There are a lot of ways to enjoy this weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele. Out & About Links: Prost8K Musical Feet Second Friday Art Walk Vintage Car Show For more information on these and other great events or to submit your own, click here.
EUGENE, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber’s partner, who he’s named first lady, visited Eugene Thursday for a look at St. Vincent de Paul’s homelessness and low-income efforts. Cylvia Hayes toured three of St. Vincent de Paul’s sites, each utilizing different recycling operations and ways to service Lane County’s less fortunate. Hayes says it’s some of the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A local elementary school is working around the 4J’s budget woes in a very creative way. First, second and third graders at Adams Elementary hope to win a $10,000 prize from a national American Girl contest for the mural. The organizing teacher says creating it took more than art. Students had to … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The 44th annual Oregon Country Fair is in July. But this Saturday is the official kick-off, the fair’s spring fling at W.O.W. Hall where event organizers will unveil the official poster. KEZI 9 News got a sneak peak of the poster and talked with the local artist commissioned to create the whimsical … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — We’re used to seeing squirrels just about everywhere in western Oregon. But if you happen to see a bronze one turn up, Corvallis police want you to give them a call. Someone stole the sculpture from the city’s Central Park. It’s worth about $800. If you see it, call the Corvallis Police … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — To celebrate Earth Day Monday, St. Vincent de Paul hosted the grand re-opening of its Aurora Glass showroom. All of the products there are made out of recycled materials diverted from the landfill. There are glass products, candles, cleaning rags and more. “This is a reflection of of the values of our … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — 4J administrators say in the past 20 years they cut their art departments in half. Staff, students and the local community are coping with that change. Those KEZI 9 News spoke to said they were disappointed to see how much that part of our education has changed. And while they understand the … Continue reading »
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A ceremony will take place Tuesday night at Junction City High School to unveil a new display of human rights history in its hallways. The group that organizes events on Cesar Chavez Day at the high school came up with the idea and teamed up with a local muralist and the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Jell-O–most people eat it, but others hang it on the wall. Maude Kerns Art Center is hosting its 25th annual Jell-O Art Show Saturday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Diane McWho showed us how Jell-O is transformed into art.
EUGENE, Ore. — It can do more than wiggle and jiggle. Jell-O can also be art. The Maude Kerns Art Center is hosting its 25th annual Jell-O Art Show this month. Exhibits Coordinator Michael Fisher joined KEZI 9 News live in the studio to explain how people can get involved. The art show is at … Continue reading »