Oregon Friendly Driver Community Class

The Oregon Friendly Driver program is a FREE 60 minute interactive class to educate all drivers on the best and safest ways to use the road with people walking or riding bikes. This class will be taught and organized by the Safe Lane Transportation Coalition and hosted by the Springfield Public Library.
The Oregon Friendly Driver class addresses:
• The safest ways to utilize your roadway network;
• What’s legal and what’s not legal for people driving, people riding bicycles and people walking;
• Common crashes and how to avoid them;
• Why people riding bikes leave the bike lane and how people driving can respond;
• How to use road way features such as sharrows, bike lanes, and rapid flashing beacons

Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive an Oregon Friendly Driver certificate and window cling. For more information call Mark at 541.726.2238. All events are free and open to the community.

What: Oregon Friendly Driver Community Class
When: 6-7 p.m., Monday, September 9
Where: Springfield Public Library, 225 5th St, Springfield, OR 97477

Additional Information: Mark Riddle, 541.726.2238, mriddle@springfield-or.gov

 

Adult Summer Reading 2019 Finale Party at PublicHouse

Once Summer Reading is officially over (August 27) let’s celebrate by………reading some more! At 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 10 join us in the Public House Arbor Bar for snacks, a raffle and a low-key celebration for the end of the 2019 Summer Reading Adult Program. Feel free to bring a book to read or just hang out with the Adult Services librarians as we talk about our favorite summer reads. For more information contact Mark Riddle at 541.726.2238 or mriddle@springfield-or.gov

All events are free and open to the community.

What: Adult Summer Reading 2019 Finale Party at Public House
When: 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, September 10
Where: PublicHouse, 418 A St., Springfield, OR 97477
Additional Information: Mark Riddle, 541.726.2238, mriddle@springfield-or.gov

 

Plank Town Presents: Springfilm Edge of Your Seat September Free Film Raiders of the Lost Ark

Springfilm returns with our new theme – Edge Of Your Seat – with an adventure film sure to keep you enthralled: Raiders of the Lost Ark. Directed by Steven Spielberg and based on a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman, the film introduced the world to Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), the fedora-wearing, bullwhip-toting, Nazi-fighting archaeologist. Raiders follow Indiana as he attempts to stop the Nazi party from locating and opening the Lost Ark of the Covenant on an adventure through Nepal, Egypt and Germany. Frequent Spielberg and Lucas collaborator, John Williams (Star Wars, Jaws), composed the original score. In 1982 the film was nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won for Best Art Direction, Film Editing, Sound and Visual Effects.

Starring Harrison Ford, Karen Allen and Paul Freeman; directed by Steven Spielberg; 115 minutes; 1981; Rated PG.

Watch the film and stay for a short after-film discussion! The movie and discussion are free to attend. The ongoing film series is presented by Plank Town Restaurant and Brewery and coordinated by a partnership between the Springfield Library, the Springfield Library Foundation, and Willamalane Park& Recreation District.

Springfilm Edge of Your Seat continues on October 17, 2019 with Jordan Peele’s Get Out. Through August 2020, Springfilm will feature a monthly free screening of a film that will keep on you on the edge of your seat through suspense, fear, hilarity and drama!

What: Plank Town presents: Springfilm, “Edge of Your Seat,” free screening of Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

When:  6:30 p.m., Thursday, September 12

Where:  Wildish Theater, 630 Main Street, Springfield OR 97477

Additional Information: Kristen Curé, 541.726.2232, kcure@springfield-or.gov

 

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