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Journey to the stars

offered at planetarium

The Eugene Astronomical Society will present "Journey to the Outskirts of the Universe" by Eugene resident Larry Deckman on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Science Factory planetarium, 2300 Leo Harris Parkway.

Deckman will take attendees on a journey from 150 miles above the Earth, working outward through the solar system and beyond using images of the cosmos from telescopes and space craft.

For more information, call Sam Pitts at 688-7330 or go online to

Graduate students

providing counseling

The Professional Counseling Program at Northwest Christian College is offering counseling for residents of Eugene and Springfield to help fill the gap for mental health services as more community people struggle with rising health care costs.

A session with graduate counseling students, supervised by licensed professionals, is $5 a week. An initial intake screening is free. Counseling is available to those aged 16 and older.

The counselors-in-training provide counseling for people of diverse backgrounds, ages, lifestyles and religious faiths. They work with issues of depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, relationships, career and life transitions.

The Counseling Center operates under the ethical guidelines of the American Counseling Association, the American Psychological Association and the legal requirements of the state of Oregon. The Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists has approved the program.

To schedule an appointment, call 349-7471.

Winter Pow Wow set

for Elmira High School

ELMIRA - The Title VII Indian Education NATIVES Program holds its annual Winter Pow Wow and Indian Craft Market today from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Elmira High School gymnasium, 24936 Fir Grove Lane. The free event will feature craft tables, a raffle, fry bread and other concessions.

Parking issues expert

to speak at Eugene library

Parking expert Donald Shoup on Monday will talk about how parking can be managed to promote compact, liveable cities.

Shoup, professor of urban planning at UCLA, is the author of "The High Cost of Free Parking."

His free presentation will be from noon-1:30 p.m. in the Bascom/Tykeson Room, Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave.

Shoup's presentation is sponsored by the city of Eugene, Commuter Solutions and the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program.

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Date:Feb 3, 2007
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