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Happenings for Aug. 10

‘Oklahoma!’ continues run: Catch ‘“Oklahoma!” at the Hood River Middle School auditorium this weekend, Aug. 12-13, for shows beginning at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Plays for Non-Profits and directed by Lynda Dallman, the musical will benefit Next Door, Inc., and Columbia Dance Academy — the ballet sequence and several other dance numbers feature Academy dancers. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors, or groups of 10 or more, and $20 for adults; buy online at showtix4u.com, at the door, or at Waucoma Bookstore. The play runs just over two hours, including intermission, and is suitable for all ages. The play will close Aug. 19-20. Above, on stage at Hood River Middle School, Lily Galvez, center, as Laurey, leads the farmer’s daughters and rancher’s gals in a number.

Photo by Kirby Neumann-Rea.
‘Oklahoma!’ continues run: Catch ‘“Oklahoma!” at the Hood River Middle School auditorium this weekend, Aug. 12-13, for shows beginning at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Plays for Non-Profits and directed by Lynda Dallman, the musical will benefit Next Door, Inc., and Columbia Dance Academy — the ballet sequence and several other dance numbers feature Academy dancers. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors, or groups of 10 or more, and $20 for adults; buy online at showtix4u.com, at the door, or at Waucoma Bookstore. The play runs just over two hours, including intermission, and is suitable for all ages. The play will close Aug. 19-20. Above, on stage at Hood River Middle School, Lily Galvez, center, as Laurey, leads the farmer’s daughters and rancher’s gals in a number.

Happenings may be edited for length. Listings may also be found online at hoodrivernews.com; click the Events tab.

REUNIONS

Aug. 14 — Lage Orchards 140th Family Reunion, 1 p.m. at the home of Joan Lage, 2220 Eastside Road. For more info, call 541-386-2396.

ON STAGE

Aug. 12-13 and 19-20 — Oklahoma!, 7:30 p.m. at the Hood River Middle School Auditorium. Presented by Plays for Nonprofits. Tickets $20 adults, $15 for students, seniors and groups of 10 or more; available at showtix4u.com and Waucoma Bookstore.

Aug. 27 — Un Día de Teatro, 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts. All ages show; Latin theater, dance and music, orchestrated by Angel Reyes, Jr. Free. RSVP in the Gallery. Tickets will not be held in Will Call and the Theater is open seating. Doors open at 6.

FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

Story Time at Hood River Library: Baby/Toddler and Big Kids story time, 10:30 a.m. Thursday mornings.

New Parent Services Playgroups. For parents and their children ages newborn to 5; for more info contact Nancy Johanson Paul at 541-436-0319 or nancyp@nextdoorinc.org. Tuesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. at Hood River Alliance Church, 2650 Montello Ave. (Contact the church at 541-386-2812 for details.) Wednesdays, Cascade Locks School, 300 WaNaPa, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info at 541-541-490-0659. Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at HR Early Childhood Center (former Pine Grove School), bilingual, with developmental specialists available (follows school calendar). For more info call 541-386-4919.

Wednesdays — Pokemon Club, 3 p.m. at Hood River Hobbies. Ages 8-12; parent or guardian must register. $5 drop-in fee. Learn to play, learn strategy, meet other players. Bring deck and cards to trade; some loaner decks available. More at info@ hoodriverhobbies.com.

Sundays — Afternoon Magic the Gathering for Kids, 1 p.m. at Hood River Hobbies. Supervised game session for kids 9-13. $5 drop-in fee. Parent or guardian must register. Learn to play, hone skills, meet other players. More at info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

Aug. 10 — Buster’s Red Nose Revue, 5:30 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Buster the Clown and his shenanigans. Free.

Aug. 11 — Crafternoon, 2 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Kids’ crafts provided by G. Willliker’s Toy Shoppe. Free.

EXHIBITS

Through Aug. 27 — 2016 Gorge Artists Create: Architectural at The Dalles Art Center. Opening reception Aug. 4, 5-7 p.m. Featuring local artists in all media.

Through Aug. 28 — Wear It Well Exhibition at the Columbia Center for the Arts. Wearable art meant to be shown on the human form.

Through August — Celebrating the Life of Kris Karlsson at the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery. Karlsson (1959-2014) grew up in Willard and White Salmon, and was an artist, pianist and landscape architect. Fore at 509-493-1132.

