Hood River County Christmas Project sign-ups will be done on-line this year.  Go to  Sign-ups from November 1 to December 7.

North Central Public Health District has free flu vaccines available…call 541-506-2600 to schedule an appointment.

Klickitat County Public Health has flu vaccines available…call 509-493-1558 to book and appointment.

Hood River Valley High School Canned Food Drive for FISH Food Bank…drop-off locations at Safeway and Rosauers from November 28 to December 18.  Contributions can also be taken to Hood River Valley High School Tuesdays through Thursdays, December 1-18, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  For information on how to contribute on-line, go to and click on activities.

Hood River Library National Novel Writing Month Online Meeting for teen authors to offer support and advice to each other.  November 30 at 4 p.m. at

Project ELFF (Everyone Loves a Fire Fighter) Canned Food Drive…December 1-2, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. in The Dalles and December 3, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. in Dallesport.  Due to COVID-19 the collection process in The Dalles has changed this year.  Drop off food donations at any public school, St. Mary’s Academy, Columbia Gorge Community College, or the closest fire station.  Fire apparatus and personnel will be on location awaiting your donation.  Dallesport/Murdock Fire Department will do pick up, leave food donations on your front porch on with your light on for collection on December 3, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association presents Stay-At-Home Holiday Musical Spectacular…special YouTube only holiday program benefiting local charities including The Next Door and Hood River Shelter Services.  Pay-what-you-want tickets available through Program available December 12-31, tickets on sale December 1.

Sense of Place Lecture Series…December 16 at 7 p.m. on “Meet Your Neighbor” with Gladys Rivera…available online, for information go to

Reindeer Run & Snowflake Stroll…Virtual Holiday Costume 5K Run/Walk…November 25-December 18.  Complete your 5K anytime, anywhere and submit photos to earn prizes.  Free event for all ages and fitness levels…prizes awarded for best costume, most creative route, and more.  Go to for more information. 

Performances at Adult Center Theatre presents A Christmas Carol on Zoom on December 19 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., an 7 p.m.  Go to  Webinar ID 893 6496 8240

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