May 22, 2013 from 6:00 to 7:30
The agenda for this meeting will include:
• Transportation Planning Department on the Pedestrian Master Plan and Sunday in the Streets
• Public Safety update
• Post-election update
• Development projects status
Join the conversation. For more information contact Dave Gerber.
Recognize this busy Eugene intersection?
Find out where it is by visiting the Lane County Historical Museum photoblog.
There will be a new photo each week.
Olive Street, between 12th and 13th Avenues, will be closed full-time starting April 1, according to Eric Jones of the city's Public Works Department. The closure is expected to be in effect for about 6 months. During that time the street will be completely fenced off to prevent any automobile, bicycle, or pedestrian traffic. The purpose of the closure is to protect the public during the time of the Capstone Student Housing Project due to the heavy machinery and materials that will be crossing the street prior to the September opening of the first Capstone building.
During the 2013 construction season, the City of Eugene plans to reconstruct and repave Blair Boulevard (Monroe to Second Avenue), Van Buren Street (Blair Boulevard to railroad tracks), and 5th Avenue (High Street to Blair Boulevard).
To ensure that neighbors and businesses directly affected by the construction have opportunities to get information and ask questions about the project, the City has:
Downtown Eugene is in the process of revitalization. If you haven't seen the new and in-development buildings and shops, it is time to take a walk around Broadway and Willamette.
For more information and a preview of what you are likely to see, go to the City's Downtown News and Announcements site.
Regularly scheduled events in Downtown Eugene.
Every Month – First Friday Art Walk
January – Dance for a Reason
Febuary – Valentine Tea at the SMJ House
April – Saturday Market is open, Chef's Night Out
June – Summer in the City begins
July – Bach Festival
August – Mayor's Art Show, Slug Queen Coronation and Eugene Celebration
Spring Afternoon Tea - Saturday & Sunday, May 18th & 19th, 2013 - 1:00pm
**For ticket delivery by Mothers' Day, please make your reservations by April 30th**
Come join historic Shelton McMurphy Johnson House for our annual Spring Afternoon Tea. Treat mom and all of the special ladies in your life to an elegant afternoon of delicious scones served with Devonshire cream, tea sandwiches, scrumptious savories, and a variety of delectable desserts. Unique blends of freshly brewed tea will vary to compliment each course. Tickets are $25 per guest. Advance reservations are needed and seats sell quickly so call 541-484-0808 to make your reservations today.
For further information visit our website or call us at 541-484-0808
Eva Johnson Memorial Book Club -
Sunday, May 19th, 4:15pm
The reading for May is a short essay: The Fantastic Tale of Opal Whitely, by Steve McQuiddy. It's available at the Lane County Historical Museum and Opal's original diary is also free online, at The Diary of Opal Whitely Bonus points for those who read it as well.
Suggested donation is $3-$5, but not required.
For more information, visit our website at smjhouse.org or call (541) 484-0808 during open hours.
Our meetings are at the Eugene Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of each month. We hold General Meetings on the odd numbered months and our Steering Committee meets on the even numbered months. There is no meeting in December.
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