion information 541-942-4550. 5:30 p.m.: Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregivers Support Group. Middlefield Oaks Senior Living Community, 1500 Village Drive. Refreshments served. Info: 541-767-3943. 6 p.m.: Community Dinner. Free. Church of the Nazarene, 152 S. M St. Info: 541-942-4422 6 p.m.: West African Drumming and Dancing Class. Guinean Master Drummer, Fode Sylla. Odd Fellows Hall, 317 Main St. 6 p.m. - Drumming: $10; 7 p.m. - Dancing: $10 or prepay for 5 classes for $40. To register or reserve a drum: 541-505-6399 6 p.m.: Preceptor Beta Lambda. Beta Sigma Phi group – meeting at Judy’s. St. Patrick’s potluck, election of officers. Info: 541- 942-1310 6:30-9:30 p.m.: Bingo. Cottage Grove Elks Lodge, 755 N. River Rd. Public Welcome. Info: 541- 942-0234 7-8:30 p.m.: NAMI Connection. See Friday’s listing for detail. 7:30 p.m.: CG Planning Commission. City Hall, 400 E. Main St. Info: 541-942-5501. WEIGHT LOSS Tuesday 5 p.m.: Weight Watchers. At Living Faith Assembly, 467 S. 10th St. 541-942-2612. Thursday 10 a.m.: TOPS OR85. Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a weight- loss support group. At the United Methodist Church, 334 Washington Ave., Fireside Room. Info: Ellen 541-942- 0866 . 5:30 p.m.: TOPS OR969. Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a weight- loss support group. Weigh-In: 5:30 pm, Meeting: 6 pm. Meets at Jefferson Park Community Room, 325 5th Street. Info: Elaine 541-942- 8547. 5:30 p.m.: TOPS OR1020 (Creswell). Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a weight-loss sup- port group. Weigh-In: 5:30 pm, Meeting: 6 pm. Meets at Creswell Grange Hall, 298 W. Oregon Ave. Info: 541-895- 3156.