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Tuesdays: Kids practice reading group at the Myrtle Creek Public Library — From 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Skilled reading tutor will offer an hour of interactive reading for kindergarten through second grade. Other grades are welcome. Free. Repeats every Tuesday. 231 NE Division St., Myrtle Creek.

Nurturing Parenting Series. 6 p.m. at Eastwood Elementary School, 2550 SE Waldon Ave., Roseburg. Repeats Tuesdays until Nov. 13. Presented by Take Root and UCC for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Class is free, 541-817-3119.

Wednesdays: Story Time at the Sutherlin C. Giles Hunt Memorial Library — Storytime for the pre-school and elementary age children. A story and a craft normally done. 11 a.m., 210 E. Central Ave., Sutherlin.

Mothers of Preschoolers — Every other Wednesday (meeting Sept. 26) at Roseburg Alliance Church, 2165 Garden Valley Road. 9 to 11 a.m. through the school year. Childcare and food provided.

Love and Logic Parenting Series — Free parenting class continues every Wednesday until Oct. 17. Free childcare and no sign-ups required. 6:30 at Family Church Green Campus, 4384 Carnes Road, Roseburg.

Saturdays: Story House at While Away Books — Reading stories for all ages Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Repeats every Saturday. 932 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg.

Story Time with Tina — Every Saturday, 2 to 2:30 p.m. at McDonald’s off Stewart Parkway. Hosted by Little Free Library Charter #70566. 2535 NW Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

September

22 — Safari Blood Drive. Join Wildlife Safari and the American Red Cross for a blood drive. Give a donation and receive one free carload pass per donor (good for as many people as are in a car, valid one day in the next year) and two tickets to Zoobilee at Wildlife Safari per donor (Valid for the Zoobilee Celebration on either October 26 or 27, 2018). Advanced reservations are required, link on Facebook or 541-679-6761. Wildlife Safari, 1790 NW Safari Road, Winston.

29 — Umpqua Strong 9K/5K Run/Walk. Race at 10 a.m.; kids race at 11:15 a.m. and is a 1/2 mile or mile loop. Kids activity station and race sponsored by Douglas County Family. Colton Dixon concert at 12 p.m. Food, face painting and more all for a good cause. Stewart Park, Roseburg. Register at umpquastrong.org.

29 — Douglas County 4-H Fun Round-Up. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sherm’s Thunderbird Market parking lot in Roseburg. Explore the opportunities that 4-H offers youth and adults in Douglas County. Petting zoo, games, make and takes, as well as program information.

See nrtoday.com/family for a full family event calendar, including local summer camps and classes. Submit events at nrtoday.com/calendar/family.

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