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  1. EUGfun 2019 Guide


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  1. Griddles and Guides Pancakes

    Griddles & Guides


    Join us for a morning of free flapjacks, coffee and EUGfun!
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Calendar of Events

  1. June
  2. July
  3. August
  4. September
  5. October/November
  6. Ongoing
  7. Eventos en Español

First Saturday Park Walk

Saturday, June 1 • 9 - 11 a.m.

Owen Rose Garden

Presented by Eugene Rec

Explore the ecology and management of Eugene’s beautiful parks. Naturalists lead these interpretive walks. Take Jefferson Street north toward First Avenue. Park where street ends at parking lot and bike path.


Griddles & Guides

Wednesday, June 5 • 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Kesey Square

Presented by City of Eugene Cultural Services

Join us for a morning of free pancakes, coffee and EUGfun! 


Bicycle Friendly Business Breakfast

Wednesday, June 5 • 7:30 - 9 a.m.

Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce

Presented by City of Eugene Transportation Options

Learn about how to be a bike friendly business, the benefits of bike tourism and to get assistance submitting your free application to Travel Oregon for recognition. Businesses that submit their applications at the event will be entered into a raffle to win a free Bike Friendly Business sign. Food and refreshments provided.


ArtsAlive at the ArtWalk

First Friday ArtWalk

Friday, June 7 • 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Kesey Square & Downtown Eugene

Presented by Lane Arts Council and ArtsAlive with support from the Downtown Program Fund

The First Friday ArtWalk is a monthly celebration of downtown Eugene’s creative and artistic excellence. Kesey Square features ArtsAlive, a live performance festival with dancers, musicians and visual artists. This year’s program highlights American heritage, the culture of music and dance that has evolved over the years in the United States. Full details at lanearts.org/first-friday-artwalk.


Blue Skies Big Band

Summer Reading

Friday, June 7 • 6 - 7 p.m.

Downtown Eugene Public Library

Presented by Eugene Public Library

Tap your toes or kick up your heels! Enjoy classic swing at a First Friday show by the 17-piece Blue Skies Big Band featuring vocal trio The Jewel Tones. One of the premier dance bands in the Pacific Northwest, Blue Skies recreates the smash hit music of the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s.


Tour of the Willamette Confluence Preserve

Saturday, June 8 • 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Campbell Community Center 

Presented by Eugene Rec in cooperation with the Nature Conservancy and Friends of Buford Park

The Willamette Confluence Preserve features extensive habitats that are endangered in the Willamette Valley. The Nature Conservancy and The Friends of Buford Park are working with other partners to reconnect the river to its historic floodplain across 20 ponds in this former gravel mining site. Volunteers will lead visitors around the preserve, highlighting the conservation efforts, human history and natural features. This tour is intended for people who are unable to walk the 4 miles typically required for tours. Pregister at getrec.org/register.


Nourish: Food for Life

Tuesday, June 11 • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Park Blocks

Presented by Positive Community Kitchen with support from the Downtown Program Fund

Pick up some fresh recipes and cooking tips at these monthly cooking demonstrations designed to inspire and to simplify preparing healing meals in your home. During the Lane County Farmers Market.


Tour Eugene Public Library

Tuesday, June 11 • 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Downtown Eugene Public Library

Presented by Eugene Rec and Eugene Public library

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Downtown Public Library. See the automated returns sorter, the Maker Hub and more. Meet by the coffee stand in the lobby. Pregister at getrec.org/register.


Party at Maurie Jacobs Park with DeSolution

Party in the Parks

Tuesday, June 18 • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Maurie Jacobs Park

Presented by City of Eugene

A true community experience. Play games and connect with fellow community members in your neighborhood. Enjoy food and live music from DeSolution. 


The Roaring Girl

Roving Park Players

Thursday, June 20 & Friday, June 21 • 6 - 8 p.m.

Petersen Barn Community Center

Presented by Roving Park Players

Experience a great outdoor play by the Roving Park Players. “The Roaring Girl” is a Shakespeare-era comedy. 


Echo Hollow Summer Kick Off Party

Friday, June 21 • 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center

Presented by Eugene Rec

Join us as we celebrate the start of our summer season with a party during Rec Swim.


Sheldon Summer Kick Off Party

Friday, June 21 • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Sheldon Pool and Fitness Center

Presented by Eugene Rec

Join us as we celebrate the start of our summer season with a party during Rec Swim.


