June 21, 2011

Event calendar

6/22 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.
OREGON ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT TRAINING: Meets the minimum requirements by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to obtain the alcohol server permit. Registration required; $35; 9 a.m.; Abby’s Pizza, 1938 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-447-6384 or www.happyhourtraining.com.
 MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Countrified rips it up with their mix of country, blues and old time rock 'n’ roll. Food vendors available; 5:30-8 p.m.; Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-504-6878.

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.
 AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Marcus Borg talks about his novel “Putting Away Childish Things: A Tale of Modern Faith”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.

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
YARD SALE FUNDRAISER: Proceeds benefit Bend Genealogical Society. Located behind Jake’s Diner, turn at Chevron station; free admission; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Rock Arbor Villa, Williamson Hall, 2200 N.E. U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-317-9553.
 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.
SUMMER SUNDAY CONCERT: The 234th Army Band performs; free; 2:30 p.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-322-9383 or www.bendconcerts.com.

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 or541-848-7523.

6/28 Tuesday
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-550-0066 or www.localharvest.org/redmond-farmers-market-M31522.
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.
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Free admission; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637 or info@sustainableflame.com.
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.

6/29 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.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Featuring retro funk and pop by County Line; food vendors available; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or redmondsummerconcerts.com.

6/30 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.

7/1 Friday
  MT. BACHELOR KENNEL CLUB ALL-BREED DOG SHOW: Featuring obedience, rally, conformation and agility events; free admission; 8 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-358-7727 or www.mbkc.org.
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.
FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY WALK: Event includes art exhibit openings, artist talks, live music, wine and food in downtown Bend and the Old Mill District; free; 5-9 p.m.; throughout Bend.

Fair entertainment lineup announced
This year’s Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo concert lineup has been announced for the free concert series held in the Hooker Creek Event Center.
The Guess Who will play Aug. 3; Clay Walker, Aug. 4; REO Speedwagon, Aug. 5; and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Aug. 6.
The fair runs Wednesday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 7. This year the free concert passes will be distributed by all participating McDonald’s restaurants in Central Oregon every Wednesday from 2 to 7 p.m. beginning July 6, while supplies last. No purchase is necessary.
For more information about the 2011 Deschutes County Fair concert series, call 541-548-2711 or visit www.expo.deschutes.org.

Church offering summer Bible school
Vacation Bible School at Highland Baptist Church will be held June 27 through July 1 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. This year’s theme for VBS is Big Apple Adventure. While children learn about the Big Apple, New York City, and pretend to visit there, they will have fun with crafts, participate in indoor and outdoor recreation, learn new songs with movement, and study Bible stories. Snacks are provided during the morning.
VBS is for children who have completed kindergarten through those who have completed fifth grade. Register children online at www.hbcredmond.org or pick up a registration form at Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond. This year, there also will be a special celebration on Sunday, July 3, at 10:30 a.m. for children and parents to celebrate what was accomplished during the week and to recognize Independence Day in a special way.

C.O. winegrowers seminar planned
The Winegrowers Association of Central Oregon is sponsoring an educational seminar on vineyard and winery establishment in Central Oregon on June 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Presenters include Chris Hermann at Stoel Rives LLP and founding chair of Vineyard and Winery Management Group; Jeanette Morgan from the Oregon Wine Board; a representative from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission; and Nick Lelack from Deschutes County Planning Development.
This seminar will direct attention toward the continued growth of the vineyard and winery industry in Central Oregon and offer a better understanding of state and local rules and regulations that are the guidelines to be followed for the continued development and promotion of world-class sparkling and still wines in our high desert setting. 
The seminar will be held at the Terrebonne Grange Hall, 8286 11th St., Terrebonne. Cost is $10 per person and includes coffee, juice, breakfast rolls and lunch.
RSVP to cindy@faith
hopeandcharityevents.com or khd@ranchatthecanyons.com.

Join in Redmond’s Fourth of July parade
Redmond Area Park and Recreation District and the Cascade Swim Center are sponsoring a float in the Redmond Fourth of July parade and a free day at the swim center.
If you are interested in walking with the float in the parade, contact the swim center at 541-548-6066.
The parade is at 10 a.m. in downtown Redmond. Activities will be held after the parade at the swim center, from 1 to 3:45 p.m. Admission is free.

Summer art offerings for children and adults
Arts Central offers many classes for children and adults this summer.
Sculpt, glaze and fire your own clay creations, make a Hawaiian quilt, learn weaving, create handmade books, paint outside by the water, or draw inside. The choice is yours. But classes often fill up fast.
For more information call 541-617-1317 or visit www.artscentraloregon.org. Arts Central is located at 313 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive in Bend.

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