August 5, 2009

Event Calendar

Walk From Obesity
Advanced Specialty Care is sponsoring the first annual Walk From Obesity Sept. 12 in Redmond. The walk starts at 10:30 a.m., at the American Legion Community Park. The Redmond walk marks the first location for this event in the entire state of Oregon. Walk From Obesity raised over $800,000 nationwide in 2008. Cost is $25. Proceeds support the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation and the Obesity Action Coalition. Information: Tracie Emick, 541-322-1793, or visit www.walkfromobesity.com.

Grants for artists
The application deadline for the Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant for artists is Aug. 13. Career Opportunity Grants provide Oregon artists with support of up to $1,500 to enable them to take advantage of specific opportunities that will enhance their arts careers through the development of arts, business or professional skills; an expanded marketing capacity; and other concrete efforts to advance the nature or quality of their artwork. Applications are available online at www.oregonartscommission.org/grants

Tot swimming classes

The Redmond Area Park and Recreation District will offer swimming classes for babies and toddlers age 6 months to three years Aug. 17-28 at the Cascade Swim Center. Tots will develop basic water skills through repetition and positive reinforcement with parent participation. Cost is $25. Information: 541-548-7275.


WEDNESDAY
Aug. 5
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE: Blood donations needed; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Redmond Grange, 707 S.W. Kalama Ave., Redmond; 800-GIVE-LIFE.
CROOK COUNTY FAIR: “Open Space, Happy Faces” includes a barbecue, a carnival, games and live music by The Fiddlesticks; free admission and parking; 5-10 p.m.; Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 S. Main St., Prineville; 541-447-6575 or www.crookcountyfairgrounds.com.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Community First Bank presents Kelly Thibodeaux & The Etouffee Band in a concert of blues and swamp rock; food vendors will be on-site; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or http://www.visitredmondoregon.com/.

THURSDAY
Aug. 6
CROOK COUNTY FAIR: “Open Space, Happy Faces” includes a barbecue, a carnival, games, a rodeo, animals, exhibits and live music by Quincy Street; free admission and parking; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 S. Main St., Prineville; 541-447-6575 or www.crookcountyfairgrounds.com.
MUNCH & MUSIC: Event includes funky swing music by High Street, food and arts and crafts booths, children’s inflatable rides and more; dogs prohibited; free; 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Drake Park, 777 N.W. Riverside Blvd., Bend; http://www.munchandmusic.com/.

FRIDAY
Aug. 7
PARKING LOT SALE: Families sell furniture, kitchen items, bedding and more; proceeds benefit Community Presbyterian Church; 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; Community Presbyterian Church, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond; 541-548-3367.
ART SHOW & SALE: A juried art show and sale of paintings, photographs, sculpture, yard art and more; proceeds benefit local community support agencies, including Family Access Network and Habitat for Humanity; free admission; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 68825 N. Brooks Camp Road, Sisters; 541-549-7087.
CROOK COUNTY FAIR: “Open Space, Happy Faces” includes a barbecue, a carnival, games, a rodeo, animals, exhibits and live music by Countryfied; free admission and parking; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 S. Main St., Prineville; 541-447-6575 or www.crookcountyfairgrounds.com.
KEEPING YOUR EYES HEALTHY: Dr. Arvidson, ophthalmologist, will talk about glaucoma, diabetes and cataracts; free; 11 a.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 541-548-6325.
TRIAGE: Local improvisational comedy group will perform; $5; 7:30 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or http://www.2ndstreettheater.com/.

