January 3, 2012

Event calendar

1/4 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.
REDMOND SCHOOL BOARD: work session, 3 p.m.; board meeting, 5:30 p.m.; district office, 145 S.E. Salmon Ave.; agenda at www.redmond.k12.or.us.

1/5 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 TERRITORY – SHRINKY DINKS: Choose your design, trace it, cut it, bake it and watch it shrink. All materials provided. Ages 12-17; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
CLASSICAL FORM TO ROMANTIC INTENTIONS: Michael Gesme talks about how Beethoven took a simple idea and elevated it with “Pathetique Sonata”; free; 6:30 p.m.; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

1/6 Friday
 BOBBY LINDSTROM: Rock and blues; 6:30 p.m.; Cross Creek Cafe, 507 SW 8th St., Redmond; 541-548-2883.

1/7 Saturday
POLAR BEAR WALK/RUN: 5K and 10K races; proceeds benefit St. Thomas Academy; $15 in advance, $25 day of race; 10 a.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-548-3785 or www.redmondacademy.com.
BOBBY LINDSTROM: Rock and blues; 6:30 p.m.; Crave Eclectic Fine Dining, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-504-6006.
“PINK FLOYD, THE WALL”: A screening of the musical based on the 1979 album; $10; 8 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

1/8 Sunday
OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS: Come listen and dance; all ages welcome, nonsmoking, alcohol free; donations accepted; 1-3:30 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-447-7395.
LET’S TALK ABOUT IT KICK OFF: Begin the reading and discussion series “Let’s Talk About It – Making Sense of the Civil War” with music, previews and presentations; free; 2 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

1/9 MONDAY
URBAN RENEWAL: Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

1/10 TUESday
REDMOND CITY COUNCIL: Regular meetings, 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.; council chambers, 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us

1/11 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.
TEEN LAPTOP LAB: Ages  12-17. Check Myspace, Facebook, do homework, play games; 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.
park and rec: Redmond Area Park and Recreation District board meeting, 6:30 a.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way; agenda at www.reprd.org.
AIRPORT: Redmond Airport Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Roberts Field terminal conference room; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
fire distRIct: Redmond Fire and Rescue board of directors meeting, 7 p.m., downtown station, 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; agenda at www.redmondfireandrescue.org.

1/12 Thursday
JOINT MEETING: Redmond City Council and Deschutes County Board of Commissioners, 7 a.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
landmarks: Redmond Historic Landmarks Commission meeting, 9:30 a.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
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.
REDMOND LIBRARY TEEN COUNCIL MEETING: Ages 12-17. New members always welcome to share books, plan programs, and have a good time; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.

1/14 Saturday
MATSIKO WORLD ORPHANS’ CHOIR: The choir of orphaned children from Peru and Liberia performs; free; 11 a.m.; Wal-Mart Supercenter, 300 N.W. Oak Tree Lane, Redmond; 541-923-5972 or www.icnchildren.net.
LIVE READ: A program in which attendees enjoy light refreshments while being immersed in short fiction read aloud by others; sharing encouraged; 1 p.m.; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane; 541-312-1081 or sheilag@deschutslibrary.org.
WRITE NOW!: Enjoy creative writing but dislike how the process is oftentimes a solitary activity? Write Now! is a new library program where attendees will be able to brainstorm, play word games, and enjoy the written word in a casual setting. Get a great idea for that next short story or poem; 1 p.m.; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane; 541-312-1081 or sheilag@deschutslibrary.org.
THE EVER-SHIFTING TERRAIN OF CLASSIC ROCK: Why associate the music of social rebellion with such a conservative and aristocratic term as “classic?” Dean Harris and Tom Barry of Bend’s local radio station KPOV will discuss what makes rock classic rock; free; 3 p.m.; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-312-1034 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
MIDDLE SCHOOL COSMIC SWIM: Middle school students only, a fun time with friends, swimming, games, music and other activities, must have student ID or parent accompany inside the building; $2.50; 8-10 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.

1/16 Monday
NO SCHOOL DAY REC SWIM: Join up with your friends for an afternoon of pool fun. Drop-in fees apply; 1-3:45 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.

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