Out & About: March 1st-3rd

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If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, KDUK’s Valerie Steele has these suggestions.

You can help a local deputy and his wife who are recovering from a hit-and-run. Friends are raising money for Deputy Drew Wattier and his wife Michelle’s medical fund run on Sunday. It starts at 10 a.m. at Alton Baker Park. There’s a 5K and a 10K. Admission starts at $25.

If you’re looking for a different kind of race, how about one in the snow? The Snow Lovers Loop is a snowshoeing race at Odell Lake Resort. You can do the 4K or the 8K and even rent snow shoes at the lodge. It starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Admission is $20-$30. That includes a trail pass and lunch.

Girls currently living with foster parents will be primped and pampered this weekend at Princess for a Day. The event happens Sunday at Valley River Inn. You must register in advance online or at A Family for Every Child. Admission is free for foster girls. Non-foster girls can also attend. Admission for them is a $50 donation to the cause.

Some of the state’s best comedians will compete to become Oregon’s Last Comedian Standing. The free screening event kicks off Friday at 7:30 p.m. at The City on MLK, jr. Boulevard. Admission is free.

Coming up next week, comedian John Hodgman will be in Eugene. You may recognize him in the Apple commercials where he says, “…and I’m a PC.” He’ll perform at the McDonald Theater Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $27.

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