June 15, 2010

Event calendar

WEDNESDAY
June 16
“LAMPPOST REUNION”: TWB Productions presents the play by Louis LaRusso, about five friends in a bar in New Jersey, as a pub theater production; dinner included; adult themes; $45; 7:30 p.m., 6 p.m. dinner; Cafe Alfresco, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-923-2599.

THURSDAY
June 17
TEEN SUMMER READING KICKOFF: Bring a 100-percent cotton T-shirt to tie-dye, participate in the watermelon seed spitting contest, play water relays and enjoy great summertime snacks. Bandannas will be available to dye for those who don’t have a T-shirt. Registration encouraged; 1-3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055 or www.dpls.us/calendar.
CHARITY DINNER AND AUCTION: The tropical-themed event features an auction, food and drink; registration required; proceeds benefit the Bend Ronald McDonald House; $125; 5-9 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-318-4950 or www.rmhcofcentraloregon.org.
LINDY LOU GRAVELLE: Crooner Lindy Lou Gravelle will perform at Brassie’s Bar, located inside the restaurant; 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Niblick and Greene’s, 7535 Falcon Crest Drive #100, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
“LAMPPOST REUNION”: TWB Productions presents the play by Louis LaRusso, about five friends in a bar in New Jersey, as a pub theater production; dinner included; adult themes; $45; 7:30 p.m., 6 p.m. dinner; Cafe Alfresco, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-923-2599.

FRIDAY
June 18
CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: A day of golf to benefit the Bend Ronald McDonald House; registration required; $125; 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. shotgun start; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-318-4950 or www.rmhcofcentraloregon.org.
YARD SALE: Hotdogs and chips available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; proceeds benefit Crooked River Ranch youth and their families; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sponsored by the Ranch Chapel’s Ladies’ Ministry, 16491 S.W. Bullhead Road, Terrebonne.
LIVE MUSIC: Boxcar String Band, a pair of delta blues/rockabilly musicians, plays the Asphalt Arena at Cross Creek Cafe, free; kid and dog friendly; 7 p.m., 507 S.W. 8th St.
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-4895.
“THE FOUR SEASONS”: Redmond School of Dance presents a ballet, jazz, hip-hop and clog dance performance set to Vivaldi; $12, $5 ages 11 and younger; 7 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-6957 or www.redmondschoolofdance.com.

SATURDAY
June 19
YARD SALE: Hotdogs and chips available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; proceeds benefit Crooked River Ranch youth and their families; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sponsored by the Ranch Chapel’s Ladies’ Ministry, 16491 S.W. Bullhead Road, Terrebonne.
YARD SALE FUNDRAISER: Sale with barbecue and adoptable animals; proceeds benefit Cat Rescue, Adoption & Foster Team; free; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; barn, 8950 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-728-4178, info@craftcats.org or www.craftcats.org.
CANINE CARNIVAL: Featuring demonstrations of agility, rally, fly ball, herding, lure coursing and more, with a raffle and vendors; proceeds benefit High Desert Search Dogs; free admission; 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-475-7004, hdsearchdogs@yahoo.com or www.highdesertsearchdogs.org.
ALPACA SHEARING FESTIVAL: With shearing and spinning demonstrations, a car show, adoptable animals, a silent auction, barbecue and more; proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Redmond; donations of pet food requested; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Crescent Moon Ranch, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-322-3530.
“THE FOUR SEASONS”: Redmond School of Dance presents a ballet, jazz, hip-hop and clog dance performance set to Vivaldi; $12, $5 ages 11 and younger; 2 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-6957 or www.redmondschoolofdance.com.
HONEY TASTING AND POTLUCK: Eat dishes made with local honey, bring your own dish to share, and tour the organic farm to learn about bees; RSVP requested; $5 suggested donation; 4-8 p.m.; Rainshadow Organics, 70955 N.W. Lower Bridge Way, Terrebonne; 206-795-4157 or slowfoodhighdesert@gmail.com.
AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Evelyn Hess talks about her book “To the Woods: Sinking Roots, Living Lightly, and Finding True Home”. Refreshments will be served; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-737-4620.

SUNDAY
June 20
YARD SALE FUNDRAISER: Sale with barbecue and adoptable animals; proceeds benefit Cat Rescue, Adoption & Foster Team; free; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; barn, 8950 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-728-4178, info@craftcats.org or www.craftcats.org.
DEMOLITION DERBY: The Bend Lions Club hosts a derby; proceeds benefit the club’s charitable causes; $12, $7 ages 7-12, free ages 6 and younger; 11 a.m. gates open, 1 p.m. derby; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-388-1169.

