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2024-2025 Lions Year

July 2024


Stayton Lions Club 4th of July Celebration
July 4th

The Stayton Lions Club 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks Display includes a noon parade through town and then evening music and fun at the high school event grounds, with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. Event webpage>>
 

 

East Albany Lions Club Lumberjack Breakfast
July 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th

The East Albany Lions Club will be serving breakfast every day from July 4th through 7th from 6am to 11am at Timber Linn Park in Albany. Prices are: Adults - $10, Kids 12 and under - $5. Menu is: Pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and milk. Volunteer breakfast workers from other clubs eat free!

 

 

West Salem Lions Club Music in the Park Summer Concert
July 11th

The West Salem Lions Club produces a series of four free summer concerts on Thursday nights, sponsored by local businesses. The concerts are held in West Salem Park on Rosemont Avenue NW beginning at 6:30pm. Tonights concert features: TBA. Future dates are July 18th, 25th and August 1st.

 

 

West Salem Lions Club Music in the Park Summer Concert
July 18th

The West Salem Lions Club produces a series of four free summer concerts on Thursday nights, sponsored by local businesses. The concerts are held in West Salem Park on Rosemont Avenue NW beginning at 6:30pm. Tonights concert features: TBA. Future dates are July 25th and August 1st.

 

 

West Salem Lions Club Music in the Park Summer Concert
July 25th

The West Salem Lions Club produces a series of four free summer concerts on Thursday nights, sponsored by local businesses. The concerts are held in West Salem Park on Rosemont Avenue NW beginning at 6:30pm. Tonights concert features: TBA. Future dates are August 1st.

 

 

August 2024

 

West Salem Lions Club Music in the Park Summer Concert
August 1st

The West Salem Lions Club produces a series of four free summer concerts on Thursday nights, sponsored by local businesses. The concerts are held in West Salem Park on Rosemont Avenue NW beginning at 6:30pm. Tonights concert features: TBA. This is the last concert of the series.

 

 

Junction City Lions Club Fundraising Breakfast
August 3rd

The Junction City Lions Club will be providing a fundraising breakfast from 7am to 10am for the Coburg Car Classic on Saturday, August 3rd at the Coburg Community Grange 32663 E Mill Street, Coburg.

They have been providing breakfast for car show attendees for a few years, and the proceeds go to the charities they donate to. This breakfast includes coffee and juice, pancakes, sausage, and scrambled eggs. The cost is $10 per person. www.coburgcarclassic.com 
 

 

West Salem Lions Club Sno-Cones & Cotton Candy
August 7th thru 10th

The West Salem Lions Club will have a concession booth featuring Sno-Cones and Cotton Candy at the Polk County Fair in Rickreall, August 7th through the 10th. Hours will be Wednesday: 2pm-9pm, Thursday: 10am-9pm, Friday: 10am-9pm, Saturday: 10am-9pm

 

 

September 2024

 

East Albany Lions Club Golf Tournament
September 20th

The East Albany Lions Club will be hosting their annual golf tournament at Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis on Friday, September 20th. This 18-hole 4-person team scramble format tournament has a shotgun start at 8:30am. Details can be found on the event flyer. More information and online registration can be found on the event website>>

 

 

October 2024

 

 

November 2024


West Salem Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale
November 29th thru December 16th

The West Salem Lions Club will be holding their annual Christmas Tree Sale from November 24th thru December 17th. The tree lot will be open Monday thru Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sundays 10am to 6pm at Ace Hardware, 820 Wallace Rd NW in Salem. This is West Salem Lions' largest fundraiser of the year.

 

 

December 2024


West Salem Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale
November 29th thru December 16th

The West Salem Lions Club will be holding their annual Christmas Tree Sale from November 24th thru December 17th. The tree lot will be open Monday thru Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sundays 10am to 6pm at Ace Hardware, 820 Wallace Rd NW in Salem. This is West Salem Lions' largest fundraiser of the year.

