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Events

Mid-Columbia Senior Center Southern Fried Chicken Dinner…February 5, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Tickets $15, $7.50 for children 12 and under, available at the Center or at the door.


Lyle Lions February Breakfast…February 6, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at Lyle Lions Community Center on the corner of 5th Street and Highway 14.  Adults $7, children 6-12 $4, under 5 free.


The Heart Truth 3K/5K/10K Walk/Run…February 6 at 10 a.m. at Kiwanis Pocket Park in The Dalles.  On-site registration at 9:30 a.m.  For registration info go to info.mcmc.net/GoRed2016.  Benefits the Mid-Columbia Health Foundation Cardiac Rehab Assistance Fund.


YouthThink/Columbia Cinemas Free Saturday Family Movies…February 6 movie is Paddington.  Doors open at 9:15 a.m., movie begins at 10 a.m.  Canned food donations will be taken.


Lyle Chocolate Festival…Feburary 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lyle Activity Center on Highway 14.


Go Red for Women’s Heart Health Expo…February 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kiwanis Pocket Park in The Dalles.  Free event.


Learn to Knit Classes…February 6 at 1 p.m. at the Cascade Locks Library and February 13 at 1 p.m. at the Parkdale Library.  Registration is required, call the Cascade Locks Library at 541-374-9317 or the Parkdale Library at 541-352-6502.


Original Wasco County Courthouse Regional History Forum Series…February 6 with Robert Boyd on the Rev. Henry K.W. Perkins…1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the 1859 Courthouse on 410 West 2nd Place in The Dalles.


St. Mary’s Academy Super Auction…”Time to Fly,” February 6 at St. Mary’s Academy on 1112 Cherry Heights Road in The Dalles.  Tickets $35, call 541-296-6004.  Dinner provided by Jim Ohleiser of Cowboy’s Catering.  Doors open at 5 p.m.


Cafe de la Musique…fundraiser for music enrichment in White Salmon Schools…February 6, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Henkle Middle School.  Desserts and music by student and adult performers.  Tickets $5-8, may be purchased at the door.  Put on by White Salmon Band Boosters.


Mid-Columbia Senior Center Tuesday Lecture…Susan Gabay and Sandy Haechrel on their trip to Cuba.  11 a.m. on February 9 at the Center in The Dalles.


Hood River Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Elks Club on Cascade Street.   February 9 is a presentation on the Leos International Convention.


Oregon State University Extension Growing Farms Successful Whole Farm Management series…starts February 9 at the OSU Extension Annex in Hood River.  Tuition $295, need-based scholarships available.  Call 541-386-3343, ext. 38257 for information.


Mid-Columbia Senior Center Tuesday Night Music and Dance…February 9 with Martin & Friends…doors open at 6 p.m. and music at 7 p.m.  All ages are welcome and donations appreciated.


Thompson Street Storm Project Meeting…February 9 at 6:30 p.m. at The Dalles City Hall.


Hood River Valley High School College Information Night… February 10 at 6 p.m. in the school’s Bowe Theatre.  Designed for high school juniors, and will presented in English and Spanish.


Polallie Cooper Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project Meeting…February 10 at 5 p.m. at the Hood River Fire Department on 1785 Meyer Parkway.


The Dalles Transportation System Plan Public Workshop…February 10 at 6:30 p.m. at The Dalles City Hall.


Thomas Condon:  Of Faith and Fossils…advance screening of the OPB documentary on February 12 at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.  Film is free, option $15 lasagna dinner at 6 p.m.  RSVP by February 10 at 541-296-8600, ext. 201 or go to gorgediscovery.org.


Jumpstart Valentine’s Trail Run/Walk…February 13 at 10 a.m., starting at Lewis & Clark Festival Park.  Registration begins at 9 a.m.  Early registration encouraged, race flyers at the park entrance.  Fundraiser for Colonel Wright Elementary physical education and Jumpstart Summer Basketball Camp scholarships.


YouthThink/Columbia Cinemas Free Saturday Family Movies…February 13 movie is The Spongebob Movie.  Doors open at 9:15 a.m., movie begins at 10 a.m.  Canned food donations will be taken.


Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society Presentation…with Holly Robison of the Portland Storyteller Guild on how to effectively tell stories…February 13 at 1 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.


Original Wasco County Courthouse Regional History Forum Series…February 13 with Sandy Bisset on the Dufur Mattress Factory…1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the 1859 Courthouse on 410 West 2nd Place in The Dalles.


Pops ‘N Novelty…February 13, 7 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.  An evening of entertainment to benefit The Dalles High School music programs.  Live dessert auction and silent auction.  Admission $5.


