Eugene Workshops & Events

Great things happen at Ophelia’s Place – from after-school programs and workshops, to support groups for girls and their parents. It’s all here. This calendar let’s us walk our talk – these programs provide tools to empower young women to make healthy, informed decisions about their many important life choices. (And some are way fun too.)

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Winter Eugene Calendar of Events

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WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

Grrrlz Rock Electric Jam!
Wednesdays, Jan. 16-March 20
4-5:30 p.m.
FREE | No registration required.
Girls ages 10-18
Electric GRRRL JAM with guitars, bass, drums, keyboards and singing your favorite rock band style songs!  

Grrrlz Rock Ukulele Orchestra!
Thursdays, Jan. 17-March 21
4-5:30 p.m.
FREE | No registration required.
Girls ages 10-18
Acoustic GRRRL JAM with us in our new ukulele orchestra! Feel free to bring your own or borrow one of ours and join us!

Additionally, beginning Jan. 17, you can Join Grrrlz Rock every third Thursday of the month and work with us to get the song inside of you, out in the world! We will specifically be working on acoustic composition and songwriting; feel free to bring your own instrument, or borrow one of ours! Beginners are welcome, no experience necessary. No registration required.

Women’s Advisory Council for Youth (WACY)
Wednesdays, Jan. 16-March 20
4-5 p.m.
FREE | No registration required.
Girls ages 14-18
WACY is a volunteer group committed to leadership, empowerment, and equality for all people. We support the mission of OP through awareness raising, advocacy, and fundraising activities with fun, humor, and chocolate! Youth-led and directed, come join us to make a difference, make friends, and get great volunteer experience! Facilitated by OP staff.
 

What I Wish I Learned in Health Class
Tuesdays, Jan. 29-March 19
4:30-5:45 p.m.
$10-$20 sliding scale
Girls ages 14-18 (13 with parental permission)
Registration required by Jan. 28.
Have you ever started to talk about something and thought, “Wait, I should probably know more about this?” Follow up question: does the majestic wonderland of hormones that is your body confuse the heck out of you? If you answered yes to one or both of the above, this is the class for you! OP is a great place to ask all the weird/embarrassing/awkward-as-heck questions you never got a chance to ask! Not to mention we have chocolate. So get over here, hang out with us, and learn about you. No previous health classes required! Facilitated by OP staff and volunteers.
 
Fanime Club
Mondays, Jan. 28-March 18
4:30-5:50 p.m.
$10-$20 sliding scale
Girls ages 12-18
Registration required by Jan. 25.
It’s back and it’s nerdier than ever! Fanime Club is the perfect place to catch up on the latest fandom news, watch episodes of your favorite shows, and generally geek out with a crew of people who know what’s up. So grab your OC’s, your fan-art, and your favorite nerd gear and join us!

G-Tec: The Breakdown
Thursdays, Feb. 7-March 14
4:30-5:45 p.m.
$10-$20 sliding scale
Girls ages 10-18
Registration required by Feb. 6.
This is it ladies! Your chance to get the breakdown on exactly how to work with computers, coding, web design, and more! Over the weeks we will be working through the Fidgets 2 Widgets Badges platform, hosted by the one of the founders of F2W, Pam Simon. Each week we will dive into a different topic, and earn badges to mark our progress to becoming tech experts! So come on over and get your hands on some sweet tech! No previous experience required.
 

ONE-TIME EVENTS

A Girl’s Guide to the Wild!
Monday, Jan. 28
During drop-in! 3-6 p.m.
FREE | No registration required.
Girls ages 1-18
Join us during drop-in to hang out with author Ruby McConnell as she teaches some tips to surviving in the wild! Learn how to build a shelter, and pick up some knot-typing tips too!

OP Love Your Self! Valentine’s Day Party
Thursday, Feb. 14
3-6 p.m.
FREE | No registration required.
Girls ages 10-18
This Valentine’s Day girls are invited to attend OP’s annual Love Your Self! party. This drop-in celebration will include a variety of fun and self-affirming activities, snacks, crafts, and chocolate of course! Come and hang out with us as we celebrate you!

Feel Good Closet
President’s Day Monday Feb. 18 (no-school)
Noon-2:30 p.m.
FREE | No registration required.
Girls ages 10-18
Come to OP to pick out some new clothes and shoes and get a little “boost” during the gloomy winter months! We will have many sizes available! Join us for a fun, positive, and supportive event!

 

Getting to Know Nature
Friday, March 15 (no-school)
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
$10 suggested donation
Girls ages 10-18
Registration required by March 11.
Grab your boots and get ready for adventure! Travel with us to a local nature hub and explore the magic that lies just outside your door. Come along with OP and the North West Youth Corps as we dive back into the world around us and see what inspiration waits beyond the trees. Advanced registration is required and spots are limited. Please bring a rain-jacket, sturdy shoes, and a lunch. Snack will be provided, as well as extra gear for the outdoors.
 
Winter Parent-Daughter Event
Welcome to Hogwarts
Saturday, March 9
5-7 p.m.
$10-$20 sliding scale
Girls ages 10-18 (plus an adult of their choice)
Registration required by March 1.
Calling all Potter-heads! Pack your trunks and grab your brooms, because we are going to Hogwarts! During the welcoming feast, everyone will get a chance to be sorted by the sorting hat, greet the OP professors, and who knows… maybe there’s a troll in the dungeon! Wizard wear is encouraged, but please leave your owls at home. If you would like to receive your letter, you must provide us with an up-to-date mailing address, or pick your letter up at OP.

THERAPY GROUPS

OP Drop-In Support Group
Mondays, Ongoing
4-5 p.m.
Free
Girls Ages 10-18
This free drop-in support group is open to all middle- and high-school aged girls and non-binary youth, who are seeking a safe place to talk about the issues in their lives. The group is facilitated by OP therapists and focuses on empowerment and skill-building from a strengths-based, relational approach. Guardians of youth under 14 years old must sign a parent consent form prior to youth’s first attendance.
 
Parent Daughter Circle
Mondays, 8 weeks beginning January 14th
6-7:30 p.m.
$10-$80 sliding scale (scholarships available)
Girls ages 12-16 and one parent/guardian of any gender.
Advance registration is required.
This group will provide creative and expressive activities for girls and their parents/guardians with the opportunity to express needs and envision healthy and valued relationship experiences. The activities encourage, inspire, and re-connect parent-daughter pairs in practical, honest, and enjoyable ways.
Parents/guardians and daughters must schedule an intake prior to beginning the group. Pairs must commit to regular group attendance.