Emergency Preparedness in the Neighborhood

Preparing for potential disasters can help us respond in more effective ways to save lives, minimize injuries, and lessen damage to our homes and businesses. Other major disasters have demonstrated how important the first 72 hours are to accomplish these goals. For an event like a major earthquake it’s understood that the City’s emergency services…

Amazon Farmer’s Market

Come support local flower vendors, enjoy chicken broilers, cupcakes, empanadas AND meet Horton Road farmers Debra Martin and Bill Booth. When: June 1st through September 28th—every Thursday Where: Amazon Community Center, City of Eugene, 2700 Hilyard St, Eugene, Oregon 97405 For more information, please contact Gina at Gina.C.Tafoya@ci.eugene.or.us.

Listening to Elders in Our Minority Communities

by Springfield-Eugene SURJ (Showing up for Racial Justice). Join us for this exciting 6-week speaker series through River Road Park District. Each listening session features a different elder, or an elder couple, recalling their life stories—with personal insights drawn from living in minority communities locally. Session #1 opens the series with scheduled guest Willie Mims and…

School Board Candidate Forum April 17

The 4J School District Parent Leaders Network, Stand for Children and League of Women Voters of Lane County will host a School Board Candidate Forum at Chávez Elementary, 1510 W. 14th Avenue, on Monday, April 17 at 6 pm. The town hall-style forum will allow voters to engage with the candidates and provide an opportunity…

CANCELLED Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise

Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise: The objective of each exercise is for participants, working as part of their organization’s team, to enhance their emergency management knowledge while strengthening their disaster preparedness and response capabilities. When: Saturday, April 29, 10am to 12pm Where: Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 Zombie…