August 7, 2012

Event Calendar


8/8 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.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: Bloodmobile; appointments: 1-800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org; noon-5:30 p.m.; City Care Clinic, 818 S.W. Forest Ave., Redmond.
fire board: Redmond Fire and Rescue board of directors meeting; public welcome; 7 p.m.; 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; agenda at www.redmondfireandrescue.org.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Featuring delta blues by Deco Moon; vendors available; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or http://visitredmondoregon.com.
GREG EARL PROJECT: The Portland-based blues act performs; free; 7 p.m.; Niblick and Greene’s, 7535 Falcon Crest Drive #100, Redmond; 541-548-4220.

8/9 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.
DECATHLON SCREENING: Watch the final two events of the Olympic decathlon; with live music; free; 10:30 a.m., doors open 9:30 a.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
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.
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.
transportation: Central Oregon Area Commission on Transportation Technical Advisory Committee meeting, 3 p.m.; Redmond City Hall, 716 SW Evergreen Ave.; agenda items include a regional park-and-ride lot plan and stategic planning on transportation options.
 LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Read and discuss “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
GREG EARL PROJECT: The Portland-based blues act performs; free; 7 p.m.; Niblick and Greene’s, 7535 Falcon Crest Drive #100, Redmond; 541-548-4220.

8/10 Friday
TOWN HALL: Redmond Mayor George Endicott hosts a town hall meeting with area seniors; 9 a.m.; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; 541-504-9410.
SUNRIVER ART FAIRE: A juried art show showcasing 60 artists; free admission; 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Village at Sunriver, 57100 Beaver Drive; 877-269-2580, sunriverartfaire@yahoo.com or www.sunriverartfaire.com.
 AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Rick Steber talks about his book “A Promise Given”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
GREG EARL PROJECT: The Portland-based blues act performs; free; 7 p.m.; Niblick and Greene’s, 7535 Falcon Crest Drive #100, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
“THE TEMPEST”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Shakespeare’s play about a sorcerer trapped on an island; free; 7:30 p.m.; GoodLife Brewing Co., 70 S.W. Century Drive, 100-464, Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.

8/11 Saturday
CAR AND BIKE SHOW: Third annual event offers loads of fun for the whole family with a carnival atmosphere, and lots of variety and awards in all categories for the vehicles. Food and snacks available for purchase. Receive some free Eberhard’s ice cream with donation of a nonperishable food item. Car and Bike Poker Run follows the show, $10 a hand; free, $25 to enter a vehicle day of show, $20 pre-show; 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond; 541-550-6388, rwiley759@aol.com or www.hbcredmond.org.
SUNRIVER ART FAIRE: A juried art show showcasing 60 artists; free admission; 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Village at Sunriver, 57100 Beaver Drive; 877-269-2580, sunriverartfaire@yahoo.com or www.sunriverartfaire.com.
GREG EARL PROJECT: The Portland-based blues act performs; free; 7 p.m.; Niblick and Greene’s, 7535 Falcon Crest Drive #100, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
“THE TEMPEST”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Shakespeare’s play about a sorcerer trapped on an island; free; 7:30 p.m.; GoodLife Brewing Co., 70 S.W. Century Drive, 100-464, Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.
STAND-UP COMEDY: Featuring performances by four female comedians; $8 in advance, $10 at the door; 8 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or www.2ndstreettheater.com.
THE SUBSTITUTES: Classic rock and blues; 8 p.m.; Checkers Pub, 329 S.W. 6th St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.

8/12 Sunday
SUNRIVER ART FAIRE: A juried art show showcasing 60 artists; free admission; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Village at Sunriver, 57100 Beaver Drive; 877-269-2580, sunriverartfaire@yahoo.com or www.sunriverartfaire.com.
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; 541-647-4789.
“THE TEMPEST”: Innovation Theatre Works presents Shakespeare’s play about a sorcerer trapped on an island; free; 2 p.m.; GoodLife Brewing Co., 70 S.W. Century Drive, 100-464, Bend; 541-504-6721 or www.innovationtw.org.
SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL FAMILY CONCERT: Members of the Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra perform classical music; free, but a ticket is required; 2 p.m.; Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center, 57250 Overlook Road; 541-593-9310 or www.sunrivermusic.org.
SUMMER SUNDAY CONCERT: The pop-rock act The Features performs; free; 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-322-9383 or www.bendconcerts.com.

8/13 Monday
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m.; Redmond Grange, 707 S.W. Kalama Ave.; 800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org.
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.
urban renewal: Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Commission meeting; public welcome; 5 p.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

8/14 Tuesday
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Free admission; 2-6:30 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue; 541-550-0066 or redmondfarmersmarket1@hotmail.com.
city council: Redmond City Council meeting; public welcome; 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
TUESDAY FARMERS 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.
OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Practice computer skills and learn about e-readers; free; 3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.
HOME BUYING CLASS: Registration required; free; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.

