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This year’s Follies is ‘Kid Awesome’

Youth star in ‘Superhero-Sized’ Lions musical opening April 21

It’s the year of the Superhero show, starting with the Mid-Columbia Lions Follies. The 2017 show will be “Kid Awesome and the Disco Girls.” It is an original script with story by Terri Tyler and Bev Bridgewater, written by Tyler.

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Parkdale Snow fun

Students at Parkdale Elementary took advantage of the snowpack around campus to do a little cross country skiing Feb. 28 and March 1.

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Downtown lawn prepared for Yasui Legacy Stone

The Minoru Yasui Legacy Stone might be in place downtown in time for the March 28 statewide Minoru Yasui Day.

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HRVHS artists collect Gold Keys

Celebrating 70 state-level Scholastic Art awards

Hood River Valley High School is celebrating 70 state-level Scholastic Art awards this year, but that’s not the only good news coming out of the art department.

Entertainment Update for March 25

CGOA’s Jazz Collective April 7, Garoutte, Mayer play, more

Cultural Fest April 13

Through a partnership for literacy and social justice in the region, The Dalles will be hosting its American Indian Cultural Festival in April.

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On stage at Wy’east

Kat Blackmar, left, and Barb Berry, right, prepare their calendar poses in the comedy ‘Calendar Girls’ continuing its run at Wy'east Middle School Performing Arts Center in Odell. Also shown, from left, are Kathleen Morrow, Blaire Carroll, Kathy Williams, and Maren Euwer.

‘The Secrets of Master Brewers’ book and beer discussion Thursday

Waucoma Bookstore and Columbia Center for the Arts are hosting author Jeff Alworth for a book and beer discussion on Thursday, March 23.

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Yesteryears: Odell’s ‘long-looked-for and much wished-for waterworks system’ under construction in 1927

Odell’s long-looked-for and much wished-for waterworks system is at last under actual construction. Last week a crew of workmen dug the trench for the main pipe line from the well-known Davis spring through a bit of woodland and over a field to the road near the telephone office and high school.

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‘Reads’ kicks off

Community gathered Saturday, March 18 for the kickoff celebration of Hood River County Reads.

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Seed Share

The basement of the Rockford Grange was packed Saturday, March 18 as community members came together to learn how to save seeds and go through the grange’s extensive seed collection.

Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue offers thanks

Writes Tracie Hornung: “Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue offers sincere thanks to Dr. Katy Holmes and the team at All Animal Care Clinic, Marchesi Vineyards and all who participated in (the March 11) successful fundraising event that raised money for our organization, as well as Dogs in Brazil.

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YoHOHs volunteers spread joy to hospice patients

The Youth of Heart of Hospice (YoHOHs) plan and prepare special gifts and cards for hospice patients. Heart of Hospice staff are then given the opportunity to deliver the cards and gifts.

HRVHS grad Luke MacMillan sings in Bard College song series

Luke MacMillan will perform excerpts from Paul Salerni’s song cycle “Bad Pets” in the upcoming First Songs concert series in Boston, New York City, and in Bard College’s Fischer Performing Arts Center.

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