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About Oregon Family Magazine



Oregon Family Magazine, now in our 23rd year of success, has been serving the greater Eugene/Springfield, Lane County area since 1994. Oregon Family Magazine provides family-focused editorial and local events relevant to both parents and children. 

With over 18,500 copies printed monthly, Oregon Family Magazine reaches more than 80,000 families every month. We enjoy very unique distribution through Eugene 4j, Springfield, Junction City, Veneta, and Pleasant Hill schools, as well as local private and charter schools. Oregon Family is also available at over 350 high-traffic family locations, including grocery stores, retail, medical and dental offices, restaurants, recreation facilities, libraries and more. This targeted distribution and consistent, high-quality editorial is why Oregon Family stands alone as the areas #1 resource for families in Lane County, and beyond!

If you’re looking for summer camps, we have you covered!  Interested in classes for yourself or kids? Got it!  Wanting to research schools in our area? We can help!  Looking for the local events? or the latest movie review?  We're on it!

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About Our Team

Sandy Kauten, Owner/Publisher

Sandy, a single mom, moved to Eugene in 2000 to attend Dental Hygiene School - and picked up a copy of the former "Oregon Family Calendar" publication at a local retailer. Her entrepreneurial spirit got the best of her, and before she knew it, she was a newspaper owner and publisher! So much for hygiene school! Sandy renamed the publication Oregon Family and focused her efforts on creating comprehensive resource for parents and families. With only six months at the helm, commercial circulation more than doubled, a complete overhaul to editorial was made, and a website launched. At 20 years STRONG, Oregon Family's growth and readership remain a source of pride for Sandy and her team. Her advertisers are “family” and she is devoted to creating a place where "Community and Families Come Together"...

Jesse Springer, Art DirectorSpringer Design and Creative

Jesse joined Oregon Family in 2003 and the master behind our masterful design.  Jesse is a graphic designer and artist who lives in Eugene with his wife, two kids and three cats. When he’s not laying out the current issue or Oregon Family Magazine (or helping advertisers create awesome ads), he is drawing political cartoons about Oregon topics. To find out more, visit http://springerdesign.biz/  

Christi Kessler, Advertising Account Executive

Christi is Oregon Family's people-oriented, solution-focused, Marketing and Advertising guru/strategist!  She lives in South Eugene with her husband, three girls and too many animals. When she's not helping clients meet marketing goals, or laying out nifty ad campaigns, she's busy keeping up with her kids play dates, sports schedules, music lessons, and homework.  As both a Mom, and a Marketer, she understands the needs of  our clients and the interests of our readers - and operates with both interests in mind.

Mascots & Morale Boosters - Chloe and Lucy

Chloe joined our team in 2013 as a sweet 8-week old bundle of JOY.  In her early days, Chloe literally sunk her teeth into the job (retriever puppies will eat absolutely ANYTHING!).  She has very big shoes to fill from her predecessor, Lady.  Lucy, our ambitious Golden Doodle joined our team in April 2016  She has motivated and brightens our office every day.  These two can often be found riding shotgun on appointments, have a strong Facebook following and continue to be one of our greatest assets. They volunteer their time here and at home, never complain, and are both very high-energy contributors.




  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/23/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/23/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Summer "Beach" Party

    06/23/2017
    04:00PM — 07:00PM

    A safe summer is a fun summer. Safety and fun are coming together at the free, public “Summer Bea...


  • Gypsy

    06/23/2017
    07:30PM — 10:15PM

    Considered by many critics to be the greatest musical every created, Gypsy is based on the memoir...


  • Walk the Land Day

    06/24/2017
    07:00AM — 05:00PM

    Come and explore Green Island, an incredible natural area just minutes from where you live, work,...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/24/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/24/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Gypsy

    06/24/2017
    07:30PM — 10:15PM

    Considered by many critics to be the greatest musical every created, Gypsy is based on the memoir...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/25/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/25/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Gypsy

    06/25/2017
    03:00PM — 05:45PM

    Considered by many critics to be the greatest musical every created, Gypsy is based on the memoir...


  • Feel Good Closet

    06/26/2017
    12:00PM — 02:30PM

    Join us for our Feel Good Closet just in time for summer! Girls are invited to pick out new and g...


  • Teen Yoga Series

    06/26/2017
    03:15PM — 04:15PM

    Learn yoga for strength building, flexibility and reducing stress. Relax into a beginning meditat...


  • Yoga Kids Series

    06/26/2017
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    Playful poses, animated breathing exercises, and imaginative relaxation techniques just for kids...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/27/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/27/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Summer Reading Kickoff

    06/27/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Come begin Summer Reading with Springfield Public Library! Each year we begin our Summer Reading ...


  • PreSchool & Lapsit Storytimes

    06/28/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30PM

    Every Wednesday at 10:00am we have two storytimes in the children's area of the library. To the l...


