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Local author Laurie Wilhite will share stories, photos, and videos from her book “Paddle to the Pacific” at the Goldendale Library, 131 W. Burgen St., Goldendale, on June 23 at 7 p.m. in the Camplan Room. Stories will include fresh bear tracks, surprise waterfalls, and how she faced wind, wa…
Four private gardens in White Salmon will be open to the public during the 2022 Central Gorge Garden Tour, presented by the Central Gorge Master Gardener Association on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The 72-Hour closure of the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate bridge that was planned for June 10-12 has been rescheduled due to weather forecast of rain this weekend.
The Hutson Museum, located in Parkdale, is now open from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October. Volunteers are needed to help fill out this schedule; those interested in volunteering should email email@example.com. Upcoming events include Voices of the Hood River Va…
THE DALLES — Serious Theater hosts New York opera singer Anna Viemeister and baritone Jeremy Griffin in a special concert on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, 10th and Union, The Dalles. The program features Songs of Travel by Ralph V. Williams, Hermit Songs by Samuel Bar…
Join The Dalles Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program from June 13 to Aug. 13. Children, teens, and adults can participate by logging reading, and attending programs and activities, complementing this year’s theme, Read Beyond the Beaten Path.
Columbia Riverkeeper invites the public to a volunteer work party at the Nichols Natural Area, 1 Nichols Parkway, Hood River, on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to noon. RSVP by June 18 at www.columbiariverkeeper.org/events.
Seussical Jr, The Musical is underway at The Dalles Civic Auditorium, with only two showings left: 7 p.m. May 20 and 2 p.m. May 22. Tickets cost $15 (children 5 and under get in free) and are available at Klindts Bookstore in The Dalles, at the door, and or online at tdcivicauditorium.com.
The Hood River Farmers Market opened for the season on May 7 and returns each Saturday through November from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Fifth and Columbia parking lot across from Full Sail Brewing.
The May 13-15 performances of “Rent,” showing at the Bingen Theater in Bingen, were canceled after a number of cast and band members tested positive for COVID. Additional shows have been added: Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. The May 20-21 shows are already sold out. …
The community has just under one month to take the Columbia Area Transit (Hood River County Transportation District) Transit Master Plan (TMP) survey.
After a two-year hiatus, the Friends of the Hood River County Library will host a book sale downstairs in the Gaulke Meeting Room Thursday through Saturday, May 19-21.
The Civic Kids opened "Seussical Jr. The Musical" Friday, May 13, with additional performances May 14, May 20 at 7 p.m. and May 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets available at the door and at Klindts Booksellers downtown The Dalles and online at thedallescivic.com. The Civic Auditorium is located at 323 E. th Street in The Dalles.
Heart of Hospice Foundation and Bristol Hood River host a memorial service for loved ones, “Butterfly Release 2022,” on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to noon in the lawn below Ferment, Hood River.
The Gorge has its unique beauty, history, and geology making it the wonderful place we call home. You can visit local art centers and museums, enjoy breathtaking vistas and recreational opportunities, and attend local events that take place every week. I wish I could mention all the exciting…
The second Community Resiliency Program, hosted by Stevenson Grange No. 121, will be held May 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. under tents in the Stevenson Library parking lot. The event is free and open to all.
Friends and family will gather Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on The Dalles Campus of Columbia Gorge Community College for a memorial celebration of Dr. Ernest Rudolph Keller (Ernie), long-time civic leader and champion of vocational education.
The eighth annual Oregon STEM Week happens May 14-22 — a week-long celebration of all things STEM happening across Oregon.
The Original Wasco County Courthouse has opened its doors for the 2022 season as of May 5. The historic structure is located at 410 W. Second Place in The Dalles and has become “a popular stop for tourists learning about Northwest history,” according to a museum press release.
On Saturday, May 21, Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center marks its 27th anniversary and membership meeting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum, located in Stevenson. Admission is free.
THE DALLES — Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum celebrates its 25th anniversary with an all-day event on Saturday, May 21. All are welcome to join the free festivities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Home At Last Humane Society is hosting a walkathon on Saturday, May 21, in order to raise money for the shelter. The walkathon, called “Dimes for Dogs” will be a walk from the shelter to the Discovery Center and back, with all money raised going to the shelter.
HOOD RIVER — Inspired by recent fundraising efforts in Hood River and across the globe, local retailers are teaming up to benefit citizens and refugees of Ukraine with a “Shop Local for Ukraine” event on Saturday, April 9. With support from Visit Hood River, participating retailers will dona…
Join wildlife biologist and educator Bill Weiler and Friends of the Columbia Gorge Conservation Organizer Denise López for a live webinar Thursday, April 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. discussing climate impacts on the Gorge and exploring ways community members can take action today.
Wildwood Academy hosts a student-led expo and open house on Thursday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at the campus, located at 13 Railroad St. in downtown Hood River. Prospective families may tour the school, meet other students and staff and discover if Wildwood is a good fit for their student.
Gorge Ecumenical Ministries is sponsoring an interfaith, community prayer vigil for Ukraine on Friday, April 1 at 5 p.m. at the Overlook Memorial Park fountain, located at Second and State streets in Hood River. See flyer for details.
On April 8 and 10, Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association’s Voci Community Choir presents a small sampling of folk music from a wide range of traditions, from Canada, the United States and Mexico.
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