September 6, 2011

Event calendar

9/7 Wednesday
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 ON THE GREEN: Featuring traditional island dances and music by the Hokulea Dancers; food vendors available; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or redmondsummerconcerts.com.

9/8 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.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Redmond Development Commission, 3:30 p.m., city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Discuss “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

9/9 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.
SISTERS FOLK FESTIVAL: Three-day folk music festival including performances by Dave Alvin, Steve Forbert, Mary Gauthier and more; 6 p.m.-1 a.m.; downtown Sisters; 541-549-4979, info@sistersfolkfestival.org or www.sistersfolkfestival.org.

9/10 Saturday
 HIGH DESERT SWAP MEET & CAR SHOW: A sale of antiques and more; proceeds benefit local and regional charities; free admission; 7 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-4467 or bramsey@bendbroadband.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.
FESTIVAL OF CULTURES: With cultural booths, dance troupes, live music, food and more; free; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-382-4366 or www.festivalofcultures.info.
SISTERS FOLK FESTIVAL: Three-day folk music festival including performances by Dave Alvin, Steve Forbert, Mary Gauthier and more; beginning at 11 a.m.; downtown Sisters; 541-549-4979, info@sistersfolkfestival.org or www.sistersfolkfestival.org.
HISTORY DAY: Featuring logging-themed exhibits, games, live music, food and more; free; noon-4 p.m.; Redmond Museum, 529 S.W. Seventh St.; 541-316-1777.
MUSIC AND POETRY IN LATIN AMERICA: Professor Freddy Vilches of Lewis & Clark, on the origins of Nueva Cancion (New Song Movement), a musical and cultural movement that emerged during the ’60s and ’70s. Traditional instruments demonstrated; lyrics and poetry discussed; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.
MUNCH & MOVIES: An outdoor screening of “Rudy”; 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.

9/11 Sunday
SISTERS FOLK FESTIVAL: Three-day folk music festival including performances by Dave Alvin, Steve Forbert, Mary Gauthier and more; 10:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; downtown Sisters; 541-549-4979, info@sistersfolkfestival.org or www.sistersfolkfestival.org.

9/12 Monday
“THE CHILD”: A screening of the documentary about challenges to parental rights and American family values; free; 6:30 p.m.; Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond; 541-639-7784.
URBAN RENEWAL: Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

9/13 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.
city council: Redmond City Council, 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m., city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
school board: Redmond School Board, work session 1 p.m., board meeting 5:30 p.m.; district office, 145 S.E. Salmon Ave. Agenda at www.redmond.k12.or.us.

9/14 Wednesday
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.
PARK AND REC: Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, board of directors, 6:30 a.m., Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way. Agenda at www.raprd.org.
AIRPORT COMMISSION: Redmond Airport Commission, 5:30 p.m., airport terminal conference room, 2522 S.E. Jesse Butler Circle. Agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
fire and rescue: Redmond Fire and Rescue, board of directors, 7 p.m., 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave. Agenda at www.redmondfireandrescue.org.
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: The Grand Finale! Band TBA. Food vendors available; 5:30-8 p.m.; Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way; 541-504-6878.

9/15 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; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

9/16 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.

Get rid of old tires
Residents are encouraged to dispose of unwanted tires for free at a collection event Saturday, Sept. 17 at Knott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility. The semiannual event benefits the community by giving citizens an opportunity to dispose of used tires in a responsible manner.
The collection event takes place from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tires both on and off the rim can be dropped off. Tires over 24.5” (wheel diameter), farm equipment tires, tires from businesses, fleet tires, or heavy equipment tires will not be accepted.
There is a limit of 12 tires per household. If you have more than 12 tires, please contact the Deschutes County Department of Solid Waste in advance for approval, at 541-317-3163. Call the solid waste office or visit www.deschutes.org/solidwaste for more information. Knott Landfill is located at 61050 S.E. 27th St. in Bend.

Community theater tryouts scheduled
Innovation Theatre Works in Bend will hold auditions for the first show in its new alternative performance space, The Balcony Café.
ITW will be presenting an adaptation of the famous Rod Serling story “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street.” Using an all community cast, “Monsters” will be an interactive piece of theatre that will invite the audience into the world of fear and distrust created in this compelling story. They will then take an unforgettable journey into terror as the deepest seams of our psyches are exposed.
Six men (any ethnicity, ages 25-60), one boy (age 10-14), and three women (any ethnicity, ages 25-60) are needed for the play.
Casting will be held Monday, Sept. 12 at ITW from 6 to 8 p.m. Auditioners may bring their own prepared two- or three-minute monologue or cold read pieces from the play at the audition. All members of the community are invited to audition.
For more information contact brad@innovationtw.org or call 541-977-5677.
Innovation Theatre Works is located at 1155 S.W. Division St., #B-8.

Be at (financial) peace
Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD, will be held at
Christian Church of Redmond, 536 S.W. 10th St. The classes begin Monday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. Contact Chris Tucker at 541-548-2974 for more information or to register.
FPU teaches families and individuals common-sense principles like how to make a plan with their money so they are able to free themselves of debt and build lasting wealth. After each lesson there is a small group discussion that provides accountability and encouragement. Topics include saving for emergencies, budgeting, relationships and money, and getting out of debt.
Each class participant needs a kit that includes a lifetime family membership to FPU, an FPU workbook, an FPU envelope system, 13 audio lessons, bonus CD, budgeting forms, debit card holders, and Ramsey’s best-selling book “Financial Peace.” Special rates and class locations are available at www.daveramsey.com or by calling 1-888-227-3223.

Student art contest submissions sought
“Inspired by Books and Readers” student art contest submissions are due Sept. 12 at 4:00 p.m. in the Central Oregon SMART office at 520 N.W. Wall St., Room 218, in Bend. Winners will be determined by judges and announced at the SMART Art Show, Sale and Social on Sept. 29, held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Aspen Hall, 18920 N.W. Shevlin Park Road in Bend. Contact the Central Oregon SMART office at 541-355-5600 or dgreen@getsmartoregon.org by Sept. 21 to ensure a spot at the show.
For just $5, raffle tickets can be purchased for a chance to win an E-Reader Nook by Barnes and Noble or a “Night on the Town” package in downtown Portland that includes luxury hotel accommodations, dinner and two tickets to the Portland Opera’s production of “Candide.” Winners will be drawn at the Sept. 29 event, but need not be present to win.
More details are available at getsmartoregon.org.

VFW hosts event to honor POW-MIAs
A POW-MIA Honoring Ceremony will be held Sept. 17 at 5:15 pm. It is open to everyone and a spaghetti feed will follow at 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy spaghetti with meat sauce, Caesar salad, garlic bread and a homemade dessert for $8 per person. Reservations for dinner are recommended. Call the VFW Post at 541-548-4108 or the Dance Chair at 541-923-8591, but please note that if you are not there by 6 p.m. your reservation may be given away unless you have paid in advance.
For an additional $6 ($4 for VFW or Auxiliary members), stay and dance to the music of “3 Quarter Short” from 7 to 11 p.m. No reservations necessary for the dance.
VFW Post 4108 is located at 1836 S.W. Veterans Way in Redmond.

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archoval said...

September 15th
Archaeological Society of Central Oregon (ASCO)

7 PM-Members Meeting
7:30 PM- Program (Open to the public)
Speaker: Ochoco Forest Geologist, Carrie Gordon, will discuss the Geology of Central Oregon with some emphasis on the Whychus Creek/Alder Springs area. A $5.00 donation would be appreciated from non-members. www.ascoinfo.org.
Location of meeting: COAR building, 2112 NE 4th St., Bend.