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Slow-food farm picnic on menu for Sunday

Students from Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center's Culinary Arts Program and chefs Shane Tracey of Nib Dessert and Wine Bar and John-Patrick Downey-McCarthy of Devour food cart will prepare fresh local cuisine during the fourth annual "One Field Meal" on Sunday.

The Slow Food Eugene event, which will be from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., features a family-style farm picnic and will be held at Polyrock Ranch and Lost Creek Farm, 84402 Territorial Highway. Tickets, $25 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12, are available at at Long's Meat Market, Newman's Fish Company and For more infor mation, visit

Band strikes up tunes at Washburne Park

The Eugene Symphonic Band will play a traditional concert band repertoire, including pops and marches, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Washburne Park, Agate Street and East 20th Avenue.

Friendly block party features vendors, art

The Friendly Area Businesses group will hold an open house and party on the 2700 block of Friendly Street from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The free event will showcase more than 50 local vendors, musicians and artists on the future site of a proposed LUCiA residential and commercial development across the street from the Friendly Street Market.

Food storage is topic of free workshop

A free workshop on storing, preserving and enjoying local foods throughout the year will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Amazon Community Garden, East 27th Avenue and High Street. Participants will also learn about many foods available in the Willamette Valley and how to find them. The workshop will be led by Jen Annonia and Tom Bettman. To register, contact Lorna Baldwin, 541-682-4845 or

Brazilian student gives piano concert

Priscilla Dantas, a 17-year-old concert pianist from Recife, Brazil, will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Road.

The concert is the first of two public concerts for the young pianist, who will be spending her junior year at Churchill High School as an exchange student. She will play pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Clementi and Liszt. Her second concert is Sept. 5 at 2 p.m. at Willamette Oaks Retirement Living Community, 455 Alexander Loop. Any proceeds will go toward Dantas' scholarship, provided through the locally based Students Helping Street Kids International.
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Date:Aug 20, 2010
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