Through August — The Big Deuce at The Remains Gallery, 500 Industrial Way. Multi-artist exhibit in celebration of the gallery’s second anniversary.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Mon., Wed., and Fri. — Strong Women Exercise Classes, 9 a.m. at the Mt. Hood Town Hall. $10/month. Strength training program for middle aged and older women. For info call Ann Dow at 541-354-1264.

Daily Mon.-Fri. — Senior Meals, noon-1 p.m. at the Hood River Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling. Open to public, all ages. For transportation call CAT at 541-386-4202. Suggested $5 donation. Supports seniors.

Aug. 10 — Wednesday Yoga, 10-11 a.m. at the FISH Food Bank. By donation. For all abilities; mats available. Wear loose clothing, bring water. With Christine Shannon.

Aug. 10 — Brassicas and Beer seminar: Some Thoughts about Hedgerows with Dan Richardson, 6-7 p.m. at Volcanic Bottle Shoppe. Sponsored by Central Gorge Master Gardener Association. Series of 1-hour seminars offered every second Wednesday, April through September. Free or donation.

Aug. 10 — Workshop: Landscaping with Less Water, 6-8 p.m. at the OSU Experiment Station. With OSU Extension, Central Gorge Master Gardeners and HR Soil and Water Conservation District. Bioswales, antive plant garden, hellstrip garden, herb garden and water efficient lawns.

Aug. 10 — OSU Extension Food Preservation Class, 6-9 p.m. at FISH Food Bank, 1130 Tucker. Theme: Tasty tomatoes; $10. More info at Lauren.Kraemer@oregonstate.edu or 541-386-3343 ext. 38258.

Aug. 10 — Olympic Soccer and Taco Feed, 7:30-10 p.m. at Jackson Park. Fundraiser for HRVHS soccer team to purchase new portable soccer goals for Westside fields. Watch Mexico vs. Germany and US vs. France. Admission by donation, dinner $6.

Aug. 11 — Community Meals at the Mt. Hood Town Hall. Noon; call CAT at 541-386-4202 for transport. More info at 541-352-7141. Each Thursday.

Aug. 11 — Mt. Hood Town Hall Farmers’ Market, 4-7 p.m. Featuring Upper Valley growers and artisans, Master Gardener plant clinic, farm to plate series created by Fresh Start and fun for all ages. Every second Tuesday thru Sept.

Aug. 11 — Free Zumba at St. Francis House, Mid Valley Elementary. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Every Mon. and Thurs.

Aug. 11 — Cohousing in the Gorge Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in the Hood River Library Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room. Group organizing and educating selves about cohousing possibilities here. More at gorgecohousing.com. All welcome.

Aug. 11 — Families in the Park, 7 p.m. at Jackson Park. With The Junebugs. Free and open to all. Bring a picnic or buy food.

Aug. 12 — Gorge Women in Black, 12-1 p.m. at the corner of 5th and Oak. Standing in silence for peace and justice every Friday. More info on Facebook: Gorge Women in Black.

Aug. 12 — Grand Opening Celebration of Subi Salon, 5-7 p.m. at 1215 B St., Hood River. Refreshments from OVino, wine from AniChe, jewelry from Rebecca Bashara. Free and open to all.

Aug. 12 — Movies in the Park at the Cascade Locks Waterfront. Starts at dusk. “Up,” PG. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco prohibited; blankets and low folding chairs welcome on the grass. Free, all ages.

Aug. 13 — Columbia Gorge Gleaning Kick-off Event, 10-noon at 3322 Thomsen Rd. Mission to address food insecurity, reducing food waste and improve overall community health; coordinated gleans to salvage and donate quality produce that would otherwise go to waste. Al invited. Learn more about project and volunteer opportunities. RSVP bit.ly/2afD2QO. More at gorgegleaning.org.

Aug. 13 — Mike’s Ice Cream 30th Anniversary Celebration, 6-10 p.m. Street in front of Mike’s and Ruddy Duck will be closed to through traffic. Music by Time Machine; free ice cream, beer and wine. Sixth and Fifth streets will remain open.

Aug. 13 — Cardio Tennis, 9-10:30 a.m. at the May Street Courts. All levels welcome; $5. Runs Saturdays thru Sept..

Aug. 13 — Hood River Farmers Market, 9-1 p.m. at 5th & Columbia, downtown HR. Local food and craft vendors. DEBIT and SNAP cards, WIC and FDNP accepted. Children’s activities, cooking demos, hot food vendors, more.

