Anis Mojgani

Poetry Together — A Conversation and Reading with Anis Mojgani, Oregon Poet Laureate will take place at 6:30 p.m. online through Central Oregon Community College.

Wednesday 4/7

District Library Board Work Session: The board will discuss governance process policies including authorizing bank accounts, bond capital and debt service funds and more; 1-4 p.m.; online; or 541-312-1025.

1981 Casablanca & Contemporary Morocco: Hear past events in Casablanca put into context for today from Dr. Mahmood Ibrahim, professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly Pomona; 6-7 p.m.; registration required; online; or 541-312-1029.

A Novel Idea 2021 Quilt Show: Quilts inspired by the Deschutes Public Library’s Novel Idea and designed by local quilters will be displayed virtually; 6-7 p.m.; online; or 541-312-1032.

Current Fiction Book Club: Discussing “The Beekeeper of Aleppo” by Christy Lefteri; 6-7 p.m.; online; or 541-306-6564.

Poetry Together — A Conversation and Reading with Anis Mojgani, Oregon Poet Laureate: The COCC Barber Library will host an evening consisting of a discussion facilitated by local students, a performance of Mojgani’s work and an audience Q&A session; 6:30-8 p.m.; registration required; Bend; or 541-383-7560.

Thursday 4/8

Redmond Historic Landmarks Commission Meeting: The commission will discuss activities for Historic Preservation Month and more; 4:30-6 p.m.; online; or 541-923-7758.

Scalehouse Voices — Daniela Repas: The Portland-based visual artist will discuss process, strategy and storytelling as modular units of her work; 6-7 p.m.; registration required; Bend;

Author Event — Michelle Nijhuis: The author will discuss their book “Beloved Beasts,” a vibrant history of the modern conservation movement — told through the lives and ideas of the people who built it.; 6-7 p.m.; online; or 541-306-6564.

Friday 4/9

Wings Out Virtual 5K Training Group: Train to run a 5K over eight weeks, and learn behavior change hacks to help your new healthy habit stick. You’ll get the plan, support and fun you need to get back to feeling great in your body; 8-10 a.m.; online; or 503-481-0595.

Virtual Coffee Clatter with Coffee & Chaos Mom: The Redmond Chamber of Commerce will hold a virtual discussion with the local boutique; 8:30-9:30 a.m.; online; or 541-923-5191.

Nonfiction Book Club: Discussing “A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future” by David Attenborough; 1-2 p.m.; online; or 541-306-6564.

Joel Chadd: The folk artist will perform with Darin gentry and Kerry Sheehan in an intimate performance live-streamed from The Commons; 7:30-8:30 p.m.; online;

Saturday 4/10

Salmon Run 2021: The half marathon, 10K and 5K race will be run through trails around the high desert resort; 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Pronghorn Resort, 65600 Pronghorn Club Drive, Bend;

Redmond Food Project Collection Day: Food donors must have their green bags ready for collection by 9 a.m.; throughout Redmond; or 541-410-4750.

Spring Gardening Seminar — Native Plant Landscaping: The seminar hosted by OSU Extension Service and presented by the Central Oregon Master Gardener Association will cover information on using native plants in landscaping; 10-11 a.m.; $5; online; or 541-548-6088.

The HWY 97 Band: The classic rock band will perform; 2-5:30 p.m.; Pump House Bar & Grill, 8320 U.S. Highway 97, Terrebonne;

Countryfied Live with Shannon Bex: The local country band will perform on the outdoor stage. Advance tickets required; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; $15; General Duffy’s Waterhole, 404 SW Forest Ave., Redmond;

Sunday 4/11

Writers Writing — Poetry Playshop, “I Remember”: Oh, the places you’ll go in this Poetry Playshop with the phrase, “I Remember.” This deceptively simple prompt loosens memory and propels spontaneity; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; registration required; online; or 541-312-1063.

The HWY 97: The classic rock band will perform on the outdoor stage; 3-6 p.m.; General Duffy’s Waterhole, 404 SW Forest Ave., Redmond;

Redmond High School Jazz Band: Join Ben Lawson, the director of Redmond High School’s jazz band, for music, memories and the meaning of being a part of a jazz band; 4-5 p.m.; online; or 541-312-1032.

Central Oregon commemorates the Shoah and celebrates Israel: Commemorate the Shoah (Holocaust), the recalling of heroism and grief during Israel’s wars (Yom HaZikaron), and culminate with celebrating the joy over the miracle of Jewish independence in the land of Israel. Short documentaries, music, and prose readings will comprise the bulk of the event; 4-5:30 p.m.; online; or 541-668-6887.

Monday 4/12

Redmond Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 5-7 p.m.; online; or 541-923-7761.

Talking to Children About Racism and Discrimination: Listen to a local expert to learn tips and techniques for discussing racism, discrimination and bullying with the children in your life; 6-7 p.m.; online; or 541-330-3764.

Not Your Average Book Club: The multi-generational club will be discussing “The Other Americans” by Laila Lalami; 6-7 p.m.; online; or 541-306-6564.

Tuesday 4/13

Redmond Area Park and Recreation Board Meeting: The board will discuss changing the district name, approval of Smith Rock Bicycle Park lease agreement, remote working and more; 7:30-8:30 a.m.; online; or 541-548-7275.

Writers Working — Chicken and Eggs with Ellen Waterston: High desert author and poet Ellen Waterston discusses how blurring the lines between genres can allow writers more creativity and freedom with their writing; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; online; or 541-312-1063.

Virtual City Council Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 6-8 p.m.; online; or 541-923-7710.

Tuesday Night Trivia: A weekly trivia night will be held. Masks and social distancing required, free to play, winners can receive gift cards; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Initiative Brewing, 424 NW Fifth St., Redmond; or 541-527-4380.

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