January 31, 2012

Event calendar

2/1 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.
DAY OF ZINN: Commemorate the life and works of Howard Zinn, with readings from his works, film clips, a dinner and more; registration required for dinner portion of event; free; noon, 6 p.m. dinner and film; OSU-Cascades Campus, Cascades Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7412 or ndollar@osucascades.edu.
STRENGTHENING DISASTER READINESS: Learn what you and your family can do to prepare for an emergency; RSVP requested; free; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Redmond City Council chambers, 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; www.taprootonline.org.
FLY FISHING FILM TOUR: A screening of a film collection that showcases anglers; $13; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
“THE ANGELS OF LEMNOS”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the urban drama about a man who finds a baby in a trash can; $15; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

2/2 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 – VALENTINE PARTY: Party and crafts. Ages 12-17; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
JOHNSMITH: The Wisconsin-based folk musician performs; free; 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Wille Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7412.
“THE ANGELS OF LEMNOS”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the urban drama about a man who finds a baby in a trash can; $15; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

2/3 Friday
OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Free time for adults to practice computer skills or work on any problems, with staff available to help; 2 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.
“THE ANGELS OF LEMNOS”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the urban drama about a man who finds a baby in a trash can; $15; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

2/4 Saturday
THE DOCS OF ROCK: Featuring live music, refreshments and live and silent auctions; proceeds benefit the Bend Surgery Center Foundation; $25; 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
BOBBY LINDSTROM AND FRIENDS: Rock and blues; 6:30 p.m.; Crave Eclectic Fine Dining, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-504-6006.
“THE ANGELS OF LEMNOS”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the urban drama about a man who finds a baby in a trash can; $15; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

2/7 Tuesday
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council meeting, public welcome; 6:45 a.m., city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
BEND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: First Tuesday Mentoring Program: One-on-one mentoring and computer help for beginners; Feb. 7, 10 a.m-noon: genealogy mentoring. 12:30-1:30 p.m.: help using Microsoft Word; Rock Arbor Villa, Williamson Hall, 2200 N.E. U.S. Highway 20; 541-317-9553 or www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs.
KNOW INTERNET FOR BEGINNERS: Registration encouraged; free; 2-3:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-617-7050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org.
urban planning: Redmond Urban Area Planning Commission meeting, public welcome; 6:30 p.m., city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
HUNGER BANQUET: Experience what poverty means at this hunger benefit; free; 5 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Wille Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7412.
PAJAMA STORY TIME: Wear your PJs and bring your favorite bedtime pal for an evening of stories, rhymes and a craft. For children ages 3-5. Occurs the first Tuesday of each month; 6:45 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055.
historic landmarks: Redmond Historic Landmarks Commission meeting; public welcome; 9:30 a.m., city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
 TAO – THE ART OF THE DRUM: Taiko drumming with athletic choreography; $30 or $35; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

2/8 Wednesday
OREGON ALCOHOL SERVER PERMIT TRAINING: Meets the minimum requirements by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to obtain an 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.
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.
“THE ANGELS OF LEMNOS”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the urban drama about a man who finds a baby in a trash can; $15; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

2/9 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.
 GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Read and discuss “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
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.

Learn to live on a few acres
Living on a Few Acres , a one-day conference which targets small acreage landowners and farmers of all sizes, will be held at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center on Saturday, March 3.
More than 30 classes will be offered to provide opportunities to learn about field management, small farm business, growing specialty crops, animal health and nutrition, tractor safety and driving, water rights and wildlife control and enhancement.
Cost is $40 per person or $75 per couple, if registered by Friday, Feb. 24. The cost includes lunch. Register at www.deschutes4h.com.
New classes this year will feature drip irrigation, pond development, fruit tree and grape production, composting, permaculture, beekeeping, food preservation and direct marketing. Livestock classes covering poultry, swine, sheep and goat production will be offered as well as equine sessions featuring horse nutrition, feed types and first aid.
A farmer and business trade show, a Meet your Local Farmer exhibit area, and a farmers’ forum to discuss common concerns and share solutions are all part of the event.
If interested in having a booth at the trade show, email reaza.mansur@
oregonstate.edu or call 541-548-6088.

COCC offers winter classes
The Continuing Education at Central Oregon Community College offers many art and computer classes.
Learn how to draw the human head, create wire jewelry pieces that will impress your friends and family, or clean up and speed up your PC. Photography classes are also offered.
Learn more or register at http://noncredit.cocc
.edu or 541-383-7270.

Nature of Words open for students
The Storefront Project, the Nature of Words’ free, after-school creative writing workshop program, has been seeing record attendance but still has room for more writers.
Open to all middle and high school students in Central Oregon, the workshops take place Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Workshop themes change monthly and are taught by local authors/instructors.
Upcoming themes are: Zine-making with Rachel Lee-Carman, Poetry with Alex Weiss, and Journaling with Katie Eberhart.
New students may join the class at any time. For more information, contact prorams@thenature
ofwords.org.
The deadline to submit writing samples for NOW’s 2012 Rising Star Creative Writing Competition is fast approaching. Categories include fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
Emerging writers 15 or older are urged to participate. The competition closes March 10. For full details and prize information, visit www.the
natureofwords.org.

Senior safe driving
AARP driver safety classes will be offered at the Redmond Senior Center on Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and March 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To enroll call 541-548-6325.

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