Aug. 13 — Second Saturday at WAAAM, 9-5 p.m. Visitors watch airplane operations up close and may get to ride in old cars too. Open 9-5. Activities 10-2. Lunch 11-1. Free parking. More at 541-308-1600 or www.waaamuseum.org.

n Aug. 13 — Stevenson Waterfront Music Festival, noon-10 p.m. at Clark and Lewie's Restaurant, Stevenson, Wash. Free, all ages.

Aug. 13 — Gray Century Ranch Presentation 2 p.m. at the Moody/Rorick House, 300 W. 13th St., The Dalles. Presented by the Wasco County Historical Society and by co-owner Nancy Gray Proctor. Lawn chairs welcome; presentation will be held outside.

Aug. 13 — Comics and Graphic Novels, 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts. Presented by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover. All ages. Buy a ticket, get a free child’s ticket. The two will share their experiences working on comics and graphic novels. $20.

Aug. 13 — Wild Bill's Bingo at the Elks Lodge, 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

Aug. 13 — Movies in the Park at Jackson Park. Starts at dusk. “Cinderella (2015),” PG. Blankets and low folding chairs welcome on the grass. Free, all ages.

Aug. 14 — Gorge Bird Nerds, 7 a.m. at the Spit/kite sandbar. Sponsored by Hood River Hobbies. Get up early and witness migration at the HR Spit. More at info@ hoodriverhobbies.com.

Aug. 15 — Meditation & Metta, noon-1p.m. at Trinity Natural Medicine, 1808 Belmont. With Rev. Kozen Sampson. Mondays; more at 503-358-1949 or sweetem@gmail.com.

Aug. 15 — Community Tennis Mixed Doubles, 6-7:30 p.m. at the May Street Courts. Do not need partner to play. Come and have fun; $5. Mondays thru summer.

Aug. 15 & 18 — Free Zumba at St. Francis House, Mid Valley Elementary. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Every Mon. and Thurs.

Aug. 16 — Gorge Windbags Toastmaster Meeting, noon at Columbia Gorge Community College Hood River campus, 1730 College Way. Meets every Tuesday. Info at 541-506-6022 or tmsullivan@cgcc.edu.

Aug. 16 — Senior Meals, noon at the Lyle Lions Community Center, corner of Fifth and Highway 14. Everyone welcome.

Aug. 16 — Walk-in Acupuncture Clinic, 4-7 p.m. at the Mt. Hood Town Hall. Ten Needle Protocol (five needles in each ear); $5. Bilingual, with Rachel Moore-Beitler, Lac.

Aug. 16 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 6-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit meals for home bound seniors. Snacks available for purchase.

Aug. 17 — Wednesday Yoga, 10-11 a.m. at the FISH Food Bank. By donation. For all abilities; mats available. Wear loose clothing, bring water.

Aug. 17 — Mother Hope Support Group, 4 p.m. at Riverside Community Church. Meets first and third Wed. of month. Free support group for moms and moms-to-be; talk about what motherhood is really like and feel the hope.

Aug. 17 — Free advanced mediation training, 5-7 p.m. at Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center, 601 Cascade, a registered nonprofit. Register or info at 541-386-1283 or office@6rivers.org.

Aug. 17 — OSU Extension Food Preservation Class, 6-9 p.m. at FISH Food Bank, 1130 Tucker. Theme: Freezing; $10. More info at Lauren.Kraemer@oregonstate.edu or 541-386-3343 ext. 38258.

Aug. 17 — Putting Your House in Order Seminar, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center. With Dianne Level, Teunis Wyers and Collene Ballinger. RSVP at 541-806-4920 or level@ gorge.net. Free.

Aug. 18 — Community Meals at the Mt. Hood Town Hall. Noon; call CAT at 541-386-4202 for transport. More info at 541-352-7141. Each Thursday.

Aug. 18 — "Access: Historic Modes of Transportation in Hood River," 2-3 p.m. at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living. Part of the Lifelong Learning series. Free, all ages. With Maureen Lauran of The History Museum of Hood River County. How transportation effected growth of HR.

Aug. 18 — El Mercado del Valle, 4-7 p.m. on Atkinson Drive, downtown Odell next to the Methodist Church. First and third Thurs. of the month. Food, produce, kids activities, more. A Gorge Grown market.

Aug. 18 — Hood River Republicans’ Monthly Meeting, 5:30 p.m. in the China Gorge Restaurant conference room. Third Thurs. of each month. More info at hr_gop@embarqmail.com.

Aug. 18 — Families in the Park, 7 p.m. at Jackson Park. With Catch a Wave. Free and open to all. Bring a picnic or buy food.

Aug. 19 — Hazardous Waste Collection Event, 9-2 p.m. at HR Garbage Service, 3440 Guignard Drive.

