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Columbia River Weather
Friday 20%
High 56° / Low 44°
Partly Cloudy
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Sunday 40%
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CAST presents Casablanca & The Maltese Falcon…live radio show on October  21-22 at 7:30 p.m. at Columbia Arts Center in Hood River.  Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors.

White Salmon Art Walk…October 21-23, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Jewett Boulevard.

Gorge Happiness Month Gratitude Journals Workshop…October 21, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Urban Paper in The Dalles.  Go to gorgehappiness.org for more information.

Program on Mayerdale Mansion on the Historic Columbia River Highway…with present-day owner Tom Garnier on October 21 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.  Program only $5, program and dinner $18.  Dinner at 6 p.m., program at 7 p.m.  To make a reservation call 541-296-8600, ext. 201.

Community Harvest Cooperative Grocery Co-op’s Night Out…October 21, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at Route 30 Bottles & Brews to 9 p.m.  Admission is $10 per person, which includes food and music.

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.

Boxcar Drive-In Movie Night…October 21, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at White Salmon Valley Community Library.  Kids can bring a cardboard box, transform it into a car, then watch two Halloween cartoons.

Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Fall Training Seminar…October 22, 10 a.m.-noon at Faith Lutheran Church on 2810 West 10th in The Dalles.

National Medication Take-Back Day…October 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Skyline Hospital in White Salmon.  In conjunction with Bingen-White Salmon Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Healing The Earth Unity Round Dance…October 22, 1 p.m.-midnight at Wahtonka Community School and October 23, noon-5 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.

Koobdooga! Book Discussion…On “The Boys in the Boat” on October 22 at 2 p.m. at the White Salmon Valley Community Library.

Hood River County Health Department Flu Shot Clinic…October 24, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Parkdale Fire Department.  Bring insurance card.  Vaccine provided for free to the uninsured…$15 administration fee will be assessed.

Mid-Columbia Senior Center Tuesday Lecture…October 25 at 11 a.m. with Wasco County Clerk Lisa Gambee.

Medicare Workshop…October 25 at 1 p.m. at Mid-Columbia Senior Center in The Dalles.

White Salmon Valley Community Library Teen Book Group…October 25, 5:30 p.m. at the library.  This month’s book is Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner.

Hood River Watershed Group Meeting…October 25 at 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension Meeting Room in Hood River.  Program on restoration opportunities in the Mid-Columbia.

Mid-Columbia Senior Center Music and Dance…with Country Road on October 25, doors open at 6 p.m., music at 7 p.m.

ODOT Bridges Project Open House…October 26,  5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.

“Looking for Leadership: What Do We Want from Leaders?”…a free conversation with Lois Ruskai Melina on  October 26 at 6 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Community College/Workforce Readiness Center, located at 400 East Scenic Drive. This program is hosted by Columbia Gorge Community College and sponsored by Oregon Humanities.

Hood River Library Death Cafe…October 26, 6:30 p.m. in the Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room.  Part of a discussion series on death, dying, and end-of-life issues sponsored by the Hood River Library.  Free and open to the public.

White Salmon Valley Community Library Teen Masquerade Ball…October 28, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  After hours Teens Only game night, crafts, snacks, costume contest, and more.

Mill Creek Schoolhouse Craft Sale…October 28-30 and November 4-5 on 5810 Mill Creek Road.  Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Catch Me If You Can…Hood River Valley High School Musical on October 28-29, November 4-5 and 11-12 at 7 p.m. and October 30 and November 6 at 2 p.m.  Adults $10, students/seniors $7.  Advance tickets available at Waucoma Bookstore.

Koobdooga! Presentation…Cedarstrip Boatbuilding as Functional Art with Ray Klebba…October 29 at 2 p.m. at the White Salmon Valley Community Library.

Crag Rats Mountain Rescue Open House…October 30 at the Crag Rat Hut in Pine Grove, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. (short program at 2 p.m.)  Parking available in Pine Grove with shuttles up the hill.

Downtown The Dalles Trick-or-Treating…October 31, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.

Monsters In The Park After Dark…in The Dalles City Park on October 31, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Halloween at Flagstone Senior Living…October 31, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at 3325  Columbia View Drive in The Dalles.

Hood River County’s Energy  Future…workshop on November 2, 9 a.m.-noon at Hood River Fire Station.  For registration information call 541-387-6879.

The Next Door Attentive Parenting Workshop…starting November 2, 5:30 p.m. at The Next Door on 965 Tucker Road in Hood River.  To register call 1-855-308-2236.

Lyle Lions November Breakfast…November 5, 7 a.m.-10 am. at the Lyle Lions Community Center on Hwy 14 and 5th Street.  $7 adults, $4 for children 6-12, 5 and under free.  Early monetary donations to support the Christmas Food Box Project can be sent to Lyle Lions at P.O. Box 237 in Lyle, Washington, zip code 98635.  Christmas Food Box Donation Jar will be available at the breakfast.

Christmas Decor & More Sale…at Hood River Valley Christian Church on 975 Indian Creek Road.  November 5, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and November 6, noon-3 p.m.  Benefits Valley Christian Women’s Ministries.

Helping Hands Against Violence Annual Gala…November 5, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Hood River Elks Lodge.  Admission is free.

The Dalles Art  Association Auction…November 5 at 6 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.  Call 541-296-4759 for ticket information.

“Too Busy To Rest:  Boundaries and Balance in a Non-Stop World”…Oregon Humanities Project presentation on November 9 at 6:30 p.m. in The Dalles Library.

Mistletoe Marketplace…November 10, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.  Free and open to the public.

Wonderworks Children’s Museum Annual Harvest Auction…November 12, 6 p.m. at Wonderworks on 206 Madison in The Dalles.  Tickets $20, available at Wonderworks or Klindt’s Booksellers.

Mt. Hood Town Hall Paint Nite Fundraiser…November 18 at 7 p.m. at Mt.Hood Town Hall in Parkdale.  $45 per person…register online.

Gorge Gear Swap…November 19 at Hood River Valley High School.  Early admission at 7:30 a.m., $25 per person, main sale 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $5 each or $10 per family.  Consignment check-in on November 18, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Hood River Valley High School cafeteria.

Holiday Benefit Concert & Tribute To Tim Ellis…with rock violinist Aaron Meyer and his six piece band…December 4 at 3:30 p.m. at the Gorge Room at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn…preferred seating with pre-concert party $55, general admission $20, kids 12 and under $15, available at Waucoma Bookstore or at the door.  All proceeds benefit United Way of the Columbia Gorge.

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.