August 31, 2010

Event calendar

WEDNESDAY
Sept. 1
TEEN PROGRAM: Redmond Council of Library Teens monthly meeting (meets the first Wednesday of each month). Get involved in planning library activities, community service projects, book sharing and more! New members always welcome. For grades 6–12; 4 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org.
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Michelle Van Handel Quintet, jazz under the stars. 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.
DOWNTOWN: Redmond Downtown Urban Renewal workshop, public invited to comment on development proposals; 6 p.m.; conference room A, city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave. More information: www.ci.redmond.or.us.

THURSDAY
Sept. 2
TEEN PROGRAM: Celebrate the release of “Mockingjay,” the third book in the “Hunger Games” series by Suzanne Collins. Activities include team T-shirt making, war face painting, survival skills and games, and ice cream! Registration encouraged; 1-3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org.

FRIDAY
Sept. 3
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-4895.
LITTLE WOODY BARREL AGED BREW FESTIVAL: Craft beer and bourbon tastings from regional and local breweries, with live music; ages 21 and older only; a portion of proceeds benefits the Deschutes County Historical Society; $6, $15 beer tasting package, $30 bourbon tasting; 5-10 p.m.; Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; 541-323-0964 or www.thelittlewoody.com.

SATURDAY
Sept. 4
BARBECUE: Community barbecue sponsored by Redmond Area Park and Recreation District; first 100 people get free lunch; games, music and crafts for everyone; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; free; American Legion Community Park, southwest Highland Avenue and Rimrock Way.
LITTLE WOODY BARREL AGED BREW FESTIVAL: Craft beer and bourbon tastings from regional and local breweries, with live music; ages 21 and older only; a portion of proceeds benefits the Deschutes County Historical Society; $6, $15 beer tasting package, $30 bourbon tasting; noon-10 p.m.; Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; 541-323-0964 or www.thelittlewoody.com.
MUNCH & MOVIES: An outdoor screening of “Avatar”; with food vendors and live music; free; 6 p.m., movie begins at dusk; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-389-0995 or www.c3events.com.
CASINO NIGHT: Featuring blackjack, craps, Texas hold ’em, an auction and more; Western themed, with prizes for best costumes; proceeds benefit the Crooked River Ranch Lions Club Sight and Hearing Foundation, scouting organizations and children with diabetes; $10; 7-11 p.m.; Crooked River Ranch Administration Building, 5195 S.W. Clubhouse Drive, Crooked River Ranch; 541-504-2678.

TUESDAY
Sept. 7
COUNCIL: Redmond City Council; 6:45 a.m.; 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us
PLANNING: Redmond Urban Area Planning Commission; 7 p.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us

WEDNESDAY
Sept. 8
STARTING SCHOOL STORY TIME: For children entering kindergarten, stories and silly songs about starting school, and a craft. Children will go home with something special for their school backpacks; 10:15 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1054 or www.deschuteslibrary.org.
HISTORY: Redmond Historical Commission; 2 p.m.; Redmond Museum, 529 S.W. Seventh St. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Featuring traditional island dances and music by the Hokulea Dancers; food vendors available; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or www.visitredmondoregon.com.
SCHOOLS: Redmond School Board; 5:30 p.m.; district office, 145 S.E. Salmon Ave. Agenda at www.redmond.k12.or.us
FIRE DISTRICT: Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No. 1 board of directors; 7 p.m.; Terrebonne Station. Information: 541-504-5000.

FRIDAY
Sept. 10
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-4895.

SATURDAY
Sept. 11
FESTIVAL OF CULTURES: With booths representing nearly 30 cultures, local dance troupes, live music, food and more; free; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-610-3075.

SUNDAY
Sept. 12
AMERICAN FREEDOM FESTIVAL: Bring your flags and wear red, white and blue. Patriotic speeches and live music. Nonpartisan event, all candidates are invited to meet voters; 3-5 p.m.; American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.

MONDAY
Sept. 13
LATINO FAMILY NIGHT: Refreshments provided. Spanish speaking staff available; 5-7 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.

WEDNESDAY
Sept. 15
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: The grand finale of the summer concert series features a performance by Larry and His Flask; 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.
TEEN PROGRAM: Redmond SPARK! Book Club Monthly Meeting (meets the third Wednesday of each month). Share awesome books with friends. New members always welcome. For grades 6-8; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063, mercedesh@deschuteslibrary.org or www.deschuteslibrary.org.

THURSDAY
Sept. 16
TEEN THURSDAYS, GAME DAY: Play Wii, Guitar Hero, Rock Band and more! Bring in your own games if rated E or T. Snacks provided. For grades 6-12; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org.

FRIDAY
Sept. 17
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-4895.

SATURDAY
Sept. 18
PROJECT CONNECT: Event features medical and dental services, social services for low-income individuals, food, music and more; free; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Hooker Creek Event Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-923-9663 or www.projectconnectco.org.

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