The annual “Chair Affair” event for Westside Elementary will be Nov. 11 at Springhouse Cellars from 6-10 p.m.
The next AARP Safe Driver class will be held at Down Manor on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 10-11 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The two-day class will cover the many changes in Oregon’s driving laws in the past few years.
Margaret Totten and Daisy Dolan, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the Elks October Students of the Month.
Hood River Valley High School Junior Sam Bertrand won fourth place in radio commentary at the Silverton High School Fox Invitational Speech and Debate tournament on Nov. 5.
The Hood River County Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to eight local students attending college.
The Hood River Aquatic Center will be offering a lifeguard training course Nov. 14, Nov. 15, Nov. 16 and Nov. 17.
If you are a van wrangler, Fresh Start Culinary Arts Program needs you. They also need volunteer servers, mentors, kitchen grunts, and occasionally, decorators.
Anderson’s Tribute Center hosts a “Putting Your House in Order” seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 17 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Writer makes stops in Hood River
The Hood River Library hosts Portland author Ana Consuelo Matiella on Saturday, Nov. 12 for an author talk and book reading — the second time she’ll have presented in town in less than a month.
On Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. the Hood River County School District will hold the first of several community open houses at Wy’east Middle School to talk about the design, layout, and function of the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) addition.
Gov. Kate Brown spent Wednesday in Hood River, focusing on health and education.
Parkdale Elementary hosts its fifth annual Pumpkin Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 29. The event is sponsored by the PTO.
Hood River County Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to eight local students attending college.
The Hood River Library will host its seventh Death Café on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room.
Bees are critical to pollination, and new sculptures in the community will become homes to bees while standing as artistic representations by middle school students.