Wednesday

Preschool Parade Storytime: Stories, songs, rhymes, 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.

Kerbal Space Program Lab: Build a rocket and explore the galaxy with this flight simulation video game for ages 10-17 years; 2-4 p.m.;Free registration required; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org.

Redmond School District Board Work Session: A regular session will be held; 5:30 p.m.;Free; Redmond School District Office, 145 SE Salmon Drive, Bend; redmond.k12.or.us or 541-923-5437.

Brushes and Brews with Judy Fuentes: Participants will paint, through step-by-step instruction a rocket ship flying past planets, ticket includes one drink and all supplies; 6-9 p.m.;$40 registration required; Initiative Brewing, 424 NW Fifth St., Redmond; 541-527-4380.

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, 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 “Arctic Dreams” by Barry Lopez; Noon;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1050.

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 Jan. 10 Winter Dinner: A five-course meal will be served; 6-9 p.m.;$45, reservations required; One Street Down Cafe, 124 SW Seventh St., Redmond; 541-647-2341.

Dry Canyon Stampede at Redmond Social Club: The country dance band performs; 6:30-10 p.m.;$10 per person, 21 and over; Redmond VFW Hall, 491 SW Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-410-2572.

Fair Trade Boogie Band: The funk and jam band performs; 6:30-9 p.m.;Free; Initiative Brewing, 424 NW Fifth St., Redmond; 541-527-4380.

The Substitutes: The classic rock band performs; 8-11 p.m.;Free; Checkers Pub, 329 SW Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.

DJ Chuck Boogie: The DJ will play music from the 70s to current hits; 9 p.m.;Free free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97, Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Saturday

Polar Bear Run and Expo: The 11th annual 5K and 10K will take place featuring a first responder challenge, beer garden, vendor expo, food and more; 8:30 a.m.;$40 individual, $150 first responder team of five, $20 cub run; St. Thomas Academy, 1720 NW 19th St., Redmond; redmondacademy.com/polarbear or 541-548-3785.

LEGO Block Party: Kids of all ages can play with LEGO; 9 a.m.-11 a.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Sneaky Snow Snatcher: Breakout Room for Families: Someone stole our winter snow, solve the puzzle to get it back; 2-4 p.m.;Free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Monthly Sensory Swims: Individuals on the autism spectrum can swim in a sensory-friendly environment; 5:30-7 p.m.;Free registration required; Cascade Swim Center, 465 SW Rimrock Drive, Redmond; centraloregonautismmovement.com or 541-419-1064.

The Substitutes: The classic rock band performs; 8-11 p.m.;Free; Checkers Pub, 329 SW Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-3731.

The Patty Davis Band: The Americana band performs; 8 p.m.; Sandbagger Saloon and Dinner House, 5165 SW Clubhouse Road, Terrebonne; 541-923-8655.

Friends of Lenny: The classic rock band performs; 9 p.m.;Free free; Hub City Bar & Grill, 2498 S. U.S. Highway 97 Suite E, Redmond; 541-923-7101.

Sunday

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

Nursing Program Overview: Prospective students for the associate’s degree can learn more about the program, minimum application requirements, deadlines and more; 9 a.m.-10 a.m.;Free; Central Oregon Community College — Room 306, 2030 SE College Loop, Redmond; 541-318-3741.

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 Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 5 p.m.;Free; Redmond City Hall, 411 SW Ninth St., Redmond; ci.redmond.or.us or 541-923-7761.

Tuesday

Register for Reduce Stress and Mindfulness: The class will focus on increasing flexibility in responding to stress, alternative ways of relating to everyday experiences and self-care, classes will be held Thursdays through Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 12 a.m.;$5 register by Jan. 14; OSU Extension Service, 3893 SW Airport Way, Redmond; extension.oregonstate.edu or 541-548-6088.

Redmond Area Park and Recreation District Board Meeting: The board will discuss rebranding, recreational facility plans, the senior center and more; 7:30 a.m.;Free; Cascade Swim Center, 465 SW Rimrock Way, Redmond; raprd.org or 541-548-7275.

Central Oregon Irrigation District Board Meeting: A regular meeting will be held; 9 a.m.;Free; Central Oregon Irrigation District Office, 1055 SW Lake Court, Redmond; coid.org or 541-548-6047.

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.

Beginner/Novice Pickleball Lesson: Beginner players interested in learning the game and novice players can join in the class; 4-6 p.m.;Free; Redmond Gymnastics Academy, 494 SW Veterans Way, Redmond; rgagymnastics.com or 541-316-1574.

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