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Columbia River Weather
Clear
Currently
47°
Chance of Rain
Monday 30%
High 48° / Low 33°
Rain
Tuesday 90%
High 41° / Low 30°
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 10%
High 43° / Low 26°

Events

Hood River Valley Little League Registration Night…February 17, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at Parkdale Elementary School and 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at Westside Elementary School.  Sign-ups can be done online at hrvll.com.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gorge Italian Night…hosted by the Beneventi family on February 17, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church in White Salmon.  Adults $15, ages 5-10 $8, under 4 free.


Rockford Grange/Gorge Grown Food Network Farm Film Fest…February 17 movie is “Seed:  the Untold Story” (eco-diversity).  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for farmer-made soup dinner, film at 6:30 p.m., $10 suggested donation.


Volcanoes In The Cascades…Columbia Gorge Discovery Center program with Dr. Tom Pierson from the Cascade Volcano Obervatory in Vancouver.  February 17, Dinner at 6 p.m., program at 7 p.m.  Dinner & program $19, program only $5.  Reservations must be made by February 15, call 541-296-8600, ext. 201 or go to gorgediscovery.org.


YouthThink Saturday Family Movies…every Saturday in January and February at Columbia Cinemas in The Dalles.  Doors open at 9:15 a.m., movie starts at 10 a.m.  Canned food donations taken at the door.  February 18 movie is Surf’s Up.


Columbia River Gorge Bridal Show…February 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.


The Dalles Little League Mandatory Player Assessments…February 18 and 25, minors 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and majors 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. at The Dalles Little League fields.  Register online at eteamz.com/tdll/.


Original Wasco County Courthouse February History Forums…each Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom.  February 18 presentation by Ellen Shapely on Art Deco Architecture:  The Gorge.


Author Reading…with Rene Denfield, author of The Enchanted…February 18 at 2 p.m. at the Hood River Library.


Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District Daddy Daughter Royal Ball…February 18, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Fee is $30 per couple and $10 each additional daughter.  For ages 4-12, at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center.  Go to nwprd.org or call 541-296-9533.


Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District Excellent Adventure…Snow tubing at Ski Bowl on February 20.  Leave from the North Wasco County Aquatic Center, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $37 in district and $41.50 out of district.  For ages 6 and up.  Go to nwprd.org or call 541-296-9533.


Hood River Valley Aquatic Center Special Open Swim…Feburary 20, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.


Odell Strategic Implementation Area Open House…February 21, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Wy’east Middle School Library.


Hood River Library Death Cafe…February 22, 6:30 p.m.  People gather to eat cake, drink tea, and discuss death with the objective of helping people make the most of their lives.


Creative Writing Workship…with memoirist Carolyn Wood on February 23, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Hood River Library.  Free and open to the public.


Author Reading and Discussion…with Carolyn Wood, author of Tough Girl:  An Olympian’s Journey.  7 p.m. on February 23 at the Columbia Gorge Community College Hood River campus.


White Salmon Valley Community Library Teen Night…”Anti-Valentine’s Bash” with video games, Internet access, snacks, and more.  6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on February 24.


Hood River Valley FFA Farmers Breakfast…February 25, 7 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Hood River Valley High School Cafeteria.  Free, country style breakfast by the FFA chapter for the agricultural community or anybody interested.


Hood River Watershed Group Steelhead and Chinook Fishing Clinic…February 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Oregon fishing license required for anyone 14 years of age or older participating in on-the-river practice.  Register online or call 541-386-2055.


YouthThink Saturday Family Movies…every Saturday in January and February at Columbia Cinemas in The Dalles.  Doors open at 9:15 a.m., movie starts at 10 a.m.  Canned food donations taken at the door.  February 25 movie is The Angry Birds Movie.


Grief Seminar…”Your Journey Through Grief Part 2″…10:30 a.m. on February 25 at 815 North Columbus Avenue in Goldendale.  Call 509-773-1959 or 509-773-4471 for more information.


Original Wasco County Courthouse February History Forums…each Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom.  February 25 presentation by Prof. William Orr on Thomas Condon as Paleontologist.


Hood River Watershed Group Meeting…February 28, 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension meeting room.


Crop Talks Farmer Network and Farm Tours…February 28, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Rockford Grange in Hood River.  Presented by the Rockford Grange and Oregon State University Small Farms Program.


Gorge 2020 Scenic Area Management Plan Review Listening Session…February 28, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Hampton Inn in Hood River.


NorthShore Expo…March 2, 4:30 p.m.-8 pm. at the Brad Roberts Building on 113 Steuben in Bingen.  Presented by the Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce.


Bowl For Kids Sake…Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge fundraiser…March 11 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.  Bowl at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4 p.m.  To sign up call 541-436-0309 or email justinez@nextdoorinc.org.


Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District Excellent Adventure…trip to OMSI on March 13.  Leave from the North Wasco County Aquatic Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $35 in district and $38.50 out of district.  For ages 6 and up.  Go to nwprd.org or call 541-296-9533.


Rockford Grange/Gorge Grown Food Network Farm Film Fest…March 17 movie is “More Than Honey” (pollinators).  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for farmer-made soup dinner, film at 6:30 p.m., $10 suggested donation.


Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District Excellent Adventure…go to see the Blazers vs. Houston on March 30.  Leave from the North Wasco County Aquatic Center, 5 p.m.-11:30 p.m. $40 in district and $43.50 out of district.  For ages 6 and up.  Go to nwprd.org or call 541-296-9533.


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.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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