Event Calendar

Free well water testing @ Well water testing at Thurston High School
Jan 8 @ 7:00 am – Mar 12 @ 9:00 am

The Springfield Public School’s WELL Project offers free well water testing once a month for the general public starting in January 2015. Dates of testing, locations of sample kits and more details can be obtain at www.thewellproject.education or by calling the WELL Project office @ 541.744.4140

GriefShare New Hope Eugene @ New Hope Eugene (Church)
Jan 8 @ 1:30 pm – Apr 2 @ 8:15 pm

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who have known grief and will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. It is Christian based with a weekly video and discussion groups.
The meetings run for 13 weeks.
There is a $20.00 cost for worksbooks. Scholarships are available.
We Offer afternoon and evening sessions for the Winter Series.

Start Date & Time: January / 8 / 2015 at 1:30pm or 6:30pm

End Date & Time: April / 2 / 2015 at 3:15 pm or 8:15pm

Living Well With Chronic Conditions @ Sheldon Park Senior Living
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 12 @ 4:30 pm

Senior and Disabled Services presents Living Well With Chronic Conditions- Developed and licensed by Stanford University School of Medicine, it is a free 6-week workshop series designed for adults with any type of chronic health condition, and teaches skills and information related to sleep, exercise, nutrition, medication use, and much more.
Join us Thursdays 1/8/15-2/12/2015 from 2:00 to 4:30 PM At Sheldon Park Senior Living. Spots are filling up; call 541-682-4103 now to register.

2015 EWEB Greenpower grant proposals
Jan 14 @ 8:00 am – Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm

We are pleased to announce that the Eugene Water & Electric Board’s Greenpower program is now accepting applications for two 2015 EWEB Greenpower Grants worth up to $50,000 each. EWEB Greenpower supports local renewable energy projects including research, education and local solar energy installations.

The EWEB Greenpower Grant program is designed to reinvest the voluntary contributions of Greenpower customers back into the community by funding high-impact projects and programs that drive advancements in renewable energy for all EWEB customers. Grants are open to not-for-profit organizations, academic institutions and government and other public agencies. The grant application deadline is Friday, February 20, 2015. We appreciate your help spreading the word to your own networks and encouraging interested organizations to apply.

The grant winners will be announced at the 2015 Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the River Edge Plaza adjacent to EWEB Headquarters, 500 E. Fourth Ave, Eugene.

Health Insurance for Oregon Workshop @ Downtown Eugene Public Library
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm
Health Insurance for Oregon
Wednesday, January 7 , 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 21, 12:00 p.m.
Downtown Eugene Public Library
10th & Olive
Find out about free and low-cost options at “Health Insurance for Oregon,” a workshop with specially trained staff from White Bird Clinic, at the Downtown Eugene Public Library on Wednesday, January 7, 12:00 p.m. and Wednesday, January 21, 12:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Learn the meaning of insurance terminology, the differences between public and private insurance, who qualifies for which kind of plan, what’s covered by various plans, and how to apply. The presentations will cover the Oregon Heath Authority free state health insurance as well as Qualified Health Plans available for purchase.
White Bird staff are also available for individual meetings to help people understand their options and sign up for insurance.
For more information, contact Eugene Public Library at 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.
Sponsored by Eugene Public Library, Friends of Eugene Public Library,
and Eugene Public Library Foundation.
Eugene Public Library
Neighborhd Sustainability Stewards Class @ Grace Lutheran Church
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 16 @ 8:30 pm

:Make a difference in your community – join the Neighborhood Sustainability Steward Program. Attend an 8-week course to increase your knowledge of energy savings and sustainable living practices in your own home. The course meets on Monday evenings starting January 26th, 2015. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn how you can do your part to combat climate change. Register at: https://secure.oregonstate.edu/osuext/register/812 (closes Jan. 12).

Junction City Open House @ Oregon State Hospital,
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Oregon State Hospital invites you to come and tour its recently completed Junction City campus at 29398 Recovery Way, Junction City, on Thursday, January 29, 1 – 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Hospital staff will be on hand to tell visitors about the new hospital, types of treatment and how people recover from mental illness.
For more information, call 541-465-2554.

Crowd funding campaign for Oregon web @ kickstarter
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm

Support local filmmaking and become a backer of “The Duel”, a ten part mystery series coming to the web in 2016.  Visit “The Duel”‘s crowd funding campaign page on Kickstarter.com to contribute and show your support.

Facebook for Small Business @ Downtown Eugene Public Library
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Facebook for Small Business
A Hands-On Workshop
Thursday, January 29, 6:00 p.m.
Pre-register: 541-682-5450
Downtown Eugene Public Library
Get expert advice on using social media for profit at “Facebook for Small Business: A Hands-On Workshop,” on Thursday, January 29, 6:00 p.m., at the Downtown Eugene Public Library. Admission is free, with pre-registration required for limited spaces: call 541-682-5450.
Expert Nick Wiley will explain how to: set up and maintain an attractive, effective Facebook presence; decide what and when to post; encourage Likes and Comments; boost posts and create Facebook ads; and measure a page’s success. Bring your own notebook computer or tablet to get expert guidance on creating or improving your business’ Facebook page. Required: a personal Facebook profile and basic familiarity with Facebook.
Nick Wiley is a Digital Marketing and Technology Instructor at the Lane Community College Small Business Development Center. His popular talk about Facebook at the Library earlier this year led to requests for this hands-on workshop.
For more information, contact Eugene Public Library at 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.
Sponsored by Eugene Public Library, LCC Small Business Development Center,
SCORE: Counselors to America’s Small Business,
Friends of Eugene Public Library, and Eugene Public Library Foundation.
Eugene Public Library
Secret in the Wings Play
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – Jan 31 @ 10:00 pm