Calendar

Calendar of Slide Shows & Booksignings

April 22, Tuesday, 7pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "New and Endangered Hikes in Oregon" at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Members and guests only.

April 23, Wednesday, 7pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "New and Endangered Hikes in Oregon's Wilderness" at Base Camp Brewing, 930 SE Oak. The show is part of the Wild Wednesday series sponsored by Oregon Wild in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Open to the public. Free.

April 24, Thursday, 6:30pm. PORTLAND, slide show on "New and Endangered Hikes in Oregon's Wilderness" at the REI Pearl District store, 1405 NW Johnson Street. Open to the public. Free. Reservations are recommended because the room holds only 40 people.

April 26, Saturday , 2pm. GRANTS PASS, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" at Oregon Books, 150 NE "E" Street. Open to the public. Free.

April 27, Sunday, 9am hike, 2pm slide show. SELMA. Join Sullivan for a botanizing hike at Eight Dollar Mountain to Little Illinois River Falls, leaving from the Deer Creek Center of the Siskiyou Field Institute at 9am. And if you can't make it for the hike, plan to be at the Deer Creek Center at 2pm for Sullivan's slide show on"New and Endangered Hikes in Oregon's Wilderness" in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Open to the public. Reservations are required at www.thesfi.org.

April 27, Sunday, 7pm. ASHLAND, slide show on "New and Endangered Hikes in Oregon's Wilderness" at the Headwaters Environmental Center, 84 Fourth St, sponsored by the Northwest Nature Shop. Open to the public. Free.

April 30, Wednesday, 6pm. EUGENE, slide show on"Oregon for the Curious" at the downtown Eugene Public Library, in the Bascom-Tykeson Room. Open to the public. Free.

May 2, Friday, 7pm. SALEM, slide show on "New Hikes in Northwest Oregon" for the Salem Chemeketans outdoors club at their downtown clubroom, upstairs at 360-1/2 State Street. Open to the public. Free. 

May 6, Tuesday, 7pm. EUGENE, discussion at a book club at 1520 Morningside Drive about "Listening for Coyote" and/or "A Deeper Wild." Members and guests only. 

May 7, Wednesday, 7pm. EUGENE, slide show on"Oregon for the Curious" at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette Street. Open to the public. Free.

May 8, Thursday, 12noon. SALEM, slide show on"Oregon for the Curious" at the SAIF offices at 400 High St. SE. Employees and guests only.

May 8, Thursday, 6:30pm. REDMOND, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" and a short reading from "The Oregon Variations" at the Paulina Springs Bookstore, 422 SW Sixth. Open to the public. Free.

May 9, Friday, 6:30pm. SISTERS, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" and a short reading from "The Oregon Variations" at the Paulina Springs Bookstore, 424 W Hood Street. Open to the public. Free.

May 10, Saturday, 2pm. BEND, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" at downtown Bend public library. Open to the public. Free. Sponsored by the Deschutes Public Library.

May 10, Saturday, 5pm. SUNRIVER, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" at Sunriver Books and Music. Open to the public. Free. Reservations recommended by calling 541-593-2525. 

May 16, Friday, 6:30pm social hour, 7:30pm presentations, 8pm talk. PORTLAND, a short talk on the history and importance of the Opal Creek Wilderness, as part of a gala evening fundraiser for the Friends of Opal Creek at the Ecotruct Building, 721 NW 9th, Suite 236. Open to the public. Free. Reservations required. For information call Stephen Hatfield at 503-221-1938 ext. 104. 

May 17, Saturday, 9am-5pm. KINGS VALLEY, guided, easy 2.4-mile loop hike with a catered champagne lunch (and an autographed book) at Fort Hoskins and the Beazell Memorial Forest west of Corvallis. This is the 16th annual hike Sullivan has led as a fundraiser for the Oregon Mozart Players. Reservations are $60 per person and may be placed with the Oregon Mozart Players in Eugene at 541-345-6648.

May 18, Sunday, 10am-5pm. EUGENE, booksigning at the Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower Show. Open to the public. Festival admission required.

May 19, Monday, 6pm-8pm. COTTAGE GROVE. Sign up for a free 4-evening "Pushing the Limits" book discussion program with Oregon authors at the Cottage Grove Public Library. Includes 8 free books and discussions on the following dates: March 17: Bill Sullivan on "Listening for Coyote," April 14: Bob Welch on "Connection," May 19: Bill Sullivan on "Cabin Fever," and June 16: Bob Welch on "Knowledge." Open to the public, even if you are not a resident of Cottage Grove. Limit: 15 people. Free, but reservations are required by calling the library at 541-942-3828.

