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Jane Monheit - Jazz, 7:30 p.m. today, Shedd, 285 E. Broadway. $25 to $35. (687-6526)

Springfield High School Springfield High School may refer to:
  • Springfield High School (Colorado) — Springfield, Colorado
  • Springfield High School (Illinois) — Springfield, Illinois
  • Springfield High School (Louisiana) — Springfield, Louisiana
 Choir - Christmas choral concert, 7:30 p.m. today, Springfield High School, 875 Seventh St., Springfield. Free. (517-9028)

"Gala Winter Concert" - Arts Umbrella Youth Encore Strings, Cadet Orchestra and Junior Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, South Eugene High School South Eugene High School is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It was founded as Eugene High School around 1900, and was located at Willamette Street and West 11th Avenue in a brick building that later served as Eugene's city hall.  Auditorium, 400 E. 19th Ave. $7 adults, $3 youth, $15 family. (484-0473)

Shapeshifters, Pigeon John, 3 Blind Mics - Hip-hop, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, WOW Hall, 291 W. Eighth Ave. $10, $8 advance. (687-2746)

F word, Built Like Alaska Built Like Alaska are an indie rock band from Oakdale, California, USA. In 2001, the band went on tour with Sparklehorse. Signing with Grandaddy's Sweat of the Alps label, they released their d├ębut full-length, Hopalong, in 2003. , Panty Lions - Experimental rock, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, WOW Hall. $10, $8 advance. (687-2746)

Meadowlark-Buena Vista Melodies - 3 p.m. Thursday, Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Drive. Free. (687-0356)

Satoris, the Dead Americans, Sammy's Good Eye - Rock, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Cozmic Pizza, 199 W. Eighth Ave. Free. (338-9333)

Songspinners - SHOcase performance, 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Hult Center lobby, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street. Free. (682-5000)

"The Real Thing" - Tom Stoppard's comedy, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Springfield High School, 875 Seventh St., Springfield. $4. (517-9028)

Handel's "Messiah" - Eugene Symphony Orchestra performance, 8 p.m. Friday, Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center. $18 to $30. (682-5000)

Iron & Wine, Sam Jayne - Folk, 9:30 p.m. Friday, WOW Hall. $12. (687-2746)

Rootstand - Reggae, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Cozmic Pizza. $3. (338-9333)

Christmas sing-along - Christmas song circle, 5 p.m. Friday, Cozmic Pizza. Free. (338-9333)

Oregon Tuba Association, Cascade Community Holiday Chorus, the Eugene Chamber Singers, the Oregon Children's Choir - Holiday music, 7 p.m. Friday, Shedd. Free, canned food donation for FOOD for Lane County requested. (343-1117)

"Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast is a traditional fairy tale (type 425C -- search for a lost husband -- in the Aarne-Thompson classification). The first published version of the fairy tale was a meandering rendition by Madame Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, published in  - A Fairy Tale A Fairy Tale (AKA A Magic Tale) - Fantastic ballet in 1 Act, with choreography by Marius Petipa, and music by (?) Richter.

First presented by students of the Imperial Ballet School on April 4/16 (Julian/Gregorian calendar dates), 1891 in the
 on Ice" - Annual Marine Corps' Toys for Tots Toys For Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which donates toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by Major Bill Hendricks.  holiday ice show, 7:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Lane Ice Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. Donation of one store-packaged toy. (682-3615)

Johnny Gimble and Texas Swing - 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Shedd. $18.50 to $26.50. (687-6526)

Byrdsong Consort, the Chamber Singers - "A Renaissance Christmas," holiday carols, motets and dances, 8 p.m. Saturday, Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene, 477 E. 40th Ave. $5, $10 per family. (686-2775)

"Adventures in Narnia" - Hosanna Hosanna (hōzăn`ə) [Heb.,=save now; Psalm 118], an intensified imperative, a cry, addressed to God, particularly used in the Feast of Tabernacles, when prayers for rain were offered.  Dance's dramatic interpretation of C.S. Lewis' allegory "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Performance Hall, Lane Community College. $10. (607-5798)

Holiday teas - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. seatings Saturday, Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willamette St. $20. (484-0808)

