June 14, 2011

Event calendar

6/15 Wednesday
PRESCHOOL PARADE STORY TIME: Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 3-5, every Wednesday; 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055.

6/16 Thursday
TODDLIN’ TALES STORY TIME: For children 18-36 months and caregiver, every Thursday; 10:15 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055.
BABY STEPS STORY TIME: A gentle story time for infants to 18 months, every Thursday; 11 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055.
PUPPET SHOW: Penny’s Puppet Productions presents “Basil the Bookworm’s Trip Around the World”; part of Familypalooza; free; 3:30 p.m.; M.A. Lynch Elementary School, 1314 S.W. Kalama Ave., Redmond; 541-617-7099 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

6/17 Friday
REDMOND FRIDAY FARMERS MARKET: Vendors sell a selection of produce, cheese, breads, coffee, meat, eggs, poultry and more; free admission; 3-7 p.m.; Redmond Greenhouse, 4101 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-604-5156 or redmondfridaymarket@gmail.com.
AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Rick Steber reads from his book “Caught in the Crosshairs”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
“ALICE IN WONDERLAND”: Redmond School of Dance presents the classic story in ballet form; $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.
“THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE”: The Children’s Theater Co. presents C.S. Lewis’ tale of four children transported to Narnia; $5; 7 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024, childrenstheater@me.com or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.

6/18 Saturday
BOOK AND DRESS SALE FUNDRAISER: Proceeds benefit What I Wore; free admission; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; What I Wore, 2622 S.W. Glacier Place, Redmond; 541-504-1201.
WRITERS WORKSHOP:”Critique RX,” a workshop clinic to help writers brush up on essential skills of self-editing and group critique. Taught by novelists Paty Jager and Lindy Jacobs. Bring six copies of 2-3 pages of your writing to share in small group. All other materials will be supplied. Building 3, Room 306; $10 at the door, free for Guild members; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-408-6306 or www.CentralOregonWritersGuild.com.
ALPACA SHEARING FESTIVAL AND CAR SHOW: Featuring live music, demonstrations, a barbecue, a silent auction, a classic-car show and adoptable animals; proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Redmond; donations accepted, $20-$25 to enter a car; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Crescent Moon Ranch, 70397 Buckhorn Road, Terrebonne; 541-923-7620, alondra_or@hotmail.com or www.redmondhumane.org.
SUMMER SHOOTOUT MARBLE TOURNAMENT: Learn to play marbles and then play in a tournament, with lawn games, picnic and more; registration required; proceeds benefit the Deschutes County Historical Society; $10; 10 a.m.; Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; 541-389-1813 or www.deschuteshistory.org.
PLAY A DIDGERIDOO: The didgeridoo is a wind instrument created by the Aborigines of Australia 1500 years ago. Learn its history and hear it played by Brennan Morrow. And play it yourself! For ages 12 and up; 2 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
“ALICE IN WONDERLAND”: Redmond School of Dance presents the classic story in ballet form; $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.
“THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE”: The Children’s Theater Co. presents C.S. Lewis’ tale of four children transported to Narnia; $5; 7 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024, childrenstheater@me.com or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.
VFW DANCE: Live music by Bobby & Lori; $6, $4 VFW or Auxiliary members; 7-11 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-548-4108 or www.ofco.org.
COMEDYCORE UNDERGROUND: Central Oregon comedians perform; ages 21 and older; $10; 7:30 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.; The Oxford Hotel, 10 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; ryan@thewhitebull.com or www.bendticket.com or www.comedycore.org.

6/19 Sunday
DEMOLITION DERBY: The Bend/Sunrise Lions Club hosts a derby; proceeds benefit the club’s charitable causes; $12, $6 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and younger; 11 a.m. gates open, 1 p.m. derby; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-410-4667 or larry@presspros.net.
“THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE”: The Children’s Theater Co. presents C.S. Lewis’ tale of four children transported to Narnia; $5; 2:30 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024, childrenstheater@me.com or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.
“THE MAFIOSO MURDERS”: Buckboard Mysteries presents an interactive murder mystery dinner theater event; $49, $45 seniors, $39 ages 5-12; 4 p.m.; Bend Municipal Airport, 63132 Powell Butte Highway, Bend; 541-350-0018 or www.buckboardmysteries.com.

6/20 Monday
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASSES: every Monday, no experience/partner necessary; $5, first class free; 7-9 p.m.; Sons of Norway Hall, 549 N.W. Harmon Blvd., Bend; 541-549-7511 or 541-848-7523.