8/15 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.
HOME BUYING CLASS: Registration required; free; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.
 MUSIC IN THE CANYON: The John Shipe Band performs rock music; free; 5:30-8 p.m.; American Legion Community Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; www.musicinthecanyon.com.
NORAH JONES: The mellow pop artist performs; $39 or $60 reserved, plus fees; 6:30 p.m., gates open 5 p.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-318-5457 or www.bendconcerts.com.

8/16 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.
BEND BREWFEST: Event includes tastings from multiple brewers, food vendors and more; children admitted until 7 p.m.; ID required for entry; free admission, must purchase mug and tasting tokens; 3-11 p.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive; 541-312-8510 or www.bendbrewfest.com.
“RIFFTRAX LIVE, 'MANOS’ THE HANDS OF FATE”: A screening of the film, with commentary by the comedians of “Mystery Science Theater 3000”; $12.50; 8 p.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347 or www.fathomevents.com.

8/17 Friday
HIGH DESERT BRIDGE SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT: Central Oregon Bridge Club presents a duplicate bridge tournament; $9 or $8 ACBL members; 1 and 7 p.m.; 3 p.m. free for players with less than 5 MPS; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, South Sister, Three Sisters Conference and Convention Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; 541-322-9453 or pldouglas@bendbroadband.com.

Senior driving classes
The AARP Driver Safety Program continues to offer local classes for seniors.
All classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an hour off for lunch. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers.
On Aug. 13 and Sept. 10, a class will be held at the Redmond Senior Center. Call 541-548-6325 to register.
On Sept. 18, a class will be held at the Crooked River Ranch Senior Center. To register call 541-504-5638.
The AARP Driver Safety Program is a nationwide class, Oregon DMV accredited, six-hour defensive driving program focusing on Oregon traffic laws in an ever changing driving environment. This is a chance to hone up on driving skills and develop strategies for adjusting to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Completion of the course qualifies for an insurance discount as provided by Oregon law.

School supply drive
Redmond American Legion Auxiliary is collecting school supplies this month. Supplies may be dropped off at 704 S.W. 8th St. from noon to 6 p.m., next to the lounge entrance. Monetary donations can also be sent; mail to PO Box 754, Redmond and make out to ALA Unit 44, mark “school supplies.” For more information call Jan, 541-923-0844.

 Fiber arts exhibit
The Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee will display fiber art by the Journeys Art Quilt Group Aug. 4 through Sept. 29.
The group: Helen Brisson, Donna Cherry, Betty Gientke, Jan Hearn, Ruth Ingham, June Jaeger, Jean Wells Keenan, Charlene Kenny, Sue McMahan, Joanne Myers, Tonye Phillips, Donna Rice and Mary Stiewig, will be exhibiting 35 pieces of art.
The Journeys Art Quilt Group is known for expanding the boundaries of traditional quilting. The result of this creative energy is a display of fiber art which incorporates into the quilts other art forms including photography, mono-printing, painting and screen printing. Group members gather monthly to share ideas, techniques and a lively passion for working with fiber.
Select pieces will be for sale with a 20 percent contribution going to support the Redmond Friends of the Library which sponsors the Art Committee and art exhibits at the library.
The quilters will host a reception on Sept. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
The Redmond Public Library is located at 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave. Library hours are Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Tuesdays the library stays open until 8 p.m.
For additional information contact Shandel Gamer at 541-526-5073 or sgamer1955@gmail.com or Linda Barker at lindab@dpls.us.

Park and Rec program offerings
The following activities are available through the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District:
Teen Adventure Camp, ages 11-16. Get out and explore Central Oregon. Field trips each day to different hot spots, hiking, fishing, swimming and more. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 20-23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet at the RAPRD Activity Center. Transportation is included. Cost is $170.
Water Polo Jamboree, Aug. 24-26. Come to the Cascade Swim Center to enjoy Oregon’s largest water polo jamboree. Teams from as far south as Ashland and as far north as Portland come to participate in over 100 polo matches. Spectators are free. Come cheer on your favorite team or swimmer.
Lake Billy Chinook, ages 11-16. Join RAPRD staff in the last hoorah of the summer for sun at the cove. A lifeguard and one staff member will supervise the youth. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet at the RAPRD Activity Center. Cost is $25.
Fall Lego League, ages 6-18. Time to get signed up to be a participant at the first Lego League competition robotics this fall. Registration deadline is Thursday, Aug. 30. There will be teams in three age groups. Teams will meet once a week for 90 minutes, September through December. Cost is $125. For more details visit www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms.
To learn more about any RAPRD activities, call 541-548-7275 or visit www.raprd.org.

Ballroom dance fundraiser
Central Oregon Sparrow Clubs and KOHD 9 have announced that tickets are on sale for the second annual Swinging with the Stars event, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at Bend Senior High School.
Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.SwingingwiththeStars.org and clicking on the Tickets link at the top of the page. People may also purchase tickets in person at the Sparrow Clubs office, located at 906 N.E. Greenwood, Suite 2, in Bend.
 Details: 541-647-4907.          

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