February 10, 2009

Event calendar

WEDNESDAY
Feb. 11
COOKING WITH MOMMY: Interactive class for tots and mommies. Decorate cookies, make fun shape sandwiches and creative drinks. Ages 2-5; $20; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
DIXIELAND CONCERT: The Cascade Brass Quintet performs; free; 6:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1032.
HISTORICAL COMMISSION: Redmond Historical Commission meeting, 1 p.m., Suite 303, Historic Redmond Hotel, 521 S.W. Sixth St; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
FIRE BOARD: Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No. 1 board meeting, 7 p.m.; 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; agenda at www.redmondfireandrescue.org.

THURSDAY
Feb. 12
UN-VALENTINE PARTY FOR TEENS: No sappy poetry here! Make a chocolate sculpture, break a piƱata, make duct tape black roses. Ages 12-17. Register online at www.dpls.us/calendar or sign up at the door. Space is limited to 25; free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
“POWER SELLING ON EBAY”: Learn how to clean out unwanted treasures and make extra money selling on eBay. Preregistration required; $59; 6-9 p.m., and class continues Feb. 19 from 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-383-7270 or www.cocc.edu.
CITY CENTENNIAL: Redmond Centennial Advisory Committee; 5 p.m., conference room A, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; information 541-923-7755.
RAPRD: Redmond Area Park and Recreation District board meeting 6:15 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way; information 541-548-7275.
STUDENT THEATER: Obsidian Middle School Drama Club presents an original play, “Murder at Camp Sasquatch” in the school gymnasium, 6 p.m. The play was written by students, admission is free and donations are appreciated.

FRIDAY
Feb. 13
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council goal setting workshop, 8 a.m.-noon; 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

SATURDAY
Feb. 14
FREE DAY AT DES CHUTES HISTORICAL MUSEUM: In celebration of Oregon’s 150th birthday the museum is offering free admission and cake; free; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; 541-389-1813 or www.deschuteshistory.org.
VALENTINE SWEETHEART DINNER: A candlelit gourmet dinner with music. Free childcare provided. A silent auction and sale of Valentine gift baskets will coincide. Hosted by the church youth group to raise money for upcoming missions; $20 suggested donation per person; 5-7:30 p.m.; Community Presbyterian Church, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond; 541-548-3367.
FREE COFFEE: Dutch Bros. Coffee is giving away free 16-ounce beverages with every donation of three cans of food, which will be donated in NeighborImpact; donate at 1501 S.W. Highland or 650 N.W. Jackpine Ave.

MONDAY
Feb. 16
NO SCHOOL DAY FUN: Sports, arts and games for kids in grades K-5. Bring a sack lunch; $25; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.

TUESDAY
Feb. 17
SOCIETY OF THE ARTS MEET: Artist Michelle Oberg will lecture and demonstrate block printing. Open to all; free; 7-8:30 p.m.; Summer Creek Clubhouse, 3660 S.W. 29th St., Redmond; Linda, 541- 279-0007.
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council meeting 6:45 a.m., 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
PUBLIC ART: Redmond Commission for Art in Public Places meeting, 4 p.m.; conference room A, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
REDMOND PARKS COMMISSION: meeting, 6 p.m., conference room A, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

THURSDAY
Feb. 19
GAME DAY FOR TEENS: Play Wii, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and more. Ages 12-17. Register online at www.dpls.us/calendar or sign up at the door. Space is limited to 25; free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050 or www.dpls.us/calendar.
BEHIND THE OREGON FLORA PROJECT : Linda Hardison will speak about the Oregon Flora Project, a comprehensive database of Oregon plants, and discuss how to use the information when gathering plants; free; 6:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; Eileen, 541-923-2777 or www.oregonflora.org.

FRIDAY
Feb. 20
KIDS NIGHT OUT: For kids K-5. Basketball, batting cage, contests, arts and crafts, movies, pizza; $15; 6-9 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
AUTHOR TOM DEWOLF: Presentation by Bend author Tom DeWolf on his book, “Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History.”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.

SATURDAY
Feb. 21
4-H DOG SHOW: Dogs R Us Fun Match for all ages. Show and classes for all levels of experience. Showmanship, obedience and rally obedience for dogs and their handlers. All dogs must be current on vaccines. Admission is free for spectators. Registration opens at 8:15 a.m.; $5 per class; 9 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-280-3856.
FREE FAMILY SATURDAY: The High Desert Museum offers complimentary admission for the whole family; event made possible by Mid Oregon Credit Union; free; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754.
HANDCRAFTED DENIM BAGS: Learn how to turn a pair of old jeans into handbags. Personalize with decorative stitches, iron on appliques and jewels. Ages 10 and up; $20; 9 a.m.-noon; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275 or www.raprd.org.
DUCT TAPE CREATIONS: Learn how to turn duct tape into unique yet functional items. Ages 9 and up; $15; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275 or www.raprd.org.
CRAB FEED FUNDRAISER: Menu includes Dungeness crab, bread, salad, beer and wine. 21 and over only. Tickets are available at CL Printing and St. Thomas Academy of Redmond. Proceeds benefit the student technology program of St. Thomas Academy of Redmond; $20 per person; 4-8 p.m.; St. Thomas Parish Hall, 12th Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-548-3785.
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
Feb. 23
EFFECTIVE DISCIPLINE TECHNIQUES: Interactive class for parents, childcare providers and early childhood educators on proper discipline techniques; $18; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.