The Dalles Civic Auditorium Flea Market…February 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Tables $20, call 541-404-0724.


Hood River Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Elks Club on Cascade Street.   February 16 speaker is Hood River Mayor Paul Blackburn.


Just My Type…History Museum of Hood River County book club meeting February 16 at 6 p.m. at the Museum on 300 East Port Marina Drive in Hood River.  Current read is The Lady In Gold by Anne Marie O’Connor.


Giving Up The Secrets: The Northwest through the lens of Oregon Field Guide…an evening with Oregon Field Guide producer Ed Jahn presented by Columbia Gorge Community College and Gorge Owned…February 17 at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., lecture at 7 p.m.  Suggested donation $5, $3 for Gorge Owned members and CGCC students.


Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation District Daddy Daughter Dance…”Let’s See Paris”…February 19, 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center.  For ages K-8th grade and their dads, $40 per couple, $10 each additional daughter.  Call 541-296-9533 for information.


Learn the Art of Personal Storytelling…free workshops with the Portland Story Theater on February 20, 10 a.m.-noon at the Cascade Locks Library and March 5, 2 p.m..-4 p.m. at the Hood River Library.  Registration required, call 541-374-9317 in Cascade Locks or 541-386-2535 in Hood River.


Columbia Gorge Young Life Father/Daughter Dance…February 20 at the Hood River Elks Club.  Two dances at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  $30 per couple, $10 each additional daughter.  Tickets available at Shortt Supply and Tammy’s Floral in Hood River and Trellis Fresh Flowers in White Salmon, or by calling 541-386-5433.


Big Brothers Big Sisters 10th Annual Lasagna Feed and Raffle…February 19, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church in White Salmon.  Tickets at the door…$10 adults, kids 7 and under $6.


YouthThink/Columbia Cinemas Free Saturday Family Movies…February 20 movie is Penguins of Madagascar.  Doors open at 9:15 a.m., movie begins at 10 a.m.  Canned food donations will be taken.


Original Wasco County Courthouse Regional History Forum Series…February 20 with Robert Hamm on “Becoming Oregon”…1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the 1859 Courthouse on 410 West 2nd Place in The Dalles.


Hood River Lions Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Elks Club on Cascade Street.   February 23 speakers will be Kerry Halliburton and Stan Perkins on the Pacific Cup.


Hood River Valley FFA Farmers Breakfast…February 27, 7 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Hood River Valley High School Cafeteria.  Free country style breakfast for the agricultural chapter or anyone interested.  Tours will be conducted of HRVHS agricultural faciliteis.


Hood River Watershed Group Steelhead and Spring Chinook Fishing Class…With local expert fisherman Greg Short, February 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Register at hrcommunityed.org or by calling 541-386-2055.


YouthThink/Columbia Cinemas Free Saturday Family Movies…February 27 movie is The Pirates!  Doors open at 9 15 a.m., movie begins at 10 a.m.  Canned food donations will be taken.


Original Wasco County Courthouse Regional History Forum Series…February 27 with Linda Wilson on fairs, rodeos, and the Fort Dalles Riders…1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the 1859 Courthouse on 410 West 2nd Place in The Dalles.


Closing reception for The Dalles Art Center Middle/High School Student Show…February 27, 3 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Center on 220 East 4th in The Dalles.


Gorge Soup for Kids…March 3 at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River.  For more information go to gorgesoup.wordpress.com.


Oregon Battle of the Books…March 5 at 8 a.m. at The Dalles Middle School Commons.


Wendy & Friends High Tea…March 5 at Calvary Baptist Church in The Dalles.  Open House at 1 p.m., high tea at 1:30 p.m.  Admission $21 ($30 at the door), children under 10 $12, group rates available.  Advance tickets available at Sonrise Academy on 333 East 12th in The Dalles or call 541-298-8922.  Benefits the Wendy Ott Memorial Scholarship Foundation.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge Bowl For Kids Sake…March 12 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.  To form a team or sponsor call 541-490-9979.


Home At Last Humane Society Bone Soup Dinner & Auction…”Vintage Howl-y-wood”…March 12 at The Dalles Civic Auditiorium.  6 p.m. Yappy Hour, 7 p.m. dinner & auction.  Tickets $25, available at Klindt’s, Waucoma Book Store, and Home At Last.  For information call 541-298-5189.


Gorge Artists Open Studios…April 22-24, 2016.  Go to gorgeartists.org for more information.


36th Annual Northwest Cherry Festival…April 22-24 in The Dalles.  Go to thedalleschamber.com for more information.


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.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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