April 17, 2012

Event calendar

4/18 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.
DESCHUTES COUNTY COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE FORUM: A forum featuring Republican candidates running for Deschutes County Commissioner Position #2, including Tom Greene and Philip Henderson; free; noon-1 p.m.; Deschutes County administration building, 1300 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-382-2724 or mspenh@bendbroadband.com.
RAPRD BUDGET COMMITTEE: A public meeting to discuss the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013; 6:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.
“WAITING FOR GODOT”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Beckett’s play about two people waiting endlessly for Godot; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

4/19 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.
“AND A CHILD SHALL LEAD”: Bend Experimental Art Theatre presents the story of children held in a ghetto; $15, $10 ages 18 and younger; 7 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-419-5558 or www.beattickets.org.
“THE GRATEFUL DEAD MEET-UP AT THE MOVIES”: A screening of the 1989 concert at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre; $12.50; 7 p.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347 or www.fathomevents.com.
LINDY GRAVELLE: Country and pop; 7 p.m.; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
 UO MUSIC FESTIVAL: Featuring Dean Kramer and Claire Wachter playing duo piano music; free; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
“WAITING FOR GODOT”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Beckett’s play about two people waiting endlessly for Godot; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

4/20 Friday
COMPUTER LAB: Free time for adults to practice computer skills or work on any problems, with staff available to help. Use a library laptop or bring your own. No registration required; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.
CHILDREN’S ART WALK: Art from students in the Redmond School District is displayed in participating businesses; free; 4-8 p.m.; downtown Redmond; redmondartwalk@gmail.com.
BOBBY GIBSON: 6:30 p.m.; Crave Eclectic Fine Dining, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-504-6006.
DOWNHILL RYDER: Roots-rock; 6:30 p.m.; Brasada Ranch, 16986 S.W. Brasada Ranch Road, Powell Butte; 541-526-6865.
“AND A CHILD SHALL LEAD”: Bend Experimental Art Theatre presents the story of children held in a ghetto; $15, $10 ages 18 and younger; 7 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-419-5558 or www.beattickets.org.
LINDY GRAVELLE: Country and pop; 7 p.m.; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
ROCK AND ROLL CONCERT: Boxcar Stringband and Shade 13; 7 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-548-4108.
“WAITING FOR GODOT”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Beckett’s play about two people waiting endlessly for Godot; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

4/21 Saturday
BEND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY SPRING SEMINAR: Dick Eastman presents four seminars on genealogy and computer topics; with breakfast and lunch; registration required; $80; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; 541-317-9553 or www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs.
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.
REDMOND EARTH DAY FAIR: Featuring booths, volunteer projects, live music, craft and costume making, a recycled-costume parade and more; proceeds benefit the Redmond Parks Foundation; free; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; American Legion Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way; info@redmondearthday.com or www.redmondearthday.com.
FREE RESIDENTIAL SHRED DAY: Mid Oregon Credit Union and Secure Shred provide shredding services of personal documents; noon-2 p.m.; Mid Oregon Credit Union, 2625 S.W. 17th Place, Redmond; 541-923-4539.
MONEY ENOUGH FOR A MARTINI AN HOUR: Jamie Bufalino talks about women, work and leisure on 1930s New York; free; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
AUTHOR PRESENTA­TION: Jackie Hooper talks about her book “The Things You Would Have Said: The Chance to Say What You Always Wanted Them to Know”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
BOBBY GIBSON: 6:30 p.m.; Crave Eclectic Fine Dining, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-504-6006.
“AND A CHILD SHALL LEAD”: Bend Experimental Art Theatre presents the story of children held in a ghetto; $15, $10 ages 18 and younger; 7 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-419-5558 or www.beattickets.org.
LINDY GRAVELLE: Country and pop; 7 p.m.; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
PRS REDMOND INVITATIONAL: The Professional Roughstock Series presents a rodeo with bareback, bronc and bull riding; $13 in advance, $17 at the gate; 7 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Hooker Creek Event Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way; 541-548-2711 or www.prstickets.com.
“WAITING FOR GODOT”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Beckett’s play about two people waiting endlessly for Godot; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.
CHARLES BUTTON: 7:30 p.m.; Checkers Pub, 329 S.W. 6th St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.
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.