MONDAY
June 21
CENTRAL OREGON CITIES ORGANIZATION MEETING : A committee meeting to discuss issues of transportation, economic development, school funding and tax reform in Central Oregon cities; 11:30 a.m.; Redmond City Hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave., Redmond; 541-923-7710.
RETIRED EDUCATORS: Central Oregon Retired Educators annual potluck picnic; all retired educators invited; noon; 541-548-8357, Margie; 541-548-2545, Barbara.
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling fresh produce. Debit cards and Oregon Trail cards accepted; noon-6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-504-7862 or www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.

TUESDAY
June 22
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Featuring a variety of vendors selling baked goods, produce, meats and more; free; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637.
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council meeting, public welcome; 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.; 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
STRUMMIN STRINGS: Learn to play the guitar in this introductory class. No experience necessary. Each student will need to bring their own six string guitar; $24; Class starts June 22, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 p.m.-3:45 p.m. (ages 9-16), 4 p.m.-4:45 p.m. (ages 17 and up); Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275 or www.raprd.org.
GROUP VOICE: Class is designed for students who enjoy singing and wish to improve their vocal technique; $70; Tuesday class for grades 6-8, Thursday class for grades 9-12; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.
WIRE WRAPPING/JEWELRY MAKING: Ages 9 and up. Create wire jewelry pieces that will impress friends and family. All levels welcome. Parent must attend for 9-12 age group; $15 ID, $19.50 OD (13 years & up), $25 ID, $35.20 OD (9-12 years); 6-8 p.m.; Britz Beads, 249 N.W. 6th St., Suite 2, Redmond; 541-548-7275 or www.raprd.org.
PAYS ORIENTATION: RAPRD requires parents of every sports league participant to complete a 45-minute orientation prior to the beginning of play. Both parents must complete the orientation and it is good for two years; free; 6:45 p.m.; Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, Activity Center, 335 S.E. Jackson St., Redmond; 541-548-7275.

WEDNESDAY
June 23
OREGON ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT TRAINING: Meets the minimum requirements by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to obtain the alcohol server permit. Preregistration required; $35; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Abby’s Pizza, 1938 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-447-6384 or www.happyhourtraining.com.
SCHOOL BOARD: Redmond School Board meeting; public welcome; 5:30 p.m. 145 S.E. Salmon Ave.; agenda includes adoption of the annual budget, remainder at www.redmond.k12.or.us.
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Featuring local band Countrified. Food, beer and wine vendors on site; free; 5:30-8 p.m.; Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-504-6878 or www.musicinthecanyon.com.
FILM OREGON ALLIANCE QUARTERLY BUSINESS MEETING: Speakers will discuss Oregon film and television productions, incentives and other topics; 6-8:30 p.m.; Bend Performing Arts Center, 1155 SW Division St., Bend.

THURSDAY
June 24
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE: Blood donations needed; 1-6 p.m.; Redmond Grange, 707 S.W. Kalama Ave., Redmond; 800-GIVE LIFE.
TEEN PROGRAM, VIDEO GAMING: Check out what’s new for our Wii and PS2! Bring in your own games if rated E or T. Snacks provided. For grades 6-12; 1-3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
“JAWS”: A screening of the 1975 Spielberg film; free; 5:30-8 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1064.

FRIDAY
June 25
LEGAL ASSISTANCE SESSIONS: Central Oregon Council on Aging and Legal Aid Services of Oregon bring legal services to low-income older adults living in Central Oregon. For adults 60 years and older with preference to those in greatest social and economic need, with particular attention to low-income, minority and frail individuals.
To schedule an appointment and to get more information, call COCOA Case Manager Robby Miller at 541-548-1086; 8-11 a.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 541-548-6325.
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., redmond; 541-548-4895.
BEND’N STRINGS BLUEGRASS BAND: 7-9 p.m.; Green Plow Coffee Roasters, 436 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-516-1128.

SATURDAY
June 26
THREE SISTERS OPEN WOMEN’S GOLF TOURNAMENT: Quota International of Central Oregon presents a tournament for all experience levels; proceeds benefit scholarships for disadvantaged women and children; $100, includes breakfast and lunch; 8 a.m.; Aspen Lakes Golf & Country Club, 16900 Aspen Lakes Drive, Sisters; 541-382-8234.

MONDAY
June 28
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling fresh produce. Debit cards and Oregon Trail cards accepted; noon-6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-504-7862 or www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.