Aug. 19 — Gorge Women in Black, 12-1 p.m. at the corner of 5th and Oak. Standing in silence for peace and justice every Friday. More info on Facebook: Gorge Women in Black.

Aug. 19 — Author Event, 6 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles. With author, geologist, instructor, and photographer Ellen Morris Bishop; “Hell Unleashed: Flood Basalts, Extinctions, and the Death of Dinosaurs.” Dinner 6 p.m. (tuna steak), program at 7. Dinner and program, $18, program only, $5. RSVP by Aug. 17 at 541-296-8600 ext. 201.

Aug. 20 — Gorge Soup Art Grant Applications Due. Download at gorgesoup.wordpress.com.

Aug. 20 — Cardio Tennis, 9-10:30 a.m. at the May Street Courts. All levels welcome; $5. Runs Saturdays thru Sept.

Aug. 20 — RC Fly Fun, 9-noon at Barrett Field. Sponsored by Hood River Hobbies. Bring radio-controlled electric plane or quad. Open to all flyers and spectators who can respect and maintain safety rules. Assistance provided. More at info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

Aug. 20 — Hood River Farmers Market, 9-1 p.m. at 5th & Columbia, downtown HR. Local food and craft vendors. DEBIT and SNAP cards, WIC and FDNP accepted. Children’s activities, cooking demos, hot food vendors, more.

Aug. 20 — Arts in the Park, 10-5 p.m. at City Park, The Dalles. Family-friendly; artists, craft vendors, music and food.

Aug. 20 — Pastel and Poetry Workshop, 1 p.m. at the Cascade Locks Library. Open to all, 10 and over. Free, materials supplied, but registration required at 541-386-2535, info@hoodriverlibrary.org, or the library branch.

Aug. 20 — Starry Nights Benefit for WINGS, 5 p.m. at Lakecliff bed & Breakfast, 3820 Westcliff Dr., Hood River. Food by Chef Mark Whitehead, music by Willie & Nelson. WINGS provides support for formerly homeless and unemployed 18-23 year old men and women. Tickets $75 ($50 tax-deductible); table for 8, $500. Tickets at www. getwings.net.

Aug. 20 — Wild Bill's Bingo at the Elks Lodge, 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

Aug. 20 — Movies in the Park at Jackson Park. Starts at dusk. “Zootopia,” PG. Blankets and low folding chairs welcome on the grass. Free, all ages.

Aug. 21 — Garden Party Fundraiser for Opportunity Connections, 3-6 p.m. at Divots Restaurant/Indian Creek Golf Course. Wine, cider, food; live auction with Dave Griffiths. Tickets $30. For 21 and over.

Aug. 22 — Meditation & Metta, noon-1p.m. at Trinity Natural Medicine, 1808 Belmont. With Rev. Kozen Sampson. Mondays; more at 503-358-1949 or sweetem@gmail.com.

Aug. 22 — Community Tennis Mixed Doubles, 6-7:30 p.m. at the May Street Courts. Do not need partner to play. Come and have fun; $5. Mondays thru summer.

Aug. 22 & 25 — Free Zumba at St. Francis House, Mid Valley Elementary. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Every Mon. and Thurs.

Aug. 23 — Gorge Windbags Toastmaster Meeting, noon at Columbia Gorge Community College Hood River campus, 1730 College Way. Meets every Tuesday. Info at 541-506-6022 or tmsullivan@cgcc.edu.

Aug. 23 — Senior Meals, noon at the Lyle Lions Community Center, corner of Fifth and Highway 14. Everyone welcome.

Aug. 23 — Walk-in Acupuncture Clinic, 4-7 p.m. at the Mt. Hood Town Hall. Ten Needle Protocol (five needles in each ear); $5. Bilingual, with Rachel Moore-Beitler, Lac.

Aug. 23 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 6-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit meals for home bound seniors. Snacks available for purchase.

Aug. 23 — Free Community Ed Compassionate Listening Practice Group, 6:30 p.m. at Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center, 601 Cascade. Sponsored by Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. More at 541-386-1283 or office@6rivers.org.

Aug. 24 — Wednesday Yoga, 10-11 a.m. at the FISH Food Bank. By donation. For all abilities; mats available. Wear loose clothing, bring water. With Christine Shannon.

Aug. 25 — Community Meals at the Mt. Hood Town Hall. Noon; call CAT at 541-386-4202 for transport. More info at 541-352-7141. Each Thursday.

