“Paws For A Cause”…fundraiser for Hood River Adopt-A-Dog…October 16, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar Winery in Hood River. Auction, appetizers, and more. Tickets $5, available at Gorge Dog, Hukari Animal Shelter, and at the door.
Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…October 17 with the Simcoe Boys…11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Providence Home Services hospice volunteer training…October 17 and 24 at 6 p.m. and October 18 and 25 at 8 a.m. To register call 541-387-1152.
Hood River Valley Harvest Festival…October 17-19 on the Waterfront. October 17, 1 p.m.-7 p.m., October 18, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and October 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For information go to hoodriver.org.
“Little Shop of Horrors”…October 17-18, 24, 31, and November 1 at 7:30 p.m. and October 25 at 2 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium. Tickets $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and $8 for children under 13, available at Klindt’s Booksellers in The Dalles, Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River, and at the door.
Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair…10 a.m.-5 p.m. on October 18-19 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.
2014 Food Forum…October 18, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hegewald Rock Creek Center in Stevenson. Pre-register online at Brown Paper Tickets.
Vampires & Victims 5K Run…October 18 at Hood River Valley High School. Kids Fun Run and Halloween Pinata at 6:15 p.m., 2K Elementary Run at 6:30 p.m., 5K to follow. Register at Henderson Stadium at 6 p.m., runners will be randomly assigned as “vampires” and “victims.” $10 with costume, $15 without, $5 for Kids Fun Run. Proceeds to the IMPACT concussion testing program at Hood River Valley High School.
Fall/Winter Flea Market…October 19, noon-5 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium. Tables $20 each, call 541-404-0724 by October 17.
Hood River County Health Department Flu Shot Clinic…October 20, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at Parkdale Fire Department. $15 for flu vaccine or flu mist, $66.25 for pneumovax, bring insurance card for billing.
Meet The Dalles High School AFS exchange students…October 20 at 7 p.m. at the Cottage Cafe on 109 East 2nd in The Dalles.
Mid-Columbia Community Concerts presents “Rhythm of the North”…songs, video images, and hilarious stories of Alaska featuring Johnny B…October 20 at 7 p.m. at Gateway Presbyterian Church in The Dalles. Tickets available at Columbia River Music, Klindt’s Booksellers, and at the door.
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce/Wasco County Farm Bureau Candidates’ Forum…October 21, 5:30 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Community College Bldg. 2, Floor 3.
“Functional Commuication”…class on encouraging functional communication and social interactions in children with limited verbal skills…October 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Pine Grove School on 2405 Eastside Road in Hood River. Presented by Swindells Resource Center. Call 800-833-8899, ext. 52429 to register.
Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…October 24 with Highline Express…11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
White Salmon Fall Art Tour…October 24-26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sponsored by the White Salmon Arts Council.
White Salmon PTO Monster Mash…October 25, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Henkle Middle School. $2 per person, carnival events, costume contest, haunted hall, and more.
SECRETS After Dark Costume Ball…October 25, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River. Theme is mythological creatures of the woodland realm. Tickets $10 and can be purchased at the door. Proceeds benefit the Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute’s SECRETS program.
Wonderworks Children’s Museum Annual Harvest Auction…October 25 at 6 p.m. at Wonderworks on 206 Madison in The Dalles. Tickets $20 at Klindt’s or Wonderworks. To donate an item call 541-980-5922.
Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…October 31 with Andre & K.C….11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Dalles Art Association Annual Auction…”An Evening in Provence”…November 1 at 6 p.m. The Dalles Civic Auditorium. Go to thedallesartcenter.org for information.
“We Are What We Eat: Connecting Food and Citizenship”…Oregon Humanities Conversation Project discussion…November 2 at 2 p.m. at the Hood River Library.
Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society presents a three-part series on research. November 8 on getting it right…1 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.
Flagstone Senior Living Monthly Lecture Series…November 19 at 6 p.m. on Alzheimer and Diabetes Awareness…free event at 3325 Columbia View Drive in The Dalles.
Festival of Trees…December 5 live auction at 6 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium. 21 and over event, but registration is appreciated. Community Day to view the trees on December 6, 9 a.m.-noon. Benefits Mid-Columbia Health Foundation, for more information call 541-296-7275.
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 Thursday at 6 p.m. Minimum buy-in is $8.
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.