September 11, 2012

Event calendar



9/12 Wednesday
PRESCHOOL PARADE STORY TIME: Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 3 to 5; 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 meeting; public welcome; 6:30 a.m.; Cascade Swim Center; 465 S.W. Rimrock Way; agenda at www.raprd.org.
TEEN TERRITORY: Grades 6-12. Laptop computers available, board games and crafts; free; 2:30-4 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
school board: Redmond School Board work session; public welcome; 5:30 p.m.; 145 S.E. Salmon Ave.; agenda at www.redmond.k12.or.us.
MUSIC IN THE CANYON: The concert series finale, with local ska band Necktie Killer; free; 5:30-8 p.m.; American Legion Community Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; www.musicinthecanyon.com.
fire district: Redmond Fire and Rescue board of directors meeting; public welcome; 7 p.m., 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; agenda at www.redmondfireandrescue.org.

9/13 Thursday
CAR SHOW: Early Ford V-8 Club of America presents 1932-1953 Fords, Mercurys and Lincolns; free; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
landmarks: Redmond Historic Landmarks Commission meeting; public welcome; 9:30 a.m.; 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
TODDLIN’ TALES STORY TIME: Stories, songs and rhymes, for children 18-36 months and caregiver; 10:15 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055.
transportation: Central Oregon Area Commission on Transportation meeting; public welcome; 3 p.m.; agenda includes discussion of a C.O. Transportation Options Plan; 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; www.coic.org/cd/coact.htm.
BABY STEPS STORY TIME: A gentle story time for infants to 18 months; 11 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055.
airport: Redmond Airport Commission meeting; public welcome; 5:30 p.m.; Roberts Field terminal conference room; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
THE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Read and discuss “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
“RICHARD III”: Thoroughly Modern Productions and Stage Right Productions present Shakespeare’s play about the controversial English king; $18, $15 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626, 2ndstreettheater@gmail.com or www.2ndstreettheater.com.

9/14 Friday
FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
KNOW DIGITAL BOOKS: Discover the library’s digital audiobooks and eBooks collection. A demonstration on accessing, downloading and transferring to select devices; free; 1-2:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-383-7290.
KNOW WORD FOR BEGINNERS: Learn how to navigate Word, use the Help feature, type and edit text, and save and open a document; free; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-383-7290.
 AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Jarold Ramsey reads from his newest book “Thinking Like a Canyon”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
“RICHARD III”: Thoroughly Modern Productions and Stage Right Productions present Shakespeare’s play about the controversial English king; $18, $15 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626, 2ndstreettheater@gmail.com or www.2ndstreettheater.com.
 “THE PRODUCERS”: Cat Call Productions presents the musical satire about two people who set out to produce the worst show in Broadway history; $30 or $35; 8 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

9/15 Saturday
FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
YARD SALE FUNDRAISER: Proceeds benefit church activities; free admission; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Zion Lutheran Church, 1113 S.W. Black Butte Blvd., Redmond; 541-306-8665.
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.
BIG-RIG CELEBRATION: Children can watch and climb on big rigs and play in the sand with their own toy rigs; proceeds benefit Together for Children; $5 per child, first 100 free; parents free; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Knife River Co., 64500 O.B. Riley Road, Bend; 541-280-9686 or www.together-for-children.org.
 END OF SUMMER BASH: Watch race trucks, off-road buggies, mini trophy karts and other vehicles battle each other on the track; $10 adults, free ages 10 and younger; Gates open at 8 a.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-410-8119 or www.centraloregonracepark.com.
FESTIVAL OF CULTURES: With cultural booths, dance troupes, live music, food and more; free; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-382-4366 or www.festivalofcultures.info.
OREGON FESTIVAL OF CARS: Over 150 high-performance sports cars on display, featuring the battery-powered advanced series hybrid, Fisker Karma. Proceeds benefit The Center Foundation; $10 adults, free ages 16 and younger with paying adult; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-322-2399 or info@oregonfestivalofcars.com.
VOLUNTEER EXPO: Are you looking to give back to your community? Stop by the library and visit with community organizations looking for civic-minded individuals who want to make a positive impact; noon-3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1050.
VFW DINNER AND DANCE: Open to everyone. Music will be provided by “Bob and Edi.” Dinner includes spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Proceeds benefit the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Cancer Aid & Research fund. Reservations recommended; $10, $4-$6 dance; Service begins at 5:30 p.m., music at 7.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-548-4108.
LINDY GRAVELLE: 7-10 p.m.; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
“RICHARD III”: Thoroughly Modern Productions and Stage Right Productions present Shakespeare’s play about the controversial English king; $18, $15 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626, 2ndstreettheater@gmail.com or www.2ndstreettheater.com.
ANIMAL AND THE SMOKING ACES: Classic rock; 7:30-11 p.m.; Checkers Pub, 329 S.W. 6th St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.
“THE PRODUCERS”: Cat Call Productions presents the musical satire about two people who set out to produce the worst show in Broadway history; $30 or $35; 8 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
HELEOS: Rock and blues; 8 p.m.; Big T’s, 413 S.W. Glacier Ave., Redmond; 541-504-3864 or www.reverbnation.com/venue/bigts.