  • Mommy and Baby Yoga

    06/28/2017
    10:45AM — 12:00PM

    This unique yoga class strengthens you, and the bond between you and your infant. Experience the...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/28/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/28/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Teen Yoga Series

    06/28/2017
    03:15PM — 04:15PM

    Learn yoga for strength building, flexibility and reducing stress. Relax into a beginning meditat...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/23/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/23/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Summer "Beach" Party

    06/23/2017
    04:00PM — 07:00PM

    A safe summer is a fun summer. Safety and fun are coming together at the free, public “Summer Bea...


  • Gypsy

    06/23/2017
    07:30PM — 10:15PM

    Considered by many critics to be the greatest musical every created, Gypsy is based on the memoir...


  • Walk the Land Day

    06/24/2017
    07:00AM — 05:00PM

    Come and explore Green Island, an incredible natural area just minutes from where you live, work,...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/24/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/24/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Gypsy

    06/24/2017
    07:30PM — 10:15PM

    Considered by many critics to be the greatest musical every created, Gypsy is based on the memoir...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/25/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/25/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Gypsy

    06/25/2017
    03:00PM — 05:45PM

    Considered by many critics to be the greatest musical every created, Gypsy is based on the memoir...


  • Feel Good Closet

    06/26/2017
    12:00PM — 02:30PM

    Join us for our Feel Good Closet just in time for summer! Girls are invited to pick out new and g...


  • Teen Yoga Series

    06/26/2017
    03:15PM — 04:15PM

    Learn yoga for strength building, flexibility and reducing stress. Relax into a beginning meditat...


  • Yoga Kids Series

    06/26/2017
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    Playful poses, animated breathing exercises, and imaginative relaxation techniques just for kids...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/27/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/27/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Summer Reading Kickoff

    06/27/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Come begin Summer Reading with Springfield Public Library! Each year we begin our Summer Reading ...


  • PreSchool & Lapsit Storytimes

    06/28/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30PM

    Every Wednesday at 10:00am we have two storytimes in the children's area of the library. To the l...


  • Mommy and Baby Yoga

    06/28/2017
    10:45AM — 12:00PM

    This unique yoga class strengthens you, and the bond between you and your infant. Experience the...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/28/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/28/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Teen Yoga Series

    06/28/2017
    03:15PM — 04:15PM

    Learn yoga for strength building, flexibility and reducing stress. Relax into a beginning meditat...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/29/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/29/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    06/30/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    06/30/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Gem Faire

    06/30/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    GEM FAIRE: Jun. 30-Jul. 2, 2017, Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., Eugene. Fri. 12pm-6...


  • Eugene Gem Faire

    06/30/2017
    12:00PM — 06:00PM

    Jun. 30-Jul. 2, 2017, Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., Eugene. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10...


  • We're bringing family-friendly fun to libraries across the community! Join us at your neighborhoo...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    07/01/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    07/01/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Gem Faire

    07/01/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    GEM FAIRE: Jun. 30-Jul. 2, 2017, Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., Eugene. Fri. 12pm-6...


  • Eugene Gem Faire

    07/01/2017
    12:00PM — 06:00PM

    Jun. 30-Jul. 2, 2017, Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., Eugene. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10...


  • Nellie McKay

    07/01/2017
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    “One of the Best Concerts of 2014…this singer and pianist put on A Girl Named Bill, a revue-with-...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    07/02/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    07/02/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Gem Faire

    07/02/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    GEM FAIRE: Jun. 30-Jul. 2, 2017, Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., Eugene. Fri. 12pm-6...


  • Eugene Gem Faire

    07/02/2017
    12:00PM — 06:00PM

    Jun. 30-Jul. 2, 2017, Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., Eugene. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10...


  • Teen Yoga Series

    07/03/2017
    03:15PM — 04:15PM

    Learn yoga for strength building, flexibility and reducing stress. Relax into a beginning meditat...


  • Yoga Kids Series

    07/03/2017
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    Playful poses, animated breathing exercises, and imaginative relaxation techniques just for kids...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    07/04/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    07/04/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • PreSchool & Lapsit Storytimes

    07/05/2017
    10:00AM — 10:30PM

    Every Wednesday at 10:00am we have two storytimes in the children's area of the library. To the l...


  • Mommy and Baby Yoga

    07/05/2017
    10:45AM — 12:00PM

    This unique yoga class strengthens you, and the bond between you and your infant. Experience the...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    07/05/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    07/05/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • We're bringing family-friendly fun to libraries across the community! Join us at your neighborhoo...


  • Teen Yoga Series

    07/05/2017
    03:15PM — 04:15PM

    Learn yoga for strength building, flexibility and reducing stress. Relax into a beginning meditat...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    07/06/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    07/06/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • HUNGRY PLANET: What the World Eats

    07/07/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    You’ll never look at your dinner table the same way again. Gain a global perspective on food thr...


  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    07/07/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    Gain a global perspective on food. Through spectacular photographs and thought-provoking narrativ...


  • Free First Friday at the Museum

    07/07/2017
    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers free admission on the first Friday of the month...


  • Wouldn't It Be Loverly?

    07/07/2017
    04:30PM — 08:30PM

    The Shedd Institute’s Musical Theatre Training Academy presents its 8th semi-annual revue, "WOULD...


 

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