 

 

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Past Events

July 2023

 

Stayton Lions Club 4th of July Celebration
July 4th

The Stayton Lions Club 50th Anniversary 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks Display includes an afternoon parade through town and then music and fun at the high school event grounds, with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. Event Webpage>>

 

Eugene Downtown Lions Club Night at PK Park
July 7th

The Eugene Downtown Lions Club is excited to announce the kick-off event of their centennial anniversary celebration. On July 7th we will be hosting a Keep The Promise event at PK park in Eugene beginning at 7pm. Lions Night at PK Park will be a night of baseball, fun and community as we celebrate 100 years of service and recognize our promise made to Helen Keller in 1925 to be Knights of the Blind. We have reserved 100 seats for Lions Club members and their families to join us and make this a memorable evening. Please see the flyer for more details.

 

Eugene Bethel Lions Club Chicken Barbeque
July 7th & 8th

The Eugene Bethel Lions Club is holding their monthly Chicken Barbeque on July 7th and 8th in the Alberton's parking lot at 4740 Royal Avenue in Eugene. Chicken is available from 9am until sold out. This main fundraiser for EBLC is held the first weekends from May until September.

 

West Salem Lions Club Music in the Park Summer Concert Series
July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

The West Salem Lions Club produces a series of free summer concerts on Thursday nights in July, sponsored by local businesses. The concerts are held in West Salem Park on Rosemont Avenue NW beginning at 6:30pm. This years dates are July 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th.

 

August 2023

Eugene Bethel Lions Club Chicken Barbeque
August 4th & 5th

The Eugene Bethel Lions Club is holding their monthly Chicken Barbeque on August 4th and 5th in the Alberton's parking lot at 4740 Royal Avenue in Eugene. Chicken is available from 9am until sold out. This main fundraiser for EBLC is held the first weekends from May until September.

 

Silverton Lions Club 75th Anniversary Harvest Breakfast
August 5th & 6th

The Silverton Lions Club will be hosting their annual two day breakfast at Coolidge McClain park at 300 Coolidge Street, Silverton. The full pancake breakfast will be served 7am-12pm both days.

 

Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party
August 7th

The Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party is held at 6pm on the first Monday of every other month at the Keizer Lions Clubhouse, 4100 Cherry Avenue NE Keizer.

 

West Salem Lions Club Sno-Cones & Cotton Candy
August 9th thru 12th

The West Salem Lions Club will have a concession booth featuring Sno-Cones and Cotton Candy at the Polk County Fair in Rickreall, August 9th through the 12th. Hours will be Wed: 2pm-9pm, Thur: 10am-9pm, Fri: 10am-9pm, Sat: 10am-9pm

 

Central Lions Club Cruise-In Car Show
August 19th

The 12th Annual Central Lions Club Cruise-In will be held August 19th at Riverview Park in Independence. Gates open at 8am and the show starts at 9am. Open to all years, makes and models. A $25 car registration fee includes breakfast for entry driver. All other breakfasts are $8.00. Goodie bags and dash plaque for first 100 registrations. View flyer. For more info email: centrallionscruisein@gmail.com  Come and join us in beautiful downtown Independence by the river.

 

First Quarter District 36-R Cabinet Meeting
August 26th

The first District Cabinet Meeting for 2023-2024 will be 9am-12pm, August 26th, at Keizer Lions Clubhouse, 4100 Cherry Avenue NE, Keizer OR. (Do not follow Google directions around the backside! Use Cherry Ave entrance) Agenda will be available on the Information page.

Meet and greet our 2023/2024 Governor Lynn Coon. Come and learn about our new web page, how to get your club projects on the new district calendar and share other new happenings in the district. Light snacks and biscuits and gravy served before the meeting. Soft Tacos and hamburgers will be served after the meeting. Donations will be appreciated.

 

September 2023

Elkton Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
September 2nd & 3rd

The Elkton Lions Club will be providing their ever-popular Swedish and regular pancakes from their booth at the upcoming Fort Umpqua Days in Elkton September 2 and 3. The Swedish pancakes are similar to crepes, with a variety of choices of jam rolled inside and drenched with melted butter and a choice of sprinkled powder sugar, cinnamon, or a combination of those. The regular pancakes are smaller, thicker and usually served just with butter and syrup. Rounding out the breakfast fare are delicious sausages and orange juice, coffee or tea. The breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. both days. Assisting with serving, set-up and clean-up will be members of the local 4-H club, an invaluable service to Lions and the community at large. Any Lions who happen to attend the event should stop by the booth, buy a delicious breakfast, and just enjoy the day. If you want to pitch in and help, that would be marvelous. All proceeds of the fundraising event go to the general fund which is used for the service events Elkton Lions put on in the community.