9/16 Sunday
FALL RV SHOW AND SALE: See new floor plans and technology advances for 2013 models; free; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.
“RICHARD III”: Thoroughly Modern Productions and Stage Right Productions present Shakespeare’s play about the controversial English king; $18, $15 students and seniors; 3 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626, 2ndstreettheater@gmail.com or www.2ndstreettheater.com.
“THE PRODUCERS”: Cat Call Productions presents the musical satire about two people who set out to produce the worst show in Broadway history; $30 or $35; 4 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

9/17 Monday
“YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN”: A screening of the PG-rated comedy about a young scientist and experiments with reanimation; $9, free with ticket to “The Producers”; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

9/18 Tuesday
“THE HISTORY OF MADRAS”: Bend Genealogical Society presents a program by Steve Lent; free; 10 a.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-317-9553 or www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs.
city council: Redmond City Council meeting; public welcome; 6:45 a.m.; 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
OPEN COMPUTER LAB: Practice computer skills, problem solve with staff, find answers to your e-reader questions. Free and open to the public. Use a library laptop or bring your own. No registration required; 3-4:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-383-7290.
public art: Redmond Commission for Art in Public Places meeting; public welcome; 4:30 p.m.; city hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
“BLAZING SADDLES”: A screening of the R-rated Western film spoof; $9, free with ticket to “The Producers”; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
planning commission: 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.

9/19 Wednesday
PRESCHOOL PARADE STORY TIME: Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 3 to 5; 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055.

Art quilts at Redmond Library
The Journeys Quilt Group will show their work through Sept. 29 at the Redmond Public Library.
Meet the members of the group and discuss their boundary-expanding fiber art creations.
The library is located at 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave. Call 541-312-1055 for more information.

BendFilm tickets for sale
Festival Director Orit Schwartz said in a news release, “We’re selling tickets earlier than ever this year and anticipate a great response from members and the general public. Buzz has been building about our films and parties, including the resurgence of a dance party, which will be held at our newest venue, the Cascade Theatrical Company, on Friday night of the festival featuring DJ Bryan Swett.”
BendFilm will once again use Agile Ticketing, which streamlined the ticket buying process in 2011.  Individual ticket prices are $11 if purchased online and $12 if purchased at The Hub (The Liberty Theater) or at the door. Full festival passes, including parties and films, are $200. Full film passes are $125. Both are available for purchase online and at The Hub.
Those who want the inside scoop on the festival’s films should attend How to BendFilm at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Mirror Pond Plaza.  For previews of movies, follow BendFilm on Facebook.
BendFilm is located at 2748 N.W. Crossing Drive in Bend. For questions or more information call 541-388-FEST, email info@bendfilm.org or visit www.bendfilm.org.

Waterston at Paulina Books
Award-winning author and poet Ellen Waterston will join the launch of the Crazy Eights Author Tour  at Paulina Springs Books in Redmond on Sept. 28 . Waterston is one of 28 Oregon authors who will visit eight regions of the state. Her latest work, a collection of essays, is titled “Where the Crooked River Rises: A High Desert Home.”
 Waterston also founded and is the former director of The Nature of Words (NOW), a Bend-based literary organization. For more information visit www.writingranch.com, email info@writingranch.com or call 541-480-3933.

Author scheduled for CO visit
The Deschutes Public Library Foundation has announced that bestselling author Mitch Albom will be part of its Author! Author! Literary Series. Albom will speak at the Bend High School auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 6  p.m. and discuss his latest novel “The Time Keeper.”

Financial workshops begin
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University  classes will be held at Desert Song Community Church for nine weeks, beginning Sept. 16 at 6 p.m.  Desert Song Community Church is located at 640 S.W. Evergreen Ave. in Redmond. Contact Jerry Thomas at 541-771-6548 for more information or to register.

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