Want a fresh view of the Gorge and a long list of things to do this summer and fall? The 2017 Visitors Guide comes out just in time for summer planning. Look for the free 80-page full color joint publication of Hood River News and The Dalles Chronicle at area businesses, visitor centers, and the newspapers’ offices.
Jena Hager (Alice), Camilla Blanco (Queen of Hearts), Jadyn Howard (Rabbit) and Mallory Keller (Mad Hatter).
Kids and families will find plenty of things to do this weekend and in the next week. Here’s a short list of fun events happening right away and a few more to plan for as summer approaches:
Second graders Nancy Mendoza, Grace Vasquez and Sarah MacPherson group up in May Street Elementary’s annual Dragon Dash May 17.
Talk about the tree of knowledge: Jared Nagreen, third grade teacher at Horizon Christian School (and an alumni himself) holds a fallen cherry branch, gleaned from the school grounds, to help in his math instruction.
Reveille, Memorial Day 2017 poem
Service begins at 11 a.m. at Idlewilde Cemetery, Tucker Road and Brookside.
Jan Bony, OrGenWeb state coordinator will be the speaker at the next Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society meeting and program on June 10 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles. The public is invited to attend.
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Fort Dalles Museum, both in The Dalles, are participating in the 2017 Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and up to five family members, from Memorial Day weekend beginning May 27, through Labor Day, Sept. 4.
Bluenami takes the stage at Moth Lounge, The Hazelnuts play Brian’s Sunday, more
The Historic Downtown Walking Tour, sponsored by the History Museum of Hood River County, offers an insight into the architectural and cultural history of how downtown buildings and sites developed.
Lyle Pioneer Days returns May 27 after a 14-year hiatus with a full day of events planned that includes carnival games, a bouncy house, blacksmithing demos, a car and bike show, and craft and food vendor booths.
The fifth annual CASA Playhouse Raffle marks the program’s return.
Camille Hukari wore her “I love my dog and my dog loves me” t-shirt to Thursday’s dedication of an animal shelter named after her parents.
Connor Muhl, 17, is seeking community support for his film project “A Guy, A Guitar And A Girl,” directed by Katie O’Grady and produced by Muhl and his mother, Maura Muhl.
Waucoma Bookstore and Gorge Grown are hosting authors Kirsten and Christopher Shockey for a book signing at the Hood River Farmers’ Market, Fifth and Columbia streets, on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Dar Williams is concerned with bees, sings about myth and power and likes towns with ‘positive proximity’
- Expect familiar and new songs from Quarterflash
- Sounds of Summer series kicks off with the Pat Travers Band July 21
- Lavender Daze features new music from MMB
- All she wants to do is dance
- 'Here' is there and everywhere
- These guys will probably grow on you
- Quiet on the set: An interview with Aaron Keim
- Lost radios and happy memories
- Welcome to our new site!
- Parkdale third graders sing "12 Disaster Days of Christmas"
- Sixth annual Tongue Twister Tournament for Hood River County SMART
- A live hive
- Smudgepot slips into a groove
- "Read and Grow"
- HRVHS homecoming festivities 2014
- Green Neck Daredevils
- Ten Thirty performs "Rocking Chair"
- HRV homecoming -- Staff Air Guitar
- Groove project at Columbia Center for the Arts