SATURDAY
Aug. 8
PARKING LOT SALE: Families sell furniture, kitchen items, bedding and more; proceeds benefit Community Presbyterian Church; 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; Community Presbyterian Church, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond; 541-548-3367.
WHO SHOT THE SHERIFF?: Interactive murder mystery in downtown Redmond; 6-9 p.m.; prizes for first team to solve the mystery, costumes and creative team names; tickets at Redmond City Hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; $7.50; 541-598-4440.
ALL TRIUMPH DRIVE-IN: Car show celebrating 40 years of Triumphs; free admission, $35 to enter a car; 9 a.m.-noon; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 503-621-3856, ATDI@PortlandTriumph.org or www.portlandtriumph.org.
CELTIC FESTIVAL AND HIGHLAND GAMES: Event includes Highland games, dancers, food and live music; $30 per family, $10 adults, $8 students and seniors, free ages 6 and younger; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 430 S.W. Fairgrounds Road, Madras; 541-350-5652.
MEET THE AUTHOR: Cowboy poet Larry Dudley at Big R in Redmond, 3141 S. Highway 97, reading from his book “A Cowboy’s Heart,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dudley grew up in Central Oregon, cowboying and back country exploring; 541-548-3632.
COUNTRY FAIR & ART SHOW: Event includes a juried art show and sale, a silent auction, live music, a barbecue and homemade cobbler, a petting zoo, a demonstration with domesticated rescued mustangs, face painting, a used book sale and more; proceeds benefit local community support agencies, including Family Access Network and Habitat for Humanity; free admission; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 68825 N. Brooks Camp Road, Sisters; 541-549-7087.
CROOK COUNTY FAIR: “Open Space, Happy Faces” includes a barbecue, a carnival, games, a rodeo, livestock sale and auction, animals, exhibits and live music by Countryfied; free admission and parking; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 S. Main St., Prineville; 541-447-6575 or www.crookcountyfairgrounds.com.
PARKING LOT PARTY AND PUPPY WASH: Block party includes yard sale, barbecue, dog wash and more; proceeds benefit the Camp Fire USA Central Oregon Council; donations accepted for the dog wash; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Camp Fire USA, 204 N.E. Fourth St., Bend; 541-382-4682.
BRIDGE OF THE GODS DAY CRUISE: Ride your motorcycle 146 miles one way through Bridge of the Gods, Cascade Locks and Hood River; regroup in Hood River for the return home; $25; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; EagleRider of Central Oregon, 2498 S. Highway 97, Suite B, Redmond; 541-548-6067 or www.raprd.org.
STORYTELLING PRESENTATION: Warm Springs tribal elder Adeline Miller tells stories; part of the “Oregon Is Indian Country” exhibit; 1 p.m.; Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; 541-389-1813 or www.deschuteshistory.org.
WHO SHOT THE SHERIFF?: Dress in western garb and join a team to gather clues and solve an interactive murder mystery; refreshments provided; $7.50, free ages 10 and younger; 6-9 p.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-598-4440 or www.ci.redmond.or.us.
“THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES”: The Children’s Theater Company of Redmond presents a play adapted from the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen; $3; 7 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024 or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.
COSMIC SWIM: For middle school students only. Games, music and cosmic lights. Students must show school I.D; $2.50; 8-10 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.

SUNDAY
Aug. 9
“THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES”: The Children’s Theater Company of Redmond presents a play adapted from the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen; $3; 2:30 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024 or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.
BOB MANNING & THE HONKY TONK ROAD SHOW: The country music group performs as part of the Summer Sunday Concerts series; free; Show at 2:30 p.m., gates open 1 p.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-322-9383 or http://www.bendconcerts.com/.

MONDAY
Aug. 10
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Free admission; 12-5 p.m.; Evergreen Elementary School, 437 S.W. Ninth St., Redmond; 541-504-7862, redmondfarmersmarket@gmail.com or www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.
DURAC: Redmond’s Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee meeting 5 p.m., open to the public, 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; agenda at http://www.ci.redmond.or.us/.

TUESDAY
Aug. 11
SIMPLE SEAMS: Learn the basics of measuring, cutting, pinning and completing a project. Kids can choose from pillows, placemats or napkins. Ages 10 and up; $30; 10 a.m.-noon; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
TRIP TO KAH-NEE-TA: Swimming, water slide and mini golf. Bring snacks and a lunch. Transportation provided. Hosted by RAPRD; $20-25; 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Free admission; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637 or www.sustainableflame.com.
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council public meetings, 6:45 and 7 p.m.; 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
WATER BOARD: Terrebonne Domestic Water District board of directors meeting, open to the public, 7 p.m., Terrebonne Grange Hall on 11th Street.

