UPCOMING EVENTS

MONDAY, JANUARY 29
n Club Monday classes are held at Creswell Library on Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. Classes are free and all are invited. This class is to make your own paper valentine.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31
n Rep. Barnhart will meet with the public at 7:30 a.m. at Creswell Coffee,116 Melton Road. Rep. Barnhart has scheduled a series of town halls in the coming weeks to give residents of House District 11 a chance to engage with their state representative, learn about what to expect from the brief session next month and give their feedback about the issues of the day.
n Creswell at Home Community Choir rehearsal, 1 p.m. at Creswell Church of Christ, 380 Kings Row. All are welcome to join.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3
n The Creswell High School Hall of Fame Committee invites the public to travel back in time to a radio rebroadcast of the very exciting 1969 2A State Basketball Championship in which our Creswell Bulldogs defeated the reigning champions from Sutherlin. Doors open at 5 p.m. in the CHS commons, 33390 Niblock Lane. Snacks will be available and admission is free. Donations are accepted for scholarships. Find more information on Facebook by searching “Creswell High School Athletic Hall of Fame.” For more info, call 541-895-3910.
n Brides for a Cause and KDUK are hosting the 4th annual Dress Dash from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Shadow Hills Country Club in Junction City. The Dress Dash is an annual clearance event, featuring more than 500 wedding dresses in sizes 0-24 and all priced at just $150. The wedding dresses are donated to Brides for a Cause from high-end designers, bridal salons and individuals across the country. Discounted veils and other bridal accessories will be offered at the event. Brides are encouraged to show up early to snag a $150 wedding dress.
More information and to pre-register, visit: bridesforacause.com/road_show/road-show-eugene.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9
n Moveable Feet Community & Family Dance will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Creslane Elementary School cafeteria. This dance is for ages 8 to adult, with toys available for younger kids. Our motto is: “If you can walk, you can dance.” All dances taught and prompted. Event is free. More information http://moveablefeet.weebly.com or 541-895-2254.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10
n Creswell Music Boosters 5th Annual Saucy Jazz performance, “Under a Paper Moon,” featuring Creswell Middle School and Creswell High School jazz musicians. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; performance begins at 6 p.m. at Creswell High School. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. More Info: 541-915-8200.

ONGOING EVENTS

- T.O.P.S. - take off the pounds sensibility group meets every Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. at Creswell Grange, 298 W. Oregon Ave. Contact Elizabeth at 541-228-2130 or Vickie at 541-895-3156.
n Oregon Trail Lacemakers meet on the third Saturday of the month to make lace by hand, such as bobbin laces, tatting, needle lace, crochet, knitted lace and more at Willamette Oaks Retirement Living, north of Valley River Center, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome. More info: [email protected] and 541-484-1180 or visit oregontraillacemakers.weebly.com.
- Open Microphone Musical Benefit for Habitat for Humanity is held on the second Tuesday of every month at the Axe and Fiddle Music Pub, located at the corner of 7th and Main Street in Cottage Grove at 6:30 p.m. The event is free, with donations encouraged and gratefully accepted. Call 541-942-3878 for more information.
- Faithworks Fellowship meeting at 33 Village Drive at 10 am. For free breakfast, worship and fellowship. Please call Pastor Herb at 541-895-4433 or Pastor Rich at 541-517-9956 for info and to RSVP. Also, pot blessing and meeting with special speakers, videos or events on the second to last Sunday of each month at the EPUD Building at 6 p.m., 33733 Seavey Loop, Eugene.
- Creswell Weight Watchers group - Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. at Creslane Elementary School. More info: Marian, 541-914-1520.
- Creswell VFW Post #4039 - first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 111 S. 10th St., Creswell VFW also offers bingo on the second Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Bingo is open to the public. More info: 541-972-1819
- The Creswell Area Historical Society - Currently closed, except for tours by appointment, until March.
- Men’s Sexual Purity group meets weekly in Creswell. Call 503-741-6501 for information.
- Creswell Heritage Foundation - 5:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays at Creswell Library. Info: [email protected]
- Monthly After-Hours Business Networking - 4:30 to 6 p.m., last Wednesday of the month at Creswell Coffee Co., 116 Melton Road.
- Creswell Grange - 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at 298 W. Oregon Ave. Contact Linda Wetzell at 541-895-3156 or Vickie Weathers at 541-895-3156 for more information.
- Creswell Kiwanis Club - noon, first and third Wednesdays at Los Cabos Restaurant. Info: contact Don Ehrich at [email protected]

SOME COMMUNITY SERVICES

- Creswell Education Foundation is part of the Fred Meyer Rewards program. Info: fredmeyer.com/communityrewards and link your personal card to our NPO number: 8774 3.
- When you shop Amazon.com, you can donate to Creswell Education Foundation without giving a penny. Info: www.smile.amazon.com, designate Creswell Education Foundation as your chosen charity, then shop as usual.
- Save Box Tops and Labels for Education from General Mills, Kleenex, Progresso, Avery, Bic and Campbell’s Soup to help support our schools. Bring labels to all Creswell school offices.
- Sign up for eScrip. Visit www.eScrip.com to register any or all of your debit/credit cards. Both Creslane and CMS have accounts on this system. Renew yearly.
- The Creswell VFW Post is accepting donations of furniture and household items to help homeless veterans get established in homes. Info: 541-359-7781.
- The Clothes Room offers free clothing for children and adults. Open 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays or by appointment at Hillside Church, 635 Holbrook Lane. For emergency clothing assistance or for an appointment: 541-228-2130. Donations accepted.

Free movement & exercise classes for vets & seniors!

These new fitness classes include breathing; energy work; training in mindfulness to promote calmness and stress reduction; physical core stability for balance and coordination; calm and gentle sitting and standing exercises; and injury prevention and rehabilitation for all fitness levels. Exercises can be adapted for those in wheelchairs or who wish to participate while seated in a chair. Bring a towel, water bottle and wear comfortable, loose clothing. More info: Vicente Rubio at 541-658-5354.

Free Winter Movies
The City of Creswell presents free Winter Movies at the Cobalt Activity Center. Movies will be shown on select Saturday nights from Dec. 30 through March 3. Local fundraising groups will be selling a hot meal for dinner, and a movie snack. Bring a blanket, cushion, or whatever you would like to help you get comfy for the movie. There will be mats on the floor for added comfort. The Cobalt Activity Center is located at 364 Cobalt Lane. More info: 541-895-2531. Movies begin at 6:30 p.m. Come early for dinner — doors open at 6 p.m.
January 27 — “Despicable me 3” (pg)