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Activist Alert 9-6-2012

Western Environmental Law Center’s Eugene headquarters is planning a fundraising “Garden Workshop for Every Type of Gardener” from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday, Sept. 8, at Northwest Garden Nursery. Cost is $50 and includes lunch. To register or for directions, visit westernlaw.org or email marlette@westernlaw.org or call 359-3240.

• The Lane County Chapter of the ACLU of Oregon is holding a series of “Civil Conversations” from 5:30 to 7 pm on the second Tuesday of the month at Café Yumm, 730 E. Broadway. The next is Sept. 11 on the PATRIOT Act and the National Defense Authorization Act with Gregory J. Hazarabedian, Executive Director, Public Defender Services of Lane County, Inc.  See www.aclu-or.org

• The 11th anniversary event of the Interfaith Prayer Services will be at 7 pm Tuesday, Sept. 11, at First Christian Church, 1150 Oak St. in Eugene.  Speakers will include Mayor Kitty Piercy, the Rev. Dan Bryant, Rabbi Yitzhak Husbands-Hankin and presentations from many of the world’s faith traditions. See www.interfaithprayer.org for more information.

• A community presentation by Jan Spencer and Ravi Logan on “Creating A Safer, More Secure and Greener Neighborhood” will be at 7 pm Wednesday, Sept. 12, at First United Methodist Church in Eugene, 1376 Alder St. The presentation is a “unique fusion of urban land use, global trends, economics, permaculture, human potential, social activation and concern for the natural environment,” says Spencer. See www.suburbanpermaculture.org

• The Latin America Solidarity Committee will host a benefit concert from 6:30 to 9:30 pm Friday, Sept. 14, at New Day Bakery, 449 Blair Blvd. Cost is $3 to $10 sliding scale. Call 485-8633 for more information.

• Eugene City Councilor Betty Taylor’s re-election campaign is building up for the last two months and those wishing to donate, volunteer or take a lawn sign can email her at bettyltaylor@gmail.com