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 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
: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).
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.
Keepsake photos of your child at a discounted price, thanks to 4 professional photographers. You might win prizes. Sign up now for February sessions, using code “PN15.” Details at Benefit for Parenting Now! http://bit.ly/1yNaDtr.
Springfield Police Department Seeks Citizen Academy Applicants – Deadline for applications is Monday, March 2
Springfield, OR – Want to take a peek behind the scenes at the daily jobs of police officers and all the folks who work side-by-side with them? The Springfield Police Department will hold its 2015 Citizen Police Academy from March 25 through June 3.
The no-cost, 33-hour training program, which consists of classroom and “hands-on” instruction, is open to anyone age 18 or older. Preference will be given to Springfield residents and people doing business in Springfield. Deadline to submit an application is March 2.
The Academy is designed to provide citizens with a better understanding of the nature of police work, and to give them an opportunity to interact with Springfield Police Department staff in a non-emergency setting. It’s also an opportunity to provide input on police policy, practice and procedure.
Community Service Officer Tana Steers, The Academy Director, says the course is “a long-established and important police/community relations program.” The course is designed for citizens from all backgrounds and occupations.
The classes cover officer selection and training, the job of the uniformed patrol officer, investigation skills, tactical operation, canine unit, use of firearms, vice and narcotics, communications, crime scene search, and crime prevention. Students tour police facilities, use police equipment and fire police department-issued weapons.
Classes are held weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with the exception of a couple of the classes. To graduate, each student must attend at least nine of the eleven classes.
Anyone interested in completing an application can obtain one from the Springfield Police Department at 230 Fourth Street or at the police department’s web-site at www. Springfield-or.gov/police/home.html . The application must be returned prior to March 2. All applicants will be notified regarding their acceptance to the academy by March 13.
For more information, contact the Springfield Police Department Community Services Unit at 541-726-3731, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Junction City Arts Council presents Sunday Afternoon Concerts presented at area Junction City Churches. The concerts will be held on the third Sunday afternoon beginning in October, skipping Dec., and concluding with a final performance in May.
Oct. 19 – The Oregon Tuba Ensemble at St. Helen Catholic Church on 6th Ave.
Nov. 16 – The Junction City Polka Band at Junction City United Methodist on 10th Ave.
Jan. 18 – Piano Recital by Matthew Pavilanis at St. Helen Catholic Church on 6th Ave.
Feb. 15 – J.S. Bach’s “Coffee” Cantata in English at Junction City United Methodist on 10th Ave.
Mar. 15 – The Pearl Street String Quartet at Faith Lutheran on 6th Ave.
Apr. 19 – An Afternoon of Live Jazz at Faith Lutheran on 6th Ave.
May 17 – Wind Ensemble Concert, Jocelyn Thomas, soprano at St. Helen Catholic Church on 6th Ave.
he Roving Park Players present Fanny Burney’s satirical delight, THE WiTLiNGS, a hilarious send-up of the literary scene of mid-18th century London. Performances will be February 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28 and March 1, 2015, at Good Samaritan Center, 3500 Hilyard in Eugene. All performances begin at 7:00 pm. Admission is FREE!
See rovingparkplayers.org or our Facebook page for synopsis.
Call 541-914-2374 or 541-686-2738 for more information.