August 16, 2011

Event calendar

8/17 Wednesday
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.
PRESCHOOL PARADE STORY TIME: Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 3 to 5, every Wednesday; 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055.
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: Robin Jackson Group, a jazz band, performs. Food vendors available; 5:30-8 p.m.; Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way; 541-504-6878.

8/18 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.; 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.; 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.; 541-312-1050.
ROUND DANCE WALTZ LESSONS: No prior dance experience necessary. Dance partners are recommended but experienced club members will be available to help out. Dress casual and wear comfortable shoes; $5; 7-8:30 p.m.; Pine Forest Grange, 63214 N.E. Boyd Acres Road, Bend; call 541-385-8074 or 541-388-2408, or email bonnie.brown@bendbroadband.com or Jacque.talbert@yahoo.com.

8/19 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; 541-604-5156 or redmondfridaymarket@gmail.com.
RIM ROCK MULES DAYS: A show of mules, donkeys and mini donkeys; proceeds benefit the Rim Rock Riders Horse Club; free; 3-9 p.m.; Rim Rock Riders Arena, 17037 S.W. Alfalfa Road, Powell Butte; 541-280-8668.
 HARVEST RUN: Drifters Car Club presents a car show with approximately 200 autos, hot rods and more; with live music; proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon, Redmond-Sisters Hospice and Sparrow Clubs USA; free admission; 6 p.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-548-6329.

8/20 Saturday
FUNDRAISER: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. Kason and Sydney Rondot hope to raise enough money to travel to the International Presentation of Performers convention held in Los Angeles in January; $10 a plate; 8-10 a.m.; Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 3807 S.W. 21st St., Redmond; 541-923-4777.
RIM ROCK MULES DAYS: A show of mules, donkeys and mini donkeys; followed by a silent auction and spaghetti feed; proceeds benefit the Rim Rock Riders Horse Club and the riders’ princess fund; free, $8 for feed; 8 a.m.-6 p.m., 7 p.m. dinner; Rim Rock Riders Arena, 17037 S.W. Alfalfa Road, Powell Butte; 541-280-8668.
INTERCAMBIO SPANISH/ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUP: welcoming all people who would like to learn or practice their Spanish or English language skills; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Green Plow Coffee Roasters, 436 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-516-1128.
GARDEN OPEN HOUSE: Join OSU Master Gardener volunteers and tour the gardens looking at annuals, vegetables; mini-classes every half hour and kids’ activities; in the OSU Demonstration Garden on the fairgrounds near parking lot D; free; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711 or http://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes.
HARVEST RUN: Drifters Car Club presents a car show with approximately 200 autos, hot rods and more; with live music, a show and shine, raffle, adult and children’s activities; proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon, Redmond-Sisters Hospice and Sparrow Clubs USA; free admission; 10 a.m.; downtown Redmond; 541-548-6329.
HIGH DESERT RENDEZVOUS: A Western auction and gala, featuring live music and dinner; proceeds benefit the museum’s educational programs; $200, $150 for museum members; 5 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754, ext. 365 or www.highdesertrendezvous.org.
MUNCH & MOVIES: An outdoor screening of “Happy Gilmore”; 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.

8/21 Sunday
RIM ROCK MULES DAYS: A show of mules, donkeys and mini donkeys; proceeds benefit the Rim Rock Riders Horse Club; free; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Rim Rock Riders Arena, 17037 S.W. Alfalfa Road, Powell Butte; 541-280-8668.
CHUKKERS FOR CHARITY: A USPA Players Cup polo event; proceeds benefit the Deschutes Land Trust, Redmond Humane Society, Equine Outreach and Sparrow Clubs USA; $10, free ages 12 and younger; 2 p.m., gates open noon; Camp Fraley Ranch, 60580 Gosney Road, Bend; 541-312-8113 or www.campfraleyranch.com.

8/23 Tuesday
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue; 541-550-0066 or www.localharvest.org/redmond-farmers-market-M31522.
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.

8/24 Wednesday
PREPARING FOR KINDERGARTEN STORY TIME: Stories, rhymes and a craft for children entering kindergarten this fall; 10:15 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Featuring covers from the ’50s-’80s by 41 East; food vendors available; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or redmondsummerconcerts.com.

