2018 Events


7:00 - 10:00 am FREE Pancake and Scrambled Egg Breakfast at the United Methodist Church at 333 Kingwood St.


9:00 am  POWER Walk - Official Start of Power of Florence.  Mayor Henry will officially start the walk, which begins at the Florence Christian Church.  Wear your Power of Florence shirt!  Shirts are $10 each, hats are $15 and sweatshirts are $25 and available while they last at beginning of walk.


9:00 am Cubit Ft Pressure Washing will be cleaning the Oregon Coast Military Museum.


9:00 am Rotary will be cleaning and adding bark dust to the front of Siuslaw High School.


9:00 am  The Florence Garden Club and the Siuslaw Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will be weeding and beautifying Gallagher's Park.


9:00 am Delta Gamma will be cleaning and beautifying the tennis courts and surrounding park area at 35th Street.

    

10:00 - 12:00 pm Scotch broom removal: Help remove invasive Scotch Broom at Heceta Dunes (corner of Joshua Lane and Nautilus).  Bring water, gloves, sunscreen and tools (such as loppers, hand pruners and small hand saws).  Dogs are welcomed.  Sponsored by the Oregon Dunes Restoration Collaborative.


10:00 - 12:00 pm City of Florence employees will be cleaning and beautifying the islands outside the Justice Center on Greenwood St. at 9th St.


10:00 - 12:00 pm The Siuslaw Youth Soccer Association will be cleaning and beautifying Miller Park.


10:00 - 2:00 pm C.R.O.W will hold a costume Garage Sale at 3120 Highway 101.


10:00 - 2:00 pm The Friends of the Florence Events Center will be beautifying and adding bark dust to the front of the Events Center.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Florence Regency will have a carnival with games, dunk tank, face painting, bounce house and Crepe/SnoCone food truck to raise money for the Thomas Fuller It's All About the Hear foundation, the Genevieve Bailey Memorial scholarship and the Oregon Coast Military Museum. 


1:00 - 4:00 pm  Van Fans Ice Cream Social at the Florence Events Center.  Serving homemade pie & ice cream with live music and entertainment tickets $5 each.


1:00 - 4:00 pm Free drop-in studio time at Serene Abundance Studio at 1525 12th St., #8. Check out this new community art studio and art therapy space!


Party in the Parking Lot Events- at Grocery Outlet


11:00 -2:00 pm Party in the Parking Lot:  With Mike Bones as your MC and live music and entertainment by the C.R.O.W Summer Camp kids, Jason Wood’s voice students, the Luke Turner Jazz Quartet, Last Resort Players and Speaker Wave!


11:00 - 2:00 pm  Florence/Siuslaw Lion's Club - FREE health screening will offer screening stations for vision, glaucoma, blood pressure, and blood sugar in the lobby of City Light Cinema.


11:00 - 2:00pm Oregon BoxLunch will be serving up delicious lunch with proceeds going to Sacred Animal Sanctuary.


11:00 - 2:00 pm  Foursquare Church will be accepting donations of new/gently used clothes, shoes and small household items to benefit the Better Living Center (aka "The Free Store").


11:00 - 2:00 pm KXCR will have an informational booth about their local non-profit radio station, 90.7 FM.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Oregon Coast Military Museum - T-shirts for sale to raise money to support the museum.  


11:00 - 2:00 pm  Oregon Coast Military Museum Military vehicles and historical weapons on display.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Public Works Department vehicles on display for kids and adults to explore and learn more about.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm Florence Police Department vehicles on display for kids and adults to explore and learn more about.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm State Police vehicles on display for kids and adults to explore and learn more about.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Ladder Truck on display for kids and adults to explore and learn more about.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm Florence Food Share: Beavers vs. Ducks food collecting contest.  Collecting food for the Florence Food Share.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm  Hamburger & hotdog BBQ benefiting Oregon Coast Humane Society.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm   “Stuff the Van”- Pet food drive for Oregon Coast Humane Society.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm  Power of Florence T-shirt, sweatshirt, and hat sale- Get yours while they last! Hosted by the Siuslaw Elementary School Kindness Club.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Lemonade stand to support Loved Again Pets hosted by Kindness Club members Melody and Thalia!


11:00 - 2:00 pm Emma from the Kindness Club will be selling cookies and cupcakes donated by Sweet Mama's Cupcakes & Goodies to raise money to clean the Deadwood Pioneer Museum.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Darcie and Lily from the Kindness Club will have a bake sale to benefit the Oregon Coast Humane Society.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm FB4K's (Food Backpacks for Kids) will be have an informational booth about their mission to erase weekend hunger for students in Florence and Mapleton.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Can and bottle drive- Peace Health will be collecting refundable cans and bottles to raise money for Food Backpacks for Kids.


11:00 - 2:00 pm Siuslaw Vision will have an informational booth to let the community know they "put people at the center"!

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm  Stop by the Students for a Better World informational booth in the Grocery Outlet parking lot to learn about scholarships fro Siuslaw High School college-bound students.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm Florence Community P.T.A. will have an informational booth with games and will hold a membership drive.


11:00 - 2:00pm Florence Organizes Education group will have an informational booth to let the community know about opportunities at Lane Community College and provide information on the upcoming Siuslaw School District bond issue.

 

11:00 - 2:00 pm Precious Plastics will have an informational booth about fundraising for a machine to take the plastic we can no longer recycle.


11:00 - 2:00pm The Florence Climate Alliance will have an informational booth to help educate and encourage citizens to understand how climate change is affecting the local area.


11:00 - 2:00 pm The Siuslaw Youth Soccer Association will have an informational booth to register new soccer players. Come sign your child up for a Fall team!


11:00 - 2:00 pm The Florence Farmers Market will have an informational booth to spread the word about the Tuesday market and to seek new volunteers.


10:00 - 5:00 pm Habitat for Humanity ReStore:  Come shop and make a difference. Habitat ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center: clean out your own garage and bring in donations of used fixtures, sinks, faucets, windows, doors, etc.  


11:00 -2:00 pm  Florence Master Recyclers  will be on hand to discuss their program and free dish ware (for loan) program.


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