September 15, 2010

Event calendar

WEDNESDAY
Sept. 15
HISTORY: Redmond Historical Commission meeting, public welcome, 2 p.m.; 529 S.W. Seventh St.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: The grand finale of the summer concert series features a performance by Larry and His Flask, with Adventure Galley; 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
RV AND BOAT SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2010 models; free; 9 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-948-3626.
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.
OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY PUBLIC MEETING: Requesting citizen input on developing a plan to lower costs, increase access and improve the quality of health care; 6-8 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Wille Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend.
CRR FIRE: Crooked River Ranch Rural Fire Protection District Board meeting, 7 p.m.; CRR Fire Station; public meeting workshop begins at 6:30 p.m.; agenda includes presentation of the 2009-2010 audit.

FRIDAY
Sept. 17
OWL PROWLS: Take a walk with a naturalist at dusk to explore and see the different nocturnal creatures that live in Sunriver; adults $4, Children ages 2-12 $2, SNCO members are free; Sept. 17, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., pre-register by 3:30 p.m. day of walk; Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory, 57245 River Road, Sunriver; 541-593-4394.
RV AND BOAT SHOW AND SALE: See Sept. 16 for details.
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.
AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Debra Gwartney talks about her book “Live Through This”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.

SATURDAY
Sept. 18
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST: Breakfast accompanied by live music from Lindy Gravelle and a military keynote speaker; proceeds benefit the Central Oregon Council on Aging RSVP program; $5; 8:30-10 a.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave., Redmond; 541-548-8817.
TEDDY BEAR POKER RUN: Ride to area hospitals and deliver teddy bears for children; followed by a raffle and poker run that ends at Coyote Ranch in Redmond; proceeds benefit Central Oregon ABATE; $5 per hand with teddy bear, $10 per hand without; 8:30 a.m. breakfast, 10 a.m. ride; Northside Bar & Grill, 62860 Boyd Acres Road, Bend; 541-923-3809 or541-815-3600.
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.
RV AND BOAT SHOW AND SALE: See Sept. 16 for details.
GARDEN OPEN HOUSE: On the Fairgrounds near parking lot D. Share your harvest or horror stories with OSU Central Oregon Master Gardeners. Catch up on fall garden chores, learn about spiders, and what and when to fall prune. Tour the Open Garden and observe labeled landscaping materials that do well in Central Oregon; free; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
HARVEST CELEBRATION: Activities and displays related to agriculture, irrigation, railroad and the airport. Farmer’s market, food and retail vendors, horse rides, historic activities and games; noon-4 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond.
POLITICS & BURGERS: The Crooked River Ranch Republicans event featuring several seated legislators and candidates who will share their viewpoints and answer questions. Burgers served at 3 p.m. Music provided by the Sidekicks; suggested donation of $10; 3 p.m.; MacPherson Park, Clubhouse Road, Crooked River Ranch; 541-548-1246,541-504-0721 or ranchrepublicans@mac.com.
HARVEST FESTIVAL DINNER: Featuring barbecue and potatoes, live music and historical presentations by Talking Tombstones actors; event will take place across from the park; $25; 5:30-9 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-504-2010.
DANCE: Live music by the Party Time Band; members $4, non-members $6; 7-11 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-548-4108.
PHIL KEAGGY: The Christian artist and virtuoso guitarist performs; $20, $25 VIP; 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-633-6804.

SUNDAY
Sept. 19
RV AND BOAT SHOW AND SALE: See Sept. 16 for details.
HARVEST CELEBRATION: Activities and displays related to agriculture, irrigation, railroad and the airport. Farmer’s market, food and retail vendors, horse rides, historic activities and games; noon-4 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond.

MONDAY
Sept. 20
TOGETHER FOR CHILDREN OPEN HOUSE: Learn about the weekly parent/child program for children from birth through three years; 9:30-11 a.m.; Educational Service District, 1212 N.E. 5th St., in classroom A, Redmond; 541-280-9686,541-389-9317 or www.together-for-children.org.

TUESDAY
Sept. 21
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council meeting, public welcome, 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, public welcome; 4:30 p.m.; conference room A city, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
PLANNING COMMISSION: Redmond Urban Area Planning Commission meeting, public welcome, 7 p.m.; conference room A city, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
BEND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: Deschutes County Clerk Nancy Blankenship will speak on “Deschutes County Courthouse Records: How to Access and Their Locations”; free, public welcome; 10 a.m.; Rock Arbor Villa, Williamson Hall, 2200 N.E. U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-317-8978,541-317-9553 or www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs.

WEDNESDAY
Sept. 22
SCHOOL BOARD: Redmond School Board meeting, public welcome; 5:30 p.m., Tumalo Community School; agenda at www.redmond.k12.or.us.
BEND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling agricultural and horticultural products, baked goods, cheese, meat and fish; free; 3-7 p.m.; Drake Park, eastern end, Bend; 541-408-4998 or http://bendfarmersmarket.com.

THURSDAY
Sept. 23
TEEN THURSDAYS: The library is your space! Come hang out, listen to music, games and drawing supplies available. Free snacks. For grades 6-12; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1063, mercedesh@deschuteslibrary.org or www.deschuteslibrary.org.

