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.

The History Museum of Hood River County Hidden History talk…May 19 with Debby Chenoweth on why western states became the crucible for women’s rights in the U.S.   Begins at 7 p.m. in the museum on Port Marina Park.  Free event, $10 suggested donation.  Register at

West Klickitat County Historical Society 1880-1980 Collection Quilt Show…May 20-21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days at Mountain View Grange #98 on 1085 North Main in White Salmon.  $5 admission.

Free COVID-19 vaccines and testing…May 20, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Mt. Hood Town Hall.  Presented by the Hood River County Health Department.

Oregon Trail Rally…May 20-22 in Portland, Goldendale, and Dufur.  Spectator information at

Home At Last Dimes for Dogs Walkathon…May 21 from the shelter at 200 River Road up the Riverfront Trail to the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and back.  Register by clicking here

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center 25th Anniversary Celebration…free event on May 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  For complete information go to

Paddle to the Pacific…audio-visual presentation by Laurie Case Wilhite at the Hood River Library on May 21 at 4 p.m.  Free and open to the public.

Virtual backyard composting workshop with Master Composter Pete DuBois…May 24 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom.  Hosted by Klickitat County Solid Waste…go to their page on or call 509-773-4448.

Free benefit concert featuring The Pop Rocks…May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center in The Dalles.  All donations will benefit the Senior Center.

Wasco County Historical Society Meet & Greet…May 28-29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the IOOF Cemetery off Cherry Heights.

Lyle Pioneer Day….May 28 beginning at 10 a.m.  Parade in the morning, vendors, family fun field events, and live music.

White Salmon Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony…May 30 at 12:45 p.m.  Hosted by American Legion Evan Childs Post 87.  Seating provided for first 200 guests.

Washington Gorge Action Programs Homeless Youth Drop-In Center Open House…June 3, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at 125 West Main in Goldendale.

White Salmon Spring Festival…June 4 at Rhinegarten Park.  Firemen’s Breakfast, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at the White Salmon Fire Hall…and parade at 11 a.m.

City of The Dalles Beautification Committee/Columbia Gorge Toyota & Honda Second Saturday Community Clean-Up…June 11 at 10 a.m.  Meet at Thompson Park.  For more information call 208-757-3632.

Columbia Fibres Guild Family Friendly Hands-On Fiber Day…June 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Westside Elementary School in Hood River.  Learn how to turn raw fiber into finished products.  Live demonstrations, experts available to explain and assist.  Free.

Wasco County Historical Society Program by Ruth Beecher sharing her vast collection of Gorge Postcards.  June 11 at 11 a.m., in the backyard of the 1850 Rorick House on 300 West 13th in The Dalles.  Free event.

American Red Cross Blood Drive…June 15, 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.  Sponsored by The Dalles Civic Auditorium, Kiwanis, Lions, and Rotary clubs.  To schedule an appointment call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit

Central Gorge Master Gardener Garden Tour…June 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., featuring four White Salmon gardens.  Tickets $15, available at Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River, Dickey Farms in Bingen, Klindt’s in  The Dalles, Bloomsbury in Stevenson, and online.

Wasco County Historical Society Program by Phil & Amy Kaser sharing the history of their Century Farm/Ranch.   June 25 at 11 a.m., in the backyard of the 1850 Rorick House on 300 West 13th in The Dalles.  Free event.

The History Museum of Hood River County presents the exhibition Laundry:  It All Comes Out In The Wash…through June 25.  The museum at Port Marina Park is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Cultivate Columbia…Skyline Health Foundation Annual Gala…June 25 at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn.  Visit for event information.

United Way of the Columbia Gorge Concert Fundraiser with Jennifer Batten and Terry Robb…July 15, doors open at 6 p.m. at the Bargeway Pub in The Dalles.  Advance tickets $25 at  At the door $30.

Wasco County Historical Society Program by Bev & Alan Eagy as they offer their histories to their 1860’s Ben Snipes and Victor Trevitt homes.  July 16 at 11 a.m., in the backyard of the 1850 Rorick House on 300 West 13th in The Dalles.  Free event.

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