WEDNESDAY
Aug. 12
PET ADOPTION FAIR: Humane Society of Redmond Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Day. People are encouraged to adopt “less adoptable” pets such as older pets and pets with physical challenges. Free hotdogs and drinks; free; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Humane Society of Redmond, 1355 N.E. Hemlock Ave., Redmond; 541-923-0882.
NATURAL HEALING FOR INJURIES : Dr. Kerie Raymond, naturopathic physician, will lead a class on natural methods to healing injuries. Hosted by The Center for Integrated Medicine/Sante Wellness Group; free; Aug. 12, class at noon and again at 5:30 p.m.; Renew Fitness, 855 S.W. Sixth St., Suite C, Redmond; 541-548-5975.
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Moon Mountain Ramblers play bluegrass music as part of the summer concert series; free; 5:30 p.m.; Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-504-6878 or www.musicinthecanyon.com.
HISTORY COMMISSION: Redmond Historical Commission meeting 1 p.m., open to the public, 529 S.W. Seventh St.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
SCHOOL BOARD: Redmond School Board meeting 5:30 p.m., open to the public; 145 S.E. Salmon Ave.; agenda at www.redmond.k12.or.us.
FIRE BOARD: Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No.1 meeting, open to the public, 7 p.m., 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; agenda at www.redmondfireandrescue.org.

THURSDAY
Aug. 13
GAME DAY FOR TEENS: Teens from sixth grade through high school can play video and board games including Twister and Nintendo Wii; free; 2-4 p.m.; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver; 541-312-1080 or www.dpls.us/calendar.
YEOL EUM SON: The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist performs; concert opens the Sunriver Music Festival; $10-$50; 7:30 p.m.; Great Hall, Sunriver Resort, 17728 Abbot Drive, Sunriver.

FRIDAY
Aug. 14
HIGH & DRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Festival includes live music, instrument workshops, food and more; proceeds benefit the Cascade Community School of Music; $10; 10 a.m.; Runway Ranch, 62255 Peacock Lane, Bend; 541-382-6866 or www.highanddrybluegrassfestival.com.
“THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES”: The Human Dignity Coalition presents the play by Eve Ensler; event also includes cocktails and a silent auction; $25 in advance, $30 at the door; 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
HARVEST RUN: Drifters Car Club presents the 16th annual car show; event includes classic and antique cars, hot rods, a barbecue, music, kids’ games and more; free admission; 6 p.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-548-6329.
FAMILY KARAOKE NIGHT: A Fine Note Karaoke company features more than 10,000 song titles; costumes encouraged; ages 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult; $5; 6:30-9 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or www.2ndstreettheater.com.

SATURDAY
Aug. 15
BENTO BOX FUN: Kids ages 6 to 12 will learn how to make a Japanese style bento box meal with ingredients they choose. Make food into fun shapes, rolled sushi items and more. Take home your creations and chopsticks; 10-11:30 a.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
HARVEST RUN: Drifters Car Club presents the 16th annual car show; event includes classic and antique cars, hot rods, a barbecue, music, kids’ games and more; free admission; 10 a.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-548-6329.
HIGH & DRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Festival includes live music, instrument workshops, food and more; proceeds benefit the Cascade Community School of Music; $10; 10 a.m.; Runway Ranch, 62255 Peacock Lane, Bend; 541-382-6866 or www.highanddrybluegrassfestival.com.
LAZINKA SAWMILL: See the century-old sawmill up and running; included in the price of admission; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754 or www.highdesertmuseum.org.
QUILT SHOW: Mount Bachelor Quilters Guild presents the 26th annual outdoor show of locally made quilts; free; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Pioneer Park, 1525 Hill St., Bend; 541-385-5505.
SNOWFLAKE BOUTIQUE JURY: Crafters are invited to submit samples of their work for inclusion in the 2009 Snowflake Boutique Nov. 6-7; free; 10:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; Tina,541-447-1640 or www.snowflakeboutique.org.
ROCKCHUCK RAMBLE FUN RUN: A 327-yard fun run for all ages; proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association; starting line at Sixth Street and Evergreen Avenue; $10 entry fee; 1 p.m. check in, 2:07 p.m. race; downtown Redmond; 541-548-6023 or541-480-7186.
SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL CLASSICAL CONCERT II: Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist Yeol Eum Son performs with the Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra; $30-$60, $10 ages 18 and younger; 7:30 p.m.; Great Hall, Sunriver Resort, 17728 Abbot Drive, Sunriver; 541-593-9310 or www.sunrivermusic.org.