FRIDAY
Sept. 24
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.
HARVEST MOON FARE: Eight local farmers pair with eight chefs to create a dinner, with entertainment, a live auction and more; registration required; $25; 6:30 p.m.; St. Charles Bend, 2500 N.E. Neff Road, Bend; 541-548-2380, ext. 144 or www.neighborimpact.org.

SATURDAY
Sept. 25
REDMOND GRANGE BREAKFAST: Featuring sourdough pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee and more; $5, $3 ages 12 and younger; 7-10:30 a.m.; Redmond Grange, 707 S.W. Kalama Ave., Redmond; 541-480-4495.
SHOW & SHINE: Car Show with a barbecue, local vendors and raffle; free, $5 for meal; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Powell Butte Christian Church, 13720 S.W. State Highway 126, Powell Butte; 541-548-3066.
I HEART CENTRAL OREGON CELEBRATION: Celebrate the day of service with inspirational speaker Nick Vujicic and a performance by Elliot; free with advance ticket, $10 at the door; 7-9 p.m., doors open 6:20 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Hooker Creek Event Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-728-3134, elisa@theheartcampaign.com or http://theheartcampaign.com.

SUNDAY
Sept. 26
REDMOND COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION PERFORMANCE: ABBA-Mania performs ABBA hits, with costume changes and choreography; $35, $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.
OREGON ARTS COMMISSION OPEN FORUMS: information about the strategic plan for the arts in Oregon; 3:30-5 p.m.; Sisters Art Works, 204 W. Adams St., Sisters; 503-986-0082 or kat.bell@state.or.us.

WEDNESDAY
Sept. 29
BEND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling agricultural and horticultural products, baked goods, cheese, meat and fish; free; 3-7 p.m.; Drake Park, eastern end, Bend; 541-408-4998 or http://bendfarmersmarket.com.

THURSDAY
Sept. 30
TEEN THURSDAYS, DAY OF THE DEAD FIESTA: Decorate sugar skulls and learn about the Day of the Dead celebration. For grades 6-12; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org.

Rodeo queen Ps & Qs
The Crooked River Roundup Rodeo Association announces its second annual Queen Scholarship Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Crook County Fairgrounds indoor arena in Prineville, with special guest speaker 2009 Miss Rodeo Oregon Jackie Gibson.
This clinic is open to young women of all ages who are interested in becoming a rodeo queen. Cost is $50 per applicant and $10 per visitor. Interested applicants can contact Amorita Anstett at 541-604-0994 or e-mail pamorita_@hotmail.com for more information. Applications should be available on the roundup website at www.crookedriverroundup.com under the Queen section.

COCC noncredit catalogue released
Central Oregon Community College’s Continuing Education department has many classes scheduled in Redmond this fall.
Make Money Buying and Selling on eBay, Yoga, Pilates, and Conversational Spanish are some of the courses being offered.
To register call 541-383-7270 or visit http://noncredit.cocc.edu.

Quoth the Raven, 'Nevermore’
The Des Chutes Historical Museum and Lenore Productions announce the return of “An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe” for a fourth year.
Due to popular demand, the event is moving to the Old Stone Church as well as expanding to include a third night. Tickets go on sale Oct. 1 at the Des Chutes Historical Museum for three shows, Oct. 29-31. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 day of show. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
The event, which benefits the Des Chutes Historical Museum, features Mr. Edgar Allan Poe reading and discussing his works with the audience, a role brought to life by actor Alastair Jacques. Each of the three nights will be unique, the exception being Poe’s most famous work, “The Raven,” which will be performed each of the three nights. Children 10 and older are welcome to attend.
Informtion: www.deschutes
history.org , 541-389-1813.

Flu shot proceeds to benefit tot care
Community flu shot clinics are being offered by HealthWise Inc. HealthWise is a local health management company with a history in Central Oregon for more than 20 years. The shots will be provided for adults and children over the age of 9 years in Redmond on Sept. 16 and Oct. 1 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Big R Store and on Sept. 23 from noon to 6 p.m. at Great American Furniture.
The cost for each flu shot is $25. Medicare B, Clear One and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon are all accepted.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit and support Healthy Beginnings, a nonprofit organization that provides free health and developmental screenings to children birth through five years throughout Deschutes County. Call 541-383-6357 for information about Healthy Beginning’s free screenings or to volunteer. You can also visit www.myhb.org and find additional information regarding the flu shot schedule as well as additional information about the screening services. For more information regarding the flu shots call HealthWise at 541-389-7211.

Learn website and graphic design
COCC’s Community Learning department is offering two Flash Animation classes and a graphic design series in Bend this fall.
Flash Animation, Beginning will be offered at the Bend COCC Campus Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $59.
Flash Animation, Intermediate will be offered at the Bend COCC Campus on two Saturday mornings, Oct. 16 and 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $59.
The Graphic Design Fundamentals series is made up of four separate courses running from Oct. 1 through Nov. 30.
Composition will be offered Friday mornings, Oct. 1, 8 and 15 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $99.
Illustrator, Beginning will be offered Thursday evenings, Oct. 21, 28 and Nov. 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $99.
Make It Visual will be offered Friday morning, Nov. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $49.
Using InDesign, Beginning will be offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Nov. 16, 18 and 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $99.
Participants can sign up for classes individually or take the whole series for only $299. Location is the COCC Bend campus. Pre-registration is required for all sessions. Call 541-383-7270 or visit http://noncredit.cocc.edu.

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