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Event offers information on summer camps

KDUK radio is presenting a free Kids Camp Faire from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Oakway Center, Oakway and Coburg roads. The fair will provide information for parents to a variety of summer camps - sports, dance, music, arts, teams, nature, science - for kids ranging in age from 3 to 16.

Talk set on caring

for older loved ones

SPRINGFIELD - Todd Peterson of Home Instead Senior Care will present "Say It With Love: Communicating Between the Generations" at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield.

The talk will concern ways of communicating with older loved ones and how to deal with situations where memory loss can affect communication.

To pre-register or for more information, call 736-4444.

Family History Center sets genealogy conference

The Eugene Family History Center in west Eugene, part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will hold its second annual Eugene Family History Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 3500 W. 18th Avenue.

Advance registration is advised for the 30 "one-hour classes" available at the free workshop. Individuals can select up to five classes for the day.

To register or for more information, call 342-7864 or visit

Presentation set on park's rhododendron garden

Michael Robert, Hendricks Park head gardener from 1981 to 2003, will present a lecture and slide show titled, "A Fifty Year History of Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden," at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Laurelwood Golf Course meeting room, 2700 Columbia St. The free, public lecture is sponsored by the Friends of Hendricks Park.

The slide show will document the history of the Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden from its dedication in 1954 through the decades as it has evolved and includes archival photos.

For more information, call 607-4066 or 682-5324 or visit www.friendsofhendrickspark


Rabbi gives talk on Jews in Hebron hot spot

Rabbi Danny Cohen, a resident of Hebron in the disputed West Bank, will give a video presentation on that city's past and present at a free talk Wednesday. Viewed by many as a hot spot for hostilities, Hebron is seen by Cohen as a city steeped in Jewish history and spiritual mystique.

The event, sponsored by Chabad of Eugene and the Jewish Federation of Lane County, begins at 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Inn, 850 Franklin Blvd. For more information, call 484-7665 or 912-7210 or visit

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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:May 18, 2004
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