 

Eugene Bethel Lions Club Chicken Barbeque
September 8th & 9th

The Eugene Bethel Lions Club is holding their monthly Chicken Barbeque on September 8th and 9th in the Alberton's parking lot at 4740 Royal Avenue in Eugene. Chicken is available from 9am until sold out. This main fundraiser for EBLC is held the first weekends from May until September.

 

October 2023

Junction City Lions Club Fall Chicken BBQ Fundraiser
October 1st

The Junction City Lions Club will be holding their Fall Chicken BBQ on October 1st, from 9am until 2pm. The is one of the main fundraisers for the club, and many Lion members work hard to make it happen. They expect to sell around 900 half-chickens. This is a drive-thru set up in a parking lot located at the corner of Ivy Street and 2nd Avenue in Junction City.

 

Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party
October 2nd

The Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party is held at 6pm on the first Monday of every other month at the Keizer Lions Clubhouse, 4100 Cherry Avenue NE Keizer.

 

Jefferson Lions Club Diamond Dames Concert
October 14th

The Jefferson Lions Club is hosting a concert featuring the four part harmonies of the Diamond Dames. The event is at 7pm on October 14th, held at the Jefferson United Methodist Church at 310 N 2nd Street in Jefferson. The admission charge is $15 per person. There will also be a dessert and silent auction.

 

Stayton Lions Club Pop-Up Food & Used Eyeglasses Drive
October 15th

The Stayton Lions Club will have a pop-up food drive on October 15th from 11am to 3pm in the Roth's Market parking lot to benefit the Stayton Community Food Bank. We will also be collecting used eyeglasses.

 

District 36-R Region and Zone Chair Training
October 21st

A training workshop for all District 36-R Region and Zone Chairs will be held on October 21st at the Viking Sal Center, 245 W 5th Avenue, Junction City. MAP>> Registration/Check-in begins at 8am with training to start at 8:30am. All Region and Zone Chairs are highly encouraged to attend.

 

OLSHF Annual Hallowe'en Ball
October 21st

This Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation annual fundraising gala, held at 5pm in the Governor Ballroom of The Sentinel Hotel, is their biggest (and funnest!) event of the year. Full information including; event tickets, recommended attire, photos, online auction link (opens Oct 13th), sponsorship opportunities, and Paradise Raffle tickets (need not be present to win) can all be found on the event website>>

 

Stayton Lions Club Trick or Treat Booth
October 31st

The Stayton Lions Club will be participating along with local merchants in the Trick or Treat event along Third Avenue in  Downtown Stayton. Our booth will be set up to pass out candy from 3:30 until 6:30.

 

 

November 2023

Second Quarter District 36-R Cabinet Meeting
November 4th

The second District Cabinet Meeting for 2023-2024 will be 9am-12pm, November 4th, at the Central School District office, 750 South 5th Street, Independence. Agenda will be available on the Information page.

A light snack will be available so please arrive by 8:30 so meeting can start on time.

 

Club International Peace Poster Contest Submission Deadline
November 15th

All district clubs participating in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest must have their club level winning entry submitted to the District Governor by November 15th. For full information see the contest details on the Projects Page.

 

Mapleton Lions Club Turkey Bingo
November 17th

The Mapleton Lions Club will be hosting Turkey Bingo from 7pm until 9:30pm at 88148 Riverview Ave., Mapleton. Doors open at 6:00pm with  Bingo starting at 7:00pm. Twenty games will be played, with twenty frozen turkey prizes! There will also be a pie auction at intermission.

 

 

West Salem Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale
November 24th thru December 17th

The West Salem Lions Club (Facebook page) will be holding their annual Christmas Tree Sale from November 24th thru December 17th. The tree lot will be open from 10am to 7pm daily at Ace Hardware, 820 Wallace Rd NW in Salem. This is West Salem Lions' largest fundraiser of the year.

 

 

December 2023

West Salem Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale
November 24th thru December 17th

The West Salem Lions Club (Facebook page) will be holding their annual Christmas Tree Sale from November 24th thru December 17th. The tree lot will be open from 10am to 7pm daily at Ace Hardware, 820 Wallace Rd NW in Salem. This is West Salem Lions' largest fundraiser of the year.

