January 13, 2009

Event calendar

WEDNESDAY
Jan. 14
REDMOND HISTORICAL COMMISSION: Annual business meeting with appointment of board members, 1 p.m. lobby of Historic Redmond Hotel, 521 S.W. Sixth St.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
REDMOND AIRPORT COMMISSIOION: Meeting, open to public; 5:30 p.m.; Eagle Crest conference room, Roberts Field Terminal; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
FIRE BOARD: Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No.1 board meeting; 7 p.m.; Redmond Fire and Rescue 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.

THURSDAY
Jan. 15
MOVIES MATINEE AND TRIVIA FOR TEENS: Ages 12 to 17 only. Watch movies and play a trivia contest. Space is limited to 25. Register online at www.dpls.us/calendar; free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063.
REDMOND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: Free; 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Dana Signs, 615 S.W. Umatilla Ave., Redmond; 541-923-5191.
BIONEERS FILMS: Two films, “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism” with Naomi Klein and “Nature’s 100 Best: Top Biomimicry Solutions to Environmental Crises” with Janine Benyus, address social and environmental decisions that affect the world; discussion will follow; registration requested due to limited seating; free; 6-8 p.m.; Shelf Life Books, 249 N.W. Sixth St., Suite #1, Redmond; 541-526-1110.

FRIDAY
Jan. 16
FAMILY DINNER AND MOVIE NIGHT: Open to the community; free; 6 p.m.; Community Presbyterian Church, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond; 541-548-3367.
KIDS’ NIGHT OUT: Basketball, batting cage, contests, arts and crafts, pizza, popcorn and movies. Grades K through 5; $15; 6-9 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.

SATURDAY
Jan. 17
MAKE YOUR OWN ROOT BEER: Learn how to make, bottle and cap a six pack of root beer to take home in this “hands-on” class. All materials provided. Ages 7-12. Hosted by Redmond Area Park and Recreation District; $16; ; Redmond High School Hartman Campus, 2105 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-923-4840.
“QUICKBOOKS PRO FOR NONPROFITS”: Preregistration required; $59, continuing education units are available; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.
BACKCOUNTRY HIKE: Ranger-led three hour hike through scenic Sheep Rock Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds; natural history will be highlighted, dress warmly and bring water and snacks; no registration or fees required; 1 p.m. at Thomas Condon Visitor Center, intersection of Routes 26 and 19; 541-987-2333.

MONDAY
Jan. 19
ROCK CLIMBING FOR KIDS: Trip to Inclimb rock climbing gym in Bend. Ages 7-18. Transportation provided from the Swim Center; $20; 1-4 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.
BOOK DISCUSSION: Randall Shelton will discuss his book “Life on Earth: The Game,” and lead a question and answer session about his book, being a published author, and any other topics of interest; free; 7 p.m.; Shelf Life Books, 249 N.W. Sixth St., Suite #1, Redmond; 541-526-1110.
RETIRED EDUCATORS: Central Oregon Retired Educator’s Association meeting 11:30 a.m.; luncheon and presentation by Redmond Police Department on fraud protection; Zion Lutheran Church; 541-548-2545.

TUESDAY
Jan. 20
RHS BOOSTER CLUB MEETS: Redmond Booster Club January meeting in room 43. All interested parties are invited to attend; 5:30 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; Dustin Porter,541-923-4800, ext. 2143.
REDMOND CITY COUNCIL: Meetings 6:45 a.m.; 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
ARTS MEETING: Redmond Commission for Art in Public Places, 4 p.m.; conference room A; 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

WEDNESDAY
Jan. 21
HIGH DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC: The Blue Rose Trio - piano, violin and cello - performs selections by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Dvorak; $30, $15 students; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-306-3988 or www.highdesertchambermusic.com.

THURSDAY
Jan. 22
GAME DAY FOR TEENS: Play Guitar hero, Dance Dance Revolution, Rock Band, Nintendo Wii and board games. Ages 12 to 17 only. Space is limited to 25. Register online at www.dpls.us/calendar or at the door; free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063.
CENTRAL OREGON WRITERS GUILD: This is a planning meeting to consider the group’s by-laws, policies, procedures and goals. All members and interested persons are invited to attend; free; 6:30-9 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-923-0896 or www.CentralOregonWritersGuild.com.
PHOTOJOURNALIST DISCUSSES IMMIGRATION: Photojournalist David Bacon will give a lecture on “Illegal People? Globalization, Migration and the Criminalization of Immigrants” as part of the Central Oregon Community College Foundation’s Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program; Bacon will do a book signing after the presentation; free; 6:30 p.m.; Hitchcock Auditorium, Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7257.

