Wednesday

Preschool Parade Storytime: Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts to develop early literacy skills for ages 3-5 years; 10:30 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Anti-Valentines Treats: Follow recipes for delicious but no-bake treats, for ages 10-17; 2 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1050.

Nursing Program Overview: Potential students can learn about the minimum program requirements, how to apply, selection process and more; 5-6 p.m.;Free; Central Oregon Community College — Building 3, Room 306, 2030 SE College Loop, Redmond; 541-318-3741.

Redmond School District Board Meeting: The budget committee will hold a work session; 5:30 p.m.;Free; Redmond School District Office, 145 SE Salmon Drive, Redmond; redmond.k12.or.us or 541-923-5437.

Winter Songwriter Series — Casey Parnell: The local artist and member of Precious Byrd will perform; 6-8 p.m.;Free, reservations recommended; Brasada Ranch, 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Road, Powell Butte; brasada.com or 541-526-6870.

Boyd Acres Neighborhood Association General Meeting and Info Session: The meeting will include information on the Empire Corridor Improvements Project and more; 6-7 p.m.;Free; Bend Elks Lodge, 63120 Boyd Acres Road, Bend; 541-241-6256.

Purcell Bridge Closure Open House: The public is invited to learn more about the road closure and the overall Empire Avenue improvement project; 6 p.m.;Free; Elks Lodge, 63120 Boyd Acres Road, Bend; bendoregon.gov or 541-200-6979.

Karaoke: All singers welcome to perform; 8:30-Noon;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Thursday

Preschool Parade Storytime: Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts to develop early literacy skills for ages 3-5 years; 9:30 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Toddlin’ Tales Storytime: An active storytime with stories, songs and movement rhymes for ages 18-36 months; 10:30 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

The Library Book Club: Discuss “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean; Noon;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1050.

BowWow Bingo: The weekly bingo game benefits BrightSide Animal Shelter; 6:30-8 p.m.;$1 per card, $2 per card for the last two rounds; 7th Street Brew House, 855 SW Seventh St., Redmond; 503-799-0269.

“The Little Mermaid”: The play based off the animated Disney film of the same name will be performed; 7 p.m.;$10 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 children under 5th grade; Ridgeview High School, 4555 SW Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; ridgeviewhs.seatyourself.biz or 541-504-3600.

Karaoke: All singers welcome to perform; 8:30-Noon;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Friday

Valentine’s Romantic Fondue Dining Experience: A four-cheese fondue with sausage, roasted vegetables and a generous portion of bread for dipping will be served; Noon-8 p.m.;$35 for couple, $20 for one person; Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards, 70450, NW Lower Valley Drive, Terrebonne; faithhopeandcharityevents.com or 541-526-5075.

Valentine’s Dinner: A four-course meal will be served; 5-8 p.m.;$70 per couple, reservations required; The View Restaurant — Juniper Golf Course, 1938 SW Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; breuter@playjuniper.com.

Valentine’s Day at Brasada Ranch: Featuring a four-course, fine dining experience with views of the Cascades; 5:30-8 p.m.;$77, reservations required; Brasada Ranch, 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Road, Powell Butte; brasada.com or 541-526-6870.

Valentine’s Day Party and Music: Featuring live music from Heller Highwater, a chocolate fountain, food specials and more; 6:30 p.m.;Free; Over the Edge Taphouse, 13959 SW Commercial Loop Road, Terrebonne; 541-527-2101.

Austin Lindstrom: The country artist performs; 6:30-9 p.m.;Free; Initiative Brewing, 424 NW Fifth St., Redmond; 541-527-4380.

Lindy Gravelle: The singer-songwriter-pianist performs; 7-10 p.m.;Free; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; lindygravelle.com or 541-548-4220.

“The Little Mermaid”: The play based off the animated Disney film of the same name will be performed; 7 p.m.;$10 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 children under 5th grade; Ridgeview High School, 4555 SW Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; ridgeviewhs.seatyourself.biz or 541-504-3600.

NW AutoCross Nationals: Featuring amateur and professional indoor motocross racing; 7:30 p.m.;$15 adults, $10 youth in advance; $18 adults, $13 youth at gate; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; whrmotorsports.com or 253-740-4235.

Thomas T & the Bluechips: The blues band performs; 8-11 p.m.;Free; Checkers Pub, 329 SW Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.

James Dean and the Rockers: The classic rock and dance band performs; 8-11 p.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Stupid Cupid Lonely Hearts Club party with Chuck Boogie: For those spending the holiday alone, they can dance the night away; 11-2 a.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Saturday

Valentine’s Romantic Fondue Dining Experience: A four-cheese fondue with sausage, roasted vegetables and a generous portion of bread for dipping will be served; Noon-8 p.m.;$35 for couple, $20 for one person; Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards, 70450, NW Lower Valley Drive, Terrebonne; faithhopeandcharityevents.com or 541-526-5075.

