November 2, 2010

Event calendar

WEDNESDAY

Nov. 3

GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUB: Meets in the Redmond High School library, Trish Meyer from Saving Grace will speak; 6 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-923-7374.

THURSDAY

Nov. 4

WELLNESS FAIR: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; local providers on site for information, including High Desert Vision, Red Cross, Cascade Swim Center, Walgreens, Department of Health Services; Cougar Springs Assisted Living Center, 1942 S.W. Canyon Drive, Redmond; 541-316-4400.

FRIDAY

Nov. 5

AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Robin Cody talks about “Another Way the River Has”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.

BACH ’N’ BREW CONCERT: The Sunriver Music Festival presents an evening of classical crossover music, with beer from Deschutes Brewery; $35, $30 members of the museum or music festival; 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-593-9310 or www.sunrivermusic.org.

LIBERTY QUARTET: The Boise, Idaho-based gospel ensemble performs; free; 7 p.m.; Redmond Assembly of God Church, 1865 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-548-4555.

STUDENT-DIRECTED ONE-ACT PLAYS: The Redmond High School drama department presents four student-directed comedies; $4; 7 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-923-4800.

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; 5-9 p.m., and until 8 p.m. in NorthWest Crossing; throughout Bend.

SATURDAY

Nov. 6

COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP: Peace Center class and fundraiser, learn to communicate more consciously for meaningful connections and relationships; $99 plus $5 for those desiring 8 CEU’s by the NASW; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; St. Charles Bend, 2500 N.E. Neff Road, Bend; 541-350-6517, bryn@pcoco.org or www.pcoco.org.

LORD’S ACRE DAY: The 64th annual event features a sale of crafts, baked goods and novelties, live music, a barbecue dinner, an auction, 10K run, 5K walk and more; proceeds benefit Powell Butte Christian Church projects; free admission, $7 barbecue, $15-$27 to race; 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. events; Powell Butte Christian Church, 13720 S.W. State Highway 126, Powell Butte; 541-548-3066 or www.powellbuttechurch.com.

THE NATURE OF WORDS: Featuring a wine reception, author dinner and author readings on “The Sacred and the Profane”; with keynote speaker Sam Waterston; $70 or $100; 5:30 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-647-2233, info@thenatureofwords.org or www.thenatureofwords.org.

CONCERT: David Miller performs; free; 7 p.m.; Cross Creek Cafe, 507 S.W. 8th St., Redmond; 541-548-2883.

STUDENT-DIRECTED ONE-ACT PLAYS: The Redmond High School drama department presents four student-directed comedies; $4; 7 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-923-4800.

SUNDAY

Nov. 7

COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP:See Nov. 6 for details.

MONDAY

Nov.8

DURAC: Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee meeting, public welcome; 5 p.m., 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

WEDNESDAY

Nov. 10

ENERGY EFFICIENCY FORUM: Anyone involved in agriculture and interested in the latest research and best practices will benefit, lunch will be served to registered participants; free; 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-954-3283,541-923-4358 or http://energyefficiency.wufoo.com/forms/central-or-agriculture-energyefficiency-workshop/.

RAPRD: Redmond Area Park and Recreation District board of directors meeeting, public welcome; 6:30 a.m.; Cascade Swim Center; 465 S.W. Rimrock Way; agenda at www.raprd.org.

HISTORY: Redmond Historical Commission meeting, public welcome; 2 p.m.; Redmond Museum; 529 S.W. Seventh St.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

SCHOOL BOARD; Redmond School Board meeting, public welcome; listening session at 4 p.m.; meeting 5:30 p.m.; Sage Elementary; 2790 S.W. Wickiup Ave.; agenda at www.redmond.k12.or.us.

FIRE BOARD: Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No. 1 meeting, public welcome; 7 p.m., 341 Dogwood Ave.; information 541-504-5000.

THURSDAY

Nov. 11

FREE DAY FOR MILITARY: Veterans can view museum exhibits for no charge; noon-4 p.m.; Redmond Museum, 529 S.W. Seventh St., Redmond; 541-504-3038.

A SIMON & GARFUNKEL RETROSPECTIVE: AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle perform both classic and obscure songs from the band; $23-$37; 8 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

FRIDAY

Nov. 12

HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND CHILI FEED: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; 541-389-1813.

GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Read and discuss “Jurassic Park” by Michael Crichton; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

CONCERT: Allan Byer peforms all original Americana music; 7 p.m.; Green Plow Coffee Roasters, 436 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-516-1128.

SATURDAY

Nov. 13

HOLIDAY BAZAAR: offering lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; St. Thomas Parish Hall, 12th Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-923-3390.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND CHILI FEED: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; 541-389-1813.

“FROM CHEYENNE TO PENDLETON”: A screening of the documentary about the rise and fall of the rodeo cowgirl, with filmmaker Steve Wursta; $5, free museum members; 7 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754, ext. 241 or kgarton@highdesertmuseum.org.

SUNDAY

Nov. 14

REDMOND COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION PERFORMANCE: Guy Few performs on the trumpet, piano and other instruments, with Stephanie Mara; $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.

Fresh holiday greenery

Redmond Troop 27 Boy Scouts will be selling fresh holiday wreaths at the Snowflake Boutique at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds this year for $18. Swags and custom/over-sized wreaths will also be available. Profits will help fund the troop’s many activities planned for 2011, including camping, hiking, skills training and community service projects. If you miss the boutique, call Kate at 541-548-6682 to place your order.

Art lessons, exhibit offered

Atelier 6000, professional studio and gallery, offers many art classes and workshops. Open to the public, Atelier 6000 provides a well-equipped studio, community classes, college instruction, workshops and artist residencies bringing students from all lifestyles, from absolute beginners to professional artists, to create and develop works of art exclusively by hand.

View classes and workshops online at www.atelier6000.com and call 541-330-8759 to register.

Suspended at the crossroads of art and literature, Atelier 6000 and Nature of Words present “Broadsides,” a gallery exhibition of artworks that include mixed media and two-dimensional works with emphasis on text and image. The juried show opens Nov. 1 and continues through Nov. 30.

Atelier 6000 is also offering a special opportunity to take part in a limited-print subscription series. For a monthly fee, participants will receive one limited, original hand-pulled print by local and regional artists per month. Monthly cost is $40, quarterly, $105 (must be three consecutive months). To reserve your subscription, call the studio directly 541-330-8759.

Book fair to feature Jewish themes

Temple Beth Tikvah and the Jewish Community of Central Oregon (JCCO) will hold their first annual Scholastic Book Fair. The event includes a wonderful selection of books, including many Jewish-themed titles.

The new paper and hardbound books at the fair are primarily geared for children pre-K through middle school, but also include a selection of picture books and titles for adults. The fair began Sunday, Oct. 31 at the JCCO building, 21555 Modoc Lane, in Bend. Storytelling and refreshments are provided. The Fair will also be open through Thursday, Nov. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m., and again on Sunday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds will go toward a joint Temple Beth Tikvah/JCCO library merger and automation project. The fair also carries special, more affordable versions of books. For more information call 541-318-6216 or email fiber12@gmail.com.

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