Thursday, Feb. 24

■ Creswell Fourth of July 2021 Debrief Ad Hoc Committee Meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall Conference Room. The committee will be planning a Town Hall meeting. 

■Creswell Planning Commission, 5:30 p.m. McCluskey Chambers, City Hall, 13 S. First St. 

■ 72nd Springfield Chamber Annual Awards & Installation, live-streamed event, 5-6:30 p.m. Following the livestream event, registrants are invited to a drop-in Cocktail Hour at Swallowtail Spirits on Main Street in Springfield. Call 541-746-1651 or email [email protected] for information. 

■ 2022 WorkReady Advisory Committee Springfield, (formerly the Education Committee), 4:30 p.m. viz Zoom. Email [email protected] for Zoom information and future meeting dates. 

■ U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold his 1,000th town hall at 2:30 pm. This is a virtual program. Residents of Lane County will be given priority to ask questions, at

■ LCOG Board of Directors meeting, 6 p.m. Go to website, lcog.ord for Zoom link and meeting information.

Thu.-Sat., Feb. 24-26

■ 84th annual Oregon Logging Conference, Lane Events Center and Fairgrounds. See for more information or call 541-686-9191.

Friday, Feb. 25

■ Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce Coffee on the Corner, 8-9 a.m., Covered Bridge Brewing Group, 926 E. Main St. Saturday, Feb. 26

■ Cottage Grove Ducks Unlimited Dinner Banquet, 5-10 p.m. Cottage Grove Elks Lodge, 755 N. River Rd. For tickets see

■ Swim Lessons-Level 2 (5-12 yrs.) ongoing through March 19. 11:15-11:45 a.m. Co-Ed, Willamalane Park Swim Center. Go to for registration.

Monday, Feb. 28

■ Creswell City Council work session, 6 p.m. McCluskey Chambers City Hall, 13 S. Front St.

■ Cottage Grove City Council meeting, 7 p.m. City Hall Council Chamber, 400 E. Main Street. 

Tuesday, March 1

■ Creswell VFW Post #4039, 6:30 p.m. VFW Hall, 111 S. 10th St. 

■ A virtual conversation with Jackie Joyner-Kersee on Youth Health and Well-Being, 10-11 a.m. Hosted online via Zoom Webinar, $10/person. For more information and to purchase tickets, see


■ Creswell Food Pantry, 364 Cobalt Ln., 541-246-9117, Open each Thursday 9:30 a.m.-Noon. For more information go to

■ Free Wednesday Evening Drive By Meal, 5-6 p.m., at 2 locations - New Hope Baptist Church, 597 S. Front St., Creswell, and 77820 Mosby Creek Rd, Cottage Grove. Everyone is welcome. 

■ Creswell Community Singers Rehearsals: March 2, March 16, March 23, 12:45-2:15 pm., Creswell Church of Christ.

■ Community Meals: Tue. & Thur: Trinity Lutheran Church, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Sixth & Quincy Ave. 

■ Free To-Go Meals. Wed: Hope in The Grove Baptist Church, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 77820 Mosby Creek Rd. Free To-Go Meals. Sunday: Soup’s On, 4-5 p.m., ROP (Rural Organizing Project).