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Junction City Workshops & Events

At the Ophelia’s Place Junction City location, our after school programs empower young women to make healthy, informed decisions about their many important life choices. We have a lot of fun too.

To register, book an orientation, or request disability accommodations, call (541) 234-5027 or email rachael@opheliasplace.net. Please schedule an OP orientation within 2 weeks of attending activities or drop-in.

Para Registrarse para las actividades? llame al (541) 234-5027 o mande un mesaje electrónico rachael@opheliasplace.net.

NOTE: The activities below are currently postponed until a later date due to coronavirus needs. Please check back in April with potential new information. Thank you.

Junction City Spring Calendar of Events

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Drop-In
Monday – Thursday. 3-6 p.m.
**Early Release Wednesdays: 2:30-6 p.m.**
FREE. No registration required.
Girls aged 10-18

After-school drop-in is a positive, relaxing environment where young women can hang out, eat a nutritious snack, do homework, engage in craft activities, and spend time with friends. All girls are welcome in our safe and supportive space.

Drop-In Craft of the Week
Weekly drop-in activity
FREE. No registration required. 
Get crazy with the craft supplies! Each week we have a different craft at drop-in. and girls can take home their creations. Grab your glue guns and paint brushes and let your inner artist run free!

Special Event: Mother-Daughter Day
Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
$10-30 sliding scale (scholarships available) Registration required by April 30.
Join other moms/guardians 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. For girls 11-14 and a supportive adult in their lives.

Crack Out the Cascarones
Wednesday, April 8, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
FREE
Make cascarones (hollowed eggshells filled with confetti) and share them with your friends by cracking them on each other. Get ready for the confetti shower!

Happy Little Trees Painting Party
Wednesday, April 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
FREE
Bob Ross is our guide as we get out the canvases and paint whatever captures the imagination. Explore tips and techniques for working with acrylics. We’ll work outside in the park in the shade of our own happy little trees.

I Woke Up Like This
Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19, and 26, 4-4:45 p.m.
FREE. Registration required by April 23.
Does feeling negative about your body seem like the norm? It doesn’t have to be! Let’s talk about our relationship with our bodies, food, and joyful movement. Together, we’ll learn about accepting our bodies just as they are! Group meets for check-­ins, activities, and special snack. Girls are encouraged to attend all sessions. Parent permission required for girls under 14.

Pick & Paint a Planting Pot
Wednesday, April 29, 3-4 p.m.
FREE
Decorate mini terra cotta pots and plant a seedling to take home, and learn about how to care for your new green friend and nurture it through to its full flowery potential. A great gift for Mom or a special woman in your life who inspires you. Facilitated by the Junction City Garden Club.

Tiny Science!
Wednesday, May 13, 4-5 p.m.
FREE. Registration required by May 7.
The U of O’s Women in Graduate Science are back! During this workshop, we will be talking about model organisms. Model or­ganisms are creatures like nematodes, and fruit flies that we use to study biological processes. Come join us and figure out how something super-tiny can be super-important.

Wreck This Journal
Thursday, May 21, 4-5 p.m.
$5-10 sliding scale (scholarships available)
Registration required by May 7.
Drop it, rip it, scratch it, wreck it! Every participant will get to take home their own copy of Keri Smith’s popular journal, which is full of prompts that give us permission to get crazy, silly, and messy with art. Put perfection aside as we go through a few prompts together to get your journal started on the path to total wreckage!

The Big Bubble Challenge
Wednesday, June 3, 4-5 p.m.
FREE
We’re talking BIG bubbles! Learn what makes the big bubble secret sauce, and about things like how your ingredients affect the surface tension (and therefore the survival!) of your bubbles. All participants will get the recipe and a bubble wand to take home.

Dance the Night Away
Friday, June 12, 6-8:30 p.m.
$5-10 sliding scale (scholarships available) Registration required by June 4.
We’re going to have pizza and crank to the tunes as we celebrate the end of the school year and the start of summer. Bring your best Tik-Tok dance moves.