TUESDAY
Feb. 24
HARLEM GLOBETROTTER’S “SPINNING THE GLOBE” WORLD TOUR: Basketball show includes ball-handling tricks, slam dunks and family comedy; $16-$60; 7 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-790-2787.

THURSDAY
Feb. 26
CREATIONS WITH SHRINKY DINKS: Choose or create your own design, trace it, cut it, and bake it. All materials provided. Ages 12-17. Register online at sww.dpls.us/calendar or sign up at the door. Space is limited to 25; free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050 or www.dpls.us/calendar.
CENTRAL OREGON WRITERS GUILD MEETS: Local author Paty Jager will speak about “Promotion 101 - The Nuts and Bolts of Promoting You and Your Writing.”; free; 6:30-9 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; Elsie Rochna,541-923-0896.

FRIDAY
Feb. 27
RENEGADE ROLLERGIRLS : The Renegade Rollergirls will perform a 30-minute expo scrimmage “Rumble in Redmond,” as part of the 2009 Oregon Sports and Fitness Expo; 7 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

SATURDAY
Feb. 28
MODELING AND ETIQUETTE: Learn the tools of modeling, beginning with business skills then onto runway instruction, makeup application and hair styling. Ages 10 and up; $80; Class starts Feb. 28 and continues March 1; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
MAKE YOUR OWN ROOT BEER: Learn how to make, bottle and cap a six pack of root beer to take home. All materials provided. Ages 7-12; $16; 9-10:30 a.m.; Redmond High School Hartman Campus, 2105 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-923-4840.
AUDITIONS FOR ANNIE: Redmond High School Theatre Department is holding auditions for its May 5-9 production of Annie. Middle and elementary school kids will be cast for the parts of orphans and the lead of Annie. Dogs are invited to audition for the role of Sandy from 2:30-4 p.m.; free; 9:30-2:30 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; Phil Neely,541-923-4800, ext. 2065.

THURSDAY
March 5
CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMENS SHOW: Casting ponds, a free kids’ trout pond, seminar theaters and camp cooking; $9 adults; $5 kids 6-12; noon-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

FRIDAY
March 6
CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMENS SHOW: Casting ponds, a free kids’ trout pond, seminar theaters and camp cooking; $9 adults; $5 kids 6-12; noon-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

SATURDAY
March 7
CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMENS SHOW: Casting ponds, a free kids’ trout pond, seminar theaters and camp cooking; $9 adults; $5 kids 6-12; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

SUNDAY
March 8
CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMENS SHOW: Casting ponds, a free kids’ trout pond, seminar theaters and camp cooking; $9 adults; $5 kids 6-12; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
BATTLEFIELD BAND: A traditional Scottish music performance; $20-$25; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

MONDAY
March 9
DUKE ELLINGTON ORCHESTRA: A jazz performance led by Paul Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington; $30 and $40; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

SATURDAY
March 14
GREAT CHORALE WORKS CONCERTS: Featuring the Cascade Chorale, under the direction of James Knox; $10; 7 p.m.; Summit High School, 2885 N.W. Clearwater Drive, Bend; 541-383-7401 or www.cascadechorale.org.

SUNDAY
March 15
GREAT CHORALE WORKS CONCERTS: Featuring the Cascade Chorale, under the direction of James Knox; $10; 3 p.m.; Summit High School, 2885 N.W. Clearwater Drive, Bend; 541-383-7401 or www.cascadechorale.org.

RHS Theatre Department presents comedy
The Redmond High School Theatre Department presents the comedy farce, “Dilemmas with Dinner,” by Robin Roberts, Feb. 19-21, 7 p.m., each night, and Feb. 22, 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium. When a junior executive invites her tongue-tied boss and his half-wit wife over for dinner in the hopes of securing a promotion, she discovers that the hired help is the boss’ hated ex-daughter-in-law. Tickets are $5.Information: Phil Neely, 541-923-4800, ext. 2065.

Friends Language Exchange
Free Spanish conversation practice and lessons are held each Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Santiago’s Mate Company, 528 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond. A French conversation group also meets Saturdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the same location. Information: Barb, 541-447-0732.

Soroptimists sell candy
The Soroptimist club is selling See’s candy for $13 a box. Contact Norma Brenton, 541-923-8066.

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