4/22 Sunday
FIDDLERS JAM: Listen or dance at the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Jam; donations accepted; 1-3:30 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-447-7395.
“AND A CHILD SHALL LEAD”: Bend Experimental Art Theatre presents the story of children held in a ghetto; $15, $10 ages 18 and younger; 2 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-419-5558 or www.beattickets.org.
“WAITING FOR GODOT”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Beckett’s play about two people waiting endlessly for Godot; $20, $18 students and seniors; 2 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

4/23 Monday
LIFE ART CLASS: Clothed models, every Monday through May 28; high school students free, adults $10 per session; 4-6 p.m.; High Desert Society of the Arts, 541 S.W. Seventh St., Redmond; 541-504-8482 or caroljacquet@cbbmail.com.
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 or 541-848-7523.

4/24 Tuesday
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org.
city council: Redmond City Council meetings, 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m., council chambers, 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
 AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Jane Kirkpatrick talks about her book “Where Lilacs Still Bloom”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
THE AMERICAN DREAM?: Joel Clements talks about “The Great Gatsby,” the construction of identity and the American Dream; free; 6:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

4/25 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.
school board: Redmond School Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Obsidian Middle School, 1335 S.W. Obsidian Ave.; agenda at ww.redmond.k12.or.us.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m.; Community Presbyterian Church, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond; 800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org.
CANADIAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: The 40-member orchestra performs classical and sacred music; donations accepted; 7 p.m.; Bend Seventh-day Adventist Church, 21610 N.E. Butler Market Road; 403-782-3381, ext. 4072.

4/26 Thursday
 SIMA SAMAR: The Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Afghan human rights pioneer presents “The Question of Afghanistan”; $15 or $25; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700, kaylward@cocc.edu or www.towertheatre.org.
golf commission: Juniper Golf Commission, 2 p.m., Juniper Golf Course clubhouse, 1938 S.W. Elkhorn Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
economic development: Redmond Development Commission, 3:30 p.m., city hall, 716 S.W Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

4/27 Friday
ART ON THE RIVER: Featuring art sales and a reception; a portion of proceeds benefits the Redmond School District art programs; free; 5-8 p.m.; River Run Event Center, 1730 Blue Heron Drive, Redmond; 541-548-4244 or mhlkeldy@yahoo.com.
BURNIN’ MOONLIGHT: 6:30 p.m.; Crave Eclectic Fine Dining, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-504-6006.
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: The skilled basketball team presents a game full of tricks, jokes and antics; $19-$64 plus fees; 7 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 800-745-3000 or www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
RENO HOLLER: 7 p.m.; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO AND MONTREAL GUITAR TRIO: Two virtuoso guitar groups perform separately and with each other; $25 or $30; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

4/28 Saturday
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.
ART ON THE RIVER: Featuring art demonstrations and sales; a portion of proceeds benefits the Redmond School District art programs; free; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; River Run Event Center, 1730 Blue Heron Drive, Redmond; 541-548-4244 or mhlkeldy@yahoo.com.
SCOTT FOXX AND JEFF LESLIE: Blues; 6:30 p.m.; Crave Eclectic Fine Dining, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-504-6006.
RENO HOLLER: 7 p.m.; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
TWIST AND SHOUT: The Beatles cover band performs, with film clips; $28.50 in advance, $31 day of show; 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

4/29 Sunday
THE ART OF THE POSSIBLE: Tim DuRoche talks about the literature, economics and history of jazz; free; 2 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-312-1034 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
SPRING BELLY DANCE SHOWCASE: The High Desert Bellydance Guild performs belly dances in a variety of styles; free; 6-8:30 p.m., doors open 5 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-815-5646 or www.highdesertbellydance.org.
KEOLA BEAMER: The slack key guitar player performs traditional Hawaiian music, with Raiatea Helm; $25 or $35; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

4/30 Monday
LIFE ART CLASS: Clothed models, every Monday through May 28; high school students free, adults $10 per session; 4-6 p.m.; High Desert Society of the Arts, 541 S.W. Seventh St., Redmond; 541-504-8482 or caroljacquet@cbbmail.com.
BOOK DISCUSSION: Discuss “The Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles; free; 5:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
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 or 541-848-7523.

5/1 Tuesday
HISTORY AND MIXOLOGY OF 1930S COCKTAILS: Mixologist Columbine Quillen highlights the history of the cocktail and shows you how to mix up something special with gin. Participants must be over 21 and registration is required. Sponsored by Bendistillery; 6 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.