TUESDAY
June 29
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Featuring a variety of vendors selling baked goods, produce, meats and more; free; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637.
ACCORDIONISTS, DANCERS AND MUSIC: Gary Blair and Gary Blair Jr., award-winning Scottish accordionists from Glasgow, Scotland, perform. Also Celtic dancers and music and refreshments; $5 donation requested; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Bend Community Center, 1036 N.E. 5th St., Bend.

WEDNESDAY
June 30
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Featuring a performance by country musician Ross Rogers; food vendors available; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or www.visitredmondoregon.com.

FRIDAY
July 2
MT. BACHELOR KENNEL CLUB ALL-BREED DOG SHOW: Featuring obedience, rally, conformation and agility events, and specialty pet-product vendors; free parking and admission; 8 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-358-7727.
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., redmond; 541-548-4895.
LINDY LOU GRAVELLE: Crooner Lindy Lou Gravelle will perform for the public and have CDs for sale; $9.99 - $35.95; 6-9 p.m.; Cafe Alfresco, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-923-2599.
FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY WALK: Event includes art exhibit openings, artist talks, live music, wine and food in downtown Bend, the Old Mill District and NorthWest Crossing; free; 5 to 9 p.m., and until 8 p.m. in NorthWest Crossing; throughout Bend.

SATURDAY
July 3
MT. BACHELOR KENNEL CLUB ALL-BREED DOG SHOW: Featuring obedience, rally, conformation and agility events, and specialty pet-product vendors; free parking and admission; 8 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-358-7727.
INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION: Featuring a parade, buffalo feed, sale of handmade crafts, car show, quilt show, dancing and more; free admission, fees for food and dancing; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; MacPherson Park, Clubhouse Road, Crooked River Ranch; 541-548-8939.
ROCKCHUCK RAMBLE FUN RUN: A 327-yard fun run for all ages; $10 entry fee; 2:07 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-548-6023 or541-480-7186.

SUNDAY
July 4
MT. BACHELOR KENNEL CLUB ALL-BREED DOG SHOW: Featuring obedience, rally, conformation and agility events, and specialty pet-product vendors; free parking and admission; 8 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-358-7727.
FOURTH OF JULY PARADE: Themed “Redmond Celebrates 100: Red, White & Blue”; free; 10 a.m., check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-923-5191.
CROOKED RIVER RANCH FIREWORKS: Come together and light fireworks; free; fireworks begin at dusk; Ranch Chapel, 5060 S.W. Clubhouse Road, Crooked River Ranch; 541-923-6776.

MONDAY
July 5
REDMOND CENTENNIAL CAR DISPLAY: A show of cars, past and present; free; noon-3 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-385-7988 or www.ci.redmond.or.us.
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling fresh produce. Debit cards and Oregon Trail cards accepted; noon-6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-504-7862 or www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.

TUESDAY
July 6
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Featuring a variety of vendors selling baked goods, produce, meats and more; free; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637.

WEDNESDAY
July 7
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Food, beer and wine vendors on site; free; 5:30-8 p.m.; Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-504-6878 or www.musicinthecanyon.com.
“LAMPPOST REUNION”: TWB Productions presents the play by Louis LaRusso, about five friends in a bar in New Jersey, as a pub theater production; dinner included; adult themes; $45; 7:30 p.m., 6 p.m. dinner; Cafe Alfresco, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-923-2599.

THURSDAY
July 8
TEEN PROGRAM, CRAZY CRAFTACULAR: Spend an afternoon being creative and make a wind chime. All materials provided. For grades 6-12; 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
“LAMPPOST REUNION”: TWB Productions presents the play by Louis LaRusso, about five friends in a bar in New Jersey, as a pub theater production; dinner included; adult themes; $45; 7:30 p.m., 6 p.m. dinner; Cafe Alfresco, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-923-2599.

FRIDAY
July 9
BEND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling agricultural and horticultural products, baked goods, cheese, meat and fish; free; 2-6 p.m.; St. Charles Bend, 2500 N.E. Neff Road, Bend; 541-408-4998 or http://bendfarmersmarket.com.
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., redmond; 541-548-4895.
“WHO SHOT THE SHERIFF?”: Buckboard productions presents murder mystery dinner theater; reservations requested; $60; 6 p.m., doors open 5 p.m.; Coyote Ranch, 1368 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-548-7700.