FRIDAY
Jan. 23
CENTRAL OREGON BOAT SHOW: ; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
MOTIVATIONAL BOOK AND WINE CLUB: Featured book is “Living Artfully,” by Sandra Magsamen. The book provides joyful inspiration and wise guidance for discovering true happiness; free; 6 p.m.; Shelf Life Books, 249 N.W. Sixth St., Suite #1, Redmond; 541-526-1110.

SATURDAY
Jan. 24
CENTRAL OREGON BOAT SHOW: ; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
BUILD A CIGAR BOX GUITAR: Workshop on building and playing simple, traditional cigar box guitars. Pre-registration required; $45; 8:30 p.m.; Cascade Community School of Music, 2150 N.E. Studio Road, Bend; 541-382-6866 or www.ccschoolofmusic.org.

SUNDAY
Jan. 25
CENTRAL OREGON BOAT SHOW: ; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
COSMIC SWIM NIGHT: Games, music and cool cosmic lights for middle-school students (must show ID); $2.50; 8-10 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275 or www.raprd.org.

MONDAY
Jan. 26
CLASSIC BOOK CLUB: Featured book is “The House of Mirth,” by Edith Wharton; free; 5 p.m.; Shelf Life Books, 249 N.W. Sixth St., Suite #1, Redmond; 541-526-1110.
REDMOND FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN COWBOYS: Potluck 6:30 p.m.; The Word and music 7 p.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; 541-788-5739.

THURSDAY
Jan. 29
TOURNAMENT OF GAMES: Twister Tournament, Team Pictionary Game and Apples to Apples. Prizes awarded. Ages 12 to 17 only. Space is limited to 25. Ages 12-17. Register online at www.dpls.us/calendar or at the door; free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063.
LIVE CONTRACTOR EDUCATION CLASS: Central Oregon Community College’s Business Development Center offers this course, taught by Dennis and Martha Sargent of Central Oregon Contractor Training, which satisfies the education requirements to take the Oregon contractor’s license test. Preregistration required; $275, includes manual; 6-9 p.m., and class continues Jan. 30 and 31 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7290 or www.cocc.edu.
NON-FICTION BOOK CLUB: Featured book is “Fast Food Nation,” by Eric Schlosser; free; 6 p.m.; Shelf Life Books, 249 N.W. Sixth St., Suite #1, Redmond; 541-526-1110.

FRIDAY
Jan. 30
BABYSITTER TRAINING CLASS: For ages 11-14; $35; 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275 or www.raprd.org.
FICTION BOOK CLUB: Featured book is “The Pirate’s Daughter,” by Margaret Cezain-Thompason; free; 6 p.m.; Shelf Life Books, 249 N.W. Sixth St., Suite #1, Redmond; 541-526-1110.
ALL MY SONS: Cascades Theatrical Company production of Arthur Miller play, 7:30 p.m.; adults $20, seniors $15, students $10; 541-389-0803.

SATURDAY
Jan. 31
CENTRAL OREGON WEDDING SHOWCASE: Annual bridal expo features over 100 wedding and bridal vendors including catering, photography, music, fashion and more; admission $8 adults; $5 kids and seniors; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
Pet food drive
The Redmond Greenhouse, 4101 S. Highway 97, is accepting donations of dog and cat food for the Redmond Humane Society through Jan. 31. Information: 541-815-2810.

Folk Festival tickets
Tickets are on sale for The Sisters Folk Festival’s Winter Concert Series. The 2009 Winter Concert Series lineup includes Jeffrey Foucault and Kris Delmhorst Feb. 26, and Scottish songwriter Dougie MacLean March 21. Tickets for all three shows are $45. All performances will be held at the Sisters High School Auditorium.
Tickets are available online at www.sistersfolkfestival.org or by calling 541-549-4979.

Dancing lessons
Scottish Country Dancing every Monday, 7- 9 p.m., at the Sons of Norway Hall, 549 S.W. Harmon Blvd., Bend. No experience or partner necessary. Cost is $3 per visit. Information: 541-549-7311 or 541-410-5784.

Natural history snowshoe tours
The Forest Service, Mt. Bachelor Ski Area and Discover Your Northwest will host free natural history snowshoe tours at Mt. Bachelor’s West Village. When snow conditions allow, tours are scheduled as follows: Jan. 19, Feb. 16, and March 23-27, and all weekends now through March 29. Tours begin at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Snowshoes are provided. Ages 10 and up. Tours last approximately 90 minutes with views of the Cascade Mountains and discussions on ecology, geology, wildlife and snow conditions. Information: 541-383-4771.

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