Byline: The Register-Guard
Nearby Nature Spring New Volunteer Orientation - 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Tykeson Room at Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave.; learn about leading spring school nature walks in Alton Baker Park, as well as other Nearby Nature volunteer opportunities; no experience needed, training provided in April; free; 541-687-9699, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.nearbynature.org/volunteer.
Frans de Waal Lecture - 7:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday at 182 Lillis Hall on UO campus; C.H. Candler, professor in psychology department of Emory University and director of Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Center in Atlanta, will discuss "The Evolution of Connectivity: Empathy, Altruism and Primate Social Skills"; free; 541-346-3934.
Parkinson's Disease Support Group of Lane County - 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Road; free; 541-345-2988 or email@example.com.
Favorite Book Nominations - Kids and teens may visit any Eugene Public Library location to vote for their favorite books for the Oregon Reader's Choice Award and Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award; to see this year's nominees, visit library or www.bit.ly/19iqKF4; voting for Oregon Reader's Choice Award is open to youths in grades 3-12 through March 30; elementary-age children may vote for Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award at the library from March 15 through April 9; free; 541-682-8316 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.
Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group - 7 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell Community Center, 155 High St.; Kelly Dodson and Sue Milliken of Far Reaches Farm in Port Townsend, Wash., will discuss their plant-hunting expeditions and show many of their plants; $5 for nonmembers, free for members; 541-344-0896 or www.thehardyplantgroup.org.