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Parkinson's Disease Alternative and Supplemental Support Group - 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Willamalane Recreation Center, 250 S. 32nd St. in Springfield. Participants will take field trip to recreation center to learn about pickleball, gym shoes required; or 541-345-2988

12 Steps to Sustainable Living - 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at OSU Extension Office, 996 Jefferson St. Free; learn how to make yard and garden more sustainable; 541-344-5859 or

Windfall Reading Series - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave. Writers Lois Rosen and Quinton Hallett will be featured; Rosen is a poet and Hallett is the author of three chapbooks and a poetry collection; Windfall Reading Series is a partnership between the library and Lane Literary Guild; refreshments served at intermission; 541-682-5450 or

"Birds! Watching and Enjoying Them" program - 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fern Ridge Library, 88026 Territorial Road, Veneta. Wild bird and nature experts, Dan and Barbara Gleason, owners of Wild Birds Unlimited in Eugene, will present a free program on the art and fun of birdwatching, including how to prepare for a day of birdwatching (what to wear, what to bring and what to expect) and answering any wild bird-related question.

Talk on Tsunami Debris and Invasive Species- 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lane Community College, Florence branch, 3149 Oak St., in Room 103. Hatfield Marine Science Center researcher John Chapman will provide background information on an upsurge of tsunami debris on the Oregon Coast, explaining what has been learned regarding the tsunami debris that continues to wash up on Oregon beaches; Chapman, invertebrate zoologist who studies aquatic biological invasions, collects tsunami debris and samples the organisms clinging to it, also will talk about his debris research; sponsored by CoastWatch program of the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition; free and open to the public with a $5 donation suggested. Information: Fawn Custer, 541-270-0027,

Cottage Grove 912 Project - 6:30 p.m. Stacy's Covered Bridge Restaurant, 401 E. Main, Cottage Grove. Ellen Mooney, a Triangle Lake resident who sits on the Lane County Weed Control Board, and Ted Reiss, a forester with Seneca Sawmill, will argue against a proposed Lane County Charter amendment to ban the aerial spraying of herbicides; free and open to the public.

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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:May 15, 2016
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