8/25 Thursday
READERS SHOWCASE: Central Oregon Writers Guild members read from works in a variety of genres; free; 6:30-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-923-0896, elsiemariewrites@gmail.com or www.centraloregonwritersguild.com.
DEVELOPMENT: Redmond Development Commission meeting; public welcome; 3:30 p.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

8/26 Friday
HIGH DESERT SECTIONAL BRIDGE TOURNAMENT: Bridge clubs present a bridge tournament; $9 or $8 ACBL members per session; 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, South Sister, Three Sisters Conference and Convention Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; 541-322-9453 or www.bendbridge.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; 541-604-5156 or redmondfridaymarket@gmail.com.
AIRSHOW OF THE CASCADES: Event includes a display of classic cars and aircraft, an aerobatics show, a kids area, aircraft rides and more; $8, free ages 12 and younger; 4-9 p.m.; Madras Airport, 2028 N.W. Airport Way; 541-475-6947 or www.cascadeairshow.com.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: Featuring a performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company; preceded by short performances by local theater companies; proceeds benefit Arts Central; $20-$75; 5 p.m.; Drake Park, 777 N.W. Riverside Blvd., Bend; 541-323-0964 or www.shakespearebend.com.
 AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Brian Doyle talks about his book “Mink River”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
BEN HARPER: The Grammy-winning funk rocker performs; a portion of proceeds benefits BendAid; $39 plus fees; 6:30 p.m., doors open 5 p.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-318-5457 or www.bendconcerts.com.

8/27 Saturday
AIRSHOW OF THE CASCADES: Event includes a display of classic cars and aircraft, an aerobatics show, a kids area, aircraft rides and more; $8, free ages 12 and younger; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Madras Airport, 2028 N.W. Airport Way; 541-475-6947 or www.cascadeairshow.com.
INTERCAMBIO SPANISH/ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUP: welcoming all people who would like to learn or practice their Spanish or English language skills; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Green Plow Coffee Roasters, 436 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-516-1128.
HIGH DESERT SECTIONAL BRIDGE TOURNAMENT: Bridge clubs present a bridge tournament; $9 or $8 ACBL members per session; 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, South Sister, Three Sisters Conference and Convention Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; 541-322-9453 or www.bendbridge.org.
 TERREBONNE CRUZ IN: A display of more than 200 vintage, specialty and custom vehicles; with food and more; free; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Terrebonne; 541-548-2603.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: Featuring a performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company; preceded by short performances by local theater companies; proceeds benefit Arts Central; $20-$75; noon; Drake Park, 777 N.W. Riverside Blvd., Bend; 541-323-0964 or www.shakespearebend.com.
BENEFIT DINNER: Help the Small Farms Conservancy defray the cost of mailing free copies of the Small Farmer’s Journal to developing farmers worldwide. Food donated by local farms and prepared by Bleu Bite Catering; reservations required; $45 per person; 5 p.m.; Fields Farm, 61915 Pettigrew Road, Bend; 541-385-6977 or 541-549-2064.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: Featuring a performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company; preceded by short performances by local theater companies; proceeds benefit Arts Central; $20-$75; 5 p.m.; Drake Park, 777 N.W. Riverside Blvd., Bend; 541-323-0964 or www.shakespearebend.com.
MUNCH & MOVIES: An outdoor screening of “Toy Story 3”; 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.

8/28 Sunday
HIGH DESERT SECTIONAL BRIDGE TOURNAMENT: Bridge clubs present a bridge tournament; $9 or $8 ACBL members per session; 10 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, South Sister, Three Sisters Conference and Convention Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; 541-322-9453 or www.bendbridge.org.
THE RAINSHADOW EFFECT: Featuring a dinner of local food and music; purchase tickets via website; proceeds benefit place-based education projects in Central Oregon; $20; 4-8 p.m.; Rainshadow Organics, 70955 N.W. Lower Bridge Way, Terrebonne; 541-279-0841 or www.restorethedeschutes.org.

8/30 Tuesday
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue; 541-550-0066 or www.localharvest.org/redmond-farmers-market-M31522.
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.
VOLUNTEER EXPO: Community organizations will be on hand to answer questions about volunteering options; free; 2-4 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1054 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

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