April 13, 2010

Event calendar

WEDNESDAY
April 14
LIBRARY DISTRICT: Deschutes County library board meeting, public welcome; noon; 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda items include a discussion of trends at the Redmond library; 541-312-1021.

THURSDAY
April 15
RV, BOAT AND ATV SHOW: See new RVs, boats and ATVs; free; 9 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-382-5009.
NARFE CENTRAL OREGON MEETING: NARFE Central Oregon Meeting. National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. This month’s program will feature the federal work experience, with the different agencies of the members present; free; 10 a.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 54541-548-2228.
GAME DAY FOR TEENS: Play Nintendo Wii, Guitar Hero, Rock Band and more. Kids can bring their own games if rated E or T. Grades 6 through 12. Snacks provided; free; 3:15-5:15 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063.
TOWN HALL: Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, learn about the sheriff’s office’s accomplishments, jail expansion needs, budget, get questions answered; 6 p.m., Terrebonne Sheriff’s Substation, 8154 11th St., Suite 3; 541-388-6659.

FRIDAY
April 16
“MANAGING YOUR GMAIL ACCOUNT”: Learn how to create group mailing lists, manage folders and attach files. Must have familiarity with Windows operating system,Internet Explorer and Gmail. Preregistration required; free; 9-10:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055 or jenniferp@dpls.us.
RV, BOAT AND ATV SHOW: See new RVs, boats and ATVs; free; 9 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-382-5009.

SATURDAY
April 17
RV, BOAT AND ATV SHOW: See new RVs, boats and ATVs; free; 9 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-382-5009.
BINGO: Doors open at noon. Bingo games are held on the third Saturday of each month. Hosted by RAPRD; minimum buy-in $14; 1 p.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
DANCING: Live music; 7-11 p.m.; members $4, non-members, $6; Redmond Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4108, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way; 541-548-4108.

SUNDAY
April 18
RV, BOAT AND ATV SHOW: See new RVs, boats and ATVs; free; 10 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-382-5009.
RETIRED EDUCATORS: Central Oregon Retired Educators luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m.; speaker Kevin Smith will speak about birds; Zion Lutheran Church, Black Butte and 11th Street in Redmond; all retired educators invited; lunch $8.50; 541-548-2545.
REDMOND COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION PERFORMANCE: The Mike Strickland Trio performs an eclectic concert of jazz, classics, blues and more; $50 season ticket, $105 family ticket; 2 and 6:30 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-350-7222 or http://redmondcca.org.

TUESDAY
April 20
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council, 6:45 a.m.; council chambers, 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us
INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNET: Learn how to use Internet Explorer, the Web and how to browse the library’s Internet links. Familiarity with Windows operating system required. Preregistration required; free; 9-10:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055 or lesliw@dpls.us.
LOW COST VACCINATION CLINIC: Fundraiser for the Humane Society of Redmond. Clinic for dogs and cats. Cats must be in carriers and dogs on a leash. DHPP, bordetella and rabies for dogs, $20; FVRCP and rabies for cats, $20; microchips $25; licenses $12 for neutered dogs and $27 for unneutered dogs; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Oregon Feed & Irrigation, 2215 N. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-923-0882.
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; 541-548-3684.
TODDLER ART: Tots ages 2 1/2 to 4 will dabble in the world of art with fingers and toes. Wear clothes made to get messy; $5; 12:30-1:15 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
PUBLIC ART: Redmond Commission for Art in Public Places; 4:30 p.m.; conference room A, city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us

WEDNESDAY
April 21
“BORROWING BASICS”: Part of NeighborImpact’s financial fitness series. Learn about credit and loans. Preregistration required; free; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 109 or somerh@neighborimpact.org.

THURSDAY
April 22
TEEN THURSDAY SHOE GRAFFITI: Decorate a shoe with sharpies. Vote for your favorite design. Shoes and snacks provided. Grades 6 through 12; free; 3:15-4:45 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063.
RAPRD BUDGET: Redmond Area Park and Recreation District Budget Committee, public review of proposed 2010-11 budget; 5:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way. Agenda at www.raprd.org.

