SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup

All ages

Oregonians are blessed with a beautiful coastline within an easy drive of our homes. But it is also up to us to help maintain this land for generations to come. Join us as we head to the Oregon Coast to help in the statewide effort coordinated by SOLVE, a nonprofit that’s been helping to keep Oregon clean since 1969. Transportation to and from Florence is provided, along with snacks, hot drinks, bags and gloves. You may bring a bucket if you wish. Bring a sack lunch. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.

Location: Meet at Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/1 Days: Sa Time: 8:15am-2:45pm Price: $5 IDIn-district / $6 ODOut-of-district Class #: 14150 Online Registration: Register

Oregon’s Wild West

Ages 18+

Pendleton. Belly up to the bus for a wild west experience! This trip will focus on Pendleton and its rich cultural history, including tours of the Tamastslikt Cultural Center, Pendleton Woolen Mill and the Happy Canyon Hall of Fame – celebrating all things Round Up. Also included are optional tours of the Underground, Heritage Station Museum and the spectacular new Bronze Walk. We?ll even visit a ghost town! Willamalane’s own historian Jennifer Marsh will join us, providing extra narration about the towns we pass through and sites we see. Everything is included except for one lunch. Includes plenty of walking. Register by May 4; full refunds not guaranteed after this date.

Location: Departs from Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/6-6/8 Days: TuWTh Time: 7AM-6PM Price: $435 Class #: 13553 Online Registration: Register

Lord & Schryver Garden Tour

Ages 18+

Salem. Founded in 1929 by Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver, the Lord-Schryver Firm is the first professional women-owned landscaping practice in the Northwest, credited with designing over 250 regional gardens and parks. We will experience first-hand the work of these pioneering landscape architects with guided tours of two Lord-Schryver gardens in spring bloom, Gaiety Hollow and the gardens at Deepwood Estate, and a special PowerPoint presentation by a Lord-Schryver historian. Walking required. Register in advance. Lunch is included in the price of this trip.

Location: Meet in the Adult Activity Center Lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/18 Days: Tu Time: 8:15AM-4:15PM Price: $64 IDIn-district / $75 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13345 Online Registration: Register

Depoe Bay Crab Feed

Ages 18+

Depoe Bay. Join us for one of our most popular day trips: the Depoe Bay Crab Feed and Wooden Boat Show. After a meal of whole crab there will be time for some sightseeing before heading down Oregon’s beautiful coastline on our trip home. Price includes a whole crab dinner and all the trimmings. Register in advance. Food is included in the price of this trip.

Location: Meet in the Adult Activity Center Lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/22 Days: Sa Time: 8:45AM-6:15PM Price: $65 IDIn-district / $78 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13344 Online Registration: Register

Carriage Me Back

Ages 18+

Visit beautiful Brownsville for the annual Carriage Me Back historical drama acted out all over town. Be transported back in time as you ride a horse-drawn wagon, visit the Moyer House museum and watch scenes performed by actors in period dress. Skits will portray the history, attitudes and customs of 1895. Space is very limited; register in advance. Food is an additional cost.

Location: Meet in the Adult Activity Center lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/7 Days: Su Time: 1:15PM-5PM Price: $36 IDIn-district / $44 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13346 Online Registration: Register

Birding Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Ages 18+

One of the premier birding areas of the entire United States, Malheur in spring boasts huge numbers and varieties of birds. An oasis in the high desert region of the Pacific Flyway, Malheur is a magnet for hungry and migration-weary birds of all forms. A visit to Malheur has been the stimulus for untold numbers of people to become life-long birders. Lodgings are two nights at the Malheur Field Station located adjacent to the refuge. For beginning to intermediate birders; includes walking. All meals except for day one lunch are included.

Location: Departs from Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/16-5/18 Days: TuWTh Time: 7AM-7PM Price: $285 IDIn-district / $309 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13506 Online Registration: Register

Birding Cascade Lakes

Ages 18+

This trip will take us to Davis and Crane Prairie Lakes at the time of year when Osprey, Eared and Western Grebes, as well as other birds are courting and establishing breeding territories. The lakes and surrounding woods and marshes are at their early spring best! Bring a sack lunch and beverage.

Location: Meet in the Adult Activity Center Lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/24 Days: W Time: 7AM-6PM Price: $54 IDIn-district / $63 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13509 Online Registration: Register

Birding Ankeny & Baskett Slough

Ages 18+

Salem. Part of the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Complex, these refuges provide critical wintering habitat for the Dusky subspecies of the Canada Goose. Thousands of other waterfowl as well as raptors and other birds also utilize the areas. Bring a sack lunch and beverage.

Location: Meet in the Adult Activity Center lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/12 Days: W Time: 7AM-6PM Price: $49 IDIn-district / $57 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13508 Online Registration: Register

Ashland Interlude

Ages 18+

We return to the beautiful city of Ashland and the wonderful Oregon Shakespeare Festival. This year we will take in two outstanding shows, “Julius Caesar” and “Shakespeare in Love.” Accommodations are at the lovely Plaza Inn right in downtown Ashland, close to shops, restaurants and Lithia Park. There will also be plenty of free time for shopping in Jacksonville and Ashland! Fees include transportation, lodging, tickets, breakfast, one dinner and snacks; other meals are on your own. Register by March 16; no full refunds guaranteed after this date.

  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/4-4/5 Days: TuW Time: 7AM-9PM Price: $309 Class #: 13504 Online Registration: Register