6/21 Tuesday
FARMERS MARKET: Redmond Tuesday Farmers Market, Centennial Park, 11:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m.; produce, plant starts, eggs and other natural products; www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council meeting; 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.; 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.; 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
ADVENTURE CORPS: Weekly Creative Program for ages 6-11. Travel to Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, in story and craft. Origami frogs are certain to jump, and the wind is caught and fanned; 1:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.

6/22 Wednesday
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Featuring Countryfied; American Legion Park; Southwest Highland and 23rd; 5:30-8 p.m.; food, beer and wine available; 541-504-6878.
SCHOOL BOARD: Redmond School Board meeting, public welcome; 5:30 p.m.; 145 S.E. Salmon Ave.; agenda at www.k12.or.us.
PRESCHOOL PARADE STORY TIME: Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 3-5, every Wednesday; 10:15 and 1:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055.

6/23 Thursday
TODDLIN’ TALES STORY TIME: For children 18-36 months and caregiver, every Thursday; 10:15 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055.
BABY STEPS STORY TIME: A gentle story time for infants to 18 months, every Thursday; 11 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1055.
TEEN THURSDAY, GAME DAY: Video and board games. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. Third Thursday of each month is teen day; 2-4 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.

6/24 Friday
REDMOND FRIDAY FARMERS MARKET: Vendors sell a selection of produce, cheese, breads, coffee, meat, eggs, poultry and more; free admission; 3-7 p.m.; Redmond Greenhouse, 4101 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-604-5156 or redmondfridaymarket@gmail.com.
“THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE”: The Children’s Theater Co. presents C.S. Lewis’ tale of four children transported to Narnia; $5; 7 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024, childrenstheater@me.com or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.

6/25 Saturday
BEE AND BUTTERFLY GARDENING: Class will introduce participants to some of the common, but not always noticed bees and butterflies of Central Oregon, and will discuss methods to providing a bee and butterfly friendly habitat in the home garden landscape; free; 9-11 a.m.; Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Powell Butte Location, 8215 S.W. State Highway 126, Redmond; 541-447-5138.
COUNTRY QUILT SHOW: Themed “Roundup of Stars,” with prizes, demonstrations, awards and more; $2, free ages 11 and younger; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Crooked River Elementary School, 640-641 N.E. Third St., Prineville; 541-447-6300.
BITE OF BEND: Food festival includes local food booths offering bites of their creations, a beer garden, wine, a Top Chef competition, a children’s area and live music; proceeds benefit The Hunger Prevention Coalition of Central Oregon; donations accepted; 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; downtown Bend; 541-323-0964, info@layitoutevents.com or www.thebiteofbend.com.
“THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE”: The Children’s Theater Co. presents C.S. Lewis’ tale of four children transported to Narnia; $5; 7 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024, childrenstheater@me.com or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.

6/26 Sunday
BITE OF BEND: Food festival includes local food booths offering bites of their creations, a beer garden, wine, a Top Chef competition, a children’s area and live music; proceeds benefit The Hunger Prevention Coalition of Central Oregon; donations accepted; 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; downtown Bend; 541-323-0964, info@layitoutevents.com or www.thebiteofbend.com.
“THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE”: The Children’s Theater Co. presents C.S. Lewis’ tale of four children transported to Narnia; $5; 2:30 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024, childrenstheater@me.com or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.

6/27 Monday
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASSES: every Monday, no experience/partner necessary; $5, first class free; 7-9 p.m.; Sons of Norway Hall, 549 N.W. Harmon Blvd., Bend; 541-549 -7511 or 541-848-7523.

6/28 Tuesday
FARMERS MARKET: Redmond Tuesday Farmers Market, Centennial Park, 11:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m.; produce, plant starts, eggs and other natural products; www.redmondfarmersmarket.com.
ADVENTURE CORPS: Weekly Creative Program for ages 6-11. Tour the world through stories, games and crafts; 1:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
JINGLE DANCING: Part of Redmond Library Familypalooza. Molly Kubista, a member of the Cree and Samish peoples, presents and teaches the beautiful, tinkling sounds of the jingle dress dance. For all ages; 3:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.

