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October 24, 2019


• Purple Thursday. Wear purple to raise awareness about Domestic violence. #PurpleThursday.

• Cornucopia Restaurant’s grand opening in Springfield, 521 Main St., Springfield.


• Meet the Developers Session 3. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Along Came Trudy, 1488 18th St., Springfield. Please email Dani Thompson at [email protected] or call the Chamber at 541-746-1651 to RSVP by Oct. 21. Buffet lunch available for $12.

• Springfield Arts Commission is currently accepting applications until Friday, Oct. 25. Application can be found at:


• Dia de los Muertos/Latin American Day of the Dead celebration, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Springfield Public Library, in lobby just outside of the library, 225 Fifth St., Springfield. Event is free, for all ages.

• National Prescription Drug Take-Back, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Springfield Police and Drug Enforcement Administration co-sponsored event. Bring your pills for disposal to Springfield Justice Center, 230 4th St., Springfield. No liquids, needles or sharps. Pills and patches only. Free and anonymous disposal for unused or expired prescription drugs.

• Yachats, Halloween Walk, 8 a.m. to noon. Registration and start point: Yachats Lions Club on 4th Street (west of Hwy. 101) in Yachats. No Mossbacks carpools to this walk are planned yet.

• Needle Felting: Whimsical Woodland Friends. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tomseth House at Dorris Ranch, 205 Dorris St., Springfield. Ages 14+. Beginners welcome. $22 ID/$26 OD. Register for class #22816.

• Springfield School Board Fall Planning Meeting. 4 to 8 p.m., in the Board Room of the Springfield Public Schools Administration Building, 640 A St., Springfield.


• Fall Springfield Chamber of Commerce Open House. 4 to 6:30 p.m., 101 S. A St., Springfield.

• Womenspace Domestic Violence fundraiser at Public House, 418 A St., Springfield. A portion of beer sales go to Womenspace.

• Willamette Heritage Center: Salem, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guided tour of the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill. Lunch is an additional cost. Meet in the Willamalane Adult Activity Center lobby, 215 W. C St., Springfield. $47 ID/$56 OD Register for class #22875.

• It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Dark & Stormy, 420 Main St., Springfield. Hosted by Springfield Public Library. Classic horror stories, free showing of Count Dracula (1970) and costume contest with prizes. Free and open to the public.


• Halloween Carnival, 5 to 7 p.m., Bob Keefer Center, 250 S. 32nd St., Springfield. $3 per child (adults are free). Spooky carnival games, haunted house, creepy crafts and goodies. Wear a costume.

• Trick-or-Treat at Springfield City Hall, 3:30 to 5 p.m., 225 Fifth St., Springfield.

• Ribbon Cutting/Flu Shot Giveaway, 10 a.m. to noon, Nova Urgent Care-Thurston, 5781 Main St., Springfield. The first 100 visitors will receive a free flu shot and everyone has the opportunity to win a raffle basket.


• Monthly free movie: “Eat, Pray, Love” (2010, PG-13, 133 minutes), 1 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Springfield. Popcorn 50¢.


• Weekly free movie: “Nothing Sacred” (1937, NR, 100 minutes), 1 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Springfield. Popcorn 50¢.

• Harry & David Tasting Tour & Historic Jacksonville, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meet in the lobby of Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C St., Springfield. One of the most popular food-related tours in the country. Bakery treat and chocolate included with tour. Stroll around historic Jacksonville and visit the charming shops. Lunch is an additional cost. $69 ID/$83 OD Preregister for class #22876.

• Ignite TAO-SWV 2019 Creative Tech, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Richard E. Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St, Springfield. Ignite SWV: Creative Tech is a high-energy evening of five-minute talks by local people who have a burning idea and the guts to get on stage and share their personal and professional passions.


• Springfilm: Alfred Hitchcock’s mystery thriller “Rear Window” (1954, PG, 115 minutes), 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St., Springfield.


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