SUNDAY
Aug. 16
HIGH & DRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Festival includes live music, instrument workshops, food and more; proceeds benefit the Cascade Community School of Music; $10; 10 a.m.; Runway Ranch, 62255 Peacock Lane, Bend; 541-382-6866 or www.highanddrybluegrassfestival.com.
LAZINKA SAWMILL: See the century-old sawmill up and running; included in the price of admission; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754 or www.highdesertmuseum.org.

MONDAY
Aug. 17
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Free admission; 12-5 p.m.; Evergreen Elementary School, 437 S.W. Ninth St., Redmond; 541-504-7862, redmondfarmersmarket@gmail.com or www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.

TUESDAY
Aug. 18
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE: Blood donations needed; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 450 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 800-GIVE-LIFE.
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Free admission; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637 or www.sustainableflame.com.

WEDNESDAY
Aug. 19
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Community First Bank presents County Line in a concert of funky pop from the 1950s, '60s and '70s; food vendors will be on-site; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or www.visitredmondoregon.com.

FRIDAY
Aug. 21
THE MYSTERY OF BLACK HOLES: Pete Deal, former volunteer with the U.S. Forest Service, offers insight and information about black holes; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1032, lizg@dpls.us or www.dpls.us/calendar.
SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL CLASSICAL CONCERT III: Selections from Cherubini, Bach, Mendelssohn and Haydn, with flutist Adam Kuenzel; $30-$60, $10 ages 18 and younger; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-593-9310 or www.sunrivermusic.org.

SATURDAY
Aug. 22
THE BITTERBRUSH BAND: Live Americana music. Kids, choose from an array of rhythm instruments and play along with the band; free with museum admission; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754.
HIGH DESERT RENDEZVOUS: The High Desert Museum hosts the 20th annual “Best of the West Auction and Gala,” featuring live music, a wild west cowboy supper and a hosted bar; proceeds benefit the museum; $175, $150 for museum members; 5 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754, ext. 365 or www.highdesertrendezvous.org.
SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL CLASSICAL CONCERT IV: Selections from Hummel, Mozart and Mendelssohn, with trumpeter Adam Kuenzel; $30-$60, $10 ages 18 and younger; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-593-9310 or www.sunrivermusic.org.
COSMIC SWIM: For middle school students only. Games, music and cosmic lights. Students must show school I.D; $2.50; 8-10 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.

MONDAY
Aug. 24
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Free admission; 12-5 p.m.; Evergreen Elementary School, 437 S.W. Ninth St., Redmond; 541-504-7862, redmondfarmersmarket@gmail.com or www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.

TUESDAY
Aug. 25
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Free admission; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637 or www.sustainableflame.com.

WEDNESDAY
Aug. 26
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Leif James and the Struggle play as part of the summer concert series; free; 5:30 p.m.; Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-504-6878 or www.musicinthecanyon.com.

SATURDAY
Aug. 29
THE BITTERBRUSH BAND: Live Americana music. Kids, choose from an array of rhythm instruments and play along with the band; free with museum admission; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754.

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