Upcoming Workshops, Classes & 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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Ready to register? Call (541) 284-4333 or email info@opheliasplace.net.

¿Listo para registrarse? Llame al (541) 284-4333 o mande un mensaje electrónico a info@opheliasplace.net.

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Fall 2017 Calendar

H.E.R. (Healing Empowerment & Recovery) Group
Starting Date TBD
$25 – $40 sliding scale (scholarships available)
H.E.R. Group is for girl-identified youth ages 14-18 who have experienced trauma specifically related to physical or sexual abuse/assault. This therapy group is facilitated by OP therapists and will provide an opportunity for girls to express feelings in a safe, supportive environment, learn about the effects of trauma, develop coping strategies for stress and trauma triggers, connect with other girls who have survived trauma, and reconnect with themselves. Girls must complete a brief screening prior to participating. To attend or to refer girls 12-13 who are interested in participating, please contact Jessica at (541) 284-4333, ext 103, or jessica@opheliasplace.net.

Cultural Responsiveness Focus Groups
Monday, 10/16
Ages 10-18
Girls who identify as multi-cultural/of color, disabled, LBTQ, religious minority, low-income, or other marginalized population are invited to participate in a focus group to discuss diversity and inclusion, especially ways to make OP welcoming to ALL girls. Girls will complete a short survey and have a discussion facilitated by OP staff. Pizza and gift cards provided to all attendees who complete the focus group! Advanced registration is required. Registration deadline is 9/20 for the first group and 10/12.

OP Drop-In Support Group
Mondays, ongoing
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. Participants must schedule an Ophelia’s Place orientation prior to attending. Guardians of youth under 14 years old must sign a waiver prior to youth’s first attendance.

Grrrl Jamz with Grrrlz Rock!
Wednesdays, 9/27-12/13
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Ages 10-18
Electric GRRRL JAM with guitars, bass, drums, keyboards and singing your favorite rock band style songs!

Thursdays, 9/28-12/14
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Ages 10-18
Acoustic GRRRL JAM with ukuleles, acoustic guitars, violins, hand drums, songwriting and more!  Feel free to bring your own if you have specialty instruments.

Beginners are welcome, no experience necessary, all instruments and instruction provided by Grrrlz Rock! Please schedule an OP orientation within 2 weeks of attending.

Women’s Advisory Council for Youth (WACY)
Wednesdays, 9/6-12/13
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Ages 14-18
WACY is a volunteer group committed to leadership, empowerment, and equality for all. We support OP’s mission through awareness-raising, advocacy, and fundraising…with fun, humor, and chocolate! Youth-led and directed, come join us to make a difference, make friends, and get volunteer experience! Facilitated by OP staff. No registration required. Please schedule an OP orientation within 2 weeks of attending.

Hip Hop Dance with Xcape Dance AcademyHip Hop Dance with Xcape Dance Academy in Eugene
Mondays, 10/2-12/4
4:00pm – 5:00pm
$25 – $50 sliding scale for the term (scholarships available)
Ages 10-18
Build confidence, coordination, and strength in this Hip Hop class back by popular demand! Join award-winning instructor Vanessa Fuller of Xcape Dance Academy to learn basic movements, terminology, flexibility, and choreography in a positive and supportive environment. All levels and bodies are welcome; no experience required! Advance registration is required. Registration deadline ASAP! 
Ophelia's Place Art for All in EugeneArt is for All Workshops
Mondays, 10/9-10/30
$20-$40 FOR ALL 4 CLASSES sliding scale (scholarships available)
Ages 10-18
Do you have a favorite woman artist that inspires you? Have you ever wondered how artists like Georgia O’Keefe or Frida Kahlo found their “style?” Sign up for this series of art classes and learn about a different woman artist each week while making your own art work! Be inspired to find your own unique style in this fun class facilitated by Dana Fleming. Advance registration is required. Registration deadline is 10/2.



Hike at Salt Creek Falls
Saturday, October 21st
Ages 10-18
Come for a fun and easy hike to see a beautiful waterfall, learn to identify some local plants, and have a picnic in the outdoors! Girls will be picked up and dropped off at OP. Pleasecome with a sack lunch and a rain jacket. Facilitated by staff of OP and Northwest Youth Corps. Advanced registration is required. Registration deadline is 10/16.
OP Halloween Party!
Tuesday, October 31st
3:30 – 6:00pm
Ages 10-18
Come join us for a spooktacular Halloween party at Ophelia’s Place! There will be a variety of Halloween-themed games, treats and crafts. Feel free to wear your costumes! Facilitated by OP staff and interns. This is a drop-in activity. No registration required.

Gift Making Workshop
Monday, 11/20
Ages 10-18
In this fun and creative art workshop you will learn to make unique and special gifts, including your own wrapping paper! This is a great way to make meaningful gifts for your friends and family for any occasion. All supplies and materials included. Facilitated by Dana Fleming. Advanced registration is required. Registration deadline is 11/13.

Spa-ahhh Day
Friday, December 1st (No school day for 4J)
$10 – $25 sliding scale (scholarships are available)
Ages 10-18
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. Registration deadline is 11/30.

OP Parent-Daughter Days
Mother-Daughter Day: Saturday, 11/4
Father-Daughter Day: Saturday, 11/11
11:00am – 3:00pm
$10 – $20 sliding scale (scholarships available)
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, inspiring conversations, and a free lunch. For girls 11-14 and a supportive adult in their lives. Pre-registration is required. Spots are limited. Registration deadline is 10/27.




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