Eugene Workshops & Events

Calendar of Events at Ophelia's PlaceGreat 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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Fall 2018 Eugene Calendar of Events

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WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

Grrrlz Rock Electric Jam!
Wednesdays, Sept. 12th-Dec. 12th
4-5:30 p.m.
FREE
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, Sept. 13th-Dec. 13th
4-5:30 p.m.
FREE
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! Other acoustic instruments are welcome.
 
Song Writing Circle
Oct. 18th & Nov. 15th
4-5:30 p.m.
FREE
Girls ages 10-18
Join Grrrlz Rock every third Thursday of the month and work with us to get the song inside of you, out in the world! All acoustic instruments welcome. Feel free to bring your own or borrow ours. Registration required. Please register by 10/11 for October and 11/8 for November. Beginners are welcome, no experience necessary, all instruments and instruction provided by Grrrlz Rock!
 
Women’s Advisory Council for Youth (WACY)
Wednesdays, Sept. 5th-Dec. 12th
4-5 p.m.
FREE
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. No registration required.
 
 
Game Squad, GO!
Tuesdays, Oct. 16th-Nov. 27th
4-5 p.m.
$5 Suggested Donation
Girls ages 10-18
If you love games like Magic the Gathering, D&D, Munchkin, Flux, Risk, Uno. or just cards, OP is the place to be! Each week we’ll try a new game, leading up to our Game Design Finale where we’ll create games of our own! Facilitated by OP staff and interns. No game experience necessary. Advanced registration required. Please register by 10/12.
 
Study Club
Thursdays, Sept 27th-Dec. 6th
3:30-4:30 p.m.
FREE
Girls ages 10-18
Are school and homework are weighing you down? Come check out Study Club! Each Thursday a representative from Oregon Tutor will be giving advice on homework, study skills, time management, and more! Don’t miss the opportunity to get on top of school, before it gets on top of you. No registration required.
 
Woah Girl, Take it Easy!
Mondays, Oct. 1-Dec. 10th
4-5:15 p.m.
$10-$20 sliding scale (scholarships available)
Girls ages 12-18
Okay, here’s the deal. Life can be stressful. Yes, it’s also amazing, and there are so many cool people to meet, and things to do! But oh-my-gosh is it stressful. Stay with me now, because here’s the good news! We’ve got this really great group made specifically to help you chill out. We’ve got yoga, we’ve got meditations, we’ve got games, but mostly we’ve got some really cool people who want to help you take it easy! Facilitated by Gia Naranjo-Rivera. Registration is required. Please register by 9/21.
 

 

ONE-TIME EVENTS
 
Parent-Daughter Game Night: The Price of Rice!
Presented by SELCO Community Credit Union
Saturday, Nov. 10th
4-5:30 p.m.
Girls ages 10-18 and a parent/guardian of their choice
Free
Inspired by The Price Is Right, The Price of Rice offers girls a fun and safe way to hone their financial chops, encouraging responsible future decision-making. By game’s end, girls will have practiced spending, saving, and investing, and will walk away with a better understanding of the costs of goods they use on a daily basis. Come on down and be the next constant on The Price … of … Rice!
Snacks will be provided during our commercial break! Advanced registration is required. Please register by 11/4.
 
OP Halloween Party
Wednesday, Oct. 31st
3-6 p.m.
Girls ages 10-18
FREE
Party with us this Halloween as we, cha-cha-slide our way into the spook-fest of the year! If you’re a boogy-monster or a ghost who likes to get down, the 2018 OP Halloween Party is where you want to be. We’ll have dancing, snacks, crafts, and of course our Costume Catwalk! Dance, munch, and craft your way into the spookiest night if the year!
 
Mermaids, Queens & Warriors: Create Your Own Legend
Thursday, Nov. 15th
4:30-6 p.m.
Girls ages 10-18
$10-$20 sliding scale (scholarships available)
Dance with dragons, swim with mermaids, and enchant your spirit using art, imagination, and story! Join us and award-winning author Rachael Pruitt to create an original legend – based on your own life! While our process will focus on fantasy, all writers are welcome. We will use drama, art, and visualization to create unique story worlds, quests, and characters – both heroes and villains – that you can return to again and again. Advanced registration is required. Please register by 11/12.
 
Spa-ahhh Day
Monday, Dec. 3rd
Noon-3 p.m.
Girls ages 10-18
$10-$25 sliding scale (scholarships available)
Our annual spa day event is back, to help you practice some self-care before the winter break! Come to OP for a day of fun and relaxation as we make natural body products, do some nail art, snack on treats and more! Facilitated by OP staff and interns. Advanced registration is required, please register by 11/30.
 
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.
 
OP Parent-Daughter Days
Mother-Daughter Day: Saturday, Oct. 13th
Father-Daughter Day: Saturday, Oct. 27th
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$10 – $40 sliding scale (scholarships available)
Girls ages 11-14 and a supportive adult in their lives.
Join other parents and girls for a one-day workshop designed to improve effective communication and strengthen your relationship. This workshop is facilitated by OP therapists and includes fun games, interactive activities, and inspiring conversations. Lunch is provided. Advanced registration is required, please register by 10/5 for Mother-Daughter Day and 10/19 for Father-Daughter Day.
 
Celebrating Sisters!
Saturday, Nov. 10th
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
$10-40 per pair, sliding scale (scholarships available)
Girls ages 10-18
Sisters, this is your opportunity to strengthen your relationship and connect with other groups of sisters in fun activities as and inspiring and empowering conversation. Lunch is provided. Advanced registration is required, please register by 11/2.