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Guitarist Carlton Oakes to perform in The Dalles

Gorge Community Music launches its 2017 concert series by welcoming classical guitarist Carlton Oakes on the upstairs stage Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m., for an evening of enchantment.

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‘CALENDAR GIRLS’

Kathy Williams, left, and Maren Euwer are among the performers in the comedy opening March 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wy'east Middle School Performing Arts Center in Odell.

WS Library book sale this weekend

This year’s annual book sale, hosted by the Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library, will be Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19.

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Museum presents ‘Yasui and Social Justice’ and March 15 ‘Sense of Place’

“Minoru Yasui and Social Justice” shows at The History Museum of Hood River County through April 3. The museum, on Marina Drive next to the Hood River Marina, is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults.

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'Calendar Girls' opens this week at Wy’east

Sex may sell, but love redeems.

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Yesteryears: Hood River Rotary celebrates 10th anniversary — in 1937

Hood River Rotary Club is 10 years old this week, and has won a record as one of the liveliest clubs in the nation.

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Roots and Branches: Taking a new breath

Oh my! I can see the ground again. And while I was anxiously awaiting a lush green carpet of grass to appear once the snow finally retreated, the reality was decidedly more disgusting.

Take the plunge with free adult swim lessons in April

For the second year in a row, Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, in cooperation with Columbia Gorge Masters Swim Team, will offer five free swim lessons during the month of April to any interested adult 18 years of age and older.

Gorge Hikers start season of trail outings

Saturday day hikes, a program of Hood River Community Education, starts up again April 1.

CYCLING TALK AND FILM: Tom Camero tells his Trans America bike tale April 1 at Arts Center

The granddaddy of U.S. cross-country bike routes is the Trans America Bike Trail at 4,234 miles and over 211,000 vertical feet of climbing from Astoria, Ore., to Yorktown, Va., as endpoints

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Library celebrates ‘Feast of Words’

Local restaurant goodies, beer, cider and wine, and tunes from Matt Mesa, Mark Reynolds and Jim Drake created the party atmosphere for a successful $31,000 fundraiser for the Hood River Library on Saturday.

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‘Monsters’ run ends this weekend

“She Kills Monsters” is in its closing weekend, with shows at 7 p.m. March 17-18 in the Hood River Valley High School Bowe Theater.

Lunafest Film Festival in Hood River March 16-17

Lunafest, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by Soroptimist International of Hood River at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River on March 16 and 17.

Entertainment Update for March 15

Pink Floyd tribute March 25; Tillinghast at White Buffalo; more

‘Hoffman Method’ piano workshop March 18

Pianist and educator speaks Saturday at Riverside

Music educator Joseph Hoffman, M.M., will present a workshop on “The Hoffman Method” on March 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Riverside Community Church, 317 State St.