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Columbia River Weather

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11:32 AM PDT on August 26, 2016
9:00 PM PDT on August 27, 2016
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Klickitat County Fair…August 25-28 in Goldendale.  Click here for more information.

Movies In The Park…Fridays at dusk in July and August at Cascade Locks Marine Park, presented by Hood River County Community Education and the Port of Cascade Locks.  August 26 movie is Labyrinth.

Movies In The Park…at Daubenspeck Park in Bingen…August 26 at 6:30 p.m.  Movie will be Disney’s “Planes.”

Coffee at THE DIG…Wasco County Master Gardeners summer gardening series at The Dalles Imagination Garden on Klindt Drive and Steelhead Way, 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. on Saturdays.  Free event.  August 27 on garden art.

Fairway Follies…free community concert event with live music by 3 Trade, The Sugardaddys, and Kenny & Jeff…August 27, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at The Dalles Country Club.

Movies In The Park…Saturdays in July and August at dusk in Hood River’s Jackson Park, presented by Hood River County Community Education and Hood River Valley Parks & Recreation.  August 27 movie is Star Wars, The New Hope (special double feature).

Sixth Annual Rock Paper Scissors Competition…September 2 near the intersection of First and Oak in Hood River.  Lineup starts at 6:30 p.m., round one at 6:45.

Movies In The Park…Fridays at dusk at Cascade Locks Marine Park, presented by Hood River County Community Education and the Port of Cascade Locks.  September 2 movie is Cinderella (2015).

Lyle Lions September Breakfast…September 3, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at the Lyle Lions Community Center at 5th Street and Highway 14.  Adults $7, ages 6-12 $4, under 5 are free.

Discover More About Your Ancestors…open forum sponsored by Columbia Gorge Genealogy Society…September 7, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at Lyle Activity Center on 308 Third Street in Lyle.

The Dalles Kiwanis Steak Feed…honoring the memory of Gary Honald…September 8, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.  Tickets $15, includes 8 oz. sirloin steak, baked potato, roll, cole slaw, drink, and ice cream, available from Kiwanis members.  Free hot dog dinner for children 12 and under.  Beer and wine garden $5 per glass, entertainment by the Dufur Boys.

History of the Columbia River Highway…Columbia Gorge Discovery Center program with ODOT historian Robert Hadlow on September 9 at the Center.  7 p.m. program, dinner at 6 p.m.  Program only $5, dinner and program $15, call 541-296-8600, ext. 201.

The History Museum of Hood River County Cemetery Tales…September 9-11 at Idlewilde Cemetery.  Actors bring the spirit of residents to life.  Performances September 9-10, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and September 11, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  Tickets $18 ($15 for museum members), available at the museum or online at Eventbrite.com.

Mid-Columbia Senior Center Grandparents Breakfast….September 10, 8a.m.-9:30 a.m. at the Center on 1112 West 9th in The Dalles.  $6 for grandparent and one grandchild under 12.  Individual prices $5 for adults, $3 for children under 12.

Route 30 Soap Box Derby…hosted by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce…September 10-11 on Court Street in The Dalles. Races begin at 8 a.m.  For details call 541-296-2231 or go to salemsbd.org.

Zucchini 500…September 10, 11 a.m., 5th Street between Union and Court in The Dalles.  All ages welcome, visit TheDallesChamber.com for information.

Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society meeting…1 p.m. on September 10 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.  Program on Non-Population Schedules.

Columbia Gorge Education Service District Early Childhood Screening…September 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at at the Early Childhood Center on 1717 West 10th in The Dalles.  Open to any child in Wasco County age birth to 5 years (before entering kindergarten) suspected of having delays or disabilities.  Free of charge, call 541-296-1478 for more information.

Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps/North Central Public Health District Psychological First Aid Courses…September 14 at Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue on 1400 West 8th in The Dalles.  9 a.m.-1 p.m. course for first responders, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. for community members.  For registration information call 541-506-2600 or go to ncphd.org.

The Dalles High School Cheerleading Kids Clinic…for K-5th grades…September 14, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Wahtonka Gymnasium.  Registration $45, forms available at D-21 elementary schools.

Family Film on the Field…September 16 at 7:45 p.m. at Ted Walker Field at St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles.  Open at 7 p.m. for seating and snack sales.  No admission charge.  Movie is Disney’s Zootopia.

Gorge Kids Triathlon…September 18 at 8:30 a.m. at Waterfront Park in Hood River.  For grades K-5, entry fee $20 prior to September 17 or $30 day of event.  Pre-register at imathlete.com…information at gorgekidstri.com.

Gorge Owned Green Drinks…September 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Title in Hood River’s Union Building.  Presentation on the role the structure played in Hood River’s fruit industry.

Hood River Valley High School Athletic Hall Of Fame Classic Golf Tournament…September 24 at 8:30 a.m. at Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River.  Four-person scramble, $350 per team or $100 per person.  To register call 541-386-2318.

Columbia Gorge Community College Foundation Gorge Gathering:  South African Wine Exploration…October 21, 6 p.m. at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro in Hood River.  For ticket information call 541-506-6113.

Big Bingo at Hood River Valley Adult Center Every Tuesday night at 6 p.m., doors open and food available at 5 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

Bingo for Meals on Wheels at Mid-Columbia Senior Center in The Dalles…every Saturday at 6 p.m.  Minimum buy-in is $10.

Wahtonka Community School Farmer’s Market…every Thursday, 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in front of the Wahtonka campus on 3601 West 10th in The Dalles.  Seeking vendors, consignors, and customers.  Call 541-506-3410 for information.

Free car seat checks the second Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Hood River Fire Station on 1785 Meyer Parkway.

Hood River Farmers Market…every Saturday from May 7 to November 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 5th and Columbia.

The Dalles Farmers Market…Saturdays, June 4 to October 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 5th and Union.

Mosier Farmers Market…Sundays through September 25, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. in downtown Mosier.

White Salmon Farmers Market…Tuesdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at Rhinegarten Park.

The Dalles School District Archive Museum…open every Saturday from May 7 to September 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Wahtonka Community School campus.