Cornhole Tournament Part Two: Players will play at least four round-robin games before the top players move into a double-elimination championship for a cash prize, limited to 48 players; Noon-7 p.m.;$15 in advance, $20 day of; Geist Beerworks, 736 SW Umatilla Ave., Redmond; 541-728-8663.

Run for the Wall Info Night: Those interested in participating in the cross-state motorcycle ride in honor of troops and veterans can learn more about the route and how to join the ride; 1 p.m.;Free; Wildhorse Harley Davidson, 63028 Sherman Road, Bend; 541-980-9474.

Nature Through the Looking Glass: The Urgency of Nature Study: Dr. Jerry Freilich will discuss the growing divide between human communities and the natural world; 2-3 p.m.;$3 nonmembers at the door, free for FANs members; Juniper Room at Crooked River Ranch, 5195 Southwest Club House Road, Terrebonne; eventbrite.com or 541-771-3267.

“The Little Mermaid”: The play based off the animated Disney film of the same name will be performed; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.;$10 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 children under 5th grade; Ridgeview High School, 4555 SW Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; ridgeviewhs.seatyourself.biz or 541-504-3600.

Open Hub Singing Club: Everyone is welcome to join and sing together as a group; 3-4 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1029.

Beauty and the Beard: A pinup and beard contest with all proceeds going to the American Legion, cheeseburger dinner included with admission; 4-9 p.m.;$10 admission, $5 contest entry; American Legion Post 44, 704 SW Eighth St., Redmond; 541-548-5688.

I Believe Benefit Dinner and Auction: The fundraiser will benefit the Redmond High School FFA Chapter and will feature live and silent auctions and dinner; 5-9 p.m.;$30 per person, $600 table; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; expo.deschutes.org or 541-788-3010.

Opal Springs Boys: The Americana band performs; 6 p.m.;$10 general admission, $5 wine club members; Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards, 70450 NW Lower Valley Drive, Terrebonne; faithhopeandcharityevents.com or 541-526-5075.

Lindy Gravelle: The singer-songwriter-pianist performs; 7-10 p.m.;Free; Brassie’s Bar at Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; lindygravelle.com or 541-548-4220.

NW AutoCross Nationals: Featuring amateur and professional indoor motocross racing; 7:30 p.m.;$15 adults, $10 youth in advance; $18 adults, $13 youth at gate; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; whrmotorsports.com/arenacross-nationals or 253-740-4235.

Thomas T & the Bluechips: The blues band performs; 8-11 p.m.;Free; Checkers Pub, 329 SW Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.

James Dean and the Rockers: The classic rock and dance band performs; 9 p.m.-1 a.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Kristi Kinsey and the Whiskey Bandits: The country band performs; 9 p.m.-midnight;Free; Sandbagger Saloon and Dinner House, 5165 SW Clubhouse Road, Terrebonne; 541-923-8655.

Sunday

Valentine’s Romantic Fondue Dining Experience: A four-cheese fondue with sausage, roasted vegetables and a generous portion of bread for dipping will be served; Noon-5 p.m.;$35 for couple, $20 for one person; Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards, 70450, NW Lower Valley Drive, Terrebonne; faithhopeandcharityevents.com or 541-526-5075.

Open Mic: All are welcome to perform; 3 p.m.;Free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Monday

Central Oregon Retired Educators Monthly Meeting: The monthly meeting open to all retired educators and anyone interested in education will feature Jenny O’Keefe speaking on the REACH program; 11:30 a.m.;$10 includes lunch; Zion Lutheran Church, 1113 SW Black Butte Blvd., Redmond; 541-350-0499.

Toastmasters of Redmond: Learn skills of presentation and speaking style in a safe and supportive group; Noon-1 p.m.;Free; Church of Christ, 925 NW Seventh St., Redmond; 541-508-7591.

Redmond Area Park and Recreation District Work Session: The board will discuss a potential partnership with the Redmond Senior Center; 12:30 p.m.;Free; Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond; raprd.org or 541-548-7275.

Tuesday

Juniper Golf Committee Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 8 a.m.-10 a.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7710.

Baby Steps Storytime: A gentle storytime for infant and caregiver for ages 0-18 months; 9:30 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Writers Writing: Quiet Writing Time: Join the Writer’s Collective of Central Oregon and your fellow writers for quiet writing time; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; /deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1063.

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 or 541-312-1050.

Redmond Committee for Art in Public Places Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 4:30-6 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7763.

Redmond City Council Worksession: A regular session will be held; 6-8 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7710.

Disney Trivia Night: Test your knowledge of all things Disney, limit of six people per team; 6:30-8 p.m.;Free; Porter Brewing Co., 611 NE Jackpine Court, Suite 2, Redmond; 541-504-7959.

Comedy Open Mic: Local comedians will work out new material and anyone who wants to give it a try is welcome; 7:30-8 p.m.;Free; Craft Kitchen and Brewery, 62988 Layton Ave. Suite 103, Bend; ipockpro.com or 541-749-8611.

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