Wednesday

Storytime — Preschool Parade: Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts to develop early literacy skills, ages 3-5 years; 10:15 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1061.

STEAM Team: Rubik’s Cube Challenge: The math and art involved with solving a Rubik’s cube, ages 9-17; 3:30 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1050.

Redmond Historic Preservation Showcase: Featuring a variety of preservation exhibits, slideshows, tours and displays of historic properties; 5-7 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7710.

Redmond City Council Budget Committee: The budget committee holds a regular meeting featuring discussion and prioritization of unfunded service needs and recommendations into the proposed budget; 6 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7710.

Sisters Country Horizons Community Meeting: Community meetings to discuss the community visioning process and future of Sisters; 6:30-8 p.m.;Free; Sisters Church of the Nazarene, 67130 Harrington Loop Road, Bend; sistershorizons.org/contact.

Thursday

Storytime — Mother Goose & More: Participatory music with books, rhymes and bounces, ages 0-3 years; 10:15 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1061.

Sunshine Exchange Clogging: Introductory, intermediate and advanced dance classes for all cloggers; 6-8 p.m.;$2 per class or $30 for one month; 1998 SW Canal Blvd., Redmond; 541-420-2645.

Friday

Story Time: Get ready for school with stories and fun, ages 0-6 years; 9 a.m.;Free; Buckingham Elementary, 62560 Hamby Road, Bend; deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7097.

Central Oregon Builders Association Home and Garden Show: Featuring home and garden decor, vendors and demonstrations; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;Free; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; /coba.org/events/event/2018-home-garden-show/ or 541-389-1058.

Science Storytime: Stories and science with hands-on experiments, ages 3 and older; 10:15 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1061.

Bobby Lindstrom Band: The blues band performs; 8-11 p.m.;Free; Checkers Pub, 329 SW Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.

Saturday

Get Your Feet Wet: An introductory course for aquatic fitness classes for ages 16 and up, includes a 90-minute land presentation and a 30-minute pool session, bring your swimsuit and a towel; 9-11 a.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 SW Rimrock Way, Redmond; raprd.org or 541-548-7275.

Discover Nature Day: Nature Journaling: We’ll spend time learning the basics of nature journaling, practice drawing and sketching, and incorporate writing into our nature observations; 10 a.m.-noon;Free; Crooked River Wetlands Complex, 4035 NW Rimrock Acres Loop, Prineville; childrensforestco.org/event/discover-nature-day-nature-journaling/ or 541-383-5592.

Crooked River Ranch Steel Stampede: An AHRMA vintage motocross show and trials event, proceeds benefit the Crooked River Ranch community; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.;$10 general admission, kids 12 and under free; Crooked River Ranch, 5195 SW Clubhouse Drive, Terrebonne; 541-548-8939.

Central Oregon Builders Association Home and Garden Show: Featuring home and garden decor, vendors and demonstrations; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;Free; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; /coba.org/events/event/2018-home-garden-show/ or 541-389-1058.

Diane’s Horseback Riding, Beginning, Session 1: An introductory horseback riding class for ages 7 to 18, learn how to cinch, saddle and prepare to safely ride a horse, horses and tack provided; 2-3 p.m.; $100; Diane’s Riding Place, 65535 Cline Falls Rd., Bend; raprd.org/programs or 541-548-7275.

Diane’s Horseback Riding, Intermediate, Session 1: An intermediate horseback riding class for ages 7-10, learn more advanced maneuvers and how to better communicate with the horse, horses and tack provided; 3-4 p.m.; $100; Diane’s Riding Place, 65535 Cline Falls Rd., Bend; raprd.org/programs or 541-548-7275.

A Novel Idea — Women and Gender in India: Explore women’s roles and gender in India with Anita Weiss, professor in the Department of International Studies at the University of Oregon; 3:30-4 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; /deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1063.

Bobby Lindstrom Band: The blues band performs; 8-11 p.m.;Free; Checkers Pub, 329 SW Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.

Sunday

Crooked River Ranch Steel Stampede: An AHRMA vintage motocross show and trials event, proceeds benefit the Crooked River Ranch community; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.;$10 general admission, kids 12 and under free; Crooked River Ranch, 5195 SW Clubhouse Drive, Terrebonne; 541-548-8939.

Central Oregon Builders Association Home and Garden Show: Featuring home and garden decor, vendors and demonstrations; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Free; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; /coba.org/events/event/2018-home-garden-show/ or 541-389-1058.

Monday

AARP Smart Driver Course: Become a smarter driver and cover a variety of driving and safety topics; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.;$15 for AARP members, $20 for nonmembers; Redmond Round Table Pizza, 810 SW 11th St., Redmond; 541-548-6325.

Crooked River Ranch: The board of directors will hold a regular work session; 10 a.m.-noon;Free; Crooked River Ranch, 5195 SW Clubhouse Drive, Terrebonne; 541-548-8939.

Animal Adventures: Live animals, stories and crafts with High Desert Museum, ages 3 and older; 10:15 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Regional forum: Growth’s Impact on our Communities: Join city managers from around the region to explore their perspectives on growth and hear where there are opportunities to collaborate—and stand alone; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.;$30, lunch is included.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; cityclubco.org/may-regional-forum-growth/ or 541-633-7163.

Redmond Area Toastmasters: A group that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders; noon-1 p.m.;Free; Redmond Church of Christ, 925 NW Seventh St., Redmond; 541-912-1772.

Redmond Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: The committee will hold a regular meeting; 4-6 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7758.

OSU-Cascades State of the University Address: Oregon State University President Edward Ray will discuss the future of OSU Cascades, there will be hors d’oeuvres and a networking reception; 6 p.m.;$25 per person; The Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; osualum.com or 541-737-2351.

Redmond Planning Commission: The commission will hold a regular meeting; 6:30-8 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7724.

Tuesday

Central Oregon Irrigation District: The board of directors will hold a general meeting; 9 a.m.;Free; Central Oregon Irrigation District Office, 1055 SW Lake Court, Redmond; coid.org or 541-548-6047.

Open Computer Lab: Practice or get help with basic tech tasks and questions; 1:30-3 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1050.

Pajama Storytime: Evening story time with songs, rhymes and crafts, pajamas welcome, ages 0-5; 6 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1061.

Tumalo Irrigation District Meeting: A public meeting to discuss the Tumalo Irrigation District Modernization Project, which would involve a piped irrigation system to reduce water loss in the Deschutes River and Tumalo Creek; 6-7 p.m.;Free; Cascades Academy, 19860 Tumalo Reservoir Road, Bend; oregonwatershedplans.org.

Redmond City Council: The council will hold a regular meeting; 6-8 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7710.

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