Amazon Summer Kick Off Party

Friday, June 21 • 2 - 5 p.m.

Amazon Pool

Presented by Eugene Rec

Join us as we celebrate the start of our summer season with a party during Rec Swim.


Hip-Hop Yoga - Solstice Street Fair

Friday, June 21 • 5:30 - 9 p.m.

Park Blocks

Presented by STOP DROP & YOGA with support from the Downtown Program Fund

Party downtown on the longest day of the year with a live DJ hip-hop yoga class! Followed by a happy hour beer garden and tiny street fair including food carts and hip-hop retail.


Monarcas Baseball Clinic

Sunday, June 23 • 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Petersen Barn Community Center

Presented by the Eugene Emeralds and Eugene Rec

All ages welcome for this baseball clinic. 


South African Gumboot & Pantsula Dance Workshop

Monday, June 24 • Noon - 12:45 p.m.

Park Blocks

Presented by City of Eugene Cultural Services

Join Michael Moloi, former Cirque du Soleil performer and internationally renowned dancer and choreographer as he shares a mix of rhythmic cultural dances that were created in Johannesburg, South Africa. Share in the joy of dance and learn the history of these art forms.


Family Day Yoga at the Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 25 • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Park Blocks

Presented by STOP DROP & YOGA with support from the Downtown Program Fund

Join SUPER YOGI for a special super yoga training for children. 


Lady Bug Release

Tuesday, June 25 • 11 - 11:45 a.m.

Park Blocks

Presented by City of Eugene Facilities

Kids and families are encouraged to join our fabulous Facilities crew as they release lady bugs in the Park Blocks flowers, demonstrating our eco-friendly and sustainable pest control.


Party at Bethel with Ache Son

Party in the Parks

Tuesday, June 25 • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Bethel Community Park

Presented by City of Eugene

Come and enjoy your neighborhood community park with music by Ache Son. Enjoy food from a local food truck and create conversations. 


KING-PONG

Tuesday, June 25 • 8 - 10 p.m.

Kesey Square

Presented by EugeneTech and Code Chops with support from the Downtown Program Fund

Local artists, musicians, game developers and makers welcome to the community a larger-than-life electronic PONG tournament using giant controllers, projected on a huge, 20-foot screen. Great fun for the whole family with costumes and activities.


South African Gumboot & Pantsula Dance Workshop

Wednesday, June 26 • Noon - 12:45 p.m.

Park Blocks

Presented by City of Eugene Cultural Services

Join Michael Moloi, former Cirque du Soleil performer and internationally renowned dancer and choreographer as he shares a mix of rhythmic cultural dances that were created in Johannesburg, South Africa. Share in the joy of dance and learn the history of these art forms.


Explosions, Inc.

Summer Reading

Wednesday, June 26 • 1 - 2 p.m.

Downtown Library

Thursday, June 27 • 11 a.m. - noon

Petersen Barn Community Center

Thursday, June 27 • 3 - 4 p.m.

Sheldon Community Center

Presented by Eugene Public Library

Start summer with a bang at this physical science show filled with surprises.


Greenway Bridge

Breakfast at the Bike Bridges

Friday, June 28 • 7 - 9:30 a.m.

Greenway Bridge (Maurie Jacobs Park)

Presented by City of Eugene Transportation Options

Breakfast at the Bike Bridges is designed for commuters, path users and new riders to grab a quick bite to eat and a cup of coffee while getting a bicycle safety check, learning more about transportation options in Eugene and meeting City staff. This summer series is growing quickly and we are excited to encourage active transportation with local advocacy organizations and local businesses. The theme is Summer Fun!


Lost or forgot something at a EUGfun event? No problem! If someone turned it in to our staff, we will get it to the Downtown Eugene Public Library as soon as possible after the event. Stop by the information desk to claim your item. They will hold items for up to five (5) business days before donating them to a local charity.


Contact Us

  1. Community Programs Senior Manager
    Colette Ramirez
    Ph: 541-682-6347

    Downtown Programs Manager
    Mindy Linder
    Ph: 541-682-6360

    Production Coordinators
    Ph: 541-682-5542
    Kerry Weeks
    Oliver Neill
    Tara Burke
    Melissa Padron
    Nate Trowbridge


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