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D.C. or BUST! CHRISTMAS TREE PICKUP Help the 5th grade students from McCornack Elementary earn their way to Washington, D.C. this summer! Leave your tree on the curb by 8:00 a.m. on your pickup day (decoration-free and light-free). We will pick it up and recycle it through Lane Forest Products. DATES Saturdays and Sundays Dec. 29–30; Jan. 5-6; Jan. 12-13; Jan. 19-20, Jan. 26-27 DONATIONS $10.00 for green trees (NO FLOCKED TREES). Larger donations are always appreciated for our hardworking…Find out more »
What is the Middle School Mentor Program? Volunteers from the community are paired with middle school students who have been referred to the program. Once a week, volunteer mentors visit their student at school during lunchtime. They talk and listen, share a meal, play board games, share news about school and friends, maybe play basketball. It’s a way to give extra support to a teen or tween who may be facing challenges—kids who are living in poverty, are homeless or in transitional housing, are having…Find out more »
If the sky is clear on Sundays, join us for our weekly solar SUN-day from Noon to 2:00 in Alton Baker Park for a look at the Sun! Solar SUN-days are your chance to have a look at the Sun with special telescopes and filters that allow safe viewing of our nearest star. We plan to do this every Sunday for as long as the weather holds. Come see solar prominences, filaments, sunspots, spicules, faculae, and various other difficult to…Find out more »
Money Matters for Beginners Sheldon Branch: Tuesday, January 8, 5:30 p.m. Bethel Branch: Tuesday, January 15, 5:30 p.m. Money matters affect everyone every day. But not everyone knows that there are some basic rules that lead to financial stability and success. In this workshop, expert Mark Brauer outlines these rules and helps participants to apply them to improve their financial outlook. Learn about savings, budgeting, cash flow, debt management, and how to adopt financial strategies that lead to positive long-term…Find out more »
District Asks Community for Feedback on Recent School Buildings Community input sought before district begins to design new schools Three new school buildings will be built in the coming years with bond funds approved by voters in November 2018. Before beginning the design process for the new schools, Eugene School District 4J first is looking back to other recently constructed schools and seeking feedback from their users. An online survey is intended to assess the design and performance of the…Find out more »
Mount Pisgah Arboretum is offering an “Herbal Medicines for Colds and Flus” workshop on Saturday, January 26th from 10AM until 2PM. Want to have a healthy cold and flu season this year? Join Anna Bradley for a workshop on how to utilize herbal medicine for prevention, symptom relief, and overcoming your illness more effectively. Some of the herbs we will be working with include: Oregon grape root, Echinacea, Mullein, and more! Take home recipes, formulas, and new methods for you…Find out more »
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