You know the magic and charm of Roald Dahl’s books “Matilda,” “Fantastic Mr. Fox” and “James and the Giant Peach.” You might have recently seen the film “The BFG” (be sure to read the book — aloud).
EnviroGorge sponsored a free kids writing contest this summer where elementary, middle school and high school students were invited to submit an open-topic entry having to do with the environmental and the Columbia River Gorge.
The fall series of walking tours of historic downtown Hood River, presented by The History Museum of Hood River County, begin Monday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m.
The Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society (CGGS) hosts a “Genealogy Jamboree” on Oct. 8 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Brenda Homar will perform at Tucker Road Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 25 beginning at 6 p.m. The community is invited to attend.
Gorge Soup for the Arts winner Peter Marbach, right, talks with Claire Griffin and her daughter, Margo Lydden-Griffin, after Wednesday’s event at Columbia Center for the Arts.
Jim MacMillan at Volcanic; Elks Oktoberfest Sept. 24; more
Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher is on a nationwide tour promoting an upcoming CD that will feature such masterworks as Paganini’s Caprice No. 24, and the ever popular Cordoba by the Spanish composer Isaac Albeniz.
WELL SAID: “The man who doesn’t read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” — Mark Twain
May Street School will begin taking shape next week after a two-week construction delay resulting from a steel shortage
FESTIVAL ALSO BRINGS LOCAL CIDER
Hood River Hops Fest, a showcase for fresh hopped ale, has evolved into one of Oregon’s premier beer events.
The pictures of people’s prized pets in a recent Hood River News edition struck an empathetic chord among our close knit family. We all have pets that have become family members.
Two events, and the common elements of art and exercise, overlapped last weekend in ways that showed how nimble and creative the Hood River community can be.
Performing Arts Initiative is holding its second Town Hall meeting on Sunday Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the AniChe Winetasting Room, 301 Oak St. in Hood River (formerly Venue 301 and the Butler Bank Building).
Entertainment update for Sept. 21.
- 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!