Events

Mid-Columbia Senior Center Bingo every Thursday and Saturday night, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Center in The Dalles.  There will be cash prizes, and evening dinner concessions will be available. 

Wasco County Veteran Services Office Monthly Veterans Coffee Social…second Tuesday of each month at 8 a.m. at Kaino’s Coffee & Pizza on 418 East 2nd in The Dalles.  For information call 541-506-2502.

Hood River City Hall, Public Works, and the Fire Station will be closed on Fridays from June 10 through September 2 due to a staffing shortage.    Open hours for the police station will not change.

Hood River Library hosts summer blockbuster movie nights every Friday at 5 p.m. through August 19 at the library’s newly renovated theater.  Go to hoodriverlibrary.org for more information.

Wasco County Master Gardeners Mornings at the DIG summer gardening series takes place every Saturday at 9 a.m. through August 27, at The Dalles Imagination Garden on Klindt Drive and Steelhead Way in the Port District.  For more information go to facebook.com/WascoMG.

Hood River Library Makerspace…Saturdays, 10 am.-2 p.m.  Crafty Saturdays at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks library branches…also 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  For information go to hoodriverlibrary.org.

The Dalles Kiwanis Club “Stuff The Bus”…donate school supplies and financial contributions for North Wasco County School District 21 students…August 7-10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Bus parked in front of Staples at 460 Mt. Hood Street.

Mt. Hood Town Hall Music on the Lawn Summer Series…August 10 featuring a women’s folk music showcase…4 p.m.-7 p.m. on 6575 Highway 35 in Mt. Hood River.  Artists, crafters, baked goods, food, and root beer floats.

Birds & Brews Social…at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center on August 11 at 6:30 p.m.  Exhibition opening reception for Avis Marvelous:  Ornithology on the Western Frontier, 1776-1896.  Tickets $16 for Discovery Center members, $20 for non-members.  Go to gorgediscovery.org.

Families In The Park…every Thursday in August at 7 p.m. at Jackson Park in Hood River.  Free admission.  August 11 headliner is Soul Vaccination.

Movies in the Park in Cascade Locks Marine Park…August 12 at dusk.  Free to all.  Call 541-374-2402 for further information.

Cruise The Gorge Weekend August 12-14 in The Dalles.  Neon Cruise downtown on August 12 at 7 p.m…Cruise The Gorge car show in downtown The Dalles starting at 8 a.m. on August 13…Dufur Threshing Bee car show in City Park in Dufur on August 14 at 9 a.m.  For information go to midcolumbiacarclub.org.

The Dalles Beautification Committee/Columbia Gorge Toyota & Honda Second Saturday Cleanup…August 13, meet at Thompson Park at 10 a.m.  Call 208-757-3632 for information.

Parkdale Garden Club Ice Cream Social..August 14, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Parkdale Memorial Garden at the intersection of Baseline Road and Dee Highway.

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats in concert…fundraiser for the Rowena Wildlife Clinic…7 p.m.-10 p.m. on August 13 at the Hood River Inn Gorge Room.  Tickets  $35, available at the Hood River Inn, Waucoma Bookstore, and online.  Over 21 only.

Skamania County Fair…August 17-20 in Stevenson.  Go to skamaniacounty.org for information.

Klickitat County Fair & Rodeo…August 17-21 in Goldendale.  Go to klickitatcountyfair.com for complete information.

Wasco County Fair…August 18-21 in Tygh Valley.  Go to wascocounty.org for more information.

Families In The Park…every Thursday in August at 7 p.m. at Jackson Park in Hood River.  Free admission.  August 18 headliner is Eagle Eyes.

Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program Hazardous Waste Collection Events…August 19 at Hood River Garbage Service and August 20 at The Dalles Disposal, both from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Must pre-register for these events…go to tricountyrecycle.com.

Free Clothes for Kids…August 19, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and August 20, 9 a.m.-noon at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at the corner of 11th and Eugene in Hood River.

Pacific Crest Trail Days…August 19-20 in Cascade Locks.  Outdoor expo, gear sale, and activities.  Details at PCTDays.com.

Mt. Hood Town Hall Music on the Lawn Summer Series…August 24 featuring Alonzo Garbanzo…4 p.m.-7 p.m. on 6575 Highway 35 in Mt. Hood River.  Artists, crafters, baked goods, food, and root beer floats.

Northwest MuralFest…August 24-28 in The Dalles.  Sixteen new murals to be painted over fire days in downtown The Dalles.  For information go to northwestmuralfest.com.  Auction gala on August 27 at 7 pm. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium…tickets $30…available at Klindt’s Bookstore and ACE Hardware.

Families In The Park…every Thursday in August at 7 p.m. at Jackson Park in Hood River.  Free admission.  August 25 headliner is Hit Machine.

Open House at the 1850 Rorick House on 300 West 13th in The Dalles…August 25-27, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.  Free admission, but donations welcome.

Movies in the Park in Cascade Locks Marine Park…August 26 at dusk.  Free to all.  Call 541-374-2402 for further information.

Butch Gehrig Memorial Car Show…August 28, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.  Gates open for entry at 11 a.m.  No charge, donations accepted for the Butch Gehrig Automotive Scholarship.  

Mt. Hood Town Hall Music on the Lawn Summer Series…August 31 featuring Jamba Marimba…4 p.m.-7 p.m. on 6575 Highway 35 in Mt. Hood River.  Artists, crafters, baked goods, food, and root beer floats.

Hood River County Library Summer Reading Program Event…Oregon Reptile Man in the reading room on August 31 at 5:30 p.m. 

Columbia Gorge Wind & Water Swap Meet…September 4, 8 a.m.-noon, at Waterfront Lot #1 in Hood River.

The Dalles Kiwanis Club Steak Feed…September 8, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.  Adults and children 13 and over $20, takeout option available.  Tickets online at thedalleskiwanis.org or from club members.

Huckleberry Festival at Daubenspeck Park in Bingen…September 9-11.  Go to huckleberry-fest.com for information.

The Dalles Beautification Committee/Columbia Gorge Toyota & Honda Second Saturday Cleanup…September 10, meet at Thompson Park at 10 a.m.  Call 208-757-3632 for information.

Columbia Gorge Community College Foundation Founders’ Cup Golf Tournament…September 17 at Indian Creek Golf Course.  Call 541-506-6104 for sign-up and sponsorship information.

Mid-Columbia Community Concert Association Concert Series begins on September 22.  For schedule information go to mccca.info.

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