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Columbia Cinemas Food Drive sponsored by Griffith Motors, KCGB 105.5/96.9 and Classic Rock 92.7 KMSW…free admission to “How To Train Your Dragon 2″ on November 1 with a donation of non-perishable food.   Doors open at Columbia Cinemas in The Dalles at 8:15 a.m., show at 9 a.m.

“Family History Resources at Your Library and Beyond”…presentation by Hood River County Library District Director Buzzy Nielsen…6 p.m. October 30 at the Hood River Library.

Discussion on pine tree health and reducing the risk of bark beetle infestations…October 30, 6:30 p.m. at the White Salmon Valley Community Library.

Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…October 31 with Andre & K.C….11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Costume contest sponsored by Parkhurst Place.

Downtown The Dalles trick-or-treating…October 31, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.

Trick-or-treating at Providence Down Manor and Providence Brookside in Hood River…October 31, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Monsters in the Park After Dark…October 31, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at The Dalles City Park.  All ages event, sponsored by Northern Wasco County Park and Recreation District.

Indoor trick-or-treat at Flagstone Senior Living in The Dalles…6 p.m.-7 p.m. October 31 for ages 12 and under.

Free admission to open swim at Hood River Aquatic Center with a donation of canned goods at FISH Food Bank…October 31, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

“Little Shop of Horrors”…at The Dalles Civic Auditorium on October 31 and November 1 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets $12 adults, $10 for seniors and students, and $8 for children under 13, available at Klindt’s Booksellers, Waucoma Bookstore, and at the door.

Lyle Lions November Breakfast…November 1, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at Lyle Lions Community Center.  $6 adults, ages 6-12 $3, 5 and under free.

“Let’s Talk About Death”…November 1, at 3 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River…free educational presentation to launch Heart of Hospice Foundation My Dinner Party series.

Free Harvest Dinner at Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church…November 1 at 5 p.m.  Food and cash contributions to FISH Food Bank will be collected.

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.

Helping Hands Against Violence Auction Gala…November 1, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars on 13 Railroad Avenue in Hood River.  Free admission.

“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.

Hood River Aquatic Center no school open swim…$1 on November 3, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Gorge Business Accelerator Conference…November 4, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River.  Call 541-436-0797 for more information.

Personal Property Tax Workshop…free workshop by the Small Business Development Center at Columbia Gorge Community College…November 5, 9 a.m.-noon at CGCC The Dalles campus, room 1.162.

Skamania County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Showcase…November 6, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at Cape Horn Estate on 81 Woodard Creek Road in Skamania.

Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…November 7 with For the Good Times Band…11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Columbia Center for the Arts/Columbia Art Gallery First Friday `

Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival…November 7-9 at Columbia Center for the Arts, Andrew’s Skylight Theater, and Hood River Hotel.  For information go to columbiaarts.org.

Hood River Valley High School Ski Team’s Gorge Gear Swap…November 8, early sale 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m., $25 per person…regular sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $5 per person…at HRVHS.  Items will be accepted for consignment on November 7, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., at the HRVHS South Gym.

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.

Odell Fire Department Turkey Shoot…November 9, 9 a.m. to dark at the Hood River Sportsman Club off Tucker Road at Tucker Bridge.

Gorge Soup…November 11 at Celilo Restaurant and Bar.  Tickets $35, go to gorgesoup.wordpress.com.

The Mellow Guitar of Bill Davis…November 12, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Hood River Valley Adult Center.

Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…November 14 with Jack Shepherd and Friends…11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Columbia Art Gallery Snowflake Making Workshop with Sheila Ford Richmond…November 15, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.  $20 including supplies.  Go to columbiaarts.org to register.

Little Feet Co-op Pre-school Fall Fundraiser…6 p.m.-10 p.m. on November 15 at Springhouse Cellar Winery in Hood River.  Silent auction to raise money for the school year, 21 and over event.

Flea Market…November 16, noon-5 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.  Tables $20 each, call 541-404-0724 by November 14.

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.

Hood River Valley Adult Center Friday Fun Lunch…November 21 with The Simcoe Boys…11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Ski films to benefit the Cooper Spur Race Team…”A Dozen More Turns” and “Pretty Faces”…6 p.m. on November 21 at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.  Tickets $10 for adults, $7 for students and children, available at the Center, Waucoma Bookstore, and Cooper Spur Race Team members.

Columbia Center for the Arts Thanksgiving Art Camps for students…November 24-26.  Visit columbiaarts.org for information.

Hood River County Christmas Project registration…November 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, and December 5-6 at the Department of Human Services on 1610 9th Court from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays…at Parkdale Community Church on November 10 and 24 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m…at the Odell Food Bank on November 13 and December 4 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m….and Cascade Locks City Hall on November 19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  For information go to hoodrivercountychristmasproject.com.

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.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Holiday Open House…December 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

United Way of the Columbia Gorge benefit concert with rock violinist Aaron Meyer…December 7, 3:30 p.m. at the Best Western Hood River Inn Gorge Room.  Guest performances by Tess Barr and Kristian Apland.  Preferred seating tickets $45 includes a pre-concert party…general admission $20, kids 12 and under $15, available at Waucoma Bookstore.  Call 541-386-6100.

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.









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