Hannukah Celebration - Music, dancing, stories and sing-alongs to mark the fifth night of Hannukah, 7 p.m. Saturday, Temple Beth Israel, 2550 Portland St., $3 to $5 individiual or $8 to $12 for families. (485-7218)

"To Kill a Mockingbird" - Lorane Movie Night features films and youth art show, 7 p.m. Saturday; before the feature, "Performance in Depth, the Many Roles of Alec Guiness" at 6 p.m., Lorane Grange Hall No. 54, Old Lorane Road, Lorane. $7 donation. (942-2219)

"The Incredible Adventures of Wallace and Gromit" - Family Fun Nights presents a Claymation film for the whole family, 7 p.m. Saturday, Impact! Arts, 2520 Harris St. $3. (431-1177)

Oregon Mozart Players Oregon Mozart Players is a professional chamber orchestra based in Eugene, Oregon. The orchestra presents six concert sets in a typical season, in addition to numerous small ensemble performances and recitals by guest artists.  - "Baroque for the Holidays," 7:30 p.m. Sunday, First Christian Church First Christian Church can refer to:
  • First Christian Church, Winfield, Kansas Website
  • First Christian Church, Athens, Alabama
  • First Christian Church, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • First Christian Church, Lonoke, Arkansas
, 1166 Oak St. $18 to $28. (345-6648)

Oregon Children's Choir - Holiday concert, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Beall Concert Hall, 961 E. 18th Ave. $8 to $20. (343-0840)

The Community Chorus of Florence - Annual holiday concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, Florence Events Center, 715 Quince quince, shrub or small tree of the Asian genera Chaenomeles and Cydonia of the family Rosaceae (rose family). The common quince (Cydonia oblonga  St., Florence. $12. (541-997-1994)

Strung Out, Haste the Day Haste the Day is a Christian Metalcore band signed with Solid State Records from Indianapolis, Indiana, formed in 2001. Their band is named after a lyric in the hymn "It Is Well with My Soul". , Only Crime, A Wilhelm Scream - Punk rock, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, WOW Hall. $12. (687-2746)

Suzuki Strings - Classical, 1 p.m. Sunday, Barnes & Noble. Free. (687-0356)

SpunHoney, Chico Schwall and the Schwall Street Journals - "Pocketful of Change" benefit for FOOD for Lane County, 6 p.m. Sunday, Cozmic Pizza. Free. (338-9333)

The British Brass Band, The Symphonic Brass Choir - Music by Vaughan Williams, Jacob, Howarth, Susato; Christmas Suite by Leroy Anderson, 4 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church First Baptist Church may refer to many churches: Canada
  • First Baptist Church of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
United States
  • First Baptist Church (Bay Minette, Alabama)
  • First Baptist Church (Greenville, Alabama)
, 3550 Fox Meadow Road. Free. (345-0341)

Nearby Nature Quest - Nearby Nature event includes a birdfeeder workshop, family-paced hike, storytelling and more, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Alton Baker Park Alton Baker Park is located in Eugene, Oregon, United States, near Autzen Stadium. It features duck ponds, bicycle trails, and a dog park, and directly touches the Ferry Street Bridge.  park host residence, 100 Day Island Road. $2. (687-9699)

"Singing Crystal, A Rainbow of Sound Holiday Celebration" - Benefit for homeless families, 3 p.m. Sunday, First Congregational Church First Congregational Church may refer to:
  • First Congregational Church (Porterville, California)
  • First Congregational Church (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
  • First Congregational Church (Denver, Colorado)
  • First Congregational Church (Manitou Springs, Colorado)
, 24th Avenue and Harris Street. Free will offering. (870-6789)

U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association - Ballroom dance, 7 p.m., Rumba A popular family of PC-to-host connectivity programs from NetManage, Inc., Cupertino, CA ( Acquired in 1999 from Wall Data Inc., the RUMBA software gives desktop PC users access to virtually any host across any network.  lesson with Robert Alexander, 6 p.m. Sunday, Veterans' Memorial Building ballroom, 1626 Willamette St. $6, $4 members and students. (689-9097)


Applying for College and Financial Aid - Advice on completing applications and writing essays and a demonstration of the library's electronic resources, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave. Free. (682-5450)


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Date:Dec 6, 2004
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