Correction (published Oct. 16, 2009): City/Region: The City Club of Eugene will meet at 11:50 a.m. Friday at the Mallard mallard: see duck.
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Bridge project to affect I-5 off-ramps
Contractors for the Oregon Department of Transportation will close the northbound Interstate off-ramp to Franklin Boulevard from 5 a.m. Saturday until midnight Sunday. Northbound I-5 traffic will be detoured to Exit 191 at Glenwood Boulevard.
The closure will allow for work that is part of the I-5 Willamette River Willamette River
River, northwestern Oregon, U.S. It flows north for 300 mi (485 km) into the Columbia River near Portland. Oregon's most populous cities are in its valley. The Fremont Bridge, a steel arch with a main span of 1,225 ft (373 m), crosses the river at Portland. Bridge replacement project.
The Franklin Boulevard on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed for two months, starting as early as late October. The closure will allow crews to widen the on-ramp. Alternate routes will be clearly marked.
For the latest information about the project, visit www.willamettebridge.org or follow the project on Twitter A Web site and service that lets users send short text messages from their cellphones to a group of friends. Launched in 2006, Twitter (www.twitter.com) was designed for people to broadcast their current activities and thoughts. : OregonDOT. Visit www.Tripcheck.com for current traffic conditions.
Labyrinth walk set for Friday at hospital
SPRINGFIELD - A monthly Labyrinth Walk will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Medical Center Sacred Heart Medical Center may refer to:
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The walk will be held in the chapel and is open to all visitors, staff and patients.
The labyrinth is a 26-foot Chartres canvas labyrinth.
The pattern is from Chartres Cathedral Chartres Cathedral
Cathedral of Notre-Dame at Chartres, one of the most influential examples of High Gothic architecture. The main part of this great cathedral was built between 1194 and 1220. in France.
Anne Gordon, Sacred Heart labyrinth facilitator, will be on hand to answer questions. Admission is free.
For more information, call 913-3185.
Health official to address flu issues
Lane County Public Health Officer Sarah Hendrickson will discuss H1N1 human influenza as well as other health matters at the City Club of Eugene's Friday meeting at the Hilton Eugene Conference & Convention Center.
The meeting begins at 11:50 a.m. Gallery admission is $5 for guests, free for City Club members.
The City Club meeting will be broadcast at 6:30 p.m. Monday on KLCC KLCC Kuala Lumpur City Centre (Malaysia) 89.7 FM.
Restaurant fundraiser to benefit Kind Tree
KindTree Productions will hold a fundraiser on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Baja Fresh on Coburg Road for Kind Tree - Autism autism (ô`tĭzəm), developmental disability resulting from a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the brain. It is characterized by the abnormal development of communication skills, social skills, and reasoning. Rocks.
A percentage of every order will go to Kind Tree for summer camps, art programs and other activities. A flier is available at www.kindtree.org
Women voters to host Springfield's Golden
Springfield School District Superintendent Nancy Golden will discuss "Issues In Our Children's Education and How We Are Responding" at Thursday's meeting of the League of Women Voters League of Women Voters, voluntary public service organization of U.S. citizens. Organized in 1920 in Chicago as an outgrowth of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, it had as its original nucleus the leaders of the latter organization. of Lane County.
The meeting will be at Mallard Banquet Hall, 725 W. First St., in Eugene.
A buffet lunch will be available beginning at 11:45 a.m. for $10, including tip. The free program will begin at 12:15 p.m.
For more information, call the League office at 343-7917 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch reservations are appreciated but not required.
Archaeologist to discuss Kalapuyans
Birds of Oregon and General Science will host a presentation by archaeologist and living history master performer Anthony Farque of the U.S. Forest Service from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Campbell Center, 155 High St.
Farque's talk will be "The Kalapuyans: What have we learned of the original native inhabitants
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Farque has worked 30 years as an archaeologist in the Willamette National Forest The Willamette National Forest is a National Forest located in the central portion of the Cascade Range of Oregon, US. It contains 1,675,407 acres (2,618 mi², 6,780 km²) making it one of the largest national forests. and 25 years with Native Americans, restoring traditional cultural landscapes. A display of various artifacts artifacts
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The group meets the first and third Thursdays of each month. A $1 contribution is appreciated.
Whilamut citizen panel meets Thursday
A public meeting of the citizen planning committee for the Whilamut Natural Area of 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. will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Parkview Room at the Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St. in Springfield.
Formerly the East Alton Baker Park Citizen Planning Committee, the Whilamut committee was formed after Lane County voters passed the East Alton Baker Park charter amendment in 1992. Members of the volunteer organization - 10 from Eugene and five from Springfield - are appointed by elected officials to oversee implementation of the park master plan in conjunction with the Willamalane Park and Recreation District and the city of Eugene's Parks and Open Space Division.
Afghanistan film to be shown tonight
The Community Alliance of Lane County will sponsor the showing of "Rethink Afghanistan," a new film by award-winning filmmaker Robert Greenwald, at 7 p.m. today in Harris Hall, 125 E. 8th Ave.
The full-length documentary focuses on key issues surrounding the war in Afghanistan, and will be followed by a discussion about what can be done to bring peace to the region.
For more information, call 485-1755.