Greyhound adoption fundraiser planned
Greyhounds don’t race very long, only a few years at most. When they stop winning, that’s when Greyhound Pet Adoption Northwest (GPA NW) steps in. The dogs learn how to live with a family and are adopted into homes. GPA NW is holding a special Yappy Hour at Bend Pet Express Eastside on Thursday, June 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wine and appetizers from 900 Wall will be available, and yappitizers for your dog. Twenty percent of all sales goes to GPA NW. Space is limited and tickets are available for $20 at Bend Pet Express Eastside or bendpetexpress.com. More information can be found at www.gpa-nw.org.
Sign up now for marble tournament
Registration is open for the Summer Shootout Marble Tournament, set for Saturday , at the Des Chutes Historical Museum. The event begins at 10 a.m. and features tournament play, marble free play throughout the day, lawn games, information on great summer vacation fun around the community, and other fun activities. A special exhibition game will be played by local celebrities for a chance to be crowned the

Summer Shootout Marble Tournament Champion.
New this year, marble competition will be in two categories: children ages 7 to 14 will compete for a brand new Trek bike from Sunnyside Sports, while high school  students and adults can register to compete in the Young at Heart category for other great prizes. Previous marble playing experience is not necessary. A warm-up and marble “shooting” lessons will be provided prior to beginning of tournament play.
Registration is $10 per person. Registration information and forms are available by visiting the museum’s website, www.deschuteshistory.org. Tournament registration can be done up to the morning of the event.
Admission to the museum will be free to all participants with the chance to win great prizes. In addition to the marble shootout, families will have the opportunity to visit additional family-friendly organizations and learn about summer kid programs around our community.
All proceeds from the event benefit the Des Chutes Historical Museum’s educational programs. The museum is located at 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., between Wall and Bond streets. Please visit the museum’s website or call 541-389-1813 for more information.
The museum is also looking for volunteers willing to help with the event. If interested in volunteering, e-mailthe museum at info@deschuteshistory.org.

Music on the Green
Bank of the Cascades and the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB  have announced the Music on the Green entertainment schedule for the 2011 season. This is a free summer concert series held in Sam Johnson Park on alternate Wednesday evenings at 6-7:30 p.m. Food vendors will be available.
June 29: County Line. Together since 1985, County Line will entertain with funk and pop music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.
July 13: Brian Hanson: Country classics accompanied by his famous fiddle playing.
July 27: Notable Swing Band. Music and memories of the Big Band era.
Aug. 10: CinderBlue. Entertaining us with Americana music.
Aug. 24: 41 East. Playing ’50s through ’80s cover band favorites.
Sept. 7: The Hokulea Dancers. Redmond’s very own traditional Hawaiian dancers are always a crowd favorite.

Free concerts in Bend
The St. Charles free Summer Sunday Concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend have begun.
Running most Sunday afternoons  through Aug. 14, the free Summer Sunday Concerts have become a staple of the season in Central Oregon. Concerts feature world-class artists in a family, pet and picnic friendly environment. This year, each concert will be coupled with a highlight of one or more of St. Charles’ service lines to help educate the community about health options and the preventative screenings it has to offer.
The concert schedule is as follows:
 June 19: Blaine Larsen
Featured: St. Charles community education and Sage View at St. Charles Bend (behavioral and mental health services)
 June 26: 234th Army Band
Featured: St. Charles Cancer Center and Kids@Heart
 July 3: Mosley Wotta
Featured: St. Charles emergency department and St. Charles Immediate Care Center
 July 17: The Greencards
Featured: St. Charles Sleep Center and St. Charles Home Health Services
 July 24: Franchot Tone
Featured: St. Charles Laboratory Services and St. Charles Sleep Center
 July 31: The David Mayfield Parade
Featured: Total joint, stroke and adult rehabilitation
 Aug. 14: Uncle Lucius
Featured: St. Charles Pharmacy and St. Charles nutrition and diabetic team
Live music and health-information services will be rounded out by many other family-oriented activities, such as bouncy houses and water toys. Tumalo Creek Kayak will have stand-up paddle boards and boats for rent during concerts, and Rock’n Wall will have a mobile climbing wall set up for concert goers (cost involved). Gates open each Sunday at
1 p.m. and the shows run from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Food and libations available at the event include Boneyard Beer, CafĂ© Yumm!, Rico’s Tacos, Pono Farm and Fine Meats, and Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop.
St. Charles sponsors this event series to underscore the importance of music, family, community and relaxation as part of a healthy life balance. Visit www.bendconcerts.com or www.theoldmill.com for more information.

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