 

Stayton Lions Club December Food Drive
December 1st thru December 14th

The Stayton Lions Club provides and then picks up ten collection barrels for the Stayton M/I School and Sublimity Elementary School food drives. Additional barrels are also placed at local stores, Stayton City Hall and Stayton swimming pool. The food drives benefit the local Stayton Community Food Bank.
 

 

Central Lions Club Free Gloves At Santa Train Stop
December 2nd

The Central Lions Club will be handing out free gloves to children from the Monmouth/Independence area at the Annual Santa Train stop in Indepenence. Santa makes his ride into town on the train to join children and adults as they begin their community celebration of the season.

 

Alvadore-Franklin Lions Club Holiday Bazaar & Breakfast
December 2nd

The Alvadore-Franklin Lions Club Holiday Bazaar will be held at the Alvadore Fire Station, 90825 Alvadore Rd, Junction City from 9am-4pm. A breakfast will be served from 7am-9am and a lunch at 11:30am.

This holiday bazaar will feature home made gifts. There is room for 30 vendors and space is available for only $20 a table. To reserve a table contact Claudia at dalmatia@comcast.net, 541-688-1546 or 541-461-9387.

 

Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party
December 4th

The Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party is held at 6pm on the first Monday of every other month at the Keizer Lions Clubhouse, 4100 Cherry Avenue NE Keizer.

 

Eugene Downtown Lions Club Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus
December 9th

The Eugene Downtown Lions Club is hosting breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Clause from 8am to Noon, December 9th at The Heartfelt House, 116 Saint Joseph Place, Springfield. A fun activity for both kids & their parents. Tickets are $9 for adults & $5 for kids 3 & above. For that you get a sausage, pancake & egg breakfast with coffee & orange juice served by Lions & friends of Lions. Raffle tickets for a chance to win 1 of 2 kids bikes & helmets, plus a coloring contest & many surprises.

 

Philomath Lions Club Photos with Santa at the Library
December 9th

The Philomath Lions Club will be assisting with photos with Santa from 10am to Noon at the Philomath Library, 1050 Applegate Street, Philomath. Santa will be arriving at 10 am via Old #1, weather permitting, courtesy of Philomath Fire and Rescue. The Philomath Frolic Rodeo Queen will be assisting Santa and handing out candy canes. We assist parents with taking family photo's and trying to make children smile while the parents take photos.

 

 

January 2024

 

East Albany Lions Club Sportsman & Gun Show
January 13th & 14th

The East Albany Lions Club will be presenting their 2024 Sportsman & Gun Show at the Linn County Fairgrounds Expo Building in Albany on January 13th and 14th. Admission is $10, with active/retired military $8. The show hours are 9am-5pm Saturday January 13th, 9am-3pm Sunday January 14th. Sporting and hunting supplies as well as new, used and antique guns, knives, military collectibles, ammo, reloading, and much more will all be on display.

 

 

February 2024

District 36-R Convention
February 3rd

The 2024 District 36-R Convention will be held on February 3rd at the Holiday Inn Express in Springfield. Find full information on the convention page.

 

Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party
February 5th

The Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party is held at 6pm on the first Monday of every other month at the Keizer Lions Clubhouse, 4100 Cherry Avenue NE Keizer.

 

Keizer Lions Club Flea Market
Feb 9th, 10th, 11th

The Keizer Lions Club holds a monthly Flea Market at the Keizer Lions Den, 4100 Cherry Avenue, in Keizer. Hours are 9am-5pm Friday and Saturday, 9am-3pm Sundays. The dates for February are the 9th, 10th & 11th. The money raised from vendor booth fees goes towards helping with the upkeep of the Keizer Lions Den building. There is also a donation table with money going towards sight and hearing assistance.

 

Springfield Lions Club February Food Drive
February 1st thru February 29th

The Springfield Lions Club food drive is during the month of February. Food donations can be dropped off at club meetings on Mondays, noon to 1pm, at Roaring Rapids Pizza Company, 4006 Franklin Blvd, Eugene. In addition, the club will be accepting cash or grocery gift cards the entire year of 2024. Make checks payable to Springfield Lions (memo food drive) and send to the club at P.O. Box 625, Springfield OR 97477 Attention: Treasurer.

