Events scheduled by Willamalane Park and Recreation District for the week of Oct. 5-11.
Friday, Oct. 5
Middle School Dance - Grades 6-8. Dances are open to all Springfield middle school students with a current school-issued picture ID. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $6. Memorial Building, 765 A St. 541-736-4544.
Dinner on the Town - For adults 18 and up in the Adaptive Recreation program. Dress up and join friends for an evening at one of our local fancy restaurants. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $7. Bring $20 for dinner. 541-736-4544.
Teen Chefs - Grades 6-8. Participants will learn how to prepare a healthy meal and enjoy the result. Register in advance. Fridays, through Dec. 7, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Two50.
Medicare Changes and You - Learn about updates for Medicare, preventive benefits and fraud prevention. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Adult Activity Center.
Saturday, Oct. 6
Family Fishing Day - Ages 3 and up. Fishing at the Leaburg Fish Hatchery. Oregon fishing license required for ages 14 and up. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $5. Leaves from Willamalane Center.
Painting an Explosion of Fall Colors - Ages 18 and up. Explore creating a dynamic fall landscape at Alton Baker Park. Bring sunglasses, a chair, easel, etc. Register in advance. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $32. Adult Activity Center.
Meet the Trainers - Meet new Willamalane Center trainers and join us for a Q&A session and tour. 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Free. Willamalane Center.
Saturday Morning Indoor Tennis - All ages/all levels. Saturdays through Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., $16 plus $5 drop-in fee. Willamalane Center. 541-683-1843.
Saturday Night Indoor Tennis - All ages/all levels. Saturdays through Oct. 27, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $12 plus $5 drop-in fee. Willamalane Center. 541-683-1843
Indoor Tennis Competition - All ages/all levels. Saturdays through Oct. 27, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $16 plus $5 drop-in fee. Willamalane Center. 541-683-1843.
Sunday, Oct. 7
Sunday Night Indoor Tennis - All ages/all levels. Sundays through Oct. 28, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. $16 plus $5 drop-in fee. Willamalane Center. 541-683-1843.
Monday, Oct. 8
ATA Martial Arts - Tiny Tigers (Ages 3-6), Karate Kids (Ages 7-13). Mondays and Wednesdays through Oct. 31, $70. Willamalane Center.
Better Baking - For adults 18 and up in the Adaptive Recreation program. Mondays through Oct. 29. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $28. Willamalane Center.
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Family Gym Time - Bring the whole family to this supervised class in our large gymnasium. One registration good for up to three children. Tuesdays through Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. $22. Willamalane Center.
Clearwater Park Nature Walk - Ages 50 and up. Bring binoculars and bird identification field guide if you have one. 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Free. Clearwater Park (meet by restroom). 541-736-4544.
Bead Art: String Basics - Ages 50 and up. Beginning and intermediate levels. All supplies and tools provided. Register in advance. 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. $15. Bead Addiction, 2146 Main St. 541-736-4444.
Youth Indoor Tennis - Ages 4-7. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 18. 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $12 plus $4 drop-in fee. Willamalane Center. 541-683-1843.
Indoor Tennis - All ages. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 18. Beginning/Intermediate, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Intermediate/Advanced, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $12 plus $5 drop-in fee. Willamalane Center. 541-683-1843.
Leadership, Advanced Martial Arts - Ages 7 and up. For students selected by the instructor for more advanced taekwondo training. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 1, $20. Willamalane Center.
Family Martial Arts - Ages 7 and up. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 1, $70. Price is per person for first and second family member. Each additional family member is $10. Willamalane Center.
Women's Tennis Tournament class - Tuesdays through Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $16 plus $5 drop-in fee. Willamalane Center. 541-683-1843.
Wednesday, Oct. 10
Young Chefs - Ages 18 months to 5 years. Create fun, healthy dishes with your child. Teach stirring, spreading, mashing and more. Wednesdays through Oct. 31, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. $22. Willamalane Center.
Aerobic Dance Fitness - Ages 15 and up. Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 14, 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults (15-49 years) $35, seniors (50 and up) $30. Willamalane Center.
Fit for Life - Explore the facts and myths surrounding weight loss and fitness. Register in advance. Wednesdays through Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. $40. Adult Activity Center.
Gymnastics - Gymbugs (Ages 3 to 4 1/2 ), Gyminicrickets (Ages 4 1/2 -6), Coed Beginners Tumbling (Ages 6-12). Wednesdays through Nov. 7, $48. Willamalane Center.
Thursday, Oct. 11
No School Day - Grades K-5. A full day of activity at Willamalane Center. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. $30.
Messy Art - Expand creativity and artistic development through paint, glue, glitter and more. Thursdays through Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. $22. Willamalane Center.
Bicycle Maintenance - Intermediate: covers advanced safety check procedures, determining parts needing to be replaced and how to replace basic wear components. Thursdays through Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $38. Paul's Bicycle Way of Life, 2480 Alder St., Eugene.
Picture Frame Building - Frame materials, supplied by the student, will be determined during the first class. Thursdays through Nov. 25, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $22. Adult Activity Center.
Be an Informed Voter - Speakers from the League of Women Voters of Lane County will discuss the pros and cons of each measure on the November general election ballot. Register in advance. 1:30 p.m. Free. Adult Activity Center.
NOAA and Hatfield Marine Science Center Day Trip, Newport - Tour the new National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration facility and museum and the Hatfield Center; lunch at Brewer's on the Bay. 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $36. Food is an additional cost. 541-736-4444.
For registration details and facility rental information, visit willamalane.org or call the following facilities: Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation, 541-736-4544, 250 S. 32nd St.; Two50 Youth Center, 541-736-4544, 250 S. 32nd St.; Willamalane Park Swim Center, 541-736-4080, 1276 G St.; Splash! at Lively Park, 541-736-4244, 6100 Thurston Road; Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 541-736-4444, 215 West C St.