Habitat rescue and cleanup - 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Turtle Flats and the Glassbar Island property (terrestrial portion, not the island itself). Join Friends of Buford Park and Mount Pisgah to clean up trash and tear out invasive English ivy. Registration required at bufordpark.org.Meet at the entrance to Turtle Flats. Cross Interstate 5 on East 30th Avenue, turn at the first left onto Franklin Boulevard, then take the first right onto Franklin Boule vard east and cross under the railroad tracks. As Franklin begins to curve, look for a gate across a gravel road on the left. Volunteers are invited to a party afterward from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ninkasi Brewing Event Center, 155 Blair St., Eugene. A free lunch by Track Town Pizza, beverages by Ninkasi and ice cream by Red Wagon Creamery will be available, plus music, a raffle and more. 541-344-8350.
2016 Great Willamette Cleanup - 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Meet at Greenwaters Park Pavillion to begin cleanup of Salmon Creek, the Middle Fork and other sites in the Oakridge-Westfir area. This cleanup is part of a statewide effort in collaboration with Up stream Adventures. Wear shoes with closed toes, dress for the weather and bring water. The Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council will provide gloves and tools. Register for this or the North Fork cleanup in Westfir at tinyurl.com/hdseszl. Send email to email@example.com or call 541-937-9800. Volunteers are invit ed to a post-cleanup celebration from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ninkasi Brewing Event Center, 155 Blair St., Eugene.
Smoking Everything (Almost) Workshop - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham St., Eugene. OSU Extension Service Master Food Preservers in Lane County are teaching a class in the fundamentals of home smoking and curing foods. $60. Participants can see available smokers and cookers, and there will be demonstrations on how to use them safely to smoke meats, fish, cheese and vegetables. The results of the lesson will provide lunch. Register online at tinyurl.com/zqhpnxu or pick up registration forms at the OSU Extension Service office, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene.
UO Celebration of American Archives Month - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. There will be four events in three places to celebrate the "pieces of history that UO has to offer."
10 a.m. to noon: Examine original art, rare books and papers from authors Urusla Le Guin and Ken Kesey during a free open house in the Special Collections & University Archives, Paulson Reading Room, 2N Knight Library, 1501 Kincaid St.) and Architecture & Allied Arts Library, 200 Lawrence Hall, 1190 Franklin Blvd.
Noon to 2 p.m.: Join local historians on their guided tour of the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, led by local historians. The first tour starts at 12:15 p.m., with tours every 20 minutes thereafter. Meet at Memorial Square in the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery next to Knight Library.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Learn how to preserve photographs, sound recordings, digital media and home movies from UO library curators in the Knight Library Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid St.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Catch a screening of highlights from the UO historic film collection in the Knight Library Browing Room, 1501 Kincaid St. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
All events are free and open to the public. RSVP encouraged at library.uoregon.edu. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance by calling 541-346-3056.