Aug. 25 — "Introduction to Acupuncture,” 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living. Part of the Lifelong Learning series. Free, all ages. With Carola Stepper, Cascade Acupuncture Center. Intro to acupuncture.

Aug. 25 — Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program Home Cooking Class, 6 p.m. at Riverside Community Church. “Layer Upon Layer.” $60; tickets at www.freshstartculinaryartsprogram.org.

Aug. 25 — Cohousing in the Gorge Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in the Hood River Library Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room. Group organizing and educating selves about cohousing possibilities here. More at gorgecohousing.com. All welcome.

Aug. 25 — Families in the Park, 7 p.m. at Jackson Park. With Hit Machine. Free and open to all. Bring a picnic or buy food.

Aug. 26 — Gorge Women in Black, 12-1 p.m. at the corner of 5th and Oak. Standing in silence for peace and justice every Friday. More info on Facebook: Gorge Women in Black.

Aug. 26 — Movies in the Park at the Cascade Locks Waterfront. Starts at dusk. “Labyrinth,” PG. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco prohibited; blankets and low folding chairs welcome on the grass. Free, all ages.

Aug. 27 — CPR & AED classes (Spanish). Last Sat. of each month; register with Gladys, 541-490-8521, or Lorena, 541-400-9988, or hrcommunityed.org. Classes at HR Fire.

Aug. 27 — Gorge Rocket Club, 9 a.m. at Wy’east Middle School. More dates in fall and winter. Bring a rocket and engine; $10 to join for season, $15 for a family. More at info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

Aug. 27 — Cardio Tennis, 9-10:30 a.m. at the May Street Courts. All levels welcome; $5. Runs Saturdays thru Sept.

Aug. 27 — Hood River Farmers Market, 9-1 p.m. at 5th & Columbia, downtown HR. Hood River Farmers Market, 9-1 p.m. at 5th & Columbia, downtown HR. Local food and craft vendors. DEBIT and SNAP cards, WIC and FDNP accepted. Children’s activities, cooking demos, hot food vendors, more.

Aug. 27 — Get Outside for Education, 1-6 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Fundraiser for HR Ed Foundation. Family-fun includes "Human Hamster Ball," dry land obstacle course, slack line, music, raffle and prizes. $5 per person; $20 for up to 5 family members. Activities 1-4 p.m.; music by Tsoko Marimba and Moe Dixon.

Aug. 27 — Farm-2-Fork at Dahle Orchards, The Dalles, 5-8 p.m. Sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. With Chefs Mark Linebarger and Tamara Huffman; more at http://thedalleschamber.com/event-farm-2-fork.

Aug. 27 — Wild Bill's Bingo at the Elks Lodge, 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

Aug. 27 — Movies in the Park at Jackson Park. Starts at dusk. “Star Wars, The New Hope,” PG. Blankets and low folding chairs welcome on the grass. Free, all ages.

Aug. 29 — Meditation & Metta, noon-1p.m. at Trinity Natural Medicine, 1808 Belmont. With Rev. Kozen Sampson. Mondays; more at 503-358-1949 or sweetem@gmail.com.

n Aug. 29 — Community Tennis Mixed Doubles, 6-7:30 p.m. at the May Street Courts. Do not need partner to play. Come and have fun; $5. Mondays thru summer.

Aug. 29 & Sept. 1 — Free Zumba at St. Francis House, Mid Valley Elementary. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Every Mon. and Thurs.

Aug. 30 — Gorge Windbags Toastmaster Meeting, noon at Columbia Gorge Community College Hood River campus, 1730 College Way. Meets every Tuesday. Info at 541-506-6022 or tmsullivan@cgcc.edu.

Aug. 30 — Senior Meals, noon at the Lyle Lions Community Center, corner of Fifth and Highway 14. Everyone welcome.

Aug. 30 — Walk-in Acupuncture Clinic, 4-7 p.m. at the Mt. Hood Town Hall. Ten Needle Protocol (five needles in each ear); $5. Bilingual, with Rachel Moore-Beitler, Lac.

Aug. 30 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 6-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit meals for home bound seniors. Snacks available for purchase.

Aug. 31 — Wednesday Yoga, 10-11 a.m. at the FISH Food Bank. By donation. For all abilities; mats available. Wear loose clothing, bring water. With Christine Shannon.

Aug. 31 — OSU Extension Food Preservation Class, 6-9 p.m. at FISH Food Bank, 1130 Tucker. Theme: Cheese making; $10. More info at Lauren.Kraemer @oregonstate.edu or 541-386-3343 ext. 38258.

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