SATURDAY
July 10
SUNRISE SUMMER CLASSIC: 5K, 10K and half-marathon races, with a kids rock race; proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Redmond; registration required; $15-$45 to race, kids race free, spectators free; 6:15 a.m. half marathon, 7 a.m. 5K and 10K, 7:30 a.m. kids race; Smith Rock State Park, 9241 N.E. Crooked River Drive, Terrebonne; 541-388-1860 or www.smithrockrace.com.
DIRT DIGGERS’ SCRAMBLE: Ninth annual golf tournament hosted by Camp Fire USA Central Oregon; proceeds benefit the programs and services provided by the Camp Fire USA Central Oregon Council; $140 includes 18 holes, cart, continental breakfast and barbecue lunch; 8 a.m. shotgun start, 7 a.m. registration; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-382-4682 or campfirechristine@bendbroadband.com.

MONDAY
July 12
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling fresh produce. Debit cards and Oregon Trail cards accepted; noon-6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-504-7862 or www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.
BEGINNING FLASH ANIMATION CLASS: Learn how to create basic animations in Flash that can be used in Web pages. Preregistration required; $59; 6-9 p.m., and class continues July 14 from 6-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7270 or http://noncredit.cocc.edu.

TUESDAY
July 13
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Featuring a variety of vendors selling baked goods, produce, meats and more; free; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637.

Join the parade
The Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB is now accepting participant registration forms for the Fourth of July parade. The Theme is 'Redmond Celebrates 100: Red, White & Blue.’ Registration forms are available at www.visitredmondoregon.com or at the Chamber office. It is free to participate. For more information contact Karen at 541-923-5191 or email karen@visitredmondoregon.com.

Little Shop of Horrors
Cat Call Productions is holding open tryouts for a September production of the musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” Vocal auditions June 20 from 3-5 p.m. and June 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.; June 22 call backs and band auditions by invitation only; all auditions at Mountain View High School Auditorium; for audition specifics visit www.catcallproductions.com; 541-729-0896.

Commute Option options

Commute Options for Central Oregon is celebrating its 20th annual Commute Options Week Commuter Challenge June 21-25. Awards and prizes will be given to the businesses and individual participants that demonstrate the highest level of participation or are nominated for special awards including Best First Time Effort, Most Dedicated and Most Unusual Commute.
Now through June 25, ride your bike to Cross Creek Cafe in Redmond and get a raffle ticket for $2 or buy a New Belgium beer for a chance to win a brand new Felt Cruiser from New Belgium Brewing Company. Live music by Kousefly and the raffle drawing will take place from 7 to 10 p.m., June 25.
With the help of more than 100 area businesses, the 2009 challenge eliminated 34,670 motor vehicle miles, conserved 1,734 gallons of gas, saved participants $4,768 in gas money and cut more than 33,630 pounds of carbon dioxide and 1,387 pounds of carbon monoxide from our air.
Register for the Commuter Challenge and see more events at www.commuteoptions.org or contact Erica Poulos at ericapoulos@bendbroadband.com or 541-550-0924. Registration is available for businesses of all sizes and — for the first time ever — individual participants.

Parks and Rec programs and classes
RAPRD is offering a variety of programs this summer for kids including arts and crafts, tumbling, dance, yoga, and many different sports. Sign up or learn more at 541-548-7275 or www.raprd.org.

Document your family’s quilt
The Oregon Quilt Project will be returning to Sisters with a special three-day documentation weekend on June 25, 26 and 27. It will be held next door to the Outdoor Quilt Show office in Sisters. This project is being coordinated by Martha Spark from Roseburg and Bill Volckening from Portland. Over the next few years, quilts from all parts of the state will be documented, along with the history and stories associated with their owners and makers.
Volunteers are still needed to assist the OQP team. Anyone interested in learning about quilts and how they are documented can volunteer for a morning, afternoon or all day. Organizations wanting to host a documentation day should contact the coordinators at www.oregonquiltproject.org. For more information about the Sisters quilt documentation events, please visit http://www.sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org/events.htm.

Local churches gear up for Vacation Bible School
Children ages 3 years and older are invited to attend “Soul Survivors on Danger Island” week at the Redmond Missionary Baptist Church, 1015 S.W. Cascade Ave., from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 28 - July 2. Call 541-923-3990 or 541-548-3457 for more information or to arrange bus pick up.
St. Thomas Catholic Church hosts “Baobab Blast: God’s Great Get-together,” June 28 – July 2, from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Thomas Parish Hall, located at the corner of 12th and Evergreen streets in Redmond. Ages four through grade six welcome. Registration information at 541-923-0597.
First through fifth-graders can attend “Saddle Ridge Ranch” week at Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond, from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 28 – July 2. Online registration available at www.hbcredmond.org or call 541-548-4161.
Community Presbyterian Church welcomes children in preschool through fifth grade to their “Baobab Blast in the Serengeti” week July 5-9, from 9 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration is required and forms are available in the church office, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond. 541-548-3367.

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