Searle on exhibit at Redmond libary
The Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee is featuring an exhibit of Chinese Brush Paintings by local artist Bill Searle during April and May. The one man show is featured in the Silent Reading Room of the Redmond Public Library, open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Tuesdays the room remains open until 8 p.m.
Searle is an avid enthusiast of art, nature, life and the evolution of consciousness. Being a craftsman as well as an artist, Searle creates custom frames and matting for his artwork.
Searle’s artwork can also be seen on his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bgsearle.

Learn how to brew beer at home
Curious about brewing and want to give it a try? Three classes will introduce you to a minimalist essential home beer brewing knowledge and equipment.
Classes are for ages 21 and over and will be held May 1, 8 and 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Redmond Home Brewing Supply. Cost is $95.
For more details visit www.raprd.org.

Kiwanis wine fundraiser
RoxyAnn Winery of Medford will furnish the wine and winemaker John Quinones will provide the commentary at Wine Round-Up, the eighth annual Vintner’s Dinner and Auction sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Redmond, Saturday, April 28, at the Eagle Crest Convention Center. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased until April 24 via PayPal at www.redmondkiwanis.org, or at Trout Realty in Redmond. Proceeds will benefit Kiwanis youth projects.
The dinner is a five-course meal with a wine paired to each course, catered by Niblick and Greene’s Restaurant. Diners will have a choice of beef or salmon entrees.
Noted Cowboy Poet Ted Lyster will intersperse verse with the food, wine and auction. Eagle Crest Resort is extending lodging discounts to anyone requesting the Redmond Kiwanis package. Call 855-393-7790 for more information and reservations.
The service club is also conducting its 12th annual wine raffle for 100 bottles of wine: 60 bottles for first place, 30 bottles for second place, and 10 for third. Tickets are $5 each. Winners will be drawn on May 2.

RAPRD sports expo, bike event
Check out the many sports Central Oregon has to offer at the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District’s Activity Center April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Visit with local businesses, guide services, equipment and gear retailers and retail agencies to learn more about the activities available right here in our own backyard. Summer is right around the corner and this is the perfect opportunity to learn about the latest trends and have an opportunity to ask questions and try out gear.
Call the RAPRD Outdoor Recreation Coordinator at 541-546-1847 for more information or if you would like to be a vendor.
Grades six through eight are invited to meet at the Redmond Skate Park on Wednesday, April 25, at 2:30 p.m. for a bicycle scavenger hunt.
An afternoon filled with clues, bike riding and prizes will get students thinking and working with others to solve riddles and find the prize. This is a free activity and will end at 4 p.m.
Call RAPRD at 541-548-7275 or visit www.raprd.org for more information.

Audition for community theater
Cascades Theatrical Company in Bend will hold auditions for the comedy “Social Security” by Andrew Bergman on April 30 and May 1 at 7 p.m. Cast requirements are three men and three women. The director is Sandy Silver, and more details are available at 541-389-0803 and www.cascadestheatrical.org.
Characters needed are: David and Barbara Kahn, two very stylish art dealers in their 40s; Trudy Heyman, Barbara’s sister with a sensible but dull sense of style; Martin Heyman, Trudy’s husband, a bespectacled accountant; Sophie Greengrass, Barbara and Trudy’s mother; and Maurice Koenig, a client of the Kahns in his 80s.
The show runs June 8-24, with a preview June 6. Shows are Wednesday through Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Learn to make salsa and more
Preserving salsa and chutney can be an easy and fun activity, and a hands-on workshop April 27 will teach participants how to do it safely.
Glenda Hyde, OSU Extension family and community health instructor, and Master Food Preservers Carol Nelson, Anna Green and Gayle Hoagland will teach the class at the OSU Deschutes County Extension office at the fairgrounds in Redmond from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost of the workshop is $15 and includes products made in the lab and salsa and chutney recipe booklets. Class size is limited and the deadline for registration is April 25. Call to register at the OSU Deschutes County Extension office at 541-548-6088 or email glenda.hyde@oregonstate.edu.
Not all salsa recipes can be canned safely. OSU Extension recommends only using tested recipes for canning. Food preservation booklets with tested recipes can be purchased at your local county Extension office, or ordered or downloaded for free online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/fch/food-preservation.

Art classes and workshops
SageBrushers Art Society in Bend offers many art classes and has local artists’ work on display for everyone to enjoy.
In May, member artists will offer classes in wire wrap jewelry, silk scarf art, a watercolor workshop and needle weaving class. Call 541-647-2559 for more information.
Gallery hours are Thursday and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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