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Elks Club Monthly Meal Schedule
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Cottage Grove Elks Lodge serves community meals each Friday night. Proceeds benefit programs and services to help a variety of charities and local causes. All meals are served from 5-7 pm. The Club is located at 755 N. River Rd. For more information call 541-942-3554.

First Friday        Chicken Fried Steak $6.50 per person

Second Friday   Chicken Dinner  $6.50 per person

Third Friday       Steak Feed $9 per person

Fourth Friday    Fish Fry $5-9 per person depending on # of fish pieces ordered

Wednesday Nights: Bingo Burgers 5:30-7 pm

Volunteer Opportunities in The Grove
Monday, December 18, 2017 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Opportunities for individuals and families to be do-gooders and have some fun, too!

4-H Clubs need more adult volunteers now! For list of open positions:

Beds for Freezing Nights needs men and women to staff emergency warming center More info:

City Library & Community Center recruiting tweens & teens to assist with daily operations & special events. Call 541-942-1185.

Community Sharing needs office volunteers most days from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. For details call 541-942-2176.

CG Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers for projects and staffing the ReStore. Visit or call 541-767-0358.

CG Humane Society needs This-N-That thrift store volunteers. Drop by 33 N. 8 St. for more info.

CG Hospital Auxiliary invites you to join this active, fun group to raise money for local healthcare needs. Call 541-942-3671.

CG Historical Society needs volunteer research librarians on Fri & Sat. Training provided. Email:

Cottage Theatre needs ushers, set painters, office helpers, and more. Visit or call 541-942-8001.

Meals on Wheels needs drivers for local deliveries. Call 541-682-9261 for more information.

OR Aviation Historical Society needs volunteers to index historical documents and host museum hours. Call 541-767-0244.

Senior Companion Program needs volunteers (55+ & low income) for 15 hrs/week with 40-cent per mile reimbursement to support frail elders & disabled individuals to prolong their independence. For more info contact Beth Brooks at 541-463-6263.

Cottage Theatre Play: Noises Off
Friday, February 2, 2018 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm; Sunday at 2:30 pm, 700 Village Dr.

Plot: This farce-within-a-farce follows a touring theatre troupe through a disastrous run of a play called Nothing's On, as seen from both the audience's point of view and backstage. Expect rapid-fire jokes, slamming doors, and flying sardines.

Runs weekends through Feb. 18. Tickets: Adults $25, Youth (6-18) $15.

For more info visit or call 541-942-8001

Mark Your Calendars - Upcoming Events
Monday, February 12, 2018 to Monday, February 19, 2018

MTG: 2/19 CG 912 Project, Mon, 6:30 pm, Stacy’s Restaurant, Guest Speaker: Lane Families for Farm & Forest

SALE: 2/23-24 Humane Society Name Your Price Sale, Fri, 9-4; Sat, 9-3; American Legion Hall, 826 W. Main St.

MUSIC: 2/23 Richie G and MA Beat (Americana, country, folk) Fri, 6-9 pm, Saginaw Vineyard, Delight Valley School Rd.

MOVIE: 2/26 Classic Movie: Indiscreet (1958), 1:30 pm, CG Library, RomCom with Cary Grant & Ingrid Bergman

EVENT: 2/27 Science Pub, Tue, 5-7 pm, Axe & Fiddle, 657 E. Main St. Topic: Roadside Geology of OR &WA

MTG: 3/07 Art of Communication TEAMcg Workshop, Wed, 8:30-Noon, Healing Matrix, Cost: $15

EVENT: 4/07 CG Half Marathon, Sat, 7 am, Bohemia Park, Info:

EVENT: 4/07 CGHS Athletic Dept. Annual Dinner & Auction, Sat. 5 pm, CG Armory, Tkts $35 (before 3/23) $45 (after)

EVENT: 8/18 Animal House Movie 40th Reunion, Sat, 1-11 pm, Parade, Toga Party & more, Call 541-942-2411 for info

Science Pub
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Presented by the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council and hosted by the Axe & Fiddle Pub (7th & Main) on the 4th Tuesday each month from 5-7 pm. 

The event begins with informal socializing, trivia, and updates about the watershed and watershed council during the first hour. The Science Pub presentation begins at 6pm. CFWWC receives 10% of all sales from the evening between 5-7:30pm. The event is free to the public, with a $5 donation suggested. For further information, visit Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council on Facebook or or call the office at 541-767-9717.

February Topic: Roadside Geology of Oregon and Washington The presentation features a variety of physiographic regions with stories tied to explosive volcanic activity, effects of glaciation, continental growth and massive floods of lava and water. The talk will provide a geologic explanation and photographic “road trip” for many subtle and eye-catching roadside landscapes and rock formations.

Speaker: Marli Miller, PhD She is a geologist, author, photographer and University of Oregon Department of Earth Sciences senior instructor. 

Speaker's Background: Marli Miller and coauthor Darrel Cowan published a complete rewrite of the book Roadside Geology of Washington in late 2017 and before that she rewroteRoadside Geology of Oregon. Ms. Miller joined the University of Oregon in 1997 where she is currently a senior instructor and researcher with the Department of Earth Sciences. She earned her M.S. and PhD in geology at the University of Washington and a B.A. in geology at Colorado College. As a photographer with 35 years of geological field research, her photos capture many geologic and geomorphic environments. Ms. Miller’s website,, offers free downloads of more than 2,000 images for non-commercial use. You may see her photographs in textbooks, museum exhibits, journals and teaching collections of other instructors.