October 2, 2012

Event Calendar



10/3 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.

10/4 Thursday
TODDLIN’ TALES STORY TIME: Stories, songs and rhymes, 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.
“SPIRIT STORIES”: A performance of “Spirit Stories,” readings from the poetic drama of William Butler Yeats; featuring “Purgatory” and “At the Hawk’s Well”; $5 suggested donation; 7 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721.

10/5 Friday
PUMPKIN PATCH: Free admission; noon-6 p.m.; Central Oregon Pumpkin Company, 1250 N.E. Wilcox Ave., Terrebonne; 541-504-1414 or www.pumpkinco.com.
CORN MAIZE: $7.50, $5.50 ages 11-6, free ages 5 and younger; 3-7 p.m.; Central Oregon Pumpkin Company, 1250 N.E. Wilcox Ave., Terrebonne; 541-504-1414 or www.pumpkinco.org.
AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Keith Scribner talks about his book “The Oregon Experiment”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 252 W. Hood Ave., Sisters; 541-549-0866.
“SPIRIT STORIES”: A performance of “Spirit Stories,” readings from the poetic drama of William Butler Yeats; featuring “Purgatory” and “At the Hawk’s Well”; $5 suggested donation; 7 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721.
“WE, A COLLECTION OF INDIVIDUALS” AND “ACT NATURAL”: A screening of the Red Bull Media ski film, followed by a screening of the ski/snowboard film “Act Natural”; $13.50 plus fees; 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

10/6 Saturday
ADAPTIVE FAMILY SWIM: An opportunity to play with your children, meet some of their schoolmates and connect with other families. All family members are encouraged to attend; $12 per family; 9-10 a.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.
PUMPKIN PATCH: Free admission; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; DD Ranch, 3836 N.E. Smith Rock Way, Terrebonne; 541-548-1432 or www.ddranch.net.
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.
CORN MAIZE: $7.50, $5.50 ages 11-6, free ages 5 and younger; 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Central Oregon Pumpkin Company, 1250 N.E. Wilcox Ave., Terrebonne; 541-504-1414 or www.pumpkinco.org.
AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Keith Scribner talks about his book “The Oregon Experiment”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
THE CENTRAL OREGON MASTERSINGERS: The premier choir presents “For the Love of Singing” under the direction of Clyde Thompson; reception to follow; free; 7:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-385-7229 or www.co-mastersingers.com.
THEATER-AOKE: Come sing your favorite off the wall Broadway tunes (or any tune, for that matter) without fear of heckling; $3 cover; 8-11 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or www.2ndstreettheater.com.

10/7 Sunday
HEALTHY HORSE DAY: A free event to promote healthy and effective care and training of equines through demos, presentations and vendors; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sky Hawk Ranch, 6287 N.E. 33rd St., Redmond; 541-548-1372 or www.ridinginstyle2.com/Healthy_Horse_Day.php.
PUMPKIN PATCH: Free admission; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; DD Ranch, 3836 N.E. Smith Rock Way, Terrebonne; 541-548-1432 or www.ddranch.net.
CORN MAIZE: $7.50, $5.50 ages 11-6, free ages 5 and younger; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Central Oregon Pumpkin Company, 1250 N.E. Wilcox Ave., Terrebonne; 541-504-1414 or www.pumpkinco.org.
PUMPKIN PATCH: Free admission; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Central Oregon Pumpkin Company, 1250 N.E. Wilcox Ave., Terrebonne; 541-504-1414 or www.pumpkinco.com.

10/8 Monday
downtown: Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Commission, public welcome; 6:30 p.m.; Redmond City Hall, 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.

10/9 Tuesday
local government: Redmond City Council; 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.; public welcome; council chambers, 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
park plans: See plans and provide input on potential improvements to Sam Johnson Park; 10 a.m.-noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; information at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
CANDIDATE’S FORUM: The League of Women Voters of Deschutes County and the Deschutes Public Library are co-sponsoring a public forum for candidates who have filed for Oregon Secretary of State; 5:15 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, Brooks Room, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7040.
HOME BUYING CLASS: Registration required; free; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-318-7506, ext. 309.
SHAOLIN WARRIORS: Kung fu masters demonstrate martial arts associated with the Shaolin Monastery in “Voices of the Masters”; $35-$50 plus fees; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

10/10 Wednesday
PARK BOARD: Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, 6:30 a.m.; public welcome; Cascade Swim Center, 345 S.W. Rimrock Way; agenda at www.raprd.org.

Wine tasting field trip for adults
A field trip to Maragas Winery for adults is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., through the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District. The trip begins and ends at the RAPRD Activity Center.
A local wine connoisseur will teach the perfect pairings of wine with food, so feel free to bring a picnic. Price includes transportation and five wine tastes, as well as food pairings. Space is limited. You must pre-register and bring ID. Cost is $22.

Adaptive activities at RAPRD
A no-school day adaptive field trip to a pumpkin patch will be offered Friday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $20.
After hunting for the perfect pumpkin, the group will return to the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District Activity Center for pumpkin carving and fun. Transportation is provided; however, the RAPRD van is not wheelchair friendly. Children and parents are welcome to meet the group at the pumpkin patch. This is a trip for children of all abilities.
Adaptive horseback riding and adaptive swim lessons are also offered through RAPRD. Call 541-548-7275 or visit www.raprd.org for more information.

Ceramics classes for adults
A series of Tuesday nights out for adults will provide the opportunity to relax, meet new friends (or bring your own) and create a piece of art that can be used throughout the upcoming holidays and beyond.
On Tuesday, Oct. 16, participants will learn how to make a pillow vase. Cost is $39. Class will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Good Earth Ceramics Shoppe, located at 2014 S. Highway 97.
Sign up or learn more at 541-548-7275, the Cascade Swim Center, the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District Activity Center, or www.raprd.org.

St. Charles art exhibit
 A two-artist showing will be held at St. Charles  Redmond from October through December.
Carol Picknell is a teacher for Michael’s Art Store in Bend, a member of HDSA, Sagebrushers and Plein Air Painters of Oregon. She is also a qualified instructor for Grumbacher Paints. Her love is the beauty of her surroundings in the Central Oregon desert, as well as painting florals. Portraits of friends are her third love.
Dan Russell specializes in plein air oils and pastels. Prior to moving here, he studied under Susan Sarback, the School of Light and Color, and subsequently taught for her. He also produced “The Difference A Day Makes” – a video of Sarback’s method of painting. His latest venture is working with wood – a method called Intarsia, and he combines it in his painting.

Call for artists
The Friends of the Library Art Committee, Redmond Branch, has announced a Call for Artists for the Winter 2012 Art Exhibition.
The exhibition is open to all artists residing in Central Oregon. Artists may submit two pieces of art on any theme. The Winter 2012 Art Exhibition will be held in the Redmond Branch Library from Nov. 10 through Dec. 29.
In addition to the approximately fifty pieces of art expected to be on show , the library will also display two award-winning local artists in the Silent Reading Room. Linda Shelton will exhibit her “Fine and Whimsical Art” through November and Gillian Burton will display her paintings for December and January.
Exhibiting artists contribute 20 percent of the sale price of their artwork in support of the Friends of the Library which sponsors the art committee and all art exhibits at the Library.
The Redmond Branch library is located at 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave. The show prospectus will be available  and can also be obtained by request via email. For additional information contact Linda Barker at lindab@dpls.us. To receive a prospectus via email contact Shandel Gamer at 541-526-5073 or sgamer1955@gmail.com.

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