May 29, Thursday, 6pm and 7:30pm. SALEM, for the grand opening of the new REI store in the Keizer Station Shopping Mall (6035 Ulali Drive NE), Sullivan will give slide shows on "New and Endangered Hikes in Oregon's Wilderness." Seating in the store is limited to 30, so the show will be repeated at 6pm and 7:30pm. REI asks that you reserve a spot at http://www.rei.com/salem. Open to the public. Free.

May 30, Friday, 1:30pm. EUGENE, slide show on "D.B. Cooper & the Exploding Whale: Folk Heroes of the Northwest" at the Baker Building downtown at 10th & High, sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) with the U of O Extension service. Open the public. Free.

June 3, Tuesday, 7pm. CROOKED RIVER RANCH, slide show on "New Hikes in Central Oregon" at the Crooked River Ranch north of Redmond. Open to the public. Free.

June 4, Wednesday, 12noon. BEND, slide show on "New Hikes in Central Oregon" for the Bend Rotary Club at the Bend Golf & Country Club. Members and guests only.

June 4, Wednesday, 7pm. BEND, slide show on "New & Endangered Hikes in Oregon's Wilderness" at Pine Mountain Sports, at 14th and Simpson. Reservations recommended at 541-385-8080. Open to the public. Free.

June 5, Thursday, 5:30pm. BEND, slide show on "New & Endangered Hikes in Oregon's Wilderness" at the REI store in the Old Mill District beneath the three silver smokestacks. Reservations recommended. Open to the public. Free.

June 10, Tuesday, 7pm. TIGARD, slide show on "Oregon for the Curious" at the Tigard Public Library, 13500 Hall Blvd. Open to the public. Free. 

June 11, Wednesday, 12noon. TACOMA, slide show on "New Hikes in Southwest Washington" in the Board Room of the Washington State History Museum at 1911 Pacific Avenue. Open to the public. Free.

June 12, Thursday, 3:30pm. EUGENE, Sullivan will receive the "Outstanding Service" award of the UO Dept. of Planning, Public Policy, & Management at the Ford Alumni Center. Department faculty and invited guests only.

June 13-15, Friday-Sunday. FIELDS, difficult, trailless backpacking trip into the Trout Creek Mountains of SE Oregon from Willow Creek Hot Springs to the headwaters of Little Whitehorse Creek. This is the 16th annual trip Sullivan has led for the Chemeketans of Salem and the Obsidians of Eugene, and members of those outdoor clubs are given preference. Limit 16. Free. Contact sullivan@efn.org.

July 4-6, Friday-Sunday, 11:30am-7:30pm. EUGENE, booksigning at the Oregon Authors Table of the Art & the Vineyard Festival along the Willamette River near downtown in Alton Baker Park. Open to the public. Festival admission required.

July 9, Wednesday, 5:30pm potluck, 6:30 slide show. ROSEBURG, slide show on "New Hikes in Southern Oregon" at the Mercy Medical Conference Room, 2nd floor, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg. Sponsored by the Friends of the Umpqua hiking club.  Open to the public. Free.

July 22-24, 25-26, Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday, 11am-7pm. EUGENE, booksigning at the Oregon Authors Table of the Lane County Fair. Open to the public. Festival admission required.

August 22-September 1, Friday-Monday, 10am-9pm. SALEM, booksigning at the Oregon Authors Table of the Oregon State Fair. Fair admission required.

September 13, Saturday, 11am-3pm. GLENEDEN BEACH, guided, easy 1.5-mile hike on a private river trail to a champagne lunch (and a free autographed book) at the secret log cabin made famous in Sullivan's memoir, "Cabin Fever". Expect giant old-growth Sitka spruce along the river, cookies hot from Janell's woodstove, and a side trip to the even-more-secret writing cabin where Bill writes his books on a typewriter. This is the third annual hike Bill has led as a fundraiser for Oregon Wild, the state's premiere conservation group. Reservations are $100 per person, and may be placed with Jonathan Jelen at Oregon Wild, 503-720-6780 or jj@oregonwild.org.

November 25, Tuesday, 7:30pm. EUGENE, slide show on "New & Endangered Oregon Wilderness Hikes" for the Eugene chapter of the Audubon Society at the Garden Club Building on High Street between 16th and 17th. Open to the public. Free.