Calendar of events: Feb. 17 – Feb. 22

Thursday, Feb. 17

■ Cottage Grove February Business After Hours, 5:30-7 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 836 E. Main Street. Hosted by Shenna Whitlock, Mann Mortgage and Alan Whitlock, Sunstone Team.

■ Oregon Public Health Advisory Board, 2-5 p.m. Zoom conference call, (669) 254-5252, participant code 1602414019#. For more information go to PHAB.

Friday, Feb. 18

■ Acrylic Paint Night with Art and Soul, 6:30 p.m. 22 N. 8th St, Cottage Grove. For tickets go to You are permitted to BYO beverages & snacks.

■ “We Need Rent Money” a locally-produced comedy, 7 p.m., Richard E. Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main Street, Springfield. For more information contact Blake Laitner at 458-239-2479 or [email protected] An After Party will occur at the Hippie Museum, 535 Main Street, Springfield.

Saturday, Feb. 19

■ Free Carousel rides, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1780 Carnegie Way, CG Industrial Park (Hwy. 99S). Masks and proof of vaccination required to ride.

■ Track Town Polar Plunge & 5k/10k Fun, Run at 9:30 a.m, Plunge at 11 a.m. Maurie Jacobs Park, Fir Lane, Eugene. Go to

Sunday, Feb. 20

■ Cottage Grove Girl Scout Cookies, Sunday at 4 p.m. and Walmart, Wednesday, March 2 at 4 p.m.  

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 18-20

■  Pacific Northwest USTA, adult 40 and over Women, Eugene Swim and Tennis Club, 2766 Crescent Ave., Eugene. For more information go to 

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 18-20

■ 11th Annual Wine, Chowder & Glass Float Trail 2022, Old Town Florence. See for more information.

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 19-20

■ ODFW Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon. Everyone can fish, clam and crab free. Go to Fishing licenses:

Saturday-Monday, Feb. 19-21

■ 10/12U Ice Cup Hockey Tournament, Lane Amateur Hockey Association, The Rink Exchange, 796 W. 13th Ave, Eugene. Go to 

■ President’s Day Volleyball Tournament, Columbia Empire Volleyball Association, Bob Keefer Center, Springfield. Go to 

Sunday, Feb. 20

■ Brushes & Brews at The Round Up Saloon, 2-5 p.m. The Round Up Saloon, 13 N. Front St., Creswell. Event by Art & Soul Studio. For tickets go to

Monday, Feb. 21

■ RAIN (Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network) Creswell Business On Tap, 4:30-6 p.m. at The Round Up Saloon, Creswell.  

■ Fresh Produce & More Giveaway, 1-3 p.m. Cottage Grove Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 820 S. 10th St.

Tuesday, Feb. 22

■ Springfield Government Issues Committee meeting, 8-9 a.m. Zoom conference. Invitations will be sent out via email. Call the Springfield Chamber at 541-746-1651 or email Max Molzahn at [email protected]

■ Springfield City Council, 7 p.m. Go to:

■ The Springfield Historic Commission, 4:30-6 p.m. Online or phone-in only. Go to

■ Lane Library District Board Meeting, 5-6:30 p.m. Creswell Library Friendship Room, 64 W. Oregon Ave. Public invited.