 

 

 

March 2024

 

Third Quarter District 36-R Cabinet Meeting
March 16th

The third District Cabinet Meeting for 2023-2024 will be 9am-12pm, March 16th, at the Springfield Justice Center, 240 4th Street, Springfield. Agenda will be available on the website information page.

A light snack will be available so please arrive by 8:30 so meeting can start on time.

Mapleton Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
March 30th

The annual Mapleton Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt will be on Saturday, March 30th. Hunt starts at 12:00pm in the lower field at Mapleton High School. Grab your baskets and bring your family and friends. Don’t forget a picture with the Easter Bunny!

 

 

April 2024


Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party
April 6th

The Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party will be held at 2pm, Saturday April 6th, at the Keizer Lions Clubhouse, 4100 Cherry Avenue NE Keizer.

 

Mapleton Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
April 14

The Mapleton Lions Club will have a pancake breakfast April 14th from 7:30am to 10:30am at their clubhouse at 88148 Riverview Avenue, Mapleton. Cost is $10 adults and $5 kids. Everyone welcome!

 

Earth Day
April 22nd

Is your club doing any cleanup or other environmental service projects on or near Earth Day? Send in your info! Lions can also volunteer individually to help with one of the over 100 Oregon Spring Cleanup projects being organized by SOLV between April 13th and 22nd. You can register for one of the SOLV cleanups on their website. SOLV Spring Cleanup Registrations Here>

 

 

May 2024

 

Springfield Lions Club Mother's Day Plant Sale
May 11

The Springfield Lions Club 41st Annual Mother's Day Plant Sale will be held 9am to 3pm on May 11th in the BIG LOTS! Parking lot at 58th and Main Street in Springfield. A great selection of Rhododendrons and Azaleas will be for sale at $30 each, or two for $50.
 

 

100th Annual Lions MD 36 Convention
May 17th & 18th

The 100th Annual Lions MD 36 Convention will be held at the Bandon Community Center, 1200 11th Street SW in Bandon, on May 17th and 18th. The registration deadline is May 9th. Registration Form>> 

 

 

Florence-Siuslaw Lions Club Car Show
May 18th

The Florence-Siuslaw Lions Club is sponsoring this year’s Rhododendron Festival Car show in Florence. The show will be held at the Florence Middle School, 2525 Oak Street, Florence, from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, May 18th. There will be cars of all types, along with a lot of good music, food and fun! If you would like to enter your car, please download and use the registration form.

 

Junction City Lions Club Spring Chicken BBQ Fundraiser
May 19th

The Junction City Lions Club will be holding their Spring Chicken BBQ on May 19, from 9am until 2pm. The is one of the main fundraisers for the club, and many Lion members work hard to make it happen. They expect to sell around 900 half-chickens. This is a drive-thru set up in a parking lot located at the corner of Ivy Street and 2nd Avenue in Junction City.

 

 

June 2024


Florence-Siuslaw Lions Club - Elliott Fun Bass Tournament
June 1st & 2nd

The Florence-Siuslaw Lions Club invites you to join them June 1st and 2nd at Darlings Resort in Westlake, Oregon for their 40th annual Elliott Fun Bass Tournament.  Click the link to view and download the flyer with full tournament details and included registration form.

Registration forms along with registration fees, should be returned to Florence Siuslaw Lions Club, 5495 N Fork Siuslaw Rd, Florence, Oregon 97439.  As we are limited to 20 teams, you are encouraged to register early.

If you have any questions, please contact either Jerry Coffindaffer at 541-999-0657 or Mark Meyers at 541-999-9104.

 

Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party
June 3rd

The Region 1 Eyeglass Sorting Party is held at 6pm on the first Monday of every other month at the Keizer Lions Clubhouse, 4100 Cherry Avenue NE Keizer.

 

Mohawk Valley Lions Club Flag Day Celebration
June 9th

The Mohawk Valley Lions Club Flag Day Celebration and Fundraiser is 3pm-6pm, June 9th at Lee Downing Veterans Memorial Park, Marcola, OR. parking is available at Marcola Elementary school.

We will be selling chicken meals for $12. That includes chicken, 2 sides, a drink, and a dessert. We will also have an option for a hotdog meal. There will be live music by the band Down N Dirty and new this year will be several local vendors.

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