The Poets’ Corner at the Lane County Fair

Roving Park Players Presents THE RIVALS

FOUR MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO ANSWER THE QUESTION: Can a person be his own worst enemy?  Find out as the Roving Park Players take you on a madcap 18th-century romp among the pouty and privileged in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s rowdy satire, THE RIVALS. Witness forbidden love, betrayal, mistaken identity, hurt feelings, bad grammar, women who read too much, and more!

Performances in the parks June 15, 16, 17 & 18: June 15 & 16 @ Petersen Barn Community Center , 870 Berntzen Rd, Eugene, 97402 / June 17 & 18 @ Maurie Jacobs Park, End of Fir Ln (off River Rd), Eugene, 97404 / FREE ADMISSION – ALL SHOWS at 6:00 pm, Rain or Shine! (Canopies Provided) / Call 541-686-2738 or 541-914-2374 for more information.

Lane Literary Guild – Annual Meeting & Picnic

The Annual Meeting and Picnic of the Lane Literary Guild will be held at Lamb Cottage in Skinners Butte Park, 520 Jefferson Street SE, Eugene OR, at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Eugene Poetry Foundation at Barnes & Noble

Roving Park Players – Auditions

The Roving Park Players welcome young and old to AUDITIONS for our August production of the original melodrama, MISS BUNNY BUNTING’S BONAFIDE BELLES or THE TRAIL OF THE TENEBROUS TIARA. A Daring Damsel! A Helpful Hero!  A Harried Headmistress! And, of course, the Vilest of Villains!  Throw in some Stalwart Students and a Hidden Headpiece as Oregon marches for Votes for Women!  Join The Roving Park Players for the reckless, rollicking fun of this original melodrama.

All levels of experience are encouraged to audition! Seeking 15 + players, aged 12 and up, for numerous delightful roles! (Check out the character list at  rovingparkplayers.org). Be prepared to read from the script. * Additional audition time can be scheduled as needed.

Saturday & Sunday May 20 & 21, 2–4pm

at Good Samaritan Center, 3500 Hilyard St., Eugene 97405

[Show performs in the parks August 10, 11, 12, 13 & 17, 18, 19, 20.]

Call 541-735-7184 or email  danetteska@gmail.com for information.

Wordcrafters Step into Poetry Project

Wordcrafters in Eugene is calling for submissions of poetry for their Step Into Poetry project.  The deadline for submission is May 5th, 2017.  All of the submission details can be found on their website: http://wordcraftersineugene.org/stepinto/.

Wordcrafters seeks short writing from local writers, reflecting on life in Eugene–past, present, or future.  All writers are welcome–published, unpublished, professional, amateur, any age.  Selected work will be exhibited in the Overpark Garage, the Parkade garage, and the Eugene Public Library garage.

There is also a free poetry workshop: Step Into Poetry Workshop / Monday April 25, 5:30pm – 7:30pm / Springfield Public Library / 225 5th Street / Springfield, OR.

Eugene Poetry Foundation Reading – April 9

Sunday, April 9th, from 3-5 PM @ Eugene Barnes & Noble
1163 Valley River Center, Eugene, OR 97401 / 541-687-0356

Featured readers: Michele Graf & high school freshman student poet, Cicely Blackwell – Followed by an open mic (5 minute time limit)

Presented by The Eugene Poetry Foundation in conjunction with Barnes & Noble Bookstore / www.wordsongs.com/burnindownthebarnes