FRIDAY
April 23
“GETTING STARTED WITH COMPUTERS AND SOFTWARE”: Covers mouse skills, scrolling and other basic tasks within MS Office programs. Must be able to use a computer mouse. Preregistration required; free; 9-10:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055 or jenniferp@dpls.us.
HAM DINNER: Boy Scout Troop 126 dinner and silent auction fundraiser; 6-8 p.m.; DJ by Brian and Marnae Powell; adults $5, children under 12 $3, $25 families; Church of Jesus Christ LDS, 450 Rimrock Way; 541-548-5641.
OREGON CANNABIS TAX ACT AWARENESS TOUR: Featuring performances by John Trudell, Tim Pate and friends and The State of Jefferson; proceeds benefit the tax act; $29.50 in advance, $35 at the door; 8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Hooker Creek Event Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 800-723-0188 or http://cannabistaxact.org.

SATURDAY
April 24
SPRING GARDENING SEMINAR AND GARDEN MARKET: Keynote speaker Gail Langellotto-Rhodaback will talk about Genetically Modified Foods. Classes include hardy perennials, vegetable gardening, raising chickens, food preservation, using conifers in Central Oregon, growing apples, hobby greenhouse, and more; $10 per class; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-6088 or http://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes/.
EARTH DAY AND CANYON CLEANUP: Sam Johnson Park; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; informational displays, kids activities, canyon cleanup and weed pull; 541-504-2000.
GARDEN MARKET: Featuring a variety of garden products, tools, plants and more; part of the Spring Gardening Seminar and Garden Market; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-6088, ext. 7969.
EARTH DAY FAIR: Includes interactive displays, art, live music, performances and hands-on activities; sculptures from Trashformations will be on display; free; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; The Environmental Center, 16 N.W. Kansas Ave., Bend; 541-385-6908, ext. 15 or www.envirocenter.org.
PROCESSION OF THE SPECIES PARADE: Parade features people of all ages dressed as their favorite plant or animal; free; 11 a.m. parade, 10:30 a.m. staging begins on Louisiana Avenue; downtown Bend; 541-385-6908, ext. 15 or www.envirocenter.org.
BRUCE COCKBURN: The Ontario, Canada-based guitarist performs; $37 in advance, $40 day of show; 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
COSMIC SWIM: Music, lights and games for middle school students only. Must show student I.D; $2.50; 8-10 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.

SUNDAY
April 25
RHS ALUMNI POP CONCERT: Silent auction, prize raffle, no host bar. All proceeds benefit the Redmond High School Band program. Tickets are available at Redmond High School, Eagle Crest, Just Joe’s Music, Redmond Chamber of Commerce, Redmond Shoe Repair, U.S. Bank and at the door; $15; Doors open at 1 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; Dave Sime,541-923-4800.
FUR TRADER DAYS: Learn what it was like to be a fur trapper in 1825; talk to live trappers, dig roots, make pemmican and more; included in the price of admission; $10 adults, $9 ages 65 and older, $6 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and younger; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754 or www.highdesertmuseum.org.
STRIKE UP THE BAND: Featuring a pops concert, silent auction, raffle and more; proceeds will offset pay-to-play fees for the Redmond High School band; $15, $5 students; 1 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-923-4800.
LAKOTA SIOUX DANCE THEATRE: Meet the acclaimed dance troupe that celebrates the Lakota people through creation stories, sacred songs, and traditional dances with authentic costumes; included in the price of admission; $10 adults, $9 ages 65 and older, $6 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and younger; 2 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754 or www.highdesertmuseum.org.
SPRING MUSIC FESTIVAL: The Sisters Chorale presents a festival under the direction of Irene Liden, with guest appearances by the Cascade Brass Quintet, Adele McCready, The Forefathers and the Sisters High Desert Bell Choir; followed by a reception; free; 2:30 p.m.; Sisters Community Church, 1300 W. McKenzie Highway, Sisters; 541-549-1037, lidenmezzo@bendbroadband.com or www.sisterschorale.com.

