2017 Events

7:00 -10:00 am FREE Pancake and Scrambled Egg Breakfast at the United Methodist Church at 333 Kingwood St. Any donations will be donated to the support the Siuslaw Elementary School art club.

8:00 am Rotary is Cleaning and Beautifying the outside of the Siuslaw Public Library.  Bring car washing brushes and rags to wash the building, and tools for weeding.

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 and available while they last at beginning of walk.

9:00 am Delta Gamma is Beautifying Rolling Dunes Park

9:00 am Boy Scouts will be Beautifying Veterans Memorial Park.

9:00 am  The Florence Garden Club will be Weeding and Beautifying Gallagher's Park

9:00 am Siuslaw Youth Soccer Association will be hosting a Miller Park Clean-Up

9:00-11:00 am Weeding at Disciples of Christ Community Garden in the back parking lot of St. Mary’s Church.

9:00-3:00 pm the Knights of Columbus wives are hosting a Wear It Again Jewelry Sale fundraiser at St. Mary’s Church.  All are welcome!

9:30-11:30 Clean-up Kingwood Street- PeaceHealth will be removing trash and invite others to join. Beginning at 9th street and heading north.

10:00 am The Florence Area Ambassadors will be Cleaning Windows of the Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center

10:00-11:00 am  Florence Area Democratic Club will Trash Clean-up at the City Parking Lot and Veteran's Memorial at the West end of Old Town


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 U.S. Forest Service.

11:00- 3:00 pm Florence Regency will be having a Carnival with booths, games, dunk tank, and bounce house to raise money for CROW summer camp scholarships.

11- after Malakai gets his Bone Marrow Transplant- Box Lunch has a "Malakai burger" fundraiser that they will continue until Malakai receives his bone marrow transplant.

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.

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 Jason Wood’s voice students, the Grapefruit Brothers, and DJ~Al Rojas.

10:00 - 2:00 pm  Florence/Siuslaw Lion's Club - FREE Health Screening Truck will have screening stations for vision, glaucoma, blood pressure, and blood sugar.

10:00-2:00 pm  Foursquare Church will be Accepting new/gently used clothing donations, especially, jackets, hoodies, sweats and jeans.

10:00-5:00 pm Habitat for Humanity ReStore:  Come and Shop and make a difference. Habitat ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center

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 Siuslaw Elementaty School Kindness Club will be selling Italian Sodas to raise money for 6th grader, Malakai's bone marrow transplant.


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  Kitten Adoption- Come and meet some adorable kittens ready for their forever home!


11:00-3:00 pm  Power of Florence T-shirt, sweatshirt, and hat sale- Get yours while they last!


 11:00 - 3:00 pm FB4K's (Food Backpacks for Kids) Will be Giving out water bottles and selling snacks such as Oreo's, Rice Krispy Bars, chips, etc.

11:00-2:00 Can and Bottle Drive- Collecting refundable cans and bottles to raise money for Food Backpacks for Kids.


11:00-3:00 pm  Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) informational booth in the Grocery Outlet parking lot  


11:00- 3:00 pm P.T.A. will have an informational booth in the Grocery Outlet parking lot and will be Collecting Emergency Items for Siuslaw Schools


11:00- 3:00 pm Cancer Health and Education Group will have an informational booth in the Grocery Outlet parking lot  


11:00-3:00 pm Florence Liberty Alliance will have a "Wheel of Fortune" game where people guess historic/patriotic things and win prizes.


11:00- 3:00 pm  Little Free Library- Collecting books for Florence’s Little Free Libraries

11:00- 2:00 pm Lemonade stand to support Siuslaw Valley Outreach Center

11:00 -2:00  Florence Recyclers - free dishware (for loan) program

11:00 -2:00   Siuslaw Genealogy Society -recycle of ink jet & cell phones

11:00-4:00 pm Habitat for Humanity donations: Clean out your own garage and bring in donations of used fixtures, sinks, faucets, windows, doors, etc.  lighting, scrap lumber, plumbing parts, and so much more.