2017 Events TO BE ANNOUNCED!


9:00 a.m.  POWER Walk- Official Start of Power of Florence. Mayor Henry will officially start the walk, which begins at Florence Christian Church 990 2nd St.  Wear your Power of Florence shirt!  Shirts are $10 each and available while they last at beginning of walk.

7:00 - 10:00 Pancake and Scrambled Egg Breakfast at the United Methodist Church at 333 Kingwood St all proceeds will be donated to the “Imagine no Malaria” *time corrected

8:00-4:00 -Florence Senior Center Fundraiser- The first annual Senior Center Garage Sale. Sellers will be set up both inside the Senior Center and in the parking lot. The is a fund raising effort in support  the expansion of the Senior Center.

9:00  The Florence Rotary Club will be cleaning up and beautifying the front garden at Siuslaw High School.

9:00  Weeding Community Gardens at St. Mary’s weed around the pathways of our community garden.  Located at north side of the back parking lot.

9:00 am Delta Gamma is Beautifying Rolling Dunes Park

10:00 Florence area Cub Scouts are weeding and beautifying the Veterans Memorial Park.

10:00-12:00  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.

10:00 Florence Area Ambassadors will be beautifying the Florence Visitors Center

10:00 The Florence Area Garden Club and Rhododendron Society will be beautifying Gallagher Memorial Park at the corner of Spruce & 126.  We trim, cut & weed.  

10:00 Girl Scout Group 11752 will be weeding and beautifying at the school grounds.

10:00  City of Florence Weeding on Kingwood Street dividers- Looking for volunteers to help.  Bring gloves and weeding tools.

1:00-4:00  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 - 5:00 SAPPSA will set up a community learning display and feature posters, audio-visuals, and give 4 short talks with information to help community members.

1:30-5:00  C.R.O.W.'s Car Wash Fundraiser in OPB's parking lot.  All funds will go toward finalizing the building renovations and future programs for the CROW kids!

2:00 Siuslaw HS Choir will be singing for the residents at Elderberry Square. This is a program that they hope to continue doing throughout the school year.

Party in the Parking Lot Events- at Grocery Outlet

10:00 - 2:00  Florence/Siuslaw Lion's Club - FREE Health Screening Booth will have four screening stations for vision, glaucoma, blood pressure, and blood sugar.  They will be set up at City Lights Cinema.

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

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

11:00-3:00-  Donate Life Northwest will have a booth set-up and will be registering donors and giving out information about their organization .

11:30 -2:00 Party in the Parking Lot:  With Mike Bones as your MC and Live Music and entertainment by David Wiegan, Marty Adams,  and Jason Wood’s voice students

11:00-3:00- Florence Food Share: Beavers vs. Ducks Food collecting contest.  Collecting food for the Florence Food Share.

11:00-3:00  Hamburger & Hotdog BBQ benefiting Oregon Coast Humane Society

11:00-3:00   “Stuff the Van”- Pet food drive for Oregon Coast Humane Society

11:00-3:00  Kitten Adoption- Come and meet some adorable kittens ready for their forever home!

11:00 - 2:00 Lavender Bunches and lavender buds for sale benefitting Oregon Coast Humane Society

11:00-3:00 Lemonade for Love- Two cute kids, Eli and Keeton are raising money for Siuslaw Outreach Services

11:00-3:00  Power of Florence T-shirt sales- Get yours while they last!

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

11:00- 2:00  Oregon Coast Military Museum hopes to have military vehicles and historical weapons on display.

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

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

11:00- 2:00  Veterans of Foreign Wars will have a Vietnam era military jeep on display.  Find out  more about the VFW and check out the jeep!

11:00-3:00  Ink Cartridge and Small Electronic Collection:  Siuslaw Genealogy Society will have a collection container for your empty ink jet and toner cartridges and small electronics.  Laptops, cell phones, GPS, cameras, etc. are all accepted no matter their condition.

11:00-4:00  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.

11:00 - 3:00  Isaac’s Clothing Drive- 9 year old Isaac will collect clothing for homeless children.  Please bring gently used or new clothing to donate.

11:00-2:00  KXCR Radio- The Florence non-profit radio will be informing people on what they do.

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

11:00 - 2:00  Florence Area Community Coalition and the Friends of Honeyman State Park- Giving out brochures and sharing about their work and volunteering opportunities.

2:00 RAFFLE- 5 raffles will be announced! Five $20 gift certificates were generously donated by El Guadlajara for Power of Florence participants.