MONDAY
April 26
LAKOTA SIOUX DANCE THEATRE: Costumed singers, dancers and storytellers celebrate American Indian culture; $25-$30; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

TUESDAY
April 27
“EXPLORING THE DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY CATALOG”: Learn to locate materials at the library, place a hold and access your account. Familiarity with Windows operating system and Internet Explorer required. Preregistration required; free; 9-10:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055 or lesliw@dpls.us.
ELECTION FORUM: Candidates for Deschutes County Commission will attend a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters; 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.; Deschutes County State Building; Barnes Room; 1300 N.W. Wall St.; Bend; 541-382-2724.

THURSDAY
April 29
TEEN THURSDAY HENNA TATTOOS: Learn about the ancient art of Mehndi and create your own henna body art. All supplies and snacks provided. Grades 6 through 12; free; 3:15-4:45 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063.

FRIDAY
April 30
“EDITING A REPORT WITH WORD”: Learn some of the basic functions of MS Word, plus edit and save a report. Familiarity with the Windows operating system and MS Office programs required. Preregistration required; free; 9-10:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055 or jenniferp@dpls.us.
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE: Blood donations needed; 1-6 p.m.; Redmond Grange, 707 S.W. Kalama Ave., Redmond; 800-GIVE LIFE.
TRIP TO SUN MOUNTAIN FUN CENTER: Bowling and arcade games. Bring additional money for food, golf or go carts. Transportation provided. For grades 6-12; $14 and $18; 1-4 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.
WALK THE ART BEAT YOUTH SHOW: A spring showcase of local youth art and music at participating businesses; free; 5-8 p.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-923-5191.
SIZZLING SALSA: Learn the basic Latin steps including, classic Salsa, Rumba and Mambo. These are beginner classes but fun for all levels. Ages 16 and up; $15 per couple; 7-8 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.

Scottish Country Dance Classes
Dances are held every Monday, 7-9 p.m., at the Sons of Norway Hall, 549 N.W. Harrison Blvd., Bend. No experience or partner necessary. Cost is $3. First class is free. 541-549-7511 or 541-410-5784.

School fundraiser
The Terrebonne Community School PTO is sponsoring the school’s annual fundraiser during school hours April 29. Money raised will benefit the students by providing Technology Enrichment and various PTO sponsored student programs. Businesses pledging $50 or more will get their name displayed on a banner on “C” Street. Pledges can be delivered to the school. Information: Brenda Tobish, 541-923-4856.

COCC Summer Youth Camps

Sign up now for one of several Central Oregon Community College youth camps this summer: Computer 3D Modeling and Animation, July 26-29, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-8. $129; Design a Web site, July 12-15, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-8. $129; Digital Photography, June 21-24, 1-4 p.m. Grades 6-9. $129; Flash Animation, June 21-24, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-9. $129; PC Technician, June 28 through July 1, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-8. $139; Video Production, July 19-22, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-9. $129; Hands-on Cooking Skills, June 21-24, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grades 6-9. $149; Mama Mia! Italian Extravaganza, June 28 through July 1, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grades 6-9. $169; Around the World With Food, July 19-22, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grades 6-9. $169; Iron Chef Week, Aug. 2-5, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grades 6-9. $199; Sizzling Skills Culinary, Aug. 8-12, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grades 9-12. $249; EarthSmart 101, July 6-9, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-8. $89; EarthSmart in Your Community, July 12-15, 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-8. $89.
All camps are held at the Bend campus. Information: 541-318-3748.

Military Commissary
The Smokey Point Commmissary is hosting an onsite commissary at Deschutes Fair and Expo Center April 16-18. Retirees, active duty and National Guard members can al take advantage with appropriate Department of Defense ID card, 9 a.m - 5 p.m. 425-304-3411.

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