Welcome!

On the behalf of the Santa Clara Community Organization, I would like to welcome you to our community, situated on the banks of the beautiful Willamette River.  Here you will find the charm of meandering creeks, heritage trees, small organic farms, a wide variety of bird life, Continue reading

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Compost Workshop Reminder – this Sunday, 23rd – 2PM

Free Compost Workshop on Sunday, June 23, at 2 PM

The Santa Clara Community Garden (SCCG) is holding its’ next compost workshop this Sunday, the 23rd at 2 PM. The garden is located behind St. Matthews Church at 4110 River Road, about 1-1/2 mile north of Beltline. The workshop is free and does not require preregistration. All sessions run for an hour or two.

This session will focus on worm bed preparation and harvesting worm castings to improve garden soil. Compost workshops include discussion of various composting methods, including: hot compost, cold compost, lasagna, cover crops, and soil building with worms.

Future composting workshops are scheduled for October 19th and November 16th.
Composting Workshop Contact: Peter Thurston, 541-321-0798

The Santa Clara Community Garden shed sits immediately behind St. Matthew's church.
The Santa Clara Community Garden shed sits immediately behind St. Matthew’s church.
Easy to make compost bin sits next to the Community Garden shed.
Easy to make compost bin sits next to the Community Garden shed.
Marcos watering his bountiful garden plot June 19th.
Marcos watering his bountiful garden plot June 19th.
Garden plots look lush now and will generate a lot of food over the next few months.
Garden plots look lush now and will generate a lot of food over the next few months.
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LTD transit station and CAC meeting reminders

There are two meetings this week that impact the Santa Clara community.

The first is a Community Advisory Committee meeting where neighbors working on plan goals will be spending about 5 minutes each sharing their top insights and priorities. This is a great opportunity to learn about the goals in the five topic areas: Transportation, Economic Development, Land Use, Parks & Natural Areas and Community.
Tuesday, June 18
6 PM
Emergency Services Training Center
1705 W 2nd Avenue
Eugene, OR 97402


The second meeting is a public hearing regarding the proposed LTD transit station at the old Santa Clara Elementary school site.

Wednesday, June 19
5:00 PM
Sloat Room, Atrium building
99 W. 10th Avenue

Documents related to the project can be found here. For more architect design images click on the image below.

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Artie the Art Bus at Awbrey Park on Tuesdays

Artie the Art Bus will be at Awbrey Park Tuesdays from 1 PM to 3PM from Tuesday, June 25th through August 20th. Artie is a mobile art classroom.

Artie is also at Emerald Park Tuesday morning and Thursday evening . See the River Road Park and Recreation District website.

Artie the Art Bus is brought to you by the River Road Parks District.

Children can do their artwork outside….
… inside Artie the Art bus
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Composting Workshop June 23, 2 PM

News Release
June 11, 2019
Contact: Peter Thurston, 541-321-0798

2019 Free Compost Workshop on Sunday, June 23, at 2 PM

The Santa Clara Community Garden (SCCG) will host the following soil building workshops. SCCG is located behind St. Matthews Church at 4110 River Road, about 1-1/2 mile north of Beltline. These composting workshops are free and do not require preregistration. All sessions run for an hour or two.

2019 Compost Workshop Schedule

June 23 (Sunday), 2 PM – This session will focus on worm bed preparation and harvesting worm castings to improve garden soil.

October 19 – OSU Compost Specialist demonstration and cover crops

November 16 – SCCG Compost preparation for the coming season

All workshops will include discussion of various composting methods, including: hot compost, cold compost, lasagna, cover crops, and soil building with worms.

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Fun Events at Arrowhead Park in July

Party in the Park and Movie in the Park returns to Arrowhead Park this July.

Party in the Park
Tuesday, July 2
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Play games, grab a bite to eat from a local food cart and see what Eugene has to offer. Experience a local up and coming local band, Sequel, and enjoy connecting in your neighborhood park.

Movie in the Park – Marley and Me

When: Sat, July 20
9pm – 11pm

Description: The movie
Marley and Me. A family learns important life lessons from their adorable but naughty and neurotic dog
 
For a full list of all of the cool things going on in Eugene this summer, check out https://www.eugene-or.gov/732/EUGfun .
 
Other topic:
There will not be a monthly SCCO meeting in July as the first Thursday of the month falls on the 4th of July.  We hope to see you Thursday, August 1.
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